8 Makan Places in Capitol Piazza, The Hipsters’ Mall, That Are Worth the Calories

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There is no sincerer love than the love of food. This love can be experienced at Capitol Piazza, set to breathe new life to luxe and love for all things delicious in Singapore. Still pondering where to go for food in the city? Now you have a safe choice.

Located at Stamford Road in the heart of downtown Singapore, Capitol Piazza is one of the most convenient places for lunching or dining out in the city. Even Sir Stamford Raffles would be impressed!

Frontage of Capitol Piazza with fountain
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Easily accessible by car or MRT, just stop at City Hall station and follow Exit D to Basement 2 of Capitol Piazza. It’s little wonder that this shopping mall is a popular choice among the heartlanders and urbanites. Don’t miss their car park promotion on now where diners who spend $20 and above during lunch from 12pm to 3pm can redeem a $3 car park coupon and save on parking fees.

Facade of Capitol Building
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Dining here brings back the nostalgia of Capitol Building where it was once the popular venue for catching movie blockbusters. Now newly refurbished, Capitol Piazza is a multi-experiential landmark with a theatre, retail and lifestyle mall plus food and beverage outlets to add extra oomph to your dining experience. From cheap eats for lunch to mid-priced meals to gourmet dining, Capitol Piazza has it all.

1. Food Republic

Frontage of one of outlets of Food Republic
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Well loved by locals and tourists alike, Food Republic brings together the best of Asian culinary delights made with a dash of local hawker flavour. Known to be masters at delivering familiar nostalgic tastes with heritage street foods, Food Republic offers a wide menu of good food, halal food selections and thematic dining experiences in every outlet.

Noodle soup in Food Republic bowl
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With outlets across the Lion City from Vivo City to Wisma Atria to Causeway Point and now at Capitol Piazza, Food Republic never fails to impress when it comes to cheap lunch options, food court style. A hearty meal and drink can cost well below $10 and your belly as well as the budget will thank you for it.

Asian chicken rice
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Menu choices at Food Republic range from the ever-popular chicken rice, satay, all variety of noodles with soup or dry sauce, economy rice with dishes, ‘yong tau fu’ (stuffed bean curd and veggies), popiah, ‘char kway teow’, Hokkien mee, claypot dishes to local desserts galore. Great for dining with friends and family, food at the Food Republic seldom disappoints.

  • Location: B120/27
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/foodrepublicsingapore/

2. 1933 by Toast Box

Shop frontage of 1933 Toast Box at Capitol Piazza
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Taking you back to the yesteryear of 1933, Toast Box at Capitol Piazza takes pride in serving nostalgia in a good cuppa of their signature Nanyang coffee and freshly toasted bread. Good and cheap lunch options are available from the all-time favourite Hainanese Chicken Rice to Nanyang Curry Chicken served with rice or bread for a dip-worthy slurp-licious meal.

Platter of egg toast with. 2 cups of coffee
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Traditional toast or thick toast with a choice of butter, ‘kaya’, peanut butter, floss or french toast start from $1.80. Asian delight sets such as mee Siam, mee rebus, homemade nasi lemak and bak kut teh start from $6.20. Other local favourites such as curry chicken rice, laksa or fish soup start from $7.20.

Latte in cup with 1933 frosting
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Hot and cold beverages such as their famous coffees and teas start from $1.80. On a hot, humid day, it’s great to try their thirst quenching ice kopi Melaka or lemongrass lime tea. Meals at Toast Box will surely not leave a gaping hole in your wallet. In fact, it will keep you coming back for more glorious food that combines Asian flavours with Western influences.

  • Location: 01-83
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/toastboxsingapore/

3. Fun Toast

Putting the fun back in wholesome good food is Fun Toast’s menu of culinary specials. Brunch and lunch options are surprisingly affordable with hot beverages from $1, iced drinks from $2, French toast from $3 and fun meals from $5. Opening promotion is only available at Capital Piazza so diners get to enjoy the best offers there.

French toast with honey
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Take your pick from delicious meals such as soya sauce chicken, curry chicken rice, kaya butter toast, honey butter French toast served with well-brewed local coffee or tea. Breakfast options include nasi lemak, Siew mai, otak, chee cheong fun or more. A great thirst quencher is their popular red-cane leaf drink.

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  • Location: B2-25
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/funtoast/

4. Geláre

Waffles with ice cream
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Dessert aficionados unite as Geláre at Capitol Piazza serves great tasting all natural range of ice cream and cooked-to-order waffles. On their menu is a tantalizing array of pasta and lasagna served with iced drinks of your choice.

