Amiral Atelier – Japanese French Inspired Pastries at Paragon

Amiral Atelier occupies the previous space by Dulcet & Studio at Paragon shopping centre located at the basement helmed by Chef Sae. Right next to Starbucks, the cafe is one that you might just easily walked past without giving a second glance but it packed a few French-Japanese inspired pastries and light meals like ochazuke

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The place isn’t big with less than 10 tables so it will easily get filled up during peak hours

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Matcha Brownies

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Genmaicha $5.80

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Hot Matcha $6.50

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The matcha is prepared traditionally by whisking upon order so you get the clear taste of matcha

But I think what I like more about the tea are the small cookies on the side. The fragrant sesame with brown sugar cookies and the ginger cookies were to die for. So delicious

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(from left) Chocolate Mousse Cake with Coffee & Caramel $8.50

Cheesecake with Japanese Strawberries & Pistachio $8.50

Matcha Brownie $6.50

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I like the matcha brownie. It was smooth and soft with a distinct matcha taste topped with a thin piece of white chocolate matcha. The cheesecake was light but I felt like there isn’t much punch in flavours. The chocolate mousse was decent with a deep, bitter chocolate taste balanced by a smooth caramel without much taste of coffee

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I like the space and design. It feels zen and very Japanese. The pastries, in my opinion, could have been better but I wouldn’t mind dropping by the cafe for a quick tea time break. Looking at reviews, the cafe should have already improved leaps and bounds from when it just opened but I think they could still do some more

Amiral Atelier

Paragon Shopping Centre

290 Orchard Road, #B1-25

Singapore 238859