As of 28 December 2020, a number of safety measures have eased for us, including dining out and gatherings.
With a maximum of eight pax allowed to dine in together (an increase from the previous number of five persons), it’s time to rally your closest buddies to catch up face-to-face over delectable food and thirst quenchers.
But don’t just head back to your usual spot and hang out, go ahead and explore something new this month with the many restaurants that have opened or refreshed their menus recently.
From themed diners to fusion restaurants and even award-winning establishments, here are 35 new restaurants and menus that you shouldn’t miss this February. Bookmark this page and check each one off the list with your friends – thank us later.
1. Yum Sing!
Yum Sing! is the latest modern casual dining concept to open its doors at the conserved historical landmark of Clarke Quay along the Singapore River, aiming to serve up authentic Singapore’s heritage food to both locals and foreigners alike.
A brainchild of the founder of famed restaurant Putien, the kitschy diner serves up some of the most loved and authentic Singapore dishes – think Rojak (S$8), Nasi Lemak (S$10), and Hokkien Mee (S$10) – in a 1960s-inspired décor setting.
Not only does the eatery offer delicious food in sharing portions with a touch of nostalgia and the whimsical, it also does so at a very affordable price point – prices at Yum Sing! start from S$6 for desserts, appetisers range between S$8 and S$12 while main plates are all priced at S$10 each (with the exception of Chilli or Black Pepper Crab, which will set you back at S$78 a plate).
Don’t leave without imbibing in Yum Sing!’s unique cocktail concoctions – we highly recommend Yum Sling (S$18), the restaurant’s version of the iconic Singapore Sling, and Kopi-O Gao (S$20), a martini with a coffee twist.
Psst… There’s even a signature cocktail that comes with a slice of traditional kaya toast! Want to know what that is? Check out our review here.
To make a reservation, call Yum Sing! at 6261 6463 or email [email protected].
Address: 3 River Valley Road, #01-06/07, Clarke Quay (Block B), Singapore 179021
We may know Sri Lanka for its tea and pristine beachside villas, but trust us when we say you have to give the vibrant Sri Lankan cuisine a try.
You can do so right here at Kotuwa, Singapore’s first full-service Sri Lankan restaurant by Chef Rishi Naleendra (who’s also behind Cloudstreet and Cheek Bistro).
From Chicken Kottu (S$22) and panko-crumbed spice Mutton Rolls (S$14) to Sri Lankan mud crabs prepped with cumin, fenugreek, chilli, and coconut to make Crab Curry, the culinary delights dished out here will surely tickle our taste buds.
Book a table at Kotuwa via Chope! Alternative, you can call 6970 7838 to make a reservation.
Address: 2 Dickson Road, Wanderlust Hotel, Singapore 209494
Whisk the night away with Nua (Gaelic for ‘new’) Irish food by chef-owner Andrew Walsh at the award-winning Cure.
Here, the menu consists of dishes such as Soda, Stout & Treacle Bread as well as binchotan-grilled Silverhill Farm Duck served with native berries and salted duck egg – these unique flavours are inspired by traditional dishes, childhood memories, and produce from the Ireland to showcase Walsh’s Irish heritage.
Prices start from S$78++ for lunch, and S$178++ for dinner.
Address: 21 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089128
4. The White Label
A Muslim-friendly French fusion restaurant in Kampong Glam, surrounded by famous nasi padang eateries? Yes, you read that right – and the restaurant is known as The White Label.
In addition to serving classical French cuisine, you can also find French-meets-local fusion flavours where dishes such as Squid Ink Spaghetti (S$26) is cooked with in-house sotong masak hitam sauce, and TWL Vol-Au-Vent (S$14) pays homage to a familiar local dish – kueh pie tee.
Book a table via Chope! Alternatively, you can call The White Label at 8202 2358 to make a reservation.
Address: 734 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198702
5. Green Common
Plant-based meat alternatives have been making the rounds for the last few years, but this year, we’re finally getting a one-stop concept store in town. Green Common, which was first started by the Green Monday Group in Hong Kong, recently set up its first outpost in Southeast Asia to cater to all plant-based needs.
