Thomson Eateries | Food At Upper Thomson

In the Thomson area and looking for some good food to fill your belly? Well, here are some places you can head to!


1. Wafflelicious

215F Upper Thomson Road

Must-try: Belgian Liege Waffles


This place claims to be “mad about waffles”, so you probably will not go wrong here. They serve a range of Belgian Waffles served with home-made ice cream.


2. Salted Caramel Artisan Ice Cream

246F Upper Thomson Road

Must-try: Salted Caramel Ice Cream, Earl Grey Ice Cream


This independent ice cream parlour offers a variety of ice cream flavours, home-made waffles, cakes, and coffee.


 3. Udders Ice Cream

246D Upper Thomson Road

Must-try: Rum & Raisin Ice Cream, Mao Shan Wang Ice Cream


This local ice cream chain is definitely no stranger to Singaporeans. Udders started off as a kooky and fun place to get your ice cream fix and they have since expanded and grown even more successful. What really wins us over is their variety – they serve up to 30 flavours of ice cream.

4. Old School Delights

215M Upper Thomson Road

Must-try: Mee Siam

This place carries old school charm and nostalgia, especially with their interior being modelled after a classroom. They also serve up a variety of quintessential Singaporean dishes such as Mee Siam, Laksa and Kueh Pie Ti. Look out for their old school toys instore as well – they’re guaranteed to bring back memories.


5. Yi Jia Bakery House Café

229 Upper Thomson Road

Must-try: Milk Bread

This place is definitely a trip down memory lane, especially with your kopi or teh and freshly baked traditional style breads.

6. One Man Coffee

215R Upper Thomson Road

Must-try: Brioche French Toast


It’s quite easy to miss One Man Coffee if you do not know that they share the same shop space as Crust Gourmet Pizza Bar. So keep your eyes peeled when you’re headed there. They’re known for their quality coffees and affordable brunch items, but it is their Brioche French Toast which have been especially raved about.


7. November 8 Coffee & Company

#01-30 Thomson V Two

11 Sin Ming Road

Must-try: Big Breakfast


This café has already gained a following despite being a relatively new kid on the block. Their chic interior is inviting and the place allows for ample sunlight for you to bask in while you enjoy your leisurely brunch.


8. Black Sheep Café

#B1-30, Thomson V Two

11 Sin Ming Road

Must-try: Duck Confit


This is one of the hidden gems of Thomson V Two. Previously located at Mayo Street, this café serves up French fare in a cosy and casual setting at an affordable price. Patrons will also be glad to know that this place has no service and GST charges.


9. Oz Specialty Coffee

#01-13, Thomson V Two

11 Sin Ming Road

Must-try: Belgian Liege Waffles, Coffee


Even though they are fairly new to the café scene, Oz Specialty Coffee are one of the few cafés which go beyond just food and coffee – they stock specialty coffee equipment and products as well. You might want to note that seating is mostly al fresco.


10. Fluffy White Cloud

#01-19, Thomson V Two, 11 Sin Ming Road

Must-try: Signature Ciabatta Sandwich


Fluffy White Cloud Café has a unique café concept which combines a retail and F&B space. They carry independent watch and accessory brand TOKYOBay and also offer bites like traditional pastries, cupcakes, sandwiches and drinks.


11. Habitat Coffee

223 Upper Thomson Road

Must-try: The Big Ben


Habitat Coffee serves quality coffees and food and their popularity has grown beyond their shop space. It’s not uncommon to see the café packed on a weekday afternoon.


12. Little Pancakes

#01-04, Thomson Imperial Court

200 Upper Thomson Road

Must-try: Ham & Cheesy


This place serves – you got it – little pancakes. These bite-sized beauties come in sweet, savoury and Asian options. Looks like pancakes could really give waffles a run for their money.


13. Little Part 1 Café

15 Jasmine Road

Must-try: Chicken Schnitzel


This independent café has been serving up comfort food, coffee and alcohol for some time now. They call themselves the “third place – neither work nor home”. One gripe though: You have to navigate past the private houses before you can get to this gem, but it’d be well worth your time.


14. JBM Coffee Works

#01-80, Midview City

22 Sin Ming Lane

Must-try: Take-away coffees


Veer off Upper Thomson Road and you’ll find JBM hidden behind the HDB flats at Midview City. If you’re looking for a cuppa and and coffee equipment, this might be the place for you. It has a modest seating area of about 15.

15. Badoque Café

Address: 246 Upper Thomson Road

Must-try: Beef Ribs


Some may know Badoque from their original shop at Bedok Simpang. Well, they’ll be glad to know that they are finally opened at a location which is more accessible than their eastern sister. Badoque is pretty hard to miss, especially with their large green and black signboard. Do come here hungry as they’re well known for their hearty portions.


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