Are you a green tea or matcha fanatic?

Are you craving for matcha desserts but lazy to make it?

Don’t worry! There are plenty of pastries and café in Johor Bahru will solve your matcha cravenness problem. They have the best matcha desserts and the matcha desserts are so pretty you won’t want to eat them!

Here are the 12 outlets recommended by Hire7Seater that serve mouthwatering matcha desserts you’ll fall deeply in love with!


Addictive Matcha Desserts to Try in Johor Bahru

1.The Sugar Pantry The Sugar Pantry

It is a beautiful place for afternoon tea with Japanese themed which is fairly famous in Johor Bahru these days. This outlet in Johor Bahru is their second outlet other than the first outlet is in Permas Jaya. Upon entering into the cafe, guests can obviously noticed that the environment is bright, clean and neat. It use a lot of light wood tones that just like in a Japanese bakery. There are also several cake showrooms as well as three big display counters. Every cakes in the counters are beautiful decorated with much creativity and precision.
Hokkaido cheese tart is the most current trend in which all pastry shops wants to produce their own unique cheese tart. The Sugar Pantry is not excluded as well, they have started their own cheese tart series which comes with 4 flavours include original, caramel, salted egg and Uji Matcha. The tarts are freshly bake and the texture is rich, thick and creamy.

Other than that, their well-known Matcha Parfait is also one of the hot seller desserts. It comes with 7 layers which includes matcha ice-cream, red beans, oats, cereals, whipped cream, biscuits and made the whole parfait tastes great and outstanding.


Additional Information:
Location: 47, Jalan Molek 1/9, Taman Molek, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Business Hour: Daily 10:00am – 10:00pm
Phone: +607-364 3910



2.Bonbon Bakery Cafe

Bonbon Bakery Cafe located at Taman Molek, Johor Bahru is the latest cafe addition since several months ago. This cafe has a simple interior design with a minimalist instagram interior shoot for instagrammer seekers. There is also a wooden table that serves up to 6 or more pax the moment placed near the entrance, which is quite noticeable upon entering the cafe. All of their detailed decorated cakes and desserts are displaced in a huge glass display counter for the guests to make ordering and payment at the similar place. Bonbon Bakery Cafe serves nice beverages to cool down their guests from the hot weather too, such as coffee, tea, cold pressed juices and yogurt based drinks.

Also read: Top 10 Cafe In Johor Bahru

Matcha Yuzu Tart by Bonbon certainly will catch matcha lover’s attention. This combination of matcha and yuzu paired so well and it gives out an unusual and pleasant taste. Its tart base is very crunchy and it is made of almonds, adding an additional fragrance to the tart. By the way, its flowing rich matcha ganache will truly makes you excited too. The rich matcha ganace is not overly sweet nor overpowering, it achieve the balance point of the bitterness of matcha. So be prepare for it!

Besides that, the matcha caramel puff may be able to surprise you too. This combination of classic French craquelin choux bun with a filling made from milk-caramel and matcha green tea to create an understated, elegant tea-time treat with real Japanese flavour. It go perfectly with a cup of tea when you need to recharge towards the end of the day.


Additional Information:
Location: 11F Jalan Mariamah Kampung Bahru, 81800 Johor Bahru, Johor
Business Hour: Monday – Thursday (12:00pm – 10:00pm), Friday – Sunday (11:00am – 10:00pm)
Closed on: Wednesday
Phone: +6018-3133936



3.Sugar on Top

Sugar On Top (SOT) is a brand new cafe soft launched with new theme called The Hare at Taman Mount Austin. The Hare by Sugar On Top theme is dreamy with white walls and sunflowers decorations outside the cafe creating a garden feel. It has 3 branches under the same name in Johor Bharu, selling delicious grub such as pasta, dessert, burger, cake and finger food to their guests with an affordable price.

