10 Best Restaurants in Singapore to enjoy a good breakfast or brunch

The Singaporean population favour local ethnic dishes for their morning meal, but the large expat community and constant influx of hungry tourists mean that there are several great breakfast spots to be found if you fancy tucking into bacon and eggs, chewy croissants or breakfast pancakes. All the top-end hotels offer large breakfast spreads in their in-house restaurants, but here are the best options out and about in the city.


Wild Honey with its two branches in the Orchard Road area offers breakfast choices for all nationalities. The Wild Honey menu takes its inspiration from breakfasts around the world, with 20 different international breakfasts served all day every day. Also on Orchard Road, PS Café at Palais Renaissance offers a relaxed and stylish setting with its French café-inspired wicker furniture, spectacular floral displays and excellent weekend breakfasts.


For something more casual, Australian bar & bistro Boomarang on Robertson Quay is a great option for a child-friendly atmosphere and good Aussie fry-up or bacon & egg roll, while nearby Toby’s Estate serves up some of Singapore’s best coffee, with a choice of indoor or outdoor seating.


For those looking to escape the city for a relaxing brunch, Prive allows you to admire the yachts in the marina over some of the best pancakes in town, while PS Café at Dempsey is surrounded by rainforest, yet just a short hop from Orchard Road.


If you are keen to try a local Singapore breakfast, check out Killiney Kopitiam, a local coffee shop where you can catch a slice of real Singaporean local life. The breakfast of choice here is Kaya Toast with runny eggs washed down with a thick sweet Kopi-o coffee. 

Killiney Kopitiam

Killiney Kopitiam is a traditional local Singapore coffee shop, and a great place to catch a slice of real Singapore local life, particularly at breakfast time. You will find branches of Killiney Kopitiam all over the city, but the one of...  Read More

Jones the Grocer is a cafe/deli/restaurant in the classy Mandarin Gallery shopping mall, specialising in gourmet produce from around the world. This gourmand's paradise stocks an impressive selection of fresh cheeses, cold cuts, home-made...  Read More

This open-sided cafe/restaurant is situated on the 3rd floor of ION Orchard shopping mall. Surrounded by expensive designer boutiques, it is not surprising the clientele here revolves around lunching ladies, yummy mummies and those in need of a...  Read More

Boomarang is a laid-back semi open-air bar and bistro, and is a popular hangout for the expat crowd in Singapore. Serving up hearty breakfasts, tasty lunches and healthy-portioned dinners, choose between large sharing platters, burgers,...  Read More

Hailing from Australia, Toby's Estate opened their first international coffee shop on Robertson Quay in Singapore, hoping to cash in on Singapore's new-found obsession for boutique coffee places. Its large communal wooden table, high stool...  Read More

This glass-sided restaurant opens out onto the lush tropical rainforest, giving a real sense of escape from the bustle of nearby Orchard Road. The menu of familiar favourites with a twist includes the Steak Sandwich, Caeser Salad, Miso Cod,...  Read More


Situated on a private island surrounded by yachts, Priv� at Keppel Bay Marina allows you to fulfil your millionaire fantasies. Thankfully the bakery and caf� menu doesn't require a millionaire's salary, dishing up breakfasts,...  Read More

PS Caf� at the classy Palais Renaissance shopping mall is the perfect spot for lunch or dinner with family and friends. The French caf�-inspired wicker furniture, floor-to-ceiling windows and spectacular floral displays all add to...  Read More

Wild Honey offers a culinary journey round the world in twenty breakfasts, from Tunisia to Mexico, from New York to California. Choose from international favourites such as Eggs Benedict (European), Open-faced Omelette with fontina cheese and...  Read More

Following the success of its outlet at the Mandarin Gallery, Wild Honey's second outlet at Scotts Square is bigger and better than ever. Contarasting with the almost cosy, homely interior of the original, diners here can expect a bright,...  Read More


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Marianne is a freelance travel writer, who has lived in Singapore for six years. She is the author of a travel guidebook to Singapore and has written about Singapore for a range of...  More About Marianne