6 Must-Try Cafes in Bugis

Calling All Café Hoppers

Despite the fact that Singapore’s café culture is very much alive and well, not every hipster joint lives up to the hype. For those looking for a trendy brunch or coffee spot with an aesthetic as stunning as its menu, we know where you need to go. Here are six interesting cafes in Bugis curated by PARKROYAL Picks, your personal travel insider.

1. A.R.C Coffee

Address 29 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198477
Phone Number +65 6291 6863
Opening Hours

Tuesday to Friday: 11:00am to 10:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9:30am to 10:00pm                                                                                                                              
Closed on Mondays

For the consummate coffee experience, A.R.C Coffee is the place to be. Pair your freshly roasted Ethiopian, Colombian, or Costa Rican javas with signature plates such as Ray’s BenThe Ruru Mian, and Tender Beef Cheeks. To spice up your trip to A.R.C Coffee, why not take part in their coffee appreciation workshop, or basic latte art class as well?

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2. And Why

Address 31 Bali Lane, Singapore 189867
Phone Number +65 6291 0993
Opening Hours
Monday to Tuesday, Thursday to Sunday: 11:00am to 11:00pm                                                                                        
Closed on Wednesdays

Just a couple of blocks down the street from A.R.C Coffee is this highly rated New York-inspired café. And Why, a six-minute stroll from PARKROYAL on Beach Road, is founded by the owners of I Am Café, offering sandwiches, pastries, and sinful mocktails like the hazelnut chocolate-flavoured Mad About Dolce.

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3. The Hangar

Address 25 Arab Street, Singapore 199724                                                                                                                                 
Phone Number +65 6291 0127
Opening Hours Daily, 9:00am to 10:00pm

Fly from New York City to Melbourne without ever leaving this city-state. The Hangar, an Aussie-owned eatery, boasts Melbourne-style bites, and slow-roasts its own coffee. It’s a café with an attitude, promising a jolly good time, as well as recipes to die for. A few must-try dishes include the Poached Egg with Avocado, the Hangar’s Big Breakfast, and the Norwegian Smoked Salmon.

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4. Artistry

Address 17 Jalan Pinang, Singapore 199149
Phone Number
+65 6298 2420
Opening Hours

Tuesday to Sunday: 9:00am to 11:00pm                                                                                                                     
Closed on Mondays

Situated eight minutes away from PARKROYAL on Beach Road on foot, Artistry is an intimate café-gallery space, a place where art meets food. It holds weekly music gigs, and spoken word performances as well. As for its recipes, the chilli crab burger, and cheesy chicken and bacon burger come highly recommended.

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5. Tolido’s Espresso Nook

Address 462 Crawford Lane, #01-63, Singapore 190462                                                                                                     
Phone Number +65 6648 0178 
Opening Hours

Tuesday to Friday: 8:00am to 6:30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00am to 6.30pm
Closed on Mondays

If there’s one thing Tolido’s Espresso Nook is excellent at, aside from brewing hot, fragrant cups of coffee, it would be rustling up plates of Rosti. Whether paired with cheese sausages or smoked salmon, its Rosti plates never fail to satisfy. Fans of all-day breakfasts will love Tolido’s Espresso Nook’s selection of pancakes, toasts, and scrambled eggs as well.

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6. Symmetry

Address 9 Jalan Kubor, Singapore 199206
Phone Number +65 6291 9901 
Opening Hours

Monday: 10:30am to 9:00pm
Tuesday to Thursday: 10:30am to 11:00pm                                                                                                    
Friday: 10:30am to 12:00mn
Saturday: 9:00am to 12.00mn
Sunday: 9:00am to 7:00pm

Rounding off this list is Symmetry, a French-influenced restaurant and bar opened in 2012, whose philosophy of sharing is evident in its large food portions. With dedicated menus for lunch, brunch, dinner, and Mondays, as well as a diverse catalogue of drinks (including coffee, tea, cocktails, beers, wines, sake, milkshakes, and smoothies), you will be utterly spoilt for choice.

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