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8 Shops You Should Visit in 333 Kreta Ayer

From waffles to scuba dates, 333 Kreta Ayer is a quirky paradise of surprises. Dive in now!




From waffle wonders to second-hand golf gear, this bustling neighbourhood is brimming with excitement and surprises at every corner. 333 Kreta Ayer has something for everyone, so, pack your enthusiasm and an empty shopping bag and take your senses on a thrilling ride! 🛍️🌟


About Kreta Ayer


Blk 333 Kreta Ayer Heights, located along Kreta Ayer Road, is a 19-storey HDB in Outram, Singapore. Completed in 1981, 333 Kreta Ayer houses several organisations and shops on its first three levels while providing homes to its residences from level 4 onwards. It is located near Maxwell MRT Station, Outram Park MRT Station, and Chinatown MRT Station.


Small Bites

333 Kreta Ayer Rd, #01-29, Singapore 080333

Opens: Mon - Sat 11:00 am -7:00 pm | Closed on Sundays



Hold onto your taste buds! Waffle whisperer @bbjiaksimi exclaimed, BRUHHHH the shop from next to Maxwell MRT Exit 3 sells pretty decent ORH NEE WAFFLES! Would have preferred more crisp but the orh nee is 🔥”. @gerlehdees tried it too and spilled the taro-flavored tea. Apparently, it's not your typical sweet waffle; it's a savory surprise. So hey, if soft waffles are your jam, go give it a try!


For crispy waffle fans, not all hope is lost. Our adventurous foodie @kermit advises that u can definitely ask the auntie to make it crispier!!”. They also recommend the peanut butter and sesame waffle fillings! So, whether you are Team Crispy or Team Soft Small Bites has a waffle tale for every palate. 🧇


ETTE Tea Company

333 Kreta Ayer Rd, #03-25, Singapore 080333

Opens: Tues Fri 1:00pm -7:00 pm | Sat 12:00pm -5:30 pm | Closed on Mon - Sun

Speaking of tea, here’s some real tea. 🫖 @kermit stumbled upon a tea haven fit here at ETTE Tea Company! Their local tea concoctions give off vibes that would make your grandma proud. 👵🏻 my fav is the nasi lemak and orh nee omg smelt heavenly, @kermit swooned. What are you waiting for? Gather your tea-obsessed tribe and roll on over to ETTE Tea Company.


The Social Space

333 Kreta Ayer Rd, #01-14, Singapore 080333

Opens: Mon - Sun 9:00am -5:00 pm


Entrance of The Social Space in 333 Kreta Ayer
Photo by @gerlehdees

Welcome to The Social Space, a social enterprise with scrumptious bites and shopping options that do good! According to @gerlehdees, they are practically radiating eco-consciousness. Plus, they're all about inclusivity, empowering folks that the world often overlooks. Swipe that card for a cause, baby! 🌱🌍

@kermit's been on a food journey there too with Chicken Pesto Pasta and iced matcha. It might have cost a tad more than expected, but who's counting when the cause is this righteous? And honey-sweetened matcha? Now that's the kind of sweet surprise we can get behind. 🍵



And if you're wondering about unique combos, don't miss @pogstal's taste-test adventure: The scrambled egg tasted familiar but idk where i tasted it before…++ Topped with hae bee hiam?? Surprisingly, not a bad combo 😯😯 would recommend yall to try this just for that new flavour 🔥”. Whether you're here for the social cause, or just a cup of coffee, The Social Space has got your back.


Curious Creatures Kreta Ayer

333 Kreta Ayer Rd, #03-21, Singapore 080333

Opens: Tues - Thurs 12:00pm -7:00 pm | Fri 1:00pm -7:00pm | Closed on Sat - Mon



Get ready to dive into a world of bling and zing at Curious Creatures Kreta Ayer 🌟 @kermit's on a permanent bracelet mission and guess what? She's finally discovered a jewellery shop that carries white gold 👏 Armed with a spirit of kaypoh-ness and the recommendation from @kermit, @gerlehdees knew she had to visit the shop as well. The jewelry designs are really nice imo. Simple and suited for everyday use, yet still screams your personality. 😍, @gerlehdees discovered.



