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Address: Bishan Park II, 1382 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, 569931
16 Apr 2015
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Nice place to hang out

I went to Canopy with my friends on Saturday, their fourth day of reopening. Totally fell in love with the new setting. They did a good job enhancing and creating a nice ambience - the glass windows gave the cafe natural light and allowed us to enjoy the tranquility and lush greenery of Bishan-AMK Park. Parking was also not a problem as there are lots of parking there.

We ordered the eggs benedict ($16) which we found was reasonably priced as compared with most cafes in Singapore which usually charge at least $18 to $20. We were there at noon and even though the cafe was quite busy, our three dishes came in less than 15 mins. The wait staff were friendly and knew their menu well. We'll definitely come back again and try their other dishes. 
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eggs royale
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$20 for 40 pax
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Very poor service and bad food

The only thing good about Canopy is the location ! We walked right into the trap seeing the quaint restaurant as we were biking through the Bishan park.

however, that's where the joy ride ended !! 

The he quality of the food was quite appalling. The burger we ordered was served cold and uncooked and on informing the manager, he just grilled the bun and served us back the same cold burger again.

we also ordered an eggs Benedict which was also served cold !! 

Dont nut recommend to anyone. There's a lovely place called Grub right down the biking track in the park and I highly recommend that you ride a couple of minutes to get there rather than stop at Canopy !


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Nice Ambience Ruined by Bad Music Playlist

Everyone here has postively reviewed The Canopy for having nice ambience. That was NOT my experience tonight. I was here with a friend to have some wine and conversation. One would think that a cafe in a park would be as serene as the park. But no. The manager told us that they change to "party" music after 10pm. Truth is, everyone was there for a quiet drink and conversation, not a party. The "party" music they played was rowdy gangsta rap. The repeated strains of "kill the b*tch!" & other choruses of vulgar expletives did exactly that: they killed the b*tch & her name is "Ambience".
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Nice ambience. Mediocre food

The place was chosen because it's dog friendly. Really cosy ambience and ideal place to laze the afternoon away (if not for the blistering heat from the haze). I ordered a Eggs Benedict Grande for $19++. Poached eggs, serrano ham, english muffins with mushrooms. $19 is on the medium to high end but to our disappointment, the muffin came soggy - not toasted. We also ordered banana ice cream waffle for $12++. The waffle tasted soggy again and heavy with flour. We told the waitress if anything can be done about the waffle, and her feedback was - "we'll feedback to the chef". The feedback stopped there. 15 mins later ,she came back for the plates; expressionless -as if nothing have happened.
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Bad service from an Indian waiter

Celebrated birthday today at this restaurant. Was informed that to use the entertainer app, we will have to order from the main menu item (main dish or pasta). We order 4 main dishes and 1 seasonal menu in the end thinking we can get 1 for 1 for the 4 main dish. During the bill check, we were told by the Indian waiter that we can't get one for one based on the entertainer app due to us ordering the seasonal menu. Have a bad commotion and argument despite this being a birthday celebration n the Indian waiter is inflexible, stubborn and argumentative. End up the main chef came and offer a complicatary birthday cake (Kudos for him... But nothing can be done to rescue the bad atmosphere)....
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Stay away. Just wait at cornerstone.

The hosts obviously did not want to sit any customers despite there being plenty of empty seats available. Although these seats had reserved signs on them, they were never filled while we were there for dinner. the dishes were very overpriced for their quality. We tasted only black pepper and flour in their crab cakes. The prawns in the bisque were frozen tiny shrimps. These cost 18 and 12 bucks respectively. Pork rack was very ordinary. Service was chaotic and it was hard to get any waiters' attention though there were many of them around. Very disappointing. Should have just waited for a seat at cornerstone.