Fill up your tummy with an extensive menu where meat alternatives are used to create anything from pizza to noodles and local street food (meat-free chicken rice, anyone?). Once you’ve had your meal, swing by the retail section which features over 50 different plant-based brands.
To find out how did the food fare, take a gander at our review here.
For reservations, call 6513 5808 or email [email protected].
Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #01-169, VivoCity, Singapore 098585
6. Enjoy Eating House & Bar
It’s no secret that we love our tze char dishes, but for something traditional yet innovative at the same time, you’ve got to drop by Enjoy Eating House’s newly minted outlet at Hotel Mercure on Stevens.
Staying true to its concept of rolling tze char and comforting homecooked food into one, you will still find regular favourites such as Chef Joel’s XO White Fish Soup (S$10), Hainanese Chicken Satay (S$10), Singapore Style Chilli Prawns (S$22), as well as the signature BBQ Pork Cheek (S$18).
What’s new at the latest outlet, however, is Enjoy Eating House’s own local version of omakase. This special set menu requires minimum two diners, and you can choose either the “Huat Ah Set” (S$88 per person) or the “Sui Bian Set” (S$58 per person) – the latter features best-selling items, which would be ideal for those trying the restaurant for the first time.
Address: 30 Stevens Road, #01-07, Mercure Singapore on Stevens, Singapore 257840
7. Daisy’s Dream Cafe
Peranakan food lovers are probably no strangers to Daisy’s Dream Kitchen, which has been serving up comforting, home-style Peranakan plates in the West for almost a decade.
Now, the unpretentious nyonya restaurant has opened up a kiosk with Me Thai (which specialises in Thai coffee) in the East to dish out some of their signature flavours! Parked at the revamped basement food hall space in KINEX, the menu here offers hearty nyonya rice bowls in classic flavours such as Babi Buah Keluak, Babi Pongteh, Assam Chicken, and Beef Rendang.
Prices range between S$9.80 and S$11.80 for the rice bowls.
Call 8585 2009 to learn more.
Address: 11 Tanjong Katong Road, #B1-K1, KINEX, Singapore 437157
8. Restaurant Gaig
The Singapore offshoot of the one Michelin-starred establishment in Barcelona has not only renewed its menu, but also extended its dining space to take on 2021.
With the revamped menu offerings, you can expect to indulge in modern spins on Catalan classics, which includes the Bomba de la Barceloneta (S$15), a potato ball filled with spicy minced beef, and Gaig’s traditional cannelloni (S$16.50) that comes stuffed with beef and pork.
Also, don’t miss out on the mouthwatering paella options on the menu, which are served with a handful of tapas for sharing.
Address: 16 Stanley Street, Singapore 068735
9. Gemma Steakhouse
Steakhouses are a dime a dozen on this island, but one that focuses on doing the classics as well as Gemma Steakhouse is hard to come by.
Headed by group executive chef Daniele Sperindio, Gemma is all about hearty, sharing-friendly grilled steaks so be sure to gather your friends or family for your visit.
It’s not just the mains that are impressive though, you’ll also find tantalising side dishes such as whipped Agria potato with purple sage and fermented parsnip (S$16) or celeriac carpaccio with dill oil and black garlic (S$18).
Aside from the à la carte menu, Gemma Steakhouse also has a three-course set lunch that costs S$48 and a sharing menu (for four pax and above) that will set you back at S$135 per person.
Address: 1 St Andrews Road, #05-03, National Gallery, Singapore 178957
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Keto-friendly dishes don’t exactly rank high in terms of tastiness, but newly minted Persea (pronounced per-say-ah) – which offers a low-carb, high-fat menu that changes every few months – is hoping to change that.
For its debut, the restaurant is putting out Mediterranean sharing plates such as puffed pork skins with chilli lime salt (S$6), calamari dressed in zhug (S$24), and pork belly served with Moroccan curry (S$24).
If you’re the type that looks at nutritional information of the food you consume, there’s even a QR code at the back of the menu that displays the breakdown for you.
