Neko no Niwa, Singapore’s first cat cafe

Whether you are a cat person, or a newbie who just wanna experience being around cats, Neko no Niwa cat cafe is the place to go and unwind. Unlike other buzzing cafes we are used to hanging out on a Saturday night, this place is serenely peaceful. Everyone seem to whisper softly to each other, making sure that the cats are not shocked by sudden loud noises, it almost feels like we were on a retreat in cat haven and silence resembling a library.

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1st hour: S$12
Next 1/2 hour: S$5
3-Hour Special: S$24*
Whole Day Pass: S$32*

Cat Cafe Neko no Niwa is located at
54A Boat Quay (Level 2)
Singapore 049843

For more info, visit Neko no Niwa’s website to get to know the cats, or if reading is a hassle, head to the shop like i did and chat up with the friendly staffs to know more before approaching them.


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