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TOP Cafes in Lavender – Bendemeer 2022

The quaint gentrifying district between Lavender Station and Bendemeer Station is an indie cafe culture hub. There is a rich variety of specialty coffee shops, ice cream parlours and bakery cafes in Lavender and Bendemeer. New openings every now and then add to the interesting complexity and flavour of the suburban neighbourhood.

Cafes in Lavender

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.

Cafes in Lavender - Hamilton Road
Hamilton Road

The area associated with hardware business and light industrial buildings is now home to many coffee shops and bakery 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 bakery cafes by well known bakers.

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 - Bendemeer

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.

For The People Cafe in Hamilton Road
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: 10 am – 6 pm

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The Lunar Rabbit Boulangerie

The Lunar Rabbit Boulangerie

The Lunar Rabbit Boulangerie is a French bakery which specialises in viennoiserie. It has a very small dining area.

Crossiant, Pain au Chocolat, Almond Croissant, Kouign Amann, Margherita Pizza and Sacristain are among the delightful bakes you will find in the bakery cafe. Espresso coffee and tea are available.

The Lunar Rabbit Boulangerie Drinks Menu

The Lunar Rabbit Boulangerie
16 Hamilton Road, #01-02
Singapore 209186

Opening Hours:
Tue – Sun: 8.30 am – 5 pm
Closed on Monday

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Missus

Missus is a pretty bakery cafe specialising in grilled cheese sandwiches and interesting desserts. Freshly baked financiers, scones and bread are available to be enjoyed in the cafe or for takeaway. Read more.

French Toast at Missus
Missus Bakehouse

Missus
16 Hamilton Road #01-05
Singapore 209186

Opening Hours:
Sun – Thu: 10 am-8 pm
Fri & Sat: 10 am – 9 pm
Closed on Tuesday

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Brawn & Brains Coffee

Brawn & Brains Coffee

The popular Brawn & Brains Cafe has a brand new outlet Hmlet Hamilton. Expect good coffee and pastries as well as a variety of healthy eats like grain bowls and flatbread.

Brawn & Brains Coffee
16 Hamilton Road #01-06
Singapore 209186

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La Levain

La Levain is an artisanal bakery cafe co-founded by Executive Pastry Chef Wythe. The cafe menu offers only pizzas and a few brunch items. The quality and variety of artisanal bakes handcrafted fresh daily will be the main reason to visit La Levain. Read more.

Levain
La Levain Bakery Cafe

La Levain
23 Hamilton Road Singapore 209193

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Tel: +65 98223924

Opening hours:
Tue – Sun: 8.30 am to 6.30 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

Opening Hours:
Mon, Thu & Fri: 11am – 6pm
Sat & Sun: 10am – 6pm
Closed on Tuesday & Wednesday

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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

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Tel: +65 62925271

Opening Hours:
Mon-Thu: 12 – 9pm
Fri: 12 – 11pm,
Sat: 10 am – 11 pm
Sun: 10 am – 9 pm
Closed every third Wed of the month

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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 a 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:
Monday to Thursday: 11 am to 11 pm
Friday: 11 am to 12 am
Saturday: 9:30am to 12am
Sunday: 9:30am to 9:30pm

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D’Vine Cafe

D'Vine Cafe

D’vine Cafe is photogenic and serves food and beverages that will look great on your social media feed.

Artisanal Iced Teas, like Rosey Watermelon with Cheese Cap tea, Osmanthus Latte and Buttermilk Waffle are on the menu. The mains available will include Lobster Crab Scramble, Aburi Salmon Bowl and Ultimate D’vine Burger.

D’Vine Cafe
149 Tyrwhitt Road, Singapore 207562

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Opening Hours:
Mon, Wed – Fri: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sat & Sun : 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Closed on Tuesday

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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:
Mon-Thu: 8.30 am – 10 pm
Fri: 7 am – 10 pm
Sat & Sun: 8 am – 10 pm

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Two Bakers

Two Bakers

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

Two Bakers Store

Two Bakers Artisan Patisserie
88 Horne Road
Singapore 209083

Tel : +65 62930329

Opening Hours: 9 am – 5 pm

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Habitat Coffee

A good brunch menu that includes items like pulled pork benedict, sunny prawn avo and fusion rice bowls and very good crafted coffee make Habitat Coffee at King George’s Avenue one of the best cafes to visit in the Lavender-Jalan Besar precinct. Read more.

Habitat Coffee
803 King George’s Avenue
#01-242/244
Singapore 200803

Tel: +65 8750 5258

Opening Hours: 9 am – 9 pm
Closed on Monday

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Oberstrasse

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 – 6 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 – 7 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 : 8:3 0am – 6.00 pm
Closed on PH, Sun & Sat

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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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