1. Sik Thong Ba 食糖吧
Must-try: Eight Treasure Taufufah
Sik Thong Ba is a modern dessert bar in Cheras, serving all kinds of traditional and contemporary tong sui. You can get your usual favourites like longan tofu and ginger sweet potato, as well as unique desserts like matcha and black sesame shaved ice with toppings. Their signature Eight Treasure Taufufah comes with toppings like red beans, taro balls, golden pearls, and brown sugar.
36-1, Jalan Dataran Cheras 2,
Cheras Traders Centre Cheras Selangor MY,
Pekan Batu 9, 43200 Balakong
12pm-11pm (Mon-Fri), 12pm-12am (Sat, Sun)
2. Tong Sui Kitchen
Must-try: Red bean soup, bubur cha cha
Tong Sui Kitchen offers a variety of good ol' fashioned desserts with 古早味 (authentic taste). The prices are relatively affordable, and you won't go wrong with any of the desserts from the menu. Certain types of tong sui, like papaya pear snow fungus and gandum, are only available during the weekend.
29, Jalan SS 15/4E,
SS 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
3. Mama Dessert 老妈糖水
Must-try: Red date snow fungus peach gum
Mama Dessert brings back nostalgic childhood memories with their tong sui and familiar dishes like herbal chicken and their homemade luncheon meat. All the recipes are prepared by Chef Madam Tay, who has over 40 years of culinary experience, specialising in cooking traditional Chinese cuisine.
19, Jalan SS 21/56b,
Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
7.30am-7pm, closed on Sundays
Wisma Cosway, 1.76, 88, Jln Raja Chulan,
50200 Kuala Lumpur
7am-7pm, closed on Sundays
4. Sea Park Dessert 糖水小吃
Must try: Gingko barley, spring rolls
Sea Park Dessert is tucked in an unassuming kopitiam in PJ. This place is usually frequented by locals who come for their afternoon tea break. Besides offering five different tong sui each day, they also serve economy fried bee hoon, yam cake, and other yummy treats.
Paramount Kopitiam, 50, Jalan 21/19,
Sea Park, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
5. Poon Gei Tong Shui Sei Ga 潘記糖水世家
Must-try: Gandum, peanut paste, black sesame paste
Poon Gei is a tong sui stall in Taman Muda, operated out of a three-wheel motorcycle cart. But don't be fooled by its humble setting, because it offers some of the best tong sui in town. The desserts here are prepared fresh every day, and customers rave about their smooth peanut paste and black sesame paste.
Jalan Bunga Mawar 2, Taman Muda,
56100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
10.30am-5.30pm, closed on Fridays
6. Hong Kee Dessert 洪記糖水
Must-try: Sweet potato soup
Hong Kee Dessert offers over a dozen types of tong sui at SS17's market. From sweet potato soup and sea coconut, to snow fungus soup with pears, this stall satisfes any sweet tooth craving. Plus, you can even mix and match different types of tong sui to your liking.
Pasar Sentosa, Jalan 17/27,
Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
7. LoL Soon Kee Desserts 囉信记糖水甜品
Must-try: Mixed peanut and black sesame paste
LoL Soon Kee Desserts started off as a small shop at Plaza Prima Setapak, before expanding to multiple locations in Solaris Mont Kiara, SkyAvenue Genting Highlands, and more. They are known for their yummy traditional tong sui like peanut paste and black sesame paste, as well as unique offerings like mango pomelo sago and mini taro balls.
Plaza Prima Setapak, B-G-16,
Jalan Prima Setapak 5, Taman Setapak,
53300 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
8. Yum Thong Sui
Must-try: Longan osmanthus jelly, longan tofu
Yum Thong Sui is a small tong sui shop you'll often find in malls like Sunway Pyramid and Jaya One. The desserts here are a refreshing treat no matter the time of day, and are best eaten cold. One of the special desserts is the longan osmanthus jelly, made with real osmanthus flowers and goji berries.
The School, Pop by, 72A, Jalan Universiti,
Jaya One, 46200 Petaling Jaya
F1.K2B, First Floor, Sunway Pyramid,
No.3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya
9. Chicken Bowl Dessert 鸡公碗糖水
Must-try: Bubur cha cha, gandum
Chicken Bowl Dessert is one of the most popular tong sui places in Kajang. The restaurant is set in traditional Chinese decor, giving you a nostalgic feeling as you sip delicious desserts and munch on snacks. What's unique is that they also serve their tong sui in cute bowls with chicken illustrations.
9, Taman Selamat,
43000 Kajang, Selangor
10.45am-7pm, closed on Mondays
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