The Best Date Night Restaurants in Singapore
These are the go-to places in Singapore for a romantic evening.
If you're looking for a spot to spend a romantic evening with your special someone, Singapore is a city that has plenty to offer, from casual places to fine dining. You can start by taking a walk through the Gardens by the Bay, enjoy a Singapore Sling at the top of Marina Bay Sands, and then finish the night off with a great dinner.
To help you choose just the right spot, we've curated this guide to Singapore's best date night restaurants, all based on personal recommendations from top local chefs like Tristin Farmer and Liguang Han.
Offering nuanced wood-fired cooking, Burnt Ends is led by the skillful Chef David Pynt. The restaurant is renowned for its bold, flavorful dishes and a relaxed, fun atmosphere. This Michelin-starred establishment has a reputation for exceeding expectations with its perfect execution of indulgent combinations and fantastic products.
This restaurant, Odette, offers a modern French cuisine experience, guided by Chef Julien Royer's respect for seasonal and artisanal produce. The menu is infused with a sense of place and elegant restraint, with every ingredient having its purpose and treated with utmost care to highlight its purest flavours. The overall experience aims to deliver lasting memories through thoughtful hospitality and honest cooking.
Meta Restaurant offers a unique culinary experience, where Korean flavors are combined with Japanese produce through French techniques. Chef Sun Kim is recognized for his ability to create traditional yet approachable dishes. The menu is predominantly seafood and fish, with notable dishes like the makgeolli muffin served with KBBQ – lamb with gang doenjang and kale kimchi.
Zén is an interactive dining experience that combines Nordic precision, French flair, and Japanese aesthetics. The establishment serves a seasonal fixed menu, which includes 5 canapés, 7 cold/warm dishes, seasonal fruits and sorbet, and 6 petit fours with coffee or tea, all presented in a relaxed, yet attentive service. The dining experience is designed to take approximately 3.5 hours, ensuring a thorough enjoyment of each course and its respective beverage pairing.
This restaurant, ATLAS, is a grand lobby and bar that celebrates the great Art Deco lobbies of Europe, along with their rich culinary and beverage traditions. They boast a gin bible with a staggering 1,300 options sourced globally, served by informed and professional staff. The establishment maintains a smart-casual dress code, adding an element of elegance to your dining experience.
Garibaldi is a well-known place for Italian cuisine, offering a blend of traditional and innovative dishes. The restaurant's must-try items include Burrata with Prosciutto, Parmigiana, Osso Bucco Risotto, and Tiramisu. The menu ranges from antipasti to desserts, aiming to provide a comprehensive Italian dining experience.
With a focus on showcasing Japanese artisanship, Ki-sho 葵匠 offers a unique culinary journey. Their offerings include a range of Omakase menus, curated and cooked by Kazu, who takes pride in explaining his techniques and sourcing methods. The dining experience is enhanced by the architecture of the building and the vessels that contain the food, all reflecting a deep value for aristocratic craftsmanship.
With a focus on classic French gastronomy, Les Amis offers a fine dining experience that reflects precision and attention to detail in every dish. The menu is carefully curated, showcasing stunning ingredients and executed with perfection. The ambiance of the restaurant is reminiscent of a refined establishment you might find in Paris, providing an elegant and polished setting for your dining experience.
Lolla is a modern Mediterranean restaurant that offers a simple yet inspired small-plates menu. The dishes are prepared mindfully, with Chef Johanne Siy, awarded Asia’s Best Female Chef in 2023, at the helm. The restaurant features an open kitchen with a zinc bar counter where diners can watch the chefs at work, and a communal table in the basement for larger groups, offering a relaxed and friendly dining space.
With a modern French bistro atmosphere, Ma Cuisine offers a unique dining experience where guests choose their wine and then receive food pairings to match. Standout dishes include the bone marrow and caviar. Notably, the wine list at this establishment is described as outstanding.
Mizuki is a restaurant that specializes in Tempura and Sushi, offering an exquisite dining experience in a traditional setting. Their dishes, which vary according to the seasons in Japan, are known for their delicate batter and fresh ingredients, with a particular highlight being their Tempura Omakase. The restaurant also prides itself on its Sushi and Sashimi, prepared with the freshest ingredients that are delivered three times a week from Japan, and served with meticulously cooked rice seasoned with a unique blend of vinegars.
This two-Michelin-starred restaurant, Waku Ghin, offers a unique blend of Japanese culinary craftsmanship and fresh seasonal ingredients from around the globe. It provides various dining experiences, including a Chef's table for a multi-layered feast of seasonal specials, and a private Sushi Room for a taste of regional Japanese delicacies. Designed by award-winning Japanese designer Yohei Akao, the restaurant's dining space beautifully incorporates natural materials and intricate details, offering a relaxed atmosphere for diners.
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