For those of you looking for Rookie’s Coffee Shop (previously found at 124 Bukit Merah Lane 1), it has moved.

Not too far away though, just opposite at Block 123.

This cafe has quickly become a favoured café for both local residents and coffee enthusiasts alike, seeking quality caffeine fix.

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It is a spot for morning coffee runs, midday breaks, or an afternoon pick-me-up.

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Junior, the owner and barista, who previously honed his craft at Kurasu, brings a personal touch to the establishment.

The shop’s location holds sentimental value for him, being his favourite hang-out spot during his days at Singapore Polytechnic.

That is why after the lease for the last shop ended, he still wanted to stay around.

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As for the new space, it is slightly larger with pops of orange, designed for relaxation and enjoyment of specialty coffee.

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The Rookie’s menu is kept lean, with offerings of White ($5.50), Black ($5), Chocolate ($6), with iced and oat milk options at a dollar extra.

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There are also other special drinks of Bandung Spro ($6) and Iced Jelly White ($6).

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The espresso based coffee beans are currently sourced from Little Big Coffee Roasters (at Biopolis), with mellow acidity and tropical fruity and orange notes.

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I would say my cup of iced black was medium-bodied, balanced, and refreshing.

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Food choices are kept limited to a Lemon Bar ($5.50), Chocolate Chip Cookie ($4) and Brownie ($4).

Part sweet and even more tangy, get the Lemon Bar which features a zesty lemon filling, rich in citrus flavors, atop a buttery shortbread crust.

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Rookie’s Coffee Shop
123 Bukit Merah Lane 1 #01-112, Singapore 150123
Opening Hours: 10am – 5pm (Tues – Fri), 10am – 6pm, Closed Sun, Mon

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