Your Guide to the Best Brunches in Singapore
31 Purvis Street, Singapore 188608. p. +65 6684 4845. Sun – Thurs 8:30am – 6pm, Fri – Sat 8am – 9pm, Book now
Coming to us by way of NYC, Clinton Street is famous on both sides of the globe for their delish breakfast and brunch dishes. The pancakes are absolutely dreamy—perfectly fluffy with warm maple butter and your choice of blueberries, bananas and walnuts, or chocolate chunks. They also do a mean chicken and waffles and smoked salmon scramble. It’s worth keeping in mind that they only accommodate parties of six people or less on weekends during brunch.
17 & 18 Dempsey Road, Singapore 249676. p. +65 1 800 304 6688 (local calls only). Open Sun – Thurs 8am – 10pm, Fri, Sat & eve of PH 8am – 10:30pm. Book now
COMO Cuisine is one of our favourite weekend hangout spots because the space is chic and stylish and the atmosphere is super inviting. Plus the brunch menu features a great mix of sweet, savoury, and healthy dishes. In the mood for something light? Try the tandoor chicken caesar salad with avocado, corn, and plantain chips. If it’s decadence you’re after, the ricotta pancakes with banana, butterscotch, salted caramel and crunchy nuts are out of this world.
26 Beach Road #B1-21, Singapore 189768. p. +65 6384 1878. Open Tues – Fri 11:30am – 2:30pm, 5:30pm – 10pm, Sat 11am – 3pm, 5:30pm – 10pm, Sun 10:30am – 4:30pm. Book now
Brought to us by the same folks behind Cicheti, Fynn’s offers fresh modern vibes and tasty Australian-style eats. Have a seat at one of the marble-topped tables inside or out on the patio next to planter boxes filled with greenery. Brunch options include the coconut chia seed pudding, truffle-infused omelet, and the sticky pork belly with rice noodle salad.
#03-0102 Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road,
S 238897, p. +65 6235 3500, Open Mon – Thurrs: 9am – 9pm, Fri & PH Eve: 9am – 10pm, Sat: 8am – 10pm, Sun & PH: 8am – 9pm; #03-01
6 Scotts Square, 6 Scotts Road, S 228209,
p. +65 6636 1816, Open Sun – Thurs: 9am – 8:30pm, Fri, Sat & PH Eve: 9am – 9:30pm, p. +65 6636 1816
26 South Beach, #B1-18, S 189768, p. +65 6214 3398, Open: Mon – Fri: 8am – 5pm, Sat: 8am – 3pm, Sun: closed. Book now
Wild Honey focuses solely on breakfast and brunch dishes all day, every day. The dishes were inspired by the owners’ travels, so you’ll find global influences like the Tahitian coconut pancakes with coconut yoghurt, fresh mango, passionfruit and maple syrup, and the New York style platter with smoked fish, flavoured cream cheeses, and hand-rolled bagels. One of their original dishes on the menu is the spicy shakshouka (onion, tomato, red pepper & chilli), chorizo, eggs, grilled lafa flat bread & herb’d seed tabouleh and still remains to be one of the most popular items. We love that they have a great mix of both vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and meat options, making it a perfect spot for any diner.
136 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068601. p. +65 6224 6091. Open Mon – Tues 7:30am – 10:30pm, Wed – Fri 7:30am – 12am, Sat – Sun 8:30am – 4pm
If you’re in the mood for some great Aussie-style brunch eats, head to Sarnies, a cozy little cafe in the CBD. Gourmet sandwiches are the specialty, but on weekends they also offer a special brunch menu with a range of tasty dishes like healthy acai bowls with vegan nut granola and acai soft serve, eggs bennies with wilted spinach and green curry hollandaise, creamy truffled scrambled eggs, and avocado toast with feta, roasted cherry tomatoes, and dukkah.
39 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088462. Open daily 8am – 10pm; 8 Marina View
Singapore 018960. Mon to Fri 7.30am – 5pm Book now
Pass by for a quick coffee or a relaxing brunch with friends; there is a variety of savory and sweet dishes to select from. From salmon rosti – smoked salmon, ikura, poached eggs, potato rosti, sour cream, fennel salad, and pea mash – to strawberry cheesecake pancake – strawberries, whipped cream, strawberry puree, honeycomb, white ganache, vanilla ice-cream, and cream cheese – there is something for you. We decided to try the halloumi portobello – with an earthy portobello mushroom, halloumi cheese, free range eggs, gruyere cheese and avocado – the portion was big and the flavours were spot on and they have excellent coffee too!
