Parallel Coffee Roasters Cafe at Duxton Hill was where we ended up for coffee after our lunch at Beng Who Cooks along Neil Road. The cafe has a peaceful environment. The coffee was good and reasonably priced. The pastries however are unikely to win any prizes in a beauty contest.
Lucid is a minimalist cafe opened by Andrea Tan, called Singapore’s ‘coffee princess’ by CNA Lifestyle. With 2 National Brewers Cup champions as partners, quality barista-brewed coffee is the main attraction of the stylish cafe in Hamilton Road. As even the most die hard coffee lovers cannot live on coffee alone, Lucid has introduced a new menu of a few savoury dishes and baked pastries.
Café Ma Maison is a new Japanese cafe in Mandarin Gallery. The tart shop by Ma Maison from Nagoya, Japan is also a family friendly cosy cafe for Japanese-style Western food and desserts.
I think we might have just tasted the best egg tart in Singapore. After sampling many types of egg tarts over the years from restaurants and Hong Kong-style char chaan tangs in Singapore, this wonderful Portuguese egg tart turned up in a most unexpected place – an European cafe in the heart of the Lion City.
Tucked away inside Vanguard Campus in Kallang Avenue is a contender for coziest outdoor cafe. The inviting Banchong Cafe, which serves coffee & toast and simple local fare, is a place that you may feel like lingering.
Plank Sourdough Pizza, Baker & Cook Dempsey combine to create a unique dining space in the Core Collective Dempsey area at the Loewen Road cluster of the Dempsey Hill dining enclave.