REVIEW: Brunches Cafe (2nd Visit)

Went to brunches cafe for lunch again before heading somewhere near. This cafe is just so photogenic in anywhere possible but their pasta is kind of meh.. at least the 2 that i have tried. 

Seriously memorized with all these beautiful decorations! look at the car behind! its actually converted to become a table. 


Their coffee was alright though! Love that they put little motivational notes in these flower vases on each table. :)


Pasta wasn't horrible but it is not the best carbonara that i have tasted. Although i have ordered the creamy carbonara but it's too creamy for me!! Could taste the strong milky taste in the sauce. It is overwhelming.


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REVIEW: Letoile Cafe at Farrer Park

I went to letoile cafe quite some time back to work on an assignment. talk about endless assignments!! It was a short walk from Farrer park Mrt to this cafe. It's located at the intersection between owen road and dorset road. Not very difficult to spot this. L'etoile cafe is inspired by the indie cafes in Japanese. It's influenced by Japanese and French style. 

Address: 160 Owen Rd 218953
Opening Hours: Weekdays 11am - 10pm 
Weekends 9am - 10pm 

I went there on a weekday morning as I do not have work that day. The place is rather quiet and spacious with a second storey! Hardly see any cafes that have second storey unless you're referring to McDonald or Starbucks. Crowd starts to comes in during lunch time so secure a seat first! 

Here's my carrot cake with a nice iced latte! Don't really enjoy eating carrot cakes but i ordered one there. It was moist and easy to chew. :)

What really brought me there is because of their free WIFI!! 



Black and white photos all framed up adorning a white wall.

Very bad panorama picture of the cafe! But you can see the nice and cozy environment this cafe provides and perhaps a glimpse of the japanese/french influences here.


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Top 11 most conducive work-friendly cafes with WIFI for studying in Singapore


Below are my top 11 cafes that are conducive and work friendly with free wifi for studying or working! Did not number them because idk which one is the best. Read my honest review below.

Roosevelt Diner & Bar

Roosevelt is located near Outram Park mrt. The place is spacious enough and you can have a cup of bear latte while you mug. Review here



Address: 331 New Bridge Road
#01-02 Dorsett Residences
Singapore 088764

Opening Hours: Mon to thur 8:30am – 10pm
Fri, Sat 8:30am – midnight
Sun 8:30am – 10pm

Brunches Cafe

Cafe is located near Farrer Park Mrt. The interior is very instagram worthy and i have seen people bringing their laptops there. No power point there though. Not really fantastic food but good to have a cup of latte and study. Review here




Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday: 9am – 7pm
Closes on Tuesday

Address: Brunches Cafe, 94 Rangoon Road

NOM - Bistro & Bakery

This is by far the most spacious cafe that I have been to. It's located at a quiet estate at MacPherson. It is not near any MRT station though. The place is not crowded in the afternoon so it's good to enjoy the peace and have a rainbow cake and work on your assignments! Review here



Address: Level 1, Macpherson Community Club, 400 Paya Lebar Way

Opening Hours: Daily: 11am - 10pm

Brew Maison cafe

This cafe is unfortunately quite far also! It's located at Bukit Timah but if you go at night, there won't be alot of people so it's good to work on your stuffs. You can see that it's almost empty!! Review here


Address: Alocassia Apartment, 383 Bukit Timah Rd, 259727
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 7am - 10pm
                         Sat - Sun: 8am - 10pm

Cozy Corner Coffee at Everton Park

Not very conducive for reading or writing notes as there's not much lighting here but you can bring your laptop and do your work while drinking coffee! You can also explore the rest of the cafes around the Everton area after working while you're there. Review here




Address: 4 EVERTON PARK #01-50 SINGAPORE 080004

Opening Hours: 8:30AM – 7:30PM


The Bakery Chef at Bukit Merah Central

This is located quite far at Bukit Merah Central. Not near to any MRT Station, however there's a Bukit Merah Bus Station. Only go if you're near there. Cafe is not very big but enough for working. Enjoy their pastries while working! Review here




