Popular ice cream bar FATCAT has opened a new second outlet after 7 long years in the business! The new place is a takeaway storefront, with clean and minimalistic wood and grey tones.
Get their signature ice cream scoops (from $4.50) in flavours like Watermelon Soju, Jasmine Peach, Butter Beer and more! For drinks, get caffeinated with some coffee (from $3) or opt for their Milkshake Cold Brews ($8) in flavours like Hokkaido Milk, Matcha and more.
Address: 15 Simon Road #01-00, Singapore 545900
Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Friday, 1pm-10pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1pm-11pm
2. Oaks Coffee
There’s a new kid in Upper Thomson, and it’s called Oaks Coffee! Oaks Coffee is a specialty coffee bar and restaurant with a rustic and retro-inspired minimalistic aesthetic.
The café serves interesting Asian-inspired fusion eats like Laksa Orzo Pasta ($22), Ginger Sake Clams ($24), Mala Hokkaido Pork Dumplings ($18) and more! For drinks, go for their signature handcrafted coffee brews, or try something different with their specialty beverages like Fizzy Espresso Yuzu ($9) and White Peach Matcha ($9) just to name a few.
Address: 223 Upper Thomson Rd, Singapore 574355
Opening Hours: 10am-10pm daily
Just like the name suggests, Binary is a spunky gastrobar that straddles the boundary between East and West, letting you choose between 2 types of cooking methods for each dish: the Asian or Western way.
Highlights from the menu include Homemade Kubaneh Bread ($14), Iberico PLUMA ($38), Cheese ($18) and more. For drinks, don’t forget to try their Binary Craft Brew ($16), brewed exclusively for Binary!
Address: 390 Orchard Road #01-01A Singapore 238871
Opening Hours: 11.30am-10.30pm daily
Neighborhood is a classy and sleek café situated within Ally—a spin studio—boasting a clean and spacious café decked in gorgeous pink and gold hues.
Stop by Neighborhood to refuel after a gruelling spin class, or at any other time to enjoy a cup of freshly brewed coffee (from $3.50). For those who need a boost of energy, find a selection of 16oz shakes like Triple Berry Açai ($9), Made For Champs ($9) or I Beg Your Garden ($9). See our full article on Neighborhood here.
Address: 8 Cross Street, Manulife Tower #02-01, Singapore
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-9.30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 8.30am-4.30pm
The brilliant folks behind Crane have revealed a brand new concept: Cantina, a boho-inspired Asian farm-to-table bistro. The new space boasts unique boho-inspired decor, complete with mismatched furniture flora and fauna scattered all around, as well as many cosy nooks and corners for chilling.
For eats, expect items like Red Curry Prawn Conchiglie ($20), Parmesan Polenta Fries ($10), Akuri Pav ($14) and much more! See our full article on Cantina here.
Address: 148 Arab Street
Opening Hours: Wednesday, 10.30am-3pm; Thursday-Friday, 10.30am-3pm & 5pm-9pm; Saturday, 10.30am-7pm; Sunday, 10.30am-3pm
6. La Levain
La Levain is a new artisanal bakery café with all the French pastries your heart desires: danishes, cruffins, croissants, cakes and more! Opened by ex-pastry chef at Keong Saik Bakery, La Levain offers over 50 pastries on display.
Go for viennoiseries like the Kouign Amann ($4.50), Burnt Cheese Croissant ($7), Citrus Cruffin ($4.60) and more! You’ll also be able to have a sit down for brunch with items like Avocado Tartine with Egg ($14), Cheese Toast ($12) or Ciabatta Club Sandwich ($14), among others.
Address: 23 Hamilton Road, Singapore 209193
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 8.30am-6.30pm
7. Under Der Linden
Under Der Linden is the third and newest venture of Nicole’s Flower with gorgeous floral arches and German-inspired elements. The space is bright and spacious, with lots of natural light streaming in and neutral-coloured furniture. Of course, in true Nicole’s Flower fashion, the café is also filled with beautiful blooms all around.
For eats, go for their Iberico Pork Secreto ($34), Galician Octopus ($24), Nduja Ragu Pappardelle ($22) and more! Don’t miss out on their gorgeous IG-worthy desserts like Inaya Dark Choco Cake ($14) or Vanilla Strawberry Choux ($11) either! See our full article on Under Der Linden here.
Address: 5B Portsdown Road, Singapore
Opening Hours: 9am-10pm daily
8. So France @ Claymore
So France Bistro’s newest Orchard branch is oh-so French, with its modish red, blue and white-themed interior, retro decor and outdoor patio!
On the menu, find all things French like Garlic Butter Snails ($24), Bouillabaisse ($45), Duck Rillettes ($18), Madame Croq’ ($24) and more. While you’re there, shop their gourmet retail store as well, stocking over 1000 gourmet and artisanal products sourced directly from France. See our full article on So France @ Claymore here.
Address: 1 Claymore Drive #01-01, Singapore 229594
Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8am-9pm; Friday, 8am-10pm; Saturday, 9am-10pm; Sunday, 9am-9pm
Tigress is the latest multi-entertainment concept by 82 Social House, dishing up Korean-inspired fusion foods, plus it even has a space for you to play pool! Step into the high-ceilinged Balinese haven that is Tigress, with wood and rattan tones complemented by tropical touches of the jungle.
Highlights from the menu include Korean-inspired burgers like the Kimchi Beef ($21), Bulgogi ($24), as well as tapas like Grilled Octopus ($18), Burrata & Truffle Mushrooms ($16) and more! Don’t forget to end off the meal on a sweet note with artisanal tea gelato from @oromagelato in flavours like Golden Tigress (exclusive to Tigress!), Strawberry Sencha, London Fog and more! See our full article on Tigress here.
Address: Orchard Gateway, 277 Orchard Road #03-17 &18, Singapore 238858
Opening Hours: 11.30am-11pm daily
10. Daily Ground
Can’t decide if you want brunch, sweet treats or cool ice cream? With Daily Ground, you can have them all! The cosy 2-storey space offers 3 artisanal dining experiences, with the café and gelateria on the first floor, and a bakery on the second. The space itself is pretty compact, but it is homely and snug, perfect for a weekend brunch affair.
Get The Daily Plate ($26), Mushies Frittata ($18), Jolly Chicky Bun ($22) and more; and end off your meal with a scoop of gelato or two (from $4.50) from @sugartreegelato in flavours like Mango Coco, Pear Jasmine, Popcorn and more! Don’t forget to pick up some fresh bakes for the road too! See our full article on Daily Ground here.
Address: 619D Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269724
Opening Hours: Monday & Wednesday-Sunday, 8am-5pm