Singapore is hardly short of fantastic restaurants for romantic dining as well as family-friendly gastronomical experiences. Coupled with tantalizing eats, this island boasts of many elevated restaurants and bars that offer unparallel views of the city. Whether it’s for a special occasion, date night, or a kid-friendly outing, we’ve got you covered for a one-of-a-kind rooftop dining experience!
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Nestled atop the National Gallery Singapore, Art is a neo-Italian rooftop dining destination overlooking the scenic Marina Bay, and has recently been awarded one Michelin star in the 2021 Michelin guide! The Tasting Menu (Seven courses, SG$228++ per person; available on request: Five courses, SG$178++ per person) is a seven-course gastronomic journey reflecting Executive Chef Daniele Sperindio’s culinary tales and experiences. There’s also the Executive Lunch (Four courses: SG$58++ per person; Five courses: SG$78++ per person), and an a la carte menu. Reserve HERE.
Catch the sunset at Sky Lido, a chic rooftop bistro located at the top of Concorde Shopping Centre offering sweeping views of River Valley and Robertson Quay. The menu features a modern take on bistro classics such as Mushroom Bone Marrow Pasta (SG$24), Smoked Miso And Thyme Roasted Chicken (SG$25), and a dessert version of the Grilled Cheese Sandwich (SG$12). While you’re at it grab a tipple or two to celebrate the romantic night out!
Southbridge is set on the rooftop of a refurbished heritage shophouse in Boat Quay, offering unobstructed views of the Singapore River and the cityscape, from the Parliament House to the Marina Bay Sands and Clarke Quay skyline. Enjoy unpretentious bar grubs and sip on refreshing craft cocktails, the Signature Oysters (SG$24) are a must-try!
Enjoy breathtaking bird’s-eye views of the city at 1-Altitude, the world’s highest alfresco bar. Its Gallery & Bar on Level 63 of 1 Raffles Place is where you’ll want to be when the city is basked in gold during sunset. Be sure to check out the gastro menu filled with mains, platters, and snacks, and wash it down with a glass of Negroni.
Fairytale Bar is a halal bar and restaurant, so you don’t have to worry about having one too many drinks on this rooftop bar at D’Hotel Singapore! Inspired by the owner’s father’s bird-keeping hobby, the delicious zero-proof cocktails are served in dainty bird cages and interesting glasses, perfect for the ‘gram. The menu features Italian and French cuisine, there’s also a Weekend High Tea Set (SG$88+ for two), as well as bar bites, pizzas, and desserts on its Lepak Nights Menu. Reserve HERE.
Loof, a play on the way Singaporeans (uncles and aunties) mispronounce ‘roof’, is a charming bar atop Odeon Towers. It’s also Singapore’s first standalone rooftop bar serving Southeast Asian-inspired cocktails and bar snacks with a local twist such as the Chili Crab Waffle Fries, and Loof Original Ramly Burger. Drop by their Mama Shop, an ode to the mom-and-pop shops selling nostalgic toys and knick-knacks of yesteryears.
Perched on top of Andaz on the 39th floor, Mr. Stork boasts a 360-degree view of Singapore’s cityscape and the ocean. Cozy up in one of the 10 tepee huts amidst the lush tropical landscaping, and quench your thirst with one of the six carefully crafted cocktails or try the Andaz Pale Ale (SG$18). Bar bites are available to stave off the munchies too! Reserve HERE.
Mr. Stork, 5 Fraser Street, Level 39, Andaz, Singapore 189354, +65 6408 1288, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.singapore.andaz.hyatt.com/en/hotel/dining/mr-stork.html
Round up the family and take a trip up to Mount Faber Peak to dine at the Arbora Hilltop Garden & Bistro. Located 100 meters above sea level, you’ll be surrounded by the views and tranquility of Keppel Bay and Sentosa. The cable car station is located right beside the bistro if you’re thinking of exploring the island after fueling up! The all-day casual dining menu features both Western and Asian delights, which you can pair with botanical-inspired drinks.
Arbora Hilltop Garden & Bistro, 109 Mount Faber Road, Mount Faber Peak, Singapore 099203, +65 6377 9688, email@example.com, www.mountfaberleisure.com/restaurant/arbora-hilltop-garden-bistro/
Spago Dining Room is the first international outpost of Wolfgang Puck's famous Beverly Hills restaurant. Located at the top of Marina Bay Sands, enjoy a meal of Californian cuisine with a touch of global influences, while overlooking the iconic infinity pool and the skyline. Wine and dine from the restaurant’s extensive lunch and dinner, or hang out on its terrace with cocktails and small plates. Reserve HERE.
Spago Dining Room, 10 Bayfront Avenue L57, Sands SkyPark, Hotel, Tower 2, Singapore 018956, +65 6688 9955, www.wolfgangpuck.com/dining/spago-singapore
Home to a microbrewery at the top of the Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC), LeVel 33 is also a contemporary dining destination offering views of the Marina Bay and city skyline whilst having lunch or dinner and drinks on its spacious terrace after a day of hard work. Pair freshly brewed craft beers with a selection of dishes that Executive Chef ArChan incorporates with beer brewing techniques. Head over on the weekends with the family for its Weekend Roast, which includes a kids' menu. If you’re looking for a place to celebrate formal occasions, the Barons de Rothschild private dining room is available for booking!
Main Image Credit: 1-Altitude