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29 Apr 2019

4 Hipster Cafes with Good Food in Toa Payoh

4 Hipster Cafes with Good Food in Toa Payoh

Home to numerous residential sites as well as upcoming HDB projects, Toa Payoh is a dense neighbourhood. To many, it might seem like a sleepy town but the area accommodates many eateries. There is a lot more than just HDBs in Toa Payoh!

Aside from its bountiful number of coffee shops, zichar stalls and restaurants, Toa Payoh also has various hipster cafes with insta-worthy interior furnishings as well as mouth-watering delights.

Keen to know where you can get good food in Toa Payoh? Learn about 4 of our favourite cafes in Toa Payoh by reading on!


Xroads Cafe & Bar

A contemporary cafe which boasts modish Scandinavian-inspired interior decor, Xroads Cafe & bar offers a comfortable and casual dining experience. Priding themselves on their first-class customer service and an unrivalled menu of delicious food, this international cafe in Toa Payoh is not to be ignored!

Xroads Cafe & Bar has a huge variety of pasta, appetizers, hamburgers, pizzas, sandwiches and wraps. Many of their customers have praised their crispy oven-baked pizzas. Hot-off-the-pan and thoroughly seasoned, their pizzas are a league above all others.

If you do decide to visit Xroads Cafe & Bar, make sure you try their Meatlovers Pizza, Grilled Shrimp Pizza and German Sausage Pizza. If you want something a little lighter, you could also give their Smoked Duck Sandwich and Tortilla Wrap a try.

Address: 2 Tai Thong Crescent, #01-03 The Venue Shoppes, Singapore (347836)

Price Range: $(>$20)

Opening hours:
Monday-Thursday: 4.00pm-12.00am
Friday-Sunday: 4.00pm-12.30am

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Washoku Cafe

The term “Washoku” might refer to a collective term for Japanese food, but Washoku Cafe serves a lot more than just the typical Japanese food. Instead, they cater Japanese-Western fusion dishes such as Cod Roe Mentaiko Pasta, Ebi Fry Baked Rice, Vongole Wafu Pasta and Spicy Prawn Carbonara.

This Japanese-Western fusion cafe has been highly rated for its excellent baked rice and pasta as well as its relaxing atmosphere. The portions at this cafe are huge! So make sure you arrive on an empty stomach.

Labelled as a “must-try” place for good food in Toa Payoh, Washoku Cafe’s creative spin on traditional pasta is not to be missed!

Address: 2 Tai Thong Crescent #01-27, Singapore 347836

Price Range: $$(>$40)

Opening hours:
Monday-Sunday: 11.30am-10.00pm

Save Up to 38% on a Wafu Pasta or Rice Set Here | Menu


The Pizza Maker @ Beer Alley

Just a stone’s throw away from Toa Payoh MRT station, The Pizza Maker is a hot dining spot at SAFRA Toa Payoh. As the name of the restaurant suggests, The Pizza Maker harbours some of the best pizza in Singapore. If you are looking for pizza with a delicious crisp crust and melty cheese, you can find it at The Pizza Maker!

Most diners enjoy The Pizza Maker’s smoked duck pizza, luncheon chips pizza, popcorn chicken pizza and chilli crab meat pizza! Make sure you give these creative pizza toppings a try if you decide to head down to The Pizza Maker.

Address: 293 Toa Payoh Lorong 6, #03-03 Toa Payoh Safra, Toa Payoh New Town, Singapore (319387)

Price Range: $$(>$40)

Opening hours:
Sunday-Thursday: 11.00am-11.00pm
Friday, Saturday and Eve of Public Holiday: 11.00am-11.00pm

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What’s a cafe without some waffles, ice-cream and pancakes? If you need some insta-worthy cafe food that tastes really good, make sure you visit Froroll!

Well-known for their crispy Belgian waffles and artisanal ice-cream rolls, Froroll is a neat little cafe. The perfect place for an afternoon tea and some HTHT (heart to heart talks) and catch-up sessions with old friends, their elegant desserts are sure to whet your appetite.

If you are feeling extra daring, go for their signature Volcanic Avalanche Cake. This giant molten lava cake has been crafted with fresh chocolate sponge, oreo crumbs, chunks of brownies and granola. Share it with a pal or two, because this dish is not for the faint-hearted!

Address: 2 Tai Thong Crescent, The Venue Shoppes #01-26, Singapore 347836

Price Range: $(>$20)

Opening hours:
Monday-Sunday: 12.00pm-11.00pm

Save Up to 15% Here | Menu

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