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These 5 Iconic Singapore Buildings Are Now Some Of Its BEST Food Spots
These heritage hot spots are worth exploring.
10 October 2018
Learn more about the history of these celebrated F&B spots in Singapore.
Because heritage matters.
Built throughout the 1800s, this complex was originally a girls’ school, the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (CHIJ), and housed an orphanage, a dormitory and a chapel. Click here to read more about some of its best F&B tenants!
One of SG’s newest, members-only social clubs sits in the former New Majestic Hotel building, and welcomes discerning members who wish to enjoy fine dining and tipples, exclusive events, a gym, a spa and more. Its tasty Clan Café is open to the public, though.
This flatiron structure once housed Tong Ah Eating House, a kopitiam (coffee shop) opened in 1939 that’s now relocated a few doors down. Its current tenant, Potato Head Singapore, is a hip, four-storey F&B concept with a burger joint and rooftop bar.
Ann Siang Road used to be the home of Chinese associations and social clubs, and was named after a wealthy merchant, Chia Ann Siang. One of its most symbolic heritage buildings is now home to a boutique hotel, where you can dine on Italian specialties at Perbacco or Blue Label Pizza & Wine.
(image: The Straits Times)
Known locally as the “Gotham Building” for its resemblance to Wayne Tower from the Batman universe, the ground floor of this swanky, Art Deco structure is ATLAS, an opulent Great Gatsby-esque lobby/watering hole specialising in Modern European cuisine, gin and champagne.
Some text adapted from The Straits Times / Additional reporting by Sara Lyle Bow