Neighbourhood Secrets: 100 Eunos Avenue 7
Eunos’s hidden gems
This former Kampong Melayu is named after its founder, Mohamed Eunos Abdul, a prominent Malay elite in the 1920s, and has slowly garnered attention with the rise of hip establishments in the area. Here are some of our favorites:
Fresh Fruits Lab
Tasty vegetarian fare that won’t break the bank or alienate meat-lovers. Come in on weekdays between 11am to 2.30 pm for their $12 lunch specials.
351 Changi Road, Singapore 419818. $$-$$$
Geylang Claypot Rice
Don’t let the 25-minute waiting time at this sar poh fan place deter you from coming; the scrumptious crispy rice cooked over charcoal is worth the wait. They also have typical zi char offerings, but resist the temptation! If you must, stick to their egg beancurd dishes.
639 Geylang Road, Singapore 389570. $
Ninethirty by Awfully Chocolate
This chic bistro serves up delicious concoctions of Gula Melaka Jackfruit Shake and Dark Chocolate Martini. Word on the street is their Laksa Tagliatelle and Curry Crab Ramen are must-tries.
131 East Coast Road, Singapore 428816. $$-$$$
Rochor Beancurd House
This beancurd chain serves up silky smooth tau huay both hot and cold) and other indulgent fried snacks, like doughsticks and ham jim pang.
745 Geylang Rd, Singapore 389653. $
The Cider Pit
A great neighborhood bar. Unpretentious atmosphere, great happy hour prices, ciders on tap, and a wide selection of imported beers. Need we say more?
328 Joo Chiat Rd, #01-03, Singapore 427585. $$
A whimsical gift shop for all the knick-knacks you never know you needed, and all the last-minute gifts for colleagues you so desperately need. You can find wooden kitchenware, vintage memorabilia, hand-bound journals, unconventional titles, and locally made creations at this eclectic store.
448 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427661. $$-$$$
East Coast Park
A one-stop entertainment centre for all. Rent a kayak from Water Venture or head over to Myra’s Beach club for some Mexican-Indian fare. If you’re an early riser, relocate your morning jog to this part of town and catch the golden hour from the beach.
East Coast Park Service Rd, Singapore 449876. $-$$
From handcrafted furniture to a wide selection of accessories, 72 Eunos champions original designs by small, local businesses.
Singapore Handicrafts Building, 72 Eunos Avenue 7, #05-05, Singapore 409570. $$$
Home owners, interior designers, and architects alike flock here for the substantial selections of floorings, from quartz stone tiles and classic cherry woods to glass mosaic and statement marble stone.
105 Eunos Avenue 3, Singapore 40983. $$$
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