Dessert spots in town and the CBD to satisfy your cravings
For most of us working adults, the most exciting time of the month is payday, where you can afford to splurge a little bit and get yourself a treat. This month, satisfy your sweet tooth and shush those cravings by checking out these dessert spots in town and the CBD, for rich dark chocolate, freshly baked cookies, and healthy acai bowls!
This payday, score 1-for-1 deals or discounts at up to 60% for these sweet treats and more on ChopeDeals!
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Fresh, healthy food doesn’t have to sacrifice good taste. Coocaça specialises in açaí bowls, frozen yogurt, and creamy smoothies! Their desserts are both refreshing and sweet, with options such as the Pura Vida ($12.50) bowl, topped with granola and fresh fruits, and with a base of açaí, banana, and mixed berries.
From 23 March to 27 March 2020, Coocaça will be offering a 1-for-1 deal on all of their açaí bowls at $12.50 nett as part of the ChopeDeals Payday Treats sale!
Address: 1 Kim Seng Promenade, #B1-K114, Great World City, Singapore 237994
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
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Sinpopo is a labour of love dedicated to the Katong neighbourhood, which has Peranakan culture and cuisine as a huge part of its heritage. The store focuses on handcrafted cakes in local flavours, such as the decadent Gula Melaka Cake ($7.90 per slice) and fragrant Pandan Kaya Cake ($7.90 per slice). They also have unique pastries such as Hae Bi Hiam Cookies ($18) and Mao Shan Wang Tiramisu ($19).
From 23 March to 27 March 2020, you can get a 1-for-1 voucher for a slice of their Pandan Kaya Cake or Gula Melaka Cake at $7.90 nett on ChopeDeals.
Address: 290 Orchard Road, #B1-33, The Paragon, Singapore 238859
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
3. Churreria La Lola (The Central)
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Churreria La Lola’s speciality is handmade Spanish churros, coming in a variety of flavours—Clasicos, Dark, White, Matcha, and Strawberry. Their Clasicos set offers six pieces at $6.90, making it great for fans of their original flavour. The Assorted Mix includes the original flavour, dark chocolate, and strawberry at $9 for six pieces, and the Ultimate Mix contains all flavours at $9.90 for six pieces. Adding a dip costs an extra $3, but it’ll let you jazz up your dessert with fancy sauces in flavours such as Purple Yam and Cream Cheese.
From 23 March to 27 March, you can enjoy a 1-for-1 deal on their La Lola Yakult Ice Tea at $6.50 nett (U.P. $13) at their Clarke Quay and Jewel Changi Airport outlets. On top of that, you can also enjoy 35% off off their menu by getting $10 or $20 cash vouchers on ChopeDeals!
Address: 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #01-27, The Central, Singapore 059817
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
4. Ben’s Cookies
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If you’re craving delicious, warm cookies, check out Ben’s Cookies. Each cookie is made with generous chunks of rich Belgian chocolate and there are a total of 14 flavours. Some are classics such as Dark Chocolate and Peanut Butter, and there are also more unique ones such as Ginger & Dark Chocolate. They’re freshly made daily, so make sure to eat them ASAP!
With ChopeDeals, you can get a 1-for-1 on their Small Tin Cookies at $16 nett (U.P. $32), which contain four cookies per tin in any of their 14 flavours! Come down with a friend and take home a tin each, or just get two for yourself and your family. The sweet treats are available at their Northpoint City and Wisma Atria outlets.
Address: 435 Orchard Road, #B1-50, Wisma Atria, Singapore 238877
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
5. The Dark Gallery (Great World City)
The Dark Gallery focuses on serving dark chocolate in various forms. Their desserts aim to capture the rich, natural taste of cocoa, and they have a variety of artisanal ice cream and cakes. You can grab a sampling platter of their flavourful ice cream with the Single Origin Dark Chocolate Ice Cream Platter ($14++). Their ice cream and chocolate bars use single-origin chocolate that come from specialised cocoa plantations all over the world.
But they don’t only have desserts! The Dark Gallery offers full meals in the form of their Savoury Course Set ($37++), which includes a cold brew beverage, a savoury main, and an ice cream sundae! You can choose from Toasted Egg Brioche, Avocado Toast With Sunny Side-Up Egg, and Mushroom & Bacon Quiche for your main.
Get yourself a ChopeDeals voucher to enjoy a 46% discount on the Savoury Course Set. With this voucher, you can get the set at only $20 nett!
Check out our full review of The Dark Gallery!
