1. Elijah Pies
This is one of Singapore’s most IG-famous bakeries—known for their aesthetic full-sized and mini pies. Elijah Pies first started off as an online business and takeaway kiosk, and now they’ve finally opened a dine-in outlet where you can enjoy their pretty pies fresh, along with other bakes and coffee! The café is located in the CBD area, at Tanjong Pagar Plaza, and boasts a cosy and warm decor that resembles a living room, so you’ll feel just like you’re coming home each time you visit!
You can now have their signature pies by the slice, in flavours like Wild Berry Lavender ($7.90), Raspberry Ripple, ($7.90), Nutella Pie ($7.90) and more. Aside from sweet pies, they also have a new range of savoury pies like Black Truffle Mash Pie ($12.90), Mac N’ Cheese Pie ($12.90), Scallop Chowder ($14.90) and Seaweed Chicken Pot Pie ($13.90), just to name a couple.
Address: 7 Tanjong Pagar Plaza, #01-102, Singapore 081007
Opening Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 10am-6pm; Thursday-Sunday, 10am-10pm
2. Elixir Coffee & Wine
Specialising in artisanal, award-winning coffee beans and sourdough pizzas, Elixir is an airy coffee bar by day and intimate wine bar by night. Decked in warm woods, rich browns and dusty pink tones, the café-bar gives off a rustic yet romantic vibe throughout the day.
Elixir offers food all day, from breakfast, brunch, lunch to dinner. Highlights from the menu include the Reversed Margharita ($22), Fried Baby Octopus ($18), Turkish Eggs Tartine ($16), Bruléed French Toast ($22) and more. They also have an extensive beverage selection of coffee brews, tea, beers, cocktails, wine, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks too.
Elixir Coffee & Wine
Address: 24 Holland Grove Rd, #01-18, Singapore 278803
Opening Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 8.30am-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 8.30am-11pm
3. The Marmalade Pantry
The Marmalade Pantry has been a favourite homegrown bistro in Singapore since the 90s, and they’ve opened a brand new outlet at Anchorpoint Shopping Centre this May 2023. This marks the brand’s 6th outlet in Singapore. The new outlet boasts the brand’s classic sage and pink theme, with soothing touches of nature and elegant gold accents.
The vibes at the new outlet are perfect for a leisurely high tea affair, and as an opening promotion, they’re offering a 1-for-1 deal on their Floral Bliss Afternoon Tea Set for 2 (UP. $78++ per set) when you pay with Mastercard! This deal is available till 31st May 2023 (Terms & Conditions apply).
The Marmalade Pantry (Anchorpoint)
Address: 370 Alexandra Rd, #01-23/24/25/35/36 Anchorpoint Shopping Centre, Singapore 159953
Opening Hours: 11am-10pm daily
4. Birds of Paradise Gelato Boutique & Sandwich Bar
Loved for their unique botanical gelato flavours, Birds of Paradise has finally opened a proper dine-in café concept complete with food items, and they’re located at none other than Mandai Wildlife West, at the entrance to the newly opened Bird Paradise! Be greeted by a silver-hued takeaway kiosk, and take your gelato inside to their gorgeous rose pink-themed dine-in space with wide windows offering stunning views of nature.
Enjoy new Mandai-exclusive gelato flavours (from $5.50) like Banana Coconut Caramel and Smoked Double Chocolate, alongside their signature flavours. For more substantial bites, they also have sandwiches, toasties and bakes like Tuna & Gouda ($12.80), Grilled Triple Cheese ($12.80), Banana Cake ($5) and Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Sablé ($4.50), plus sundaes and milkshakes too.
Birds of Paradise Gelato Boutique & Sandwich Bar
Address: 20 Mandai Lake Rd, #02-03, Singapore 729825
Opening Hours: 9am-8pm
5. 60 ALLEY Bakes & Coffee
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This hole-in-the-wall café has a unique concept: it’s a coffee joint that’s located in a back alley! Don’t be put off by the idea of coffee from a “back alley”, they offer artisanal coffees and bakes at incredibly affordable prices. There are a couple of small tables and chairs situated outside the entrance if you wish to “dine-in” as well.
Currently, 60 ALLEY only offers waffles, cookies, brownies and coffee starting from a super pocket-friendly $2.50. The location of the ALLEY is also very ideal, surrounded by plenty of hip thrift shops and boutique stores; stop by to take away a cuppa while you walk around exploring Arab Street.
