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Singapore is no stranger to a slew of cafes offering fancy delicacies and some respite from our daily grind. But in today’s technology-mediated age, what else could be as if not more important than good food and comfort? If you’re one who can’t live without free Wi-Fi, check out our list of 20 Cafes where you can stay connected for free outside of home and office.


1. Drury Lane

Rainy day hangs.

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Situated along Tanjong Pagar shophouses, you can’t miss the stunning shop front of Drury Lane, inspired by London’s iconic red phone booths. The café’s name was derived from a nursery rhyme, The Muffin Man – a fun fact to justify their good selection of tasty muffins!

Drury Lane serves all-day breakfast with additional dishes on the weekends. While customers can choose the bar seats as they watch their coffee brew in the open kitchen, the second storey offers a more spacious seating with the choice of a stool, couch or crate boxes as you work away on your laptop in the cosy minimalist setting.

*Free Wi-Fi with limited charging points


94 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Singapore 088515

Opening Hours
Mon – Tues: 8am to 6pm
Wed – Fri: 8am to 10pm
Weekends and Public holidays: 9am – 6pm

2. The Loft

Find bliss with food and quiet times. ?

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Nestled on the second storey, The Loft offers a carefree afternoon with various savoury menu items like shibuya toasts and warmly brewed coffees. It makes a cosy hideaway as you retreat in the unadorned shophouse overlooking the typical buzz along Chinatown road.

*Free Wi-Fi and power sockets

268A South Bridge Road (off Smith Street)
Singapore 058817

+65 6221 2103

Opening hours
Mon: 11am to 9pm
Tue – Thur: 9am to 10pm
Fri – Sat: 10am to 11pm
Sun: 9am to 9pm

3. Selfish Gene Café

吃饭最忙就是拍照。food here is mehhhh. ??? #howtonotbefat #selfishgenecafe

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The café’s peculiar name was drawn from the owner, Gene’s food principle – “Gene is Selfish because he will not serve food he would not eat”. His passionate work spirit is pleasantly infused in the welcoming interior furnishings made up of a chalk-and-blackboard concept.

Besides their breakfast to lunch specials, check out their tantalising homemade cakes such as their signature banana cake ($5.80) drizzled with savoury peanut – simply a perfect treat after a long week of slogging.

*Free Wi-Fi with limited power sockets

40 Craig Road
Singapore 089678

+65 6423 1324

Opening hours
On weekdays, the café opens from 8am for coffee, and regular breakfast menu is served from 10am onwards.
Mon, Wed – Fri: 10am to 5.30pm
Closed on Tues
Sat: 10am – 5.30pm
Sun: 9am – 5pm
X’mas Eve & New Year’s Eve: 8am – 4pm
Closed on X’mas and New Year’s Day

4. Club Street Social

Housed opposite China Square Central, Club Street Social is a laid-back café-bar that serves all day brunch. Under its soaring ceilings and pretty brick accents, customers get to chill with zestful cocktails and classic wines besides mouth-watering Italian-inspired food.

Along with its unassuming jazzy pop play on the stereo, Club Street Social brings you the casual yet cool vibes to spice up any typical evening.

*Free Wi-Fi

5 Gemmill Lane, #01-01
Singapore 069261

+65 6225 5043

Opening Hours
Mon – Fri: 11am to 10.30pm
Sat: 9am to 10.30pm
Sun: 9am to 9pm

5. Hyde & Co.

My favorite stack of pancakes – The Elvis. // #FoodInVertical

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my lazy yolk – thanks @stormscape ! // #gudetama

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Along Kampung Glam district, you’ll find a white and minimalistic café, Hyde & Co. that offers English-themed favourites amongst its extensive brunch and dinner menus. While some may find not find it accessible, the café’s good assortment of desserts, polished and quiet environment would more than make up for it.

*Free Wi-Fi with limited pocket sockets and limited seats.

785 North Bridge Road
Singapore 198753

+65 6636 5785

Opening hours
Sun – Mon: 11am to 6pm
Closed on Tues
Wed – Sat: 11am to 10:30pm

6. The Book Café

Knitting and hacking in Singapore

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The book-themed café offers cosmopolitan dishes and a relaxed ambience with diverse range for reading materials for every customer. Situated at the central business district, the café is a favourite amongst our local café-goers who seek for a good respite from their daily chores.

If you’ve always loved the idea of discovering well-stocked bookshelves, this cafe would charm you with their contemporaries and classics that you may not find easily elsewhere.

