14 Restaurants, Cafes, & Eateries In Tiong Bahru Worth Checking Out

Whisk Cafe Tiong Bahru

Tiong Bahru is every cafe hopper’s dream and also every foodie’s heaven. With the wide range of cuisine types and choices this trendy neighbourhood offers, Tiong Bahru has slowly and successfully become one of the most iconic food destinations in Singapore.

The formula is no rocket science – Tiong Bahru offers us a rustic charm like no other. With a neighbourhood as full of life as Tiong Bahru, it is no surprise that more and more people choose to open their cafes, restaurants or bakeries here.

If you are unfamiliar with the area or thinking about making a trip down to sample some delicious food, here is our Guide to Tiong Bahru’s Restaurants, Cafes & Eateries to assist you in picking the best place in the neighbourhood to dine in.

Ah Bong's Italian


Located in the Day & Night coffee shop along Eng Hoon Street, Ah Bong’s Italian occupies just a small corner of the entire space. Don’t be fooled by its size, the chef cooks up a hearty plate of pasta a la minute when ordered and the menu changes everyday.

If you’re in luck and Basil Pesto Pasta (S$7), or a close variation of it is on the menu that day, order it! Each strand of pasta is coated evenly with the sauce and the plate is just bursting with flavour, without being overly rich.

56 Eng Hoon Street
Tel: +65 9650 6194
Daily: 10am – 2pm
Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru

Big Mama Korean


This casual Korean eatery transports you to the streets of Korea with their homely fare at reasonable prices. The overall ambience of the place screams comforting so bring your friends here to enjoy a satisfying meal. If you come in a bigger group, you will be able to taste a range of their signature dishes such as Dakgalbi (S$15 per pax) or Pan-Fried Bulgogi (S$50, large sharing portion).

2 Kim Tian Road
Tel: +65 6270 7704
Daily: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 5.30pm – 11pm
Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru

Blue Garden


If you’re a fan of Korean BBQ buffets, why not try Blue Garden Korean BBQ Restaurant located at the trendy Link Hotel in Tiong Bahru? For lunch, pay only S$19.90 per pax and dinner goes for S$26.90 per pax.

Besides the usual barbecue meats, Blue Garden also offers classic Korean dishes such as Ginseng Chicken and a large range of kimchi choices that will make any kimchi lover contented.

50 Tiong Bahru Road
#01-07 Link Hotel Singapore
Tel: +65 6224 0700
Daily: 12pm – 3pm, 5.30 – 10pm
Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru

Drips Bakery


Specialising in desserts, make your way down to Drips Bakery and try their mouth-watering signature tarts. Each tart is not only affordable, but each and every one of them tastes freshly baked and oh-so-good! Drips Bakery also has a very welcoming and pleasant interior for you to hang out in.

82 Tiong Poh Road #01-05
Tel: +65 6222 0400
Mon, Wed & Thu: 10.30am – 9.30pm
Fri: 10.30am – 11pm
Sat & Sun: 10am – 9.30pm
Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru



A family business, Flock Cafe brands itself as a hip and unpretentious cafe, serving some of the best coffee around. Try unique flavours such as the Orange Cinnamon Mocha (S$6.50), which you can’t find anywhere else! Flock Cafe also serves a range of all-day-breakfast staples such as Eggs Ben for you to have while you sip on some delicious coffee.

78 Moh Guan Terrace
Tel: +65 6536 3938
Daily (except Tue): 9am – 5pm
Nearest Staion: Tiong Bahru

Forty Hands Cafe


Using blends from Common Man Coffee Roasters, the aromatic coffee at Forty Hands is one to travel for. Not only are they serving up great coffee, they serve a menu of fusion all-day-breakfast items, putting their own spin to it. Get hungry for their Eggs Ben on Steak with Spicy Roasted Potatoes, all the good thing in one dish.

