Late-night dessert spots for your cravings
If you often have midnight cravings, you’re in luck. From muah chee gelato to Thai milk tea bingsu, we’ve come up with a list of late-night dessert spots that close after 11pm, so you can grab a quick bite whenever you’re feeling the munchies.
1. Butterspace Bakery
Butterspace Bakery is one of the few cafes that serve desserts till 2am daily. Get their Cookie Sandwich ($8.50) for that IG-worthy shot; it comes with your choice of ice cream, topping, sauce, and cookie. You can also take things up a notch by getting the Birthday Cake Cookie ($3.80), which features a marshmallow centre that gives you the aesthetic pull shot when you break the cookie apart.
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Address: 55 Chai Chee Drive, #01-198, Singapore 460055
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 2am
Tel: 9850 7754
Butterspace Bakery is not a halal-certified eatery.
2. Naked Ice Cream
Adding on to the list of late-night dessert cafes is Naked Ice Cream, which opens till 2am daily. Their dessert offerings are priced under $10, so you won’t break a bank here. If you’re up for waffles and ice cream, opt for either their Plain Waffle ($3.80), or Charcoal Waffle ($4.80), with toppings priced at an additional $1 each. A premium ice cream flavour to try is the Hokkaido Milk ($4.80), which boasts a milky taste and creamy texture.
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Address: 957 Upper Serangoon Road, Singapore 534717
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 2am
Naked Ice Cream is not halal-certified, but uses no pork or lard.
3. No Horse Run
Northsiders will be thrilled to know that there’s a dessert place nearby: No Horse Run at Yishun. For a classic twist to the traditional waffle, get their Pandan Gula Melaka ($6.50), which comes drizzled with your choice of housemade sauce—Classic Maple Syrup, Childhood Milo, House-Made Jam, or Caramelised Cookies. Add a scoop of Muah Chee ice cream ($5) to go with your waffles.
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Address: 160 Yishun Street 11, #01-216, Singapore 760160
Opening hours: Daily 2pm to 2am
Tel: 9667 4849
No Horse Run is not halal-certified eatery.
Icebar is a late-night dessert cafe decked out in neon signages and decor, located within Hougang Green Shopping Mall. Start off with their Waffles with Double Scoop ($12.60) for a sweet treat; opt for Tiramisu or Honeycomb Snickers ice cream if you prefer something sweeter. Alternatively, try their Apple Strudel ($3.90) ice cream for a good mix of sweet and sour flavours.
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Hougang Green Shopping Mall
Address: 21 Hougang Street 51, #02-14, Singapore 538719
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 2pm to 11pm, Fri 2pm to 2am, Sat-Sun 12pm to 2am
Address: 1 Selegie Road, #02-04, Singapore 188306
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 12pm to 11pm, Fri-Sun 12pm to 2am
Tel: 8222 3446
Icebar is not a halal-certified eatery.
5. Tian Wang Desserts
If you’re into mahjong, visit Tian Wang Desserts, a mahjong-themed cafe located in Jalan Besar. Tian Wang Desserts offers both hot and cold traditional Chinese desserts with a slight twist. The Mango Pomelo Sago ($4.80) uses fresh mango and puree, which come atop shaved ice for a refreshing dessert. You can also go for their Soursop Popping ($4.80), served with popping boba and real soursop fruit.
Check out our Tian Wang Desserts review!
Address: 145 Jalan Besar, Singapore 208863
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 5pm to 2am, Fri & Eve of Public Holiday 5pm to 3am, Sat-Sun & PH 3pm to 3am
Tian Wang Desserts is not a halal-certified eatery.
6. Burnt Cones
Here’s one for the Westies: Burnt Cones offers an array of desserts and brunch food till late. Pick your choice of cone ($1)—light, medium or dark—to go with your gelato. The light, which is the least burnt, has a buttery undertone, the medium is your regular waffle cone, and the dark has a slight bitterness to it. For a roasted, nutty flavour, get their Pistachio ($6) ice cream, or go for the Scamorza ($5) ice cream, which is a smoked cheese flavoured gelato with a savoury edge. Their Buttermilk Waffles ($6), said to be fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside, is another noteworthy item on the menu.
Check out our Burnt Cones review!
Address: 105 Clementi Street 12, #01-02, Singapore 120105
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am to 12am, Sat-Sun 9am to 12am
Address: 4 Marina Blvd, #01-31A, The Sail at Marina Bay, Singapore 018986
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am to 12am, Sat-Sun 10am to 12am
Tel: 9711 1097
Burnt Cones is not a halal-certified eatery, but their food contains no pork, lard, or alcohol.
