I really like ‘Hoogkwartier‘ – the neighbourhood around the second stretch of Hoogstraat, from Mariniersweg to Oostplein.
It’s two years ago that my friend Renia tipped me Round&Round and I fell in love with this place instantly! A large playfully designed mural in black and white, opposite a counter full of delicious Japanese cake rolls, makes it very inviting and attractive.
Round & Round’s owners Bing & Chao are two talkative Chinese expats, passionate about design and Japanese cake rolls. They create their own recipes and try to give their cakes a soft texture with natural flavours and low sugar and fat in the cakes. For me the perfect marriage with a strong Matcha Latte!
“Look cute and taste good” is their motto and it’s true. Their cakes will put you in a good mood, just like walking round and round in a little forest. You can wander around and find a nice place to sit (inside or outside), cool arty stuff to buy (on sale) and good stuff to eat and drink. Occasionally they host creative events.
If you want to learn about Macha, just talk to Bing and Chao or read their lovely illustrated new menu.
Go here for good coffee, organic tea, Macha latte, sweets and more.
Leave a tip, their money box is hilarious!
Mid August they close for 2 weeks as it’s refurbishment time.