Guoco Tower—Spaces and Places to Unwind
Chill Out Corner
Great for: Foodies in a hurry
Located at Basement 2, you’ll be able to identify this spot by the neon signage and vibrant murals that adorn the wall. If you can’t find tables at the quick service restaurants nearby, this is your best bet for grabbing a seat.
Guoco Tower Urban Park
Location: Street level
Great for: People-watching
Unwind while people-watching soaking in the lively energy of the Urban Park. Depending on the time of the day you visit, you’ll get to observe events like fitness sessions by Virgin Active & Health Promotion Board (HPB) and live lunchtime performances by Believer Music & TGIF Music Sessions by Cross Ratio Entertainment and Singapore Chinese Cultural Chinese Centre.
If you’re feeling particularly inspired, be sure to take a seat at the pianos outside Blue Lotus, and tinkle the ivories for passers-by.
Location: L2, enter via staircase next to Toast Box, #01-14
Great for: Meditative tranquillity
If you’re looking for a quiet spot away from the hustle and bustle of the neighbourhood, go hunting for this hidden gem. Tucked away up a flight of stairs next to Toast Box, this corner of Guoco Tower is perfect for a quiet meal.
Takeaway Food Options at Guoco Tower
If you’re a seafood lover, you’re going to love the delicious goodness served up by Makai Poke. Hailing all the way from Hawaii, Poke refers to a dish that incorporates cubed fish and a piping hot bowl of rice.
You can have it your way at this eatery, which lets you mix and match rice, vegetables, your choice of fish and a range of superfoods like goji berries and chia seeds.
Heading to the gym for a lunchtime workout? Be sure to fuel up at Kipos for maximum gains. Taking its name from the Greek word for ‘garden’, these purveyors of organic and natural dishes promotes healthy eating and living.
The dishes served here are made from a customisable menu of two bases, one protein, three crunchy ingredients, dressing and a medley of five vegetables. If that sounds way too complicated, you can opt for their signature bowls, all of which are under 700 calories.
The cutlery here is made from recyclables and bioplastics, so you’ll be doing good for our environment while enjoying a scrumptious meal.
A favourite of meat lovers and those in need of a protein fix, Chalong serves up juicy, charcoal-grilled meats, inspired by flavours from France and Thailand.
Dig into their signature roast beef bowl, sample their Thai basil grilled chicken or indulge in juicy pork jowl (cooked sous-vide style for 18 hours for maximum tenderness). You can pair your purchase with a range of sautéed vegetables like zucchinis, mushrooms and broccoli or top your meal off with an extra mi-cuit egg.