The new Trehaus at City Hall is a Silicon Valley-inspired preschool and childcare that is changing early education, focuses on building character and future skills, and lets parents be present for their children’s learning journey.
Serving the needs of working parents, Funan’s North Office Block will house Trehaus School , a childcare centre and preschool that can accommodate over 100 children aged two months to six years; as well as Trehaus Club, a family club that offers member families with access to an indoor playground café, themed play dates and enrichment programmes.
"It takes a village to raise a child".
Spanning an impressive space of 12,000 sq ft, Trehaus at City Hall is the modern village where the future family works, learns and plays together.
Find out more about this multi-concept new venue here.
Britain’s renowned folding bikes manufacturer, Brompton Junction will debut its Southeast Asia’s flagship store at Funan. To celebrate this, Brompton Junction will launch a Lion City special edition – available solely at the Funan flagship store.
The Brompton was designed in 1975 and they have had an exciting journey since then.
Their mission at Brompton is to change the way people live and move in cities. A Brompton is the perfect companion, offering uncompromised mobility and allowing you to explore the world you live in with a sense of independence and freedom without any limits.
Originally designed and built by their founder, Cambridge graduate Andrew Ritchie, in his flat in South Kensington opposite the Brompton Oratory church in West London from humble beginnings, Brompton has now become the iconic folding bike company, the world's favourite and the largest bicycle manufacturer in Great Britain.
A Brompton can be personalised by you, for you. Handlebar shape, frame colour, components and gearing; there are over 16 million possible variants you can create, depending on your individual requirements and personal style. Each bike is handmade, bespoke for you and each frame uniquely hand brazed by skilled craftsmen at their London factory.
Singapore’s True Group is set to launch their flagship TFX fitness centre in Funan, the company’s only fitness centre in Singapore which has a swimming pool and outdoor deck, along with cutting-edge smart training systems.
Slated to open very soon this month, TFX Funan will be the first gym in Singapore to house the Matrix Strength Ultra Series which comes with Intelligent Video Training Display for resistance training. It will also have Life Fitness IC6 spinning bikes, a Naomi training cube, Concept 2’s Bike and Ski ERGs and rowers, functional training equipment from Ziva and Torque, and Rogue’s barbells and a Monster Rhino Belt Squat.
Aside from the latest machinery, True Group has invested in My Zone: a heart-rate based system that uses wireless and cloud technology to monitor physical activity.
My Zone connects to user’s wearable devices such as a smartwatch, as well as connecting to the gym equipment – all geared to monitoring achievements, fitness progression and ultimately, delivering results. My Zone also allows users to connect and interact with other club members, creating a community aspect to training, among many more cool perks.
Memberships at TFX will start at $128 plus GST per month, making it value-for-money, all-accessible spaces for the local community.
After undergoing a three-year redevelopment, Funan is set to make its highly-anticipated return on 28 June 2019. Poised to become an inviting and energetic heart of Singapore’s Civic District, Funan aims to inspire play, learning, creativity and connection with more than 180 brands clustered round six passion themes – Tech, Craft, Play, Fit, Chic, and Taste. Of these, around 30% are new-to-market brands, new concept stores or flagships. Reinforcing Funan’s position as a showcase for local talents, more than 60% of the brands originate from Singapore. More than 30% of Funan’s brands are new to CapitaLand’s portfolio.
Mr Chris Chong, Managing Director, Retail, CapitaLand Singapore, said: “Shaped by its unique location in a new-gen live-work-play hub, Funan brings together experiential and activity-based retail at a scale not seen before in Singapore’s Civic District, while providing a collaborative platform for retailers to share their brand stories. With a dedicated Community Manager, Funan goes beyond a singular focus on achieving a certain retail mix to curate community experiences that consumers are passionate about, as it seeks to build social connections and networks beyond the transactional.”
