TOP Cafes in Lavender – Bendemeer

The quaint gentrifying district between Lavender Station and Bendemeer Station is becoming an indie cafe culture hub. There is an interesting and growing list of specialty cafes in Lavender and Bendemeer.

TOP Cafes in Lavender - Bendemeer

Cafes in Lavender-Bendemeer

Lavender MRT Station (EW11) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the East West Line. It is the stop for those going to the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA Building) and the Jalan Besar Stadium and Swimming Complex. The Bendemeer MRT Station (DT23) on the Downtown Line also serves the Jalan Besar sports complex as well as the commercial developments around Lavender Street and the industrial estates along Kallang Avenue.

TOP Cafes in Lavender - Bendemeer

The area associated with hardware business and light industrial buildings is now home to many coffee shops and cafes – from the traditional and mundane to the trendy and quirky. There are artisanal coffee roasters and specialty coffee places run by National Brewers’ Cup champions and cafes renowned for cloud cake, tiramisu and waffles.

The Ordinary Patrons (TOP) compile their list of cafes near Lavender and Bendemeer MRT Stations which they have visited – The TOP Cafes in Lavender-Bendemeer.

For The People

TOP Cafes in Lavender - For The People at Hamilton Road

For The People is a nice and unpretentious cafe for all day dining and sweet treats. The coffee is very good. We like the aesthetically-pleasing space, which young entrepreneur owner Germaine Chow describes as “inspired by a modern minimalist mood to create a warm and inviting feel”. Read more.

New Cafe For The People

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For The People
11 Hamilton Road #01-01
Singapore 209182

Tel: +65 8133 4819

Opening Hours:
Tue to Sun: 9.30 am to 10.00 pm
Closed on Monday

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Lucid

TOP Cafes in Lavender - Lucid at Hamilton Road

Lucid is a minimalist cafe opened by Andrea Tan, known as the first National Brewers’ Cup champion. The stylish cafe in Hamilton Road serves artisanal coffee, tea, cocktails and pastries. It has recently added savouries to its menu. Read more.

Lucid cafe in Hamilton Road
Lucid

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Lucid
38 Hamilton Road
Singapore 209208

Tel: +65 81149768

Mon-Fri : 11:00 am – 07:30 pm
Sat & Sun: 10:00 am – 07:30 pm
Closed on Tuesday

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Apartment Coffee Bar & Roastery

Apartment Coffee at Tyrwhitt Road

Located at the corner of Lavender Street and Tyrwhitt Road, Apartment looks like a modern stylish apartment. The coffee studio just serves warm bakes, tea and specialty coffee. It is run by coffee experts for serious coffee lovers. Owner Yeo Qing He, who won gold in the Singapore Brewers Cup and placed 6th on the world stage in Brazil, may be the one brewing coffee for you at the Apartment.

TOP Cafes in Lavender - Apartment Coffee at Tyrwhitt Road
TOP Cafes in Bendemeer-Lavender - Apartment Coffee at Tyrwhitt Road
TOP Cafes in Lavender-Bendemeer | Apartment Coffee at Tyrwhitt Road
Apartment Coffee Menu
Apartment Coffee Menu


Apartment Coffee Bar & Roastery
161 Lavender Street #01-12
Singapore 338750

Opening Hours: 10 am to 6 pm

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Black Fairy Coffee

Black Fairy Coffee at Tyrwhitt Road

Nestled in a row of old shophouses, Black Fairy Coffee is an artisanal cafe, restaurant and sports bar all rolled into one. The cafe offers selection of 100% Highland Arabica Coffee Beans handpicked to deliver some fairy dust in your cup of coffee. Read more.

Black Fairy Coffee
Black Fairy Coffee at Tyrwhitt Road

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Black Fairy Coffee
131 Tyrwhitt Road
Singapore 207553

Tel: +65 6909 3518

Opening Hours: 10 am – 10 pm

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The Tiramisu Hero

TOP Cafes in Bendemeer-Lavender - The Tiramisu Hero at Tyrwhitt Road

The Tiramisu Hero is a cafe with its own iconic mascot – Sir Antonio, a masked cat with a cape. The hero was conceived when former model and pageant queen Peggy Chang and her partner made a batch of tiramisu for a house-warming party…and the rest is history.

It sells tiramisu in various flavours, from Baileys to Kaya, and in different sizes. The menu also offers a fair range of waffles, cakes and savoury dishes. See our post The Tiramisu Hero @ Tyrwhitt Road.

TOP Cafes in Lavender - The Tiramisu Hero at Tyrwhitt Road
Mini Tiramisu at The Tiramisu Hero

The Tiramisu Hero
121 Tyrwhitt Road
Singapore 207548

Tel: +65 62925271

Opening Hours : 11 am – 10 pm

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Wimbly Lu Tyrwhitt

TOP Cafes in Bendemeer-Lavender - Wimbly Lu at Tyrwhitt Road

The popular Wimbly Lu cafe and chocolatier is well known for their chocolate truffles and waffles. Wimbly Lu Tyrwhitt is a very pleasant and cosy dessert place. See our post Wimbly Lu Tyrwhitt – New Cosy Cafe.

