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30th April 2024

Tanjong Pagar food guide

Tanjong Pagar is definitely an area that you’ll be spoilt for choices when it comes to food. The CBD locale houses cafes and restaurants, ranging from Asian cuisines to desserts. Here’s a list of the best Tanjong Pagar food places to visit if you’re around the area.

1. Bearded Bella


Bustling with crowds during the weekdays and weekends, it’s hard not to notice Bearded Bella along Craig Road. Bearded Bella, a Melbourne-inspired cafe, serves hearty brunch and dinner, as well as desserts and drinks made in-house. Get the Salmon Pistachio Rosti ($26++) or the No BS Brekkie ($28++) for the true Australian brunch experience. Alternatively, they also have sharing plates such as Smoked Mac and Cheese ($11++) and Shoestring Fries ($12++) for you and your dining companions to munch on. You can also bring your furry friends; they offer doggo treats such as Beef Bark-kwa ($20.50++) as well! 

Address: 8 Craig Road, Singapore 089668
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am to 5pm, Sat-Sun 7:30am to 6pm
Tel: 9880 0775
Bearded Bella is not a halal-certified eatery. 

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2. Hamburg Steak Keisuke


Hamburg Steak Keisuke is one of the many Chef Keisuke’s restaurants in Singapore that sell Japanese cuisine around the Tanjong Pagar locale. The highlight of their menu is the signature Keisuke Prime Beef Hamburg Steak Set ($22.90++) and Triple Cheese Prime Hamburg Steak Set ($24.90++). For a richer taste, you can get their Tomato Sukiyaki Hamburg Claypot Set ($23.90++)—hamburger steak soaked in tomato stew. Every set meal comes with free-flow salad bar and an egg buffet. 

Address: 72 Peck Seah Street, Singapore 079329
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 2:30pm, 5pm to 9pm
Tel: 6908 4348
Hamburg Steak Keisuke is not a halal-certified eatery. 

3. Ramen Keisuke Tori King

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Another restaurant by Chef Keisuke, Ramen Keisuke Tori King’s differentiating factor lies in their broth, which is made from ingredients such as chicken bones, chicken feet, Japanese seaweed, and an assortment of vegetables, to create a creamy and smooth broth.

For a start, you can try their Tori King Ramen ($12.90++) which comes with succulent chicken chashu in a rich broth. If you’re into spicy foods, opt for the Black Spicy Tori King Ramen ($13.90++), or try the Special version ($19.90++) that comes with chicken thigh, seaweed, chicken meatball, and a flavoured egg. 

Address: 100 Tras Street, #03-15, 100AM, Singapore 079027
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 10pm, Sat-Sun 11:30am to 10pm
Tel: 6604 6861
Ramen Keisuke Tori King is not a halal-certified eatery. 

4. Ikkousha Hakata Ramen

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Another popular ramen restaurant around the area is Ikkousha Hakata Ramen. Spicy food lovers, this one’s for you! Here, you can choose your spice level from one to four—their most popular God Fire ($16++) is said to set your tongues on fire! Get their popular Tonkotsu Special ($19.50++) if you want something hearty. Zhng up your meal by trying their Hakata Specialty Hitokuchi Gyoza ($6.50++), which is said to be packed full of meaty goodness! 

Address: 7 Tanjong Pagar Plaza, #01-104B, Singapore 081007
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 11:30am to 10pm, Sun 11:30am to 9pm
Tel: 6538 1880
Ikkousha Hakata Ramen is not a halal-certified eatery. 

5. Tendon Ginza Itsuki

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What’s said to be Singapore’s first tendon-focused restaurant is Tendon Ginza Itsuki, Chef Keisuke’s eighth concept outlet. This is also the first concept store in collaboration with the highly renowned Ginza Itsuki Sushi restaurant in Tokyo, Japan.

Seafood lovers, you need to try their Seafood Tendon ($18.90++) which is served with chawanmushi and miso soup. Consisting of two ebi pieces, scallops, white fish, squid, vegetables, and a half-boiled egg, the portions will definitely keep you full! 

Address: 101 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088522
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 3pm, 5pm to 10pm
Tel: 6221 6678
Tendon Ginza Itsuki is not a halal-certified eatery. 

6. Bami Express


One of the hidden gems within Tanjong Pagar Plaza is Bami Express, a casual eatery selling affordable Vietnamese-style sandwiches, AKA banh mi. The sandwiches are packed with ingredients, so you’ll definitely get a bang for your buck! For a heartier sandwich, Bami Sai Gon ($5) is packed with pate, pork ham, stew pork, and topped with chicken floss. Aside from chicken and pork, they also have Bami Fish Patties ($5). 

Address: 5 Tanjong Pagar Plaza, #02-02, Singapore 081005
Opening hours: Mon to Sat 7:30am-5pm
Tel: 6443 3079

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7. Flourcrafts Patisserie 

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Located seven minutes away from Tanjong Pagar MRT Station is Flourcrafts Patisserie, a bakery with unique offerings such as Sweetcorn Genmaicha ($4.80) and Beni Haruka Sweet Potato ($4.80). The Box of Eight (from $38.40) is also the perfect gift for your friends. You get eight caneles in various flavours, such as Vanilla rum, TWG French Earl Grey, Lemon Tea, Hazelnut Bruno, and even Matcha Mochi. You can also add $0.70 to try their premium Pistachio creameux flavour. 