Craving for lava cake? Then it is a must for you to place an order on the cafe’s signature Hokkaido Matcha Cake which is priced RM16.90 or S$5.63 to satisfy the sweet tooth. Sugar on Top renowned Hokkaido Matcha Hotcake that not only looks attractive but tastes delicious. This hotcake is thick and super fluffy which made most of the customers love it. Its matcha ganache flow out immediately once the hotcake is cut. You can choose pair with a scope of ice-cream or without it. It tasted overwhelming when it serves together with ice-cream and berries.Don’t hesitate about it, grab it before it runs out since it is made limited servings per day!


Additional Information:
Location: 1, Jalan Kuning 1, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor
Business Hour: Daily 11:00am – 12:00am
Phone: +6014-6186680

Location:01-01 Blok A, Menara Hartamas, Jalan Austin Heights 8/2, 81100 Johor Bahru
Business Hour: Daily 11:00am – 12:00am
Phone: +60 18 789 0511


4.Union Fashion Bar (UFB)

Inspired by the fashion industry, Union Fashion Bar is hoping to translate the art of food presentation and taste into a lifestyle. There are three Union Fashion Bar in Johor at the moment, located at Taman Pelangi, Taman Sutera and Inderapura (Kulai) while another Union Fashion Outlet is in the pipeline in Kluang. Union Fashio Bar serves delicious lunch, dinner, tea and supper to their customers. All meal comes with salad and desserts, sometimes with free black coffee, tea or soft drink during the lunch promotion period from 12:00pm to 3:00pm.

Union Fashion Bar not just serves main course and appetizer, but it serves desserts too. You can enjoy its signature Matcha Parfait in a comfort and fashionable environment. The matcha parfait combines green tea ice-cream with red beans, frozen cheesecake, panna cotta and green tea Kitkat as topping. If carefully tasted, you might found out that the matcha sauce is not really bitter at all, which is a great combination of the parfait. This matcha sauce is 100% made up of high-quality Uji tea leaves from Kyoto’s Irokuen, providing a mild but yet powerful taste. This many layering of ingredients is superb and sure will please all the matcha lover too.

Additional Information:
Location: Menara Pelangi, 2, Jalan Kuning, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor
Business Hour: Daily 11:30am – 12:00am
Phone: +6014-800 9981



5.Creamery Boutique Ice Creams

You have probably tasted matcha cheesecake or matcha ice cream, but have you ever seen a matcha biscuit or cookie? Never? It’s okay because Creamy Boutique just launched their new menu – Hot Matcha Lava Cookies! It is delicious, soft, chewy and it’s certainly going to make your taste bud happy. More surprisingly, this hot matcha cookie is not an ordinary one. It is actually a delicious lava cookie with overflowing creamy matcha sauce after breaking it into half.

You might be WOW-ed after seeing that your hot cookie dessert being served on a saucepan along with your choice of ice-cream topped on the hot pan-fried matcha brownie cookie. Scooping some ice-cream and a chunk of cookie from the pan and savour the sweetness on the palate was simply awesome! It is so enjoying having bit of chill from the ice-cream, and a bit of warmth from the cookie that tantalized the taste bud.

If it is the first time you attempt to visit Creamery Boutique Ice Creams, do remember to check out their black boards called Hot Cookie Map for instructions on how you place the order. Well, the instructions are simple, you just pick your cookie type and flavor of your ice-cream then awaits for the desserts to be served.

Additional Information:
Location: 33, Jalan Austin Heights 8/3, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Business Hour: 2:00pm – 10:00pm
Closed on: Wednesday
Phone: +607-3621300



6.Miyakori Coffee

The design of this Japanese themed cafe was really nice with a lot of adorable cartoon figures on the walls. You particularly would like the selection of pastel coloured decorations at the cafe and the wooden floors upon your visit there. Not to mention the wooden tables coupled with off white chairs which are great for some Instagrammable time too. Overall, the environment of the cafe was good and you might comfortable spending time in that place enjoying your tea time.

Miyakori Coffee brought you the Ujikintoki (Uji Matcha) and it is a traditional green tea shaved ice dessert. This dessert was big enough to attract customer’s attraction. It is served in a cup which filled with shaved coarse ice and topped with matcha ice-cream, red bean paste, shiratama dango (mochi) and sweetened condensed milk. It does not taste as milky as matcha ice-cream but you might be surprised by the shiratama and red bean that is quite decent. You are welcomed to give it a try on this tempting dessert to cool you down on a hot day!

