Where To Find Traditional Bakeries In Singapore

The number of traditional bakeries has been dwindling as Singapore progresses due to various reasons. These traditional bakeries offer freshly baked bread, buns and loaves which are greatly loved by almost everybody. The fresh smell of bread from a bakery gives one comfort and warmth. Although traditional bakeries may not look as nicely decorated as modern bakeries, the products sold at traditional bakeries do not pale in comparison. Looking for traditional bakeries to get your baked goods from? Check it out here!

Balmoral Bakery

105 Clementi Road Street 12 (Sunset Way)

#01-06 Singapore 120105

Tel : 6779 2064

Email : balmoralbakery@gmail.com

Opening hours: Mon – Sun: 09:00am – 09:00pm

·         Sell delicious, crusty, golden pastries and moist, flavourful cakes

·         All items are hand-made

·         Offer 3D cakes

Chin Mee Chin

204 East Coast Road Singapore

Tel: 63450419

Opening hours: Tue – Sun: 08:00 – 16:30 (Closed on Mondays)

·         Retro floor tiles and hanging ceiling fans giving customers a taste of what life used to be in the early 1960s and 70s

·         Highly recommended: Local coffee, Kaya toast and Homemade cakes

Gin Thye

Gin Thye Cake Maker (Bishan)

Blk 513 Bishan Street 13 #01-504

Tel: 6255 6362

Gin Thye Cake Maker (Bukit Batok)

Blk 152 Bukit Batok Street 11 #01-264

Tel: 6899 6929

Gin Thye Cake Maker (Bukit Panjang)

Blk 260 Bangkit Road #01-21

Tel: 6760 1183

Gin Thye Cake Maker (Sembawang)

423 Sembawang Road

Tel: 62571566

Website: http://www.ginthye.com/index.html

Opening hours: Mon – Sat: 08:00 – 20:00; Sun & PH: 08:00 – 14:00

·         Wedding cakes and pastries that are used for Chinese betrothal and dowry

Love Confectionery

Block 122 Bukit Merah Lane 1 #01-60

Tel: 62782385

Opening hours: Daily: 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

·         Affordable baked goods like cream/ ccustard puffs ($0.40), butter cakes ($0.90 per slice)

Jie Bakery & Confectionary

123 Upper Paya Lebar Road

Tel: 62811377

Opening hours:  24 hours (Closed Friday mornings)

·         Offers freshly baked traditional bread

Jie Traditional Bread Café

953 Upper Serangoon Road

Tel: 62897461

Operating Hours : 4pm – 11pm

·         Offers traditional bread and buns (starts at $1.50 for 1)

Sing Hon Loong

4 Whampoa Drive

Tel: 62560878

Opening hours: 24Hrs

·         Offers traditional baked bread and loaves

·         Highly recommended: Kaya and margarine bread

Sweetlands Confectionary & Bakery

10-12 Kim Keat Lane

Tel: 62533100

Opening hours: Daily: 24 hours

·         Offers traditional bread

Most of these traditional bread shops make their baked products by hand and are usually baked fresh daily.  One of the commonly found baked products sold at all these traditional bread shops is the soft traditional bread loaf. These soft white loafs go extremely well with kaya and a slice of butter. This combination is what we would usually find in coffee shops that goes superbly well with a cup of coffee and soft boiled eggs.

Traditional bread shops in Singapore are slowly dwindling and we should try our best to visit one traditional bread shop at least once to experience the nostalgic and traditional feel that is not found in modern bread shops today. If you do not have the time to visit these traditional bakeries, a good alternative to locally tasting bread would be locally tasting kaya cupcakescheck out our menu today for these delicious, mouth-watering treats 🙂

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