What to eat in Tai Seng? Not much you might think. With the opening of 18 Tai Seng, a new mixed development with a Retail Centre, the food options in Tai Seng have improved significantly. Familiar names like Rocky Master, Huggs and Harry’s Bar are there. 18 Tai Seng can even boast of brands of Michelin Star pedigree – Tsuta, Tim Ho Wan and Hawker Chan. Not all the restaurants and cafes have started operations when we visited. Here is a quick look at some of the food and dining options at the new 18 Tai Seng.
Huggs Coffee #01-K1 – Serves coffee and a range of beverages as well as croissants, cakes and pastries. A cappuccino was $4.50.
Green Croft #01-K2 – A place where you can create your own salad bowl or order pasta and wraps. Currently, a bowl of free soup comes with any meal ordered. www.green-croft.com
Jia Xiang Sarawak Kuching Kolo Mee 家香kolo面 #01-30 – This growing wanton noodles chain is now serving their kolo mee in Tai Seng. Their menu offers rice or noodles with wantons as well as fish, prawns, curry chicken and even abalone. Facebook Page
#01-33 – Japanese restaurant offering the usual Japanese staples.
Japanese Soba Noodles Tsuta #01-01 – Tsuta 蔦, a small ramen shop in Tokyo which won a coveted star from Michelin Guide, offers their signature shoyu soba ramen as well as ramen in other soup bases. Facebook Page
Liao Fan Hawker Chan #01-02 – Hawker Chan Hong Meng of Chinatown one Michelin star Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle has a new outlet in 18 Tai Seng. Read the post about our lunch at Hawker Chan Restaurant.
Bakerzin #01-03 – Artisan dessert cafe which also offers savoury treats ranging from soups, salads, pastas, sandwiches and wraps to Asian fare. www.bakerzin.com
Tim Ho Wan #01-34 – Tim Ho Wan, started by Chef Mak Kwai Pui and Chef Leung Fai Keung with a 20-seater dim sum restaurant in Mongkok, has won a Michelin Star and millions of fans worldwide. The popular dim sum chain has a new outlet in 18 Tai Seng.
Other F&B outlets on the ground level of 18 Tai Seng will include Rocky Master, Jalan Kayu Prata Cafe, Harry’s Bar, Long John’s Silver and 18’Grill Tex Mex Restaurant.
Sunny Korean Cuisine #B1-03 – A wide variety of affordable Korean dishes, including a kimchi potpot for 2. We liked their hot plate beef ($7). The Korean Abaolne Porridge ($5.50) was not bad too.
nonVnom #B1-02 – Serves vegetarian burgers and desserts.
Fun Toast #B1-01 – serves local coffee and hot food such as mee siam and chicken cutlet. www.funtoast.com.sg
Other F&B Outlets in the basement of 18 Tai Seng include Gong Cha, Mr Bean and Red House.
Gong Cha #B1-11 www.gongcha.com.sg
Mr Bean #B1-12 www.mrbean.com.sg
Red House Nasi Lemak
A bakery, food court and supermarket are also in Basement One of 18 Tai Seng.
Bakery Cuisine & Juice Now #B1-08/09 bakerycuisine.com
Lets’ Eat Food Court – #B1-14 letseat.com.sg
NTUC FairPrice Supermarket #B1-13
18 Tai Seng Store Directory
There is a multi-storey car park in 18 Tai Seng. Car park fees are currently $1 per 30 minutes on weekdays till 5 pm. Till 30th June Free parking is available on weekends and after 5 pm on weekdays.
It might have been a problem previously finding a place to eat in Tai Seng. With the interesting and diverse options at 18 Tai Seng, deciding what to eat in Tai Seng may be the new problem.
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