What to eat at the new Centrepoint restaurants

Gastro+ at The Centrepoint


The new Centrepoint makeover is almost complete. After Robinson’s moved out and Metro took its place, the rest of this shopping mall has been undergoing some serious changes. Most worthy of note to us is the many new Centrepoint restaurants and food outlets that have started or are about to start operations. Here is a quick look at some of the new food and dining options at the new Centrepoint Orchard mall. We are in the process of trying out the new places and have provided links to our posts about those restaurants that we have tried.

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New Katong Square Food Places

Starker Bistro Katong

Katong Sqaure food

Singapore food paradise in the East has a new food haven. The site of the old Joo Chiat Police Station, which was formerly occupied by Katong Village, has been re-developed into Katong Square. The old buildings have been nicely restored and integrated into the new commercial complex. The grounds look beautiful, especially in the evenings. The development includes Holiday Inn Express and Hotel Indigo. A 2 storey mall will house mainly food and beverage outlets. A number of eateries have opened. The new Katong Sqaure food places are varied and interesting. Here is The Ordinary Patrons’ (TOP) survey of the  bars, restaurants and food places in Katong Square.

Katong Square East Coast Road

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Good Food at Geylang Serai Market & Food Centre

Pasar Geylang Serai

Pasar Geylang Serai

The mention of Geylang Serai inadvertently brings to mind the one word which most Singaporeans, regardless of race language or religion, would know – Sedap! Geylang Serai has the reputation for being the Malay emporium of Singapore and Geylang Serai food is almost synonymous with good authentic Malay food. There may be no better place to find a wide variety of value-for-money delicious Malay food and snacks than Pasar Geylang Serai or Geylang Serai Market.
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TOP restaurants and food places in Fusionopolis and One North, Singapore

Galaxis Fusionopolis One North food - 1

One-North, Fusionopolis and the other zones in this area that stretches from the Buona Vista MRT to the One-North MRT stations have always been confusing to us until we started exploring the place and finding out what to eat there. So no worries, today we have The Ordinary Patrons’ (TOP) List of restaurants and food places in Fusionopolis and One North. We will also try our best to describe the area to you.

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Japan Food Town, Wisma Atria (Isetan Orchard) Singapore

Japan Food Town, Wisma Atria Isetan Singapore - 3

(Updated Sep 2016) The long-awaited opening of the Japan Food Town in Wisma Atria, Singapore finally happened on Saturday 16 July 2016. The Isetan Orchard store has been undergoing major renovations and this must be the most significant new project. Japan Food Town is located on the Isetan part of the building. The other part of the 4th level is taken up the Food Republic Food court. The whole 4th level of Wisma Atria is now a giant food and restaurant space. We took a walk about to find out what the new Japan Food Town has to offer.

Japan Food Town, Wisma Atria - 3

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Timbre Plus = hawker food + international cuisine + live music + beer + attitude

Timbre Plus Singapore Ayer Rajah - 8

Please pardon the awkward title of this post. There are so many things happening in the Timbre Plus ( or Timbre+) gastropark in One North, Ayer Rajah that it was the only way we could list all of them in the space for the title with minimum overrun. It is located in the middle of the JTC LaunchPad @ one-north, a zone created for start-ups and incubators in the sciences, media, and engineering industries. Perhaps the startup culture provided some inspiration for the innovation that makes it one of the more unusual food places we have seen in Singapore. Continue reading →