Paya Lebar Quarter or PLQ is designed to be a place to live, work, shop, dine and play. The massive development by Landlease in the Paya Lebar regional business hub comprises a retail mall (PLQ Mall), three office towers (PLQ1,2 & 3) and three residential towers (Park Place Residences). The Ordinary Patrons (TOP) are happy that new Paya Lebar Quarter restaurants and cafes offer interesting dining options and cater to different budgets. There is a good mix of familiar food and beverages (F&B) names and new to market eateries. We list the TOP 10 F&B places to try at the new PLQ.
Paya Lebar Quarter is being opened in phases. PLQ 3, the office tower, has been opened for a few months already. SMRT Corporation and Great Eastern Life have offices are in PLQ 3. Virgin Active has opened for business in PLQ 2.
PLQ Mall is slated for its official opening in late October 2019 but the preview phase starts on 30 August 2019. Among the anchor tenants of PLQ Mall are Shaw Theatres, including an Imax Theatre, and FairPrice Finest. UOB Wealth Centre, Uniqlo, Foot Locker, Cotton On, Innisfree, Challenger and Popular Bookstore are also in the retail complex.
Paya Lebar Quarter Resturants & Cafes
The food court, KopiTime, operated by Kopitiam is on level 4 of PLQ Mall. It is open from 8 am to 10 pm. There are, of course, many cafes and restaurants in Paya Lebar Quarter Mall. With so many eating places, there is great variety in terms of cuisine, ambience and prices.
The popular cafe chain, The Providore, brings its wide selection of wholesome cafe nosh and extensive list of wines to Paya Lebar. Providore PLQ has a seating capacity of about 140, with indoors and al fresco dining area.
It is a great place for drinks after work and for breakfast, supper or anything in between. It opens early and stays open till 10.30 pm. (See our posts about Providore Downtown and Providore Raffles Place).
Paya Lebar Quarter 1 #01-01
Tel: +65 6970 1887
Mon to Fri: 8 am to 10.30 pm
Sat, Sun & PH: 9 am to 10.30 pm
Popular Korean fried chicken and burger chain, Mom’s Touch, sets up its first store in Singapore in PLQ Mall. The No. 1 Korean fast food chain, with over 1,200 stores in South Korea, specialises in fried chicken wings, with flavours such as spicy, chili pepper, honey, garlic, onion cheese, and curry. It also offers burgers and a range of sides and desserts. Read Mom’s Touch Singapore – Korean chicken and burger restaurant in PLQ .
Paya Lebar Quarter #01-37
Opening Hours: 10 am – 10 pm
Fong Sheng Hao
Fong Sheng Hao 豐盛號 Singapore is a retro Taiwanese breakfast cafe. Taiwan’s toasts and black tea milk are specialty items of the store. Read more.
Fong Sheng Hao
PLQ Mall #B2-04
Opening Hours: 8 am – 9.30 pm
Elemen offers meatless cuisine. It has several outlets, in places like Millenia Walk and Harbourfront. The new Elemen restaurant in PLQ Mall has a contemporary homely decor. (See our posts about Elemen Harbourfront and Elemen Classic GWC).
PLQ Mall #03-13
Tel: +65 65032533
Opening Hours: 11.30 am – 10 pm
Paradise Dynasty is one of several Paya Lebar Quarter restaurants serving Chinese food. Besides the famous Paradise’s Xiao Long Bao, Northern and Southern Chinese cuisine in contemporary style can be enjoyed in a plush setting at Paradise Dynasty PLQ.
PLQ Mall #03-08
Tel: +65 68058935
Mon to Fri: 11 am – 10 pm
Sat & Sun: 10.30 am – 10 pm
Haidilao Hot Pot
Hotpot-restaurant chain Haidilao opens in PLQ Mall, offering traditional Sichuan style Hot Pot in a modern elegant dining setting.
PLQ Mall #03-11/12 & 27
Collin’s is a local Singapore award-winning F&B brand that will appeal to those looking for Paya Lebar Quarter restaurants serving good affordable food. The unpretentious restaurant offers quality Western cuisine at great value. It has aged beef and a good range of wines. It stays open till 11 pm. Read Collin’s Gastro Dining – new affordable restaurant at PLQ Mall.
PLQ Mall #B1-01
Opening Hours: 10 am – 11 pm
Duckland is a specialty restaurant by the TungLok Group. The signature dish, Roasted Irish Duck, is very popular but they have more than duck on their menu.
PLQ Mall #B2-33
Tel: +65 69098932
Opening Hours: 11 am – 10 pm
Hibiki Sake Bar & Dine
The name tells you that it is a place for sake. It has a wide selection of sake and is another one of the Paya Lebar Quarter restaurants & bars that will be good for drinks after office hours. The new restaurant at PLQ 3 however also serves good Japanese food and offers affordable set lunch. Read more.
Hibiki Sake Bar & Dine
Paya Lebar Quarter 3 #01-07
Tel: +65 69099986
Opening Hours: 12 noon – 11 pm
Jimmy Monkey in One-North is known for its remarkable coffee blends and state-of-the-art Slayer and Mazzer machines. Jimmy Monkey brings great coffee to Paya Lebar with a small kiosk at PLQ 3. It has limited sitting.
Besides good coffee, muffins and pastries are available.
Paya Lebar Quarter 3 #01-08
More Food at PLQ Mall
They are number of bakeries, food kiosks and bubble tea shops in B2 of PLQ Mall. More eateries will be opening. Other F&B outlets in Paya Lebar Quarter Mall that have started operations include:
PlayMade by 丸作 #B2-K5
Old Street Bak Kut Teh #B2-02
XiXiang Kaya Kopitiam B2-17
London Fat Duck #B2-25
Cafe Red Ginger #B2-31
Lucky Bird #01-P4
Morphine Coffee #01-P5
Maccha House #02-20
TungLok Seafood #03-09/10
Hot Tomato Café & Grill #04-09/29
Saizeriya Ristorante E Caffè #04-13
Sushi Express #04-13
Parking at PLQ
The entrance to PLQ Mall’s drop off point and car park is via Paya Lebar Road. There are carparks in PLQ 1,2 & 3, with entrances at Paya Lebar Link and Tanjong Katong Road.
Parking Rates for Motor Vehicles are as follows:
Mon-Fri 06:00 am – 05:59 pm | $2.30 / hr
06:00 PM – 11:59 pm | 1.93 / hr
12:00 Midnight – 05:59 am| $21.40 / entry
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays
06:00 AM – 11:59 pm | $1.50 / hr
12:00 Midnight – 05:59 am | $21.40 / entry
PLQ is linked directly to the Paya Lebar MRT Station.
Paya Lebar Quarter
10 Paya Lebar Road
Nearby MRT Station: Paya Lebar Interchange
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