Planning a special dinner for your guests in town?
Here are ten restaurants specially curated with our friends at Chope! that you absolutely have to try out, and impress them at the same time.
Located at the Esplanade Mall, Labyrinth is a modern inventive restaurant that takes diners on a gastronomical journey unlike any other. Chef LG Han serves up modern interpretations of local foods and plays with familiar local flavours in his dishes.
Besides great food, the restaurant also supports local artists by displaying their works on the walls.
Esplanade Mall, #02-23, 8 Raffles Avenue, 039802
There’s everything to love about the contemporary Italian dishes at Forlino. The menu takes the gourmand on a journey of Italy, as it unites culinary influences and reflects the country’s vast nature by balancing the greatest gastronomic finds from there.
Forlino also offers a stunning view of the Marina Bay skyline at night!
One Fullerton #02-06, 1 Fullerton Rd, 049213
A rustic yet cozy Spanish tapas bar, Esquina is located near the historical Keong Saik Road in Chinatown. Surrounded by other hip restaurants and bars, Esquina offers modern renditions of Spanish and Catalan favourites thanks to Barcelona-born Head Chef Carlos Montobbio.
16 Jiak Chuan Rd, 089267
Alati, which means salt in Greek, serves fresh produce wild-caught by the hands of fishermen at the Aegean Seaus.
So expect to indulge in the best Greek seafood dishes while you’re there! The restaurant also painstakingly makes its bread in-house.
The blue and white interior is reminiscent of the homes off the Cyclades Islands.
73 Amoy St, 069892
The Cliff serves an extensive selection of homemade pastas, handmade desserts as well as gourmet pizzas — baked in a wood-smoked oven — all delicately paired with premium wines.
Located in Sentosa, there’s a certain charm about The Cliff that makes dining there that much more special.
Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort and Spa, Sentosa Island, 2 Bukit Manis, 099891
You’ll love the scrumptious offerings of chilli crab, black pepper crab, and mantou (buns) at Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurant. The popular crab, however, is the restaurant’s signature kopi crab that’s tossed in a sauce made from fruit jams, juices, and three varieties of coffee beans.
The restaurant is located below the flower dome at Gardens By The Bay, making it a wonderful place to dine at at night.
Gardens By The Bay, below Flower Dome, #01-10, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, 018953
With dark wooden interiors and vintage furnishings, Colony at The Ritz-Carlton Millenia brings about a sense of nostalgia.
What’s even more impressive is the eight live cooking stations that highlight local cuisines from the Chinese, Malay, Indian and Western communities in Singapore.
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Ave, 039799
One of Singapore’s oldest Italian restaurants, Pete’s Place not only delivers in the food department, it’s also a really cozy and warm place to dine at.
Indulge in their prosecco brunch featuring Italian classics, and, of course, free flow of prosecco! Alternatively, their dinner menu is worth a look too.
Grand Hyatt Singapore, Basement Level, Grand Wing, 10 Scotts Road, 228211
Fans of Laurent Bernard Chocolatier will love Laurent’s Cafe at Robertson Quay.
Besides delectable desserts, the cafe serves French brunch fare such as eggs benedict, farmers’ breakfast and croque monsieur.
The Pier @ Robertson, #01-11, 80 Mohammad Sultan Rd, 239013
One of the most well known all-day breakfast spots in Singapore, Wild Honey names its dishes after their region of origin.
Portions are huge so be sure to share and try out the many different brunch items on the menu.
The restaurant’s cozy arm chairs make it a comfortable place to kick back and relax too.
By Singapore Women’s Weekly and repurposed by Pinky Chng, April 2016 / Updated by Muneerah Bee, January 2020
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