Oh, and did we mention that Persea serves cocktails too? Well, each drink is specially concocted without sugar and carbs, so you can imbibe guilt-free even if you’re on a keto diet.
Address: 23 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069703
11. Hanjip Korean Grill House
Situated in the once-buzzy Clarke Quay enclave, Hanjip Korean Grill House is the newest restaurant in town to serve authentic Korean BBQ. Just one look at the space and you’ll notice that it doesn’t look like your typical Korean BBQ joints, thanks to its luxe black and gold interior that’s decorated marble walls and tabletops.
Spanning over 5,000 square feet, you don’t have to worry about seating in the aesthetically-pleasing space but there are private dining rooms that you can request for if you prefer to chow on aged Australian Wagyu, USDA Prime Beef, and Kurobuta Berkshire Pork in privacy.
While it may not look like the Korean BBQ restaurants that we’re used to, that doesn’t mean the food here is an afterthought as it is equally as delicious and authentic, but merely elevated with a more premium ambience.
Book a table via Chope! Alternatively, you can call 8882 9011 to make a reservation.
Address: 3C River Valley Road, #01-11, Clarke Quay, Singapore 179022
12. Raw Kitchen Bar
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Located along the Kallang riverside, some of you may recognise the locale to be the home of Kilo, an eatery that started back in 2008.
The diner closed its doors last year, but longtime fans are now being rewarded with the restaurant’s silent resurgence – in the form of the new and improved Raw Kitchen Bar that offers backyards comfort cuisine inspired by punchy flavours from the Southern Hemisphere.
Opens only on Thursdays through Sundays, be sure to try out the signature Dirty Pork Ribs (S$23), and Herbal Tuna Tartare (S$20) which comes with a generous side of fresh perilla leaves. The Balsamic Duck Leg (S$29) is also a highly recommended favourite that you shouldn’t miss.
Finish your meal with either the Rum Berry Tart (S$12) or ‘Limber’,(S$4), which is essentially a Puerto Rican popsicle made available in seasonal flavours – or both!
Address: 66 Kampong Bugis, #01-01, Singapore 338987
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Taking over The Feather Blade on Club Street is this latest halal steakhouse in Singapore, known as Picanhas’.
This new dining concept, which is named after the prized eponymous Brazilian steak cut, specialises in steaks and serves the juicy, perfectly charred slab of meat in two ways only: as a 100g portion with the Picanha Don (S$16), or a larger 200g serving with the Queen Of Steak (S$25).
Pair the main dish with your choice of sides (S$7), sauce (S$2), and toppings (S$11), and round up your indulgent meal with mocktails such as Kyoho Sangria and Java Nojito ($12 each).
Click here to make a reservation.
Address: 90 Club Street, Singapore 069458
14. Madd Pizza
A newcomer added to the string of authentic Italian pizzerias that we have in Singapore, Madd Pizza stands out by dishing out the Rome-style pizza right in the heart of Haji Lane.
Instead of the traditional round pizzas that we’re accustomed to, how about digging into rectangle-shaped slices of Marinara (S$7), Margherita (S$8), and Salami (S$10)? If you’re a morning person, make a pit stop for breakfast grub like Bomboloni (from S$2) and a Cappuccino (S$5) at pocket-friendly prices.
Quick grab-and-go options are also available here – think Italian focaccia sandwiches (S$12) or a toasted Panini (S$15).
For reservations, call 9003 6045 or book via Quandoo.
Address: 19, 20 & 21 Haji Lane, Singapore 189212
The roof of ION Orchard has been gaining a lot of buzz recently, and part of it is thanks to 1-Atico. Perched 56 storeys high, this new rooftop dining destination brings together three different concepts: FIRE, FLNT, and soon-to-be-opened Atico Lounge.
At FIRE, you can expect plenty of grilled meats at the contemporary Argentinian restaurant where prized cuts of meats, together with seafood and vegetables are cooked over wood fire. Over at FLNT, the Japanese-influenced gastrobar serves up sharing plates prepped over a binchotan grill, that are best paired with cocktails and artisanal sakes.
