Westin To Offer Free Guided Makan Trail

The specially curated 90-minute food trail will let hotel guests taste the best of local favourites

Photos: Westin Singapore

The Westin Singapore - Guestroom

The hotel will be offering a weekend program that gives guests more flexibility.

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Listen up! We’ve got good news for travelers or staycationers staying in Westin Singapore from 2 Oct onwards.

The hotel will be offering a weekend program that gives guests more flexibility and time to make the most out of their getaway.

Guests are encouraged to linger in bed longer with a late Sunday check-out and extended breakfast hours on Saturday and Sunday.

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In addition, a specially curated and complimentary 90-minute Makan Trail will be made available for all hotel guests from 2 Oct onwards, where it will introduce hotel guests to a plethora of Singaporean delicacies at iconic food centers within the vicinity of the hotel.

Makan Trail - Assortment of Kuehs

Chong Wen Ge Café offers an array of tasty kueh.

Traditional kueh galore

Makan Trail goers can expect to sample perennial favorites including Chai Tow Kway (fried carrot cake) – a tasty dish of steamed white radish and rice flour, fried with egg and preserved radish, served white or black (with savory sweet sauce) at Lau Pa Sat.

Plus, they’ll be able to check out hidden gems like the Chong Wen Ge Café,  nestled within Thian Hock Keng Temple. Its assortment of bite-sized kueh includes Ondeh Ondeh – gula melaka (melted palm sugar) encased in a glutinous rice flour ball; Kueh Dadar, a pandan-flavoured rolled crêpe filled with grated coconut and gula melaka; and many more.

Makan Trail - Kaya Toast and Kopi

Guests will have a taste of the locals’ breakfast staple

A Singaporean breakfast

At Amoy Street Food Centre, guests will have a taste of the locals’ breakfast staple which comprises of Kaya Toast, a thin slice of bread enveloping a dollop of cold butter and a generous spread of kaya, a traditional jam made from coconut and eggs and Kopi(coffee with milk) or Teh (tea with milk), soft-boiled eggs.

After which, they can indulge in the hawker favorite, Char Kway Teow (stir-fried rice noodles), doused with dark soy sauce, sinfully rich fried pork lard, Chinese sausage, cockles and bean sprouts.

Hotel guests are encouraged to register at the Concierge Desk for the complimentary guided Makan Trail* which will take place every Sunday, from 10.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.

*Attendance is by registration and capped at a maximum of 20 participants per session.

More information here.

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