Dancing Crab—one of the best Louisiana seafood restaurants in Singapore—is opening a new outlet at Northshore Plaza II, Punggol’s newest waterfront mall on 5 May 2022.
Opened in November 2020, Maruhachi Donburi & Curry is a hawker stall which started at Edgefield Plains in Punggol which offers restaurant-quality tonkatsu at very affordable prices. It has since expanded and there are 5 outlets across in Singapore.
The chef-owner is Indonesian-born Singaporean PR August Wijaya, 38 who used to be the head chef of the now-defunct Ginza Bairin—the famous Tokyo-based tonkatsu restaurant at ION Orchard—for almost nine years. Now, you know what that means?
You must try his tonkatsu.
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.
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.