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Good place to have a brunch

Postby John D D » Wed, 21 May 2014 1:24 pm

Hello, I am looking for a good place to brunch in Singapore. I don't want Hotel brunch I prefer more casual style and relaxing. I have been to marmalade pantry already but it was just ok. I know Choupinette got a good stuff do you know any place?
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Postby Akimbo » Wed, 21 May 2014 5:46 pm

Group Therapy Coffee is my favorite, Department of Caffeine is alright, but a bit too small and loud, I feel. Other than that, Kith Cafe's okay.

Tiong Bahru area would be...Coq & Balls, 40 hands, and Poteato.

PS Cafe @ Dempsey is a bit too overpriced, but a good casual atmosphere though. I love the place.
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Postby zzm9980 » Wed, 21 May 2014 10:40 pm

PS Cafe is expensive, but it is one of the few places I've gone to in Singapore where I felt the expensive Western food tasted good enough to justify its cost.

This is a decent, long list:
http://www.ladyironchef.com/2010/02/bre ... singapore/

I've visited maybe a third and it is pretty hit or miss.

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Postby drawde » Sat, 28 Jun 2014 6:36 am

Try house at dempsey

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Postby Girl_Next_Door » Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:19 am

I tried Becasse in Dempsey and the husband approves. We also like Antoinette at Mandarin Orchard. Great french toast but super cold. Bring a coat if you don't want to freeze.

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Postby gogo18 » Sun, 24 Aug 2014 1:43 pm

Rustic old hawkers centres in older estates can be quite an experience, eg Redhill, Commonwealth, Sembawang Hill.

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Postby Max Headroom » Sun, 24 Aug 2014 5:05 pm

Had a buffet at 1Market yesterday. Decent spread and almost all sections were of rather good quality, fresh, well-prepared and tasty. Nothing ran out, not even the crab legs, crayfish, oysters and what-have-you. Staff was above-average also.

Just ignore the whole Chef Wan palaver going on here and there.

Oh, and the place is not noisy. In fact, it's quiet enough to be able to chat at a volume level considered normal, which is quite rare here eh.

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:31 am

gogo18 wrote:Rustic old hawkers centres in older estates can be quite an experience, eg Redhill, Commonwealth, Sembawang Hill.


Indeed. With great food for a good value too. But arguably not what the OP is asking about in this post.

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Postby PNGMK » Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:01 am

Some of the hotels along Scotts Road can be ok - I'm thinking Goodwood and the Royal Plaza.

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Postby aphelionx » Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:59 am

I would recommend PS Cafe too! It's a great place with great atmostphere.

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Postby the lynx » Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:22 am

Was in a place called Symmetry at Jalan Kubor (near Haji Lane area). One of the most delicious eggs benedict I ever had. If I have to compare, it is way better than Food For Thought (Botanic Garden) and Hatched (HV and Evans Road) for the relatively similar price.

Very easy to miss the place when you look for it as it has a very humble (uninteresting?) façade, which probably means they don't intend to attract walk-in customers.

You need reservations to be able to dine there.

Judging by the crowd (it has good mix of locals and foreigners), it looks like it is the kind of place that only goes by word of mouth.

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Postby QRM » Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:31 am

colbar or the riders cafe?

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Postby Akimbo » Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:50 am

Anybody tried Artichoke at Bugis?
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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:00 am

the lynx wrote:Was in a place called Symmetry at Jalan Kubor


Judging by the Instagram #foodporn form Singapore lately, that seems to be a popular place. How crowded was it?

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Postby the lynx » Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:25 am

zzm9980 wrote:
the lynx wrote:Was in a place called Symmetry at Jalan Kubor


Judging by the Instagram #foodporn form Singapore lately, that seems to be a popular place. How crowded was it?


Since they go by reservation in time slots, I would say full house (a little bit crowded) but comfortable enough for me to enjoy a meal, but it may be subjective to some people. For example, if for 10am slot, there are 10 4-pax tables, you will find 40 people dining at 10am.


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