Spinelli Coffee Company

March 24, 2014 Ivan Teh - RunningMan 0 Comments

Spinelli Coffee Company
18 Cross Street
#01-28 China Square

1 Kim Seng Promenade
#01-07 Great World City

1 HarbourFront Place
#01-08 HarbourFront Tower

9 Changi Business Park Central 1
#01-03 IBM

11 King Albert Park #01-05

1 Raffles Quay
#B2-01 One Raffles Quay

3 Coleman Street

1 Changi Business Park Crescent
#01-19 Plaza 8

9 Battery Road
#01-01 Straits Trading Building

31 Kaki Bukit Road 3
#02-01 Techlink @ Kaki Bukit

460 Alexandra Road
#02-29 The ARC

238 Thomson Road
#01-61 Velocity @ Novena Square

501 Orchard Road
#B1-01 Wheelock Place


http://www.spinellicoffee.com/


Go For The Sweet, Skip The Savoury

(Ratings: On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 = Worst and 10 = Best)
Overall: 7
Ambience & Setting: 7
Food & Beverage: 8
Service: 6
Value for Money: 7
Spent about SGD $10 per person.


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Amongst the many international coffee fanchises in Singapore, Spinelli Coffee Company stands out, for having its own coffee roasting plant in Singapore (Woodlands), as well as a wide and varied selection of pastries, cakes, salads and pastas. Targeting the discerning office worker, Spinelli Coffee Company has thus stayed largely away from shopping malls, choosing to open in business or industrial areas instead.

Ambience at Spinelli Coffee Company is on par with many other coffee franchises, spacious, comfortable, and welcoming. Furniture tends to show signs of wear though. I like the brightly lit interiors, as well as the painted artwork. The display case draws the eye with its selection of fresh, healthy salads and made in-house pastries.

Spinelli Coffee Company is self-service, meaning you order and make payment at the cashier, then collect your order in a short while. However, I do like that staff appear friendly and welcoming, and are able to make recommendations. This San Francisco (America) based coffee house is known for their fresh, hand crafted coffee beverages, meticulously roasted and blended by their Master Roaster.

Besides coffee, Spinelli Coffee Company is also known for their salads, sandwiches, and cakes, all made fresh daily. Prices are comparable to other major fanchises. Spinelli Coffee Company also has a small breakfast menu, available daily till 11am. Personally, I think their cheesecakes, tea cakes and salads are much better than their savoury items.


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Love the unique sweet and salty taste of the Sea Salt Chocolate Layette, with its rich and fluffy chocolate sponge cake and decadent chocolate topping.

Sea Salt Chocolate Layette



Loved the fragrance of the Caramel Latte, and its sweet, rich taste. The Hot Chocolate has a rich chocolate taste and a medium texture, and I loved that they do chocolate art here.

Caramel Latte


Hot Chocolate



The Nutella Cheese Swirl is rich, but lighter in texture than other cheesecakes, making this easy to eat. The nutella adds a slight hazelnut taste which makes it different from just regular chocolate.

Nutella Cheese Swirl



Didn't quite like the Green Curry Chicken Turnover, while warm, it doesn't taste like Thai green curry. The chicken is moist, not dry, which is good, and there is good flavour throughout, but it just doesn't appeal to me.

Green Curry Chicken Turnover 01


Green Curry Chicken Turnover 02



Tea cakes are a signature item here, and I feel the best among them is the Lemon Yuzu Tea Cake. Sweet with the yuzu infusion, the cake has a light, airy texture perfect for a light tea, while the icing is thin enough to shatter when cut. The lemon flavour gives it a nice tangy feeling. The best part, it's low fat!

Lemon Yuzu Tea Cake






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