UK Sandwich Cafe Chain, Pret A Manger is coming to Singapore in Q2 of 2017. Their first Singapore outlet will be at Changi Airport Terminal 3.
Pret first opened in London in 1986. College friends, Sinclair and Julian, made proper sandwiches avoiding the obscure chemicals, additives and preservatives common to so much of the 'prepared' and 'fast' food on the market. The two of them had woefully little experience in the world of business. They created the sort of food they craved but couldn't find anywhere else.
Pret operates a bit like a restaurant. They build a kitchen in (or very near) every shop. You won’t find ‘sell by’ dates on their fresh sandwiches and salads. They offer our unsold food to charity at the end of each day rather than keep it over.
They avoid the obscure chemicals, additives and preservatives common to so much ‘prepared’ and ‘fast’ food. Their ingredients are delivered early every day. They don’t mind that fresh and fragile ingredients go off quickly – they start from scratch each morning.
Kent & Curwen was established in 1926 by Eric Kent and Dorothy Curwen. The company first began as a manufacturer of military, club, and college repp ties that helped define 20th century British style. In the 1930s, Kent & Curwen introduced the iconic cricket sweater and went on to be the supplier to major sporting events and clubs even finding its way across the Atlantic to outfit the Hollywood Cricket Club and Palm Springs Racquet Club.
It wasn't long before such royals as the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Kent were seen sporting Kent & Curwen. More than fifty years after the brand's creation, the Three Lions Herald became Kent & Curwen's registered trademark. An undeniable symbol of excellence used by King Richard, the logo made clear that the brand was as regal and distinguished as ever.
The multi-brand store will be opening in one of two blocks on Dempsey Road.
According to COMO Lifestyle’s bid, a new concept known as “COMO Dempsey” will be introduced integrating Dover Street Market with several F&B outlets, including a Jean-Georges Vongerichten restaurant and bar, new restaurant concept COMO Cuisine and local Peranakan restaurant Candlenut.
London Sandwich Co., also known as LSC offers a wide range of gourmet sandwiches and coffee for the fast-paced city peeps. LSC is a radical grab and go retail concept in Singapore that serves real, handmade food & artisan coffee to busy people who are on the go.
It is the brainchild of Nick Tiernan & Soraya Ismail, the same dynamic duo who own and run Boost Juice in Malaysia and Singapore. Nick, a Londoner who now calls Malaysia his home, is passionate about introducing a taste of London to Singaporean residents.
Madame Tussauds Singapore is Merlin’s first Singapore-based attraction and is a natural complement to Images of Singapore LIVE. The ultimate ‘celebrity’ attraction allows you to ‘meet’ and interact with your heroes and it brings the best and most lifelike wax figures to Asia’s favourite playground.
Madame Tussauds Singapore is uniquely tailored to reflect the culture and excitement of its Singapore and Southeast Asia location. This is not only apparent in the design of the attraction but also in the choice of figures which includes an exciting combination of historical and contemporary figures from the region, as well as both local and global celebrities such as Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson and One Direction, among others. One Direction will be pit stopping in Madame Tussauds Singapore from now until October 2015, as part of their worldwide tour, giving One Direction fans the unique opportunity to re-live the days of the original five!
Other local celebrities that feature in the attraction include Jack Neo, Phua Chu Kang, Stephanie Sun, JJ Lin and Zoe Tay, among others.
Madame Tussauds Singapore is also the only Madame Tussauds globally to incorporate a boat ride into the attraction! This unique boat ride reflects Singapore’s fascinating and colourful culture and history.
London-based Heatherwick Studio collaborated with local firm CPG Consultants on the Learning Hub, a new eight-storey teaching facility at Nanyang Technological University.
To avoid creating "miles of corridors linking box-like lecture rooms", the building was designed as a cluster of tapered towers surrounding an expansive atrium. The idea was to combine learning facilities with social spaces including balconies, gardens and open-air corridors, to encourage as many opportunities for staff and student interactions as possible.
The 12 towers, which each taper inwards towards the base, accommodate a total of 56 oval classrooms. According to the designers, the non-hierarchal round shape – without any corners or obvious fronts or backs – will encourage more collaborative learning.
Clad with curved concrete panels, the towers feature irregular horizontal stripes that were created using 10 adjustable silicone moulds. This texture lends each tower the look of a root vegetable, although the designers liken the appearance with wet clay.
Balconies extend around the inside of the towers and get larger towards the top of the building, offering views into the atrium. This space is naturally ventilated, allowing air to circulate throughout.
The towers are raised off the ground on 61 angled concrete columns, each featuring an undulating surface texture, and small areas of planting surround many of them.