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Funan’s indoor cycling path runs 200 metres from the start of the trail to the Level 1 Bicycle Hub. The cycling path serves working professionals in and around Funan who cycle to office during the morning peak hours.
During the mall's operating hours from 10am to 10pm, cyclists are encouraged to dismount and push their bicycles in the mall. The Bicycle Hub houses a variety of end-to-trip amenities that include shower cabins, lockers, and a bicycle repair and pump station.
There are also bicycle counters that allow cyclists to take their meals while seated on their bicycles. Funan will have 166 bicycle bays – the most among any CapitaLand property in the Civic District and CBD.
Famed Japanese Ramen chain, Afuri has over 15 outlets and also opened outposts in as far as Portland, Oregon & Lisbon in Portugal. They will be opening their very first outlet here this month at the newly-revamped Funan, bringing their signature yuzu-scented ramen to food-lovers in Singapore.
Named after a mountain - Mt. AFURI, on the east edge of the Tanzawa mountains in Kanagawa prefecture in Japan; legend has it Afuri is the father of Mt. Fuji.
Find out more about Afuri and the menu listed in their international website here.
Dimbulah Coffee has recently opened their new bistro concept outlet within the Raffles Hospital complex.
The stylish bistro offers a gourmet menu and full bar service – open until late evenings.
Beverage highlights at Dimbulah include their signature coffees like Dimbulah Piccolo Latte and Dimbulah Flat White. The bar carries German beer, Veltins Grevensteiner, which is a unique lager from the Veltins brewery and is named after the place where it comes from - Grevenstein.
Lovingly nurtured, Dimbulah's exclusive Arabica coffee is grown, harvested, and roasted to perfection on their plantation, Dimbulah Mountain Estate.
In celebration of their 14th anniversary in Singapore and also to accommodate their unprecedented growth over the years, SK-II Boutique Spa by Senze Salus, has moved its Millenia Walk outlet to a 4,000 sq ft space at Raffles City Shopping Centre.
The all-new flagship spa boasts over 20 plush treatment suites, a dedicated 'beauty bar' and spacious lounge area, as well as spacious & beautifully-designed private consultation rooms.
SK-II Boutique Spa has been around since 2004 and is the first and only spa in Singapore to use prestige skincare brand SK-II in its facial services. The spa doesn’t just pride itself on efficacious treatments, but also boasts of strong customer loyalty as a result of relationship-based management, and its suite of value-added services. It has set new benchmarks in the beauty industry via its service and experience innovations, as well as the retention of highly experienced beauty therapists and staff.
S Lady is a multi-label clothing and accessories retailer at Raffles City and it is a shopping destination for the modern, dynamic and confident woman. S Lady have carefully curated a selection of quality contemporary pieces, providing women with day-to-night outfits for every occasion.
One of only three in the world, Cafe Leitz is situated within the premise of Leica Store at Raffles Hotel and the “Leica cafe” is the perfect haven for photography aficionados to experience Leica over a fresh brew of coffee and a serving of exquisitely crafted cakes and confectionery.
Sip on your brew as you marvel at the works of master photographers that adorn the Leica Galerie. Experience Leica like never before, today.
Patrons can look forward to exquisite specialty coffee and designer cakes at the newly launched Cafe Leitz.
Homegrown label Klarra has opened their first ever flagship store at Raffles City Shopping Centre!
Klarra is a clothing label of contemporary classics. Powered by a kaleidoscope of wearable silhouettes and quality fabrics, each design is created upon Klarra’s signature modern and sophisticated tailoring that forms the essentials of a woman’s wardrobe.
The Klarra girl appreciates the fine things in life and is an independent individual with a vivid mindset of her own. Unfazed by passing trends and undefined by age, she is empowered from within, never compromising on her values. Her quiet confidence is a mystery to some and only understood by the discerning. She makes the expected extraordinary, and is constantly discovering new facets of herself while exploring the world through style.
