Life is full of color, joy & fantasy. There's always a reason to have a good time. Any piece from Desigual will set you in the mood for all that. The Desigual store in Orchard Central will be back soon with a refreshed look after its revamp.
Desigual was created in Barcelona in 1984 by Thomas Meyer. Their designs are unique and full of joy, inspired by the city of Barcelona, the Mediterranean region, the sun, light and love of life. Desigual is a world of patchwork, textures, graphic patterns, colours and handcraft.
Desigual's designs reflects their vision of life and they create clothes with emotion. They want to connect emotionally to everyone on the planet, encouraging them to enjoy themselves as much as possible. They also believe in the idea of feeling comfortable with yourself, loving yourself, enjoying every single moment and feeling alive. They transmit this philosophy in their clothing and stores, inviting everyone to live a unique Desigual experience.
These values are reflected in their Woman, Man, Kids, Accessories, Shoes, Living, Sport and Beauty collections. You can find Desigual in their flagship stores, multi-brand spaces, department stores and on desigual.com in 100 countries.
At Desigual, they create clothes that spread happiness, print T-shirts and dresses that are bursting at the seams with Desigual energy and optimism. Desigual jeans and skirts bring comfort and well-being. Bold women won’t want to miss out on their Desigual footwear collection, full of colour, flowers and a mix of fabrics. They create clothing to wake up the senses, each garment is carefully put together piece by piece to make it unique.
The Desigual bags and accessories are the best way to finish off any look. Men will find their happiness too: Desigual T-shirts, shirts and jeans feature the most unique prints and special details.
For the little ones, Desigual Kids: colour, magic, clothes full of fun and style for boys and girls, and now Desigual clothing for babies. Their Desigual Living collection was also created to make your home exceptional: Desigual sheets, towels and tablecloths that will fill your home with joy.
Do you want to be part of their Mediterranean-inspired world?
Sandbox VR at Orchard Central combines the latest Virtual Reality hardware, movie quality real-time motion capture and AAA-quality content experiences to create the best VR experiences on the planet. Period. It's the perfect event for team building, corporate events, and parties.
Sandbox VR is a cutting edge social experience straight out of science fiction that you have never experienced before, and an experience that you cannot get at home. Go with your friends and Escape Together to their world.
All the Sandbox VR's experiences are designed from the ground up to be social, long form, and shareable.
Social - Designed for cooperation and competition with 2-6 guests.
Long Form - 30-40 mins long, long enough to develop characters, explore a world, and engage with a story.
Shareable - Designed for spectator enjoyment for sharing and live streaming.
Assemble - The Gentleman's Collective is a men’s cave dedicated for the gents. Their Scandinavian-style store, which supports and carries mostly local brands, is designed to be suited for all of a gentleman's fashion and lifestyle needs.
No matter the age or profession, this cozy new space on level 4 of Orchard Central has the ultimate retail experience just for you. Shop from eyewear, leather shoes, accessories, casual wear and more! Get your tailored outfits done in a fashion like no other, chill with them, mingle and have a hand at their old school arcade games.
Hokkaido Marche, a Hokkaido-themed retail and dine-in space, is now open at Orchard Central.
With Hokkaido Gourmet Hall and Sushi Shiki Hanamaru Restaurant alongside 24-hour Don Don Donki Supermarket, diners and shoppers are presented with an immersive Hokkaido experience.
Get a taste of Hokkaido, famous for scenic splendour and magnificent food. With an exciting marketplace ambience, the Hokkaido Marche Gourmet Hall brings some of the best of Hokkaido to Singapore with seven self-service stations and one full-service dining concept.
Hokkaido needs no introduction to most Singaporeans. The ones who have not visited Japan’s second-largest and northernmost island for sightseeing or skiing, are familiar with Hokkaido specialties like donburi, nabe, ramen, creamy desserts and chocolate. The combination of soil and climate produce nutrient-rich crops and healthy livestock, making Hokkaido fare well loved in Japan as well as around the world.
Now, you can enjoy the home-grown products from Hokkaido’s favourite food stores without travelling to the towns of Sapporo, Hakodate or Asahikawa. Drop into Orchard Central for yummy donburi topped with fresh seafood or pork, curry rice, soba, udon and of course, the must-have ramen.
