25 Asian Dessert Spots in Sydney

In recent years, Sydney has been fast expanding in multi-cultural dessert eateries. We’ve lined up a mix of Chinese, Hong Kong, Taiwanese, Korean, Japanese, Thai and Indian desserts that you must try across Sydney. Here are 25 Asian dessert spots, some well known, and others that are hidden gems, for you to satisfy your palette!

Taiyaki Sydney

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Chinese


Hong Kong Day Dessert, Haymarket

Hong Kong Dessert Sydney

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Authentic Hong Kong style desserts.

Must try: Matcha Eggette ($6.90), Mango Pomelo Sago ($8), Sweet Sesame Soup and Tofu Pudding ($8)

Location: Shop 8 Little Hay St, Haymarket NSW 2000

Opening hours: 

Mon-Thu, Sun 4pm-10pm

Fri-Sat 4pm-11pm


Emperor’s Garden, Haymarket

Cream Puffs Sydney

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Although Emperor’s Garden isn’t a dessert dedicated eatery, it’s famous cream puffs deserve a spot on this list.

Must try: Emperor’s Puff (55c)

Location: 75 Dixon St, Haymarket NSW 2000

Opening hours:

Mon 6am-10pm

Tue-Fri, Sun 10am-6pm

Sat 12pm-11pm


Meet Fresh, 5 locations across Sydney

Taiwanese Dessert Sydney

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With stores worldwide, Meet Fresh is your go to place for traditional Taiwanese desserts.

Must try: Ice Grass Jelly Signature ($12), Hot Taro Ball #2 ($12), Red Bean Soup with Rice Balls ($12)

Locations: http://www.meetfresh.com.tw/en/location

Opening hours: Dependent on store. Ranges from 11am to 12am.


Hon Kee HK Dessert, Eastwood

Hong Kong Dessert

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A good alternative to Hong Kong Day Dessert if you are far from the city.

Must try: Double Layered Milk Pudding with Red Bean ($8.80), Black Glutinous Rice with Mango ($9.80), Papaya with Snow Fungus Sweet Soup ($10.80)

Location: Shop 2, 239 Rowe St, Eastwood NSW 2122

Opening hours: Tue-Sun 3:30pm-9:30pm


Roji Monster, 2 locations across Sydney

Shaved Ice Sydney

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A Taiwanese dessert chain famous for its twist on shaved ice.

Must try: Uji Matcha topped with Rice Dumping w/ Matcha Jelly ($14)

Locations and opening hours:

Shop 2, 51 Burwood Rd, Burwood NSW 2134

Mon-Sun 11:30am-9pm

9/501 George St, Sydney NSW 2000

Mon-Thu, Sun 12pm-9pm

Fri-Sat 12pm-9:30pm


Japanese


Oh! Matcha, Sydney CBD

Matcha Dessert Sydney

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If you’re a matcha lover like us, then Oh! Matcha will be heaven for you!

Must try: Matcha Mochi Float with Pearl ($7.90), Hojicha Soft Serve ($4.90), Green Sundae ($9.90)

Location: Shop 11, 501 George St, Sydney NSW 2000

Opening hours:

Sun-Wed 12pm-9pm

Thu-Sat 12pm-9:30pm


Matcha-Ya, Haymarket

Matcha Cafe Sydney

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Besides matcha desserts, MATCHA-YA also have savoury matcha dishes such as matcha ramen!

Must try: Matcha Shiratama Sundae ($9.90), Matcha Zenzai Mochi ($9.90)

Location: 5/10 Steam Mill Ln, Haymarket NSW 2000

Opening hours:

Wed-Thu, Sun 12pm-9pm

Fri-Sat 12pm-10pm


Gram Pancakes, 2 locations across Sydney

Souffle Pancakes Sydney

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Fresh Japanese soufflé pancakes!

