Tag Archives: Cafes Singapore

15 Cafes In Singapore That Closed In 2015 – Sorry To Say Goodbye

“What? Closed? So fast!” Such is the fate of many new cafes in Singapore, especially for recent entrants to the industry. The reasons given are similar – high rental, increasing cost, lack of manpower, diminishing customers. Can I add two more? The proliferation of shops selling similar things, especially when a food becomes trendy. It […]

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10 New Cafes In Singapore July 2015 – Keong Siak, Bugis Get More Happening

Welcome to the 2nd half of 2015. Coincidence or what! Many new cafes in Singapore are found at Keong Saik, and the Bugis, Arab Street, Beach Road vicinity. Both Stateland Coffee and Hyde & Co had recent menu revamps, and Cake Love made its move over to Bali Lane. 10 New Cafes In Singapore July […]

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200 New Cafes In Singapore 2015 – The Ultimate Cafe Listing

200 new cafes in Singapore 2015. Did the number surprise you again? To facilitate your café hopping adventures in Singapore, this is a new cafes list sorted by location and in alphabetical order. If your favourite new cafe is not found here, it is likely in last year’s list or too under the radar (that’s […]

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Angelina Singapore – Pâtisserie From Paris At Capitol Piazza

Bonjour. Parisian tearoom Angelina has arrived in Singapore, finding its home at luxury lifestyle mall Capitol Piazza City Hall. Angelina has a history from 1903, where Proust and Coco Chanel have been customers at the tearoom room at Rue Du Rivoli in Paris. This is the type of café to sit down with one friend […]

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Selfie Coffee Singapore – Serious. Drink Your Selfie!

Serious, no kidding. A selfie coffee café. Take a pic, print it on top of your latte. Do you want to drink your selfie, or wefie of your best friends? Perhaps this can bring narcissism to the next level. The selfie drink idea is said to come from Taiwanese company Let’s Coffee. But it has […]

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20 New Cafes in Singapore March 2015 – What’s Up With The Names?

The name is of most utmost importance to any F&B business. For a café, even if your food and coffee are good, having a name without a story, unique branding or retention qualities will not be able to attract customers, especially the hipster ones. Our eyebrows raised quite a few times when we checked out […]

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20 New Cafes In Singapore Feb 2015 – Hipsters Say Go East

While I personally thought it was almost unimaginable that we still managed to cough out another 20 cafes while we are still early in the year, 3 things are apparent. 1. Café openings are slowing down. 2. Many are starting their operations in the East of Singapore, think Katong, Bedok, Changi (my prediction West is […]

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Café Insadong – Korean Bingsu & Toast Near Chinatown

Not to be confused with Insadong Korea Town at Resorts World Sentosa, Café Insadong is a smaller outfit at South Bridge Road opposite Chinatown Food Street and a short walk from Maxwell Food Centre. Café Insadong, started by a Singaporean and two Korean friends, combined a café concept with an art space and “Elegani”. It […]

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a.e.i.o.u. – Vintage Café Where Art Comes Alive

a.e.i.o.u represents the vowels of the alphabets. This is also the name of the café at King George’s Avenue, so named because their theme is about going back to basics, centering on a lifestyle of green conscious living. The exterior signboard spelt “Oriental”, converted from an antique shop built in the mid 70s. The interior, […]

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Boufe – Boutique Cafe At Phoenix Park, Not Buffet

”Is that a café that offers buffet?” My friend asked. I was stunned for a moment, thinking if my pronunciation is that bad. But on second thought, Boufe DOES sound like buffet. Boufe originates from 2 words; namely BOUtique and caFÉ. Combine the two and you will see them in reality, a boutique for the […]

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