4 Hybrid Styled Cafes in Singapore That Serve Food And A Unique Activity
When was the last time you learned a new skill in a fun environment? If you’re bogged down by work responsibilities then it's probably been awhile since you picked up a new hobby.
We’re bringing you a list of cafes that offer interesting workshops for you to try something new while you sip on some coffee.
Plus you won’t have to fret about getting the materials or cleaning up afterwards, guaranteed a hassle free experience.
Whether you’re looking to pick up a new skill or cracking your head for a fun date activity idea, this list has got you covered!
- Am I Addicted
Have you watched the iconic 1990 Romantic American movie, Ghost? If you have then you know where we’re going with this one. Yes, we’re talking about pottery making!
This spot is special for Korea Boos as it serves not only Korean food but also sources their pottery clay and tools from South Korea. Pottery making experts and home decor enthusiasts will know that South Korea is popular for creating exquisite ceramic ware.
Photo from Am I Addicted Website
This workshop isn’t exuberantly priced either when compared to the other pottery making workshops in Singapore. This cafe/pottery workspace also offers studio rentals for company team building sessions.
Additionally, experienced pottery makers can create their unique ceramics using the studio’s tools and space for only $20/2H!
Am I Addicted is a great way for beginners to try out pottery making with guidance from instructors.
This studio cafe offers 5 different types of clay for you to choose from and over 125 types of glazes! We think this would be a fulfilling experience for you to try and dorn your home space with an original ceramic ware created and designed by you.
After you’re done with getting your hands dirty (and have probably worked up an appetite) head to their Korean cafe to enjoy some vegan bibimbap and kimchi.
Address: 13 Stamford Road, #B2-51/52/53 Capitol Singapore, Singapore 178905
Opening hours (Studio): 10AM-9PM, Daily
Opening hours (Cafe): 11AM-9PM, Daily
2. Sugaroses Cafe
Next up we have Sugarose Cafe. It’s said that this newly opened floral themed cafe with floral jamming is the first of its kind in Singapore.
The cafe is exuberantly decorated with flowers on the walls AND ceiling! This spot is especially convenient as it's easily accessible through a train ride with its location being right outside Exit B of Jalan Besar MRT station.
You can create your own unique bouquets using their variety of fresh flowers with ribbons and wrapping papers all while being taught by an experienced florist.
We think floral jamming makes a perfect girls day out activity as well! With each purchase of a floral jamming package, you get to redeem a free drink at the cafe after you’re done.
Sugaroses Cafe’s menu includes dishes western dishes like All Day Breakfast ($19.90), Pastas with prices ranging from $16.90 – $19.90 and even asian options like a Rendang Chicken Rice ($10.90).
Address: 23 Upper Weld Road, Singapore 207380
Opening Hours: 11am – 8pm (Mon – Sun)
Website: Sugaroses Café (Jalan Besar)
3.The Plant Story
Photo from The Plant Story
Have you always wanted to have a green thumb? Here’s your chance to try it out and see if it’s something you might enjoy. Aspiring plant-parents can visit The Plant Story for an array of plant based workshops like urban farming and terrarium making.
Better yet, they also have other workshops that are less about planting and more about alternative ways to enrich your experiences with plants like a nature art workshop or our personal favourite, a home apothecary workshop.
Photo from The Plant Story
Urbanites can get in-depth knowledge regarding easily accessible healing herbs in Singapore and how to concort the plants natural properties to create your own remedy.
This workshop also educates you on how to grow the herbs easily at home.
The cafe is located uniquely at Seletar Aerospace Park in a 100-year old conservation home that’s enveloped by mother nature.
Address: Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore 799977
Opening hours: 9am-8pm, Daily
Website: The Plant Story website
4. Wildflower Studio
Photo from Wildflower Studio
For our last spot on this list, we really hope you don’t have a cat allergy. At Wildflower Studio, you get to create canvas paintings while in the company of cats!
This cosy art space is located only 3 minutes away from Little India MRT Station making it another easily accessible studio for you to experience.
This studio encourages you to art jam while combining the activity with a cat cafe concept for you to paint in a chill environment accompanied by 4 resident cats, Sundae, Saffron Sesame and Soba! Cute names right?
Photo from Wildflower Studio Website
Wildflower Studio’s art jamming sessions all include interactions with the resident cats in hopes to care for kitties in Singapore by running a fostering program.
Their art sessions with the cats was created in hopes to increase adoption efforts of the other kittens in the studio.
Who knows, maybe after the art jam you’d be inclined to adopt a cat from their studio!
There is a Semi Guided Art Jam with Cats (from $48) with instructors, or a more casual Chill out with Cats ($20/hour) session, where you can paint and pet the cats.
Address: 56A Niven Road, Singapore 228405
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 10am-12.30pm, 2-6pm | Fri & Sun 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-8.30pm | Sat 10am-12.30pm
Website: Wildflower Studio website
Whether its painting with cats or making your own apothecary remedies, we think these cafes are a great way for you to enrich your time with and possibly gain a new hobby!
These cafes are also a fun activity for date ideas or to socialise with family and friends.