5 Cafés in Bugis That We Absolutely Love

There’s more to rave about our co-working space than its close (five minutes!) proximity to Bugis MRT Station. Besides being equipped with themed rooms for casual meetings, SPECTRUM is also conveniently located near a treasure trove of cafés, meaning our members never have to go far for a quality cup of coffee. 

Whether you’re arranging a team lunch or are in need of a quick caffeine hit, here are some of our favourite picks near our co-working space. 

Joe & Dough at DUO Galleria 

Joe & Dough at DUO Galleria is a familiar favourite, known for its inviting ambience and quality brew. This café stands out as an ideal spot for intimate gatherings thanks to its thoughtfully spaced seating environment, avoiding the common elbow-to-elbow seating with strangers. Complete with a bright and spacious interior and a masterfully crafted brunch menu, Joe & Dough is an excellent meeting spot for an early power lunch. 

Address: 7 Fraser St, #01-34/35, Singapore 189356

SO France DUO Galleria 

Another easily accessible option, SO France offers a delightful mix of café, bistro and grocery elements, bringing the authentic French culinary experience to your next business lunch. Perfect for client meetings, SO France provides a conducive environment for conversations over delectable French pastries paired with great coffee. The best part? Visitors can end their visit by bringing home some of the best dairy products, snacks, cold cuts, and French wines that Southwestern France has to offer.

Address: 7 Fraser Street Duo Galleria #01-51/56, Singapore 189356 

Fika Swedish Café and Bistro 

Far from the typical fare you might find at IKEA, Fika Swedish Café and Bistro serves up authentic, Halal Swedish cuisine in a setting akin to a friend’s welcoming home. Their grilled chicken crepe, while unassuming, features a delightful combination of cheese and sesame mayo with a generous filling of chicken. Quality is the norm here, from presentation of dishes to portion sizes. Overall, Fika is an excellent setting for a casual business lunch, especially for those eager to delve into Swedish cuisine in a relaxed and welcoming environment. 

Address: 257 Beach Rd, Singapore 199539 

Louisa Coffee 

The celebrated Taiwanese café chain has arrived in Beach Road, stirring up the local scene with an SG-exclusive menu. Coffee aficionados will appreciate their signature Coffee Latte, a harmonious blend of Taiwanese beans and fresh milk, offering a subtle, sweet allure. For something edgier, the Iced Black Coffee Latte takes things up a notch with a mix of charcoal, black sesame, espresso, and milk. All in all, Louisa Coffee is a fresh and trendy choice for executives seeking some place different for client meetings or spontaneous networking sessions. 

Address: 130 Beach Road #01-13 & 14, Singapore 189774 

Ya Kun Kaya Toast (Bugis Junction) 

This list wouldn’t be complete without Ya Kun Kaya Toast, a hallmark of Singapore’s bustling coffee scene. Small but big in popularity, Ya Kun attracts a steady stream of patrons throughout the day, particularly during lunch hours. A highlight here is their Teh Peng – a frothy, iced milk tea with a generous serving of ice, perfect for Singapore’s tropical climate. Although the seating arrangement might not be the most conducive for a leisurely coffee break, the vibrant atmosphere and high-quality drinks make this outlet a noteworthy stop for anyone seeking an authentic and quick caffeine fix in the area. 

Address: 200 Victoria St, B1-11, Singapore 188024 

Our SPECTRUM co-working space sits in the heart of the bustling CBD, meaning there’s no shortage of cafés for your next business lunch or afternoon tea break. 

Reach out to us now to arrange a tour and experience the convenience of our location for yourself!