The 64-storey Tanjong Pagar Centre is the tallest building in Singapore. It comprises office space at Guoco Tower, residential apartments at Wallich Residence, the Sofitel Singapore City Centre business hotel, Tanjong Pagar Park as well as six levels of F&B and retail outlets. We are of course most interested in the food & beverages offerings in Tanjong Pagar Centre (TPC). There is a good mix of restaurants, cafes and bars catering to diverse tastes and budgets in TPC. Chances of finding a nice affordable place to eat at Tanjong Pagar Centre is pretty good.
To assist our readers who are searching for what to eat in Bukit Timah, this is The Ordinary Patrons’ (TOP) compilation of the Bukit Timah restaurants that we have tried. We start from the lower Bukit Timah Road area around Botanic Gardens and go west towards the restaurants in the Upper Bukit Timah Road area.
Even before the Singapore Botanic Gardens was awarded the UNESCO World Heritage Site status, we had considered it to be the nicest public space in Singapore. Since the award, the SBG has become even better. It has been improved and expanded. More restaurants and places to eat have been added. To help our readers plan a day out at the park, here is our list of Botanic Gardens Restaurants.
(Updated August 2017) It seems like it was not so long ago when there was a report that COMO Lifestyle had won a tender to develop two blocks at the Dempsey dining and retail zone of Tanglin Village. According to an article on 15 December 2015 in the TODAY newspaper, COMO Lifestyle is a subsidiary of the Club 21, whose ventures include fashion outlets of the same name, COMO Hotels and Resorts and Culina, our favourite bistro and food shop at Dempsey. Well, the months have zoomed by and we can now see COMO Dempsey rising out of the ashes of the old dreaded CMPB buildings.
Hillion Mall is a new shopping mall in Bukit Panjang in the West of Singapore. Together with the Hillion Residences condominium that sits on top of the mall, the project is integrated with the Bukit Panjang bus interchange and LRT and MRT stations. According to the website of Sim Lian Group who is the developer of the project, the mall has 240,000 sq ft of gross floor area and more than 100 retail shops spread over 4 levels. We don’t like to shop but we love to eat, so what we were really interested in is what to eat at Hillion Mall. We took a quick tour and compiled a list of the Hillion Mall Food Places and Restaurants. This is not a complete list as there could be some that we missed out – we suggest you refer to the official tenant directory at Hillion Mall for a full list of shops and restaurants.
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.