There are only coffee, tea, pastries and cakes available in this outlet. If you been to the outlet at Bukit Indah, there serves mains there.

Additional Information:
Location: J5-19, Johor Bahru City Square, 108, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Business Hour: 12:00pm – 10:00pm
Phone: +607-595 2608

Location:No. 41, Jalan Indah 22/14, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Business Hour: 12:00pm – 10:00pm
Phone: +607-244 4882



My Liberica Specialty Coffee’s decoration is classy and features lots of wood for that warm and welcoming feeling. The space is well designed with many cosy nooks for every diners to chill out and enjoy coffee and cakes. Amazingly, all the coffee sold at My Liberica came from their own plantation, handpicked near Bukit Batu in Johor.

My Liberica has the best green tea parfait in town. Their Matcha Parfait is a masterpiece made with Haagen Dazs green tea ice-cream, good quality of matcha pudding and corn flakes as toppings to add more sweetness into it. The ice-cream has slightly creamery taste and mild matcha flavour taste but it gets along well with the combination. The chewiness from the pudding, crunch from the golden flakes and creaminess from the yogurt offers a mouthful that bursts with texture and flavour. Delve down the revered dessert in a charming and spacious backdrop, with a heavenly aroma of richly brewed coffee permeating throughout the space. With love and care to make it, each spoon of parfait will give you different kind of feelings and surprise. No doubt, it will make your entire day feel better. The dessert is available at their other My Liberica outlets in Johor Bahru too.

If you like to watch how baristas in action and engage them in a coffeetalk, this is the best place for you to visit since there is a coffee bar available in the cafe.


Additional Information:
Location: 73, Jalan Molek 3/10, Taman Molek, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Business Hour: Sunday – Thursday (12:30pm – 10:30pm), Friday – Saturday (12:30pm – 11:30pm)
Phone: +607-361 1069

Location: No.129 Jalan Sutera Tanjung 8/2, Taman Sutera Utama, Johor Bahru
Business Hour: Sunday – Thursday (12:30pm – 10:30pm), Friday – Saturday (12:30pm – 11:30pm)



With more than 36 outlets across Malaysia, Sangkayahas opened their latest outlet at Johor Bahru, with just walking distance from the Johor Bahru checkpoint. This two storeys cafe offer a homey atmosphere to the guests, with comfortable grass carpet for lazing around.

Sangkaya is well-known for its signature coconut ice-cream, but it offers different kind of flavours ice-cream too. As usual, their ice-cream came in a coconut husk with 4 scoops of matcha ice-cream and you can select toppings that you want, served in a coconut shell. Their matcha ice-cream here tasted mild flavour but it was good enough to pair with the coconut ice-cream and chai yen ice-cream. Overall, it is not that sweet but it still appetizing and likable to eat.

Additional Information:
Location:  25, Jalan Austin Heights 3, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia, 81100 Johor Bahru
Business Hour: Daily 11:00am – 11:00pm
Phone: +607-358 7578



9.Sweet Blossom Coffee Roasters

Sweet Blossom Coffee Roasters is located in a quiet corner of Taman Pelangi with mature trees, well-kept shrubbery and flowering plants. Cozy environment with great coffee and cake served! Upon arriving, the first objects you notice when entering the cafe are the sensuous silhouettes of amber-hued lamps by Plumen, a Johorean lighting artisan. Also, they have dedicated baristas promised to continuosly deliver well-crafted espressos and cuppucinos as well as drip coffee with high quality seasonal beans. The cakes served here mostly are homemade and they handcrafted their signature 3D art chocolate carefully and creatively!

Customers are recommended to try their Matcha Pound Cake as it is so sweet, buttery and rich. This beautifully earthy green matcha colour cake was served tasted less sweet with a slight bitter green tea taste in it. It’s refreshing flavor goes surprisingly well with dairy and sugar, hence creating a great combination of flavors in this Western and Japanese style dessert. The Matcha Pound Cake goes with regular green tea, coffee, or even milk. It is a wonderful dessert for a special tea time. Try it next time you have a visit there.


