Hidden Gems in Singapore: Cool Places You May Or May Not Know About

Where to venture to on your next weekend out.
25 January 2022

Where to venture to on your next weekend out.


Shop Rehearsal

Shop Rehearsal, a thrift and secondhand store for all things street fashion
Image from @shoprehearsal on Instagram

Fans of vintage and street style clothing, rejoice: there's a new spot for band tee and letterman jacket-hunting in Singapore. Situated at Far East Plaza amidst other thrift and vintage stores, you'll be able to get your fill of retail therapy in one place.

Clink Clank Clunk Co

Clink Clank Clunk Co, a silversmithing workshop for customised jewellery
Image via Clink Clank Clunk Co

Looking to pick up a new hobby this month? Clink Clank Clunk Co has metalsmithing workshops that'll keep you stimulated. Create your own accessories or homeware over the course of a few hours, or sign up for an Art Jamming session to let your creative juices flowing instead.

After Ours Studio

After Ours Studio, a space for handmade trinkets, thrifting, and more
Image from @after.ourstudio on Instagram

A space of collaboration, creativity, and good vibes only, After Ours Studio hosts frequent pop-ups and houses a variety of collaborators and vendors for your perusal. If you're itching for a place to shop handmade accessories and curated thrifted finds, here's the place for you.

Bloom Coffee

Bloom Coffee, an Aussie-style cafe serving their signature coffee and sangas (sandwiches)
Image from @bloom.withcoffee on Instagram

A casual cafe that takes their roasts seriously, Bloom Coffee has an extremely in-depth coffee menu for those looking to try new blends. If you're less about the coffee, they have a small but delicious selection of sangas (aka sandwiches) and snacks served till 4pm.

Hands on Film

Hands On Film, a film camera store with film developing classes
Image from @handsonfilm on Instagram

If you've yet to hop on the film photography bandwagon, Hands on Film is a good place to start, as they sell and develop film, and help to shed some light on the development process. If you're already sort of a film expert, you can also consider signing up for their film developing class, too.


Kohi, a cafe, working space, and place to chillax
Image from @kohi_sg

Originally hailing from Thailand, Kōhī Roastery & Coffee Bar is a cafe and working space for those who need an *aesthetic* space to feel productive and get work done in.

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