4 Sweet Reasons To Love Nine Fresh Dessert Bowls [Review]

August 13, 2021

Find out in this post why it's easy to fall in love with Nine Fresh dessert bowls.

If you are looking for out-of-the-ordinary sweet and refreshing treats, then you should definitely try Nine Fresh dessert bowls. Aside from Nine Fresh’s specialties and signature offerings, it also lets customers create and customize their own dessert bowls, thus, adding fun to the whole experience.

Nine Fresh dessert bowls

4 Sweet Reasons To Love Nine Fresh Dessert Bowls [Review]

    Get to know Nine Fresh

    Nine Fresh is a popular dessert chain in Singapore that offers an exciting assortment of Jiufen-inspired chilled taro ball sweets in bowls. Nine Fresh made a debut in the Philippines in 2020, with the aim of providing Filipinos with a new and exciting dessert concept that they will surely love.

    A cup of Nine Fresh dessert

    Nine Fresh currently has five branches in the Philippines and these can be found in the following locations:

    SM City Manila
    Upper Ground Level (outside Mary Grace Cafรฉ)

    SM City Fairview
    Upper Ground Level (opposite Jollibee)

    SM City Southmall
    Lower Ground Level (in front of the carousel)

    SM City San Lazaro
    Lower Ground Level (in front of the food court)

    SM City North EDSA
    City Center, Second Level (in front of Dairy Queen)

    What’s in Nine Fresh’s Menu

    Nine Fresh’s menu is composed of Taro Ball Signatures, Mixed Bases Specialties, Freshly Brewed Tea, and Create Your Own Bowls.

    Taro Ball Signatures

    • Nine Fresh Signature - made of bean curd, grass jelly, red bean, green bean, pinto bean, peanuts, and taro balls (P115).
    • Grass Jelly Special – made with grass jelly, aloe vera pearl jelly, black sugar jelly dice, taro balls, and milk cup (P110).
    • Black Pearl Ai-Yu Special – made with ai-yu jelly, red bean, black pearls, taro balls, and milk cup (P120).
    • Fruity Ai-Yu Jelly – made with ai-yu jelly, aloe vera pearl jelly, mango pearl jelly, konjac jelly, taro balls, and milk cup (P125).
    • Eight Treasures Grass Jelly – made with grass jelly, mixed bean, taro balls, and milk cup (P95).
    • Pearly Bean Curd – composed of bean curd, mango pearl jelly, black pearls, konjac jelly, and taro balls (P120).
    • Bubblicious Ai-Yu Jelly – this has ai-yu jelly, lychee pearl jelly, passion fruit pearl jelly, black sugar jelly dice, taro balls, and milk cup (P125).
    • Royal Ai-Yu Jelly – made of ai-yu jelly, red bean, green bean, barley, lotus nuts, taro balls, and milk cup (P120).
    • Black Cup – composed of grass jelly, lychee pearl jelly, konjac jelly, black pearl, taro balls, and milk cup (P120).

    Mixed Bases Specialty

    • Mixed Bean Cup – made of ai-yu jelly, grass jelly, red bean, green bean, pinto bean, peanuts, taro balls, and milk cup (P120)
    • Tropical Cup – made of ai-yu jelly, grass jelly, lychee pearl jelly, mango pearl jelly, taro balls, and milk cup (P120).
    • Treasure Cup – composed of ai-yu jelly, grass jelly, eight treasures bean, grape pearl jelly, taro balls, and milk cup (P120).
    • Abundance Cup – contains bean curd, grass jelly, red bean, sweet potato, yam, and taro balls (P130).
    • Yin-Yang Cup – contains bean curd, grass jelly, grape pearl jelly, passion fruit pearl jelly, green bean, and taro balls (P125).
    • Golden Cup – this is composed of bean curd, ai-yu jelly, mango pearl jelly, barley, lotus nuts, taro balls, and milk cup (P125).
    • Sunshine Cup – this contains bean curd, ai-yu jelly, eight treasures bean, konjac jelly, and taro balls (P125).
    • Aww In One Cup – this is made of bean curd, grass jelly, ai-yu jelly, black pearls, mini taro Q, taro balls, and milk cup (P130).
    • Taro Cup – this has bean curd, grass jelly, ai-yu jelly, red bean, lotus nuts, yam, and taro balls (P130).

    Freshly Brewed Tea

    Your choice of Red Tea (P60), Jasmine Green Tea (P60), Jasmine Oolong Tea (P60), Earl Grey Tea (P60), Milk Tea (P70), and Earl Grey Milk Tea (P70).

    Nine Fresh create your own dessert bowls

    To your choice of tea, you can add toppings: black pearl (P20), mini taro Q (P25), any jelly topping (P25), red bean/green bean/pinto bean/eight treasures bean (P20), barley/soft peanuts (P20), and any dessert base (P20).

    If you are not sure of what to try first, you can begin with the bestsellers: the Nine Fresh Signature and the Fruity Ai- Yu Jelly. Both of these are highly recommended.

    Things to like about Nine Fresh

    Aside from offering a novel dessert idea to Filipinos, there are many other things that customers will love about Nine Fresh.

