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5 Must-Visit Dessert Places in the Metro

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Top Dessert Places in the Metro

Time to explore the overly tempting desserts in the Metro, because who doesn’t want their desserts after meal, right?

From pastries, ice creams, chocolates, and Pinoy sweets, here are some neighborhood gems to discover near you!

Bono Gelato

Gelato Cookie in Bono Gelato. Photo via Facebook page.
Gelato Cookie in Bono Gelato. Photo via Facebook page.

Have yourself a post-dinner gelato treat here at Bono Gelato. At this gelato shop, people can get to taste inventive flavors such as Lemon Basil, Cereal and Milk, Lavender, Chocolate Peperoncino, Mango Sake, and Blueberry and Goat Cheese to name a few.

What differs gelato from ice cream is that it is creamier, silkier, and has less butterfat.

Bono Gelato established itself as Manila’s Top Gelateria, offering only the best ice cream and gelato the Italian way. They make sure to use only fresh, all-natural flavor meaning no preservatives, and premium quality ingredients in every scoop.

When you wish to add more toppings, just pay an additional Php 20. Also, for Php 200, you can make your own Brownie Sundae. Not only that, Bono Gelato also has Gelato Cookies, Php 95 for Solo and Php 550 for a pack of 6.

Café Seolhwa

Korean desserts at Cafe Seolhwa.
Korean desserts at Cafe Seolhwa.

Take in a mouthful of K-Sweets at Café Seolhwa! This café specializes in bingsu, or shaved ice which is a really popular dessert in Korea.

Beyond Korean drama and Kpop music, even Korean cuisine are having a visible presence in our dining scene, which includes Café Seolhwa. Aside from bingsu, they also have croissants, fusion toasts, pancakes, sandwiches, and coffees too!

What’s amazing about bingsu it that it is full of colors and textures which will definitely satisfy our gustatory satisfaction. Price ranges from Php 170 to Php 320 and is good for sharing.

You can find Café Seolhwa at BGC, BF Homes Paranaque, Santa Rosa Laguna, and Alabang Town Center.

Churreria La Lola

Tasty and colorful churros in La Lola.
Tasty and colorful churros in La Lola.

Treat yourself with irresistible churros at Churreria La Lola. This snack slash dessert is perfect as an alternative for popcorn or just strolling around the mall.

Churros is basically a fried dough pastry and dipped in chocolate. Here in La Lola, churros are made with the freshest ingredients and fried in 100% olive oil.

There are various multi-colored churros here in La Lola like the Signature Choco, Dark Choco, Butterscotch Choco, White Choco, and Matcha Choco. You should also try their Xuxo in different flavors such as Nutella, Dulce De Leche, Banoffee, and Banana Nutella.

Not only that! You can also savor some unbelievably delicious ice cream sandwiches which you can’t find in other dessert places.

You can find them at the following branches: U.P. Town Center, SM Megamall, SM City North EDSA, SM Mall of Asia, Robinsons Manila, Uptown Manila, Robinsons Magnolia, SM City Cebu, SM City East Ortigas, and Glorietta 4.

Hello Kitty Café

Hello Kitty themed-cheesecake in Hello Kitty Cafe.
Hello Kitty themed-cheesecake in Hello Kitty Cafe.

Inspired by the fictional character itself, there is now a dessert place where fans and collectors of Helly Kitty can unite and munch on mouthwatering desserts.

Hello City Café offers themed meals, drinks, desserts, and pastries. Located at the 3rd floor of Uptown Mall in Uptown Bonifacio, this café is the first of its kind, and definitely is Instagram-worthy.

Some desserts to try which are served in solo include L’Opera cake, Mango Charlotte, Chocolate Tart, and Cheese Tart. They also have profiteroles, biskies, and eclairs for more sweet options. Aside from desserts, Hello Kitty Café offers impressive French entrees, pastas, and other comfort food.

So skip the usual dessert and try visiting there today!

The Lost Bread

One the bestselling desserts in The Lost Bread.
One the bestselling desserts in The Lost Bread.

If you are around Quezon City, try something extraordinary at The Lost Bread. They take pride in offering French toasts and milkshakes, and is really a popular dessert place in Maginhawa’s StrEAT Fod Park.

To makes it even sweeter, try the cake shakes in flavors of The Carnival (Php 180), Doughfee (Php 180), and Nut Interested (Php 170). These shakes are topped with cotton candy, popcorn, and donuts!

The Lost Bread also offer soft-served cones which ranges from Php 85 to Php 95.

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Written by Denise Alyssa G. Villamar

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