BREKO CAFE @ HOLLAND VILLAGE
Breko Café is a long-time establishment in Holland Village since 1999.
If you are looking for a cosy café along Lorong Mambong during lunchtime on a weekday, Breko Cafe is one of the very few that is opened (except Tuesday). Lorong Mambong is more of an evening and weekend go-to place for a nice meal or drink, but Breko Café can pull it off even during this lull period of the day.
To enjoy their full eclectic menu, you can get 25% (weekends) to 30% (weekdays), and up to 50% discount using Eatigo app.
Breko Cafe Lunch Special
Breko Café also offers super good value lunch special at $12.90++ on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday (closed on Tuesday) between 11 am to 2 pm.
The set meal includes cold drinks (iced tea, coke, coke light, root beer), iced/hot black coffee or latte, and hot tea).
Breko Cafe is a great place to meet up with friends or do your work on your laptop. Service is prompt and efficient.
Generally, prices are reasonable and quality of food is decent, though nothing to shout about. Just sit back and enjoy the food and ambience, while at the same time enjoying your beer, drink or cup of aromatic coffee.
My wife and I tried their lunch special. We ordered the chargrilled BBQ chicken and pulled pork burger set.
The hot latte was the first to arrive. The freshly-brewed roasted coffee uses beans imported from Brazil, Fazenda, and Rwanda tasted robust, aromatic and slightly sourish with no sugar added.
When the pulled pork burger got to our table, I noticed how small the burger was. The portions of coleslaw and pulled pork are almost the same. Taste-wise was reasonably good. The French fries that came with the dish were a bit too thin for my liking though the bite is not too bad.
The chargrilled BBQ chicken came with a slab of cheese and a piece of canned pineapple on the grilled chicken thigh. I found the BBQ sauce too sweet, especially together with the sweetened slice of pineapple. The chicken was tender and tasty.
We ordered two side dishes from the menu, which were a part of the set meal. The bacon potato mash and truffle lotus were good choices. If only the lotus were a little thinner and crispier, it would have been perfect. The truffle taste was delightful.
Overall, we enjoyed the excellent value meal. We will certainly come back to Breko Cafe in the future!
Address: 38 Lorong Mambong. Singapore 277694
My overall verdict: 4.0/5
Danny Han is a licensed property agent since 2005.
As a kampong (village) boy growing up in Holland Village, he has so many fond memories. He grew up with pigsty (yuk!), cemetery, swamp and communal-living (with 10 families under one roof). His childhood games were gasing (spinning top), marbles, kites, spider-fighting and tree-climbing. An open-air cinema was his source of entertainment. 7th-month Hungry Ghost wayang (Chinese opera) and getai (concert) was a once-a-year event that brought the entire village together.
What Danny is passionate about is not just about showing clients properties around Holland Village, but also enjoys sharing anecdotes and nuggets of information that are part of his growing up years.
Danny is an avid hiker and passionate foodie. He has covered most of the nature trails in Singapore, including some that are off the beaten track. Living up to his motto, “walk to eat,” he enjoys going out with his wife, a retired academician, on a food hunt across the island. He also has some foodie kakis who mix work with food. They then share their gastronomic experiences through food blogs. So do watch out, because every time he shows you a property, he will tell you what is the best food nearby!