Sum Yi Tai—which houses 3 concepts over 3 storeys in a conservation shophouse—is another Covid-19 casualty.
Sum Yi Tai was a popular hangout spot in the CBD which offered dim sum lunch and tapas-style dishes in a crimson-lit gangland bar. It has shut down its establishment at 25 Boon Tat Street because of the high rental in the CBD.
Yoogane Singapore has closed its last outlet in Singapore at Westgate on 1 Nov 2020.
Probably the most popular chicken galbi restaurant in South Korea, Yoogane opened to much fanfare when it first arrived in Singapore but the business slowly died down over the years.
An institution in Singapore, Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant near Harbourfront closes down after 43 years due to the Covid-19 situation.
The famous Yet Con Chicken Rice Restaurant is closed for now.
Having been around for over 70 years now, Yet Con Restaurant remains one of Singapore’s last bastions for authentic Hainanese food. Their signature Hainanese chicken rice is a must and they even have an option for hot pot.
2020 has been a bad year for everyone, period.
Most industries in Singapore have been badly hit by the pandemic, which has left many of us scrambling to save our sinking boats. The F&B sector especially has suffered and things got worse when the Circuit Breaker was put in place, restricting people from dining out and patronising these establishments.
Aside from COVID-19, many of these F&B ventures have also decided to close for other reasons such as the end of their lease. Whatever the case, we are sad to see these places go and we hope that better opportunities will come their way soon.
With that, here is a list of F&B outlets in Singapore that have closed their doors in 2020.