Kafe UTU – new cafe in Keong Saik with an African theme

Kafe UTU refers to itself as an Afro Cafe & Lounge

Kafe UTU refers to itself as an Afro Cafe & Lounge. This new cafe is located at Jiak Chuan Road, a road that branches off Keong Saik Road. African themed restaurants are not common in Singapore and so we decided to go check out the place for brunch.

Kafe UTU
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Carrotsticks and Cravings Cafe @ Robertson Quay


Carrotsticks and Cravings Cafe @ Robertson Quay is a new cafe that opened along the Singapore River. This is their second outlet in Singapore. Their first one is at Loewen Road in the Dempsey dining area. Carrotsticks and Cravings Cafe is run by a Melbourne expat, mother of 5-year old twins. Her food photography skills are also very good. The pictures on her website / blog are amazing and played a role in enticing us to go have brunch at Carrotsticks and Cravings Cafe @ Robertson Quay recently.

Carrotsticks and Cravings @ Robertson Quay
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TOP New Places to Eat in Singapore 2019

TOP New places to Eat in Singapore 2019

There are many new restaurants and cafes opening in Singapore every month. As ordinary patrons, neither our waistlines nor our pockets allow us to visit all the new places to eat in Singapore. This is our list of new eateries in Singapore that we have visited recently – The Ordinary Patrons (TOP) New Places to Eat in Singapore. They are mainly affordable dining options, with a few (which the ordinary patrons may consider) upscale ones. These are places we will be happy to visit again.

We provide links to our posts about the new restaurants and cafes we have listed where there are more photos and information about the menu and food. We will update this page from time to time so come back and visit once in a while.

TOP New Restaurants in Singapore
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Colonial Club Paragon Orchard – new restaurant serving local favourites

Colonial Club Signatures Paragon

Colonial Club Paragon Orchard is a new restaurant that opened in the basement of this upmarket Orchard Road shopping mall. Thankfully, it wasn’t another upmarket restaurant with fancy dishes. They serve local favourites like chicken rice and nasi goreng in a nice setting. The prices are not too painful as well. It looks like Colonial Club Signatures is a great place to try good local food at Orchard at an affordable price.

Colonial Club Signatures Paragon
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TOP List of Dempsey Restaurants 2019 & Reviews


The Dempsey dining area is possibly the most pleasant dining location in Singapore. It has a wide mix of food choices, a laid back atmosphere, big open spaces with lots of trees and, very importantly, free parking. The success of the concept can be seen in the stability of the tenants. Many of them have been there for years. Serving as a guide to the Dempsey restaurants and to help our readers decide what to eat at Dempsey, here is The Ordinary Patrons’ (TOP) List of Dempsey Restaurants 2019. We have tried most of the restaurants listed and have provided links to our reviews which contain more information and pictures of the places as well as the menus when available.

Dempsey Restaurants at Dempsey Hill
Dempsey Restaurants
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