And when nightclubs are allowed to operate, you’ll get the chance to party in the sky at the Atico Lounge.
Address: 2 Orchard Turn, #55-01, ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
16. Burrata Bar
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For all Italian cheese lovers, this cloud restaurant could likely be your new favourite this year. We’re technically being a little cheeky here since Burrata Bar isn’t a brick-and-mortar outlet, but it’d be a shame not to include this virtual diner in our list.
Over at Burrata Bar’s e-shop, you can score a whole Truffle Burrata (S$18) to whip up a nice meal in your kitchen or order any of the pastas, sandwiches, bowls, salads, and platters if you want to indulge hassle-free.
If you lust after burrata, this is truly what burrata dreams are made of – just browse, order, and wait for it to be delivered right to your doorstep.
Get your burrata fix online.
17. Pratunam Plus
Hopping onto a plane to Bangkok for a spontaneous shopping trip or a foodie getaway seemed like a lifetime ago, but at least, you can have all your Thai street food cravings satisfied now at the latest Pratunam PLUS outlet in Bugis+.
Launched by the same folks behind Soi Thai Soi Nice, this new concept offers an entire menu of Thai-style grilled skewers on top of the usual noodles and rice plates.
Best part? Everything here carries the most wallet-friendly price tag: skewers are priced from S$1.20 while mains start from S$6.90!
Call 6509 4790 to find out more.
Address: 201 Victoria Street, #04-09, Bugis+, Singapore 188067
18. Peach Blossoms
The hotel, in which Peach Blossoms is nestled in, recently underwent a major transformation, and the Chinese restaurant has since been revamped too.
Now, you can get dim sum that look like works of art at Peach Blossoms as Chef Edward Chong marries clean Cantonese profiles with gorgeous western and Japanese presentation.
Honestly, we won’t be surprised if you may never want to eat siew mai from a boring bamboo basket again.
Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, Level 5, PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay, Marina Square, Singapore 039594
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Just when we thought Dempsey has enough of colonial restaurants to last us for years to come, Hathaway took us by surprise and opened its doors in the area to serve a mash-up of modern Asian flavours that will surely be an enjoyable trip for the taste buds.
Definitely try the Lamb & Bone Marrow (S$48), where a rack of lamb comes with herb-crusted bone marrow and a Malay-inspired sup tulang sauce. If you love a good nyonya kueh just as much as we do, don’t miss out on the Seri Muka (S$16) dessert, which is served with Apom Berkuah ice cream and a Pengat Pisang sauce for a decadent finish.
Your eyes are in for a feast too, as Hathaway captivates with an interior of rattan, wood, and calming neutral tones that’s further elevated by the lush greenery that surrounds this nook.
Book a table at Hathaway via Chope! Alternatively, you can call 9665 0681 to make a reservation.
Address: 13 Dempsey Road, #01-07, Singapore 249674
20. Prawn Noodle Bar
Prawn lovers, rejoice! At Prawn Noodle Bar, typical prawn-based dishes that you know and love are cooked with premium ingredients – yes, that includes your favourite crustacean, of course.
For something conventional, get the Prawn Noodle Soup (S$21) where plump grilled king prawns and rolled pork belly sit in a signature prawn broth, alongside pork lard and fried shallots.
Prefer something more special? Opt for the Prawn Laksa Risotto (S$20), or Ebi Burger (S$21) which sees a combination of handmade prawn patty, cheddar, and mayo-based sauce between lightly toasted brioche buns.
Book a table via Chope! Alternatively, you can call Prawn Noodle Bar at 8028 0802 or 6970 6706 to make a reservation.
Address: 9 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089593
21. Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant
Fans of ma la are probably familiar with Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant located at UOB Plaza, where spicy Sichuan dishes are served with a side of gorgeous panoramic city views.
If you prefer a quieter outlet however, you may want to consider the lesser-known branch tucked away on the third level of PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road. The refurbished diner, which has always been hidden from plain sight, has recently been given a makeover to look brighter and more modern.
Don’t get us wrong, though: oriental elements are still very much part of the restaurant’s DNA, so expect to be greeted by a traditional landscape painting at the entrance, and be soothed by soundtracks of birds chirping as you savour every robust-flavoured dish.
