Follow the hipster past the huge covered metal gates and you’ll find Chye Seng Huat’s semi-secret (well, not so much anymore) compound in the Jalan Besar industrial zone. Headquarters of Third Wave coffee pioneers PPP (formerly known as Papa Palheta), the two-storey coffee complex hides a roastery and a ground floor café. Coffee is the bestseller here of course, but stick around for small bites to go as well.
Wake up and smell the coffee – quite literally. As tastes get more discerning and the interest in drinking good coffee and knowing where it comes from has increased, so has the number of independent coffee roasters and specialty cafés in Singapore. We're not complaining of course – because caffeine is a good thing for us, especially in the mornings.