VivoCity Food Guide: 30 Places For Lobster, Souffle Pancakes And More
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VivoCity Food Guide: 30 Places For Lobster, Souffle Pancakes And More

25th August 2020

VivoCity food spots

VivoCity is huge, with many delicious yet diverse food options to be found. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or a full-on meal, here is a list of 29 affordable eateries in VivoCity that you can check out when you’re in the mall. These are especially useful when dining on Sentosa is out of your budget.

Please note that opening hours may differ due to restrictions.

Update: Greendot is now permanently closed.

1. Hans Im Gluck

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Hans Im Gluck serves up German fare, specialising in burgers made with fresh ingredients. There’s something for everyone here Vegetarian Burgers (from $15++) and Vegan Burgers (from $14++) to juicy Beef Burgers (from $14++). All the burgers can be doubled up if you’re feeling peckish. For something healthier, they also serve Grilled Chicken Breast Burgers from $15++. 

There are lunch specials until 5pm, where you can add $5 to get a side and a cold or hot beverage along with your burger. 

Unit number: #01-57
Opening hours:  Mon-Thurs 11am to 11pm, Fri-Sat 11am to 12am, Sun & PH 11am to 11pm
Tel: 97385482

2. Tajimaya

Tajimaya offers Japanese charcoal grill yakiniku where you can dig into fresh, marbled meat cooked over a burning charcoal flame. Expect well-marbled wagyu strips and other kinds of meat such as kimchi pork belly, Iberico pork collar, and smoked duck. There are both a la carte and set menus available. 

Read our review here:

Unit number: #01-102/103
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm, Sat, Sun & PH 11:30am to 4pm, 6pm to 10pm
Tel: 6377 0070

3. Tapas Club

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If you’re looking for something different, Tapas Club offers Spanish bites at relatively affordable prices. Tapas refers to an appetiser or snack in Spanish cuisine, so expect to be greeted with an assortment of small but varied plates. Tapas starts from $13++ per plate. If you are feeling boozy, you can get your first bottle of wine at $40++, and a second one at $28++

Unit number: #01-98/99
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 12pm to 11pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am to 12am, Sun & PH 11:30am to 11pm
Tel: 6602 8081

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4. The Queen and Mangosteen

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Enjoy the beautiful view of Sentosa from the alfresco seating area at gourmet British pub The Queen and Mangosteen. If you’re a sucker for breakfast, their English Breakfast ($22++) will be right up your alley. Go for the hearty Mac and Cheese ($16++) if you’re craving for something warm, cheesy and comforting. Other items on the menu include the BLT Quesadillas ($16++) that are filled with bacon, cheese, and refreshing romaine lettuce, or the heart-healthy Avocado Toast ($18++). Come before 8pm to enjoy 1-for-1 on selected cocktails, beers, and house wines!

Unit number: #01-106/107
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 12pm to 12am, Fri-Sat 12pm to 12am, Sun & PH 11am to 11pm
Tel: 6376 9380

5. Gram Cafe & Pancakes

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Sink your teeth into the fluffy-as-a-cloud souffle pancakes at Gram Cafe and Pancakes. This Instagram-famous pancake house is the largest Japanese pancake chain both internationally and in their native Japan. The Premium Pancakes ($17.90++) are only available at 11am, 3pm, and 6pm everyday, selling only 90 servings per day, so start queuing early! Other choices include the Rich Tiramisu Pancakes ($15.90++) and the French Toast of Chocolate Banana ($15.90++), which comes topped with creamy vanilla ice cream and fresh bananas. 

Read our full review here:

Unit number: #02-110
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 8666 6277

6. Black Society

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If you’re looking to quell your afternoon hunger pangs, head over to Black Society from 2pm to 6pm for their high tea ($23.80++) starring bites such as dim sum and dainty cakes. If you prefer something more substantial, the Chinese restaurant also serves up a wide range of contemporary Chinese cuisine, from banquet dishes to dim sum. 

Unit number: #02-156/157
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9:45pm
Tel: 6376 9740

7. Hokkaido-ya

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Feast on Japanese rice bowls, ramen, and salad dishes at Hokkaido-ya, a self-service eatery with pocket-friendly meals. If you haven’t heard of Hokkaido white curry before, you should try Hokkaido-ya’s version of the Shirobuta Pork Katsu Hokkaido White Curry Rice ($12.90+). The curry is creamy and mild, pairing well with the succulent breaded pork cutlet. 

