They say brunch is for those who are too lazy to get up for breakfast… But we say that brunch is for those who KNOW how to enjoy life with great food.

From creative pancakes to phenomenal coffee, Singapore has some pretty noteworthy cafes which serve a fantastic brunch. Tempted? Just skip breakfast this weekend and go straight to brunch with any of these restaurants and cafes. And who knows? You just might stumble upon your new favourite.

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The Best Brunch Places In Singapore

1. Arbite

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Arbite is where you can have a bite of brunch, sip on a hot cup of coffee, while you enjoy a book with nary a care in the world. They know that the weekends are for people like you who are in need of a well-deserved break, so they’ve committed themselves to whip up the best comfort food they can think of. Enjoying Arbite would take more than just a few bites though, as their ambience is part of their magic. But it is perfect for those who wish to slow down and take a break, at a price point that doesn’t hurt the wallet.

  • Operating hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Mondays and Tuesdays), 8:00 AM to 1000 PM (Wednesdays to Fridays), 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM (Saturdays), 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Sundays)
  • Dishes to try: Their Pan-Seared Salmon and Arbite Breakfast are crowd favourites
  • Location: 136 Neil Road
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2. Common Man Coffee Roasters

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There’s nothing “common” about the coffee here at Common Man Coffee Roasters, as they take serious pride in their caffeinated concoctions. Best of all, they all pair perfectly with their all-day brunch-style menu. You can order coffee prepared however way you want – fast brew, slow brew, nitro… However you imbibe your caffeine, they can definitely do it.

  • Operating hours: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM (Weekdays), 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM (Weekends)
  • Dishes to try: Marmite Mushrooms and Turkish Common Man Breakfast
  • Location: 22 Martin Road
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3. The Knolls At The Capella

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Sentosa has many restaurants, but few stand out in the brunch department like The Knolls. Housed in Capella Hotel, The Knolls is known for its gorgeous views overlooking the sea and its top-grade Mediterranean cuisine. Knolls also offers a Sunday champagne brunch, where guests can sing along to their favorite songs with a live band and sample dishes from all around the world, buffet-style.

  • Operating hours: Sundays, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Dishes to try: The Potato Salad with Lobster is to die for
  • Location: The Knolls, Capella Hotel, Sentosa Island
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4. The LoKal

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The LoKal is all about wholesome Western-style comfort food with a strong focus on creating almost everything in-house – the butter, sauces, pickles, and meats are all made on site. The brunch options are informed by an Australian palate which manifests itself as Smashed Avocado with Ricotta, Roasted Pumpkin Salad, and Steak & Eggs – all of which are done to perfection. Need a cuppa? The restaurant makes a really good Flat White out of freshly ground Sarnies coffee beans, and a custom built Slayer espresso machine. Now that’s attention to craft.

  • Operating hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Mondays and Tuesdays), 8:00 AM to 1000 PM (Wednesdays to Fridays), 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM (Saturdays), 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Sundays)
  • Dishes to try: The Lokal Ricotta, Toasted Banana Bread, and if you order The Lokal Beef Burger, you’ll want to have dry-cured bacon with that 
  • Location: 136 Neil Road
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5. Mezza9

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Your Sunday champagne brunch is about to get an upgrade at Mezza9. Every Sunday, Mezza9 in Grand Hyatt Singapore opens its doors to diners who fancy a wide variety of dishes, from hearty seafood to mouth-watering cakes and pastries. All of these are coupled with an endless stream of Perrier Jouet Grand Brut champagne too.

  • Operating hours: Sundays, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Dishes to try: Everything, really. That’s why it’s a buffet!
  • Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel Singapore, 10 Scotts Road
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6. Pickleville

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We get it. It’s a busy day, you forgot to take breakfast and your stomach is grumbling for something healthy. Luckily, Pickleville is here to save the day – because we all know that cooking up healthy meals can be well, quite a pickle. From artisanal toasts to healthy grain meals and speciality coffee, Pickleville is a must-visit for anybody looking for healthier weekday brunch options in Singapore.

  • Operating hours: Weekdays, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Dishes to try: Build your own toast, or try out their Avocado on Toast for a light but filling breakfast
  • Location: 140 Robinson Road
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7. The Populus Coffee & Food Co.

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We wouldn’t be surprised if The Populus Coffee & Food Co. is named as such because of its popularity. Serving breakfast and brunch food all day, Populus is better known for its gastronomical eats that you can pair with a cup of coffee, a bottle of beer or a glass of wine. No matter the time of day, Populus is ready to tickle your taste buds, at only $30.

