Singapore Hideouts: Your Definitive Guide To Tiong Bahru

We narrowed down the top 10 spots located within the precinct

What comes to your mind when you hear “Tiong Bahru”? Chic cafés, charming boutiques and art studios lining the streets? Art murals that make the perfect Instagram backdrop? With tons of indie shops and its unique architecture, it’s no wonder Tiong Bahru is always on the top of Singapore’s travel guides.

Recently, this old neighbourhood has turned into a hipster hotspot that locals and expatriates both love. But sites of our local heritage have survived the gentrification and continue to bring joy to the nostalgic. We’ve put together a list of our favourite food places, shops and historic landmarks to help you get the best that Tiong Bahru has to offer on your next visit.

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Photo: Bincho at Hua Bee

2. Bincho at Hua Bee

This dining concept is one like no other – try the famous mee pok noodles in the day, and come back to the same location at night for high-end Japanese yakitori. What remains throughout the day is the cosy coffee shop decor and delicious food made with passion. Fun fact: Eric Khoo’s film “Mee Pok Man” was filmed at Hua Bee, which has been operating for more than 70 years.

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78 Moh Guan Terrace, #01-19, Singapore 162078

Opening hours: Tuesdays – Sundays, 12-3pm (lunch), 6pm till late (dinner). Closed on Mondays.

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