The Lokal

Tanjong PagarCake & Coffee$$$$
79 Reviews
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Happy customersMore than 100 million full and satisfied diners
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About The Lokal

The Lokal is still able to take in reservations for 5.30pm and 7.30pm but it might be sharing tables. Please contact the restaurant directly if you have any questions.
Dear diners, for same-day reservations after 5:30pm please call the restaurant directly.

Around Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar, on Neil Road, locals have been heading to, um… The Lokal and finding themselves presented with an excellent cafe-bistro-restaurant that offers flavours from around the world. Great coffees, cakes and pastries are the centre of the daytime offerings here, but as the evening draws in, these give way to heartier mains as well as a good selection of beers and wines. Little surprise then that The Lokal is pulling guests from across the city to its dining room.

See below for The Lokal's special menus!

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 9:00 am
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm


The Lokal
136 Neil Road
Singapore 088865

Menu Highlights



Cauliflower 3 Ways

Almonds & ricotta

Chicken Liver Parfait

Onion jam, pickles & toast

Potato Rosti

Smoked salmon, trout roe & crème fraiche

Hokkaido Scallop Ceviche

Avocado, citrus & macadamia



Goji berries, pumpkin, sunflower seeds, walnuts, almonds & homemade vanilla yogurt

Black pearl BLT

Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, fried egg, & homemade ketchup

The Lokal Lobster Roll

Slipper lobster tails, gherkin, coleslaw & lemon mayonnaise


Lokal Fish & Chips

Red garoupa, sweet potato fries & chili coriander mayonnaise

Slipper Lobster Linguine

Tomato-shellfish stock & basil

Braised Beef Cheek

Pickled shallots, roasted carrots & mash potatoes

Tasmanian Grass Fed Beef Sirloin Tagliata Steak

Asiago cheese, cherry tomatoes & watercress

Steak Frites

Fries, herb butter & side salad


Sticky Date Pudding

Caramel sauce & vanilla ice cream

Chocolate Rum Mousse

Banana & almond brittle

Main Menu

Sunday Roast Dinner Menu


More about The Lokal, Singapore

Tanjong Pagar residents know that The Lokal is part cafe, part proper, grown up restaurant. In the daytime guests are invited to get a swift pick-me up in the shape of a coffee, or stay a while for tea and cake. But dinner is a different matter altogether. In the evenings, this Neil Road eatery transforms itself into a restaurant, with a daily changing menu to boot. Singapore’s discerning foodie bunch welcome the excellent selection of locally-sourced dishes, and tourists are grateful for the kitchen’s pluralistic approach to food.

If you find yourself in Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar at a loose end, we recommend you pay a visit to The Lokal, not only are you guaranteed an excellent cup of coffee, the team pride themselves on offering a warm welcome to guests from near and afar. But if you want to see what the team at Neil Road’s The Lokal are really capable of, the only way to do it is to visit for dinner. The team delight in sourcing local ingredients and giving them an international spin, and are pulling hordes of diners from across Singapore to prove it.

79 The Lokal Reviews

79 Reviews
Noise levels:Pleasant
Waiting time:Very good
Value for money:Reasonable value
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Angie A.9 months ago · 4 reviews

Awesome pork chop with kale salad, love the coffee. Favourite cafe in Bukit Pasoh area.

Heng Yong T.a year ago · 1 review

Pleasant experience. Good food and the service was great. Definitely will visit again

Kim W.a year ago · 1 review

A restaurant with excellent food & friendly staff who take care of your every need without being obtrusive...We dine here frequently & have never been disappointed The Sunday roast is great

Markus S.a year ago · 2 reviews

Great and high quality food. If you are interested in German food which is not pork knuckle or Curry Wurst this restaurant is a must! The service is amazing and the Chef Max is excellent host. We love it.

Cassandra T.a year ago · 1 review

The food was of great quality! Highly recommend the Sticky date pudding! The portions are huge so sharing would be a good option for girls with smaller appetites. The wait for the food was rather long, and we were starving while waiting. However, overall this was a good experience at The Lokal. Friendly staff. Will be back again next time!

Wen Qi T.a year ago · 1 review

The Lokal is a place where you can hang out with friends on weekday evenings and not worry about hogging the seats for too long. Fish and chips and slipper lobster linguine was great, with the seafood very fresh. Chocolate rum moouse with caramelised banana was nice too!

Anne X.a year ago · 7 reviews

Visited The Lokal for a nice weekday dinner with a friend. I had the 1/2 Roasted Kampung Chicken (came with mushrooms, spinach and truffled mash oooo :P) and it was AMAZING!!!! Great portion size :) Friend had the Sirloin Steak and it was gd too. Great dinner!!!

Tse Lert C.a year ago · 2 reviews

Service was great. Food was good. The Catch of the Day was Beetroot Cured Salmon, which was very nice and goes very well with the toast that came with it. The truffle fries were big and yummy. Portion for kampong chicken was huge enough for 2 persons. Ice creams and sticky date pudding (which also comes with 1 scoop of ice cream) were great. They were playing blues in the background which I like but my aunt hated.

Chester C.a year ago · 5 reviews

Even though The Lokal is more known for its brunch, dinner turned out surprisingly good. The sirloin beef was very good, while the kampong chicken tasted much better than it sounded.

Paul S.a year ago · 1 review

I had a great time! the service was really good; the waitress was fun and interactive, she made us feel welcomed and at home. I really love the warm atmosphere. I ordered the crispy pork belly, and it was cooked just right, I just thought that maybe the portion could be a little more. overall, I had a great experience!