myVillage – A Sanctuary In the Heart of Serangoon Gardens

A savvy shopping mall located in the heart of the village-like suburb of Serangoon Gardens, myVillage is actually quite a retreat from the city (despite being in a rather centralised location). Standing taller than the neighbourhood average, this chic building with lush greenery entwined along the exterior harbours an array of services and other creature comforts we all need.

Comfort Food:

Wo Peng

Whether you fancy a late night tipple or up for a midday chill session, look no further than Wine Connection. On top of being the leading chain of wine shops in Southeast Asia, its exclusive wines, affordable prices, and a dedicated service team makes this wine shop-restaurant a real gem of a place. However, if you’re craving for classic, comforting Cantonese cuisine, traditional Wo Peng is the place for you. Their dim sum, piping hot soups, and other Chinese signatures are a treat for all, young and old. Best part? Wo Peng’s running a 20% discount on their all-day and dim sum menu till 31st May 2015.

Relish Gardens

For great burgers at decent prices, Relish Gardens‘ specialities are gourmet burgers with Singaporean twists, meaning you can probably relish their entire menu (pun fully intended). To sweeten the deal, a burger (any burger) and Phaha Beer duet is going for only $28++! Last but not least, the ultimate comfort food that never fails to cheer us up – ice cream. Using only the freshest ingredients, Udders Ice Cream is your one-stop destination in the neighbourhood for quality artisanal ice cream.

Udders Ice Cream

Be Comforted:

Pamper yourself with a much-needed foot reflex session – which does more for your overall health than just a foot massage – at Chen Kang Foot Reflexology.

Chen Kang Foot Reflexology

But don’t stop at your feet; give your hair that radiant shine you’ve always wanted at Gui Ren Tang. These guys use only the best herbal ingredients, making sure that your hair is healthy, in addition to looking good. If style is as important as substance, the experts at Cuttours will have your locks looking drab to fab in no time. Also, a cult following has followed them from their original outlet in Kovan to the current location in Serangoon Gardens, because of the expert care they place on ensuring comfort and care for your hair.

Beyond Beauty

Looking for something more comprehensive? An oasis of peace and serenity awaits you at Beyond Beauty, where you can check in and enjoy their variety of facial and massage treatments by their trained therapists. if all of that still isn’t enough, bring the comfort home with you with some retail therapy at Bedroom Affairs. The bedroom is your most private abode, and you deserve nothing but the best in that space. Switch out the old bedsheets and pillows to newer, higher quality ones for a good night’s sleep – it’s time to stop counting sheep!

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Check out our other area guides at The Return of Amoy Street: Food, Drink, and Style Picks and Guide to the Best Food at Changi Village: Local Makan and Café Bites

When Joel’s not partaking in one of his shameless eating sessions, he likes to think of himself as a sponge – absorbing the mysteries and beauty of our world – be it through a good book or a wacky jaunt in a foreign country.

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