TOP New Restaurants Singapore 2016

(Updated December 2016) New restaurants continue to open in Singapore every month. Some new restaurants introduce new dining concepts to us while others bring familiar favourites to new neighbouhoods. There are new swanky restaurants in prime commercial space and there are nice homely ones. What’s new and what’s cool in 2016 so far? TOP New Restaurants Singapore 2016 is the list of the favourite new restaurants of The Ordinary Patrons (TOP).

Imperial Treasure Teochew Fine Cuisine (Ion Orchard)

Imperial Treasure’s Teochew restaurant has moved from its former Ngee Ann City location to a bigger brighter space at Ion Orchard.   Read our review here.

Imperial Treasure Teochew Fine Cuisine

ION Orchard, #03-05

2 Orchard Turn

Candlenut Dempsey

The only Peranakan restaurant in the world with a Michelin Star, Candlenut has moved to its new location at COMO Dempsey. Read our review here.


Block 17A Dempsey Road,
Singapore 249676

Kam’s Roast Singapore

Chinese New Year 2017

A branch of Hong Kong’s One Michelin Star Kam’s Roast Goose, Kam’s Roast does  not serve their famed geese, but the ducks were pretty good.  Read our review here.

Kam’s Roast Singapore

1-04/05/06/07 Pacific Plaza, 9 Scotts Road

Tel: 6836 7788

Fynn’s Café

Fynn’s modern all day dining café

Brunch at Fynn's Cafe Singapore

Fynn’s Café at South Beach is a chic and trendy cafe with an interesting menu, good service and an inviting atmosphere. Read our post on Fynn’s here.

Fynn’s Café
26 Beach Road
#B1-21, South Beach Avenue
Singapore 189768

Tel: +65 6384 1878

Opening Hours:
Mon to Fri: 8am – 10pm
Sat: 11am – 10pm
(from jan 2017) Sun: 11am – 4pm

Nearby MRT Stations: Esplanade, City Hall

Pim Pam by FOC

Pim Pam by FOC

The new Spanish restaurant Pim Pam by FOC at Claymore Connect has a lively and convival setting. It serves tapas and other Spanish culinary creations. Read our review of Pim Pam here.

Pim Pam by FOC
442 Orchard Road #01-29 Claymore Connect
Singapore 238879

Tel: +65 6100 4242

Tue-Fri: 12-11pm (Last Order: 10pm)
Sat-Sun: 8:30am-11pm (Last Order: 10pm)
Closed Monday

Nearby MRT Station – Orchard

Monti at the Fullerton Pavillion

Monti At 1-Pavilion

Monti At 1-Pavilion is an Italian restaurant with a fantastic view. The food is interesting and delectable. Read our post on Monti here.

Monti at the Fullerton Pavillion
82 Collyer Quay, Fullerton Pavilion
Singapore 049327

Tel: +65 65350724

Opening Hours:
Wed – Fri : 12pm-3pm

Mon – Thurs : 6pm – 1am
Fri & Sat: 6pm- 4am

Nearby MRT Stations – Raffles Place, Telok Ayer, Bayfront

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Janice Wong Singapore Restaurant

Janice Wong Singapore Restaurant

The restaurant setting is like no other place in Singapore. The food looks beautiful and is truly edible art. See our post Janice Wong National Museum Restaurant – where food meets art.

Janice Wong Singapore Restaurant
93 Stamford Road
National Museum Singapore, 01-06
Singapore 178897

Opening Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 11am – 11pm (last order 10:30pm)
Friday – Saturday: 11am – 1am (last order 12:30am)
Sunday: 11am – 6pm (last order 5pm)

Tel: +65 97125338

Nearby MRT Stations :  Dhoby Ghaut, Bras Basah

Janice Wong Singapore website

Kohaku Tempura

Kohaku Tempura, Eat at 7, Suntec City

This popular small restaurant essentially serves only just one dish – tempura with either rice or ramen. You can get a substantial and delicious meal at Kohake Tempura at Suntec City. read our post Tempura Rice Bowls at Kohaku Tempura Restaurant at Suntec City.

Kohaku Tempura
Eat At 7
3 Temasek Boulevard
#03-311 Suntec City Mall
Singapore 038983

Tel: +65 6333 4386

Opening hours : 11am – 10.30pm (Last Order 10pm)

Nearby Stations: Esplanade, Promenade, City Hall

Tsukiji Takewaka Sushi

Tsukiji Takewaka Sushi

Sushi restaurant that has been in business at the famous Tsukiji Market in Tokyo for the past 30 years serves authentic sushi at Japan Food Town of Wisma Atria. Read  Read our review here.

