Best New Restaurants In Singapore

From Reimagined Thai Masterpieces To Wagyu And Omakase!

Round Up Of The Best New Restaurants To Try This September And October 2022 Singapore

In the blink of an eye, we’re into the last quarter of the year! Hello September and welcome October! It’s time for feasting and chilling with brunches, lunches, dinner dates, or get-togethers with the whole family! Whether you fancy a private dining experience for that much-needed date night or just feel like treating the kids to a night about town, we’ve got all the must-hit places to be. Japanese food connoisseurs, check out luxurious omakase at Sushi Sakuta. For more casual dining, head to Gyu San, a butchery-sando joint spotlighting the best of wagyu! Reimagined Thai food, a bakery, we’ve got them all here. We present to you the best new restaurants in Singapore for September & October 2022.

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  • Restaurant Chedi Thai Restaurant In Singapore

    RESTAURANT CHEDI: Lavender/Jalan Besar *Best New Restaurants Sept/Oct 2022 Singapore

    Celebrating The Richness Of Thai Cuisine

    A boutique restaurant nestled in the Lavender neighborhood of nostalgic shophouses, Chedi is a creation inspired by a man’s travels, experiences, and surprising discoveries. It serves a modern and exquisite interpretation of Thai cuisine poignantly capturing the main flavor tenets of salty, spicy, sweet, and sour in recipes across Thailand. Experience a surprising spin on the familiar Tom Kha Gai, a Chedi signature, then travel through Thailand’s lesser-known regions with Chedi’s sauces and spices, thoughtfully complimented with a premium selection of ingredients. Finish off your meal with a comforting and deeply satisfying Cha Cha Ta Ta, a Thai-Singaporean special. Designed from the heart, Chedi is a place where beautiful and lasting memories are born. Reservations are encouraged.

    Restaurant Chedi, 15 Hamilton Road, Singapore 209185, +65 8686 6169, www.restaurantchedi.com

  • Altro Zafferano Italian Restaurant Singapore

    ALTO ZAFFERANO: CBD *Best New Restaurants Sept/Oct 2022 Singapore

    Touch Of Southern Italian Cuisine

    In this new chapter of the journey, guests will be immersed in contemporary Italian cuisine interpreted through the South Italian lens of Executive Chef Andrea De Paola – in gastronomy shaped by personal history and a distinct ‘sense of place’. The a la carte menu features contemporary renditions of South Italian classics. The experience menu (SG$148++ per person) allows guests to curate a 4-course tasting exploration of a la carte dishes. A 3-course weekday set lunch (SG$78++ per person) presents a mid-day Italian respite; and at the alfresco Terrace Lounge, light snacks (from SG$10++) are offered alongside a beverage menu for pre- or post-meal social interactions. Highlights of the new interiors include a 12m-long open kitchen that parallels the length of the entryway – a distinctive design that places the kitchen at the forefront of the restaurant, like no other. As guests walk to the dining table, they are immersed in the vibrant dynamics of the kitchen and the aromas of dishes that are finished at the pass by Chef Andrea stationed along the walkway; a multi-sensorial preview of the gastronomic wonders to come. In addition to an expansive main dining area and an intimate private dining room with a private entrance, Altro Zafferano features a new private dining enclave that allows flexible configuration into one or two rooms. Stepping out onto the terrace brings guests to the outdoor lounge and bar, designed in a modern style with light, earthy tones and lush greenery evoking a dreamy patio overlooking the seas around southern Italy.

    Alto Zafferano, Ocean Financial Centre, 10 Collyer Quay Level 43, Singapore 049315, +65 6509 1488, www.altrozafferano.sg

  • Small Tables Ipoh Kitchen At Pacific Plaza In Singapore

    SMALL TABLES: Orchard *Best New Restaurants Sept/Oct 2022 Singapore

    Ipoh Kitchen & Coffee Bar

    Small Tables is a modern cafe-restaurant that offers Ipoh cuisine in an indoor and outdoor setting. Menu highlights include Malaysian dishes such as the Ipoh Curry Mee (S$20) served dry or with soup, and chock-full of ingredients like poached chicken, caramelized char siu, crispy siu yoke, braised pig ears, pig skin, poached prawns, bean sprouts, and mint leaves. Of course, don't forget to order their Ipoh coffee to pair with your meal!

    Small Tables, 9 Scotts Road, #01-09/10/11/12 Pacific Plaza, Singapore 228210, www.instagram.com/smalltables.sg

  • Gyu San Wagyu Restaurant In Singapore

    GYU SAN: CBD *Best New Restaurants Sept/Oct 2022 Singapore

    Indulge In Fine Japanese Wagyu

    It's all about wagyu at Gyu San! They are the proud purveyor of fine, delectable true Japanese wagyu. Its butchery procures Japanese wagyu directly from different prefectures of Japan and offers the largest range of over 55 premium Japanese wagyu cuts from nose-to-tail exclusively over its counter. Its sando shop is the only place in Singapore where you can get wagyu fat katsu sando and chips fried with beef fats rendered from top-grade Japanese wagyu. Savor the goodness of true Japanese wagyu through the crispy and juicy wagyu katsu sando crafted by Chef Tomoyuki Kiga; or through a beefy feast whipped up at home with your favorite Japanese wagyu cuts from the butchery, helmed by Chef Linh, one of Singapore’s few female butchers. Indulge without guilt as nothing goes to waste here. Practicing nose-to-tail sustainable dining, whole cattle are brought in from Japan to be used in its entirety across its butchery and sando shop. Gyu San is proud to be the first-of-its-kind butchery and sando shop to serve beef the way they do.

    Gyu San, 7 Wallich Street, #01-03, Guoco Tower, Singapore 078884, +65 8313 6633, www.facebook.com/gyusan.sg

  • Ce Soir French Asian Restaurant In Singapore

    CE SOIR: *Best New Restaurants Sept/Oct 2022 Singapore

    A Treat For The Senses

    Introducing Ce Soir, an epicurean culinary concept from the team behind Le Jardin, Cafe De Nicole’s Flower, and Under Der Linden. Ce Soir is a presentation of everything beautiful in life – flavors, flowers, freshness, and fantasy. Inspired by the subtle intricacies of the changing of the seasons, the menu at Ce Soir shifts with the months, promising a new gastronomical delight with every visit. Every item on the menu is an expression of sophistication and depth – a union of classic French flavors with a modern Asian spin.

    Ce Soir, 5B Portsdown Rd, #01-03, Singapore 139311, +65 9177 9993, www.cesoir.com.sg

  • Tara Thai Restaurant In Singapore

    TARA THAI: CBD *Best New Restaurants Sept/Oct 2022 Singapore

    A New Wave Of Thai

    Co-helmed by Chef Darwin Wong and native Thai Chef Rit, Tara Thai is a contemporary Thai restaurant located right in the heart of CBD. The chefs have crafted a menu that offers you bold and reimagined Thai classics. A must-try for the adventurous is the Ant Egg Tom Saap which is made with a blend of Thai mixed mushrooms, wild ant eggs, and spicy broth. Other signature dishes include Sakoshi Bay Oyster and Smoked Honey Pineapple. They also offer Thai-inspired cocktails like the Sakoshi Bay cocktail to pair with your meal.

