The ultimate guide to food and activities in Bukit Timah: 2021 Edition


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Hey GetGoers! We’ve partnered up with LHN Parking to offer everyone a special promotion: enjoy complimentary 1-hour parking at Bukit Timah Shopping Centre, exclusively for GetGo cars. 🥳

To make full use of your free parking, here’s a specially curated list of food and activities that can be found just a walking distance away from Bukit Timah Shopping Centre. #LetsGetGo and explore Bukit Timah! 😆

To indulge 😋

We gathered a few spots with some of the most delicious food in the area. For those with a sweet tooth: remember to save some space for dessert! 🍨

1. Ajiya Okonomiyaki

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Enjoy a hands-on experience at Ajiya Okonomiyaki, where you can get creative with making your own savoury Japanese pancakes! You can pick the ingredients, and if you’re unsure about your own cooking skills, you can also ask the friendly staff there to help you with making the perfect okonomiyaki. 👩🏻‍🍳

📍 104 Jalan Jurong Kechil
🚶‍♂️ Walking distance: 750m | 10 minutes

2. BBQ Box

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Craving for Chinese-style BBQ skewers or hotpot? With a menu including spicy hotpot and a vast selection of BBQ skewers including meat, seafood or vegetable options, you’ll be spoilt for choice on what to pick. 🍢

📍 22 Cheong Chin Nam Road
🚶‍♂️ Walking distance: 280m | 4 minutes

3. Pink Candy

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Pink Candy serves affordable (and yummy!) Korean food with an enchanting view from the hawker centre rooftop of Beauty World Centre. Bring your family or friends here for a feast on traditional dishes from family recipes, topped with fresh kimchi made from scratch. 😆

📍Beauty World Centre, #04-60
🚶‍♂️Walking distance: 140m | 2 minutes

4. Big Boys Sizzling Hotplate

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Big Boys and Girls, get ready to indulge in a hearty meal of restaurant quality dishes at Big Boys Sizzling Hotplate! Friendly prices, generous portions and a wide selection of proteins and sides – what more could you ask for? 🤤

📍 Beauty World Centre #04-25
🚶‍♂️ Walking distance: 140m | 2 minutes

5. Buta Kin Ramen 

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For a price of less than $10, you can treat yourself to a quality bowl of tasty broth and springy noodles at Buta Kin Ramen! 🍜 They have other Japanese options available too, so hop over with some friends for a satisfying lunch.

📍 Beauty World Food Centre, #04-28
🚶‍♂️ Walking distance: 140m | 2 minutes

6. Time for Thai

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If you’re a sucker for Thai food, visit Time for Thai for some affordable, authentic Thai cuisine! We’ve seen many rave about their tom yam soup, so be sure to try it out. 😁

📍 15 Cheong Chin Nam Road
🚶‍♂️ Walking distance: 350m | 5 minutes

7. Revelry

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Get the best of both worlds at Revelry, as they offer both sweet and savoury waffles on their menu. Seal the deal with a cup of coffee and have a great catch up with your friends! 🧇

📍 21 Lorong Kilat, #01-02
🚶‍♂️ Walking distance: 700m | 9 minutes

8. Dimanche 49

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A hole-in-the-wall dessert shop that serves deconstructed desserts in a cup to help you cool down in Singapore’s hot weather. Try out their unique flavours with complimentary toppings – each cup is freshly made upon order! 🍦

📍 68 Jalan Jurong Kechil, #01-07
🚶‍♂️ Walking distance: 600m | 8 minutes

Activities to do 🤩

After filling your tummy with a rewarding meal, head on over to one of these places for a fun activity! From getting a good workout in, finding some great literature, to having a relaxing massage – there’s something for everyone here!

1. Beauty World Book Centre


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This spot is definitely a haven for book lovers looking for something unique to add to their collection. Rent a book for a few weeks, and get reimbursed a portion of the money you spent when you return the book in its original condition! If you’d like to keep the book for yourself, you can also find great deals for these preloved books in this quaint little bookstore. 📚

📍 Beauty World Centre, #03-08
🚶‍♂️ Walking distance: 120m | 2 minutes

2. Bukit Timah Hill and Nature Reserve

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Feeling adventurous? Hike up to the summit of Singapore’s highest point – we promise you that the view will be worth it. Even if exercise isn’t your thing, you can also visit Hindhede Nature Park with the fam (no hiking required!) for a refreshing view of Bukit Timah Hill. 🌳🏞

📍 Hindhede Drive
🚶‍♂️ Walking distance: 850m | 13 minutes

3. Z-Vertigo Boulder Gym

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Bouldering – rock climbing’s close relative – is a great way to challenge yourself as well as a fun way to burn some calories. Have an awesome time with your friends at Z-Vertigo Boulder Gym, all for the price of $15! 🧗🏻‍♀

Price: Day Pass: $15 (Adult) | $10 (Youth, born in and after 2004)
Multi-Passes: $120 for 10 passes, valid for 6 months

📍 170 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Bukit Timah Shopping Centre, #B2-20B
🚶‍♂️ Walking distance: It is located in the same mall!

4. Algorhythm Indoor Cycling

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Always wanted to try out the newest trend of indoor cycling (A.K.A spinning)? Here’s your chance. Check out Algorhythm’s newly opened studio for a full body cardio workout – you’ll definitely feel the adrenaline rush when cycling along to the booming music and colourful lights! 😆

Price: Single Class Trial Pass: $22

📍 170 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Bukit Timah Shopping Centre, #17-01
🚶‍♂️ Walking distance: it is in the same mall!

5. Tang Dynasty Massage and Spa

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Work out those knots that have accumulated during all those days of WFH by treating yourself to a luxurious oriental massage and spa experience at Tang Dynasty Massage and Spa. You deserve it! 💆🏻

📍 2 Chun Tin Road
🚶‍♂️ Walking Distance: 300m | 5 minutes

Now that you’re equipped with a full list of things to see, do and eat, it’s time to head over to Bukit Timah and explore the area!

Don’t forget to park at Bukit Timah Shopping Centre for your complimentary 1-hour parking, and just $1/hour thereafter — exclusively for GetGo cars. 😉 This promotion is valid until 30 November 2021.

Download GetGo now to rent a car from $3/hour and use code GGBT50 to get 50% off* (capped at $8) your first drive. 🚙💨

*Code is only valid for the first booking. T&Cs apply.

Happy exploring!
Ella 🤩

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