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Where to eat in Singapore. Food, Restaurants and Dining Guide for Singapore

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The vast cultural mixture in Singapore provides a fantastic selection of foods, restaurants, café s and eateries serving flavors and cuisines from around the world. The Singapore cuisine is fantastic and there are countless options along the street as well as food halls in shopping centers.

The large shopping centers in Singapore not only provide an extensive range of shops but also a great range of small eateries and restaurants. Both Singapore locals and tourists can dine at the large open food courts found in the shopping centers, which offer good value for money and tasty Singaporean foods.

There are several dining districts in Singapore including Chinatown, which has an array of Asian foods and restaurants. Singapore’s Little India is also an interesting place to visit and is undoubtedly the best place in the city to enjoy great Indian cuisine.

Locations of Must Try Foods in Singapore


One of the best places to visit and experience several Asian foods in Singapore is in the historic district of Chinatown. Visitors will find flavours and cuisines from numerous neighboring countries including Malay, Thai, Lao, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese and Mongolian choices. There are fantastic dim sum restaurants to choose from, which usually serve dim sum until the early hours and can be enjoyed as a late night food trip.

Hotels near Chinatown, Singapore

Little India

SSituated near to Chinatown, Little India is another colourful and lively food district of Singapore which has countless restaurants serving authentic Indian, Pakistani, Malay and Sri Lankan cuisine. There are expensive fine dining choices as well as middle range and inexpensive street vendors offering tasty dishes. Little India also offers a charming atmosphere to enjoy the plethora of restaurants with its quaint streets and cozy arcades.

Hotels near Little India, Singapore

Holland Village

Holland Village is found in the northwest of Singapore and provides some great restaurants, café s, bistros, pubs, steakhouses and contemporary eateries. The area is the main center for Singapore's expatriate community and the style of food is primarily Western with some classic English pub favorites such as bangers and mash, roast meats and shepherd's pie.

Singapore restaurants

Da Paolo e Judie

81 Neil Road, Chinatown
Phone: +65 6 225 8306
Da Paolo e Judie has just been newly renovated and offers fantastic modern Italian cuisine in a contemporary setting. The comfortable dining room has both indoor air-conditioned seating as well as alfresco tables in the garden courtyard. Diners will enjoy an extensive wine list that is matched with the quality menu.

IndoChine Waterfront

1 Empress Place, Historic District
Phone: +63 6 339 1720
Located in the same building as the Asian Civilisations Museum in the Historical District, IndoChine Waterfront is a fantastic restaurant serving a mixture of Asian cuisines with a French influence. The dining room offers picturesque views over the water, making it a great choice for a romantic dinner. Coffee lovers will enjoy the Vietnamese coffee served, which is made from a selection of fine quality beans.

Raffles Grill

Raffles Hotel, 1 Beach Road, Historic District
Phone: +63 6 331 1612
Raffles Grill in the exclusive and grand Raffles Hotel is truly a world-class restaurant that serves fine dining with French influences. The menu is vast, varied and ever changing. The wine list is extensive and there is a cellar master to help match wine to food. The service is attentive and formal dress is required. 

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