60 ALLEY Bakes & Coffee
Address: 60 Arab Street, #01-03, Singapore 199757
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 12pm-8pm
6. Hello Arigato
Say hello to Hello Arigato’s third outlet! Located at the vibrant Everton Park, the new outlet even boasts a brand new Donut Bar! True to Hello Arigato’s signature lifestyle-inspired concept, the Everton branch also features IG-worthy and aesthetic corners like racks displaying lifestyle foods and decor items, plus a Kinfolk-esque vibe.
Aside from their signature chunky sandos, don’t miss out on the oozy donuts from the new Arigato Donut Bar! Think freshly baked Japanese milk donuts in sweet and savoury flavours like Kaya Butter, Houjicha Hour, Ham & Cheese Bomb, Kani Cream, Black Goma, Kinako Soy and more.
Hello Arigato (Everton Park)
Address: 4 Everton Park #01-42, Singapore 080004
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 8.30am-4pm & 6pm-8.30pm
7. OLLA Specialty Coffee
Can’t get enough of specialty coffee spots in Singapore? Head to OLLA’s latest outlet at the newly opened The Woodleigh Mall for some artisanal coffee brews and brunch items! The new OLLA outlet features a clean and minimalist Muji-inspired aesthetic with light woods and cream tones. Seating is also available outdoors.
For brunch and lunch, look forward to Shakshouka Baked Eggs ($19), Smashing Avo with Scrambled Eggs ($17), Buttermilk Waffles with Gelato (from $15), Berry Nice ($17), along with various pastries and bakes. Other than your classic coffee brews, expect drinks like their Signature Matcha Shakerato ($8), Masala Chai Latte ($7), Cafe de Olla ($6.50) and more.
OLLA Specialty Coffee
Address: 11 Bidadari Park Dr, #01-55, Singapore 367803 (outside)
Opening Hours: 10am-7pm daily
Opened by the same folks behind Maxi Coffee Bar, Wildcard is a modern café by day and transforms into a moody wine bar at night. Decor-wise, the interior is pretty rustic with wood tones and industrial-inspired accents. Sit by the unique curved bar for a more interactive experience with the baristas.
The menu itself is creatively crafted to showcase unique fusion flavours. They’re still in the soft launch phase, so menu items are not firmed up yet, but current highlights include the Oxtail Donut ($12), Fried Quail ($19), Prawn Sando ($22), Kaya Butter on Milk Bun ($8) and more.
Address: Furama Riverfront, #01-03, 405 Havelock Road, Singapore 169633
Opening Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 8am-late; Saturday-Sunday, 9am-late
9. Chiko Pollo
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Run by the founders of the famed Lola Faye, Chiko Pollo is the latest Muslim-owned café along Jalan Besar offering comforting Western fare infused with familiar local flavours. Chiko Pollo is also a fully al fresco concept located under The Great Madras, so come in the evening for a more breezy and vibey experience.
Look forward to pizzas, seafood, pastas, burgers, grilled meats; such as Salted Egg XL Sotong with Tom Yum Fried Rice ($17), Seafood Lemak Chilli Api ($19), Mentaiko Cheesy Baked Mussels ($14), Tulang Merah (from $15) and more. They also make the perfect late-night supper spot, as they open till 2am.
Address: 28 Madras St, Singapore 208422
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 2pm-2am
10. ESCAPE 城市.逃离
ESCAPE is a new camping-inspired BBQ bar that lets you dine under the “moonlight” and “stars”, sans the outdoor heat and pesky bugs! Enjoy lush camping vibes in the forest-themed indoor space, complete with artificial greenery, camping chairs and tables, winding paths with “gravel” and even “burning campfires”.
The extensive menu features affordable BBQ skewers starting from just $1.50 like Grilled Beef ($2), Roast Pork with Enoki Mushroom ($2.50), Grilled Sotong ($3.60), Grilled Fresh Prawn ($2.50), Grilled Corn ($1.50) and more. They also serve other hot and cold mains and sides, along with beer towers, cocktails and other drinks. For more details, see our full article here.
Address: 2 Venture Dr, #01-20 Vision Exchange, Singapore 608526
Opening Hours: 4pm-12am daily