Neighbourhood Guide: River Valley

Singapore Oct 06, 2021

Everyone knows about Orchard Road being Singapore’s famous shopping and entertainment district.

Fewer people know that the adjoining River Valley area can offer a family-friendly and residential ambience with great access to Singapore’s dining, shopping and entertainment options. Yet, if you think River Valley comprises merely condominiums and run-on-the-mill touristy spots, think again.

Whether you are looking for a more chilled atmosphere to unwind after a long day’s work or are looking for some culinary adventures, the River Valley area has you covered. Read on for our neighbourhood guide to the River Valley area to discover what this peaceful and convenient area has to offer beyond the usual touristy spots!

Toby’s Estate

Looking for your needed dose of caffeine to pump your dreary work day up? Or, just yearning to enjoy the taste of painstakingly brewed coffee from quality beans? Look no further than Toby’s Estate. Toby's Estate Signature Café & Roastery is Toby's pioneer venture outside of Australia. The story of this cafe dates back to the coffee plantations of South America where the founder Toby Smith roasted and grew coffee. As this cafe has been around for ages, it’s a pretty seasoned kid on the block when it comes to introducing both amateurs and connoisseurs alike to coffee tastes and brewing methods.

Address

8 Rodyk St, Singapore 238216

Little Farms Cafe

Discover this hidden gem of an organic produce store and café here at Little Farms! Moreover, the cafe is open at 730am to cater to early risers’ caffeine routines. After eating and getting your dose of coffee, check out this store that provides an assortment of quality organic products, such as their famous avocados!

Address

491 River Valley Rd, #01-20, Singapore 248371

Zion Road Food Centre

Itching for some local delights? Well, Zion Road Food Centre is just around the corner. Located next to Alexandra Canal and directly opposite Great World City, this newly renovated food centre with airy interiors offers a lip-smacking array of hawker fare that would spoil your taste buds. Do not miss out the signature prawn noodle at Zion Road Big Prawn Noodle hawker stall that starts from $6 a bowl, or the delectable rice noodles with braised duck at Boon Tong Kee Kway Chap Braised Duck.

Address

70 Zion Rd, Singapore 247792

Amped Trampoline Park

Based on a NASA study, a ten minute trampoline jump is equivalent to a thirty minute run. This means that if you are looking to burn those calories, trampoline jumping could well be an effective exercise solution for you! What is more, Amped Trampoline Park at River Valley provides you with more than 5000 square feet of quality interconnected trampolines for your healthy dose of adrenaline and family fun. You can even rent the entire facility out for birthdays and other special events!

Address

46 Kim Yam Road , The Herencia Level 2 ,Sports Hall, Singapore 239351

Crane

On the lookout for a social space cum office hangout? Relish the relaxed yet inspiring vibe at Crane, especially given its stunning interiors and convenient location right in Robertson Quay! At such a cool co-working space, memberships begin from only $180 per month. If you wish, you can even drop in for a day trial at only $20! How can you resist it when all Crane members get access to hot-desking, and can even use the gorgeous facilities for workshops and even birthday parties? Another awesome thing is that if you are a mother with breastfeeding needs, simply swing by the Cozy Corner at Crane for pumping and nursing your little babe!

Address

46 Kim Yam Rd, #01-06, Singapore 239351

Pizza Art

You absolutely have to visit Pizza Art to get your pizza cravings fixed.  Chef-owner Donato Mazzola would not disappoint with his meticulously crafted pizzas based on each. Grab your desired pizza with your favourite toppings, sit by the riverside and enjoy!

Address

7 Rodyk St, #01-33, Singapore 238215

The River Valley area surely tops the list when you are looking for a chill and family-oriented area in the heart of Singapore’s city centre. Many families and professionals have found the River Valley district a wonderful solution to living affordably and conveniently. Hurry up and check out Hmlet’s River Valley properties here for your next dream home!

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