PUNCH (32 North Canal Road)
Palpably different from the conventional cafe, Punch cafe ceases to simply be a cafe – it instead acquires the sensations of home, following the fact that the cafe doesn’t have a signboard but is hard to miss given its inviting atmosphere, and the team’s intentions in making it a discovery. Built from a passion for serving and interacting coupled with an interior inviting of comfort and familiarity, the team at Punch make up for their interesting absence of a menu with genuine and real intentions of conversation, without the regimental barriers of the cold activity of simply ordering and waiting.
A third descendant from its predecessors Ronin and The Plain, Punch cafe – apart from its possession of decadent sandwiches, stellar coffee and an expansion to their menu from the already delicious cum surprise menu spread – primarily emphasise that every aspect of their service is not an afterthought and that they insist on delivering, with a punch of course.
Poached Eggs on Sourdough with Mashed Avocados (SGD $13)
With clean presentation involving perfectly poached eggs and aromatic slabs of sourdough, the dash of green from the avocados make the ensemble look appetising. Creamy and delectable, the mesh of the mushy textures against the crunchy sourdough makes this a delectable breakfast choice.
Australian Porridge (SGD $10)
Lovers of oats and breakfast cereal tastes will find this dish very much up their alley. With generous lumps of chopped Brulee bananas atop a mesh of oats and grains which add sweetness to the mixture, this simple yet wholesome meal actually tastes delightful. This dish comes with cold milk served on the side to adjust the temperature to your palette.
Mushroom Leek Zucchini Frittata (SGD $14)
Soft, flavorful and with the perfect fluff is the best description of this brunch choice. With simple furnishing with a side of greens and sauce abreast the slice of frittata, the tastes of the mushrooms and the leeks blend in perfect harmony.
Pineapple Slushie (SGD $8.00)
Not too sweet for a pineapple infused beverage, Punch’s pineapple slushie is a must-order for whatever dish you order. Refreshing and not too thickly ice-blended, this drink delivers a slight ginger, bitter taste that will complete and complement your palette.
Ice Mocha (SGD $7)
If you require your daily coffee fix in an iced, chocolatey, not-too-sweet-not-too-bitter manner, Punch’s iced mocha might be a desirable choice for you. Complete with commendable and competent tastes, this beverage is an excellent caffeine choice apart from the fruity taste of the pineapple slushie.
Brownie Cookies – Salted caramel and espresso buttercream (SGD $5 per piece)
Punch delivers two flavoured selections of cookies – Salted Caramel and Espresso Buttercream, baked in-house that might suit you for an after-main dessert choice. Creamy buttery, and staying true to the tastes of the respective flavours, these cookies are simply an add-on to the flavourful choices available at Punch.
Doughnut – Raspberry, Nutella, Custard (SGD $1.20 per piece)
Tiny and bite-sized, these desserts of Punch’s are an alternative to the cookies. With respective raspberry, Nutella and custard fillings, the subtly inserted fillings pale in comparison to the texture and taste of the pastry itself, perfect for a quick bite or snack.
32 North Canal Road, Singapore 059288 (Clarke Quay MRT)
8 am – 11pm (Tue-Fri)
8 am – 6 pm (Sat-Sun)
PUNCH (32 North Canal Road)