Little Creatures Mohamed Ali Lane 36 Club Street Singapore 069469. p. +65 6239 0350. Open daily 8am – 12am Book now
Mainly known for their beer, Little Creatures is also a great place to visit to experience a historic venue and eat a filling brunch. They offer a breakfast menu served every morning that includes granola yogurt pot, eggs florentine, vegetarian breakfast, eggs benedit and lobster, pastry of the day, 200g beef striploin, three eggs omelete, and a little creatures breakfast. Pair it with a few pints of your choice for an extra satisfying meal.
442 Orchard Road, Millennium Hotel Level 2, Singapore 238879. p. +65 6739 6666. Open Mon – Fri 11:30am – 2:30pm, 6pm – 10:30pm, Sat – Sun 11am – 2:30pm, 6pm – 10:30pm
Award-winning Hua Ting is one of Singapore’s most sought after fine dining Cantonese spots. The sophisticated space is decked out with elegant Chinese touches like silk wall coverings and wooden carvings, and the kitchen is run by master chef Lap Fai, who whips up innovative creations. Dim sum delicacies include the baked 16-head abalone tartlet and the wok-fried turnip cake with homemade XO sauce in a hot stone bowl.
7A & 7B Dempsey Road, Singapore 249684. p. +65 6774 0122. Open daily 11:30am – 2:30pm, 6:30pm – 10:30pm
Fans of Min Jiang will love the new location set amid the lush greenery of Dempsey Hill. Swing by on the weekend with a group and settle into one of the round tables in the spacious dining room, outside on the timber deck, or in one of the three private dining rooms. Must-tries on the dim sum menu include the steamed crab meat dumplings, deep fried beancurd skin rolls with prawns, and the black charcoal salted egg custard buns.
Jewel Changi Airport, 78 Airport Boulevard #01-219 to 222, Singapore 819666. p. +65 6346 0260. Open Mon – Fri 11:30am – 10pm, Sat, Sun & PH 9am – 10pm
Located at the awesome new Jewel Changi at the airport, Shang Social is worth a visit for a dim sum brunch feast even if you’re not flying off somewhere. There are three spaces to choose from including the main dining room, a chic bar, and the marketplace for casual, communal dining. All three offer modern dim sum creations like dumplings with vegetable seedlings and century egg and crispy vermicelli rolls with king scallops.
29 Tanglin Road, The St. Regis Singapore 1U, Singapore 247911. p. +65 6506 6887. Open 12pm- 2:30pm, 6:30pm – 10:30pm, Weekend dim sum brunch (Sat, Sun & PH): 10:30am – 12:30pm, 1pm – 3pm
Take Chinese brunching to the next level at Yan Ting, a gorgeous fine dining Cantonese spot in the St. Regis Singapore. The weekend dim sum brunch features exquisite dishes like the wok-baked Boston lobster with XO sauce and trio of mushroom dumplings with black truffles. Order larger plates to share like the Hangzhou-style braised pork belly or the seafood claypot and pair your meal with free-flow Chinese tea or champagne.
Weekend Dim Sum Brunch: Sat, Sun & PH 10:30am – 12:30pm, 1pm – 3pm. $128++ per adult, $53++ per child, $178++ with free-flow beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages, $198++ with free-flow champagne, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages
20 Trengganu Street #02-01, Singapore 058479. p. +65 6323 1717. Open Mon – Fri 10:30am – 10:30pm, Sat, Su & PH 9am – 10:30pm & 6 Changi Business Park Ave 1 #01-33 UE Bizhub EAST, Singapore 486017. p. +65 6789 1717. Open daily 10:30am – 3pm, 6pm – 9pm
For a more casual dim sum brunch, Yum Cha is a Chinatown favourite. With marble tables, wooden chairs, and roving dim sum carts, the place has a real teahouse vibe. Pile your table with bamboo steamer baskets filled with plump dumplings, beancurd rolls, crispy salmon skin, and Hong Kong style roasted meats. The place tends to get packed on the weekends, so you may want to head there a bit early to make sure you can snag a seat.
80 Collyer Quay. The Fullerton Bay Hotel, Singapore 049326. p. +65 6333 8388. Open Mon – Fri 12pm – 2:30pm, 6:30pm – 10pm, Sat & PH 11am – 12am, Sun 11am – 5:30pm
Celebrate Singapore’s culinary heritage with a brilliant brunch at The Clifford Pier. Located in The Fullerton Bay Hotel, the restaurant exudes class with cushy armchairs, white linen tablecloths, and views over the water. Start with some free-flow bubbly, then peruse the hawker stations and trolleys for delicacies like steamed pork ribs in fermented black bean sauce, chilli crab bao, wok-fried sambal prawns, and Hainanese chicken rice.
