• You’ve just finished your Sunday lunch and are thinking about how you’ve outdone yourself yet again by serving up such a delicious meal. But now your sweet tooth is nagging to be satisfied, and you’re asking yourself why you didn’t just buy that dessert you had your eye on.

    Luckily for you, Cape Town has some of the best dessert spots. Whether it’s a sugar fix, cookie craving or chocolate coma you’re after, your options are endless.


    Here are five of the best dessert spots in Cape Town for you to try:

    1. Mochi Mochi by Torii:

    Picture: Mochi Mochi by Torii

    In the mood for some Japanese-inspired desserts? Try the truffle-sized mochi dumplings in flavours such as milk tart, Turkish delight and, of course, chocolate. Mochi Mochi also serves popular Japanese-style cheesecake and deep-fried doughnuts.

    • Location: 165 Longmarket Street Cape Town

    2. Honest Chocolate:

    Picture: Honest Chocolate

    Chocolate coma, anyone? This is where you’ll get your chocolate fix; the cafe serves up chocolate indulgence in the form of truffles, tarts and cakes.

    • Location: 64A Wale Street Cape Town

    3. Cafe Chiffon:

    Picture: Cafe Chiffon

    It’s almost too pretty to gobble up. This Asian-inspired dessert and cake boutique serves up the prettiest bite-sized desserts, from exquisitely delicious chiffon cake to Parisian-style macaroons.

    • Location: Old Cape Quarter, 72 De Waterkant Street, Green Point

    4. The Dairy Den:

    Picture: The Dairy Den

    “There are no problems a donut can’t solve” – the Dairy Den knows this to be true. The family-run dessert spot serves up some of the best donuts you’ll find in the Mother City, along with milkshakes and those soft serve ice creams of yesteryear.

    • Location: 148 Main Road, Sea Point and Kenilworth Centre, Kenilworth

    5. Moro Gelato:

    Picture: Moro Gelato

    Moro Gelato makes traditional Italian gelato and sorbetti in every flavour imaginable, from lemon meringue to white mint choc chip, and everything in between.

    • Location: Green Point / Sea Point / Cape Town and Stellenbosch

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    Feature image: Oleksandr Sytnyk via Getty Images

    Written by Adrienne Bredeveldt for Cape {town} Etc.