We’re living on an island after all.
Seafood by the sea? Sounds about right. Such is your view while your fresh catch of the day flakes at the touch of your fork. Pick your seafood of choice, from Atlantic Halibut to New Zealand Fresh Swordfish, and have it done your way: pan-seared, battered, char-grilled, you name it. Its seasonal fresh oysters go from $4 each!
Quayside Isle, #01-04/05, 31 Ocean Way, 098375
Or, be transported to the seaside of Greece with this Santorini-inspired restaurant decked out in a clean blue-and-white theme. Whet your appetite with a refreshing Watermelon Salad with Feta before moving on to authentic Greek fare from Grandma’s recipe book, like Mousaka (Greek eggplant and beef “casserole” with creamy béchamel sauce), grilled meats and more.
Quayside Isle, #01-10, 31 Ocean Way, 098375
What better place for Hawaiian cuisine than by the beach? Eat your fill with menu items like Wagyu Beef Burgers, fresh Poke Bowls, and, in true blue beach-bar style, cocktails served in tiki mugs. Delish, and not just because you’ll be hungry after a round (or three) of jet-skiing at this beach club.
Okay, so Smith Marine isn’t exactly a seaside restaurant, but that’s because it’s literally on the sea. On a floating platform. Reachable only by boat. Super cool. You even get to fish for your own seafood right before your meal and have it cooked any way you like.
Pulau Ubin Coastal Area, GPS : 01’23’52″N 103’57’42″E (call 9792 7609 to charter a bumboat)
The breezy outdoor dining area at this hidden gem is complemented with the backdrop of the sea and the horizon. Add stellar Italian fare done homely yet luxuriously to that. Go for the Vitello Al Funghi Porcini, a splendid rack of veal in Italian mushroom sauce, and you’ve got your perfect date night.
Changi Village Hotel, Level 8, 1 Netheravon Rd, 508502
Seafood lover? So are the folks behind this dining concept by the Keppel Bay waters, and they’ve certainly done their favourite food justice. Light starters like the Salmon Tartare are cheeky teasers to the big boys like the Fisherman’s Feast (pictured), a deep skillet of linguine coated in a briny seafood sauce and topped with squids, clams prawns, mussels and seasonal fish.
Tanjong Beach Club is the perfect “getaway” from Singapore. Located on the beachfront at Siloso Beach in Sentosa, it’s a great place to enjoy the sun and white beach, with a beer in hand. Plus, they offer an exquisite selection of international delights for your tummy!
Love high tea? Then you’ll want to check out The Clifford Pier, with its selection of delights as you admire the view of Marina Bay Sands and the Singapore River. Plus, this high tea is unlike any other. As the landing point for Singapore’s forefathers, the restaurants pays homage by serving high tea delights with local flavours.
Situated on Level 8 of The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, this restaurant cum bar offers an unobstructed view of Marina Bay while you enjoy a hearty Italian cuisine. The spot for this restaurant and bar was also the location of a beacon that once guided mariners into the safety of the Singapore port in the 20th century.
This stylish and swanky waterfront restaurant offers a plethora of seafood, steak and everything in between as you relax on plush sofas and enjoy the view of Marina Bay. This alfresco dining experience also offers a relaxing weekend champagne brunch that is not to be missed!
By Pinky Chng + Additional reporting by Cheryl Lim / Updated by Muneerah Bee, February 2020
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