New Mediterranean-inspired cafe at Serangoon Gardens offers something different from usual brunch


Mandy How | November 26, 2019, 03:43 PM

Apollo Coffee Bar in Serangoon Gardens sells brunch, coffee, and Western food.

But it also offers something different from the the usual cafe fare.

The menu incorporates Mediterranean elements, while still remaining accessible to the Singaporean palate.

Apollo is started by the same team behind Atlas Coffeehouse and Columbus Coffee Co. — relatively notable names in Singapore's fast-moving cafe scene.

Brunch, small plates, big plates

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The food menu is categorised into three sections: Brunch, small plates, and big plates.

Brunch consists of items such as the breakfast burger with tater tots, avocado and nori toast, as well as rosti with sausage and eggs — in the range of S$16.50 to S$23.

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Cheddar-chive scrambled eggs, spicy aioli, caramelised onions, back-bacon, brioche bun, mini hash-browns. Start your weekend with our classic Breakfast Burger. 🍔 #apollocoffeebar

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☕️back in town and i had the opportunity to hit the barely-a-month-old @apollocoffeebar - 🤤 pleasantly surprised by the sweet, salty, creamy combination of the nori jam avo toast with eggs - 🙃thanks for having us you guys! i’d definitely want to go back and check off everything on the menu —— #sgcafes #coffee #365dayswithpeopleilove #brunch #instafood #avocado #eggs

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If you like something more common to fall back on, pancakes and waffles are on the menu as well.

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An interesting option for small plates (S$12.50) is the fried maple beancurd skin with tofu hummus and paprika and chilli oil.

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For big plates — S$18.50 - S$22 — the pork and pear tartine features roasted pears, bacon, caramelised onions, ricotta, and parmesan on top of ciabatta.

Otherwise, there's also cereal prawn pasta, mushroom bacon carbonara, and salmon soba bowl.

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Good food and really awesome service from the crew. Would definitely go back there again.

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Note that brunch is only available from 9am to 4pm, while the plates are available after 12pm.

For dessert or tea time, there are pies and cakes to go with your coffee.

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Totally love it 😍. If you know Atlas or Columbus, then you’ll definitely love it👌🏻 and so glad they are at Serangoon Grdn • • • #coffee #coffeetime #coffeeshop #coffeesesh #coffeegram #coffeelover #goodcoffee #sgcoffee #sgcafe #cafesg #latte #flatwhite #hotchocolate

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A slice of Earl grey vanilla at this newly opened cafe. 😋 #exsgcafes #whatieattoday #cakestagram #hungrygowhere #burpple #burpplesg #instacake #cakeofinstragram #igsg #sgcafe #cakeofinstagram #foodiesg #sgfoodie #igsg #sgig #cafehopping #mycameraeatsfirst #chopesg #whati8today #igsgcake #sgfoodblog #foodporn #sgdessert #cakeporn #weekendeats #apollocoffeebar #earlgreyteacake #cakeporn #weekendeats #earlgrey

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As you'd expect, the interiors are clean and pretty, with a backdrop of white accented by wooden furniture.

Besides the indoor area, there's also an extension at the back of the cafe, which is also air-conditioned.

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Oh hi, it’s been a while 👋🏼 Loved my first visit to this new cafe and I can’t wait to be back

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The cafe was rather packed on a Saturday, although we did not have to wait too long for a seat.


Apollo Coffee Bar

65 Serangoon Garden Way, Singapore 555961

Opening Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday, 9am to 10pm

Sunday, 9am to 7pm

Closed on Mondays

Top image by Mandy How and @baitongissa on Instagram