Duck confit for S$14.90? Or boeuf bourguignon for S$17.90? It's the (low) price you pay for French dining in a coffee shop sans linen and high airs service. Go on a weekday, as it's madness otherwise. Don't forget to get tau kaw pau (fried bean curd stuffed with cucumber, yam pieces, chopped egg and mince meat) from a neighbouring stall.

We fear its popularity means that it might outgrow its location soon, so check the website just in case.