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Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery

85 Thida Lan, Kalaw, Myanmar
+95 9 256 176 925
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (19 reviews)
“cakes” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, Healthy, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
85 Thida Lan, Kalaw, Myanmar
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent the day doing a cooking class here. It was really great! We went to the market and learned some local tidbits and information. Then we returned to sprouting seeds to cook a delicious meal for ourselves and another who joined...More

Thank Karina C
JimC4061, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for such wonderful feedback on the cooking class and your experience with us!!! We really appreciate it! We are so glad you enjoyed the afternoon and the meal. Aye Aung loves sharing about the culture and food!!! Wishing you a safe trip and hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The girl who manages the place together with her father was our instructor for the cooking class. She took us to the market to buy local products. She instructed us then how to make an amazing tea leaf salad, puri bread, watercress salad, peanutbutter sauce...More

Thank lukas023
JimC4061, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your feedback for our cooking classes! My daughter loves sharing about food, culture and fun!!! We are so glad you enjoyed the experience!!! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a warm, unigue, lovely cafe with the best food and deserts in myanmar! The place is ran by a sweet family with a special story, worth coming to hear about their social local projects and of course to try their delicious home made...More

Thank NorthStar821105
JimC4061, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback for our cafe and training centre! We are very happy you enjoyed your time at the cafe. The girls are all so happy to hear such wonderful feedback on their hard work. Also glad you were able to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious and healthy food. Vegetarian and vegan options available on the menu. Staff is lovely! Great ambiance located in a quiet area not too far from the center. Highly recommended!More

Thank william686
JimC4061, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your positive feedback. we do really appreciate it. As it really helps the girls here at the centre!! Thanks for taking the time to come here and enjoy the food and also taking the time to review us and share your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with one of the best meals we had in Myanmar and by far the best ice cream! Jim the owner is just the nicest guy! He helped us with things to do in Kalaw and he has the most interesting life story i...More

Thank Roy C
JimC4061, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely comments!!! We are glad you enjoyed the food here at the cafe and the ice creams!!!! It really supports the girls and the work we are trying to do here!!! We look forward to having you back in the near future...and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went in the afternoon to this cafe because of the good reviews and were not disappointed. We tried the guacamole and the bruscetta with the homemade bread and loved it. The cappuccino and tea were also good, except the tea was full with tealeaves...More

Thank Eliane H
JimC4061, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed the guacamole here at our centre. Its avocado season starting....so we too enjoy eating very much!!! Sorry about the tea leaves!!! this is how people drink tea here in Shan State...we would have been happy to give you a sieve for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A cool place for coffee and cake. Both things are freshly prepared and served by local youngsters who take part in the charity programme built around the Café to create opportunities for them. In addition, you can check out the local products which make up...More

1  Thank hamawa
JimC4061, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed the coffee and cakes. Also glad for you support to help the girls here at the training centre! Thanks for your kind words. Stop back again in the near future...we are doing several trainings now and hope to have a new line...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went accidentally to Sprouting Seeds because we were looking for a good coffee. Not only we found an excellent coffee, and super tasty food like cakes, sandwiches, pancakes etc. but we also met Jim and had really interesting conversations with him about Myanmar and...More

1  Thank Marina_franz
JimC4061, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you found us!!! We are glad you enjoyed the coffee and food here at the cafe. It was lovely chatting with you. Thanks for the support for our projects and training centre here in Kalaw!!! Please do stop back again whenever you have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cafe is lovely. Although I can eat most of the menu since it's vegetarian friendly, it's not really my taste. Guess westerners may find the food amazing here, it's just not right for Myanmar taste buds. I love, love, love the desserts though! Homemade...More

Thank Khine H
JimC4061, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. Yes....sorry!!!! we currently really cater to a western taste!!!! We are integrating more Myanmar foods...with a kind of fusion...hope to introduce some of this in november. We are really glad you enjoyed the vegetarian/vegan aspect of our cafe and also...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The story behind this place is amazing. Shortly- it is meant to support the local youth. It is managed by a local young lady who cooks everything from scratch, and it is amazing! Everything is organic and delicious! They also have great yoga lessons at...More

Thank Ori B
JimC4061, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback and comments!!! We really appreciate it. Yes...we do try and do everything homemade here...as much as possible!!!! and the girls who are in the training centre all run the place...we are glad you enjoyed your time with us!!!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Thida Lan, Kalaw, Myanmar
  • Location: Asia  >  Myanmar  >  Shan State  >  Kalaw
  • Phone Number: +95 9 256 176 925
Description
Fresh homemade locally sourced food, baked goods and ice cream, a warm welcome and a comfortable place to eat, relax and play games is what we offer at Sprouting Seeds Café and Bakery. Whether it is the taste of home found in our fresh baked bread, the hit of real ground coffee or the comfort of a lovingly prepared meal that you are looking for, we have it all and more! We offer large outdoor space and games for those looking to fill the time and comfy indoor seating for those looking to relax with a good book and a nice meal. We offer backed goods, snacks and full meals and you won't want to miss our homemade ice cream even if we do say so ourselves!
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