Another new retail and food destination has soft-launched in Singapore, this time located at CBD, 6A Shenton Way.

Downtown Gallery positions itself as a “lifestyle, wellness and technology” space, boosting a 4000 square feet social kitchen with bookable dining spaces and cooking stations; and The Work Project co-working space.

The first storey will focus on pop-up stores and retail counters.

For CBD workers on a search for a NEW lunch and dinner time spot, some of the head-lining F&B names include Omotesando Koffee and SAMA Curry & Café, new-to-market brand Chen’s Mapo Tofu, and an express off-shoot of the famous Chatterbox Chicken Rice.

Here are the restaurants and cafes that you can be expecting: (some have soft-launched)

Chen’s Mapo Tofu #02-29
Sichuan classics serving Mapo Don ($8.80), Mapo Mien ($9.80) and other Chinese favourites. Opened by the team behind 2-star Michelin Shisen Hanten at Mandarin Orchard. Chen’s Mapo Tofu (Downtown Gallery)

Express by Chatterbox #01-04
The famous Mandarin Chicken Rice with a fuss-free, quick serve concept. A signature Chicken Rice dish is $8.00. Express by Chatterbox (Downtown Gallery)

Lunar Coffee #01-49/50
Conceptualised by the team behind Assembly Coffee (now closed) and Atlas Coffeehouse, Lunar Coffee Brewers serves up coffee and fusion rice bowls like Braised Pork Belly Don ($14.50), Miso Nori Salmon Don ($14.50) and Gochujang Chicken Don ($14.50). Lunar Coffee Brewers (Downtown Gallery)

6 oz Espresso Bar #01-18 & 27
Also found at Tokio Marine Centre and Fui Xerox Towers, 6 oz Espresso Bar serves up coffee using 100% Arabica beans, fresh pastries and bakes.

Muratama Ra-men #03-25
Ramen chain known for its chicken paitan soup base, matched with Hakata-style noodles.

Patisserie G #01-30/34
Artisanal desserts café, and Patisserie G probably serves some of the best chocolate cakes in Singapore.

Pho Stop #02-28
Pho Stop has moved from Tanjong Pagar to Downtown Gallery, serving Vietnamese cuisine such as Pho and Spring Rolls.

SAMA Curry & Café #03-26
Hokkaido soup curry shop, and the broth has variations of with shrimp, coconut or the original tomato, topped with hamburger patty, chicken, seafood, eggs or braised pork belly. SAMA Curry & Café (Downtown Gallery)

Saybons #01-24
French casual dining food boutique chain serving crepes, soups, breads, salads and escargots.

VENUE by Sebastian #01-02
Helmed by Chef-Owner Sebastian Ng (formerly of Restaurant Ember) and Chef de Cuisine Jonathan Lee (formerly of Artichoke), VENUE by Sebastian serves up contemporary European fare with a touch of Asian influence.

Other restaurants and cafes estimated to open in June / July
· Monster Curry Level 1
· Don Pie #03-29
· Old Tea Hut #03-27
· Omotesando Koffee #04-09
· Smooy #03-28
· The AutoBus #01-12 to 15
· The Providore #B1-07 to 17
· The Whisky Distillery #01-11

Just one thing surprised me. Are there no salad shops there (yet)? I did spot a salad vending machine on ground level.

Which is that one shop you want to try at Downtown Gallery first?

Downtown Gallery
6A Shenton Way, Singapore 068815
Opening Hours: 10:00am – 9:00pm

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  1. none of the shops listed has interest me so far. they all seem to be on the high end in terms of costs. wouldnt want to spend that much on food everyday

    i’m hoping they’d open a supermarket here as there’s none nearby. and at least a bakery/bread shop, pharmacy/guardian or watsons too.


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