From Japanese, Italian, Sri Lankan, and more….there are plenty of unbeatable global cuisines, stunning interiors and top service on offer in Singapore. Whether you want something new or you’re craving an old favourite, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Here are 20 of the best restaurants in Singapore, according to us, offering memorable food experiences.
1. Burnt Ends
One of the world’s 50 Best Restaurants, you know you’ll be treated to iconic dining at this lively Australian BBQ joint. Helmed by chef-owner Dave Pynt, meat dishes are cooked in four-ton brick ovens, creating the tastiest experience. Although, the waiting list is often a month long so you better get booking.
📍7 Dempsey Rd, #01-04, Singapore 249671
Those who love to dine among florals will adore this new restaurant at Gardens By The Bay. Read all about it here.
📍18 Marina Gardens Dr, #01-09 Level 1 Flower Dome, Singapore 018953
This French restaurant was named the best restaurant in Singapore, in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, for five years in a row. Housed at National Gallery, it will set you back a few shillings so it’s worth saving up for a special event.
📍1 St Andrew’s Rd, #01-04 National Gallery, Singapore 178957
Helmed by renowned chef Rishi Naleendra, this is Singapore’s first full-service Sri Lankan Restaurant. Dive into traditional Sri Lankan meals, from pol sambol and black pork curry, chicken roti, coconut-infused dishes, seafood and more. Additionally, some meals are influenced by European cuisines. Certainly, the indulgent food affair you can’t miss this year.
📍 2 Dickson Rd, First floor within Wanderlust Hotel, Singapore 209494
Another award-winning restaurant serving the world’s first new expression of Singaporean cuisine by Chef LG Han. Think stellar seafood and meat dishes such as Char Kway Teow. Indeed, one of the best restaurants in Singapore.
📍8 Raffles Ave, #02 – 23, Singapore 039802
This Middle Eastern-inspired restaurant offers a great delivery service. Enjoy authentic dishes such as TV-famous harissa prawns, cauliflower in yogurt, fried chicken more. Equally, they cater a fabulous brunch at the weekend.
📍 161 Middle Rd, Singapore 188978
Go on a surreal cinematic Indian food adventure at one of the best new restaurants in Singapore. It’s a love letter to India and promises an unbeatable dining experiences. Read all about it here.
📍 20 Craig Rd, #01-03, Singapore 089692
Eat world-famous celebrity chef Nobu’s creative cuisine of traditional Japanese cooking with Peruvian flavours. Read all about it here. (Opening on June 1)
📍190 Orchard Blvd, Singapore 248646
This Italian spot just so happens to be one of the best Italian restaurants in Singapore along with offering the best food deliveries. Think mouthwatering pizzas like Quattro Formaggi and Carbonara with smoked bacon and egg, pastas like pulled beef cheek, gluten-free tiramisu, and more.
📍 52 Kandahar St, Singapore 198901
10. KOMA Singapore
As one of our favourite romantic dining restaurants, we couldn’t leave this one off the list. Awaken your senses at this instagrammable Japanese dining experience, which is quite affordable. The interior features a Kyoto-style passageway and a spectacular foot bridge, but that’s just the beginning, because the gourmet food is also next level.
📍 Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Ave, #B1-67, Singapore 018972
This cult-favourite serves authentic Greek foods and wine in a bright setting that will make you feel as if you’re on a stunning Greek Island. With over 2,000 positive google reviews, expect huge portions such as grilled octopus, mixed platters with dipping sauces, to name a few. Equally, this restaurant is perfect for sharing and group dining.
📍3 Seng Poh Rd, Singapore 168891
This dreamy new restaurant has 5-star reviews on google and is perfect for grilled meat lovers with its dishes focusing on blending Asian flavours with Eastern and Western grilling techniques. Read all about it here.
📍1 Scotts Rd, 03 – 09 / 10 / 11 Shaw Centre, Singapore 228208
This is one of the worlds greatest Michelin restaurants located atop of the Swissôtel The Stamford. Known for its exquisite atmosphere and world-class interior in a modern 40-seater space. Serving European-British cuisine paired with magnificent views across the city. Equally, it’s one of the best rooftop dining places in Singapore.
📍2 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178882
📍43 Craig Rd, Singapore 089681
Since 1986, this Indian vegetarian all-you-can-eat restaurant has been cooking up delicious home-styled grub. Satisfy your soul with plenty of indulgent and flavourful curries, mixed vegetables, rice and more wholesome goodness. Indeed, foodies cannot miss one of the best restaurants in Singapore.
📍 20 Havelock Rd, #01-04 Central Square, Singapore 059765
Curated in 2010, this is the world’s first Michelin-starred Peranakan Restaurant. Indulge on authentic flavourful Peranakan food with a unique modern twist, made with the freshest local ingredients. The menu changes frequently. Highlights include Ikan Gulai, a local red snapper cooked in curry sauce with vegetables, and Sambal Udang which is a fresh tiger prawn dish, to name a few.
📍 17a Dempsey Rd, Singapore 249676
Located at Dempsey Hill, Claudine is based in a former 1930s military chapel and serves an array of glorious French flavours. Read all about it here.
📍 39C Harding Rd, Singapore 24954
This lush wine bar and gluten-free kitchen gives hungry customers a kings feast. Devour scrumptious set meals, grilled octopus, baked sweet potato, DIY barbecue sets and much more. Excitingly, desserts like warm chocolate cake are great for satisfy the sweet tooth.
📍 19 Yong Siak St, Singapore 168650
This affordable American-inspired eatery is known for the most instagrammable foods in Singapore. Think over-the-top grilled cheese sandwiches bursting with flavours and lots of creative gooey brioche doughnuts. Indeed, one of the best restaurants to try in Singapore.
📍 135 Amoy St, #01-03, Singapore 049964
20. Hello Arigato
Another new contender in the food scene in Singapore. Delightfully, indulge on a range of unique Asian comfort bites with a twist such as OTT sandos and pastas. Read all about it here.
📍227 Upper Thomson Rd, Singapore 574359
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