Tok Panjang Peranakan Cafe

Restaurant group the House of Peranakan, which owns establishments in East Coast, Frankel Avenue and Eng Hoon Street, has opened yet another traditional Nonya eatery in Katong called Tok Panjang Peranakan Cafe. This 40-seater cafe offers Peranakan, Nonya and Straits Chinese cuisine from as early as 9am.

The cafe features an all-day dining menu, with simple breakfast options such as mee siam ($7.90), a Peranakan-style nasi lemak set ($10.90) with ingredients such as assam pork and baby squid, and Bob’s pork bun ($8 for two), braised pork sandwiched in a Chinese bun. The dessert selection may be small, but it’s worth your time—items like durian chendol ($6.50), gula melaka sago pudding ($4), ubi kayu ($6), pulot hitam ($3) and bubur terigu ($3) are affordable and indulgent options.