13 Cafes In Tiong Bahru That Are Worth A Visit Even If You’re Staying In Taman Jurong

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Planning to café hop with your pals? Tiong Bahru neighbourhood is the perfect place to kickstart your food adventure! Have a cuppa while you indulge in your favourite books or dig into a hearty brunch while soaking in the cosy atmospheres at some of these popular Tiong Bahru cafes!

1. Tiong Bahru Bakery

When you’re here at Tiong Bahru, it’s mandatory to pay the famous Tiong Bahru Bakery a visit. Here you’ll find famed pastries created in collaboration with celebrity baker, Gontran Cherrier.

If you’re not sure what to get at Tiong Bahru Bakery, the croissants are your best bet! These light and buttery baked goodies are made fresh daily and can be mixed with different fillings!

  • Address: 56 Eng Hoon Street, #01-70, S(160056)
  • Opening Hours: Daily, 8am – 8pm
  • Check out their other outlets here

2. Caffe Pralet By Creative Culinaire

Not in the mood for brunch? Fret not, Caffe Pralet at Tiong Bahru will have your tummy filled in no time with their hearty rice bowls such as Mentaiko Battered Fish!

Other crowd favourites include the Har Jeong Gai Charcoal Burger and vegetarian Miso Truffle Mushroom Pasta that will make the perfect weekend dinner for your date!

  • Address: 17 Eng Hoon Street, #01-04 Eng Hoon Mansions, S(169767)
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Sat: 11am – 8pm

3. Plain Vanilla Bakery

Pretty cupcakes are all you need to brighten up a gloomy day! Drop by the Plain Vanilla Bakery to check out their freshly baked cupcakes which come in an assortment of flavours.

You will not go wrong with their best-selling Red Velvet cupcakes or Milk Chocolate Banana cupcakes which are unbelievably moist and fluffy!

  • Address: 1D Yong Siak Street, S(168641)
  • Opening Hours: Daily, 8am – 9pm
  • Check out their other outlets here

4. Forty Hands

It’s hard to resist Forty Hands especially when the scent of roast coffee beans come wafting out from the café. Run by Harry Grover, a strong advocate for the speciality coffee movement, you can be certain that your caffeine fix is nothing but ordinary.

Pair your cuppa with some Big Boy Breakfast to kick start your day the right way.

If something healthy and nutritious, go for the Broccolini Quinoa Salad to have your fill of greens!

  • Address: 78 Yong Siak Street, #01-12, S(163078)
  • Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 7am – 5.30pm / Sat – Sun: 7.30am – 6.30pm
  • Check out their other outlets here

5. Chapter 55

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Many cafés are housed in small shops which can get a little tight and uncomfortable.


But that is not the case for Chapter 55 which boasts a spacious indoor seating area with alfresco dining options. As an Italian bistro, it’s needless to say that Chapter 55 is famous for its pizzas!

We love that addictive crunch that comes with every bite into the thin pizza crust! You’ll also find a wide range of gelato flavours to choose from including Lychee Martini and for all you salted egg fans out there, Chapter 55 has got you covered with a salted egg gelato flavour too!

  • Address: 55 Tiong Bahru Road, #01-37, S(160055)
  • Opening Hours: Daily, 11.30am – 11pm

6. Flock Cafe

Flock Café is a family-run eatery that boasts a homely flavour – perfect for a relaxing Sunday afternoon. If you’re all about the eggs, the Scrambled Eggs and Croissant with Smoked Salmon is a must order when you’re at Flock Café.

Other equally amazing dishes include Eggs Sally and Cheeky Eggs which will make a delicious and filling meal any time of the day!

  • Address: 78 Moh Guan Terrace, #01-25 Tiong Bahru Estate, S(162078)
  • Opening Hours: Daily, 8am – 10pm

7. Tiann’s


It can be hard to find a gluten-free eatery in Singapore. We found one right here in Tiong Bahru! Tiann’s is a café that serves all things gluten-free.

This includes their tasty Korean Kate’s Lunchbox where even the Gochujang sauce is made from scratch, as well as their wide range of gluten-free desserts! From Carrot Cake to Chocolate Coconut Waffles, you’ll feel absolutely no guilt even if you give in to your sweet tooth!