Address: #01-3711, 161 Bukit Merah Central, Singapore 150161

Opening Hours: Mon - Thurs 10am –7pm
Fri - Sun 10am – 9pm

Bunny and Pony at Changi Village

This is also another one that's not near anywhere and located at Changi Village. However the place is quite quiet and is very good for those who wants to work in silence! Review here



Address: Blk 1 Changi Village Road #01-2000, Singapore 500001

Opening Hours: 12pm – 9pm (Tues-Thurs)
12pm – 10pm (Fri-Sun)
Closed Mon

Letoile Cafe

This place has a second storey! Located quite near to Brunches Cafe. They do have some power plug points for your lap top. Review here 



Address: 160 Owen Rd, 218953

Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 11am - 10pm
Sat - Sun 9am - 10pm

Envy Coffee

This is another cafe that is far! This one is located at One North. Hmm.. It's not really near to One North Station but it's walkable from there. Cafe is not really spacious but as the location is far, there's not many people i think. Come in the afternoon! Review here




Address: #01-04, Nexus@One-North
1 Fusionopolis Link, Singapore (138542)

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 7.30am to 6pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: Closed

Paddy Hills

Place is quite spacious and is walkable from Haw Par Villa Station which is quite ulu as well! Come here and eat their pancake while working away on your laptop or sip on your coffee while reading a nice book. :)  Review here



Address: 38 South Buona Vista Road, 118164

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 1030am - 11pm
Sat - Sun 9am - 11pm

The Book Cafe

I decided to bring my laptop out. I have always wanted to come to the book cafe after knowing that it has FREE WIFI. The whole place is just super conducive for work! There are 3 areas here. One is alfresco seating outside, the comfortable sofa area and then the normal table settings on one side. It just feels comfortable inside. The sofa area was adorned with book shelves and it act as a separator from the other area. There's also paintings on the wall


This cafe has an extensive menu, ranging from All day breakfast sets, sandwiches, pastas and Asian delights. 






































Address: 20 Martin Rd, #01-02 Seng Kee Building, 239070

Opening Hours: Sunday - Thursday - 8.30pm - 10.30pm 
Friday - Saturday - 8.30am - 12.30am 

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REVIEW: Kagari Ginza Ramen (篝) at Ginza, Tokyo

So I was at Ginza on 2 occasion to try out Kagari Ramen. I have mentioned that if there's a long queue the food there should be super delicious. Look at the long queue!!! 

Downside of this space is there's no shelter!! What if it rains? And also its summer when I went to japan so it is super hot with the sun shining down at max power. Nonetheless people still queued. There's a mix of locals and tourists in the queue too. The shop is located in an alleyway so don't miss it besides it will be recognizable when you see the queue!

Address: 4-4-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 11:00-15:30, 17:00-22:30
Saturday and Holidays: 11:00-15:30, 17:00-21:00
Closed Sundays




Not sure how long i queued but i think it was more than 15 minutes. The space is quite small. I think not more than 10 people can sit inside.


Most ramen shops in Japan have an open concept Kitchen.

Uncle hard at work preparing my delicious ramen.

Menu! They will pass you this menu for you to see and will take your order while you're queuing so you wont have to wait too long when you're seated inside. 

I ordered this on my first visit as i did not know what was the most famous dish there. This was good too! It comes with a bowl of Nimboshi Shoyu both. It is made with dried small sardines and soy sauce consomme. It also comes with A bowl of egg, roast pork, yam, corn and not sure whats that green thing and also the noodles topped with seaweed.  The broth was rich and thick just the way i like it. Noodles was the thick hakata kind here and was al dente. 



After reading up on their most famous dish and seeing people ordering this while i ordered the dipping soba, i came here for a second visit! >.>

I was served with this bowl of rich, thick and creamy chicken broth(Tori Paitan (鶏白湯))! This is the best chicken broth ramen i have ever tasted!! Seriously yummy!!!!! It comes with an egg, chicken meat, cherry tomato, corn and yam. Noodles was aldente as well. My experience here was nothing but the best. I normally don't go back to the same store for a second visit as i wanted to try out new food but i will consider coming back here. <3

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