The newly opened Dorsett Singapore, is the perfect hotel choice for both leisure and business travellers. They offer stylish and comfortable accommodation for the most discerning guests to enjoy, relax and refresh.
The 10-storey hotel boasts modern architecture and design; it is cladded with a full glass building façade to present a refreshing landmark that seeks to harmonise with the heritage backdrop of the Chinatown precinct.
Well-positioned as a mid-scale hotel with diverse artistic atmosphere and cutting-edge IT facilities and services, be wowed by their promise of uncompromising contemporary living and a unique creative experience of unpretentious luxury created specially for you.
Embrace the foliage with a casual stroll around the landscape roof garden to offer a quick respite anytime of the day. The hotel's fully equipped gymnasium, 30-meter outdoor swimming pool and outdoor Jacuzzi offer the perfect avenues to refresh and recharge after a long day of business meetings or sightseeing.
All of Boulevard pieces are hand-made with attention to detail on every step, from welding the aluminium frame to weaving the synthetic wicker. They are able to deliver quality hand-made products to you, may it be for a large-scale project or for residential interiors.
Boulevard uses PE (polyethylene) and HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) material from well-known brands like Viro and Reheau, which are non-toxic and recyclable. Even when burned, it does not emit any toxic substances. It has high flexibility, tensile strength and great hand-touch, which offer you unparalleled comfort and enjoyment.
Its durability is evidenced by weather resistance, (designed to be insensitive to temperatures ranging -30°C to 50°C and in particular, its highly tested ability to withstand UV rays for up to 3 years.
100% Virgin Aluminium frames are used for each outdoor furniture piece, making every single item within the collection light, but strong and rust-free.
Jiu Zhuang is a new premium pour bar with Chinese heritage style.
Nestled in the far reaches of Dempsey Hill enclave and hidden from public view is a premium gastronomic experience unlike any other.
Jiu Zhuang is inspired by the 1920s era in Shanghai when China opened its doors to Western civilisation. Designed in a neo-Siheyuan style with strong Chinese heritage influences, it transports the past to the present with its curated offering of luxe drinks and dishes celebrated in this modern age.
The restaurant lives up to its namesake by offering an impressive selection of fine wines, champagnes, whiskies, sake and more, coupled with delectable dim sum and Chinese "little bites" that will satisfy even the most ardent fan.
The establishment has two separate and distinctive areas. The indoor bar area which features the full Shanghai Tang décor treatment, lounge seating and a Chinese cabinet bar display backdrop.
The alfresco & private dining area on the other hand, features Chinese inspired décor with an old turn-of-the-century European twist, a walk-in wine cellar, and more organic outdoor friendly furnishings. The private dining section is also attached to an enclosed kitchen where the chefs display their mastery and serve up freshly made premium quality dim sum and Chinese food.
A Vogue Club, named after the influential fashion magazine, will open in Singapore in early June.
Located on the 45th and 46th floors of the Singapore Land Tower in Raffles Place, the 18,000-sq ft club comprises a restaurant, which is open for lunch and dinner serving modern light European cuisine and a lounge with live music.
With it's 7,000-sq ft outdoor terrace, you will get to enjoy an al-fresco dining with a panoramic view of the city. The kitchen will be helmed by ChamN.C. Leong, who is currently chef at the Hong Kong Jockey Club.
Local design firmFalkcon will be handling the interior design; "contemporary classic, with a hint of France".
Vogue Club is the first of three F&B outlets planned in Singapore by Condé Nast Restaurants. The concept for Condé Nast International Restaurants began several years ago in Russia, where Condé Nast licenses Vogue Café and GQ Bar to an independent operator, Arkady Novikov and recently opened the Tatler Club. The programme is not limited to the countries where Condé Nast publishes, but will also encompass new and emerging markets where the brands do not have a local presence.
Level 45/46 Singapore Land Tower, 50 Raffles Place
The famous sportswear brand has opened a new store at Paragon.
Founded in 1938, Columbia Sportswear apparel, footwear accessories and equipment have earned a reputation for innovation, quality and performance, serving the needs of outdoor enthusiasts in more than 100 countries.