Read our full review of Hokkaido-ya here:

Unit number: #02-153
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 10pm
Tel: 6376 8387

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8. Artisan Boulangerie Co.

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Artisan Boulangerie Co. is a classic cafe, so expect freshly brewed coffee, smoothies, all-day-breakfast plates, and brunch classics. Besides that, they also serve up hearty mains and salads as well as grain bowls for healthier options. If you are visiting with the little ones in tow, children under 12 get to enjoy kids meals that come with a choice of orange juice, babyccino, or milk. All menu items are under $20++. 

Unit number: #01-163/164
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am to 10pm, Sat-Sun 9am to 10pm
Tel: 6278 8500

9. Kagurazaka Saryo

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Originating from Kagurazaka, a shopping district in Tokyo, Kagurazaka Saryo is known for their Uji matcha desserts and Cha-nabe. Uji matcha is a high quality matcha that hails from Uji in the Kyoto prefecture.The drinks made with this special tea are crowd favourites, with highlights such as the Hot Matcha Latte ($6.90++) and the Iced Hojicha Kuromitsu Latte ($7.90++). There are also hot food options, such as a variety of Cha-nabe sets (starting from $14.90), which feature soup broths with different toppings. 

Unit number: #01-59
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 9pm
Tel: 6376 9978

10. Morganfield’s

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It’s all about the ribs at Morganfield’s. Their signature Sticky Bones Spare Ribs (half slab for $27.90++, full slab for $44.90++) is smoked over hickory wood, then basted with a sweet and tangy BBQ sauce. If you bring the kids along on a weekend or public holiday, they get to eat for free!

Unit number: #01-51A
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 11:30am to 10pm, Fri 11.30am to 11pm, Sat & PH 11am to 11pm, Sun 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6225 0501

11. Poulet

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Poulet is known for their French roast chicken that is marinated overnight with a special blend of citrus and herbs before being flame-cooked slowly. Main courses you can choose from include the Poulet Roti with Mushroom Chardonnay Sauce ($15.90++ for half, $28.90++ for whole), and the Braised Pork Belly ($15.90++).

Unit number: #01-175/176/177
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 10pm
Tel: 6376 9087

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12. Alijiang

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The food at Alijiang is inspired by the dishes found along the Silk Road, a historical network of trade routes that was established during the Han Dynasty of China. Some signature dishes in their menu include the Imperial Peking Duck ($68++ for whole, $42++ for half) and the Alijiang Grilled Lamb in Cage ($42 for whole, $7 per piece).

Unit number: #03-11B
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 6252 4979

13. Earle Swensen’s

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Earle Swensen’s is from the same people who brought you Swensen’s, a restaurant most of us might recognise. The menu takes inspiration from Swensen’s humble San Francisco beginnings. What makes Earle Swensen’s different is their salad buffet bar which allows guests to feast on a variety of fresh greens, sides and fruits. 

Unit number: #02-117
Opening hours: Daily 10:30am to 10:30pm
Tel: 6272 3306

14. NY Night Market

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NY Night Market takes inspiration from New York and the lively night markets of Seoul. The food here is a fusion of Korean and Western cuisines, where you will find dishes such as 50cm long baguettes loaded with bulgogi beef and cheese, chewy Korean rice cakes with red curry, and sauteed shrimps doused in luscious cheese sauce.

Unit number: #01-116
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs & Sun 11am to 10pm. Fri-Sat 11am to 1am.
Tel: 6974 4113

15. Patbingsoo Korean Dining House


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Ride the Korean wave at Patbingsoo Korean Dining House, a Korean eatery where you can experience food inspired by the Myeongdong Night Market. There’s both a bingsu menu for dessert, which is their signature, and a savoury menu. The bingsu menu offers options such as the Guro Bingsu ($12.90++) which comes with diced mangoes and a scoop of ice cream, while the savoury menu offers hot food featuring Korean stews, ramen and rice cakes, such as the Tteok Carbonara ($12.90++).

