11 new restaurants and menus to indulge in this May – including a pet-friendly dining experience!

May is already here and we’re so excited for what the month has ahead of us.

Other than the number of long weekends we have to look forward to, you can also look forward to a slew of new restaurants and new menus at your favourite restaurants. Instead of heading to the same places, delight your tastebuds with new offerings at these restaurants!

New restaurants

1. Restaurant Born

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Restaurant Born by Chef Zor Tan is due to open soon and we absolutely can’t wait! BORN is a fine-dining restaurant that serves up contemporary cuisine inspired by Chef Tan’s childhood memories, professional journey, and his personal ideas.

The dishes here are centred around nine guiding principles and are prepared with the style of French gastronomy and a Chinese twist.

Here, you can expect an engaging experience where you not only get to enjoy sumptuous food, but also admire the artistic expression of Chef Tan’s ‘best life’.

Address: 1 Neil Road, #01-01, Singapore 088804
Available from: 23 May 2022

2. Jypsy at One Fullerton

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Situated in the heart of the Central Business District (CBD), Jypsy at One Fullerton serves up contemporary Japanese cuisine made with fresh premium seafood ingredients.

Savour Jypsy’s refurbished menu comprising crowd-favourites like the Jypsy Salmon Tacos and Wagyu Beef Dripping Rice, as well as new additions such as the Ceviche Snapper Al Limone Spaghettini and Robata Lamb Ribs while you look out at the stunning view of Marina Bay.

With such a spectacular dining experience, Jypsy at One Fullerton is surely going to be the next go-to place for romantic date nights!

Address: 1 Fullerton Road, #01-02/03, Singapore 049213
Opening hours: Lunch: 11.30am to 4pm (Fri – Sun) | Dinner: 5pm o 12am (Tue – Sun)

3. Ginger.Lily

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Take things slow this month and revel in Ginger.Lily’s latest afternoon tea, The Orchard Trail Experience! Dine in the modern glass conservatory and indulge in savoury and sweet treats as you explore Orchard Road’s colonial and plantation past.

Highlights of the afternoon tea include the Mini Lobster Roll with succulent chunks of lobster, the tender Smoked Beef Burger, Vanilla Madagascar and Golden Raisins House Scones, the decadent Amatika Chocolate Cake that is a gluten-free option, and the Almond Fig Tart.

Elevate your afternoon tea experience by topping up S$121++ per person for two hours of bottomless Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée Brut Champagne!

Address: 333 Orchard Road, Fifth floor, Hilton Singapore Orchard, Singapore 238867
Opening hours: 2pm to 5pm (Mon – Sun)
Price: From S$58++ per person

New menus

4. yì by Jereme Leung

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yì by Jereme Leung is back with another specially curated seasonal menu for us to relish China’s spring harvest such as spring onion, spinach, edamame, imperial vegetables, and mugwort through a delicious spread of dishes.

Whet your appetite with cold dishes including the Beancurd Skin Roll stuffed with Tuna, Tofu and Spring Onions, and the Poached Sea Whelk with Chilli and Sichuan Peppercorn Dressing. Then, move on to main courses that are sure to keep your mouth watering.

We’re definitely excited about the Wok-Fried Hokkaido Scallops and Imperial Vegetables with Grilled Green Pepper Sauce, Pan-Fried Sea Cucumber stuffed with Minced Shrimps and Edamame Purée with Scallion Oil, as well as the highly coveted Steamed Mugwort Glutinous Dumplings stuffed with Water Chestnuts and Mixed Mushrooms!

Address: 1 Beach Road, Raffles Singapore, Singapore 189673
Available from: Now till 19 June 2022 | Lunch: 11.30am to 2pm | Dinner: 6pm to 9.30pm

5. Offshore Bar & Grill (OBG) x What The Mutt (WTM)

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What’s better than eating a delicious meal? Having it with your furkid right beside you, of course! This May, Offshore Bar & Grill (OBG) is partnering with What The Mutt (WTM) to bring to us a pet-friendly dining experience where you not only get to bond with your furkids and cook for them, but also raise awareness for a good cause!