Meanwhile, the concrete walls surrounding the stair and elevator cores slotted between the towers have been embossed with over 700 drawings by illustrator Sara Fanelli, depicting images from science, art and literature.
The project forms part of a wider campus redevelopment for Nanyang Technological University which, with over 33,000 students, is one of Singapore's largest public universities.
A Hong Kong-style restaurant, serving roast duck like the ones made famous by restaurants such as Four Seasons and Gold Mine in Bayswater, London. Using the best Irish Duck famous for it's quality, they call “Wagyu of Ducks”. Enhanced with their Hong Kong Chef’s secret duck roasting technique and heritage recipe.
London Fat Duck also features Dim Sum, Hong Kong style Wanton Noodles, Lobster Noodles and many other Hong Kong comfort foods.
Recognized as the world’s oldest barbershop, Truefitt & Hill offers a range of luxurious grooming experiences for the discerning male in Singapore. The traditional British brand, established in 1805, also carries the finest shaving, fragrance, hair and bath products to provide daily grooming solutions for today’s gentlemen.
Visit the barbershop to enjoy a haircut or a traditional hot towel wet shave for that special engagement, business meeting or just to relax and unwind. Additionally, the new outlet at Capitol Piazza features signature furniture pieces from Timothy Oulton and an assortment of unique men’s accessories, to provide great gift inspirations for the modern man.
Stoned by Q (SBQ) is the first in-house jewellery brand created by home-grown multi-brand handbag and accessories store, Quintessential.
The brand offers a range of affordable jewellery that looks contemporary, spare and minimalist yet remains well-priced and beautifully presented. The main design component of each piece is a natural semi-precious stone/stones or quartz set against 18k gold-plated over brass. The extensive line includes necklaces, rings, bangles and earrings with new designs introduced every month.
All your favourite multi-coloured semi-precious stones are available: rose quartz, lemon topaz, citrine, green onyx, moonstone, turquoise, London blue topaz, malachite and black onyx.
London’s most influential burger joint, MEATliquor has picked Singapore as its first international outpost. The London burger institution, which has been in the Top 100 Restaurants at the National Restaurant Awards for 3 consecutive years, will open in the heart of Duxton Hill this May.
Founders of MEATliquor Yianni Papoutsis and Scott Collins, recently ranked amongst the top 5 of the Debrett 500 most influential people in Britain today, have been hailed by the UK media for changing the UK dining landscape.
Their latest venture, in partnership with Oxwell & Co and Operation Dagger’s Ben Jones and Jacques Dejardin, will be at 99 Duxton Road and will feature all of the iconic dishes such as The Dead Hippie, Dirty Chicken Burger, Deep-Fried Pickles and Chili Cheese Fries. These will sit alongside their killer range of cocktails including the legendary lager-topped margarita, the Lagerita. Additionally, the evolving MEATliquor SINgapore menu will feature an inspired integration of Singapore-centric year and be served up on UK menus.
Legendary Hong Kong is set to blaze a trail where Hong Kong fare in Singapore is concerned. Hiring 8 established chefs in their own speciality from Hong Kong, Legendary Hong Kong is determined to give you the most authentic Hong Kong cuisine you can find on the island.
The restaurant’s unique charm is the 4 narrow entrances that mimic the narrow streets of Hong Kong. The four entrances correspond to each of the sub-themes that make up the restaurant: Roasted Meats, Noodles and Congee, Dim Sum and “Bing Sut”.
In the roasted meats section, you will find the exclusive “London Roast Duck”. Named after the city where people, especially Chinese people from the globe flock to in search of the “best duck in the world” because of its succulent flavor, Legendary Hong Kong has signed an exclusive deal with Silver Hill Farms, a premium duck farm where each duck sold is de-feathered by hand so as to ensure integrity of the quality of meat and no bruising. These ducks are sold to some of the best Chinese restaurants in Europe.
Their determination to provide as authentic an experience for you also extends to their drinks, with their Yin-Yeung Tea.
Erwin's represents a modern and urban mix between a diner and a gastrobar, serving up honest and hearty bar grubs and meals to complement the thirst-quenching selections of beer on draft.
The cheerful gastrobar is inspired by metropolitan cafes and bars of Italian origins found in the financial districts of cities such as New York City, London and Sydney. Unsatisfied with just a single menu throughout the day, ERWIN’S kicks it up by offering breakfast, lunch, weekend brunch and happy hour menus that are kept fresh and updated occasionally.
Erwin's Gastrobar @ Valley Point caters comfortably for families as well as neighbourhood foodies and beer lovers.
A slightly different yet equally mouthwatering and thirst-quenching Happy Hour menu will also be available at the Valley Point outlet, starting from 3pm, serving till late everyday. The menu features an extensive dinner selection with bar bites and sweets options too.