Top 15 restaurants in Singapore for date nights and other special occasions
Romantic restaurants in Singapore are aplenty, but here are the top MOST romantic places for couples in Singapore.
Singapore has an abundance of romantic restaurants, (we can thank the romance Singapore campaign for that!), but which of them are the MOST romantic places for couples in Singapore?
To find out, we sent our team of picky journalists to scout around and bring you their favourite 15 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 and these are simply fantastic for ANY kind of celebration!
Brasserie Les Saveurs (St Regis)
St Regis Singapore’s signature restaurant offers one of the best French cuisine in Singapore. The restaurant also comes with an amazing interior, complete with chandeliers, grand furniture, stunning decors and even a musical fountain! On Saturdays, the restaurant offers dinner and dance, where you can savour on a main course and a semi-buffet and dance to the sounds from the piano.
Cuisine: European, French, Western
Average price: $94
Address: The St. Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Road, 247911
Operating Hours: Mon - Sun: 12pm - 3pm, 7pm - 10pm
Tel: +65 65066860
Chef Jason Tan serves up French cuisine with a hint of fusion in this cosy restaurant located in Botanic Gardens. Their 8-course meals go for $248++ and you can actually switch some of the items with other signature dishes, such as the Hungarian Mangalitsa Pork or the Japanese A5 Omi Beef. This young and talented Singaporean chef not only whips up amazing meals in this 1-Michellin star restaurant, but also offers stunning presentation, even for their appetisers. And since this restaurant is located at the scenic Botanic Gardens, why not enjoy some star gazing after the date?
Cuisine: European, French, Western
Recommended dish: 62 Degree Farm Egg
Average price: $233
Address: E J H Corner House, 1 Cluny Road, 259569
Operating Hours: Tue - Sat: 12pm - 3pm, 6pm - 11pm Sun: 11:30am - 3pm Sun: 6:30pm - 11pm, closed on Mondays
Tel: +65 64691000
For a quiet, serene dining experience with light food, Lewin Terrace is the perfect place for you. They serve mostly French-Japanese fusion cuisine that is presented beautifully. Their interior is also spacious, and exudes the peaceful vibe. Making your whole dining experience intimate and romantic. Their must-try menu item would be one from the desserts, the Chocolate mousse Cacao cake with pistachio ice cream drizzled with sauce and white sesame blanc mange. Also, the Registry of Marriages is just nearby, how convenient, right?
Asian, European, French, Fusion, Japanese
Average price: $144
Address: 21 Lewin Terrace, 179290
Operating Hours: Mon - Sun: 12pm - 3pm, 6:30pm - 11pm
Tel: +65 63339905
Olivia Cassivelaun Fancourt
Already located in a very romantic location, The Arts House, the Olivia Cassivelaun Fancourt (OCF) serves up French-cuisine paired with affordable prices. To increase the romance factor, there will be jazz performances on certain nights as well. Must-try items on their menu include the Le Café et Cacao, which is a sphere moulded by hand-whipped ganache made of single-vintage dark chocolate, drizzled with some hot chocolate over.
Cuisine: European, French
Recommended dish: Le Café et Cacao
Average price: $110
Address: #02-02, The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane, 179429
Operating Hours: Mon - Fri: 12pm - 2:30pm, Mon - Sat: 6pm - 10:30pm, closed on Sundays
Tel: +65 63339312
Pete's Place has been around for over 40 years and is located at the very grand Hyatt Hotel, at the basement. They serve mainly Italian cuisine that consists of home made pasta and their pizzas are made in the tradition wood oven! The restaurant also comes with a cosy and homely interior, and the staff are friendly and energetic, giving off the lively atmosphere.
European, Italian, Western
Average price: $46
Address: Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Road, 228211
Operating Hours: Mon - Sun: 12pm - 2:30pm, 6pm - 10:30pm
Tel: +65 64167113
The Clan Restaurant
The Clan Restaurant offers a wide menu of European and Asian fusion dishes. They've also moved from Bukit Pasoh to Selegie Road. Their 6-course dinner is served in generous portions and great quality for $68++. Must try items on their menu include Spiced Braised Lamb Shank W Potato Panko & Extra Virgin Olive Powder and Duck Confit W Plum Mustard and Truffle Mashed Potato & Seasonal Vegetables.
Asian, European, Fusion, Western
Average price: $70
Address: #02-01/08, Pomo, 1 Selegie Road, 188306
Operating Hours: Mon - Sun: 11:30am - 2pm, 6pm - 11pm
Tel: +65 62222084
‘Waku’ means to ‘spring forth’ and ‘ghin’ means silver. Celebrity Chef Tetsuya Wakuda opened this restaurant at MBS and considered it his dream playground. The restaurant can sit maximum 25 people at any point of time and is dubbed as probably the most expensive restaurant in Singapore. But with a hefty price of $400 for a 10-course meal that consists of luxurious favourites like trout, lobster, wagyu, caviar and more, we can understand why. Must-try? The Marinated Botan Shrimp with Sea Urchin and Oscietra Caviar, which received many positive reviews on several food blogging sites.
Cuisine: Asian, European, Fusion, Japanese
Recommended dish: Marinated Botan Shrimp with Sea Urchin and Oscietra Caviar
Average price: $400
Address: #02-02, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, 018956
Operating Hours: 6pm - 8:30pm daily
Tel: +65 66888507
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
Recommended dish: Hokkaido Scallop
Main Course: $100 - $200
Address: The Sentosa Resort & Spa, 2 Bukit Manis Rd Singapore 99891
Daily: 6.30pm – 12am, closed on Mondays
Tel: +65 63711425
UNA @ Rochester Park
Forget top 10, UNA 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: Spanish, Italian, French
Main Course: $65 onwards
Address: 1 Rochester Park, Singapore 139212
Operating Hours: Mon to Sat: 6pm - 11pm, Wed to Fri: 12pm - 3pm, Sun: 11am - 3pm
Tel: +65 68846884
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: Asian, French, Fusion, Modern European, 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 - 10pm / Sat, Sun & PH: 8am to 10pm
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.
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
CÉ LA VI
Iconic lounge, bar and restaurant which offers you spectacular views of the Singapore skyline.
"All the dishes at CÉ LA VI are created for sharing, which makes a meal at CÉ LA VI a perfect choice for couples looking for a romantic night out."
– Dean Bush, Chef de Cuisine CÉ LA VI
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 66887688
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.
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive #01-09 Singapore 018953
Operating Hours: Daily, except Tuesdays
Lunch 12pm - 2pm
Dinner 6pm - 10pm
+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.
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.
Address: Level 70, 2 Stamford Road Singapore 178882
Operating Hours: Weekdays
Lunch: 12.00pm - 2pm
Daily Dinner: 7pm - 10pm
Tel: +65 68373322
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