8 chocolate cafes in Singapore
Dark, milk, white—I love all sorts of chocolate. Besides being a great post-meal snack, it is the one flavour that I never shy from when choosing desserts, due to its decadence. If you’re like me and can’t do one day without chocolate, these eight chocolate cafes in Singapore that pledge themselves to cacao will make you very happy.
1. Laurent’s Café & Chocolate Bar
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Sip on hot chocolate while enjoying the calm and tranquility at Laurent Bernard Chocolatier. Located along the Singapore River, the cafe’s famous for their Hot Chocolate (from $9++) and Chocolate Souffle ($16.50++) that’s fluffy and moist.
The cafe also serves up a variety of artisanal cakes and other sweet treats. They also have an all-day brunch menu, along with sandwiches, salads, soups, and pastas to quell your hunger pangs.
Address: 80 Mohamed Sultan Road, #01-11, Singapore 239013
Opening hours: Mon 6pm to 11pm, Tues-Thurs 1pm to 11:30pm, Fri to Sat 1pm to 1am, Sun 1pm to 11pm
2. The Dark Gallery
Savour all forms of chocolate at The Dark Gallery, such as The Chocolate Rhapsody ($18). The cafe’s signature dessert comprises dark, milk, and white chocolate ice-cream on a bed of chocolate soil, finished with chocolate meringue, tuile, and mousse.
To better appreciate their chocolate, get the Single Origin Dark Chocolate Pastries Platter ($12), which gives you tasting portions of six desserts including panna cotta and macaron parfait. All these are served together with notes for you to learn more about the origins of the chocolate you’re eating!
3. Obsessive Chocolat Desire Cafe
Obsessive Chocolat Desire Cafe is, as its name implies, obsessed with chocolate. Besides their usual array of ice cream, the ice cream cafe also has house-made chocolate ice cream in five flavours ($3.60) with different origins and cacao percentages. The rich Triple Hot Chocolat ($6) is a chocolate beverage that is served with slabs of dark and white chocolate on the side. If you’re here with friends, get the huge and decadent Gateau Au Chocolat ($5/$12) that’s better for sharing!
Address: 529 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10, #01-2353, Singapore 560529
Opening hours: Mon-Thur 12pm to 10pm, Fri-Sat 12pm to 1am, Sun 2pm to 10pm
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This internationally acclaimed patisserie at Marina Bay Sands is famous for their Old-Fashioned Hot Chocolate “L’Africain” ($13++). The drink, which is made with a combination of cocoa from Niger, Ghana, and the Ivory Coast, is warm and comforting, with a subtle sweetness. Other chocolate treats on their menu include the Eclair Chocolat ($12++), Opera Cake ($14++), and Chou Cafe ($15++), a gorgeous choux pastry filled with coffee cream and adorned with dark chocolate.
Address: 2 Bayfront Avenue, #B2-89/89A, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018972
Opening hours: Sun-Thu: 10:30am to 11pm, Fri-Sat: 10:30am to 11:30pm
5. Chocolate Origin
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Chocolate Origin doles out loads of chocolate confectionery for chocoholics, and is known for their decadent chocolate cakes that come in two varieties: the subtly sweet Original and bitter Dark. The Cuppa Lava Cake (S$5.50) comprises a warm chocolate lava cake in a to-go cup, with cold vanilla ice-cream at the bottom. For the gelato lovers, their Dark Gelato (S$5) is made using Belgian chocolate, making it satisfyingly rich.
6. Godiva Chocolatier Cafe
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Savour Godiva’s famous chocolate in the comfort of cushy seats at their flagship store at ION Orchard. Besides their signature chocolate soft serve cones, you can also indulge in other treats such as Belgium Waffles ($9+) and Chocolixirs ($9+). The latter is refreshing choco drink with flavours including Earl Grey and Chocolate Raspberry.
Address: 2 Orchard Turn, #B1-05, ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
7. The Magnum Pleasure Store
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Pleasure your senses at The Magnum Pleasure Store, where you can customise your own Magnum ice-cream. You can choose to dip your vanilla bean ice-cream into dark, milk or white Magnum Belgian chocolate, before finishing off with a variety of toppings such as goji berries, gold nuggets, and chilli flakes, and a Magnum chocolate drizzle ($8 for 3 toppings). Besides creating your own ice-cream, you can also enjoy Magnum’s range of coffee here, priced from $5 to $8.
Address: 2 Orchard Turn, #B2-07, ION, Singapore 238801
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
8. Ninethirty by Awfully Chocolate
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Situated along the stretch of shophouses at Katong, Ninethirty by Awfully Chocolate never fails to draw the crowds, especially on weekend evenings. There is a plethora of desserts to choose from here. Their Super Stacked Chocolate Cake ($7.90++) is loaded with gooey fudge, while the Salted Butterscotch Brownie ($7++) is moist and sweet. They also have locally inspired creations such as the unique Gula Melaka Jackfruit Shake ($8++) that boasts strong fruity notes.
Address: 131 East Coast Road, Singapore 428816
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 12 to 11pm, Fri 12pm to 1am, Sat 9:30am to 1am, Sun 9:30am to 11pm
Satisfy your chocolate cravings at these cafes
Know friends who are as crazy about chocolate as you? Here’s an idea for a fun, foodie day out for you guys: organise a chocolate cafe-hopping session, and all you chocoholics can go wild on chocolate at these chocolate cafes!