Craving freshly baked treats with sweet and savoury goodness? We found the best bakeries in Singapore for pastries, pies and all things in between.
Are you a big fan of carbs – bread in particular? Us too! Nothing can come between us and our baguettes, buns, croissants, pastries and all that jazz. Is sourdough your thing? We feel you. Lucky for us, food-crazy Singapore just keeps evolving with top-notch bakeries offering high-quality and artisanal bakes. Now we’re seriously hungry…
Best bakeries in Singapore
1. Mr Holmes Bakehouse
Pining for some freshly baked treats? Let this craft bakery from San Francisco satisfy all your carb cravings. Credited for the rise of cruffins, this bakehouse serves an array of handcrafted pastries, from chunky cookies to flaky croissants. And for the icing on the cake? The team spends a whopping 72 hours crafting every baked goodie – with premium ingredients, no less!
Our standout pick goes to the fluffy, hand-rolled brioche donuts. Filled with luscious curds, creams and jams, these sweet treats come in seasonal flavours such as chocolate, vanilla and strawberry, and white choco peppermint. For an indulgent treat, you can’t go wrong with the box of bestsellers, featuring butter croissant, pistachio cruffin and chocolate chunk cookie. Ah, we’re getting hungry just thinking about them…
Mr Holmes Bakehouse, order online and at multiple locations including Orchard Central and Pacific Plaza
2. Park Backerei
When we had our first bite of the pastries at Park Backerei, we couldn’t get enough. We’re talking glossy, salty, and super soft authentic German pretzels and rolls. The brand began in Hong Kong where it saw resounding success before arriving in Singapore to start a new chapter. We’re already craving the iconic laugen pretzels that are crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside and sprinkled with the right amount of salt.
Park Backerei, #01-41/42/52/53, Icon Village, 12 Gopeng Street, Singapore 078877
3. Origin + Bloom
When you’re at Marina Bay Sands and the hunger pangs come calling, head to Origin + Bloom for gourmet bread, sandwiches, salads, desserts and cold-drip coffees. This standout store offers bread varieties such as pecan nut raisin, turmeric sunflower seed and banana walnut. While you’re there, pick up a couple of croissants and sammies stuffed with pastrami or smoked salmon.
Origin + Bloom, Tower 3 Lobby, Marina Bay Sands Hotel, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
4. Le Matin Patisserie
Matin in French means “morning”, and Michelin-starred pastry chef Mohamed Al-Matin believes that pastries found him. The Le Matin boxes come in sweet, savoury, and cake variations. And for lovers of the bakery’s signature kouign amann, there’s even a box of 12 pieces that’s perfect for sharing. Launched in limited quantities, you’ll get a whole gourmet experience in a box inspired by chef Matin’s travels.
Le Matin Patisserie, B2-49, Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
5. Pullman Bakery
When it comes to bakes and pastries, Japanese bakeries are easily in the running for the best in town. With origins from Hokkaido, Japan, Pullman Bakery is no exception. Swing by this bakery for delicious fresh bakes made using age-old, homemade recipes. Be sure to get your hands on its famed Hokkaido curry buns – deep-fried dough filled with sweet and savoury curry and potato chunks. Got a sweet tooth? Go for the pear danish, sweet potato donut and nama choco pan.
Pullman Bakery, multiple locations including Millenia Walk and 100 AM
6. Tai Cheong Bakery
We love our cronuts and cruffins. But when we’re pining for a taste of nostalgia, Tai Cheong Bakery always hits the spot. Since 2016, this modern cha chaan teng has been serving up fresh Hong Kong bakes like egg tarts, bolo buns and chicken pies. Have your fill of egg tarts here, as they come in a variety of flavours such as pandan, durian and cheese, and coconut. Other unmissable faves include the buttered toasted bun with condensed milk, and coconut and cream bun.
Tai Cheong Bakery, multiple locations including Holland Village and Takashimaya
7. Keong Saik Bakery
Stir up nostalgia with every bite at this beloved bakery that blends the best of tradition and innovation. Sink your teeth into locally-infused bakes such as the orh nee tart, chendol cake, ondeh Swiss roll and chilli crab Danish. Worthy of mention is also the signature sor hei pastry that pays homage to the resilient ma jies (Singaporean women who worked as domestic helpers in the past). Take it from us, this flaky and buttery pastry deserves all the hype.