Must try: Premium Pancakes ($19.80)

Locations and opening hours:

Shop 67, 3/436 Victoria Ave, Chatswood NSW 2067

Mon-Sun 11am-7pm

Shop RG016, 500 George St, Sydney NSW 2000

Mon-Sun 11am-7pm


Fujimi Dorayaki, 3 locations across Sydney

Dorayaki Sydney

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Dorayaki is a Japanese style pancake with sweet fillings inside!

Must try: Matcha Pancake with Classic Mochi Red Bean ($5), Charcoal Pancake with Taro ($5)

Locations and opening hours:

Level 9, 501 George St, Sydney NSW 2000

Mon-Sun 12pm-9pm

Level 2, 1 Anderson St, Chatswood NSW 2067

Mon-Sun 9:30am-6pm

127 Burwood Rd, Burwood NSW 2134

Mon-Thu 11:30am-9:30pm

Fri 11:30am-10:30pm

Sat 10:30am-10:30pm

Sun 10:30am-10pm


Uncle Testu, Sydney CBD

Uncle Testu's Japanese Cheesecake

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If you want to avoid the never-ending line for Uncle Tetsu’s Japanese cheesecake, you better come early in the morning before they sell out!

Must try: Original Cheesecake ($19.90), Matcha Cheesetarts ($4.50)

Location: Level 10, 501 George St, Sydney NSW 2000

Opening hours: Mon-Sun 12pm-8pm


Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart, 5 locations across Sydney

Hokkaido Cheese Tart

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Cheese lovers must try these classic Japanese tarts!

Must try: Original Cheese Tart ($3.90), Yuzu Cheese Tart ($4.20)

Locations: http://www.hbctaus.com.au/locations#!

Opening hours: Dependent on store. Ranges from 7:30am to 9:30pm.


Sweet Town on George Street, Haymarket

Obanyaki Sydney

Source: Sweet Town on George Street

Sweet Town is not only known for their traditional Thai sweets, but their Japanese street food.

Must try: Thai Milk Tea Cream Crepe Roll ($3.60), Matcha Obanyaki ($4.20)

Location: G02/730-742 George St, Haymarket NSW 2000

Opening hours:

Sun-Thu, 11am-10pm

Fri-Sat 11am-12am


Korean


Bean Sisters Cafe, Sydney CBD

Bingsu Sydney

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If you want bingsu that not only tastes amazing but looks pretty, Bean Sisters Cafe is the place for you. They have a wide variety of flavours suitable for every taste bud!

Must try: Match Green Tea Bingsu ($17.90), Watermelon Bingsu ($17.90)

Location: 382 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000

Opening hours:

Mon-Thu 8am-10pm

Fri 8am-11pm

Sat 10am-11pm

Sun 10am-10pm


Cafe Crop, Strathfield

Bingsu Strathfield

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If you’re craving bingsu but further from the city, head to Cafe Crop in Strathfield.

Must try: Coffee Bingsu ($20), Grape Bingsu ($20)

Location: 382 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000

Opening hours:

Sun-Thu 11am-10:30pm

Fri 11am-11:30pm

Sat 12pm-11:30pm


LAB Bakery Cafe, Strathfield

Korean Cakes Sydney

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Right next to Cafe Crop is LAB Bakery Cafe, where you can find Asian infused cakes and baked goods.

Must try: Strawberry and Cream Cake ($45)

Location: 4 The Boulevarde, Strathfield NSW 2135

Opening hours:

Mon-Thu 7am-10pm

Fri 7am-10:30pm

Sat 7:30am-10:30pm

Sun 7:30am-10pm


Hello Happy, Strathfield

Bingsu Sydney

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Korean cakes and bingsu with a wide offering of drinks.

Must try: Honey Butter Bread ($10)

Location: 2/15 Parnell St, Strathfield NSW 2135

Opening hours: Mon-Sun 7am-10pm


Siroo Rice Cake Cafe, West Ryde

Rice Cake Sydney

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The first rice cake cafe in Sydney.

