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Best Places To Eat in Singapore – New Green Pasture Cafe

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Best Places To Eat in Singapore – New Green Pasture Cafe

“Let’s go and enjoy great organic food!” Even today, such a suggestion for lunch or dinner with my friends would be greeted with “Ewwww” or “Er …” or straight up “No”. And I can’t blame them. Organic food is often perceived as nutritional but far from tasty; some even say tasteless

But after much encouraging, my friends relented. And guess what? They loved the food here! In fact, they love it so much that all of them have returned and brought their friends to enjoy the delicious dishes here. This is why I have anointed New Green Pasture Cafe as one of the Best Places To Eat in Singapore.


New Green Pasture Cafe – The Overview & Rankings

Name: New Green Pasture Cafe
Cuisine: Asian, Fusion, Sushi, Vegan Options – MSG-Free, Low Fat, Minimal Salt, Free from Chemical Fertilizers and Pesticides.
Meals Served:  Lunch, Dinner
Dining Choices: Dine In, Take Away
Family Friendly: Yes
Food: 5.0 out of 5.0
Service: 4.5 out of 5.0
Value: 5.0 out of 5.0
Atmosphere: 4.0 out of 5.0
Prices: $$$ out of $$$$$
Asia Travel Gems Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0 Five Stars Rating


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About New Green Pasture Cafe

The story of how New Green Pasture Cafe began along the shopping belt in Singapore known as Orchard Road. A petite designer named Ms Sophia Teh found the vegetarian food served in many eating places to be oily and lacking in true nutrition. Most of the dishes were deep fried and actually unhealthy.

After years of consuming the typical vegetarian food served at food centres, cafes and restaurants, Sophia began to suffer in health. One of the many afflictions was gout, which brought her much pain for over 7 years. Parts of her body were swollen. There were times when it was even difficult for her to hold a simple pair of chopsticks.

Determined to not use western medicine, she attended talks and workshops to learn from doctors on how to heal one’s body through natural methods. In 1984, she made the choice to eat only organic food. She began to cook and eat her own organic meals, and soon her health started to improve.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - Sophia Teh, Owner of New Green Pasture Cafe and Asia Travel Gems' Timotheus Lee
Sophia Teh, Owner of New Green Pasture Cafe and Asia Travel Gems’ Timotheus Lee, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems

Some of the knowledge she gained were, for example, how Apple Cider Vinegar can help to detox our bodies. She also learned about the benefits of enzymes. Hence, one of the popular drinks at her cafe is the ABC Juice (see photo and description below in Delcious Organic Food section).

As she continued exploring the organic world, she noticed that her body healed. All her afflictions were gone. She was also less tired as she found herself more energetic. Today, when you visit New Green Pasture Cafe, you will notice how spry she is for her age.

Over the years, Sophia experimented on how to cook organic food in such a way that is very palatable. Today, a lot of her dishes include more raw foods and most are lessed cooked and less processed. All food at New Green Pasture Cafe are MSG-Free, Low Fat and contains Minimal Salt. Of course, being that all of the ingredients are organic; they are Free from Chemical Fertilizers and Pesticides.


Delicious Organic Food

This is my favourite dish – Rainbow Salad with Charcoal Noodles. It used to be the Penang Laksa, which is still very good. But I only have one stomach. If I can eat more at one meal time, I would have both this dish and the Penang Laksa. Yes, greedy me.

As you can see in the photo below, there are lots of veggies – carrots, beetroot, purple cabbages, bean sprouts, etc. Truly a rainbow of vegetable delights. The charcoal noodles are hidden below the layers that also include a zesty mix of salad sauce that is slightly sweet and tangy. Together, the combination brings so much pleasure to the taste buds.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - New Green Pasture Cafe - Rainbow Salad with Charcoal Noodles
Rainbow Salad with Charcoal Noodles, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems

My next favourite is the Rojak! A mix of slices of cucumber, pineapple, turnip, bean sprouts, apples, mangoes and tau pok. The latter is a type of fried beancurd that is flat and square. The outer layer is brown and crispy and the inner is soft and spongy. The sauce used is purely organic and vegetarian. No prawn paste at all (of course, right?).

You will be amazed how Sophia has managed to make it taste so much better than the usual rojak sold at food courts, using just organic sauces. The result is a light and appetizing side dish.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - New Green Pasture Cafe - Rojak
Rojak, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems

Whenever I visit New Green Pasture Cafe, I MUST HAVE a glass of ABC juice. It contains Apple, Carrot and Beetroot that have healthy enzymes. Also, great for detox.

On top of it, the ingredients are organic. So you know you are really getting the really good stuff without fertilizers and pesticides leftovers that many fruit juice bars have. The taste is delicious and refreshing!

Tip: Drink it all as soon as you can. It is pure organic and leaving it out too long will cause the precious cargo to oxidize and not be as valuable as when freshly served.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - New Green Pasture Cafe - ABC Juice
ABC Juice, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems

It is wonderful to dine with friends at New Green Pasture Cafe. We can order a few dishes and share. This way we get to taste new fares from the menu. There was one time I had the chance to try the Ginger Vinegar Set with my friends.

Tip: The flavor of the Ginger Vinegar is strong. If you dislike strong flavors, then do not order this. Other than that, it is a really well designed meal.