*Free Wi-Fi with power sockets

#01-02, 20 Martin Road
Singapore 239070
Seng Kee Building
Robertson Quay Singapore

Opening hours
Sun – Thur: 8.30am to 10.30pm
Fri – Sat: 8.30am to 12.30am


7. W39 Bistro & Bakery

Lazy Sunday afternoon (ya right!) #studentlife #assignment #research #igsg

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When you’re in the West, look out for a yellow-striped awning peeking out the corner off West Coast Road – that’s W39 Bistro & Bakery, a chirpy home-styled café that offers value-for-money European styled dishes with a subtle twist using various local and regional ingredients.

The café also houses a bakery that sells knick-knacks like push pop candies from yesteryear, and an assortment of home-made bread you cannot find elsewhere.

For pet lovers, you’ll be happy to know that the café welcomes your favourite canines, and complimentary dog treats are available right at their counter.

*Free Wi-Fi and power sockets indoor


39 Jalan Mas Puteh, off West Coast Road
Singapore 128637

+65 9646 5372

Opening hours
Tues – Fri: 11am to 10pm
Closed on Mondays, except on Public holidays
Weekends and Public holidays: 9am to 10.30pm

8. Brew Maison

Inspired by Japanese and Korean styles, Brew Maison offers aromatic cuppa, cakes and hot main dishes in a clean and polished setting. Don’t forget to try their signature creamy latte collection – for example, the KuroGoma (Black Sesame) Latte (pictured below – most left) comes with added benefits from the roasted seeds that are believed to bring glow to your skin!

Check out their Facebook page (link: for updates on their Cartoon Inked/3D Latte Art events!

*Free Wi-Fi and power points


383 Bukit Timah Rd, Alocassia Apartments
Singapore 259727

+65 6836 2948

Opening hours
Mon – Fri: 7am to 10pm
Weekends and Public holidays: 8am to 10pm

9. Buck Tile St. Café

Tucked along Faber Hills apartment, you’ll be delighted to see this stretch of beautiful wooden display accentuated by their striking red doors. At Buck Tile St., customers are often drawn to their alluring blue velvet cakes, besides their tiramisu sitting in a flower pot. Their photogenic desserts are smothered with well-balanced moisture, density and smooth velvety texture. Yes, they taste as good if not better than how they look!

*Free Wi-Fi and power plugs

104 Faber Drive
Singapore 129 412

+65 6566 7058

Opening hours
Mon – Wed, Fri – Sun: 12pm to 11pm
Closed on Thur


10. The Orange Thimble

Sunday coffees and a pretty brick wall. ❤️ #Coffee #TheOrangeThimble #CoffeeAndCravings #CoffeeShopCorners

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While you probably can’t tell from the outside, a further walk into the retro-themed cafe actually brings you to an art gallery that can pamper your sight as you dunk colourful gem biscuits into their thirst-quencher beverages.

Amid the modern décor, the Orange Thimble gives off a distinctive old-school vibe with its vintage-looking décor pieces like antique safe and cash registers that greet customers in the doorway. Simply a cosy spot to chill the day away!

*Free Wi-Fi and power plugs

56 Eng Hoon Street #01-68
Singapore 160056

+ 65 6223 8068

Opening hours
Closed on Mon
Tue – Thur, Sun: 9am to 9.30pm
Fri – Sat: 9am to 11pm

11. Dutch Colony Coffee Co (Frankel Avenue)

The rustic-themed café is known for its freshly roasted coffee beans which are exclusively sourced worldwide. They offer various filter brewing techniques of your choice, and their baristas are more than happy to share anything about coffee with you. For caffeine addicts, if you’re looking for takeaways, they too have bottled cold brew coffees of different sweetened states to match your taste buds.

Besides their specialty coffee, Dutch Colony Coffee Co also has a selection of desserts and hot meals like savoury sandwiches and sweet potato truffle fries to fill you up as you chill the day away!

* Free Wi-Fi with limited seats.


113 Frankel Avenue
Singapore 458230
+65 6467 0255

PasarBella at The Grandstand
200 Turf Club Road
Singapore 287994
+65 6448 5852

Opening hours
Sun – Thur: 8am to 8pm
Fri – Sat: 8am to 10pm

12. Necessary Provisions

Keeping me going

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Tucked away in corner along Eng Kong Terrace, Necessary Provisions offers a quiet retreat from your daily routines. As their ingredients are selected seasonally, the café offers a different menu each month that can cater to varying tastes and preferences of customers.

Besides using hand-crafted brew techniques for their teas, Necessary Provisions boasts of their signature Thumper blend and unique single origin coffees, uniquely brewed by their in-house Roaster. Some may find their main course menu limited, but they do offer different dishes ranging from palatable finger food and salads to burgers, rice and pastas.      