The outlet at Capitol Piazza also has tea time treat at only $7.90 from 2pm to 6pm consisting of house salad with roast chicken and choice of popcorn chicken or curly fries or onion rings paired with hot coffee or tea. This is ideal for a late lunch option at an oh-so-tempting price.

Now halal-certified, Geláre is also the perfect place to breakfast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

  • Location: B2-32
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GelareSG/

5. Hoshino Coffee

Lady enjoying her coffee by the sunlight
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Serving Japanese French cuisine with a Singapore twist, Hoshino Coffee offers more than just delectable ‘hand-dripped’ coffee. With a unique selection food on their menu ranging from their every popular fluffy soufflé omelette and soufflé pancakes, diners are spoilt for choice.

Other menu items include their perfectly crafted pasta from $14, rice dishes from $15 and mains from $16.80, their sets are generously proportioned to satisfy every hungry guest. Care for Japanese cakes with Japanese matcha and specialty pot baked soufflés? Here is where all your soufflé dreams come true.

  • Location: B2-55
  • Website: http://www.hoshinocoffee.com.sg/m/

6. House of Peranakan

Craving for Nyonya food but can’t head off to Melaka to savour it? Let House of Peranakan at Capitol Piazza satisfy all cravings. Renowned for their homemade Nyonya cuisine, House of Peranakan is famous for their signature Nyonya platter, assam prawns, curry fish head, ngo hiang, pongteh, ayam buah keluak, kuih pie tee and divine desserts such as durian chendol, pulut hitam and ubi kayu.

Meat dish with side salad
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With appetizers rating from $10 and mains from $14, the meal is quite affordable when shared with family and friends. The more the merrier as you can sample more Nyonya delights at one go. Lunching with friends? Split the bill, save and savour one of the best Peranakan food in the city.

  • Location: B2-52
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/houseofperanakan/

7. Ramen & Tonkatsu Ma Maison

Bowl of ramen with meat slices and eggs
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Just like its name, Ma Maison is famed for their ramen and tonkatsu. Their outlet in Capitol Piazza has weekday promotions that are so budget-friendly. It’s Gyoza day on Monday with gyozas at $1.80++ per set, Tonkatsu day on Tuesdays with $10 off any Tonkatsu set, Ramen Wednesdays with 10% off any ramen, Ramen topping day on Thursdays with free toppings on any ramen, and $1 drinks on Friday.

Have a hearty meal each weekday at Ma Maison and still have enough to splurge over the weekend. Other all-time favourite items on their menu include the kakifurai (deep-fried food sets), katsu curry don sets and soft serve ice cream.

  • Location: B2-51
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tonkatsumamaison/

8. Nalan Restaurant

Vegetable dish on black platter
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Spice is the variety of life and Nalan Restaurant at Capitol Piazza aims to add spice to your lunch options without too high a price. It’s a contemporary Indian vegetarian restaurant famed for their delicious North and South Indian cuisine and fusion drinks.

Popular on their menu is the Gobi Manchurian of deep-fried cauliflower sautéed with Szechuan sauce, Paneer fried rice which includes grated cottage cheese tossed with basmati rice and soya sauce.

Indian sweet dessert
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With snacks, starters, breads, dosai and even kids meals with starting prices below $5, and set meals priced from $7, healthy vegetarian food in the city has never been more inviting. Comfortable and cosy settings make your dining experience more memorable.

  • Location: B2-54
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NalanRestaurantSG/

Gourmet Food Adventures at Capitol Piazza

Pasta on fork with cherry tomato atop
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Looking for a dinner place instead? A classy and glitzy address like Capitol Piazza has a few ‘atas’ gourmet restaurants too. Undoubtedly pricier but worth the money should you be dining with a special someone or celebrating a special occasion.

Equilibrium

Italian cuisine is celebrated with style at Equilibrium located at Level 01-86 as they specialize in a wide range of Italian dishes, main staples, desserts, and cocktails.

Angelina

Another unique dining destination is Angelina located at Level 01-82, a beautiful tea room famed for their handcrafted desserts, tempting cakes, crepes, and pastries.

Ryu Japanese Restaurant and Sake Bar

Sake shared by 2 persons
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Connoisseurs in Japanese cuisine is Ryu Japanese Restaurant and Sake Bar located at Level 01-87. Its wide selection of Japanese food and excellent range of sake make it a popular venue among locals and visitors.

If you were planning to impress that gorgeous babe down at your office or snag that suave gentleman in your neighborhood, don’t hesitate to make your reservations at these fine restaurants at Capitol Piazza.

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  • Disclaimer: All menu items and prices are accurate at the time of writing, and are subject to change at any time without prior notice. All images shown are for illustration purpose only.

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