The company has grown from a small family-owned hat distributorship to one of the world's largest outerwear brands and the leading seller of skiwear in the United States. At the head of the company are 84-year-old matriarch Gert Boyle, chairman of the board of directors, and her son, Tim Boyle, president and chief executive officer.
Their chairman's passion drives them to make the best products for outdoors people with the same spirit. They believe this passion is what defines true pioneers. Not skill. Not the size of the mountains you play on. It's all about your joy.
Their intention is to offer high quality live seafood, predominantly locally sourced crustaceans, cooked simply and most importantly, priced reasonably.
Their cocktails are guided by taste, quality and speed. With the outdoor dining environment, keeping it cold adds to the equation.
They make their very own sorbet using fresh fruits, either blending it whole or juicing. With this approach, they are able to eradicate (ice) dilution and yet maintain the cocktail at a much lower temperature (-12°C to be exact), longer than conventional ice, which changes the way cocktails are made for an al fresco setting.
This 99 year leasehold EC with 665 unit along Canberra Drive includes three and four bedroom units as well as 5 bedroom penthouses. It also boasts dual key apartments, a studio typically attached to either 3 and 4 bedders to enable extended families to live together.
For greater weekend fun, you will be able to enjoy a unique lifestyle with a combination of nature adventure and family fun at the Family Bay and Rower's Bay at Lower Seletar Reservoir as well as Woodlands Waterfront.
With an emphasis on premium ingredients, SKIRT at the newly opened W Hotel Singapore selects the best meat and seafood available and makes them the meal’s centerpiece; both on the plate and as an element of the restaurant’s décor.
Choice Argentinean, Australian and U.S. meats are hung in “aging cabinets” alongside specialty cuts of milk-fed lamb, saltbush lamb and venison. Modern lines and surfaces, along with natural materials and soothing golden hues add to the rare atmosphere while indoor and outdoor dining options, with lush surroundings and island views, allow you to customize your experience.
On the plate, these quality cuts are paired with the freshest regional crustaceans and deep-sea fish, all grilled using renowned “parilla” and “asador” techniques that enhance natural flavors.
Tanuki is a new Japanese tapas bar specializing in oysters, sashimi, martinis and classic cocktails in Orchard Central.
The bar was named after a mythological, mischievous, shape-shifting creature: the Japanese racoon.
Tanuki's food is served in small plates made for sharing, emphasising on raw food like tartares, carpaccios, fresh oysters and sashimi. Their constantly changing menu features things like edamame spring rolls, steak tartare with sake-poached Fuji apples, cheeseburger sushi, the Spam Musubi or a Hawaiian sushi made from rice and deep-fried spam.
Enjoy Tanuki's second-floor outdoor balcony, which overlooks bustling Orchard Road, the perfect after work spot.
The Boxing Crab is a new and unique seafood restaurant concept by lifestyle food service company, Food Junction Holdings Limited. Featuring an eclectic mix of seafood caught both locally as well as flown-in fresh from all over the globe, you get to choose to have your meals cooked in a variety of styles including Indonesian, Western, and Singaporean.
The 250 seater serves up classics such as the chilli & black pepper crab to the seafood mee goreng.
Adjacent to the Underwater World Singapore at Sentosa, The Boxing Crab offers dinners a VIP room with its own private balcony. Also enjoy a sheltered and unsheltered outdoor seating with a sea-facing view. Before dinner, take a stroll along the beach in the early evening to catch a glimpse of the sun setting behind the landscapes, where you will be mesmerized by the serenity of the view.
The Grimbergen beers herald from the ancient Grimbergen Abbey in Belgium in 1128. The abbey was destroyed in 3 separated fires. Each time, the monks of Grimbergen took the Phoenix as their symbol; a sign of the Abbey's perpetual rebirth, and adopted the motto: burned but not destroyed.
Very Naturally, 1128 would be the perfect name for the first ever flagship Grimbergen bar in the world. This unique bar offers urbanites a sanctuary with its seamless indoors-to-outdoor al fresco setting. There are also outdoor interactive Grimbergen draught stands for you to tap your own beer.
1128 is also the first in Asia to launch absolute premium vodka; Absolut Elyx. To commemorate this honour, 1128 has set aside Absolut Elyx's own dedicated bar counter, nestled within a refuge of greeneries admits the hustle and bustle of Tanglin Road.
