Once known mainly for its street food scene, Singapore is now a diverse trove of multicultural gastronomy. It doesn’t matter whether you fancy a spicy Thai curry, an evening on the tapas, a steaming bowl of Japanese Ramen or a hearty Halal kebab – you can find it all in Singapore and much more. Here we have compiled a short list of some of the best eateries to go to that will ease your culinary wanderlust without ever leaving Singapore.
A dining experience that is uniquely Singaporean, Wild Rocket is a must for visitors and locals alike.The cuisine is described as modern Singaporean or ‘Mod Sin’ by chef and owner Willin Low who wanted to encapsulate the comfort of home food while infusing this with his knowledge of world cuisine. Located on the peaceful Mt. Emily Park; you can come here and enjoy dishes such as a beautiful duck salad or an oxtail rendang pappardelle from the lunch menu, or choose four courses from the set A la Carte menu. Contact via their website or by 0065-6339 9448.
You can’t move for Japanese restaurants in Singapore but Shinji is easily one of the best there is.Shinji pays homage to the core of Japanese culture and art and the task of preparing the dishes is undertaken by a team of clean-shaven artisan chefs that take their work very seriously. The menu at Shinji is very particular and brings you a no fuss real, authentic Japanese experience that should be tried by all. Located on the lobby floor of the Carlton Hotel on Bras Basah Road, the restaurant can be contacted on +65 6338 6131 or [email protected]
With a fine French menu and a delightful décor to match, Brasserie Gavroche takes you right into café scene of metropolis Paris. A completely unique dining experience right in the middle of Singapore, culinary corner posts of French cuisine like the terrine of Perigord duck liver with toasted bread and venus clams with generous chunks of artichoke as well as quirky creations that change with the seasons such as sautéed warm bamboo salad. Brasserie Gavroche is a delight that will transport you to another time and place and is highly recommended.
Ola Cocina Del Mar
Located in the Marina Bay Financial Centre, Ola Cocina Del Mar is an exciting eatery that combines traditional Spanish tapas, Latin delicacies and some of the best-grilled fish in town. The menu is short and precise but offers delicious soups, paella and a number of mains as well as the extremely popular Catalan seafood soup or the grilled fish-of- the-day options. The restaurant buzzes with a busy authenticity that will have you returning again and again.
Indo Chili invites you to try the best of Indonesian heritage in a culinary experience that is authentic and distinctive. The Halal menu offers a wide range of exquisite dishes that are served with craft and skill at hand. It is recommended you book your seat at Indo Chili at least a day in advance and you can contact the restaurant on +65 6445 1766 or on [email protected] Halal food has become a popular choice for foodies and casual diners alike in recent years and it has seen companies offering takeaway delivery from an extensive menu selection like Deliveroo’s Halal delivery. This is ideal if you are a keen foodie but haven’t got the time to visit authentic places like Indo Chili, you can taste the delights of fine halal cuisine from your own home.