You’ll also find decorations such a timbre panels and cupboards designed to resemble medical chests to give you a fully immersive experience.
Beyond its signature mainstays of “Chong Qing” Chilled Chicken with Spicy Bean Paste (from S$18), Diced Chicken with Dried Chilli and Cashew Nuts (from S$20) and Stir-Fried Sliced Pork with Leek in Spicy Sauce (from S$22), there are new creations worth trying as well – the Exotic Garden With Black Truffle in Osmanthus Sauce (from S$98) is one such example.
This CNY, you can also snag a healthier yu sheng to enjoy with your family. It comes in the form of a dish called Prosperity Exotic Garden with Bolete Mushroom in Homemade Bolete Mushroom and Osmanthus Sauce (金牛发财大捞生). Fresh, colourful vegetables come served in an ice bowl, further dressed with Japanese matsutake mushroom and cordyceps flower.
Book a table via Chope! Alternatively, you can call 6428 3170 to make a reservation.
Address: 181 Kitchener Road, Level 3, PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road, Singapore 208533
Looking for a spot where you and your group of friends or family can just eat what everyone wants without bickering? Then, look no further than Socieaty, the latest dining concept by the Les Amis Group that gathers the best of the group’s roster of restaurants under one roof.
Housed on the first floor of One Farrer Hotel (where the former buffet restaurant, Escape used to be), you and your guests will be spolit for choice dining in Socieaty as there are over 100 dishes across crowd-pleasing brands such as NamNam, Mui Kee Congee, Tenjin, Peperoni, Sushi Jin, Lemak Boys, and Tarte.
Book a table via Chope! Alternatively, you can call 9662 8697 to make a reservation.
Address: 1 Farrer Park Station Road, One Farrer Hotel, Singapore 217562
23. Cult Sliders
Whet your massive appetite this month with Cult Sliders’ Lunar New Year-themed creations: the A$AP, Huat Cheong Gai, and Salted 8 (S$7++ each).
The A$AP (Always Strive and Prosper) slider features a juicy grilled beef patty, American cheese, and onions done two ways: diced and caramelised or coated in a savoury black pepper sauce. Prefer something more local? Sink your teeth into the Huat Cheong Gai and the Salted 8 sliders, inspired by local favourite’s prawn paste fried chicken and salted egg yolk sauce.
There are also CNY-exclusive sides which are available for a limited time only, as well as new items making their debut on the menu this season. If you’re having friends and family come over (in just a group of eight, of course), you can score the Baller Set (S$68++) or Sweet Baller Set (S$128++) – the latter even comes with a Basque burnt cheesecake from Burnt Bakes in your choice of original, durian sea salt or vanilla and thyme flavours.
This special Chinese New Year menu lasts until 1 March 2021. While you’re at it, check out our Cult Sliders review here.
Call 9456 5460 for reservations.
Address: 18 Circular Road, #01-01, Singapore 049374
24. Cherry Diner
For a fun night out with good company and yummy nosh, you won’t go wrong with the 80s-themed Cherry Diner – a rebranded Cherry Discotheque concept offering an imaginative selection of hotdogs, pizzas, and bar bites.
In the Wet Ass Buns section, try the pineapple-topped YP In Hawaiian Shirt (S$17.90) or Your Cheesy EX (S$15.90) – both of which boast hotdogs that will make Cardi B proud.
Otherwise, you can keep your tummy full with offerings like Bibimbap (S$18.90), Never Let U Gyoza ($12.90), and Calamari Rings (S$13.90) to share.
House pours and beers are available, but only until 10.30pm. If you’re staying past that timing, you can sip on Cherry Mocktails (S$14.90) while enjoying dessert creations such as Papi Churros and Milo Dinosaur Ice Cream Waffle Stacker (S$13.90 each).
For reservations, send a WhatsApp message to 9826 5055.
Address: 133 Cecil Street, Singapore 069535
25. Masalaa Bar
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When it comes to our top Indian favourites, most of us are will likely nominate the usual offerings such as briyani, prata, and naan.
