Tiong Bahru is a foodie’s heaven for good reason—whether it is traditional Nyonya kueh you’re looking for, lor mee with shark meat nuggets or gorgeous cafés that you want to hop to, the area will not disappoint.
Joining the slew of eateries and cafés in Tiong Bahru is newly-opened 4+U Bar & Kitchen, a minimalistic café nestled just a 5-minute walk away from the train station.
On top of typical brunch fare, 4+U Bar & Kitchen also offers value-for-money set lunches at just S$8.50 nett. Now, who says that dining in cafes will be an expensive affair?
Nestled in an enclave of cafes in Tiong Bahru, Merci Marcel is a chic French café that took over the premises of the now-defunct The Orange Thimble. Located right next to Tiong Bahru Bakery, the café operates as a brunch spot in the day and transforms into a casual bar at night.
With a variety of French bakes and mains features in their daytime menu and an even larger assortment of hot beverages and alcoholic drinks, Merci Marcel is the perfect place for a gathering with friends or a romantic date with your other half.
Here’s a peek into what you can expect from this enchanting Parisian-style cafe in Tiong Bahru.
Cafe-hopping has become somewhat of a habit or pastime for most Singaporeans and one neighbourhood that is teeming with endless eateries and restaurants to explore is Tiong Bahru.
Aside from the incredible array of cuisines and eats that you can find in this neighbourhood, the rustic charm of Tiong Bahru is something that will always hit us with a wave of nostalgia every single time we visit.
Whether you are new to the Tiong Bahru area or perhaps you are curious to see what hidden gems this lovely neighbourhood holds, here are 24 Cafes & Restaurants In Tiong Bahru You Should Check Out.
As one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Singapore, Tiong Bahru is one that exudes charm like no other.
About a decade ago, Tiong Bahru was simply a tranquil neighbourhood with old school shophouses and local eats. It was not until the recent few years that modern cafes and restaurants started popping up in the area.
There is something about the marriage of old and new that boasts a very comforting vibe that is unique on its own. Here are 8 Things to Love About The Tiong Bahru Neighbourhood in Singapore.
The enclave of cafes and eateries at Tiong Bahru has been expanding at full force and it does not seem to be stopping any time soon. Late last year, a new addition – Whisk Café – has joined the hipster neighbourhood and the rest is history.
White seems to be the new black for most up-and-coming cafes and we are sure that frequent cafe hoppers will agree with us. Whisk Cafe’s interiors are completely decked out in white; white walls, white pillars, white tables, white stools. You get the gist.
We are always on the market for innovative and quirky ice cream flavours. When we stumbled upon Dessert Project at Havelock Road, it was as if all our prayers have been answered. A plethora of colourful flavours greeted us and a handful were so new and intriguing, we can only wonder what they will be whipping up next!
Le Halo at Jalan Bukit Ho Swee prides itself in being a retro themed cafe situated in the heartlands of Singapore. Together with online retail shop Chairish The Moments, the owner of the cafe furnished its interior with vintage knick-knacks from the yesteryears.
With the bright splash of colours found at almost every corner of the cafe, there will never be a dull moment here.
Updated: The Dispensary is no longer in operation.
Walk into this quaint little cafe at the far end of the trendy Tiong Bahru neighbourhood and you will be greeted with a unique interior and atmosphere that you will not be able to find anywhere else.
What used to be a traditional Chinese medicine hall is now The Dispensary, a one-of-a-kind cafe concept that preserved what was left of its former tenant, to weave it into their new and fresh old-meets-new concept.