I visited the Keong Saik location for breakfast last Friday, and was surprised at how busy the cafe was, though after trying the food I can see why! I was immediately tempted by all of the delicious fresh bakes on display at the counter, and...also by the interesting options on the breakfast menu. I finally settled on the Legendary Croissant, which consisted of their famous fresh-baked croissant loaded up with scrambled eggs, cheese, ham and tomato relish, with a salad on the side. I was very happy with my choice, this was delicious! The eggs were cooked well, the tomato relish (which to be honest reminded me a bit of pasta sauce) was a nice change from regular ketchup, and I can see why they are known for their croissants, it was perfect: flaky and crispy outside, soft and buttery inside, with tons of soft, pillowy layers. Divine. I was in an indulgent mood so also tried their grilled banana cake for dessert. This was also fantastic, I particularly loved the combination of soft warm grilled bananas, sweet caramel sauce and the scoop of cream cheese frosting. I would have liked the banana cake itself to be a bit more dense, though it was advertised as banana cake and not banana bread so I suppose I should have expected the lighter, fluffier version I received. And on the way out I just couldn't resist a blueberry crumble square which was my favourite of the three things I tried, with a buttery crust, tons of blueberry filling and a delicious sweet crumble on top.
They were quite busy and not a lot of staff were working, likely due to the CNY holiday, but service was friendly and when they accidentally brought me the wrong tea they quickly and happily replaced it with my correct order. I was also impressed with the quick response courtesy of Henry, who promptly replied to my email asking about holiday hours with all the detailed info I needed. Great customer service! I'm already planning a return visit to try the raspberry croissant and cinnamon roll, both of which also caught my eye but I sadly didn't have room for this time!More