7. Wan Wan Thai Cafe
Centrally located in Bencoolen, Wan Wan Thai Cafe serves up a wide variety of bingsu flavours and waffles to satisfy your supper cravings. Their Thai Milk Tea Bingsu ($10.90++) features Thai milk-tea flavoured shaved ice, topped with a scoop of Thai milk tea ice cream, and sprinkled with cookie crumbs. You can also try their chunky Kaya Toast ($8.90++) if you’re in the mood for something sweet.
Check out our Wan Wan Thai Cafe review!
Address: 127A Bencoolen Street, Singapore 189637
Opening hours: Daily 12.30pm to 3am
Tel: 6336 8812
Wan Wan Thai Cafe is not a halal-certified eatery.
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Amidst the numerous ice cream shops in Singapore, Lickers is another late-night spot perfectly suited for heartlanders to fix their sweet tooth cravings. Their ice cream goes for $3.50 for a single scoop, and $6 for double. For a classic taste, get their Classic Cheesecake and Strawberry Creme. Alternatively, you can opt for more innovative flavours such as Milo Mallow and Yakult Oreo. Top up an additional $4 to pair your ice cream with a waffle.
Address: 124 Hougang Ave 1, #01-1446, Singapore 530124
Opening hours: Tues-Thurs 1pm to 2am, Fri-Sun 12pm to 2am
Address: 6 Telok Blangah Cres, #01-422, Singapore 090006
Opening hours: Tues-Thurs 1pm to 2am, Fri-Sun 12pm to 2am
Lickers is not a halal certified eatery.
9. Gong He Guan
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Gong He Guan offers traditional desserts at affordable prices. Originating from Hong Kong, this dessert spot serves Chinese-style desserts and opens till 3:30am daily—great for those who stay up till late. Go for either the Ginger Soup Tang Yuan ($3.20) for a warm and simple dessert, or the Sesame Mix Peanut Paste ($3) if you prefer something that is rich and creamy. For a more refreshing option, try their Mango Pudding ($3.50).
Address: 217 Geylang Road, Singapore 389227
Opening hours: Daily 9:30am to 3:30am
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Oblong is another notable cafe popular among night owls for their sugar-loaded waffles. Their a la carte buttermilk waffles start from $5.70, with premium ice cream flavours such as Cookies and Cream ($6.70) and supreme flavours including S’mores ($7.70). If you’re spoilt for choice, we highly recommend going for the Classic Red Velvet Waffle Combo ($11) or Supreme Strawberry Shortcake Waffle Combo ($13) that comes with an additional scoop of ice cream, and a drink.
Address: 10 Maju Avenue, Singapore 556688
Opening hours: Sun-Wed 1pm to 11pm, Fri-Sat 11pm to 1am
Tel: 8367 4171
11. Desserts First
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Durian lovers will enjoy what Dessert First has to offer. The Durian Snow Ice ($9.50) is made with real durian flesh, and is topped with durian cream as a final touch. If you’re not a fan of durian, they also have Mango Snow Ice ($8.50), filled with mango flesh and puree. For a more traditional Chinese dessert, go for Cheng Tng ($4.80) or Gingko Barley ($4.50).
Address: 8 Liang Seah Street, #01-04, Singapore 189029
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 12:30pm to 12:30am, Fri-Sat 12:30pm to 1:30am, Sun 12pm to 12:30am
Desserts First is not a halal-certified eatery.
12. Hay Gelato
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When it comes to unique gelato, Hay Gelato is a place not to be missed. Unlike the usual, rounded scoop, here they made a slight dent at the top to sprinkle a complimentary topping of your choice. Start with a classic flavour such as Roasted Pistachio ($4.20), or go for their signature Smoked Hay ($5.20), infused with real smoked hay for an extra depth of flavour. You can also pair your gelato with their waffle ($5.50).
Address: 136 Bedok North Avenue 3, #01-148, Singapore 460136
Opening hours: Tues-Sun 1pm to 2am
Tel: 9663 4254
Hay Gelato is not a halal-certified eatery.
13. Haute and Cauld
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Haute and Cauld is one Eastside hot spot among dessert lovers. A single scoop of ice cream is priced at $3.80, while double scoops go for $7. They have three flavours of waffles—buttermilk, red velvet, and charcoal. Get their Combo A ($10.90), which consists of a waffle and a scoop of ice cream of your choice. Top up an additional $1 for a premium ice cream flavour.
Address: 740 Bedok Reservoir Rd, #01-3179, Singapore 470740
Opening hours: Mon, Wed-Fri 2pm to 2am, Tues 6pm to 2am, Sat-Sun 12pm to 2am
Tel: 8498 2982
Haute and Cauld is not a halal-certified eatery.
Fix your midnight sweet cravings
Satisfy your late-night cravings by indulging in some sweet treats. There’s always an extra stomach for desserts, and if you’re in need of that sugar fix, keep a list of these places!
Featured image adapted from @pingguo301’s post.