Papi’s Tacos is a cozy taqueria and vibrant Mexican eatery located on Singapore's bustline Seah Street.
Reflecting the informal street dining culture of Central Mexico, Papi’s Tacos represents the long-awaited arrival of authentic, fuss-free Mexican fare in the Lion City.
Along with a convivial atmosphere and honest food steeped in tradition, diners are welcomed with heartfelt hospitality from a kitchen helmed by Head Chef and Partner, Mauricio Espinoza. Mauricio (or Papi, as the people around him like to call him), hails from the small town of Papalotla, Mexico and brings his heritage to an array of simple, yet mouthwatering tacos and native dishes. And because no taqueria is complete without the requisite selection of high-quality tequilas, guests are treated to a straightforward menu of bebidas and refreshing margaritas from the gurus behind the legendary cocktail bar Employees Only.
Singapore will not be short of new & upcoming cafes. Another cosy one by the name of Löwe'f Artisanal, has recently started on Queen Street.
The people at Löwe'f Artisanal spent many years creating beautiful tasting food for their family and friends. Finally, their doors are open to discerning foodies to feast and appreciate life at it's finest with them.
On the menu: Westcombe's Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Citrus Salmon Sandwich, Queen Street Chicken Burger and more.
Q-WA Izakaya opens its second outlet, gracing Tan Quee Lan Street with its divine pairing of White Charcoal (Sawdust Binchotan) grilled Japanese delights and diverse range of Japanese alcohol at incomparable prices.
A hidden gem nestled along 103 Beach Road, just a stone's throw away from Bugis MRT, it features an extensive menu of Yakimono, Light Bites, Deep Fried cutlets, Don and Udon - the savoury accompaniments to an affordable ($5 per) glass of artisanal Japanese beer, sake, whiskey, or shochu during Happy Hour!
Q-WA Izakaya takes pride in serving quality grilled Yakimono of chicken, pork, beef, seafood and vegetarian variants using finest ingredients shipped in from Japan. Marinated with an in-house Garlic Spice Powder and gourmet Moshio (seaweed salt), these signature skewers are meticulously grilled over one of the top-grade Sawdust Binchotan charcoals, imbuing it with a distinct touch of smokiness and umami. With a true love for Japanese street food, no stones are left unturned in the owner, Rita's effort in recreating authentic Japanese grilled skewers with its maximum tastes.
Adorned with warm Japanese decors and fibngs, bright lanterns, and kawaii koinobori (carp streamers), its beckoning and casual atmosphere is reminiscent of a traditional hole-in-the-wall Izakaya in Japan. Trebled with quality Japanese street fares and affordable selection of Japanese alcoholic beverages, Q-WA Izakaya delivers an authentic Izakaya experience that transports customers straight into the heart of Japan!
Chix Hot Chicken is an American South inspired fried chicken shack that serves Nashville Style Hot Chicken and Southern Buttermilk Fried Chicken, with love. This new casual eatery is owned by 1st Singapore Idol winner, Taufik Batisah.
Other than Buttermilk Fried Chicken, one of their signatures is the Nashville Hot Chicken which is served with the world’s spiciest peppers!
The Nashville Hot Chicken is a Nashville specialty; fried chicken breaded & coated with spices, served with white bread & pickles.
How hot can you handle your chicken? Find out at Chix Hot Chicken.
Steakville source for their beef supplies from specific farms and regions, bringing specialised farm breeds to their cozy restaurant in Sunshine Plaza. They aim to bring the “farm-to-table” dining experience to their customers whereby patrons can find out more about the steak they are having. You can view their menu here.
Their collaborative partner, Candour Coffee Bar, provides a wide selection of beverages, ranging from artisan coffee to signature coffee mocktails, creating options and playful choices for everyone.
Modern French Cuisine takes centre stage in the recently revamped fine dining restaurant, Gunther's, which is helmed by award-winning chef Gunther Hubrechsen.
Residing at the swanky Purvis Street since August 2007, Gunther’s bring sophisticated Modern French Cuisine to the chic fine dining scene. The meticulously-crafted restaurant, whose name yields the personality of Gunther himself, the man behind this establishment, depicts the realization of a dream that he has over the years - that is a place to call his home.
