Updated: Feb 15
Exploring Restaurants on Arab Street
Your journey in Singapore is bound to lead you to the bustling streets of Bugis, where you will come across a colourful row of distinctive shops, quaint cafes, and enchanting restaurants in Arab street known for providing a variety of hip cafes and Malay food around Kampong Glam area. Arab Street area allows you to connect with vibrant hues and historical landmarks around the Kampong Glam. But if you wish to elevate your local Singapore experience, visit a more exclusive dining venue than the casual cafes at Kampong Glam, take a 4-minute walk from the arab street and prepare for a pampering feat by celebrity Chef, Mel Dean at Permata Singapore.
If you are seeking local food in a more exclusive dining experience, Permata Singapore offers exactly that.
A unique modern-heritage dining experience
Experience a modern take on local heritage cuisine at Permata Singapore, located in the iconic Gedung Kuning. With its distinct proximity to the historical Istana Kampong Gelam, this unique dining space celebrates the Nusantara region's vibrant diversity and indigenous flavours in its menu, featuring iconic heritage dishes from Singapore to Malaysia and even Indonesia. Each plate is prepared with a modern twist, elevating your dining beyond the average local dining experience.
Permata Singapore was nominated as the Best Halal Restaurant by Halal Awards Singapore 2022 and was the finalist for Best Halal Restaurant (Fine Dining) by Epicurean Star Award 2022.
Exclusive dining venue with private rooms
For an exclusive, upscale dining experience coupled with privacy and comfort, Gedung Kuning is your destination. Here you will find a discrete yet luxurious setting consisting of beautiful Palladian Style exteriors and traditional Malay house interiors influenced by the former Istana Kampong Glam next door. Enjoy an unforgettable meal in one of the private rooms for added exclusivity.
Those seeking a truly luxurious dining experience should look no further than the private rooms of Gedung Kuning at Kampong Glam in Singapore. Offering upscale Malay food, Permata promises to provide its guests with an unparalleled culinary adventure. With its distinct atmosphere and top-notch meal quality.
Permata Singapore is a popular venue for diplomats, dignitaries and celebrities. It has been graced by the presence of Singapore's President Halmiah Yacob and Speaker of Parliament Chuan Jin, as well as Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Farhan, Mr Masagos Zulkifli, MR Heng Swee Keat and many more. Notable local celebrities like Suhaimi Yusof, Fakkah Fuzz, Fariz Jabah, and Farah Lola have also dined at Gedung Kuning. Permata is also popular among neighbouring Malaysians and Indonesian celebrities too! The team at Permata Singapore is highly experienced in handling exclusive events and dining.
There are three distinct private rooms available in Gedung Kuning:
You can book this exclusive dining room and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere and delicious food with up to 32 guests. The price for renting this space starts at $400 and entitles you to spend 3 hours on the premises, enjoying a 3, 4, or 5-course curated set meal.
For a smaller, more intimate space, consider renting the Private Dining Room with a capacity of 8 guests. The rental fee starts and $300 and allows you to spend 3 hours enjoying the private environment with curated progressive Nusantara set meal or degustation menus.
For a slightly larger party booking, you can opt for our Main Dining Hall which can fit 30-54 guests, with the rental fee starting from $500. In the three hours, you will spend there, you will be pampered with the bespoke Nusantara feast that will long be set in your memory. This is ideal for celebrating intimate events, from birthdays and solemnisation to smaller wedding receptions.