All Singaporeans know that Johor Bahru is the place to go when you want a short escape from all things expensive in Singapore. Everything is cheaper there — shopping, massages, transport, and most importantly, food!
There are a plethora of well-known cafes near the causeway that many of us Singaporeans love to visit. Aside from that, however, there are a number of other fantastic eateries deeper within Johor that we feel you need to check out.
With that, here is our list of our 23 favourite cafes in Johor Bahru that you can refer to for your next day trip over the causeway.
Despite the sliding Malaysian Ringgit currency, Johor Bahru’s cafe industry is still booming rapidly. Johor Bahru’s hipster street, aka Jalan Dhoby, is the best place to explore the various Malaysian cafes – do proceed to sample the city’s street food thereafter.
If you are sick of the overrated pricey cafes in Singapore and itching for a weekend day trip, we would highly recommend visiting newcomer The Replacement – Lodge & Kitchen in Johor Bahru. It can be accessed within a 10-minute walk from the Johor-Singapore Causeway and is characterised by its all-white interiors, potted plants and minimalistic furnishings.
Definitely one of the hottest cafes in Johor Bahru now!