All posts tagged: oriental

Chapels on Whatley Revisit

Chapel’s on Whatley is a beautiful, oriental styled cafe on Whatley Crescent in Maylands. It has a welcoming atmosphere, helped both by the wooden decor and artwork, as well as the friendly staff. We sat at a table overlooking the windows onto the street, giving us a view of the stylish interior and the outside world. The chairs are particularly beautiful, but not the most comfortable. Our favourite part of coming to Chapels has always been their bottomless tea for $5.50. Yep you read that right, as much tea, and as many types of tea as you desire for only $5.50 within 2 hours. You can even buy your favourites to take home on your way out. We ordered a couple of pots to share and the owner was kind enough to suggest that he bring out the new pot when he noticed we were low. The owner was lovely, happy to help in any way he could, and his passion and genuine love of tea and the food they serve here was obvious. The …

Chapels: A Little Oriental Breakfast

Chapels is a fabulous oriental cafe and store on Whatley Crescent in the recently revived end of Maylands. It’s decor and food has a Chinese flair, and they have a beautiful range of Β teas available to purchase and try. They have a large range of frappe’s so I tried the alligator which consisted of strawberry and lychee. It was fresh and unique, plus it’s hard not to love when it arrives in a tall glass with a little umbrella. For breakfast we ordered a fruit salad and pandam pancakes. The fruit salad was good, but nothing spectacular. The pancakes however were brilliant. They are made with pandan, which I believe is a tropical plant, which gave them an interesting green colour. The pancakes were served with coconut cream and a little roasted coconut, creating a creamy texture with a bit of crunch for the topping. The pancakes themselves were of a generous serving size which I was unable to finish, and they were good in flavour and texture. All in all it was a pretty …