Bao Makers @ Jalan Besar

Bao Makers is a local concept store featuring a modern cafe setting and serves stuffed Chinese steamed buns, coffees and desserts. An interesting fusion concept, blending in various cuisines into each of this ‘baos’ (steamed buns).

The Menu can be found here.

THE BAOS

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  • CHILLI CRAB BAO

Imagine eating at a chilli crab restaurant. This bao lets you experience exactly what a chilli crab will taste like in a few bites. The bao is stuffed well with savoury and succulent crabmeat with chilli crab sauce, and the fried bao is also a reminiscence of the fried mantous that are used to dipped in chilli crab sauce in the restaurant.

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Cost: $5.80
Rating
55

  • SALTED EGG CHICKEN BAO

Now everything has to be salted egg yolk inclusive, even in these bao concepts. The salted egg yolk was a bit overwhelmed by the crispy and tasty piece of fried chicken, but we can still feel the ‘sandy’ part of it.

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Cost: $5.50
Rating
35

  • BBQ PULLED PORK BAO

The strands of pork is flavourful and has the braised herbal essence in it. With some mayonnaise and vegetables, each bite gives the pork a creamy and refreshing taste.

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Cost: $5.80
Rating
45

THE SIDES
  • TRUFFLE FRIES

We added truffle fries to our set of baos, and it was worth it. With just $5.00, we get a basket full of crispy and tasty truffle fries.

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Cost: $5.00
Rating
45

  • KATSU TERI DON

Comes with deep fried chicken flavoured with teriyaki sauce, onsen egg and rice. The meat is crispy, sweet and juicy, each bite of it projects a savoury flavour throughout the mouth.

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Cost: $12.00
Rating
45

THE DESSERT
  • TORO TORO PUDDING

The silky milk pudding is a must try when visiting this cafe. Soft yet thick in milky flavour, the pudding gets even more sweetness when mixed with the sweet layer of caramel below. Do remember dig to the bottom when you start eating this pudding to balance out the taste.

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Cost: $6.00
Rating
55

The ambience of the cafe is relaxing and peaceful, and is suitable for those who want to be alone and have a coffee. Staff are friendly and helpful, and the food are rather unique. The combinations of bao types and ingredients are smartly done.

Ambience
55
Service
45
Overall Food Rating
45

Address:
78 Horne Road
Singapore 209078

Contact: +65 6291 2330

Website: https://www.baomakers.com/home.html

Opening Hours: Mon – Fri 12NOON – 10PM, Sat/Public Holidays 11AM – 10PM, Sun 11AM – 6PM

Notes: Available for Private Events & Reservations

Directions: Exit Lavender Station (Green line EW11) and walk along Horne road until you see Jalan Besar stadium. Continue walking the shophouses until you reach the Bao Makers.

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