The Ginger Vinegar balanced well with the brown rice and side dishes. Also, the ginger with vinegar is really beneficial for the digestive system. Totally cleansing.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - New Green Pasture Cafe - Ginger Vinegar Set
Ginger Vinegar Set, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems

Another time, during dinner with friends at New Green Pasture Cafe, we shared the Sri Lanka Roll. After we had it, we understood now why this is one of the most popular dishes here.

Tip: It is a little spicy. So only try if you can take spicy food
or willing to try.

Go ahead. Order this. You won’t regret it.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - New Green Pasture Cafe - Sri Lanka Roll
Sri Lanka Roll, img src: IG: greenpasturenew

I have not personally tried the next few items from the menu. But have heard rave reviews from other diners. Do try them when you can. I surely will.

Below is the Bamboo Rice with Mushroom, Tofu and Salad. This does seem like a popular meal. Once, when I sat near the order counter, I noticed many people ordering this dish.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - New Green Pasture Cafe - Bamboo Rice with Mushroom, Tofu and Salad
Bamboo Rice with Mushroom, Tofu and Salad, img src: IG: greenpasturenew

The Super Golden Pillow Toast looks so enticing! These days I rarely eat sandwiches or anything with bread. But this looks so good that I may try it on one of those days when I feel like having something with bread.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - New Green Pasture Cafe - Super Golden Pillow Toast
Super Golden Pillow Toast, img src: IG: greenpasturenew

Sophia personally shared with me that the Quinoa with Buckwheat Porridge is a hidden gem on her menu. It is rich with nutritious ingredients and absolutely healthy. She said that if we have this at least once every day, you can see the difference in your body’s health. Sounds great right?

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - New Green Pasture Cafe - Quinoa with Buckwheat Porridge
Quinoa with Buckwheat Porridge, img src: IG: greenpasturenew

There are many choices of delicious organic food at New Green Pasture Cafe. I wish I could feature them all but it is not possible. What I can do, instead, is to point you to their Instagram account – @greenpasturenew.

Follow their account as Sophia does her best to update her followers on the awesome food she offers at her cafe.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - New Green Pasture Cafe - Instagram Account
New Green Pasture Cafe’s Instagram Account, img src: IG: greenpasturenew

Inside New Green Pasture Cafe

The interior of New Green Pasture Cafe is simple and unassuming.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - Inside New Green Pasture Cafe
Inside New Green Pasture Cafe, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems

Not sure what to order? Take a look at their Menu Wall. Photos and names of the dishes are shown for easy reference and selection. You can ask Sophia and her staff for more info about each of the dishes to help you decide.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - New Green Pasture Cafe - Menu Wall and Soup Counter
Menu Wall and Soup Counter, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems

Further in, the Dining Area is simple and clean.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - New Green Pasture Cafe - Inside Dining Area
Inside Dining Area, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems

For those interested to try cooking their own organic meals at home, there is a Retail Section inside.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - New Green Pasture Cafe - Retail Section
Retail Section, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems

Enjoying your meal and feeling a little thirsty? There is a counter offering free water. It is self service, so help yourself to as much water as you like.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - New Green Pasture Cafe offers Free Water
New Green Pasture Cafe offers Free Water, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems

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New Green Pasture Cafe – Asia Travel Gems Final Word

Asia Travel Gems Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0

Five Points Rating

Since the day I first experienced the awesome food at New Green Pasture Cafe, I have shared this hidden gem to many through word of mouth, and via my Facebook account.

Everyone I introduced to love the food here, and kept coming back for more.

When I started Asia Travel Gems, I had every intent to share this hidden gem with my readers and followers. Finally, today is the day.

The food here is truly amazing. And deserves the 5.0 rating. Every dish is crafted from the heart and love. Each meal is unique with its own special taste and flavor.

I highly recommend everyone to try the food at New Green Pasture Cafe as I do feel it is really one of the Best Places To Eat in Singapore. If you are hesitant or averse to organic food, you will surely change your mind about organic cuisine.


How to Get There?

Address

190 Middle Road #04-22 Fortune Centre Singapore 188979

Operating Hours :

11am to 8pm
Closed on Mondays

Contact Number:

Phone – 6336 8755
Handphone – 9451 2799

MRT

Go to Bugis MRT Station. Walk from Bugis Junction to Bugis+. Exit from Bugis+ to Queen Street. Walk down Queen Street towards Middle Road.

Walk along Middle Road to Fortune Centre.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - Fortune Centre
Fortune Centre, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems
Best Places To Eat In Singapore - Front of Fortune Centre facing Bencoolen Street
Front of Fortune Centre facing Bencoolen Street, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems

Enter Fortune Centre and take the escalator to the Fourth (4th) Floor.

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - Escalator to New Green Pasture Cafe
Escalator to New Green Pasture Cafe, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems

When you reach the 4th Floor, you will then see New Green Pasture Cafe. You can’t miss it!

Best Places To Eat In Singapore - Shop Front of New Green Pasture Cafe
Shop Front of New Green Pasture Cafe, © Timotheus Lee for Asia Travel Gems

If you have ANY questions about this review, ANY at all, please submit your questions as comments below. I will be happy to help you out.

Thank you for reading this.

Wishing you and your loved ones safe and happy travels,

Timotheus