Suzette – Lola’s Café Opens A Dessert Café At Esplanade
Being a good sister of Lola’s (at Kovan), Suzette specialises in bakes and pastries instead of her sister’s focus on brunch food.
Her location is right in front of the Esplanade Amphitheatre along the Singapore River, where you can experience the breeze and occasional music there.
By the way, Pokemon Masters will be thrilled at the idea of having PokeStops nearby when they are cafehopping.
Not just 1 or 2 PokeStops, but a total of 4 overlapping PokeStops with good GPS detection (very important for Pokemon hunting) and a favourite spot for Dratini lovers. #DontSayBoJio
Suzette is a creative pastry chef and she offers Cakes ($8), Tarts ($6-12), Ice Cream ($4) and Waffles.
While the selection sounds pretty usual, there are some interesting and varied flavours available.
Think dual flavoured bakes such as Lychee Rosewater cake ($8), Mango Matcha Cake ($8), White Chocolate Durian Tart ($12) and Poached Pear Cheese Tart ($8).
If you are a durian lover (like me), you won’t want to miss out on the White Chocolate Durian Tart ($12) shaped like a durian or the Esplanade (due to their location). Seriously?
The tart shell was slightly “nua” (soft), whereas the fragrant aroma of the durian with a slight tinge of sweetness from the white chocolate blended well together.
Matcha lovers would not give this Mango Matcha Cake ($8) a miss, with a layer of thick butter butter cream frosting.
The layer of mango sandwiched in between the matcha layers added a refreshing touch to the subtle matcha bitterness.
While dual flavoured cakes might sound awesome on paper, the Earl Grey Banana Cake ($8) didn’t really stand out.
Cake texture was firmer (and drier) and the chocolate cream overwhelmed that of the earl grey.
Looking for something refreshing?
Try the Suzette Iced Tea ($8), with strawberries and jelly in it.
Suzette is pretty creative with her creations and we are pretty sure it will be a hot spot to hang out in the future.
Esplanade Mall, 8 Raffles Avenue #01-13, Singapore 039802
Tel: +65 9652 5092
Opening Hours: 3pm – 10:30pm (Tues – Thurs, Sun), 3pm – 11:30pm (Fri – Sat), Closed Mon
* Written by Nicholas Tan @stormscape. Visit his instagram for all things [NEW].
January 08, 2018