Plan Your Stay

Want to experience Singapore like a Singaporean? We have a list of activities for the adventurous you.

Cafe hopping

A plethora of cafes have opened up around the island and Singaporeans love discovering new places to get their fix. Here are some cafes that we recommend to hop around and kick back with a book and a good cup of coffee! 

If you want to explore more cafes on your own, be sure to visit cafehopping.sg or ladyironchef, one of Singapore's most popular food blogs. 

Cafes in Bugis

Artichoke Cafe

Whether you dine indoors or al fresco, Artichoke offers one of the better brunches in Singapore. A casual and cosy place to chill with great Middle-Eastern inspired food. 5 minutes walk from Bugis MRT station.

  • Address: 161 Middle Road
  • Average spend per person: S$32
www.hungrygowhere.com/singapore/artichoke_cafe_bar/

Maison Ikkoku

A good place to refuel yourself - the cafe offers brunch sets and snacks for the hungry stomach. In the evenings, head upstairs to the rooftop cocktail bar for captivating views of the city and the Sultan Mosque.

  • Address: 20 Kandahar Street
  • Average spend per person: S$19
www.hungrygowhere.com/singapore/Maison_Ikkoku/

Working Title

Located in a backpackers hostel, this cafe brings about a cosy feel with its retro decor. We like chilling the day away with good coffee, unique beer and scrumptious food accompanied by our favourite reads.

  • Address: 48 Arab Street
  • Average spend per person: S$17
www.hungrygowhere.com/singapore/working-title-bugis-beach-road/

Cafes in Lavender

Chye Seng Huat Hardware Coffee Bar

The name might sound antique and not related to coffee, but they actually well known for the latter! Go past the rundown storefront and you will find a roastery, island coffee bar, coffee academy and a private coffee tasting room. The General Co. on the second floor sells handicrafts with a local twist.

  • Address: 150 Tyrwhitt Road
  • Average spend per person: S$14
www.hungrygowhere.com/singapore/chye_seng_huat_hardware/

The Tiramisu Hero Cafe

It might not be easy to spot this cafe along the shophouses of Tyrwhitt Road, but the grassy green patches to its entrance stands out among the other shophouses. Their tiramisu comes in 9 sizes and 9 different flavours.

  • Address: 121 Tyrwhitt Road
  • Average spend per person: S$20
www.hungrygowhere.com/singapore/the-tiramisu-hero-jalan-besar-lavender/

Windowsill in the Woods

Boasting a very eye-catching and adorable interior design matching its name, this cafe is easy to locate - just look out for the huge windowsill next to the entrance. Serves very delicious sweet pies and nothing else - do not expect savoury pies, cakes or cupcakes! 

  • Address: 78 Horne Road
  • Average spend per person: S$20
www.hungrygowhere.com/singapore/Windowsill_Pies/