Address: 70 Shenton Way, #01-08, Singapore 079118
Opening hours: Tue to Sat 10am-5pm
Flourcrafts Patisserie is not a halal-certified eatery. 

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8. Queic by Olivia 

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Head to Queic by Olivia to satiate your cheesecake cravings! If it’s your first time here, we recommend Olivia’s Signature Cheesecake (from $15+). This signature item comes with cream and blue cheese, making it an indulgent and savoury delight to share with your friends. Otherwise, try the Chocolate Coulant Cheesecake ($10+) which is also highly raved about! 

Address: 41 Kreta Ayer Road, Singapore 089003
Opening hours: Wed to Sat 11am to 7pm
Queic by Olivia is not a halal-certified eatery, but uses no pork or lard. 

9. Hvala

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Hvala’s fourth flagship store at Craig Road features a different concept compared to the other three stores they have. This flagship store has a dairy-free menu, with offerings such as Dairy-free Mochi Waffles ($15.80++) to cater to those who are lactose intolerant. 

Apart from that, they also have exclusive items on their menu such as their house-made Warabi Mochi, priced at $8++.  Flavours include Kinako, Matcha, Hojicha, Goma, and Yuzu, and each serving comes with Japanese kuromitsu, which is black sugar, as a dipping sauce. Else, try the newly launched White Chrysanthemum Sobacha Gelato ($6.90++) AKA buckwheat tea.

Read more about Hvala Craig Road.

Address: 40 Craig Road, Singapore 089678
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 9:30pm
Hvala is not a halal-certified eatery.

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10. Yatsudoki by Chateraise

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Yatsudoki, a premium version of Chateraise, features exclusive menu items that are not found in Chateraise. Their YATSUDOKI Premium Pudding ($4.80) is made using fresh milk from grass-fed cows bred in the cool highlands of Nagano Prefecture. They also have YATSUGATAKE Milk Souffle Cheese Cake ($5.50), and Fresh Milk Egg and Honey Cake Cup ($5), which you won’t be able to find at Chateraise outlets. 

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Address: 7 Wallich Street, #01-05, Guoco Tower, Singapore 078884
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30am to 10pm, Fri 8:30am to 10:30pm, Sat 10am to 10:30pm, Sun 10am to 10pm
Tel: 6980 7120
Yatsudonki by Chateraise is not a halal-certified eatery. 

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11. Dopa

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Dopa has opened its second outlet in Tanjong Pagar Plaza, bringing its famous ice cream to more people. True fans will know that a must-try flavour is the Home Roasted Pistachio ($6.5), which is made using Dopa Dopa’s own pistachio paste. Alternatively, try their unique Burrata Cheese ($5.5) flavour for a milky and savoury taste! Pair your ice creams with their house-made Buttermilk Waffles (from $8) for an indulgent treat. 

Check out our Dopa Review.

Address: 7 Tanjong Pagar Plaza, #01-107, Singapore 081007
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm to 10pm, Sat-Sun 12pm to 10:30pm

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12. Equate Coffee

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A cross between traditional and modern is what Equate Coffee is going for. The menu comprises gourmet coffee such as Black (from $5.50), White (from $5.50), and Mocha (from $6). Matcha fans, we recommend their Iced Matcha Latte ($7), as they use matcha powder sourced from Niko Neko. Pair your drinks with their house-made pastries such as their Pain Au Chocolate ($5.80) or the Ondeh croissant ($7.80) for an indulgent treat. 

Address: 1 Tanjong Pagar Plaza, #02-25, Singapore 082001
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am to 5:30pm, Sat 8am to 3pm
Equate Coffee is not a halal-certified eatery. 

13. Alice Boulangerie


If you’re looking for an aesthetically pleasing cafe to chill at, Alice Boulangerie is the place to go to. Their popular Pistachio Chocolate Croissant ($7.50++) comes with green and golden brown stripes, with one half dipped in chocolate. It is packed with chunky pistachio paste, which gives it a slightly sweet and nutty flavour. Their Spring Acorn ($14++) is another must-try. Shaped like an acorn, this pastry has a green chocolate shell with 32% white chocolate that reveals a layer of mousse, pistachio dacquoise, and pistachio crunch. 

Besides their bakes, try their popular Char-grilled Spanish Octopus ($35++) or the Tiger Prawn Capellini ($29++) for a hearty meal. Get their Charred Broccoli ($15++) to share as well! 

Read our  Alice Boulangerie review.

Address: 12 Gopeng Street, #01-05/11 Icon Village, Singapore 078877
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 8am to 9:30pm, Sun 8am to 6pm
Tel: 9974 3300
Alice Boulangerie is not a halal-certified eatery. 