Gourmet Hall, which is a self-service restaurant concept features seven new dining names such as Dot Café & Bar, Kaisen Natsume, Donburi Maruya, Maruki, Yakitori Tsuyoshi, Shirakaba Sansou Ramen, Ajisai Ramen. Diners can also enjoy Yatai in the evenings.
To complete the feeling of dining in Hokkaido, the interior has been designed around the concept of a Japanese yatai (å±å°, open air food stands). For a sushi/sashimi treat, Sushi Shiki Hanamaru the standalone sushi restaurant is the place to indulge yourself. With a huge selection of reasonably priced dishes to pick from, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
At the Farmer’s Market & Pavilion, you can enjoy seasonable Hokkaido vegetables and fruits like potato, corn and melon, plus the incomparable seafood, beef and dairy products before you fill your shopping basket in the supermarket. Gather friends and family for a Japanese food fest, and make Hokkaido Marche your new favourite Japanese food haunt!!
All seven of the self-service stations at the Gourmet Hall are now open, while Sushi Shiki Hanamaru, the Sushi concept will open later this month.
Famed Japanese discount store Don Quijote has opened its first store in Singapore at Orchard Central.
The double-storey 1,397 sq m discount store is operating with its name as Don Don Donki instead of Don Quijote because a Don Quijote restaurant already exists here in Dempsey Road. The 24-hour store has the same range and eclectic mix of products as its outlets in Japan.
Founded in 1978 by Takao Yasuda, the brand now has over 368 stores in Japan, Hawaii and the United States.
The second Singapore outlet is set to open middle of June 2018 and will be located in Tanjong Pagar.
One of the levels of the flagship store is dedicated to food. You can also find the Don Don Donki bar, the first outside of Japan.
The Japanese themed bar with an array of drinks like sake, beer and whiskey operates from 4pm to 2am from Sunday to Thursday and from 4pm to 3am on Friday and Saturday.
The cheapest product at Singapore's Don Don Donki is the Calbee Jagatico Salad which is going for S$0.50, while the most expensive is the 35-year-old Hibiki Suntory Whisky at S$80,000.
Enjoy Morganfield's Signature Sticky Bones together with an ice cold glass of their handcrafted beer, all with a view of Orchard Road from level 11 of Orchard Central.
With 10 different craft beers on tap, you will be spoiled for choice!
Rooted in the spirit of Southern hospitality, this updated American restaurant and bar is fashioned after the new breed of BBQ restaurants in New York, lending a touch of sophistication to the hearty, rustic barbecue tradition that is always coupled with warm hospitality.
Morganfield’s combines life’s two greatest passions: music and great soul food. At the heart of Morganfield’s is its signature dish – Sticky Bones – truly authentic, good ol’ fashioned, prime pork ribs slow-cooked and smoked to tender mouth-watering perfection, then basted with a sweet and tangy hickory flavored BBQ sauce.
Tapas Club is the birth of Spain’s sophisticated delicacy to the wider public, offering authentic flavours from the Iberian Peninsula.
Helmed by Executive Chef Jose Angel Alonso and One-Star Michelin Chef Manuel Berganza, Tapas Club presents diners with an exquisite palate and creativity with the richness of classic Spanish flavours.
Bonded by a close-knitted ten-year friendship, Spanish Chefs Alonso and Berganza believe in serving the cuisine that is close to their hearts. A unique cuisine which is much perceived as a fine-dining concept, both Spanish Chefs envision to offer these special flavours at a much affordable pricing in a premium restaurant setting.
Expect a seamless pairing and synergy of two great Chefs at work as they put together their experiences from Singapore and New York to produce Spanish food of the highest standard made available at only Tapas Club.
Art, cuisine and retail come together in a new contemporary lifestyle space called SRPS. The acronym stands for Steamroom with The Pillar and Stones, a reflection of the three concepts’ names.
SRPS comprises of a “kaffatea” room called Steamroom, a restaurant called The Pillar, and a retail and art lab named Stones.
The entire concept is spread over 5,000 square feet in Orchard Central, with its distinctive design drawing inspiration from three art movements – Memphis Milano, Bauhaus, and Brutalism.
At Steamroom, guests can enjoy coffee or a pot of speciality tea prepared with a Steampunk machine that allows for each variety of tea to be optimally brewed to suit its unique nature, so that the finest taste can be achieved.
