Launched in 1997, Bukit Indah is now one of the most-sought after township in Malaysia.
With the excellent transportation system provided, Singaporeans can get to Bukit Indah and its muse-see destinations easily.
Away from the hustle and bustle of Singapore, one can unwind themselves perfectly in this warm and vivid township.
If you are working so hard recently, why not reward yourself with good food and go for vacation?
The ideal place for you would be Bukit Indah!
Today, I’m going to share with you what we found about Bukit Indah, Johor.
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How to Get to Bukit Indah from Singapore
1. Public Bus
Public bus transportation in Singapore offers a cheap and convenient ride. You can go to Jurong East bus interchange to board the Causeway Link bus No.CW3.
Alternatively, go to Boon Lay to board the Causeway Link bus No.CW6. The bus fares are S$4.00 per person. Keep the bus ticket with you as you will need it after that. Both of the buses will bring you to the Tuas Immigration Checkpoint.
Upon reaching, alight from the bus and clear the customs. After that, you may board any Causeway Link bus with a valid bus ticket.
The bus will travel through Tuas Second Link and stops at Malaysian Immigration Checkpoint. Again, alight from the bus and clear the customs. Board either CW3 bus or CW6 bus. The buses will take you to Bukit Indah. You may alight from the bus when you see AEON shopping mall, Giant or TESCO.
2. Private Car
Tired of carrying luggage while using bus system and the long lines queue while clearing the customs? Private car transfer service from Singapore to Bukit Indah offered by SGMYTAXI is strongly recommended to you.
The experienced driver with good local traffic knowledge will bring you direct to Bukit Indah without getting off the car to clear immigration.
Enjoy the trip experience at the most affordable transfer rates. There is no extra charge, no waiting time charge and no booking fee imposed to you.
The 3 types of spacious and comfortable transport vehicles offered are Hyundai Starex, Toyota Alphard and Toyota Innova. These vehicles can accommodate more passengers and travel luggage. You can simply relax throughout the journey.
Book your trip online anytime. The driver will pick you up at the place you have quoted on time. The quality service will definitely meet your satisfaction.
Enjoy a hassle free and comfortable trip experience to Bukit Indah by taking Limousine Cab. It heightens the comfort level by providing luxurious seats and in-built audio system.
There are varieties of cab for you to choose, including Mercedes Cab, Maxi Cab, London Cab, Space MPV Taxi, Limo Cab and Chrysler Cab. Each limo cab has distinctive features to meet the requirements of different customers.
Online booking is available Booking can be done via PayPal, credit or debit card. Alternatively, you can call them. There is no additional charge for booking.
What to do in Bukit Indah
The shopping complexes in Bukit Indah draw the attentions of many visitors. With extensive selection of shops and variety of delicious cuisines served, the shopping malls offer a comprehensive and unique shopping experience to the shoppers.
1) AEON Bukit Indah Shopping Mall (Previously Jusco Bukit Indah)
2) TESCO Bukit Indah
3) Giant Hypermarket Nusa Bestari
TGV Cinema in Bukit Indah
Enjoy the best cinematic experiences by immersing yourself completely in a virtual world in TGV cinema. Located in second floor of AEON shopping mall, TGV cinema offers bigger screens with higher resolution, good acoustic sound and comfortable seating. Do not forget to try their famous caramel popcorns which one will definitely crave for more!
Top 9 Food to Eat in Bukit Indah
1.) Black Castle Bistro
Black Castle Bistro is a middle aged themed restaurant which serves variety of delightful and appetizing cuisines including British, Italian, Spanish and American cuisines. Eddie Soh, who has professional culinary skills in Western cuisine, is the chef of this restaurant.
A two-storey tall façade with red awnings hung against it is where the restaurant locates. There is also a big poster and logo on the exterior wall.
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Inside, the brick interior together with wooden tables and stools create atmosphere of medieval times. You will feel yourself like a royalty when you dine in here.
Besides the common western dishes, the restaurant serves a special yet appealing dishes-20 inch BBQ pork ribs. The juicy and tender meat slathered with flavourful BBQ sauce will make meat lovers’ mouth water. As the cuisines served are mainly in large portions, the diners can share their orders with one another.
2.) Din Kee Beef Noodles
Guang Xing Long kopitiam is situated in residential area of Bukit Indah. Here, you can find the Din Kee hawker stall which is run by Ah Koon and his wife. Famous for its scrumptious beef noodles, Din Kee catches the attention of beef lovers from West Malaysia and Singapore.
