Cover Photo: Mary Jane KL

For a world that's pretty in pink, these Instagram-worthy cafés and bakeries are happy to oblige

1. Mary Jane Kuala Lumpur

Not even a pandemic could stop Mary Jane's fabulous debut, and in Kuala Lumpur's storied Petaling Street no less. This versatile bar and café crafts exceptional eats, from pink-hued French canelés and unicorn-inspired frappes to fragrant nasi lemak and nasi kerabu meals. Something tells us this oh-so-Instagrammable spot will be well patronised once it reopens for dine-in in the near future. 

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2. Peggy Porschen Cakes, London

Like a scene lifted from the pages of a hand-illustrated children's novel, Peggy Porschen's cupcake parlours beckon the sugar-loving crowds with its flower-clad facade and unabashedly pink interiors. Whether it be the flagship parlour in Chelsea or the Belgravia branch (pictured above), Peggy Porschen is the place to find delectable desserts, bubbly pink drinks and picture-perfect snapshots for travel memories in London.

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3. A Beautiful Day Café, Singapore

This pet-friendly café and bar in Changi Business Park is a dream come true for Instagrammers and soon-to-wed couples in search of dreamy, opulent interiors à la Wes Anderson's film aesthetic. The coffee, desserts and craft beer here make it an instant crowd-pleaser for foodies as well. 

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4. Stylenanda Pink Pool Cafe, Seoul

Seoul has no shortage of picturesque cafes, and Stylenanda Pink Pool Café is proof enough of this. Originally a Korean fashion and beauty brand, Stylenanda soon evolved into an F&B concept. Clad in pool tiles, outdoor chairs and fountain features, the café boasts a versatile set of spaces, including an outdoor lounge and plush all-pink indoor seating which are a feast for the eyes.   

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5. Sprinkles Bakery, Tel Aviv

Sprinkles Bakery is a trippy American patisserie with its own little unicorn centrepiece. Chewy, gooey cookies and cupcakes heavily topped with thick icing clouds are just some of the tempting desserts that have made their rounds on social media since the bakery opened in May 2021.   

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6. Tania's Teahouse, Dubai

Touted as Dubai's most aesthetic spot, Tania's Teahouse boast vibes that combine a rosy summer garden with the dreamy, rustic dollhouse of childhood memory. The result is an absolutely delightful two-storey dessert parlour that caters to the brunch-hungry crowds along Jumeirah Beach Road. The extensive tea menu here is the fruit of the founder's bold experimentation with healthy flavoured teas and other delightful beverages to uplift your caffeine-addict soul.

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7. The Pink Co., Sweden

Pink cocktails, desserts, phone booths and even a bathtub filled with pink balloons and baubles add to the upbeat and youthful interior here; and it's not at all surprising that The Pink Co. has played the backdrop to several pastel-perfect photoshoots for brands and organisations like The Body Shop, Spotify and even The Royal Swedish & International Ballet School.   

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8. Sweet Laurel Bakery, Los Angeles

Styled entirely by co-founders and cookbook authors Laurel Gallucci and Claire Thomas, this boutique cake shop was designed to give patrons a Mayfair spring garden-inspired hideaway in the heart of Los Angeles. Here, delicious and healthy desserts are the stars of the show, from keto and vegan options to grain-free, nut-free and refined sugar-free treats.      

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9. EL&N The Avenues, Kuwait

Think Barbie-pink interiors, bright neon signs and flower-coated feature walls: this is essentially the mood board for the EL&N café aesthetic. Branches of this ultimate Instagram-centric eatery have popped up in posh spots like Mayfair in Park Lane to the most inviting shopping haunts in Kuwait and Qatar. What's more, EL&N at Lowndes Street offers a 'Milk and Mayhem' afternoon tea experience with a nostalgic twist: a sweet side of colourful cereal and milk in mini milk bottles.   

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