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All reviews east coast road laksa rice dumplings joo chiat rd lots of shops shop houses peranakan culture local food shopping mall heritage shophouse architecture communities chinese strait tunnel heat
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Katong District houses a array of restaurants, road side eateries and multi-cuisines. One must visit the place to have a feel of the Singapore local culture as well as the melting pot of various cultures and cuisines.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank div106
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Apart fr the heritage bldgs, there r lots of shops, both traditionally peranakan, as well as quaint cafes, line up katong / joo chiat street ...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susan188
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This is an old district on the East side of Singapore. Many of the houses here were built by the Straits chinese many years ago. They are refurbished now and have more character due the colourful exterior. Furthermore this area is known for its local...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 588phis
Reviewed September 2, 2018

I returned to the Katong District recently for another visit, this time for coffee and ice cream. Timing wasn't the best as it was the middle of the day and really hot and sunny outside. As such we didn't end up doing much in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KGB777
Reviewed July 13, 2018

During our 1 week long trip to Singapore we stayed at Holiday Inn Katong and had opportunity to explore Katong District. It is well connected to rest of the Singapore with SMRT. There are plenty of restaurants and bars in the area. The list includes...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank vasavapr
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Traveling with 6,9 and 12 year-olds, Katong was a nice respite from the central district, yet it was close enough to see the sites. East coast beach is a great day visit within walking distance. There were plenty of food options for my sometimes adventurous/sometimes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank TesBest
Reviewed July 5, 2018

A good area to see Baba architecture, e.g. junction of East Coast Rd and Joo Chiat Rd (heart of Katong), the shophouses of the Peranakan culture. The Katong District is a fusion of cultures, a heritage town with a blend of old-world charm and modern...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Wingecarribee
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Have a lovely stroll in the evening at Katong. Loads of things to see and people watch too! There are many restaurants, coffee shops, bars, speciality shops, etc. If you need respite from the heat, just head to the shopping mall.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 306bvt
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Foreigners visiting Singapore may want to drop by East Coast Road. Along the short stretch of road (maybe 800m), you will find all types of cuisine - all neatly lined up in restaurants/cafes along the road. Plus in 112 Katong Mall - situated on same...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Nancy Y
Reviewed May 14, 2018

The newly renovated Katong District has become really popular with the locals and tourists. There are a ton of really nice restaurants that cater to all kinds of people. You will find some really nice boutique bars and some lovely local restaurants. One of the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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