The steamy hot bowl of beef noodles is served together with mouth-watering beef stock. With the gamy smell of beef given off, your appetite will definitely be increased.
Blended dark soy sauce, fried shallots and thick beef stock are the tossing sauce which are added to boiled noodles and beef. According to Ah Koon, it takes 5 hours to make a good beef stock.
Despite of large amount of beefs served in each bowl, each of them is tender and thick. Herbs are added while making the beef stock, making it herbal and flavourful. Delicious handmade beef balls were also served in beef stock.
3.) Restaurant Siang Yuan
At the corner of the shop lot, you can find Xiang Yuan, a modest Chinese restaurant. Inside, it is equipped with big table, comfortable plastic chair, bright lighting and powerful wall-mounted fan.
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The interior furnishings are simple but the environment is clean and spacious. Operated by Zen and a few hired workers, the restaurant serves excellent Chinese food at the most reasonable price. It is also a perfect place for nice and casual family gathering.
The most sought-after dish here is their signature dish, curry fish head. The recipe is identified by Zen’s grandfather and later passed down to Zen.
Together with vegetables, the fresh and meaty Ikan Merah fish head is perfectly cooked and covered with curry gravy. Although the thick curry gravy is spicy and has intense flavours, most of the customers end up finishing all the gravy. Besides curry fish head, Siang Yuan also serves side dishes that will leave you satisfied and full.
4.) The Macro Polo Kitchen
Diners feel themselves like authentic Italian when they dine in The Macro Polo Kitchen. The menu combines Italian cuisines and enticing desserts which will definitely satisfy one’s appetite. Without serving pork and alcohol, it is also one of the favourite dining places among Muslims.
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The Macro Polo Kitchen is a 2-storey restaurant. It is easy to be found as the facade is painted in red. The raw finishing interior creates a rustic yet contemporary ambiance for dining.
The pizzas ordered are made freshly by chef. The diners are often delighted by the crispy crust of pizzas and the flavourful fillings.
You must not miss out the Tiramisu prepared by the chef. With the coco powder sprinkled all over the mascarpone cheese and coffee, it looks appealing and appetizing. Crème Brulee is a classic French dessert served here. It is sweet and the custard base is completely covered by layer of hard caramel.
5.) Restaurant Kip
Renowned for its delicious wanton noodles, Restoran Kip is the perfect place for breakfast. Inside, the orderly arrangement of wooden tables and chairs and simple furnishing creates a clean and neat environment. The price for a serving of wanton noodles is at the normal price.
Restaurant Kip is started by Mr Wong and his wife in 2004. Tangerine, which symbolises auspicious, can be seen on the shop sign and the interior walls. Eventually, tangerine is indeed bringing good luck to the couple as their business is growing gradually.
The wantan noodles served here are different in their tossing sauce. The springy and chewy lard-coated noodles are topped with Char Siew and vegetables. The Char Siew is tender and salty. The noodles are complemented with a small bowls of wantons in soup. The wanton is sweet-tasting and it enhances the taste of the soup. All of the wantons are freshly made every day.
6.) Restaurant Fuzhoumian
You can find Restaurant Fuzhoumian in the middle of old street in Taman Bukit Indah. Although the restaurant is small and a little old-fashioned, the seats are often fully occupied.
The interesting part of this restaurant is that you can see the hired workers making the noodles and mee hoon kueh from dough.
After kneading the dough, it is rolled out from a small machine to produce noodles. The mee hoon kueh are hand torn, thus producing different shapes.
Mee hoon kueh is a homely dish which is famous among Chinese homes in the past. Served in a bowl with savoury soup, it is topped with fried anchovies, tender pork and “sayur manis”.
The kueh are thick and silky smooth. The fish and fish bones are boiled to make the broth, thus giving a sweet taste. Generally, Mee Hoon Kueh is tasty and can satisfy one’s craving.
7.) Olla Restaurant at Hotel Granada
The main idea of Olla Restaurant is to provide the best dishes which can be sought locally. Olla Restaurant is situated right inside the main entrance of Hotel Granada Bukit Indah.
Halal Hainanese chicken rice is served at Olla Restaurant. It is prepared by Executive Chef Peter Lim, a true blue Hainanese.
The flesh is tender and smooth while the rice has aromatic smell. You can douse the chicken meat in any sauces, including chilli sauce, ginger sauce and black soy sauce.