Heritage Dim Sum Brunch: Sat, Sun & PH 11am – 2pm. $55++ per adult, $39++ per child, $17++ for free flow soft drinks and juice, $78++ for free-flow Veuve Clicquot NV Brut champagne
7 Raffles Avenue, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, Singapore 039799. p. +65 6434 5288. Open Mon – Sat 6:30am – 10:30am, 12pm – 2:30pm, 3:30 – 4:30pm (afternoon tea), 6:30pm – 10:30pm, Sun 6:30am – 10:30am, 12pm – 3:30pm, 6:30pm – 10:30pm
Sample a multicultural mix of dishes at Colony’s Vintage Champagne Brunch every Sunday. Located in the Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, this swanky poolside restaurant has seven conservatory kitchens where chefs expertly prepare everything from fresh sushi rolls to laksa with homemade lobster balls, slow-cooked beef Tomahawk, butter chicken masala, and more. The desserts are especially enticing with options like macarons, gula melaka, and chocolate barks.
Vintage Champagne Brunch: Sunday 12pm – 3:30pm. $142++ per adult, $96++ per child (6 – 12 years old), $48++ per child (3 – 5 years old), $192++ per adult with free-flow Champagne Barons de Rothschild Réserve Ritz Millésime 2010, Champagne Barons de Rothschild Réserve Ritz Rosé NV, select cocktails, wines, draft beers, and non-alcoholic beverages
10 Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay Sands Level 57, Singapore 018956. p. +65 6688 8591. Open daily 10:30am – 2am
LAVO is the place to be for sky-high sips and snacks on the weekend. The Sunday Funday Champagne Brunch features a fab buffet spread with succulent seafood, tasty canapes, eggs any way you like them, a carving station for roast meats, a brick pizza oven, and of course, free-flow champers. They also do themed party brunches ever two months where you can eat, drink, and get your dance on to the DJ’s beats.
Sunday Funday Champagne Brunch: Sunday 12pm – 3pm. $98++ per person, $158++ per person with free-flow Veuve champagne, select cocktails, wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages. Party Brunch: every 2 months on a Saturday fro 12pm – 4pm. $188++ with free-flow Perrier-Jouët champagne, wine, and beer
1 Cuscaden Road, Regent Singapore Level 2, Singapore 249715. p. +65 6725 3377. Open Sun – Thurs 5pm – 1am, Fri – Sat 5pm – 2am, Sun 12pm – 3pm
Leave the kids with a sitter for this one because the Sunday Cocktail Brunch at Manhattan is just for adults. This glamorous New York style bar is the perfect place to have a boozy Sunday brunch. Hit up the DIY Bloody Mary room, the G&T station, or the boozy milkshake station for libations before relaxing on a plush leather couch and indulging in fine fare like freshly shucked oysters, eggs with truffles and caviar, and cajun slow-roasted lamb.
Sunday Cocktail Brunch: Sun 12pm – 3pm. $158++ with free-flow cocktails, wines and beers,
$195++ with free-flow cocktails, wines and beers and Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve champagne
190 Orchard Blvd, Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore 248646. p. +65 6831 7250. Open daily 6:30am – 10:30am, 12pm – 2:30pm, 6pm – 10:30pm
Can’t decide whether you want to do an Asian or Western style brunch? You get the best of both worlds with Sunday brunch at One-Ninety in the Four Seasons Hotel. Peruse the buffet for fresh seafood, wood-fired steaks, and pizzas straight out of the brick oven. You can also opt for entrees like the mushroom risotto with black truffles, laksa with prawns, cockles, and scallops in a spicy coconut broth, and the super-stacked Wagyu burger.
Sunday Brunch: Sun 11:45am – 3pm. $72++ per adult, $36++ per child, $128++ with free-flow Ruffino Prosecco, $180++ with free-flow Tattinger Brut Reserve NV champagne
1 The Knolls, Capella Singapore, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297. p. +65 6591 5046. Open daily 7am – 11pm
Brunch at The Knolls is like a mini-vacation, as this beautiful Mediterranean restaurant in Capella Singapore overlooks the resort’s pools and the South China Sea. The Sunday brunch features multiple stations inside and out where you can fill your plate up with fresh seafood, roasted meats, artisan breads, and sweet treats. They even have a live band that adds to the festive holiday-like vibes.
