Sentosa, one of the top places in Singapore to hang out at, is not only home to some of the best beaches in Singapore, it also boasts an amazing array of entertainment options that cater to everyone.
What you may not know, however, is that Sentosa restaurants are also very sought after – a Sentosa dining experience is the next best thing after a staycation, if you’re not having any travel plans.
If you don’t want to settle for fast food and want to try something new after a relaxing day out in the sun, check out these 26 highly-recommended Sentosa restaurants:
Resorts World Sentosa restaurants
Most of us are familiar with Michelin-starred restaurants, but what about one that showcases dishes from multiple Michelin-starred chefs?
CURATE is Asia’s first Michelin Chef showcase restaurant where specially selected Michelin-starred chefs are invited every quarter to show off their skills. Hence, every time you visit CURATE, you get a different culinary experience by top international chefs from acclaimed Michelin-starred restaurants – perfect for the ones who only want the best of the best.
If you ask us, this is certainly one of the best Sentosa restaurants you need to check out.
2. Fratelli Pizzeria
When you don’t know what to eat, pizza is always the best choice.
This isn’t just your ordinary pizza though: Fratelli Pizzania only uses the finest imported ingredients to craft their irresistible pizzas – think Burrata cheese from Puglia, Bottarga from Sardinia, fresh seasonal truffles from Umbria, and 20-month-cured artisanal parma ham from famous ham supplier Pio Tosini.
Everyone in the family will definitely enjoy a meal at this Sentosa restaurant, including the little ones. Even those who are not big fans of pizza will fall in love with the pasta options, such as the homemade Pici del Buttero. an eggless pasta with 12-hour red wine braised beef and porcini mushroom ragout.
3. Fratelli Trattoria
Italian fare is hearty and heartwarming, which is why it always makes for a perfect dinner option.
For delightful Italian selections that are hard to find in Singapore, you have to check out Fratelli Trattoria in Sentosa. Their dishes are created using recipes by legendary Italian chef brothers Enrico and Roberto Cerea, and if you can’t decide on what to eat, just opt for their specialty Da Vittorio Heirloom Recipe of Paccheri Pasta and Cerea-family-style ‘Tiramisu’ Cake.
4. Feng Shui Inn
Helmed by veteran Hong Kong Chef Li Kwok Kwong, Feng Shui Inn is paradise for those who love and appreciate Chinese fine-dining.
The extensive menu includes perennial favourites like char siew (Chinese barbecued meats), dim sum, nourishing double-boiled soups, and of course fresh seafood from around the world.
This is on the top of our recommendations if you’re looking for Sentosa restaurants that serve good Chinese cuisine.
5. Ocean Restaurant
Set against a backdrop of schools of fish, sharks and manta rays in the S.E.A Aquarium, the Ocean Restaurant attracts diners for both the ambience and the food.
At this Sentosa restaurant, you’ll get to taste modern seafood creations procured from sustainable sources. Take note that the menu is regularly refreshed based on the produce of the seasons, so you can keep coming back at different times of the year to try something new!
At Syun, you get fresh sushi, sashimi, and tender meats are expertly fused together using contemporary Japanese and Western cooking techniques for contemporary flavours that you can’t find anywhere else.
Don’t forget to pair your fresh meal with premium alcohol – take your pick from sake exclusively brewed for the restaurant and rare Japanese whiskeys, including the Nikka Taketsuru 35 years.
7. Forest 森
Helmed by Singapore celebrity chef Sam Leong, Forest 森 is a contemporary Chinese fine-dining restaurant in Sentosa that marries the best of East and West. For example, unlike traditional Chinese restaurants that usually serve communal portions for sharing, the food at Forest 森 is plated individually.
Unique signatures that you have to order include Tiger Prawn Rice Vermicelli with Chinese Wine in Superior Chicken Broth, as well as Pan-seared Lemongrass Chicken Roll stuffed with Glutinous Rice.
8. Osia Steak & Seafood Grill
Craving meat smoked and grilled to perfection? Osia Steak & Seafood Grill will do just the trick.
