By Vestigo Macau
Photography: Amy Wong / Shuttle Stock
Sun’s beating down real hard already and we’re barely in July! Don’t worry, we’ve got the perfect list of cafes and spots in Macau to linger in so you can cool down with a cold brew coffee and some sweet treats.
When it comes to a beautiful café, it is hard not to mention Cha Bei. Dreamily covered in blooming flowers and pastel colours, Cha Bei is every girl’s dream destination for an afternoon of tea sipping and cake tasting. You also should try their seasonal menus – this season featuring mouth-watering pastry and pasta.
Address: Shop 1047, 1.F, The Promenade at Galaxy Macau, Taipa
Photography / Contact: https://www.facebook.com/ChaBeiTeaCup/
Antica Trattoria POP UP in Carmo Market
It’s a great pleasure to have a cold drink or a beer in the sweltering summer heat. If you are a fan of cocktails - BRUNO, president of the Macau Bartender Association, will concoct (alcohol or non-alcoholic) drinks to starve off the sweat and keep you happy. There will be children’s art workshop and a POP UP outdoor restaurant (famous classic Italian restaurant) offering Portuguese-style snacks such as sweet shrimp balls with garlic and pork chop buns.
Address: Antica Trattoria POP UP in CARMO MARKET (TAIPA)
Date: July 13th to September 8th (2PM-8PM)
Common Table has everything a foodie wants. Think beautiful cakes, freshly baked bread and pastries, a comforting menu of pastas and salads, as well as a grocery store that sells healthy and delicious imported snacks and drinks.
Address: Shop A, 349-365, Avenida de Guimaraes, Nova City, Taipa
Photography/ Contact: https://www.facebook.com/commontablemacau/
As soon as the temperature rises in the summer, you can find local Macanese yearning for their favourite iced milk tea (HK -styled), iced coffee and iced lemon tea. These “ three treasures” by Gathering will quest your thirst and cravings to beat the summer heat. Gathering is a take-away beverage shop founded by local Macanese, thus the authenticity of local Macau flavour and ingredients used are preservative-free and carefully selected. There are 11 outlets in Macau, there is always one near you!
Address: Shop AK, No.198, Son Tok Plaza, Rua da Tribuna
Photography / Contact: https://www.facebook.com/Gathering.mo/
Mok Yei Kei
Much like marmite, durian is a fruit that needs an acquired taste. But for those who has acquired a taste for this exotic fruit will find an appreciation for Mok Yei Kei’s D24 or Mustang durian ice cream. Founded in 1954, this local brand located in Taipa village is also known for its coconut ice cream, sawdust pudding and agar offerings that is named in the Michelin guide.
Address: 9A, Rua do Cunha, Taipa, Macau
Phone: +853 6669 5194
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