For the people whose birthstone is coffee beans, the Lion City has some of the best cafes and roasteries. We have collated a list of 15 best coffee shops in Singapore to enjoy a cup of the authentic kopi.
1. Nylon Coffee Roasters
Address: #01-40, 4 Everton Park, Singapore 080004
Nearest MRT: Outram Park, Tanjong Pagar
Timings: Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Wednesday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Specialities: Espresso Shots, Long blacks, Flat whites, special coffee beans
2. Common Man Coffee Roasters
Address: #01-00, 22 Martin Road, Singapore 239058
Nearest MRT: Fort Canning
Timings: Daily - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Specialities: 22 Martin Espresso Blend, Double chocolate cone, Milo Dinosaur, Cherry cheesecake, Gachika AA
3. Pacamara Boutique Coffee Roasters
Address: Yew Lian Park, 185 Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574333
Nearest MRT: Marymount MRT Station
Timings: Daily: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Specialities: Truffle Benedict, The Brazilian Roast Cold Brew of the Day, Barista Breakfast, Red Velvet Pancakes, Pacamara Hawks House Roasts
4. Little Big Coffee RoastersReflecting the seasonal change in their coffee offerings, Little Big Coffee Roasters is a small roaster located in Biopolis. They serve a special roast of Miravelle coffee sourced from El Salvador - a complex flavor profile with a sweeter and deeper body.
Address: #01-06, 8 Biomedical Grove, Singapore 138665
Nearest MRT: Buona Vista
Timings: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Closed on Saturday & Sunday
5. Dutch Colony Coffee Co.
Address: Frankel Estate, 113 Frankel Avenue, Singapore 458230
Nearest MRT: Kembangan
Timings: Sunday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Friday - Saturday: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Specialities: Flight Coffee, Thai Milk Tea Loaf
6. Spinelli Coffee Roasters
Address: #B2-01 One Raffles Quay, 1 Raffles Quay, Singapore 048583
Nearest MRT: Downtown
Timings: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Specialities: Caffe Latte, Ebony & Ivory Cheesecake, Mocha, Original San Francisco Spin
7. Tiong Hoe Speciality Coffee
Address: #01-1133 Stirling View, 170 Stirling Road, Singapore 140170
Nearest MRT: Queenstown
Timings: Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Closed on Sunday
Specialities: Cold-brewed coffee
8. Yahava Koffee Works
Address: 4 Jalan Gelenggang, Singapore 578188
Nearest MRT: Ang Mo kio
Timings: Daily - 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Specialities: Ciabatta & Iced Signature Mocha, Cappuccino
9. Highlander Coffee Espresso Bar
Address: 49 Kampong Bahru Road, Singapore 169362
Nearest MRT: Outram Park
Timings: Monday - Saturday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Closed on Sunday & Public Holidays
Specialities: Piccolo Latte, Aeropress, Quattro blend
10. Strangers' Reunion
Address: Blair Plain Conservation Area, 35 Kampong Bahru Road, Singapore 169356
Nearest MRT: Outram Park
Timings: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Closed on Tuesday
Specialities: Cold Iced Brew, Salmon & Kale
11. The Coffee Roaster
Address: #01-02 Block AS8, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260
Nearest MRT: Kent Ridge MRT Station
Timings: Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM, Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Closed on Sunday & Public Holidays
Specialities: Cuppa Honey Latte, Handcrafted Biscotti
12. Chye Seng Huat Hardware
Address: 150 Tyrwhitt Road, Singapore 207563
Nearest MRT: Bendemeer MRT Station
Timings: Tuesday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Closed on Monday
Specialities: Micro Espresso with Milk, Nitro Black Matter, Linguine Carbonara, One Nite Only
13. Toby's Estate
Address: #01-03/04, Robertson Quay, 8 Rodyk Street, Singapore 238216
Nearest MRT: Fort Canning
Timings: Sunday - Thursday: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM, Friday - Saturday: 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Specialities: Cocoa nutty Colombian Roast, Toby's Rosa Moka
14. Homeground Coffee Roasters
Homeground Coffee Roasters is a haven for coffee lovers and enthusiasts alike. This authentic coffee brand started in 2017 as a pop-up show and is now transformed into a physical store at Joo Chiat. The coffee shop's clean, comfortable and contemporary decor focuses on sharing a better communal experience and therefore has made an expanded dining area, enabling sharing among each other. From the rich and intense espresso to the smooth and velvety latte, every cup is a sensory journey crafted with utmost precision and care. Every coffee is made with either the immersion method or percolation method using Origami and Kalita drippers. Apart from coffee, you can also find special dishes like Wagyu, Quinoa Tofu Fritters, Charcoal Grilled Chicken, and more. The special is the Homeground on Loop, a coffee subscription program where you can customize your delivery schedule as per your preference.