If you want to widen your horizons of Indian food though, the unconventional street food staples at Masalaa Bar will surely do that for you. To start, dig in to either the Banarsi Samosa Chat (S$7) or Chadni Chowk Papdi Chat (S$7), which are basically Indian-styled nachos power-packed with fragrant spices.
For the main star, your best bet is smokey, smokey, meaty entrées like the Classic Tandoori Chicken (S$15) and Lamb Seekh Kebab (S$17) that is cooked fresh to order from the eatery’s tandoor oven.
Masalaa doesn’t just send out mean Indian street food though, it also offers a range of tipple that includes intriguing cocktails like Chai Buddies (S$16) made with rum, chai, Campari, and smoke, or Cardamom Kaboom (S$16), which is a concoction of gin and cardamom bitters.
Call 6282 4648 to make a reservation.
Address: 723 East Coast Road, Singapore 459071
26. Isshin Machi
Apart from Japan, Thailand, and Korea, the other food paradise that we really miss is Taiwan. If you’re like us and have been thinking of the Taiwanese night markets and all the gastronomic treasures, Isshin Machi is the place to go to satisfy your cravings.
At this hole-in-the-wall eatery in Katong, satiate your hunger with tender braised pork in Lu Rou Fan (S$9) or Braised Beef Noodles (S$12), along with quintessentially Taiwanese sides like Golden Fried Chicken (S$6.90).
For the complete Taiwanese night market experience, you have to order the Brown Sugar Caramel Pearl Milk Tea (S$3.90) to quench your thirst.
Contact Isshin Machi at 9092 5917 to learn more.
Address: 224 East Coast Road, Singapore 428921
27. 5 by Sans Facon
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After braving the winding roads surrounding Seletar Aerospace Park, you’ll be rewarded with a hidden gem like 5 By Sans Facon. The self-labelled French-inspired bistro serves up rustic favourites like Bouchot Mussels (S$29) in a buttery wine-based sauce and Calamarata (S$29), which is a plate of duck confit atop a handful of calamarata pasta along with asparagus, mushrooms, and shaved parmesan.
Plus, whether you dine indoors in the colonial house or in the idyllic alfresco area, the timeless aesthetic of 5 By Sans Facon may just offer you a glimpse of the French joie de vivre right here in sunny Singapore.
For more information, call 6974 7355.
Address: 5 The Oval, The Oval @ Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore 797863
28. Sid Burger & Craft Beer
With a combination of gourmet hand-made burgers and a good selection of unique Korean craft beers to offer, Sid Burger & Craft Beer should definitely be your next hangout spot with your buddies.
In case you need more convincing, everything from the bun and meat patties to even the onion rings are painstakingly hand-crafted using the best ingredients available in the market, yet the burgers here are kept fairly affordable.
Take it from us: round up your friends and have a chill night at Sid Burger!
Call 6513 5833 to make a reservation.
Address: 12 Gopeng Street, #01-45, Icon Village, Singapore 078877
HolyCrab, which was previously parked on Tan Quee Lan Street, has found a new home in the iconic Capitol Arcade.
While the location has changed, the restaurant’s tze char offerings still remain the like its previous reiterations with the same playfulness injected into each dish – it’s said to be the thing that keeps regulars coming back from more!
Call 8444 2722 to make a reservation.
Address: 13 Stamford Road, #01-85, [email protected] Capitol Kempinski Hotel, Singapore 178905
30. Bedrock Bar & Grill
Bedrock Bar & Grill is kickstarting the new year by bringing back its signature World Meat Series. First launched in 2017, it is a unique dining experience featuring premium meats from different parts of the world.
From now until 31 March 2021, this year’s rendition will transport you to Yamaguchi Japan, home to the Jukuho Farm and its famed Yamaguchi Aged wagyu beef.
While “aged wagyu” usually refers to beef that has been hung or placed on a rack to dry for several weeks, Jukuho Farm uses the term to refer to its approach to cattle rearing. Its unique process alters the quality of the meat, and imparts a unique umami flavour unlike any other.
