The Hideout – Blk 32 Cassia Crescent (Closed)

(The Hideout has since ceased operations with Sweet Garden Dessert House taking over the former premises of The Hideout.)

Old Airport Road has recently been a hotspot for cafes to open, with Brawn & Brains opening at Guillemard Road and Maple & Market at Cassia Crescent last year and Tian Kee & Co at Dakota Crescent within the past week.

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The Hideout is just in between of the above-mentioned two, situated at Cassia Crescent. A mere four days old when we visited, it is already been flooded with patrons who are there to try their cakes and Buttermilk Waffles with ice-cream. For beverages, they serve tea and coffee, the latter using blends from a low-key local coffee roaster named Vittoria Coffee.

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(Buttermilk Waffles with Chocolate Hazelnut ice-cream)

Since it is one of the specialties, I decided to go for their Buttermilk Waffles with ice-cream, going with the Chocolate Hazelnut flavour. Those who prefers their waffles soft would like this rendition; the waffles were so moist it melts-in-the-mouth. While the Buttermilk flavour was evident, we felt that it could be further enhanced as it seemed to stop short of it. The Chocolate Hazelnut ice-cream was fine though; it was smooth and had traces of cookie crumbs to bite and tasted rather similar to Ferrero Rocher.

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(Earl Grey Mousse)

We also tried their Earl Grey Mousse was rather standard fare; the mousse was smooth and the vanilla-base cake went with the Earl Grey accents, though there was nothing much to shout about either.

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With so many cafes opening recently, The Hideout felt a bit too safe, with a predictable menu and food that was not really very memorable. Nonetheless, it does add another option to this quiet neighbourhood, although the competition would be a really stiff one.

The Hideout
Blk 32 Cassia Crescent
Singapore 390032


3 Comments Add yours

  1. pearlsbounce says:

    Yum!! Have you tried their red velvet lava cake?

    1. jiaksimipng says:

      Haven’t tried that as I think it is quite a recent addition. Is it good?

      1. pearlsbounce says:

        I haven’t either but I saw an instagram pic and looked v good!

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