Tippling Club is a wonderful restaurant that takes its guests on an unforgettable culinary journey that represents a fun and lively approach to international cuisine and drinks. Tippling Club is popular for its delicious tasting menu and fine selection of cocktails. The decor is quite interesting and reminds one of a warehouse art store while the seating of the bar is such that you get a good view of the restaurant and the scenic outdoors.
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.
For an Italian feast, head to Oso. Settle down in the exquisite interiors with striking lights. Chefs and owners Diego Chiarini and Stephane Colleoni dole out Black Squid Ink Risotto, Homemade Linguine with Clams and Pesto Sauce with gusto. A must try in desserts are the Tiramisu, Dark Chocolate Tart and Rustica, which are delightfully sinful. The waiters are affable and efficient, making this dining experience an absolute pleasure.
This popular bar brews its own beer and serves a generally masculine clientele. Relatively quiet during the day, it starts filling quickly from about 6p when the office workers have finished their day. Of the three levels, the first is quite small and accommodates a few high tables and chairs. Alternatively, sit at the bar counter and chat with the friendly bartenders. Upstairs is a German restaurant where the pork knuckle and German sausages come highly recommended. Enjoy your beer indoors or alfresco. There is also a selection of liquors and wines sold by the glass or bottle.
Kinki describes itself as "Japanese with urban attitude" and both the cuisine and decor have an undeniable edge. The seafood, flown in directly from Tokyo, doesn't get any fresher than this. These lovely ingredients are used to create delicious nouveau Japanese dishes, like black cod in a pomegranate miso sauce, okonomiyaki-style pizza, and sushi with scallops and foie gras. The bar is fully stocked with sakes, shochus, plus the usual spirits and mixes cocktails with a Japanese twist like a sake-rita or ume plum martini. The Kinki dining room is decked out with tattoo-inspired art and the rooftop bar has beautiful views of Marina Bay.
Beaujolais Wine Bar & Restaurant, in the heart of the city, allows the perfect setting for a succinct glass of wine and a fine meal. Whether dining with a special someone or reveling in the company of friends, the restaurant allows meals of fine wine and delectable cuisine. With a menu laden with global favorites such as quiche Lorraine, beef tartar and comforting homemade apple pie, it is easy to see why happy faces are common here. During the day, enjoy a bit of sun while dining at their terrace. The handsome wine selection completes the already perfect meal.
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.
JUMBO Seafood Gallery is a part of the JUMBO Seafood chain and is a popular spot for seafood lovers. Their Hong Kong and Chinese style dishes have wowed many patrons and are visually beautiful as well. Savor their Chilli Crab, Black Pepper Crab, Lobster Salad, Prawn in Cup, Drunken Prawns, Scallop Wrapped in Yam Ring, Crispy-fried Baby Squid, BBQ King Prawns and Steamed Bamboo Clam with Minced Garlic. Reservations are recommended.
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.
Bak Kut Teh is a popular Chinese soup which is made of pork ribs, herbs and spices. This broth is simmered for hours to give it a rich and complex taste. Song Fa Bak Kut Teh was founded by Yeo Eng Song in 1969 and now is run by his son. Its period furniture, antique elements and pictures of old Singapore give it a warm and inviting look. Slurp on the freshly made soups like pork ribs, fish and pig's tail. Savor their braised dishes like pig's trotter and chicken feet with beancurd skin. Complement your meal with tea.
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.