Singapore is thriving as one of the most tourist-friendly countries in the world, and its global outlook and acceptance of the world cuisine has plenty to contribute towards the fact. While there’s no dearth of Michelin-star restaurants in Singapore, capable of producing some of the finest dishes you would have ever tasted in your life, the country relies heavily on its little cafes and small restaurants for making the Singapore food journey exciting for all kinds of visitors.

If you are looking for best cafes in Singapore for a delectable breakfast or brunch, we have just the perfect options:


Merci Marcel

French toasts, eggs benedict, crab tartine, ravioles de royans and other delectable dishes from the French cuisine are prepared and served with exquisite care at Merci Marcel. Located in the heart of Tiong Bahru, the restaurant oozes the Bohemian chic vibe and is very popular for its great coffee. The ambience is equally impressive and wows its visitors with its spacious garden in the back. The Lounge, Café Chic, and the Garden Patio together offer visitors a chance to click some great, Instagram-worthy pictures.

40 Hands

Another popular cafe located in the Tiong Bahru area, 40 Hands is for when you are craving a cup of great coffee, most popular versions here being flat white, macchiato, latte and cappuccino, with an Australian fare for breakfast. Along with popular Australian breakfast options such as sausages, French toast, salad, eggs benedict, and truffle fries, the restaurant also serves great versions of Singaporean favourites kong bak pau and tau sar pau. The restaurant has a cosy set up and is perfect for a romantic date.


Offering an interesting fusion of the Australian and French cuisines, Symmetry provides a rare dining experience to its guests, centred on the idea of sharing. The cafe has a hipster feel that is emphasised by pop-art posters, pre-loved trinkets, an indie music soundtrack and metal fixtures. The signature dishes of saikyo miso cod, mentaiko carbonara and hazelnut basil pesto, truffle fries are not-to-be-missed. The restaurant is located in Jalan Kubor and remains open from 10.30am-12am.

Pacamara Boutique Coffee Roasters

The bright and clean Pacamara Boutique Coffee Roasters has been attracting diners ever since its revamp in 2014. Located in the Upper Thomson area, the restaurant is a great place to start a new day, eating delicious food by its floor-to-ceiling windows. The white interiors only make the place look more cheerful. Once here, you cannot leave without trying their French toast with caramelised apple chutney, crab rump eggs Benedict topped with bonito flakes as well as their mouth-watering selection of cakes and pastries. A great place to enjoy delectable brunch with friends and family, the restaurant is quite a favourite amongst locals.

Cafe One Fullerton

Staring at one of the most popular tourist areas in Singapore – the Marina Bay, PS. Cafe One Fullerton allows it visitors to dine amidst bright, lush and airy surroundings. The 7th in the series of PS cafe’s in Singapore, PS. Cafe One Fullerton is also the biggest out of all of them. Cake lovers can start the day by sampling one of the many flavours including the crowd-favourite Double Chocolate Blackout Cake. The Chargrilled Chunky Prawn sandwich, The Moules Vin Blanc and Baked Greek Spinach Pie are some of the dishes that you must try. The cafe is brightly-lit and also offers magnificent views of the Singapore Flyer as well as the Marina Bay Sands.

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