Want to invest in home-brewed coffee but don’t know where to start? Look no further than our picks for the best coffee delivery services in Singapore.
With working from home becoming the norm now, your coworkers will not be there to pull you out of that 3p.m. slump, so get your coffee delivered from Hive Life’s pick of cafes for that much-needed caffeine hit. Savour a pourover or beat the heat with a refreshing cold brew, all in the comfort of your own home.
A tribute to the medina of Marrakech, Morocco, Bacha Coffee specialises in 100% Arabica coffees harvested from the most well-reputed coffee producing countries, featuring a selection of over 200 coffees categorised by continent, coffee type, and even the time of day. Customers are bound to find a roast that suits their preferences, from the acidic notes of dried plum and lemon of the Ugandan Wagagai Crest, to the warm, spicy cinnamon notes of the Son La province-sourced Star of Hanoi coffee, or the chocolatey citrus notes of the Seville Orange Coffee.
Hive Life pick: Seville Orange Coffee
Monthly subscription: SG$13.00
The Assembly Ground
Instead of roasting their own beans, The Assembly Ground assembles coffee roasters, including Jewel Coffee to showcase the best that the city has to offer. Get your ready-to-drink black, white, and oat cold brews from their online store, or pair your coffee with their dinner selection of pasta and pizzas. Aside from the usual offerings, The Assembly Ground now features the limited edition Coba Cabana black coffee cold brew launched as part of their 7th anniversary. This drink is only available in July 2021, so make sure you try out the minty, floral drink while stocks last!
Hive Life pick: Black Cold Brew
Monthly subscription: SG$8.00
Old Hen Coffee
This independent family-run joint first opened in 2014, in the charming neighbourhood of Farrer Park. Their delivery service specialises in ready-to-drink cold brews- their black cold brew is light, with citrus notes, while their white is nutty and chocolatey, a perfect pairing with milk. Old Hen also features other offerings such as their Valrhona cocoa-infused mochas, matcha milk, chai soy latte, and Kombucha. They even sell a 1 litre bottle of their white cold brew as part of their circuit breaker menu, for when you need to stock up on a lot of caffeine. To showcase these coffees of exceptional quality, Old Hen proudly collaborates with local roaster Nylon Coffee Roasters as well as highly regarded Koppi Roasters from Sweden and La Cabra Coffee from Denmark.
Hive Life pick: Cold Mocha
Monthly subscription: SG$7.90
Foreword Coffee is a social enterprise cafe that employs baristas, cashiers, and bakers with disabilities and special needs.
On Foreword’s menu are your cafe staples including white coffee, black coffee, matcha latte, as well as special items such as kombucha and coconut coffee, all bottled and ready to drink. The cafe, which has brick-and-mortar storefronts in Temasek Shophouse and Canberra Plaza, sources their coffee beans from Asia, including China, Laos, Thailand and Indonesia.
Foreword is also committed to sustainability. The cafe reduces the use of disposables through their Return & Reuse Initiative, and practices responsible consumption by using eco-friendly materials for packaging.
Hive Life pick: Laos NaOr Village
Monthly subscription: SG$25.00
PPP Coffee‘s subscription service offers up a variety of globally sourced, locally roasted coffee beans perfect for home brewing, including their Throwback espresso blend with its dark chocolate, caramel, and hazelnut notes, the peach, earl grey, and citrus notes of the Ethiopian Suke Quto Washed, and the citrus, almond, and dark chocolate notes of the Nuts & Bolts blend.
The roasters also stock a variety of essentials for at home coffee brewing, including taster boxes, brewing kits, drip bags, and capsule machines. To fully get to know your cup, visit their website for brew guides and recipes. Also, be sure to visit their flagship store, Chye Seng Huat Hardware, when it is considered safe to do so! The cafe makes use of PPP Coffee’s beans for cold brews, long blacks, lattes, and mochas, among other cafe staples and specialty drinks.
Hive Life pick: Nuts & Bolts
Monthly subscription: SG$16.20