  • Address: 71 Seng Poh Road, #01-35, S(160071)
  • Opening Hours: Tue – Sun: 8am – 4pm

8. PS. Cafe Petit

The PS. Café Petit may not be as spacious as its other outlets, but it still boasts the same chic interiors and delicious fare! Due to its small shop size, the café focuses more on take-outs.

Simply pop by to bag home their signature Truffle Shoestring Fries or to pick out your own bottle of wine! To avoid long waiting time, we suggest you head on over to PS.


Café Petit’s website to place your order in advance before you head down to pick it up!

  • Address: 78 Guan Chuan Street, No. 41, S(160078)
  • Opening Hours: Daily, 9am – 11pm
  • Check out their other outlets here

9. Merci Marcel

If you’re on a hunt for an Instagram-worthy café, you’ve got to pay Merci Marcel a visit! Its colourful chic-bohemian interiors will make the perfect backdrop for your Instagram posts!

Once you’re done with your shots, we suggest filling your belly with some popular dishes such as the Smoked Salmon Burger and Black Pepper Tuna.

All the dishes are divided into sharing portions so everyone can have a taste of everything! This French cafe is also a great place to reminisce the past with your friends over a few glasses of wine.

  • Address: 56 Eng Hoon Street, #01-68, S(160056)
  • Opening Hours: Daily, 8am – 10.30pm

10. Privé

One of the newest cafes in the neighbourhood, Privé is the perfect brunch spot for a chill date. They have an extensive all-day breakfast menu and serves a wide variety of plant-based food options for our vegan friends too!

The Ultimate Big Breakfast is a must-try as it contains generous portions of button mushrooms, bacon and Prok Bratwurst. But if you’re in the mood for some local fare, the Singapore Chili Crab Spaghetti will satisfy your appetite!

  • Address: 57 Eng Hoon Street, #01-88, S(160057)
  • Opening Hours: Daily, 8am – 10.30pm
  • Check out their other outlets here

11. Drips Bakery Cafe

Other than all-day breakfasts, Tiong Bahru is also a great place to pop by for high tea. The Drips Bakery Café is a tart expert in the area since 2010. It now serves more than 15 types of tarts and baked goods including the popular Seasonal Fresh Fruit Tart and Lemon Meringue Tart.


If these yummy treats are not enough to fill your growling stomach, you can also check out their mains menu for something heartier!

  • Address: 82 Tiong Poh Road, #01-05, S(160082)
  • Opening Hours: Sun – Thurs: 9am – 9pm / Fri – Sat: 9am – 10pm

12. Creamier Handcrafted Ice Cream & Coffee

End your café hopping adventure with a stack of waffles and ice cream at Creamier – the gelato café that everyone praises!

Creamier offers handcrafted ice cream in unique flavours such as Sea Salt Gula Melaka and Charcoal Black Sesame. They also understand that sometimes, simplicity is the best way to go for gelatos. Hence, you’ll be able to find classic flavours such as Rum Raisin and Cookies And Cream here too!

  • Address: 78 Yong Siak Street, #01-18, S(163078)
  • Opening Hours: Tues – Sun: 12pm – 10pm
  • Check out their other outlets here

13. Little House of Dreams


The Little House Of Dreams will easily become your favourite café if you’re all about the pink, princessy décor! This is THE café to bring your kids as well because the café offers a kids’ menu with adorable dishes such as Bear In Bath and Hungry Caterpillar Sandwiches that your little ones will love!

They also offer the Indulgent Afternoon Tea Set which comes with an assortment of sandwiches, scones and chantilly cream. End your princess tea party with their signature animal mini-cakes that come in endearing designs like a bear, whale and even a flamingo – we’re sure it’ll earn you a bunch of likes on Instagram too!

  • Address: 58 Seng Poh Road, #01-15, S(160058)
  • Opening Hours: Sun – Thurs: 8am – 8pm / Fri – Sat: 8am – 10pm

More Food To Explore in Singapore

In need of more brunch options besides the ones found in these Tiong Bahru cafes? Why not head over to Holland Village, Little India or Joo Chiat to explore other great cafes!

Café hopping is more fun when done with friends, so don’t forget to call up a few other food lovers when you embark on your next food trail!

This article was first written by Shopee Singapore and repurposed with permission by Goody Feed.


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