Raffles Place is one of Singapore's great landmarks. Intended to be a commercial hub by the colonial governor Sir Stamford Raffles, the area didn't disappoint, developing into a thriving port and retail centre during the 19th century. These days, it's just as prosperous, with soaring offices, shopping malls and some fantastic Chinese restaurants as well. Whatever brings you to the area, you can book any of these eateries in a matter of seconds on the Quandoo website.
Every day, thousands of people hit the area's malls in the quest for hot new looks and fashion bargains. If you are one of them, why not make some time in your day to relax for a while at one of Raffles Place's superb Chinese restaurants? You can window shop at the jewellery boutiques and apparel stores at One Raffles Place, take a moment to eat and chat about your options, before returning to make the purchase. That way, you can be sure of getting a great deal and a great meal at the same time.
Above all else, Chinese restaurants in Raffles place are perfectly situated for workers in the area's many skyscrapers and administrative hubs. If you work in UOB Plaza or the OCBC Centre, you can escape your office whenever you like by pencilling in a dinner date at a local restaurant. If you need to gather your team together for a casual meeting, let the ideas flow over a dim sum brunch or Peking duck pancakes. With options that fuse the informality of hip bars and the gastronomic delights if elite dining spots, you'll have the perfect setting to brainstorm and plan your next move.
The great thing for fans of China's cuisine is that Raffles place offers Chinese restaurants for pretty much everyone. If you need to impress someone urgently, or just want a romantic place to celebrate an anniversary, there are beautifully decorated Chinese restaurants in Raffles Place hotels like the Fullerton. But there are more down to earth Chinese restaurants in Raffles Place as well. Pick tables with harbourfront views, choose between Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine, and find the perfect dining spot for your next meal.