Restaurants and food outlets at Chijmes – an f & b oasis in the city


Chijmes is a cloistered F&B oasis in the heart of the city of Singapore. The former location of the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus had embarked on a $45 million makeover earlier this year following a change in ownership. It appears that most of the ground level renovations have been completed with a bit of work still happening at the basement level. We recently checked out the restaurants and food outlets at Chijmes that were ready.


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The new and improved Shaw Centre re-opens

Shaw Centre

Shaw Centre A02

[October 2016 update – see new entries Japan Foods Garden and Lucky 8 Chinese restaurants at the bottom of this post]

Shaw Centre’s retail section re-opened in September 2014, after undergoing a period of renovation. We check out the F&B outlets that have commenced business. Some of the units are technically located in the adjoining Shaw House, but they are so interlinked that we treat them all as part of the same mall. Continue reading →

One KM Mall : F&B + More

One KM Mall(Updated on 1 June 2015) One KM Mall in Tanjong Katong is situated where Lion City Hotel and Hollywood Theatre once were. It has 4 levels of retail and food & beverage outlets. The mall is linked to the residential tower known as Katong Regency and is a five minute walk from the Paya Lebar MRT station.

There is no lack of eating places at the new Mall – whether you just want dessert or something more substantial. Cold Storage, J-Mart and HockHua Tonic are also in the mall.
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Aperia Mall : Interesting Mix of Food Options

Aperia Mall @ Lavender

Aperia Mall @ Lavender

(Updated 5 Ocotber 2016) More malls in Singapore – this time in the light industrial Kallang-Lavender area. Aperia is a newly completed mixed-use development at the junction of Kallang Avenue and Lavender Street. A business office tower houses names such as Intel, Roche, Audi and McDonald’s. The Mall at Aperia has a supermarket, a variety of retailers and a mix of food and beverage outlets. Continue reading →

Drink & Dine @ Parkland Green, East Coast Park

Parkland Green East Coast Park

(Updated on 8 January 2016) If you ever need an excuse to go to East Coast Park, you can now suggest going there to check out the nice new bars and cafes at Parkland Green.

The just completed National Parks’ project features a mix of dining and recreation retail outlets and has a 1-hectare open lawn. You can bring your own food and have a picnic at the lawn or enjoy eating at one of the restaurants there and ending with drinks at a bar.

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I12 Dine @ Katong 112, Singapore

112 Katong or I12 Katong

Katong 112

(Updated 25 May 2016) Katong is one of Singapore’s most exciting food hubs, home to famous peranakan restaurants and laksa stalls and much more. I12 Katong mall or Katong 112 (previously known as Katong Mall), is a hub within a hub boasting a diverse range of restaurants and cafes. What to eat in Katong 112? The dining options are many. There are popular dining outlets there like Canton Paradise and Toast Box. Newly opened food and beverage outlets have added to the allure of Katong 112 and increased the buzz quotient there.

112 Katong or I12 Katong

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