Thursday, September 11, 2014

7 Things to do at Telok Ayer Street

Telok Ayer Street
Reminiscent of old Singapore.
Along the street, you will see many old Singapore architectures maintaining their original look.
In recent years, there have been many new eateries and boutiques waking up this old street.
If you have time, it's pretty good to take a walk along this street to enjoy good food and learn some history of Singapore.

Here I like to introduce my 
top 7 things to do at Telok Ayer Street

1) Brunch at My Awesome Cafe, 真棒堂

My Awesome Cafe is simply an awesome place to enjoy good coffee and brunch. 
It is hidden beneath the 中华医院 with scent of the old building.

Located at 202 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068639 

Opening Hours:
Mon - Tue: 7.45am - 9.00pm
Wed - Fri: 7.45am - 12.00am
Sat - Sun: 10am - 3.00pm

2) Brunch at Sarnies 

Sarnies is another popular brunch place located at 136 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068601 

Operating Hours:

Mon - Fri: 7.00am - 10pm (kitchen closes at 9.30pm)
Sat, Sun: 9.00am - 4.00pm

3) Explore the history of Singapore 

After brunch, you may walk along the street to learn more about the old Singapore.
Telok Ayer is a Malay name which means "bay water" because this street used to be the coastal road along the bay. 
In 1822, Telok Ayer was the primary area set aside by Sir Stamford Raffles for the Chinese community.
Telok Ayer Street become one of the first streets in Chinatown and formed the backbone of development for the Chinese immigrant community in early Singapore.

Till today, you can still see many Chinese associations and companies located along the street.
You will also see Chinese temples in this area which were built by Chinese immigrants to show gratitude for safe passage.


Have enough of history?
Step back to modern times by visiting the Doorstep which showcases bags and accessories from designers all over the world.

Doorstep is located at 163 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068616 

Opening Hours:
Mon - Thur: 11am - 8.00pm
Fri: 11.00am - 8.30pm
Sat: 11.00am - 5.00pm
Closed on Sunday and Public holiday

5) Chill at Nanyang Old Coffee 

Learnt enough and shopped enough?
Time to chill at a coffee place to enjoy Singapore traditional coffee after a long day

Nanyang Old Coffee is located at 204 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068640 

Operating Hours:
Mon - Fri: 7.30am - 4.00pm

6) Have a bread at Sophie Bakery

It's great to enjoy bread with a nice cup of coffee.

You can walk to the nearby Sophie Bakery located at 167, 169 Telok Ayer Street, 068618, to enjoy authentic French bakery.

Operating Hours:
Mon - Fri: 7.00am - 8.00pm
Sat: 8.00am - 7.00pm
Sun: 8.00am - 6.00pm

7) Dinner at The Market Grill 

End the day with a good dinner.

The Market Grill locates at 208 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068642 

Opening Hours:
Mon - Sat:
Lunch: 11.30am - 2.30pm
Dinner: 6.00pm - 10.00pm
Closed on Sunday

That’s all about Telok Ayer Street for today.

Bye bye ~~


No comments:

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...