Keong Saik Bakery, multiple locations including Bendemeer Road and Holland Village
8. Balmoral Bakery
This bakery was founded in the 1960s and has been standing tall in all its brick-walled vintage charm ever since. If you’re an old school pastry lover, this is the perfect place for you. Pop by the bakery for traditional pastries and hard-to-find treats such as rum ball and cream horn (a pastry cone pipped with buttercream and maraschino cherry. Don’t leave without trying the chicken pie and samosas too.
Balmoral Bakery, #01-06, Sunset Way Residence, 105 Clementi Street 12, Singapore 120105
9. Bakery Brera & Fine Foods
One of our faves for artisanal bread, pastries, cakes and tarts, Bakery Brera is popular for good reason. Its treats are made with fresh and fine ingredients, and the flavours are on point! Must-tries on the menu include cruffins, croissants, burnt cheesecakes and the oh-so-sweet kouign amann.
Bakery Brera & Fine Foods, #01-05, Empress Market, 8 Empress Road, Singapore 260008
10. Mother Dough Bakery
“Mother dough” refers to the fermentation starter or sourdough culture used in bread making. Trust owner and baker Naadhira, who perfected her bread making skills in New York, to make a dough reference in her store name. We implore you to check out the bakery’s Instagram feed and not get hungry for some fresh bakes, from cookies and cakes to beautiful brioche loaves. Plus, now we can get our croissants straight from the source anytime.
Mother Dough Bakery, 3 Jalan Kledek, Singapore 199259
11. The Fat Kid Bakery
This bakery in Singapore is brought to you by self-taught baker Ariel Tang, who started getting hands-on in the kitchen 10 years ago. After whipping up goodies for her family and friends, she’s expanded her repertoire of bakes from brownies to milk loaf bread, eclairs and cookies. Oh, and you can’t skip the sourdough bombos here. Both the sweet and savoury options are absolute delights.
The Fat Kid Bakery, 39 Amoy Street, Singapore 069865
12. The Bakehaus
A cosy space in Farrer Park, this hotspot is known and loved by the neighbourhood for fresh pastries and sourdough loaves. Its menu is ever-changing, so you’ll always get a pleasant surprise every time you step in. Get classic bagels or croissants for breakfast. Otherwise, get yourself a sweet treat like maple pecan tarts or triple chocolate brownies with LSD (that’s liquid sourdough).
The Bakehaus, 130 Owen Road, Singapore 218394
13. Starter Lab
Having amassed a cult following for its sourdough bread at its flagship store in Bali, Starter Lab is now gaining traction here at its first foray into Singapore. Tuck into the sammies and pastries to taste what the hype’s all about.
Starter Lab, 721 Havelock Road, Singapore 169645
14. Nick Vina Artisan Bakery
Artisan baker Nick Chua was trained in Hanover and took it on himself to master the art of bread. It has definitely paid off though, they have amazing bread here. Our personal fave is the ‘Rusti’ loaf, which is sprinkled with seeds and always gets gobbled up the same day. The bakery also does excellent baguettes and 100% German rye bread. Yum!
Nick Vina Artisan Bakery, #01-54/55, Icon Village, 12 Gopeng Street, Singapore 078877
15. Bread & Hearth
Adopting age-old bread-making techniques, the bakes and goods of Bread & Hearth yield a real distinct flavour. Besides good focaccias and ciabattas, it’s also a good place to have a good and hearty breakfast. Tuna sandwiches, quiches, and avocado and bacon eggs benedict – you’re pretty set for the weekend.
Bread & Hearth, #02-27, Katong V, 30 East Coast Road, Singapore 428751
16. Simply Bread
Simply Bread may be named as such but simple is not what these folks do. A great place to grab loaves and buns, this place is also a wonderland brimming with pastries, sliced bread, and large loaves. You can get your orders in via food delivery platforms too!
Simply Bread, multiple locations including Fifth Avenue and Cluny Court
17. Tiong Bahru Bakery
This iconic bakery first opened in the neighbourhood of Tiong Bahru and remains one of our top spots for pastries. Hot sellers such as the butter and chocolate croissants look almost too good to eat – the layers are distinctly fanned out and provide a great crisp to the pastry. If you need to satisfy your sweet tooth, you have to give the kouign amann a go. And don’t get us started on the tarts…
Tiong Bahru Bakery, multiple locations including Fort Canning and Funan
The proponent of healthy food scratches your itch for fresh-from-the-oven bread loaves that are handmade with traditional and time-honoured techniques, containing no improvers and artificial ingredients. Lucky if you’re a bread lover, ’cause you’ll be spoilt for choice. Go for the sourdough loaves, savoury handmade bagels, or cinnamon soft loaf for something sweet. And if you’re done with bread shopping, catch a brunch bite with grain bowls or the selection of gourmet sandwiches and soups.
