Afraid of missing out on the hippest dining places in town? Schedule your next café-hopping weekend at these 5 Halal certified cafés with 1-for-1 offers on the ENTERTAINER.
1. Soma Coffee
Need your java first thing in the morning before hitting the office? Soma Coffee in Tanjong Pagar opens at 7.30am to so you can start the day right. This highly-rated café gets its beans from sustainable sources in West Java. Try their Espresso shots and West Java piccolo latte to perk you up at any time of the day. If you’re lucky enough to hide away here in the afternoon, try their pandan sponge cakes and chocolate bars.
Address: 8 Enggor Street, #01-03, [email protected]
The Tree Café is a great place to grab a meal before or after a movie at The Cathay. Its foolproof menu includes Chicken Baked Rice, Honey Drumlets, Onion Rings, Seafood Platter, Eggs Benedict, Nuggets and Fries. Have a go on the metal swing chair while waiting for your meal. Its casual, quiet ambience is perfect for catching up with friends and holding small gatherings.
Address: 2 Handy Road, #02-12/14, The Cathay
If you’re in the east coast, stop by Penny University and study their specialities. This artisanal cafe is always packed on the weekends. It offers a great selection of mains (1-for-1 on the Entertainer App) to go along with their beverages. Try their vanilla-infused yoghurt with granola or poached Turkish eggs on whipped yoghurt, topped with spicy Moroccan harissa sauce and oregano. Look out for the handsome barista who serves creamy, complex coffee with a clean finish.
Address: 402 East Coast Road
By the same people behind Penny University is Brothers in Fine Food, a homely cafe located in Tampines West Community Club. Try the highly recommended the Beef Steak, which is cooked sous vide before being seared to your preferred doneness and served on a housemade beetroot thyme puree. Check out their Dashi noodles, Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon, and the all-time favourite Mediterranean breakfast.
Address: #02-07, West Community Club, 5 Tampines Avenue 3
As its name suggests, Beyond Pancakes serves more than just regular American pancakes – it endeavours to serve up all kinds of dishes from the West. Try the German flammekouche, Dutch pannenkoek nachos, French galettes, and savoury pancakes.