*Free Wi-Fi and power plugs

21 Eng Kong Terrace
Singapore 598993

+65 9231 7920

Opening hours
Wed – Fri: 3pm to 12am
Sat: 11am to 12am
Sunday: 11am to 6pm


13. Mu Parlour Café

mu parlour 1

mu parlour

If you fancy a whimsical atmosphere, Mu Parlour Café would be your go-to place. When you enter the cafe, you’ll be greeted by a quaint interior furnished with white-washed bricks, garden wooden benches and monochrome geometric tiles. Most of the furniture pieces are unique, and they are available for sale to keen buyers too!

If furniture is not your thing, the studio-like café has more to offer – try their special tea-infused cocktails that would make a perfect mid-day treat with freshly-baked pastries, or other appetizing range of gourmet burgers and more.

From December 2015 to February 2016, look out for their 1-for-1 deals when you visit on a weekday!


*Free Wi-Fi with limited power sockets

16A Lorong Mambong
Singapore 277677

+65 6466 9336

Opening hours
Mon – Thur: 11am to 11pm
Fri: 11am to 1am
Sat: 9am to 1am
Sun: 9am to 8pm

14. Jimmy Monkey Café & Bar

Coffee all day, errday. What's not to love? #jimmymonkey #latteartsg

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Waiting for @iloveorcas at #jimmymonkeycafe #soyflatwhite

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Jimmy Monkey began with the concept of casual Australasian third coffee wave, and brings customers a bar and lounge additions to the typical café setting with palatable home-made delights and aromatic coffee roasted with some of the best beans sourced over the world. Don’t forget to check out their fancy named and delish dishes such as The Hulk!

*Free Wi-Fi with limited pocket sockets


9 One-North Gateway
#01-51 One-North Residences
Singapore 138643

+65 6777 8470

Opening hours
Mon – Fri: 8.30am to 8.30pm
Weekends: 8.30am to 6pm

15. ButterScotch Café

For a cosy yet vintage vibe, you would love to drop by ButterScotch, a muslim-owned neighborhood cafe located amidst Bukit Merah HDB heartland. While their tummy fillers menu is limited, they preserve that local twist with dishes like Chilli Crab Cake Burger and Ramly Meets Wendy Burger that are bound to leave you salivating for more!

A huge drawing factor lies in their delightful desserts that range from Korean chocolate bingsu to Ondeh waffles that they wholeheartedly prepare just for your insatiable sweet tooth.

*Free Wi-Fi

Blk 164 Bukit Merah Central
#01-3625, Bukit Merah
Singapore 150164

Opening hours
Tues – Sun: 10am to 10pm
Closed on Mondays


16. Café Melba

Hello Monday.

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Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the Australian-inspired café offers a temporary escapade to suburban living, as you enjoy chewy wood-fired crust pizzas and truffle fries while overlooking the lush greenery.

On the weekends, you’ll see bouncy castles set up just for the kids to bond and play together while the families bask in the laid-back atmosphere amidst the meadow.

#01-56, Goodman Arts Centre Block N
90 Goodman Road
Singapore 439053

+65 6440 6068

Opening hours

Mon – Fri: 10am to 10pm
Weekends & Public Holidays: 8.30pm to 10pm

17. Chock Full of Beans

chock full of beans

Situated at Changi Village, Chock Full of Beans boasts of a warm ambience, as distinguished by its authentic red-bricked wall and aroma of locally roasted coffee. Besides their latte art, Chock Full of Beans is also known for their awesome service and extensive food menu that ranges from quality breakfast sets to fancy brunch fare all day.

Its exquisite 2D and 3D Latte Art often leaves customers marveling and squealing at their cutesy iced lattes all the time. While it is a popular favorite amongst its customers, do note that they have limited one 3D art to each dining table during peak hours.

*Free Wi-Fi with power sockets

4 Changi Village Road
Singapore 500004

+65 6214 8839

Opening hours
Closed on Mon
Tue – Fri: 11am to 10pm
Sat – Sun: 9am – 10pm

18. Penny University

#regram @cdxg Brekkie all day! #pennyuniversity #alldaybreakfast #eggsbenedict #goodcoffee #sgcafe #cafehoppingsg #halalcafesg

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If you’re wondering what is “Penny University” all about, here’s a quick fact-sharing: During the 18th century, London was known for its burgeoning coffee culture when more and more people gathered at coffeehouses. Gradually, their casual conversations led to reasoned discussions. With coffee priced at a mere penny back then, their coffee culture eventually became associated with the term “Penny University”.