    Tara Thai, 7 Circular Road, Singapore 049363, +65 9855 0281, www.tara-thai-sg.business.site

  • Omakase Experience At Sushi Sukata Singapore

    SUSHI SUKATA: City Hall *Best New Restaurants Sept/Oct 2022 Singapore

    Omakase Experience At Its Finest

    Sushi Sukata presents an exquisite Edomae sushi omakase experience by Chef Sakuta. Fresh fish and ingredients are flown in from Toyosu Fish Market daily, where they are inspected carefully by Chef Sakuta and his experienced team prior to being customized and prepared for lunch and dinner. Sushi Sakuta is helmed by Chef-Owner Sakuta Yoshio, previously from the renowned Sushi Kou & Two Michelin Star Shoukouwa.

    Sushi Sukata, 01-88 15 Stamford Road The Capitol Kempinski Hotel, Singapore 178906, www.facebook.com/sushisakuta

  • Missus Bakery Cafe At Jalan Besar In Singapore

    MISSUS: Jalan Besar *Best New Restaurants Sept/Oct 2022 Singapore

    All About Grilled Cheese

    Missus is a Muslim-owned cafe known for its grilled cheese and desserts. The bohemian-themed cafe also offers a selection of sweets against a modern-vintage backdrop, topped off with sticky buns, French toast, and date cake.

    Missus, 16 Hamilton Road, #01-05, Singapore 209186, www.instagram.com/missus.sg

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  • 51 Tras Eclipse New Concept And Cafe Space Singapore

    ECLIPSE: Tras Street *Best New Restaurants August 2022 Singapore

    Intriguing New Space Coming Your Way!

    Something is brewing at 51 Tras Street and the space is soft launching with only mini reveals through Instagram posts. The menu boasts of collaborations items like the Aburi Chee Cheong Fun from SG Chee Cheong Fun and Muachee Mochi Blondie from Tigerlily Patisserie. Visit their Instagram page for the latest updates.

    Eclipse, 51 Tras Street, Singapore 078990, www.instagram.com/51tras

  • Chez Kai Best New Restaurants Singapore

    CHEZ KAI: Geylang *Best New Restaurants August 2022 Singapore

    Modern Chinese With French Dining Flair

    Helmed by Chef Yeo Kai Siang, Chez (pronounced shay) Kai is a modern Chinese restaurant with a strong focus on elevating humble ingredients, using French fine dining techniques. Having worked in acclaimed establishments of varying cuisines both in Paris and locally, Chef Kai looked to hone his skills as a chef before he started his own home dining business in 2019.
    With a strong passion for the culinary arts, Chef Kai wanted to use food as a medium to connect with people. After 2 years of hosting private dinners in his home, Chef Kai is finally ready to open the doors of Chez Kai to the public. With strong fundamentals in cooking, Chez Kai looks to serve each guest a lively meal, in a warm and familiar environment, much like a home. Book your table here.

    Chez Kai, 115 Geylang Road,#01-02, Singapore 389218 (beside Coliwoo Hotel, Gay World), +65 8767 7502, www.chezkai.com

  • Shikar Indian Feasts For Royals

    SHIKAR: CBD *Best New Restaurants August 2022 In Singapore

    Indian Royal Feasts

    Perfect for a night out to town, Shikar is inspired by the grand old feasts of Indian Royals where members of high society socialized, ate, and drank. The decor features opulent and plush sofas. The menu at Shikar explores progressive ideas in Indian cuisine while maintaining traditional integrity. Chef Jolly reinterprets nostalgic Indian dishes with an openness toward global techniques and influences.

    Shikar, The Maxwell Reserve
    Hotel, 2 Cook Street, Singapore 078857, +65 8866 0823, www.shikar.sg

  • Sandos From The Stack At Waterloo Street Singapore

    THE STACK: Off City Hall *Best New Restaurants August 2022 Singapore

    Sandos, Sandos, Sandos

    Sandos are a hit now and The Stack joins in the crowd. This Muslim-owned cafe is located at Stamford Arts Centre and serves an array of sandos in varying flavors like Spam and Egg and more Egg, Loaded Gun, K-Sando, and Chicken of the Sea. Kiddos will love their homemade ice-cream selection with flavors like Honey Cereal Milk placed atop a Charcoal Waffle Cone or  Waffles! Yum!

    The Stack, 155 Waterloo St, #01-07, Singapore 187962, www.facebook.com/thestacksg

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  • Nobu Restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore

    NOBU SINGAPORE: Orchard *Best New Restaurants June/July 2022 Singapore

    Featuring An Open-Air Japanese Garden & Bar

    Headed by chef Nobu Matsuhisa, the restaurant is also co-founded by Hollywood actor Robert De Niro, which likely explains the celebrity crowds that flock to Nobu around the world. Combining Japanese dishes with influences of South American cuisine, you can expect menu items like black cod miso, yellowtail sashimi with jalapeno, and rock shrimp tempura. For Nobu Singapore, there will also be special dishes inspired by local influences. The restaurant sits next to an open-air Japanese garden and bar, giving you a truly authentic and special experience.

    Nobu Singapore, 190 Orchard Blvd, Level 3 Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, Singapore 248646, +65 6831 7653, www.noburestaurants.com/singapore/nobu-singapore-japanese-restaurant-bar-and-lounge

  • Best New Restaurants Forma Restaurant

    FORMA: Katong *Best New Restaurants June/July 2022 Singapore

    Unique Pasta Options & Shapes!

    At Forma, pasta is not only prepared fresh, features unique shapes, and is made by traditional methods. Menu highlights include the Tortellini In Brodo (SG$34) which include pork-filled tortellini in a chicken broth, as well as the Busiate con Pesto alla Trapanese (SG$28), a pesto-based dish with tomatoes, basil and almond. If pasta isn't to your fancy, there are also other mains to consider, like the Merluzzo alla Scafata (SG$38) cod fish and Bistecca di Tomahawk (SG$248). Take note that their menu changes every quarter, so check out their Facebook page before heading down.

    Forma, 128 Tembeling Rd, Singapore 423638, +65 6513 2286, www.facebook.com/formasingapore

  • GINGER.lily Afternoon Tea Set Hilton Singapore Orchard

    GINGER.lily: Orchard *Best New Restaurants June/July 2022 Singapore

    Innovative Bar And Lounge At Hilton Singapore Orchard

    GINGER.lily is the newest afternoon high tea spot to hit in town and is located on the fifth floor of Hilton Singapore Orchard. Influenced by the design of the ginger lily plant, the botanical-inspired interiors offer a warm and sophisticated setting complemented with afternoon tea, artisanal cakes, and craft cocktails inspired by native herbs, flowers, and spices. The botanical-inspired set (SG$58++ per person) comes in a pretty pink case that slides open to reveal five shelves of savory and sweet delights. A minimum of two diners are required to order this set.

    GINGER.lily, 333 Orchard Road, Hilton Singapore Orchard, Singapore 238867, +65 6737 4411, www.hilton.com/en/hotels/sinorhi-hilton-singapore-orchard/dining/ginger-lily

  • Yi Qian Private Dining Cantonese And Teochew Cuisine Singapore

    YI QIAN PRIVATE DINING: Off Alexandra *Best New Restaurants June/July 2022 Singapore

    Featuring Cantonese and Teochew Fare

    Nestled in a super low-ley industrial building off Alexandra is  Yi Qian Private Dining, a new resto that showcases Cantonese and Teochew cuisine. Must-tries here include its Crispy Prawn Fritters filled with Sakura ebi as well as the Teochew style Chilled Crab that's
    packed with rich, buttery, and creamy yellow roe. The Pig’s Stomach and Chicken in Pepper Soup is also a delight. Check out the Sugar Encrusted Deep Fried Yam Sticks that's definitely a winner and perfect to end off your meal.

