If you are looking for your next cafe-hopping session or simply order a delivery/takeaway, Yishun has plenty of cafes worth exploring here. From selling artisanal gelato to Indonesian cuisine as well as others like Asian and Western dishes, here is the recommended list of Top 10 Cafes in Yishun.
1) Bloom Artisan
Here is where you can sample varieties of homemade gelato at an affordable price. Made fresh on a daily basis using only high-quality ingredients, Bloom Artisan offers both classic and premium flavours. Among them include Chendol Gula Melaka, Chocolate Mousse, Mango Sorbet and Strawberry Cheesecake. Those who prefer alcoholic ice cream might want to try Whiskey Crancherry — a distinctive combination of whiskey with added bits of cranberries and cherries. Apart from their signature gelato, they also serve waffles. Or more specifically, made-from-scratch Brown Butter Sourdough Waffle, where it comes with a scoop (or more) of gelato.
2) My Home Cafe
My Home Cafe specialises in authentic Indonesian cuisine using family recipes. Their menu consists of various comfort foods such as their signature Mie Ayam Rica (spicy chicken noodle), where you can choose up to 4 levels of spiciness. Other recommended dishes include Pempek Palembang (Indonesian fishcake served with sweet & sour dipping sauce), Bakso (beef ball soup) and Tekwan (seafood ball soup). Also, remember to leave some room for dessert, where their Martabak Budi comes highly recommended. Reminiscent of min jiang kueh, their Indonesian version of pancake can be enjoyed either plain or with sweet (chocolate/peanut) or savoury (cheese) filling.
3) Holy Cow Creamery (Yishun)
It’s holy cow indeed at Holy Cow Creamery, a popular ice cream parlour serving various types of homemade ice cream and sorbets. Some of the flavours available include Blue Hawaii (blue pea flower with chocolate chips & sea salt), Huat Ah (mandarin & pineapple sorbet), Miss Saigon (Vietnamese drip coffee) and Stacy’s Mom (Belgian chocolate with dark chocolate cake & Amarena cherries). Durian lovers, in the meantime, can look forward to their creamy-licious Mao Shan Wang made with real durian pulp. You can enjoy them by scoop, pint or top it on a Golden or Charcoal Waffle.
4) Slow Bakes Cafe Bakery
A picturesque bakery-cafe with a serene view facing the Yishun Pond Park, Slow Bakes is an ideal place to have a me-time or chill with friends. Beyond its setting, they offer varieties of buns such as Chocolate Hazelnut, Cheese Poro, Matcha Mochi Red Bean and Pumpkin Cranberry. They also have other options like Sourdough Baguette, Fruit And Nut and Cheddar Jalapeno.
Located just a stone’s throw away from Khatib MRT Station, SASCO Cafe primarily served comfort foods such as thin-crust pizza, rustic cake and bread. Their menu also includes assorted coffee and tea, where they have soy milk available if you happen to be lactose intolerant. Their ice cream happens to be dairy-free, making it suitable for vegans.
6) Wild Wood Cafe
Looking for a brunch spot? Well, here’s one for you at Wild Wood Cafe, where they serve an all-day breakfast menu. Their signature dishes include King’s Breakfast Platter and Avocado & Egg Sourdough. The former consists of the cafe’s signature chicken (chargrilled soya sauce or crispy variety) and toasted bread with various add-ons like sauteed mushrooms and baked beans. You can have your egg done in any style (scrambled, sunny side up or eggs benedict) and even meat of your choice. They also serve comfort food like burgers, pizzas and pasta.
7) Toast Box – Northpoint City
A local coffee chain that needs no introduction, Toast Box has several outlets islandwide including one at Northpoint City in Yishun. Among their must-order items include Toast Box’s signature Nanyang coffee, which is freshly brewed using the old-school cloth coffee sock method. Best paired with one of their traditional toasts (butter, butter with sugar, kaya or peanut butter).
8) Verdure Cafe
Surrounded with lush greenery all around on the outside, Verdure Cafe’s floor-to-ceiling window interior allows you to get closer to nature while enjoying your favourite meal. Speaking of meals, they serve mainly pasta and other foods like chicken chop, fish & chips and lasagna. For light bites, they offer assorted sliced cakes such as Mango Lavender, Pistachio Chocolate and Rainbow.
9) Rocky Master
A fast-casual dining restaurant, Rocky Master not only offers Asian but also Western and fusion dishes. Start your morning with their All Day Breakfast selection such as American Breakfast or the classic Toast & Eggs. For the latter, you can have your eggs fried or scrambled. When comes to mains, they have choices like burgers, pizzas and Flavourice. The latter is actually Rocky Master’s combination of Thai fragrant rice with Chicken, Beef or Veggie Combo.
10) Coffeesmith (Northpoint)
True to its name, Coffeesmith’s main speciality lies in their coffee made from high-quality Arabica coffee beans. Other than their signature coffee, they also serve breakfast like Open Sandwich (e.g. Seasonal Fruit, Avocado Egg) and Breakfast Platter (Smith Classic Breakfast or Smith Ham Egg Roll Breakfast). The latter comes with a set of hot Americano but you can substitute with another drink of your choice for an added price.
The compilation of this list was made from accumulation of Public Votes at TallyPress.com.