You can expect a specially crafted menu for your dogs featuring fresh wagyu beef, free range chicken, and Norwegian salmon. All diners will also receive a WTM x OBG collapsible pet bowl as well as a WTM discount voucher.

This collaboration will run for three months with 20% of the profits being donated to adopted charity, Exclusively Mongrels, to raise awareness for animal welfare and adoption.

Address: 50 Tanah Merah Ferry Road, #01-02, Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore 498833
Available from: Now till 31 July 2022 | Lunch: 12pm to 4pm | Dinner: 5pm to 10.30pm

6. Jurassic World Dominion Dining Adventure

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It’s going to be an exciting month because Universal Studios Singapore (USS) is presenting an all-new Jurassic World Dominion Dining Adventure at its Discovery Food Court!

Upon arrival at the food court, you will be greeted by Dr. Rodney, who will show you a newly hatched Velociraptor egg and explain the dangers that lie outside. Continue your journey into the food court and you’ll be led to your table where you’ll be able to enjoy an immersive dining experience.

The four-course dinner draws inspiration from the diets of the dinosaurs from Jurassic World Dominion, so you can expect dishes such as BBQ Pork Ribs, Beef Skewers, as well as a visually pleasing amber dessert made with lemongrass osmanthus jelly.

Dig into the scrumptious meal as you immerse yourself in the captivating storytelling and admire the sights of technical effects and life-size dinosaur appearances! This will certainly be a memorable experience for the little ones!

Each package purchased includes a ticket to USS, a Universal Express Unlimited Pass, Prehistoric Meet-and-Greets at the Jurassic World Dominion Dining Adventure, as well as a four-course dinner with free flow of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for adults, and free flow non-alcoholic drinks and ice cream for children.

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Discovery Food Court, Universal Studios Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore 098269
Available from: On select dates from now till August | Dinner: 6.30pm to 9pm
Price: S$248 per adult | S$188 per child

7. Ichigo Ichie

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Ichigo Ichie presents an exclusive sake created specially to celebrate sanpō yoshi – the commitment that was started by a group of businessmen to do good for themselves, their clients, and the wider community.

The sake, La La La, was painstakingly created by Chef Akane Eno in collaboration with rice farmers in Yamagata, Azumanofumoto Sake Brewery, and Tōhoku University of Art & Design over the course of six months. Finally, diners are able to enjoy the fruits of their labour.

In the spirit of sanpō yoshi, diners who previously made a reservation for the sanpō yoshi menu will be given a complimentary bottle of La La La. Also, guests will also be able to enjoy a complimentary glass of the sake upon arrival. If you wish to support the farmers and Chef Eno, you can proceed to purchase a bottle of La La La for S$198++.

Address: 1 Nanson Road, #02-07A, Intercontinental Robertson Quay, Singapore 238909
Available from: Now till 30 June 2022 | Lunch: 12.30pm to 3pm | Dinner: 7pm to 10.30pm

8. Meat & Livestock Australia

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Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is a producer-owned company that specialises in the Australian red meat and livestock industry, and this May, its Lambassador chefs have put together a Four Hands Dining experience in Singapore where guests can delight themselves in all-natural, sustainable, and high-quality Australian lamb.

On 18 May, you can revel in a lavish menu prepared by Chef Eddie Goh and Chef Paul Hallett at SKAI on the 70th floor of Swissôtel The Stamford. Prepared using a mix of French-Japanese and American Barbeque smoking techniques, the dishes such as Roasted Lamb Consommé with Seaweed, Daikon, and Confit Lamb Shoulder, Buttermilk Brine Lamb Taco, Tomato Chutney, and Herb Brine Lamb Chop with Walnut Puree will certainly make your mouth water.

