Add a few mid-morning dining spots to your repertoire with our guide to finding the best brunches in Singapore!
Brunch in Singapore – the only reason we drag our butts out of bed at 10am on the weekend. Are you a foodie and looking for a mouthwatering new dining haunt to get your eggs Benedict and pancake fix? Here’s our big list of brilliant brunches to check out across the city.
Oriole Coffee + Bar – Brunch with a cuppa Joe
Adding to the smorgasbord of brunch options in the city is Oriole Coffee + Bar’s all-new weekend brunch. Spearheaded by head chef Randy Torres, the brunch features hearty and comforting breakfast-y treats like smoked salmon rosti ($16), crab cake benedict ($22) and the all-American Fully Loaded breakfast platter ($20). Food coma got you sleepy? Perk up with an espresso!
Oriole Coffee + Bar, 6 Somerset Road, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, #01-01, Singapore 238163. p. 6238 8348. Open weekdays 8am-11pm, weekends 8am-12pm.
OverEasy – An all-American diner brunch
Best cure for a hangover? Nothing like a good ol’, all-American brunch. OverEasy Orchard at Liat Towers has the right remedy for your weekend – think grilled cheese sandwiches with braised short ribs; wagyu beef burgers stacked with sunny-side up, ham, double-smoked bacon and sweet chilli sauce; truffled egg toast and Amazonian acai bowls. Still feel that buzz? That’s just your tummy rumbling.
OverEasy Orchard, #01-01 Liat Towers, 541 Orchard Road, Singapore 238881, p. 6684 1453. OverEasy Orchard’s brunch menu is available only on weekends and public holidays ’til 3pm.
House at Dempsey – Brunch with a metre-long sausage
When it comes to satiating our appetites whenever we get the brunchy munchies, it’s this Dempsey spot that’s been doing so for nearly a decade. The Luxe Eggs Ben is one instant winner in our books – poached organic eggs on house-made toast with duck confit and tomatoes, served with spicy mustard paprika hollandaise and oat crumble. And for more substantial signatures, try the rich and sinful bone marrow and steak burger, a squid ink paella that comes with a bounty of fresh seafood, a juicy and crispy chicken tonkatsu, and not forgetting House’s famous one metre-long sausage that’s perfect for groups of four.
House, 8D Dempsey Road, Singapore 249672, p. 6475 7787. Brunch is available on Sat 11am-4.30pm, and Sun 9am-4.30pm.
Senso – Brunch with Italian flair
This Italian brunch spread at Senso’s Tuscany-inspired courtyard will have you leaping out of bed. Here, diners can feast on a brunch buffet filled with Italian signatures like antipasti of fresh oysters, cheeses and cold cuts, along with an assortment of fresh salads. Don’t forget to make room for scrumptious mains with a variety of free-flow pastas, seafood and meats; there’s no shame in pile ‘em up high! A brunch affair will not be complete without some booze, and for a top-up of just $20, you can enjoy your brunch with all-you-can-drink Italian prosecco, wines, draught beer, juices and more. If a boozy brunch isn’t for you, there’s also a non-alcoholic option for a steal at $78++ per person.
Senso, 21 Club Street, Singapore 069410, p. 6224 3534. Brunch is available on Sundays, 11.30am-3pm.
Long Chim – Brunch with a Thai twist
At $60++ per person, you’re entitled to all the amazing Thai dishes you can consume at David Thompson’s Long Chim at Marina Bay Sands. Get hungry for spicy pork with rice cakes, grilled eggplant salad with steamed egg and dried prawns, green curry of kampong chicken with Thai eggplants, and grilled tilapia in salt crust. Most of these flavour-packed, hangover-busting plates are meant to be shared, so this means you have more tummy room for post-prandial sweets like the pandanus noodles and coconut cake, and black sticky rice.
Long Chim’s weekend brunch is available every Saturday and Sunday, 12pm-4pm, at #L2-02 Atrium 2, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956, p. 6688 7299.
Kinki – A Japanese bottomless brunch
Tucked away in a historic building that sits in front of Singapore’s beautiful Marina Bay waterfront, Kinki Restaurant + Bar is a contemporary Japanese dining spot that packs a punch with its modern take on Japanese dishes (think playfully decadent items like foie gras sushi and snow crab tofu). 43 of these delish picks will be available for an a la carte buffet brunch every Saturday, showcasing the bold, unorthodox approach that Kinki is renowned for amongst weekend warriors and post-work chillax-ers. Want to know more? Check out our full feature.
