Who needs a special occasion to indulge in good pastries? Take your pick from a variety of flaky croissants to delicate macarons, best enjoyed alongside a cup of coffee as a morning pick-me-up or as a teatime indulgence. We’ve listed our favorite restaurants that have the perfect pastry selection to brighten up your brunch experience – it’s pure deliciousness waiting to happen.


Joel’s Place

Craving a taste of something sweet? Look no further than The Baker at Joel’s Place! From mini cakes and tarts, to loaves and gourmet goods, every batch of their goodies is sure to satisfy. Classic favorites and new flavors come together as they pride themselves on offering desserts that cater to every occasion. 


Joel’s Place is located at the G/F of The Proscenium Retail Row

Operating Hours: Mon – Sun 9AM – 9PM

For reservations and inquiries: 8899 7034



Known for their delicious baked goods, Wildflour offers a wide selection that caters to every brunch fancy. They have an in-house bakery that allows them to produce pastries fresh out of the oven every day. Enjoy flaky croissants, pain au chocolat, and an assortment of danishes filled with everything from fresh fruit to rich custard.


Wildflour is located at 8 Rockwell

Operating Hours: Mon – Sun 8AM – 10PM

For reservations and inquiries: 8850 5503


Buttery & Co.

Butter: a word that speaks to many. Though it may sound simple, it’s the foundation for countless desserts. Buttery & Co. takes its pastries up a notch by letting the simple magic of butter shine through. A couple of standouts are the flaky and creamy Cheese Tarts, the light and airy Mille Feuilles, and the delicious Tres Leches Cake topped with strawberries. These pair perfectly with a frothy Cappuccino or a refreshing Calamansi Soda.


Buttery & Co. is located at the G/F of Edades Tower & Garden Villas

Operating Hours: Mon – Sun 7AM – 9PM

For reservations and inquiries: 0966 896 0507


Your Daily Bread (The Grove Retail Row)

Mornings got you feeling like yesterday’s bread? True to its name, Your Daily Bread offers a delightful morning routine with fresh-baked selections. Its Milk Rolls and Coffee Buns are a crowd favorite – the milk rolls for their light and pillowy texture, and the coffee buns for the decadent flavor. For a savory finale, go classic with the Italian Baked Egg and Cheese with Sausage.


Your Daily Bread is located at the G/F of The Grove Retail Row

Operating Hours: Mon – Sun 7AM – 9PM

For reservations and inquiries: 0956 798 6501


Purple Oven (Santolan Town Plaza)

Purple Oven has long been known for cakes and pastries. Its dessert display is always a feast for the eyes whenever you enter. Enjoy the well-loved Revel Bars – a cookie dough crust layered with chocolate fudge, oats, nuts, and cookie bits. The White Chocolate Chunk and Chocolate Macadamia Cookies are top picks. And for savory options, try the Sausage Bun, Sausage Puff, and Ham & Cheese Croissant


Purple Oven is located at the G/F of Santolan Town Plaza

Operating Hours: Mon – Sun 10AM – 8PM

For reservations and inquiries: 0919 857 6504; 8400 4351


Paul Boulangerie

Flaky pastries and decadent desserts await at Paul Boulangerie. Its nod to French craftsmanship in their baked goods is its signature. The aroma of freshly baked bread and buttery croissants will transport you to the streets of Paris. Try the Strawberry Eclair and Multi Fruit Tartlet for a taste of sweet and tart, or the Ensaymada Croissant and Walnut Pastry complemented by a warm cup of coffee. 


Paul Boulangerie is located at the R1 Level of Power Plant Mall

Operating Hours:

Mon – Fri: 11AM – 8PM

Sat – Sun: 10AM – 7PM

For reservations and inquiries: 0927 288 1646; 0936 334 2609; 7753 6954; 7759 8655


Sentro Artista (Arton Strip)

Sentro Artista celebrates Filipino talent in every corner, this cafe houses a mix of art, coffee, and culture. After admiring their stunning art display, enjoy a cup of their Award-Winning Coffee alongside pastries created by local bakers. Their best-selling cakes are available freshly baked daily – we recommend the Creme Brulee Cake that’s truly heaven on a plate!


Sentro Artista is located at the UG/F of Arton Strip

Operating Hours: Mon – sun 11AM – 9PM

For reservations and inquiries: 0917 636 4232


Your mid-morning routine just wouldn’t be complete without a sweet ending. From the classic comfort of Your Daily Bread to the delightful Filipino flavors at Sentro Artista, Manila’s pastry scene offers something to tantalize every taste bud. Explore these hidden gems and familiar favorites, and share these little bites of joy with friends or family – they taste even sweeter when savored together.