Singapore is home to a diverse range of culture and people, all with their own cooking styles and favoured ingredients, which has created a thriving food culture in the city. Singapore's ever changing and growing restaurant scene ranges from Michelin-starred fine dining to tiny hawker stalls, bakeries, diners and cafes.
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Arrive and transfer to the The Fullerton for 3 nights. (N)
An ideal way to gain an overview of Singapore's food culture is a visit to the Tiong Bahru Food Centre, one of the best hawker centres in the city, located above a large fish and seafood market. Here you will find a range of small food outlets including Jian Bo Shui Kueh, famous for its chwee kueh dishes (steamed rice cakes). Continue to Tian Tian Chicken Rice in the Katong residential area, which gained fame when the owner won a 'cook-off' with chef Gordon Ramsay. After lunch, stroll through the streets nearby that are lined with colourful houses and baroque Peranakan architecture. Stop in at Sinpopo, a vintage eatery that serves desserts amid the ambience of 1950s Singapore. Try the Ice Kachang with a topping of local durian fruit. (B, L)
Make an early start with a drive to Singapore's busy Chinatown district, and stop for breakfast at the Tong Heng Bakery for some fresh, hot egg tarts. Complement the pastries with traditional Singaporean coffee from Nanyang Old Coffee just over the road. This coffee shop was established in the early 1950s and became popular thanks to its method of roasting and grinding their own coffee beans. Afterwards, take a walk through Chinatown and discover the various temples and pagodas of the area. End on Ann Siang Hill and Club Street, once the home of traditional Chinese clan associations and exclusive social clubs. Today this area hosts a variety of quirky shops, cafes and restaurants. (B)
Transfer to the airport and begin onward arrangements. (B)
(B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals
The landmark Fullerton building, located on the Singapore river was completed in 1928 and was the largest building in Singapore. It served as the General Post Office, Singapore Town Club and the Chamber of Commerce before being developed into a unique luxury hotel incorporating original features. The classic Palladian exterior hides elegant modern rooms and facilities and a huge amount of dining and entertainment options including a roof...
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