The revamp of the restaurant is a contemporary interpretation of art nouveau woodwork. An art style that originated in Belgium and gained popularity in France around 1900, it was fitting that Belgian Chef Gunther Hubrechsen of fine Modern French Cuisine was drawn to it and wanted his Singapore-based restaurant new interior to evoke luxury through the delicate curved forms of the art nouveau style.
Gunther’s food is down-to-earth – like the man himself – yet deftly executed to perfection with elegance and finesse. His gift lies in his ability to re-interpret classic dishes and flavours, breathing new life into them in terms of both taste and presentation. He devises unusual flavour combinations with delicate sensitivity, resulting in dishes that are pleasurable to eat, yet a novel to experience. Equally central to his culinary distinction is his passionate belief in plating each dish to heighten its visual appeal. The chef frames each of his dishes with an artist’s eye and constantly aims to fashion gastronomic works of art that pleases both eye and palate.
La Cala (“the bay” in Spanish), as their name implies, embodies the Spanish spirit & soul and strives to offer diners a place to savour delicious Mediterranean cuisine at a relaxed pace in a sophisticated and laid-back atmosphere. They take pride in offering an authentic menu from the Mediterranean basin with a distinct Spanish flair, using the best of best, top-grade ingredients sourced from Europe, while keeping prices reasonable.
Enjoy their creations like the 'Boneless Spanish Suckling Pig with Melon'. Crispy crackling with tender meat, this dish lends various textures packed with tons of flavour.
Another of their signature dishes, Fideuà, is a noodle paella with Catalan origins that comes with squid ink broth and calamari. Crispy, savoury, and uniquely Catalan.
Enjoy the ultimate Korean party experience with 36.
Located in the heart of Singapore, 36 is the first korean-themed danceclub offering a ground-breaking party experience, in a raw, aesthetically pleasing atmosphere that makes the nightlife experience in the intimate space of 36 so unique.
Alongside Korea’s many party antics, 36 aims to blend Korean music with electro and hip-hop genres, through its line-up of both Singaporean and Korean resident DJs, as well as local, regional and international performers.
Meating Place is a meat joint at DUO Galleria made for all to meet and get together.
Be it meat, seafood or vegetables - the marriage of fuss-free fundamental cooking techniques and well-sourced ingredients takes centre stage here. They know their meats and they do them right using their own in-house dry aging methods, to popular and unconventional cuts alike.
They believe that affordability should not compromise quality and they want to feed all. Whether it's one or many, they are happy to meat you and provide good food with a smile, at honest prices.
Atap is a non-alcoholic quintessential rooftop bar serving localised bespoke mocktails, located in the heart of Singapore’s heritage quarters, Arab Street.
With an amazing view, Atap is secretly located at one of the highest points of the area, nestled at the rooftop of a hipster hostel - Shophouse Hostel.
Atap is the first bar of its kind serving only non-alcoholic drinks and bespoke mocktails. All the drinks served at Atap are unique, just like their mocktails which are concocted using common herbs, fruits and spices from their very own garden to bring familiarity to your taste buds with a classic local twist. Every drink tells a story written deep within Singapore’s ancient history and folk legend. While you’re at it, come try their nostalgic nibblets and delicious bar snacks as well!
Going to Atap will transport you back to the colonial days of Singapore’s kampong past. Here you will take a trip down memory lane and relive back your younger days and get drunk on unbridled playfulness, fresh nostalgia and their favorite view of this heritage area.
p/s: you will need to climb 5 stories to reach the bar.
Cast Iron, a modern Japanese grill restaurant tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city vibes.
Located at a peaceful area overlooking the garden setting of Duo Galleria. Dine or have drinks under the beautiful night sky at their al-fresco area.
Be greeted with a refreshing vibe as you step inside the premises with its intricate woodwork interior design and traditional Japanese wall murals.
Cast Iron offers a wide range of delicacies ranging from traditional Japanese to Western Grills. Grilling with passion as it would be Robata or Gaucho style, be prepared to be taken apart by the Chef’s brilliance. Be it tenderness, moist, slicing it is just heavenly. After that indulge in delicately handmade sushi and sashimi by the chefs over the cold counter and be introduced to intriguing Omakase options that will cater to even the most exquisite palate.
