Cha Yu Kafei (which literally translates to Tea and Coffee) is a restaurant and café that occupies a two-storey early 20th century style bungalow located in Trang Road,. As the restaurant’s name suggests, the restaurant specialises in tea infused dishes as a large number of the dishes here feature Chinese tea as the key ingredient. The restaurant is also a place for Chinese tea lovers to learn and taste the real and authentic way in making a cup of nice Chinese tea. The lady owner here is a very experienced Chinese tea lover that knows how to utilize the aroma of the tea and wishes to bring it’s full potential to her customers.
As soon as you’ve ordered your dishes, a plate of braised peanuts will be served as an appetiser; a common custom in most Chinese restaurants. As far as the food is concerned, there are over a 100 different items to choose from, including their signature tea infused dishes. Some of the tea infused dishes one can expect here include fragrant tea fried rice, as well as claypot drunken chicken topped with tea.
For something a lot more familiar, diners can enjoy dishes like stir fried popcorn chicken with garlic paste, claypot tofu, stir-fried kai lan in 'Loong Xu' style, kerabu deep fried enoki mushrooms, stir-fried fish fillet with sweet & sour sauce, mantis prawn salad with nutmeg, and a whole lot more. So it’s pretty clear Cha Yu Kafei is the place to go to for your fix of tea infused Chinese food.