Talk like Local
Singapore is a melting pot of culture, race, language and religion. We picked out some of the most useful phrases so you can do things like ordering coffee like a pro. All in the name of fun, grab a local to impart our colourful Singlish to you!
Ordering coffee at local coffee shops
Kopi – Coffee with condensed milk
Kopi Siu Dai – Coffee with condensed milk, less sugar
Kopi Si – Coffee with evaporated milk, with sugar
Kopi Si Kosong – Coffee with evaporated milk, no sugar
Kopi O – Coffee with no milk, with sugar
Kopi O Kosong – Coffee with no milk, no sugar (Think: Long Black!)
**To order tea, substitute "Kopi" with "Teh".
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