Singapore's best brunch
Singapore's best brunch -- Recommended: One-Ninety
The Four Seasons string of hotels has a long tradition of putting on spectacular Sunday brunches, and its Singapore property does not disappoint.
On any given Sunday, the One-Ninety restaurant is packed with diners holding onto plates piled high with freshly made pancakes, coddled eggs, slivers of seafood and nibbling on as much cheese as their stomachs can handle.
For the families, there's an additional draw, the option of shelving the kids (from five to 11 years old) away at the Kid’s Playland, where they'll stay busy face painting and playing video games; when they're not stuffing their faces.
190 Orchard Boulevard, tel +65 6831 7250. Available on Sundays from noon to 3 p.m.
Singapore's best brunch -- Recommended: Freshly Baked by Le Bijoux
Start your Sunday off on the right note, with the scent of freshly baked bread at Le Bijoux.
Baker-owner Audrey Tan left her post as a pastry chef at Saint Pierre restaurant a few years ago to set up her own spot.
Today, aside from popping buns in and loaves out of the oven, this cafe-cum-bakery pulls in a steady crowd looking for a low-key, good quality brunch. The most popular order? The deli corner beef from Huber’s Butchery paired with baked beans, a fried egg and burger bag bread.
57 Killiney Rd., tel +65 6735 3298. Open Monday to Friday 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Singapore's best brunch -- Recommended: Wild Honey
Hungover and all you can think about is a steaming plate of eggs? Time to make tracks to Wild Honey.
The all-day breakfast place at the Mandarin Galley is quite the popular weekend spot, judging by the queues, even past breakfast hours.
The menu offers a mishmash of eggs done in different ways, grouped by country of origin. Choose from traditional English-style scrambled eggs, fat sausages, thick bacon slices and chunky bread, Norwegian-inspired gourmet salmon tamago rolls, soul-nourishing Mexican burritos and the Italian style Fontina-streaked omelette.
#03-02 Mandarin Gallery, 333 Orchard Rd., tel +65 6235 3900. Open daily 9:30 a.m.–10:30 p.m.
Singapore's best brunch -- Winner: Rider's Cafe
In a country where children are prone to thinking that chickens grow in supermarkets, a trip out to Rider's Cafe where you can see horses, and have brunch at the same time is an ideal family brunch spot.
“It’s a good place to just kick back, relax and have a simple meal with the family," says Best Eats judge Eric Teo.
Housed in a colonial style clubhouse overlooking the Bukit Timah Saddle Club, to fully appreciate the alfresco surroundings, opt for a seat outside and hope a few horses trot by.
The rustic, down-tempo café turns out brunch staples such as eggs Benedict and pancakes, or fancier items such as the brioche French toast with burnt bananas and bacon; and yes it is as delicious as it looks.
51 Fairways Drive, tel +65 6466 9819. Monday to Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 6-9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday (brunch) 11 a.m.-3 p.m.