You’ll get to indulge in hearty platters of juicy premium meats and seafood, including the Australian Bangalow Sweet Pork (a pedigree naturally bred through sustainable practices without antibiotics or hormones), the long-in-demand Mayura Station Full-blood Wagyu Beef Strip Loin MS 9+, and Maine Lobster.
9. TungLok Heen
Well-known for traditional, authentic, and quality Chinese cuisine, TungLook Heen is helmed by celebrity chefs who have crafted some of the best contemporary Asian creations you can find in Sentosa and Singapore.
If you are craving for the usual Singapore favourites, you can also find them in the comfort of a restaurant setting – think hot favourites such as Oyster Omelette, Laksa, Chilli Crab, and Char Kway Teow.
Address: 26 Sentosa Gateway, Hotel Michael, #02-142/143, Singapore 098269
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table65 is a brand new dining concept helmed by celebrated chefs, named after the familiar country code for Singapore. It pares back the traditional formalities of fine-dining and focuses instead on the core flavours of quality ingredients using local produce from Singapore farms.
Novel elements such as levitating creations and visual projections on the dining plate will make for a special dining experience that you’ll never forget. For an unbridled view of the chefs at work, you can also feel free to sit at the chef’s table that surrounds the entire kitchen. This is a Sentosa dining experience you won’t forget.
11. TEPPAN by Chef Yonemura (temporarily closed)
Combining French and Japanese cuisine, TEPPAN by Chef Yonemura features three exclusive teppan tables where strips of top-grade wagyu are prepared right before your eyes.
You’ll definitely be enthralled by the immersive showcase of food preparation, cocktail mixing, and breathtaking dessert flambé – all done using the finest ingredients flown from Japan daily.
12. Tangerine (temporarily closed)
Sentosa can be insanely crowded on the weekends, and for those who prefer to get away from the hustle and bustle, visit Tangerine for a Sentosa dining experience that will awake your inner zen.
The restaurant advocates for a farm-to-table dining concept, where spices are freshly handpicked from its very own herb garden. The Thai-inspired menu also features dishes made from whole grains, fresh fruits, vegetables, premium free-range poultry, and grass-fed beef, which makes for a revitalising end to the tiring day.
Sentosa Cove restaurants
13. Blue Lotus @ Sentosa Cove
A popular destination for chilli crab lovers, Blue Lotus @ Sentosa Cove in Quayside Isle is a must-visit if you are craving the quintessential Singaporean dish.
The restaurant’s highly-raved Blue Lotus Signature Chilli Pomelo Crab has people flocking from far and wide just for a taste. It is simmered with lemongrass and curry leaves, and with just enough chilli to give it a kick that you will keep coming back for.
14. The Kitchen Table
No beach vacay is complete without a glamorous breakfast or brunch, and The Kitchen Table on the tropical island will serve exactly that to you.
Look out for the petite menu cards on clip-stands scattered throughout the buffet line, as they contain dishes that chefs at the six live cooking stations will cook on the spot just for you. Don’t miss out on the customer favourites either, especially the juicy and sweet Octopus Salad on Toast with Jamon Crumbs and the lip-smacking Duck and Scallop Noodle soup based off the famous Thai dish at Bondi Beach in Sydney.
15. Sabio By The Sea
One of the first tapas bars in Singapore, Sabio is extremely dedicated to serving authentic Spanish sharing tapas and is one of the best restaurants in Sentosa to visit.
Every dish is created with the best and freshest ingredients from Spain and across Asia, best complemented with a carefully curated selection of imported Spanish wine, beer, and spirits.
Aside from the amazing food, this tapas bar also serves up a gorgeous view that overlooks the Sentosa Marina for a perfect respite from the bustling city life.
This popular grill house is famous for the wonderful charred flavour that accompanies the most delicate taste of seafood in each of its dishes – all you need is a simple sauce to bring out the layers of flavours in their menu of modern European dishes with a distinct Asian overtone.
