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While living in Guangzhou, there is no shortage of amazing local sweets, desserts and baked goods, which count among the most popular baked goods in the entire country. Here is a list of some of the most popular places to get your bakery fix, whether sweet or savoury, local or foreign, or just pure dessert.

Rising to the Occasion: Great Bakeries and Desserts in Guangzhou

1) Lian Xiang Lou (莲香楼)
Part of this popular Cantonese restaurant is filled with baked Cantonese goodies, and they are definitely worth a try. This is the perfect place for if you are visiting temporarily, want to have another go at getting into the local baked goods, or if you live in Guangzhou and have visitors coming. Liang Xiang Lou is first and foremost a restaurant that has received a lot of positive reviews, so the dim sum here is also highly recommended. There are a few different branches across the city.

Zhujiang Xincheng Store branchView In Map
Add: Store 107, Zhujiang Xincheng, 7 Xingchenglu, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 3703 3140
Opening Times: Daily 06:30-24:00
Getting There: Take subway line 5 to either Huacheng Dadao Station (花城大道站) or Liede Station (猎德站)

Nonglin Store branchView In Map
Add: Unit G7, 9 Zhusigangsimalu, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 8565 2357 or 180 2719 3509
Opening Times: Daily 06:30-24:00
Getting There: The closest subway station is Dongshankou Station (东山口站)

2) Cheris Patisserie (喜爱面包店) View In Map
Owned by French chefs, Cheris Patisserie is the place to go for French baked goods, including amazing cakes and macarons. There is also a selection of bread, potentially one of the most missed foods by many moving to China, and different flavours of ice cream. The atmosphere is nice and quiet here, so it’s the perfect place to spend a relaxing morning with a croissant and a cup of coffee.

Add: 1 Jiansheliulu, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 8376 5086
Opening Times: Daily 08:00-22:00
Getting There: The closest bus stop is Jianseliumalu Stop (建设六马路站) which is served by buses 247, 483, 546, and express line 67

3) Awfully Chocolate
This bakery specialises in chocolate desserts, from cupcakes to cake and mousse. Not cheap but it isn’t always easy to get your chocolate fix in China. They literally sell everything that you can imagine that can be made using chocolate. This place is not only popular in Guangzhou but has taken Asia by storm with stores in Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Beijing, Jakarta, Dalian and Shenzhen.

Metropolitan Plaza StoreView In Map
Add: F1 Xicheng Duhui, 8 Huangsha Dadao, Liwan District, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 8127 3880
Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00
Getting There: Take subway line 6 to Huangsha Station (黄沙站)

Taikoo Store branchView In Map
Add: Shop M50, Floor M, Taikoo Hui, 383 Tianhelu, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 3868 2063
Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00
Getting There: Take subway line 3 to Shipaiqiao Station (石牌桥站)

4) Chloe’s Bakery
For Western style cakes and baked goods, ranging from pies and cakes to pastries, Chloe’s Bakery is the place to order from for delivery. They have a website and you can contact them online with regards to catering special events too, or visit one of their stores to place your order. They have received several awards from the local expat magazines.

Nanguoaoyuan Store branchView In Map
Add: Unit 7-9, 1F, Building 3, District 4, Beiaoyilu, Nanguoalinpike Huayuan, Haixi Dadao, Panyu District, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 2383 8429
Opening Hours: 09:30-18:00
Getting There: Take bus 129 to Nanguo Aolinike Huayuanzong stop (南国奥林匹克花园总站)

Wanke Opalus Store branchView In Map
Add: 368 Xingnanlu, Nancun, Panyu District, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 2383 8429
Opening Hours: 09:30-18:00
Getting There: Take bus 13, 162, 4b, 4 or 8 to Haoyouduo Stop (好又多总站)

5) Perma Shop (朴门工房)View In Map
For those into organic ingredients, fear not, Guangzhou has you covered. This bakery serves up bread and croissants that are freshly baked, using only the best organic ingredients acquired from as close to Guangzhou as possible.

Add: 38 Jianshewulu, Yuexiu District, Guangzou
Tel: 8380 7050
Opening Hours: 09:00-20:00, except Mondays.
Getting There: Take bus 483 to Jianshe’ermalu Stop (建设二马路站)

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