Sweet Sensations: The Best Western-Style Bakeries in Shenzhen

Sweet Sensations: The Best Western-Style Bakeries in Shenzhen
By Kate Williams , eChinacities.com

Let’s face it, Chinese bakeries leave a lot to be desired. Fortunately, Shenzhen has a number of Western-style bakeries to fill the void. Whether you’re shopping for bread, cake, pastries, or donuts, you can find them all here without sacrificing quality or authenticity. The list below includes several bakeries serving up Western-style delights and catering to foreign clientele.

1) BackstubeView In Map
Backstube is Shenzhen’s own traditional German bakery offering a variety of German breads. Their house baker comes from Tyrol, promising a genuine product in true German style. The bread is handmade everyday according to generation-old recipes; it is not a product of mass production. In addition to their shop in Shekou, they also offer daily delivery service to get fresh bread delivered right to your doorstep.

Add: Coastal Rose Garden, Shop 24-2, Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan, Shenzhen
地址:深圳市南山区望海路南海玫瑰花园 24-2商铺
Tel: 755 2681 0468
Opening hours: 10:00-22:00
Getting there: Take the Shekou Line to Shuiwan, Exit D

2) Awfully ChocolateView In Map
If you’re craving baked goods of the chocolate variety, Awfully Chocolate is the place to go. This little shop tucked away in Coco Park offers up chocolates, muffins, cake, and a variety of other chocolate treats. The super stacked chocolate cake is the cake the business was built on. Indulge in a slice of this simple dark chocolate cake between layers of dark chocolate fudge. The price is a bit on the high side, but it’s definitely worth the splurge to satisfy those chocolate cravings.

Add: Shop B1C-076, Floor B, Galaxy Coco Park, No.3 Fuhua Road, Futian District, Shenzhen
地址:深圳市福田区福华三路星河Coco Park负一楼B1C-076铺
Tel: 755 8328 3448
Opening hours: 10:00-22:00
Getting there: Take the Luobao or Longgang Line to Shopping Park, Exit C

3) Chez Clement View In Map
Chez Clement in Shekou serves traditional French cakes and pastries in a variety of flavors. The chef hails from northern France and holds the highest French degree in pastry-making. He is notoriously innovative with chocolate, combining it with a variety of ingredients including tea and Sichuan pepper, to name a few. The bakery imports a majority of their ingredients from France, guaranteeing the quality of the pastries and chocolate.

Add: Shop 110-1, Phase 1, Coastal Rose Garden, Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan, Shenzhen
Tel: 755 2160 0880
Opening hours: 9:00-19:00, closed Monday
Getting there: Take the Shekou Line to Shuiwan, Exit D

4) Momo Xiduo Bakery
Momo Xiduo is a chain bakery providing variety of cakes, breads, pastries and beverages. In addition to classic Asian-style products, they also offer a variety of French-style breads popular among expats. This bakery is designed in the style of an open-air cafe with plenty of seating and a variety of beverages along with some simple hot dishes. It’s the perfect place to catch up on work or meet with friends over a pastry and cup of fruit tea.

Futian BranchView In Map
Add: LinkCity, Shop C23A, Fuhua Lu, CBD of Futian District, Shenzhen
Tel: 755 8323 2725
Opening hours: 8:00-22:00
Getting there:  Take the Luobao or Longhua Line to Convention & Exhibition Center, Exit B

Luohu BranchView In Map
Add: King Glory Plaza, 2028 Renmin Nanlu, Luohu District, Shenzhen
Tel: 755 8261 1816
Opening hours: 10:00-22:30
Getting there: Take the Luobao Line to Guomao, Exit A

Nanshan BranchView In Map
Add: 33 Wenxin 5th Road, Nanshan District, Shenzhen (near Poly Plaza)
Tel: 755 8661 6586
Opening hours: 8:30-00:00
Getting there: Take the Shekou Line to Houhai, Exit D1

5) Simplylife Cafe Bakery View In Map
Simplylife Cafe and Bakery is the ideal place to enjoy leisure time. Originating in Hong Kong, this bakery now has a shop in Shenzhen’s MixC shopping mall. The lively bakery rolls out irresistible Danishes and breads on a daily basis. Whether you’re craving a savory sandwich or a sweet pastry, there’s something for everyone. In addition to baked goods, the menu features simple dishes including salads, burgers, risotto, and thin crust pizzas.  

Add: S169, Building B, Grand Hyatt, No 1881, Bao'an Road South, Shenzhen (inside MixC)
地址:深圳市罗湖区深南中路1881号万象城内 (近深圳君悦大酒店)
Tel: 755 2221 1782
Opening hours: 10:00-22:00 (Sun-Thu); 10:00-22:30 (Fri-Sat)
Getting there:  Take Luobao or Shekou Line to Grand Theater, Exit C

6) Baguette & CompagnieView In Map
Baking their breads and pastries six times a day, fresh is an understatement at Baguette & Compagnie. In addition to classic French breads and pastries, they also offer delectable deli sandwiches featuring fresh, quality ingredients. For those wanting something sweeter, you’ll find pain au chocolat, palmier, and brioche to satisfy your taste. With baguettes starting at just 8 RMB, the price is right and the freshness is unbeatable.

Add: Sea Taste, Shop - Middle 124 Gongyuan Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District, Shenzhen (in front of Coastal Rose Garden Phase 2, opposite “A Best” Supermarket)
Tel: 755 2689 3283
Opening hours: 07:00-20:00
Getting there: Take the Shekou Line to Shuiwan, Exit C

7) HH GourmetView In Map
Get a taste of New York right here in Shenzhen at HH Gourmet in Shekou. This Big Apple-style deli serves up the classic New York bagel in a variety of ways. All the items in the shop are homemade, including bagels, lox, specialty cream cheeses, corned beef, and pastrami, to name a few.  In addition to bagels, the menu also features lighter fare including soups and salads. After enjoying a refreshing meal, try the delicious cakes, cookies, and scones for dessert.  

Add:  43-B, Coastal Rose Garden, Phase II, Wanghai Rd. Shekou, Shenzhen
Tel: 755 2683 9259
Opening hours: 7:30-19:00
Getting there: Take the Shekou Line to Shuiwan, Exit C

8) BestBite Donuts and CoffeeView In Map
If you’ve had enough Dunking Donuts, take your next donut trip to BestBite in Dongmen. The variety of donuts and diverse flavors are sure to please any donut lover. Whether you’re looking for something with fruit, chocolate, or meat floss, there is an incredible assortment available. Next time you’re in need of a sugary breakfast, head to Dongmen for a donut and then burn it all off with an afternoon of shopping and bargaining.

Add: 1006 Renmin Beilu, Dongmen, Luohu District, Shenzhen
Tel: 755 8239 7089
Opening hours: 8:00-23:00
Getting there: Take the Luobao Line to Laojie, Exit A

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