5 great cafes & restos to try in Singapore
Going gluten free in Singapore has never been easier with a few fabulous gluten free cafes and nosh spots cropping up on the island to serve delicious fresh foods sans wheat, barley and rye. Here are five we totally rate.
This little bakery-cum-restaurant has a gluten free kitchen and serves delicious cakes, sweets, and pastries alongside generous breakfast sets for hungry brunch-seekers. Jonathan’s homey fare hits the right spot time after time.
Must try: the flourless chocolate cake (you won’t regret the calories one bit).
#2: Onaka Restaurant & Bar
At this Asian fusion resto, which advocates conscious eating, yummy and nutritious meals are a guarantee. Items on the menu are clearly labelled “GF” so you know just what to look out for. Prices might be a little heavy on the pocket, but Onaka – which stands for Optimum Nutrition and Kitchen Arts – is a hidden all-natural-foods gem that will undoubtedly please your palate.
Must try: the mushroom buckwheat soba for its flavourful aromas.
Onaka Restaurant & Bar, #01-32 Alexandra Retail Centre (ARC), 460 Alexandra Road, Singapore 119963, p. 6270 2012, e. [email protected]
#3: Glee Kitchen
This kid-friendly eatery has lots of plus points: it’s centrally located, offers healthy meals, and boasts a wonderful, cheery ambience. Stop by to get a caffeine boost and a light snack, or bring your entire brood here for a family dinner.
Must try: the pulled beef on homemade bun for mouthfuls of tender, juicy meat.
#4: Entre-Nous Creperie
Indulge in a little coup de French fare at this cosy bistro located next to the Mint Museum of Toys. They offer a wide selection of buckwheat crepes or galettes (which are similar to pancakes) that are made with a crispy finish. Pair these sweet and/or savoury offerings with a glass of white on a cool summer evening and watch the world go by.
Must try: the Entre-Nous crepe with homemade salted butter caramel – trés délicieux!
#5: Real Food
Going to this casual diner is like meeting an old friend. Its unpretentious décor allows you to just be yourself, no matter if you’re in floppy slippers or sweaty gym clothes. The extensive menu has a variety of gluten free options and all dishes are only made upon ordering, so quality and freshness are assured.
Must try: the original strawberries and banana pancakes; they’re to die for!
Top image: Real Food