Shaped by the rich heritage of the renowned Balestier, 1953 stands beautifully with a conserved facade to add on to a new legacy. The up and coming landmark will be iconic at the locale where new chapters unfold in a precinct filled with charisma and conveniences.
1953 is a freehold conservation mixed-use development by Oxley Holdings.
1953 has a curated selection of one and three bedroom units across three different styles of collections to match your taste.
Pasta Bar on Keong Saik Road is an intimate Italian & pasta restaurant by Chef Alessandro Guistetti.
Nothing is more Italian or more satisfactory to eat than a bowl of pasta. Known across Italy as “piatto unico” or “a complete meal” pasta has become a symbol of the Italian way of life – a symbol of family and friends gathering around the table to share, laugh, eat and create memories. At its simplest, pasta is a basic combination of flour and water but in reality, it is much more than that. Pasta and pasta making are deeply rooted in history, tradition and regionality and the recipes and techniques to make pasta vary from city to city, town to town, family to family.
Drawing on the traditions and techniques of his ancestors, Chef Alessandro draws on family recipes, handed down through the generations, to bring you dishes that reflect the regionality and diversity of Italy. Each and every one of their pasta shapes is handmade daily using a variety of semolina and ‘00’ flours combined with whole egg, egg yolks and water or a varying combination of these ingredients depending on the required texture, bite and intended use of the pasta, providing a different eating experience with every dish.
Siri House in Dempsey Hill is a lifestyle, social and dining space by Sansiri, Thailand’s leading luxury property developer, bringing together people, art, design, food, and retail - all essential elements for a sought-after place of gathering. An emblem of the Sansiri lifestyle, Siri House welcomes everyone. Whether you’re looking for a brunch spot on the weekend, a cocktail masterclass to attend, a thoughtful gift for a friend or just for quiet refuge, Siri House is the place to be.
Nestled in Dempsey Hill, Siri House features a Sales Gallery highlighting Sansiri’s most prestigious property developments; JAM at SIRI HOUSE, a restaurant that elevates the home dining and drinking experience; an intimate Art Space that will exhibit a roster of art shows by Thai and international artists; The Shop retailing a hot list of ones-to-watch-and-know design brands from Thailand.
With a rich culinary identity that spans over three decades, two generations, and multiple locations across and off the shores of Singapore, homegrown restaurant chain New Ubin Group is pleased to announce the opening of its third outlet, New Ubin Zhongshan Park, located along the outskirts of Singapore’s Central Business District, in the vibrant Balestier commune.
The 150-seat restaurant, residing at the ground floor of four-star hotel Ramada by Wyndham Singapore at Zhongshan Park since December 2018, is the hotel’s mainstay dining concept. This marks New Ubin Group’s first hotel restaurant, and is the second outlet the Group has opened in 2018. Earlier in February 2018, the Group opened its first upscale restaurant in the heart of the city, within the icnoic CHIJMES cluster. Prior to this, New Ubin existed as a single tze char eatery in Hillview Avenue—where it continues to reside—with previous incarnations in the rustic Sin Ming Industrial Estate, Sixth Avenue along Bukit Timah Road, Marina Country Club and Clementi.
Both openings put the family-run business on an exciting growth trajectory as it sets out to create a ‘Truly Singaporean’ tze char experience that can hold its own in any context, under the second generation leadership of chef and chief executive officer Alexander Pang, alongside founder and chief operating officer Pang Seng Meng, and the Pang family.
A joint partnership between New Ubin and HH Properties Pte Ltd, New Ubin Zhongshan Park will be jointly managed and overseen by Alexander and the hotel’s senior management, alongside, a “New Ubin taskforce” comprising of chefs and service staff from the original Hillview eatery. This is done to ensure that the motivation remains the same across all three existing New Ubin outlets – to bring a ‘Truly Singaporean’ experience that’s rooted in a confluence of hearty and innovative tze char, fresh produce and kampong-style hospitality.
GRUB has established a 2nd outlet in Balestier, located within the HomeTeam-NS JOM Clubhouse in Ah Hood Road. This new joint is a poolside alfresco burger bistro, with a food truck counter concept. They are looking forward to offering the same delicious juicy burgers and ice cold beers, this time with a beautiful pool view!
Similar to their Bishan outlet, they plan to maintain their family-friendly focus and will be organizing children's activities every month.
GRUB is proud to be part of The Food Explorer Group, a home-grown brand conceptualised and run by 4 young local entrepreneurs. Having built Cookyn Inc, Singapore’s premier cooking events company, the quartet have also added redpan, a modern Singaporean bistro at Marina Square to their repertoire of ‘food exploring’ adventures.
