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2 Handy Road
#01-08 The Cathay
Singapore 229233

Tuesday:
01:00pm - 10:30pm

Wednesday:
01:00pm - 10:30pm

Thursday:
01:00pm - 10:30pm

Friday:
01:00pm - 10:30pm

Saturday:
01:00pm - 10:30pm

Sunday:
01:00pm - 10:30pm

Monday:
01:00pm - 10:30pm

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~$10/pax

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Finally tried Matcha-ya! The hojicha soft serve is rich in taste and very creamy.

Anniversary special 4-in-1 soft serve. My favourite flavour is the Kurogoma (black sesame). 😋😋😋

Matchaya's (@matchayasg) soft serve is the elixir after walking in this sweltering weather. The robust tea flavours of matcha and houjicha work perfectly together. Matchaya never fails to impress me with the perfect velvety textures and creaminess of its soft serves, making my visits becoming a regular routine. 😄

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Anniversary Special: Mixed Softserve of Hokkaido milk, Matcha, Houjicha and Kurogoma. All goodness in one cup for $8.00. Limited to 30 portions per day at The Cathay outlet only. Personal preferences were the stronger flavours of Houjicha and Kurogoma.
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Together with the softserve, we also enjoyed the Shiratama, Matcha and Kinako Warabi Mochi (made with 100% Bracken Starch) with sweet Kuromitsu Sauce. Love the soft, jellied mochi... So good! Thank you Boss Kevin.
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Not forgetting to mention the Nama choco. Now they have the assorted flavours’ box which comes with the 5th flavour, White Chocolate Matcha!! Nomnomnom...
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Address:
Matchaya 抹茶屋
The Cathay, Unit 01-08
Daily 1pm - 10pm
Fri/Sat till 10.30pm 🚇 Nearest MRT Station: NS24/NE6/CC1 Dhoby Ghaut

Matcha Softserve ($5.90)'s taste quite sweet and refreshing during hot weather 🌥.

Available only till end of March and exclusively at the Cathay outlet, this 4-in-1 softserve is the perfect solution when you are spoilt for choices. A combination of kurogoma (black sesame), houjicha, matcha and Hokkaido milk, I opted for less black sesame and more houjicha instead due to personal preference. Portion is the same as the upsized one, hence do grab a friend to share this with you, unless you have a fetish for desserts like me 😉. Okay I actually got a friend to share this with me due to my loathe for black sesame but otherwise, I would gladly indulge in this all by myself😌. The softserve remains smooth, creamy and thick without melting too fast even though I took quite long for the shots 🙊. My personal favourite would be the houjicha, with its intense lingering roasted aroma that stood out against the matcha and Hokkaido milk on top of it. As for black sesame, I wouldn’t be able to give my comment since I am an anti-fan of it but according to my dining partner, it was her favourite flavour among all! The only question is, where’s my cat tongue biscuit?😿 [PS: Its not included in the softserve by default but I certainly do wish it would be as it’s one of my favourite topping actually!] .
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Expect past favorites and mainstays such as the Hokkaido Milk, Matcha, Houjicha and Kurogoma soft serve, all in a single cup. No more headache as you can now have all of them at once!
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Matchaya
Address: 2, Handy Road, The Cathay, Unit 01-08, Singapore 229233

Anniversary Soft serve 🍦
Matchaya Swirl - Hokkadio Milk (北海道牛乳), Signature Uji Matcha (抹茶), Houjicha (ほうじ茶) and Kurogoma (黒ゴマ)
S$8 for upsize version at @MatchayaSg
Limited to 30 servings daily at The Cathay outlet.
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Matchaya 抹茶屋
Address 🏠 : 2 Handy Road, # 01-08 The Cathay, Singapore 🇸🇬 229 233
Open 💈 :
Sun - Thu : 1pm - 10pm
Fri - Sat : 1pm - 10.30pm
Website 🌐 : http://www.matchaya.sg
MRT 🚇 : Dhoby Ghaut (NS24/ NE6/ CC1)

We all know that Matchaya has four regular flavours, but sometimes even just four can be tough to choose from!

