9 Singapore Michelin restaurants for culinary lovers

Singapore Michelin restaurants

When you travel to Singapore, are you ready to be lost in the paradise of cuisine?

This beautiful island is not only famous for wonderful attractions, luxurious brands, and lively lifestyles but it also well-known for Singapore Michelin restaurants which can give you an unforgettable experience just by one bite.

Check our list below and note for these Singapore Michelin restaurants to visit and have a memorable discovery of culinary in Singapore.

For Japanese-foods lovers, check our list of 6 Michelin-starred Japanese restaurants in Singapore.

Local culinary delights

Labyrinth

Since its first establishment in 2014, Labyrinth has received a number of local awards and a Michelin Star on its belt.

In this restaurant, home-grown hero Han Li Guang successfully combines traditional local flavors and freshly imported ingredients in a harmonious mix. The menu of Chef Han is a perfect way to sample modern Singaporean cuisine, with carefully selected ingredients from local farms and fisheries.

The kaya (a popular coconut and Egg jam in Singapore) is made as an ice cream flavor here and mussels in a soup that evokes Laksa flavors (spicy noodle with coconut milk-based).

labyrinth singapore
  • Address: Esplanade Mall. 8 Raffles Avenue #02-23, Singapore 039802.
  • Hotline: +65 6223 4098.
  • Opening hours: Tue & Wed noon-3pm, 6.30-11.30pm; Thu & Fri noon-3pm, 6-11.30pm; Sat & Sun 6-11.30pm.

National Kitchen by Violet Oon

Chef Violet Oon has been awarded several awards for her achievements in the field of Peranakancuisine preservation and local culture as one of Singapore’s most influential culinary figures.

In addition to the excitement of this local culinary heroine, don’t forget to ask your friend and family members to get a meal together at the Violet Oon National Kitchen.

The menu here includes many favorite dishes like ayam buah keluak  (braised chicken in spicy tamarind gravy) and red snapper in asam (fiery and savory gravy), which are must-try dishes in this tasty peranakan classics restaurant.

National Kitchen by Violet Oon
  • Address: National Gallery Singapore. 1 St Andrew’s Road #02-01, Singapore 178957.
  • Hotline: +65 9834 9935.
  • Opening hours: Daily noon-2.30pm, 3-5pm, 6-10.30pm.

Candlenut

If you want to taste Naya with a new twist, take a meal in Candlenut. This first Peranakan restaurant to boast a Michelin star in the world is a dynamic home of Chef Malcolm Lee.

Candlenut creates a wonderful combination of tradition and modern in their fresh new flavors of nonja, unlike other traditional Peranakan restaurants.

Don’t forget to enjoy foods like “royal” creams in gula melaka (palm sugar) and fried rice flavored with baak keluak (Southeast Asian black nut).

Candlenut Singapore
  • Address: Block 17 A Dempsey Road, Singapore 249676.
  • Hotline: 1800 304 2288 (local calls only).
  • Opening hours: Mon-Thu & Sun noon-3pm, 6-10pm; Fri & Sat noon-3pm, 6-11pm.

Classic European fare

Zén Singapore

To get a Michelin star is an achievement itself, but in 2019 this esteemed restaurant made headlines by immediately getting a line in the list of two Michelin stars.

This restaurant, hosted by talented chef Bjorn Frantzen, transforms food service into an intensely impressive experience. During this four-hour restaurant visit, on the three floors of a beautifully designed house in Bukit Pasoh, guests would sure to have a pleasant time.

In the lounge on the first floor appetizers will be served, followed by big courses in the dining room and a dessert passed to the living room.

Zén Singapore
  • Address: 41 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089855.
  • Hotline: +65 6534 8880.
  • Opening hours: Tue-Fri 7pm-midnight; Sat 12.30-3.30pm, 7pm-midnight.

Odette Singapore

Odette is one of the only two restaurants in Singapore to have earned a precious Three Michelin Stars as a stalwart on the annual list of Michelin-starred restaurants in Singapore.

This restaurant is situated right in the Singapore National Gallery and is renowned for offering dishes that are art pieces by themselves.

Head chef Julien Royer has become the genius who creates the restaurant’s continuously growing menu of French-inspired cuisine, currently serving dishes such as foie gras, sea urchin decorated in its spiny shell, and pepper-crusted roast pigeon.

Odette Singapore
  • Address: National Gallery Singapore. 1 St Andrew’s Road #01-04, Singapore 178957.
  • Hotline: +65 6385 0498.
  • Opening hours: Mon 7-8.15pm; Tue-Sat noon-1.15pm, 7-8.15pm.

Les Amis Singapore

The second Michelin restaurant in Singapore, Les Amis, is operated by the renowned French chef Sabastian Lepinoy and is rated as a three-star restaurant in the Michelin list.

The restaurant has long been a promising incubator for talented chefs around the island, with famous names of cooking genius like chef Jason and chef Janice Wong Tan.

Diners visiting the Les Amis should expect to sample classic French high-class cuisines, such as caviar, foie gras, and blue lobster.

les amis singapore
  • Address: Shaw Centre. 1 Scotts Road #01-16, Singapore 228208.
  • Hotline: +65 6733 2225.
  • Opening hours: Daily noon-1.30pm, 7-8.30pm.

Unforgettable Asian flavors

Blue Lotus Chinese Eating House

Blue Lotus is renowned for its’ Modern Age’ Chinese cuisine, with playful dishes made from traditional Chinese ingredients, and was created by veteran restaurateur, Ricky Ng.

The brand has many restaurants on the island, but we suggest visiting the Blue Lotus Chinese Eat House in Quayside Isle, home to the so-called “Father of Chilli Crab” by a local food writer, Wong Ah Yoke.

The food is made with spice-and-herb-laden sauce in the restaurant instead of ketchup, which is the most significant in this restaurant.

Blue Lotus Chinese Eating House
  • Address: Quayside Isle. 31 Ocean Way #01-13, Singapore 098375.
  • Hotline: +65 6339 0880.
  • Opening hours: Mon, Wed-Fri 6-10pm; Sat & Sun 11.30am-3pm, 6-10pm.

The Song of India

The Song of India is a perfect place to enjoy Indian cuisine in a retro atmosphere. This is the first Michelin-Indian restaurant in Southeast Asia and is located in a quaint black and white bungalow along Scotts Road.

Chef Manjunath Mural will lead you on a trip through the Indian cuisine with mouthwatering dishes such as chargrilled salmon kebab and tamarind-goan fish curried.

The Song of India
  • Address: 33 Scotts Road, Singapore 228226.
  • Hotline: +65 6836 0055.
  • Opening hours: Daily noon-3pm, 6-11pm.

Shinji by Kanesaka

Helmed by chef Koichiro Oshino, Shinji by Kanesaka has received a range of culinary honors from the list of Michelin stars to various prizes in local and international publications.

This restaurant is known for its genuine omakase dishes served in Edo style and is one of the finest sushi restaurants on the island. Fans of Japanese culture and cuisine should find high quality and fresh seafood in this restaurant, which is surely unforgettable.

Shinji by Kanesaka
  • Address: St. Regis Hotel. 29 Tanglin Road Lobby Floor, Singapore 247911.
  • Hotline: +65 6884 8239.
  • Opening hours: Mon-Sat noon-3pm, 6-10.30pm.

If you are not interested in Singapore Michelin restaurants, check this list of Best restaurants in Singapore worth your try, or try some Singapore local foods.

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