Additional Information:
Location: 28, Jalan Maju, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor
Business Hour: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Closed on: Thursday
Phone: +6016-2351393



10.Humble Beginnings

Founded in year 2007 as a homemade mille crepe bakery, Humble Beginnings is well-known for their various flavours of cheesecake and mille crepe. Using only the finest ingredients from hand-picked durians to homemade fruit jam, with no artificial coloring or flavourig, their mille crepe are never kept for more than 48 hours to ensure the freshness.

Humble Beginnings’ signature creations are essentially Mille Crepes with various flavors. A Mille Crepe is a quintessential French Cake with the word “mille” meaning “a thousand”. Remember to try out their Matcha Latte Mille Crepe. This signature creation of theirs consists of 18 to 20 layers of crepes with a delightful combination of Fresh Cream and Matcha Custard between each layer, making it irresistible, beautiful and super delicious. They used high grade of matcha powder for matcha flavour and loaded with red beans to make this dessert, then finishing it with dashes of pure matcha powder. This fascinating dessert will make you amuse when you see the rich green layers!

Another superior creations of theirs would be the Dirty Matcha, which is the current trend of Dirty Boms series. Pieces of crepes are arranged in a row, slapped with fresh cream and azuki beans then rolled in blanket. It finished by coating with more matcha powder to mild the sweetness of the fresh cream and azuki beans. Remember, Matcha flavour desserts are only available on weekend, so take note!


Additional Information:
Location: J6-05, Level 6, City Square Zone 6, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Business Hour: Daily 10:00am – 10:00pm
Phone: +6012-635 0835


11.Yokosuka Curry House

We used to eat Japanese cake and ice cream matcha, but have you ever heard of Japanese water cake? Japanese water cake also known as Mizu Shingen Mochi is a famous dessert in Japan. Yokosuka Curry House is the first stall to introduce this popular Japanese cake into Johor bahru (JB). It has launched in two flavours , Original (brown sugar sauce) or the Matcha flavour. In the past, you have to travel to either Japan or Korea, but now, you need not longer have to do so if you would like to have a try on it. Yokosuka Curry House is located at City Square level 3 Innercity, directly opposite the Wongkok restaurant. However, it is a small and compact stall and there is about 5 limited seats surrounding the stall.

Mizu Shingen Mochi looks like a drop of water or jelly but in fact it is a cake. Honestly, this cake is tasteless but the texture is rather interesting. Therefore, the matcha syrup and peanut powder have been added to make it taste better. For your information, you are encouraged to eat it within 30 minutes, otherwise it will be dissolved in water and you have no chance to try it!

Additional Information:
Location: MKF-04, Johor Bahru City Square, 106-108, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Business Hour: Daily 10:00am – 10:00pm
Phone: +6018-786 6897



12.Lemon Tree

Lemon Tree is a famous Johor Bahru homegrown family friendly cafe which serves wide range of local and Western dishes. It is located approximately seven minutes drive from the KSL Mall, which is quite convenience for groups of family and friends to gather after having some shopping time.

Although the restaurant’s appearance looks ordinary, Lemon Tree is a well-known family friendly restaurant that serves western and local cuisine. They collaborated with other dessert shop to supply desserts in Lemon Tree. Their Matcha Tiramisu is soft and moist, it is well recommended by the owner to have it after eating your meal as the chef have their secret recipe to make the tiramisu’s cream light and fluffy.


Additional Information:Location: 18, Jalan Bedara, Taman Melodies, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor
Business Hour: 12:00pm – 11:00pm
Closed on: Monday
Phone: +607-335 5688


13.TSUJIRI Malaysia

TSUJIRI has a legacy of 158 years, long respected for its use of Kyoto’s Uji green tea in every of their finest matcha soft serve before expanding their branch in Malaysia. Their Kyoto’s Uji tea provides a natural, lovely taste for the ice cream as well as numerous other offerings on TSUJIRI Malaysia’s menu. The selection is extensive for a dessert parlous. Here is a peek at just a few of the other temptations available in the cafe.

