No visit to Singapore is complete without heading to the shopping district of Orchard Road. And in between all that walking and splurging you and your family will be doing, a warm meal is most welcome to recharge for your day out. Give your feet and credit card a break by heading to these go-to food joints!
A favourite among locals and tourists alike, PS. Cafe is a renowned brunch spot known for their quality servings and Western-Asian hybrid dishes. A must-try on the menu is definitely their truffle fries, that taste even better with each bite. There are multiple locations around Singapore, but opt for their Palais Renaissance outlet in Orchard Road for a lush indoor garden theme to complement your gastronomic affair.
PS. Cafe, Level 2 Palais Shopping Centre, 390 Orchard Road, Singapore 238871, +65 9834 8232, https://www.pscafe.com/pscafe-at-palais-renaissance/
For a luxurious brunch, head to Wild Honey at Scotts Square. The combination of laidback vibes and all-day breakfast will do just the trick in keeping you refreshed for the rest of your day. Tuck in to fare like the classic English spread of eggs, bacon and sausage ($28) or Norwegian salmon with poached eggs ($28), finishing off with your dessert of choice between waffles and pancakes.
WIld Honey, #03-01, 6 Scotts Road, Singapore 228209, +65 6636 1816, https://wildhoney.com.sg
If you’re ever feeling like for some Chinese cuisine, Paradise Dynasty takes the crown. Most recently opening their heavily pink-decorated flagship outlet at Wisma Atria, don’t surprised if you have to wait for a table during peak hours. Make sure to try their Legendary Xiao Long Bao with flavors ranging from cheese to ginseng, and up the ante with their mala dishes - perfect for spicy lovers!
Paradise Dynasty, #01-18, Wisma Atria, 435 Orchard Road, Singapore 238877, +65 6219 3931,https://www.paradisegp.com/
Kick back to old school American diner vibes at Overeasy, a cozy restaurant in the heart of Orchard Road. Serving up burgers, milkshakes and other classic all-American guilty pleasures, the space is perfect for any occasion from birthday celebrations to a casual solo time in-between errands. If you’re heading there in a group, make use of their ping pong table as well for some rounds of fun.
OverEasy, #01-01, Liat Towers, 541 Orchard Road, Singapore 238881, +65 6684 1453, https://www.overeasy.com.sg/
A privilege of dining in Singapore is having a plethora of different food options, including authentic Japanese buffets where you’re even more spoilt for choice. Take a break from making shopping decisions by having the freedom of eating-all-you-can at Orchard Central’s Kiseki Japanese Buffet restaurant, with everything ranging from BBQ and yakitori to sashimi and teppanyaki. Plus, kids below 1.1m get to eat free!
Kiseki Japanese Buffet Restaurant, #08-01/02, Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road, Singapore 238896, +65 6736 1216, https://kisekirestaurant.com.sg/
Idle your day away at Prive, situated at the prime spot of Wheelock place where you can people-watch while enjoying the outdoor weather. There’s also a kids menu with two-course sets that start from $7 for ages 12 and below, so the little ones will be kept busy while parents can wind down with a novel or tackle some work e-mails.
Prive, #01-K1, Wheelock Place, 501 Orchard Road, Singapore 238880, +65 6776 0777, http://www.theprivegroup.com.sg
If you’re looking for a place to rest your feet while still being mesmerized with your surroundings, DC Superheroes Cafe will do just that. Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman fans of all ages will take delight in the carefully decked out interiors filled with superhero posters, statues and memorabilia. The food here is equally heroic, with burgers and and pastas also decorated with superhero designs. Don’t be surprised if you and your kids end up staying longer than intended!
DC Superheroes Cafe, #02-13, Ngee Ann City, 391A Orchard Road, Singapore 238801, +65 6262 1918, https://www.facebook.com/dcshcafetaka/
A classic pizza and pasta joint worth dropping by in town is none other than renowned chef Jamie Oliver’s restaurant at Forum shopping mall. Not only will you feel like you’re somewhat in his very own kitchen about to sample a taste of his creations like the Steak Tagliata ($41.95) and Prawn Risotto ($31.95), but their desserts like the Torta Di Nada ($15.95) are also a welcome escape from the Singapore heat.
Jamie’s Italian, #01-01/04, Forum Singapore, 583 Orchard Road, Singapore 238884, +65 6655 7676, https://www.jamieoliver.com/italian/singapore/restaurants/forum-orchard-road/
For some authentic Thai fare, Greyhound Café will spice up your taste buds while keeping you cool indoors. The café hails direct from Bangkok, and exudes the same chic concept of its original outlets. Dig in to their signature dishes including Fried Chicken Wings ($16), Salmon Carpaccio ($22) and Thai Style Spicy Spaghetti ($26) all while washing it down with their classic teas or cocktails.
Greyhound Cafe, #01-25/25A, Paragon, Singapore 238859, +65 6235 4078, http://www.greyhoundcafe.com.sg/
A classic Singaporean meal to have crabs dipped in gravy with your hands. Jumbo Seafood is one of the best places for this, with chilli crab and pepper crab options popular among both locals and tourists alike. Head up to Jumbo Seafood to savour quintessentialy Singaporean flavors, and even try experimenting with dishes like Geoduck Clam, Cod Fish ‘Otah’ and Cheese Baked King Prawns. Yum!
Jumbo Seafood, #04-09/10, ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801, +65 6737 3435, https://www.jumboseafood.com.sg/en/ion-orchard
Din Tai Fung - https://www.dintaifung.com.sg/
Tanuki Raw - https://tanukiraw.com/
Luke’s Oyster Bar & Chop House - https://www.lukes.com.sg/
Genki Sushi - https://www.genkisushi.com.sg/
Violet Oon - https://violetoon.com/
Bedrock Bar & Grill - http://www.bedrock.com.sg/en
Brotzeit - http://brotzeit.co/
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