Jalan Besar goes cafe crazy!

The word has been out for a while – Jalan Besar is where it’s at right now. Every week, there’s a new cute cafe or bakery popping up on this corner and that road. So much so that by the time this piece is out, we hazard they’ll already be another five!

Only a few weeks ago we mentioned the recently opened Temporium, Butter Studio and The Bravery in our 10 new cafes you need to know about feature – the three of which had stuck their stick in the sand in the area not long ago.

Since then even more newbies have been spotted taking up residence in the neighbourhood. Who you might ask? Well, let us shine a light here:

The Tiramisu Hero Cafe

A good tiramisu can be hard to find, cue The Tiramisu Hero Cafe to the rescue! Promising to bring forth only the best tiramisu in a variety of flavours including milo, lavender, Ovaltine and more, in a range of sizes from selfish single portions up to buckets (yes buckets!) for group sharing. Meow!

The Tiramisu Hero Cafe is located at 121 Trywhitt Road, Singapore 207548. Opening hours to be confirmed. For more information see their website here.

The Little Prince Cafe

Remember that cute little character The Little Prince – ya know, the timeless classic by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry? Well this cafe is dedicated to that little fella. A cute little spot with a lovely childlike air of innocence to it thanks to its beautifully illustrated walls, serving up things to gulp and munch like cakes, scones and other treats whilst you while away the hours browsing those classic princely little books.

The Little Prince Cafe is located at 62 Somme Road, 01-03, Singapore 207844. Opening hours are Tuesday – Thursday 12pm – 9pm, Friday & Saturday 12pm – 10pm and Sunday 12pm – 9pm. For more information see their Facebook page here.

The Sweet Movement

Fans of the super yummy dessert.cup in Raffles City will be pleased to know about the opening of their second outlet a stone’s throw away from The Little Prince Cafe – The Sweet Movement. Offering up a wide selection of bite-sized sweets from pop-sized cocktail cones to petite mousses and waffle tartlets and much more in between – with new desserts, flavours and formats being introduced each month. We were very lucky to get to sample their offerings last week and we can tell all those with a sweet tooth that you’ll be wanting to hot foot it down there quick smart!

The Sweet Movement is located at 62 Somme Road, 01-01, Singapore 207877. Opening hours are daily 12pm – 8pm except Monday and Thursday. N.B. Doors opening from Friday 18th October. For more information see their Facebook page here.

Cakes Literally

Bakery. Cafe. Desserts.The three words that sum up Cakes Literally. Think fresh daily bakes from this mother and daughter team, with an emphasis on quality, seasonal ingredients laced with a good dollop of passion served up in cosy surrounds.

Cakes Literally is located at 138 Owen Road, Singapore 218939. Opening hours are Tuesday – Thursday 10am – 8pm, Friday & Saturday 10am – 9.30pm and Sunday 10am – 8pm. For more information see their Facebook page here.

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Written by Ms Demeanour

Images courtesy of the establishments mentioned above.

Emily Seow


Chief Editor

Emily heads the editorial team on City Nomads by being a stickler for details, a grammar Nazi, and a really picky eater. Born and bred in Singapore, she loves cats, the written word, and exploring new places. Can bribed with good cocktails and natural wine.

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