Breakfast food – we could eat it all day long, at any time of the day! Whether you choose fluffy pancakes, a full fry-up or something healthier like avocado smash, there’s always something satisfying about having a hearty first meal of the day. So where are the best breakfast places in Singapore? Here are some brunch and breakfast spots, cafes and restaurants to try. A handful of these places offer an all-day breakfast menu, so you can still have a lie in!
Breakfast places with great quality ingredients
Little Farms Cafe
If you love shopping for groceries at Little Farms, you need to stop by the cafe for a taste of their all-day breakfast inspired menu. It’s made with the same wholesome ingredients available on their shelves. Signature dishes include the popular smashed avocado on toast, made with cage-free eggs and the grocer’s famous avocados. Other favourites include buttermilk pancakes, sweet corn fritters served with avocado salsa, and the bacon and egg roll: two fried eggs, Australian bacon, cheddar and Lillie Q’s BBQ sauce.
491 River Valley Road
Valley Point Shopping Centre
Four grocery store locations islandwide
The Whole Kitchen
Gluten-free bakery The Whole Kitchen has opened its very first café in Katong, open from 7.30am daily (closed on Monday). Tuck into healthy and delicious gluten-free sandwiches and cakes, and sip on fresh smoothies and great coffee from Allpress. In addition to dining in, you can also take away all your favourite bakery products like gluten-free breads, sourdoughs and muffins.
All the spreads and condiments are made in-house – highlights include peanut butter, hazelnut cacao spread, berry chia jam, cucumber pickles and green chutney. Everything on the menu is all-natural, nutrient-packed, refined-sugar-free and gluten-free. There are also vegan-friendly, dairy-free and keto options.
11 East Coast Road, Odeon Building, #01-16
Breakfast spots for a great fry-up
SPRMRKT and SPRMRKT Daily
These two SPRMRKT branches offer mouth-watering all-day breakfast menus that fans of fry-ups in particular should try. The Breakfast Platter features eggs cooked in any style, accompanied by bacon, confit tomato, sautéed mushrooms, pork sausages and fresh toast. Other items to add to your must-try list are buttermilk pancakes, served savoury or sweet.
Branches at Dempsey and Cluny Court
Alley on 25
On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 12pm to 2.30pm, indulge in a lazy breakfast ($50 per person) at Alley on 25, Andaz Singapore. You get to choose a main from a selection of hearty brunch dishes like avocado toast, lobster mac and cheese (additional $10), and the veggie-friendly margherita panini. Then, slowly savour unlimited plates of cold seafood, cold cuts, cheeses, and salads, served straight to your table. Don’t miss out on the eggs station, too, where you can get fried-to-order omelettes, scrambled or poached eggs.
The feasting doesn’t stop there; dessert is free-flow with options like freshly made waffles (yum!), soft serve ice-cream, and seasonal fruits. Coffee and TWG tea are included in the package, as with juices. If you love to drink, upgrade your brunch with the unlimited beverage option (top up $45), which includes prosecco, wines and beers.
Each of The Providore’s restaurants has its own breakfast timings, but regardless of location you can anticipate a filling English Breakfast, which comes with poached, scrambled or fried eggs served with sautéed mushrooms, roasted tomato, grilled bacon, pork sausage and sourdough toast.
Four outlets islandwide
Food For Thought
Food For Thought will look after your fry-up cravings with its Full Works: scrambled eggs, bacon, brioche, baked beans, garlic mushrooms, pork sausage, mesclun tomato salad. It’s available all day, every day. Prefer something sweet? Try the blueberry smoothie pancakes with lemon butter.
93 Stamford Road, #01-04/05
National Museum of Singapore
Swee Lee Social Club
Open from 10am everyday, this cosy coffee, music and lifestyle joint serves up a mean plate of scrambled eggs at a steal – $5. It’s a simple yet satisfying affair of cherry tomatoes, cheese on sourdough, and creamy scramble. You’ll also find a decent selection of fresh bakes and savoury pastries by Mother Dough, such as the turkey ham and gouda cheese croissant ($6.50). If you prefer something sweet, the cafe does a delicious rendition of homemade waffles with ice-cream ($10), topped with mixed berries and chocolate drizzle.
Oh, and did we mention the coffee? There’s a fab selection of signature brews to keep you caffeinated, all handcrafted by the talented crew of baristas. Caffeine-free options are aplenty, too!
