5 perk-you-up sweet treats in the neighbourhood of Aljunied
Nothing beats having a midday thirst quencher or a delectable tinge of sweetness to end your meals. In the vicinity of Sims Urban Oasis, there is a diverse range of dessert options which one can treat themselves to. Complement your family bonding plans with these 5 sweet treats and be on your way to becoming a happier and a better human being!
Nine Fresh Desserts
7 minutes’ drive / 19 minutes’ walk from Sims Urban Oasis
Being a local brand that specialises in Taiwanese Desserts, Nine Fresh seeks to bring the authentic Jiufen gastronomical experience into the heartlands of Singapore. Enjoy freshly made specialities like the Nine Fresh Signature & Royal Ai-yu Jelly and be pleasantly spoilt by their extensive range of toppings complemented with just the right amount of sweetness. Get your bowl of grass jelly or beancurd served at affordable prices and cool down from the immense heat our tropical climate offers.
Paya Lebar Square, #01-49 Singapore 409051
Opening hours: 11am-10pm
Avg. Price: $3
Milk & Honey - Artisan Yogurt & Dessert Bar
9 minutes’ drive from Sims Urban Oasis
Of froyos with fresh fruits and sauces, Milk & Honey stands out with its rich and creamy frozen yogurt base as well as their tantalising homemade toppings. Add value to the appearance and enhance the taste of your yogurt parfaits with exclusive toppings like macarons, brownies and honey jello. You can choose to spice up your Instagram profile with Milk & Honey’s stellar aesthetics alongside other enthusiastic Instagrammers or capture delightful memories alongside your loved ones. Take a short drive after dinner to enjoy this palate cleanser packed with probiotics and high calcium content now!
OneKM, #01-63/64 Singapore 437157
11am - 12am (Friday & Saturday)
11am - 10pm (Sunday to Thursday)
Avg. Price: $8
Nom Bistro Bakery Cafe
7 minutes’ drive and 15 minutes’ walk from Sims Urban Oasis
Unique for its setting within a community club, Nom Bistro & Bakery is a simple cafe that serves homemade fare (and extremely photogenic cakes) at inexpensive prices. An acronym for 'No Other Meaning', Nom offers a standard repertoire of main courses such as Fish & Chips and burgers. The cafe is most famously known on social media for their rainbow cakes which are available in Oreo, salted caramel and chocolate flavours. Add colour to your dessert plate and instagram these photogenic cakes!
400 Kallang-Paya Lebar Way, Macpherson Community Club Level 1, 379131
Opening hours: 11am – 11pm
Avg. Price: $8
Sweet Garden Dessert Cafe
10 minutes’ drive and 15 minutes’ walk from Sims Urban Oasis
Over the last few years, cafes have sprung up all over Singapore, providing cafe-hoppers with tons of locations to explore. Sweet Garden Dessert Cafe is furnished with a homely decor, specialising in sweet fixes like The Loved Banana Flambe with Grand Marnier and its pineapple crumble. Apart from their renowned sweets, they recently expanded their menu to incorporate savoury bites. One of their signatures would be the Happy Family Cheese Bread made out of mozzarella cheese. Dig into these deliciously soft pillows of goodness served at just-the-right size accompanied with a dash of sea salt. This is a definitely a dish that kids would enjoy. Additionally, Sweet Garden is an ideal place for families with young children to spend their afternoons as there is complimentary wi-fi and a mini-playground for the young ones. Enjoy sweet treats while being connected to the world as your kids are entertained and having fun. Doesn’t that sound like a perfect way to spend your weekend afternoon?
32 Cassia Crescent #01-50 Singapore 390032
Opening hours: 1pm-11pm (Everyday except Thursdays)
Avg. Price: $15
BING GO JUNG Korean Dessert House
8 minutes’ drive and 15 minutes’ walk from Sims Urban Oasis
Combat the sweltering heat with Korean shaved ice served with sauces and toppings of your choice at Bing Go Jung Dessert House. This Patbingsu place has been said to be serving authentic flavors comparable to the ones from its motherland. Apart from its famous Injeolmi and Devil’s Bingsu, it serves chewy waffles, toasts and pancakes to cater to different preferences. Be surprised at how generous they are with their toppings and immerse yourself in their distinctively Korean decor. Grab a few of your best buds and indulge in the experience while your taste buds transport you a step closer to Korea.
102 Guillemard Road #01-01, Singapore 399719
Opening hours: 12pm-11pm
Avg. Price: $10