15 of the most charming cafés in Singapore


Coffee culture is thriving in Singapore with a new speciality coffee shop or stylish cafe opening every month. Here are 15 of the most charming cafes serving up superior coffee.


MavRx, Singapore

MavRx have become famous for their signature coffee in an ice cream cone. The idea is that the hot coffee melts the chocolate-lined cone to create a mini mocha coffee. It really does work and also makes for a unique Instagram snap.
1A Duxton Hill, Singapore 089587
Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Botanist, Singapore

If I had to pick my all time favourite cafe in Singapore, this would be it. The interior is on point with hanging potted plants, exposed light bulbs and a leafy terrace. The coffee is flawlessly crafted and the brunch fare is exceptional.
74 Neil Road, Singapore 088839
Tuesday to Sunday: 8am to 6pm

Nylon Coffee Roasters, Singapore

Nylon Coffee Roasters
Nylon Coffee Roasters is fuelled by passion not only to brew excellent coffee, but also to source the best beans from around the world. With a micro-roastery in-house, you can be sure that each cup of coffee is made with sustainably sourced beans.
4 Everton Park, #01-40, Singapore 080004
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday to Sunday: 9am to 6pm

Monument Lifestyle, Singapore

Monument Lifestyle
It's the tiled flooring spelling out 'coffee here' which beckons you in, but it's the excellent coffee which makes you stay a while. This clean and minimalist space also doubles as a concept store selling carefully selected clothing and homeware items.
75 Duxton Rd, Singapore 089534
Monday to Friday: 8am to 7pm
Saturday: 10am to 6pm

Hyde & Co. Singapore

Hyde & Co.
One of my biggest brunch regrets was not having the time to eat at Hyde & Co. With a menu of classic brunch fare and Singaporean-inspired dishes such as Hyde's Kaya Toast, the food sounds amazing. I did have time for an iced latte which was spot on.
785 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198753
Wednesday to Friday: 12pm to 10pm
Saturday: 11am to 10pm
Sunday: 11am to 6pm
Monday: 12pm to 6pm

Curious Palette, Singapore

Curious Palette
Coffee enthusiasts will love the selection of brews at Curious Palette with options such as syphon filter and wave drip filter. On a hot day there's nothing better than one of their signature white magic cold brews made with milk and a dash of cream.
64 Prinsep Street, Singapore 188667
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 9am to 10pm
Saturday: 9am to 12am
Sunday: 9am to 10pm

Privé, Singapore

Privé Café
The location of this cafe could not be more perfect. Situated on a private island overlooking a marina, it's a beautifully tranquil and serene setting for a drink. Grab a seat on the sun-drenched terrace and sip on an iced coffee whilst catching some rays.
2 Keppel Bay Vista, Marina at Keppel Bay, Singapore 098382
Monday to Friday: 9am to 12am
Saturday to Sunday: 8am to 12am

Common Man Coffee Roasters, Singapore

Common Man Coffee Roasters
Fuelled by passion and their signature espresso blend, Common Man Coffee Roasters is serving up superior coffee to devoted Singaporeans. With leaf-grown tables on the shady outdoor patio, this cafe feels like a green oasis in the heart of the city.
22 Martin Road, #01-00, Singapore 239058
Monday to Friday: 7:30am to 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7:30am to 6pm


PS Café
PS Café is a chain all over Singapore, but each of the outlets has a different and beautifully inspired interior. The one at Dempsey Hill is a jungle oasis nestled among lush greenery and billowing trees.
28B Harding Road, Singapore 249549
Sunday to Thursday: 8am to 11pm
Friday & Saturday: 8am to 12am

PUNCH, Singapore

With floor-to-ceiling windows and a lovely patio set against a wall of growing botanicals, this cafe is on point. Their coffee packs a punch, as does their brunch menu.
32 N Canal Road, Singapore 059288
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 8am to 6pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 10am to 10pm


Pacamara Boutique Coffee Roasters
Take your daily dose of caffeine in one of Singapore's most stylish and white-washed cafes. Serving coffee roasted in-house by Knockhouse Supply Co., from bean to cup the coffee here is superior.
185 Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574333
Every day: 9am to 10pm

Candour Coffee, Singapore

Candour Coffee
With its marble bar and white interior, Candour Coffee is very Instagramable. Not just a pretty face, they make excellent speciality coffee with beans roasted in-house.
41 Beach Road, Singapore 189680
Every day: 7:30am to 9pm

Paddy Hills, Singapore

Paddy Hills
This Melbourne-inspired cafe serves up Aussie standard coffee. The neon pink 'rise and grind' sign serves as a perfect motto whilst sipping on your perfectly crafted coffee.
38 South Buona Vista Road, Singapore 118164
Monday to Friday: 10:30am to 10pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9am to 5pm, 6pm to 10pm


Island Café
This Hawaiian-themed cafe is a like stepping into a tropical oasis with potted plants and palm-printed cushions. Located inside the chic department store Tangs, this cafe serves as a perfect pit-stop whilst shopping.
4/F TANGS AT TANG PLAZA, 310 Orchard Road, Singapore 238864
Monday to Saturday: 10:30am to 9:30pm
Sunday: 11am to 8:30pm


Boufé Boutique Café
Boufé is an original concept in Singapore and houses both a boutique and café under one roof. The all-white interior is the ideal spot to have a drink and one of their inventive desserts.
308 Tanglin Road, #01-01, Phoenix Park, Singapore
Monday to Friday: 8am to 7pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9am to 7pm


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