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Selfish Gene

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40 Craig Road, Singapore 089678, Singapore
+65 6423 1324
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:30
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Singapore
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Selfish Gene last Saturday :D the food did not disappoint! Had the waffle breakie and it was yummy <3

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Thank lialek27
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to Selfish Gene for many years now. There are many cafes in the vicinity but Gene, the owner, and his staff is what makes this cafe unique. They are always polite and friendly. They are apologetic when the service is slow or we cannot get a table. They go out of their way to help us... More 

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Thank Rasktander
Singapore, Singapore
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Came here for brunch with my husband. Nice and tranquil cafe for a morning brunch. We ordered american breakfast and waffle. Really nicely cooked! Loving them!

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Thank _chiamzy89
Singapore
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Food portion was just nice. Awesome brunch however a bit pricy. Location wise quite accessible from MRT.

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Thank lindseyloh
Singapore
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Have been going to Selfish Gene for years and I will keep coming back. The food is great. The prices are reasonable and the atmosphere is relaxed and unpretentious. Gene treats the customers like friends and goes out of his way to make us feel at home there. Love the Waffle Brekkie that comes with a hot crisp waffle with... More 

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Thank 858miguel
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

It isn't my first time at SGC and once again, I thoroughly enjoyed the food. My husband ordered the 'Whole Lot' while I ordered 'Waffle Brekkie'. We shared the sweet potato fries. All were awesome. Love the scrambled eggs! I had an iced chai latte which was to my liking. This place never disappoints!

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Thank amorxssica
Bucharest Romania
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81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

But in the quest for a great brunch place.. not more than average choice. Atmosphere was nice, staff was super friendly, coffee was great.. but food was unfortunately just average.

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Thank Ghidusha
Singapore
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Place was quiet and quite hidden. Food was of a good portion size. Waiters were friendly and welcoming. Overall good place for a simple fuss free brunch.

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Thank Gwendoline T
Melbourne, Australia
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448 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Selfish Gene is a minimalist, clean and friendly cafe. You order at the counter and the order will be served at your table. The menu range was adequate and price was afforfable. I enjoyed my beef sandwich with a crispy foccacia bread with a slight hint of mustard. The banana cake was light with slices of banana lined with caramel... More 

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Thank Jeffrey C
Singapore
1 review
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Have been visiting Selfish Gene Cafe since it's early start up. Unlike other cafes which are inconsistent in their food standards and service, Selfish Gene has been consistent and even better with each visit. Selfish Gene definitely live up to it's slogan of serving only food Gene will eat. The cafe can be a tad noisy when it's crowded. Other... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:30
Thursday
10:00 - 17:30
Friday
10:00 - 17:30
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Craig Road, Singapore 089678, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6423 1324
Description
Listed as one of the cozy cafes in Singapore. Their desserts are really interesting and tastes good.

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