The Phra Nakhon area in Bangkok is the perfect spot to head to for a day trip to experience the rich and gorgeous culture of Thailand. History buffs and photographers will love how the place is packed with historical monuments and temples such as the Grand Palace, Wat Arun and Wat Pho.
A tiring day of exploring also means that it is crucial for one to suss out some good eateries in the vicinity to refuel yourselves. With that, here are 8 places that we recommend you check out during your adventures in Phra Nakhon!
For those of you who are frequent travellers to Thailand, you probably would have chanced upon Café Amazon. This is the country’s most popular coffee chain and it has over 2,700 outlets scattered across the Land of Smiles alone, 3,025 stores worldwide and 3 in Singapore at Jewel Changi Airport, Jurong Point and Republic Plaza. Globally, they are the sixth-largest coffee chain, which is a testament to how well-loved their cups of coffee are.
All 3 of their cafés in Singapore are inspired by the Amazon Rainforest and shrouded in lush greenery, with the Jewel Changi Airport outlet being their first flagship store outside of Thailand. If you’re looking for a spot to have a chill catch-up session with your friends or some much-needed alone time, their verdant, botanical vibes make it the perfect place to do so!
Food-wise, diners can look forward to a Singapore-exclusive menu that also stays true to its roots by including cuppas made with their famous and uniquely formulated Amazon Blend as well as other Thai-inspired and fusion dishes.
With hipster cafés popping up all over our sunny island, we are simply spoilt for choice. Do you know that the North-East is home to a plethora of cafés — from crowd-favourite gelato and waffle parlours to floral-themed establishments reminiscent of a garden from a fairytale?
We have combed through all the noshery there is to find in the North-East, and narrowed down the best spots for you; what better than a chill hideaway nook with a mean cup of joe and Instagram-worthy food?
Forgo your neighbourhood bak chor mee stall — here are 15 cafes in North-East Singapore from Serangoon to Punggol you have to visit!
It is no secret that Singaporeans love Bangkok for being such an affordable travel destination; who can resist cheap shopping, food and massages all conveniently situated in one place?
If you’re visiting Bangkok for the first time or you just want some new ideas to add to your itinerary, we have here a 4D3N Bangkok itinerary that you can use as a guide to plan your next Bangkok trip!
Zi char restaurants are a dime a dozen in Singapore, but one that truly sets itself apart from the rest is Uncle Leong Signatures. Famed for their fresh seafood since 2002, the restaurant boasts a diverse menu of delicacies and is a perennial go-to spot for family dinners and special occasions.
We had the opportunity to try out some of their signature dishes and here’s what we thought!
Nestled away in a crevice near Ratchathewi BTS station is B-Story Cafe, a botanical wonderland that not only looks picturesque but serves up fantastic food too.
You’ll feel like you’ve walked into a fairytale upon stepping into this magical French bistro-style restaurant. Brick walls and metal finishings are adorned with luscious green plants and pretty dried flowers that fit in perfectly with the mismatched chairs and tables. Every corner of this quaint, elegant cafe is Instagram-worthy and the place is a short respite away from Bangkok’s bustling city life.
Aside from the enchanting get-up, the cafes extensive menu is something else to get excited about. From local delights to your usual cafe nosh, B-Story dishes out scrumptious dishes that are as stellar as their interior.
We are sure that just like us, all you foodies have an all-time favourite eatery that you never fail to recommend and sing high praises for. This is the place that you always turn to when you’re all out of ideas for dinner and the very same spot that has provided you with the comfort food you needed when you badly craved a perk-me-up.
Conceived in 2014, Diners’ Choice is an annual award that’s brought to you by dining app Chope, with the goal of bringing recognition to our favourite restaurants that have satisfied our bellies and left us happy and full.
Diners can start voting from 21 October 2019 till 24 November 2019 across 8 different categories, and the winners will be announced on 2 December 2019.
To make the entire experience even more exciting, voters will get to enjoy a number of partner perks as well. Look forward to snagging attractive rewards such as 100 KrisFlyer miles when you vote under the Restaurant of the Year category!
While a seafood feast is usually thought of as a gourmet experience, we prefer to get our hands down and dirty by having it the messy way.
You can do just that at Cajun on Wheels, a Halal-certified seafood diner on wheels that serves outrageously sumptuous and fresh Louisiana-style seafood at very reasonable prices. Living up to its name, the majority of Cajun on Wheels dishes pack a mean, spicy punch that will undoubtedly leave you reeling in satisfaction.
To add on to their already extensive menu, they will be introducing a whole new range of Asian Charcoal-Grilled dishes that are marinated with Kicap Manis, an iconic Indonesian sauce that is sweet, savoury and mildly spicy all at once. The new range of Charcoal-Grilled dishes is exclusively available at Cajun on Wheels at Plaza Singapura only.
So, say goodbye to your utensils and don your plastic bibs because this bold and unpretentious feast is best enjoyed with your hands!