Venchi Singapore – Rich, Chocolatey Italian Gelato at Takashimaya Basement
Venchi needs little introduction, and the Venchi Gelato is one way you can taste the flavours of Italy. That dense creaminess that lingers on the tongue. Woohoo.
So yes, we finally can get some real Venchi Gelato at Takashimaya basement. It is very near Godiva which is popular for their chocolate softserve.
Dang, dang dang… Time to bring on the competition.
There is another Venchi at Robinsons under Le Chocolatier, but this is a shop all on its own.
Venchi’s gelato… made using no industrial bases, natural ingredients, fresh dairy creamy, quality ingredients, IGP-certified Piedmont hazelnuts, and their famed chocolates.
3 sizes are available, priced at $5.90, $7.50 and $8.90. Additional toppings such as Whipped Cream, Grains and Chocolate Spread are at $1 each. However, when I asked, response was ”Dunch have. No more”
Choose from the 10 gelato flavours including Cuor Di Cacao, Hazelnut, Pistachio, Azteco, Cremino Venchi, and Vanilla.
My Italian tour guide once told me how to spot a good gelato shop
– Gelatos are supposedly stored better and fresher within those metal containers
– If gelatos are piled up like small mountains, nope, they are not as fresh.
– If the colours are bright and artificial, nope, no good as well.
– If the shop offers genuine nocciola (hazelnut) flavours, go for it.
I had a Chocolate and Pistachio, two of my favourite flavours. One was richly seductive and could also cause a high, the other just pleasurable. You can guess which is which.
Takashimaya Basement 2, 391 Orchard Road, Singapore 238873
Opening Hours: 10am – 10pm
March 28, 2017