Arbite cafe is simply not loud. The setting is simple and probably zen. The decor is interesting but nothing fanciful.
The food is delicious but nothing mind blowing, and the same goes for the desserts, the coffee and so on.
One common theme you would noticed is the normality of this whole place. And that I believe ties in with the theme of being hard working.
Apparently, the word Arbite is a derivation of a German word meaning hard work. This is probably an imagery to allow customers to draw their own conclusions.
1. Come to this place and get rewarded for your hard work.
2. We work hard attending to all details so that you have a great time.
Why you should check out this place
Here is cafe that allows you a scenic view of the Serangoon garden being on the second floor.
It is also one of the rare places that do not cramp their seatings. So, you find it spacious and comfortable as you go about your gastronomic experience.
Probably the space and the little touches are the reasons you want to know about and check out the place.
Why stick lego blocks on the walls beside the staircase, or use little drawing boards to clipped the menu, or stuffed a corner with magazines?
All these are little touches to make the whole place more inviting.
None, we would not dwell too much into the food and coffee except to say that you would enjoy it. Maybe just one dish -Squid Ink Tagliatelle is interesting and you should also check it out.
When is the best time to go over to arbite cafe?
If you have been following our unique cafe series, we seldom recommend going during the meal times, this is due to the crowd and also the possibility of long wait for the food.
To enjoy the space and the "attention" by the servers, we recommend visiting after two pm for meals and coffee. Then, you would really enjoy the quaint environment.
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