Dedicated in making you a great cup of coffee to your liking, JAB Coffee Co. at Raffles City offers a range of Speciality Coffees which are sourced from roasters selected to meet their strictest standards.
JAB Coffee Co. coffee are complemented with their handcrafted selection of Gourmet Toasts, Souffle Pancakes and Granola Yogurt Parfaits which are bound to pamper your taste buds.
Replacing Salt Tapas & Bar at Raffles City, The Botanic finds inspiration in nature, showcasing a menu of delicious plant-based sharing dishes.
Dishes are made more substantial with the use of nutrient dense superfoods, whole grains and bright, punchy dressings. A reflection of the culinary team’s travels and experiences, guests will find a showcase of South-East Asian and Middle Eastern flavours prominently expressed on the a plate.
A sustainable, organic and biodynamic wine list, a fruit-based cocktail selection, revitalising ice tea and refreshing mocktails are to be enjoyed in their nature inspired setting.
General manager Karl Higgins and group executive chef Shannon Binnie, both of them proteges of Celebrity Chef-Restaurateur Luke Mangan, proudly take the helm of The Botanic.
Mangan’s departure from the Salt brand facilitates a platform for the Chef to revolutionise new experiences as he creates innovative dish combinations that draw inspiration from his own cultures and past culinary experiences. The move to The Botanic’s will see Karl continuing in a hands-on operational role, but also working to develop and enhance the customer experience further.
Tipo 00, also known as “doppio zero” or “granero tero” originates from Italy. It is a type of wheat flour which is smooth and almost silky to the touch.
Tipo Pasta Bar is about the celebration of artisanal produce – the pasta at Tipo are handcrafted using high quality ingredients and the re-imagination of how flavours can be combined and elevated using its surrounding elements. The permutations of pasta and flavours such as Dill & Lemon Fettucine and Saffron Fusilli are among many others that are made from scratch.
Servings are in two sizes, Regulare ($9.90) & Grande ($12.90), each with the option of a combination of shapes and flavours. The pastabilities are endless!
Set in a shophouse in Kampong Glam; the 30-seater IB HQ is the brick & mortar cocktail bar of The Indigenous Bartender, a platform that was created for like-minded bartenders (and foodies) looking to explore locally sourced ingredients and their uses with a culinary and creative approach.
Helmed by Zurina Bryant and Kamil Foltan (the latter has previously worked for Potato Head and Tippling Club), IB HQ offers cocktails with intriguing ingredients.
Cocktails are priced from $22++ onwards. View their cocktails menu here.
Newly-opened in Capitol Piazza, Famous Treasure offers guests a feast of local Chinese favourites and seafood signatures. The hallmarks of the cuisine are based on tasty and bold flavors prepared using a selection of quality and freshest ingredients by a team of highly-skilled chefs.
Whet your tastebuds with the delicious yet all-time local favourites, such as the signature Singapore chili crab, traditional fish head curry in claypot, braised rice vermicelli with clams in superior stock, Kuala Lumpur style Hokkien Mee and poached sliced pork belly with minced garlic.
Request for the wine list when dining at Famous Treasure as the restaurant offers also good selection of wines and whiskies to pair with the select dishes, making your gourmet meal into an experience.
Besides the main dining area, this 136-seater restaurant offers four private dining rooms that can accommodate 10-12 guests in each room. There are also four private cabins, which can seat up to four guests in each room, all perfectly suited for corporate dining, or celebrating special occasions.
French brand Lacoste opens a new store at Raffles City Shopping Centre in Singapore featuring its latest concept: “Le Club”. A first in South East Asia, the new concept reflects the synthesis of the brand and its creator René Lacoste in one location: the club.
The 1,873 square feet space is reminiscent of a tennis court with vintage design elements that are a nod to the brand’s heritage. These elements are juxtaposed against natural wood that gives the store a brightness which lets light in. The fitting rooms are also designed to look like locker rooms.
