Littered around the concrete jungle that is Singapore you can find hundreds of coffee shops and cafes. Each of them has their own distinctive qualities and specialty coffees making it tough for coffee aficionados to decide where to get their customary cup of joe.
Today, we will go over 7 places that offer some of the most unique and best coffees in Singapore:
MAVRX Coffee Bar
Well-known for its exceptional customer service, MAVRX is a truly global coffee bar with beans hailing from Indonesia, Brazil, Guatemala, and many more. Its delightful fizzy tonic water-infused iced espresso is certainly worth the trip downtown.
Address: 1 Kim Seng Promenade #01-129, Great World City office lobby, Singapore 237994.
Operating Hours: Mon – Sun 8 a.m. to 5.30 p.m., Public Holidays 8 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
The Coffee Academics
The baristas at Coffee Academics were trained in-house. They were taught everything from roasting and grinding to brewing and filtering. You can be sure that the artisanal lattes served here are both beautiful and taste stunning.
Address: 6 Scotts Road, Scotts Square #02-01/02, Singapore 228209
Operating Hours: Sun – Thurs 9 a.m. to 8.30 p.m., Fri & Sat 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
One of the most unique cafes in Singapore, Kafe Utu’s interior decor is inspired by the richness of African culture. It has a huge array of coffee options but we highly recommend the Ibadara Ritual. It is made of a quadruple ristretto shot mixed with cool Hokkaido milk making it perfect for a sunny day.
Address: 12 Jiak Chuan Road, Singapore 089265.
Operating Hours: Wed 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. then 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Thurs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. then 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., Sat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. then 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., Closed on Sun – Tues
The public’s obsession with Japanese coffee brands is nothing new, and Omotesando Koffee is certainly at the forefront of that wave. Despite the outlet in Singapore being only a small take-out stand, it was one of the most hyped-up coffee places at the time of its grand opening with long queues throughout the day. Definitely worth checking it out if you’re curious!
Address: 6A Shenton Way, The Work Project, Downtown Gallery #04-01, Singapore 068815.
Operating Hours: Mon – Fri 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Craftsmen Specialty Coffee
With 5 outlets throughout Singapore, Craftsmen Specialty Coffee is renowned for its high quality and flavourful specialty coffees. They have single-origin beans sourced from all 4 corners of the globe, spoiling you for choice whenever you visit one of their coffee shops.
Address: 6 Eu Tong Sen St, #01-59, Singapore 059817
Operating Hours: Mon – Sun 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what coffee made by a national barista champion will taste like? Well, stop wondering and come pay a visit to Ryan Tan’s Curious Palette. You can select a host of specially blended beans and choose which brewing method you prefer. They also offer a unique brunch selection with dishes like soft shell crab burger and berry ricotta hotcakes.
Address: 64 Prinsep St, Singapore 188667
Operating Hours: Mon – Sun 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Coffee and desserts are a match made in heaven. At Patisserie G, you can get the best of both worlds as they are known for their wide range of strong coffee options as well as delicately sweet desserts.
Address: 301 Upper Thomson Rd, Singapore 574408
Operating Hours: Mon – Sun 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.