    Yi Qian Private Dining, 2 Leng Kee Road, #01-04, Thye Hong Industrial Centre, Singapore 159086, +65 6513 6377, www.facebook.com/yiqianprivatedining

  • Sugarhall Rum Infused Cocktail Pub Singapore

    SUGARHALL: CBD *Best New Restaurants June/July 2022 Singapore

    Rum-Infused Cocktail Pub

    Sugarhall began in 2014, on Amoy Street and had to close its doors thereafter. Now it's back with an all-new rum-infused cocktail menu. Tucked away above their fancy-but-fun sibling Rosemead, expect an excellently crafted cocktail line-up and carefully curated list of rums by their Bar Operations Manager Davide Boncimino. Pair them with hearty, elevated pub grub for the best experience!

    Sugarhall, 19 Cecil Street, Singapore 049704, +65 9815 0246, www.sugarhall.sg

  • One Prawn & Co. Best New Restaurants

    ONE PRAWN & CO.: MacPherson *Best New Restaurants June/July 2022 Singapore

    Elevated Prawn Mee Dishes

    Run by a former Burnt Ends chef, One Prawn & Co. now has opened a standalone eatery. Its menu features its signature Five Fortunes Jumbo Prawns Claypot for a whopping SG$30! Take heart, this claypot-cooked prawn noodle dish comes with very fresh jumbo prawns, clams, house-made tobiko prawn balls, pork ribs, and shabu sliced pork. Definitely enough for a meal for two! There's also a regular bowl of prawn mee priced at SG$14.

    One Prawn & Co., 458 MacPherson Road, Singapore 368176, +65 9878 8897, www.facebook.com/oneprawnnco

  • Perch Singapore East-West Fusion At Jewel Changi

    PERCH: Jewel Changi Airport *Best New Restaurants June/July 2022 Singapore

    East-Meets-West Fusion Fare

    Situated right next to the vortex at Jewel, Perch is a must-try for its east-meets-west fusion cuisine that's great for your next date night or special occasion. The Tiger Prawn & Sakura Ebi Capellini will be loved by pasta fans. Also check out the Roasted Spiced Chicken Breast With Thai Red Curry for a unique twist. Want more? We're simply loving their July special, Four Cheese Risotto!

    Perch, 78 Airport Boulevard, #02-244/245, Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore 819666, www.perch.sg

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  • Jypsy At One Fullerton In Singapore

    JYPSY: CBD, One Fullerton *Best New Restaurants May 2022 Singapore

    Contemporary & Casual Japanese Cuisine

    Under the wings of PS. Cafe comes Jypsy, its flagship resto boasting magnificent views along the bay at One Fullerton. The casual diner features contemporary Japanese plates like Charcoal Tsukune Sticks, Smokey Unagi Fried Rice, and a selection of small as well as big plates with pizzas, burgers, and even pasta. The Wagyu Beef Dripping Rice is a must-try together with new creations like the Ceviche Snapper Al Limone Spaghettini and Robata Lamb Ribs. Make a reservation here.

    Jypsy, 1 Fullerton Road, 01-02/03, Singapore 049213, +65 6708 9288, www.pscafe.com/jypsy-one-fullerton

  • HENRI French Bisto And Bakery Far East Square Singapore

    HENRI: Off Chinatown, CBD *Best New Restaurants May 2022 Singapore

    Wine, Bistro And Bakery

    Nestled in Far East Square is HENRI, a French bistro, and bakery all in one where you can enjoy a plethora of artisanal bakes and a specialty coffee blend that's roasted in-house. Check out its 2 or 3 courses lunch set showcasing options like the Steak Frites as well as Fricassee de Poulet with Pain de Campagne. Dinner features an indulgent Steak Box of Japanese A5 Wagyu Striploin, Australian Wagyu Ribeye, and a 28-day dry-aged US Prime Ribeye, all smoked to perfection! You can choose a bottle of wine from their selection to pair with your meal. Reserve a table here.

    HENRI, 48 Pekin St, #01-01, Singapore 048778, +65 8690 4927, www.henri.com.sg

  • So-Cal Italian Restaurant California Republic Singapore

    CALIFORNIA REPUBLIC: Off Chinatown *Best New Restaurants May 2022 Singapore

    Homemade Pasta Plates

    Imagine woody feels and cozy vibes, California Republic serves up Sol-Cal Italian meaning you'll expect hearty mains like Smoked Bucatini, Chicken Fra Diavolo and for the seafood lovers, Lazy Man's Cioppino and Mafaldine. They have daily selections of dessert and also an extensive cocktail list that's about equal rights for all; equal for drinks with full alcohol, lower alcohol, and zero alcohol. Reserve a table here.

    California Republic, 88 Amoy Street, Singapore 069907, +65 9784 9487, www.socalitalian.com

  • Supernova Tanjong Katong In Singapore

    SUPERNOVA: Tanjong Katong *Best New Restaurants May 2022 In Singapore

    All-Day Breakfast Treats

    If you're a faithful follower of Atlas, Lunar, Columbus, and Neptune, then you'll love Supernova too. Nestled in the Tanjong Katong neighborhood, this casual joint boasts stylish interiors and comfort breakfast food. Dine outdoors in a pet-friendly space or choose to go indoors for a cozy dining experience. Go for familiar plates like Chorizo, Egg, Avo or try the Mala Chicken Burger at lunch for a spicy treat. You can order online or book a table here.

    Supernova, 266 Tanjong Katong Road, Singapore 437053, www.supernovaforeva.com.sg

  • Basdban Sichuan Cuisine In Singapore

    BASDBAN: Off Chinatown, CBD *Best New Restaurants May 2022 Singapore

    Authentic Sichuan Cuisine Mixed With Creativity

    Basdban features authentic Sichuan flavors mixed with creative touches so think of exciting menu items that will tantalize your tastebuds. Feast on Crab Meat Mapo Tofu and the oh so delicious Fried Crispy Pork Trotter. Check out the full menu on their Facebook page. Reserve a table here.

    Basdban, 51 Telok Ayer Street , #01-01 Singapore, Singapore 048441, +65 9755 1058, www.linktr.ee/basdban.sg, www.facebook.com/basdban.sg

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  • Kaarla Restaurant & Bar In Singapore

    KAARLA RESTAURANT & BAR: CBD - Now Open! *Best New Restaurants April 2022 Singapore

    Featuring Coastal Australian Cuisine

    Kaarla meaning ‘where the home fires burn’, is a Contemporary Australian restaurant and bar that puts the spotlight on ‘Coastal Australian Cuisine’. The focus at Kaarla is Australia’s coastal regions, and their bounty of some of the most desirable seafood, livestock, and produce in the world. At Kaarla, the use of fire is central to the craft of bringing to the table vibrant, exciting, yet unpretentious dishes reflecting Australia’s rich cultural melting pot – a cuisine without borders. An essential inclusion to the larder of Kaarla is native ingredients used by Australian First Nations Aboriginal people for food and medicine, evolving over 60,000 years as the world’s longest known ongoing society. Also check out the centerpiece of the Kaarla kitchen which is a custom-built hearth and oven!

