Dubbed the destination of choice for family gatherings and birthday celebrations for almost two decades, The Line brings a sense of occasion each time you visit, with an intimate gourmet experience. 2019's winner of 'Best Bountiful Buffet' in Chope Diners' Choice even managed to pivot from their traditional buffet experience to serve up to 88 delectable made-to-order dishes direct to your table! Now, that's a winner.
Bar, Japanese, Steakhouse
Fat Cow is an award-winning fine-dining Japanese restaurant by Refinery Concepts. Diners can't seem to get enough of their extensive handpicked selection of the finest Wagyu from reputable farms in Japan, as evidenced by them clinching Chope's Diners' Choice ‘Restaurant of the Year' accolade for two consecutive years (2018, 2019).
Chinese, Seafood, Local
JUMBO Seafood, one of Singapore's most recognizable home-grown brands, has over the years built its name on quality seafood at reasonable prices. This has earned it a name as one of the must-go places for its famous Chili Crab amongst locals and tourists alike.
Bar, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Pizza
The sleepy neighbourhood of Hillview has found a gem in iO Italian Osteria, the sister outfit to popular Italian restaurant Etna in Duxton. The warm, cosy space is lively and buzzing, constantly filled with the chatter of the many diners and staff bustling about with steaming plates of pasta.
Vegetarian Friendly, Southeast Asian, Peranakan
At Candlenut, the beloved and traditional Peranakan cuisine is getting its time in the limelight thanks to chef-owner Malcolm Lee’s deft work and skill that garnered him a Michelin star two years in a row. Be prepared to fall head over heels for standouts such as the Blue Swimmer Crab Curry.
Japanese, Fusion, Southeast Asian, BBQ, Bar
Torasho Ramen & Charcoal Bar prides itself on serving one of the best Tsukemen broths in Singapore, with the perfect ratio of tonkotsu and seafood broths in a bowl. An open kitchen lets you have a peek at the magic that goes behind the scenes. Chef Sho helms the kitchen, that dishes out appetisers, ramen, robata (charcoal and wood grill), and fresh sashimi.
Chinese, Dim Sum
One of the most influential chefs in modern Chinese culinary movement, Celebrity MasterChef Jereme Leung makes his return to Singapore with contemporary Chinese restaurant, 藝 yì by Jereme Leung at Raffles Hotel Singapore.
Local, Southeast Asian, Peranakan
Kin is a restaurant in the lobby of Straits Clan that serves heritage cuisine by Chef Damian D’Silva. The menu is a retrospective look at the origins of Singaporean cuisine, showcasing time honoured cooking methods, recipes and ingredients that have been left behind.
Bar, Fusion, BBQ
Gillman Barracks is already famed in the local art scene for its unique collection of restaurants, art galleries, and bars. Hopscotch adds to the mix by offering a selection of unique cocktails and libations for adventurous barflies.
Bar, Fusion, Local, Modern Asian
Established in August 2013, Jekyll & Hyde is a whimsical cocktail bar located in the heart of Singapore. Started as a nail parlour by day and speakeasy by night, they've come a long way since, and are known today as one of Singapore's pioneer cocktail bars.
Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
CIN CIN derives its name from the sound of clinking glasses amidst lively celebrations. Located in the heart of the Tanjong Pagar district, CIN CIN is the perfect spot to raise a toast to the good life. With delicious bar bites and close to 100 different labels of gin sourced from across the globe, what's there not to love?
Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, German, Burgers
Clinching 'Deal-icious Restaurant of the Year' for the second year in a row, HANS IM GLÜCK gives you more bang for your buck with its amazingly solid burgers, salads, and ice-cold cocktails.
American, Seafood, Cajun
Inspired by New Orleans, Louisiana, you can expect only the freshest shellfish, specialty lobsters, dungeness crab, and various other seafood critters to be hitting the table at Dancing Crab.
American, Asian, Burgers, Fusion, Korean
Burger? Fried chicken? Why not have both? Burger+ is a refreshing addition to the Korean-style burger scene in Singapore, offering a Western twist in the form of burgers and fried chicken.
American, Local, Cafe
From offering islandwide delivery and discounts off takeaway options, to surprise treats and personalised messages for special occasions, The Marmalade Pantry went the extra mile. One could even have a birthday song and dance delivered to the doorstep of their loved ones!
This charming restaurant with its scrumptious Eastern Mediterranean dishes knew the way to our foodie hearts when we were all faced with a lockdown. "Free islandwide delivery" is one of the best pieces of news you could receive about your favourite diner - and Bakalaki gave us just that!
Fusion, Peranakan, Modern Asian
Armed with a friendly and upbeat team, this popular modern Peranakan spot delivers an uplifting and lively dining experience that will have you leaving with both your tummies and hearts full.
Beautiful Breakfasts. All Day. Everyday. Wild Honey received Chope Diners' Choice ‘Restaurant of the Year' Award for two consecutive years (2016, 2017).
Cafe, Bar, International
In a dining landscape where restaurants are constantly evolving, PS. Cafe manages to stay a place where friends and families come back to again and again for refreshed classics and the beautiful chic interiors.
American, Local, Cafe
Everything about the Marmalade Pantry, from the rich sticky goodness of the name to its reputation as one of the city's favourite bistros, speaks of delicious, indulgent afternoons spent gossiping over impeccable treats and beverages.
Chinese, Dim Sum
Offering a range of piping hot Dim Sum 'made on the spot, steamed to order' and Traditional Chinese favourites including Teochew dishes, TungLok Teahouse recreates these exquisite dishes with TungLok’s distinct creativity while retaining the authentic flavours and tastes of yesteryears.
Buffet, International, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Local
Colony's delivery options highlight the best of local cuisines just as if you were at the restaurant itself. You'll be inundated with choice - from salads and signature Singaporean dishes, to afternoon tea sets and a wide variety of desserts. Diners looking for buffet options that cover the expansive culinary heritage of Singapore will not be disappointed.
A crowd-favourite option on Chope's delivery platform, Man Man Japanese Unagi Restaurant delivers the same kind of freshness and quality to your doorstep, as if you were right at the restaurant. At a time when our favourite food options became less accessible, their delivery service more than satisfied our Unagi cravings.
Bar, Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly
Designed by renowned American design firm Rockwell Group, the 230-seat restaurant, bar and lounge is truly a one-of-a-kind work of art that is breathtaking in every way. Guests arrive through a striking 20 metre-long passageway that is inspired by the torii gates of the Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto. The "WOW" moment however, is the 2.5 metre-high Japanese bell with 20 different faces that overlooks a traditional Japanese foot bridge and reflecting pool.
Modern European, French
As a beautifully-restored 1930s chapel tucked away in the verdant setting of Dempsey Hill, The White Rabbit truly lives up to the source of its inspiration — the whimsical, dreamy-like tale of Alice in Wonderland. Its perfectly-preserved timber structure, mosaic floor tiles and decorative windows have charmed many guests, making it a place of constant wonder and joy.
Modern European, Vegetarian Friendly
It's not everyday you can say you're escaping to the countryside in manic Singapore, but take a car or bus ride into the quiet stretches near Seletar Airport and you'll find empty fields, lush tropical greenery, and The Summerhouse, a new restaurant, bar, and cafe that's housed within a colonial-era Royal Airforce Bungalow. Amidst the hilly greenery of the surrounding landscape, there's a high chance that you'll forget you're in Singapore.
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