9 Cafes And Restaurants In Chip Bee Gardens – An Alternative Area Across Holland Village


Chip Bee Gardens is located directly across Holland Village and is home to a stretch of gourmet cafes and restaurants. Although it is conveniently situated across Holland Village MRT Train Station, the vicinity is relatively under the radar when compared to the ever bustling Holland Village.

Long-standing gourmet restaurants Mai Thai and Original Sins have been established at Chip Bee Gardens since years ago, but the recent year saw newcomers Sunday Folks and Monocle attracting hoards of hipsters entering the once-quiet neighbourhood. Chip Bee Gardens is now an attractive dining destination for epicureans; from Madrinaa Italiano restaurant to ice cream parlour The Daily Scoop, there is definitely something that will catch your fancy.

Here is our guide to 9 cafes and restaurants in Chip Bee Gardens that you should check out.

Baker and Cook


Artisan bakery Baker & Cook is founded by reputable baker Dean Brettschneider who has over two decades of culinary experiences and 12 published baking books. From cakes, chutneys, jams to hearty meals, Baker & Cook is your one-stop destination for breakfast supplies. There is also a comprehensive list of fine wines to choose from.

44 Jalan Merah Saga
#01-56, Chip Bee Gardens
Singapore 278116
Tel: +65 6472 0998
Mon to Thu: 7.30am – 8pm
Fri to Sat: 7.30am – 10pm
Sun: 7.30am – 8pm
Nearest Station: Holland Village


Italian bistro Da Paolo is catered for busy working executives with a refined palate but has little time to spare. Enjoy the mouthwatering selection of gourmet Italian fare at the trattoria itself or opt for take-out. Pastas, pastries, pizzas, salads and sandwiches are all freshly prepared by professionals and dessert lovers should not miss out on their signature tiramisu.

43 Jln Merah Saga
#01-74, Chip Bee Gardens
Singapore 278115
Tel: +65 6475 132
Daily: 8.30am – 9.30pm
Nearest Station: Holland Village

Mai Thai


If you find yourself craving for scrumptious Thai cuisine, Mai Thai Restaurant is the perfect place to go to. You will be spoilt for choice with their exhaustive selection of Thai salads, soups, seafood, poultry, rice, noodles and desserts. Good news to those who are on a meat-free diet – a recent vegetarian menu has also been launched, with single servings starting from S$8.50++.

44 Jalan Merah Saga
#01-58, Chip Bee Gardens
Singapore 278116
Tel: +65 6474 3100
Daily: 11am – 2.30pm, 6pm – 10pm
Nearest Station: Holland Village

Madrinaa Singapore


Madrinna Italiano may be a newcomer on the block, but the brand itself is far from new. The restaurant has moved from Queens Road and has overtaken its previous tenant, Michaelangelo’s. Their handmade thin-crust pizzas are a hit and starts from wallet-friendly prices of S$24++.

44 Jalan Merah Saga
#01-60, Chip Bee Gardens
Singapore 278116
Tel: +65 6474 7342
Daily: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 5.30pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Holland Village


Monocle is an extended venture of the popular cultured magazine Monocle and the shop opened its doors just last year. The rustic-looking shop is filled with leather accessories and other high quality handicrafts. Monocle sells only coffee (from S$4) and is a great hangout place for hipsters who dig minimalist decors. There truly is no other better way to pick up the latest publication of Monocle than from Monocle itself!

74 Jalan Kelabu Asap
Singapore 278267
Tel: +65 6475 1791
Daily: 11am – 8pm
Nearest Station: Holland Village

Mai Thai


Original Sin restaurant has been serving comforting vegetarian mediterranean gourmet since 1997. Order the value-for-money set lunch which comes with an appetising soup/salad, delectable main (choose from grilled eggplant wrap, veggie burger or tomato spaghetti) and a warm chocolate cake at just S$28++.

43 Jalan Merah Saga
#01-62, Chip Bee Gardens
Singapore 278115
Tel: +65 6475 5605
Daily: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Holland Village



Local specialty dessert cafe Sunday Folks is famous for their iconic squarish Belgian waffles (single slice – S$8.80, double slices – S$11.80) topped with generous portion of ice-cream (S$7.20 per cup / S$7.20 per cone). There are only six ice cream flavours are available on the menu, but they should suffice to please.

44 Jalan Merah Saga
#01-52, Chip Bee Gardens
Singapore 278116
Mon: Closed
Tue to Fri: 1pm – 10pm
Sat to Sun: 12pm – 10pm
Nearest Station: Holland Village


The Butcher is a certified meat shop selling the finest beef, lamb and pork that are directly imported from Australia. You can also purchase hormone-free fresh chicken and their handmade gourmet sausages. If you are planning to throw a barbecue party, do drop by The Butcher for the convenient and ready-to-cook chops, mince and steaks.

44 Jalan Merah Saga
#01-50, Chip Bee Gardens
Singapore 278116
Tel: +65 64720073
Mon to Fri: 9.30am – 7pm
Sat to Sun: 9.30am – 6pm
Nearest Station: Holland Village



The Daily Scoop is an ice cream parlour selling an extensive variety of ice cream flavours. Each batch of ice cream is churned and made daily in-house with local fresh ingredients – hence guaranteeing superior quality that is unlike other mass produced desserts. From the exotic Mao Shan Wang durian to Nutty Macadamia, The Daily Scoop rotates their flavours on a weekly basis so that customers will never get bored.

43 Jalan Merah Saga
#01-78, Chip Bee Gardens
Singapore 278115
Tel: +65 6475 3128
Mon to Thu: 11am – 10pm
Fri to Sat: 11am – 10.30pm
Sun: 2pm – 10pm
Nearest Station: Holland Village

For more recommendations, read our Holland Village Food Guide – 28 Restaurants, Cafes And Bars You Must Dine At.