    Kaarla Restaurant & Bar, 88 Market Street, CapitaSpring, #51-01, Singapore 048948, www.kaarla-oumi.sg/kaarla

  • Oumi Restaurant CapitaSpring In Singapore

    OUMI: CBD - Now Open! *Best New Restaurants April 2022 Singapore

    Modern Kappo Dining Experience

    Sharing the same space as Kaarla Restaurant & Bar, Oumi, which serves contemporary Japanese Kappo cuisine literally means ‘to cut and cook’. The word ‘Oumi’ translates to sea or ocean. Kappo is an approach and philosophy more than a cooking style. It is about savoring the pure beauty, flavour, and freshness of food; the quality of the ingredient; and the skill of the chef. Oumi is novel and fresh: an offering of Australian-inspired Japanese cuisine. As the kappo experience is as much visual as relational, Oumi offers a vantage view of Marina Bay and the chefs at work. Dishes are presented in individual servings, some exclusively available only when dining at the counter, while with larger groups of family, friends or corporates seated at the table, a similar selection is offered in communal sharing plates.

    Oumi, 88 Market Street, CapitaSpring, #51-01, Singapore 048948, +65 8338 3251, www.kaarla-oumi.sg/oumi

  • Estate At Hilton Orchard In Singapore

    ESTATE: Orchard *Best New Restaurants April 2022 Singapore

    Sophisticated Buffet Dining Experience

    Estate is the residential all-day dining restaurant of Hilton Singapore Orchard. Located on level five in the communal heart of the newly opened hotel, Estate showcases culinary experiences and flavors from around the world, while elevating familiar regional favorites that resonate with local residents. Estate delivers a sophisticated buffet dining experience similar to an à la carte-style restaurant. At Estate, each dish is exquisitely plated for individual serving as the chefs are big on presentation. Central to Estate’s dining experience are the residential-style open kitchens like the Raw & Seafood Kitchen, Grill Kitchen, and the Noodle & Wrap Kitchen. Estate also flaunts a beautiful range of handcrafted desserts that are masterfully curated and exquisitely plated, delivering an experience reminiscent of a high-end patisserie.

    Estate, Level 5, Hilton Singapore Orchard, 333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867, +65 6831 6270, www.hilton.com/en/hotels/sinorhi-hilton-singapore-orchard/dining/estate/

  • Mallow Pocket Bar And Plant Forward Menus Singapore

    MALLOW: Off River Valley *Best New Restaurants April 2022 Singapore

    Conscious, Plant-Forward Pocket Bar Concept

    Named after an edible plant that sprouts in abundance across Denmark, anywhere from lawns to cropland and roadsides to waste areas, Mallow is touted as a fun, plant-forward reimagination of Wong's pocket bar experience that started as a pop-up at the turn of 2022, welcoming top cocktail and culinary talents across two sold-out seasons. In this third iteration that will permanently settle into the space, curious cocktails with fleshed-out flavors and contemporary plant-focused small plates are best enjoyed together as a pairing degustation menu, or a la carte, in between sips of organic and biodynamic wines, sake, and vermouth on rotation. All housed in an intimate 35-seater horseshoe bar on the second floor of InterContinetal Singapore Robertson Quay. Mallow's opening food menu comprises four snacks, two desserts, and a six-course “The Taste of Mallow” degustation with a four-cocktail pairing priced at SG$135per person.

    Mallow, 1 Nanson Road, #02-07B, InterContinental Singapore, Robertson Quay, Singapore 238909, +65 8399 0679, www.mallow.sg

  • Hidey Hole Western Fusion Bistro Arcade In Singapore

    HIDEY HOLE: Little India, Serangoon Road *Best New Restaurants April 2022 Singapore

    Western Fusion Bistro Bar

    Nestled in the heritage-rich district of Little India, Hidey Hole is a western fusion bistro bar with a whole lot of mouthwatering café food and tantalizing beer bites. In the pipeline is also old-school arcade games being offered. The chef’s recommendations include Ivan’s USA Tomahawk Pork ChopMarcus’ Striploin SteakLeous’ Chicken Risotto, and Dave’s Seafood Feast. Feeling indulgent? Order their freshly handpicked Japan Hyogo Oysters, served with cilantro hot dressing and citrusy lemon squeeze. Want more? The bistro also features the owners’ vast Bearbrick collection on display – perfect for fervent collectors to swoon over!

    Hidey Hole, 216-1 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207749, +65 9188 2844, www.facebook.com/hideyholesg

  • NOX Dine In The Dark Dining Experience In Singapore

    NOX - DINE IN THE DARK: Off Chinatown *Best New Restaurants April 2022 Singapore

    Pitch-Black Dining Experience Like No Other

    NOX – Dine in the Dark will take you on a journey through tastes and textures, a multi-sensory dining experience that will tantalize your taste buds and open your mind. Be welcomed by our friendly staff who will escort you to the lounge area where you will be briefed on the concept and what you can expect from your dining experience. After the welcome brief, you’ll be escorted to the entrance of the dining area where you will be introduced to your visually impaired or blind guide who will be serving and taking care of you during the dinner. At the end of your dinner, you will be led down to the lit-up lounge area, where you will receive a form to fill up with your guesses of what you think you have eaten in the dark dining room. Thereafter, we will present you with pictures and descriptions and you can compare with your impressions and find out how many of your guesses were correct. You will also have time to enjoy coffee/ tea or post-dinner cocktails at the bar to end your night.

    NOX - Dine in the Dark, 83 Club Street, Singapore 069451, +65 6298 0708, www.noxdineinthedark.com

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  • Osia Steak And Seafood Grill Resorts World Sentosa Singapore

    OSIA STEAK AND SEAFOOD GRILL: Resorts World Sentosa

    Rare Gastronomic Opportunity For 5 Nights Only!

    Visit Osia Steak and Seafood Grill at Resorts World Sentosa for a rare gastronomic opportunity as two icons of Australia – celebrity chef Scott Webster and Australian winery, Penfolds – come together. From March 11 to 15, 2022, this limited time only gastronomic Aussie Odyssey will feature a 4-course Iconic Tasting Menu at SG$158++ per person for lunch and dinner, and an exclusive private dining 7-course Chef’s Table Tasting Menu at SG$488++ per person for dinner only, paired with Penfolds wines at SG$88++ or SG$188++ per person respectively. Osia is known for sourcing top-quality ingredients including meats, seafood, and vegetables from boutique farms in Australia as well as from all over the world. For reservations, call +65 6577 6688 or email dining@RWSentosa.com. For more information, visit www.rwsentosa.com/aussieodyssey.

    Osia Steak And Seafood Grill, RWS Festive Walk, www.rwsentosa.com/en/restaurants/osia/chef-scott-webster-and-penfolds

  • White Marble Restaurant In SIngapore

    WHITE MARBLE: Orchard

    Mediterranean Grill Restaurant

    White Marble brings together the timeless flavors of the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, including Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Greece, Morocco, and the Middle East. As Chef Otto conceptualizes the immersive menu, his protégé Executive Chef Kenneth Loke brings it to life on the plate. The olives, spices, beans, vegetables, seafood, and meat tell of the bounty of the Mediterranean littoral and the freshness and quality of its produce. And in line with Chef Otto’s philosophy, dishes are prepared with fresh quality produce, using simple techniques that showcase the natural flavors at their vibrant best. The grill section, especially, features a selection of premium vegetables, seafood, and meats seasoned and grilled to perfection in the charcoal oven.

