For those who have always had the notion that Punggol is nothing but an ‘ulu’ place, here is when you might be wrong. Alongside the multitudinous activities that you can indulge in, Punggol is also home to many restaurants, cafés, local food stalls as well as bars and bistros you never knew about.
Yes, it is a misconception that Punggol is just a neighbourhood that is far away from civilisation and nothing else.
Here, we share with you a comprehensive guide to the best places to go to in Punggol that will prove that even ulu places can be food heaven.
Squeezed! started off as a kiosk serving cold pressed juices at both Leisure Park Kallang and Suntec City. Their spanking new outlet at Waterway Point in Punggol kickstarted the launch of the signature stuffed brioche buns that range from sweet to savoury creations.
Besides the 6 signature buns flashed on the overhead menu, you can also grab a ‘Naked’ (S$4.30) and original Squeezed! bun filled with froyo only.
This unique concept has been making waves on social media lately and we just had to have a go.
It is official – residents of Punggol and Sengkang have a town of their own. Everything is there now with the opening of Waterway Point.
Many of us have been anticipating the opening of Waterway Point at Punggol; that huge mall in the heart of one of Singapore’s recent most popular neighbourhood is totally what all residents need and are excited about.
The mall will officially open by the second quarter of 2016, but as of now, approximately 75% of shops are already open.
The mall is split into two wings – East and West – with an open-air communal connecting area. The building overlooks the stunning Punggol Waterway where many use for cycling, jogging and casual strolls. Situated directly beside Punggol MRT station, Waterway Point is extremely convenient for anyone who’s taking the public transport.
If you are wondering whether it is worth the long journey to Punggol for the food there, this guide will be your answer. Punggol has two major food areas – @Punggol and The Punggol Settlement.
People flock to @Punggol for the wholesome food at popular cafe Whisk & Paddle, or to have a pint of beer at Frienzie. The Punggol Settlement is always packed during dinner hours, where car park lots will steadily fill up by 7pm. Even though the location is not ideal, the food here is definitely worth travelling for.
This is your definitive guide to all the good food you can find in the Punggol neighbourhood.