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Forty Hands

78 Yong Siak Street | #01-12, Singapore 163078, Singapore
+65 6225 8545
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (42 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (21 reviews)
“toasties” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
78 Yong Siak Street | #01-12, Singapore 163078, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great macchiato in an interesting neighbourhood with a lot of history. Eggs Benedict was tasty and granola was also pretty good.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee is why we came back - braving the early evening rush from the central business district to Tiong Bahru. Forty Hands is an intimate coffee bar albeit almost always packed and noisy with patrons. Walking around this neighborhood is therapeutic and coffee is...More

Thank Aveeno1991
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this cafe - my meal was amazing, coffee was great (and for an Aussie, that's important!) and the street has some great little boutiques.

Thank HeidiRochelle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really cool little place that we will definitely visit again. Great brunch. Tasty food. Really cool atmosphere. Loved it. Totally different to most places on Singapore so really worth a visit.

Thank CID12345
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place each time I am in this area. Coffee is great and the sandwich is one of the best here. U can pay by credit card and the plain water is on the house. Take note cafe shuts at 6pm and you can...More

Thank takewee
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A good place to hang out with your friends or when you just want some time to yourself. The food is a bit of a hit and miss. Sometimes it's good and sometimes it can be better. Had the falalel this time. Dry and disappointing.

Thank Jenise L
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Nice looking place, in a very nice neighbourhood. You have to wait a bit for a table so your expectations become a bit higher. Food on the menu looks good but unfortunately the taste isn't that great. The Avo on toast didn't have a nice...More

Thank Rene M
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Even this place is not near our hotel at all, but we love to go there. Heard many good recommend for this place as one of the good for coffee cafe that you should visit when you go to Singapore. The food and the coffee...More

Thank napasornbee
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Good breakfast stop and very popular with locals. Granola with fruit excellent, coffee great quality as is the orange juice. Croissants a treat. Altogether a good option.

Thank HertsNeil
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We came for after lunch coffee, and the line was quite packed. Had to wait for around 20mins before we got to be seated. Tried the cold-brew and found nothing special with it. Place is a bit noisy, but maybe it's because the rush hour.

Thank mbulss
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Yong Siak Street | #01-12, Singapore 163078, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6225 8545
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Recently opened, this café serves ethically sourced coffee and a range of gourmet sandwiches and pastries.