Café culture has been on a steady rise for a few years now, in fact, café hopping has become a hobby for enthusiasts to bask in the different ambience each café offers. With modern cafés saturating the market, even hipster cafés have turned mainstream, all sorts of creative concepts can be found. Nowadays, with social media like Instagram being a huge part of many of our lives, aesthetics naturally becomes the selling point for cafés worldwide – from cute concept cafés like the Hello Kitty café in Changi Airport to The Library along Keong Saik Road which requires a secret password to enter (talk about mysterious!), getting the perfect Instagram shot (#ForTheLikes am I right?) shoots right up everyone’s to-do list when visiting a café establishment. The rule then, of course, extends to the food and beverages prepared in the cafés, colourful cakes and intricate latte arts had already solidified their presence that they have almost become expected. With such a plethora of different cafés with incredibly interesting concepts to offer, we have hand-picked 5 cafés with outstanding interiors so visually satisfying, you’ll feel compelled to snap more than just your food!
Tian Kee & Co.
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Located at Blk 12 Dakota Crescent, Tian Kee & Co. will definitely hit us Singaporeans right in our hearts with its nostalgic décor. Reminiscence of a kopitiam, the café sports multiple old-school items such as coffee-shop tables, tear-away paper calender, and even a coin-operated kids toy machine right outside!
The Reading Room
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Located at 19 Bukit Pasoh Road, The Reading Room, as its name suggests, is heavily renovated with towering bookshelves chock full of books. You can expect to immerse yourself in a quiet ‘me’ time accompanied with warm lighting that works well with the elegant furniture. Of course, your experience will not be complete without a book in hand, no?
The Little Prince Creamery
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Fans of Le Petit France by Antoine de Saint-Exupery will definitely fall head over heels over the concept of The Little Prince Creamery. Located at Lor 6 Toa Payoh Blk 47, this cute café pays tribute to the French novella that tells the story of a young prince fallen to Earth; a story on friendship, love, and imagination. Predominantly white, no doubt the bright interior of The Little Prince Creamery is so eye-catching, the black chalkboard and various hand-drawn designs on the wall contrasts incredibly well. Just being in the café almost brings you back to your childhood, very lively and imaginative you’d wish your room used to be as such.
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Located at 33 Tessensohn Road, Hungry Heroes continues to bring out the fun and quirky side of ourselves. Fans will not be able to keep their mouths closed due to sheer awe as this superhero-themed café and restaurant is decked out in numerous superhero memorabilia including life-sized statues, figurines, and posters. The yellow and blue background never stops bringing out the excitement and amusement our favourite superheroes exuberate.
Always wanted to live in a magical world with fairies? Be transported into a fairy tale garden at Bliss House, located at The Central, 6 Eu Tong Sen Street. With the theme of “Garden of Eden” in mind, Blisshouse emulates a perfect dreamland – a beautiful carriage to live your fantasy Cinderella life, water fountain, porch swing, and an abundance of floral decorations, you might think you just crashed someone’s wedding when you first walked in!