    Here are some of them:

    1. Nine Fresh's dessert bowls are delicious and filling

    Nine Fresh dessert bowls are delicious. They are made of fresh ingredients that are prepared every day to ensure that each bowl tastes superior. What’s more, the generous helping of fixings will surely leave consumers feeling full and satisfied.

    Here are some interesting facts about Nine Fresh’s bases:

    • Bean curd - made from freshly-ground soya bean, the texture of which is almost similar to our version of taho.
    • Grass jelly - a slightly different rendition of our local gulaman
    • Ai-yu jelly - made from the seeds of fig fruits and is lightly sweetened with black sugar

    Aside from the above bases, Nine Fresh also offers colorful and delicious taro balls that come in four flavors: sweet potato, purple yam, matcha, and ube.

    2. Nine Fresh offers affordable items

    The best way to get to a customer’s heart (and stomach) is to offer affordable products. Nine Fresh offers excellent quality sweets at a price that is easy on the pocket. I think that’s a good enough reason to indulge in a Nine Fresh dessert bowl.

    3. Nine Fresh lets you create your own dessert bowl

    What’s also good about Nine Fresh is that it lets you customize your own bowl, so you can add all your favorite ingredients in one container.

    Nine Fresh customizable dessert bowls

    This is a fairly simple step. Just choose your base (bean curd, grass jelly, ai-yu jelly, or combine any two or three bases), add the toppings of your choice, and you’re done.

    For the toppings, the choices are black pearls, soft or roasted peanuts, lotus nuts, barley, red beans, green beans, pinto beans, eight treasure beans, sweet potatoes, yams, konjac jellies, black sugar jellies, aloe vera pearl jellies, mango pearl jellies, lychee pearl jellies, passionfruit pearly jellies, grape pearly jellies, mini taro Q, milk cup.

    4. The dessert bowls are picture-worthy

    I just had to add this because the Nine Fresh dessert bowls do look good. They are Instagrammable, which I think is a big factor for food products to attract a loyal following these days.

    How to order from Nine Fresh

    Customers may order from any of Nine Fresh's branches or via delivery through GrabFood and foodpanda.


    Nine Fresh is offering delicious and filling dessert bowls and iced tea drinks to Filipino customers. What's good about these dessert bowls is that the ingredients are made fresh daily, thus ensuring the excellent quality of the products. 

    For more information, you may visit Nine Fresh's website and follow them on Instagram and Facebook for the latest news and ongoing promos.

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    1. Sarap naman po ng mga yan Must try po talaga itong Nine Fresh. For sure na magugustuhan talaga natin ang mga ito. Perfect din po talaga sya for desert so nice naman po dahil pwedeng pwede ka mag order via Grabfood and Foodpanda ๐Ÿ’ž

    2. Wow this NINE FRESH DESSERT BOWLS looks yum dessert how I wish they franchise on SM Clark can't wait to buy this someday.

    3. wow so delicious ๐Ÿ˜‹ thanks for sharing with us.

    4. sooo yummy deserts ! thanks for sharing with us.

    5. Nine Fresh dessert in a bowl is really amazing and highly recommended for all sweet lover.
      Thank you for honest review. This is all mouthwatering and satisfying taste. For sure must try it.

    6. Love this Ang sasarap naman po nyan and perfect sa mga mahilig sa desserts very recommended at must try talaga love this ๐Ÿฅฐ

    7. The topping on the tea looks interesting. I've never tried before but it looks yummy. Would definitely like to try it.

    8. This is such a neat idea! I would love to visit this place!

    9. Wow...so much fruit and options available or possible! I am very impressed, Nine Fresh! Thanks for sharing about them. I must check them out further.

    10. The dessert bowls are definitely Insta-worthy. I would definitely love this place. I adore almost every single mix in available at my local boba place.

    11. Wow! I would like to try Nine Fresh. It looks so yummy!

    12. These look gorgeous, I have to admit. I wish we had something like that over here. I love fruit and would love to have the option of buying fruit pots like this.

    13. I love unlimited meals, so I would definitely love the idea of having the choice to make your own cold bowl. Nine Fresh is must-see place for something cold and refreshing.

    14. and now i am drooling! they look so delicious and refreshing!!!

    15. There are many ways and means to love all the flavours. Looking forward to try it ❤️. My kids and I craving for this. I adore how they catch into a wonderful kind of meryenda,that every one would surely love

    16. Wow grabi sarap sarap naman po nyan. Ang daming pagpipilian at for sure lahat po ay masarap and satisfying. Must try this po๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹
      Nine fresh is truly highly recommended.

    17. looks so yummy naman po nito perfect sa mga mahilig sa desserts ๐Ÿ˜ and sure na masarap pa and healthy dahil may mga healthy na ingredients din ito ❤️ talagang this is nice idea po perfect for snacks din ๐Ÿ˜ good thing about this ay fresh pa yung mga pineprepared nila ๐Ÿ˜ must try talaga ❤️

    18. This is a must try. I love that their products are high quality and delicious as well.