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    White Marble, 1 Tanglin Road, #01-09, Orchard Rendezvous Hotel, Singapore 247905, +65 9772 9434, www.whitemarble.com.sg

  • Pan-Asian Willow Restaurant In Singapore


    Pan-Asian Menus With Premium Ingredients

    Willow is a no-holds-barred exploration of premium quality ingredients and different cooking styles from across the globe, focusing on maximal flavors while respecting the properties and combination of seasonal ingredients. Chef Nicholas Tam dishes out Pan-Asian menus that are guaranteed to surprise and tantalize your tastebuds. Experience Willow for Lunch, Dinner, and an option for Alcohol Pairing for either session. Definitely a place to head to for date night! Reserve here.

    Willow, 39 Hong Kong Street, Singapore 059678, +65 8885 4867, hello@willowrestaurant.sg, www.willowrestaurant.sg

  • Daiyusan Sushi Bar Aged Sushi In Singapore


    Serving Up Aged Sushi In Singapore

    Daiyusan Sushi Bar is one of the few Japanese restos in Singapore that serves aged sushi, with enhanced flavors and a melt-in-your-mouth texture. Sushis range from salmon to hamachi, and wait, for it, black cod. Yes, quite a rarity, you can WhatsApp the restaurant from SG$50+ to customize a Sashimi Premium Platter. There's also an interesting Unagi Foie Gras that is a must-try.

    Daiyusan Sushi Bar, 55 Kim Chuan Drive, Precise Tree, #02-03, Singapore 537098, +65 8787 8747, www.daiyusan.com/home

  • Working Title Riverside Brunch Along Kallang River Singapore


    Juicy Burgers With River Views

    Nestled beside Singapore’s longest river, (working title) Riverside is the epitome of chill - surrounded by luscious greenery, flooding of natural light, bicycle-friendly al fresco seating, with child and pet-friendly amenities to boot. For those looking for vegetarian options, this halal joint doesn't disappoint with its Magic Truffle Mushroom with smoky grilled portobello mushrooms served with caramelized onions and truffle aioli. Yum!

    (working title) Riverside, 51 Kampong Bugis, #01-03, Kallang Riverside Condominium, Singapore 338986, www.workingtitle.sg/riverside

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  • Sol & Luna Best Latin-European Restaurant In Singapore

    SOL & LUNA: CBD *Now Open!

    Latin-European Cuisine In Singapore

    Tucked in the lush environment of CapitaSpring’s Green Oasis with sky-high city views, Sol & Luna is a charming Latin European Bistro that boasts a thoughtfully curated spread of French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish all-day fare. The bistro offers both an intimate outdoor dining experience along with a spectacular view of the cityscape for social gatherings and celebrations. The bistro and garden oasis is also a charming destination for weddings, corporate and social events.

    Sol & Luna, 88 Market St, #17-01, Singapore 048948, +65 8031 4316, www.solandluna.sg

  • KOAL Grill Restaurant In Singapore

    KOAL: Orchard

    Light To Night Grill Restaurant In Singapore

    KOAL, the latest concept by the Les Amis Group, brings you on an exploratory journey to discover the medium of the grill – where meat and fire cross paths. Through the marriage of Asian flavors with both Western and Eastern grilling techniques, their balance creates subtle but defined flavors. Behind the Konro grill is Head Chef Jun Xiang. KOAL's cozy space is great for casual gatherings with family and friends. Best part? Lunch sets are priced at an affordable SG$22, complete with one starter, one main, and a dessert! Sweet!

    KOAL, 1 Scotts Rd, 03 - 09 / 10 / 11 Shaw Centre, Singapore 228208, +65 8129 4500, www.koalgrill.com

  • Path East Asian And French Restaurant In Singapore


    East Asian Flavors With French Finesse In Singapore

    Path Restaurant serves up an elegant rendition of modern Asian fare that blends French finesse and East Asian flavors. A must-try is the Signature Butter-Roasted Herb-Brined French Poulet with Chinese herbs, European butter roasting, and Hong Kong-style ginger scallion sauce. There's also a comprehensive wine list to pair with your meal.

    Path Restaurant, 12 Marina Boulevard, #01-05/06, Tower 3, Marina Bay Financial Centre, Singapore 018982, +65 8189 1849, www.pathrestaurant.com.sg

  • 5 On 25 Cantonese Restaurant Andaz Singapore

    5 ON 25: Off Bugis

    Refined Cantonese Cuisine In Singapore

    5 On 25, the latest installment at Andaz Singapore, takes inspiration from the five home-style flavors of Cantonese cuisine with an emphasis on fresh ingredients and sustainable seafood – culminating in a true epicurean harmony of salty, spicy, sour, sweet, and bitter. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the harmony of the five flavors can not only improve one’s taste experience but also help to achieve a balance of good health. The restaurant exudes sophisticated flair and the main standout in the menu has to be the decadent bowl of Boston Lobster Poached Rice "Pao Fan". Delicious!

    5 On 25, 5 Fraser St, Level 25, Andaz, Singapore 189354, +65 6408 1228,  www.5on25.com

  • Flourish Bakehouse With Picnic Lawn Singapore


    Cafe With A Picnic Lawn In Singapore

    Nestled in a quiet abode at Tanglin is Flourish Bakehouse, the only cafe in Singapore with its very own picnic lawn! Not to worry about prickly grass as it's fitted with artificial turf. Fur-kids are most welcome here as well. If you're bringing the kids, best to bring along foldable mats as picnic tables are limited. Fresh bakes are always sold out fast so head there early!

    Flourish Bakehouse, 318 Tanglin Road, Block A, The Guild International College, Singapore 247979, www.facebook.com/flourish.tanglin

  • French Fold French Crepe Restaurant In Singapore

    FRENCH FOLD: Orchard

    French Crêpes In Singapore

    The latest addition to its list of locales, this French crepe café serves up tantalizing crepes and galettes. Those with a palette for all things savory can try out No.4 that features a gorgeous combi of sunny side up, ham, sautéed mushrooms, and comté cheese. For those who love sweet, dig into No.24, a soft and warm crepe drizzled with Manuka honey, roasted buckwheat seeds, and featuring a Hojicha sea salt gelato.

    French Fold, 390 Orchard Road, Palais Renaissance, +65 6908 3962, www.mercimarcelgroup.com/fold/french-fold-palais-renaissance

  • Osomatsu Japanese Izakaya In Singapore

    OSOMATSU: Tanjong Katong

    Izakaya-Style Restaurant In Singapore

    Osomatsu, short for 'Osomatsu-sama deshita!', which means ‘it was no big deal of a meal”, is an expression commonly heard in restaurants when the host or hostess humbly responds to customers who give thanks or gratitude for the meal – this ‘pleased to serve’ spirit also befittingly encapsulates the team’s topmost value. This new resto at KINEX boasts an extensive izakaya-style menu. Expect binchotan-grilled skewers and deep-fried bites to lavish plates of Uni Ikura Tart and truffle Shiromi. There's also a decadent seven-course omakase menu on the way!

