Boufe – Boutique Cafe At Phoenix Park, Not Buffet
”Is that a café that offers buffet?” My friend asked. I was stunned for a moment, thinking if my pronunciation is that bad. But on second thought, Boufe DOES sound like buffet. Boufe originates from 2 words; namely BOUtique and caFÉ. Combine the two and you will see them in reality, a boutique for the women (Ohvola) in a café setting. Situated within Phoenix Park along Tanglin Road, Boufe is located right at the furthest end away from the entrance. We heard… you could hitch a ride from the security guards with a buggy at the entrance to anywhere within the compound, if you are a girl. The men don’t get it. We (the guys) ended up getting ‘bochap-ed’ by the guards, and decided to walk in ourselves. The buildings within Phoenix Park pretty much retained the looks since the British colonial rule in Singapore. Within Boufe, they took a minimalist interior approach; simple, clea...