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10 Lesser-Known Cafes to Explore Around Singapore

People Having A Good Time In A Cafe

In the mood for some leisurely brunch or a cup of aromatic coffee? Or perhaps you’re just looking for a place that serves good vibes alongside its delicious menu? We have just the list for you. Venturing beyond the usual hotspots can lead to delightful discoveries, and these 10 lesser-known cafes offer unique experiences that blend delicious food with inviting atmospheres. From organic farm settings to trendy urban spaces, each cafe promises a memorable journey for food and coffee enthusiasts alike. 

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Bollywood VeggiesSource: Bollywoodfarms

1. Bollywood Veggies: Tucked away in the lush countryside of Kranji, Bollywood Veggies is a charming cafe set amidst an organic farm. Here, you can enjoy farm-to-table dishes made from fresh produce grown right on the premises. The rustic ambience and hearty meals make it a perfect escape from the city buzz.

Address: 100 Neo Tiew Road (Kranji), Singapore 719026
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 8am – 4pm


SPRMKTSource: Grabfood

2. SPRMKT: Located in the trendy Dempsey Hill area, SPRMKT combines art, food, and retail into one eclectic space. The menu features a fusion of local and international flavours, with dishes like Laksa Linguine and Truffle Fries stealing the show. After your meal, explore the adjoining art gallery for a dose of creativity.

Address: Dempsey Rd, #01-15A Blk 8, Singapore 247696
Opening Hours: Monday & Tuesday 9am – 6pm, Wednesday to Friday 9am – 10pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am – 8pm


Pancake & Waffle PlaceSource: eatbook

3. Pancake & Waffle Place: True to its name, this cosy cafe in Bugis specialises in fluffy pancakes and crispy waffles served with a variety of toppings. Whether you prefer sweet or savoury, their menu caters to all tastes, making it a go-to spot for breakfast or brunch cravings.

Address: 56 Kandahar Street, Singapore 198904
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 12pm – 4pm, 5pm – 10pm


Cloud CoffeeSource: Timeout

4. Cloud Coffee: Nestled in the heart of Chinatown, Cloud Coffee stands out with its minimalist cloud decor and speciality coffee offerings. From expertly brewed espressos to creamy lattes, coffee lovers will appreciate the attention to detail in every cup. Pair your cuppa with a delectable pastry for the ultimate treat.

Address: 1a Duxton Hill, #01-01, Singapore 089587
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10am – 6pm


Slow BakesSource: Sethhui

5. Slow Bakes: As its name suggests, Slow Bakes takes pride in crafting artisanal pastries and baked goods with a focus on quality ingredients and meticulous techniques. From flaky croissants to rich chocolate cakes, each item reflects a dedication to the art of baking that’s sure to impress discerning palates.

Address: 30A Yishun Central 1, #01-08, Singapore 768796
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday 7am – 2pm


PS CafeSource: pscafe

6. PS Cafe: While PS Cafe is not entirely unknown, its serene location at Harding Road offers a quieter retreat compared to its bustling outlets. Set in a colonial-style bungalow surrounded by lush greenery, this cafe is perfect for indulging in their signature truffle shoestring fries or a decadent dessert.

Address: 28b Harding Road, Singapore 249549
Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday 8am – 10pm, Friday & Saturday 8am – 10.30 pm


Lola's CafeSource: lolacafe

7. Lola’s Cafe: Tucked away in the residential area of Kovan, Lola’s Cafe exudes a comfortable vibe ideal for casual gatherings or solo coffee dates. Their menu features comfort food classics like hearty burgers and all-day breakfast options, complemented by a selection of speciality coffees and teas.

Address: 5 Simon Road, Singapore 545893
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday 10am – 10.30pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am – 10.30pm


SarniesSource: sarnies

8. Sarnies: Situated in the bustling Telok Ayer district, Sarnies is a hidden gem for coffee junkies and brunch lovers. Their menu emphasises fresh, locally sourced ingredients, with standout dishes such as the Pulled Pork Sandwich and Acai Bowl. Don’t miss out on their expertly brewed espresso drinks either!

Address: 136 Telok Ayer St S068601
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 7.30am to 10.30pm, Saturday & Sunday 8.30am to 4.30pm


The PopulusSource: thepopulus

9. The Populus: A stone’s throw away from Outram Park MRT, The Populus impresses with its chic industrial decor and innovative menu offerings. From creative brunch plates to refreshing juices and artisanal coffees, every item reflects a commitment to quality and flavour that keeps customers coming back for more. 

Address: 146 Neil Road, Singapore 088875
Opening Hours: Monday, Tuesday  Sunday 9am to 6.30pm, Wednesday to Saturday 9am to 9.30pm


Rookie's Coffee ShopSource: danielfooddiary

10. Rookie’s Coffee Shop: Tucked away in the charming neighbourhood of Bukit Merah Lane, Rookie’s Coffee Shop is a hidden gem known for its speciality coffees and cosy ambience. Whether you’re looking for a quiet spot to work or catch up with friends, this cafe’s relaxed atmosphere and friendly service make it the perfect pick.

Address: 123 Bukit Merah Lane 1, #01-112, Singapore 150123
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 10am to 6pm

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