Orchard dessert spots for a sweet treat after dinner
No matter how stuffed I am, there will always be room in my tummy for desserts. Sugar gets me going, and desserts are something I can’t live without. Dining in town can get taxing on the wallet, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up on your favorite sweet treats. Here are 10 dessert places that’ll quell your cravings for less than $10.
1. eyescream and friends
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Opened by a pair of young entrepreneurs from Barcelona, eyescream and friends serves up shaved gelato with a cute and quirky concept. The gelato comes in a variety of flavours including Vanilla, Chocolate, Cheesecake, Mango, and Wildberry Yoghurt. A Complete Pack ($6.50) comes with your flavour of choice adorned with two sugar candy “eyes” and two toppings. There’s also a simple Eyescream Bowl ($4.90) on the menu, which offers just the shaved gelato and “eyes”.
2. Kiss The Tiramisu
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Kiss The Tiramisu is a soft serve chain from South Korea that opened in Orchard Gateway last year. Their popular Original Tiramisu Ice Cream ($6.90) combines tiramisu with soft serve, and is served in an Instagram-worthy, gold-rimmed disposable wine cup. It is made with layers of creamy mascarpone cheese, soft serve, cookie bits, and coffee liquor. It also comes in Strawberry ($6.90), Chocolate ($6.90), and Matcha ($6.90) flavours.
Address: 277 Orchard Road, #01-15, Orchard Gateway, Singapore 238858
Opening hours: Sun-Thur 12pm to 10pm, Fri-Sat 12pm to 10:30pm
3. Magnum Pleasure Store
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Magnum’s just opened a permanent Magnum Pleasure Store at ION Orchard, and it’s got customisable Magnum bars and a range of drinks. Come up with your very own Make My Magnum creation ($8 with three toppings) by dipping the ice-cream bar into your chocolate of choice before picking from a selection of 18 toppings including dried rose petals and golden flakes of almond. For a pick-me-up, they have five types of coffee available: M Espresso, Magnum Mocha, Magnum Black, Magnum Affogato, and Magnumccino. These are made with beans that’ve been infused with Magnum chocolate, and prices start at $5 for a cup.
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Address: 2 Orchard Turn, #B2-07, ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
4. Pablo Cheese Tart
Pablo has arrived in Singapore, and you can find them at level 1 of Wisma Atria. Their Original Cheese ($15) is 15cm in diameter, so it’s better to come with a group of friends. If you’re with bae alone, you can go for a slice of it, along with coffee or tea, at $9.50. They’ve also got Mini Cheese Tarts ($3.50 each) that feature the same fluffy filling packed in a sturdier crust. Soft serve fans, be sure to check out their Cheese Soft Serve Ice Cream ($3.90) as well!
Check out our full review of Pablo Cheese Tart!
Address: 435 Orchard Road, #01-02/03/37-41, Wisma Atria, Singapore 238877
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
Tel: 6835 9269
5. Small Potatoes Ice Creamery
Small Potatoes Ice Creamery specialises in Japanese purple potatoes and Himalayan sea salt soft serves. Their Mixed Ice Cream Cone ($5.50) comes swirled with both flavours, while their Small Potato Party ($9.50) features purple potato soft serve topped with dango, Japanese crispy rice, purple potato sticks, and more. You can also bring some ice-cream home with their Mini Takeaway Cups ($4 each, $3.50 each for two or more).
Check out our full review of Small Potatoes Ice Creamery!
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Coffeesmith is a new Korean cafe at Orchard Gateway, and it offers quite a variety of desserts and drinks. Satiate your sweet tooth with treats such as Sunday Brownie ($8.50), and sliced cakes such as Sea Salt Caramel ($7.90) and French Vanilla Mille Crepe ($7.90). They open till 3am on most days, and all day on Fridays and Saturdays, so KIV this place for those late-night hangouts!
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Address: 277 Orchard Road, #01-09A, Orchard Gateway, Singapore 238858
Opening hours: Sun-Thur 8am to 3am, Fri-Sat 24 hours
Tel: 8399 7900
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Chimney brings a Hungarian pastry, kürtőskalács, to Singapore’s shores. Made with a dough that’s wrapped around a cylindrical cone, it comes in both sweet and savoury flavours. Prices start at $3 for the sweet ones such as cinnamon sugar, and $3.50 for savoury cones. For a more indulgent treat, top it up with soft serve at $1.50 more!
Address: 2 Orchard Link, #02-02, *SCAPE, Singapore 237978
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm to 9pm, Sat-Sun 12pm to 10pm
Tel: 9478 3164
There’s always room for dessert
From indulgent cake slices to sweet soft serves, these desserts make for excellent afternoon pick-me-ups or post-meal treats. For those with a sweet tooth, check out other affordable soft serve ice cream desserts or Insta-worthy ice cream desserts around Singapore!