I remember covering Gelatolabo at Cavan Road (Jalan Besar) at the start of “Phase 2”.
In a blink of an eye, the gelato specialist has opened two more shops – one at Faber Drive and another at Mohamed Sultan Road.
This third store is also in collaboration with GLASS Roasters, so you get the best of both worlds at one place.
The gelato shop is known for churning out small batches in interesting flavours, and use only fresh fruits and source for local and organic ingredients where possible.
What you get include rotating flavours like Yamanashi Peach & Lemongrass, Madagascan Vanilla, Fuji Apple Pie & Cinnamon, Sakura Smoke, Artichoke & Pear Compote, Colombian Cold Brew & Cookie Butter Bits, Watermelon, Mint & Chia Seeds, Navel Orange & White Chrysanthemum Flower, Lychee Raspberry & Rose, and Kyoto Shiso & Yuzu Jelly.
A premium flavour goes for $5, Gourmet for $6 (ah, there are no ‘basic’ flavours), with a lavender cone at $1.20 extra.
The cone fitted better with a more floral flavour such as the Lychee, Raspberry & Rose, which by the way had a creamy more than sorbet-like texture.
This time I had the Fresh Tokyo Mochi Waffles (additional $6.60) which is again not so commonly seen in Singapore.
Made with nippon flour and mochi, this had a delightful crisp and a slight-sticky and soft inside.
While I initially thought this could have been pretty filling, it was overall not too dense or thick, and paired well with the lightly-flavoured gelato.
The Persimmon & Lemon Jelly had the distinct taste of the fruit, almost reminding you of a tangy-mango but came with its richly sweet quality.
Good stuff, but I would be even happier if the sugar level was slightly lowered down.
As for coffee, it was made using a single origin from Columbia, with the coffee beans roasted in-house.
This place should pack in the crowd pretty soon.
Gelatolabo – Mohamed Sultan
18 Mohamed Sultan Road, 01-01, Singapore 238967
Opening Hours: 1pm – 10pm (Mon – Thurs), 12pm – 10:30pm (Fri – Sun)
Gelatolabo – West Coast
108 Faber Drive, Singapore 129418
Opening Hours: 1pm – 10pm (Mon – Tues, Thurs), 1pm – 10:30pm (Fri – Sun), Closed Wed
Gelatolabo – Jalan Besar
11 Cavan Road #01-09, Singapore 209848
Opening Hours: 1pm – 10pm (Mon, Tue, Thurs), 1pm – 10:30pm (Fri – Sun), Closed Wed
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