FAME is the first rooftop KTV pub in town. Located on the top floor of Bugis+, this octagon-shaped pub with a woody cottage theme surrounded by glass windows provides you more than just coziness but an all new concept of what you have never experience.
FAME is equipped with a top notch ktv system, darts board, stage plus live band performances, open mic nights and many more that will ensure patrons' visits/private events will be more than a memorable experience. Whether it's a private function, networking event or a birthday party, they will assist you through the entire process from planning stages throughout the event with attentiveness and warmest hospitality.
Kampung Glam is now home to FOMO, a new hipster food court which houses 7 eateries all under one roof.
In synonymous with ‘fear of missing out’, FOMO desires to bring about a collective of various neighbourhood food kakis to satisfy any heart, soul of a true foodie.
Anchored in the heart of Kampong Glam, FOMO is a hip-styled food court which transports its patrons to feast on its unique experience for all senses. From a tropical-paradise themed ambience with Instagrammable facades, private courtyard, local and trendy affordable food choices, to craft beers and wine selections, FOMO is a vibrant destination to be at.
From production room to cup or cone, every batch of aROMA Gelato is the result of meticulously crafted recipes, hardworking and happy staff and sourcing the best quality ingredients they can find.
At aRoma, they keep things simple. They are extremely picky in choosing the best ingredients for their gelato -- they want the natural flavours to shine.
Their gelatos are fresh. They hand-make their gelatos daily, and store them in air tight pozettos prior to serving to ensure that they give you the best quality gelato in every spoonful.
They believe that good gelato will keep you coming back for more. When you get to the front of the line, they're all yours. So take your time to sample their flavours and ask their friendly scoopers about what makes them so special.
Joe & Dough was founded in 2009 with the dream to make good coffee and sandwiches accessible to everyone. They don't do a whole lot, but what they do, they do it right with a great deal of care, sincerity and pride. Their latest outlet is now open at DUO Galleria.
Joe & Dough likes to turn the daily routine of coffee and sandwiches into a bespoke treat. From sourcing the best Arabica beans that they grind on demand to insisting on baking their own breads and choosing only the finest ingredients, they serve coffee and food that they are genuinely proud of. Ultimately, they believe that there is no secret ingredient for great taste, just good, honest food and coffee made by people who care.
Ready to serve you and their many fans at Bugis Junction; Yankee Candle's newest addition has a whole section catered to your automotive needs.
From Charming Scents to Car Jars, Car Vent Sticks and even Car Vent Clip, they have a little something for the crazy car-lovin people.
At Yankee Candle, they share your passion for fragrance®. It's what drives them to search the world for fresh inspiration in creating evocative, long-lasting scents that will help make your house feel like a warm, welcoming home.
With over 150 fragrances, they offer the world's largest and most compelling selection of candle and home fragrance scents.
Lovers of all things Korean – raise your soju glasses to K-JU, the lastest gastropub to bring Seoul’s night dining culture to Singapore.
K-JU is a kitchen and soju bar in the heart of the vibrant Bugis precinct, offering diners a delectable list of skewered meats, seafoods and cooked dishes, pairing perfectly with Korean soju! From crowd-pleasing light bites to boozy cocktails and lively Soju bombs, a night out with friends at K-JU promises to be a whole lot of yummy fun.
Sumo Bar Happy is a modern ramen and tachinomi sake bar in the heart of Singapore's Bras Basah arts district. They have a focus on one-cup sake and tonkotsu ramen with beef toppings.
Sumo Bar Happy is opened by the folks behind Tanuki Raw.
Oxtail, tendon, sliced cured beef, short rib, and char siew are in their Sumo Ramen bowl and will make you feel complete. Enjoy their one cup sakes paired with bowls of 48-hour simmered tonkotsu broth. Pure bliss.
By the same folks behind Fika Swedish Cafe & Bistro; Muslim-owned Lickety Ice-Cream Parlour at Bussorah Road serves Hong Kong/Macau-style egglet waffles with a selection of 16 hard-to-resist ice-cream flavours.
