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Mary's Kafe

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1 Queen Street Cantonese Methodist Kum Yan Church, Singapore 188534, Singapore
Mon - Fri 10:30 - 17:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

A friend took me here for lunch and it was great! We had shepherd's pie, roasted chicken with spaghetti, pie ti and finished off the lunch buloh hitam. It's the closest you can get to home cooked food. Mary who runs the place with her daughter and sister are friendly. Do note that they are not opened for dinner and... More 

Thank angstansg
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The food as Mary's Kafe is awesome. It is home cooking at its finest. They often serve Peranakan or eurasian food that is hard to find in Singapore. The food is also cheap and each order is a set. It comes with rice, a drink, the main and a dessert. It's a real steal. Do note the it only opens... More 

Thank mingguang_han
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised. Needed a quick lunch before hitting the museums. Ordered Vietnamese grilled chicken and a Chicken curry type dish. Both set meals came with mini pancake dessert, choice of drink and sides of steamed white rice and nonya cabbage. Both meat dishes were well seasoned and flavourful balanced off nicely with the sides. Food tastes like what you get... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

mary's a good place to go whenever we needed something comforting, somewhere non-pretentious. its like going back to grandma's where you can sit, eat (good real food), drink tea and have a slice of cake. its my go-to place whenever i need a breather from work.

Thank asylumescapee
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Having bought Mary Gomes’ Eurasian cookbook a while ago, my wife and I decided to visit Mary’s Kafe in the afternoon of Tuesday 3rd November 2015, during our trip to Singapore. We were delighted to meet Mary in person, and she graciously and warmly welcomed us. Since we had already lunched elsewhere that day, we opted to have some Eurasian... More 

Thank pragasam
Singapore, null, Singapore
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242 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Nice little cafe serving simple local Singaporean food - reminds me of the food cooked by my mother. Not a lot of selection though. Can be very crowded sometimes. It is located in the premises of a church just next to the Art Museum.

Thank Pak Soon L
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Mary made us feel welcome, we went back for lunch the next day and she recognised that we'd returned. The Sugee cake is worth a go if you've never tried it. Also the lunch comes with a drink and desert.

Thank JMBparaparaumu
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Mary's Kafe is unpretentious and serves delicious homecooked food - a great find in the city (Bras Basah area)! The menu changes everyday and each meal comes with a local dessert. Mary's cakes and pastries are good too. My favourites are sugee cake and pang suzie.

Thank CLim2014_11
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015

Great and affordable food (portions might be abit small for guys). Try ordering take away as you will come out smelling like the kitchen though.

Thank deillusioned
Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

We walked into this because the stand up sushi place next door was closed. It turned out to have some great home made food. The salad side was not that good, but the chicken and beef we got were very well prepared. The rice was a bit cold, but the place was running out of food by the time we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Malaysian
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Queen Street Cantonese Methodist Kum Yan Church, Singapore 188534, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?