Straight off the bat I’m going to add a disclaimer that this is probably going to be a really strange article to read. I mean, who would’ve thought right? OOTD worthy toilets?
You’d be surprised guys. Considering the pressing necessity of well, using the toilet a couple of times every single day, I’d say this information would be pretty handy for girls especially.
Toilets aren’t just for relieving one’s self anymore and I can personally attest to spending quite a bit of time in the loo touching up make up, adjusting outfits, figuring out life’s biggest problems… Might as well do so in comfort right?
Here are seven OOTD worthy toilets chosen based on cleanliness, mirror to body ratio and just overall aesthetics really:
7. ION Orchard
I just HAD to include ION Orchard in this list because no matter how crowded it gets, they’ve definitely gotten this toilet layout just right. An abundance of cubicles means you never have to wait too long to get down to it and can then spend the rest of your time at the vanities.
The spacious area is well-lit and kept clean around the clock by the helpful cleaning ladies. More credit really needs to be given to these unsung heroes who help make daily mirror OOTDs possible.
ION Orchard: 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801 | Opening Hours: 10am to 10pm daily | Tel: +65 6238 8228 | Website
6. Mandarin Gallery (3rd floor)
Very often when I need a break from the masses that throng Orchard Road, I sneakily head to Mandarin Gallery where they have nice sofas to chill out on. The toilets right beside are definitely some of the cleanest in town.
Large mirrors fulfil my OOTD picture criteria and the fact that it’s usually empty means I don’t have to feel paiseh at all.
For obvious reasons, I haven’t seen the need to include the picture of an actual loo just yet, but Mandarin Gallery even has mirrors INSIDE the cubicles. Now I can even check myself before I wreck myself.
Mandarin Gallery: Level 3, 333A Orchard Road, Singapore 238897 | Opening Hours: 11am to 10pm daily | Tel: +65 6831 6363 | Website
5. Paragon (2nd floor)
When I asked around for pretty toilet recommendations (that’s still not the weirdest thing I’ve asked in life so far) loads of my friends mentioned Paragon. I’ve sussed it out for ya’ll and I’d say the second floor is my favourite.
I usually find myself around Orchard anyway, and this toilet was a quiet respite with great lighting, a touch of greenery and too many mirrors to count. It’s super clean as well so even if all you need to do is the deed, this is probably your best bet.
Paragon: Level 2, 290 Orchard Road, Singapore 238859 | Opening Hours: 10am to 10pm daily | Tel: +65 6738 5535 | Website
4. The Clifford Pier
The pretty interior of The Clifford Pier is a sight to behold on its own, situated next to picturesque Marina Bay. It serves as an entrance to The Fullerton Bay Hotel and you can check out the public toilet which lies just to the left.
It’s alot less spacious than The Fullerton Hotel toilet, but just as charming. I really liked the lighting in here and the mirrors had quaint designs around the edges which would give your OOTD pictures a nice border.
Not forgetting the most important bit, a hugeeee mirror. You’ll definitely be able to fit your outfit, shoes, and probably ten friends in the same picture.
The Clifford Pier: 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326 | Tel: +65 6333 8388 | Website
3. The Fullerton Hotel
Even walking to the toilet here made me feel super glam already. The Fullerton Hotel is as swanky as it gets in Singapore and even though I probably can’t afford a staycation just yet, no one can stop me from visiting the public toilet at B1.
I loved it because it was so empty which meant I could take as much time as I needed. Warm lighting, chic decor and large mirrors everywhere meant that I was spoilt for choice in terms of getting a good picture.
They even have little stools and tables so you can touch up your make up in comfort. These really make such a difference to a loo experience!
The Fullerton Hotel: 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178 | Tel: +65 6733 8388 | Website
2. The Tiramisu Hero Cafe
Tucked away in Lavender is a cute cafe with an even cuter toilet. The Tiramisu Hero Cafe toilet has made it to this list because c’mon, dangling pom poms from the ceiling?
Colourful pom poms definitely make for a great and whimsical OOTD setting and you’ll probably soon forget what you came there to do. The lighting isn’t too bad as well and just wait till you see the tiny surprise on the massive mirror.
A moustache! Having never been able to grow a proper one myself no matter how long I put off threading (thank goodness), it’s nice to know I can level up my OOTD with a quirky change.
The Tiramisu Hero: 121 Tyrwhitt Road, Singapore 207548 | Opening Hours: 11am to 10pm daily | Tel: +65 62925271 | Website
1. Faber Peak at Mount Faber
Hailed as one of the best toilets in the world (seriously), the restrooms at Faber Peak at the top of Mount Faber offer a view like no other. Floor to ceiling windows allow you to look out at Sentosa in the distance and get you pretty close to the cable cars.
Not only do the HUGE mirrors allow you to get an unobstructed OOTD picture, you get such a pretty background as well! The natural light also does wonders in terms of #nofilter.
The best part? The toilet is open to the public. So spend that whole day hiking and know that some underrated relaxation awaits you at the top.
Faber Peak: 109 Mount Faber Road, Faber Peak, Singapore 099203 | Opening Hours: 9am to 9.30pm daily | Tel: +65 6270 8855 | Website
I’ve probably only just scratched the surface on the vast realm of toilet experiences in Singapore but I sure hope this list comes in handy for a start. Just know that for those rare days when your hair, make up and outfit is on fleek and (of course) you don’t bump into anyone you know, you can always head to these loos for an OOTD picture guaranteed to get you those likes on Instagram.
Or you know, if you’re just looking for somewhere nice to poop in peace.
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