15 Garden-Themed Cafes & Restaurants In Singapore For Those Who Love Nature

15 Garden-Themed Cafes & Restaurants In Singapore For Those Who Love Nature

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ByWei Yin on 20 Nov 2020 Digital Editor

The beautiful aesthetics of garden-themed cafes and restaurants will not only make great backdrops for your Instagram photos, but also uplift your spirit and put you in a relaxed mood due to their zen vibe.

Add these 15 garden-themed cafes & restaurants in Singapore to your list if you are looking for a dining spot for the upcoming weekends and wish to slow down and enjoy the simple pleasures in life while being surrounded by nature (be it real or simulated ones).

Read on to find out more!

#1 Tiong Bahru Bakery Safari

Tiong Bahru Bakery is a familiar name for many Singaporeans with six outlets located islandwide but the French bakery's Safari outlet is the one you have to visit if you haven't!

The safari-themed cafe features a huge tent where patrons can dine in, bringing glamping to a whole new level.

Tiong Bahru Bakery Safari in the night
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The interior of the tent is made up of earthy tones and there are plenty of cushioned seats for a comfortable time there. Being there will make you feel like you've just been transported to South Africa and will surely make up for the lack of travels in 2020.

Tiong Bahru Bakery croissants
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Enjoy classic French pastries such as croissants, quiches, danishes and more. Just the croissant alone comes in various fillings like chocolate, green tea, almond and almond chocolate. Savoury options are available too.

Waffles at Tiong Bahru Bakery
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If pastries aren't your cup of tea, go for the waffles or desserts like brownies, cakes, tarts and more. Pair them with a cuppa coffee or tea and you'll have the perfect brunch!

Address: 130E Minden Rd, Singapore 248819
Opening hours: 8AM - 6PM daily
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#2 Mod Cafe 

Those who can't get enough of pink should definitely visit Mod Cafe, a lesser-known container cafe near East Coast Park that's washed in a pretty pastel pink shade. The exterior is surrounded by green potted plants and trees that complement the pink, making it the best spot for your #OOTD pictures.

Interior of Mod Cafe
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The interior of the cafe is kept simple with minimalist white walls and a hand-painted floral mural. The dried plants that hang from the ceiling and sitting in vases placed around the cafe add a rustic vibe too.

Breakfast served at Mod Cafe
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The All-Day Breakfast Set served at the cafe comes at an affordable price of only $15.90! It consists of toast or waffles, your choice of eggs, mushroom, spinach, and salad - with an accompaniment of latte, flat white, long black or mocha.

Cheesecake served at Mod Cafe
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Make sure you order the cheesecakes there too as they are from the famed The Cheesecake Factory.

Read our full write-up on Mod Cafe here.

Address: 1A Kuo Chuan Avenue, Singapore 426888
Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday: 10.30AM- 7PM | Friday & Saturday: 10.30AM - 10PM (Closed on Tuesday)
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#3 Wheeler's Estate

Wheeler's Estate alfresco dining
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Head to Wheeler's Estate for a romantic alfresco dining experience with your girlfriends or date! Woven rattan chairs and garden tables lead to an open terrace with more outdoor seating that will allow you to enjoy the breeze under stunning fairy lights.

Wheeler's Estate outdoor dining area
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You'll also find a spot with two white chairs placed strategically in front of a metallic caravan for photo opportunities.

Wheeler's Estate cafe by the lawn
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Wheeler's Estate serves delectable Western mains such as steak, burgers and pizzas for its Cafe by the Lawn menu available from Tuesday to Sunday, 3PM to 10PM. Indulge in classic bar bites like truffle fries, wings and skewers. 

Wheeler's Estate eggs benedict
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On weekends, head there for a satisfying brunch consisting of eggs benedict, avocado toast, ice cream and waffles and more.

