You’ve known each other for eons, but a day out with your bestie is always time well spent. favourite things to do? Trying out new Insta-worthy places to eat at, hunting down treats to satisfy that sweet tooth, and just enjoying time together. Precisely what Christmas is all about.

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From left: Puff-sleeved blouse, $53, bYSI. Polka dot blouse (worn underneath), price unavailable, and bejewelled hairband, $45.90, ZARA. Pearl earrings, $45, Skeda. Pussy-bow blouse, $69.90, ZARA. Knitted cardigan, $140.80, iROO. Andy Accessory earrings, $59, YACHT 21. Newsboy cap, $39.90, URBAN REVIVO

Location: Arteastiq Bistro 

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Kane Mochi

This joint is famous for its daifuku – ice cream-filled mochi eaten in Japan during important events. From $2.50 each. 

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Icenoie Hokkaido

Hokkaido’s No.1 gelato spot offers soft serve, too. Made with Hokkaido raw milk and flavoured with natural ingredients, a cup of regular soft serve is just $6, while the gelato starts at $5.50. 

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L’Eclair Patisserie

Enjoy Christmas twists on your favourite eclairs. Try the White Chocolate Cranberry or Tiramisu, $8.50 each. 

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Emack & Bolio’s

Your sweet tooth will love the creative confections here, such as the Ice Cream Pizza, $38.80. 

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AC Kafe

This designer toy-themed cafe serves savoury and sweet dishes, like Fruity French Toast, $18.90. 

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1 & 4 Hazelet Chocolate Cake, $13.50, Mdm. Mango Tart, $11.50, Pistachio Land, $12, and Traditional Croque Madame, $20, Maison de PB. 2 Chocolate Matcha Cake, $8.30 per slice, and Cappuccinos, $5.50 each, Cedele. 3 Lychee Rose Layer Cake, $6.90, Cafe Amazon