Not to be outdone, the engaging glass-windowed wok-equiped kitchen whips out local favourites such as samba squid, prawn paste chicken, sweet and sour pork and mee goring, to complement these unique drinks.
1128 is a bar that has managed to modernise heritage and seamlessly marry the best of both concept providing you an unparalleled experience in dining and drinking.
Pet lovers may be pleased to know that this casual hangout has thoughtfully set up special water troughs by the side of the outdoor bar area for their canine companions.
The doors of No. 9 Rochester Park are once again open to the public. This time around however, you'll will find an entirely new dining experience at Nosh.
Nosh takes over from the Krish restaurant at its venue in Rochester Park and serves modern bistro cuisine in a distinctively unforgettable setting.
The restaurant occupies a beautifully decorated historical black and white house with an alluring open air deck where most of the dining takes place. Nosh delivers a perfect blend of music, ambiance and lush scenery, which contributes to a charming outdoor dining.
Fresh ingredients and quality produce are at the heart of a melting pot of flavours that will take you from the comforts of familiar tastes to the edge of a new and exciting culinary experience.
Starters include the Maryland Crab Cakes, a delightful combination of delicately fried fresh crab patties, red curry coconut dressing and a cucumber and apple salad. Other standouts include the Mango Avocado Ceviche.
They also feature an ample selection of vegetarian options. The Purple Potato Gnocchi for example is one of several dishes that can be made vegetarian upon request.
For mains, the Tamarind marinated beef tenderloin does not disappoint. Tender strips of lovingly marinated prime beef are accompanied by a helping of house made purple potato gnocchi and creamy braised leeks.
Desserts are not to be missed, as you will get the chance to tuck into a decadent selection of desserts that have been crafted in collaboration with award winning pastry chef Janice Wong from the 2am:dessertbar.
Find a great reason to get out of bed, to enjoy their weekend brunch!
Their bar stays open late throughout the week and is the perfect place to unwind and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. House cocktails are made with fresh fruit and premium spirits while the wine list features a comprehensive selection of affordably priced and boutique wines alike. Cool jazz and resonant beats set the tone for a memorable relaxing night under the stars.
The new STAR Performing Arts Centre at Vista Xchange is the new 54,000 square metre development which comprises of cultural, civic & retail. The centre uses and provides a premier entertainment, lifestyle and retail experience.
Designed by Aedas, a spectacular 24,000 sq.m. retail space responds to the challenging site topography as the zone spirals inwards addressing the major entry points and culminates in an open amphitheatre.
Above, a 40m high grand foyer creates a visual and spatial connection between the retail, civic and cultural zones. It also provides a canopy under which the public can experience outdoor entertainment and al-fresco dining while protected from the elements.
The focus of the cultural zone is a 5,000 plus seat auditorium, which will be the largest venue of its kind in Singapore capable of staging amplified musicals, concerts and other large scale visual events.
The venue is supported with administration, artist and technical support, function spaces, foyers, concessions and circulation spaces making up the remainder of the 30,000 sq.m. cultural and civic program.
Its futuristic design is multifaceted and creates a variety of perspective, changing form depending on your viewpoint.
This is the Marmalade Pantry's second outlet and as expected it has a rather familiar feel to it - similar to the flagship at ION Orchard with bright and airy spaces and soft yellow lighting but with the difference that it's not cooped up in an airconditioned shopping mall.
Tucked away at the Bukit Timah Saddle Club, it's taken over the space of the old Mimolette, which was more recently Mimo Kitchen & Bar and thre vibe is full on alfresco chic, jungle aura and colonial shindig all rolled into one.
The menu looks mouth-watering, as do all things related to The Marmalade Group and they offer brunch on weekends which is a big plus, if you're looking for a leisurely all-day gourmet experience out of the hustle and bustle of the city, with plenty of fresh air and scenic outdoor space thrown in for good measure.
Encompassing music, food, alcohol and visual aesthetics to stimulate the senses, Pasha consists of four spaces: restaurant, indoor bar, rooftop bar and an exclusive members-only private lounge. A modern Moroccan venue that replicates the look and feel of an oriential den that offers intimate exclusivity, exotic ambience, and stylish sophistication in an utterly tranquil yet trendy setting - an ideal destination to visit each day.
