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Joo Chiat/Katong

Singapore 427585, Singapore
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Evening Food and Cultural Tour of Joo Chiat
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Singapore Heritage Tour: Peranakan Museum, Spice Garden and Food Tasting
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Immerse yourself in Peranakan culture on your visit to Katong and Joo Chiat, and also enjoy its wealth of good food and cultural heritage.
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“katong area” (4 reviews)
Singapore 427585, Singapore
Joo Chiat
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is difficult to arrive by MRT, but is a really nice quarter that you should visit. Houses are very nice and the neighborhood too

Thank Carlosmarbella
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area is definitely one of the best areas in Singapore to hunt for good food, especially Vietnamese food. There is a big community of Vietnamese living here. Food is absolutely delicious, prices are reasonable and it is very near the city centre too. There...More

1  Thank Danny T
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I have been staying in this area for the past 8 years. When I first came here it was a bit seedy but it has been gentrified over the years and continues to be so. I like it here because it still retains a local...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

A very local area filled with bars, restaurants and cafes. Evening is filled with locals and expatriates chatting and hanging around. Morning is another quiet scene. You'll find hainanese chicken rice and black chilli crab, and kaya toast to eat. Katong Square and i12 Katong...More

1  Thank YarraRiver
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Joo chiat area is a food haven....Where the locals go....and bit out from the tourist areas though Main hotels in the area are a grand mercury roxy and holiday inn express katong ....

1  Thank Julian F
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Joo Chiat is low key and laid back. This is where the locals shop and eat. Just walk along Joo Chiat road to appreciate the people who live and work here. I love the architecture, I love the spread of food. I love the local...More

6  Thank Jenise L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This place is different than others in Singapore. Very colourfull of peranakan building. Katong is not favorite amoung tourist caused is downtown in Eastcoast Singapore. But is worth to visited.

Thank Silviani Sri R
Reviewed 23 March 2017

If you are interested in local colour, shophouse heritage architecture, unusual shops and local delicacies (such as Peranakan kueh - sweets), spend a few hours exploring Joo Chiat Rd and neighbouring streets. Worth the trip if only to taste the exquisite curry puffs at the...More

3  Thank Anna R
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to walk around and enjoy the old with the new. Many local restaurants up and down Joo Chiat road. And day time has a VERY different atmosphere than a night.

Thank jackmandl
Reviewed 15 December 2016

This enclave is filled with colourful heritage shophouses and terrace houses with ornate facades. This Peranakan and Eurasian area has an amazing number of restaurants and traditional coffee-shops offering a range of cuisines.

Thank nellielim
Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of
Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group
descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay
families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is
packed with colourful shops, local characters, and
quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners
enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy
noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are
Nearby Restaurants
57 reviews
.15 km away
Loving Hut
61 reviews
.17 km away
Old Bibik's Peranakan Kitchen
23 reviews
.14 km away
The Cider Pit
35 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Intan
403 reviews
.51 km away
Katong District
176 reviews
.01 km away
112 Katong
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.60 km away
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