Taking a page from Google Trends, we thought we can try to gauge the prevailing interest in a particular restaurant or café in Singapore by the current popularity of our restaurants & cafes posts and reviews. Our chart of the Trending Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore lists the eateries that have been attracting the most interest in the last 7 days.
The list is not a measure of the overall popularity of the various eating places but is an indication of the relative popularity of our blog posts with regard to those places. Such a list may be only somewhat useful now and we will need to improve the way the list is constructed over time. Nevertheless, it is a start and we hope it can become a convenient and helpful reference tool. Afterall, Google started when two students had an idea for a search engine and worked on it a dorm room.
Trending Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore
We will just list the trending restaurants and cafes with links to our blog posts, where you will find information and photos of the eateries. We will update the chart periodically.
15 May 2020 – TOP Chart
A few things may be glean from the Trending Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore Chart during COVID-19 Circuit Breaker in Singapore – people look for comfort food from familiar names such as Hua Yu Wee, Tim Ho Wan and Hong Kong Street Family Restaurant; – delivery and takeaway from affordable casual diners are in great demand; and if the food is good, it doesn’t seem to matter whether the eatery is located in an obscure bungalow in Bedok, a hip modern mall in Orchard or a shop house with no MRT station nearby and no convenient parking facilities.
1 May 2020 – TOP Chart
With the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker extended with enhanced restrictions, the whole F&B scene has been disrupted. Trending Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore Chart is especially interesting in such times. Monga Fried Chicken moves right up the chart because it is a fast food chain which remains open and which also sells bubble tea. Familiar names offering cheap and good food dominate the chart.
17 April 2020 – TOP Chart
Singapore imposed a COVID-19 Circuit Breaker from 7 April until 4 May 2020. The heightened safe-distancing measures include closure of schools and workplaces, except for those in essential services. All food and beverage outlets, such as restaurants, hawker centres, coffeeshops, food courts could remain open for takeaway or delivery only. In such unusual times, we have a unusual Trending Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore Chart. Fast food outlets, like Jollibee and Monga Fried Chicken, are unsurprisingly in the chart. Cheap and good food places also feature. A rather unexpected entry is Bread Yard, the local bakery which has just started online ordering and delivery services.
3 April 2020 – TOP Chart
Singaporeans seem to be heading for buffets in spite of, or because of, safe distancing measures. Rise and Colony are at the top of the Trending Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore Chart. Casual diners like Canton Paradise, Sanook Kitchen and LeNu are trending. Beach Road Prawn Noodle makes it to No.5.
20 March 2020 – TOP Chart
These are unusual times and a different mix of restaurants and cafes are trending. Shang Social in Jewel Changi Airport has entered the chart for TOP Trending Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore and went right up to number 1. Cafe de Muse in Orchard Road is popular. Casual diners and quick service meal restaurants like Monga Fried Chicken, LeNu Noodle Bar and Canton Paradise are trending.
6 March 2020 – TOP Chart
There is no movement at the top half of the chart for TOP Trending Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore. Newly opened Cafe de Muse in Isetan Scotts is still trending. There is keen interest in the just opened peranakan restaurant Blue Ginger in Great World. Wursthans Switzerland remains in the top 10.
21 February 2020 – TOP Chart
Real Food is trending and recently opened Cafe de Muse in Isetan Scotts is moving up the chart for TOP Trending Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore. Tipsy Bird and Wursthans Switzerland in PLQ Mall are also attracting attention recently.
7 February 2020 – TOP Chart
The usual favourites – Social Place, Colony and Min Jiang – occupy the top 3 places. Newly opened Cafe de Muse and Tambuah Mas at Great World City are trending.
31 January 2020 – TOP Chart
It is lo hei season and so it is not surprising that popular Chinese restaurants dominate the Trending Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore Chart. Vegetarian options like Real Food and Elemen are trending. There is considerable interest in Cafe de Muse – the new 24 hour cafe in Isetan Scotts.
24 January 2020 – TOP Chart
It is the time for reunion dinners and Chinese New Year lo hei. So it is not surprising that traditional Chinese restaurants like Chin Lee and Hua Yu Wee are trending. Kai Duck and Yan Roasters made it into the Trending Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore Chart and the new Ponggol Nasi Lemak Capitol Singapore occupies the tenth spot. Social Place remains firmly at the top of the chart and Min Jiang Dempsey moves into the second spot.
17 January 2020- TOP Chart
It is a new year but not much has changed at the top of the Trending Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore Chart. New names 藝 yì by Jereme Leung and Caffe Cicheti are trending, so are very old names like Yet Con and Chin Lee.
27 December 2019 – TOP Chart
Social Place and Colony retain their places at the top of the Trending Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore Chart. The old Hua Yu Wee Restaurant is popular during the festive period. There is significant interest in the chain restaurants Jollibee and Tim Ho Wan.
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