Kinki Restaurant + Bar, #02-02 Customs House, 70 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049323, p. 6533 3471. Kinki’s Bottomless Brunch is available on Saturdays, 12pm-3pm
Montreux Jazz Cafe – Brunch with a side of jazz
Montreux Jazz Café has recently introduced an all-new Weekend Jazz Brunch menu, which means you cool cats can now enjoy live jazz performances while kicking back with free-flow Champers and tucking into a hearty brunch spread. Diners can expect a sprawling menu of brunch staples like eggs benedict and the BB King Cheeseburger.
Montreux Jazz Café, #01-02, 10 Claymore Road, Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore 229540.
Mo’Mor Izakaya – A brunch where East meets West
Conveniently located at Orchard’s Tanglin area, Mo’mor Izakaya is the perfect reprieve from the shopping street’s hustle and bustle, and an ideal hideaway to catch up with your gal pals over this Japanese-European resto’s weekend brunch menu – and it’s one you brunch addicts will definitely wanna hear mo’more about.
Mo’mor Izakaya, 56 Tanglin Road, #B1-01, Tanglin Post Office, Singapore 247964, p. 6463 8080. Mo’mor Weekend Brunch Menu is available on weekends 10am- 3pm.
The Pelican – Brunchin’ with seafood
The Pelican Seafood Bar & Grill has recently revealed a scrumptious new East Coast American-themed brunch menu with a culinary emphasis on – you guessed it – seafood. Start off with a rich, comforting seafood bouillabaisse, followed by mains like the smoked haddock and corn fritters, crab omelette, oyster platters, and tiger prawns and asparagus. If you’re already familiar with The Pelican’s classic offerings, you’ll be happy to know that perennial favourites, like the crumbled bleu cobb, crab cakes, snapper pie, Pelican platter, and Pelican burger, still remain on the menu.
The Pelican Seafood Bar & Grill, #01-01, One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Road, Singapore 049213. The Ultimate Weekender Brunch is exclusively available on Saturdays 11am-3pm.
Working Title – Burgers for brunch
Our two favourite B-words come together in Working Title’s brand new brunch menu. The Arab Street café’s got a brand new burger for brunch, and it comes packed with a grilled beef patty topped with turkey bacon, truffle scrambled eggs, crushed tater tots, caramelised onions, mild cheddar and a smoky barbecue sauce – talk about a brunch of champs! But if you prefer more traditional brunch offerings, opt for the Working Big Breakfast or the smoked salmon with asparagus and scrambled eggs.
Working Title, 48 Arab Street, Singapore 199745. p. 6298 8721. Open weekdays 11am-10pm, weekends 10am-11pm.
Mitzo – Brunch with Chinese cuisine
Here’s another one for you brunch hunters! Mitzo’s revamped brunch menu ($68++), available every weekend from 11.30am to 2.30pm, will spoil you with luxurious dishes featuring lobster, abalone, and bamboo clam. For an additional $60++, enjoy free-flow Veuve Clicquot champagne, wine, beer, and artisanal cocktails specially selected by Mitzo’s mixologist to complement these Oriental brunch offerings.
Mitzo, Grand Park Orchard, Level 4 Grand Park, 270 Orchard Road, Singapore 238857. p. 6603 8855.
Lolla – A brunch that’s mad for Mediterranean
This Ann Siang restaurant recently marked its fourth year by unveiling new brunch offerings that are already making our stomachs growl (be still, our tums!). Drool-worthy dishes include cashew nut milk, baked Shropshire blue cheese omelette, beef tongue hash, lamb tenders, crab lasagne and stuffed squid – gotta munch ’em all!
Lolla, 22 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069702, p. 6423 1228
boCHINche – An Argentine brunch
While this Amoy Street establishment already trumps with its grilled steaks – alongside tantalising small plates like sea bass ceviche, Hokkaido scallops tiradito and caramelised pork belly – we’d gladly scrape ourselves outta bed over the weekend to munch on its brunch bites. Exotic eats here include the Faina and fried eggs with crushed avocado, coriander and aji molido cream fraiche; brioche French toast with home-cooked ham and bacon ice cream; and boCHINche’s Dulce de leche – a thick, caramel-like syrup that is trickled over fluffy pancakes, and topped with caramelised banana, chopped basil and baked ricotta cheese.
boCHINche, #01-02, 115 Amoy Street, Singapore 239058, p. 6235 4990. Brunch is available on Saturday and Sunday, from 11am to 4.30pm.
The Disgruntled Chef – Brunch with charcoal waffles, anyone?
