Since its inception in May, Tiong Bahru Bakery has garnered a very strong following. In fact, it’s so hugely popular that I’ve actually refrained from visiting. Not quite a fan of crowds and table watchers, if you know what I mean.
And so it was to everyone’s relief that a new — and much bigger — outlet is now open at Raffles City.
Brewed using beans from 40 Hands, the latte (above) was strong, smooth and well-pulled. I had a chocolate mediant (below) too which was oh-so-chocolatey. Love it!
TBB’s version of the kouign amann (above) is sweet and addictive, soaked in a shiny coat of caramel and salted butter. A lil too sweet to be consumed by one though, sharing is advised.
Last but not least, we have the famed croissant (below). Soft and buttery, this goes perfectly with a smear of cold butter. But I’m still missing the sinfully buttery cheese and ham croissant from the former Mirabelle Patisserie.
The queue may run long during lunch hours, so takeaways might be a good option. Otherwise, dining in has its perks too (read: complimentary jam and cold butter).
Tiong Bahru Bakery
252 North Bridge Road, #B1-11/12, Raffles City Shopping Centre, S(179103)
Open daily 9am-10pm