Pasha aims to be an iconic lifestyle destination in Singapore. An original and innovative modern Moroccan venue that replicates the look and feel of an oriental den. Pasha offers intimate exclusivity, exotic ambience, and stylish sophistication in an utterly tranquil yet trendy setting - an ideal destination to visit at the end of each day. The word "pasha" was introduced during the Ottoman administrative. It is an honorary title equivalent to the British title of Lord.
Stepping into Pasha is as though as being transported into magical Morocco. Artefacts and furnishing are specially imported from Morocco. Patrons could instantly experience the earthly sophisticated ambience through its exotic lightings and furnishing. Pasha’s stylish and modern interior design conveys an understated elegance with oriental, sophisticated design and décor that still respects the historic structure of the century-old building.
Being subjected to Berber, Moorish, Mediterranean and Arab influences, Moroccan cuisine is extremely diverse. Characteristic flavourings include lemon pickle, cold-pressed, unrefined olive oil and dried fruits. Common meats include mutton, beef, chicken and seafood. Spices are used extensively in Moroccan food. Common spices include cinnamon, cumin, turmeric, ginger, pepper, paprika, anise seed, sesame seeds, coriander, and saffron. Common herbs include mint and parsley. The most famous Moroccan dishes are Couscous (rice), Tajine, and Harira (soup). The most popular drink is green tea with mint.
Occupying 10,000 square feet, the restaurant can cater up to 200 guests (including the indoor and outdoor bar and private lounge). Equipped with such space, the place can easily double up as event venues for corporate dinners, business meetings, private parties and functions.
If an extravagant lifestyle is what you're looking for, Pasha’s private lounge will be the destination venue for you. Privileged guests will get to enjoy the exclusivity and attention at this invitation-only club. Inside, a wonderful sense of space will enthral you as you gaze upwards to the sloping high ceiling where you can truly kick back, relax and leave all inhibitions aside. This private club will serve as your elegant sanctuary – be it for business or pleasures or both.
Sky on 57 has recently joined the legions of night entertainment options available at Marina Bay Sands with the official launch of its Outdoor Terrace. Guests can now enjoy post dinner drinks or late night snacks at the Outdoor Terrace with the accompaniment of chill-out music and spectacular night views.
From 3:00 pm daily, guests can lounge at the bar area at the entrance of Sky on 57 to enjoy inspired bar bites such as Kurobuta Pork and Grilled Oyster Mushroom, as well as specially crafted cocktails and power juices. In the evening from 6pm, this bar concept extends to the outdoors in the breezy and spacious terrace that wraps around the entire restaurant.
One key feature is the Oyster Bar, which offers a delectable range of fresh oysters such as Brittany fin de Claire and Normandy Perle Blanche from France. This variety of oysters is hand-picked by Chef Justin Quek, who helms the kitchens at Sky on 57, for its premium quality and supreme taste. The sweetness of the fresh oysters is complemented by a tinge of creaminess that is seldom found in other types of oysters.
In addition to the Oyster Bar, Sky on 57 has plans to roll out regular light entertainment in the form of a Micro DJ concept, a perfect fit for this outdoor venue. With a beer or champagne in hand, guests can wind down their evenings with fresh oysters, cigars and supper from Sky on 57’s signature Asian favourites such as JQ's Wok-Fried Maine Lobster 'Hokkien' Noodle and Wagyu beef noodles; as light music plays on in the background.
At the end of this month, DJ Seng Wei will be spinning tracks at the Outdoor Terrace with the stunning city skyline as his backdrop. The Singaporean DJ, who started out in 2004, has performed in Asia and Australia and draws inspiration from different genres of music such as jazz, classical, rock and electro.
Their breathtaking views, fabulous food and drinks, and light entertainment offer an unbeatable choice if you’re looking for a sky-high venue to chill out with your loved ones or clients. You can lounge at the Outdoor Terrace over a cocktail and enjoy a premium cigar while taking in the stunning views of the city skyline. It’s an on-top-of-the-world type of experience.
