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“Great coffee, good food, funky environment”
Review of Forty Hands

Forty Hands
Ranked #6 of 352 Coffee & Tea in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Australian
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Recently opened, this café serves ethically sourced coffee and a range of gourmet sandwiches and pastries.
Reviewed February 26, 2013

I ate here one Saturday morning. A smallish cafe in a cool part of Singapore, Tiong Bahru. The coffee although a touch expensive $7.50 for a 'large' cappucino was very good, and what you would find in the cafes of Melbournce CBD. Food good - I had the eggs benedict although the 'biscuit' didn't quite work, it was nonetheless, fresh, tasty and hot. Service was super fast and staff very friendly. A nice way to spend a morning.

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Thank LilleePillee
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Reviewed January 29, 2013

Coffee house that serves breakfast all day long, fantastic coffee but the location is no where to be found. Was recommended by a friend that stays nearby, if you dont know the way around, you might miss it. Normally crowded(grab a seat as quickly as you can when you arrived) and noisy. Overall good food and not to forget, their cakes are delicious as well

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Reviewed December 24, 2012

Stopped at Forty Hands and had a quick breakfast with the kids before hitting the bookshop, Books Actually.
Had lovely latte and poached eggs on biscuit. Kids had sandwich - pork and lamb and they enjoyed every bite. The carrot cake was lovely and moist..

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Thank LionAngel
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

By chance I was staying just up the road from this cafe whilst on a short trip to Singapore so I visited for breakfast a few mornings in a row and enjoyed it each time. The coffee is strong and tasty, the sandwiches are good and the breakfasts are really filling and well put together.

The service was really slick, laid-back, polite and smiley and the atmosphere is exactly what I wanted - somewhere I could while away a few hours reading, getting ready to enter the city.

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Thank twdwood
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Reviewed December 12, 2012

I visited Forty Hands during a morning stopover in Singapore, in search of good coffee and somewhere to wander. The coffee had good flavour, although served slightly hotter than typical in Australia (but hey, you can let it cool). I also had some fresh OJ and the Thai chicken toasted sandwich (with coconut lime flavoured chicken). Delicious, and good service. An interesting little neighbourhood to wander around - go to Books Actually across the street and look out for the Urban Sketchers book on Tiong Bahru to be released this month (Dec 2012) for a nice souvenir of the neighbourhood.

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Thank Flight99
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