YAMU Loves: Bacon & Egg Pastry at the Dutch Burgher Union.

We usually review places, but in this YAMU Loves feature we'll highlight some of our favourite food and drink around the city.

The Dutch Burgher Union's VOC Cafe used to be one of Colombo's best spots for lamprais and a small tipple. Then, over the years they started slipping into the pit of bad service and lacklustre food and lost our vote. In the last couple of months, however, they've really picked their socks back up with alert, efficient staff, and stocked pastry shelves. While we brace ourselves for a re-review, we thought we'd highlight one of the best pastries we've had in Colombo.

With the anti-bacon brigade in Colombo starting to chip away at menus around town, a bacon and egg pastry is hard to come by. The DBU pastry however, stays true.

With little bits of chopped pork bacon, boiled egg, and light spice gently ensconced in flaky, buttery pastry, this is the perfect one-stop breakfast if you want to treat yourself. Clocking in at a superbly reasonable Rs. 100 a pop, this is a much cheaper option than your average cold, hard, and generally miserable chain-store bakery pastry (we're looking at you, P&S).

So head to the DBU (mornings are best, say between 9 AM to 12 noon), grab yourself a handful of flaky, soft, pastry, and sink in. Sink into happiness. Lick that butter off your fingers, and bask in the glow of how good life is.

PS: If you're religiously or ethically disinclined to pork, try their chicken pie at Rs. 110. 

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp

Highlights.

Latest.

KAMU.

Cinnamon Lakeside’s delicious High Tea spread- 2022

Cinnamon Lakeside has made an exotic appearance at the main lounge, serving a range of

Kamu

Cooking with the Silvermill Coconut Culinary Range

As a Sri Lankan, can you imagine cooking without coconut? It is a universally accepted

Highlights Kamu

Cheers to The Great Indian Roast at Bombay Borough

By Hashini Pathirana We are all here for a short time and definitely for a

Highlights Kamu

Get Fuel’d with Street Burger’s All New Lunch Menu!

By Shamrina Carim Street Burger has launched an exciting, affordable, and a simple lunch menu

Highlights Kamu

Fine Dining with a Sri Lankan twist

Black Coral at Jetwing Beach, Negombo By Shanali Fdo Bringing the luxury of fine dining

Kamu

An epic Saturday brunch at Uga Residence

By Shamrina Carim Rare bar + Kitchen is a quintessential significant historical home that is

Highlights Kamu

Trending.

A Silver Lining at Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts Colombo

Seasonal celebrations centered around Resilience of the Nation   Colombo, Wednesday 30th November 2022: Resilience, a

Trending

Kingsbury Colombo launches a “Christmas Carriage of Hope”

The Kingsbury Colombo launched their “Christmas Carriage of Hope”, a festive icon that represents the

Trending

PickMe celebrates the launch of PickMe Pass!

PickMe had an exciting event where they celebrated the launch of their new initiative PickMe

Trending

Shangri-La Colombo Toasts to Five Years of Celebrating the Colorful Joys of Life

Shangri-La Colombo toasts to five years of celebrating the colourful joys of life here in

Trending

Don’t miss these 11 Daraz Deals on Electronic Appliances

Daraz 11.11 Biggest Sale! Daraz, the leading e-commerce platform in Sri Lanka, is all prepped

Trending

A Cabin Immersed in Nature

The Latest Addition to Hanthana Eco Lodge Delivers a Transcending Experience Inspired by the wonders

Trending

Yamu Guide.

5 Places to watch the FIFA World Cup

By RR It's been a week of toasting wins and drowning sorrows around the globe. 

Highlights Yamu Guide

High Tea Buffet Round Up 2022

By Ruchika Seneviratne The exquisite British tradition of High tea has well and truly cemented

Highlights Yamu Guide

Vegan and Vegetarian Spots around Colombo (October 2022)

By RR This article is dedicated to all the vegans and vegetarians out there looking

Highlights Trending Yamu Guide

5 Things to expect at Nelum Kuluna

By Ruchika Seneviratne It is the ‘Full happening’ place in Colombo right now. It seems

Yamu Guide

7 Cozy Cafés around Colombo (October 2022)

By Rahma Rifkhan Every now and then, we all just need to press pause on

Highlights Yamu Guide

6 Stores to get the iPhone14

By Shanali Fdo Bigger and better than ever Apple has done it again! The talk

Highlights Yamu Guide