Never mind the grumpy moniker; you’ll be grinning from ear to ear when you wake up to this Dempsey brunch. The refreshed and very decadent brunch menu comprises two parts – small plates and big plates – and you can pick any two at $32++ or any three at $39++. Highlights include the steak tartare, BBQ pork belly bao, baked bone marrow, duck & charcoal waffle, foie gras beef burger, and wagyu steak & eggs.
The Disgruntled Chef, 26B Dempsey Road, Singapore 247693, p. 6476 5305. Brunch is available on Sundays, 12pm-4.30pm.
Wooloomooloo – For carnivorous brunch-ers
Who said you can’t devour a steak during brunch? Set to get carnivores flocking in droves is Wooloomooloo, a prime steakhouse at Swissotel the Stamford with a revamped five-course brunch menu, boasting a selection of mouthwatering meat dishes such as braised wagyu beef cheek in béchamel sauce, and filet mignon with brioche croute and foie gras. The weekend-only brunch will set you back $48++, but you can opt for free-flow drinks for an additional $40++ if you’re feel like tipples. If Champers is more up your alley, check out the Champagne brunch offer that includes free-flow Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne for $108++.
Wooloomooloo Steakhouse, Level 2 Swissotel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882, p. 6338 0261. Brunch is available on Saturday and Sunday, 1130am-3pm.
Jones The Grocer – Brunch while doing the groceries
You can always trust the Aussies when it comes to coffee and brunch. Our go-to café for a cuppa, Jones the Grocer is one of our all-time faves for brunch. Our vote’s on the egg royale and hotcakes, but the classic eggs Benedict hardly disappoints either. Get your weekly grocery shopping done while you’re there too!
Jones the Grocer, Block 9 #01-12 Dempsey Road, Dempsey Hill, Singapore 247697, p. 6476 1512. Brunch available weekends & PH 8am-3pm.
The White Rabbit – Brunch in a church
A go-to romantic ‘date night’ restaurant, this stunning establishment is housed in a conserved chapel and exudes an elegant old-world charm with a touch of modern sensibility. Brunch is a decadent affair with a selection of pastas, crisp potato rosti, and the ultimate breakfast essential – eggs (available in every style possible!). Try the White Rabbit Fry Up, which offers two eggs any style served with assorted meats and greens, or indulge in the sumptuous Maine lobster and scrambled egg & mushrooms.
The White Rabbit, 39C Harding Road, Singapore 249541, p. 97210536. Brunch available on weekends 1030am-3pm.
Don Quijote – Brunch like the Spaniards
Fancy something a little more exotic for brunch? Head over to this casual tapas joint for its weekend brunch buffet that includes tapas, salads, soups pastas and more. Enjoy authentic Spanish classics like barbecued spicy sausages, patatas bravas, and croquettes with cured Spanish ham. For $58++, you’ll even get a free flow of beers, wine and sangria *hic*.
Don Quijote, Dempsey Road, #01-02, Block 7, Singapore 249671. Available weekends.
PS. Café – The one brunch lovers flock to
PS.Café needs no introduction, but that’s not stopping us from raving about their brunch! One of their signature brunch dishes is croque madame with shaved Ardenne smoked ham, gratineed montreux guyere cheese on rustic bread and topped with a fried egg. This brunch isn’t just limited to the Harding Road outlet; head to Palais Renaissance, Ann Siang Hill, or Paragon, and check out their respective brunch creations too.
PS.Café, 28B Harding Road, Singapore 249549, p. 90708782. See website for timings and other branches.
Portico Prime – Brunch with a good ol’ steak
Portico Prime offers a sumptious weekend brunch from 9am to 3pm that includes brunch staples like the full English breakfast, whole wheat pancakes with maple syrup and butter, and avocado scrambled eggs. Want something a little meatier? Try the blue cheese and steak burrito for a real tum-filler!
Portico Prime, 10 Dempsey Road, #01-20, Singapore 247700, p. 64747427. Weekend brunch from 9am-3pm.
Ash & Elm – Brunch with free-flow caviar
The European-themed restaurant at InterContinental Singapore has recently rolled out a new Sunday Brunch menu, and boy, is it extravagant. The sumptuous buffet is made up of not one, not two, but five sections: there’s a charcuterie & cheese room, an egg station, a live carving station, a dessert station and a seafood corner. That last station in particular has us squealing in delight – aside from freshly shucked oysters, lobsters, poached live prawns, and Alaskan king crab, you can go over the top with limitless servings of salty, luxurious caviar. Watch us smear it over everything on our table!
Ash & Elm, Level 1, InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966, p. 6825 1008. Sunday brunch is available from noon to 3pm.
