Bugis area around Kampong Glam, known by many as “Arab Street”, is popular for its hippie vibe and places where youngsters usually hang out. From the Masjid Sultan mosque to Haji Lane, to pubs and independent coffee houses; you’ll surely find yourself in a relaxing atmosphere compared to the city’s fast-paced life.
So if you’re planning to visit Singapore anytime soon, or are in Singapore but haven’t gotten the chance to explore the city, make sure to head around Bugis area for some café hopping!
La Marelle Café & Boutique
Located along Baghdad Street, La Marelle, which means 'bread' in French, will surely grab your attention with its striking pink vintage exterior and quirky and artisanal-themed decorations, and get you craving for their rainbow cake and delicious beverages!
Situated inside a “backpacker’s hotel”, this modest café actually has a lot to offer – from delicious brunch dishes, to juicy pastas, and to crunchy pizzas – it’s the perfect quaint location to hang out and ‘chill’ the afternoon away.
With its unique decorations and beautiful foliage, this coffee shop is a sure win for anyone who loves flowers and pastries. Plus, once you enter, you will feel like you have been transported to a fairytale world as flowers and beautiful lights drape from the ceiling, and their intricately designed cakes are on display for every one to see and choose from!
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