Lickety is about spreading fun and happiness through the best dessert combination in the world – ice-cream and waffles!
From Asian ice-cream flavours like Mao Shan Wang Durian and Gula Melaka to more international ones like Earl Grey & Fig and Cotton Candy Bubble Gum, there is something to please everyone.
Fred Perry prides itself on being the first British heritage brand to successfully blend sportswear with streetwear to create some of the most iconic styles of the last century. Throughout their history, they have always stayed true to their ethos of authenticity, integrity and attitude.
Their latest space will be opening soon at Bugis Junction featuring an industrial-chic interior.
The brand was born in the late 1940s, when former Austrian footballer Tibby Wegner approached three times Wimbledon champion Fred Perry with an idea. Their initial venture was the very first sweatband, which was quickly adopted by tennis players across the courts of Britain. In 1952 the pair launched what was to be Fred Perry's most famous garment: a slim fit cotton pique shirt with Laurel Wreath embroidery.
Monster Curry is a fast-growing Japanese Curry restaurant chain here in Singapore. They have a total of 10 outlets, with their Suntec City, Bugis Junction and JEM outlets being the latest to the family. These 3 outlets were established within a short 2-month period between June-July.
Be mesmerised by the distinct flavour made from fresh fruits, a unique Japanese curry with selectable spiciness level coupled with a range of assortments on a whopping plate size of 34cm in diameter!
Monster Curry’s sauce contains up to 14 different spices and vegetables and requires up to two days to cook so as to bring out the “Umami” to its fullest.
Peranakan Flavours at Tan Quee Lan Street serves authentic peranakan dishes well-loved by locals and foreign friends. They were previously located inside The Ardennes Hotel at Jalan Klapa and have relocated to their new address.
Some of their signatures include Nanas Yong Tau Foo (a Peranakan style Yong Tau Foo in pineapple coconut curry sauce) and Ikan Sumbat (a double stack of snapper fish & otah wrapped & deep fried in fish skin).
Located at the new DUO Galleria complex at Beach Road and as Asia’s first Peruvian Cevicheria; TONO Cevicheria is a full-service restaurant serving a complete Peruvian menu.
TONO, Peruvian slang for “party”, is the first-ever authentic Peruvian cevicheria in Singapore.
Founded by Peruvian Chef Daniel Chavez of OLA Cocina del Mar, its team of Lima-trained Latin American chefs headed by Executive Chef Mario Malvez serves true-blue Peruvian ceviche and other delights from the cuisine, paired with Pisco Sour, the definitive drink of the cevicheria.
TONO Cevicheria focuses on fresh, carefully sourced ingredients with a sustainability slant, particularly seafood, and is a proud flag bearer of Peruvian culinary heritage and progress. It does all this within a party ambience of fun, happiness and Salsa, and the big-heartedness that Peruvians are known for.
It will become easier to go car-lite in the city, with the transformation of Bencoolen Street, and as the Government lines up a series of other infrastructural projects and initiatives to make walking, cycling, and riding public transport more pleasant and conducive.
Bencoolen Street has been revitalised, with 2 of the 4 original car lanes converted into wider walking spaces for pedestrians, and a dedicated cycling path. Pedestrians can now enjoy the lush greenery along the open walkway, and take comfortable walks using the sheltered link-ways connecting various transport nodes to nearby developments, such as Manulife Centre and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA).
To inject vibrancy into the streetscape, the Urban Redevelopment Authoriry (URA) and Land Transport Authority (LTA) collaborated with students and alumni from NAFA to design and install a series of unique benches that line Bencoolen Street today. More than 125 new bicycle parking lots have also been installed at key destinations along the street.
The dedicated cycling path along Bencoolen Street will connect to existing and future cycling routes all over Singapore. The Bencoolen Street cycling path will link up to Queenstown-City to the west, Bishan-City and the North South Corridor to the north, and the Central Area cycling network to the south. The Central Area cycling network extends from the Marina Bay area, and connects to the eastern part of Singapore via the East Coast Park.
Challenger's flagship store is now at Bugis Junction, with 15 lifestyle zones designed to make gadget shopping fuss-free and easy for everyone.
