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Tai Seng is mostly an industrial area in Singapore. Since it lies in a more or less hidden part of the island nation, most assume it to be uninteresting and drab. But contrary to these notions, it has a nice juxtaposition of old as well as new food establishments. These range from the hip cafes in Tai Seng you will come across as soon as you enter this area, to the traditional eateries and diners in and around it. Though they easily miss the eye, these cheap cafes and restaurants are an absolute delight for foodies who visit this place. Some of these serve the most delightful Singaporean and continental food with freshly brewed coffee and tea.

5 Mind-Blowing Cafes In Tai Seng

Here is a short and sweet list of the best cafes and coffee houses in Tai Seng that you should check out on your tour. Whether it’s a simple cup of coffee with friends, a night out with your better half, or a filling meal with your family – these cafes are fit for all!

1. The Good Boys

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Situated right next to the Tai Seng MRT train station, The Good Boys is a rather popular cafe for people who work in this district or travel here often. A great place for smoothie bowls and artisanal coffee, it’s a great place to catch up with friends or relax after a long day out. Their healthy bowls and super juices are exactly what you need after a stressful day out in the streets. Using fresh ingredients like passionfruit, strawberries, almonds, coconut, etc, they serve the most delicious fruit salads in heart-shaped bowls with eccentric that will brighten your day! Don’t forget to try their all-time classic Japanese Matcha and Fruity Matcha, two vegan smoothie bowls made with fresh pineapples, baby spinach, and banana, where each will cost you no more than INR 600!

Location: #01-26 1 Irving Place, The Commerze Building, Singapore 369546
Timings: 8 AM – 6:30 PM
Cost for two: INR 1000/-

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2. Flame Cafe

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The flame is a halal cafe that serves cheap Western fusion cuisine. It’s no wonder this small cafe is so popular with the lunchtime crowd, whether it’s the office going people or tourists. It is mainly popular for its steamboat, but they serve awesome western cuisine as well. In for a late lunch? Well, just head down to Flame Cafe and gorge on their phenomenal 4-Tier Cheesy Hotpot & BBQ Pagoda Steamboat. Another specialty of theirs is the Seafood & Meat Combo that is essentially a huge portion serving two to three people. And the best part – cheese top-up is free!

Location: 73 Upper Paya Lebar Rd, Level 1, Singapore 534818
Timings: 11:30 AM – 11 PM
Cost for two: INR 1,400/-

3. 23 Jumpin

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This is another brilliant cafe located mere minutes away from the Tai Seng MRT. This petite cafe serves a wonderful brunch menu and great quality coffee. Feel like having an unconventional pizza? Well, you’re at the right place! Try their massive Mushroom Pizza Waffle (INR 700) that comes loaded with fresh ingredients. You must also try their home-made tiramisu (alcoholic) which is made out of Kahlua.

Location: 1 Irving Place #01-25 The Commerze @Irving, Singapore 369546
Timings: 11 AM – 4 PM (Open till 9 PM on weekends)
Cost for two: INR 700/-

4. Just The Place


This café specializes in western cuisines and serves a variety of delectable food items. Located near the sea, the ambiance of this place is quite nice and comfortable. They have got an arrangement for both indoor and outdoor seating. The interiors are worthy of being noted as they have an influence of the western culture which brings newness to the whole ambiance. And also the staff is very warm and welcoming. Just The Place is just the right place for you to come and spend some quality time with your loved ones while in Singapore.

Location: 3 Punggol Point Rd, #02-07/08 the Punggol Settlement, Singapore 828694
Must try: seafood pizza, fried chicken leg, Carbonara pasta
Google rating: 4.3/5

Read More: Best Cafés In Punggol

5. Inspirit House


This quaint little café is one of the most famous cafes in town. Having a universal appeal for all ages, this café is perfect for a weekend brunch with your loved ones. Other than that due to its super nice interiors and kids friendly ambiance, many parties are held here. Giving you a break from the regular mall culture, this café provides you with some fresh and picturesque view from its windows. Undoubtedly, it is one of the most favorite places among the locals of Punggol.

Location: 3 Punggol Point Road, #01-05, the Punggol Settlement, Singapore 828694
Must try: iced coffee, breaded chicken
Google rating: 4.4/5

If this small list of brilliant cafes in Tai Seng left you with a longing to visit this charming destination at once, then plan your vacation in Singapore right away. It’s time to treat yourself to some delicious food and sip on a cup of steaming coffee at these cafes. Book via TravelTriangle for the best deals on customized packages and comfortable holiday experience!

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