Stones is a multifunctional art space that serves as an art lab, where aspiring artists can participate in masterclasses, workshops and jamming sessions led by professionals. Stones will also retail collections by Emporium of Modern Man (EoMM), a multi-label lifestyle and fashion company that focuses on products with a story, as well as in-house brands such as Ultramarine and In Real Life.
At The Pillar, the contemporary menu brings together the flavours of seasonal produce from around the world, and Executive Chef & Cuisine Principal Stephan Zoisl uses the taste, colours and textures of ingredients to showcase art on a plate.
On the menu; Angus Beef Tartare, Braised Beef Cheeks, Pottimaron Pumpkin Risotto. Lobster Fregola Sarda Pasta, Salmon Ochazuke and more.
Whether it is for a short business lunch or a long leisurely dinner, at Tsukiji Fish Market Restaurant you will journey through the pleasures of traditional Japanese Cuisine presented to you in fresh and exciting ways.
On the menu: Salmon & Cream Cheese Don, Bara Chirashi Don, Salmon and Salmon Roe Don, Ebizo Signature Tempura Rice Bowl and more.
Pantheon’s jewelries aren’t just elegant jewelry pieces – they are statements that show the world who you are. They turn clothes into an ensemble, and hesitation into confidence.
You can now check out their unique designs at Orchard Central.
Pantheon was founded when the founder, Carrie, was planning her wedding and needed gifts for her team of 7 bridesmaids. On the hunt for something beautiful, memorable, and lasting, she has decided for her gifts to be accessories and to her disappointment, nothing she found was ‘just what she wanted’. Carrie decided to come up with her very own design and have it manufactured.
You can put a little love behind your gifts to others or to yourself and tailor your own unique jewlery piece with Pantheon. Their customization services are the perfect way to put your thoughts into a visual masterpiece.
What can you do with a 4,000sqft restaurant space? Put 250 seats into it and attempt to be one of the largest seating restaurants in Singapore or turn it into a lifestyle restaurant with books, grocery, music and a little space to breathe. Real Food chose the latter.
Previously located at Killiney Road, they have recently shifted to Orchard Central.
The people at Real Food spend an incredible amount of time plus effort in preparing and sourcing for good quality and ‘ethical’ food to put on their menu.
The food items may just be names to you but there are remarkable stories behind every single one of them – like the amazing but often victimised farmers and raw food producers, their struggles of believing in the food industry differently and standing by it, the meticulous process of creating real food, the emotional attachments to them, their critics, and the good people that put them together.
Their cafes' selection are free from processed ingredients (food grade or otherwise), artificial preservatives and Trans-fat. Last but not least, they are meat free.
At Under Armour, their mission is simple: to make all athletes better through passion, design, and the relentless pursuit of innovation. Their team work 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.
Their new store at Orchard Central will open in April.
It all started in 1996 when Under Armour CEO and founder Kevin Plank created the original performance T-shirt that wicked sweat and regulated body temperature to make athletes cooler, drier, lighter, and better. Since that first T-shirt, Under Armour has grown into the most innovative brand in all of sports with gear for men, women, and youth.
By the same guys behind Fatcat Ice-cream Bar in Bedok; STRAY is a brand new concept restaurant serving progressive Chinese cuisine at Orchard Central.
"Progressive" in the sense that STRAY always want to be coming up with new takes on Chinese classics. Combining avant-garde cooking techniques with traditional Chinese flavors, they aim to serve stunning and unique dishes. They want everyone to experience just how far the boundaries of Chinese cuisine can be pushed and redefined as they stray away from tradition.
STRAY also serves a variety of entremets made in house by their very own pastry chefs. Expect interesting flavour combinations such as mandarin+chrysanthemum, lychee+raspberry, and lemon+ginger.
Inspired by a famous 19th century French chef Henri Charpentier and his signature “Crêpe Suzette”, founder, Naoki Arita opened his first humble café in Ashiya City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan in 1969. His baking philosophy: to create sweets that bring joy with a touch of surprise. Henri Charpentier prides itself on serving indulgent, creative and authentic pastries and desserts made of the finest quality, such as the use of original cultured butter that is painstakingly developed from raw milk originating exclusively from the Konsen area of Hokkaido.
South-east Asia’s first POMPOMPURIN Cafe will soon open in Singapore at Orchard Central.
