Coffee aficionados in Singapore went absolutely crazy when popular Japanese coffee shop % Arabica opened its first store in Singapore at Arab Street last year.
Since then, the renowned coffee chain that hails from Kyoto, Japan has opened another 2 outlets in Singapore at 313@Somerset and Chip Bee Gardens.
While % Arabica is known for its stellar cups of coffee, the brand’s venture at Chip Bee Gardens has introduced a food section to their menu so you can enjoy some scrumptious nosh that pairs perfectly with their soothing cups of coffee. This is also the only % Arabica outlet in the world to have a food menu.
From hearty bowls of Shiso Pasta to their outrageously juicy Beef Katsu Sando, here is what you can expect from % Arabica at Chip Bee Gardens.
For those of you who are frequent travellers to Thailand, you probably would have chanced upon Café Amazon. This is the country’s most popular coffee chain and it has over 2,700 outlets scattered across the Land of Smiles alone, 3,025 stores worldwide and 3 in Singapore at Jewel Changi Airport, Jurong Point and Republic Plaza. Globally, they are the sixth-largest coffee chain, which is a testament to how well-loved their cups of coffee are.
All 3 of their cafés in Singapore are inspired by the Amazon Rainforest and shrouded in lush greenery, with the Jewel Changi Airport outlet being their first flagship store outside of Thailand. If you’re looking for a spot to have a chill catch-up session with your friends or some much-needed alone time, their verdant, botanical vibes make it the perfect place to do so!
Food-wise, diners can look forward to a Singapore-exclusive menu that also stays true to its roots by including cuppas made with their famous and uniquely formulated Amazon Blend as well as other Thai-inspired and fusion dishes.
Who doesn’t love a good buffet? We can definitely all appreciate a good lineup of some amazing local nosh and scrumptious spreads from a myriad of cuisines. What makes Atrium Restaurant’s buffet even better? It’s finally gotten their official Halal certification!
Atrium Restaurant at Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium is re-launching its buffet lineup with new signature dishes, live stations as well as halal dishes. You can look forward to a buffet spread chocked full of local delights as well as cuisines that will take you on a culinary flight across the globe.
Expect live stations preparing Singaporean fares such as Hainanese Chicken Rice, Mee Siam and Laksa, as well as Atrium Restaurant’s signature Chilli Crab. Seafood lovers can indulge in a vast array of fresh seafood on ice and even a whole baked fish complemented by 6 varieties of sambal sauce.
Atrium Restaurant has also revamped its desserts buffet to cater to all sweet tooths. There will be a Cendol live station and Durian Pengat alongside their selection of delectable cakes and kuehs! If you’re feeling nostalgic, the buffet has its own ice cream bicycle where you can get your favourite childhood ice cream with colourful bread or wafer biscuits!
If you’re looking to have a great meal with your loved ones, we have a deal that will make this meal even sweeter – quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon making your reservation to enjoy a 1-for-1 buffet with a glass of complimentary soft drink from now until 30 November 2019.
Taking our coffee scene by storm is Alchemist, a specialty coffee joint famous for their grab-and-go cuppa. Coffee lovers will be familiar with their first two outlets at Hong Leong Building and International Plaza; they have just opened their flagship store this year at Khong Guan Building in Tai Seng!
Their latest establishment is a hidden gem, nestled in former Khong Guan Biscuit Factory. Decked in a minimalistic interior with marble furniture and blue countertops, they now house a roastery and dining area for you to chill with your cup of joe! You can snack on their baked goods too.
If you’re a fan of the crisp layers of croissants and the way the flaky pastry just seems to melt on your tongue, Au Croissant will be right up your alley. Tucked away in Aperia Mall (that’s just a stone’s throw away from Lavender MRT), this hidden gem of a bakery specialises in their quirky flavours of croissants along with other wonderful breads and pastries.
When Batam comes to mind, people normally think of relaxing staycations and lounging around without a care in the world. Cafes won’t be their most poignant memory from this tropical island.
Anchor Café & Roastery will help you change that mindset.
Serving up a delicious array of Southern-inspired brunch, cakes and single-origin coffee, Anchor Café will ensure your Batam trip is one that you’ll remember.
Anguk-dong in Seoul is one of the few neighbourhoods in Seoul where you can see an interesting juxtaposition of old and new architectural styles, featuring traditional Korean houses made from bricks contrasting with modern shop fronts.
Its favourable position near tourist attractions such as Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village has made Anguk-dong a popular destination among those who are interested in culture and cafe hopping.
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We first announced the news of % Arabica opening in Singapore back in August last year and we are happy to report that the wait is finally over.
The ever so popular Kyoto coffee chain % Arabica has finally opened their doors in Singapore at Arab Street! And at a pretty apt location we’d say. Striving to let people “see the world through coffee” as their philosophy, they have currently 36 stores in 10 countries.