Singapore is a culinary destination, with its own talented cast of homegrown chefs. But it is also a magnet for the world’s top food personalities, some of whom have set up shop here in the last few years.
The country frequently dominates Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list, with many dining establishments making the cut.
French culinary genius and Michelin-starred Joël Robuchon has an outpost of his high-end establishment Joël Robuchon Restaurant at Resorts World™ Sentosa. His dramatic red and black space features refined recipes and an impressive wine list with over 1,000 labels.
Also at Resorts World Sentosa, do not miss Ocean by Cat Cora for an opportunity to feast on light and healthy dishes alongside the magnificent view of underwater marine life swimming right by your very eyes. For those looking for a wholesome spa and dining treat, head to Tangerine for healthy and tasty meals inspired by Asian and Western creations by Ian Kittichai.
Over at Marina Bay Sands® is Waku Ghin, run by Sydney’s Tetsuya Wakuda. Meals are served in the traditional omakase (a chef-selected menu) style. Indulge in top-notch dishes using premium ingredients and a 3,000-bottle strong wine collection.
For those looking for Western and European fare, head to Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay for traditional Fish & Chips and Shepherd’s Pie or CUT by Wolfgang Puck for the finest range of beef and steak selections from Australia, Japan and the USA.
For those keen on sampling the fare of Singapore-based chefs, Forest is a must. Celebrated local talent Sam Leong dishes out contemporary Chinese dishes in a striking space designed to emulate an indoor forest.
There’s also Restaurant ANDRE, a two Michelin-starred and highest-ranked Singapore restaurant on Asia’s 50 Best restaurants 2015 list, which is set in a three-storey shophouse in Chinatown. Award-winning chef and owner André Chiang uses fresh produce to create exquisite modern French food, experimenting with contrasting flavours and textures.
Barbeque lovers should head down to Burnt Ends (also located at Chinatown) for its succulent and exceptional meats. Featuring a four-tonne, double cavity wood-burning brick kiln in its restaurant, Burnt Ends churns out delightful, mouth-watering small plates that are bound to leave you yearning for more.
For an establishment with sublime views, Sky on 57 is Singaporean chef Justin Quek’s latest offering perched atop Marina Bay Sands®. Sample his fusion East-meets-West creations like foie gras xiao long bao (soup dumplings).
With its slew of famed establishments, Singapore is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion, or simply wine and dine in the company of a loved one.
Plus, exclusive dining discounts make it easier for you to get in on the culinary experience.
There is no better time to plan a gastronomical adventure.