Top 5 Fine Dining Spots In Singapore
Jun 16, 2023
The best way to enjoy your stay in Singapore is to pamper yourself in all its splendor. Here are some of the best fine dining spots for you to try out.
Established by the iconic Singaporean chef Han Li Guang, his love for Singaporean heritage and local dishes inspired Restaurant Labyrinth. The restaurant serves Singaporean hawker classics—with an innovative twist—like Bak Chor Mee, Claypot “Ang Moh” Kampong Chicken Rice, and the chef’s signature Chili Crab. Restaurant Labyrinth is also known for earning the Sustainable Restaurant Award in 2021, having almost 90% of its ingredients locally and sustainably sourced. So, if you’re an advocate for the environment and looking to explore Singapore’s cuisine, head to this one-star Michelin restaurant.
Location: 8 Raffles Avenue #02-23, Esplanade Mall, Singapore 039802.
Ignited by chef Jason Tan’s undying love for onions, Restaurant Euphoria offers tantalizing dishes that explore the vegetable’s flavors. Its dishes are made from carefully sourced plant-based ingredients, meats, and seafood—promising customers an experience that will ignite their senses. His signature dish, My Favorite Vegetable, features the Cevennes onion prepared in four innovative, unique ways. Give this restaurant a visit if you want to immerse yourself in Chef Tan’s wonderful ‘gastro-bonica’ creations.
Location: 76 Tras Street, Singapore 079015.
Founder and chef Kenjiro ‘Hatch’ Hashida puts the fun in omakase. Breaking the mold of traditional Japanese dining—where food is often served with hushed reverence and seriousness—Hashida offers a delightful setting accompanied by a playful touch with its Star Wars figurine display. Meanwhile, its menu combines traditional and contemporary Japanese. If you are looking for an exquisite yet non-intimidating Japanese dining experience, make your way to Hashida.
Location: 77 Amoy Street, Singapore 069896
Crowned with three Michelin stars, Les Amis—translated to ‘friends’ in French—serves (you guessed it) haute French cuisine. Led by chef Sebastien Lepinoy and pastry chef Cheryl Koh, Les Amis crafts their food with the finest, carefully-sourced ingredients from France. The restaurant’s must-tries include Kegani crab served with caviar and balanced with apples, Aveyron Lamb with sweet peppers, and Alphonso mango tagliatelle with pink peppercorn and vanilla rice pudding coulis. Granted the Art of Hospitality Award in 2020, expect to be welcomed with first-class white-glove service.
Location: 1 Scotts Road, #01-16 Shaw Centre, Singapore 228208.
Naeum, which translates to ‘fragrance that evokes memories’, was inspired by chef Louis Han’s favorite childhood dishes. The restaurant serves episodic menus with sophisticated courses each. Its previous menu, Episode 3: Seaside Dreams begins with appetizers beautifully decorated with elements of the sea. The rest of the course includes; ‘Gyeojache’—tuna loin and cuttlefish sashimi with lemon foam, succulent scallops with greens and fermented beans, and dessert ‘Subak’—a watermelon sorbet with pickled watermelon, pomegranate, and olive-oil snow. Crowned with one Michelin star in 2022, Naeum will surely give you a mesmeric dining experience unlike any other.
Location: 161 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068615.