12 Best Themed Cafes in Singapore Worth Exploring

12 Best Themed Cafes in Singapore Worth Exploring

Sipping a cup of brew has never been this exciting!

What better way to unwind on a lovely Saturday morning than to spend time at an eye-catching cafe serving tasty meals with your loved one(s)? From a Harry Potter-inspired cafe with magical menus to a paw-some cat cafe filled with furballs to cosy up with, these exceptional themed cafes in Singapore will do your taste buds and megapixels justice. Read on to find out more about these unique gastronomic experiences you can only find in the Lion City!

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Themed cafes in Singapore for pop culture lovers

1. Platform 1094

Platform 1094 is the place to be for those looking for a magical dining experience in the city. Step inside and be mesmerised by the dark and gloomy ambience illuminated by warm lights from the chandelier. When you look around, the iconic Hogwarts Library-inspired walls and other Harry Potter paraphernalia are ready to bewitch the Potterhead in you. 

While you’re here, try Hagrid’s English Afternoon Tea, featuring the best raspberry, mango mousse, and Potato Slyther-in Bacon that’ll leave you wanting more. To wash them down your throat, the fiery Mr Lich’s Flaming Brew will do the trick. Afterwards, opt for a decadent Golden Snitch Cake to satisfy your sweet tooth craving before you pose for an Insta-worthy shot or two against the Wizarding World-inspired backdrops. Hands down the best “almost” Harry Potter cafe in Singapore no one should miss!

Address:  1094 Serangoon Rd, Singapore 328192

2. Aniplus Cafe

If you’re looking for a permanent cartoon-themed cafe in Singapore, Aniplus Cafe is the closest you will get. The anime-themed cafe is popular among otakus in the country due to its seasonal anime collaboration, with an outlet that doubles as a one-stop merch store for the fans.

What makes it even more remarkable is that the menu, ranging from sweet and savoury Western dishes to traditional Japanese meals, is specially customised according to the current anime collaboration. After filling up your tummy, be sure to get yourself a badge, sticker, mug, or plushie of your favourite anime from their merch store!

Address:8 Raffles Ave, Esplanade Mall, #01-13C Annexe, Singapore 039802

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Most colourful themed cafes in Singapore

3. GIG Cafe

Calling all pink lovers and Barbie fans! GIG Cafe is the place to swing by with your BFFs for a lovely high tea session like no other. Walk inside, and your sight will be blessed by the beautiful hanging flowers in every shade of pink. What’s more, there are plenty of pink-themed seating options to choose from, each offering the best angle and backdrop for the ’Gram. 

If this is your first time coming, we recommend getting the  High Tea Set comprising mini cakes, tarts, cookies, scones, quiches, and puffs. Craving something heavy? Try out their Creamy Scallop Pink Rose Pasta or Aglio Olio Pasta instead. Also, don’t forget to quench your thirst with their signature drinks, such as the Iced Rose Blossom and Pink Lychee Soda. Definitely one of the most vibrant themed cafes in Singapore to add to your list!

Address: Blk 419 Tampines Street 41 #01-104, Level 1, Singapore 520419

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4. Nasty Cookie

Nasty Cookie with its signature blue theme is something no one can pass by without turning their head. Famous for its chunky cookies and soft serve ice creams, the brand currently has five outlets running across Singapore. You can find them in Funan, Orchard Gateway, Westgate, Vivocity, or Kaki Bukit — all painted in the trademark turquoise palette. 

Unsure what to get from this cafe? You might want to start with the all-time favourite Marsh Milo Cookie or the iconic Nasty Monster Cookie in blue. For something to bring home to your loved ones, take the Mega S’mores featuring Graham cracker dough with chocolate chips topped with torched giant marshmallows. We’re not drooling — you are!


  • 107 North Bridge Road, Funan Mall #02-35, Singapore 179105 
  • 277 Orchard Road, Orchard Gateway #B2-10, Singapore 238858
  • 3 Gateway Drive, Westgate #01-09, Singapore 608532
  • 1 Harbourfront Walk, #02-51, Singapore 098585
  • 1 Kaki Bukit View, TechView #01-02, Singapore 415941

5. Cafe Monochrome

This is not a comic book drawing; this is Cafe Monochrome — the first 2D cafe in Singapore! Enter the premise, and you’ll be mind-blown by its fully decked black and white, hand-drawn wallpaper and furniture. Talk about one of the best themed cafes in Singapore with an extraordinary concept! FYI, the brand currently has two branches operating in the country. They are in Chinatown and on Syed Alwi Road, respectively. 

The place is famous for its pasta, donburi bowls, and colourful pastries that are tasty and stand out against the black-and-white colour concept. You can have a taste of their Smoked Duck Pasta or Smoked Duck Donburi for the best experience. As for the desserts, their Yuzu Osmanthus and Onded-Ondeh Cakes will do you justice. 


  • Along Smith Street Side, 25 Trengganu St, #01-12, Singapore 058476
  • 216 Syed Alwi Rd, Singapore 207749

Stunning garden-themed cafes in Singapore

6. Wildseed Cafe at The Alkaff Mansion

Looking to sit back and enjoy tasty meals surrounded by nature? Look no further than Wildseed Cafe at The Alkaff Mansion, the garden-themed cafe in Singapore loved by many. Set amidst a blooming garden, expect leaves and flowers to dominate the decors around you and, in fact, even on your plates! Did we mention you can also bring your furry friends to this floral cafe?