Unit number: #B2-27
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 10pm
Tel: 9187 0372

16. Dancing Crab

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At Dancing Crab, dive into a mix of Cajun-style seafood, often with your bare hands. You get a medley of sauces to go with your shellfish, from their famous Cajun sauce and Beurre Blanc to black pepper and chilli crab. Other popular sauces include salted egg yolk and garlic butter. Other than seafood, they also have mains such as salads, pasta, and other interesting western fusion dishes. Dancing Crab also offers both a la carte and buffet options.

Unit number: #03-10
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 3:00pm, 5:30pm to 10:00pm
Tel: 6222 7377

17. Japanese Gourmet Town

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Japanese Gourmet Town houses two different Japanese restaurants under one roof – Ajisen Ramen and Osaka Osho. If you are craving something soupy, go for Ajisen Ramen’s tonkatsu-based ramen bowls, priced from $10++. If you’re ordering for the table to share, don’t miss out on Osaka Osho’s popular juicy gyozas, which start from $3.90++

Unit number: #01-157/158
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6224 9690

18. Wine Connection

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Known for their large variety of wines at affordable prices, the Wine Connection outlet at VivoCity is a bistro with alfresco seating that faces the Sentosa waterfront. Besides the wine, there are also all-day dining choices available. Wines are sold by the bottle, from $30++, and by the glass from $7++. They also have a Value Set Lunch available from $14.90++, with a choice of pizza or pasta, a side dish and a drink. 

Unit number: #01-152/153/154
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 11am to 12am, Fri-Sat 11am to 1am, Sun 11am to 11pm
Tel: 6873 0490

19. Shin Kushiya

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Shin Kushiya is one of the first Japanese restaurants in Singapore to introduce the kushiyaki dining concept to Singapore’s dining scene. Kushiyaki refers to meat and non-meat items that are skewered and grilled. Here, skewers are grilled over prized bincho charcoal that is imported from Japan. This helps impart a deep smokiness to the skewers. Besides kushiyaki, other food items on the menu include the usual Japanese restaurant suspects such as sushi, sashimi, donburi, ten don, and more.

Unit number: #02-120
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 11:30am to 10pm, Fri-Sun, Eve of PH & PH 11:30am to 10:30pm
Tel: 6275 8766

20. Brotzeit

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Brotzeit is a German beer bar and restaurant known for their beers. Besides house brews, you can also expect a variety of standard German fare, from Oven-roasted Pork Knuckles ($39++) to bratwursts (from $18++) and a gigantic Wiener Schnitzel (S$35++) — a serious slab of breaded veal meat best for sharing.

Unit number: #01-149/151
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs: 11:30am to 11pm, Fri 11:30am to 11:30pm, Sat 11am to 11:30pm, Sun 11am to 11pm
Tel: 6272 8815

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21. Crystal Jade Jiang Nan

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Crystal Jade Jiang Nan’s cuisine is inspired by the rich culinary traditions of the Jiangnan and Sichuan regions. The menu features famous delicacies from the regions, refined to suit modern palates. If you love Suan Cai Yu (salted vegetable fish) and Mala, you will be glad to know they serve both here, with the mala incorporated into a Crispy Roasted Chicken dish ($15.80++ for half, $29.80++ for whole). Besides that, they also have noodle and rice dishes such as la mian and fried rice, along with dim sum.

Unit number: #01-52
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 11:30am to 10:30pm, Fri-Sun, Eve of PH & PH 11:00am to 10:30pm
Tel: 62211830

22. Dian Xiao Er

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The rustic ambience at Dian Xiao Er mirrors the experience of dining in an inn. They are known for their Signature Herbal Roast Ducks (from $16++) that are prepared and roasted daily. The ducks are marinated with a blend of herbs and spices for hours and roasted in the oven to crisp and golden brown perfection. To top it all off, the ducks are then served with a special herbal sauce.

