Yamanote Japanese Bakery is a smart addition to the group of eateries in the Al Wasl square area of Dubai. The inside boasts cool, sophisticated interiors with elegant fresh orchids positioned with Japanese precision against the light back wall. A perfect atmosphere to browse your web or finish that book. Sustenance is provided in the combination of predictable sweet pastries such as cinnamon buns and the more unusual square shaped doughnuts and Totoro character rolls that my Taiwanese friend was so familiar with. I liked the simple sounding salty bread, that is best compared to a ciabatta roll in terms of look and texture but is so much lighter, fluffier and feels less dense and carby than your usual rolls. For the authentic oriental tastes my Taiwanese friend chose sweet bean paste buns, but I wasn’t tempted by the deep fried turkey sausage offerings in white finger rolls, an acquired taste perhaps? Go and have a cup of tea and a small taste of Japanese style patisserie but fill up on atmosphere.
Would love to know what you would choose at Yamanote and has this post made you want to try it or give it a miss! Thanks Monica. Do share the love of all things Japanese in Dubai with your friends on facebook and in case you missed it.
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Nice Blog. Thanks Admin
Oh good, I have to say I prefer my Japanese more sushi style than can be found at Yamanote but the cafe has a lovely atmosphere and great for a coffee.
Thanks again for the comments,
I absolutely loved it! It was quaint, clean, and the pastries were so delightful. I had a hard time choosing and ended up with a Yakisoba Bun and Red Bean Donut, and along with a Matcha Latte.
Hi there, thanks for the comment, not sure what melon-pan is ?!
Please enlighten me and our readers!
Thanks again, Monica
Mitzie Mee says
I’m so happy to hear that there’s a Japanese bakery in Dubai. Do they have melon-pan?