1 Vista Exchange Green, 01-07/10
Breakfast places for the best pancakes in Singapore?
Clinton Street Baking Company & Restaurant
Once acclaimed as having the “best pancakes” by New York magazine, this American resto has made its way to Singapore where it serves stellar dishes such as a signature pancakes with warm maple butter, accompanied by either blueberries, banana walnut or chocolate chunks.
At good ol’ McDs, you can look forward to affordable fluffy hotcakes served in a variety of ways, from classic hotcakes drizzled with maple syrup and butter, to hotcakes with chicken sausage, and the Breakfast Deluxe, which includes scrambled eggs, toasty muffins and chicken sausage. Easy to eat, and you can request without meat is the breakfast wrap, scrambled eggs and hash browns wrapped up – with just a hint of chill sauce!
Over 130 branches islandwide
Instead of being served cooked pancakes here, diners get the chance to make their own! Choose your choice of batter from five options – buttermilk, whole grain, peanut butter, chocolate and pandan – then pick your fixings (sweet or savoury), add some toppings and you’re ready to start cooking. Not confident of your own pancake skills? Slappy’s menu has its own suggested combos to choose from.
Multiple branches islandwide
Tiong Bahru Bakery Diner
Tiong Bahru Bakery’s Raffles City and Funan restaurants serves up delicious fluffy brown butter pancakes for any time of the day. But if you only have space for one dish, get the sourdough waffles, served sweet or savoury. These homemade waffles are made with a 158-year-old sourdough starter, which makes them extra tasty!
Other breakfast places and cafes for brunch
This cosy and casual bistro bar offers delicious breakfast and brunch fare from 8am to 3pm daily. If you’re feeling hungry, we recommend the steak and eggs ($24), a classic combination of grilled ribeye with two sunny-side up eggs and a bread basket. There’s also the cheddar cheese and bacon waffles ($20), which we’re big fans of, and brioche french toast ($18) for a sweet treat. Don’t miss the array of freshly baked breads and pastries, too!
Breakfast is available all day, every day at both of Café Melba’s two outlets, and the menu features quite a selection of dishes, from simple toast with butter and jam to a buttermilk pancake stack, eggs benedict, and the Full Melba Breakfast.
Two outlets islandwide
This resto serves all-day breakfasts from around the world – think a wide variety of cuisines ranging from Aussie to Parisian and English. Try the Canadian for a classic stack of buttermilk pancakes accompanied with candied back bacon, hibiscus-berry compote and Canadian maple syrup. There’s also the I Love NY, with creamy scrambled eggs with smoked sturgeon served with smoked salmon and caramelised onions with a hand-rolled sesame bagel.
Three locations islandwide
If you’re feeling in the mood for local eats, drop by Toast Box where a range of traditional dishes are served for breakfast. Must-tries include the Peanut Butter Thick Toast, Traditional Toast, Laksa and Curry Chicken. Also, don’t forget to pair your meal with a signature traditional Nanyang Kopi.
Mulitple outlets islandwide
This family-friendly spot serves brunch from 9am to 6pm, and its menu includes dishes like eggs on toast, pan-seared salmon, and corned beef scotch egg. If you’re a fan of waffles, you’ll be glad to see buttermilk waffles on the menu – they’re served together with options including maple syrup, Greek yogurt and vanilla bean ice cream.
Common Man Stan
Looking for a cosy hideout with quality brekkie and top-notch coffee? Popular brunch spot Common Man Coffee Roasters’s Stanley Road outlet offers old favourites in addition to new dishes exclusive to the branch. All-day breakfast is served from 7.30am to 5.30pm, with savoury options potato and leek rosti, and cacao granola with greek yogurt, raw honey and your choice of milk.
Group Therapy Coffee
At this casual café, look forward to all-day breakfast dishes such as poached eggs served on thick toast with smoked salmon, melted cheese and hollandaise sauce, a pancake stack with homemade honeycomb and fruit, pumpkin pancakes, and ice-cream with waffles.
181 South Bridge Road #01-05
Nine Thirty by Awfully Chocolate
The Awfully Chocolate flagship restaurant boasts an attractive breakfast menu that ranges from an English breakfast (The Works), to steak and eggs, crepes, sandwiches and waffles. Wash it all down with a cup of hot chocolate or coffee.
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