- Cafe Insadong
Serving up generous bowls of Bingsu at affordable prices, Cafe Insadong is a cosy cafe tucked in bustling Chinatown where only true Bingsu connoisseurs know to seek out. They go there for authentic, artfully presented bowls like the mango one shown here. Be sure to try their very popular sweet potato Bingsu if you visit.
Cafe Insadong is at: 279 South Bridge Road, Tel: 8533 2003
2. Ice Lab
One of the hippest Bingsu joints in town, Ice Lab – opened by Korean comedian/actor Shin Jung-Hwan – lets you feel like you just stepped into a K-drama cafe. Korean boys in white caps and coats serve up frosty bowls which provide a sweet, cooling relief after a tiring day shopping on the streets of Orchard Road. We highly recommend the superb Chocolate Bingsu.
Ice Lab is located at: 1st floor Orchard Shopping Centre
3. O’ma Spoon
Known for its nice selections of milk-based Bingsu, this cafe also has some amazing toast creations to try. Even though the Bingsu here tastes not as sweet as those from some other places, it still has a rich, creamy smoothness to each spoonful. Try the Injeolmi Bingsu, which is epic with a mountain of soy bean powder.
O’ma Spoon is at: #04-20/32, 313 @ Somerset, 313 Orchard Road.
Many consider this place as one of the best for authentic Bingsu. Whether you agree or not, you must agree that the Snow White, a heavenly treat with white chocolate and cheese plus biscuit bits, is something out of this world. For those not so adventurous, go for the Mixed Berries or Black Sesame which are just as good.
Nunsongyee is located at: #01-04, 45 Burghley Drive
5. Nunsaram Korean Dessert Cafe
Another place popular with Bingsu lovers, Nunsaram (which means “Snowman” in Korean”) has a wide selection of flavours served in generous portions and at fairly reasonable prices. The Matcha is delicious!
Nunsaram Korean Dessert Cafe is located at: #05-51/52 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road.
6. Bing Go Jung Dessert House
Being one of the first few Korean dessert stores in Singapore, Bing Go Jung is the place to go if you want the most authentic taste. You get all the traditional flavours here and the prices are very affordable.
Bing Go Jung Dessert House is located at: Bt Timah Plaza, 1 Jalan Anak Bukit
7. Snowy Village
How cute is this Bingsu? The desserts here are definitely Insta-worthy and you’ll find yourself snapping many photos before you tuck into the smooth and sweet ice shavings.
Snowy Village is located at: 120A Prinsep Street
Photo: @snowy_village / @peggywpq
8. Snowman Desserts
Great flavour selections and amazing presentation. The Melon Bingsu is one of the must-tries here. The balls of rock melon are really refreshing and coupled with the Korean soft serve ice-cream in the middle makes this truly memorable.
Snowman Desserts is located at #02-04 NEX, 23 Serangoon Central.