Cosmo Weekend Guide (14 to 16 September)
14 September (Friday)
Eat: Vintage Tea Party at House
It’s no secret that women have a soft spot for dessert, and the Vintage Tea Party at House @ Dempsey is the perfect go-to place for high tea with your girlfriends. Decorated in a whimsical yet quirky fashion that reminds us a little of Alice in Wonderland, the high tea buffet offers a variety of pastries and delicate macarons. Prices start from $15 for children and $22 for adults.
Location: 8D Dempsey Road, Tel: 6475 7787
Opening Hours: Thurs & Fri, 3pm – 5pm
Drink: Bubble Tea at SOD Cafe
Bubble tea has been all the rage for a while now, and now, SOD Cafe is bringing us even more bubbly goodness. Not content with being the first ever bubble tea store to provide free island-wide delivery service, the cafe has recently launched a range of bubble tea that’s not only delicious, but is also caffeine free and has anti-oxidant properties! Free delivery with minimum $30 spent.
Location: Yew Tee Point #B1-43, Yew Tee, Tel: 6464 7756
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri, 11am – 10 pm; Sat & Sun, 10am – 10 pm
Play: Potted Potter
Seven books and eight Harry Potter movies have been condensed into 70 minutes of hilarity. A must-see for all Potterheads; this unauthorised parody will showcase everything from the magical world – from real life Quidditch match to fire-breathing dragons! Tickets from $70, available from Sistic.
Location: DBS Arts Cente, Home of Singapore Repertory Theatre, 20 Merbau Road, Tel: 6733 8166
Time: 4.30 pm and 7.30pm
15 September (Saturday)
Eat: Mad Nest
Mad Nest is the perfect solution for fickle eaters. Featuring an eclectic mix of Japanese, North-Indian, Italian-Asian, Tapas and brunch in its menu, there will definitely be something for everybody. Be sure to check out the ever-changing artwork by young and emerging artists displayed in the restaurant.
Location: 378/380 East Coast Road, Tel: 6348 6861
Opening Hours: Mon to Thurs, 4pm – 1am; Fri, 4pm – 2am; Sat,11am – 2am; Sun 11am – 1am
Drink: Beers at Heart of House
Just a stone’s throw away from the increasingly hipster Yong Siak Street is an unassuming little cafe that serves up a dizzying array of craft beers. From Asian beers to obscure Belgian labels and even fruity beer from Taiwan, they will have a flavour to suit every palate. The cosy, laidback vibe makes it the perfect place to while away a humid Saturday evening.
Location: 4 Kim Tian Road, Tel: 6274 7448
Opening Hours: Daily, 11am to 12midnight
Play: Saturday Purrzaar Market
Cat lovers, block out your Saturday afternoon for this annual feline-themed market! Featuring cat-themed merchandise and keepsakes like postcards, accessories and artwork (our graphic designer Candice will be hawking her adorable designs under the moniker Puffing Muffin, so do check her out!) … this is every cat lover’s dream come true. Admission is free.
Dates: 15 & 22 September
Location: The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Tel: 6332 6900
Time: 11am to 6pm
16 September (Sunday)
Eat: Tamarind Hill
This famed restaurant from Malaysia has finally made its way into Singapore. Perched atop the rustic Labrador Nature Reserve, the restaurant serves traditional as well as contemporary Thai cuisine. We have our eye on the Soft Shell Crab with Indian Black Peppercorn Garlic Butter – yum!
Location: 30 Labrador Villa Road, Labrador Nature Reserve, Tel: 6278 6364
Opening Hours: Daily, 12pm – 3pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Drink: Formula 1 Drinks at District 10
Gear up for the F1 Grand Prix with these themed drinks from District 10. The coloured drinks are named based on competing teams, so don’t be shy about showing your support! Choose from a selection of the best teams such as The Lotus, McLaren Shake and Webber’s Red Bull.
Location: 81 Clemenceau Avenue, UE Square Shopping Mall, Tel: 6738 4788
Opening Hours: Mon to Thurs, 11.30 am – 11pm; Fri & Sat, 11.30am – 12 am; Sun, 11am – 11pm
Play: The Wanted ‘live’ in Singapore
This Sunday, catch The Wanted in their first-ever Singapore performance! Expect chart-topping songs such as “Glad You Came”, “All Time Low” and “Chasing The Sun” Tickets from $98, available from Sistic.
Location: The Max Pavilion, 1 Expo Drive, Singapore Expo, Tel: 6348 5555