This premier shopping belt boasts a diverse selection of international flagships, local boutiques, restaurants and hotels, popular with both locals and tourists alike.
A street that’s synonymous with shopping, Orchard Road is packed with an extensive variety of retail experiences—from international flagships and designer labels to quirky local labels and cult classics. There is also a wide selection of places to eat, so take your pick of Michelin-starred restaurants, international eateries and local street food, washed down with a tipple at the many cocktail bars and cafes. Or for a spot of respite, take a break at a gallery for some art and inspiration. Here’s a complete guide of where you should eat, shop and see in Orchard Road this Grand Prix Season Singapore (GPSS).
1. Tangs at Tang Plaza
If you are looking for an eclectic mix of international and local brands all under one roof, look no further than 1 TANGS. Singapore’s heritage department store carries an extensive and curated range of products that span from fashion, beauty and home, to tech, travel and food. Local labels worth checking out include Carrie K, Ling Wu, Gnome & Bow and Aijek. Find out more here.
2. ION Orchard
Featuring an award-winning, sculptural facade designed by leading architecture firm, Benoy, 2 ION Orchard is where you will find luxury brands, high street fashion stores and lifestyle brands that will appeal to shoppers of all budgets. Drop by fashion-forward local label In Good Company known for its modern aesthetic. Take time off your shopping spree to check out ION Art, a gallery space with a rotating programme of multi-media exhibitions and showcases. Find out more here.
3. Mandarin Gallery
Cutting-edge designers, beauty salons, fitness gyms, cafes and restaurants galore—3 Mandarin Gallery offers niche services and concept retailers for those with a more eclectic leaning. Head to Arteastiq Tea Lounge/Jamming Studio for a spot of art over tea, or check out local fashion label Beyond the Vines and local jeweller Choo Yilin Jewellery. There’s also Victoria’s Secret Southeast Asian flagship with full lines to check out. Find out more here.
Just across the road from Mandarin Gallery is 4 313@Somerset. Here, you will find accessible retailers catering to the masses, such as the three-storey Zara and Forever 21 stores. The restaurants and bars are equally crowd-pleasing here—don’t be surprised if you find queues at Hai Di Lao Hot Pot or Barrio by Mex Out. Find out more here.
5. Jamie’s Italian (1 Sep to 30 Sep)
No stranger to foodies everywhere, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has set up shop here with the popular 5 Jamie’s Italian restaurant. Serving up mouth-watering Italian classics with a Jamie twist, you can count on rustic, comforting plates featuring sustainable and locally-sourced ingredients, including fresh pasta made on-site daily. Book a table here.
GPSS exclusive: Enjoy S$20 off with a minimum spend of S$100.
6. Hard Rock café (8 Sep to 17 Sep)
The beloved rock and roll-themed restaurant 6 Hard Rock Café is gearing up for GPSS with exclusive promotions. Dig into good ol’ American favourites like burgers and barbecue ribs at a venue that’s set against retro music, décor and memorabilia. Gather your pals and order three entrees to get another one on the house, while you enjoy selected cocktails at only $10++. Book a table here.
GPSS exclusive: Race ticket holders will receive a free limited edition souvenir with any purchase of merchandise.
7. The Saint Louis House (8 Sep to 17 Sep)
Give yourself a well-deserved treat at the 7 Saint Louis House. Decked out with exquisite, handmade crystal chandeliers flown in from renowned crystal maker, St. Louis in Paris, Saint Louis houses a Champagne bar, whisky vault and private rooms. Visit during the day to relax with a cuppa, or drop by in the evening to indulge in luxury Champagnes and rare whiskies.
GPSS Exclusive: Just for the 10th anniversary of the GPSS, Saint Louis House is offering its private collection of single malt whiskies from Scotland and Japan. Head here to find out more.
8. Mitzo Restaurant & Bar (8 Sep to 10 Sep)
With a contemporary take on Cantonese cuisine, 8 Mitzo Restaurant is lighting up the race weekend with the second instalment of ‘Friends of Mitzo’ Dinner Series, featuring an exciting collaboration between Executive Head Chef Nicky Ng, and Chef-owner of Morsels Petrina Loh. This exclusive menu is only available for three days, so those who have snagged a reservation can expect unique takes on classic Chinese dishes using top-notch ingredients and modern techniques. Book a table here.
9. Shangri-La Hotel (17 Sep)
Popular with brunch regulars, The Line at 9 Shangri-La Hotel is getting into the race spirit with a FORMULA 1-themed weekend brunch, featuring exclusive dishes such as blinis with French caviar and pasta served with shaved truffle, and a special Veuve Clicquot bar—all at a special promotional price of S$138++ per person (with soft drinks and chilled juices) and S$178++ per person (with Veuve Clicquot Champagne, selected cocktails, housepour wines and draft beer). If a five-course feast takes your fancy, head to Shang Palace from 1 to 30 September and savour highlights like slow-cooked Iberico pork belly and pan-fried diced Kagoshima Wagyu beef at S$168++ per person. Book a table here.
GPSS Exclusive: Race ticket holders get to enjoy 10% off the FORMULA 1 Champagne Brunch at The Line and the FORMULA 1 set menus at Shang Palace.
10. Opera Gallery
Have an artsy afternoon at the swish 10 Opera Gallery in ION Orchard. For GPSS this year, the gallery is presenting masterpieces byesteemed Spanish artist, Manolo Valdés. Art lovers, don’t miss the rare opportunity to catch a glimpse of his intricate sculptures of women wearing headdresses, elaborate paintings and lithographs. After the showcase on Orchard Road, the exhibition will proceed to Gardens by the Bay. Head here to find out more.