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in Singapore for an unforgettable weekend

Running out of ideas for outings? Here are six hangout spots you can bring your family and friends for an unforgettable weekend.

Text | Anthony Lim
Photos | Low Fai Ming
There isn't much to do in such a small city like ours. Most weekends are spent either partying and drinking, or having supper at your favourite Prata place. It can be tiresome to search for unique experiences that will leave a lasting impression on you and your friends.

Not to worry, we've found six hangout spots that you can bring your friends and family to spice up your weekends.
Kombi rocks
1. Catch some vintage vibes at Kombi Rocks Diner

As you've already guessed, Kombi Rocks is a diner named after one of the most iconic hipster-mobiles of all time - the Volkswagen Kombi. Enjoy a wide variety of Teochew-Thai fusion dishes while soaking up the ambience of old school memorabilia and a lineup of restored vintage VW Kombis.

Address: 66 Yio Chu Kang Rd, Singapore (545568)
Operating hours: Mondays to Sundays from 12:00pm to 11:00pm
Bukit timah saddle club
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2. Riders Cafe doesn't horse around when it comes to good food

Tucked away in a corner of Bukit Timah lies Riders Cafe, which offers a one-of-a-kind dining experience with contemporary comfort food made with only the highest-quality ingredients. Its mission is to bring good food to people, with an unrivalled view of horses trotting about in all their equestrian glory.

Address: 51 Fairways Drive, Singapore (286965), Bukit Timah Saddle Club
Operating hours: Sundays to Thursdays from 8:00am to 9:00pm, Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00am to 10:00pm, closed on Mondays
Bollywood veggies
Out of car
3. Get down and dirty at Bollywood Veggies

You'd think a tiny island wouldn't have any farms left in this day and age. But you'd be wrong. Bollywood Veggies is a 10-acre organic farm with a culinary school and museum located in the wild west of Singapore. Its Poison Ivy bistro serves up local and fusion cuisine made with locally-farmed organic produce while the farm itself offers tours and fun-filled activities for those who don't mind getting their hands dirty.

Address: 100 Neo Tiew Road, Singapore (719026)
Operating hours: Wednesdays to Fridays from 8:00am to 5:30pm, Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 8:00am to 6:30pm, Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays except on Public Holidays
4. Grab a cold one at Handlebar

It doesn't matter whether you're a biker or not, a trip to Handlebar is guaranteed to make you fall in love with these two-wheeled machines. Grab a cold one and immerse yourself in the camaraderie, brotherhood and badassery that can otherwise only be found in Sons of Anarchy. Just be sure to keep an eye on your alcohol intake and drink responsibly.

Address: 10 Lock Road Singapore (108938)
Operating hours: Tuesdays to Thursdays and Sundays from 12:00pm to 12:00am, Fridays from 12:00pm to 1:00am, Saturdays from 12:00pm to 2:00am, Closed on Mondays
Farmmart centre
5. Experience the kampung life at Farmart Centre

Getting bored of your usual hawker haunts like Bedok 85, Newton Circus or Adam Road Food Centre? You might want to check out Farmart, which serves up local delicacies such as satay, BBQ seafood and tze char dishes. It's also the place to go if you want to get up close and personal with goats, rabbits and other farm critters. Farm tours have separate operating hours from the food outlets so it's best to check ahead of schedule.

Address: 67 Sungei Tengah Road, Singapore (699008)
Operating hours: Sundays to Thursdays from 10:00am to 10:00pm, Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00am to 12:00am
6. Prawn and pool at Punggol

Prawning, pool, and much more await you in Punggol. Have dinner at a variety of restaurants and bars, then head over to Hai Bin, where you can put your prawning skills to the test and barbeque your catch once you're done. If prawning isn't your cup of tea, there's also a pool and billiards room next door. The container park has separate operating hours from Hai Bin Prawning so we recommend doing a bit of homework before heading down.

Address: 6 Tebing Lane #01-04, Singapore (828835)
Operating hours: Open 24/7, including Public Holidays
Car club
If you haven't already noticed, these six hangout spots are out of the way and aren't that easy to get to without your own transport. If you don't own a car and do not need one for your everyday tasks, your best bet is to go with Car-Sharing. It's an affordable and convenient alternative. Plus, the experience of visiting these places will be that much more special if you drive there.
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With over 100 stations islandwide, Car Club offers a wide range of cars at affordable prices that ensure you always have a ride nearby.