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. 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, being top-rated on Google, is the ultimate choice if you are looking for a wide variety of new, different and delicious durian desserts.
With the goal to provide ‘The Richest Durian Experience’, The Durian Bakery uses high-grade SilkyGold Mao Shan Wang durian filling in their bakes. With no preservatives added, you can expect a fresh, rich and creamy durian flavour from these treats.
Make sure to try out its signature Durian Dessert Box, packed with Super Burst MSW Durian Puffs, chewy D24 Snowy Mochi and creamy Dark Chocolate Durian Mousse! The classic durian cakes are also a hit, with a best-selling Durian Mille Crepe Cake that promises layers of flavour. If you are feeling adventurous, go for their Chocolate Durian Cakes or Durian Cheesecakes.
Want your durian treats delivered? There’s islandwide delivery, with an option of express delivery within two hours to satisfy your durian cravings.
The Durian Bakery, available online
2. Le Matin Patisserie
Matin in French means “morning”, and Michelin-starred pastry chef Mohamed Al-Matin believes that pastries found him. The Grand Matin V3 boxes will satisfy all sweet tooths, thanks to the signature kouign amann, pain au chocolat, almond croissant, ispahan escargot, and pistachio frangipane tart. On the savoury side, check out the Assemblage box. Launched in limited quantities, you’ll get a whole gourmet experience in a box inspired by chef Matin’s travels.
Le Matin Patisserie, #01-03, 77 Robinson Road, Singapore 068896
3. 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
4. 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, 8 Empress Road, Singapore 260008
5. 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, croissants, eclairs and bombolonis. Psst: the brownies are the bomb, seriously!
The Fat Kid Bakery, #01-07, Floravista, 7 Ang Mo Kio Street 66, Singapore 567708
6. 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 caramel tarts or triple chocolate brownies with LSD (that’s liquid sourdough).
The Bakehaus, 130 Owen Road, Singapore 218394
7. 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 pulled pork, or plant-based meats.
Origin + Bloom, Tower 3 Lobby, Marina Bay Sands Hotel, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
8. 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
9. 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
10. Nick Vina
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 great chocolate pastries for the kids and excellent baguettes.
Nick Vina, #01-54/55, Icon Village, 12 Gopeng Street, Singapore 078877
11. 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, multiple locations including Keong Saik and East Coast
12. 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
13. 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
14. Maison Kayser
Known to weave exotic and sometimes unusual flavours into traditional French recipes, Eric Kayser’s eponymous bakery, famous for its use and invention of the Fermentolevain (a machine that creates and maintains liquid leaven), rolls out a wide range of savoury and sweet baked goods. Try the famed croissant, which has even been named the best by Paris’ Figaro newspaper.
Maison Kayser, multiple locations including Somerset and Scotts Square
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, or pick from flavours like onion olive coriander and pumpkin. 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
16. Boulangerie Asanoya
The range of baked treats here is absolutely to die for! We’re loving hot sellers like the French potato, yuzu cruffin and curry donut. You can also pick up a loaf of sourdough, multi-grain bread, swiss rolls or panna cotta. Don’t forget to try the swirl shokupan bread with flavours like blueberry and matcha.
Boulangerie Asanoya, multiple locations including Paragon Mall and Bukit Timah
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
18. 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
19. 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 incude macarons, donuts, and caneles.
Baker & Cook, multiple locations including Dempsey and Bukit Timah
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
22. 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! Try the open face wagyu sandwich, though it’s hard to resist the flaky, buttery croissants too!
Artisan Boulangerie Co., multiple locations including Balestier and Killiney
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
24. 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
The next time you’re in the mood for bread and pastries, you know the best bakeries in Singapore to hit up!