The culture of cafe-hopping may have died down a little in Singapore, but when your friend asks you out for a weekend brunch date, you just can’t say no.
Serangoon residents, we could not be more envious of you guys. Playing host to a trove of cafes, Serangoon and Kovan could easily join the ranks of Tiong Bahru as Singapore’s most happening cafe districts.
These estates are thriving with lush cafes and hip joints, ready to overwhelm us with abundant brunch selections and decadent desserts. We’ve rounded up 29 cafes in Serangoon and Kovan you should definitely check out. Burger bars and hidden patisseries are just a fraction of what’s in store for you!
We can all relate to the pain of organising a catch-up session with your buddies that you haven’t met in years—busy with school, work and having to do OT makes it nearly impossible to find a common date and time for a meetup.
The only time that all of your friends are free is probably, well, in the middle of the night. And for some odd reason, our stomachs go empty when the sun goes down as do the shutters of most stalls.
Singapore is undoubtedly a food haven but what happens when hunger pangs strike you in the middle of the night? Fret not for we have sussed out 10 Muslim-Friendly Supper Spots That Open Till Late Night To Makan With Your Supper Squad. Apologies in advance for the weight gain.
As one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Singapore, Serangoon Gardens is a private residential area brimming with all sorts of F&B establishments—ranging from hawker centres to hipster cafes and fine restaurants.
Ask any local about the must-tries in Serangoon Gardens and no doubt many will point you to Chomp Chomp Food Centre. However, those who residinnd the area would know that there is more to the dining scene at Serangoon Gardens than just that.
Here are our top picks of hawker stalls, cafes, bars and eateries you have to visit at Serangoon Gardens. READ ON
The rise of healthy cafes in Singapore providing natural and organic eats has changed our perception towards healthy grub. While we love the occasional indulgence (who doesn’t?), we also enjoy guilt-free alternatives that allow us to stick to our fitness plans.
Taking over the former spot of One Man Coffee at myVillage in Serangoon Gardens, Staple Food aims to provide nutritious, yet gratifying meals that do not compromise on taste—using only fresh ingredients so from reliable suppliers. The cafe has a curated food menu but diners can customise their own bowl to suit their personal dietary needs.
If you fancy wholesome and well-sourced food, Staple Food is a great place to stop by for a quick lunch for those who work around the area. READ ON
Serangoon Garden Market is our go-to hawker centre for economical local fare; we practically grew up with it – from its initial days to its new facade after renovation. We watched as stall owners come and go. Some of our favourites are still there since our childhood days, some familiar faces are no longer around because they have passed on to their next generation, some have left entirely.
As one of the most popular hawker centres in Singapore, Serangoon Garden Market is a favourite among residents in the vicinity and many other Singaporeans who would travel down just for a simple, hearty meal over local food and drinks.
With so many stalls in the hawker centre, do you know which are the very popular ones with perpetual queues, and what are some of the dishes you cannot miss? If it is going to be your first trip down, here are 9 Local Fares You Must Try at Serangoon Garden Market. If you are a regular, hands up if we share the same likes!
Serangoon Gardens is one of the oldest estates in Singapore with a history so rich. And it is home to some of the best restaurants and cafes, with household names such as Pow Sing Restaurant & Chomp Chomp Food Centre. But apart from the hoi polloi of barbecue seafood joints, Serangoon Gardens has so much more to offer.
It is a rather populated private residential estate, but the residents have it all because it is such a self-contained area when it comes to food. Whatever you have a taste for, we can be pretty sure you can have (most of) your cravings satisfied.
A recent round-up had us compiling this definitive guide to the restaurants, bars and cafes at Serangoon Gardens, and with this, you can start planning your gatherings and meals at the wondrous Serangoon Gardens enclave!
Serangoon and Kovan are both prime districts in the North-Eastern part of Singapore with a slew of famed establishments around the estates, mainly at Serangoon Gardens – fondly remembered as Ang Sar Lee with red brick rooftops and tiles adorning the estate in the early days.
Food, in particular, is not hard to find in these areas, and it is no wonder why so many Singaporeans love flocking to these two districts when they need to fill their tummies with a plethora of interesting gastronomical finds. The cafes found in these areas are usually well-packed with people on weekends, and reservations are a must to avoid any disappointments.
We have brought you countless of Area Guides, but we are not close to stopping. Here is a Guide to Charming Cafes in Serangoon and Kovan to prep you for your next food trail.
Located in the buzzing Serangoon Garden enclave, Hanwoori Korean Restaurant is one of those under-the-radar restaurants that only Korean food lovers in the know and residents will find their way here. The fuss-free outlet may be easily missed from the road, so look out for OCBC Bank and you are on your way to a splendid meal.