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8 F&B outlets ordered to close for breaching COVID-19 measures; 22 outlets and 59 people fined

8 F&B outlets ordered to close for breaching COVID-19 measures; 22 outlets and 59 people fined

Khalisa Zulkiflee

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Published: 23 August 2021, 11:49 AM

Eight F&B outlets were ordered to close for breaking multiple safe management measures, the Ministry of Sustainability and Environment said in a press release on Friday (Aug 20). 

These include allowing consumption of alcoholic beverages after 10.30pm, neglecting to ensure a safe distance of at least 1m, and allowing groups of more than five to dine-in together. 

All eight outlets were ordered to close for 10 days. The outlets are:

  1. H.O.M. (Ming Arcade)
  2. Aloha Poke Bistro (Jewel)
  3. Ahtti (Vision Exchange) 
  4. Arteastiq (Jewel) 
  5. Dapur Penyet (City Plaza)
  6. Koufu (Yew Tee Point)
  7. Taste Food City Pte Ltd (Peninsula Shopping Complex)
  8. Umami Café (Concorde Hotel and Shopping Mall)

A total of 22 F&B outlets and 59 individuals were given composition fines. 

The premises were fined between $1000 and $4000 for breaking safe management measures such as not ensuring a safe distance of at least 1m between patrons, while the individuals were fined between $300 and $1000 for gathering in groups of more than five while dining-in. 

The outlets fined are: 

  1. Araki (Orchard Plaza)
  2. A Kitchen (Vision Exchange)
  3. Beans Party Western (Hillion Mall)
  4. Beer Valley (Vision Exchange)
  5. Chicken Hotpot (Compass One)
  6. DNA Bistro (Vision Exchange)
  7. Fong Sheng Hao (PLQ) (repeat offender)
  8. Fun Toast (Kallang Wave Mall)
  9. Great World City (Great World City)
  10. He Jia Huan (Vision Exchange)
  11. IndoChine (#01-00, 47 Club Street)
  12. Mamita’s Kitchen (Lucky Plaza) (repeat offender)
  13. Mr Uncle & Auntys Kitchen Pte Ltd (35 Norris Road)
  14. Koufu (Square 2)
  15. Kris Bollywood (Concorde Hotel and Shopping Mall)
  16. Mustard Restaurant (32 Race Course Road)
  17. Signature Lounge (Vision Exchange)
  18. Starbucks Coffee (Westgate)
  19. Westgate (Centre Management Westgate)
  20. Ya Kun Kaya Toast (Marina Square)
  21. Ya Kun Kaya Toast (Lot One)
  22. Yoshinoya (NEX)

The MSE said F&B operators and patrons are “strongly urged” to adhere strictly to safe management measures for everyone’s safety. 

“We must work together to stem the transmission of COVID-19 in the community. The Government will continue to review enforcement efforts on F&B premises and other public spaces to ensure SMMs are adhered to.”


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