Start your day right with a good breakfast, with one of them being enjoying freshly-baked goods like buns, croissants or sourdough bread. Let’s not forget others like eggs on toast, big breakfasts and sandwiches. So, if you are looking for some recommendations, check out our Top 10 Bakery Cafes in KL & Selangor.
1) Watercolour Bakery & Cafe
Here’s a neighbourhood bakery & cafe in Mont Kiara that serves plenty of good all-day breakfast options. Must-tries include the classic Kaya & Butter Toast to the home-baked Muesli Breakfast and Gigi’s Avocado on Toast. And if you are up for something wholesome, fulfil the beginning of your day with Watercolour’s Big Breakfast, complete with a choice of egg (scrambled, sunny side up or over easy). Thinking of bringing home some of their fresh baked goods? Varieties of sourdough bread, sandwich loaves, croissants and cakes are among the delectable choices available at the display counter.
2) The Bread Bar
A relative newcomer to the local artisanal bakery scene, The Bread Bar has already made its mark for its range of handcrafted baked goods. They only use organic stone-milled flours, resulting in more flavourful bread, as evidently with their sourdough choices. A crowd favourite among many customers, some of the available options include Ancient Grain Sourdough, Toasted Millet Sourdough and Country Brown Sourdough. They also serve hearty sandwiches and mains like Corned Beef Sandwich and Seared Spiced Chicken, just to name a few.
3) Kenny Hills Bakers
Kenny Hills Bakers will be eight years old this year since it first opened in Bukit Tunku. But this evolving bakery cafe has since gained a huge following among many customers looking for quality artisanal baked goods. Not to mention a few branches that have been popping up from Ampang to Desa ParkCity. Choices are aplenty here, with some of their recommended ones include the Salt Beef Reuben Toastie, Moroccan Lamb Shepherd’s Pie and Peach Strudel.
4) Croisserie Artisan Bakery
Croisserie, which operates three outlets in Damansara Heights, Atria Shopping Gallery and KL Citywalk, specialises in European-style baked goods. Here, they only handmake them using premium quality ingredients. Some of their recommended bakery items include the buttery Croissant Au Beurre, Baguette Levain and Pain Au Chocolat. They also offer assorted — and yes, delicious — cake options like Cheesecake Vanille, Chocolat Cerise and Opera.
Dou Dou Bake’s charmingly raw and minimalistic interior and exterior are what makes this PJ-based bakery such an Insta-worthy place. Attention-grabbing aesthetics aside, Dou Dou Bake prides itself in its homemade baked goods. And that includes everything from their sourdough bread to croissants, buns and cakes. If you plan to dine in, there’s a small menu option, covering the likes of Dou Dou Breakfast, Avocado Toast and Grilled Cheese Sandwich.
6) Smith – Breadsmith & Cafe
Located at Bukit Damansara, Smith – Breadsmith & Cafe’s main speciality lies in its sourdough bread. Not just any sourdough bread, where they specially bake them using imported wood-fired ovens. They also offer other menu choices like pancakes, French toast and paninis. Not to forget some all-day breakfast options such as their bestselling Mexican Brekkie and the classic Eggs on Toasts.
7) Universal Bakehouse
Beyond its little neighbourhood of Damansara Kim lies a bakery cafe called Universal Bakehouse. Stepping into their cosy store, you will be greeted with the aromatic smell of honest-to-goodness baked items and pastries. And yes, they are all made fresh on a daily basis. Among the options available include varieties of sourdough bread (e.g. Cranberry & Walnut Sourdough, Apple Sourdough), sausage rolls and sandwiches. They have choux pastries too, which are available in bite-sized mini forms in earl grey or vanilla filling.
8) Tommy Le Baker
Freshness matters a lot for Tommy Le Baker. And that means everything from the kneading to baking is all done in-store using only the best ingredients possible. Their bestsellers? Try the rustic Country Sourdough bread or some of their wholesome sandwiches, namely the tummy-filling Roast Ribeye Steak Sandwich. For other baked items, check out Tommy Le Baker’s fine selections of cookies, tarts and muffins.
If lots and lots of choices tickle your fancy, Huckleberry wins hands down in this area. And we are talking about its extensive range of available options on the menu. For the breakfast alone, they have everything from granola bowls to egg-centric dishes (e.g. Egg Benedict, Roasted Aubergine Shakshuka), toasts and wraps. Their display counters, in the meantime, are filled with all kinds of freshly baked goods like croissants, buns, sourdough bread, bagels and cakes.
10) Der Backmeister
Fancy some German-style baked goods? Well, here’s one for you at Der Backmeister, offering artisanal delights like Bavarian Spelt, Farmers Bread and Caviar Bread. Some of the other choices include Strammer Max (rye bread with ham, cheese & egg), stone oven-baked Munich Style Brezel and Chicken Leek Soup. Der Backmeister doesn’t take shortcuts when comes to baking and that includes no preservatives, additives or pre-mixes whatsoever.
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