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14. Kapitan

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Kapitan is a restaurant that serves Eastern European cuisine. Try their hand-crafted dumplings with flavours such as Salmon ($13.90++), Black Bull AKA beef ($11.90++), and Golden Hen AKA Chicken ($10.90++). Else, opt for their authentic mains, such as Draniki AKA rosti with smoked salmon and sour cream ($24.90++) or the Lamb Kebab ($29.90++)

On Sundays, Kapitan also has a $17.90++ all-you-can-eat Crepe Buffet with free-flow coffee or tea. There are sweet and savoury toppings, including honey, condensed milk, cream cheese, and even bacon. You can also add $2++ for premium toppings such as smoked salmon

Address: 32 Maxwell Road, #01-05 Maxwell Chambers, Singapore 069115
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 11pm
Tel: 8875 7033
Kapitan is not a halal-certified eatery. 

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15. Papi’s Tacos

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Head to Papi’s Tacos to get your Mexican food cravings fixed. To share, try their Nachos ($23++) that has fried tortilla chips, sour cream, house-made nacho cheese sauce, black beans, pico de gallo, and guacamole. For mains, try the Carnitas ($15++), which consists of pulled pork, salsa, diced red onions, and coriander. If not, get their Crispy Pescado ($15++) which comes with fried dory fish, chipotle aioli, red cabbage, and pickled carrots. 

Visit them on Tuesdays to get their Taco Tuesday promotion! This promotion entitles you to get three tacos for the price of two during their dinner hours, so bring your friends down with you! Do note that reservations are required to ensure that you get a seat. 

Address: 33 Tanjong Pagar Road, #01-01, Singapore 088456
Opening hours: Sun-Mon 11am to 2:30pm, 5pm to 11pm, Fri-Sat 5pm to 12am
Tel: 9127 4922
Papi Tacos is not a halal-certified eatery.

16. Go Gi Jip Korean BBQ

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Craving Korean soy-marinated raw crabs? Look no further than Go Gi Jip, a restaurant run by native Koreans. For $85++, you get a platter of Soy Marinated Raw Korean Flower Crabs to share. It is recommended to pair the crabs with rice to prevent them from being overly salty. If crabs are not for you, try their KBBQ sets that are suited for 2-3 pax. Get their Pork Set ($105++) which comes with 180g of Iberico pork collar, black pork belly, Iberico pork jowl, your choice of stew, steamed egg, and free-flow side dishes with fresh vegetables. 

Address: 72 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088493
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 12am
Tel: 6224 0667
Go Gi Jip Korean BBQ is not a halal-certified eatery.

17. Ms Maria And Mr Singh


Ms Maria and Mr Singh is an award-winning restaurant by Chef Gaggan Anand that serves fusion Mexican-Indian cuisine. Their food is slightly pricier, but you can get their Five-Course Lunch Set at $48++. This consists of Papdi Chaat, a traditional Indian street snack, Hokkaido scallop ceviche, taco pork vindaloo, and chicken tikka masala, before ending your meal with churros. 

The restaurant also has a dinner tasting menu priced at $78++, $98++, and $148++. This tasting menu allows you to try more of their famous dishes such as Crab Curry, Black Angus Short Ribs Taco and more. Reservations are required as the restaurant only has a limited number of seats! 

Read our Ms Maria and Mr Singh review.  

Address: 43 Craig Road, Singapore 089681
Opening hours: Tue-Thurs 6pm to 10:30pm, Fri-Sun 12pm to 3:30pm, 6pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 9654 4351
Ms Maria and Mr Singh is not a halal-certified eatery. 

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18. Baristart Coffee


Baristart Coffee is a renowned Japanese cafe that serves a variety of food, including mains and desserts. One popular option is the Roast Beef Sukiyaki Don ($28.80++), which comes with grain-fed Angus beef, radish sauce, mushrooms, onions, Japanese rice, pasteurised egg yolk, and nori. For desserts, try their Hokkaido Cream Puff ($7++) loaded with sweet cream, guaranteed to satisfy you.

Address: 65 Tras Street, Singapore 079004
Opening hours: Daily 9am to 10pm
Tel: 8299 7365
Baristart Coffee is not a halal-certified eatery. 

19. Positivity Cafe

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Positivity Cafe is a restaurant in Tanjong Pagar that specialises in affordable and beautifully plated Mongolian food. They have five affordable sets under $20 for you to choose from. At $18++, try Set A: Mongolian Dumplings paired with either the Mongolian Dumpling Milk Tea or the Chicken Meatball Soup. If not, opt for Set E ($15++), where you’ll get the Russian Kotleti AKA meat patties along with the Mutton Vegetable Soup. 

Do note that reservations are required for dinner, as they are only open till late should they have reservations. 

Read our Positivity Cafe coverage

Address: 76 Shenton Way, #01-04, Singapore 079119
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am to 7pm
Tel: 9088 0816
Positivity Cafe is not a halal-certified eatery. 

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Where to eat in Tanjong Pagar

There’s always something up and coming along the streets of Tanjong Pagar, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled for new Tanjong Pagar food options! 

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