Hello all! Here’s a short post on one of my favourite topics: food!!
You may have already heard of Wimbly Lu, which is a modest little cafe popular for its desserts and death by chocolate. This place is only about a 7 minute drive away from my home (in the vicinity of Serangoon), so I can’t believe it took me so long to actually visit it! I went once, and knew I had to bring YZ there, because he is a huge lover of chocolate and all things sweet and sinful!
Digressing a little, I’m not too sure where the last two weeks disappeared to, because it’s apparently been two weeks since my last update.. Horrors!!! My excuse is that I was spirited away to Hong Kong Disneyland for a short getaway, and somehow had countless other things keeping me busy, thus the lack of updates. I’ve been battling the acne monster too, meh. Separate post on that next time, yah?
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Wimbly Lu is hidden in a private estate near Serangoon Avenue 3, and it’s not difficult to spot once you turn into Jalan Riang, due to the distinctive vintage Beetle parked right outside the entrance!
The place is really crowded despite its location, so I suggest heading down on weekdays so you don’t have to wait so long for a table! We went down late on a weekday night and the place was still packed D:
It’s tiny and quaint, and there’s an assortment of mismatched ornaments and knick knacks on display, which lends a very cozy and homely vibe to the cafe.
Here’s just a small portion of the desserts in the chilled display!
There are strung up lights and origami decorating the overhead beams and walls, so I think it’s especially pretty at night! 🙂
There’s a huge huge huge selection of desserts on the menu.. It’s really hard to choose from! 🙁 Prices are quite friendly as well, most items on the menu range around $5-$8!
The boyfriend! I find it unfair how men mostly look so presentable without having to put makeup on.
Nude face, but of course I still photoshopped away my blemishes 😛
Notice anything different about my brows? 😀
My favourite Waffle with Salted Caramel and Honey Cinnamon Ice Cream, drizzled with toffee sauce! One of the best waffles with ice cream I’ve tasted in my opinion! It costs $8.50 with one scoop of ice cream, but the ice cream portion isn’t very big, so I asked for an extra scoop!
The waffle is browned to a nice crisp exterior, while the insides remain soft and fluffy. It tastes SO good with their ice cream! You have got to order it with the Salted Caramel ice cream, which goes wonderfully with the toffee sauce and waffle. So far, this ranks among my top favourites for waffle with ice cream! (Other contenders include Gelare and Marble Slab, which has a surprisingly good waffle!)
We also got the Molten Lava Cake which is $6, it’s a modest serving size too, but recommended only for the chocolate lovers! I personally prefer my lava cake with a good vanilla ice cream to counter the heaviness of the chocolate but this one comes without, so I left it to YZ to finish it off.
Gooey and chocolatey! It’s not too sweet, but extremely extremely rich and heavy.
I’ve also tried the Root Beer Cake with Vanilla Ice Cream ($6) previously which I like better than the Molten Lava Cake, It’s a very moist cake with a tinge of root beer, and is very popular as well! Next on my list will be the Sticky Date Pudding , Bread and Butter Pudding, and Apple Pie! (As you might realise, I’m not such a huge fan of chocolate desserts, though I do like my chocolate!)
Wimbly Lu is definitely worth a visit for the desserts if you live in the vicinity, and I like it that the prices are affordable too! My only gripe is that the tables are all crammed together a little too close for comfort, so if you’re looking for a quiet and intimate place where you can converse in privacy, Wimbly Lu isn’t the place you want. For me, the waffle with ice cream is really the main attraction! I’ll be back just for that to-die-for waffle with salted caramel ice cream!
Wimbly Lu is located at:
15-2 Jalan Riang
Tue – Fri: 12:00 – 22:30
Sat – Sun: 09:00 – 23:00
TGIF! 🙂 I’m currently sifting through the huge amount of photos we took in Hong Kong Disneyland and I can’t wait to share them soon! Heh. Will be working hard on regularly updating this space! Come back again soon okay 😀