Weekend brunches don't have to be expensive. These cafes offer classic brunch dishes such as pancakes, eggs Benedict and French toast at affordable prices for a wallet-friendly indulgence.
Never mind that the menu here isn't the most extensive - the Oven-Baked Molten Eggs on tortilla and melted cheese ($9.80, pictured) is all you need. The rich flavours all come together decadently, only without the guilt, because 1) avocado and salmon are healthy fat, right? And 2) it costs less than a tenner! 100 Guillemard Rd, tel: 6348-0501. Read more: 5 healthy restaurants and cafes in Singapore for clean eating Bread Yard's candied bacon pancakes ($12) are made using wild yeast and lactobacilli harvested from the local environment - no baking powder, baking soda, or the like. This means better flavour, all the better to pair with the charred candied bacon and grilled mozzarella cheese. #01-23/24 Galaxis, 1 Fusionopolis Place, tel: 9773-5318. Read more: REVIEW: 7 unusual pancakes to try in Singapore If nothing else, head here for the ambience. This Haji Lane gem is hip and happening, but peaceful in the day. It's perfect for brunch, with bagels for less than a tenner. Take your pick: French toast ($10), Beef Sausage Omelette ($15) or Smoked Salmon Bagel ($12). 23 Haji Ln Read more: REVIEW: The best bottled cold brews to try in Singapore Some love it for the coffee, others love it for their specialty Gashouse Eggs ($10) or filling Big Brekkie ($12, pictured). We say try both - you haven't got much to lose, seeing that this cafe is one of the more affordable ones in central Singapore. Fun fact: it's a cafe by day and pizzeria by night! 215R Upper Thomson Rd, tel: 9658-1685. Read more: 5 cafes in the HDB heartlands for cheap and good food East-siders don't have to travel far for a filling plate of pasta - none are priced in the double-digits, including the crowd favourite Seafood Spaghetti Aglio Olio ($9.90, pictured). With a soup of the day ($3.90) to start, it'll still cost less than a simple eggs on toast in some cafes. #01-25/27, 84 Bedok North St 4, tel: 6445-1011. Read more: REVIEW: 4 cafes in Singapore to get delicious waffles The menu here is labelled "Everyday Food". True in some regards - the dishes are uncomplicated and honest, like French Omelettes ($11) and Avocado on Sourdough ($10), but they're done so well we'd consider brunch here a treat. Don't go without a coffee - these folks are serious about their cuppas. 20 Foch Rd, tel: 8720-0093. Read more: 5 cafes in Singapore that open early for a takeaway breakfast It's a bold claim, but one we're making with confidence: Flock Cafe serves one of the best french toasts we've tried on the island, served with caramelised bananas, crispy bacon, and smothered in maple syrup. We'd willingly pay more, but it's only $13.90! More a savoury bruncher? Cheeky Eggs ($16.90), an rendition of everyone's favourite Eggs Benny, but with braised pork cheek. #01-25, 78 Moh Guan Terrace, tel: 6536-3938. Read more: REVIEW: 6 best places in Singapore for delicious French toast Drury Lane's Eggs Benedict ($12) is served with turkey bacon as a healthier alternative. Add-ons, from beef sausage to mushrooms to avocado, cost no more than $2 for a portion, too. For those with a larger appetite, even the big breakfast platter will set you back by only $15. Their weekend special includes the Prawn and Steak Tostada that costs just $18. 94 Tanjong Pagar Rd, tel: 6222-6698. Read more: 5 cafes in Singapore that open early for a takeaway breakfast This story was originally published in The Finder.
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