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4 Restaurants to Visit in Singapore before they Close Down for Good by June/July 2019!

The F&B industry is a tough nut to crack in Singapore, especially if you are looking to make it in the long run. Common factors attributing to many restaurant closures include rising labour costs, skyhigh rental rates, manpower issues, strong competition and many more – including the fickle tastebuds of us Singaporeans.

It’s sad for the SG Lifestyle Team to be putting together this round-up but nonetheless, let’s give a last show of support to the following F&B businesses who made it this far before bowing out for good.

4 Restaurants to Visit in Singapore before they Close Down for Good by June/July 2019!

For your easy reference – we have also included their last day of operations (June/July) in the list below.


1) JPot Tampines

  • Years in Operation: 10+ years
  • Last day of Operations: 16 June 2019
  • Address: 10 Tampines Central 1, #03-16, Singapore 529536

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Dear friends of JPOT, For the last 10 years, JPOT has proudly served quality Singapore-style hotpot to customers from all walks of life, and we are glad to have been a part of many happy celebrations and gatherings. It is with a heavy heart to make this announcement that JPOT will be closing its doors on Sunday, 16 June 2019. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all our supporters for this past decade and thank everyone for being part of this memorable journey with JPOT. We had previously received many requests for a Mala soup option and so as a farewell special, our JPOT Team has created a new Mala Soup base for our customers to enjoy. The Mala Soup base is paired with a Vegetable and Mushroom Platter at only $8.80++ for an individual hotpot serving. At the same time, JUMBO Rewards members with a dining group of four or more persons at JPOT will exclusively receive a complimentary hand-made Jumbo Pork Ball to relish with their hotpot. For enquiries, please contact us at customer_service@jumbogroup.com.sg or PM us. For queries relating to the JUMBO Rewards membership, please contact us at rewards@jumbogroup.com.sg or PM us. Thank you once again and we hope to see everyone again soon before we bid our final goodbye. Yours sincerely, JPOT Team

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2) Dome Cafe Parkway Parade

  • Years in Operation: 20+ years
  • Last day of Operations: 23 June 2019
  • Address: 80 Marine Parade Rd, 01-69A/K5/K6, Singapore 449269

3) Hock Lam Beef Kway Teow

  • Years in Operation: 108 Years
  • Last day of Operations: 11 July 2019
  • Address: 460 Alexandra Rd, #02-24,Alexandra Retail Centre, S119963


4) GoroGoro Steamboat & Korean Buffet

  • Years in Operation: 3+ years
  • Last day of Operations: 14 July 2019
  • Address: 218 Orchard Road, orchardgateway@emerald, 04-01, S238851

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Dear fans and friends of GoroGoro Steamboat, thank you for your support the past 3 years and 3 months! We are sad to announce that we will not be renewing our lease with OGE and closing our doors on 14 July 2019. It was a difficult decision but it wasn't an easy feat to manage the rising operating costs, while ensuring that we offer the best quality food and service to you – our valued guests. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who have dined with us and for all the wonderful memories at this big 6000sqf "ulu" space in Somerset since our first day of opening in Feb 2016. With that aside, we still have a good 2 months left, so do share this news with your family and friends! You may visit www.kingdomfood.sg or call us at 6385 7854 for reservation. We are located at Orchardgateway@emerald #04-01 S238851 😊 See you all soon!

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It’s sorry to see you go, but thank you for the food and memories during their years of operations in Singapore!

Also read: GOOD BYE Chili’s Singapore – CLOSED

On a brighter note, you never know if a miracle could happen and something similar to Kenny’s Rogers Roasters could happen.

Or if they would make a comeback – just like A&W Singapore after so many years!

Indeed, you never know 😉

More importantly, don’t say we NEVER share! 😎

P.s If you are a struggling F&B business owner in Singapore and have been looking to engage a specialized F&B marketing agency to turn your business around OR are a brand new F&B business owner needing some marketing assistance and/or engage an F&B consultant to set things up – drop us your contact below and we can help link you up! Note this very honest disclaimer – results are never guaranteed and 

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