Sunday brunch: 12:30pm – 3pm. $128++ including free-flow non-alcoholic beverages, $178++ including free-flow Billecart-Salmon Brut Réserve NV champagne
Grand Hyatt Hotel, 10 Scotts Road, Singapore 228211. p. +65 6738 1234. Open daily: 12pm – 10:30pm, Brunch: 11:30am – 3pm (last pour 2:45pm)
Mezza9 has nine different dining stations in one venue including a grill and rotisserie, Thai deli, sushi and sashimi station, a patisserie counter and more. The best way to indulge in all of their gustatory offerings is to head here on a Sunday for their extravagant champagne brunch. When it comes to brunch spreads mezza9 really has it all, from roasts to dim sum delights, Yorkshire pudding, Japanese yakitori, Peking duck and charcuterie and cheeses. At each station you can watch the chefs live in action making dishes to order, and you can even get them to customise some of your dishes. The free-flow champagne also adds to the opulence.
Sunday Brunch: Sunday 12pm – 3pm. $118++ per adult (inclusive of selected juice, soft drinks, coffee and tea), $59++ per child (aged 5 to 12)
56 Arab Street, Singapore 199753. p. +65 6291 3887. Open daily 8am – 8pm
Java junkies have been all atwitter about the opening of % Arabica here in Singapore. The cafe comes to us from Kyoto, where it’s famous for its excellent brews made with all-Arabica beans sourced from the founder’s coffee plantation in Hawaii and other plantations in key coffee growing regions around the world. The minimalist space is rather small with just 20 seats, so this may be a better take-away option.
Various locations around Singapore
Since opening their first branch in 2011, Jewel has been one of our favourite go-tos when we need a caffeine fix. Each of the cuppas here is made with a double shot of espresso, which is perfect for when you need a quick kick start to your Saturday or Sunday after a big night out on the town. They now have 14 cafes in Singapore where you can grab single-origin brews prepared to your liking by talented baristas.
12 Jiak Chuan Road, Singapore 089265. p. +65 6996 3937. Open Wed – Thurs 10am – 5pm, 6pm – 11pm, Fri 10am – 5pm, 6pm – 1am, Sat 9am – 5pm, 6pm – 1am, Sun 9am – 5pm, 6pm – 11pm
Singapore’s first and only African-inspired cafe is a pretty sweet spot to catch up with friends over aromatic coffees and classic brunch dishes. Go healthy with the homemade granola or the Tropical Cloud 9 fruit and yoghurt plate sprinkled with crunchy nuts. If you want to indulge a bit, try the Eggs Royale topped with a creamy hollandaise sauce or the Pulled Pork Breakfast with golden fried potato nuggets.
107 North Bridge Road, #02-19 Funan, Singapore 179105. p. +65 6299 4321. Open daily 9am – 10pm
Papa Palheta is turning 10 this year, and in the spirit of progression, they’ve rebranded and changed the name to PPP Coffee. You can check out their fresh new look at the latest PPP outlet in Funan mall. Expect the same great coffee they always serve alongside special editions of their very best roasts from over the years that have been kept frozen in their coffee library. Be sure to also hit up the artisanal toast bar for creative light bites and pastries.
6A Shenton Way, The Work Project, Downtown Gallery #04-01, Singapore 068815. Open Mon – Fri 8am – 6pm
Omotesando Koffee is another famous Japanese coffee chain that has been making waves with coffee connoisseurs here in Singapore. The cafe is actually a small takeaway spot tucked in a corner of The Work Project at Downtown Gallery, so don’t expect sit-down service or a food menu. However, what you can expect is aromatic coffees served up regular drip style, hand-poured, in latte or cappuccino form, and in a delish iced bubble foam version.
73 Amoy Street 2nd floor, Singapore 069892. p. +65 8742 8908. Open Mon – Fri 8am – 5pm
Dapper Coffee is a cool coffee spot tucked away on the second floor of a shophouse on Amoy Street. A cosy space done up with dark wood, copper and loads of power outlets so you can plug in and get some work done. The coffee is a full-bodied blend from Common Man Coffee Roasters, and tastes great in either hot or cold brew form. Before turning into a bar come nightfall, they serve as a full blown cafe, serving dishes like the Baked Whole Camembert, Smoked Salmon Sprout Sandwich and Fully Loaded Baked Avocado with caramelised bacon and cheese.
6 Shenton Way, #01-49/50 OUE Downtown Gallery 2, 068809. p. +65 6224 4500. Open Mon – Fri 8am – 7pm, Sat 8am – 3pm
Brought to us by the folks behind Atlas Coffeehouse, Lunar Coffee Brewers is a sleek, minimalist cafe in the heart of the CBD. The house blend coffee features a mix of Guatemalan and Brazilian beans and is custom-roasted by local outfit 2 Degrees North Coffee Co. Order up a piping hot cup just the way you like it or try one of their refreshing cold brews.