For the uninitated, POMPOMPURIN is a yellow golden retriever dog character introduced by Sanrio in 1996. Always seen with a brown beret, the cute pup loves drinking milk and eating soft food and pudding that his mother makes. While seemingly not as famous as its counterpart like Hello Kitty, his fluffy-looking, huggable appearance has earned him legions of fans and the title of first place winner in the Sanrio Character ranking in 2015.
Covering a space of 1,900 sq ft, fans of the popular character can expect an all-things-POMPOMPURIN experience at the cafe. This means customers will not only be greeted with canine-themed decor (from the wallpaper right down to the cutlery and table mats), but also a full menu of cute-looking food and drinks in the shape of POMPOMPURIN.
Every POMPOMPURIN Cafe in the world takes on a different theme that suits the local culture, which is why the one in Singapore will be sporting a “garden city” theme, inspired by little red dot’s lush greenery. Conceptualised by Sanrio Japan, the cafe can seat a total of 78 people. Cafe patrons can also request to sit at one of the four four-seater booths, called “Tomodachi House” (translated as Friends House), which feature one of Purin’s friends – Bagel the Squirrel, Coconut the Monkey, Mint the Frog and Macaroon the Golden Retriever.
As for the POMPOMPURIN die hard fan, a wide variety of merchandise ranging from handbags, water tumblers to plush toys will also be available for purchase.
Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo is expanding its empire with the opening of its first Global Flagship Store in Singapore and South-east Asia, at Orchard Central in the latter half of the year.
The Singapore Global Flagship Store will take up approximately 2,700 sqm across three levels in the mall and join the ranks of other Uniqlo Global Flagship stores such as the ones at New York’s Fifth Avenue, London’s Oxford Street, and Ginza in Tokyo.
Other than showcasing the latest lines for women, men, children and babies, the new flagship store will also offer the brand’s most extensive range of products in Singapore.
Nunsaram means “snowman” in Korean and it is an apt name for a place selling bingsu (shaved ice desserts). Taking over the space that previously housed another dessert cafe (Spanish Doughnuts) in Orchard Central is Nunsaram Korean Dessert Cafe, by the owners of South Korean restaurant, K Cook.
Serving a mix of robust, country-style Cajun seafood and the distinctive richness of Creole cuisine. Dancing Crab is a refreshing, American counterpart to Singapore's equally famed preferences for seafood, shellfish and rich flavors. Backed by one of Singapore's oldest seafood restaurant leaders, TungLok Group, Dancing Crab sources their shellfish from the same vendors used at the group's best seafood restaurants, offering a range from Boston lobster to Dungeness crab.
New Orleans, Louisiana is known for its happy atmosphere, lively music, and high spirits. Dancing Crab brims with life, bringing the same emphasis to its colorful location at The Grandstand, welcoming its guests to eat, drink, and be merry.
Tonkin was, for centuries, the name of a fertile delta of the Red River known as the northernmost region of Vietnam. This is where their casual dining experience begins, where bright flavours, fresh textures and rich aromas converge in every healthy bite.
More than escaping into the past, they celebrate a living legacy—much like Hanoi’s 36 lanes that began a thousand years ago and still flows with trade, craftsmanship and everyday life to this very day. Spices from far away awaken ingredients harvested just this morning. Recipes handed down from one generation to the next come alive as simple comfort fare through modern approaches and techniques. Vintage charm enriches a contemporary atmosphere where you may dine quickly or linger as you wish.
The confectionery from New York debuted in Singapore at The Dining Edition @ Marina Square in 2013 and successively at One Fullerton, in the same year.
The Orchard Central outlet introduces a new all-day breakfast menu, in addition to a variety of cakes, including the Mille Crêpes that is synonymous with the Lady M brand and two exclusive pastry flavours: the Chocolate Mille Crêpes and the Apple Galette.
The spanking new Lady M® Confections occupies the prime duplex storefront locale at the trendy Orchard Central mall of the former Ashley Isham boutique. In accordance to its design guidelines, its interior décor is mainly white, punctuated with minimal decorations for a chic and elegant feel, while allowing its beautiful cakes to stand out distinctly.
They are recognised for their fusion style meals with a slight twist of local flavour. The menu features the best selling dish, Tom Yum Seafood Pasta, which has made their dining a must go to place for spicy savoury flavour while Smoked Duck Pasta remains one of the most talked about smoked duck related dishes in the market.
There is a total of 10 signature dishes to try which gives you a reason to come back often for different food experience.