It can be quite ambitious to name a café “Singapore Coffee”, with the objective of being the “purveyors of Asia’s finest coffee”.
But after knowing its background, then you realise there is a reason.
Singapore Coffee is helmed by Group MMM which is also behind investing in two well-known homegrown brands – Violet Oon Singapore and Janice Wong.
Founder Manoj Murjani is also co-founder and former CEO of luxury tea brand TWG Tea, and it is perhaps of no coincidence you get similar vibes.
Set within Singapore’s iconic Raffles Hotel (right next to new French crepe shop Gather), the interior of Singapore Coffee is likely leave an impression – blending between the classic colonial history, yet with local elements incorporated.
From the mechanical straw fans on the ceiling, ‘rattan’ chairs with modern design to the tiles, loads of details are placed on design.
The coffee place specialises in the finest selection of coffee beans sourced from selected plantations across Asia.
It offers ways in which customers can experience Singapore’s Kopi and seasonal Asian coffees by way of Siphon, Pour-over and Espresso extractions.
Signature coffee drinks to get include the Singapore Coffee Kopi ($7), Kopi Shake ($9), Iced Chico – cold brew with chicory ($12), and Grand Asia Collection by Siphon.
Be prepared to pay more here, with an Iced Long Black at $9 and Iced Latte priced at $10.
Customers may also question the price of the local coffee and tea, such as the Iced Kopi O at $6 and Iced Teh Tarik at $7.
Some may find paying that much for Iced Kopi ($7) not that worthwhile, and may choose an ‘upgrade’ with its Kopi Shake ($9) which is more foamy, served in a cocktail, and