Address: 2 Park Lane Singapore 798386 Park Ln, Singapore 798386
Opening hours: Closed on Monday | Tuesday - Friday: 11.30AM - 11PM | Saturday & Sunday: 9AM - 11PM
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#4 Merci Marcel Tiong Bahru 

Merci Marcel alfresco dining
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Merci Marcel has three outlets in Singapore but visit the Tiong Bahru outlet featuring a beautiful garden patio to spend a lazy afternoon in a bohemian-style setting. 

Merci Marcel glasshouse patio
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Bask in the sun in an air-conditioned glasshouse while sitting on rattan chairs and being surrounded with greenery in the form of hanging and potted plants.

Burger served at Merci Marcel
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Merci Marcel has a few menus ranging from breakfast to brunch and dinner. The Daytime menu includes salads, eggs cooked four different ways, mains such as sandwiches and burgers, sweets and cheeses and cuts.

Merci Marcel brunch
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The dinner menu features dishes suitable for sharing like pizza, duck rillettes, marinated prawns, seared foie gras and more.

Address: 56 Eng Hoon St, #01-68, Singapore 160056
Opening hours: 8AM - 10.30PM daily
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#5 Birds of a Feather

Birds of A Feather interior
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Birds of a Feather serves contemporary Sichuan cuisine, a mix of both Western and Asian influences. The entire restaurant is decked out in Insta-worthy greenery with plush cushion seats and sophisticated warm lighting.

Birds of a Feather greenery
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Birds of a Feather is not only a restaurant, but also a bar serving interesting cocktails.

Birds of a Feather chicken dish
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Try their signature Find The Chicken In The Chillis dish cooked with Sichuan peppercorns for that fragrant, spicy kick.

Cocktails at Birds of a Feather
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Make sure you order a cocktail or two that tastes as good as it looks too!

Address: 115 Amoy St, #01-01, Singapore 069935
Opening hours: Monday - Wednesday: 10.45AM - 3PM & 5PM - 11PM | Thursday: 10.45AM - 3PM & 5PM - 12AM | Friday & Saturday: 10.30AM - 12AM | Sunday: 10.30AM - 10PM
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#6 Bee's Knees

Bee's Knees
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Bee's Knees is a laidback cafe located in Singapore Botanic Gardens where you can refuel your energy with delicious food after admiring all the flora and fauna. 

Dog lovers who don't have a dog of their own will have a chance to meet some cute furry friends there as it's a pet-friendly cafe!

Bee's Knees breakfast
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Bee's Knees has two separate menus - a Day and Night menu. The Day menu includes breakfast options like croissants, fruit bowls, sandwiches and snacks to share.

Bee's Knees night menu
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The Night menu feature hearty dishes such as fish & chips, mac & cheese, beef burger, pastas and pizzas.

Apart from savoury food, satisfy your sweet tooth with their range of desserts including ice cream and waffles. These are available all-day.

Address: 50 Cluny Park Rd, Level 1 Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 257488
Opening hours: 8AM - 10PM daily
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#7 PS. Cafe East Coast Park

PS. Cafe East Coast Park interior
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PS. Cafe is also another household name most Singaporeans would know. The brand has many outlets located islandwide but visit the East Coast Park outlet if you love nature and want to be surrounded by it.

Outdoor seating at PS. Cafe East Coast Park
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This outlet has both indoor and outdoor seatings so you can opt for the one you prefer on the day you decide to dine there. It's also the perfect place to head to and unwind after a hot day out in the sun.

PS. Cafe burger
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PS. Cafe serves the usual Western dishes you would expect at a cafe, such as burgers, pastas, pizzas and soups. They also serve cocktails and wine.

PS. Cafe truffle fries
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Make sure you order their signature Truffle Shoestring Fries that are, dare we say, one of the best in Singapore!

Address: 1110 ECP, Singapore 449880
Opening hours: 8AM - 10PM daily
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#8 Knots Cafe and Living

Knots Cafe and Living
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Knots Cafe and Living is both a cafe and a furniture store. The entire space is decorated with lots of greenery for a warm and comforting ambience, letting those who love nature feel at home.

