As well as being one the best-known areas of Singapore, Bugis is a place where quite a few of the different elements to the city-state are visible. On the one hand you’ve got malls, malls, and more malls – and on the other, an alternative, dare we say it, almost hipster-type scene with plenty of independent bars, cafes and restaurants. Then, of course, you’ve got the vibrant Islamic influence that adds so much to the Bugis foodscape. Bugis restaurants are therefore a complete delight and you’ll be able to find just about any type of food you want in this district, if you look hard enough. Certain areas are naturally better for certain things, so we’ll go ahead and get started with this breakdown of what to expect from the many types of restaurants in Bugis.