Tiong Hoe Specialty Coffee
170 Stirling Road #01-1133, Singapore 140170
1 Harbourfront Walk, VivoCity #B2-23, Fairprice Xtra Singapore 098585
Inspired by Mr Tan Tiong Hoe’s undying passion for coffee (his journey began in 1960, when he was accepted as an apprentice in a Dutch coffee company to learn coffee roasting at the tender age of only 16), Jacob and co-founder Juliana came together in 2014 to establish Tiong Hoe Specialty Coffee Pte Ltd. Situated in the heartland area in Queenstown, Mr Tan Tiong Hoe’s office of more than 20 years was renovated into their cafe today.
It started off as a wholesaler that also hold occasional workshops and classes. However, business was slow and these weren’t enough to satisfy the curious customers, attracted by the aroma of the freshly roasted coffee. Soon enough, they had customers streaming in to ask for a cup of joe, for a place to sit, and to chat over coffee. And that is how the cafe came to be. Fast forward to today, they now carry at least 20 different origins of specialty coffee from Africa, Asia, South and Central America, and they also have a second location.