The menu combines local’s favourite cuisine and international cuisine. It is opened throughout the day. With its clean and comfortable environment, Olla Restaurant offers the best culinary experience to the guests.
In Johor, oxtail Asam Pedas can only be found in Olla Restaurant. When the spicy stewed oxtail becomes tender, it is served in a claypot. Complement with it, asam pedas sauce is provided in gravy boat.
8.) Moonlight Cake House at Bukit Indah, Johor Bahru
For anyone who likes modern coffee shop, here is the place that best suit you. Moonlight Cake Househas done a great job providing a comfy and warm environment. The scrubs are closely planted to shield the customers from road dust and the area is cooled by whirling ceiling fans along with cooling mist curtains and dim lighting.
Moonlight Cake House does not only serve variety of delicious cakes but it serves a good variety of Asian and Western foods and beverages too. All of it comes with a reasonable price.
By default, crepe cakes will be the people’s choice, “Berry Berry Milk Crepe” is one of it. It is not very sweet but the cream melted bite will brighten up your day.
The spaghetti served here is very pleasant. Aglio Olio with Mushrooms gives off a very smooth cheese and olive oil fragrant. The springy bite of spaghetti makes it mouthwatering.
9.) Tasconi’s Pizza in Johor Bahru (near AEON Jusco Mall Bukit Indah)
Tasconi’s Pizza is originated from Brunei Darussalam and now it is in Malaysia. Tasconi’s Pizza serves homemade Italian pizzas. Moreover, Tasconi’s Pizza is halal since it is originated from an Islamic country.
Tasconi’s Pizza serves only 17 types of pizzas on the menu and comes with 5 different sizes. Tasconi’s Pizza also provides free delivery.
This is Tosconi’s regular 10” Spicy Beef pizza. Tosconi’s Spicy Beef pizza topping is full of minced beef, beef pepperoni, beef salami, onions, jalapeno peppers and imported Italian mozzarella cheese. The crust is thick and just the right texture combined with the rich and creamy molten cheese.
Next is Tosconi’s regular 10” Mexicana pizza. Tosconi’s Mexicana pizza’s topping is loaded with ground beef, onions, jalapeno peppers, fresh tomatoes, red and green peppers, and imported Italian mozzarella cheese.
Overall you get the rich beef and molten cheese favour, juicy tomatoes and peppers that are well-mixed together. It is nice and not overly oily.
Hotels near Bukit Indah
1.) Goody Hotel Bukit Indah
Aimed at becoming the most trusted hotel in Johor, Goody Hotel strives hard to provide the highest satisfactory services.
As quality service is their main concern, the staffs are well trained professionally to provide the best personalised and courteous services to customers. The principal of giving top priority to customers will make your stay a pleasing one.
Goody Hotel offers comfortable rooms including superior queen, standard queen, deluxe king and family room at reasonable price. Some of the rooms have a clear garden view and street view.
All of the rooms are equipped with an individually adjustable air conditioning system, private shower and perfect room facilities. Besides, the dining room is equipped with colourful lights, creating a warm and vivid atmosphere.
If you wish to find relaxation in the hustle city, Goody Hotel is a good option to you. Online booking is available by filling the reservation form at their website.
2.) Orange Hotel Bukit Indah
Orange Hotel is strategically located in the middle of city and is easily accessed to hot spots in Bukit Indah. It is within walking distance to the Nusajaya Giant Supermarket and Tesco.
Besides, it requires only 10 minutes’ drive from Legoland. Located in the middle of a few restaurants, the travellers can have a taste on local cuisine. If you travelling on a budget, Orange Hotel is the perfect choice as the room rates are affordable.
The rooms and toilets are clean as there are housekeeping services daily. The facilities provided in every room are excellent, including private bathroom with hot shower, high speed internet service, flat LED TV and smoke detector.
You will feel secured while staying here as Orange Hotel installs CCTV in hotel, hires security guard at night and provides security card system. The hair dryer and kettle can be accessed upon request.
3.) Hotel Granada Johor Bahru
Hotel Granada Johor Bahru is a 4-star business class hotel located in Taman Bukit Indah. The rooms offered are clean and the staffs are extremely friendly and polite.
With outstanding room facilities and amenities provided, the guests feel comfortable staying here. The free WiFi available in hotel allows the guests to stay connected.
Olla Restaurant can be found in the hotel. It opens throughout the day and serves food ranging from local cuisines to international cuisines. There is also a fitness centre in hotel to provide recreational activities.
