Buona Vista is a little far-flung for those who do not reside in the West. The whole vicinity is well-known for its educational institutes and facilities as well as high-technology research industries.
However, this buzzy part of Singapore happens to be a budding café precinct that is home to a handful of bistros and cafes and is an up-and-coming hipster neighbourhood that is worth exploring.
Whether you are looking for a scrumptious brunch fare or an artisanal cup of coffee, here are 9 Bistros and Coffee Spots in Buona Vista To Explore. READ ON
On a mission to bring diners the world on a single plate, Coalesce—a new casual family-friendly restaurant nestled on the third floor of NTU Alumni House—serves up cosmopolitan dishes inspired by various international cuisines but with Singaporean cuisine at the heart of each creation.
And for those working in the Buona Vista area, you would be pleased to know that Coalesce has a S$8.80++ Weekday Power Lunch set which comes with a soup of a day, main course and a drink.
If you are an avid Instagram user, you might have seen insanely photogenic dishes of Paddy Hills taking the platform by storm. This Australian-inspired cafe by day and tapas bar by night prides itself in its choice of location by being away from crowd, so that diners can indulge in the food comfortably without the hubbubs of the city.
And by the way, if you recall, this unit used to be a part of many of our childhoods. It was where the former Lim Seng Lee Braised Duck used to be at.
New indie cafes are sprouting everywhere, and if you are on a quest to find good coffee in Singapore, you should definitely drop by Jimmy Monkey Cafe & Bar, an Australian-style Cafe at One-North Residences.
The owner of the place Michael, is from Australia, and after living here for the past ten years, he decided to go on a journey to bring the Melbourne coffee experience to Singapore.
Duck — Brad’s preferred choice of meat.
That’s the best way to describe my love for duck. While I’m a big fan of kurobuta pork, and there are many people who always rave about the marbling of the wagyu beef; I find it harder to say no to duck meat.
Many friends have told me about the famous braised duck rice at Lim Seng Lee Duck Rice Eating House, which is located right at the end of the winding South Buona Vista road. It’s kind of difficult to remember the name ‘Lim Seng Lee’, so my friends always call it the Pasir Panjang Duck Rice.