Cedele, multiple locations including Waterway Point and Raffles City
19. Kamome Bakery
Previously known as Boulangerie Asanoya, this Japanese bakery has undergone a facelift – and we’re so here for it. This homely spot is all about enjoying authentic and traditional flavours of Japan, with a range of baked treats that is to die for. We’ve got our eyes on the red bean and butter soft buns, mentaiko baguette and classic melon pan. Oh, and don’t forget to try the cube croissant series, available in delectable flavours like berry, yam and rum raisin!
Kamome Bakery, #B1-K27, Paragon, 290 Orchard Road, Singapore 238859
20. Baker & Cook
More than just a bakery, this hotspot is also a gourmet food store, helmed by renowned baker Dean Brettschneider. He brings to the table 25 years of experience and a strong love for the perfect sourdough. Sweet treats also include lamingtons, donuts, and danishes.
Baker & Cook, multiple locations including Dempsey and Bugis
Have a slice of Paris at this decade-old French cafe along Bukit Timah Road. Popular breakfast items include the famous egg Benny – one of the best in town – with a coffee. Oh, and make sure to pick up the freshly made loaves and croissants for brunch at home.
Choupinette, 607 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269708
22. Carpenter and Cook
Co-owner and chef Shenn, a graduate of the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu in London and a former apprentice at Cocomaya, helms the kitchen at this lovely spot, churning out excellent bread, packaged jams and desserts daily. Phoebe, on the other hand, curates the vintage European furniture at the quaint dual-concept venue. So even if you’re not here to shop, the lovely furnishings around the cafe provide a charming, laid-back ambience perfect for those lazy off-duty afternoons.
Carpenter and Cook, #01-06, 19 Lorong Kilat, Singapore 598120
The international outpost of France’s largest chain bakery in Singapore is great if you’re hankering for delectable French croissants. These croissants are crispy, flaky and absolutely tasty when fresh in the morning. The menu also offers a selection of dessert pastries to enjoy over a pot of tea or cuppa, at one of the lush tearooms if you feel like you’ve binged on too many croissants for a day.
Paul, multiple locations including Tanglin Mall and Paragon
This unique Japanese style bakery and cafe in Singapore offers a selection of bread that’s handmade from scratch. Decked with necessary baking tools for in-house, made-from-scratch products, you can enjoy the freshest bread hot off the oven. Whether you’re up for sweet or savoury, Provence is one bakery that you cannot miss. The sweet white bread and koshi an pan (smooth red bean paste) are simply divine.
Provence, #01-04, Raffles Holland V, 118 Holland Avenue, Singapore 278997
25. Artisan Boulangerie Co.
Award-winning French baker Eran Mayer uses flour imported directly from a traditional mill in Chartres, France, and the highest quality natural ingredients to make some of the finest gourmet pastries in town. The best part? It’s all baked fresh daily in-house!
Artisan Boulangerie Co., available for delivery
It’s hard to miss Konditori while on Bussorah Street. Simply follow the glorious scent of baked dough and freshly brewed coffee. Brought to you by the same people behind Fika Swedish Cafe & Bistro, Konditori serves up artisan bakes alongside comforting cuppas. Take your pick from tarts, danishes, and of course croissants.
Konditori, 33 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199451
27. Nassim Hill Bakery Bistro Bar
Located right across Tanglin Mall, Nassim Hill is a bakery, bar, and bistro that has all the right things going for it. Apart from its classic brunch options, you’ll be treated to an array of freshly baked goods. Munch on waffles, apple crostata and scones for a warm and hearty tea break.
Nassim Hill Bakery Bistro Bar, #01-03, 56 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247964
28. The Durian Bakery
Where do you go when you love bakes and durian? The Durian Bakery, of course. Made with quality ingredients and award-winning recipes, you are bound to fall in love with just one bite. This local bakery is the ultimate choice if you are looking for a wide variety of new, different and delicious durian desserts. The mille crepe is stunning and a must-try if you haven’t had these decadent treats before.
The Durian Bakery, #01-47, Kensington Square, 2 Jalan Lokam, Singapore 537846
The next time you’re in the mood for bread and pastries, you know the best bakeries in Singapore to hit up!