”So chio… So garden-like… Are we in Singapore?”

We were greeted by multiple pots of green plants at the entrance and woody elements of the furniture at this undiscovered, under the radar café at Paya Lebar Road.

There were glimpses that reminded us of Karmakamet Diner in Bangkok. Emphasize, glimpses.

Knots Living is a one stop furniture showroom where everything there is for sale, including the table we were sitting at for our meals. Of course, at a discounted rate.

The café is located within the greens and the woods, serving as a rest point for the shoppers.

Due to NEA regulations, there is unfortunately no kitchen for cooking.

Instead, Soup ($4.90), Sandwiches ($6.80 – $7.80), Salad ($4.80 – $5.40), Coffee, Ice Cream and Waffles are available daily.

On days when the Chef is around (if you are lucky), there will be All Day Breakfast such as Egg Benedict ($12.90) and Scrambled Egg on Toast ($7.50), Mac & Cheese ($10.90) and Pizza ($10 – $24)

Coffee sets are available at $6.90 with a Muffin, $7.90 with a Pastry and $8.90 with a slice of cake. A decent deal.

Chocolate lovers will enjoy this quadraple- layered Chocolate Cake, with a thick layer of chocolate in between each layers.

The texture of the cake could be a little dense, but drizzled with chocolate fudge and chocolate chips on top, it’s a chocolate heaven there.

Waffles were available as Plain ($4.30) with butter and maple syrup, or served with single scoop ($7.80) or double scoops ($9.90) of ice cream.

Ice Creams with interesting flavours such as Black Sesame and Taro. Premium flavours were priced at an additional $1.

The waffle reminded me of one from my neighbourhood bakery. Dense and cakey, probably a tad heavy for a dessert.

We loved the ice cream though. Rich, creamy and not too icy.

If you are looking for some furniture shopping, Knots Living could be that option.

Food wise, it can be a knotty issue.

Knots Living
160 Paya Lebar Road #01-07 Orion@PayaLebar, Singapore 409022
Opening Hours: 10am – 8pm (Mon-Sun)

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* Written by Nicholas Tan @stormscape. Visit his instagram for all things [NEW].


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