Anchorpoint, IKEA, and Alexendra Road, find out why Queenstown might just become one of the best cafe-hopping spots in Singapore.

The cafes in Queenstown might not be the first place that springs to mind for cafe hopping, but you’ll be surprised by how many options there are. In addition to Margaret Market, a one-stop destination with over ten places to eat under its roof, there are also many cafes in Anchorpoint and cafes near IKEA Alexandra.

Where are the best cafes in Queenstown?

Queenstown cafes
1. Mr Homme Baker — cute Tom & Jerry inspired cheesecakes at Margaret Market
2. Common Man Coffee Roasters — amazing brunch cafe in Anchorpoint
3. Rookie’s Coffee Shop — home to the famous bandung latte
4. Tiong Bahru Bakery — one of the best croissants in Singapore
5. Creamier — small-batch handcrafted ice cream cafe in Queenstown
6. Sin & Savage Bakehouse — cakes, tarts, and donuts
7. Anagram Coffee — speciality coffee house near IKEA Alexandra
8. Alchemist The Mill — viral Instagrammable cafe in a gothic tower
9. Tiong Hoe Specialty Coffee — no-frills coffee cafe
10. Jimmy Monkey Cafe — Melbourne brunch and alcoholic milkshakes
11. UglyDuck Cafe & Grocer — cafe and grocery store with sustainable items
12. Patissier Woo — sweet treats for afternoon tea

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Here are more cafes near Queenstown.

Best cafes in Queenstown

1. Mr Homme Baker

Cute cheesecakes at Margaret Market, a one-stop destination for the best cafes in Queenstown
T&J Collection, Original Cheesecake

This has to be one of the coolest cafes in Queenstown.

Located at Margaret Market, The Homme Baker specialises in whimsical Swiss cheese-looking cake. If it looks familiar, it’s because it’s inspired by the iconic cheese blocks from Tom & Jerry.

The Original Cheesecake in their signature T&J Collection is extra creamy and decadent. Meanwhile, for an even more unique cheesecake experience, opt for their unique flavours like Raspberry Panna Cotta and Ondeh. This Queenstown cafe also offers other desserts like Nama Chocolate and Basque Burnt Cheesecakes.

The Homme Baker

Location: 38 Margaret Dr, Unit 01-08, Singapore 141038

2. Common Man Coffee Roasters 

Alfresco brunch cafe in Queenstown Anchorpoint Shopping Centre, located near IKEA Alexandra
This Queenstown cafe is located within a historical heritage building. Photo: Common Man Coffee Roasters

For one of the best brunches, you’ve gotta head down to Common Man Coffee Roasters (CMCR) newest outlet in Queenstown.

Enjoy classic brunch fare with a twist, such as infusing breakfast plates with Turkish elements, elevating Eggs Benedicts with ox cheeks, redefining the popular kouign amann into toast, and more.

But more importantly, with its warm and welcoming interior, CMCR at Anchorpoint offers the perfect setting to unwind and indulge. Picture yourself lounging in the sunlight that filters through the windows, as you savour your favourite cup of joe and their signature menu items.

Common Man Coffee Roasters

Location: 368 Alexandra Rd, #01-01, Singapore 159952

3. Rookie’s Coffee Shop

Rookie's Coffee Shop, located at Bukit Merah Queenstown, serving Aeropress coffee and bandung latte
Aside from bandung lattes, Rookie’s is also famous for Aeropress coffee

They call themselves Rookies Coffee Shop, but the barista that helms this retro cafe in Queenstown is no rookie.

Their selection of single origin includes the Burtukaana Bombe from Ethiopia, which promises notes of red berries and honey, and Samii Bedessa, also from Ethiopia, perfect for filter brewing to unlock the notes of fresh peaches, Earl grey tea, and citrus peel.

Of course, this cafe in Queenstown is also famous for their speciality Iced Espresso Bandung ($6.5), a fascinating coffee that’s a treat to both the eyes and the palette. The floral notes of bandung and the full-bodied espresso melded perfectly together.

Rookie’s Coffee

Location: 124 Bukit Merah Lane 1, #01-144, Singapore 150124

4. Tiong Bahru Bakery

If you’re looking for the best cafes in Queenstown, you’ll be delighted to hear that Tiong Bahru Bakery has a new branch at Anchorpoint Shopping Center.

This bakery needs no introduction, serving one of the best croissants and kouign amanns in Singapore.

Tiong Bahru Bakery

Location: 370 Alexandra Rd, #01-13A Anchorpoint Shopping Center, Singapore 159953

5. Creamier 

Ice cream cafe in Queenstown with unique flavours like black sesame and pulut hitam
Photo: Creamier / Instagram

Also located in Margaret Market, Creamier is known for their commitment to crafting small-batch ice cream with authentic flavours.

Throughout their 12-year legacy in Singapore, they’ve concocted a wide range of flavours such as Roasted Pistachio and Waffled Putu Piring, Pulut Hitam, and Sesame Tang Yuan; though it’s best to check their social media platforms to clarify which flavours are currently on the shelves. However, do note that this outlet in Queenstown do not serve freshly-baked waffles unlike their other stores.

Prices start from $4.3 for a single scoop, with a $1 add on for premium flavours. Notably, Creamier extends its delectable offerings to your pups, where a Pup Cup awaits at $5.9.

Creamier

Location: 38 Margaret Dr, #01-5A Margaret Market, Singapore 141038

6. Sin & Savage Bakehouse

Sin & Savages Bakehouse lemon meringue donuts
Photo: Sin & Savages Bakehouse

A small and cosy cafe nestled among residential area in Queenstown, Sin & Savage bakehouse offers a selection of sweet treats.

