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1. After Hours

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Inspired by the popular After You Dessert Café in Bangkok, After Hours is a gorgeous gelato café in the Haw Par Villa area offering toast, waffles, gelato, cold brews and more. The café has a warm wood and orange theme, with unique curved accordion-style seats that are made from actual paper and Scandinavian decor.

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Signature items on the menu include their Signature Golden Butter Toast ($9.50), and they have unique ice cream flavours like Soya Bean Milk with Fried Dough Fritters, Grape Yakult with Oreo, Watermelon Soju, Chinese Snow Pear and more. The café also makes for a great supper spot as it opens till 12am or 2am daily.


After Hours
Address: 27 West Coast Highway, #01-07, Singapore 117867

Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday, 2pm-12am; Friday-Saturday, 1pm-2am; Sunday, 1pm-12am



2. Wild Crumbs

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The good folks at Beng Who Cooks are finally back and they’ve started a brand new venture, Wild Crumbs, centering around chunky stuffed sandwiches, rolls, dons, desserts and more! Located at the Immunos Building at Biopolis, Wild Crumbs features an open and airy industrial-inspired space with high glass windows to let in the natural light and give the space a “glasshouse” effect.

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Look forward to generously stuffed Japanese-style sandos like the classic Egg Mayo Sando ($9), Chicken Katsu ($12), Crab Roll ($16) and more, as well as Western renditions like the Hotdog Bun with Sweet Relish ($12), plus carious Katsu Rice Bowls, sides and sweet treats from the display like the Banoffee Tart ($6.50).


Wild Crumbs

Address: 8A Biomedical Grove, #01-17/18, Singapore 138648

Opening Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm



3. Takagi Coffee

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Hailing from Japan, Takagi Coffee is a famous specialty coffee house boasting a one-of-a-kind in-house live coffee roastery, and they’ve opened their first Singapore outlet at 100AM at Tanjong Pagar! Takagi’s coffee beans are roasted live in-house, and you can choose from drinks like Takagi Coffee Blend ($5.40), Viennese Coffee ($5.90), Oat Milk Latte ($6.40), Soy Matcha Latte ($6.40) and more.

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Aside from coffee, Takagi also has light bites and desserts that you can enjoy in their cosy sit-down area. Highlights includes the Egg Sandwich ($12.80), Ham Cheese Potato Melt ($9.80), Chocolate Banana Mille Feuille Pancakes ($8.10) and Mochi Skin Matcha French Toast ($15.80), just to name a couple.


Takagi Coffee

Address: 100 Tras St, #01-14B, Singapore 079027

Opening Hours: 11am-9pm daily



4. Yang Xiao Xian

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Popular Taiwanese Milk Ice Chain has opened its first Singapore outlet at Orchard Gateway offering giant snow ice desserts! Their store is pretty hard to miss, with neon orange decor and a brightly-lit interior that’s just beckoning you to come in to have a sweet, icy treat.

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Signature must-trys include their Mango Milk Ice that comes in a Standard (from $16.80) and a giant Super (from $28.80) size that’s good to feed up to 5 people. Other dessert options include the Milk Tea Treasure Cotton Ice (from $8.80), Honey with Herbal Jelly (from $7) and drinks like White Peach Oolong Tea (from $6.80) and more.


Yang Xiao Xian 

Address: 277 Orchard Rd, #B1-12 Orchard Gateway, Singapore 238858

Opening Hours: 10.30am-10.30pm daily


5. Kōhī Roastery & Coffee Bar

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You might be familiar with the name Kōhī, known for their iconic coffee-through-a-window concept at Joo Chiat. This time, they’ve finally opened a proper café space with a sit-down area right smack in the CBD area!

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The glasshouse-inspired space is located in the UIC Building, with a minimalistic colour palette and ample table and counter seating for you to sit and enjoy your coffee. Aside from classic coffee brews, they also have a small retail area where you can purchase some of their merchandise like t-shirts and tote bags.