The store houses experiential zones where you can find/try out the latest technology in market, like an immersive virtual roller coaster ride with the Samsung Gear VR at the Galaxy Plus VRcade or you can check out the latest gaming devices from Razer at the Razorzone and also learn more about the different drones from Parrot and DJI.
For those into Fitness, their Fitness Station would be pretty interesting as it showcases the latest smart watches, activity trackers and accessories optimised for sports. Spice up your fitness routine with the help of technology and stay on track of your goals.
Founded in 1982, Challenger is a dynamic IT retailer based in Singapore. Well-known for its strong brand name, attractive member privileges and strong partnerships with major global brands, you can now shop at almost 50 stores island-wide or 24/7 online at Hachi.tech, their e-shopping marketplace portal.
Experience a new twist to timeless Chinese classic cuisines at Song Garden located at Mercure Singapore Bugis.
Executive Chef Wong Shea Nung who has more than 40 years of experience, leads the team. And for the dim sum section, you might want to know that Chef Leung Chi Man cares for it and formerly from the renowned East Ocean Restaurant, with 30 years of experience.
On the menu; Lobster with pumpkin purée, Sautéed asparagus with wild mushrooms in white truffle oil, Mentaiko cod fillet and more.
Opening in March 2017, Fitness First at Bugis Junction is all set to give you a unique workout experience.
With 7 workout zones and their largest Group Exercise studio, they know you will love their newest addition. Located in the heart of Bugis, the 1660 square meter facility with 5 meter high ceilings will be equipped to take your training experience to new levels.
FatPapas, a great tasting venture by FatBoy's and Singaporean rapper, actor and radio personality, Sheikh Haikel is now at 17 Bali Lane.
FatPapas is a restaurant to provide halal Burgers, Ribs, Shakes and more!
On the menu; Salted Egg Crab Pasta, Country Fried Steak, Wimpy Burger (house-blend beef patties with turkey bacon and BBQ sauce), Black Peppercorn Burger (a classic beef burger smothered in thick black peppercorn gravy), Chilli Chicken Boners (wings slathered in sambal ikan bilis), Gula Melaka milkshake and more.
Mellower Coffee is a coffee house from Shanghai specialized in specialty coffee from various places around the world. Its two-storey global flagship store in Singapore is now at Bugis.
They carry coffee beans from many regions of the world and they strive to give their customers the best coffee experience, be it in taste or presentation. You can chat up their friendly baristas to see what type of single origin coffee is being offered for the week.
Their house blend coffee is specially flown in from Shanghai and hand crafted by their baristas to give you a new perspective on coffee
The nationally treasured Parkview Square building is to reveal Singapore’s most highly anticipated bar concept of recent years - ATLAS.
Opening in March and located in the vibrant ground floor lobby of the unique office tower, ATLAS will welcome residents, professionals and drinks aficionados from Singapore and beyond to a stand-out, sophisticated all-day drinking and dining destination.
The ATLAS Gin Collection will provide the world’s most diverse and thoughtfully curated physical compilation of this popular spirit. Assembled in an impressive ceiling-high tower, the display will form the centrepiece of the expansive venue. Appointed by Master of Gin, Jason Williams, the selection includes everything from 1910 London dry gins to the best of modern craft gins from the far corners of the world.
Beneath the bar lies a bespoke rose gold walk-in Champagne Room housing the ATLAS Champagne Collection. Guests are invited to taste the rare treasures from one of Asia’s most sought-after Champagne lists.
Greendot's 7th outlet would be opening soon at Bugis Junction. It was founded in 2011 with the intention of making healthy meat-free meals convenient, accessible and affordable to the mass.
Greendot holds a common belief that everyone can make a positive difference to the world by simply consciously choosing what they eat. By repackaging traditional vegetarian cuisine, Greendot aims to revolutionise the vegetarian industry by providing a greener, healthier alternative to conventional fast food, and also to popularise vegetarian cuisine amongst health conscious working adults.
Parkview Museum, is a swanky new art space from the Parkview Group. Located in the heart of the art and cultural districts, Parkview Museum will be a platform for the expression and popularisation of contemporary art in Singapore with its vast column-less space and 7 metre high ceilings – certainly a hint to the immense potential of things to come.