Food For Thought – Brunch on a budget
For some, the ideal brunch is a sweet affair, and the folks at Food For Thought have lots to offer the budget brunch goer. Sink your forks into its apple, bacon and caramel French toast ($9), dark chocolate berry pancake ($14) or the banana walnut pancake with gula Melaka ($14). If your tastes sway towards the savoury, opt for tomato poached eggs ($13) or the Gammon ham melt ($12)
Food For Thought, #B1-00, 1 Cluny Road, Tanglin Gate, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569. p. 6338 4848. Open daily 8am-9pm.
Penny University – Brunchin’ in the East
This cosy little cafe on East Coast Road champions the “made in Singapore” concept. They source their coffee beans from local roasters, serve bread baked fresh daily in the area, and often collaborate with local bakers. Solid choices like the Turkish eggs and the smoked salmon bagel cost just $8.
Penny University, 402 East Coast Road, Singapore 428997, p. 6345 9055.
Mezza9 – Brunch in a swanky hotel
Located on the mezzanine level of luxe five-star hotel, Grand Hyatt Singapore, not only does mezza9 ooze contemporary style and sophistication, it also serves up an amazingly huge Sunday brunch complete with an international buffet spread, free-flow Champagne, wine, and beer. Brace yourself for a lavish gourmet spread that’s enough to keep you eating for days – tempting thought! Be spoilt for choice with a truly international buffet line-up spread out across seven dining areas. Read our full review here.
SPRMRKT – Brunch with a side of art
Virtually everything’s made from scratch here at SPRMRKT (short for supermarket). The weekend brunch menu consists of offerings like the yoghurt berries trifle ($10), egg omelette with various fillings ($14), and eggs Florentine ($14). As its name implies, yes, you can do your grocery shopping here too, and you can even get inspired with pop-up artist exhibitions too.
SPRMRKT, 2 McCallum Street, Singapore 069043, p. 6221 2105.
Oscar’s – A supercharged Sunday brunch
At Oscar’s Supercharged Sunday Brunch at Conrad Centennial Singapore, you can expect no flighty gimmicks and stuffy ground rules; just a gluttonous feast that’s absolutely perfect for foodies. Sucker for seafood? This Supercharged Sunday Brunch doesn’t skimp on maritime fare with its Seafood Bar, featuring oysters, sashimi, and exclusive crab creations. Plant yourself at the carving station where you can devour Oscar’s famous roast London duck that’s both crispy and juicy. And it isn’t just about indulging in temptation here; clean eaters can also get their fill at Oscar’s Salad Bar – an astounding four-metre-long platter. Also offering a saccharine finale are delicacies like Oscar’s black forest cake, tofu and green tea panna cotta, and Cendol gula Melaka coconut espuma. Wanna hear more?.
The Conrad Centennial Singapore Supercharged Sunday Brunch at Oscar’s, available every Sunday, 12.30pm-3.30pm, 2 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038982, p. 6432 7481.
Selfish Gene Café – Brunch for those who wake up late
Can’t be bothered to get outta bed early on weekends, but still craving those brunch bites (#firstworldproblems)? The stellar brunch options roll out here ’til 4.30pm, so you can take your time rising and shining. Order the breakfast platter ($15) that contains scrambled eggs, pork sausage, sauteed mushroom, cherry tomato confit and toasted brioche; or sweet options like Gene’s Toast (also $15) with brioche French toast, strawberries, balsamic caramel, bacon onion crumble and vanilla ice cream are simply irresistable.
Selfish Gene Cafe, 40 Craig Road, Singapore 089678, p. 6423 1324.
Adrift Bar and Restaurant – Brunch from a celebrity chef
Looking for brunch on the weekends? Then head to Adrift Bar and Restaurant. There are wagyu beef burgers, chicken and waffles, French toast, and even an omakase that comes out of the kitchen of celebrity chef, David Myers. Boasting buttermilk biscuits and apple cakes, rare roast beef salads with mixed radishes, and seafood platters boasting king prawns, chilled spider crabs and Pacific oysters, Adrift ups the novelty of the weekend brunch scene. Warm up your appetite with our full guide.
Adrift Bar & Restaurant by Chef David Myers, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay Sands, Hotel Lobby Tower 2, , Singapore 018956, p. 6688 5657.
Super Loco – Brunch if you’ve got the munchies for Mexican
Fancy a Mexican brunch? One of our favourite spots, Super Loco, puts out amazing brunch creations during the weekend, like huevos rancheros (can’t forget that classic), a steak breakfast burrito, a pulled pork torta, and the must-try blue corn cake. They even offer the oh-so-healthy (yet yummy) acai bowl!
