Top 10 romantic restaurants in Singapore

Written by Ann Lopez Aziz

Ten of the most romantic restaurants
Singapore has an abundance of romantic restaurants, (we can thank the romance Singapore campaign for that!), but which of them are THE MOST romantic ones for dinner?

To find out, we sent our team of picky journalists to scout around and bring you their favourite 10 most romantic restaurants for dinner in Singapore. These restaurants don't just have a view/luscious surroundings to die for, but their service standards are A class and their food is pretty good too.

*List is in no particular order.

The Cliff
The Cliff is an epitome of the tantalizing gourmet cuisine styles that have been set by the restaurants in Sentosa Island. Perched on a cliff overlooking the South China Sea with gentle breezes, it features a show kitchen, cascading water features and a split-level platform built over lush jungle.

This alfresco style restaurant is a haven for connoisseurs of ambrosial cuisine inspired by the seasonal finest ingredients and superior wines. . Do come early to view the nice sunset at this relaxed bar before you feast!

"Overlooking looking the South China Sea, The Cliff boasts of a romantic sea view with a gorgeous sunset and lush greenery, making it the perfect romantic alfresco dining experience."

– The Cliff Management

Cuisine: Contemporary

Recommended dish: Hokkaido Scallop

Main Course: $100 - $200

Address: The Sentosa Resort & Spa, 2 Bukit Manis Rd Singapore 99891

Operating Hours

Daily: 6.30pm – 12am

Tel: +65 6275 0331

Roast @ Rochester Park
Forget top 10, Roast is considered one of the top 5 most romantic restaurants in Singapore. It has a unique communal menu that was conceived on the simple fact that a beautiful meal is more so when shared with loved ones.

The menu includes an extensive offering of entree platters, crudites (raw fresh vegetables), pasta, roasts, dessert platters and a selection of artisanal cheeses gorgeously presented to be shared.

Cuisine: Western

Main Course: $65 onwards

Address: 1 Rochester Park, Singapore 139212

Operating Hours: Mon to Thurs: 6pm - 1am, Fri to Sat: 6pm - 2am, Sun: 10am - 3pm, 6pm - 1am

Tel: +65 6773 0070

Halia @ Singapore Botanical Gardens
Set in Singapore’s emerald crown jewel, the Singapore Botanic Gardens, The Halia is the perfect restaurant for a romantic night out.

Also a great place for brunch. We've done a longer review on The Halia before, so do read that article too.

"It is an incomparably romantic dining location, as couples can choose to dine al fresco amidst the picturesque garden setting - a world away from the frenzied bustle of the city and the stresses of work."

– Tang Pei Yan, Senior Marketing Executive at The Halia

Cuisine: Western

Recommended dish: Signature Chilean seabass fillet

Main Courses: $18 onwards

Address: 1 Cluny Road, Ginger Garden, (enter via Tyersall Avenue), Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569

Operating Hours: Mon to Fri (except public holidays): 12pm - 10.15pm / Sat, Sun & PH: 10am to 10.30pm

Tel:+65 6476 6711

Au Jardin
The romantic ambiance of Au Jardin Les Amis is a wonderful place to spend some special hours with your beloved.

Nestled in an elegant colonial house the restaurant is a perfect blending of rich artistic splendor and unique atmosphere. Set amid the lush Botanic gardens, the restaurant offers you a wide variety of exquisite French delicacies.

"We don't remember days, we remember moments. Celebrate your special moments with Au Jardin."

– Au Jardin Restaurant Manager

Cuisine: French

Recommended dish: Roasted Boston Lobster

Main Course: $100 - S$300

Address: 1 Cluny Road, EJH Corner House, Singapore Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, Singapore 259569

Operating Hours: Daily: 7.00pm - 12.00am, Fri: 12.00pm - 3.00pm, Sun: 11.30am - 3.00pm

Tel: +65 6466 8812

Graze @ Rochester Park
Housed within a classic pre-war colonial bungalow, Graze exudes the aura of an unhurried world, where you and your wife can unwind and simply enjoy a contemporary dining experience.