Knots Cafe and Living photo spot
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Every nook and cranny is literally an Insta-worthy photo spot!

Knots Cafe and Living waffle breakfast
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Order the Knots Waffle Brekkie that comes with buttermilk waffle, smoked beef sausage, baked tomato, bacon, sautéed mushrooms and scrambled eggs for a hearty breakfast.

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There are other breakfast options like Salmon Benedict, Truffle Eggs Croissant, French Toast and more.

Knots Cafe and Living pizza
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Other items on the menu include pizzas and pastas as well as dessert options like cakes and waffles with ice cream.

They have an extensive coffee and artisanal tea menu too!

Address: 160 Paya Lebar Rd, #01-07, Singapore 409022
Opening hours: Monday: 10AM - 5PM | Tuesday - Thursday & Sunday: 9AM - 9PM | Friday & Saturday: 9AM - 10PM
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#9 POLLEN 

POLLEN Singapore dome
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Find this place familiar? That's because POLLEN is located in Gardens by the Bay's Flower Dome itself and is the ultimate garden-themed restaurant!

POLLEN indoors with greenery
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Set within a lush Mediterranean garden with panoramic views of the Marina Bay waterfront, dining at POLLEN will be a unique and romantic experience like no other.

POLLEN food
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Enjoy sophisticated multi-course menus while taking in spectacular views of the Marina Bay skyline and waterfront. The fresh herbs and vegetables come straight from POLLEN's in-house garden!

POLLEN dessert
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You can also choose to arrive in style with POLLEN's limousine buggy service from Gardens by the Bay's arrival plaza. When you're done eating, you'll get to enjoy complimentary access to the Flower Dome as well.

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, #01-09 Flower Dome, Singapore 018953
Opening hours: Closed on Monday & Tuesday | Wednesday - Sunday: 12PM - 3PM & 6PM - 10.30PM
Website | Facebook | Instagram

#10 Chow Cute

Chow Cute dog cafe
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Chow Cute is a new dog cafe located at the Seletar Aerospace Park that doubles up as a boutique daycare, grooming centre and boarding house for dogs.

Chow Cute chow chow dog
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The cafe is housed in a beautiful refurbished colonial building with both indoor and outdoor seats with a large area for dogs to run around freely. Bring your doggie there but if you don't own one, you can always interact with the cute furry friends there!

Chow Cute pastries
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The cafe serves finger food, croissants and desserts, as well as the standard selection of cafe beverages.

Chow Cute coffee latte art
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Order the coffee for adorable latte art featuring dogs.

Read our full write-up on Chow Cute here.

Address: 16 The Oval, Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore 797873
Opening hours: Closed on Monday | Tuesday - Sunday: 10AM - 10PM
Website | Facebook | Instagram

#11 Ginger at PARKROYAL

Ginger garden-themed restaurant
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Ginger at PARKROYAL is a newly refurbished buffet restaurant with a gorgeous tropical theme that will make you feel like you're dining in an actual garden.

Seating area ar Ginger at PARKROYAL
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The pastel pink seats with timbre flooring and marbled tabletops paired with floral wallpaper and gold accents make for a luxurious dining experience.

Ginger at PARKROYAL buffet spread
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The buffet spread features both local and Western cuisine, ranging from crab and noodles to barbecue dishes and desserts.

Ginger at PARKROYAL dessert
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Their star dishes are the Signature Crabs (Chilli, Pepper and Kam Heong) with Mantou, Sate Lilit, Durian Pengat, BBQ Thai River Prawn with Spicy Green Dip and Singapore Laksa.

Read our full write-up on Ginger at PARKROYAL here.

Address: 7500 Beach Road, Singapore 199591
Opening hours: Breakfast: 6AM to 10.30AM | LunchL: 12PM to 2.30PM | Dinner: 6PM to 10PM
Website

#12 Hub & Spoke

Hub & Spoke glasshouse cafe
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Hub & Spoke is located right outside Terminal 2 of Changi Airport. Sitting in the glasshouse will give you an unobstructed view of nature in an air-conditioned environment.

