Cafes in Chinatown, Tanjong Pagar and Telok Ayer have always popular among Singaporeans, whether you’re an ardent cafe-hopper or simply seeking a relaxing spot to unwind with friends. However, just a stone’s throw away from these cafe hotspots lies a charming neighborhood that seems to exist in its own tranquil bubble. As unlikely as it seems, it’s where some of the finest cafes in Singapore have taken root.

Here’s the ultimate guide to the seven best cafes in Everton Park for brunch, coffee and cakes.

1. Dearborn

Strawberries & Cream at Dearborn. Granola, creme fresh ice cream, cranberry granita and lemon oil
Strawberries & Cream

Starting off with Dearborn, Singapore’s first granola speciality cafe.

Dig in their delightful choices of granola included in the Basic Bowls ($8), served with Greek yogurt. On Saturday, Dearborn also serves a special menu, including a weekend-exclusive Strawberries & Cream Granola Bowls ($14) — elevated with macerated strawberries, crème fresh ice cream, cranberry granita and lemon oil. The Saturday menu also offers more than just granola, including the Smoked Cheddar & Chilli Cheese Loaf ($25), or a Dearborn Butter with Toast ($5).

If you’re obsessed with their freshly-baked granola, you can bring home bag, with prices starting from $16 for 260g.

Dearborn is also a pet friendly cafe, a suitable spot to bring your furbaby on the weekend.

Dearborn

Location: 1 Everton Park #01-29, Singapore 081001
Opening hours: 
Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-3pm

2. Nylon Coffee

Photo: Nylon Coffee

Nylon Coffee is a popular speciality coffee roaster and cafe, offering a modern and inviting setting for coffee enthusiasts. The atmosphere is vibrant, and the aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans fills the air.

The cafe proudly offers a selection of their in-house roasted coffee beans sourced from small farms and cooperatives worldwide.Indulge in their aromatic filtered brews like Ethiopia Bensa ($7) with hints of jasmine, peach, and tangerine. For a slightly floral note, delight in the Kenya Abi Kamuyu ($7.5) or savour the delightful blend of fruits and nuts in the El Salvador Los Pirineos ($6).

Nylon Coffee

Location: 4 Everton Park, #01-40, Singapore 080004
Opening hours: 
Mon-Tue: Closed
Wed-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm
Sat-Sun: 9am-4:30pm

3. 46 Mittsu

B.E.C Sandwich from 46mittsu, Japanese sandwich cafe in Singapore
B.E.C

A savoury stop that’s perfect for your breakfast list, the 46 Mittsu is an artsy joint specialised in bringing selections of Japanese thick sandwiches that will leave you drooling.

Experience the essence of a satisfying all-day breakfast with their hearty breakfast sandwich series, featuring the crowd favourite B.E.C ($17.5), the classic fusion of bacon, scrambled egg, American cheddar, and dressings wrapped in brioche. Pair this delightful choice with a refreshing Elixir Kombucha ($8) to freshen up. If you prefer a smoky flavour profile, the Buff Beef Sando ($22.5) is an excellent option that promises a tantalising dining experience.

46 Mittsu

Location: 2 Everton Park, #01-61, Singapore 081002
Opening hours:
Monday: Closed
Tue-Sun: 8am-3pm

4. Hello Arigato

Photo: Hello Arigato / Instagram

Did you know that this viral beef sando cafe is also located at Everton Park?

A disclaimer though, the beloved Gyu Sando is not available here. But, who needs it when you have their outlet exclusive menu such as the Whisky BBQ Sando Katsu ($18), Kong Bah Sando ($18), Wagyu Hamburg Gyu Sando ($28). Furthermore, classics such as the Tamago Sando ($14), a Japanese omelette sandwich that strikes the right balance between savoury and sweet, is still on this menu.

Hello Arigato is also located at Joo Chiat, Upper Thomson, and Bukit Timah.

Hello Arigato

Location: 4 Everton Park, #01-42, Singapore 080004
Opening hours:
Monday: Closed
Tue-Sat: 8:30am-4pm, 6-8:30pm
Sunday: 8:30am-4pm

5. The Better Half

Photo: The Better Half / Instagram

With how exquisite their cakes, The Better Half might actually be your better half.

This aesthetic cafe offers unique-flavoured cakes for the perfect cafe date. Upon arriving, you will be welcomed with an array of enticing hand-crafted cakes and pastries. Combining red edible flower’s petals and fruits, the Rose Raspberry ($8 per slice) will bring you a symphony of flavours. Meanwhile, the classic carrot cake is imbued with an additional layer of earthiness in their Carrot Walnut Tea Cake ($6.5). Lastly, don’t miss out on the Gula Melaka Avocado ($8), a creamy and rich concoction that’s sure to get you coming back for more.

The Better Half also offers whole cakes for special occasion from their website.

The Better Half

Location: 1 Everton Park, #01-43, Singapore 081001
Opening hours: 
Monday: Closed
Tue-Sun: 10am-4pm

6. Cafe Wabi Sabi

Photo: Cafe Wabi Sabi / Instagram

If you’re looking for a hearty lunch, Wabi Sabi’s array of Donburi selections is the perfect choice.

Embark on a flavoursome journey with choices like the Pork Katsu Don ($18.9) and Salmon Mentai Don ($29.9). Alternatively, opt for delightful sharing dishes such as Fresh Sashimi ($15.9) or the enticing Wabi Sabi Fried Oyster ($11.9).

For a brunch-ier option, their sando menu also comprises a relatively affordable Beef Steak Sando ($19.9).

Location:  3 Everton Park, #01-79, Singapore 080003
Tel:  +65 6909 5431
Opening hours:
Mon-Fri: 10am-8pm
Sat-Sun: 8:30am-5pm

7. Gelatolabo

Photo: Gelatolabo

What’s your choice of dessert — cake or gelato?

If it’s the latter, indulge in premium gelato flavours in Gelatolabo, where you can choose over 12 handcrafted flavours. Surprise your tastebuds with their ingenious concoctions made with premium ingredients, such as Bronte Pistachio & Himalayan Salt Gelato, Lychee Raspberry & Rose, or Kyoto Shiso & Yuzu Jelly, and many more. Of course, for the traditionalist, the Madagascar Vanilla is available as well.

Each scoop starts from $5, with an add-on option of Tokyo Mochi Waffles ($7.9) and Lavender Cone ($1.2).

Gelatolabo

Location: 5 Everton Park, #01-36, Singapore 080005
Opening hours:
Mon-Tue: Closed
Wed-Sun: 11:30am-5pm

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