Kamome Bakery is a Japanese bakery cum cafe that gets the Japanese community in Singapore all excited. It seems that the Japanese style bakery in Goldhill Plaza is at close as it gets to the small cozy bakeries found in Japan. However, even someone who has never been to Japan will be charmed by Kamome’s soft fluffy milk toast and a range of interesting and delectable breads and pastries.
New Ubin Zhongshan Park is located on the ground floor of the Ramada by Wyndham Hotel Singapore. Since New Ubin Seafood relocated from Pulau Ubin many years ago, they had operated out of several locations. Now, it seems like they have shortened the name and have opened up at multiple locations. The other outlets are New Ubin Tampines and New Ubin CHIJMES.
Craftsmen Specialty Coffee is an independent cafe for good coffee and brunch. The local chain now has an online shop for islandwide delivery and several physical stores. Craftsmen Specialty Coffee Novena is one of its popular outlets in a convenient location.
TingKat PeraMakan Thomson Plaza is one of the several new restaurants and food outlets that have opened in the shopping mall after their renovations. It is a casual place for Peranakan food with a menu that makes it suitable for dining solo or in small groups.
Fans of dim sum trolleys will be pleased to find that push carts are still used to serve dim sum at Chinese restaurant, Peach Garden in Thomson Plaza. There are not many push cart dim sum restaurants these days. This traditional Cantonese restaurant still has that laid back feel.
These are the four hip cafes near the Upper Thomson / Sin Ming Road junction. These eateries come to mind when we are thinking of where to go for brunch, a simple meal or just a fresh cup of coffee in that area. They are within walking distance of each other among the rows of shops that line both sides of Upper Thomson Road. There are also many other restaurants nearby and these four cafes provide a place to chit chat over dessert and coffee after dinner.