The month of October is a boon for foodies all around the world. The coming of winter already makes our appetite bigger and better. In addition to that, October 16 is celebrated as the World Food Day. With only five days to go, we do not want you to be left behind on cuisine and venue choices.
Singapore, popularly known as the "food nation", offers a wide variety of food choices for people of all kinds of taste. Cafes, restaurants and hawkers are found in every nook and cranny of the city-state. Every Singaporean has their own favourite place to dine out. However, if you're looking for new quirky places to eat, Singapore will not disappoint you.
There are several themed restaurants to titillate your visual senses and taste buds. Starting from the Alice in Wonderland themed restaurant, The White Rabbit, to the Lego themed Bricks'N'Cubes Café, Singapore offers options to people of all ages.
To help you take the best pick, IBTimes Singapore brings you a list of the top 5 themed restaurants in the country. Check them out and do let us know if you like them.
This Harry Potter themed cafe opened in December 2016 at 1094 Serangoon Road. It takes the visitors on a journey of the magical world of Harry potter, created by British author J. K. Rowling. Menu options here include the Elixir of Life, Goblet of Fire, Liquid Luck, and Truth Venom cocktails, along with the Wizard's Cup sponge cake, Black Magic dessert, and the Giant's Breakfast.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Friday: 11am to 10 pm, Saturday and Sunday: 10 am to 10 pm.
Pocket Pinch: approx S$30 for two
Located at Tessensohn Road, Hungry Heroes caters to all superheroes fans. No matter whether your camp is Marvel or DC, this place will not fail to impress you. Decorated with life-sized figures of superheroes and tons of knick-knacks, Hungry Heroes offers a filling menu, containing options like Nice-to-Meat-You, Johnny's Inferno Pork Ribs, and Friends Fries. The restaurant also offers alcohol of several varieties.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Friday: 4 pm to 11 pm, Saturday and Sunday: 12 pm to 11 pm.
Pocket Pinch: approx S$30 for two
NOX – Dine in the Dark
This restaurant can be considered one of the wonders of Singapore, as it is managed by a completely blind stuff. Visitors are made to sit and dine in complete darkness, but fear not. The restaurant, located at 269 Beach Road, is reputed for serving delectable food and having an extremely friendly staff. The menu consists of Modern European delicacies, with splendid wine options to complement your food.
Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 6 pm to 12 am, Saturday and Sunday: 5 pm to 12 am.
Pocket Pinch: above S$46 for two.
Central Perk Cafe
Located at Magazine Road, this cafe will take you to the world of F.R.I.E.N.D.S., the 90s American sitcom that is still ruling the hearts of fans. Whether you are a fan of Monica's obsessiveness, Rachel's style, Chandler's humour, Ross' dinosaurs, Phoebe's oddities, or Joey's charm, this cafe will ensure you get nostalgic about your favourite show. Menu options include coffee, snacks, and edible helium balloons.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 11 am to 11 pm.
Pocket Pinch: S$30 for two
Bricks'N'Cubes, earlier located at The Cathay, has now moved to Joo Chiat Road. This cafe is ideal for a day out with your kids as it is based on the Lego theme. Colourfully decorated and equipped with a play area, it has all the factors to delight both kids and adults. There are also Lego and Duplex blocks in the restaurant for kids between the age of two and six. The restaurant also hosts birthday parties and provides cooking lessons.
Opening hours: Monday – Thursday: 7 am to 9 pm, Friday and Saturday: 7 am to 10 pm, and Sunday: 12 pm to 10 pm.
Pocket Pinch: S$25 for two