    Osomatsu, 11 Tanjong Katong Road, KINEX, #02-21, Singapore 437157, +65 9235 9419, www.osomatsusg.com

  • Rosemead California Fine Dining In Singapore

    ROSEMEAD: Telok Ayer, CBD

    California Fine Dining Restaurant In Singapore

    Named after Executive Chef David Tang's hometown in California, Rosemead showcases his culinary philosophy driven by seasonality, diversity, and simplicity. This fine-dining restaurant offers modern Californian cuisine infused with French, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, and Japanese influences. Dishes to try include slow-cooked wagyu short rib with black truffle and bone marrow, grilled Canary Islands bass, embered heirloom pumpkin, and more. Perfect for an indulgent date night!

    Rosemead, 19 Cecil Street, Singapore 049704, +65 9781 9084, www.rosemead.sg

  • Caviar Restaurant In Singapore

    CAVIAR: Orchard

    Experience Eight Variations Of Caviar In Singapore

    For caviar lovers, this is the place to be. Featuring eight selections of caviar, presented either as a topping or complementing various dishes, their menu follows the offerings of the Japanese and European seasons. They also offer an all-day Sunday brunch menu. Book here.

    Caviar, 390 Orchard Rd Palais Renaissance, B1-06-07, Singapore 238871, www.cvr.sg

  • Bearded Bella Brunch Menu In Singapore

    BEARDED BELLA: Bukit Timah

    Hearty Brunch Menu In Singapore

    Known for its hearty brunch menu, Bearded Bella's outlet at Hillcrest showcases splashes of pink and unicorn motifs that'll sure excite the kids. Always a fave would be the Grilled Cheese and Prosciutto Sandwich and No BS Brekkie which is an indulgent platter of  Australian grass-fed ribeye with kombu, scrambled eggs, arugula, parmesan cheese, and potato crisps served on English muffin buns. Yum!

    Bearded Bella, 73 Hillcrest Road, Singapore 288945, +65 8201 2312, www.beardedbella.com

  • Glean Cafe At Braddell In Singapore

    GLEAN CAFE: Braddell

    Kid-Friendly & Fur-Kid Friendly Cafe In Singapore

    Spacious, airy, and bright, Glean Cafe is the perfect location for a casual meet-up with friends and family plus they are kid-friendly too! Kids under the age of seven eat free with the purchase of any adult main meal. Their all-day brunch menu includes staples like House-made Norwegian Salmon Crepe, Triple Decker Ham & Cheese Toastie, and of course pastas!

    Glean Cafe, 351 Braddell Road, #01-01, Singapore 579713

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  • Rempapa Local Heritage Cuisines In Singapore

    REMPAPA: Paya Lebar

    Local Heritage Cuisine In Singapore

    At his previous restaurants, Folklore and Kin, MasterChef Singapore judge Damian D'Silva was best known for the Eurasian and Peranakan recipes passed down within his family. In his newest restaurant, Rempapa, he turns his focus to presenting local dishes that draw from all our cultures and races, forgotten dishes from our history, and new spins on familiar dishes, with the aim of engaging modern palates. Savor dishes like Curry Chicken, which combines the profiles of both Indian and Eurasian curry powder mixes to create the chef's curry powder with 10 spices. Also on the menu are heritage dishes that have been long forgotten, such as kai fan, a bowl of shredded chicken, char siew and lup cheong in chicken stock that was peddled by hawkers at Boat Quay and Clarke Quay; baca assam, a tangy Eurasian beef dish that’s almost been lost through the ages, and lamb leg rendang, based on the classic Minangkabau dish with Malay and Indonesian influences. Book a table here!

    Rempapa, 2 Paya Lebar Rd, 01-01/02 03 Park Place Residences at PLQ, Singapore 409053, +65 www.instagram.com/rempapa_sg

  • Sushi Sato Omakase At Dempsey Singapore

    SUSHI SATO: Dempsey

    Omakase Dining In Singapore

    Helmed by Chef Yuji Sato, Sushi Sato is the newest omakase establishment in Dempsey. Armed with more than 26 years of experience, his intimate resto will see all the freshest slices of fish and dishes that are prepared on the spot and served immediately to you right at your table! Reserve here now.

    Sushi Sato, 6B Dempsey Rd, Singapore 247662, info@sushi-sato.com, www.sushi-sato.com


    Hearty Middle Eastern Cuisine In Singapore

    Safiya by Shangri-La promises a true-blue Middle Eastern dining experience from their home to yours. Meaning ‘purity’ in Arabic, Safiya by Shangri-La presents Middle Eastern cuisine steeped in tradition, as Chef Ara Sayegh shares a thoughtfully curated menu of time-honored dishes of his homeland. Brimming with vibrant flavors, colors, and textures, Safiya’s signature dishes reveal the rich heritage of the cuisine, characterized by healthful fresh ingredients, quality meats, and aromatics by way of an alluring mix of spices and herbs. Enjoy a slice of Middle Eastern culture in the comfort of home – pique the appetite with a selection of delectable mezze before tucking into hearty and meaty mains and exquisite desserts. Click here to order now.

    Safiya by Shangri-La, 22 Orange Grove Rd, Singapore 258350, +65 6213 4398, www.shangri-la.com/singapore/shangrila/dining/restaurants/safiya-by-shangri-la

  • Marguerite Restaurant At Gardens By The Bay Singapore

    MARGUERITE: Gardens by the Bay

    Contemporary Cuisine By A Michelin-Star Chef In Singapore

    Taking root amidst the lush garden surrounds of the Flower Dome, Marguerite by Michelin-Star Chef/Owner Michael Wilson embraces the best of the seasons with tasting menus that celebrate craft, provenance, and produce through contemporary cuisine. Fine wines, innovative temperance beverages, and a personalized level of service that exudes warmth, ease, and charm complement a fine dining experience of true exception. Reserve your table here.

    Marguerite, Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, #01-09 Flower Dome, Singapore 018953, +65 6604 9988, info@marguerite.com.sg, www.marguerite.com.sg

  • Drunken Farmer Joo Chiat


    Natural Wine Bar And Bistro In Singapore

    Curated with a focus on feeding the posse of wine-loving pals or family nights out, the menu at Drunken Farmer Joo Chiat brings in a small but sumptuous introduction of new dishes. Adding on to the widely-received sourdough-centered menu conceived back in its Le Vin Levain days, diners can first line their bellies with snacks including the anchoring signature sourdough Karaage (SG$20) for a juicy crunch of slow-marinated then sourdough battered chicken thigh chunks with a zingy homemade kimchi mayo; seasoned and skewered Prawns Sticks (SG$20) that are best enjoyed with drizzles of smoked paprika aioli, and a perennialSharing Spread Platter (SG$22) of pita bread served alongside a hearty trio of avocado cream, pumpkin hummus and seeds praline for dips. Check out their full menu here. Wine lovers in search of natural wines can also visit www.drunkenfarmer.sg to purchase bottles and bundles for island-wide deliveries with same-day delivery. Opens every Monday to Sunday, 6pm to 10:30pm. 

    Drunken Farmer (Joo Chiat), 185 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427456, +65 6877 4884, hello@drunkenfarmer.sg, www.drunkenfarmer.sg

  • Argentinian Cuisine Bochinche At Club Street Singapore

    BOCHINCHE: Off Chinatown

    Modern Argentinian Cocina At Club Street In Singapore

    Bochinche is a modern Argentinian cocina in Singapore’s Club Street neighborhood, serving modern Argentinian dishes, masterful steaks, natural wines, and cocktails in a fun, lively atmosphere. Dining at Bochinche is a journey. From bold flavors to delicious discoveries, savor a world of unique meats, curated from the best in Argentina, Spain, and Japan. At the core of the restaurant, our charcoal griller allows us to showcase traditional Asado techniques. Kissed by fire, and forged by culture-rich recipes, Bochinche's menu brings forth delicious fare enhanced by cooking with fire. Reserve your table here.

