After leaving their footsteps in Korea, United States, Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia and Vietnam, TOUS les JOURS has finally landed a flagship in Malaysia this year, definitely a good news for bread lovers. A long awaited arrival.
Meaning “everyday” in French, TOUS les JOURS (pronounced as Too-Ler-Joo) seems so French from the name to the outer look, but it is actually a Korean-based brand highlighted as French-Asian bakery. French or Korean, doesn’t matter, we don’t mind having it ‘everyday’ as its name sounds.
Instead of just a bakery, TOUS les JOURS runs on a bakery cafe system, where customers can purchase their bread and beverage, look for a place to sit down leisurely and have their bun in comfy. No hustle and bustle of the city, just calm and tranquility with a good taste bun.
Their flagship in Malaysia is located at Bangsar, one of the hottest places blooming with trendy restaurants, cafes and bars. TOUR les JOURS differ themselves from others with their eye-catchy European desgins at corner lot, setting on warm green and brown that can hardly miss out as you pass by.
The chic style continues as you push the door in, where you will be welcomed with a vintage and modern contemporary atmosphere. Stacks of bricks and wood are piled as wall from floor till ceiling, an intentionally incomplete furnishing that casts a rustic feel.
Bread counter is supposed to stretch out with more than 70 types of bread daily, which is a lot. But due to the limited space, the cafe comes out with different types in morning and afternoon session. Our visit there one evening didn’t showcase all buns of course, but the choices in front us were more than enough to took us more than 15 minutes to consider which one to pick.
Everything seem so delicious, from the milk bun, European bread, pastries, toasted bread, doughnuts, sandwiches to cake. All baked fresh daily using finest ingredients with no artificial flavouring and colouring. So their price may be set on higher price, but considering the quality ingredients, it is worth every penny you pay.
Strawberry Milk Bun (RM3.80)
Take the milk bun as example, the raw ingredients consist purely milk and flour imported from Korea, with no water added. For buns that appear in pink, the colour comes from blended fresh strawberries, not even a drop of colouring. Imagine how many strawberries are needed to get the colour. RM3.80 is not expensive though.
Cream Soboro (RM3.80)
Apart from that, each and every milk bun is baked under a low heat setting with extra careful monitoring. A slight negligence will result in a unwanted flat shape bun like pancake.The cafe makes sure that the milk bun comes out perfectly with a smooth surface, soft but not airy. Felt so blissful to bite on the extra fluffy bun. No doubt the bun has becoming the signature in TOUR les JOURS, selling like hot cakes daily.
Sweet Potato Bun (RM4.20)
One of our favourites, highly recommended. Within the fresh bun, filled imported Korean sweet potato that is a little sweet, but is alright as the sweetness balanced out by the mild taste bun. Like the crumbly bits that generously dusted around the bun.
Almond croissant (RM3.90)
Light and crispy, the almond croissant promotes a crisp exterior, soft and chewy interior with beautiful layering. Topped over with almond flakes for extra flavours and texture, the croissant wasn’t the best we had tried, but decent enough to make a good pairing with your coffee or tea. We like ours with TOUS les JOURS green tea latte!
Smoke Turkey Ham & Gruyere Cheese Melt Sandwich (RM16.00)
Best eaten while it is hot, when the cheese is still in melting state, sinfully gluing to the bun and ham to render a cheesy sensation within crunchiness and smokiness. Toasted bread-cheese-ham-toasted bread, the combination is as simple as that, but so delicious that you will not want to share. Yes, satisfying within simplicity.
Sweet Garlic Sticks (RM1.80)
Brushed over with butter, garlic and sugar then toasted, these garlic sticks are just great for those who like to have longer munch on their bread. A cross between sweet and savoury with garlic fragrance. Texture wise, Summergirl loved the crunchiness, but the boy found it too hard. So, hard or crunchy? Define yourself.
Sweet Potato Cake (RM9.50/slice, RM68.00)
Our first met with sweet potato cake was in Namoo on the Park Publika, and now, at TOUS les JOURS. Not much comparison as these are the only two we had tried before, but both of them fares differently. The former is creamier and denser, while the later boasts a more contrast texture, thanks to the spongy soft cake and delicately smooth sweet potato that interlayering one another. Get to bite in real cubed sweet potato too!
TOUR les JOURS, starts with flour and bakes the traditional way, but still manage to create a modernity out from it. Milk bun is a must, try it to believe. To those who are looking for bakery shop in Bangsar, TOUS les JOURS could be one of your choice!
TOUS les JOURS Bangsar
Telawi Square (opposite Hong Leong Bank)
Jalan Telawi 3 ,6000 Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2201 3526
Business Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. daily
TOUS les JOURS (Wolo Bukit Bintang)
126, 126A-C, Jalan Bukit Bintang,
Tel: 03-4065 0088