Today, paying homage to London’s coffee culture, the East Coast coffee joint, Penny University café is a favourite amongst café-goers in Singapore. While it clearly isn’t a legit education university, Penny University is serious about its business – especially its coffee brews. Their artisan coffees are known to be nicely proportioned and textured, which keep caffeine lovers coming back for more despite its no-frills menu.

Besides their selection of velvety cakes and food items infused with distinctive twists such as Moroccan spices, Penny University offers a snug afternoon in the dimly-lit setting replete with modern vintage interior designs.

*Free Wi-Fi and available power points
* Penny University is not certified halal but they run a halal kitchen, and their suppliers use halal ingredients.

402 East Coast Road
Singapore 428997

+65 9008 9314

Opening hours
Closed on Mon
Tue – Thur: 8.30am to 6pm
Fri: 8.30am to 9.30pm
Weekends and Public holidays: 8.30am to 10.30pm


19. Sun Ray Café

Editing and chilling at the same time with Spottie meeting new friends! #sunraycafe

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The pet-friendly café is often mentioned in our local newspapers for their quality cuisines amid comfortable and spacious interior. With delectable dishes like steak and salmon fillet besides the typical café dessert menu, Sun Ray is a favourite hang-out at Serangoon Gardens as customers are welcome to spend time with their pets and fellow pet lovers in the homely-decorated cafe.

*Free Wi-Fi with limited power plugs

79 Brighton Crescents Serangoon Gardens
Singapore 559218

+65 6238 8700

Opening hours
Mon – Tues: 6pm to 11pm
Wed – Thur: 11am to 11pm
Fri: 11am to 12am
Sat: 10am to 12am
Sun: 10am to 11pm

20. Wheeler’s Yard

last week of sem 1 & only 2 more presentations to go. wowz #finalsin2weekstho

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Housed within a spacious industrial warehouse, Wheeler’s Yard’s vintage décor concept started originally in the 1960s when their family opened an automobile business, drawn from their passion for wheels and an eye for quality. Today, being more than just a typical café, Wheeler’s Yard offers bikes, accessories sale and rental services while they focus on simple and heart-warming fare with old-school favourites and fragrant coffee.

Wheeler’s Yard offers both indoor and alfresco seating in the rustic-styled, roomy house that makes dining a mellow experience just for you.

*Free Wi-Fi

28 Lor Ampas
Singapore 328781

+65 6254 9128 (Reservation applicable only for 10 pax and above)

Opening hours
Tues – Thur and Sun: 10.30am to 10pm
Fri – Sat: 10.30am to 11pm
(Kitchen closes from 5 to 6pm daily for dinner turnover)

21. Maison Ikkoku Café


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Also known as “House of The Moment”, Maison Ikkoku is located along Singapore’s trendy Haji Lane district. It is the only 3-in-1 concept multi-storey café around town that offers a contemporary café, multi-label menswear boutique and a semi-alfresco cocktail bar on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor respectively. Furthermore, its fascinating interior made out mostly of recycled furniture surely adds a cosy vibe to its stylish concept.

It is a favourite amongst caffeine lovers in Singapore with its coffee and latte art skills trained by celeb barista Hiroshi Sawadee. Though they don’t serve breakfast after 11am, they offer interesting signature snacks like the mi misubi made up of seasoned Japanese rice and meat.

*Free Wi-Fi and power plugs are available


20 Kandahar Street
Singapore 198885

+65 62940078

Opening hours
Mon – Thur: 9am to 9pm
Fri – Sat: 9am to 11pm
Sun: 9am to 7pm

22.Symmetry Café & Bar

Had a lovely time at this place ☕️ #tb#exsgcafes#symmetrycafe

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// Saturday x Favourite day of the week. ?

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Located opposite Santa Grand Hotel, the Symmetry café serves classical French cuisine amid inspirations from the Australian casual dining culture. Its interior is the essence of quirkiness and modern combined as reflected by its hippie-indie vibes.

Not forgetting their outdoor seating that offers, in contrast, a sleeker picturesque backdrop for your #OOTD needs.

When you’re there in the day, check out their all-time popular brunch items like truffle scrambled eggs that will wholly satiate all your brunch cravings!

*Free Wi-Fi and power plugs

9 Jln Kubor
Singapore 199206

+65 6291 9901

Opening hours

Mon: 10.30am to 9pm
Tue – Thur: 10.30am to 11pm
Fri: 10.30am to 12am
Sat: 9am to 12am
Sun: 9am to 7pm

Any other cafes we should add to the list? Let us know in the comments below! 🙂

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