Custard Nakamura – Bangkok

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Custard Nakamura

Custard Nakamura is Japanese bakery located right across the street from Benjasiri Park, and just a couple minutes’ walk from the Phrom Phong BTS station.

It is located down a street that looks like a wide alley full of restaurants and stores that are mainly Japanese in nature.  It’s like a little J-town.

The bakery is very small, and does not hold that many people.  When you enter the store, there is a stack of trays and tongs to the left.  Pick up one of each, and try and maneuver your way through the store to pick out your selections.  There were about 6 customers in the store on my visit, and the place felt very crowded as it was difficult to move, and impossible to get by people due to the narrow aisles.

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Tonkatsu Sandwich

The Tonkatsu sandwich was pre-made and pre-packaged, but the breaded pork cutlet remained fairly crunchy.  The pork was meaty with no fat or gristle. There was not a lot tonkatsu sauce which was much appreciated.  The bread was soft, but held up well despite the sauce and fried pork.  This was a really good sandwich at a good price.

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Cream Puff

The Cream Puff had a slightly sweet, crunchy topping.  The cream puff was light, and the filling somewhat pudding like which I like.  The cream puff as a whole, is not crispy and crunchy like you would find at Beard Papa, but it was still good.

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Chocolate Custard Bun

The Chocolate Custard Bun contained a pudding like filling, which was on the sweeter side.  There was a generous amount of filling though.  The bread was a little heavier than the cream puff, but was still relatively light.

Custard Nakamura is a solid choice if looking for a Japanese bakery in Bangkok, but they fail in comparison to the bakeries in Tokyo.

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