Novena, Singapore is a planning class or a popular place in Singapore. The place is like a proper location with good connections to public transport and some important buildings. You have important buildings like the National Neurological Institute of Singapore, Tan Tock Seng Hospital – one of the oldest hospitals in Singapore. Apart from this, you also have some very good cafes at this place. Novena is close to the city center and is an area that is quite convenient for both professionals and children. This is also an area that is quite happening and you will find some rich businessmen here. Well, coming back to food and shopping, you really have some great markets and food places where you can enjoy with a group of friends.

10 Best Cafes in Novena

While in Singapore, don’t just go for shopping and sightseeing. Be sure to put these cafes in Novena on your list when visiting the city.

1. Craftsman Specialty Coffee

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This place is a wonderful place for coffee lovers and peace lovers. You have take out options here and this place is kid friendly too! You also get good beer and wine here and the best part is free Wi-Fi! The sad part is that this café doesn’t do any delivery but you can opt for take away. The prices at this place aren’t too high and plus, you get pretty good coffee. Here is some additional information that may be of some help to you:

Rating: 3.75/5
Place: 173 Thomson Road, Singapore 307623
Average price for two: $16-20
Time: 8.30 am to 9 pm

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2. Joe and flour

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Joe & Do is a homegrown chain that is quite famous in the city. They have really cozy lounges and they get the best beans. They also prepare some amazing coffee which you have to taste if you are a coffee lover. The coffee here is really delicious and the people there make sure to add some flavor to it. Here is some additional information that may be of some use.

Rating: 4.5/5
Place: 10 Sinaran Dr, 01-156, Singapore, 307506
Average price for two: Under $15.
Time: 8.00 am to 9.30 pm

3. Ristratos

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This place has the best brunch menu and coffee! The breakfast menu at this café is very good and the food here is also quite good. This Italian café also has outdoor and indoor seating. Apart from this, it also has pasta and bruschetta and other delicious dishes made to order. You also have desserts to order. Here is some additional information you may need when you are looking for some recommendations:

Rating: 4.5/5
Place: 10 Sinaran Dr, #08-37, Singapore 307506
Average price for two: $16-30
Time: 8.00 am to 6.00 pm

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4. Enchanted Café

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This place is located in Little India, Novena and eating here is always a pleasure. They have an amazing brunch menu here and if you are a lover of good food then you should not miss it. Also, this place is small but the decor is extremely amazing. The atmosphere is also positive and you will definitely not have any problem with the seat. The food here is well presented and they taste great too. But here’s some additional information that may help you find suggestions:

Rating: 4.5/5
Place: 88 Rangoon Road, #01-04, Singapore 218374
Average price for two: $16-30
Time: 12 noon to 11.00 pm

5. Siamese Cat Café

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This café has really amazing decor. You might think that this is just another Thai café with only drinks and sweets but it is not so. You have other popular Thai dishes like Phad Thai, Thai Green Curry and others. There are other amazing dishes that you have to try and that is why you need to visit this café soon. Here is some additional information that may be of some help to you

Place: Singapore, Thomson Road, 238
Average price for two: $16-30
Time:8 am to 10.00 pm
Rating: 4.5/5

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6. Old Hen Coffee Bar

Old Hen Coffee BarOld Hen Coffee Bar


This place is a small cafe, but very adorable. You have good seating arrangement and you can work here for hours without any hassle. It has a coffee café vibe and if you really want peace, you might want to try going a little after dinner. Also if you want to drink some alcohol then this is the best place. And these are the cases where you can relax alone or meet a friend. The food here is quite delicious and if you have not visited this place yet then you should visit soon. Here is some additional information that may be useful to you:

Rating: 4/5
Place: #01, 88 Rangoon Road, 3, Singapore 218374
Average price for two: $16-30
Time: 12. Afternoon- 10.00 o’clock

7. Wheeler Yard

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Wheeler Yard is a bicycle café located in Novena’s Balestier. This industrial warehouse has been established in it which looks very aesthetic and photography friendly. This is a work hangar that has been built into an eatery and they have done a great job with the decor and seating arrangements. The food here is also amazing. You must try the chicken and you will really love it. Here is some additional information that may help you:

Rating: 4.2/5
Place: 28 Lorraine, Singapore 328781
Average price for two: $16-30
Time: 10.30 am to 10.00 pm

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8. Sadhu



Another lovely place to visit, Moniker is a nice café with lots of peace. If you want to explore cafes and the city in an offbeat track then you have to come to this place. This café operates only on weekends and the food is truly amazing. Since the food is so good, it is recommended that you reserve your seats in advance. Here is some additional information that may be of some help to you.

Rating: 4.0/5
Place: 387 Balestier Road, Singapore
Average price for two: $16-30.
Time: 9 AM to 5 PM (Open only on Saturdays and Sundays)

9. Clueless Goat Café

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This place is a family friendly café and they serve great salmon eggs benedict. The service is really friendly but because of the location it can be a little crowded at times. The coffee is amazing, the decor is vibrant and you can enjoy your time here.

Rating: 4.3/5
Place: 189 Thomson Road, Singapore 307631
Average price for two: $16-30
Time: 8 am to 7 pm

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10. Seidel Bakery Café

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Another amazing café, you get some of the best desserts in the city. This store is in a mall and service can be poor at times. But overall, you will find some good coffee and delicious cakes and pastries that you will love there. According to the owners, for them food is passion and eating is love. It’s really amazing that they work on food!

Rating: 3.6/5
Place: 238 Thomson Road #01-01/02/03/04 Novena Square, Singapore 307683
Average price for two: $16-20
Time: 10 am to 9 pm

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These are some of the best places to grab a quick bite to eat in the Novena area. So make sure to visit some of the nice cafes in and around Novena and enjoy a casual lunch with a view during your visit. holidays in singapore,

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By Arumugam

Ganesan Arumugam is a seasoned journalist with a passion for uncovering stories that resonate with readers worldwide. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to journalistic integrity, Ganesan has contributed to the media landscape for over a decade, covering a diverse range of topics including politics, technology, culture, and human interest stories.