Interior of Hub & Spoke
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This is another pet-friendly cafe that is also cyclist-friendly, which means you can bike over from East Coast Park using the Changi Airport Connector with your fur babies.

Hub & Spoke breakfast options
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Hub & Spoke serves the usual Western cafe options like Eggs Benedict, Salmon Benedict and Big Breakfast available from 7.30AM to 6PM daily.

Hub & Spoke rice bowl
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Main dishes like pasta and grilled meats are available till closing and some examples include the Truffle Mushroom Pasta, Ribeye Steak with Black Pepper Sauce and Chicken Chop.

Read our full write-up on Hub & Spoke here.

Address: 60 Airport Boulevard, #01-T2 S-02, Singapore 819643
Opening hours: 7.30AM - 9.30PM daily
Website | Facebook | Instagram

#13 French Fold

French Fold
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French Fold is by the same people behind Merci Marcel, the cafe franchise listed #4 in this list. This cafe with botanical-themed Parisian decor is a chill place to hang out at for some after work drinks with savoury and sweet crepes.

The potted plants, botanical wallpaper, warm lighting and wooden tables give off a relaxed and comfortable vibe.

French Fold savoury Galette
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Try the savoury galettes made from buckwheat flour, with fillings such as ham, chicken, egg, cheese, mushrooms and many more.

French Fold dessert crepe
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Satisfy your dessert cravings too with the crepes made from wheat flour. We recommend getting the No. 13, a classic crepe with brown sugar and butter - sounds simple but tastes heavenly!

Address: 204 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068640
Opening hours: 8AM - 10.30PM daily
Website | Facebook | Instagram

#14 Cafe Coco 

Cafe Coco at Gardens by the Bay
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Cafe Coco is another cafe located in Gardens by the Bay and it's also pet-friendly!

Cafe Coco seating area
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The place has a calming, minimalist-industrial design with greenery within its premises. It's like dining in a garden-themed cafe in an actual garden!

Cafe Coco lavender brunch
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The cafe serves Insta-worthy brunch sets which include a main, drink, and dessert - all centred around lavender as an ingredientChoose from hotcakes, waffles or a big breakfast.

Cafe Coco lavender drink
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Even the drinks are gorgeous! The food and drinks come plated with beautiful flowers as well so get your camera or phone ready to snap as many pictures as possible.

Read our full write-up on Cafe Coco here.

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Supertree Food Hall, Gardens By The Bay, Singapore 018953
Opening hours: 11AM - 9PM daily
Website | Facebook | Instagram

#15 Wan Wan Thai Cafe 

Wan Wan Thai Cafe
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Wan Wan Thai Cafe is located near Bugis and is full of Instagrammable spots with its decor ranging from flowers to leaves and neon lights. The abundance of floral elements in the cafe will make you feel like you just stepped into an ethereal-looking garden!

Wan Wan Thai Cafe seating area
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If you think the cafe can't get even more gorgeous, the white plush seats, marble tabletops and brick walls will prove you otherwise! Each table even comes with a vase filled with flowers so you can use it as a prop when you take photos of your food.

Wan Wan Thai Cafe bingsu
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The bingsus come in a generous portion filled to the brim with toppings such as fruits and ice cream. Choose from classic flavours like red bean, chocolate, green tea and mango or indulge in more interesting variations like the milk tea, coconut and Oreo ones.

Wan Wan Thai Cafe toast
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Flavours for the Shibuya-style toasts include mango, coconut, milo, kaya, banana caramel, chocolate, honey, strawberry banana and more. Each serving of toast also comes with a scoop of ice cream.

Read our full write-up on Wan Wan Thai Cafe here.

Address: 127 Bencoolen St, Singapore 189637 (second level)
Opening hours: 12.30PM - 3AM daily
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