Unit number: #02-138/9
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 3:30pm, 5pm to 10pm, Sat, Sun & PH 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6376 9786

23. Greendot

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Greendot is a meat-free casual dining concept that aims to make healthy plant-based meals convenient, accessible, and affordable to the masses. Even if you are not a vegan or vegetarian, their extensive array of options may appeal to the average diner looking to eat cleaner. They have a range of customisable bentos, noodles, mushroom bowls, and vegan burgers. A popular choice here is the bento sets. Choose a bento with 1 Main + 2 Greens at $7.90 ($5.90 for students and senior citizens), or 2 Mains + 1 Green at $9.90 ($7.90 for students and senior citizens)

Unit number: #02-150
Opening hours: Daily 11:00am to 9:30pm
Tel: 6873 2301

24. Thai Accent

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If you need to give your taste buds a spicy kick, head to Thai Accent. Some Thai classics you can find here include the Stir-Fried Glass Noodle with Tiger Prawn ($19.90++), Pineapple Fried Rice ($13.90++) and Mango Sticky Rice ($8.90). Quench your thirst with the restaurant’s selection of drinks, from Thailand’s speciality drink, Thai Iced Tea ($6++), to fresh fruit juices, mocktails, tea, and more. 

Unit number: #02-145/146
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 10pm

25. Putien

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The cuisine at Putien is inspired by the city of Putian in China. Some of the dishes that Putien is known for include the comforting and luscious Lor Mee (from $10.90++) in a thick white broth, and the moreish Stir-Fried Yam (from S$14.90++). You can also opt for the Fried Heng Hwa Bee Hoon (from $10.90++) which is silky and flavourful.

Unit number: #02-131/132
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 10pm, Sat, Sun & PH 11:30am to 4:30pm, 5:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 6376 9358

26. Ayam Penyet President

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If you’re looking for Indonesian grub around VivoCity, Ayam Penyet President should satisfy your grilled meat and fried chicken cravings. Their most popular dish is the Ayam Penyet ($6.90), which features fried chicken that is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Besides that, you can amp up your meal up with other Indonesian dishes such as the Tahu Telur ($6.50), also known as fried beancurd, and the Beef Rendang ($7.50)

Unit number: #B2-23F
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 9:30pm, Sat-Sun & PH 11:00am to 9:30pm
Tel: 6266 3886

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27. Wingstop

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Get your hands dirty with fried chicken wings at Wingstop, a Texas fast-food chain serving up buffalo-style chicken wings. The wings come in an assortment of flavours from a spicy habanero sauce, to a bold hickory smoked BBQ. There are different types of wings as well, including hand-breaded wings, boneless wings, and drumsticks. If you’re coming with a friend, try the Signature Platter for 2 ($26.95) which comes with an assortment of three different types of wings, along with vegetable sticks, fries and drinks. 

Unit number: #02-143
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6265 3690

28. LeNu

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LeNu is a casual Chinese noodle bar known for their wallet-friendly beef noodles that come with a broth prepared for 18 hours using beef bone marrow and other ingredients. The pork-based soups are also simmered over long hours for flavour and served with chewy la mian noodles. Besides beef, other meats available include pork and chicken. Enjoy their seasonal specials and up to 30% off your bill until 31 August 2020!

Unit number: #02-91
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:00am to 10:00pm, Sat, Sun & PH 10:30am to 10:00pm

29. Fish & Co.

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A common sighting in many malls in Singapore, Fish & Co. is a casual family seafood chain known for their fish and chips. Besides fish, they also serve a medley of other seafood dishes in different styles, from fried to grilled and baked, such as the Grilled Peri Peri Prawns ($22.95++), and the Salmon Delicacies that come in your choice of flavour, be it Citrus-crusted, Cajun, Furikake, and Herb-Spiced ($22.95++).

Unit number: #02-116
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 11:00pm
Tel: 6224 3176

30. Beauty In The Pot

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Hailing from Taiwan, Beauty In The Pot is a steamboat restaurant where broth takes centre stage. Their signature soup is rich in collagen and Chinese herbs, so word has it that it is both nourishing and nutritious. For spice lovers, a Sichuan-style broth is also available, with three spice levels to pick from. Whichever way you go, Beauty In The Pot promises quality ingredients to pair with your soup, and a good time for all steamboat lovers.

Unit number: #03-08A
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 3am
Tel: 6255 0758

VivoCity Food Places

Being the largest mall in Singapore, VivoCity is a treasure trove of food choices. Whether you’re looking for hearty Chinese dishes to bring the elders to, beer and bar grub to spend the night with your homies, or cafe food in an alfresco setting to bring your date to, VivoCity has it all.

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