The lucky folks of Tanjong Katong not only have easy access to cheap and good food, they also have many lovely cafes to while away their time in. Right at the top of Tanjong Katong Road, there is One KM Mall where you can find Starbucks, Toastbox and a host of other options for coffee, tea and dessert. Head south and there are beautifully decorated Parisian style bakery cafe, ice cream parlours and indie cafes. Most serve light bites and a few has a full menu. If you like some time alone or a quiet chat with someone away from the frantic malls or crowded eateries, the cafes in Tanjong Katong present great options.
Here is a list of our favourite cafes in Tanjong Katong.
Do.Main Bakery Cafe
226 Tanjong Katong Road
Tel: +65 6348 1406
Tuesdays – Fridays : 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturdays – Sundays : 8:00am – 9:00 pm
Mondays – Closed
This bakery cafe is probably the best place for bread in the East. They also serve pastries, sandwiches, casseroles and other hot dishes. Enjoying a coffee there is close to having one in a sidewalk cafe in Paris. A latte is $5.80.
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Bing Bing Ice Cream Gallery
242C Tanjong Katong Road
Tel: +65 6348 6535
Sun – Thurs: 12 noon – 10:30pm
Fri & Sat: 12 noon – 12 midnight
This local ice cream company started in Tanjong Katong but has expanded into a chain with outlets all over Singapore. They serve handcrafted ice cream, frozen yoghurt and sorbet as well as very good ice cream cakes. Ice cream flavours include Avocado Gula Melaka, Green Tea Red Bean, Whisky Prune and Pear Riesling Sorbet. Mudpies and Waffle are also available. A latte is $4.
Little Ice Cream Kafe (LICK)
258 Tanjong Katong Road
Tel: +65 6440 8526
Mon-Thu: 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fri: 1:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sat: 12:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sun: 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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This ice cream parlour has a clever name with the acronym LICK. The furnishing is eclectic – casual hip in part, whimsical in part but generally pleasant and attractive. A great kids friendly place for freshly made ice creams with flavours which include D24 Durian, Milo Dinosaur, Japanese Red Bean, Gula Melaka and Teh Halia. Waffles, brownies and savoury finger food are also available. A latte is $4.90.