Address: 1 Kim Seng Promenade, #01-117, Great World City, Singapore 237994
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 10pm
6. Paris Baguette
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Paris Baguette is a familiar name to most of us. The cafe has plenty of outlets across Singapore, and is a great place to chill out and enjoy a hearty meal of sandwiches and salad. Some of my personal favourites are the Smoked Salmon & Avocado Sandwich ($9) and Crispy Apple Pie ($4). Their croissants are buttery and flaky, and the baguettes are wonderfully chewy and tasty. It’s a nice spot to drop by and enjoy a quick, healthy snack while shopping in the Orchard area.
You can enjoy their PB Signature High Tea Cake Set (U.P. $15) at just $11.90 nett with ChopeDeals’ voucher. The set consists of a drink and a slice of one of their signature cakes, such as the fluffy Strawberry Mascarpone Cheese or Triple Chocolate Griottine. The deal is available at these outlets: Robinsons, JEM, Suntec City, Bugis Junction, UOB Plaza 1, One Shenton Way, Hong Leong Building, Wisma Atria, Jewel Changi Airport and Changi Airport Terminals 2, 3 and 4.
Address: 435 Orchard Road, #02-02/03/48/49/50/51/52/53, Wisma Atria, Singapore 238877
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs 9:30am to 10pm, Fri-Sat 9:30am to 10:30pm
7. Nam Dae Mun
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Nam Dae Mun sells Korean-style glutinous rice cakes, mochi and iced jelly desserts, along with their signature tea. Some must-tries are their Black Sesame Sticky Rice Cake ($4.80) and Sweet Red Bean Sticky Rice Cake ($4.80). They also have a range of refreshing fruit tea such as the Strawberry Fruit Tea ($4.90), which is made with fresh strawberries and Taiwanese tea leaves.
Score 25% off when you purchase three items from a selected range of sticky rice cakes, mochi, iced jelly desserts, and iced tea @ $11 nett. You can also get yourself 1-for-1 bubble tea at $6.90 nett, with a choice between five of their signature drinks!
Address: 313 Orchard Road, #B3-54, 313@Somerset, Singapore 238895
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am to 10pm
8. CHIPPY British Take Away
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Head to CHIPPY British Take Away for a dessert and fried food fix. The kiosk offers a range of classic fried bites, such as their British Battered Fish ($7.90) and Fried Mars Balls ($5.50). The latter comprises deep-fried battered Mars bars sprinkled with sugar and chocolate syrup.
With ChopeDeals, you can enjoy their Favourite Comfort Chicken Macaroni & Cheese + Crispy Fried Oreo at just $5 nett. You’ll get a box of the macaroni, along with four fried Oreo cookies—that’s dessert and lunch at just $5! The voucher is valid between 11:30am and 5:30pm daily.
Address: 68 Orchard Road, #B2-38, Plaza Singapura, Singapore 238839
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 10pm
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Smoof is another place that specialises in healthy, wholesome options. Their menu is filled with fresh and tasty açaí bowls and smoothies. Their Açaí Bowl (from $8.90) comes with mixed fruits, chia seeds, coconut flakes, and a hearty base of açaí. Another healthy option they have is the Avocado Toast ($4.90), which consists of creamy avocado, spicy chilli flakes, paprika, peppercorn, and sesame seeds on sourdough toast.
Score an Açaí Bowl (Medium) + Avocado Toast Set from Smoof at 34% off on ChopeDeals! The usual price for a set is $14.90, but with the voucher, you can get it at just $9.90 nett.
Address: 182 Cecil Street, #02-05, Frasers Tower, Singapore 069547
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 10am to 6pm, Fri 10am to 4:30pm
10. Plain Vanilla (Telok Ayer)
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Known for their cupcakes, Plain Vanilla is a great place to grab brunch or coffee at. The cupcakes rotate seasonally, but some mainstays are the Strawberry White Chocolate ($3.90), Red Velvet ($3.90), and Carrot ($3.90) cupcakes. Apart from cupcakes, they also offer other types of pastries such as Breakfast Muffins (from $4.50) and a Raspberry Lime Bundt Cake ($7.90).
With ChopeDeals, you can sink your teeth into their delicious pastries without burning a hole in your wallet. Snag a voucher that’s worth $20 at $13, or a voucher that’s worth $40 at just $26.
Address: 134 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068600
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am to 6:30pm, Sat-Sun 8am to 5pm
Sweet deals on ChopeDeals
It’s okay to treat yourself occasionally, especially when there are good deals everywhere. There’s a wide range of affordable options on ChopeDeals, so you can pick whatever sweet snack you’re craving for at the moment.
If you’re a new user, fret not. ChopeDeals is easy to get started with. Just look for your desired voucher on their website or on the Chope app, and then purchase it immediately. Remember to present the voucher to a staff member before placing your order, and enjoy your discount! Be sure to pay attention to the details and terms and conditions, as some vouchers can only be used at certain off peak timings.
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