    Bochinche, 27 Club Street, Singapore 069413, +65 6235 4990, enquiries@bochinche.com.sg, www.bochinche.com.sg

  • SOFI Cafe And Keto In Singapore

    SOFI CAFÉ + KETO: Tanjong Pagar

    Keto-Compliant Café In Singapore

    Located in The Scarlet Hotel along the edge of the Ann Siang heritage district, SOFI boasts an extensive menu curated by owner and keto advocate, Sofi Sui, SOFI is a full-fledged keto-compliant café with an all-inclusive menu featuring popular all-day brunch items and Pasta Brava's bestsellers, welcoming both regular and keto-diet diners. Order for takeaway or delivery here.

    SOFI Café + Keto, 33 Erskine Rd, The Scarlet Hotel, Ground Floor & Rooftop, Singapore 069333 (Near Maxwell Food Centre), +65 6222 0879, www.soficafepizza.com

  • Leckerbaer Danish Pastries In Singapore

    LACKERBAER: New Outlet At Keong Siak Road

    Danish Desserts And Snacks In Singapore

    Leckerbaer was founded in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Jakob and Gabi Bär Mogensen - who both have extensive experience from the European Michelin-restaurant scene. Inspired by how New Nordic cuisine has explored the history and terroir of the region, they set out to make something local and relevant.  That is why they took the butter cookie as their point of departure. Since then, they have added more baked goods to the selection, all of which are made with the same sense of flavor, craftsmanship, and quality. That is their way of honoring the Danish tradition of great pastry and elegant design. Savor their Smoked Salmon and Onsen Egg sourdough sandwich, or the Crab & Avocado Salsa option is a fave amongst its diners here.

    Leckerbaer, 14 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089121, +65 6223 3053, www.leckerbaer.sg

  • Hortus Best New Restaurant Singapore

    HORTUS: Gardens by the Bay

    Celebrate Mediterranean Flavors At Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay In Singapore

    Housed within the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay, Hortus tempts with a host of sharing plates that celebrate the bright, fresh flavors of the Mediterranean. Vibrant salads, dips, and home-baked breads are perfect for grazing alongside heartier mains, tagines, and rustic dishes straight off our wood fire grill. Housemade cakes, tarts, and pastries entice throughout the day. Reserve here.

    Hortus, Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, #01-09 Flower Dome, Singapore 018953, +65 6702 0158, info@hortus.com.sgwww.hortus.com.sg

  • Pure Imagination Chocolate Facility By Janice Wong In Singapore

    PURE IMAGINATION: Off River Valley

    Live Chocolate-Making Experience In Singapore

    For chocolate lovers, Janice Wong's Pure Imagination facility will definitely satisfy. This Bean to Bar Chocolate-focused concept features cocoa beans sourced directly from the farms that the company works with cocoa-growing regions such as the Philippines, Ecuador, Thailand, Colombia, and Peru. Situated in Great World mall in Singapore, the facility is an open concept where you can enjoy the full view of the live chocolate production facility! Try the chocolate degustation menu (SG$40) and you’ll get a chance to learn and observe how chocolate is made and even sample the pulp of raw cocoa pods, freshly grounded cocoa nibs, and cocoa liquor.

    Pure Imagination, Great World City, 1 Kim Seng Promenade, B1-K119, Singapore 237994, +65 96406397, info@janicewong.com.sg, www.pureimagination.sg

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    CLUNY FOOD COURT: Multi-Concept Dining At Botanic Gardens In Singapore

    Cluny Food Court is the first-ever food court by Les Amis Group, providing all-day casual dining right in the heart of Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage site – The Singapore Botanic Gardens. The food court aims to be a platform where aspiring hawkerpreneurs can showcase their craft to the masses. Inspired by their parents’ generation and driven by their love for the food and beverage industry, expect a harmonious mix of traditional and contemporary cuisine from 6 different concepts in the heart of our heritage-rich national Garden. Delight in delicious congee from Mui Kee, Texas-style BBQ from Chef Mao, or comforting Italian fare from Piccante Pronto. From November 1 to 7, 2021, purchase a drink to enjoy SG$1 deals! Opens from 8am to 9:30pm.

    *Check out our Little Steps Cluny Food Court feature here!

    Cluny Food Court, 1J Cluny Road, Singapore 259607 (Beside Raffles Building), +65 9625 3593, www.clunyfoodcourt.com.sg

  • French Cuisine Claudine At Dempsey In Singapore

    CLAUDINE: Dempsey

    Intimate French Cuisine In Singapore 

    Inspired by the simple pleasures of home-cooking, Claudine brings you quintessential French dishes from timeless classics to personal recipes with a fondness for locality—designed to be loved by one or shared by many. Located right at the top of Dempsey Hill in a restored 1930s chapel, Claudine exudes French exquisiteness and is set to open its doors on November 16, 2021. Helmed by Odette's chef Julien Royer, you can also watch chefs work in the show kitchen space at one end of the restaurant. Expect French food with a twist with traditional recipes as well as less common dishes. Highlights include the Claudine Bouillabaisse, Vol-Au-Vent, Chou Farci, and more. Reservations are now open here!

    Claudine, 39C Harding Road, Singapore 249541, www.claudinerestaurant.com

  • Italian Cuisine Lino At Forum In Singapore

    LINO: Orchard

    Honest Italian Food In Singapore

    Not a new face for those in the Bukit Timah area and definitely a favorite, Lino has opened its doors at Forum The Shopping Mall! The name Lino comes from the Italian word linen, which is used to cover pizza dough as it leavens — a traditional method that helps the dough naturally ferment without interference. Their food is rooted in this same philosophy of utilizing classic cooking techniques that allow flavors to develop naturally and honestly, delivering an experience that warms the heart and touches the soul. They specialize in fresh, handmade pizza, pasta, and a variety of other hearty Italian favorites, and offer a unique beverage program focused on wines, spritzes, beer, digestifs, cocktails, and coffee to go along with your meal. Great for kids too, Lino is definitely your go-to Italian restaurant that provides a relaxed, casual, yet elegant dining experience with both indoor and alfresco seating.

    Lino, 583 Orchard Rd, #01-01/04, Forum The Shopping Mall, Singapore 238884, +65 8764 6426 (Whatsapp), +65 6235 8690 (Outlet No.), www.linorestaurant.com

  • MEZCLA: Off Tanjong Pagar

    Mexican & Japanese Taco Delights In Singapore

    Love your tacos? A fan of Japanese fare? Then how about having the best of both at Mezcla's Mexican and Japanese taco bar. Pair their tantalizing tacos with signature cocktails and you've got yourself a proper date night! Order a whole medley of tacos like the Guajillo-marinated Wagyu Beef Brisket and Ancho Chile Pork Jowl tacos, or go modern with Japanese-inspired delights like the Salmon Skin Taco (crispy salmon skin taco shell comprising sake-cured salmon sashimi and ikura), Unagi (tempura seaweed taco with unagi and oyako tamago) as well as Soft Shell Crab Tempura that features edamame refritos and tobiko! Whew! Dine-in is currently available only. Book here.

