Have you exhausted all the shopping and dining options in Singapore? If so, it may be time to venture across the border to Johor Bahru, Malaysia for a new culinary and shopping experience.
Paradigm Mall, is one of the largest shopping malls in Johor Bahru, offers an extensive range of eateries and restaurants. With over 80 food and beverage options available, this mall is a must-visit destination for food enthusiasts seeking a day-trip.
As someone who has visited Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru, I highly recommend trying some of the delicious food options available. Here are just a few of the highlights worth trying!
1. Souper Tang
Souper Tang is a restaurant that has been serving nourishing herbal soups with rich flavor for a long time. Today, Souper Tang has transformed itself to offer a well-balanced and healthy herbal-based cuisine.
The restaurant understands the demands of modern life, where long work hours and stress can take a toll on the body. Therefore, Souper Tang has developed soups that not only taste great but also have healing benefits to restore and rebalance the body. In today’s busy lifestyle, soups are nourishing for vitality and life.
Souper Tang has evolved as an element of the health movement and is dedicated to helping people maintain a healthy lifestyle. With their newly revamped outlets, customers can enjoy their crafted soups in a calm and relaxing environment.
Bar-B-Q Plaza is a self-cooking Mongolian and Japanese style barbecue restaurant that was established in 1987 with its first branch at Central Plaza Ladprao, Thailand. They offer a variety of meats and vegetables for patrons to grill, along with their secret sauce.
Even on weekday nights, Bar-B-Q Plaza is crowded with people. Many families, couples, and students love to dine here. The restaurant is known for its quality of food served, but the ultimate hook that draws every customer is the sauce, and the free refill of it, so customers can consume as much sauce as they want during their meal.
While the a la carte items at Bar-B-Q Plaza are nice, the main superstars are the sets. If you don’t know what to order, try the Deluxe Family Set for starters, which comes with a mixture of everything.
The set includes fresh slices of chicken, fish fillet, salmon, sirloin, choice beef, pork, bacon, Australian lamb, squid, shrimp, jellyfish, and vegetables such as green tea taufu, fish mushrooms, baby corn, carrots, lettuce, tomatoes, pumpkins, broccoli, Chinese mushrooms, you mak, bean curd, and even sliced cabbages!
If you no meal is complete without enjoying the signature garlic rice. Customers can upgrade from their complimentary steam rice to the signature garlic rice for a minimal amount of around RM1.50, which is aromatic and really delicious. Highly recommended!
Bar-B-Q Plaza offers one of the widest choices for beverages, including Chinese Tea, Green Tea, Herbal Teas, Ice Blended, Soda and Soft Drinks, Special Float Drinks, beers, coffee, and more. There is something for everyone.
Kinsahi Japanese Restaurant is the perfect destination for those who want to experience authentic Japanese dining with their loved ones. With five outlets located throughout Johor Bahru, Kinsahi offers a wide variety of delectable Japanese cuisines to satisfy all of their diners.
As soon as you step inside Kinsahi, you will be greeted by a modern interior that blends seamlessly with traditional Japanese-style decoration. This creates a comfortable and intimate atmosphere, perfect for enjoying great Japanese delicacies.
Kinsahi’s menu features a wide selection of bento, ramen, sushi, and desserts. There is something for everyone, including strict vegetarians who can enjoy Kinsahi’s excellent vegetarian Japanese delicacies available in both a la carte and menu sets.
In addition to their restaurant services, Kinsahi also provides buffet catering and private chef services upon request. They can also customize menus for events and parties to suit the event’s theme.
4. Ichiban Ramen
Ramen is a highly regarded noodle soup in Japan, and Ichiban Ramen aims to introduce authentic Japanese ramen with chicken-based soup to people of all races in Malaysia.
Established in December 2002, Ichiban Ramen initially only served basic menu items such as ramen, fried rice, and gyoza. Since then, they have expanded rapidly and opened additional shops in shopping malls to offer more choices of Japanese cuisines and ramen with different soup styles specially adjusted to local taste buds. They source their noodles, udon, and soba from Japanese noodle specialists and use high-quality materials to maintain the authentic taste.
Ichiban Ramen is a fast, efficient service restaurant that provides moderately-priced food for daily casual and weekend family dining in a cozy and pleasant ambiance. They are constantly redefining recipes for their dishes and maintain the same cooking standards across all their outlets. Their central kitchen is dedicated to noodles, soup, and sauce production using Japanese elements and local products.
5. Amphawa Thai Tea & Co
Amphawa Thai Tea & Co is the ultimate destination for authentic Thai street food. Craving some delicious Thai cuisine? Look no further than Amphawa Thai Tea & Co! The restaurant is named after the famous floating market village near Bangkok, and it aims to bring the same refreshing food and beverage experiences to its customers. You can find a branch of Amphawa Thai Tea & Co at Paradigm Mall in Johor Bahru.
At Amphawa Thai Tea & Co, you can find a wide variety of refreshing drinks that will satisfy any foodie from the first sip to the last. These include authentic Thai milk teas, tropical Ice Blended Mangoes, and coffee.
When it comes to food, Amphawa Thai Tea & Co offers customers a range of delightful options, from warm, convenient meals to cool and comforting treats. Some of the restaurant’s hot selling items include the Amphawa Tom Yam Bowl, Milk Tea Kaya Toast, Coconut Ice-Cream, and Mango Sticky Rice. Don’t miss out on the chance to indulge in these mouth-watering dishes!
Paradigm Mall is a fantastic destination for families due to its abundance of delicious food options and a variety of shops and facilities that can keep you entertained all day long!
If you’re planning to visit from Singapore, I would recommend taking a taxi from Singapore to JB (Johor Bahru) service like SGMYTRIPS rather than a bus.
They offer reliable taxi Singapore to Malaysia in a spacious MPV 7-seater car with professional drivers who will pick you up and drop you off at your desired locations. With their services, you can travel worry-free across borders and enjoy your trip to Paradigm Mall.