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Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery

85 Thida Lan, Kalaw, Myanmar
+95 9 256 176 925
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Overview
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (25 reviews)
“cakes” (23 reviews)
“bread” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
85 Thida Lan, Kalaw, Myanmar
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the best cafes I have been to in Myanmar. The food is all great, especially the bread and cakes. Very reasonably priced and it is a social enterprise. A must for anyone visiting Kalaw.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank H1739KJtimd
JimC4061, Manager at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow....thank you for the lovely feedback on our project here in Kalaw. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Yes...we are happy with our bread...trying to make a healthy and nutritious, tasty whole grain bread. we are very happy that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a similar vibe to a board game cafe, but way more laid back. My boyfriend and I came two days in a row for the tea and cake. The staff are so friendly and it's an awesome spot to hang out.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank carmesiu
JimC4061, Manager at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks very much for your comments and feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the cafe and the atmosphere here...and also the foods!!! Yes...the staff are great...as we are a training centre for youth and they run and manage the entire place!!!! please stop in again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

price was compared to Myanmar quite high but the food and coffee was amazing. It's made more for Western peopleMore

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rekystravel
JimC4061, Manager at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your feedback and thoughts. Yes...sorry about the cost...but we are a training centre for local youth and all the profits go directly back into all of our profits for the local communities. We do aim some towards western audience..but also we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small family owned and run cafe which focuses on healthy foods. The atmosphere is really relaxed and the food is simple yet fresh and absolutely delicious. The cakes and divine and the worst part is choosing which one you are going to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sehorneuk
JimC4061, Manager at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your feedback and thoughts about our project. We are family run...but more than that we are also a training centre for local youth from around the country. The young girls all run and manage all parts of the cafe, bakery and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Sprouting Seeds for lunch, and ended up eating there every meal for our entire time in Kalaw - we absolutely loved it! All the food is healthy and absolutely delicious - so delicious that we had no idea what to choose! As...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank emmay08
JimC4061, Manager at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your comments and wonderful feedback on the cafe. We are glad you enjoyed all the food at the cafe. We are happy to offer veggie and vegan options....and we too love the guacamole and whole grain bread!!!! Thanks also for understand...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely cute café/ bakery/ eco shop/ yoga studio/ cooking school...This vegetarian and vegan café is basically a training center for local youth from around the country. Together they learn about healthy food, social enterprise and environmental awareness. Great idea, good food, good value for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 792beab
JimC4061, Manager at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your feedback on the cafe and our projects. we greatly appreciate it. We are very happy that you enjoyed the time here wit us and that the food and experience was a good one for you. Thanks for taking the time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great and very kind stuff. Very nice place manager was very caring for the people Very good English speaking stuff. The freshest food in kalaw and the taste is very good. Good homemade bread. Great homemade ice cream And the prices are very good and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank guyyfrach
JimC4061, Manager at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback and all your comments!!! we are so glad you enjoyed the food and your time at the cafe. All of your comments are greatly appreciated!!! Thank you so much! We hope you can come back again soon!!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good upcoming friendly place for a bite to eat. Run by westerners but have local staff. They have a selection of board games all are which are unplayable as pieces are missing.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Matt_Bird_13
JimC4061, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, we appreciate your review. We just want to clarify that the cafe is not run by Westerns. It is a social enterprise run and managed entirely by young Myanmar girls. The cafe is actually a training centre run by local youth for local...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here today for a late breakfast and had a really great time. The coffee was good the food was amazing and had a lot of good vegan options! We were celebrating a birthday for a vegan friend and they were so nice they...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank _E4616YY
JimC4061, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. so happy we could provide vegan options for you....we hope to have more vegan goodies in the near future!!! Hope you all had a wonderful rest of the birthday!!!! Sorry the one dish was a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super delicious food for vegetarians and vegans, great atmosphere and the local training center is a beautiful cause to be able to support! Top recommend!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nomad14923552198
JimC4061, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for response and for supporting our cause and training centre here in Kalaw!! We are so glad you enjoyed your food and time with us!! please come see us again!!!!

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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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