The guests staying here can enjoy shopping in Aeon shopping mall and Tesco as both of them are within 10 minutes walking distance.
Besides, if you are tired after shopping throughout the day, a massage at the spa can provide relaxation for you. Guests do not have to worry about their laundry as laundry and dry cleaning services are both available.
4.) Pariss Hotel
Standing at an outstanding location, Pariss Hotel is connected to Second Link Highway and Senai Airport. As it is near to expressways linking and hypermarkets, it is convenient to business travellers.
Besides, the conference room and meeting room are provided to complement the needs of them.
For leisure, there is a golf course within close proximity. The rooftop swimming pool is the highlight of Pariss Hotel. The guests can take a dip in the pool and enjoy the views of Bukit Indah.
The hotel features a rooftop restaurant, SkyDeck Bistro. The dishes served here are delightful.
The rooms and suites are stylishly furnished. LCD televisions with local and foreign channels, complement free Wifi, writing desk and coffee making facilities are the room facilities that are available in Pariss Hotel. Laundry and room service are available. Most of the guests find Pariss Hotel a home from home.
5.) Sky Loft Premium Suite Bukit Indah
Developed by SP Setia, Sky Loft Premium Suites Bukit Indah is a 32-storey condominium which is strategically located in Gelang Patah, the heart of Nusajaya.
With its strategic location, it is easily accessed to the city’s must-see destinations. Better than that, buses and taxi services are available here.
Covered parking, BBQ facilities, children’s playground, tennis courts and fitness centre are a few examples of facilities provided here. These facilities ensure your stay at the hotel a special and memorable one.
Besides, it is a safe place to stay as the property is secured by patrol guards and is equipped with 24-hour security system.
Homestay Tawakkal offers beautifully furnished rooms in Sky Loft Premium Suites. Comfort room facilities and amenities are also provided by them.
However, as there is no reception area in the hotel, the guests must contact and meet the individual owner personally to receive keys.
6.) D’Inspire By KSL Resort
D’Inspire Residence is a 25-storey apartment. The guests can choose to stay in the apartments with a selection of two or three bedrooms.
Each unit features a television and practical amenities include kitchenettes and refrigerators. Some units have air conditioning system and a dining area.
The residence is located 20 minutes from Puteri Harbour and 15 minutes from Legoland Malaysia, the most sought-after places in Johor. It is best suited for large family who plans to have a memorable family gathering in Bukit Indah.
The children will fall in love with this residence as they can play happily in the children playground and child pool.
If you refuse to cook by yourself, there is a restaurant on site. For those who come along in group or with family, you can consider barbeque here.
To convenience the guests, check-in is available 24 hours and free private parking is available on site.
7.) V8 Hotel
Holiday trips to explore places of interests in Bukit Indah are now made easier with the establishment of V8 hotel.
It is a perfect choice of hotel for travellers who wish to unwind themselves from the hustle and bustle of city. To add convenience, the hotel is surrounded by food eateries and shopping attractions.
V8 Hotel provides comfortable and cozy guest rooms such as superior single room, deluxe twin room, deluxe double room, junior suite and family suite.
The rooms feature hot shower facilities, complimentary WiFi and coffee making facilities. The staffs are well trained in their roles to provide the most outstanding service to guests.
No worries for guests who forget to bring their daily necessities while staying here. There is a convenience store in the hotel.
Fitness centre, outdoor pools and pool for kids are a few recreational facilities featured by V8 Hotel. For business travellers, business centre is available to remain connected to their job.
8.) Millesime Hotel Johor Bahru
Millesime Hotel is a 3-star hotel situated in Johor Bahru and it is 15 km away from Singapore, Nusajaya Centre, Legoland Malaysia and Puteri Harbour Family.
The front desk is open for 24 hours with concierge services. The building has total of 18 floors along with 166 rooms.
Besides, the hotel has a bar/lounge and restaurant and also a spa centre for the guests to enjoy themselves. Millesime Hotel can be act as business centre and provides meeting rooms for any party.
Every rooms comes with air-conditioner, flat-screen TV, safety deposit box, electric kettle, refrigerator, free bottled water and free newspaper. Besides that, every room is also fitted with a private bathroom that includes free toiletries and a hair dryer.
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the rooms and some public areas. Hotel facilities include daily housekeeping, laundry facilities, luggage storage, and ironing facilities. Moreover, private parking is also available.
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