Sky on 57, 57/F Sands SkyPark, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue
To enable people to have more leisure time amongst greenery and nature, the National Parks Board is adding on to its existing 110 km of Park Connectors Network – an island-wide network of linear open spaces around major residential areas that links parks and nature sites in Singapore.
The new 63 km route is currently in the midst of construction, and locals will be able to enjoy afternoons of cycling, walking or jogging along a hefty 300 km of green corridors around the island when it is completed in 2015. No matter where you live in Singapore, you can begin your outdoor walks or cycling trips at a Park Connector in your area.
Some existing Park Connectors that you can consider as starting points for your activities include the Bedok Park Connector in the east, the Sembawang Park Connector in the north, the Kallang Park Connector in the south, and the Bukit Batok East Park Connector in the west of Singapore.
Expats and locals alike just can’t seem to get enough of stylish furniture and accessories to liven up their homes, indoors and outdoors. Now Galanga Living, 4 year-old lifestyle shop with a unique range of contemporary products from the region, has opened up a new shop.
1500sqf of Inspiration Near East Coast Park. Many people already know Galanga Living from fairs and its inspiring shop and showroom near Tanglin Road. The new shop on East Coast will live up to their expectations offering a wide range of All Weather Wicker furniture and of accessories to accent their personal style. Revisits will always be a new experience because of the continuous influx of new and exciting products.
Scandinavian design with Asian flavour Galanga Living offer sleek quality furniture and vibrant accessories for modern tropical living both outdoors and indoors. The feel is contemporary chic and the extensive range of style defining accessories provides a kaleidoscope of possibilities for individual home décor.
All products are diligently selected from handpicked suppliers around the region as well as from Scandinavia and many of them are unique pieces made exclusively for Galanga Living. Prices are kept low and quality high, as Galanga Living buy directly from the manufacturers.
Abercrombie & Fitch will occupy a 21,000 sq ft store, which will span four floors in Knightsbridge and will be the brand’s second Asian store after Japan. The arrival of A&F will add more buzz and life to an already colorful and vibrant retail landscape in Singapore. With Topshop’s largest flagship in Asia at Knightsbridge and H&M opening their 30,000 sf flagship later this year in Orchard Road, there has never been a more exciting time for fashion retail in Singapore. This also reinforces Singapore’s position as a fashion capital for the region.
Abercrombie is one of the hottest brands in the world and will surely add a new shopping experience to Singapore. Abercrombie & Fitch, an Ohio-based Casual Luxury themed brand, promises to deliver the same ‘all-American’ experience – including the young, fun and good-looking ‘store models’ and the same merchandise that is found at its any other flagship stores around the world, reflecting their brand’s heritage, youth and sex appeal with a unique emphasis on quality and store experience. Abercrombie & Fitch, originally founded in 1892 as a store for sporting, hunting and outdoor gear, is known for its prominent customers in the past like Theodore Roosevelt and Ernest Hemingway.
In their recent announcements, A&F revealed that they will be opening a total of six A&F flagships this year, which includes previously announced Paris and Madrid openings, as well as latest openings which will include Dusseldorf, Brussels, Dublin and Singapore – the only Asian city among the list.
Knightsbridge is the new 4-storey retail podium of Park Hotel Group’s flagship property, 5-star hotel Grand Park Orchard, which recently underwent a S$80million refurbishment. Covering a total area of 83,000 sq. ft., the new street-frontage retail podium will boast international retail brands with flagship-sized floor plates and double-volume façade frontages.
Welcome. CMYK Lifestyle presents a collection of contemporary outdoor furnishings that is the perfect blend of style and function. From chairs and stools to dining tables and loungers, all their products are designed to enhance the way you live outdoors. And they only carry quality products in their collection, so you can be assured that your outdoor furniture can last in all weathers.
Featuring award-winning brand lebello which has been the market trend setter in introducing color to the outdoor fibers market. An innovator for outdoor living, lebello products provide modern design solutions that perform and offer superior craftsmanship suitable for both outdoor and indoor use.
The 'Forever Summer Collection' by lebello is an award winning luxury modern outdoor collection that offers contemporary design solutions for the contract hospitality market and individual clienteles.