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Yi Jia Bakery House Cafe: Old-School Buns, Thick Kaya Waffles And More In Thomson

19th October 2022

Yi Jia Bakery House Cafe has pandan waffles in Thomson

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In our search for the best old-school waffles in Singapore, we discovered Yi Jia Bakery House Cafe. This cosy old-school cafe is located along the bustling shophouses of Thomson, the same stretch where affordable onigiri kiosk Mr Onigiri is also found.

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Here you’ll find a spread of freshly baked buns lined up for your perusal, along with traditional kopi and teh, all at affordable prices.

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The cafe is fairly small with less than 20 seats, so it’s best to pop in during off-peak hours if you’re trying to snag a table.

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The Luncheon Meat Bun ($1.50) is a favourite of many patrons; this classic bun comprises soft and fluffy bread with a slab of luncheon meat in the middle. The bakery and cafe also offers other traditional flavours such as Coconut ($1.50) and Butter Sugar ($1.50).

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A lesser-known fact is that Yi Jia also dishes out a delicious pandan waffle, which, in fact, made it to the top of our list of favourite waffles. Unliked most neighbourhood bakeries, these pandan waffles are thicker with a honeycomb-like shape.

yi jia kaya waffle

We recommend the Kaya Waffle ($2.60), comprising two pandan-spiked waffles sandwiched between a house-made pandan kaya. Other filling options include Peanut ($2.80), Chocolate ($2.80), and Blueberry ($2.80)

Wash everything down with a Teh C or Kopi C, both affordably priced at $1.40 each.

For more neighbourhood bakery content, visit Small Bites, a new waffle kiosk in the Kreta Ayer HDB estate with $1.30 pandan waffles, handmade curry puffs and more. Another must-visit for cheap bread is The Bread Boutiq, a hidden bakery in Bishan that sells $0.60 buns filled with Japanese red bean.

Address: 229 Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574361
Opening hours: Daily 7am to 8pm
Tel: 6456 1677
Website
Yi Jia Bakery House Cafe is not a halal-certified eatery.

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Photos taken by Chew Yi En.
This was an indpendent visit by Eatbook.sg.

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