In life, it’s always time for coffee.
October is upon us so we’re well into the wet season. Now, it might just be the perfect time to get down to a cafe, and have one of your favourite hot drinks. After all, many of us need our caffeine fix. [Featured image: Mike Kenneally, Unsplash].
Enter, Secret Singapore. We’re going to recommend you some of the best spots to grab coffee in the city. Thank us later when you’re in a lovely cafe with your fix of delicious java.
Nylon Coffee state that the experience of coffee is just as important as the taste. Their coffee comes from all over the planet — from Ethiopia to El Salvador to Nicaragua – and they invite you to either experience it in their wonderful spot, or purchase their high quality, sustainable bags of ground coffee.
📍 4 Everton Park, #01-40, 080004
Chye Seng Huat Hardware are masters at the art of a coffee and lovely piece of cake. Sat in the Jalan Besar district, the spot is a bar meets coffee roasters meets supplier of all the coffee paraphernalia you could ever need. Plus, the coffee is brewed to perfection so it’s well worth paying a visit to this quirky hangout.
📍 150 Tyrwhitt Road, 207563
Baristart Coffee comes from Hokkaido, Japan and is one of Singapore’s top coffee houses, rising from a small coffee stand in 2015. With artistic flat white designs, gorgeous savoury food and a lovely community, Baristart is a caffeine top-up joint that is tough to beat.
📍 65 Tras Street, 079004
Tiong Hoe Speciality Coffee is a sleek-designed, bright spot with warm staff and delicious coffee. With coffee sourced from over 20 different origins around the world, every customer is spoilt for choice. What’s more, you’re guaranteed expert craft. Mr Tan Tiong Hoe has been in the coffee business since 1960, and has perfected his craft!
📍 170 Stirling Road, #01-1133, 140170
As the name would have you believe, this is a classy establishment. Dapper Coffee offers majestic artwork, a 1950s soundtrack, a wonderful brunch menu and… we haven’t even got onto the coffee? As it happens, that’s also pretty great. It’s sourced from the mountains of Papa New Guinea, handpicked by small local farms.
📍 73A Amoy Street Second Floor, 069892
A self-confessed quirky establishment, which is exactly what we love! At Bearded Bella, you’ll find a wonderful food menu along with a variety of ways to sort your caffeine fix. Be it a colourful breakfast bowl with a strong espresso, or jambalaya chicken topped off with a coffee slushie. Whatever you choose, you’re onto a winner.
📍 8 Craig Road, 089668
📍 22 Martin Road, #01-00, 239058
Whether you want a cold-brew coffee, an Instagram-worthy flat white or a no-nonsense espresso, Old Hen Coffee is your spot. Pair it with one of their sweet dessert waffles and you’re mastering the Singapore coffee game!
📍 88 Rangoon Rd, #01-03, 218374
The roasters at Five Oars are another spot with divine food and perfectly brewed beans. Gnawing down on some beautifully presented pancakes and eggs while sippin’ on a cuppa joe is my idea of heaven.
📍 39 Tg Pagar Road, 088462
This spot boasts “Aussie Style Grub” and “Coffee that brings the city life”, and we can fully endorse this. Sarnies is one of the best hangouts in Singapore. Grab some truffle scrambled eggs, some roast chicken sandwiches and add in the java to perfect your day.
📍 Telok Ayer Street, 136, 068601
11. Thus Coffee
Thus Coffee is a modern coffee joint with a wonderful setting and even better products. Expect arty coffees, drool-worthy burger and fries, and a healthy portion of good vibes.
📍 4 Jln Kuras, 577723
Yahava travel far and wide to provide their customers with wonderful beans from around the world. And, the java here definitely does not disappoint. Whether you’re after some beans to blend yourself – with their help of their vast array of equipment on sale! – or want a relaxing cup, Yahava hits the spot.
📍 50 Tagore Lane, #B1-02 EBC Lifestyle Hub, 787494