78 Yong Siak St
Tel: +65 6225 8545
Tue to Wed, Sun: 8am – 7pm
Fri & Sat: 8am – 10pm
(Closed on Mondays)
Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru

Galicier Pastry


Galicier Pastry is an old school bakery located facing the main Tiong Bahru Road. Get transported back to your childhood with familiar cakes and pastries such as freshly baked Pandan Chiffon Cake (S$5) or even Nyonya Kuehs such as Kueh Dar dar ($4 for 5). Galicier is always packed with a steady crowd so be sure to get there early to get the freshest batch.

55 Tiong Bahru Rd
Tel +65 6324 1686
Daily (Except Tue): 9am – 9pm
Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru

Open Door Policy Restaurant


We love the fact that Open Door Policy serves hearty dishes that tastes as good as they look. They serve more premium items such as Wagyu Rump, Beef Cheeks and Truffle Scrambled Eggs among their recommended menu items. If you’re looking for restaurant quality food at reasonable prices, Open Door Policy is one to check out.

9 Yong Siak Street
Tel: +65 6221 9307
Mon to Sun: 12pm – 3.30pm, 6pm – 11pm
Weekend brunch: 11am – 4pm
(Closed on Tuedays)
Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru

PLain Vanilla Yong Siak


As one of the undisputed best cupcake bakeries in Singapore, what we also love about Plain Vanilla is their rustic and warm interior of their bakery on Yong Saik Street, Tiong Bahru. Drawing us in with the rich aroma of freshly baked cupcakes, their addictively good range of pastries and cakes makes us come back for more, every time.

1D Yong Siak Street
Tiong Bahru Estate
Tel: +65 6465 5942
Mon to Fri: 11am – 8pm
Sat: 9am – 8pm
Sun: 9am – 6pm
Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru


Nyonya food always tastes like home and House of Peranakan Petit reminds us of home-cooked dishes made with love. Have their Babi Ponteh (S$16) with rice, together with some Chap Chye (mixed vegetables) and you’re set for a substantial meal of authentic Nyonya cuisine.

42 Eng Hoon Street
Tiong Bahru Estate
Tel: +65 6222 1719
Daily: 12 pm -3pm, 6pm – 10pm
Nearest: Tiong Bahru

PoTeaTo Backribs


As the cafe’s name suggests, they do specialise in both tea and potato-centric dishes. You can expect premium tea selection for S$7.50 a pot, to have with mains such as the Creamy Seafood Pasta (S$16.80). If you come with a bigger group, be sure to try their Sweet Potato Fries (S$5) too!

78 Yong Siak Street
Tel: +65 62212 488
Tue to Fri: 11am – 10pm
Sat: 10am – 10pm
Sun: 10am – 9pm
Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru

PS Cafe Petit


Fans of the PS Cafe chain of restaurants will love the cosy and beautiful interior of this smaller branch at Tiong Bahru. Although full main dishes are not aplenty here, they still serve their usual decadent range of desserts such as their mouth-watering Sticky Date Pudding (S$16). Alcoholic drinks are also served here and a range of ice cream too.

78 Guan Chuan Street
Tel: +65 9226 7088
Tue to Sun: 11am – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru

Sin Hoi Sai


As the most popular Chinese Zhi Char restaurant in Tiong Bahru, Sin Hoi Sai has expanded their space over the years to cater to an ever-increasing amount of customers. Some must try dishes here include their Har Jeong Kai (Prawn Paste Chicken), which is probably one of the best you can find in Singapore.

55 Tiong Bahru Road (Opposite Link Hotel)
Tel: +65 6223 0810
Daily: 5pm – 5am
Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru

Whisk Cafe


Located just at the corner of the cross junction, Whisk Cafe occupies a very coveted space in the Tiong Bahru District. Instagrammers will fall in love with the full white interior and colourful range of desserts. They offer tarts, macarons and cakes together with coffee and tea.

58 Seng Poh Road
Tue to Thu: 9am – 7pm
Fri & Sat: 9am – 11pm
Sun: 9am – 9pm
Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru