Outram Park (欧南园) is just at the edge of the city centre of Singapore but is home to conservation areas with quaint historical buildings and interesting shophouses and residences of various architectural styles. Outram Park has vibrant dining enclaves in Bukit Pasoh, Keong Siak and Kampong Bahru. Within a few minutes walk of the Outram Park MRT station, there are fine dining restaurants, hip cafes, casual diners and various other food places with diverse menus. Local as well as new world and old world cuisines are all represented in Outram Park.
What to eat at Outram Park? Plenty; deciding where to eat may be the real issue. Here is The Ordinary Patrons’ (TOP) list of selected food places and restaurants at Outram Park; listed in no particular order.
Mad About Sucre is a delightful French restaurant and patisserie. The pastry skills of the chefs there are well known. They have recently started serving regular warm food in addition to their famous desserts. See our post on Mad About Sucre.
Mad About Sucre
27 Teo Hong Road
Tel: +65 62213969
Tues to Sat: 12.30pm to 10pm
Sunday: 12.30pm to 5pm
Humpback is a charming neighbourhood seafood restaurant and bar that also offers a good Sunday brunch. See our post – Humpback Singapore restaurant’s new 2016 brunch menu.
20 Bukit Pasoh Rd
Tel : Operational Hours Call/SMS +65 9772 9896
24-hour reservation line +65 6750 4461
Taking up both floors of a two storey shophouse, Boca Restaurant Singapore has a colourful, charming decor and serves good Portuguese food. The Portuguese egg tarts they offer may be enough reason to visit the restaurant in Bukit Pasoh. Read Boca Restaurant Singapore – Portuguese Cuisine in Bukit Pasoh.
Boca Restaurant Singapore
6 Bukit Pasoh Road
Tel: +65 6221 0132
If budget is not an issue, Restaurant André is not only the best place for fine dining around Outram Park but also one of the very best in Singapore. Read our post Restaurant André – one of the best restaurants in the World.
41 Bukit Pasoh Road
Tel: +65 6534 8880
An unpretentious bistro by name and restaurant by night with reasonable prices. At lunchtime the .elia Singapore menu contains mainly pasta and sandwich items. An ala carte menu is available for dinner which has more interesting items like octopus and wagyu short rib. See our post .elia Singapore – new restaurant opens in Keong Saik.
10 Jiak Chuan Road
Tel: +65 9642 2361
The ever popular Esquina Tapas Bar in the Keong Saik neighbourhood has one of a kind ambience and serves interesting food that will make you forget the surroundings. Read our post on Esquina Tapas Bar on Jiak Chuan Road.
Esquina Tapas Bar
16 Jiak Chuan Road
Tel: +65 6222 1616
Located in a nicely restored shophouse at the junction of Neil Road and Bukit Pasoh Road, this may be one of the most popular cafes in Singapore. Read We regret to inform you that all the hype about The Lokal restaurant is true.
136 Neil Road
Tel: +65 6423 9918
This is a small cafe at the back of an indie bookshop which carries many Chinese publications. It is easy to feel at home there. See Open Book Cafe 草根书室 at Bukit Pasoh.
Open Book Cafe
25 Bukit Pasoh Road
Tel: +65 6337 9208
A small cozy cafe which can boast of award winning baristas. This lovely cafe in Kampong Bahru continues to maintain the high standards of what a good specialty coffee cafe ought to be. See Strangers’ Reunion – lovely cafe in Kampong Bahru.
33/35/37 Kampong Bahru Rd
Tel : +65 6222 4869
The Provision Shop in a public housing block has a small narrow space with vintage decor. An establishment of the Unlisted Collection which also operates the hip Esquina and swanky restaurants like Ember, Jing, The Provision Shop is set up as a gourmet deli to serve salads, sandwiches and snacks with set lunches on weekdays and a rotating menu of weekly dinner specials. Read The Provision Shop @ Everton Park.
The Provision Shop
Blk 3 Everton Park #01-79
+65 6225 9931
Essen at the Pinnacle is a collection of food stalls in an air-conditioned space, food court style. Here you can find French cuisine by Garçons, innovative burgers by Burger Buddies, fried chicken wings by Two Wings, Italian food by La Stalla, Thai and Vietnamese fare by Viethai and a wide selection of alcoholic beverages. Read about our visit to Essen here.
Roosevelt’s is a modern American diner in Outram Park offering hearty all-day dining in a casual environment. They serve sandwiches, pastas, burgers, gourmet mains as well as a fine selection of wines, beers and cocktails. See Roosevelt’s Diner & Bar.
Roosevelt’s Diner & Bar
#01-02 Dorsett Residences, 331 New Bridge Road
+65 6538 3518
Wine & Chef Singapore serves an eclectic mix of food items that could be from menus at a zhi char stall, a Japanese izakaya or a French bistro. It has an extensive list of Italian wines which would not be out-of-place in an enoteca in Rome. Read our review here.
Wine & Chef
7 Keong Saik Road
An artisanal bakery which offers breads and pastries as well as simple brunch items. A lovely place to enjoy breakfast, tea or a simple meal and to take in the aroma of freshly baked bread. See Bread & Hearth – not bread alone.
Bread & Hearth Artisanal Bakery Cafe
18 Keong Saik Road
Tel: +65 6534 7800
Taratata is a French bistro in the Outram Park neighbourhood. It has warm and cosy decor. Chef owners Bertrand Raguin and Philippe Nouzillat offer country style classic French delicacies. Read Sunday Brunch at Taratata Bistrot.
35A Keong Saik Road
Tel 6221 4506
A hip space for communal dining. Their unique concept is a menu which is different every day based on the fresh produce that they get for that day. Read My useless post on dinner at Lollapalooza Singapore restaurant.
1A Keong Saik Road
Trendy cafe with minimalist Scandinavian decor serving contemporary Australian cuisine with a Southeast Asian twist. Read Luxe Singapore Cafe at Keong Saik Road.
1 Keong Saik Road #01-04
Tel: +65 6221 5615