On 19 and 26 May, you can dig into two menus that combine Mediterranean and modern Indian Barbecue cuisines at Monti and Meatsmith Little India. The highlights of these two menus include White Pyrenees Grain Fed Lamb Tartare, 14-hour Smoked Lamb Shoulder with Garlic Mashed Potato and Crispy Lamb Fat, and Slow-cooked Lamb Neck served with Pistachio and Dill Crust, Heirloom Carrot, Mustard, and Truffle and Free-range Yolk Sauce.

Address: 2 Stamford Road, SKAI, Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore 178882 | 82 Collyer Quay, Monti, The Fullerton Pavilion, Singapore 049327 | 21 Campbell Lane, Meatsmith Little India, Singapore 209894
Available: 18, 19, 26 May 2022
Reservations: SKAI | Monti | Meatsmith Little India

9. The Dempsey Project x Mrs Kueh

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The Dempsey Project has recently teamed up with local artisanal kueh brand, Mrs Kueh, to bring to us  an afternoon tea special where you get to indulge in tier after tier of sweet and savoury bakes in an aesthetic yet cosy communal dining space.

The afternoon tea shines the spotlight on treats such as the Chicken & Gherkin sandwich, Raisin Scones served with Cream & Strawberry Preserve, Lemon Tart, and the Purple Ondeh Ondeh made with Okinawan sweet potatoes filled with gula melaka and rolled in fresh shredded coconut. Pair these treats with a cup of coffee or hot tea and you’ll get perfection.

Address: 9 Dempsey Road, #01-12, Dempsey Hill, Singapore 247697
Opening hours: 3.30pm to 5.30pm (Thu – Sun)
Price: From S$38++ per person

10. Burger & Lobster

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Toast to the new month with Burger & Lobster’s new cocktail menu that was specially crafted by its global team of mixologists. The menu features bestsellers from each gateway city, so you can look forward to taking a journey across different countries with this menu!

Start the night off with signatures of Singapore such as the Little Red Dot which consists of a blend of Hendrick’s gin, Sg Distillery Stolen Roses Gin, raspberry coconut syrup, citrus, and egg; and the Lychee In The City which is a harmonious blend of Reyka Vodka, Cointreau, Kwai Fei Lychee, cranberry, citric acid, and bubbles.

Travel to London with the Pistol Punch and the Lobstar Martini, before taking a trip to New York with Strawberry Fizz and Mango Shrub Margarita!

Address: 328 North Bridge Road, Raffles Singapore, Singapore 188719
Available from: Now till 31 May 2022

11. Chatsworth Cookies at Baker X

You may have heard of Baker X, a baking studio and cafe that aims to provide home-based bakers with a platform to market and sell their bakes at a retail store.

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The baker featured changes every few weeks and Chatsworth Cookies currently taking up the space till 5 June 2022.

This home bakery is known for its artisanal New York-style chunky and gooey cookies, petite cookies by the jar.

Classic flavours include Walnut Chocolate Chip (our favourite!), Triple Dark Chocolate, Matcha White Chocolate, Oatmeal Raisin, Cranberry White Chocolate, and Double Chocolate Peanut Butter.

Currently, its seasonal pick is Black Sesame, which is great for those who prefer a more unconventional flavour.

Other bakes include Cookies by The Jar, which are bite-sized treats with delectable flavours including Nutella Tart, Danish Butter Cookies, and Cereal Cookies.

Check out the decadent Double Fromage Truffle Cheesecake, an exclusive creation offered only at Baker X, when you are there. This six-inch cake features a combination of velvety cream cheese incorporated with truffle oil and paste for that rich flavour and earthy aroma.

The idea of this cake sounds intriguing at first and upon tasting, it really does have an interesting taste the grew on us.

Address: 181 Orchard Road, #04-29, Orchard Central, Singapore 238896
Available from: Now till 5 June 2022