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Top Choice Gardens in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Gardens by the Bay

Singapore's 21st-century botanic garden is a S$1 billion, 101-hectare fantasy land of space-age bio-domes, high-tech Supertrees and whimsical sculptures. The Flower Dome replicates the dry Mediterranean climates fou…
Top Choice Gallery in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

National Gallery Singapore

Connected by a striking aluminium and glass canopy, Singapore's historic City Hall and Old Supreme Court buildings now form the city's breathtaking National Gallery. Its world-class collection of 19th-century and mo…
Top Choice Japanese in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Waku Ghin

The refinement and exquisiteness of the 10-course degustation menu by acclaimed chef Tetsuya Wakuda is nothing short of breathtaking. Using only the freshest ingredients, the modern Japanese-European repertoire chan…
Top Choice French in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Odette

Cementing its place in the upper echelons of Singapore's saturated fine-dining scene, this modern French restaurant keeps people talking with its newly minted two Michelin stars. With former Jaan chef Julien Royer a…
Top Choice Australian in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Whitegrass

It's all about the details in this fine-dining establishment helmed by chef-owner Sam Aisbett. From the Australian produce to the Roland Lannier steak knives and mural by local illustrator MessyMsxi (it's not wallpa…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

28 HongKong Street

Softly lit 28HKS plays hide and seek inside an unmarked 1960s shophouse. Slip inside and into a slinky scene of cosy booths and passionate mixologists turning grog into greatness. Marked with their alcohol strength,…
Top Choice Museum in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Asian Civilisations Museum

This remarkable museum houses the region's most comprehensive collection of pan-Asian treasures. Its galleries explore the history, cultures and religions of Southeast Asia, China, the Asian subcontinent and Islamic…
Top Choice Club in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Zouk

After a massive farewell to Zouk's original location, this legendary club has settled in to its new home in pumping Clarke Quay. Drawing some of the world's biggest DJs and Singapore's seen-to-be-seen crowd, this is…
Top Choice Peranakan in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

National Kitchen by Violet Oon

Chef Violet Oon is a national treasure, much loved for her faithful Peranakan dishes – so much so that she was chosen to open her latest venture inside Singapore's showcase National Gallery. Feast on made-from-scrat…
Top Choice Museum in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Peranakan Museum

This is the best spot to explore the rich heritage of the Peranakans (Straits Chinese descendants). Thematic galleries cover various aspects of Peranakan culture, from the traditional 12-day wedding ceremony to craf…