Instagrammable cafes in Yishun — Slow Bakes Cafe

How are the cafes like in the most “chaotic” neighbourhood in Singapore?

While Yishun might be infamous for its erratic and terrifying stories, beneath that lies a selection of nice cafes to hop to. Whether you’re looking for a dog-friendly cafe to bond with your pet, or a cafe that serves vegan brunch dishes, or a halal-certified cafe — Yishun has it all.

Where are the best cafes in Yishun?

Yishun cafes
1. Slow Bakes – handcrafted and naturally leavened bakes, vegan friendly
2. Jing Is Book & Cafes — book cafe at Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre
3. Lynn’s Cake — halal cafe in Yishun that specialises in cakes
4. Refuel J9 — modern fusion dining
5. Moin Moin Gelato — charming handcrafted gelato place
6. The Urban Hideout — dog cafe at Yishun

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

Best things to eat in Yishun

1. Slow Bakes

Instagrammable cafes in Yishun — Slow Bakes Cafe
Photo: Slow Bakes / Instagram

At Slow Bakes, handmade and naturally leavened baked goods steal the spotlight.

This quaint cafe in Yishun specialises in freshly made treats, embracing an open-air setting that remains pleasantly cool with a gentle breeze. 

Catering to various dietary preferences, most of their bakes are vegan-friendly. Indulge in delights like Matcha Mochi Red Bean ($3.5), Walnut Lavender Sourdough (starting from $6.4), and Pumpkin Soft Loaves (starting from $4).

Slow Bakes

Location: 30A Yishun Central 1, Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre, #01-08, Singapore 768796

2. Jing Si Books & Cafe

A tranquil book section. Photo: Jing Si Books & Cafe

Located in Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre, the Yishun branch of Jing Si Books & Cafe overlooks the serene Yishun Pond. With glass walls offering scenic views along with contemporary shelves, and cosy decor enhance the inviting atmosphere for book lovers.

This cafe mainly serves as a teahouse where it serves Lavender Tea, Roselle Tea, and unique drinks like Chinese Yam & Job’s Tear. 

Jing Si Books & Cafe

Location: 30A Yishun Central 1, Singapore 768796

3. Lynn’s Cake

A cosy all white cafe. Photo: Lynn’s Cake

Lynn’s Cake is a delightful halal cafe in Yishun, renowned for its delectable array of cakes and hearty mains. The cafe itself is a simple minimalistic cafe with a cosy ambience.

Among its top sellers are the Rainbow Beauty, Triple Chocolate Speculoos, and Carrot Cake. Ideal for special occasions like birthdays, their cakes are available for pre-order. Additionally, they offer their signature mains’ paste for take-home, including pasta, lodeh, and sambal boleh.

Lynn’s Cakes

Location: 11 Eng Kong Terrace, Singapore 598983

4. Refuel J9

Photo: Refuel J9

Fuel your energy at Refuel J9, a modern dining with huge glass windows, ideal for brunch place and coffee date. 

Offering an array of brunch dishes, from sandwiches to pastas, there’s always something for everyone. Some of their recommended menus are Full Tank ($18.5), a classic breakfast platter with bacon, toast, and eggs and a unique fusion like Mentaiko Chiki Waffle ($16.5).

Refuel also has outlets at Bedok and Bukit Merah.

Refuel J9

Location: 18 Yishun Ave 9, #01-04 Junction Nine, Singapore 768897

5. Moin Moin Gelato

Photo: @nibsandgobs / Instagram

WIthin a ten-minute walk from Yishun MRT Station, you will find Moin Moin Gelato, a charming waffle and gelato place with a classic all-white decor. Derived from German, the word Moin signifies as greetings. 

Single scoops cost $3.9 to $5.4 for classic and premium flavours respectively. Their classic flavours features London Fog or earl grey lavender, Blue Pea Vanilla, and Yakult Vanilla. Alongside their signature gelato and waffles, they offer delectable bakes like Brownies ($5.5) and Chocolate Cake ($7.5).

Moin Moin Gelato

Location: 930 Yishun Central 1, #01-125, Singapore 760930

6. The Urban Hideout

Two dogs at The Urban Hideout, dog-friendly cafe at Sembawang
Photo: The Urban Hideout

The Urban Hideout is a pet-friendly cafe at Yishun. The cafe’s urban industrial vibe provides the perfect backdrop for a photo of you and your pets.

But of course, their quality dishes are the highlight here. Their brunch menu includes Swiss Herbed Rosti ($18.9) and Duck Confit ($21.9). They also serve human-grade pet food for your furry companion, such as the Surf & Turf ($13.9), an oven baked salmon with pumpkin puree and pork chop.

Don’t miss their standout items which are their Gelato (from $3.9) and Signature Waffle with Gelato ($11.9). 

The Urban Hideout

Location: 60 Springside Walk, #01-05 The Brooks I, Singapore 786020

Cafes near Yishun

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 in the north.

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