The Fragment Room is a rage room where you are encouraged to let down your walls and release your inner frustrations.
So your boss shouted at you. So your train broke down today. Wouldn’t it be great to go somewhere and release your rage? Let’s smash that anger to fragments.
The Fragment Room is a safe space for you to get rid of all your inner frustrations
It is easy to get caught up with deadlines, expectations and pressure in our fast paced society. Most of us do not have the luxury to just break off from our daily routine to let loose. The Fragment Room is the perfect therapy for busy individuals.
Visit The Fragment Room for a short session and treat yourself to arguably the most exciting anger therapy in the market.
Smash plates, glasses, vases, electronic appliances and more. Fret not, all of these broken pieces will be recycled accordingly because they care about the environment too.
Recently launched, 3rd Culture Brewing Co. is a hawker stall at Maxwell Food Centre that offers another alternatives to the usual Tiger, Heineken or Carlsberg options with their selection of craft beers. The stall is definitely a great addition to the hipster meets not-so-fancy food center vibes trend
The beer stall has a selection of nine taps with three more on the way, which offers an international range of craft beers from breweries such as Brewdog, Stone Brewing Co., Panhead Custom Ales, Eight Degrees Brewing and more. You'll be able to have your hawker food fix and your craft beer cravings satisfied in one spot with prices starting from $8 for a 12 ounce cup.
Kite is a place to share a favourite past time with friends, family and colleagues. They serve modern comfort food using progressive cooking techniques with Asian flavours.
Kite stocks a selection of exquisite and under the radar wine labels and craft spirits. They create local adaptations on classic cocktail recipes that altogether showcase the quirkiness and passion of the amazing team behind not just another restaurant but a place you will feel comfortable sharing a conversation in.
Inspired by the craft beer and fresh seafood culture of San Diego, Draft & Craft is a unique restaurant-bar concept that serves authentic Southern Californian comfort food and specializes in craft beer, unique cocktails and artisanal cheeses.
Draft & Craft was conceptualized and founded by a couple that moved here from San Diego, who wanted to bring the freshness and easiness of Baja-influenced So-Cal dining to Singapore. The essence of So-Cal dining is fresh ingredients and is usually accompanied with a craft beer or cocktail in a casual, breezy setting. “Draft” refers to the draft gourmet beers on tap, and “Craft” refers to the craft food, cocktails and artisanal cheeses offered.
Draft & Craft serves up “Baja-style” Mexican food, which is a popular staple in Southern California because of its emphasis on fresh produce and seafood with it being typically lighter on the stomach when compared to traditional Mexican fare. Their food is mostly made from scratch, with a few components carefully sourced and selected by their chef. Highlights of the menu include epicurean versions of grilled cheese sandwiches and tacos such as the Baja Fish which consists of beer-battered and fried fish fillet, pico de gallo, fresh shredded cabbage and homemade white sauce enveloped in a warm and soft flour tortilla. In addition, Draft & Craft hopes to introduce the concept of beer and cheese pairings. The effervescence and varying flavors of different beers serves to complement a wide selection of cheeses as they bring out the subtle notes in one another. The gourmet cheese-tasting platter, as well as individual cheese wedges offered on the menu as supplemental beer pairings, were handpicked by their cheese consultant, who owns several cheese bars in Portland, Oregon.
Driven by his passion in craft beer, their beers are lovingly curated by the owner who is a beer connoisseur and home-brewer himself. Some of the offerings on tap include Stone IPA, Rogue Dead Guy Ale, Prairie Saison, and Anderson Valley Summer Solstice. The bottled beer list is constantly expanding and includes a good selection of IPAs, Trappist ales, stouts, porters and ciders.
For wine lovers, they have a selection of white and red wines carefully selected from a small and vibrant wine supplier. The wines offered are made from carefully tended vines, with minimal intervention in the cellar that is looked after by dedicated wine growers. The results are apparent- balanced, delicious and interesting wines which pair well with food. Cocktail drinkers can also choose from the craft cocktail menu that was specially concocted by the owner. The menu places a strong emphasis on fresh ingredients, such as “A Summer’s Day” which consists of champagne, elderflower liquor, and fresh cucumber honey water made from scratch daily.
Housed in a 1,000 square foot venue on the bustling Circular Road, in the heart of the Central Business District, Draft & Craft boasts an intimate setting with a capacity of 80 beer-loving patrons. Over at Draft & Craft, they hold the belief that the devil is in the details and they spare no effort in creating a great experience for you.