Parkview Museum is set to open in mid-March 2017 with global travelling art exhibition, ‘On Sharks and Humanity’.
H:Connect is a Korean fashion label made for contemporary, unique and stylish people who are passionate and positive. Available at Bugis Junction. Now it's time to connect.
The 10-year-old brand has more than 300 stores across South Korea, Taiwan and China, including a flagship store in the upmarket district of Gangnam in Seoul. The Singapore store is the brand's first South-East Asian store.
Hotel G, Singapore’s new lifestyle hotel is scheduled for soft-opening on 17th November 2016.
Hotel G will feature 308 stylish rooms complete with cutting-edge facilities, including two distinct restaurant concepts, trendy communal spaces and a state-of-the-art fitness center.
Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar is located on the Ground floor and will open soon. With a culinary team led by their highly acclaimed Executive Chef, the restaurant offers imported cold cuts and cheese, premium wines and daily specials cooked with quality ingredients. The venue features a cozy communal space, perfect for mingling.
Timberland is proud to announce the opening of their second Footwear Plus Store at Bugis+.
For those who loves outdoor lifestyle and has a strong need for versatile footwear that's stylish and functional, Timberland is with you every step of the way. The Footwear Plus Store bears testament to this promise, and will be the go-to destination for the best and most complete collection.
Vivre Activewear is an up and coming local active wear brand designed for daily wear, gym, yoga and other light to medium intensity sports. First launched in April 2014, it has since garnered a strong community of yogis and fitness enthusiasts raving about their apparels. Apart from winning awards for its chic and high performance designs, it has also been featured regularly in fitness magazines.
Reasonably priced from $40-$60, all Vivre’s creations are specially designed to better fit the Asian body frame. Key features include built-in bras for tank tops and moisture-wicking fabrics to keep you dry and odour-free, so you can concentrate on working hard while looking great.
The new Mercure Singapore on Middle Road has 395 heritage inspired rooms, and is located in the heart of Singapore, leisure, business and cultural districts.
Also situated 5 minutes from Bugis MRT and next to one of the CBD's most vibrant markets, Bugis shopping has everything expected of the savvy traveler in today's world. The hotel includes a lobby lounge and bar, a premier lounge, four small meeting rooms and two restaurants. Facilities include a gym, a swimming pool and sky deck.
At Under Armour, their mission is simple: to make all athletes better through passion, design, and the relentless pursuit of innovation. Their team works to build the world’s most innovative performance products.
Everything they make is designed with the athlete in mind to ensure the very best quality and performance. When you put on an Under Armour product, it’s making you better.
ASICS at acronym derived from the Latin phrase, Anima Sana In Corpore Sano -. A sound mind in a sound body staying true to the philosophy by which wt was founded, every ASICS innovation, every concept, every idea is intended to create the best product . Their mission is to become the number one brand for the sports enthusiast. To accomplish this, they pledge to continue to make the best product; striving to build upon their technological advances and pushing the limits on what they can learn from the body and its needs in athletic gear. They pledge to bring harmony to the body and soul.
The quick service pizzeria pivots itself on quality ingredients, tasty combinations and a create-your-own experience. With individual portions and personalized approach, TPC reimagines pizzas for individual and group diners who no longer have to compromise on their favourite flavours.
The latest brainchild of Peperoni Pizzeria of Les Amis Group, TPC promises to inject fun and tantalizing flavours that will have diners living the moment!
Discover the latest array of refined casual premium dining Japanese offerings combined with a touch of elegance and modern creativity at Senjyu Sushi's new outlet in Bugis Junction.
Inspired by the truest traditions of Japanese cuisine. Infused with the imagination of contemporary tastes. Senjyu which means ‘eternity of life’ was chosen to convey their lifelong passion in serving the freshest and finest Japanese food. Similarly, the flying crane in their logo symbolizes longevity and soaring to greater heights – a testament to their unwavering dedication in perfecting their craft and reinventing Japanese cuisine.
The combination of these natural flavours engages all senses to elevate the ultimate dining experience.Savour these intricate flavours in a contemporary twist.