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Top Choice Seafood in Eastern Singapore

No Signboard Seafood

Madam Ong Kim Hoi famously started out with an unnamed hawker stall (hence 'No Signboard'), but the popularity of her seafood made her a rich woman, with four restaurants and counting. Principally famous for its whi…
Top Choice Area in Eastern Singapore

Peranakan Terrace Houses

Just off Joo Chiat Rd, Koon Seng Rd and Joo Chiat Pl feature Singapore's most extraordinary Peranakan terrace houses, joyously decorated with stucco dragons, birds, crabs and brilliantly glazed tiles. Pintu pagar (s…
Top Choice Clothing in Eastern Singapore

Rumah Bebe

Bebe Seet is the owner of this 1928 shophouse and purveyor of all things Peranakan. She sells traditional kebayas (Nonya-style blouses with decorative lace) with contemporary twists and beautifully beaded shoes. If …
Top Choice Malaysian in Eastern Singapore

328 Katong Laksa

For a bargain foodie high, hit this cult-status corner shop. The star is the namesake laksa: thin rice noodles in a light curry broth made with coconut milk and coriander, and topped with shrimps and cockles. Order …
Museum in Eastern Singapore

Changi Museum & Chapel

The Changi Museum and Chapel commemorates the WWII Allied POWs who suffered horrific treatment at the hands of the invading Japanese. The museum includes replicas of the famous Changi Murals painted by POW Stanley W…
Park in Eastern Singapore

East Coast Park

This 15km stretch of seafront park is where Singaporeans come to swim, windsurf, wakeboard, kayak, picnic, bicycle, in-line skate, skateboard, and – of course – eat. You'll find swaying coconut palms, patches of bus…
Island in Eastern Singapore

Coney Island

Opened to the public by two pedestrian roads, this nature reserve is perfect for escaping the city. There's a wide variety of flora and fauna (birdwatchers will love the bird hides), and a variety of habitats, from …
Hawker in Eastern Singapore

Changi Village Hawker Centre

Located in chilled-out Changi Village, this is the most Malay of Singapore's food centres, with locals heading here for one thing: the nasi lemak (fragrant coconut rice topped with fried chicken or fish, fried ancho…
Seafood in Eastern Singapore

Roland Restaurant

According to Roland, it was his mum, Mrs Lim, who invented Singapore's iconic chilli crab back in the 1950s. Decades on, Roland has his own giant restaurant, with a chilli crab that lures former prime minister Goh C…
American in Eastern Singapore

Smokey's BBQ

You'll be longing for sweet home Alabama at this breezy, all-American barbecue legend. Californian owner Rob makes all the dry rubs using secret recipes and the meats are smoked using hickory and mesquite woodchips …