Two Bake Boys cafe opens in Bugis with famous pancakes and Thai tea croffles


Two Bake Boys Cafe in Bugis

Fans of the famous pancake bakery IG Two Bake Boys can look forward to visiting the local company’s new restaurant concept: Coffee of the two cooks. The fully-fledged cafe has officially opened in Bugis, with a whole host of main courses, sides as well as desserts, including the OG pancakes they are best known for.

two founders of the bake boys cafe

Two Bake Boys has an interesting story. Former cabin crew members Kitty and Philip started the home-based business at the height of the pandemic in 2020. The husband and wife duo started selling handmade pancakes from their kitchen, before drop by a take-out kiosk in Lavender. In March 2022, they launched a second outlet – this time a cafe with an all-day menu and a nice space to boot.

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Two Bake Boys cafe food

two bakery boys cafe flatlay

The restaurant’s extensive menu covers a decent range of main dishes and savory sides, including Truffle fries ($9)fusion pasta and even an inspired in-flight menu Business class breakfast ($18).

two bakery boys making coffee shot

Kitty, born in Thailand, is a vegetarian, so she included a few meatless dishes. You’ll also find Thai influences scattered throughout the menu, including a Truffle Green Curry Spaghetti ($16) and the famous cafe Thai Tea Gelato ($4.90). The first includes al dente spaghetti tossed with a fragrant mix of green curry and truffle oil, and served with plant-based Quorn pieces that look a bit like meatballs.

two quorn pasta cafe bakery boys

I really enjoyed the strong basil and heavy spice notes, although you could opt for less chili if you prefer. Even though it is a dry pasta dish, the sweet and creamy flavor of the green curry was surprisingly prominent. The plant-based chunks added a “meaty” texture to the dish – a welcome addition for a meat lover like me – while the juicy shiitake mushrooms had a great bite too.

two boys cook pasta with coffee cream

Another novelty on the menu, the TBB Tiger Shrimp Squid Ink Cream Sauce ($18): squid ink pasta topped with a rich cream sauce, served with juicy grilled prawns.

two bakery boys cafe pasta shrimp

Unfortunately, the dish got cold after our long shoot, which made the sauce lumpy. While I enjoyed the savory squid ink pasta, the creamy sauce was rather bland. Luckily, the plump, fresh shrimp saved this dish, as it was grilled to perfection.

two coffee toasts

Those looking for a lighter dish can try the Thai style breakfast ($8). Served in a lovely metal stand, this set is inspired by the popular pampered egg and toast sets found on the streets of Thailand. Here, casual street food is enhanced with a thick slice of brioche and a generous slick of homemade Thai milk tea kaya.

two kaya bakery boys

The crispy toast went well with the orange-hued spread, which was surprisingly light with pleasant floral notes. Luckily the tea infused kaya wasn’t too sweet, so we devoured it in no time.

two bakers cafe croffles

Another must-have is the Croffe TwoBakeBoys ($4.90), perfect for tea time or dessert. Level up your snack game by getting the Croffee Krub ($8), accompanied by a generous scoop of Thai milk tea ice cream. The freshly baked croffles, which went perfectly with the sweet and creamy gelato, had crispy edges with a slightly chewy center.

two gelato cafe bakery boys

For gelato flavors, besides the classic Thai milk tea flavor, other popular options include Hokkaido Milk ($4.90), Milos ($3.90)and Blue Polka Dot Lemongrass ($4.90)-for those with an acquired taste.

Otherwise you won’t go wrong with a slice of their Signature crepe cake (from $7.40). the Mango Crepe Cake ($9) is a must if you like fruity flavors.

two boys baking crepe cakes in cafe

This was my second time trying the pancakes at Two Bake Boys, and it was a better experience than before. Previously, I remembered that I was not a fan of their thicker than usual crepe sheets and generous layers of cream. This time the layers were elegantly thin and deliciously light, sandwiched by just the right amount of cream. It’s not the cheapest cake, but considering the amount of work involved – each crepe cake takes up to six hours to assemble – I think it’s worth it.

two bakery boys drinks coffee

Wash everything with a Thai milk tea ($4)or fill up on caffeine with a Long Black ($4) or White ($4.50) Instead. I found the Thai milk tea a little milky for my taste, but luckily it wasn’t too sweet which made it easy to drink. The iced latte was also deliciously creamy, with the perfect milk to espresso ratio that suited a caffeine junkie like me.

Atmosphere at the Two Bake Boys cafe

cafe ambiance with two bakers

The aesthetic looking cafe is conveniently located within the grounds of Hotel Bugiswhich is an eight-minute walk from Bugis or Lavender MRT Station.

Rattan chairs and potted plants fill the bright and airy space, which lets in lots of natural light from the counter windows. Choose to sit near the counter for that perfect IG photo, or grab a table if you’re visiting friends.

The verdict

two bakery boys cafe verdict shot

Two Bake Boys stands out for its accessible location and laid-back, resort-like vibe. Prices are clean and nothing on the menu crosses the $20 mark, so you won’t have to splurge to enjoy a meal here. I would love to see them expand their range of dishes to infuse more Thai flavors into their dishes. Longer hours of operation would also be nice, once the team resolves any opening issues.

For more Thai-inspired dishes, check out The Three Elephants review for affordable braised pig’s trotter rice in Bukit Merah. Alternatively, head to Fluff Bakery located on North Bridge Road for your dessert fix!

Address: 8 Jalan Kubor, Singapore 199207
Opening hours: Every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tel: 8782 6566 (WhatsApp only)
Two Bake Boys is not a halal certified restaurant.

Photos taken by Yi En Chew.
It was a media tasting at the Two Bake Boys Cafe.

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– Net prices
– The desserts were not too sweet
– Unique Thai fusion dishes

The inconvenients

– Expensive crepe cakes
– Short opening hours

Recommended dishes: Croffles Krub ($8), Truffle Green Curry Spaghetti ($16), Mango Pancake Cake ($9)

Opening hours: Every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Address: 8 Jalan Kubor, Singapore 199207


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