Chijmes
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CHIJMES (pronounced “chimes”) stands for the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus, a Neo-Classical style building which houses one of Singapore’s most aesthetically-pleasing dining and entertainment venues.
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  • Hieatsreych
    Philippines314 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Instagrammable
    Chijmes is more than just a pretty face. Inside, you'll find a delightful array of dining spots that cater to every palate. From trendy cafes to upscale restaurants, there's something to satisfy every craving. Very instagrammable also.
    Visited August 2022
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 July 2023
  • MK
    Singapore13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    CHIJMES
    CHIJMES, a historic building complex which was known as Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus Middle Education School. In Day Time, it shows peaceful oasis amid the bustle of the city. At night time, options with bars offer live music and restaurants offer delicacies food.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 4 September 2023
  • Dan L
    Bunbury, Australia7,593 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Grand complex of buildings
    Grand complex of buildings now serving as restaurants and a function Centre. It dates to 1854 with the purchase of Caldwell House. The Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus chapel was completed in 1903 and consecrated the following year. Saint Nicholas Girls' School was established in 1933 in four old houses+ which were replaced by a three storey building in 1951. The complex ceased to function in 1983 and the chapel deconsecrated. Today's facilities are the result of extensive restorations undertaken between 1991 - 1996 when the complex became a location for bars, restaurants and function centre. When we visited a wedding was underway in the former chapel.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 29 December 2023
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Jeff V
11 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
It's Pretty to see but it's no more than some restaurant's! We were just a block away so went & saw it the church is pretty & setup is ok but not really a place i'd put on my list unless i was in the area!
Written 24 January 2024
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DipuKV
Pune, India2,762 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
We were here for a morning stroll. Nice, quiet place with heritage, a lovely church & plenty of dining options. Good spots for clicks / selfies abound.
Written 31 December 2023
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Dan L
Bunbury, Australia7,593 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Grand complex of buildings now serving as restaurants and a function Centre. It dates to 1854 with the purchase of Caldwell House. The Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus chapel was completed in 1903 and consecrated the following year. Saint Nicholas Girls' School was established in 1933 in four old houses+ which were replaced by a three storey building in 1951. The complex ceased to function in 1983 and the chapel deconsecrated. Today's facilities are the result of extensive restorations undertaken between 1991 - 1996 when the complex became a location for bars, restaurants and function centre. When we visited a wedding was underway in the former chapel.
Written 30 December 2023
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MK
Singapore13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
CHIJMES, a historic building complex which was known as Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus Middle Education School.

In Day Time, it shows peaceful oasis amid the bustle of the city. At night time, options with bars offer live music and restaurants offer delicacies food.
Written 4 September 2023
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Sophie
14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Great place! Nice courtyard with pretty food and beverage places and a lovely bright atmosphere in a relaxed space
Written 27 August 2023
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Hieatsreych
Philippines314 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
Chijmes is more than just a pretty face. Inside, you'll find a delightful array of dining spots that cater to every palate. From trendy cafes to upscale restaurants, there's something to satisfy every craving.

Very instagrammable also.
Written 7 July 2023
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bcheong
Shanghai, China26,724 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Once a convent and then a school , this place became a restaurant and bar area since 1996. To its credit, it’s still somewhat popular today. Still buzzy especially on weekends
Written 30 June 2023
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Jack S
12 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
From the outside this place may not look like much and easy to walk past whilst exploring Singapore but I highly recommend you go in!

There are multiple bars and restaurants that line the inside of this former convent to cater for every type of group.
They have a mixture of different restaurants that offer a variety of cuisines which helps to accommodate all dietary types.
There a several bars also on the lower level of the courtyard with one place called “simply retro by Tin Box” that has live bands perform and everyone there is absolutely loving it.
Overall would highly recommend this place for food and drinks in the evening.
Written 8 June 2023
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John G
Buxton, UK2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
A visit to Sintosa Island Universal studios , great beaches , nature walks , a great historic Fort from the 2nd world war , with good graphic descriptions on the fall of Singapore, aerial walkways , good food options, sensational views Clean good transport options etc etc . The rest of Singapore also spectacular
Written 11 April 2023
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Mike C
Gold Coast, Australia67 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Family
Hidden Foodie Fun!! Great place to find an array of different food options. We visited 01 April and had a great time even with a thunder storm in bound. Staff were amazing, had a few Singapore Slings.
Written 1 April 2023
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