Rouse

Little IndiaCake & Coffee$$$$
Excellent
4.8/6
11 Reviews
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About Rouse

Tucked along one of the many little side-streets criss-crossing Singapore’s Little India is a secret that locals have no hope of keeping under wraps for long. Head down Dunlop Street and follow the scent of freshly roasted coffee past the rows of shophouses until you get to Rouse. This quaint cafe hosts distinctive blends curated by the knowledgeable proprietors – they are serious about coffee culture, even once hosting their very own Latte Art Throwdown competitions! But there’s more than just coffee brewing here.

Opening Times

Closed now
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Address

Rouse
36 Dunlop Street
Singapore 209364

Menu Highlights

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Nibbles

Salsa Fries

Chunky grilled potato fries in fresh salsa
$7.90

Sweet Potato Fries

With spicy dill mayo sauce
$7.90

Shroom Shroom

Swiss browns loaded with ricotta & crumbs
$11.90
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Brunch

Lempeng "Cik Kam"

Reviving the classic malay pancake, with sweet & spicy sambal & rosemary tiger prawns.

Muesli French Toast

with mixed berries compote
$11.90

Ham & Cheese Croissant

Turkey ham with melted Cheddar & Emmental, topped with sunny side up between classic croissant
$13.90
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Mains

Salted Egg Calamari Roll

Crispy calamaris topped with infamous salted egg gravy, tucked in a sliced hot dog bun
$12.90

B.O.B

Classic beef burger with grilled Portobello and served with chunky fries
$15.90

Crabby Patty

Topped with mango salsa & house salad on the side
$17.90
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Halaal

Ramadan Special: Tandoori Chicken Linguine

Masala-marinated chicken, grilled to perfection & served with linguine, drizzled with Tandoori sauce
$13.90

Ramadan Special: Eggplant & Beef Lasagne with Garlic Toast

Eggplant slices in flavourful beef sauce layered upon sheets of lasagne on a rich béchamel sauce.
$15.90

Ramadan Special: Pan Seared Salmon with Spicy Lemon Cream

A filet of pan seared Salmon served on a bed of creamy mash & finished with spicy lemon cream sauce.
$17.90

Ramadan Special: Lime Sorbet Passionfruit Tea

$7.00

Ramadan Special: Caramel Flan with Berry Compote

$8.00

Ramadan Special: Desserts Add-on

Complete your meal with a Caramel Flan & Lime Sorbet Passionfruit Tea
$10.90

More about Rouse, Singapore

While coffee is certainly the centre of Rouse’s universe (and who can claim the magic bean doesn’t make the world go round?), this little Singapore shophouse cafe along Dunlop Street in Little India has big ideas. Besides hosting boutique blends like Dutch Colony Coffee Company’s De Mahkota (a 50/40/10 Brazilian, Ethiopian, Somalian blend with notes of roasted nuts, dark chocolate and summer berries), Rouse do a tricky line in cafe bites, too. Their Krusty Kari Burger with sweet Potato Fries burgers with fries are a popular standby for those in search of a hunger-busting stack, while the classic beef and portobello mushroom burger (B.O.B) is a melt-in-your-mouth mouthful that’s hard to beat.

Dig deeper and you’ll find Rouse goes way beyond the regular remit of a cafe and mini-bistro. Equipped with an obvious sense of style and space, Rouse aims to pack their Dunlop Street premises to the rafters with more events and live performances.

11 Rouse Reviews

Excellent
4.8/6
11 Reviews
Service:Great
Noise levels:Pleasant
Waiting time:Very good
Food:Great
Atmosphere:Pleasant
Value for money:Reasonable value
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"Excellent"
6/6
Pearlyn T.a year ago · 2 reviews

Friendly staff. Good and fast service, however, the food portion is a little small. But overall, it is s nice cosy place. Definitely will go back again.

"Excellent"
6/6
Nur Rauda M.a year ago · 2 reviews

The food was excellent, basically everything on the menu was tasty. The cafe itself has a nice and cosy ambience albeit being fairly hard to find.

"Excellent"
6/6
Nurul Aisyah J.a year ago · 1 review

Awesome service! Will drop by again to try other food in the menu!

"Great"
5/6
Syed Muhammad A.a year ago · 1 review

Overall, one of the best places to eat and chill... Abit hard to find the place but it makes it up with the generous servings of the quickly served dishes.

"Great"
5/6
POI L.a year ago · 1 review

Great food with reasonable pricing. Good place to hang out with friends for weekend brunch deals. Halal food is served at Rouse; can introduce this place to my muslim friends. =)

"Great"
5/6
Kayleen O.a year ago · 1 review

The cafe was approximately 10 min walk from Bugis MRT Station. The ambiance was nice but the menu selection was a little limited. While the Chickie Chomper that I have ordered was juicy and nice, the pasta my friends ordered were noted to be a tad dry.

"Good"
4/6
SERENE T.a year ago · 1 review

The beef steak is the best among the dishes we ordered. The nice ambience makes up for the not so great service but do book in advance as place is small.

"Good"
4/6
Suzie S.a year ago · 2 reviews

Unique Fusion Burgers here and I love the STEAK N FRIES! Beef bacon Aglio Olio perfectly spiced! Me

"Okay"
3/6
Benjamin G.a year ago · 4 reviews

Food was decent, but slightly overpriced for the variety and quality. The place was relativity empty at the time we entered, and left.

"Good"
4/6
tini n.a year ago · 1 review

There were not many customers as it was a weekday evening. Food came about 10-15minutes later I