Cuisine: Australian

Main Courses:: $18 - $42

Address: 4 Rochester Park, Singapore 139215

Operating Hours: Tue to Sat : 6pm - 12am, Sun : 12pm to 11pm

Tel: +65 6775 9000

Salt Grill & Sky Bar
The first words that came to mind when I saw this restaurant, was oooh lala! Located on the 55th and 56th floor of Ion Orchard, the views as you have your dinner is simply breathtaking.

We recommend coming just before sunset so you get a chance to glimpse the beautiful colours in the sky as the sun sets.

Cuisine: Australian

Main Courses: $50 - $100

Address: 2 Orchard Turn #55-01 / 56-01 ION Orchard

Operating Hours: (Mon-Sun): Lunch: 11.30am - 2pm / (Mon-Sun): Dinner: 6.00pm - 10.0 pm

Iconic lounge, bar and restaurant which offers you spectacular views of the Singapore skyline.

"All the dishes at KU DÉ TA are created for sharing, which makes a meal at KU DÉ TA a perfect choice for couples looking for a romantic night out."

– Dean Bush, Chef de Cuisine KU DÉ TA

Cuisine: Asian fusion

Recommended dish: Line-caught wild snapper sashimi & fresh summer truffle

Main Courses: $35 - $46

Address: SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands North Tower, 1 Bayfront Avenue Singapore 018971

Operating Hours: Lunch – 12noon till 3pm (Monday - Friday)

Dinner – 6pm till 11pm (Daily)

Brunch – 10am till 3 pm (available only on Saturdays and Sundays)

Tel: +65 6688 7688

Pollen @ Gardens by the Bay
Located in the Flower Dome of the iconic Gardens by the Bay, the 2-storey POLLEN fine dining restaurant is surrounded by temperate olive trees, herbs and vegetation. With One Michelin Star Chef Jason Atherton as the chef director, POLLEN offers modern European cuisine with hints of Mediterranean influences.

Stepping into POLLEN gives you the experience of dining in a cool indoor garden, with floor to ceiling glass panelled walls looking out to the backdrop of the Marina Bay skyline and the Singapore Flyer.

Cuisine: European/Mediterranean

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive #01-09 Singapore 018953

Operating Hours: Monday-Sunday

Lunch 12pm - 2.30pm

Dinner 6pm - 10pm

Pollen Afternoon Tea 3pm - 5pm

+65 6604 9988

The Lighthouse @ Fullerton Hotel

You can look forward to a ‘dinner with a stunning view’ experience while enjoying a delicious Italian dinner at The Lighthouse. Perched on the 8th floor of the Fullerton Hotel Singapore, the restaurant looks out to amazing panoramic views of the Singapore River and city skyline.

Head up to the Rooftop Bar for some after-meal cocktails and champagnes.

Cuisine: Italian

Address: 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178

Operating Hours: Weekdays

Lunch: 12.00pm - 2.30pm

Daily Dinner: 6.30pm - 10.30pm

Tel: +65 6877 8933

Jaan @ Swissotel Hotel
Named after the ancient Sanskrit word for ‘bowl’, the multi award-winning JAAN Restaurant that sits on the 70th floor of Swissotel Singapore opens up to an unblocked view of the city skyline.

Helmed by Chef de cuisine Julian Royer, the menu features contemporary French creations using top-notch produce and ingredients. The restaurant also features an extensive selection of close to 500 Old and New World wines to give you that perfect ending to an exquisite meal.

Cuisine: French

Address: Level 70, 2 Stamford Road Singapore 178882

Operating Hours: Weekdays

Lunch: 12.00pm - 2.30pm

Daily Dinner: 6.30pm - 10.30pm

Tel: +65 6877 8933

Tel: +65 6837 3322

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