As Singapore’s quintessential shopping district with numerous high-rise malls, it should come as no surprise that Orchard Road has some excellent brunch spots. To get you started on your post-breakfast quest, here are some of the finest brunch spots in this urban hotspot.
Brunch has become increasingly popular in Singapore, with numerous spots sprouting up across the city. From classic eggs Benedict to distinctly local takes on late-morning meals (laksa, anyone?), here are the 10 best brunch spots in Singapore.
Restaurant, American, European, $$$
If you’ve ever wanted to try brunch but with a international choice of options, Wild Honey should be on your stop when in Orchard Road. Their immensely popular all-day breakfast encompasses the cuisines of Tunisia, Greece and Spain – all served in satisfyingly generous portions. Rest assured vegan and vegetarian options are available as well.
Cafe, Asian, European, $$$
Located right in the heart of Orchard Road is Crossroads Cafe, a popular hangout spot for many over the years. The atmosphere is cosy and comfortable, combining elegance and homeliness. Their menu melds both Eastern and Western culinary traditions where you get to enjoy Wagyu Burger or the Banana Pancakes, which incorporate gula melaka and coconut milk. Otherwise, head straight for local favourites like Hainanese Chicken Rice or fried carrot cake.
Pastry Shop, Snacks
Specialising in pastries and light snacks, The Deli offers a wide selection of delectable cakes, sandwiches and pies for those with a sweet tooth. A great all-rounder café that serves a menu that is popular anytime of the day, The Deli has become a particular brunch favourite in Orchard Road. Additionally, they take immense care to prepare a menu that attempts to utilise local ingredients and flavours, such as the durian, into their servings.
Restaurant, American, $$$
Oriole Coffee + Bar offers breakfast menu items until 6pm and serves an appealing series of meals in a comfortable and laid-back environment. Their Fully Loaded brunch set is to die for, with potatoes, bacon, mushrooms and lots more hearty sides on the plate. You also get to pick from different types of eggs, such as poached and scrambled, and complete it with chicken or pork sausages.
Hotel Restaurant, Asian
Those looking to sample the delicacies of the East, swear by the Coffee Lounge. With a pristine design swathed in a comforting layer of white, Coffee Lounge allow you to savour local delicacies such as dim sum and egg tarts. Their ever-popular Taiwan Porridge has repeat customers from near and far.
Cafe, American, European
Heavily focused on serving brunch, Kith Cafe offers some delectable choices of traditional comfort food that you can lazily enjoy on any day. The straightforward diner serves brunch all the way till 5pm, with simple choices like eggs on toast or some more popular items like the Pulled Pork & Eggs, topped off with a fresh brew. With all that laid out in front of you, there won’t be a reason to leave this spot early.
Eggs Benedict are the traditional all-time favourite staple in any brunch menu and The Providore does one of the finest in Orchard Road: complete with a side of ham, spinach and brioche, with hollandaise sauce. Their other items, like the Organic Muesli and the Spanish Baked Eggs are exceptional. This restaurant focuses on making brunch as diverse as it is traditional, which is very unique when compared to other restaurants in the area.
Restaurant, American, $$$
Billing itself as the ‘Quintessential American Diner’, OverEasy puts out a hearty and fuss-free American-inspired brunch menu that has made it a popular spot for those wanting a simple, delicious hangover-killer. The menu might be sparse but it’s constantly well-prepared. Highlights include their Grilled Three Cheeses Sandwich, perfect when paired with sweet desserts.
Cafe, American, $$$
Immediately popular when it opened, The Coffee Academics surprised everyone with their creative take on the brunch menu – which is not just delicious but very Instagram-worthy too. Ostensibly a café, they have managed to push forward with a brunch menu that offers different takes on popular menu items, like their classic English breakfast-inspired set called The Mess. Another favourite is the Academics Pancake Tower, made of really fluffy pancakes with a side sorbet, honey and some berries on top.
Restaurant, Fusion, $$$
PS Cafe has made a name for itself with its daily specials on the menu, as well as incorporating Singaporean flavours into its brunch set-up. The delicious Beef Cheek Rendang Rice Bowl is offered on spontaneous basis, with many customers returning for these sorts of daily surprises. Another menu favourite is their Truffle Shoestring Fries – and if you have a sweet tooth, their decadent servings of pastries will expand your waistline.