You can find The Moon bookstore & cafe in Singapore from within Chinatown, at 37 Mosque Street.
Nestled in one of Singapore’s heritage districts, the place offers a vegan-friendly cafe, an independent bookstore, and an event space. You can even book a tarot reading session.
From the cafe, you’ll discover a delicious range of comforting caffeinated and non-caffeinated drinks, cakes, toasts, croissants, and teas.
Highlights on the cafe menu include Espresso Coffee, Lemon Pistachio Cake, Peanut Butter Banana Toast, Pain Au Chocolat Croissant, Chunky Monkey Smoothie (chocolate, peanut butter, banana), as well as Black Forest Tea (rosehip shells, cocoa husk).
The cafe aims to provide options for people with as many dietary restrictions as possible, so that there are always dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan options to choose from. Do alert the staff if you have any specific allergies or requests.
As a bookstore, the place has always at least 50 % of the selection by women authors, with a especial focus on writers and artists of color.
The selection might be limited, but the available books are always bursting at the seams with big ideas, whether it is fiction, politics, business, or cookery. There is even a dedicated section for young readers, with a colorful array of activity books and storybooks.
Idea behind the curated range of books is to be a stop along your journey to discovering underrepresented writers, stories, and connections.
In case you’d like to purchase or request a specific book, you can make a request for it, and the bookstore will try to find it for you.
Additionally, The Moon carries in-house merchandise and consign artwork and products by local Singaporean makers. Among the brands they have in store are Hush Candle, The Fingersmith Letterpress, Somethings To Keep, Pins & Pongs, plus Pew Pew Patches.
The Moon Bookstore & Cafe in Singapore
37 Mosque Street
Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday 11am-6pm
You can also follow the cafe/bookstore’s official Instagram account at instagram.com/themoonsg/.