    Mezcla, 43 Craig Rd, Singapore 089681, contact@mezcla.com.sg, www.mezcla.com.sg

  • Resorts World Sentosa Curate Cucina Pisana Singapore


    Authentic Pisan Cuisine In Singapore

    Be transported to the cobbled streets of Pisa, Italy, and bask in the magic of Pisan cuisine at Resorts World Sentosa‘s newest restaurant Curate Cucina Pisana. Helmed by Pisan native Chef de Cuisine Davide Bizzarri, the restaurant presents an authentic dining journey through Pisa, a province in the heart of Tuscany that is well known for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italian renaissance art, and famous vineyards. Start the meal with a lush Pappa al Pomodoro di Mare (SG$24++), an antipasti comprising soft melt-in-the-mouth Stracciatella cheese on top of a rich soup medley of fresh Tuscan bread, sweet vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh basil, and garlic, finished with fresh white clams and blue mussels stewed in pescatora sauce. Fans of pasta can tuck into the colorful Fusilli di Pisa(SG$58++) featuring unique Pisa Tower-shaped Fusilli pasta with fresh Boston lobstersweet Tomberry, and green zucchini. Meat lovers can sink their teeth into the Cervo(SG$98++)a rack of premium venison served with bone, in a savory shallot sauce. Round off the night with iconic Pisan dessert Torta co’ Bischeri (SG$16++), a velvety rich dark chocolate and risotto cake filled with raisins, pine nuts, and candied fruits or indulge in the Instagram-worthy Peradel Chianti (SG$16++), a lustrous dessert of Chianti wine poached pear with panna cotta filling and sprinklings of edible gold flakes.

    Curate Cucina Pisana, 26 Sentosa Gateway, The Forum, #01-231 & 232, Singapore 098138, +65 6577 7288, www.rwsentosa.com/en/restaurants/curate

  • Glacier Cafe Jalan Besar In Singapore

    GLACIER: Lavender

    Mochi Waffles In This Insta-Worthy Café In Singapore

    Newly opened and right along Lavender Street by the Jalan Besar MRT station is Glacier, a café that's great for late-night treats as it opens till 1am on weekends! For a truly Singapore flavor, check out their Pandan Mochi Waffles (SG$8) that's filled with stretchy mochi cubes! Deck your waffles out with unique gelato flavors, like Oolong Osmanthus (SG$5) or Blue Pea Lemongrass Pandan (SG$5). If you want actual food food, order up the Seafood Vongole (SG$23).

    Glacier, 161 Lavender Street, #01-09, Singapore 338750, www.facebook.com/GlacierCafeSG

  • Milkfish Seafood Soup In Singapore

    MILKFISH: Marina

    Slow Cooked Seafood Soup In Singapore

    Milkfish prides itself with its slow-cooked seafood soup in collaboration with Áo Broth - a homegrown collagen soup brand popular for its all-natural broths made fresh in small batches. The soul of the nourishing soup comes from the fish’s gelatinous belly fat, pork bones, and fresh clams, that distill into a creamy consistency with a delicate and sweet flavor. Opt for a set at just SG$4 more that has 2 side dishes, a drink, and rice/noodles. Also check out the premium set that is served with an additional half lobster, whole abalone, and scallop. For a party of two and more, select combos to have a taste of their best dishes.

    Milkfish Millenia Walk, 9 Raffles Boulevard, #01-106, Millenia Walk, Singapore 039596, www.milkfish.sg

  • Brunch Cafe Steep At Little India Singapore

    STEEP: Off Little India

    Simple, Comfy Brunch Café In Singapore

    A simple monochromic café opens in the bustling area of Little India and provides a quiet respite from all the busyness outside. If you're looking for super no-frills breakfast food in the mid of day, this is the place to be with affordable dishes like Steep Breakfast (SG$17), French Toast (SG$17) as well as pastries and sides like Butter Croissants (SG$3.50) and for fans of old-time favs, Truffle Fries (SG$10)! The Mushroom Toast (SG$17) is also worth a shot to satisfy your breakfast craving.

    Steep, 32 Dunlop St, #01-01, Singapore 209360, www.facebook.com/steep.sg

  • Kids Dine Free NY Verden Singapore

    NY VERDEN: Changi

    Specialty Woodfired Restaurant & Bar In Singapore


    NY Verden is a Specialty Woodfired Restaurant & Bar which offers delicious woodfired specialties that you can enjoy all in the view of Jewel’s Rain Vortex. From October 28, 2021, every child below 12 years of age dines for free on the weekends! The deal includes a complimentary Kid’s Main & Beverage with every ala carte Adult Main purchased. Other than their kids dine free promotion, NY Verden is also offering other attractive promotions you don’t want to miss! Look forward to 50% off Set Menus, now from SG$22.80++ per pax, and a free flow of prosecco, red wine, and beers with a minimum spend of $100++ in a single receipt per table. Moms and Dads will be delighted to know that the 90-minutes free-flow alcohol package is stackable with the Kids Dine Free promotion!

    NY Verden, 78 Airport Boulevard, #03 - 227/228, Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore 819666, +65 8772 4227, www.nyverden.com.sg

  • Basque Cuisine Kinou In Singapore

    KINOU: Tanjong Pagar

    Basque Cuisine At Its Best In Singapore

    Kinou brings authentic Basque cuisine hand-made from scratch. Experience Basque Country hospitality, consisting of exquisite Basque Country wines, cocktails, spirits! Basque cuisine is more than just tapas and paella as the region overlaps Spain and France, bringing together a melting pot of delicacies. Check out their delicious starters like Xipirons SG$22 (baby squid and chimichurri) and Kokotxe SG$19 (pork cheeks, red wine sauce). Tuck into their mains like Ribeye SG$17 for the meat lovers (Signature Black Angus MB2+), Basque Mac & Cheese SG$32 which is good for kids, and French Duck Magret (magret and red wine) for an exquisite taste.

    Kinou, 2 Teck Lim Rd, Singapore 088380, +65 8453 4519, reservations@kinou.sgwww.kinou.sg

  • Check Out Our OCTOBER 2021 Best New Restaurants Featured Below:

    Greenhouse, www.dusitthanilagunasingapore.com/dining/greenhouse

    North Miznon, www.northmiznonsg.com

    Luke’s Lobster @ Great World, www.lukeslobster.sg

    CASA Restaurant By Remy Lefebvre, www.casarestaurant.sg

    Da Paolo Gastronomia Great World, www.dapaolo.com.sg/gastronomia

    Chuan By Nutmeg, www.nutmegclove.com

    Wild Child Pizzette, www.wildchildpizzette.com

    One Fattened Calf, www.instagram.com/onefattenedcalf

    Prairie By Craftsmen Cafe, www.facebook.com/prairie.sg

    Knock Knock Cafe, www.kkcafe.sg

    Singapore Chocolate, www.singaporechocolate.sg

    Terra Madre, www.instagram.com/terramadresg

    Raw Kitchen Bar, www.rawkitchenbar.com

    Legends Bar, www.dusitthanilagunasingapore.com/takeaway/legendsbar

    Revolver, www.revolver.com.sg

    Sushi Ichizuke, zoukclub.com/ichizukesg

    Here Kitty Kitty, www.zoukclub.com/herekittykittysg

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