Whether you need to jazz up a celebration, grab a quick bite or give yourself a well-deserved treat, bakery is definitely somewhere for every carb lover to enjoy. With bakeries popping up all over the city, the food paradise Penang is quickly gaining an endless list of options to satisfy any type of craving, and to please any kind of baked goods lover. Here we’ve curated a list of The Top 12 Bakeries in Penang and we are sure that you will find something that you would love to try out.
Top 12 Bakeries In Penang (That You’ll Love)
1. Continental Bakery
Adopting age-old bread making techniques, the bakes and goods of Continental Bakery yields real and a distinct flavour. Famous for baking fresh and healthy loaves and buns, you probably can’t find any other bakery as good as them! Must try their french butter croissant, cinnamon roll, cream puff, mushroom soup and chocolate raisin buns. In fact, all of their bread is something to die for, do come early or you’ll end up with limited choices.
📍 33, Jalan Nagore, 10050 Penang, Malaysia
🕒 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM (Monday), 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM (Tuesday – Saturday), 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM (Sunday)
2. Sin Ka Oon Bakery
Being one of the pioneers in the confectionery industry in Penang, Sin Ka Oon began its humble beginnings with a road-side stall selling sundries, home-baked breads, cakes, and puffs but has since moved its operations into 3 units of shoplot along Jalan Paya Terubong in Air Itam. While the bakery serves up a large variety of bread and buns, baked fresh daily, their bestseller is the quality Kaya and Coconut Jam, preserving the flavours of yesteryears. Both the loaf and Kaya are selling like hotcakes, so be there as early as possible.
📍 606-M Jalan Paya Terubong, 11500 Air Itam, Penang
🕒 5 am – 10 pm
ℹ️ Sin Ka Oon Bakery’s website
3. Maliia Bakery
Maliia Bakery – a Roti Benggali bakery located in a heritage building along Transfer Road providing freshly baked loaves of soft white bread with crispy crusts. Dipped in curry, spread with rich kaya and margarine. Or simply eaten plain accompanied with a cup of hot black local coffee. Maliia Bakery’s very own roti benggali with its signature golden, crispy crust and soft, fluffy white crumb, has been a staple for many Penangites. One thing to note, they serve more than just Roti Penggali. It has a wide selection of pastries, tarts, cakes, doughnuts and more! Do check ’em out!
📍 114, Transfer Road, 10050 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang.
🕒 6 am – 11 pm
ℹ️ Maliia Bakery’s website
4. Sin Seh Kai Artisan Bakery
Sin Seh Kai Artisan Bakery dishes out some of the best artisanal bread and pastries in Penang. Located in the New World Park, it is a hidden gem where you can find Wholemeal Loaf, Pain de Campagne, Classic Sourdough, Wholemeal Walnut, Baguettes, Ciabatta and more. Aside from loaves, take some time to give their other freshly baked goods a try. It includes Gula Melaka Cheesecake, Tiramisu and Swiss Roll based on two flavours – green tea and cranberry. You can even grab brunch or meal options here while sipping on a fresh cup of latte.
📍 New World Park 102-D-5, Jalan Burma, Penang Island 10050
🕒 7.30 am – 6 pm (closed on Tuesday)
5. Yin’s Sourdough Bakery
For those who are seeking for a healthier bread using organic products, do try out Yin’s Sourdough Bakery, they never disappoint. All breads are hand-crafted and freshly baked using natural ingredients and sourdough-baking method. Everything is made from scratch at Yin’s, from cultivating wild yeasts to fermenting and rolling of sourdough, using the finest, traditional method. It takes more than two days. A must-try is their Cinnamon Sourdough Roll topped with Walnut and Raisin, the bread is dense, crusty but soft and pillowy inside, with a generous amount of crushed Walnuts and Raisin.
