South Beach Avenue’s architecturally stunning design includes a microclimatic canopy that provides natural ventilation in Singapore’s hot and tropical climate.
This unique feature also harvests solar energy – making South Beach Avenue one of the island’s most environmentally conscious and iconic developments.
But, that’s hardly the only reason to visit this landmark in the Civic District! It’s chock full of eclectic lifestyle ateliers and delicious restaurants for every occasion, too.
Looking for meat-, soy-, wheat- or gluten-free options for your next meal out? This cafe serves up clean, wholesome and ethically sourced dishes that are delightfully tasty, too. Crowd favourites include handmade Steamed Dumplings ($10.80), Mushroom Pizza ($14.80) and vegan Chocolate Gateau ($8.50). (#B1-19)
Discover a wide variety of dishes from savoury to sweet, with vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free options at Wild Honey’s spanking new outlet. You won’t have to wait till the weekend to tuck into its famous Tunisian ($24) – one of the best shakshoukas in town! Or, opt for its Spanish Hash ($24) with corned beef, chorizo, potato, poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce with brioche. Be sure to try its signature Canadian pancakes ($20), too! Wild Honey South Beach also offers a full suite of coffees by Common Man Coffee Roasters and teas by TWG Tea along with a unique drinks menu featuring a mandarin orange and honey Mandarin Wilderness mocktail ($12), Paris Hot Chocolate ($8) and a knock-out Turmeric Latte ($9.50). (#B1-18)
If you already frequent this health- and cost-conscious joint for lunch in the Clifford Centre at Raffles Place, starting October 2019, you can now grab a bowl at South Beach Avenue, too. Why is it so popular? For starters, you can add unlimited toppings with each freshly prepared salad ($7.80). Bonus: Its wholesome proteins (at an additional $2) are cooked sous vide. Yum! (#B1-23)
Love Wagyu beef? Then, enjoy it the traditional way at this fine Japanese restaurant – the first in Singapore to introduce and serve Kanto-style sukiyaki (Japanese one-pot sauce dish) from farm to table. Sample prime cuts of Kagoshima Wagyu beef with Sukiyaki sauce ($98) or its signature Shabu-shabu hot pot ($98). Or, opt for the signature Hida Truffle Don ($138), with Japanese Hida A5 Wagyu beef served on a bed of rice and topped with shaved truffles. (#B1-20)
First opened at Waterfront Plaza in 2006, this whisky bar’s larger outlet at South Beach Avenue has more than 700 different bottlings, including Irish, Indian and South African whiskies. Don’t miss its regular whisky tasting sessions and pairing events, presented by visiting brand ambassadors and masters distillers from around the world. (#01-16)
Conceived by the folks behind microbrewery-pub Little Island Brewing Co. at Changi Village, Alchemist Beer Lab serves up locally-brewed craft beers and cocktail concoction selections from 20 copper taps. So, tickle your fancy with a pint of draft beer (from $10) or mix it up with other spirits in a bespoke cocktail (from $18). Bottoms up! (#B1-16)
Before or after you stop for a drink or bite to eat at South Beach Avenue, why not give your locks some love at Hairpage Underground? Conceived by a team of passionate and talented individuals, this modern hairdressing atelier has a sleek, chic industrialist vibe reminiscent of the London Underground. Whether you fancy a classic style or something more contemporary to layer on the individuality, its experienced stylists are able to create a variety of looks that ﬁt into your everyday lifestyle. Cuts start at $55. Book an appointment with a stylist today! (#B1-25)
by Melodi Ghui, From The Finder (Issue 300), September 2019
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