The store offers a complete range of apparel, leather goods, fragrances and footwear. It features the quintessential polo wall which showcases Lacoste’s iconic L.12.12 polo shirts in its extensive color range, including the newly launched Paris Polo which is inspired by a dress shirt but created with the freedom and comfort of a polo. This store will also carry runway collections and special collections including the 85th anniversary collection that was created to celebrate both the heritage and innovation of the brand.
A personalized embroidery workshop was also built into the store to offer customization option for consumers wishing to personalize their Lacoste polos with their initials.
The new concept is part of the brand’s strategy to create a stronger brand identity and to strengthen the brand’s premium status throughout its global markets.
Popular Japanese Milk Cheese Cookies from Japan's Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory, are now available at their Singapore flagship store located at Raffles City.
Their concept of a “factory filled with creativity and innovation” was born in Japan in 2011. They wanted to create sweets that no one has ever made, using carefully selected milk and high quality cheese, combined with ingredients from not only Japan, but also around the world. They combine the new with nostalgic, the unexpected with the flavorful.
Stop by Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory's newly opened flagship shop and discover your favorite sweets to fall in love with!
Visit the new SEVENFRIDAY Space Singapore at Raffles City! A place where friends and fans gather to recharge, refresh and regroup over watches and accessories.
SEVENFRIDAY is a watch brand founded in 2012 by Dan Niederer and its watches mostly use square cases.
Taking industrial materials, eye catching design and combining it with a forward thinking approach to social media - including very early tie-ins with a certain Watch Anish - while keeping the price point achievable, SEVENFRIDAY started to turn heads in the watch world.
PS.Cafe opened in 1999 as a cosy cafe hidden within Projectshop clothing store. This charming and understated spot quickly gained a following for its hearty takes on savoury cafe classics, famous truffle shoestring fries and indulgent cakes, puddings and tarts. Thoughtfully detailed interiors, lush surroundings, friendly relaxed service and generous portions have made this homegrown Singapore brand an internationally recognized local favourite. PS.Cafe is the place for legendary brunches and lazy afternoon teas, romantic dates and friendly celebrations in beautiful surroundings.
As America's oldest clothing retailer, Brooks Brothers is proud to uphold the same traditions and values for nearly two centuries.
In 1818, Henry Sands Brooks founded Brooks Brothers, the first ready-to-wear fashion emporium in America. Since then, they are proud to have become an institution that has shaped the American style of dress through fashion innovation, fine quality, personal service, and exceptional value in their products.
Visit their revamped Raffles City boutique with the latest Fall/Winter 17 collections ready for your patronage.
Ginza Rokukakutei's first overseas venture outside Japan is now open at Odeon Towers.
Rokukakutei in Osaka has been a one-Michelin-starred specialty restaurant since year 2009. Then it opened a 2nd outlet in Ginza, Tokyo.
The concept of the restaurant is serving Kushiage (deep fried skewers) and wine pairing with selected luxury wines like their outlets at Ginza and Azabujuban in Tokyo. Think omakase style dining but with deep fried skewers.
District6, Singapore’s newest co-working space, has opened its doors.
Housed on the second floor of Odeon Towers, the chic and minimalist space is designed to flood the space with natural light in the day. The generous 10,000 square feet space is outfitted with comforting furnishings and a pleasing palette of wood and white – drawing from the belief that the art of a decluttered space leads to a decluttered mind. Furthermore, the founders have left it up to the discretion of its tenants to decorate their own office as they see fit such that it would feel more like their very own space.
The promising community that the District6 team have built so far include people who create and innovate the built environment like real estate tech and smart living start-up IglooHome and one of the most significant research and education non-profits in the real estate industry - Urban Land Institute.
The team at DISTRICT6 will host events relevant to the co-working community that inspire and inform, above the usual networking opportunities. Those include, the first real estate tech Hackathon in Singapore hosted in collaboration with IglooHome, keynote speeches and networking hosted by Urban Land Institute, and fundraisers for visionary hotel schools in Myanmar.
