TEXT: YASMEEN HAMEED-CHAN
Must-Try: Fat Samurai Pizza
This is the latest project from the Timbre Group. And with its edgy, container vibes, this urban food hall is the perfect place to chill out, grab some casual bites and listen to really good local talent. With some popular names in the F&B scene setting up shop here, from the likes of The World is Flat and The Fishball Story to Wong Kee Wonton Noodles, your biggest dilemma is going to be deciding which grub to accompany your groove.
Where: 73A Ayer Rajah Crescent JTC LaunchPad @ one-north
Open: Mon-Thu 6am-12am, Fri & Sat 6am-1am
Must-Try: Half Roasted Chicken
Singapore’s first German microbrewery has a new look and an updated menu of authentic Bavarian specialties such as Grilled Leberkas Meatloaf with sunny-side-up egg ($17.90) and Roast Duck “Bavarian” ($24.90). As for the entertainment, its resident live band plays easy-listening pop music too.
Where: 9 Raffles Boulevard, #01–1 Millenia Walk
Open: Mon-Fri 12pm-2.30pm, 6.30pm -10.30pm, Sat & Sun 6.30pm-10.30pm
Must-Try: Steamed Egg White Bonito Crab
The beautiful courtyard at this newly opened modern Chinese restaurant is home to the daily Courtyard Live sessions that feature local talents. Tuck into delicious treats like the Steamed Egg White Bonito Crab ($9/100g) and the Calamari Rings with Butter and Curry Leaf ($15) while enjoying the cool breeze along the Singapore River.
Where: 3A River Valley Road, #01-02 Clarke Quay
Open: Daily 12pm-3pm, 6pm-11pm
Montreux Jazz Cafe
Must-Try: BB Cheese Burger
At this place, groove along to funk, soul, Latin and of course cool jazz music while enjoying house favourites like the BB Burger ($28) and the Ella Fitzgerald Cheesecake ($15). This Father’s Day, it is partnering with high-end barber Germyn Street from some treats for Dad at its usual Sunday Jazz Brunch from 11am to 3pm.
Where: Pan Pacific Orchard, 10 Claymore Road
Open: Mon-Sun 12pm-3pm, 6pm-11pm
Hood Bar And Cafe
Must-Try: Sambal Prawn Pizza
Located at Bugis+, this eatery celebrates everything local, and this can be seen not only in the live music performances but also the food menus. Think dishes like Sambal Prawn Pizza ($18) and Angelica “Dang Gui” Ginseng Lamb Shank ($30). The space also features an alfresco garden area showcasing Singapore’s skyline — from where you can enjoy the daily live local-band performances.
Where: 201 Victoria Street #05-07
Open: Mon-Wed 5pm-1am, Thu-Fri 5pm03am, Sat & PH Eve 5pm-3am, Sun 5pm-1am
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