MAYER
Come here for: Imported kitchen appliances ranging from sophisticated built-ins and free standing ones, to small kitchen appliances and air treatment products

Mayer’s motto “The Heart of Your Home”  couldn’t be more accurate. Look for long-lasting brands like KitchenAid, Ariston, Indesit and Delizia brands if you’re renovating your kitchen. Check out their best-selling, value housebrand items including Mayer air fryer white + free cookbook ($98) and Mayer table top electric oven ($88).

Opening hours: Daily 11am-9.30pm
Address: #03-13, 1 Woodlands Square and 5 other showrooms. Tel: 6563 4288

 

LEMON ZEST
Come here for: Stylish and whimsical kitchen products including appliances, cookware and cookbooks

Expect to find trendy kitchen products that will inspire you to cook. No ideas on how to get started? Pick up a mix of cookbooks and magazines: Fermented Vegetables ($42) or Food 52 Genius Recipes ($59). For further inspiration, check out Lemon Zest’s blog for recipes and D.I.Y ideas.

Opening hours: Sun-Thu 10am-9pm, Fri-Sat 10am-10pm
Address: #01-80 Chip Bee Gardens, 43 Jalan Merah Saga. Tel: 6471 0566

 

BAKE IT YOURSELF (B-I-Y)
Come here for: Decorating tools and equipment, renowned courses (Wilton and PME), in-house baking and decorating workshops

Doing cake decorators a great service since 2003, the three-storey store reminds us of Alice in Wonderland–rows of baking cups; coloured sugars (from $3.12); icing decorations; cookie cutters (from $1.20) of all types, shapes and sizes; chocolate moulds (from $3.10); sugarcraft tools; rolling pins and cake pans.

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat 11am-5pm
Address: 9 Circular Road. Tel: 6100 2253

 

RAZORSHARP
Come here for: Serious tools such as Japanese knives and Lodge pans, knife sharpening services

Since 2002, this small shop-cum-office has been supplying fine knives and kitchen accessories to F&B pros and homeowners alike. This is where you’ll find professional Shibata Sanmai Kotetsu knives (from $320), Lodge cast iron pans (from $89) and necessities such as bamboo cutting boards (from $9) and wood oils.

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9.30am-6pm, Sat 9.30am-12.30pm
Address: #01-13 Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Road. Tel: 6227 7515

 

PHOON HUAT
Come here for: Bakery, beverage and confectionery supplies

Proudly homegrown, Phoon Huat started off as a small shop along Middle Road in 1947 from where owner Wong Tai Fuang made personal deliveries on his bike. Now, the flourishing business is where you’ll find every baking need, from piping bags to gum paste flowers.

Opening hours: Mon-Sat 9am-8.30pm, Sun 9am-7pm
Address: #01-120, 243 Simei Street 3 and 12 other locations. Tel: 6848 6618 (office)

 

ToTT
Come here for: Specialised kitchen tools, spacious (and gorgeous) venue for team building, cooking and baking lessons

Check out the hands-on studio holding culinary classes (from $98), venue rentals for birthday, a Bake & Go counter and in-house bistro. Browse through the curated selection including popular products Magisso Champagne Cooler ($118.90), Jamie Oliver Pasta Essential Set ($49.90), Bar10der ($52.90), Cuisineart Smart Stick Hand Blender ($248) and other well-known brands. Psst: Parent company Sia Huat in Temple Street has an extensive range (more than 120 quality brands) of foodservice products and equipment to cater to largely professional customers.

Opening hours: Mon-Thu 11am-8pm, Fri 11am-9pm, Sat, Sun & PH 10am-9pm
Address: #01-01A Sime Darby Centre, 896 Dunearn Road. Tel: 6219 7077

 

LAU CHOY SENG
Come here for: Tableware, cutleries, bar wares, kitchenwares– including own brand’s foodservice products

It opened its doors in 1948 as a clog-making business, then expanded to importing products from Hong Kong, to being direct distributors and stockists for more than 35 brands with over 20,000 products. This is where F&B professionals go for Chinese kitchen essentials like pans, claypots, utensils and cutlery.

Opening hours: Mon-Sat 8.30am-6pm
Address: 23 Temple Street. Tel: 6223 5486