The unassuming but elegantly designed space at District6 is utilised to provide a range of flexi desks, dedicated desks, private studios (for teams of 2 to 4), private offices (for larger companies with 5 to 20 people); and four unique meeting rooms.
Amenities and facilities include small meetings rooms, dedicated phone booths, a large boardroom, and an event space that holds up to 100 people, complete with 8-metre high ceiling with a projectable wall. The communal ‘living room’ also houses specialty Coffee bar from Kyoto, Kurasu. All beans are sourced by a specialty roaster around Japan to offer the finest selection of brews to keep the team going throughout the day – all complimentary to members of course.
Established over 90 years ago, Dorothy Perkins, a multinational women’s fashion retailer based in the United Kingdom now has nearly 600 UK stores and over 50 international outlets. Their latest branch here will be opening soon at Raffles City.
Dorothy Perkins provides feminine fashion and a shopping experience customers clearly love - a jersey top is sold every two seconds and the store has won numerous awards for its collections.
Their ranges are updated weekly in-store and daily online. The brand offers sizes 6 to 22, and a wide range of collections including Tall, Petite, Maternity, Shoes and Accessories.
About one quarter of the retail space at the new Funan mall has been taken up and local theatre company W!LD RICE is among one of the latest tenants announced together with a few other familiar brands.
The retail mall will have 200 shops over six storeys, and is targeted for completion in the fourth quarter of 2019.
W!LD RICE will build a 18,000 sq ft, 380-seat theatre - the first facility of its kind designed and managed by a local theatre group to be located within a commercial complex.
W!LD RICE was founded in 2000 by Ivan Heng, an internationally acclaimed and award-winning theatre practitioner, and is recognised today as one of Singapore’s leading professional theatre companies.
Melissa, the original “jelly” shoe brand from Brazil has revolutionised the footwear industry with its avant-garde designs since its introduction in 1979. Opening soon at Raffles City.
Each pair of Melissa shoe is a covetable piece of art; they are easily recognisable from their modern designs and rich colours. The shoes are comfortable, fashionable, express individuality and are eco-friendly that many stylish women and celebrities have even become huge fans and advocates of the brand – from the likes of Victoria’s Secret supermodel Alessandra AmbrÃ³sio with whom Melissa has collaborated with and launched a capsule collection, to Hollywood stars such as Katie Holmes, Vanessa Hudgens and Anne Hathaway.
Melissa shoes are made from a unique, patented plastic material called MELFLEX TM, which was created to improve the flexibility and quality of PVC. MELFLEX TM is a form of PVC that provides improved elasticity, impermeability and resistance. It is hypoallergenic, odourless and 100% recyclable.
ComNam Vietnamese Street Eats is back at Raffles City. With a brand new look and menu, they bring to the table some of the most iconic dishes from the streets of northern, central and southern Vietnam.
Staying true to its roots, the dishes at ComNam are inspired by traditional recipes which have been influenced by both French and Vietnamese gastronomy.
Their BÃºn tÃ´m cháº£ cÃ¡ Háº£i PhÃ²ng hails from Hai Phong — the northern coastal region known for its abundance of fresh seafood — the noodles are simmered in a flavourful seafood broth and topped with fresh giant king prawns, prawn cake slices, and pork leg slices.
An exciting lifestyle destination plugged into the world of tech and socially savvy consumers will be coming up in 4Q 2019 on the site of the former Funan DigitaLife Mall, right in the heart of Singapore's Civic & Cultural District at 100 North Bridge Road.
Building on its legacy as the definitive IT mall in Singapore over the last three decades, Funan will go beyond selling IT products to incorporating the tech experience throughout the entire integrated development. There are currently 3 confirmed tenants: movie operator Golden Village, food court operator Kopitiam and rock climbing facility Climb Central. Climb Central will offer a 50-lane rock climbing facility, and its highest wall will span four floors.