For something to start the day, you can opt for their Atas Kaya Toast, featuring sourdough; sous vide egg, fresh grated coconut, kaya, and gula melaka. Afterwards, wash down with their Wildflower Latte or signature Freshly Roasted Alkaff Blend, leaving you wanting more with every sip. To satisfy your sweet craving, indulge in their delightful Wildseed Banana Loaf or ‘Wild’ Carrot Cake, which promises a playful, luscious taste.

Address: 10 Telok Blangah Green, Singapore 109178

7. Hortus

Another spectacular garden-themed cafe in Singapore that you should check out is Hortus, housed within the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay. The cafe is most proud of its Mediterranean servings, which can be enjoyed with free fresh air from the surrounding greenery. 

For a hearty brunch, you can try the Beef & Lamb Adana Kebab with haydari and burnt butter. Or better yet, dig in their popular Chicken Tagine cooked with prunes and preserved lemons. Before leaving, make sure to get a taste of their daily selection of homemade desserts that will never disappoint!

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, #01-09 Level 2 Flower Dome, Singapore 018953

8. Le Jardin Singapore

Le Jardin Singapore in Fort Canning Park is easily one of the best garden-themed cafes in the country. Going here means you’ll get to dine with nature while enjoying the pleasant sight and smell of the flowers surrounding the eatery. The cafe interior features Monet’s garden-inspired design with a touch of European palace gardens vibe.

To dine indoors or go al fresco? Your call. If you didn’t know yet, the floral-themed cafe also specialises in delectable French and European cuisine. So, if you’re planning on coming, it’s good to know that their Croissant Waffle, Wagyu Beef Burger, and Arrabiata Fettuccine are the must-tries!

Address: 5 Cox Terrace, Level 2 Fort Canning Arts Centre, Singapore 179620

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Must-visit Japanese-themed cafes in Singapore

9. Suzuki Gourmet Coffee

Who would’ve thought you could experience a part of Japan in the Lion City? That’s right, all made possible with Suzuki Gourmet Coffee! The cafe boasts a kanso (a concept of simplicity) aesthetic, immediately giving zen to customers who walk in. You might not believe this, but the aroma of the freshly roasted coffee from this cafe will tempt anyone to drop by and have a sip. 

This speciality coffee house is dedicated to delivering sumiyaki (charcoal-heated) flavours both in their classic pour-over and seasonal special. For starters, you can try their Autumn Gesha, featuring Colombian jasmine, tangerine, and white chocolate. Other recommended brews include the Vanilla Tabi, Kun Jin, and Concepcion Buenavista. Undoubtedly one of the best themed cafes in Singapore for coffee aficionados worldwide!

Address: 8 Chin Bee Ave, Singapore 619932

10. Hvala Singapore

Another Japanese-concept cafe that should be on your list is Hvala Singapore, specialising in everything tea. The place exudes a calming vibe with its minimalist design that merges traditional tatami seatings and contemporary table sets. So, choose your preferred dining position and let the menu take you away to the Land of Rising Sun and beyond.

Matcha lovers, especially, will love the choices on the menu here. We’re talking Matcha Blondie fudge brownie, Matcha Hojicha Latte, and White Matcha gelato and sorbet. If that’s not enough, their Matcha Mont Blanc Tarts will do you wonders! 

The brand has expanded to five branches, so you can easily find them at Chijmes, 111 Somerset, Craig Road, Beach Road, and Takashimaya, Singapore.


  • 30 Victoria Street, #01-04/05 Singapore 187996
  • 111 Somerset Road, #01-10 Singapore 238164
  • 40 Craig Road, Singapore 089678
  • 267 Beach Road, Singapore 199545
  • 391 Orchard Road, Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Ngee Ann City, #B2-28, Singapore 238872

The most paw-some animal-themed cafes in Singapore

11. The Cat Cafe

Cat lovers will surely find The Cat Cafe in Bugis or The Rail Mall to be a purr-fect haven to spend their weekend. Here is where you get the best of both worlds as you indulge in freshly brewed coffee and pastries while petting a furry friend that comes for a cuddle (or a bite)! Both branches house more than ten cats; all are adopted/re-homed strays. 

If you’re planning on coming, it’s best to reserve a seat online and try not to arrive later than 10 minutes from the allocated time. Definitely one of the must-experience themed cafes in Singapore that animal lovers shouldn’t sleep on!


  • 241B Victoria St, Singapore 188030
  • 392 Upper Bukit Timah Rd, Singapore 678046

12. Chow Cute Cafe

We can’t talk about the best animal-themed cafes in Singapore without mentioning Chow Cute Cafe in Seletar Aerospace Park. The concept is pretty much the same as the previous cafe but with dogs. Step inside, and you’ll be greeted by the adorable chow chows, a samoyed, and a chinchilla eager to welcome you aboard! 

You can pet them or give them good ‘ol belly rubs before snapping a selfie or two with these cuties. While busy with your petting business, don’t forget to sip their signature teas, such as the Corgi Chamomile Sip and Samoyed Pride of Africa. Afterwards, order the Chowtogether Hooman Set featuring eight assorted pastries to fill your tummy with something sweet. What a way to satisfy your taste buds and furry instincts!

Address: 16 The Oval, Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore 797873

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And that concludes our list of unique themed cafes in Singapore that deserve your attention. Try out any of these cafes, and you’ll be returning soon after (or at least, you wish you could)!

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Izzati Haron
Izzati Haron

Izzati is an author to two poem anthologies, a slam poet wannabe, and a full-time nanny to her kitties. She loves dreaming about traveling the world just like most protagonists in the movies, but more often than not, her bank account only permits her to travel to her backyard.