Raffles City Singapore is “the city within a city” designed by world-renowned architect I M Pei. Sitting right above the busy City Hall MRT Station, the integrated complex houses offices, hotels, a convention centre, a shopping mall and many eateries. There is a wide range of dining options and we share The Ordinary Patrons’ list of favourite eating places – TOP Raffles City Restaurants and Cafes – for various occasions and budgets.Continue reading →
Outram Park (欧南园) is just at the edge of the city centre of Singapore but is home to conservation areas with quaint historical buildings and interesting shophouses and residences of various architectural styles. Outram Park has vibrant dining enclaves in Bukit Pasoh, Keong Siak and Kampong Bahru.
Keong Saik Road especially has become an iconic tourist destination with trendy restaurants, bars and boutique hotels. Local as well as new world and old world cuisines are all represented in Outram Park.
Where to eat in Keong Siak or Outram? There is a wide array of options, from the top of the range Zen to old school gem like Kok Sen. Here is The Ordinary Patrons’ (TOP) list of selected food places and restaurants in the Outram area, all within walking distance from the Outram Park MRT Station.Continue reading →
What to eat in Orchard Road Singapore? There must be a thousand restaurants and places to eat in the Orchard Road area. To help our readers to narrow the choices, here is our list of ideas on where to eat in and around Orchard Road Singapore. The list of restaurants and food outlets range from affordable eateries at Orchard Road to formal dining. As restaurant information such as opening hours are subject to change, please check the current information before your visit; or use the CHOPE online reservation system if available.Continue reading →
Named after Municipal Councillor, Dr J. Murray Robertson, Robertson Quay is one of three quays located along the Singapore River (the others being Boat Quay and Clarke Quay). The old riverside godowns and warehouses have been preserved and restored or incorporated into new developments. As is typical in Singapore, many of these restored buildings become homes to restaurants, cafes and bars, turning Robertson Quay into a vibrant dining and entertainment enclave. Stretched out along the river are buzzing bars as well as family friendly bistros, cosy cafes and intimate dinner restaurants. There are cafes that open as early as 7 am and quite a few restaurants in Robertson Quay which stay open till midnight. Here is The Ordinary Patrons’ (TOP) list of Cafes & Restaurants in Robertson Quay.Continue reading →