There is nowhere as vibrant as Jurong East when it comes to the west side of Singapore. Home to a myriad of food choices and many different types of cuisines, Jurong East is where the residents of the west gather with their friends for a chill night or just to have family meals.
With three shopping malls in the district and plenty of coffee shops and eateries in the area, the options are endless! Whether you are craving for a simple bowl of Thai wanton noodles to satisfy your hunger or something fancier to celebrate a special occasion, you are spoilt for choice.
Here’s our guide to 18 Food Places In Jurong East That Are Worth Traveling For. READ ON
The term “dim sum” has a literal translation of “touching the heart”, and this double entendre truly reflects the effect of savouring these bite-sized creations. Served in traditional bamboo baskets, there is a myriad of choices from vegetarian fillings to juicy meat ones.
The best part about dim sum is the fact that it can be eaten at any time of the day. In Singapore, there has been a significant rise in halal-certified dim sum eateries that cater to the expansive Muslim market. Our Muslim friends need not miss out on the good stuff now.
Here are 4 Halal Dim Sum Eateries in Singapore For A Scrumptious Feast. READ ON
Photo Credit: Jurong Point Shopping Centre
Located in the Western quadrant of Singapore, Jurong Point is one of the biggest suburban malls in the west of Singapore. With 750,000 square feet of lettable space, the mall is connected to Boon Lay MRT Station and Boon Lay Bus Interchange.
From an array of dining options, the mall even has a section with two distinct Japanese themes: old Edo-styled (Old Tokyo) street and modern Osaka-styled where shoppers can experience the buzz of downtown Japan.
It’s a feast of flavours from sweet to savoury and every other taste in between, and this is the Jurong Point Shopping Mall Food Directory to help you discover the food places that you can dine at.
Music instrument institution Swee Lee is a homegrown brand that began their humble operations in 1946 by supplying brass and woodwind instruments to the British military band. Today, Swee Lee owns several showrooms and lifestyle stores that can be found all over Singapore and they offer a range of contemporary musical instruments such as drums and guitars.
Their flagship store at The Star Vista recently underwent renovation works and the original store has expanded to cater for a new retail space that stores just about everything a musician will ever need. Expect to be greeted by musical instruments, audio and DJ equipment, fashion apparels, a music academy and the best part for coffee enthusiasts—an in-house cafe called Swee Lee Social Club. READ ON
Nestled in the new KAP Residence Mall along King Albert Park, Kindred Folk is a charming double-storey ice cream café that provides a relaxing respite where families and friends can gather and indulge in an array of comforting, homemade recipes.
Serving a decent selection of unique homemade ice cream such as Roasted Rice Milk Tea and Wasabi, patrons get to pair them up with charcoal waffle, cone and even deep-fried man tou (Chinese buns)! Beyond that, the menu also features a variety of fusion pasta and finger food such as Tom Yum Aglio Olio and Fried Chicken Drumlets.
Place your orders on the first floor before heading up the second floor where you will find seats with an idyllic view and a hammock you can rock on.
Bok’s Kitchen is a homey cafe situated along Boon Lay Avenue and it is a new F&B project from the same team behind The Hidden Chefs which specialises in private dining arrangements.
Featuring a progressive menu comprising dishes that are unlike the standard cafe fare, Bok’s Kitchen delights taste buds with primarily local flavours with a mixture of other Asian and Western influences
Diners can expect a variety of mains such as filling rice bowls, breakfast items and sides, as well as a small selection of desserts and drinks. The casual atmosphere at Bok’s Kitchen makes it a great destination for westies to pop by for an affordable fuss-free meal with their family and friends. READ ON
On a mission to bring diners the world on a single plate, Coalesce—a new casual family-friendly restaurant nestled on the third floor of NTU Alumni House—serves up cosmopolitan dishes inspired by various international cuisines but with Singaporean cuisine at the heart of each creation.
And for those working in the Buona Vista area, you would be pleased to know that Coalesce has a S$8.80++ Weekday Power Lunch set which comes with a soup of a day, main course and a drink.
Photo Credit: Birdfolks
Birdfolks is an American fried chicken and kopi-centric eatery and the latest food establishment to open up at NEWest along West Coast Drive. It exudes a rather cafe-like vibe but their menu offerings speak of something entirely different.
Fusing the qualities of good old American fried chicken along with their little twist of Asian influence in the form of a dark, robust coffeeshop kopi, this quirky eatery aims to start a new ball rolling which breathes nostalgia in a whole different light.
Fried chicken paired with homegrown coffeeshop kopi? That’s genius!