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“Cakes are tasty but service not so good”
Review of Bengawan Solo

Bengawan Solo
Ranked #9 of 116 Bakeries in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Tried to buy a chiffon cake before departure but they had reserved ALL chiffon cakes in T3 shop for a tour guide who had just trotted up to 'reserve' all the cakes for his clients. All other custoners were told non of the cakes in the shop were available.

So cakes are tasty but service not so great and bulk buyers will lord over the walk in customer - despite it being a retail outlet.

Thank zorro168
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

This is a review of Bengawan solo in general. A small piece of pandan cake is priced at S$1.50! That’s daylight robbery! This is a simple local cake but they’ve made it become like a Michelin Star product at equivalent price...time to return our heritage food back to its roots at a price that’s affordable to locals! Michelin Star prices belong in Michelin restaurants.

Thank amsniteowl
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

These are local “kueh” (pronounced like “kway”) in Singapore. Kueh is a form of snack or dessert in Singapore. They can be eaten as breakfast, hi-tea, dessert, or anytime you want a snack. They can be slightly salty or sweet.

Unlike cakes, kueh is not all flour-based. Some has sticky rice, some taste like jello, and lots of variations in-between.

Bengawan Solo sells the sweet version of kueh. Each kueh has their unique texture and taste. Some has coconut sprinkled on top (like ondeh ondeh in the photo), or smooth (like the corn one in the photo).

I tend to avoid those with sticky rice at the bottom as it’s very filling. Eating a couple can almost replace a meal!

Gula Malaka (coconut brown sugar) is my favorite. So I would highly recommend anything with Gula Malaka in/on it.

Ondeh Ondeh has liquid Gula Malaka liquid filling, so make sure you eat in 1 bite as the juice might spit out.

Enjoy!

Thank AngyChin
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We bought 1 pandan cake and 2 pandan cheese rolls at T3. When asked to have 1 more plastic bag as we need to give it out as souvenir, cashier See Ping gave us a nasty look. Instead of paying cash, we wanted to put into our credit card. Again she frowned. I understand it is good to be environmental friendly. However it is good to pass Souvenir out with original plastic bag. And what’s wrong with signing credit card. Government is encouraging us to go cashless. My friend was highly offended by her behavior. Hope front line staff to be more sensitive to customers’ needs in future and don’t react in such a negative way.

Thank Wong S
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Very connivence snack shop to buy good cookies and cakes.

Singapore most established brand to buy pandan chiffon cake and pineapple tart.

I would recommend :
1.pineapple tart
2.Pandan chiffon cake
3.pandan cheese cake
4. Kueh Dada
5. Corn kueh

It not the best but one of the good comfort food.

Thank Kean L
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