Showcasing their O-Matcha, the highlight of TSUJIRI Malaysia, this matcha soft serve’s texture is really smooth and the match flavor are well-fined. You can upgrade it to a jumbo sized one if you can’t get enough of it.

In order to combat with the hot, humid weather in Malaysia, escape into TSUJIRI Malaysia for a refreshing range of specialties such as the Shaved Ice selection and the Parfait selection. The Matcha Shaved Ice looks simple with rich matcha sauce poured onto the shaved ice but the taste is marvellous, not overly sweet nor bitter. Ths best part of the shaved ice is that it is served along with some milk too, providing a mild taste to the rich matcha sauce.

On the other hand, their matcha parfait It is like how some specific servings come loaded with plenty of authentically Japanese ingredients, such as shiratama dango, red beans, cornflakes and much more so you can enjoy a variety of traditional Japanese favorites in every bite.

Speaking of tradition, the simplest but purest way to enjoy TSUJIRI might be by having the most original O-Matcha either served in a choice of hot or cold. It is worth for a try as each cup enables the appreciation of TSUJIRI’s tea, with its time-honoured complexities that reveal intriguing dimensions. It is best paired with the cafe’s delightful kinako warabimochi.


Additional Information:
Location: 29, Jalan Austins Heights 8/3, Taman Mount Austin
Openig Hours: Daily 1:00pm – 11:00pm
Phone : +6014-374 2729


14.BEV C

Bev C is a clothing label with its name derived from duo founders Beverly and Cally in year 2013. The first floor spelt of rustic-ness and assumed an industrial chic look while rows of neatly arranged garments lined within the perimeters of the store. A staircase led us up to a cafe which saw a crowd on a Saturday morning. Upon arriving, you will surely be amazed by the the nice backdrop of the cafe with large shelves full of books that matches the vintage feeling ornaments which is suitable for having OOTDs.

Remember to place an order on their Matcha Pie. BEV C’s Matcha Pie was unique with what seemed to be mounted on a charcoal crust. The fillings were rich in taste, not over whelming sweet nor bitter and the matcha powder dusted over would make biting it really messy. This combination of black charcoal crust and green matcha filling makes a great color contrasts for Instagram photos too.

Another recommendation of BEV C’s matcha series would be the Matcha Milk with Espresso Iced Cubes. You would not know that actually matcha and coffee could go hand-in-hand before having it. The matcha milk was smooth and rich, with a sweetness that complemented the bitterness of the espresso. It was a well-balanced drink overall.


Additional Information:
Location: 54 Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
Phone: +607-2213530, +60167253530
Operating Hours: Thursday to Tuesday: 10am to 7pm
Closed on: Wednesday



This nice modern cafe which is famed for its large pink wall out at the front serves soft serve ice-cream with varieties of toppings such as cereal, popcorn, fruits and chocolate sprinkles. Located just a few minutes walk from The Replacement Cafe, Koone offer an additional chic atmosphere along Jalan Dhoby and creating another great place to have some POTDs. KOONE is two storeys high but have limited seating. You can choose your seat from both storeys to enjoy your ice-cream. The best part is, this cooling and comfortable cafe provide free WiFi too.

As mentioned, KOONE serves delicious soft serve to their guests. It is a must to try out their Matcho, a semi-bitter Japanese matcha soft serve that might leave you craving for more. This Hokkaido-inspired dessert is served along with generous amount of toppings too , such as Japanese Dango, azuki beans, green tea soils and drizzles of honey. Every mouthful brings you goodness of multiple Japanese flavours.

If you demand for something simple, then you can have a try on their Premium Japanese Matcha soft serve which served in a lovely pink cup. Despite the semi-bitterness of the Matcha soft serve, there is a hint of vanilla sweetness which can be tasted too in every bite. Also, you can upgrade this soft serve to Hokkaido Matcha soft serve with Japanese Dango with an additional charge.


Additional Information:
Location: 30 Jalan Dhoby, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening Hours:
Mon – Thu 1pm to 10pm
Fri, Sat 12pm to 11pm
Closed on Sundays