Holland Village food spots
With its numerous restaurants and bars lining the street, Holland Village is a place you’ll never go hungry at. This vibrant enclave is brimming with food choices from all around the world, and you’ll be spoilt for choice! For a fun night out with the boys or a nice romantic evening with your plus one, these Holland Village food spots have got your back.
1. Two Men Bagel House
The ever-popular Two Men Bagel House has just opened their third outlet at Lorong Liput in Holland Village! Compared to their other two locations, this outlet has an entirely different menu. Their highly-raved Lean Jean ($12) from their ‘morning gems’ breakfast menu consists of a delightful mix of scrambled egg whites, creamy smashed avocado, smoky turkey sausage, tomato relish, and lemon vinaigrette. The stall specialises in numerous flavoured bagels, ranging from plain to even cheddar and choco chip bagels.
Check out our full review of Two Man Bagel House.
Address: 17D Lorong Liput, Singapore 277731
Opening hours: Daily 8am to 4pm
2. Kamo Soba Keisuke
Kamo Soba Keisuke is yet another one of Chef Keisuke’s outlets for those looking for Holland Village food. This is his second duck ramen restaurant, with the first being in Tokyo. The Special Hybrid Duck Broth Ramen ($19.90++) comes in two types: one with clear broth and one with rich broth.
The clear soup is light yet full of flavour after being simmered with pork bones for a good five hours. However, if a light broth is not your cup of tea, go for the rich broth! The broth is further thickened by adding more duck bones and simmering it for eight hours.
Check out our full review of Kamo Soba Keisuke!
Address: 16A Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277677
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm to 2:30pm, 5pm to 9:30pm, Sat-Sun 12pm to 9pm
Tel: 6463 4344
3. Tai Cheong Bakery
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Tai Cheong Bakery is a household name in Hong Kong, and the brand has won over many Singaporeans since its arrival in Singapore a few years ago. Fans of traditional Hong Kong cuisine would love their Cha Chaan Teng concept. Their Egg Tart ($1.90+) features smooth and creamy egg custard that’s surrounded by a crisp, buttery pastry. It’s a prized commodity, and each dine-in customer is only allowed to purchase a maximum of two egg tarts.
Suitable for rainy days, their comforting Three Eggs Macaroni Soup with Luncheon Meat ($8.50+) consists of springy macaroni, a sunny side up egg, and strips of savoury luncheon meat, all simmered in a savoury tomato broth.
Address: 31 Lorong Liput, Singapore 277742
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am to 10pm, Sat-Sun 9am to 10pm
Tel: 9828 1954
4. Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao
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The Crystal Jade group is well-known among Singaporeans. Aside from serving tantalising Chinese dishes, Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao has a xiao long bao (XLB) and steamboat buffet every night! The prices are $27.80++ on Mondays to Thursdays, and $30.80++ from Fridays to Sundays. Do note that the buffet only consists of the original XLB, not their other exotic XLB flavours, and reservations are essential.
Address: 241 Holland Avenue, Singapore 278976
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 11:30am to 9pm, Fri-Sun 11am to 9:30pm
Tel: 6463 0968
5. Umi Nami
Umi Nami is a Japanese restaurant specialising in affordable donburi. Out of the 10 rice bowls they offer, one that is worth trying would be the Aburi Salmon Don ($13). It consists of a bed of Japanese white rice blanketed by torched salmon cubes with charred corners, sliced cucumbers, shredded radish, and a spoonful of tobiko. The aromatic salmon cubes complement the vinegared rice, and melt in your mouth with every bite you take.
Check out our full review of Umi Nami!
Address: 8 Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277674
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10:30pm
6. Cha Cha Cha
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Cha Cha Cha is a Mexican restaurant and bar, serving up a tantalising spread of dishes such as tacos and burritos. Their Chimichanga ($16++), deep-fried burrito with cheese, sour cream, guacamole, and salsa Mexicana, is popular among regular customers. Great to go along with their Tortillas Con Salsa ($5++) is the collection of alcohol they offer such as frozen margaritas and beer.
Address: 32 Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277690
Opening hours: Sun-Thur 11:30am to 11pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am to 12am
Tel: 6462 1650
7. Full of Luck Club
Full of Luck Club is a bar and restaurant specialising in Cantonese cuisine. They have some outstanding sides such as Stir-fried Radish Cake with X.O Sauce ($6.80++) and Chili Glazed Fried Fermented Bean Paste Chicken Wings ($8++). What stands out the most to me is their variety of bao ($9.80++ for two). Besides savoury ones such as Braised Pork Belly Bao and Smoked Duck Bao, they also have a Hokey Pokey Bao for those with a sweet tooth.
Check out our full review of Full of Luck Club!
Address: 243 Holland Avenue, Singapore 278977
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 11pm
Tel: 6208 6845
8. Black Marble
Started by celebrity chef Otto Weibel, Black Marble is a spiffy steakhouse at Raffles Holland Village. While prices are steep, the quality and taste of the dishes make it worthwhile. Meat eaters will enjoy the 45 Days Dry-aged Angus Bone-in Ribeye ($78++ for 600gm) and Grain-fed Lamb Rack ($38++ for 350gm) that are full of robust flavours. Although this place focuses on grill and meat, their Lobster & Scallop Saffron Risotto ($34++) is a noteworthy dish as well, with its medley of seafood including Boston lobster tail and octopus.
