With swanky malls like ION and 313 Somerset, who even goes to the older drabby ones such as Far East Plaza? Unless you’re thinking of getting a piercing or tattoo, you’d probably not set foot in there.
Well, then you’re missing out. As shabby as Far East Plaza looks in comparison to its glammed-up neighbours, this shopping centre is an absolute gem for affordable eats in the town area.
Whether you’re in the mood for a spicy Thai dinner or hearty zi-char feast, you can always fall back on this mall. We’ve put together a list of budget-friendly eateries at Far East Plaza for budget days. READ ON
New Station Snack Bar nestled in Far East Plaza is where you can find affordable Chinese food in town. This small eatery has been highly raved about for serving delectable pork ribs, chicken wings and other side dishes.
Conveniently located within walking distance from Orchard MRT Station, this is one great destination for a wallet-friendly meal. READ ON
A new Korean wave to hit Singapore is Korean Bingsu in takeaway cups. Chot-Nun at Far East Plaza, is less than a month old and is the first in Singapore to introduce this concept.
We have been waiting for someone to take the plunge and serve Bingsu in Llaollao sized cups that are handy to eat anywhere. This simple but brilliant idea also serves as an economical alternative to its otherwise pretty pricey older brother, which tends to cost around the S$20 mark for a bowl.
We made a trip down to Far East Plaza to check it out, and here’s what to expect from Chot-Nun.
It has been four years since we wrote our guide on restaurants in Orchard Road and though we update them from time to time, we thought it is high time to re-curate and to introduce a new guide, featuring even more dining places in Singapore’s most famous shopping street.
Options are aplenty and no doubt we are all spoilt for choice, but are they really worth their queues/ price tags/ waiting time? We have friends from overseas who visit Singapore and have limited time on our sunny island, and then we have our locals who do not want to waste their calories unnecessarily.
The next time you head to Orchard Road, you need not face the risk of stepping in to a random diner and not knowing what to expect.
Here is the Ultimate Orchard Road Food Guide—Top Places to dine at Orchard Road, Somerset and Dhoby Ghaut: