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“Very tasty and moist” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lamoist - Layers Batam

Lamoist - Layers Batam
Jl. Bunga Raya, Baloi | BCS Mall B12 no. 1 (Near escalator to Gate 1), Riau Islands Province 29441, Indonesia
+62 811 111 1778
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Ranked #1 of 6 Shopping in Batam
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
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Owner description: 'Layers Batam' layer cake is proudly made from carefully selected finest local and imported ingredients solely to satisfy your taste buds. Our 'Lamoist'kue lapis is different from kueh lapis from other part of Indonesia which usually has a hint of 'spekoek spice'. It is unique, with pure Australian butter as the main ingredient to form the rich moist layers, baked layer by layer to perfection, the LAMOIST way.Quick Note : 5 June 2013Be alert that there are Lamoist and Traditional grade of Layers kue lapis, which can be easily identified by its box and top print. Please check out our website for more details.For delivery orders during weekends, we would recommend you pay in full, so there's no need for you to wait in the hotel lobby since the delivery guy and the sales is different guy, and will not recognize you. We would usually pass the cakes to the receptionist or concierge, at which you can later pick up at the time of your convenience. We apologize for the tight arrangements.
Singapore, Singapore
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“Very tasty and moist”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

I went to the Kueh Lapis bakery that the tour brought us. Tried the various flavours but found that they were nothing fantastic. In fact they were a little dry and not that tasty, even the full butter one was not rich enough. So I did not bother to order.

in the evening, after I checked into the hotel, i went to BCS Mall to do some shopping. Came across Layers, and tried some of the sample. They were fantastic, and much more tasty than those I have tried at the previous bakery. It was also cheaper. The original with rempah was 120,000 and the full butter one was 160,000. I couldn't decide which one to buy and eventually decided on the full butter one. No regret, except maybe I should also get the rempah one.

The Lady in the shop, Li Li was very friendly. She even introduced a taxi driver to me. Very safe, reliable and prompt guy, and he charges very reasonably. Much cheaper than I expected. Only downside is that his car is quite beat-up. But aircon still working fine, and trip were comfortable. So if you are there, you can ask her for the contact, or you can pm me if you like.

I will definitely go back to buy the Kueh Lapis from Layers again whenever I go back to Batam.

Visited January 2013
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LAMOIST, Manager at Lamoist - Layers Batam, responded to this review, April 28, 2013
Dear Raymond,

Thanks for the review. Our Lamoist cakes have rich and moist taste because we really use Golden Churn Butter in the cake !! We are the only bakery in Batam which was granted appreciation certificate by Ballantyne Australia (Golden Churn Manufacturer). See the link below:
http://www.layersbatam.com/Awards.html

The other reason why Layers can maintain best quality with such reasonable price is because we own and sell the cakes directly to customers, without any middle man.

Well, Thanks a bunch for your enthusiasm. Li li would be thrilled to learn this. Have a great day !!

Cheers,
Joe
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Nice and fresh”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

I tasted the kueh lapis before when a collegue visited Batam, and decided to bring some home. My mom and hubby love it so much, and finished the full sized cake in 2 days. The lmoist really taste good, and is different from the one we have here. I remember the sales girl told me its because of the golden butter. Although it is slightly more expensive from the traditional ones, it really worth.
I tasted few kueh lapis around the Nagoya Foodstreet, there are one big bakery selling bread and cakes, but their lapis is too oily, so I moved on to the other one near Pizza Hut, it was too dry. Arrrrrrrrr.There are about 3 shops selling lapis at the center of foodstreet. The cake feels fresh, maybe that's the reason it tastes good :-)

Visited October 2012
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“One of the best layer cakes i've ever tried”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

This shop is my favourite since 2009. I used to buy the original lamoist layer cakes for my boyfriend's parents. They love it so much, and it has become a ritual whenever i visit batam for my spa trip. The kue lapis has really nice butter smell, but minus the oiliness. Some of my friends love the traditional one, but i just can't leave the habit. Now I only get the special gold grade kueh lapis, priced at approx sgd50, which is worthy. I think it can only be preordered. Well- I'll say it dwarfs all. You can only say you have tried real Indonesia kue lapis when you tried this. Now I totally stop buying kueh lapis in Singapore :-) Unfortunately they only give out the tester during festive seasons.

Greatly recommended.- becareful of the surounding shops that sell similar kue with big writings.

Visited December 2011
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LAMOIST, Manager at Lamoist - Layers Batam, responded to this review, October 23, 2012
Dear Ms Lee,

Thank you very much. We are glad you love our cakes. Your review will be made known to everyone to let them know that their hard-work is loved by our customers. Our gold grade layer cakes will still be available only during festive season, unless there are pre-ordered. We will maintain the quality of cakes and service.

Have a great day
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“Soft and moist”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012 via mobile

Bought Kueh lapis from the kiosk at Megamall Batam Center. The lady manning the kiosk was pleasant and friendly, always smiling even though my son kept helping himself to the samples. The lapis tasted really good.

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“Tasty and reasonably priced”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

There are two kiosks selling Layers Batam kueh lapis at Nagoya Hills Shopping Mall. Prices are the same at both kiosks. Traditional kueh lapis costs 120,000 IDR (1.1 Kg) and butter kueh lapis costs 160,000 IDR (1.1 Kg). I find the butter kueh lapis tastes better and is more moist.

You can place order at the kiosks for freshly baked kueh lapis for pick up on the next day. You can also request for the cake to be cut into halves and packed into two separate boxes. If you are short of time, there are ready made kueh lapis at the kiosks for on the spot purchase.

Visited August 2012
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