You met your Oppa, Unni, Hyung and Noona on screen there. You have friends who had been there and shared their pictures on Facebook, Instagram, SNS, LINE, Kakao Talk etc. You passed by there when you were in South Korea for holiday. Or, you had even been there in person.
I done all of the above, except been there myself in South Korea, sipping iced coffee and look out for my fave unni. In fact, the only one I been was at Kuala Lumpur during business trips in the past.
Fret not! dal.komm had landed in Singapore! Smack right at the very front corner of The Centrepoint, you cant miss it.
I was the first customer this morning (early bird catches the best seats, best views, take the best pics bla bla bla). Warmly greeted by the barista, I ordered the signature Cube – I ordered Espresso, as well as an Earl Grey cheesecake.
While waiting for the barista to prepare my order, I proceeded to snap pictures around. The area is big, 3,000 square feet! Sparsely spaced, there is room for everyone. The cool part is the section for Open Mic (you see a lot of speakers), as well as a hidden section towards the back (come and find it yourself!) Currently, the hidden section has a Xmas decoration theme, so don’t miss it!
The wall decorations are nice, and have different feel at different places, depends on where you sit.
Of course, who can resist taking pictures with the plushies? They have big and small plushies on sale. Now, who are these plushies? I am sure if you had watched Korean drama ‘Descendants of the Sun’ (DOTS), you know what I am talking about…
The food selection wise is small for now, which I am sure they will increase in time to come.
The signature Cube (Espresso), is nice and refreshing. I had a similar espresso cube experience in Bangkok at Roast. The only difference is the dal.komm edition is lighter, without the espresso bitterness. I guess this is due to they use K1 for the espresso.
For their coffee. they have different grading for their Arabica coffee, K1 being the mild verison, K3 the full body version.
The Earl Grey cheesecake was rather unusual. Porcelain white, with black dots, served on an equally porcelain white square tile, one may mistaken this for a black sesame cheesecake. Taste wise, you will taste hints of earl grey, a tint of saltiness and sourness.
Looks like I will have to make another trip back here again to savor other drinks and the interesting Cherry Tomato Bingsu.
This café is worth to go, for something different from your usual coffee chains such as Starbucks. Expect to pay a bit more though.
176 Orchard Road #01-01/06 and #01-102/103
The Centrepoint, Singapore 238843
10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily