Holland Village, Singapore Local Food Paradise

Holland Village, often abbreviated as Holland V, is a neighbourhood located along the boundary between the planning areas of Bukit Timah and Queenstown in the Central Region of Singapore.

Holland Village has a reputation as an expatriate neighbourhood but nevertheless attracts a majority of locals to its pubs and restaurants.

The Village has been a cradle for a number of lifestyle trends in Singapore. In the 1980s, Palm's Wine Bar along Lorong Mambong started the trend for wine bars. During that period, other cafes like Batter Batter (famous for its butterscotch and other pancakes) and Milano Pizza (which became a successful chain in the 80s) also sprang up in Holland V.

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Singapore Holland Village a.k.a Holland V, Singapore Popular Local F&B Site

In the 90s the restaurant Original Sin started a wave of upscale vegetarian dining when its Australian-Italian owner introduced Singapore to her first Mediterranean vegetarian dining experience in Chip Bee Gardens. Original Sin's menu was created by co-owner and culinary director, Marisa Bertocchi. From Adelaide in Australia, Marisa worked in many of that city's restaurants and hotels before heading to Singapore where she quickly earned praise for her vegetarian creations at Michelangelo's.

Coffee Club, Singapore's first gourmet coffee shop, opened its first outlet in Holland Village in 1991. This was before the arrival of Starbucks, Coffee Bean and TCC years later, while Wala Wala asserted its presence among the rest with a customer base as wide as its range of imported beers and its nightly band performances.

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Holland Village Singapore a.k.a Holland V, Singapore Popular F&B in Town

Today, the rows of shops along Lorong Mambong and Jalan Merah Saga house some of Singapore's most famous and characteristic pubs and restaurants, many of which are fully booked during weekends.

Holland Village has a variety of commercial amenities. There are three shopping centres in Holland Village: Raffles Holland V, Holland Road Shopping Centre and Holland V Shopping Mall.

Retail establishments are located along four streets and two shopping buildings. These streets are Jalan Merah Saga, Holland Avenue, Lorong Liput and Lorong Mambong. The shopping buildings are Holland Road Shopping Centre, which is along Holland Avenue, and Holland V Shopping Mall, along Lorong Liput. These two buildings are often casually referred to by sales assistants as Holland Village Shopping Centre, which is a non-existent building.

Within Singapore's transport system, Holland Village is usually reached from other parts of Singapore either by bus or taxi, and is linked to Orchard Road via Holland Road. Holland Village MRT station on the Circle MRT line, provides Mass Rapid Transit rail access to the area when it opened on 8 October 2011. The Circle Line links Holland Village to Farrer Road, the northern end of the Botanic Gardens and Bishan. In the other direction the line will pass by One-North, which is an area dedicated to R&D activities, and HarbourFront, with its VivoCity shopping complex and ferry terminal.

Source: Wikipedia


Holland Village, Singapore a.k.a Singapore Holland V.

About this page: Hollad Village or Singapore Holland V is popular F&B site among Singapore Residents and tourist. Restaurants in this site are popular local food outlets, bars and restaurants. It sitated in Singapore districts 10. Holland V is accesible by MRT Circle line, the site is next to Holland Village MRT Station.


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