If you’re looking for a bistro that serves garlicky escargot, a steak frittes resto that keeps filling your fries or something more romantic and high ed then we’ve got you covered. We’ve munched our way round many little French bistros in Singapore to find you the best French fare on the island, ooh la la.
Located in a stunning villa in Dempsey, au petit salut offers diners an authentic gastronomical experience of classical French dishes. Au Petit Salut is known for serving authentic French fare. The a la carte menu offers a scrumptious selection of freshly imported seafood, premium meats and poultry. At lunch time, a 3-course a la carte set lunch is available from SG$38++ and at dinner, a 4-course prix fixe menu consisting of the restaurant’s signature dishes at SG$88++.
Au Petite Salut, 40C Harding Road, Singapore 249548, +65 6475 1976, www.thesalutgroup.com/en/
Part of the Les Amis group this is one of the most authentic French restos in Asia. Demystifying French food, Bistro du Vin, focuses on an array of traditional dishes from all across France. They are prepared from traditional recipes with the freshest ingredients possible – but without the fuss and pomp of the fine dining experience you get in so many places. Filled with wholesome and robust flavor’s, their food will leaving you feeling satisfied all night long.
Bistro Du Vin, two locations across the island, www.bistroduvin.com.sg
This is a beautiful, contemporary fine dining restaurant in the St. Regis. Indulge in the lavish epicurean spreads presented at every meal, from influential business lunches, hallowed afternoon tea rituals and tea dance Saturdays, to gastronomic dinner experiences. This is definitely a place for date night so leave the kids at home!
Brasserie Les Saveurs, St. Regis Hotel Singapore, 29 Tanglin Road, Singapore, 247911, +65 6506 6860, www.brasserielessaveurs.com/en/home
Located within the Wanderlust hotel in Rochur, this casual restaurant is perfect for an afternoon relaxing with the kids or date night with hubby. Food is simple, honest and unpretentious. Expect to find comforting favorites such as Mussels in Fennel Cream, signature Poulet Rôti & Chargrilled Steak Onglet on their à la-carte Menu.
Cocotte, 2 Dickson Road, Singapore 209494, http://restaurantcocotte.com/
Gunther’s brings about sophisticated French fare to the chic fine dining scene. His signature dishes include the Cold Angel’s hair pasta, Oscietra caviar gorgeously scented with truffle, the delectably crispy Suckling Pig with Kriek Beer Sauce. Other creations such as the Carpaccio of Wagyu Beef “Tartare” style is served with crispy potato. For dessert try the Fine apple tart “à la dragées” with Havana rum raisin ice cream.
Gunthers, 36 Purvis Street #01-03, 188613, +65 9010 3075, www.gunthers.com.sg
Les Amis is one of the long-standing French restaurants in Singapore. Seen as almost matriarchal, the newcomers to the table often look to the talented team who continue to look to and strive for perfection. A culinary beacon, only the best ingredients are used to create a gastronomical delight you will be talking about for years.
Les Amis, 1 Scotts Road, #01-16 Shaw Centre, Shaw Centre, 228208, +65 6733 2225, www.lesamis.com.sg
Le Bistrot du Sommelier is a delightful French restaurant serving hearty ‘terroir’ food and quality wines. Food is delicious, wholesome and French with an original twist. The restaurant is warm and cozy, portions are huge, and the wine list delectable. Check out their cheese-porn Mondays for all rillette lovers!
Le Bistrot Du Sommelier, 53 Armenian St, Singapore 179940, +65 6333 1982, www.lebistrotdusommelier.com/
Currently voted number 32 in the world’s best restaurants and number 3 in Asia, this is a must-do French restaurant for serious foodies. Octaphilosophy is Chef André's essence and true value, at the heart of all his cooking. Octaphilosophy engages and yet constantly surprises the diner’s palate and senses with new taste sensations.
Restaurant Andre, 41 Bukit Pasoh Rd, Singapore 089855, +65 6534 8880, http://restaurantandre.com/
If you’re looking for cozy French food like grandma used to make, then head here. As soon as you walk in you feel like you’re in Paris on a street side brasserie. Food is honest, wholesome and quite simply delicious. Head here for Bastille Day, where the fun begins. They will often do a set menu for special occasions so make sure you check them out for all of the big holidays.
Taratata Bistrot, 35A Keong Saik Road, 089142, +65 6221 4506, http://taratata.sg/
Scotts 27, www.scotts27.com/
Les Bouchons, www.lesbouchons.sg/
Ô Comptoir, www.facebook.com/OComptoirSG/
Joel Robuchon Restaurant, www.joel-robuchon.com/en/restaurants-singapour.php
Brasserie Gavroche, http://brasseriegavroche.com/
Fleur de Sel, www.fleurdesel.com.sg/
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