Having been in operation since 1946, Bawean Bakery is one of the oldest bakeries in Bandung. It was first called “Sweetheart” and was located on jalan Sumatera in Bandung. In 1974, “Sweetheart” moved to jalan Bawean 4 and then opened a new branch on jalan LLRE.Martadinata 138-140 in 1992. However, in 1995 foreign names were discouraged in Indonesia. Therefore, it was suggested that the name “Sweetheart” be changed to “Bawean Bakery” in line with its location.
Bawean Bakery is a bakery factory with a Dutch background, offering quality tarts and cakes at an affordable price. Bawean bakery provides a family atmosphere for all to enjoy and feel comfortable. Bawean Bakery has a wide selection of delicious baked goods. There are variety of tarts with special ingredients, over 40 types of cakes, breads and donuts and more than 50 different types of snacks from sweet to salty, and over 60 assortments of sweet desserts. The most requested items on the menu are the “Chocolade” “Nougat Rolls”, which are made with traditional recipes and the icon of “Bawean Bakery”.
Since Bawean Bakery strives to offer the best for their customers, only the freshest ingredients are used. Exquisite taste, quality, and service are demanded to ensure that customers are able to dine to theirs heart’s content at a reasonable price and to keep them wanting to come back for more.
This bakery offers variety different tastes. The Mocca Tarts, Layers Cakes, Swiss Rolls, Nougat Rolls, Africaantjes and Boomstam are special favorites in the bakery shop. Another popular item is the Gelato with flavors of chocolate, vanilla, mint, strawberry, coffee etc. For sweet souvenirs the premium cakes such as the Tiramisu, Opera Cake, Black Forrest Cake, Strawberry Short Cakes, Macarons and American Cheesecakes are highly recommended.
In September 2004, Bawean Bakery received recognition from the Minister of Customs and Tourism of Indonesia as “The Bakery which continually maintains traditional recipes”. Then, in September 2006, the bakery was honored by the MURI (Museum Rekor Dunia Indonesia).
In 2013 Bawean Bakery received their first “Certificate of Excellence” from Tripadvisor. Bawean Bakery continued preserve their performance, provent in 2014 – 2018 Bawean Bakery received same Award “Certificate of Excellence” from Tripadvisor.