What to Eat at Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Ngee City Singapore? Here are our suggestions for cafes, restaurants and food places to try in 2021. Some are new restaurants and some are classics that have been there since the beginning of the mall. Where available we have posted file pictures of restaurant menus. These may not be the latest but will give you an idea of what kind of food and prices to expect.
What to Eat at Takashimaya: Chinese Restaurants
There is a wide range of Chinese restaurants and eateries available at Takashimaya SC, Ngee Ann City. Here are some of them.
Empire Fine Chinese Cuisine
Empire Fine Chinese Cuisine is one the newest restaurants at Takashimaya Shopping Centre in Ngee Ann City. Opened at the end of December 2020, this new Chinese restaurant is at level 5 and serves the full range of Chinese banquet dishes as well as simple dim sum selections. Read about our lunch at Empire Chinese Restaurant here.
Empire Fine Chinese Cuisine #05-30 Ngee Ann City391 Orchard Road Singapore 238872
Crystal Jade Palace restaurant on level 4 is a classic that has been there since the beginning of Ngee Ann City. This popular restaurant underwent major renovations in 2019 and has a fresh new look. Read more.
At Imperial Treasure Fine Shanghai Cuisine on level 3, northern Chinese cuisine is on the menu. Read more.
Takashimaya S. C., Ngee Ann City #04-22 Tel: +65 6836 6909
Monday to Friday Lunch: 11.30am to 3.00pm (Last Order: 2.00pm) Dinner: 6.00pm to 11.00pm (Last Order: 10.00pm)
Saturday Lunch: 11.00am to 3.00pm (Last Order: 2.00pm) Dinner: 6.00pm to 11.00pm (Last Order: 10.00pm)
Sunday & PH Lunch: 10.30am to 3.00pm (Last Order: 2.00pm) Dinner: 6.00pm to 11.00pm (Last Order: 10.00pm)
East Ocean Teochew Restaurant
Shoppers who are hungry after the Takashimaya sale and thinking of Teochew food can head to East Ocean Teochew Restaurant in Ngee Ann City. It is located on the 5th level, on the same floor as Best Denki. The restaurant looks modestly sized from the entrance but this restaurant is huge. They also serve dim sum during lunch. Read more.
EAST OCEAN TEOCHEW RESTAURANT #05-08/09 Ngee Ann City Tel: +65 6235 9088
Originating from Bangkok, COCA Restaurant is a Thai-Chinese hotpot restaurant. It is described as authentic Thai cuisine combined with traditional elements of Cantonese home-style cooking. There are discounted hotpot prices on weekdays for senior citizens and students.
391 Orchard Road #04-23 Ngee Ann City Singapore 238872
Mon – Thurs : 11.30am – 3pm (Last Order for Lunch @ 2.30pm) 6pm – 10.30pm (Last Order for Dinner @ 9.45pm)
Fri, Sat & Sun : 11.15am – 10.30pm (Last Order for Lunch @ 3.45pm; Last Order for Dinner @ 9.45pm)
Famous souffle pancake restaurant from Japan opened at Basement One level of Takashimaya in November 2020 and has been drawing in the crowd since then. On the Takashimaya website, their pancakes are described as “utterly fluffy, pillow-soft and decadently melt-in-the-mouth”.
Like Flipper’s, it was not easy to decide whether to describe Ma Maison as a Japanese restaurant or a Western restaurant. In the end we thought that they should be classified as Western restaurants as they are essentially Japanese interpretations of “Western” cuisine. Here are some sample menus from Ma Maison Takashimaya.
Ma Maison #04-27 Takashimaya S.C. Ngee Ann City Monday – Friday Lunch : 11:00 to 15:00 Tea Time : 14:30 to 17:30 (Dessert & Drink Only) Dinner : 17:00 to 22:00 (L.O. 21:30)
Saturday / Sunday / PH Lunch : 11:00 to 15:00 (L.O.) Dinner : 15:00 to 22:00 (L.O. 21:30) Website
Angus House is also one of the oldest restaurants at Ngee Ann City. We believe it has been there since the opening of Takashimaya. The steaks at Angus Steak House are obviously the stars on the menu but they also have other types of food such as Japanese style spaghetti and risotto. Read more.
Angus Steak House #04-25 Takashimaya Shopping Centre Ngee Ann City Tel : 6735 6015
What to Eat at Takashimaya: Japanese Restaurants
With Takashimaya Department Store being the anchor tenant at Ngee Ann City, it is no surprise that there are many Japanese restaurants at Takashimaya Shopping Centre Here are some of them.
The Sushi Bar
The Sushi Bar is a popular Japanese restaurant at Takashimaya. Long queues are not uncommon during peak hours. It located on level 5 near Best Denki. The wide menu range caters for those in search of affordable Japanese food as well as those with an appetite and budget for premium Japanese raw fish items. Read more.
#05-35 Takashimaya Shopping Centre
Whatsapp or SMS reservation only to 8818-3535 (No reservation on weekends, eve of public holiday or public holiday. Mon-Sun 11:30-21:45 (last order 21:00)
Also on level 5 is Magosaburo 燒肉孫三郎 (シンガポール), a restaurant that specialises in serving Japanese beef. At the end of 2018, they moved into their current location on level 5 Ngee Ann City from their previous location at Ion Orchard. Read more.
#05-31 Ngee Ann City Mon-Fri: 11:30am-2:30pm, 6-9:30pm Sat-Sun & PH: 11am-4pm, 6-9:30pm
TAMPOPO Grand is described as the premium brand of the TAMPOPO Japanese restaurant group. It is located in the restaurant cluster at Level 4 of Ngee Ann City, near the Takashimaya department store. Here are some sample pictures of their menu.
Tampopo Grand #04-28 Takashimaya Shopping Centre Tel: +65 6235 2318
Open: MONDAY TO FRIDAY 11.00AM – 3.00PM 6.00PM – 10.30PM
SATURDAY TO SUNDAY 11.00AM – 10.30PM
Also on level 4 is Tonkichi, one of the best tonkatsu restaurants in Singapore. Read more.
In addition to the food court, there are many small cafes and food kiosks at Basement 2 of Takashimaya SC. Our favourite one is Nakajima Suisan which specialises in grilled fish, prepared Japanese style. Read more.
Nakajima Suisan #B2-01-01 Takashimaya Food Hall
We hope you have found our list of restaurants useful in deciding on what to eat at Takashimaya SC, Ngee Ann City. Happy Eating at Taka!
For a complete list of places to eat at Takashimaya, please refer to the official Ngee Ann CIty Website.
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