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How many of you have often sprung to a bakery just for last minute birthday cakes, sudden chocolate cravings and to find that perfect accompaniment for your cup of chai or coffee? If you can relate to this, then you totally need to go through our top picks of super delicious bakeries in Panjim that serve out-of-the-world cakes and pastries.
1. Carasid Bakery, Miramar, Panjim
A brightly lit bakery that specialises in desserts and bakes, Carasid is known for its variety in pastries and cakes. It is by far one of the most affordable places in Panjim which serves some very mouthwatering bites apart from desserts. Their Cheesecakes along with Mango shake is definitely something to die for 😀 Just a stone’s throw away from Miramar beach, you can also take away your favourite items from this joint and enjoy it on the godly shores alongside your pals.
Location: Chanson Building, DB Road, Opp. Hotel Solmar, Miramar, Panjim
Contact: 0832 665 3143/ 095183 49675
Timings: 8 am –9 pm
Must Try: Mango Cheesecake & Chocolate Ecstasy
2. Cafe Al Fresco by Cantina Bodega, Panjim
Cafe Bodega lies atop the hill of Altinho and is situated in a quaint Portuguese house that also shelters a beautiful Art Gallery called Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts. With soothing art pouring out from every side coupled with a tinge of romance, this is a go-to place for peace seekers. It’s the perfect place to go for a breezy catch-up with friends or a comforting break after a hectic day 😉 P.S. Their Red Velvet cupcakes are the best-sellers in town.
Location: 63/C-8, Sunaparanta Centre For The Arts, Near Lar De Estudantes, Altinho, Panjim
Contact: 0832 242 1315
Timings: 10 am to 7 pm (Sundays Closed)
Must Try: Red Velvet & Chocolate Cupcakes
3. Marc Brown Cafe, Panjim
The Marc Brown Cafe is an exclusive cake studio and a fresh bake station where one can relish a variety of freshly baked products. They also operate as a normal cafe where you can sit out and sip a cup of coffee with few appetizers to go with it. The open courtyard outside with a view over the beautiful Mandovi river gives the cafe a light and airy feel. Overall, a good place to take someone on a Dessert Date.
Location: Marc Brown Cafe, Panjim Residency Hotel, Panjim, Goa
Contact: 91300 95325
Timings: Open 24 hours
Must Try: Choco Lava Cake with Icecream / Red Velvet Cake Pastry
4. Desserts N More, Caculo Mall, Panjim
Desserts N More is a small pastry shop selling toothsome desserts that are not only visually attractive but also pleasing to your taste buds. Brownies, Pastries, Pudding, Mousse – You name it and they have it. The most interesting yet healthy addition to their range of offerings are the wheat cupcakes and wheat carrot cakes, which have already gotten a fair number of likes from the health buffs in town.
Location: Ground Floor, Caculo Mall, St Inez Rd, Santa Inez, Panjim, Goa
Contact: 88885 16677
Timings: 10 am – 9 pm
Must Try: Chocolate Truffle Cake & Coconut Souffle
5. Cremeux, Panjim
Cremeux, a very renowned name in Panjim, beckons hungry visitors with its smart signage and bright airy interiors. No matter which outlet you enter, the first thing you notice will be the colourful display boasting cakes, cookies, muffins, pastries etc that tempt you already. Each of their product is unique, delicious and perfectly balanced with flavours that you can never stop with just one. The newly opened Cafe & Bistro opposite Menezes building is the hot favourite place to hangout in Panjim.
Location: 3 Outlets Across Panjim – Panjim Market, Mala & MG Road
Contact: 0832 2426954 / 7350277197
Timings: 9 am – 10.30 pm
Must Try: Chocolate Rum Punch & Opera
6. Confetaria 31 De Janeiro, Altinho, Panjim
One of the oldest bakeries of Panjim, Confetaria 31 de Janeiro bakery occupies a little corner in Fontainhas. It is one of the city’s best kept secrets that gives you a glimpse of the old Portuguese era. The bite sized offerings are a great pick for any ideal picnic basket. So whenever you find time to make it Altinho, visit this cute bakery and try their golden puff pastry cones with butter frosting i.e. Creme Rolls and the luscious Swiss Rolls. That’s what you call as true love. 😛
Location: Corte De Oiterio, 31 January Road, Panjim, Goa
Contact: 0832 222 5791
Timings: 8 am – 8 pm ( Sundays Half day)
Must Try: Walnut Cake, Creme Rolls & Swiss Rolls
Got any other favourite bakery in Panjim city. Let us know with a comment below to help out not just the tourists but the residents too who need to try your place out.