  • Operating hours: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM (Monday), 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Tuesday), 9:00 AM – 10:30 PM (Wednesday to Friday), 9:30 AM – 11:30 PM (Saturday), 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM (Sunday)
  • Dishes to try: Definitely try the Populus All Day Big Brekky!
  • Location: 146 Neil Road
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8. The Reading Room

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Sundays are for much-needed self-care and relaxation, and The Reading Room is a famed backdrop for Sunday brunches in Singapore. Scrumptious dishes and good coffee aside, The Reading Room offers bookworms the chance to borrow or buy books displayed on the cafe’s shelves – all while enjoying Western brunch cuisine and free Wi-Fi.

  • Operating hours: 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM (Mondays to Wednesday), 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM (Thursday to Friday), 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM (Saturday), 9:30 AM – 11:30 PM (Sunday)
  • Dishes to try: Try their Cheese and Arugula Sandwiches! They’re a best-seller, especially during brunch.
  • Location: 19 Bukit Pasoh Road
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9. Rise & Grind

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Rise & Grind is for the hustler in all of us who just needs one tiny second to sit down and eat the delicious brunch he or she deserves. It’s for the days you don’t care about your calorie count and all you want is something to tickle your taste buds – whether it’s a Chili Crab Linguine or a Nacho Libre burger. Rise & Grind offers a wide selection of delectable eats beyond these, of course. For a savoury brunch, Rise & Grind definitely rises to the occasion.

  • Operating hours: 10:AM – 9:00 11:30 PM (Mondays – Thursdays), 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM (Fridays), 8:30 AM – 9:30 PM (Saturdays), 8:30 AM – 9:00 PM (Sundays)
  • Dishes to try: Try out Chili Crab Linguine, and The Gold Standard, which really is the gold standard of burgers from here on out
  • Location: Bukit Timah Plaza, 1 Jalan Anak Bukit #L1-CA1, Bukit Timah
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10. Ronin Cafe

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With generous sandwiches, great-tasting coffee, and gorgeous interiors, Ronin Cafe makes for a perfect Instagram-worthy shot. You’d be tempted to think that mom’s sandwiches are the best – they probably are – but Ronin’s definitely come close. The dark, moody interior is perfect for those who just rolled out of bed at 12 noon – after a night of partying – and need food and coffee. Stat.

  • Operating hours: Daily, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Dishes to try: Pair their Prosciutto Sandwich with a Genovese Latte
  • Location: 17 Hong Kong Street
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11. Strictly Pancakes

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Strictly Pancakes may be strict about their menu (yup, it’s really all just pancakes), but they’re every bit creative with how they serve this brunch favourite. Whether you prefer a savoury pancake or a sweet one, this Prinsep brunch cafe promises your perfect match, alongside a great cup of coffee.

  • Operating hours: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM (Mondays), 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM (Tuesday to Thursday), 11:30 AM – 11:00 PM (Fridays), 9:30 AM – 11:00 PM (Weekends)
  • Dishes to try: For something adventurous, try the Snuggle Up dish filled with garlic butter prawns and sausages
  • Location: 44A Prinsep Street
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12. The White Rabbit

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White Rabbit went above and beyond just remaking a house – they restored a 1930’s Ebenezer chapel to turn it into their very own brunch place. You may have guessed from its name too that it’s inspired by Alice in Wonderland, and rightly so. Every time you eat here, it’s like you’re going down the rabbit hole onward to the land of great food and great times. A typical entree at this brunch cafe will set you back by around $30.

  • Operating hours: 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM (Weekends and Public Holidays, Closed Mondays), 12-2:30 PM and 6:30-10:30 PM (Tuesday – Friday)
  • Dishes to try: Try their Endive & Frisee Salad, Butcher’s Board, and Dover Sole Meuniere
  • Location: 39C Harding Road Singapore
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13. Wild Honey

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Wild Honey is the place you go to when you really just want a great breakfast with interesting flavours and no frills. This Orchard Road brunch cafe prides itself on serving dishes that blend the diversity of Paris, Mexico, Turkey, Yemen, Australia and other places its owners have drawn inspiration from. While a meal might set you back by around $25, Wild Honey’s All-Day Breakfast appeal is just hard to resist.

  • Operating hours: Daily, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Dishes to try: Flinder’s Lane, their English breakfast, and Rich Double Baked Chocolate Cake for dessert
  • Location: Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road
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Know of any new brunch places that we should try? Let us know in the comments below!

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