This is our list of unique and interesting cafes in Singapore to hang out with friends. Instead of big shiny chain cafes with outlets at shopping malls, these cafes feel cozier and have special personalities.
Unique and Interesting Cafes in Singapore
Kafe Utu African Cafe in Singapore
Kafe UTU refers to itself as an Afro Cafe & Lounge. It is located at Jiak Chuan Road, a road that branches off Keong Saik Road. The lounge on level 2 looks like a cosy African living room. The menu contains a mix of African and Western cuisine. Read more.
12 Jiak Chuan Road
Nearby MRT Stations: Outram
Old School Delights – Recess Time at The Esplanade
Old School Delights Esplanade is an interesting cafe in Singapore that will bring back memories of school tuckshops and the simple local food enjoyed during recess time. The retro school canteen themed cafe serves familiar local food like Mee Siam, Curry Chicken and Hainanese Chicken Cutlet as well as a good range of desserts and beverages. Read more.
Old School Delights Esplanade
8 Raffles Ave,#02-25, Esplanade Mall,
Tel: +65 6909 3507/ 96229518
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday – 12pm to 9pm (last order at 8:30pm)
Nearby MRT Stations: Esplanade, City Hall
C Cafe – Interesting cafe in Joo Chiat
C Cafe in Joo Chiat in an interesting addition to the charming neighbourhood rich in Peranakan heritage and cafe culture. The “C” is for “Cards, Choices & Connections”. Its founders describe themselves as a “medical student who didn’t want to be a doctor and…an aspiring vet who became a banker”. They are also freelance magicians and, if you are lucky, they will perform Card tricks to entertain you. Read more.
477 Joo Chiat Road
Opening Hours: 8 am – 6 pm
Choice Cuts Records + Coffee – Interesting Cafe with Vinyl Records
Choice Cuts is a quaint vinyl record shop and cafe in Joo Chiat.. Music lovers who prefer vinyl records as their source of music can browse the record selection with their coffee. Read more.
Choice Cuts Goods + Coffee
446 Joo Chiat Road
Tel: +65 9748 1775
Opening Hours: 9am – 6pm
Spruce @ Firestation
The Spruce @ Firestation Restaurant at Bukit Timah is an unique restaurant in Singapore. It is situated in the former Bukit Timah fire station at the junction of Old Jurong and Upper Bukit Timah Road. Spruce @ Firestation occupies the space where the fire engines used to be parked. Read more.
Spruce @ Firestation
260 Upper Bukit Timah Road
Wheeler’s Estate Cafe at Seletar Aerospace Park
Escape from the crowded city and enjoy some open spaces at Seletar Aerospace Park (SAP) . Wheeler’s Estate cafe is one of the most interesting cafes in Singapore by virtue of its special location. Housed in an elegantly restored heritage building, surrounded by lush greenery and serving modern Australian cuisine, Wheeler’s Estate Seletar will appeal to foodies and photographers. Read more.
2 Park Lane
Seletar Aerospace Park
Tel: +65 6262 0001
Tues – Fri: 11.30 am to 11 pm
Sat & Sun: 9 am to 11 pm
Closed on Monday
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