Super Loco, #01-13 The Quayside, 60 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238252, p. 6235 8900.
Angelina – Brunch from the famous French patisserie
Get your chic on at this cute French tearoom that oozes Parisian charm. Brunch is a $42, three-course affair and starts with hot drinks, fresh juices, and an array of authentic pastries, including croissants and pain au chocolat, followed by darphin potatoes, eggs done however you like ’em, and bacon or smoked salmon. Rounding off this brunch ménage à trois is a choice between pineapple and mango tartare with lime, or brioche French toast with wild berries. J’adore! And if that doesn’t catch your fancy, there’s also an array of delish sounding a-la-carte and snack options, including Francophile faves such as Croque Monsieur and quiche Lorraine. Not to mention, Angelina’s new pastries that’ve stirred quite a buss!
Angelina, #01-82, Capitol Galleria, 15 Stamford Road, Singapore 178906, p. 6384 0481. Open Mon-Fri 11am-10pm; Sat & Sun 10am-10pm.
Artistry – Brunch where you’ll find the hipsters
Artistry is a multi-concept space (mostly for creative works), but they do serve great grub that’s not to be missed. With items like a peanut butter and jelly French toast and Belgian waffles on the menu, can you really resist?
Artistry, 17 Jalan Pinang, Singapore 199149, p. 6298 2420.
Manhattan – Brunch at one of Singapore’s best bars
Get ready for a boozy Sunday brunch at this swanky hotel bar. Decadent treats like smoked foie gras with onion rings, bacon and eggs, freshly shucked oysters, mini bagels, and cinnamon raisin sticky buns await you, but all that’s not complete without a DIY glass of Bloody Mary.
Manhattan, 2/F Regent Singapore, 1 Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249715, p. 6725 3377.
Artichoke – Brunch from the dude-Sin master
Trust Bjorn Shen – the wackiest chef we know – to whip up Middle Eastern-influenced dishes your taste buds won’t let you forget. The menu’s ever-changing, but to give you an idea of what to expect, items like a crazily-stacked smoked salmon pancake with Jim Beam-infused sour cream, and a sujuk sausage menemen (Turkish wet omelette) have graced the menu.
Artichoke, Sculpture Square, 161 Middle Road, Singapore 188978, p. 6336 6949.
The Lokal – Brunch that oozes Melbourne vibes
Modelled after famous Melbourne joint, Pope Joan, The Lokal offers plenty of Aussie-inspired creations. The LOKAL bangers & mash, and lobster roll are real hits, but if you’d like to customise your own brunch special, you can choose from the extensive list of sides. Handmade ricotta, poached eggs, toasted pumpernickel, dry-cured bacon… you’re going to have to make some big decisions. Also, fab coffee from sister outlet Sarnies is available here.
The Lokal, 136 Neil Road, Singapore 088865, p. 6423 9918. Mon 8am-5pm; Tue-Fri 8am-10pm; Sat 9am-10pm; Sunday 9am-4pm.
Ronin – The hidden brunch
This hidden gem has no signage whatsoever, so if you aren’t actively looking for the café, chances are, you’ll walk right past the space on Hong Kong Street. Try the super fluffy brioche French toast with braised apples and bacon, and for coffee, order either The Wicked (mocha with mint) or the Matchatone (green tea latte).
Ronin, 17 Hong Kong Street, Singapore 059660.
The Beast – Brunch with a love for Louisiana
Chicken and waffles, pulled pork hash, bacon maple-glazed donuts, a mac and cheese burger – these are just some of the sinful Southern treats you can feast on at The Beast, a bourbon bar in the Bugis area. Don’t forget to order some sweet tea!
The Beast, 17 Jalan Klapa, Singapore 199329, p. 6295 0017.
Oldies but goodies
Can’t leave out the good ol’ spots. These places never let us down when we’re craving our favourite meal of the day.
9 Jalan Kubor, Singapore 199206, p. 6291 9901.
Common Man Coffee Roasters
#01-00, 22 Martin Road, Singapore 239058, p. 6836 4695.
#02-K1/20/21/55 PasarBella, The Grandstand, 200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287994.
#01-03A, 21 Media Circle, Singapore 138562, p. 6777 2110.
510 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, Singapore 569983, p. 6459 5743.
#01-08 Quayside Isle @ Sentosa Cove, 31 Ocean Way, Sentosa, Singapore 098375, p. 6734 9007.
One Man Coffee
215R Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574349, p. 9658 1685.
136 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068601, p. 6224 6091.
5 Simon Road, Singapore 545893, p. 6284 0349.