📍 11 Pesara Claimant, 10100, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia
🕒 7 am – 6 pm (Monday to Friday), 7 am – 1 pm (Saturday)
ℹ️ Yin’s Sourdough Bakery Website
6. Summer Dessert Bakery
When you think about bakery products such as breads, buns, or perhaps even cakes, the name Summer Dessert Bakery is no stranger as they were those few who offers creative creations yet delicious choices of bakery products for your indulgence. A must-try is their Classic Portuguese egg tarts which comes in four flavours, original, brown sugar pearl, salted egg and even mochi. Our favourite is their original one with rich egg custard nestled in shatteringly crisp pastry. Try it and you’ll surely love it!
ℹ️ Summer Dessert Bakery’s Website
7. Les Grains Bakery
Don’t be misled by its name: Les Grains sure sounds like French but this oriental-fusion bakery specializes in baking Japanese-influenced bread and pastries. They offer some really visually appealing pastries that you can’t help but take a bite of. Besides, the modern bakery also features all-day breakfast menu that offers salads, soups, croque, focaccia, croissant and more. Despite the rather pricey items, they compensate on the richness and texture of the pastries. Cinnamon roll with a fluffy, soft texture and not too sweet is one of the bakery favourites.
📍 9-1-7 Moulmein Rise Shoppes. Jalan Moulmein.Pulau Tikus, Penang
🕒 8 am – 7 pm (Tuesday to Saturday), 8 am – 6 pm (Sunday), closed on Monday
8. Love A Loaf Bakery Café
Love A Loaf is a French-Inspired bakery cafe that serves a wide array of freshly baked bread with no preservatives and artificial colouring. Besides, choices of pastries, cakes, coffee and drinks are sweeping too. Don’t miss their signature croissants lava series which come in Salted Egg Golden Lava, Matcha Green Tea Lava and Chocolate Lava variants. The filling has a nice balance of sweet savoury elements. The texture is great as well, not too watery nor too thick, just good enough to flow naturally. Also, they have been very innovative and constantly coming out with new products to patrons. Do check them out constantly!
📍 C-G-5, Vantage Desiran Tanjung, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Tanjung Tokong, Pulau Pinang
🕒 9 am – 10 pm
9. Joies Sourdough
Joies Sordough is a hidden sourdough cafe, but we will tell you where it is! As you expected, they concentrate highly on sourdough bread! It goes through a cool, long fermentation that brings out the true flavour of the grain. Choose their bread such as cranberry walnut, almond chocolate chips, and red rice yeast cranberry chocolate chips! Or, have some pastas if you’re feeling extra hungry!
📍 2nd floor, 32, Jalan Moulmein, 10350 Pulau Pinang.
🕒 9 am – 9 pm (closed on Thursday)
10. Bread History
Sometimes you just want some simple but really, really good bread. Then it’s a trip to Bread History for you. They bake over 100 types of buns which made from their signature sweet frozen dough, bread loaves, dry cakes and over 30 flavours of birthday cakes. All items are baked with natural ingredients with no additional preservatives. Each type of bun has its own character and is named differently. Grab freshly-baked large classic loaves here but stay for a while to try their buns with various fillings.
11. Adventist Bakery
Adventist Bakery is a well-known healthy bakery located inside the Adventist hospital. They offer 7-grains Sprouted Bread, 3 seeds sprouted bread, cookies and other confectionaries such as potato buns, sprouted steamed buns, sprouted cookies and many others. Stay for a while and browse through their shelves of healthy, tasty yummy treats. Or read all about the importance of good nutrition right here. But whatever you choose, choose to be healthy!
📍 465, Jalan Burma, Penang 10350.
🕒 8 am – 8 pm (closed on Saturday)
12. Wheat Connection Bakery
Manning by Chef Nazeri, Wheat Connection Bakery has an impressive and extensive range of French Pastries, Bread, Confectioneries, Cakes to offer. Prices are reasonable and wallet-friendly, this is definitely a place to look for especially for those with a sweet tooth. Besides being a convenient spot to pick up your favourite pastries, Wheat Connection is also a great place for mouth-watering desserts. If you’re a chocolate lover, do try out their Chocolate Truffle. This cup of dark, rich, creamy and smooth chocolate will take your tongue to every corner, making a paradise within your mouth.
📍 104, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
🕒 8 am – 8 pm
Top 12 Bakeries In Penang
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