New Restaurants

New Cafes and Hawkers in Singapore October 2017


aROMA Gelato
29 Arab Street Singapore 199728
T-F 12pm-10.30pm, Sat-Sun PH 11.30am-10.30pm

Hand-made gelato, made fresh daily. No additives, no artificial flavors, gluten-free.

1 West Coast Drive #01-75 Singapore 128020
tel: +65 6924 0876
12pm-9pm, closed Sun

American fried chicken with a little twist of Asian influences.

Burger Monster
10 Jurong East Street 12, Jurong East MRT, Singapore 609690
tel: +65 9728 9964
M-Th 11am-10pm, F-Sun 11am-10.30pm

By the people behind the popular Korean fried chicken brand, Chicken Up, the burger joint combines burgers with Korean flavors.

Caffe Pastore
144 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Beauty World Centre #01-17, Singapore 588177

All-day dining menu.

Courtyard Cafe
1 St Andrew’s Road, #01-02A National Gallery, Singapore 178957
tel: +65 6384 1874
Sun-Th 9am-7pm, F & Sat 9am-8pm

They serve contemporary Straits Asian food.

The Glasshouse
30 Victoria Street, CHIJMES #01-K11, Singapore 187996
tel: +65 9793 0234

This cafe opens to much fanfare. Unfortunately, we are unable to source for more information online.

81 East Coast Road Singapore 428785
tel: +65 8715 1625
11.30am-9.30pm daily

A salad shop selling salads at $12 nett inclusive of a protein, a base (vegetables or carb), 3 sides, 1 topping, and 1 sauce.

Blk 5, Changi Village Road, Singapore 500005

First halal Japanese onigirazu (sushi sandwich) in Singapore.

Hey Sugar
Blk 818 Choa Chu Kang Ave 1, #01-06 Singapore 680818
Sun-Th 12.30pm-10.30pm, F & Sat 12.30pm-11.30pm

Ice cream shop.

Just Because Creamery
8 Jalan Legundi, #01-11 Singapore 759274

Takeaway ice-cream shop by former banker. Ice cream is made with reduced sugar and no preservatives. $3.50 for a scoop, $6.50 for two, freshly made cones at $0.80.

1 Hillview Rise, Hillview Community Club #01-04 Singapore 667970
tel: +65 6288 8488

The people behind the specialty coffee Ninepress, who also have a takeaway kiosk Kyu Coffee at Raffles Place,  presents Kohi-Ya, a cafe that serves coffee and food.

Natsu Tempura
3155 Commonwealth Avenue West, Clementi Mall #B1-K17, Singapore 129588

Kiosk selling tendon, starting from $2.90. The signature goes for $6.90.

Omotesando Koffee Singapore
6A Shenton Way, Downtown Gallery Level 4, Singapore 068815
8am-6pm, closed Sun

The popular Japanese coffeehouse has landed in Singapore as a takeaway kiosk, selling hot coffee from $3.50 to $7 and iced from $6 to $8.50. Recommended: Iced cappuccino and iced matcha, both priced at $7.50.

Original Cake Singapore 源味本鋪
3 Gateway Drive, Westgate #02-24, Singapore 608532
tel: +65 9688 7012

On their facebook, they claim to be the original castella cake originated from Danshui, Taiwan. Not sure if it’s true but my mom bought it from JB for me before and it was delicious. Super eggy with the slight saltiness of cheese.

Samjin Amook 삼진어묵
2 Orchard Turn, ION Orchard #B4-34, 238801
tel: +65 6759 0988

Founded in 1953, Samjin Amook is the oldest Korean fishcake shop selling over 40 types of fishcakes. Singapore houses its first international outlet outside of South Korea. Ingredients are imported directly from Korea and all are handmade from scratch. Recommended: Amook croquettes ($2.30), shrimp katsu ($2.80), fried chilli pepper ($3.50), and rice cake roll fishcake ($2). This is a kiosk.

The Wired Monkey
5 Dunlop Street Singapore 209335
tel: +65 9022 0194
M-F 8am-6pm, Sat 9am-7pm



121 Pasir Panjang Rd #01-08 Pasir Panjang Food Centre, Singapore 118543

BBQ-ed yakitori, bakwa, and curry rice.

FOMO Singapore
32 Sultan Gate Singapore 198480
tel: +65 9236 6093

FOMO, an acronym for “Fear Of Missing Out,” brands themselves as as a “hip-styled food court.” Not sure what that means but they house mostly Western food such as Poke Doke (poke bowls), Mr Wholly Seafood (Cajun seafood bucket), and The Don (pizza and pastas).

Hou Yeah Street Kitchen
505 Beach Road, Golden Mile Food Centre #B1-01, Singapore 199583
9am-7pm, closed Sun

“Hou Yeah” means “very good” in Cantonese but it can sometimes be said in a sarcastic manner. Here, the stall puns on “hou yeah” which means both “very good” and “good coconut.” The stall specializes in nasi lemak. Cute pun.

101 Yishun Ave 5, Chong Pang City, Singapore 760101
tel: +65 9781 7844

They serve nasi lemak kukus–rice is steamed, not placed in a rice cooker–and sweet martabaks, pancakes similar to min chang kueh, in different and original flavors such as red velvet and ondeh-ondeh.

Yishun Park Hawker Centre
51 Yishun Avenue 11 Singapore 768867
tel: +65 6338 8277

Opened on 20 Sept and run by Timber, the hawker centre houses 43 stalls, out of which 13 of them are first-time ventures. 24 year-old Lee Lock Teng, of Ah Lock Tofu, serves his grandmother’s Hakka yong tau foo in a donburi. There are also more experienced owners. Fishball Story, which was awarded Michelin Bib Gourmand in 2016 but lost it this year, has a stall here (should be their 3rd outlet). Xin Long Xing has set up their 4th stall here, selling their specialty white beehoon and chilli crab hor fun. Payment is done through machines and when you return your tray, you get $1 back.

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PHOTO CREDIT: Photos without RERG logo are taken from the respective establishements’ facebook pages or websites.

Written by A. Nathanael Ho.

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