Instagram is all the rage these days and pictures tend to tell us if a restaurant is worth visiting. Whether you like minimalistic interiors or ones decked in mahogany, these picturesque spots are truly a feast for the eyes. When it comes to indulging, think pretty little plates and bursting flavours. These are what you can find at some of Singapore’s new restaurants!
1. Restaurant Born
Restaurant Born is housed in a historic structure that used to be a rickshaw depot in 1903. Today, you’ll find one of the best new restaurants that serve the best fine dining in town. Featuring high glass ceilings and beautiful paintings by Dutch artist Peter Gentenaar, it’s truly a feast for the eyes. But if you’re looking to also feed your tummy then look to their 9-course seasonal menu priced at $368. In addition, you can also opt to add on wine or some delightful non-alcoholic beverages.
|Address:||1 Neil Rd, #01-01, Singapore 088804|
|Operating hours:||Tue-Sat 6–11pm|
|Contact details:||+65 6223 3292|
Path, a new contemporary Asian restaurant, strives to introduce diners to the flavours that have inspired executive chef Marvas Ng on his journey through the world of fine dining. The beautiful interiors of the newly opened restaurant contain swirls with free-flowing curves and shapes. The restaurant is divided into a large dining room with luxurious leather chairs and brass elements alongside private dining rooms with intimate settings.
|Address:||12 Marina Boulevard, Tower 3, #01-05/06 Marina Bay Financial Centre, Singapore 018982|
|Operating hours:||Weekdays 11:30am–3pm, 6–10:30pm | Sat 6–10:30pm|
|Contact details:||+65 6443 0180|
Shikar is a trendy new Indian restaurant serving haute cuisine modelled after the elaborate feasts once enjoyed by Indian nobility. Throughout the restaurant, you’ll find breathtaking print interiors alongside paintings depicting royal life in India. A must-try here is their charcoal tandoor and josper grill section, which features unique Indian dishes. But of course, the biryani and curry are excellent choices too.
|Address:||2 Cook Street at Maxwell Reserve, Autograph Collection, Singapore 078857|
|Operating hours:||Tue-Sun 12–2:30pm, 6–10pm|
|Contact details:||+65 8866 0823|
When it comes to first thoughts, Rosemead, the newest dining concept from the critically acclaimed Jigger & Pony, does not disappoint. The space has been reimagined as a warm and inviting 80-seat dining hall reminiscent of modern Californian country residences. An open floor plan, high ceilings, and plenty of windows all work together to create a warm and welcoming environment. In addition, neutral tones, wooden accents, and plush furnishings provide a comfortable setting.
|Address:||19 Cecil St, Singapore 049704|
|Operating hours:||Tue-Fri 12–2:30pm, 6–11pm | Sat 6–11pm|
|Contact details:||+65 9781 9084|
Oumi is one of the few new restaurants in Singapore that you should visit. Located on the 51st floor of CapitaSpring, the restaurant offers beautiful views of the city skyline. What you can find here is contemporary Japanese ‘Kappo’ cuisine, which translates to cut and cook. Oumi is a cosy restaurant with breathtaking views and a relaxed atmosphere where guests can interact with cooks and service staff over a shared love of food. Traditional methods of tea blending using aromatics from the Oumi garden are used to create a one-of-a-kind assortment that honours the Japanese tradition of tea drinking.
|Address:||88 Market St, #51-01, CapitaSpring 048948|
|Operating hours:||Weekdays 12–2:30pm, 6pm–12am | Sat 6pm–12am|
|Contact details:||+65 8518 3763|
6. Sol & Luna
For the ultimate relaxing environment, pay a visit to Sol & Luna. The restaurant features a beautiful European aesthetic designed with nature in mind. During the day, the open floor plan is bathed in natural light from the floor-to-ceiling windows; at night, the restaurant glows with a soft glow from the ambient lighting. The counter in the cosy bar has decorative fluting, and it is made of natural Silestone quartz for its sustainability.
|Address:||88 Market St, #17-01, CapitaSpring 048948|
|Operating hours:||Mon-Thur 11am–12am | Fri 11am–12:30am | Weekends 10am–12am|
|Contact details:||+65 8031 4316|
7. California Republic
California Republic, transports diners to the swinging Sixties and is one of the few new restaurants to visit. Here, you can find four sections with their own individual styles. Among the rooms, the one with the concrete walls exudes an unfinished, industrial vibe, livened up by the seating covered in bright, lively fabrics with interesting patterns. Going farther into the restaurant, you’ll find another room with cosy oak walls filled with old Hollywood posters and other throwback details like old rotary phones and more.
|Address:||88 Amoy St, Singapore 069907|
|Operating hours:||Wed-Sun 12–3pm, 5:30pm–12am|
|Contact details:||+65 9784 9487|
8. Cultivate Cafe
The Maxwell Reserve Hotel’s stunning library is home to Cultivate Cafe, a plant-based, gluten-free vegan eatery. It’s definitely one of the few new restaurants to visit if you’re looking for healthy lunches. Not only is this spot beautiful to look at, but their dishes are also made with organic ingredients. For hearty full-blown meals, get the superfood earth bowls or sandwiches. On the other hand, you can go light with some starters and side dishes as well.
|Address:||Maxwell Reserve, Autograph Collection, 2 Cook St, Singapore 078857|
|Operating hours:||Daily 7:30am–9pm|
|Contact details:||+65 6914 1400|
9. Ocean Restaurant
Ocean Restaurant has reopened with a new look and a new chef too, making it one of the new restaurants to visit. Helmed by two Michelin-starred Celebrity Chef Patron Olivier Bellin, you will surely be whisked away on an unforgettable experience. Choose from a 6-course or 8-course menu featuring dishes like king crab, lobster, scallops and more. These dishes also feature luxury ingredients like caviar and foie gras.
|Address:||Equarius Hotel, 22 Sentosa Gateway, B1M, #B1-455 & 456, Singapore 098136|
|Operating hours:||Daily 11:30am–3pm, 6–10:30pm|
|Contact details:||+65 6577 6869|
10. The Clubroom
When you enter The Clubroom, you’ll be whisked back in time to the vivacious and glamorous Roaring Twenties. The restaurant, which takes reservations exclusively, features elegant art deco touches, which evoke a feeling of grandeur. The cosy atmosphere of the restaurant is largely due to its unusual leather-wrapped curved ceiling. The marble and wood elements create a stylish and modern ambience, while the checkered floor adds a layer of depth. Seating options range from bar stools to plush banquette seats, all of which invite patrons to relax and enjoy the inviting ambience.
|Address:||115 Amoy St, Singapore 069935|
|Operating hours:||Mon-Wed 12–3pm, 5–11pm | Thurs-Fri 12–3pm, 5–11:30pm | Sat 12–11:30pm|
|Contact details:||+65 8125 0420|