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“Neighbourhood hangout.”
Review of Downtown East

Downtown East
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648 reviews
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“Neighbourhood hangout.”
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Another regional food-beverage-entertainment complex. Beach resorts, local interest (could one say "import-substitution"?) theme parks, food-beverage-cinema outlets and their customers have called this place home over the years. Currently morphing a bit upscale. New condos springing up.

Is this a "destination" for the international visitor? Probably not. But if you're looking for a visit to "the Singapore heartlands", Pasir Ris is a nice example of suburban planning. If you come to Pasir Ris, this might be a good stop on that tour.

Visited November 2013
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  • English first
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English first
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47 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Suburban entertainment near pasir ris beach”
Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

If you want a different track, something not so touristy, then this is the place. It's located one bus stop away from pasir ride mrt. A one stop entertainment hub, the nearby chalets could be an option for a short one or two nights stay.

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Singapore, Singapore
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“Nice mix of restaurants and entertainment options”
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Mostly for the locals, this has a nice mix of restaurants and entertainment options, ranging from cinemas, a bowling alley, a small racing track, a water world, an NTUC supermarket and even a huge indoor ferris wheel. Foodwise, you can choose from almost any cuisine, from pasta to vegetarian to bread. Our favourites include Lemongrass for Thai food, Sakura for steamboat and the Asli village for excellent Muslim food like satay, mee goreng and Indian rojak. Try to snag the two tables with swings as seats.

Parking has also been enhanced with the multi-storey carpark. You can also use the MRT, alighting at the nearby Pasir Ris station which is located to White Sands Mall.

Visited December 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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“A good suburban entertainment outlet.”
Reviewed 6 August 2013

There's a 6 screen cinema, a bowling alley, an outdoor water theme park, an internet/LAN gaming cafe, arcade and billards/snooker outlet. On top of that, there are tons of eateries available including fast food. KFC, McDonalds, Burger King, a couple of food courts and several restaurants. If you are looking to shop though, this probably won't satisfy you as there is not much really.

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Singapore, Singapore
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“Not targetting tourist”
Reviewed 2 March 2013

Downtown East host a cinema, a gym, an entertainment complex for children (huge indoor playground of sorts), nice bowling alley, video arcade centre, karaoke, various restaurants and a water park. While there are tourists coming down here, majority of the patrons would be locals. Tourists wanting to visit a water park at Wild Wild Wet would have more of a reason to visit here as you can find things to occupy yourselves for half a day.

Visited February 2013
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