- Odette Expertly crafted French creations in a perfectly pastel dining room.
- Burnt Ends Meat grilled to perfection in cool Keong Saik.
- National Kitchen by Violet Oon Peranakan cuisine in the stunning National Gallery Singapore.
- Gluttons Bay Lip-smacking hawker fare and a festive vibe on Marina Bay.
- Kilo Vibrant East-meets-West flavours, decent service and an in-the-know address.
- A Noodle Story A kickass bowl of Singaporean ramen which usually sells out before closing time.
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- Gluttons Bay Hawker classics in an easy-to-navigate setting on Marina Bay.
- A Noodle Story Ramen with a Singaporean twist in Chinatown.
- Gandhi Restaurant Quick, authentic Indian in Little India.
- Ah Chiang’s Bowlfuls of Cantonese charcoal-fired congee.
- Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle One-Michelin-starred chicken rice.
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- Lucha Loco Mexican street food on trendy Duxton Hill.
- National Kitchen by Violet Oon Celebrating Singapore's finest flavours at the National Gallery Singapore.
- Coconut Club Super-crispy nasi lemak on Ann Siang Rd.
- Lian He Ben Ji Claypot Rice Pots of freshly cooked gooey goodness in Chinatown Complex.
- Lagnaa Barefoot Dining Raising the spice bar at this Indian curry house.
- Mellben Seafood Chart-topping crab in a hawker-style setting.
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- Kilo Flavourful fusion fare and a dinner-club vibe in Lavender.
- Odette Modern French cuisine in pretty pastel surrounds in the National Gallery Singapore.
- Iggy's Orchard Rd's most desirable culinary address.
- Candlenut Peranakan cuisine at it's finest.
- Jaan Clever French creations with dramatic presentation and sky-high views to match.
- Cheek by Jowl Seasonal modern Australian masterpieces in Chinatown.
By Cuisine: Chinese & Peranakan
- Paradise Dynasty Superlative dumplings and hand-pulled noodles.
- Candlenut Michelin-star Peranakan in a colonial barrack setting.
- Song Fa Bak Kut Teh Steamy pork-rib soul soup.
- National Kitchen by Violet Oon Much-loved Peranakan favourites in a sublime setting.
- Hua Yu Wee Seafood Chinese in a casual, chaotic atmosphere, a true Singapore experience.
By Cuisine: Indian
- Lagnaa Barefoot Dining Flexible spice levels in Little India.
- Gandhi Restaurant Flavour-packed thali, dosa and uttapam bites.
- Dabbawalla Curry & Cocktails Flavour-punching dishes at Robertson Quay.
- StraitsKitchen A high-end regional buffet off Orchard Rd.
- Mustard Refined Indian dishes all cooked in mustard oil.
By Cuisine: Malay & Indonesian
- Tambuah Mas Made-from-scratch Indonesian on Orchard Rd.
- Zam Zam Old-school murtabak (stuffed savoury pancake) in the shadow of Sultan Mosque.
- Warong Nasi Pariaman A legendary nasi padang (rice with curries) joint in Kampong Glam.
- Coconut Club Upscale nasi lemak (coconut rice topped with fried chicken or fish, fried anchovies, and sambal chilli) on Ann Siang Hill.
- Rice Table Free-flowing buffet of small Dutch-influenced Indonesian dishes.
By Cuisine: International & Fusion
- Kilo Strictly seasonal Italian-Japanese in an obscure location.
- Neon Pigeon Japanese izakaya share plates in Keong Saik.
- Whitegrass Modern Australian cuisine with Japanese and other Asian influences in historic Chijmes.
- Smokey's BBQ Authentic, American-style barbecue in laid-back Joo Chiat (Katong).
- Odette Modern French fine dining at its finest in the National Gallery Singapore.
- Cheek by Jowl Beautifully crafted seasonal Australian fare.
Hawker Centres & Food Courts
- Maxwell Food Centre Chinatown's most tourist-friendly hawker centre.
- Chinatown Complex The hardcore hawker experience.
- Takashimaya Food Village A fabulous basement food hall on Orchard Rd.
- Lau Pa Sat Worth a visit for its magnificent wrought-iron architecture alone.
- East Coast Lagoon Food Village Local favourites served with a side of cool sea breeze.
- PS Cafe Airy colonial setting with top-notch breakfast delights.
- Symmetry Decadent dishes and winning coffee in a boho Kampong Glam locale.
- Wild Honey Filling all-day breakfasts from around the world on Orchard Rd.
- Common Man Coffee Roasters Near Robertson Quay, it's known island over for scrumptious breakfasts and addictive coffee.
- Riders Cafe Enjoy breakfast delights while watching horses being put through their paces.
- Jaan Cutting-edge French high above the Colonial District.
- Halia Ginger-spiked menus in a tropical garden wonderland.
- Whitegrass Stunning Australian fusion cuisine in historic Chijmes.
- Salt Grill & Sky Bar The floor to ceiling 56th-floor city views say it all.
- Tamarind Hill Elegant Thai in a grand black and white bungalow.
- Red Star Retro yum cha on the edge of Chinatown.
- Colbar Hainanese-style Western classics in a former officers' mess in western Singapore.
- Samy’s Curry Restaurant Aromatic curries served canteen-style in leafy Dempsey Hill.
- Chin Mee Chin Confectionery Old-school bakery still making their own kaya (coconut jam) in heritage Joo Chiat.
- Hua Yu Wee Seafood It's still 1970 at this chaotic Chinese stayer.