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Jimmy Monkey cafe & bar

#987 of 8,973 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian
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9 One-North Gateway One-North Residences | One North Residences, Singapore 138643, Singapore
+65 6777 8470
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07:00 - 18:00
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singapore
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45 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

Excellent excellent excellent !!! Wonderful place to chill ! Foods great! Great staff !! Food was cook to perfection with the amazing service from waitress Josephine. She was so sweet and attentive, that's is crucial in serving tables. She was busy walking up n down the whole cafe but wasn't far from asking us how we enjoy our dinner. Took... More 

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Thank joejas
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

Went to Jimmy Monkey this morning. Was very excited as we have just moved to this area so it's great to have a brunch cafe local to us. Interior - lovely. Staff - lovely. I am so sad about leaving the following review: The worst cooked eggs I have ever tasted. We both ordered different egg dishes. The egg was... More 

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Thank Jenrene3
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

Nestled deep in the forest,jimmy monkey never fails to.to deliver. Great slayer machine whipping a nice cuppa joe. Good decor. Courteous staff. Q pricey.

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Thank G1ngerbreadman
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2014

Jimmy Monkey is one of the best places for coffee in Singapore. The staff is very friendly and I like their the breakfast/lunch/brunch menu a lot. The 'hulk' is a must-try. This place is also worth the visit because of relaxed, urban atmosphere. If you like the Tiong Bahru cafes, you'll definitely like Jimmy Monkey. I've been there many times:... More 

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Thank Fleur D
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014 via mobile

This place has the best coffee in Singapore! It is owned by a charming owner from Melbourne, and run by some exceptional baristas. Great brunch menu too. Definitely worth a special trip..

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2 Thank Jeswant B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

My husband and I attended Jimmy Monkey last Saturday for brunch with our 15 month daughter. We had a bit of a hard time locating it but what a hidden gem! We chose it based on reviews of having the "best coffee in Singapore"...fantastically the reviews were right! I had a flat white & my hubby a cappuccino - both... More 

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2 Thank Aprilnerford
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

Loved this place the moment I walked in. Its quiet and cozy on weekdays. Decor and ambience is superb. Coffee is definitely one of the best I've had in Singapore. Staff are friendly and tries to go out of their way to accommodate requests. Only issue I have is the limited food choices. But all in all, good coffee experience... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

We arrived with a group of 4 to have late breakfast. I ordered a plate with two semi-hard boiled eggs. After 30 minutes the plates arrived. Unfortunately my eggs were nearly fully rear, with nearly all egg white liquid. They apologized and I asked them to simply make the eggs fully hard boiled. After 15 minutes (others had meanwhile finished... More 

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Thank J4701
jimmymonkey, Guest Relations Manager at Jimmy Monkey cafe & bar, responded to this review

Hi there, that is truly a disaster breakfast, there is no 2 ways about that. No matter where it is you go to spend your money, having that happen is unacceptable, especially when you decided to spend it with us. Having said that, we would like to thank you for your feedback (it's feedback like this that makes us aware... More 

Berkeley, California, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014

The owner is passionate about coffee, and it is indeed, probably, the best coffee I ever had in Singapore. The food is unsophisticated, but really tasty! I had a steak sandwich, and I highly recommend that: worth every penny! However, the best part is the unique atmosphere. Service is impeccable, good taste for music, very relaxing! Will definitely be back... More 

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Thank Dmitry M
Singapore
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2014

You have to give the owner credit, the PR he's doing is working, pity it stops there. How it got a mention in the Singapore Airline's magazine, I'll never know cause if it was in Melbourne, it would barely rate a mention. Average coffee, really average menu.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 One-North Gateway One-North Residences | One North Residences, Singapore 138643, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6777 8470
Description
Nestled in the lush greenery of one-north, built within historic old army barracks, Jimmy Monkey is certainly a gem sparkling in nature. The décor at jimmy monkey boasts of raw and deconstructed elegance. Exposed beams and brickwork of the old original army barracks against new age furniture and equipment set the atmosphere of rustic urbanization. The visual spectacle of coffee beans roasted, ground and made into a fresh cup of coffee can be observed at the Barista’s Bench, as trained baristas will pull shot after shot from the SlayerTM.Grab scrumptious brunch on the weekends, or lazy morning breakfasts in the weekdays. Delectable lunch and dinner served everyday too. Kick back, unwind, surf - all with your beverage of choice: coffee, tea, some wine and beer.

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