And in this teeny-tiny shop space, you might need to strategize your visit. Opt for non-peak hours or get on the appointment train to make sure your see-see look-look doesn't turn into a waiting game! 🕒


The Rituals Co.

333 Kreta Ayer Rd, #02-32, Singapore 080333

Opens: Mon 1:00pm -7:00 pm | Tues 1:00pm -5:30 pm | Wed 3:30pm -7:30 pm | Sat 11:30 am -4:30 pm | Closed on Thurs, Fri and Sun


Entrance of The Rituals Co. in 333 Kreta Ayer
Photo by @janissa

Step into the aromatic wonderland that is The Rituals Co., where your senses are in for a treat that's lit, quite literally! 🕯️ @janissa's sniffing her way to bliss because she stumbled upon the shop’s stash of candles and reed diffusers. If you love multi-functional products, the hand sanitizer mist is here to make cleanliness feel like a luxe spa day – you can sanitize those hands and transform your pillow into a misty dreamscape with a single spritz. 🌬️🌙


Jars of candles with crystals displayed in a glass display cloche dome with a solid wood base on the shelf of The Rituals Co. in 333 Kreta Ayer
Photo by @janissa

And, woah, hold onto your crystals, because @gerlehdees chimes in with a nugget of insight. These aren't just candles; they're candle-crystal power pairs! 🔮 The shop is embracing some mystical vibes, and let's be real – who wouldn't want their room infused with both good scents and good energy? They really said good vibes only.


Gentlehands Craft

333 Kreta Ayer Rd, #01-32, Singapore 080333

Opens: Tues - Fri 11:00am - 5:00pm | Sat 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Closed on Mon & Sun (By appointment only)



If one aromatic wonderland isn’t enough, here’s another. It all started when @gerlehdees took a detour that led her right to Gentlehands Craft. The Spring2 aroma apparently swept her off her feet! 🌼



But hold up, because there's more to this shop than meets the nose. Gentlehands Craft has a heart-warming backstory — The shop's not just a candle paradise; it's a hub of empowerment. The shop is a platform for the owner’s son with autism to transition into the independent adult world. And the result? A team of Special Candle Makers that's giving purpose and passion a scent of their own! 💪💛



What can you do to make this world a better-smelling place? Simple – show Gentlehands Craft some love. Your orders aren't just candles; they're opportunities for these Special Candle Makers to shine brighter. ✨ You can hop onto the learning wagon too, because workshops are on the menu. Whether it's the aroma, the story, or the chance to learn, Gentlehands Craft is where modernity mingles with a mission, and every candle tells a tale. 🕯️


Scuba People & Slow Times Florist

333 Kreta Ayer Rd, #03-22, Singapore 080333

Opens Monday to Friday 12:00 -7:00 pm | Saturday 12:00 -3:00 pm | Closed on Sundays (Flexible hours by appointment)





@kermit can also vouch for the shop's cuteness IRL. A friend also mentioned, their hours q flexible so just needa drop them a message before going down!. If you need a date idea, @pogstal suggests that maybe after giving flowers to your crush can invite them scuba diving 🤣🤣”. Why not, right?


Creative Golf

Blk 333 Kreta Ayer Rd, #01-17, Singapore 080333

Opens Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 11:30 am-5 pm | Sun 1-5 pm | Closed on Mon and Thurs



The sneaky surprise of 333 Kreta Ayer doesn't stop – it's got a hole-in-one secret hiding right under our noses! 🏌️‍♂️ According to @faezlatiff, there's a golf shop there. And no, it's not just any old golf shop – it's the kingdom of second-hand golf treasures! Who knew your next swing could be powered by pre-loved gear? It's like thrifting for your golf game, and hey, who doesn't love an eco-friendly approach to that perfect swing? Golf enthusiasts, whether you're a pro or just curious about teeing off, this Creative Golf might just become your new happy place on the greens! ⛳🛒


With its eclectic mix of shops and vibrant spirit, 333 Kreta Ayer is a treasure trove waiting to be explored. 🪙 From delightful waffles to empowering social enterprises, aromatic havens, and unexpected discoveries, this neighbourhood definitely has woven a tapestry of experiences that cater to every taste and interest.


This article is scooped by Scratchbac user @kermit and co-written by ScoopAI. Expand to see disclaimer:


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