Central Bukit Timah is an unlikely candidate where one expects to find a regional mall at. Enduring in spite of the rapid urbanisation of its surroundings, the longevity of the mall can be attributed to the convenience it brings, especially through its variety of food options.
Even with a wavering cast of F&B brands across the years, there are a few that have defied pressure from competitors and managed to win over the approval of the notoriously discerning neighbourhood crowd. From local favourites to authentic Korean fare, these eateries are committed to serving delicious yet affordable meals.
Whether they are new additions eager to prove their prowess or time-worn eateries that are long entrenched in the residents’ collective memories, here is a list of 8 places worthy of a visit in Bukit Timah Plaza.
Bukit Timah Plaza is an old shopping mall with many hidden gems and our latest discovery is Boyle’s Coffee which is situated beside Rise & Grind cafe. Nothing is over-the-top at Boyle’s Coffee and the most impressive thing you will find there is probably their chic espresso machine.
If you are looking for a change from the usual gimmicky cafes, Boyle’s Coffee is an artisanal cafe where you can settle in and escape with great coffee and some light bites. READ ON
Ming Jia Korean Food is a Korean cuisine eatery run by a middle aged Korean lady or as the Koreans term affectionately as “ahjumma”. This no-frills Korean eatery tucked in a corner of Bukit Timah Plaza looks unassuming from the front, but the place is nothing short of lively during the afternoon lunch hour crowd.
In one look, you will know that Ming Jia Korean Food serves up authentic Korean dishes as the majority of their customers are made up of Koreans and the lady boss enjoys a conversation or two with them.
This place is perfect for students and those working nearby who are looking for an affordable lunch or dinner option. READ ON