Must try: Injeolmi ($6.50), Coffee and Honey Steamed Rice Cake ($3)

Location: 981 Victoria Rd, West Ryde NSW 2114

Opening hours: Mon-Sun 6am-10pm


Thai


Mango Coco, Haymarket

Giant Toast Sydney

Source: Mango Coco

The newest spot in town everybody is lining up outside for!

Must try: Egg on Nest ($20), Salted Egg Toast ($21), Thai Tea Bingsu To Share ($20)

Location: 421 Pitt Street, Haymarket NSW 2000

Opening hours:

Sun-Thu 11:30am-10pm

Fri-Sat 11am-11pm


Thanon Khao San, Haymarket

Thai Dessert Sydney

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If you’re looking for dessert to go, right next door to Mango Coco is a line up of all the Thai sweets you could ever imagine.

Must try: Mango Sticky Rice ($5), Nutella Thai Crepe ($8), Thai Jelly ($5)

Location: 413 Pitt Street, Haymarket NSW 2000

Opening hours:

Mon-Thu 11:30am-3pm, 5pm-11pm

Fri-Sat 11am-1am

Sun 11am-11pm


Indian


Liverpool Sweets, Liverpool

Gulabjmans Sydney

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The most authentic Indian sweets in Sydney!

Must try: Round Gulabjaman ($13), Barfi ($13)

Location: 271 George St, Liverpool NSW 2170

Opening hours:

Mon Closed

Tue-Fri 2pm-7pm

Sat 11am-7pm

Sun 12pm-4pm


Mixed Asian


Dulcet, Haymarket

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The most beautiful cakes and pastries infused with Asian flavours.

Must try: Chocolate Shokupan ($14.80), Rose Lychee Crepe Cake ($11.30), Galaxy Mousse Cake ($10.50)

Location: TG4, 8 Quay St, Haymarket NSW 2000

Opening hours:

Mon-Thu 12pm-7pm

Fri-Sat 12pm-9pm

Sun 12pm-6pm


Ice Kirin Bar, Burwood

Asian Ice Cream

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Asian inspired gelato and cakes!

Must try: Uji Matcha Gelato ($6), Peach Oolong Tea Gelato ($6), Hojicha & Kuromitsu Gelato ($6)

Location: 55 Burwood Rd, Burwood NSW 2134

Opening hours: Mon-Sun 1:30pm-10:30pm


Duo Duo Ice Cream, Roselands

Ice Cream Cake Sydney

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Asian inspired ice cream, deep fried ice cream, ice cream cakes and donuts!

Must try: Pandan Coconut Kaya Donut ($6.50), Mango Coconut Sticky Rice Ice Cream ($16.50), Vietnamese Ice Coffee Deep Fried Ice Cream ($12)

Location: 67 Chapel St, Roselands NSW 2196

Opening hours:

Mon Closed

Tue-Thu, Sun 12pm-10pm

Fri-Sat 12pm-11pm


KOI Dessert Bar, 2 locations across Sydney

KOI Dessert Bar

Source: KOI Dessert Bar

Desserts like you’ve never seen or tasted before, inspired by Asian flavours.

Must try: Rose Lychee, Strawberry Pillows, Dessert Jars

Locations and opening hours:

6 Central Park Ave, Chippendale NSW 2008

Mon Closed

Tue-Sun 11am-10pm

Shop 3, 62 - 66 Blaxland Rd, Ryde NSW 2112

Mon Closed

Tue-Sun 10am-9pm


Black Star Pastry, 4 locations across Sydney

Strawberry Watermelon Cake

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Home to the famous Strawberry Watermelon Cake which still sells 1 million slices per year.

Must try: Strawberry Watermelon Cake ($9), Zen Cheesecake ($10), Ume Forest Cake ($10)

Locations: https://www.blackstarpastry.com/locations

Opening hours: Dependent on store. Ranges from 7:30am to 6pm.


So, which of the 25 dessert places will you be visiting first? Let us know if there are any Asian eateries for sweets that we missed!

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