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Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery

85 Thida Lan, Kalaw, Myanmar
+95 9 256 176 925
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“ice cream” (19 reviews)
“cakes” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
85 Thida Lan, Kalaw, Myanmar
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is delicious, the staff are super nice, the setting is beautiful. I particularly recommend the homemade bread and the smoothies (bonus with a recyclable straw,,,) Plus the money you spend helps to fund training workshops for local teachers, I cannot recommend this place...More

Thank squawkt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a rainy afternoon, had their special Banana French toast (absolutely incredible) and stayed playing Bananagrams all afternoon. Came back the next day to take part in their cooking course which was with one of the daughters. It was so much fun...More

Thank baptyno3
Jim C, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you all had a nice experience....it was great for all of us too!! Also so happy you have the recipes and are putting them to good use!!!! Keep in touch and let us know how it goes or if you any other questions!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In 2 days I can here twice to eat delicious food and relax. It is an absolute find - vegan and vegetarian home made food, kombucha, tea - as good quality as you will find anywhere in the world. Service so friendly and high quality....More

1  Thank jmdgoldie
Jim C, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your wonderful feedback on the cafe. The girls are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time there at the cafe and the food. also we are so glad you enjoyed the yoga class with Sonya! thanks for that feedback also....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great relaxed atmoshere, good music and delcious food. The best coffee and icecream in Kalaw. Nice to be able to support this social enterprise and all their fabulous projects

Thank Cheryl N
Jim C, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Cheryl!!! We are always so glad to have you around the cafe!!! Glad you are enjoying everything. Looking forward to seeing you here again soon!!!

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

What a truly amazing night we had with the beautiful people at Sprouting Seeds. A must to visit. Fantastic food and energy. Thank you so much!

Thank Mary M
Jim C, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thanks so much Mary. We too had a lovely time! It was a great time and we all enjoyed your company. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon!!! Thanks so much!!

Reviewed 13 July 2018

A little off the beaten track you will find this wonderful bakery and cafe, heaps of charm. Jim and his family do great work with kids and this is a project with a heart. Make the effort to find the cafe and enjoy.More

Thank Richard C
Jim C, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you very much Richard for your feedback. We too all enjoyed your group and their lovely energy. It was also a great experience for all of our girls. Thanks for a good exchange. We are looking forward to meeting with you again in the...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I tried the vegan pancakes, the caramel macchiato with soymilk and for dinner the Tamarind Tofu. Really great food and atmosphere. The food is on the expensive side but worth the price. You can join their yoga classes for 6000 kyats. Really friendly staff, lovlMore

Thank Rawtill
Jim C, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thanks for your comments....sorry you found the food a little expensive...we are a training centre....so all the proceeds go to support all of the projects run through the cafe...but we are glad you enjoyed your vegan meal!!! Also glad you had a chance to join...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I spent two weeks in Kalaw (mostly because of this place) and spent most of my days here after I discovered it. Very much a family-run establishment, it's a great place to spend time in a group or by yourself working, reading, hanging out, or...More

Thank Abhishek S
Jim C, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thanks so much for your comments and all your energy to help out here at the project!!! We really enjoyed your company and so glad you enjoyed everything! We are looking forward to another visit from you soon!!!

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This is a must visit whilst in Kalaw. Jim and his family were really friendly. The coffee is some of the best we’ve had in Myanmar and their dark chocolate cake with salted caramel ice cream was divine. The conscious approach to sustainability and giving...More

Thank Kyle F
Jim C, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Glad you enjoyed the food....we really love the salted caramel ice cream too!!! Lovely to have a chance to talk with you also...safe travels and hope we meet again!!!

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

An amazing treat and a great find in Kalaw. The food was delicious and certainly filled us up for the trek. It was all from Kalaw market and made fresh, and full of goodness. You must try the ice cream!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Jim C, Owner at Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thank you for your kind comment. We really appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed everything and so glad you liked the ice cream!!!

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Pwint Z
26 February 2018|
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Would make most sense to ask the cafe directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, 有泊車位
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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
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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