So the team at this quality softserve store has got the ultimate solution for all the indecisive: a FOUR-TIERED Anniversary Softserve ($8)?! Yep, four!

From top to bottom, you get Hokkaido Milk, Matcha, Houjicha and Kurogoma all in a single cup! The size might be deceiving but it is a HUGE portion so either come with a very empty stomach or have a few friends tag along to share! 😁

Overheard a comment that this cup looks like army camouflage. (I guess it does blend well with vegetation in the 1st pic 😂). 🔸
Don’t be fooled by the layers of army camouflage colours though. You finally get to enjoy all four flavours in a single cup, digging in first to the delicate fragrance of Hokkaido milk, before diving into the potent matcha and hojicha flavours and finally ending with the lingering taste of goma. Glad to sample a variety of flavours in a single seating!

Opted for the matcha set, which much to my pleasant surprise, came with a charcoal swissroll embedded with matcha flavoured cream instead of a a matcha flavoured cake which I was expecting. The set also comprises of shiratama (with kuromitsu sauce), matcha warabi mochi, matcha softserve (comprising of toasted rice puffs within for an additional crunch factor) and hot ichiban tea. IMO the swiss roll would have fared better if it was less dry and fluffier, with a more distinct matcha flavour in the smooth cream filling as it was barely detectable. Nevertheless, I still enjoyed the remaining components, typically the softserve (as usual) with its distinct earthy flavour and fragrance, along with a pleasant lingering albeit subtle bitter undertone. Even my dining partner who’s usually not a fan of matcha enjoyed it! ✨ The matcha warabi mochi is soft, chewy, adorned with an exterior coating of matcha powder that enhanced its umami, earthy flavour. The ichiban tea served as a great palate cleanser and detoxifying agent, a clear Japanese green tea tea with a subtle umami note. Complimentary hot water refill is also provided upon request. Wonder if all Swiss roll for the sets are charcoal flavoured? 🤔 Perhaps I shall try the houjicha one next? 😉
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Swipe to the end to view the various components that constitute this fondue set! ✨ The houjicha fondue is pre heated before serving, a thick and creamy paste that was a tad too sweet for my liking, with only a subtle characteristic roasted flavour. Would have preferred if the texture of the fondue was less viscous as well and perhaps served warm instead of lukewarm 😌. The set also comes with the langue de chat (cat tongue’s biscuit) which the staff have missed out for my order. My favourite component is no doubt the houjciha softserve that’s smooth, creamy with a distinct, lingering roasted flavour and aroma. The nama chocolates comes in 2 different flavours: original raw dark chocolate and houjciha. Great when eaten in silo, with a dark, bittersweet flavour profile that melts in the mouth 💖. Though I would also wish there’s still the fudgy, decadent brownies provided in the set... An optional cup of hot milk is also provided at the end for you to mix into your remaining fondue and create your own “houjicha latte”. .
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Intense sesame flavor with strong milky aftertaste. Smooth, thick and hearty dessert. Love the butter cookie that gave it some crunch. Great for sharing with at least one other (had trouble finishing at the end). I would probably get add ons for crunch and texture next time. Our group tried all 4 soft serve flavors and my favorite was Matcha! (Duh, since it’s matchaya) The cathay outlet had some seats and we got a nice comfortable space for our group of 6! 4😋 #latergram #sesamesoftserve #drklingeats #burpplesg

"Shiratama" means glutinous rice balls. I took some time to place my order (matcha parfait $8.90 + $1 for additional soft serve flavour) because there were so many choices on the menu. The matcha soft serve had a slight bitterness and it goes well with the additional sweet Hokkaido milk soft serve topping.

When the whole room could unanimously name the winner of Burrple hot 100 dessert list- you know the establishment has done things right. Tried the above that were benchmarks for good matcha in Singapore- my iced matcha milk was worth my 4.90 splurge for a liquified version of the bittersweet matcha soft serve.

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