Nothing perks up our mornings up like waking up to the smell of freshly roasted coffee. That strong, seductive aroma that wafts through the streets of Singapore courtesy of the many coffee shops that have sprouted up over the years since the coffee fad took over is one of the simple pleasures in life that we thoroughly enjoy.
It’s official—many of us struggle to function without coffee. In light of the massive array of cafes scattered all over the island, we sussed out the best from the lot. But of course, there is much more that defines a great coffee shop other than just a plain cup of joe.
From stellar workspaces, decadent nosh to heavenly brews—coffee-addicts, this one’s for you—here is our list of 37 best coffee shops in Singapore for you to get your caffeine fix and possibly more.
Everyone has a go-to drink that suits every occasion—be it on a Friday evening right after work, or when you are home and just need something to get yourself through a tough day.
Regardless of the reason you drink, we are sure you have at least pondered some questions on how your drink is made, where it came from, or who was the genius that invented that thing in your hand with that silly umbrella toothpick as a garnish. After all, we tend to think a lot when we are intoxicated.
So for today, let us list 5 cocktail trivia you can use to impress your friends, your date, or that girl you have been eyeballing at the bar you frequent (no promises of scoring her number though). READ ON
From breath-taking lush interiors to nature-inspired food, you may be surprised to know our sunny island is peppered with many garden-themed cafes if you have not been on a lookout. Decked in botanicals, dining at such cafes can provides a quick escape from Singapore’s concrete jungle.
Whether it is a hearty brunch with the family or a quiet spot to chill over good books and coffee, here are 10 Garden-Themed Cafes You can Find In Singapore for the avid café hoppers, nature lovers and those who wish to get away from the bustling city. READ ON
The concept of omakase revolves around allowing the sushi chef to decide on the choice of dishes to serve his or her customers and will typically consist of a series of plates, beginning with the lightest fare and subsequently proceeding on to the heavier dishes.
There’s so much to love about this culinary style—from the trust that diners give the chef to the chef’s expertise in featuring a menu that encompasses only the freshest produce of the season. An omakase meal often starts off with an assortment of sushi, sashimi, cooked dishes and seasonal vegetables with common mainstays such as otoro (fatty tuna belly) and sometimes even premium ingredients with the likes of uni.
What makes omakase intriguing is the fact that you never know what to expect. No one really knows what the chef might serve because the dishes vary according to the season. Make no mistake that meals such as these do not necessarily come cheap, but if you’re hankering for a taste of Japanese omakase dining at its finest, here is our list of 10 best Japanese restaurants for omakase in Singapore.
Nestled within Singapore’s fast-paced Central Business District lies a beautiful botanical cafe. Step into Shop Wonderland Cafe & Floral Studio—a dreamy and whimsical floral cafe that will teleport you to a magical wonderland.
As opposed to the other artisan cafes lying along the Telok Ayer stretch, Shop Wonderland Cafe & Floral Studio is more than just a cafe with pretty desserts and there are many reasons why you should visit right now.
With the newly-opened Northpoint City shopping mall and the rise of bistros and cafés in Yishun, there’s so much more to discover in this vibrant neighbourhood. Contrary to popular belief, Yishun is, in fact, a delightful place to explore in the north of Singapore!
Whether you are an avid café-hopper or someone seeking a place to unwind and away from the bustling town area, here are 14 Food Places You Might Not Have Known Existed In Yishun. READ ON
Previously a coastal road situated along the island’s old waterfront, Telok Ayer has transform into a hip and busy neighbourhood teeming with cafes and restaurants to feed the CBD office crowd and avid café-hoppers.
From idyllic garden-themed cafes, burger joints and Korean eateries to cocktails at inconspicuous bars, choosing what and where to eat has never been harder. Surrounded by a mix of old and restored shophouses and modern high-rising buildings, Telok Ayer is filled with a combination of rich heritage and modernity.
If you have not ventured to this side of Singapore before, here is your Telok Ayer Food Guide – 14 Bistro and Cafes To Check Out In This Bustling District. READ ON
Coffee is a lot more than a drink and Singapore’s coffee culture has changed over the past decade. From premium Arabica brew, Instagram-worthy flat lays to all-day brunch menu, the café-hopping trail has showcased the evolution and better appreciation of coffee culture.
There are numerous cafes and speciality coffeehouses in Singapore and these are the cafes in town that we have visited and where we have consumed our fair share of coffee and desserts. Lo and behold, here is the ultimate guide to cafes and coffee shops in Orchard Road. READ ON