New ‘glasshouse’ cafe in Tampines opens until 2am daily, serving desserts

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A new ice-cream cafe in Tampines has opened in a glasshouse-like building on June 23.

Although located at the Alps Residences, the second outlet of Around cafe remains accessible to the public.

Cafe facade and interior

The ceiling-to-floor glass facade of the cafe allows plenty of natural light in. It’s not a full glass-panelled building, though.

Photo by ZD L on Google Maps.

The interior is kept minimalistic with predominantly white furniture and walls, as well as a cement floor.

Photo by ZD L on Google Maps.

Photo by ZD L on Google Maps.

In light of the latest Covid-19 dine-in restrictions, the current seating capacity is 16.

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The cafe currently only sells desserts and drinks.

Desserts

Ice-cream is priced at S$4.20 per single scoop or S$8 for a double scoop.

Top up an additional S$1 for a cone without or without a cup.

Photo by @around_sg on Instagram.

Here are the full list of ice-cream flavours:

Cereal milk

Peppermint chocolate*

Pistachio*

Hazelnut Rocher*

Nutella

Strawberry cheesecake*

Durian*

Peanut butter and blueberries

Blueberry yoghurt

White chocolate

Matcha

Speculoos*

Salted caramel

Yakult oreo*

Cookies and cream

100% Arabica coffee

Premium flavours* come with a surcharge of S$1.

A spokesperson for the cafe told Mothership that ice-cream flavours will be rotated weekly.

There’s also waffles for S$7.90 each.

For the best of both worlds, top your waffle with a single scoop of ice-cream for S$11.90, or double scoop for S$14.90.

Top up an additional S$6 for a drink.

Photo by @around_sg on Instagram.

Photo by @around_sg on Instagram.

They also have other desserts such as cheesecakes, crepe cake, and brownie for S$7.90 each, and assorted cookies from S$4.90 to S$5.90.

For a less guilty treat, check out their S$9.90 acai bowls.

The spokesperson added that there are plans to sell croissants, bingsu, and sandwiches in the near future.

Check out the full dessert menu here:

Image by Around.

Image by Around.

Beverages

The cafe offers mocktails such as Tropical Sunrise, Floral Hibiscus, Mango Sunshine, Fizzy Apple, and Watermelon Lush for S$6.90 each.

It also has bubble tea from prices starting at S$3.90 for milk tea to S$5.90 for brown sugar milk.

Their assorted teas are priced between S$7.90 to S$8.90, with an additional surcharge of S$1 for ice.

Available both hot and cold, coffee drinks range from an espresso for S$2.90 to a hazelnut latte for S$5.50.

They also serve hot chocolate at S$4.90 while the cold version costs S$5.90.

Check out the full beverage menu here:

Image by Around.

Image by Around.

If you’re not in the area, Around has another outlet in Ang Mo Kio.

Around @ Tampines

Address: 117 Tampines Street 86, The Alps Residences, #01-51, Singapore 528538

Opening hours: 12pm to 2am, daily

Top images by ZD L on Google Maps and @around_sg on Instagram.