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Provence or Providence?

Provence or Providence?

How Provence, the unobtrusive Japanese cafe in Lorong Liput, came out of the crisis stronger. Those of you who have been coming to Holland V for a while may recall the type of clientele, Provence, the Japanese-run cafe and bakery along Lorong Liput, used to have. They were clearly serving mostly Japanese customers. Provence is […]

Alto Taberna Bites The Dust

Alto Taberna Bites The Dust

Another Tapas outlet calls it a day after less than a year  I was walking along Lorong Mambong today and I noticed a vacated 16A, which used to be occupied by Alto Taberna Tapas. The signboard is still up but the interior appeared stripped. It’s a pity because I remembered an eager young man (presumably […]

New And Better Coffee Bean on Lorong Mambong

New And Better Coffee Bean on Lorong Mambong

Has anyone seen the newly renovated Coffee Bean on Lorong Mambong? My partner is a frequent customer and she was pretty upset when it was closed for the past few weeks for renovation. But last Friday and today (Wednesday), we went over for breakfast and all the regulars are back in full force. This article records both […]

Is Holland Village Bohemian by any chance?

Is Holland Village Bohemian by any chance?

The Wizard of Holland V discusses the Village’s essence with Thomas -Tango’s faithful patron Mine is certainly not a Bohemian lifestyle despite living in a so-called “Bohemian” village for over a decade. What is Bohemian, or for that matter, Bohemianism, anyway? Is it a lifestyle or is it an attitude or is it just a name […]

Holland Village MRT Opening

Holland Village MRT Opening

Saturday 8th October 2011 (Afternoon) Hi, Our brand new Holland Village MRT station opens today – 8th Oct. Okay, now here for the report: Morning was somewhat quiet but the traffic has been picking up since about 12 noon as lunch approaches. Below are two videos and some shots of the traffic taken today. Looks […]

The History of Holland Village

The History of Holland Village

From Plantation To Bohemian Enclave In the early years, Holland Village was occupied by plantations and nurseries on both the Jalan Merah Saga and Lorong Mambong sides. As her name suggests, it was the Dutch, who was the first community to make its presence felt in the Holland area. In fact, the district was named […]

Map of Holland Village

Map of Holland Village

Holland Village on the Singapore map Holland Village is located within the Queenstown district, which is within the Tanjong Pagar electoral boundary. It is also within district “10” and is considered a “central” district although it is sometimes classified under the “west” district. What forms the Village Holland Village consists of: 1. the village’s two […]

Getting To Holland Village

Getting To Holland Village

(If you are driving to Holland Village, you can check out the parking lots here) By Public Transport By Public Buses 10 bus stops around Holland Village The map below shows 10 bus stops around the parameter of Holland Village. All are within a 5-minute walk. The locations of all the ten bus stops are […]

Car Parks in Holland Village

Car Parks in Holland Village

Car Parks In Holland Village Please note that the below information may change without prior notice, so if you happen to find a car park that has disappeared, just move to the next one in the below list. Development is underway for an entire plot of land that is adjacent to Holland Village. (For other […]

Essential Services

Essential Services

Essential Services in Holland Village Go to Holland Village Business Directories If you have questions, please post them at our Holland-Village-Singapore Facebook Page.

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