Ballad of Anna May – Enjoy Melbourne’s Famous Proud Mary Coffee In Singapore, At Tanjong Pagar

Coffee lovers who once stayed or studied in Melbourne should be familiar with Proud Mary Coffee Roasters and Café, one of the Australia’s best known coffee brands. (Miss the days with just a cuppa watching people walk past at Oxford Street.) Now the good news: You can have a taste of Proud Mary’s coffee at
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Coffee lovers who once stayed or studied in Melbourne should be familiar with Proud Mary Coffee Roasters and Café, one of the Australia’s best known coffee brands. (Miss the days with just a cuppa watching people walk past at Oxford Street.)

Now the good news: You can have a taste of Proud Mary’s coffee at the new cafe and dine out bar – Ballad of Anna May. Love the interesting name and ‘personality’ by the way.

Don’t rush to head down yet, as the café officially opens on 5th February, Friday.

Ballad of Anna May is located at 42 Craig Road near Tanjong Pagar MRT Station, of walking distance from Shake Shack Neil Road and Bearded Bella.

It is the first coffee specialty shop in Singapore to bring in Proud Mary beans, as well as the official distributor in Singapore.

Anyway, it is Anna May, not Anna Shay. lol

They are a coffee bar attached to a gentlemen’s barber parlour, Hounds of the Baskervilles.

Some background of Proud Mary: the coffee brand is founded by Nolan Hirte is a specialty coffee roaster, café, coffee educator and retailer based in Melbourne, Australia and Portland, Oregon USA.

They are focused on sustainable sourcing, recognised as a pioneer of the specialty coffee industry in Australia.

(Photo credit: Ballad of Anna May Facebook)

Specialty drinks on the menu include the Flat White ($5.50) and Orange Cold Brew ($7.50).

This cold brew is brewed using the Ghost Rider beans by Proud Mary, which has won 5 medals at the Golden Bean awards, including 3 Gold medals back to back.

Get the option with orange peel, which complements the red grape and stewed apricot notes of the beans.

Refreshing for Singapore’s tropical climate.

Food wise, you can expect savoury items of Pastrami Toastie ($13) and Nutella Cheese Toastie ($13). (However, do note that items offered may change as and when.)

Recommended is the Nutella Cheese Toastie ($13) which harkens back to one of the co-founder’s childhood, being something that he loved eating growing up in New Zealand.

Looking forward to the good coffee and hearty food from this Friday onwards.

Ballad of Anna May Coffee & Dine Out Bar
42 Craig Road Singapore 089680
Opening Hours: 7:30 am – 4pm (Mon – Sun)

Launch Day: Friday, 5th February 2021

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