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Where To Go In Singapore: Kampong Glam

Food & Drink

Published on 09 Nov 2018

by WorldRoamer® Travel Team

Where To Go In Singapore: Kampong Glam

Food & Drink

Published on 09 Nov 2018

by WorldRoamer® Travel Team

Despite its name, Kampong Glam is far from a typical Kampong. Check out this guide to know where to go and what to eat to make the most out of your trip!

Eat and Drink

Kampong Glam Café

With its central location, Kampong Glam Café is the easy go-to for an introduction to the Malay cuisine and sarabat stall.

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Address: 17 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199438
Opening Hours: 8:00am to 2:00am, daily

Warong Nasi Pariaman

Pariaman has been a family-run restaurant since 1948. Its authentic Nasi Padang dishes trace its origins back to the city of Padang in West Sumatra, Indonesia, with its beef rendang considered to be one of the best in Singapore.

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Address: 738 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198704
Opening Hours: Mon to Sat, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Sun, 10:00am to 5:00pm

Zam Zam

A popular Indian-Muslim restaurant, Zam Zam’s history dates back to 1908. This will make a good pitstop to get your nasi biryani, murtabak or roti prata fix, accompanied by your choice of chicken / mutton / fish curry.

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Address: 697 - 699 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198675
Opening Hours: 7:00am to 11:00pm, daily

Rumah Makan Minang

A family-run establishment since its origins in 1954, Rumah Makan Minang specializes in the Indonesian Minangbakabau cuisine, with its specialties running across Indonesian Tahu Telur, Botok-Botok, Indonesian Soto and a mixture of meat and vegetarian dishes that are guaranteed to leave your bellies happy and full!

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Address: 18 & 18A Kandahar Street, Singapore 198884
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri. 7:00am to 8:00pm; Sat to Sun. 7:00am to 5:00pm

Blu Jaz Café

Blu Jaz is a café-bar known for its eclectic style in live music, pushing jazz, blues and drum and bass in Singapore, whilst serving up a modern cuisine in a historic enclave.

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Address: 11 Bali Lane, Singapore 189848
Opening Hours: Mon to Tue, 9:00am to 12:30am; Wed to Thu, 9:00am to 1:00am; Fri to Sat, 9:00am to 2:30am; Sun, 11:00am to 11:00pm

Piedra Negra

If you love Mexican food, Piedra Negra is an institution in the Kampong Glam that’s abuzz with activity as night approaches.

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Address: 241 Beach Road, Singapore 189753
Opening Hours: Sun to Thu, 12:00pm to 12:00am; Fri to Sat, 12:00pm to 2:00am

Symmetry Coffee

A staple in the Kampong Glam hood circa 2012, this is where to get your specialty coffee fix. Popular also for their weekend brunches, treat yourself to their signature Eggs Benedict, Truffle Eggs Mushroom or Symmetry Sunday Roast.

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Address: 9 Jalan Kubor, #01-01, Singapore 199206
Opening Hours: Mon, 10:30am to 9:00pm; Tue to Thu, 10:30am to 11:00pm; Fri, 10:30am to 12:00am; Sat, 9:00am to 12:00am; Sun, 9:00am to 7:00pm

Working Title

A halal-certified burger bar and café, Working Title started with their ‘One and Only Burger’ and has since built a steady following over the past two years. Here’s a go-to spot if you have a burger craving or require caffeine – they have an in-house coffee blend called ‘The Black Hole Blend’ that can help you stay awake.

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Address: 783 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198751
Opening Hours: Mon to Thu, 12:00pm to 10:00pm; Fri, 12:00pm to 11:00pm; Sat, 10:00am to 11:00pm; Sun, 10:00am to 10:00pm

Shop and Experience

Craft Assembly

Craft Assembly is a lifestyle store which focuses on unique crafts made by local makers. They also source vintage apparel and toys globally.

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Address: 61 Haji Lane, Singapore 189254
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri, 12:00am to 8:00pm; Sat to Sun, 11:30am to 8:30pm

Spoil Market

A wide assortment of accessories, bags, apparel and knick-knacks await you at this eclectic store. There’s plenty to see here so do take your time to browse around..twice at least!

Address: 74 Haji Lane, Singapore 186267
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri, 11:00am to 9:00pm; Sat to Sun, 11:00am to 9:00pm

Kolombiana

Kolombiana specialises in handmade bags and accessories made by the Wayuu tribe in South America. Its tribe prints, vibrant colours and pattern form Kolombiana’s signature merchandise. It is a shop to make a stop at especially if you like to support and sustain social enterprises.

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Address: 82 Haji Lane, Singapore 189272
Opening Hours: 11:00am to 8:00pm daily

Supermama

Supermama is a design and crafts store founded by Edwin and Mei Ling. Both had started crafting quality souvenirs and ceramic design pieces as a team before culminating in their own space here. Held in high regard by the local design community, expect really cool design objects such as Star Wars-inspired ceramic plates, cups and various accessories.

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Address: 265 Beach Road, Singapore 199544
Opening Hours: 11:00am to 8:00pm daily

Sifr Aromatics

Interested in customizing your very own fragrance? You can totally do so at this niche perfume store with small batch scents. You will need to make an appointment with them. They will explain the various perfume notes to you and guide you on how to make your very own blend!

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Address: 42 Arab Street, Singapore 199741
Opening Hours: Mon to Sat, 11:00am to 8:00pm; Sun, 11:00am to 5:00pm

The Heritage Shop

If you love collecting antiques and vintage memorabilia, this has got to be on your list! Affectionately known to many as ‘Uncle Vintage’, Patrick Phoa has Singapore’s history lovingly packed into his 900 square feet shop space. His passion and knowledge run deep through every nook and cranny of his shop. Do head down and find out for yourself.

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Address: 93 Jalan Sultan, Singapore 198997
Opening Hours: 1:30pm to 8:00pm daily

Visual Orgasm

Established circa 2005, founder and lead tattoist Joseph is renowned for tattoos along the lines of oriental, biomech and realism. Jen complements the spectrum of ‘visual orgasm’ as she specialises in clean linework, dotwork, watercolour and handwritten script.

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Address: 2 Haji Lane, Singapore 189195
Operating Hours: 1:00pm to 9:00pm, closed Sun

Fickle Store

Flip Flops are a common casual fashion item in Singapore, often paired with t-shirt and shorts to combat the city's tropical weather.  Didn't bring yours? Pick up a pair at Fickle. You can customize your own flip flops using anything from studs, chains, ribbons, and even unicorns, starting from S$19 a pair!

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Address: 62 Haji Street, Singapore 189255
Opening Hours: Sun to Thu, 11:00am to 8:00pm; Fri to Sat, 11:00am to 9:00pm

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