Address: 118 Holland Avenue, #02-01, Raffles Holland Village, Singapore 278997
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 9641 6913
9. Wala Wala Cafe
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Wala Wala Cafe is a two-storey pub that serves a wide range of alcohol to go along with various mains and sides. One popular choice would be the Wala Wala Chicken Wings ($13), which is often seen on customers’ tables. Customers would also get to enjoy live music from talented musicians while chilling with their drinking buddies.
Address: 31 Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277689
Opening hours: Mon-Thur 4pm to 1am, Fri 4pm to 2am, Sat 3pm to 2am, Sun 3pm to 1am
Tel: 6462 4288
10. La Nonna
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Opened in 2006, La Nonna is an experienced contender in Singapore’s Italian food scene. Seafood lovers will enjoy their Fettuccine ($32++), which consists of large and succulent king tiger prawns on smooth squid ink fettuccine pasta. Their Manzo ($36++) is another favourite among many customers. It features tender cuts of beef ribeye with a beautiful red wine sauce, and a medley of roasted potatoes and steamed vegetables.
Address: 26/26B Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277685
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 10pm
11. Kanpai Izakaya & Bar
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Kanpai Izakaya & Bar is one of the more famous izakaya in Singapore. Do get a taste of the Aburi Wagyu Beef Don ($20++), which features tender slices of Wagyu beef and a buttery onsen egg, all atop a warm bed of Japanese rice. With its piping hot, fragrant rice grains that offer a kick of garlic, the Garlic Fried Rice ($6++) is a more affordable option for those looking for a wallet-friendly alternative that’s tasty to boot.
Address: 40 Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277695
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 2pm, 5pm to 1am, Sat-Sun 12pm to 2pm, 5pm to 1am
Tel: 6314 2368
12. Martin Zwerts Friture
If you thought only cheese or chilli and tomato sauces go well with fries, you thought wrong. Hailing from the Netherlands, Martin Zwerts Friture brings tasty portions of their unique fries to the Singaporean masses. The fries are thickly cut, and they come piping hot upon each order. Their Regular Fries ($6.50) comes with a choice of a whopping 13 different sauces. Many customers have raved about their Joppie sauce, which is also known as Dutch sauce. It’s delightfully creamy with a hint of sweetness, and it’ll definitely zhng up your order of fries to the next level.
Check out our full review of Martin Zwerts Friture!
Address: 3 Lorong Liput, #B1-07, Holland Piazza, Singapore 277725
Opening hours: Mon 12pm to 9pm, Tue-Fri 12pm to 10pm, Sat-Sun 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6463 4868
13. Fatboy’s The Burger Bar
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Fatboy’s The Burger Bar is no stranger to the burger scene in Singapore, and they dish out quality burgers with a no-frills presentation. Their Fat Bastard ($19.50+) is a worthy challenger to a hungry man’s ravenous appetite. It features a giant mix of two thick beef patties, smoky bacon, cheddar cheese, a fried egg, and copious amounts of barbecue sauce, all sandwiched between two buns. If you don’t fancy beef, their Fried Chicken & Waffle Sandwich ($16+) is sure to entice. Placed between two pieces of freshly made waffles, the combination of juicy, crispy fried chicken, tender strips of bacon, and creamy bechamel sauce, is superb, and it’s the ultimate sinful treat.
Address: 29 Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277687
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 4pm to 12am, Sat-Sun 12pm to 12am
Tel: 6463 2312
14. Yuzu Japanese Restaurant
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Yuzu Japanese Restaurant is the brainchild of Tokyo-born Chef Takahashi Tadashi, who’s had an illustrious culinary career at many top Michelin-starred restaurants. The Yuzu Special Don ($65++) is a favourite among many diners, and it features three petite rice bowls that are topped with luxurious uni, ikura, negitoro and Japanese A4 Wagyu beef. It’s accompanied by a bowl of salad, chawanmushi, pickles, a side dish, miso soup, and a dessert.
Address: 6A Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277673
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 12pm to 3pm, 6:30pm to 11pm
Tel: 6463 2016
15. Fosters Steakhouse
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Fosters Steakhouse is a rustic English steakhouse that dishes out quality steaks in a chill atmosphere. Classic steak lovers would swoon over the Fillet Steak ($39++) which features a piece of succulent tenderloin that’s served with an earthy mushroom sauce. If you’re feeling extravagant, their Wagyu Ribeye Steak ($98++) is a good choice. The steak is marbled wonderfully and melts beautifully in the mouth, making each bite a decadent experience.
Address: 277 Holland Avenue, Singapore 278994
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 11pm
Tel: 6466 8939
16. Original Sin
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Original Sin is known as Singapore’s first Mediterranean vegetarian restaurant, and they serve wholesome plant-based foods in an intimate setting. Their King Oyster Mushroom ($28++) consists of a beautifully grilled king oyster mushroom which is marinated in a tasty sauce. It’s accompanied by a refreshing mix of asparagus, artichoke, roasted potatoes and tomatoes. For an extra romantic touch, diners have the option to dine al fresco under the beautiful night stars.
Address: 43 Jalan Merah Saga, #01-62, Singapore 278115
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6475 5605
Eat good food at Holland Village
No matter where you end up in Holland Village, you’ll always have food around you. Be it a nice meal with your special someone or a night of fun with your friends, these Holland Village food spots will surely fit the bill.
Drag your food kakis to Holland Village for a feast along the stretches of food places! For more articles such as this Holland Village food guide, check out these Buona Vista food gems or one-north food places. If you’re looking for restaurants suitable for date nights and special occasions, do check out these 10 Dempsey Hill restaurants.
This article was originally written by Claire Chew and published on 9th January 2020.
It was updated by Shaun Chim on 22 July 2020.