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Jacob's Cafe

Western

Determined to recapture the flavours and feel of Changi Village in the 1950s and 1960s, this quaint neighbourhood cafe has a menu of local and Western favourites. There's everything from German sausages to shepherd's pie to oxtail stew; wash it all down with a cold beer or glass of wine.

Closed on Sun and PH, Mon to Sat: 09.00am - 11.30pm
+65 65427500
$24 based on 40 submissions
Dinner (12 votes), Lunch (10 votes), Alfresco/Outdoor Dining (8 votes)
FattyL

The best pork knuckles in town. Or anywhere.

For photos and the full review, head over here.

Even after my visit to Germany I maintain that Jacob's makes the best German pork knuckle ever (note that they offer the asian braised pork knuckle too). Perfect crackling that stayed crispy throughout the meal, flavourful succulent meat, and an absolutely delish sauerkraut.

Jacob's also dishes up a mean oxtail stew, with huge chunks of root vegetables and fall-off-the-bone tender meat. I love how much attention they pay to the small details like the accompanying baguettes - the baguettes were served hot, crisp, and pillowy on the inside. Regardless of how busy they are they've never failed to serve great bread with their stews. Absolutely love this homely cafe.

The HGW community like this place for...

  • Pork Knuckle3 votes
  • beef stew3 votes
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13 Dec 2014 • 24 reviews • 0 follower

The best pork knuckles in town. Or anywhere.

For photos and the full review, head over here.

Even after my visit to Germany I maintain that Jacob's makes the best German pork knuckle ever (note that they offer the asian braised pork knuckle too). Perfect crackling that stayed crispy throughout the meal, flavourful succulent meat, and an absolutely delish sauerkraut.

Jacob's also dishes up a mean oxtail stew, with huge chunks of root vegetables and fall-off-the-bone tender meat. I love how much attention they pay to the small details like the accompanying baguettes - the baguettes were served hot, crisp, and pillowy on the inside. Regardless of how busy they are they've never failed to serve great bread with their stews. Absolutely love this homely cafe.
Rice stuffed roasted chicken
10 Dec 2014 • 1 review • 5 followers

Delicious roasted chicken and stew

The rice-stuffed roasted chicken and stew are superb! Situated in a quiet corner of Changi Village, this is one of my fav eateries to enjoy a quiet and nice dinner. Highly recommended!
11 Nov 2014 • 3 reviews • 0 follower

Reward for Changi Loop (PCN)

Stopped by as close to the park connector and discovered this little treasure in Changi village. They provide great food by keeping it simple and using fresh ingredients, the carbonara is just great and dims other more expensive fair from dedicated Italian locations. Staff are attentive and courteous so overall a place that I am looking forward to returning to.
07 Sep 2013 • 1 review • 0 follower

Jacob's Cafe Signature Dishes

Jacob's cafe/Changi Village is amongst the very few eateries in Singapore I spent with my colleagues and friends. It serves fresh and quality meals at affordable prices with no gst/service charge 

We ate Oxtail stew, german pork knuckle, steak & kidney pie with prawns and mango salad. It has good selection of beer.  
Definitely, I will return with my family to repeat some of the dishes and other special dishes like hainanese braised pork knuckle, roast chicken stuff with rice and pumpkin soup. 
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14 Aug 2012 • 1 review • 0 follower

Homely Western Food

Chanced upon this cozy little cafe last Sunday. Hubby and I checked the reviews and they seemed to be good so we chose this over the many other eateries offering seafood.

Hubby ordered Beef goulash which was great! It's one of the best I've taken in Singapore. Meat is tender and the gravy goes really, really well with rice. Tried it with the warm bread and it tasted nice too.

I ordered the small roasted chicken stuffed with rice and chestnuts. It was okay but not great and definitely a tad too expensive. It was around 38, I think? Even with the soup and the iced tea, it's still on the pricey side. But I guess it's because it takes time to prepare the dish. The chicken was a bit dry but the stuffing was great. Funny thing is, it tasted better when I reheated it at home!

The staff are quite friendly and very helpful. They good suggestions, too.

I'll definitely go back to this place. In fact, I'm bringing my cousins next Sunday for a treat.

Only real downside is that this place is on the pricey side.