Singapore is such a vibrant and trendy city that there is always an up and coming neighbourhood to check out. This is why we listed down some of the hippest hang outs in the city-state to help you out.
- Clarke Quay
Clarke Quay is the most popular clubbing destination in Singapore. The trendiest clubs and bars are housed in Clarke Quay. If clubbing is your scene, then look no further. Most of the Clarke Quay hotels are boutique hotels catering to a younger crowd. If you are in the neighbourhood, be sure to check out the Clarke Quay Central for the trendiest restaurants and bars in the area.
Recommended Establishments: Highlander Bar and Restaurant, Little Saigon, Coriander Leaf Bistro, Ramen Santouka, Princess Terrace Cafe, Catch Beer & Batter, Hai Di Lao, Song Fa Bak Kut Teh, Ma Maison Restaurant
- Haji Lane
Small artisan shops and restaurant make up Haji Lane. Part of the Kampong Glam neighbourhood, Haji Lane is a must visit for young adults looking for independent fashion boutiques and Middle Eastern cafes. Shophouses transformed to fashionable shops and lofts. Singapore’s Haji Lane is, undoubtedly, a fashionista’s paradise. With so many little shops and bars to discover, you’ll definitely want to spend some time in this small lane.
Recommended Establishments: Merdandy Bar & Cafe, Le Kue, Elffin & Elffin, CAD Cafe, Shop Wonderland, Al-Tazzag, Espressolab Singapore, Muzium Cafe, Ciao@ , Richmond Station, Al’Frank Cookies, Bergs Gourmet Burgers, Piedra Negra, Nox – Dine in the Dark, LongPlay
- Tiong Bahru
Tiong Bahru is one of the oldest HDB neighbourhoods in Singapore. In recent years, it has transformed itself into the most happening place in the country. Packed with all the latest cafes, restaurants, bars, and shops, it is a fantastic neighbourhood that is loved by locals and foreigners alike. If you want to stay in the area, you can find a lot charming Airbnb lofts in Singapore.
Recommended Establishments: Drips Bakery Cafe, Le Halo, Whisk Cafe, The Orange Thimble, Tiong Bahru Bakery @ Eng Hoon, 40 Hands, PoTeaTo, Sin Lee Food
- Everton Park
Everton Park is the newest hip neighbourhood in the country. Once off the radar, Everton Park is quickly gaining traction in the younger crowd. With new specialty and original cafes, it is now officially the new up and coming neighbourhood. If you are into unusual desserts and artisan coffee, then Everton Park is the best place to get your fix in Singapore.
Recommended Establishments: Batterworks, Grin Affair, Just Want Coffee, Nylon Coffee Roasters, The Provision Shop, Everton Creamery, Jalan Bukit Merah Singapore, Seriously Ice Cream , Sing HK Cafe, Talamsuji, Sebastian Mix Fusion Cuisine
There are so many more up and coming neighbourhoods in Singapore that are just waiting to be discovered. Aside from all the restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops, an excellent reason to visit these places is that it is a great contrast from old and new. Rich in history and architecture, it is the ideal place to see where the future of Singapore is headed.