Filed in best chocolate bars | July 19, 2017
Truffs is a little chocolate bar and art space along Telok Ayer Street in Chinatown. You would probably have mistaken it for a small gallery for its hand-crafted furniture sets, art works, and modern interior décor at first, but the aromatic scent of cocoa would snap you back to the reality that it’s a chocolate bar, indeed. If you are looking for artisanal, freshly made chocolate truffles, cakes and tarts, you’ve come to the right place.
- Simple menu for everything to be perfect: The menu may look too straightforward for an exploring foodie, but you will appreciate that there are limited options so you won’t get confused. Gourmet chocolate tarts, cakes, and truffles are made with the finest ingredients from France, just right for a quick fix.
- Truffles are the stars of the show: The hand-crafted truffles are what make the place famous and people drool over. Each truffle is divine as the rich chocolate ganache is coated with the finest cocoa powder. And what make truffles from this shop even better is its different sweetness levels, set by the percentage of dark chocolate (55%, 66% and 70%) in each sweet ball.
- Worth-a-try Earl Grey Chocolate Tart: For the fans of chocolate tart and earl grey tea, now is the perfect time to have your hands on the finest treat available on this island. Truffs’ rich and solid rendition won’t disappoint, even just by looking at it in photos. The tart tastes heavenly with its chocolate fudge consistency, mousse, and crispy wafer on its base.
- Quiet location, sip the stress away with a cup of hot chocolate: Many customers love it here because of its strategic location at a shop house along Telok Ayer. It is a safe haven for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the central business district.
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The menu is simple with a few French-inspired desserts such as tarts, cakes, and truffles. Alternatively, this also suggests how the chef-owner, Teng Ei Liang, wanted to emphasize quality over quantity. Therefore, you will only get the finest chocolates and pastries possible. Other things to look forward to having at Truffs include the gourmet tea, local coffee roasts, and signature chocolate drinks.
– Signature Hot Chocolate
– Chocolate Truffles
– Chocolate Cake
Truffs sports a modern and chic design overall, but hints of simplicity remains intact in its white walls, wooden stools, and wooden flooring. The natural light reaching across the room gives off a relaxing vibe to the bar and it feels like finishing chapters of your favourite book in one-seating.
Sliced cakes: S$7.50 – S$11.00
Truffles: S$35 (box of 9), S$60 (box of 18)