Their menu features must-try items like their signature Pistachio Burnt Basque Cheesecake ($13), a combination of rich cheese and earthy pistachio. If you’re looking for something tangy, don’t miss their Yuzu Citron Tart ($9.9), a zesty dessert that adds a fun twist to the classic lemon meringue.

Sin & Savages also opens pre orders for their artisan donuts and sinful sweets, such as Lemon Meringue Donuts (from $20) and Mochi Nian Gao ($42).

Lastly, for a heartier meal, the cafe in Queenstown also serves main dishes and breakfast platters such as Small Boi Breakfast ($19) to start off your day. 

Sin & Savage Bakehouse

Location: 169 Stirling Rd, #01-1153 Stirling View, Singapore 140169

7. Anagram Coffee

Anagram is serious about their coffee and you can really tell from their menu.

Located on the first floor of Anchorpoint, this cafe in Queenstown only serves speciality coffee and a limited selection of bakes.

Coffee starts from $4 with a selection of espresso-based and filter.

Anagram Coffee

Location: 370 Alexandra Rd, #01-13A Anchorpoint, Singapore 159953

8. Alchemist The Mill

Alchemist The Mill, Instagrammable cafe near Queenstown MRT station

Does anyone remember this viral post-industrial gothic cafe in Queenstown?

This Alchemist outlet is nestled in The Mill, a fortified gothic tower amidst the industrial area of Bukit Merah.

Just like their other branches in Tanjong Pagar, Somerset and Tai Seng, Alchemist The Mill features two of their exclusive house blends. The Dark Matter is rich and chocolate-heavy, comprising a mix of beans from Brazil and Columbia. Meanwhile, the Lumos is fruity and acidic, with two types of beans from Ethiopia.

Alchemist The Mill

Location: 5 Jln Kilang, #02-02 The Mill, Singapore 159405

9. Tiong Hoe Specialty Coffee

Tiong Hoe Speciality Coffee, a famous coffee cafe in Queenstown
Photo: Tiong Hoe Specialty Coffee

Tiong Hoe Specialty Coffee is a well-known cafe for coffee, not just in Queenstown, but across the city, for their premium locally-roasted beans. You’ve probably seen their brands on other cafes’ menus as well.

With a modern, homely, and rustic atmosphere, it provides the perfect setting to catch up with friends over a cup of coffee. Order a Piccolo Latte ($4.8) or a Mocha Latte ($5.8). Alternatively, if you prefer a a more refreshing drink on a blistering hot day, explore their range of Cold Brew options, comprising options like Amber Black ($7.6) and their decaf Oat Zero ($8.6).

If you want a bite, this cafe in Queenstown also serves a small selection of bakes from Keong Saik Bakery.

Tiong Hoe Specialty Coffee

Location: 170 Stirling Rd, #01-1133, Singapore 140170

10. Jimmy Monkey Cafe 

Melbourne brunch cafe in Queenstown with alcoholic milkshakes
Photo:Jimmy Monkey Cafe/Instagram

Jimmy Monkey Cafe introduces the distinctive charm of Melbourne’s cafe culture into the Queenstown neighbourhood.

This cafe offers a range of hearty soul food for you to choose from, including their signature JM Brekkie Sandwich ($17) or a sharing option of Baked Maple Chipotle Chicken Wings ($18).

Additionally, for a boozy brunch treat, you can try alcoholic milkshakes such as Violet Crumble ($18) with the butterscotch schnapps or Dom Pedro ($18), a mix of vanilla ice cream and Monkey Shoulder Whiskey.

Jimmy Monkey

Location:  #01-51 One-North Residences, 9 One-north Gateway, Singapore 138643

11. UglyDuck Cafe & Grocer

Ugly Duck & Grocer, a grocery store and cafe that offers sustainably sourced items
Photo: UglyDuck Cafe & Grocer

UglyDuck Cafe & Grocer is a one-of-a-kind establishment as it combines a cafe and grocery store in one. Inspired by the classic “Ugly Duckling” fairytale, the cafe takes pride in transforming “ugly” but delicious produce into comforting and tasty dishes.

Offering an array of asian food such as Taiwanese Braised Pork Rice ($5.9) or the flavoursome Char Kway Teow ($5.9). And  if you’re looking for something more light, their savoury Ham & Cheese Tomato Croissant ($5.9) is another choice to try with a blend of warm and crispy layers with a burst of tomato and cheese.

The UglyDuck grocery also offers sustainably sourced items and encourages upcycling, making it an ideal place for eco-conscious shoppers.

UglyDuck

Location: 365 Commonwealth Ave, #01-03 Queenstown Community Centre, Singapore 149732

12. Patissier Woo

Desserts and high tea at Patissier Woo
Photo: Patissier Woo

Looking for something sweet?

Patissier Woo invites you to explore the world of artisanal pastries and gelato. Step into their elegant store with a soothing lilac colour palette, you’ll be welcomed with a delightful range of sweet taste from tarts, choux, cakes, and croissant platters.

One of their best-sellers is the Meyer Lemon Tart (from $9), offering a burst of zesty citrus goodness. Indulge in their unique combination of tangy and fruity, Yuzu Mango Cake (from $28). If you’re looking for something more nutty, their Sicilian Pistachio Choux (from $20) is another specialty to try. 

Patissier Woo

Location: 94A Dawson Rd, #01-02, Singapore 142094

Cafes near Queenstown

If you can’t find any suitable cafes in this area, hop over to the nearby neighbourhoods. We have compiled various guides of the best cafes near Queenstown:

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