Siloso Beach restaurants
If you’re not very keen on fine dining but want a dining place in Sentosa with laid-back vibes to chill at, join the crowd at Coastes, a beach bar situated along a stretch of Siloso Beach.
Here, you can toast to a great day out with ice-cold beers and munch on mouthwatering burgers, pizza, pastas, and seafood while admiring the golden sunset’s reflection off the clear waters. There are also kid-friendly amenities, so parents can sip on house pour spirits while their young ones have fun on the beachfront.
18. Ola Beach Club
Start your day right with energising, Hawaiian-inspired brunch options at Ola Beach Club, or simply wind down here in the evening with the cool breeze and meat cuts cooked to perfection.
For all other hours, bar bites are also available if you are just lounging by the beach and craving for a snack.
The casual Italian eatery located on Siloso Beach offers some of the best pastas you’ll find on the island, together with perfectly baked wood-fired pizzas, salads, desserts, and creative reinterpretations of classic cocktails.
Trapizza is catered for the whole family, so feel free to bring your children here – those with boundless energy can continue to have fun at the water play area in between bites!
20. Casserole (temporarily closed)
This aptly-named restaurant at the Shangri-La boasts a menu of casseroles, sans the messy aftermath.
Drawing on influences from Southeast Asia to Morocco, you’ll get to travel the world without having to step out of Singapore when you tuck into exotic dishes like Crab Meat Masala, Atlas Lamb Tagine, and Duck a l’Orange.
Other Sentosa restaurants
Although Sentosa is home to many Italian restaurants and beach eateries, you’ll also find restaurants serving delightful Chinese dishes on the island as well.
Cassia is a hot favourite for its unexpected twists on traditional Cantonese dishes. They take inspiration from traditional recipes in the region, and then elevate the taste through haute Cantonese cooking techniques and the finest seasonal ingredients.
22. FOC Sentosa
Inspired by Barcelona’s world-famous beach culture, FOC Sentosa is a sneak peek into the Mediterranean beaches with authentic food, drinks, and vibes, made possible by Michelin Star Chef, Nandu Jubany.
You’ll be delighted with the dizzying array of delicious dishes such as Iberian Pork Paella with Spring Onion Foam, Mediterranean Turbot with Roasted Cauliflower and Eggplant with Sobrassada Sausage, but don’t forget to make some space in your stomach for the cocktails and wines as well.
Located within the beautiful Amara Sanctuary Resort, Shutters’ luxury comfort food is meant to complete the pampering experience that Sentosa has to offer.
Beyond the brightly-lit, lush green interior, Shutters serves contemporary classics and comfort food with subtle gourmet touches so that you feel right at home. Be it a seafood salad of trout caviar, smoked salmon, tuna, and prawn in a zingy yuzu dressing or a plate of fried rice stirred up with a fragrance XO sauce, all your senses will be wholly satiated.
24. Tanjong Beach Club – The Dining Room
Lauded as one of the World’s Best Beach Clubs, Tanjong Beach Club is a must-visit for tourists and locals alike.
Whether you just want to soak up the sunlight on the beach stretch or enjoy fresh seafood with a beer in hand, you’ll appreciate this slice of tropical paradise that is mere minutes away from the heart of the city.
25. The Knolls
Good views overlooking cascading pools and the South China Sea, mouthwatering Mediterranean-inspired food, and an intimate interior filled with classic antiques and colonial Asian details – these are why the restaurant in Sentosa keeps diners coming back for more, as evident from their amazing 4.6-star rating on Google from almost 200 reviewers.
26. Native Kitchen (temporarily closed)
Go on a culinary adventure through Asian and Polynesian islands with Native Kitchen’s island-inspired menu, featuring possibly the best of land and sea that you can get.
They are very big on communal dining as they believe that it encourages a culture of togetherness, so feel free to bring all your friends down to share the signature Jumbo Satay Skewers, Kalbi Short Rib Loco Moco, and Misoyaki Butterfish!