Changi City Point Shopping Mall
Changi City Point Mall – Garden City in the East
The whole Changi Business Park area (close to Changi Airport) has undergone an astonishing transformation in the recent years. Now a lively district with a good mix of lifestyle, food and entertainment options, it offers something different from the hustle and bustle of the city center.
More visitors are also choosing hotels near Changi Airport such as Capri by Fraser, a hotel residences with fully equipped kitchenette and laundry to give you a comfort of home in the luxury of a hotel. Or even Park Avenue Changi, a unique and contemporary establishment offering business rooms as well as service suites.
Both conveniently located near Singapore Expo MRT Station, why go anywhere else when there are so many things to see and do around the East side of Singapore?
Nestled within Changi Business Park, Changi City Point Mall is just next to the Singapore Expo MRT (CG1) train station and a stone’s throw away from the ‘heartland’ residential estates of Tampines, Simei and Bedok.
Read on to find out what you can expect to discover!
Outlet Stores Galore!
There is a plethora of brands and shops to keep you occupied from the quintessentially local names such as Charles & Keith for shoes, or Eu Yan Sang for traditional Chinese health supplements, to Gain City for electronics.
What Changi City Point Mall is most visited for is their outlet shops. Now outlet shops are not a common sight in Singapore, in fact, you rarely see them. Outlet stores typically offer up to 60% to 70% discount off previous season’s stock or design, and who can resist a good bargain?
Factory outlets found include: Adidas, Timberland, Crocs, Esprit, Nike, Lacoste, Skechers, and Samsonite just to name a few.
Food, Glorious Food!The national pastime for Singaporeans is eating and they take what they eat very seriously; bland or unappealing morsels do not last long in this small city. Whether you’re after a proper meal or simply a snack, there is a lot to pick from in Changi City Point Mall.
Some must try local snacks include:
- Old Chang Kee – Known for their tasty curry puffs, spring rolls, chicken wings, fish cakes and many more.
- Ya Kun – Their kaya toast and egg set with traditionally made tea or coffee is a favourite amongst locals, be it for breakfast or a snack at any time of the day.
- Polar Puffs & Cakes – Another great place for sweet and savory snacks like swiss-rolls, chicken pies and sausage rolls.
- BreadTalk – The local bakery that first introduce all Singaporeans to the famous pork floss buns, which is still touted as a local favorite. BreadTalk, of course, has other selections to choose from as well.
- Bengawan Solo – Offerings of cakes, kuehs and buns that are very popular for tea in Singapore.
For main meals:
- There are 2 food courts, which houses a number of different stalls and cuisines. Whether you’re in the mood for Chinese, Indian, Malay, Thai or even Western, you will definitely be able to find something to suit your palette at Koufu or Bagus food courts.
- TungLok – A local restaurant chain serving good quality Chinese food.
- Ichiban Sushi – A homegrown Japanese restaurant train, great for sushi and other Japanese delights
Fun and EntertainmentFor those with kids, they will love Timezone, which is an arcade with multiple games and machines to keep them entertained. There are several play areas for kids, such as the outdoor playground, a tree-house trail and even a water play area.
If you’re after nature and some greenery, the mall boasts a stunning rooftop garden, as well as various flora and fauna features around the mall internally.
After enjoying the sights and delights of Changi City Point Mall, wouldn’t it be great if you could just go back to one of the Singapore airport hotels (which are extremely close by), to rest and offload all your purchases so that you can explore other areas in the East.