Wimbly Lu Tyrwhitt
Wimbly Lu Tyrwhitt Waffles

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Wimbly Lu Tyrwhitt
166 Tyrwhitt Road
Singapore 207570

Tel: +65 6291 8138

Opening Hours:
Mon to Fri: 11 am – 10 pm
Sat & Sun: 9 am – 10 pm
Closed on Tuesday

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Chye Seng Huat Hardware Coffee Bar

Chye Seng Huat Hardware Coffee Bar
Chye Seng Huat Hardware Coffee Bar

Chye Seng Huat Hardware (or CSHH) is coffee roaster Papa Palheta’s flagship store. It is one of the oldest and most popular cafes in Lavender. While many cafes try hard to be cool, CSHH is cool without even trying. It has rotating brunch, lunch and coffee menus to give regulars a refreshing treat. It is a cafe you will want to visit again. Read our post Chye Seng Huat Hardware Coffee Bar.

CSHH bottled cold brew coffee

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Chye Seng Huat Hardware Coffee Bar
150 Tyrwhitt Road
Singapore 207563

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Tel +65 6396 0609

Opening hours: 9 am to 9 pm

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Two Bakers

Two Bakers Horne Road

Run by a Le Cordon Bleu Paris trained chef, Two Bakers is an artisanal bakery cafe that serves bespoke French and fusion pastries, savoury food and specialty coffees. Read our post Two Bakers at Horne Road.

Two Bakers Horne Road

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Two Bakers Artisan Patisserie
88 Horne Road
Singapore 209083

Tel : +65 62930329

Opening Hours:
Mon to Thu & Sun: 9 am – 6 pm
Fri & Sat: 10 am – 10 pm

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The Refinery

The Refinery at King George's Avenue

The Refinery cafe in Lavender is a cool designer workspace which is also a casual diner and mixology bar. It is a great spot to enjoy a cup of coffee or something stronger and soak up the atmosphere. Gelato, cakes and waffles are on the menu. Read more.

The Refinery

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The Refinery
115 King George’s Avenue #01-02
Singapore 208561

Opening Hours:
Tue-Sat: 11 am – 3 pm; 5pm – 10 pm
Sun: 11 am – 5 pm
Closed on Monday

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Oberstrasse @ French Road

Oberstrasse Cafe Coffee Shop Breakfast & Brunch Restaurant has a trendy rustic ambience. This snug cafe, very near the Lavender MRT Station, offers breakfast, lunch and everything in between. Read more.

Oberstrasse Cafe
Block 809 French Road #01-50
Singapore 200809

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Tel: +65 9652 5336

Opening Hours: 9 am – 5.30 pm

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Toast Box

Toast Box at Lavender

If you must have local kopi, there is always the reliable Toast Box.

Toast Box Kitchener Complex
809 French Rd
#01-32/33 Kitchener Complex
Singapore 200809

Tel: +65 6291 2016

Opening Hours: 7.30 am – 9 pm

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Banchong Cafe

Banchong Cafe Bendemeer

The inviting Banchong Cafe serves coffee & toast and simple local fare. The beautiful outdoor cafe in Vanguard Campus is just a short walk from the Bendemeer MRT Station. Read more.

Banchong Cafe Bendemeer

Banchong Cafe
1 Kallang Junction, Vanguard Campus
Singapore 339263

Opening Hours:
Mon- Fri : 8:30am – 6.00 pm
Closed on PH, Sun & Sat

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Crown Coffee

Crown Coffee in CT Hub 2 is a very short walk from the Bendeemer Station. The cosy cafe is good for wholesome food and great coffee and the place to meet ELLA, Singapore’s first robotic barista. Read more.

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Crown Coffee
114 Lavender Street, CT Hub 2 #01-22, Singapore 338729

Tel: +65 6908 0085

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Monday to Saturday: 8 am to 9 pm
Sunday: 8 am to 5 pm

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More Cafes in Aperia Mall and CT Hub

Cafes in Aperia Mall

There are more cafes in Aperia Mall and CT Hub – including Daily Grind by Spinelli, Music Dreamer Live! Cafe, Starbucks, Ya Kun Kaya Toast and La Teh Cafe.


There is a wide variety of shops, eateries and residences in the area near the Lavender and Bendemeer MRT stations. There is a blend of new and old. The cafes add flavours to the eclectic colourful vibe of the area. Hopefully, this TOP list of Cafes in Lavender and Bendemeer will help you find a good place for a coffee stop or prompt you to go forth and explore the interesting neighbourhood.


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