Kōhī Roastery & Coffee Bar

Address: 5 Shenton Way, #01-01, Singapore 068808

Opening Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm; Saturday, 8am-1pm



6. Kurasu

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Popular Kyoto-based specialty coffee studio has opened a second outpost in Singapore, and this time it’s much more accessible, located right in the heart of Orchard. The new Kurasu outlet gives off a very different vibe from the original Waterloo outlet, and is more of a takeaway “coffee stand”.

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The all-wood exterior of the takeaway kiosk exudes a moody and classy ambience, and you can order inside or through the window. There’s only one singular seat inside the store, so don’t count on being able to enjoy your coffee while sitting down. Aside from their famous coffee brews, you can also get some bakes like cookies from their display.



Address: 1 Grange Rd, #01-03, Singapore 239693

Opening Hours: 9.30am-5.30pm daily




7. Lola’s Café

Lola’s highly-anticipated reopening at Simon Road is finally complete, unveiling a brand new look similar to their Holland Village outlet: with a Scandinavian-inspired interior, soft curving lines and a cream and wood colour palette, accented with pops of brick red and forest green.

Lola’s Café is well-loved for their food, and you can expect the same from their newly reopened outlet. Highlights from the menu include the Honey Paprika Crispy Wings ($13), Crab Cake Benedict ($20), Tsukune Sando ($17), Mushroom and Ricotta Ravioli ($20) and more.


Lola’s Café

Address: 5 Simon Rd, Singapore 545893

Opening Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10am-10pm; Saturday-Sunday, 9am-10pm




8. 808 Eating House

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Don’t be fooled by the name “eating house”, located in the bustling Joo Chiat area 808 Eating House is more like a restaurant than an average casual eating house or kopitiam. Hailed as a “modern pushcart service restaurant”, 808 boasts a cosy, moody and intimate space that’s perfect for quiet gatherings.

On the menu are innovative dishes that highlight both local and regional ingredients. Look forward to dishes like Picked Quail Eggs ($6), You Mai Chai ($12), Buah Keluak Pork Belly ($26), Flower Buns ($6), Cold Bee Hoon ($6) and more. They also offer a range of drinks like draft and craft beer, house pour wines and cocktails. 


808 Eating House

Address: 153 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427431

Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 12pm-3pm & 6pm-11pm




9. La Savoir

Dining with Hermès dishes?! This new café in Orchard lets you experience a taste of luxury with their exquisite Hermès plating, wallpaper and a luxurious contemporary fine French dining vibe. What’s special about the café is that they serve their food and drinks on Hermès dishware and drinkware, so you can dine in absolute style.

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The café offers modern French cuisine with an Asian flair, including the likes of the La Savoir Butter Board ($15), Caviar Waffle ($21), Uni Toast ($24), Truffle Capellini ($20), Confit Salmon ($31), Scallop Risotto ($34) and more.


La Savoir

Address: 6 Scotts Rd, #02-01, Singapore 228209

Opening Hours: 11.30am-10pm daily



10. luckin coffee

The “Starbucks of China”, luckin coffee is finally here, and they’re having a $0.99 drink promotion for all items on their menu (limited to 1st drink order only)! You can claim this $0.99 anytime, as long as it’s your first order on the app. luckin currently has 2 outlets in Singapore, a dine-in café at Marina Square and a takeaway kiosk at Ngee Ann City.

Choose from options like their award-winning Hambella Americano, signature Creamy Dreamy Latte, Coconut Latte, Vanilla Flavoured Creamy Latte, Matcha Exfreezo™, Coconut Mocha, Dark Brown Sugar Velvet Latte and more. 


luckin coffee

Marina Square Address: 6 Raffles Blvd, #02-153, Marina Square, Singapore 039594

Opening Hours: 8am-10pm daily

Ngee Ann Address: 391 Orchard Road #01-K2, Civic Plaza, Ngee Ann City,Singapore 238872

Opening Hours: 9am-9.30pm daily