Go On A "Holiday In Korea" At These 5 Korean Cafes In Singapore With Insta-Worthy Food & Ambience
Since we can't travel to Korea (or anywhere for that matter), the next best thing is to have a holiday experience in Singapore!
We've found five Insta-worthy Korean cafes in Singapore with equally photo-ready food and drinks.
Keep reading to check them out!
PLUSEIGHTTWO (+82 피크닉 세트) is a Korean dessert cafe opened by K-pop idol EunKwang from BTOB. The cafe also has outlets in Korea and Malaysia.
The cafe interior has a minimalist industrial chic design with concrete floors and a restrained colour palate of black, white and grey with pops of gold. Houseplants and artworks of plants gives the atmosphere a more homey vibe like you're relaxing in your own Korean-style home.
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Their food is just as aesthetically pleasing with beautifully plated bingsu, cute toast and colourful pastries. On their drink menu is lattes, smoothies and an Insta-worthy Ice Cube Soda ($7.50) with gorgeous coloured ice cubes. The prices are quite steep to be mentally prepared for the bill!
They also provide a picnic package for two ($50) that comes with everything you need to create a pretty picnic setting including a picnic basket, wood tray and tulips.
#2 Ice Lab Cafe
This is another Korean dessert cafe for you to indulge your sweet tooth! Ice Lab has a simple and stylish interior design that has a youthful and cheerful vibe with wooden furniture, white brick-effect walls and illustrated artworks. There's also a constant stream of K-pop songs playing in the background to complete the experience.
They are known for their bingsu (from $18 for a set) in flavours like Chocolate, Strawberry, Coffee, Injeolmi and Green tea. There's also a wide variety of drinks to choose from including their Snowshakes 스노우쉐이크, coffee, tea and lattes.
#3 Walking On Sunshine
You might remember Walking On Sunshine from our list of Insta-worthy hair salons in Singapore! In addition to being a hair salon, it's also a gorgeous garden-themed Korean cafe.
The interior is designed to create an immersive nature experience where you dine while being surrounded by greenery. Dried flowers hanging on the ceiling and dotted around the cafe gives it an enchanting fairy garden vibe.
The cafe serves classic Western cuisine and their signature dishes are Salmon Eggs Benedict ($18.50) and Soufflé Pancake ($20.50) topped with vanilla cream, nuts and fruits. There are also Korean-style dishes on the menu like the Seoul Beef Bulgogi Pizza ($19), Beef Bulgogi Fries ($18) and Korean Fried Chicken with Yangnyeom Sauce ($23.50).
#4 Kong Cafe
This Korean cafe has a relaxing, minimalist interior design perfect for a catch-up session over brunch and coffee. Simple wooden furniture contrasts with pops of bright artwork which makes it seem like you're dining in a contemporary art gallery.
The cafe prides on the freshness of their food from the in-house baked cakes and cured bacon to the falafel made from scratch. There's all sorts of wholesome comfort food from waffle & chicken to Korean dishes like Ra Ra Bok Yi ($18) which is a mix of ramyeon and tteokbokki, Honey Butter Wings ($15) and Seoul Katsu Fries ($16).
#5 Kreams Krafthouse
Kreams Krafthouse is a new Korean cafe in Singapore that's also designed to recreate an outdoor setting with the comforts of being indoors. This cafe is filled with beautiful autumnal decor and that will transport to Korea during the picturesque autumn season. Covering the ceiling is a canopy of maple tree leaves in various shades of red, orange, yellow and green.
They specialise in coffee and scones which come in unique flavours like Sweet Potato, Matcha, Dalgona, and Yuzu. Check out more pictures and find out more about this cafe here!
📍32 Maxwell Road, #01-07 Maxwell Chambers, Singapore 069115
⏰ Mon - Sat: 9am to 10.30pm (Closed on Sundays)
Besides these Korean cafes, there are also authentic Korean restaurants, Korean BBQ spots and Korean fried chicken joints in Singapore to get those holiday feels while spending quality time with loved ones over a good meal.
If you're on a budget, there's always the option to make your own home a Korean-style cafe with aesthetically pleasing food and drinks! These articles will help:
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Text by: GirlStyle SG