Hong Kong’s very own The Coffee Academics (TCA) has finally opened their flagship cafe in Singapore! Being big fans of Hong Kong food, we just had to check The Coffee Academics Singapore out. Located at Scotts Square-Orchard, the cafe was very easy to find. Once there, we were greeted by a very enthusiastic team of staff – which is of course a sign of good service.
Once seated, we looked around the store and we were impressed by the brew bar and the barrister behind it. You can see the passion in her as she carefully brewed each cup of coffee and took it upon herself to ensure that the taste was right before serving it. We wonder about her sleeping habits given the amount of coffee that she is tasting each day.
Coffee was good though the food selection was pretty limited. Perhaps we had ordered the wrong dish, but based on what we had, I’d suggest to come here for their coffee and desserts and your meal elsewhere.
Creamy scrambled eggs with crayfish and caviar, drizzled with beurre noisette (warm butter sauce). Served with sourdough bread.
Was a pretty interesting combination. Eggs were truly creamy and fluffy, but the crayfish tasted pretty bland. Found the price on the steeper side given that the dish wasn’t exactly mind-blowing.
Layered pancakes topped with mixed berries and blueberry coulis (healthy fruit sauce), served with vanilla bean ice cream and whipped cream.
Really enjoyed the warm, buttery and sweet fluffy pancakes. For those of you who love the souffle pancakes from Hoshino Coffee, this is the alternative place to go! The original Berry Sorbet ran out, so we settled for vanilla bean ice cream instead, which worked well!
We will definitely be back to try out their recommended Berry Sorbet.
The Coffee Academics Singapore Menu
Here are some other cafes worth a visit this 2016.
We have yet to try the churros at TCA, but we know there’s a great place in the area that serves delicious churros. If you aren’t too full from the meal, do take a walk down to Ion and grab a churro from Mr Churro Singapore!
The Coffee Academics Singapore
Address: Level 2, Scotts Square, 6 Scotts Road, Singapore 228209
Telephone Number: 65381940
Opening Hours: 10:00am – 4:00pm daily
Information contained in our site is accurate at time of publication and the team will not be liable for changes thereafter. All opinions on this platform belong to the SGFoodie team and have not been influenced by any external party. Our identities are kept strictly anonymous to maintain a bias-free review system. In addition, none of the materials or information on our site may be copied, reproduced or altered in any way without the prior access granted by SGFoodie. Legal proceedings will ensue should user fail to comply.