The Coffee Academics (Raffles City)

The Coffee Academics at Raffles City is not a best place for the low cost problem, the price of their food is not cheap with a not cheap quality of food. No wonder if it not cheap, The Coffee Academics (Raffles City) really have a nice food.

The must try menu is Fist/Prawn Tacos S$23++, the signature Pepper Agave Latte S$7.50++, The Mess S$20, Umami Pasta S$21++, Eggs Ben with Honey Lemon Guac S$22++ and Truffle Grilled Cheese Toast S$20. Do not ask how their foods are, but ask how to get the promo. Well the promo always come from Credit Card. However make sure you are come with a good budget, the food cost above S$10++.

The Coffee Academics (Raffles City) Location

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The Coffee Academics (Raffles City) Address 252 North Bridge Road #B1-12 Raffles City Shopping Centre, Singapore 179103
The Coffee Academics (Raffles City) Nearest MRT EW13 NS25 City Hall MRT
The Coffee Academics (Raffles City) Website Website
The Coffee Academics (Raffles City) Phone +65 6266 0560
The Coffee Academics (Raffles City) Opening Hours Monday - Thursday : 09:00am - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday : 09:00am - 10:30pm
Sunday : 09:00am - 09:30pm
The Coffee Academics (Raffles City) Food Price S$20 - S$40 per pax

What people say about The Coffee Academics (Raffles City)

58 reviews
  • Umami Pasta was a real kick

  • I thought the pizza crust is a little too thin for my liking

  • The 3 Meat Pizza (S$24.00) was one of the latest additions to the menu of The Coffee Academics

  • What truly amazed me was the pizza crust

  • As though I was eating some sort of baked crackers

  • That was a good thing for me because I hated it when the crusts were too greasy

  • This pizza was just nice for someone with an average appetite

  • Pasta is al dente and the sauce is well balanced but it could be a little spicy for many

  • It comes with sweet potato fries with crispy bun

  • Really appreciated the top layer of brown sugar that went well with the latte ❤️

  • Loved the texture of the sourdough that was spread with avocado garlic butter

  • Serving of the avocado was generous and the chicken breast was tender

  • I would have appreciated the salad better with some drizzle/ sauce

  • The scrambled eggs and halloumi cheese was good though

  • Of course that fiery kick of spice this fusion dish was indeed full of umami

  • That tomato base was refreshing as much as the spice was

  • With my drink is still under $40

  • This dish looked promising from the outset with the onsen egg

  • Chilli crab pizza was filled generously with crab meat

  • The cheese is nicely burnt

  • The pasta itself was okay being it was glutten free but the sauce could have more flavor and been spicier

  • Crispy Fish Fillet Tacos // Tacos with golden snapper and chipotle mayonnaise topped with fresh mango salsa

  • Went for The Academics Breakfast ($25) which comes with an English Cumberland sausage

  • Eggs of your choice with shaved black truffle (scrambled

  • Sunny side up) served with toasted bread and seasonal greens

  • Assembling your own toast with the ingredients is super fun

  • The eggs are topped with shaved black truffle what a way to make you feel like royalty

  • The only thing I didn’t fancy was the sausage

  • One of the recommended items on the TCA menu are the Crispy Fish Fillet Tacos ($23)

  • The tacos come with locally grown snapper and chipotle mayonnaise topped with fresh mango salsa

  • The snapper was fresh and tender

  • The curly fries were also not bad

  • It would’ve been better if they were crispier and served hot (they did come a little lukewarm)

  • The portion was quite small and the food was mediocre and not piping hot when it reached our table

  • Suspect it was the lunch time crowd

  • On the other hand is a whole different story

  • It came right from the kitchen and was thin and crispy while being quite hearty at the same time

  • The latter comes with an interesting peppery kick

  • One of the four signatures the Jawa which is a latte macchiato with Indonesian gula jawa (ie palm sugar)

  • Smooth frothed coffee with light hints of coconut taste (didn't taste any pandan though)

  • This blend is a tad sweeter than the Okinawa and Manduka

  • Overall a good blend but wished it was served hot than lukewarm

  • The sponge cake was layered with buttercream and fresh lychee bits

  • The first bite was bursting with lychee flavour but missing the rose accent

  • Overall a decent plate of pasta with a local twist

  • Chilli crab sauce had a well balanced consistency with a tinge of spiciness

  • I felt that the “twisted” pasta they used was a poor pairing

  • It was too soft with an almost “thick beehoon” kind of texture

  • Otherwise if it were to cost $24

  • Nice for the IG while coffee itself was just pretty but normal

  • We were more satisfied with our breakfast dishes today

  • Their Egg Bens with guacamole was simple but good

  • Their Big Breakfast was also packed with variety

  • The smoked salmon was plump and a delight to bite into

  • Loved the mango salsa that went well with the fried fish but 2 out of 3 of my tacos were flat/stale and not crispy

  • The classic Eggs Benedict has been given a spin by topping the poached eggs with honey lemon guacamole sauce

  • Slightly nutty flavours and silky texture – was served on toasted English muffins

  • It also came with a side of fresh seasonal greens

Questions & Answers About The Coffee Academics (Raffles City)

    1. Take East West Line MRT or North South Line MRT
    2. Alight at EW13 NS25 City Hall MRT
    3. Exit towards Exit A - Esplanade via Raffles City
    4. Walk about 111 meters from Exit A - Esplanade via Raffles City to The Coffee Academics (Raffles City), walking time is around 2 mins.
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  • The nearest bus stop to The Coffee Academics (Raffles City) are
    • Raffles Hotel (bus stop no 02049) is 101 meters away around 2 mins walk, bus service no 14, 14e, 16, 36, 36B, 77, 106, 111, 128, 130, 131, 133, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 502, 502A, 518, 518A, 700, 700A, 850E, 857, 951E, 960 will stop in this bus stop.
    • Opp Raffles Hotel (bus stop no 01619) is 145 meters away around 3 mins walk, bus service no 56, 57, 100, 107, 107M, 961, 961C will stop in this bus stop.
    • Raffles Hotel (bus stop no 01611) is 248 meters away around 5 mins walk, bus service no 56, 57, 100, 107, 961, 961C will stop in this bus stop.
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