Address: 13 15 Teo Hong Road, Singapore 088328
Nearest MRT: Outram Park
Timings: Opening Hours: 8:30am – 6pm (Thurs – Mon), Closed Tues, Wed
Specialities: In Filter Coffee, you can try Mukurwe AB Kenya and Santuario Sul Brazil. In Espresso, you can try Vanta and the famous Glow in the Dark. You can also shop for Home Brewer’s Accessories.
15. Cowpresso Coffee Roasters
Are you looking for 100% fresh crop Arabica coffees sourced from world-renowned farms? Then Cowpresso Coffee Roasters is the right place. Cowpresso's coffee beans are sourced from the finest farms worldwide, focusing on sustainability and ethical farming practices. The beans are then roasted to perfection, resulting in a flavor profile that is second to none. It is not just about coffee here; in the coffee house in Kilat, you can see Roasted Specialty Coffee Beans, Commercial & Home Espresso Machines, Coffee Grinders, Brewing Gears, and more. The monotone white of the coffee shop adds to the charm. There are freshly baked croissants, tarts, and cakes are also available. At night, the showstopper is the neo-lights and the crafted wine served at Cowpresso. Unique gift sets with drip bags, ground, and whole beans are also there.
Address: 21 Lor Kilat, #01-07, Singapore 598123
Nearest MRT: Bukit Batok
Timings: Wednesday to Sunday - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Specialties: Buy the Sumatra Lintong Roaster Special, the Guatemala l Bosque Seasonal Special and the Brazil Santos. If you are searching for green coffee beans, try the Indonesian Aged Mandheling.
16. Zerah Coffee Roasters
With a mission to increase the value of coffee in their community, Zerah Coffee Roasters are making a mark in Singapore and all around. They focus on specialty coffee, which they believe can be genuinely elevated through scientific principles. The methods used by Zehra are an amalgamation of thermodynamics, chemistry, data analysis, and sensory evaluations to craft roast profiles. Once you taste Zehra coffee, you can readily understand the coffee’s unique sweetness and acidity. They also conduct special brewing workshops and classes to make the entire community aware of how coffee is made and how the craft of coffee should be practiced. El Venado Costa Rice, Villa Betulia Colombia, and Gargari Gutity Ethiopia are in filter coffee. You can also try the Omni coffee selection for a different flavor in Zehra. The minimalist Zehra Coffee Roasters cafe is calm, quiet, and peaceful place to enjoy your filtered coffee.
Address: 465 North Bridge Rd, #02-5063, Singapore 191465
Nearest MRT: Upper Thomson
Timings: Daily 10am-5pm, Last Orders at 4.45pm
Specialities: El Venado Costa Rice, Villa Betulia Colombia and Gargari Gutity Ethiopia
Kopi Primer - How to Talk Coffee in Singapore?The Singapore coffee-hopers, try this coffee primer and order your cuppa like a true local!Kopi: Coffe with condensed milk and no sugar. The condensed milk makes the coffee a little sweet to taste.
- Kopi-O: Black coffee served with sugar.
- Kopi-O Kosong: Black coffee served without sugar.
- Kopi-C: Coffee with evaporated milk and sugar.
- Kopi-C Kosong: Coffee with evaporated milk and no sugar.
- Kopi Peng: Iced coffee served with condensed milk.
- Kopi Gao: Thick concoction made with a double espresso.
- Kopi Poh: A mild coffee
- Kopi O Siew Dai: Coffee served with less sugar.
- Kopi Gah Dai: Black coffee with extra condensed milk.
- Kopi Ta Bao: Coffee To-go.