QBean Desserts Cafe 1 Utama

QBean Cafe, serving everything soy related. Imagine everything with added soy, namely original soy milk, real fruit ice-blended soy milk, flavored soy milk, soy ice-cream, and "Tau Fu Fa" all available in one location and that's QBean for you! I was fascinated by the soy ice-cream, so when Nikel invited a bunch of us to have an afternoon of "SOY", I told myself I just have to taste the soy ice-cream.

QBean Cafe 1 Utama
QBean 1 Utama

QBEAN 1 Utama   
Lot LG319a,
Lower Ground Floor,
1 Utama Shopping Centre,
47800 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Mon - Sun: 9:00 am-10:30 pm
http://www.qbean.my

QBean is located on the lower ground floor of 1 Utama, where most of the restaurants and eateries are located at. Located just beside Subway, the cafe wasn't really noticeable due to the color is so similar to Subway, green. But that's beside the point. The point was we were there for some "SOY" joy,  all 7 of us.

QBean Cafe 1 Utama
Promo card and a huge tank of soy milk
QBean Cafe 1 Utama
QBean Menu

A quick chat with the owner, and I was informed the QBean branch in 1 Utama is actually the third franchise in Malaysia. The first was opened in IOI Mall Puchong in 2008, second in Queensbay Mall Penang, and the latest one in 1 Utama which was opened to public end of last year 2010. There are plans to open another branch in Penang very soon too, so I guess QBean must be doing really well. Anyway do check out what we enjoyed that afternoon in photos below.

soy ice-cream
QBean's specialty Soy Ice-Cream with different toppings - with topping (rm4.50), cup (rm3), cone (rm2)

What's the difference between our normal ice-cream and these rather delicious soy ice-cream? Beside the fact that these ice-creams are made from soy, QBean's soy ice-cream has a wonderful texture, and tastes really good too. It's sweet, not as sweet as normal ice-creams, but that makes it so much healthier. Soy ice-creams melts faster than usual though.

soy ice blended drinks
Real Fruits Soy Milk Ice Blended - Strawberry (rm8.90), Honey Dew (rm5.90), Mango (rm7.90)
For the drinks above, real fruits were used to blend in with the soy milk hence the higher price. Unlike other shops which normally uses artifical flavoring, QBean uses real fruits in generous amounts. So much until the Mango Soy Milk Ice Blended could actually be taken with a spoon. That's how thick the texture is.

soy milk drinks
More flavored soy milk - RM3.90 each ranging from "chocolate soy milk", "green tea soy milk" to "bandung soy milk" and "gula melaka soy milk"
tau fu far
"Tau Fu Far" - RM3.50
soy porridge
Soy Porridge with Salted Egg - RM4.80

I found the soy porridge with salted egg rather unique. Essentially it is porridge with salted egg, but with an addition of soy milk. The taste was all right, even though some might find the soy taste unsuitable to be mixed with porridge. Anyway I liked the salted egg a lot.

What are you waiting for? I'm sure most of you visit 1 Utama often, the next time you're around 1 Utama, do check out QBean for some healthy and really fresh soy desserts and beverages.


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    26 comments :

    1. the ice-cream cup so nice.. didnt get to see that lol

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    2. Soy porridge? Wow! This is my first time hearing this! But I don't like porridge haha! Think I will try the real fruits soy milk ice blended. Yum!! : )

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    3. i love those ice creams, they look very nice, and i supposed a lot more healthy too.. errr, soy porridge??!! so how does that taste?? i only tried salted soy milk (with lots of condiments inside) but not soy porridge before..

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    4. Ken,
      ya man, you should have dropped by earlier :( the ice cream melted pretty fast ><

      Foongpc,
      lol! my first time too. Actually it tastes just like porridge, with some soy taste in it. :P Im not a fan of porridges as well. give me meat and rice any day! lol

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    5. SK,
      They are really healthy. But too much soy milk not very good for guys i heard. Ppl are saying it makes us more feminine. lol!! not sure about the truth in that statement though.

      My first time trying soy porridge too. it's unique. :)

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    6. Yummy! and it's in 1U, where I gymmed frequently.
      Prices are ok if you say the ingredients are as such.
      Thks fr the heads up!

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    7. soy porridge with salted egg? this is interesting

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    8. Oh? This must be the photo I've seen people sharing in Facebook. Ummmm....looks good. Would love to try the ice cream...and I love tofu hwa too! Yum!

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    9. hehehe.. I'm gonna try this.. only got in 1 Utama meh??

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    10. i want to have a try again...

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    11. the colourfulness of the stuffs make me feel randy!

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    12. I don't go to this part of 1U often. it's at the end where no one really steps through.. hmm.. but it looks good enuf to get me venturing there :D

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    13. Soy porridge sounds really unique. Would love to try that.

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    14. We often patronize Q bean, tad expensive thn ordinary soy milk but taste really good!^^

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    15. looks like the kinda food i'd love man~~~

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    16. we have Qbean in Qbay, Pg too :) i always buy their soy ice cream becuz it is super duper nice and creamy. in fact, i recommend the ice cream to my friends and colleagues and they fall in love with it too :) we dun have much varieties here though. The soy porridge looks good. they are generous with the salted eggs too. hope it will come to pg soon

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    17. Hmm will try out the chocolate soy milk first :)basically I'll go for drinks with coffee or chocolate based.

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    18. thanks for the invitation bro. =)

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    19. Soy porridge with salted egg rather unique. Very colorful topping for the soy ice cream.

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    20. QBean, never heard of it. Can try can try...hehe

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    21. Looks yummy! but.. still a no no to me. :( cudnt take any milk. sigh

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    22. the soya color looks very very rich hehe

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    23. I saw this shop at IOI Mall Puchong,and was going to try it but stopped at my tracks when I realized, everything is soy-related. I don't drink soy-milk. ahahaha~

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    24. the shaved ice soy cream looks good ah! :D

      Peace Out!
      The CleverMunkey

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