8 Things To Do With Your Partner For A Parisian-Inspired Date In SG


Qistina Bumidin •  Feb 09, 2022

In the name of love, why not recreate your very own Parisian-inspired date in Singapore? You don’t need to be in the City Of Love to do all sorts of lovey-dovey activities. ? We give you 8 things you can do with your partner, which might transport you to the romantic streets of Paris. ?

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Recreate Paris With Your Partner In SG With These 8 Activities

1. Indulge in decadent French pastries and dishes 

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Nothing screams romantic like quaint cafes selling delicious French pastries while you’re snuggling up with your partner. ? Have a meet-cute moment with your special someone at The Secret Garden by Zeekri. ?

Located nearby Masjid Sultan, this French Muslim-owned brasserie is the place to be for a taste of amazing French-inspired cuisines and mouthwatering pastries and veinnoiserie (referring to a whole category of pastry that includes croissants, pain au raisins and brioche). From the iconic warm, buttery croissants and savoury puffs, close your eyes and you’ll almost imagine yourself in Paris (technically if you sit near the road, it does feel like it!) ?.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Thu; 11.30AM-9.30PM, Fri; 11.30AM-10.30PM, Sat; 9AM-10.30PM, Sun; 9AM-9.30PM

Address: 19 Baghdad St, Singapore 199658

Contact: Whatsapp +65 9189 5663

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P.S. We rounded up even more restaurants in Singapore to get you and your partner in the romantic mood!

2. Have a nice stroll among some of Singapore’s prettiest streets

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Imagine strolling down one of the most prettiest and picturesque streets in Paris, except it’s right at your doorstep. ? We’re talking about the iconic Peranakan shophouses at Koon Seng Road! The road is lined on both sides with conserved shophouses in bright pastel colours, making it an Instagrammable spot for a nice memento with your partner! ? Haji Lane is also another place for a romantic stroll. The road in between heritage shophouses and independent stores feels like a hidden city within a city, just like how you’re lost in the moment with your partner. ? The bonus part? There’s so many halal stores nearby for a delicious brunch! 

P.S. Looking for even more IG-worthy places for your pre- and post- wedding shoots in Singapore? We got it all covered!

3. Watch a classic French film

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There is no better way to get in the mood for love than with a classic French romance movie. ? Watching such classics is no longer rare with the help of popular indie cinema The Projector, which carries a range of indie and foreign films. The Projector has been in partnership with My French Film Festival for 12 years now, and they have an exclusive range of French films across genres, including romance, that are bound to make you even more chummy with your partner. ?

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Rent and watch it at the comfort of your home, or book a ticket and recreate those old-school date nights your parents used to have. ?. After your movie, head on to their retro photobooth and take some adorable pictures with your partner! ?

P.S. Looking for romantic spots to take your pre- and post-wedding spots in Singapore? We got you covered! 

Opening hours:

Golden Mile Tower

Mon-Fri: 4pm to 8.30pm; Sat/Sun/Public Holidays: 1pm to 8.30pm

Projector X Riverside

Wed-Fri: 4pm to 8.30pm; Sat/Sun/Public Holidays: 1pm to 8.30pm


The Projector

6001 Beach Road, Golden Mile Tower, #05-00, Singapore 199589

Projector X: Riverside

Riverside Point, 30 Merchant Road, #04-13, Singapore 058282

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4. Picnic among lush greeneries or sandy beaches across the island

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Sometimes the most romantic and picturesque date night involves the simplest things: a picnic. It’s casual, fun and gives you the opportunity to spend quality time with your partner. ? Relax amongst the sights and sounds of mother nature at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, or head over to Siloso, Palawan or Tanjong Beach, lay down your picnic mat and just watch the world go by for hours. ? Turn up the French and add on a charcuterie board for your picnic meals. You can choose to either make your own special one, or simply purchase a halal cheese platter from Nomad’s Soiree. ?

5. Have a little Parisian shopping spree 

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Paris is considered a real paradise for shopaholics and fashion lovers, and here in Singapore, we’re not far off too! From independent stores to high-end boutiques, shopping with your partners can be a great bonding experience! We got you covered with a complete guide on the best places to shop till’ you drop.

P.S. The ultimate shopping guide in the shopping haven in Bugis is right here!

6. Visit Singapore’s artsy, historic museums

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The best couples are like the best museums: distinguished, and filled with mysteries. Paris has long been known as the go-to place for all things arts and cultural. Some of the best romantic films happen in museums, and you can try recreating those scenes at our very own museums. ? The National Gallery is a natural venue for romance, and is highly popular for their annual Light To Night Festival. Its cascading grand staircases are perfect for hand-holding, while you gape and gasp at the dreamy art in unison. ?

Opening hours:

10am to 7pm daily

Last admission

6.15pm (Glass Rotunda)

6.30pm (All other galleries)

Address: 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897

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7. Have a romantic staycation with private pools

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Sometimes, a weekend getaway is good enough to reignite that spark, or just to celebrate each other, and what better way to do so than having a romantic staycation? ? It’s going to be all about you and your boo here, with private pools included, so maximise all this private, romantic time you have together! ?

8. Transport you and your partner to Paris literally

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We’ve talked so much about wanting to be in the City Of Love, why not bring yourself there instead? ?? Okay, well, travelling now is a little tricky, but you can still experience the romantic city right here in our own home! ? From 12th to 20th February 2022, the Van Cleef & Arpel’s immersive exhibition, A Journey Through the Poetry of Time recreates the streets of Paris at Marina Bay Sands! This free installation has four different-themed galleries for you to explore and stroll through while snapping up cute IG-worthy photos. For couples with young children, you can sign up for free workshops where they can assemble and bring home their very own Paris scenes with foldable paper kits! ? Slots are almost fully booked, so do book one as soon as you can! 

Opening hours: 10am-10pm from 12th Feb-20th Feb

Address: Marina Bay Sands Expo Hall B​, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956

Book a slot via: Here

If you’re still unsure what to do with your special someone, why not trust the love experts, and go on a Parisian-inspired date with your loved ones! Au revoir, mes chéris! ?