This casual, modern trattoria has become one of the more popular Italian joints in town. The floor-to-ceiling glass windows allow natural light to stream in and the décor creates a relaxed ambiance that appeals to the upscale diner as well as a younger crowd. Prego's wood-fired pizzas are freshly made and come with wide variety of toppings including seafood. The mainstays are the pasta dishes, each more delicious than the last, making it nearly impossible to choose. Meat dishes such as the pan-fried salmon with grilled veggies in basil pesto are tasty as well. Italian wine is available by the glass. This upscale version of the traditional Italian trattoria boasts all the charm and family-friendly appeal of its inspiration, yet promises a refined dining experience.
Chatterbox is one of the best places to find Hainanese chicken rice, a local favourite. In fact, the dish is the star attraction here. The chicken is firm; the rice fragrant while the ground chilli sauce with ginger provides the finishing touch. Other local favourites include the King Prawn Fried Hokkien Noodles, Chatterbox Lobster Laksa . Burgers, sandwiches and salads are also available. The wine list presents the normal fare. The vibrant Asian flavors contrast with the subtle decor of the hotel and complement its warm hospitality which ensures a pleasant experience every time you dine here.
Molly Malone's Irish Pub is a charming Irish pub, the first to open in Singapore. The dark green exterior makes it hard to miss. Occasionally, live music is performed when guest bands from Ireland drop in for a visit. Ever since this pub opened in 1995, business has been booming. New visitors and regulars alike keep coming through the door for their regular pints of Guinness and Kilkenny. Food-wise, try the Buttered Day Fillet with French Fries, and the traditional Fish and Chips.
Complete with a mounted moose head, Dan Ryans Chicago Grill is laid-back, lively and typically American. The barbecued ribs, served with a mouth-watering Smoky Sauce, are enormous, while the Fisherman's Platter comes with a huge serving of crumbed fish, squid and shrimp. A small selection of Italian pasta dishes, steaks, sandwiches, burgers and salads is also on the menu. Keep in mind that portions tend to be large and bring along someone to share with. The wine list is limited to mostly New World selections from France, Australia and the US.
This popular French restaurant will win you over with its elegant yet cozy atmosphere and friendly service. They offer a selection of dishes from France and some that take inspiration from Mediterranean cuisine. To go with your meal, you can choose a beverage from their wine list, or a nice cold beer. For French cuisine in Johor Bahru, Chez Papa French Bistro and Wine Room is a must-try.
Experience local Jorohean cuisine at this popular halal restaurant. The restaurant is made up of charming bamboo huts and gazebos clumped together. Patrons can choose one of these such gazebos to dine under, sitting at picnic tables or crossed legged at a traditional low table. For breakfast, sample laksa johor, laksa ayam and traditional Malay kueh. The lunchtime specialty is ikan bakar, charcoal fish served with diced chillies, shallots and assam sauce. Over 20 other signature dishes are offered to please the most sophisticated of taste buds.
If you wish to try some delicious Japanese food, Katanashi Japanese Tapas Bar is the place to be. The restaurant is located at Boat Quay and welcomes an eclectic mix of patrons. Agedashi Tofu, Yaki Udon, Aburi Shime Saba, Maguro, Nikujaga and the beef stew are some of the must-try dishes here. And, if you do not try the Sake with your meal, the meal isn't complete after all! The Honey Cream Cheese is their most delectable dessert. Katanashi has a modern decor and is furnished with comfortable seating spaces that can accommodate larger parties as well as intimate diners.
Bishamon Sapporo Ramen offers diners a selection of authentic Sapporo ramen dishes, prepared using traditional methods and ingredients. The chicken based white broth ramen is especially popular, and is prepared daily over a period of eight hours. Every dish is composed of a flavorful broth, house-made noodles, succulent char shu and fresh boiled eggs, soaked in a special sauce, that come together to create a meal that is comforting, delicious and authentic. Located within the Funan DigitaLife Mall, the restaurant is a great place to rest your tired feet and satiate your hunger after a day of shopping.
Housed within the Funan DigitaLife Mall, PastaMania is a great Italian fast food joint, with many locations all over Singapore. The eatery offers a good range of soups, antipasti, pastas, pizzas and desserts - all Italian, served with fast food ideals of quick service. Delicious pasta preparations like pasta al funghi, beef bolognese, marinara are quite delectable, while pizzas such as chicken and mushroom, The Hawaiian and many others hold their own in the menu. To sum up the meal, have one of their dessert pizzas - banana dessert pizza or apple crumble pizza, they're quite delicious as well. PastaMania also has some combo meals which are quite value for money.
Sahara is a delightful bar and restaurant that boasts a splendid location by the river. The restaurant offers its customers a selection of Persian and Mediterranean delicacies, including a variety of kebabs, salads, pastas, pizza, mezze, stews and felafals. As one of the few places that offers shisha in Singapore, the restaurant attracts an eclectic clientèle. With a bar menu composed of a selection of spirits, wine, beer and cocktails, TVs screening various sporting events, and occasional belly dance performances, Sahara is a lively restaurant where strangers and friends become one.
Hidden away in the chaos of several, vibrant Asian restaurants in Boat Quay area, Jin De Lai Zhong Hua La Mian holds its own when it comes to authentic Chinese cuisine. The small, homey place serves a great range of Shaanxi cuisine, including popular Asian picks like a variety of dumplings, noodles and fried rice variations. Dishes like yang rou paomo, liangpi and many more are worth trying. For the prices of the delectable dishes and their neat execution, Jin De Lai Zhong Hua La Mian makes for a pleasant dining experience.
The Vault is a creative space that brings together great music, eclectic art, amazing drinks and delicious food under a single roof. Delectable, seasonal, bistro-style delicacies including pastas, pizzas, salads and burgers, are served at the casual dining area throughout the day. The lounge is open 7p onwards from Wednesday to Saturday, and is a great place to hang out with friends and soak up the lively vibe. With guest DJs spinning groovy mixes, plenty of comfy seating, creative cocktails and a full bar selection on offer, the Vault has quickly come to be a popular haunt for the city's young, hip and beautiful.