The Lorong Mambong and Lorong Liput stretch are chock-full of excellent restaurants, bars and pastry shops. Diners will be spoilt for choice with a multitude of options ranging from Mexican to Japanese. Some of the popular eateries and restaurants include Nakhon Kitchen, Tai Cheong Bakery, La Nonna, Cha Cha Cha, and more. For those craving healthier options, visit Superfudo or Project Acai for a healthy and wholesome fix.
There are plenty of bars here that you can pick from to unwind with friends or colleagues after a long day at work including Wala Wala, Harry’s and Café Siem Reap by IndoChine.
Just across from Lorong Mambong, Jalan Merah Saga also houses some of the city’s hottest restaurants and cafes, many of which are packed to the brim with diners during weekends. Perennially packed restaurants like Original Sin, Da Paolo Pizzabar, Mai Tai and Madrinaa Italiano have also made Chip Bee Gardens the estate’s culinary hub du jour. Artisanal bakeries and dessert shops like Sunday Folks, Baker and Cook, and The Daily Scoop round out the eclectic mix. In short, residents living within the Holland Village area have plenty of options when it comes to dining choices, and it will take visitors more than a day to explore the dozens of stores here.
Located right beside Holland Village MRT, Raffles Holland V, developed by Raffles Medical Group, offers plenty of shopping and wholesome food options. There’s Haakon Superfoods & Juice and Da Paolo Gastronomia on the first floor, and for those seeking heartier options, they can head to Otto’s Deli Fresh or SENS, which offers an assortment of sashimi, sushi and teppanyaki.
For your grocery needs, there’s Taste at basement one, housing 10 different sections including fruit and vegetable, meat, seafood, beverage, charcuterie, bakery, cheese room and more. The produce is flown in fresh bi-weekly from various countries like France, Thailand, Japan and the US.
More shopping and dining options abound at the newly opened Holland Piazza, located at the old Holland Road Shopping Mall – more affectionately known as the Windmill Building. To fill up, check out Oporto, a fast-food chain from Australia specialising in Portuguese flame grilled chicken, or Martin Zwerts, a popular frites shop from Netherlands. If you’re looking for organic produce, visit Little Farms, a grocery chain offering fresh produce and a range of gourmet products, as well as fresh deli and bakery items.
Health and Fitness
Health and fitness enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice as Holland Village is home to plenty of boutique gyms and yoga studios. For those who prefer variety when it comes to exercising, they will appreciate Virgin Active, conveniently located on level three of Raffles Holland V mall. There are over 120 exciting and innovative classes offered a week including Clubbercise, Flight (cycle) series, The Sufferfest, BodyPump, AntiGravity Yoga and more.
For those looking for something more intense, they can sign up for some HIIT (high intensity interval training) at Ritual or F45. Alternatively, stretch out those weary muscles at Freedom Yoga, located along Lorong Liput.
Parks and Nature
Nature lovers and those looking to escape the hustle and bustle in Holland Village can head over to the Singapore Botanic Gardens, located less than five kilometres away. Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, the garden offers plenty of opportunities for families to bond over slow walks and picnics in a lush setting. From Holland Village, commuters can get to the Singapore Botanic Gardens via the Circle Line, and both stations are just two stops away.
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The addition of a new mixed-use development, more homes, eateries and retail shops is expected to create more value for homes in the area, supporting price growth. Interest in Holland Village is expected to increase by both locals and expats who love the area’s proximity to the Central Business District, as well as the area’s unique charm and vibrancy. Holland Village is also expected to attract interest from investors looking to target the expatriate crowd working in the One North area.