We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Forty Hands

Is this your business?
78 Yong Siak Street | #01-12, Singapore 163078, Singapore
+65 6225 8545
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (43 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (22 reviews)
“toasties” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
78 Yong Siak Street | #01-12, Singapore 163078, Singapore
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (214)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome little coffee house in a trendy ex-pat area. A little tight in space but nonetheless a cozy spot with a great vibe. And, of course the coffee is great. Breakfast plates were also amazing and large in portion.

Thank Steven Y
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice place to find all-day breakfast. This place is quite noisy and very small. I ordered Salmon Hash (Poached salmon in creamy potato, mustard sauce, pan-fried onions, homemade pepita toast served with fries) and Iced Chocolate The Salmon Hash was nice but a bit creamy...More

Thank yo_w97
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's open later than other coffee shops which I like! We will definitely come back here quite often for the coffee , atmosphere and the staff are nice. I didn't like the banana walnut cake, it was soggy ... not good.

Thank Sasu123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expensive compared to nearby hawker centres (although this is brunch in Singapore) but amazing coffee and the best avocado toast ever - do not miss! One was enough to feed two very hungry people. On a cute street, so look at the book vending machine...More

1  Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend Forty Hands simply because they have the best Tau Sar Pau in Singapore! If you don't like eating sweet stuff in the morning, I strongly recommend you to try their egg benedict with steak or beacon together with a cup of coffee. They...More

Thank Leon C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nestled in Tiong Bahru estate . A nice cafe , small , cramp , and definitely well packed. Seems small but walk to the end to find another sitting area. Pretty cool as it gives the experience of an old 'shophouse' design . Coffee &...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just love the coffee! Probably served the best coffee in town! Cozy and nice place to have a cup of coffee with your friends! Friendly staff and friendly food!

Thank Noel N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here during our visit to the upcoming hipster area of tiong bahru following reading the reviews here - it didn't disappoint! Felt like you could be sitting in a Cafe in Camden in London - very cool and western place full if plenty...More

Thank Craig K
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I stayed at an apartment just around the corner of this Cafe and decided to give it a try for breakfast. Ordered the Big Boy Breakfast with 2 eggs sunny side up. Well, for the first time I have ever seen, the eggs were served...More

Thank BeHappy858
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Went for family breaki, and it was a highlight of our holiday! Granola served w yogurt and fruit tasty and generous serve; the asparagus salad so tasty, and the eggs were perfect, but the absolute highlight was the ban mi Viet style steam buns with...More

Thank Michaela H
Nearby Restaurants
Tiong Bahru Food Centre
264 reviews
.35 km away
108 reviews
.02 km away
Bincho at Hua Bee
162 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
NUS Baba House
71 reviews
1.00 km away
Tiong Bahru Estate
73 reviews
.45 km away
9 reviews
.41 km away
Silat Road Sikh Temple
9 reviews
.67 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Forty Hands staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, 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
Recently opened, this café serves ethically sourced coffee and a range of gourmet sandwiches and pastries.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing