The Ultimate Guide To Cafes In The East Of Singapore – 30 Cafes To Explore

Cafes In The East

If there is one thing to be envious about those who live in the East, it is their close proximity to some of the best cafes in Singapore.

As much as the rest of the population would hate to admit it, there is nowhere in Singapore where you are able to find such an extensive range of independent cafes, brew bars, ice cream parlours and dessert studios. In summary, the cafe scene in the east is nothing short of exciting—with new F&B projects and initiatives popping up every once in a while.

We’ve compiled a list of our favourite cafes in the east of Singapore and they range from artisanal cafes with deliciously bespoke blends and delectable brunches to casual hangout spots where eastsiders can drop by for their daily coffee run. Do let us know how many on the list you have been to! READ ON

15 Awesome Things In The East To Prove That East-Siders Have It Better

East Side

There is a constant debate between the East-siders and the West-siders on which side of the island is the best. Growing up, you would have friends who live at the far ends of Singapore. Those who stay in the West whine whenever they need to travel to the East and vice versa. Making a trip to the other side of the island could almost be considered a day trip on its own.

East-siders believe that the East side is the best—and for good reasons. The East of Singapore is dotted with interesting hot spots and amazing food locations that are more than enough to make the West-siders jealous. Not convinced? Here are 15 Things To See, Do and Eat In The East of Singapore That Proves That The East Is The Best. READ ON

Harvest – New Salad & Protein Bowl Bar Along East Coast Road

Harvest Group Shot

Harvest is the new kid on the block along East Coast Road, located right opposite i12 Katong. This homely salad and protein bowl bar features an extensive range of fresh ingredients of which you can pick to customise your very own healthy bowl.

Every portion of either the salad or protein bowl comes with one base, one sous vide-cooked protein, three sides, one topping and one dressing. Should you require something refreshing to wash down your food with or simply to cool you down, they also carry a pretty impressive variety of bottled cold-pressed juices.

What is impressive is that they adopt the French cooking technique of sous vide in cooking their proteins—a practice not commonly found in your average cafe. For all you health nuts living on the East side in need of a quick and healthy fix, Harvest is one spot that you should definitely pay a visit to.

Tian Kee & Co Reopens At Siglap Drive

Tian Kee & Co

Previously located at the old Dakota estate, Tian Kee & Co has reopened a new takeaway outlet at 46 Siglap Drive, off Frankel Avenue.

For those of you who are not familiar with Tian Kee & Co, it started as a local provision shop back in 1958 and it evolved into a bakery cafe at Dakota Crescent—one of Singapore’s oldest public housing estates. Unfortunately, the neighbourhood had to make way in late 2016 due to developments under Mountbatten’s estate renewal plans, and so did Tian Kee & Co.

 The wait is finally over, Tian Kee & Co is now back in the East of Singapore.


Rhombus Pizza – S$15 DIY Pizza Buffet At This Muslim-Owned Restaurant

Rhombus Pizza Savoury Pizza

Rhombus Pizza SG is a new Muslim-owned pizza buffet restaurant that allows you to pick your own toppings, design the pizza of your dreams and bake it yourself. Create and eat to your heart’s content for 90 minutes.

Allow your creativity and appetite to take flight as you select from a wide variety of toppings from savoury sausages to sweet chocolate chips to create your ultimate pizza. The buffet costs S$15 for adults, S$12 for children between the ages of 7 and 12, and children under seven get to dine for free!

Comida Mexicana – New Mexican Restaurant By Margarita’s

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Behold Comida Mexicana, a casual and convivial dining concept etched from long-standing Mexican restaurant brand, Margarita’s.

Having only made its debut a month ago, this new-kid-on-the-block is keen on showing off its spectacular lineup of Mexican fare from the classic Carne Asada, to less conventional items like their Cornflakes Crusted Fish Fillets with Roasted Tomatillo Sauce and Fried Corn.

Tthis is one place that is sure to charm with its authentic flavours and great vibes.

EVENT: Join Us For A Burger-making Workshop At WOLF Burgers On 12 Aug 2017

Wolf Burgers

Fancy a good, hearty burger feast? Well then, we have some good news for you.

As part of the Singapore Food Festival 2017, Changi City Point has curated an amazing lineup of food offerings and activities that promises to thrill you inside out. From 21 July 2017 to 13 August 2017, be whisked on a food adventure around Changi City Point and glean a skill or two about the art of food preparation.

To entice you a little more, WOLF Burgers will be holding a burger-making workshop at their Changi City Point outlet from 4pm to 5pm on 12 August 2017. So do join us as we learn more about their passion and expertise in burgers; it will be one fulfilling and exciting afternoon!

However, do note that spaces for the workshop are limited to 6 readers, so read on to find out more about how you can secure your spot at the WOLF Burgers burger-making workshop with the Ladyironchef team!


British Hainan – Charming Old-School Restaurant In Joo Chiat

British Haianan Collage

British Hainan is a quaint family-run restaurant tucked away along Carpmael Road in the estates of Joo Chiat. They serve a myriad of classic British dishes with a Hainanese twist, but the dishes to die for include their signature oxtail stew and their braised lamb shank.

The owner, Mr. Frederick Puah, considers himself an aficionado of antiques and all things vintage, so dining here will no doubt give you a feel of the good old days. Expect to find age-old vinyl records, old gramophones, and even a public pay phone.

Combining great food, old-school vibes, and exceptional service standards, British Hainan is a place that deserves a visit by generations old and new.


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