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the homemade kaya toast

one of the slowly vanishing kopitiams (coffeeshops), with its own blend of coffee (kopi)

fittingly nestled in the heart of Chinatown

an easy & favourite hang-out to indulge in genuine local fare

singaporean kopi is roasted with butter/margarine, & sometimes salt or sugar

kopi – coffee with sugar & condensed milk
kopi c – coffee with sugar & lighter, less creamy evaporated milk
kopi kosong – coffee without sugar
kopi o – black coffee
kopi gao – stronger coffee with sugar & condensed milk
kopi poh – diluted coffee with sugar & condensed milk
kopi siu dai – coffee with condensed milk, & less sugar
kopi gah dai – coffee with condensed milk, & more sugar
kopi peng – coffee with sugar & condensed milk, on ice
yuan yang – half-coffee/half-tea, with sugar & condensed milk

Tong Ah Eating House

36 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089143
(now at no. 35)

+65 62235083

Mon-Fri: 11am-2.30pm, 5.30-10.30pm; Sat-Sun: 11am-2.30pm, 5.30-11pm (Alternate Wed off)

you can't miss the iconic triangular shopfront, clear lettering & strategic location at the fork of two roads - or the wonderful smell of freshly brewed coffee

you can’t miss the iconic triangular shopfront, clear lettering & strategic location at the fork of two roads – or the wonderful smell of freshly brewed coffee

the wholesome bounty of fresh soft-boiled eggs & toast w/ home-made kaya (a sweet & creamy coconut jam)

the wholesome bounty of fresh soft-boiled eggs & toast w/ home-made kaya (a sweet & creamy coconut jam)

tong ah eating house

savour the simplicity & freshness of a surprisingly hearty breakfast

savour the simplicity & freshness of a surprisingly hearty breakfast

the original breakfast fare: perfectly soft-boiled eggs drizzled w/ soy sauce & pepper, toast w/ kaya & butter, & a cup of locally concocted kopi or tea (teh)

the original breakfast fare: perfectly soft-boiled eggs drizzled w/ soy sauce & pepper, toast w/ kaya & butter, & a cup of locally concocted kopi or tea (teh)

sip fragrant kopi & enjoy the local Singaporean breakfast w/ relaxed ease & no pretenses

sip fragrant kopi & enjoy the local Singaporean breakfast w/ relaxed ease & no pretenses

watch the traditional method for brewing kopi (sieving the brew through a coffee sock) while you enjoy your kaya toast

watch the traditional method for brewing kopi (sieving the brew through a coffee sock) while you enjoy your kaya toast

so come here for some original homemade goodness & a taste of the rich history of Singapore (literally)

so come here for some original homemade goodness & a taste of the rich history of Singapore (literally)

& don't forget to explore the charms of the surrounding chinatown neighbourhood that this kopitiam calls home

& don’t forget to explore the charms of the surrounding chinatown neighbourhood that this kopitiam calls home

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