To do it justice, Executive Chef Isaac Tan showcase the rich, distinctive flavour of this meat with the creation of three dishes – the Bone Marrow Tartare (S$36++), Applewood Smoked Wagyu Tataki (S$42++), and Woodfire Grilled Fullblood Aged Wagyu Striploin (S$148++).
We’re not sure about you, but we have our sight on the Bone Marrow Tartare, which comes with hand-chopped ribeye cap atop roasted bone marrow. The dish is garnished with parsley and mountain caviar from Akita, known as tonburi.
Book a table at Bedrock Bar & Grill online or call 6238 0054.
Address: 96 Somerset Road, #01-05, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, Singapore 238163
31. Peppermint Restaurant
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At the newly rejuvenated Peppermint Restaurant (formerly known as AquaMarine), your all-day à la carte buffet experience will never be the same again – not when you’re surrounded by lush greenery and an urban garden full of herbs, edible flowers, and vegetables.
With such stylish yet tranquil surroundings, you’ll definitely enjoy digging into a wholesome farm-to-table concept of Asian and international cuisine that includes plant-based options as well as ingredients that are sustainably-sourced.
Tuck into a colourful and deliciously healthy Burrito Bowl (S$22) or reach for local favourites with a twist such as the Singapore Lobster Laksa (S$36) – the sky’s (almost) the limit.
Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, Level 4, PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay, Marina Square, Singapore 039594
32. Bonding Kitchen
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Come together with your social circle to this standalone restaurant at Orchard Gateway, and bond over hearty nyonya grub dished out by chef-owner Danny Chew, who started Bonding Kitchen as a private home dining business in Malaysia and made it big afterwards.
Here, you can look forward to tasty plates created with time-tested recipes, including the Hokkien braised duck (lor ark) and sotong masak hitam, served alongside modern plates of wagyu rendang and buah keluak fried rice.
Address: 277 Orchard Road, #02-18, Orchard Gateway, Singapore 238858
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Here’s another new, picture-worthy restaurant in Dempsey Hill that you shouldn’t miss!
Decked out with beautiful pastels, plush seats, and high ceiling, this intimate establishment offers modern European-Asian fare – think blackberry four-grain healthy rice with Impossible meat patties (S$28) and Barramundi with fermented red yeast wine (S$38) – that will surely delight any discerning gastronome.
To place a reservation, call Moonbow at 9010 2717 or email [email protected].
Address: Block 10 Dempsey Road, #01-21, Singapore 247700
In case you haven’t heard, the best chef in the world – according to the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list – is opening a burger joint in Singapore.
Mauro Colagreco, the highly celebrated chef of three Michelin-starred Mirazur in France, also happens to be the head of a burger chain called Carne, and after much buzz about its Singapore outpost, the burger joint is finally opening its doors in a couple of weeks’ time.
The Carne burgers stand out not in the way of fancy techniques or ingredients, but rather on stellar produce and an eagle-eyed focus on sustainability – the establishment apparently makes it a point to work with local produce, as well as farmers that care about their livestock, to serve up food that’s not just delicious, but ethical.
Opening later this month on 25 February, much details about Carne are still under wraps but we do know this: the burger spot only accepts walk-ins for now. Sign up on Carne’s website to get notified about the official launch.
Address: 88 Amoy Street, Singapore 069907
35. Feast Roxy
Launched on 2 February, Feast Roxy – formerly known as [email protected] Buffet Restaurant – is now a multi-concept restaurant nestled within the Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy.
Inspired by the tropical foliage and the comforts of home, this new eatery is open with an all-day menu filled with culinary favourites such as Divine Laksa River Prawn (S$18++), Possible Chicken-less Basil with Jasmine Rice (S$16++), and Cheesy Otah Panini (S$16++).
From Fridays to Sundays, the restaurant’s sumptuous à la carte buffet takes centerstage with signatures like Seafood Platter, Divine Durian Power, and Grilled Wagyu Beef Brioche.
Book a table online or call 6340 5665.
Address: 50 East Coast Road, Level 3, Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy, Singapore 428769