Tsukiji Takewaka Sushi
Japan Food Town, Isetan
Wisma Atria Level 4
435 Orchard Road
Singapore 238877

Chope Reservations

Tel: +65 66946535

Nearby MRT Station : Orchard

Beast & Butterflies ⋆ M Social Singapore

Beast & Butterflies Bar ⋆ M Social Singapore

Beast & Butterflies is the diner and bar of new hotel – M Social Singapore.  It is a hip contemporary restaurant bar serving fusion food with Asian and Western influences. Located in the quaint Robertson Quay precinct, Beast & Butterflies M Social can boast of the gregarious and gorgeous interior design of Philippe Starck and a romantic riverside promenade just beyond its bar.  Read our review here.

Beast & Butterflies M Social Singapore
90 Robertson Quay
Singapore 238259

Tel: +65 6657 0018

Baba Chews Katong Square

Baba Chews Katong Square

With its witty name, Baba Chews Katong Square informs that it serves Peranakan food and pays tribute to philanthropist Chew Joo Chiat, the King of Katong who married a nyonya.  The usual hotel dining items are available including Western food like salads, sandwiches, steaks, pasta and hamburgers, and local dishes like satay, laksa and char kway teow.There is separate Peranakan menu offering the nyonya staples. Read our review here.

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Baba Chews Bar and Eatery
86 East Coast Road
#01-01 Katong Square
Singapore 428788

Tel: +65 6723 2025

Opening Hours: 06:30 – 22:30

Mad About Sucre

Mad About Sucre - Top New Restaurants Singapore 2016

The very popular French Patisserie is now also a casual fine dining restaurant serving lunch, tea and dinner. We could sense the enthusiasm and pride in their food. Mad About Sucre is definitely on our list of favourite New Restaurants Singapore 2016. Read our review here.

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Mad About Sucre
27 Teo Hong Road
Singapore 088334

Tel: +65 62213969

Opening Hours:
Tues to Sat: 12.30pm to 10pm
Sunday: 12.30pm to 5pm
Monday: Closed

Nearby Stations: Outram Park

The Peranakan

Top new restaurants 2016 Singapore

The new Peranakan Restaurant at Claymore Connect is one that stands out from the crowd. It is spacious and beautifully decorated. The menu is interesting and the food is good. Read our review here.

The Peranakan Restaurant
Claymore Connect, #02-01
442 Orchard Road
Singapore 238879

Tel: +65 6262 4428

Opening Hours : 11:00 – 22:00

Nearby MRT Station : Orchard

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Teochew Restaurant, Scotts Square

Paradise Teochew Restaurant Scotts Square

Paradise Teochew Restaurant is tastefully appointed with high ceiling, soothing colour scheme and non-ostentatious decor. It is a good calm spot in the heart of Singapore’s busy shopping district for nice Teochew food. See our post – Lunch at new restaurant Paradise Teochew Scotts Square.

Paradise Teochew Restaurant 
#03-05 Scotts Square, 6 Scotts Road
Singapore 228209

Tel: +65 6538 0644

Nearby MRT Station : Orchard

Crystal Jade Prestige

Crystal Jade Prestige at Marina Bay Link Mall

Crystal Jade Prestige offers contemporary refined Chinese cuisine in Singapore’s prime financial district. Familiar Cantonese dishes, Peking duck and dim sum are in the menu. It has s nicely decorated chic space with a good view of the Marina Bay area. Read our post – Crystal Jade Prestige @ Marina Bay Link Mall.

Crystal Jade Prestige
#02-01, Marina Bay Link Mall
8A Marina Boulevard
Singapore 018984

Tel: +65 65099493

Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri: 11.30am – 3.00pm; 6.00pm – 10.30pm
Sat, Sun & PH: 11.00am – 3.30pm; 6.00pm -10.30pm

Nearby MRT Station: Downtown

Angela May Food Chapters

Top New Restaurant Singapore 2016

Angela May Food Chapters at Robinsons The Hereen offers visually appealing food. The restaurant of Culinary Host and TV Presenter Angela May has a beautiful setting and an interesting selection of pastries. See our post Angela May Food Chapters – new restaurant at Robinsons The Heeren.

Angela May Food Chapters
Robinsons The Heeren #02-02
260 Orchard Road
Singapore 238855

Tel: +65 6681 7440

Opening Hours:
Breakfast & High Brunch: 10.30am – 2pm
High Tea: 2pm – 5pm
A La Carte Menu: 12pm – 9.30pm

Nearby MRT Stations :  Orchard, Somerset

Blu Kouzina, Dempsey

Top New Restaurants 2016

Popular Greek restaurant Blu Kouzina has moved from their former location along Bukit Timah Road to spiffy new premises on Dempsey Hill. The food is still very good. Read our post – Greek Restaurant Blu Kouzina, now at Dempsey.

Blu Kouzina
Dempsey Hill, Block 10 Dempsey Road (Blk 10), #01-21
Singapore 247700

Tel: +65 68750872.

Opening Hours:
Fri – Sun
12pm – 2.30pm

Mon – Sun
6pm – 10pm

Chope Reservations

South Union Park

South Union Park Restaurant

South Union Park is a pleasant cafe along Jalan Kembangan serving drinks and light meals. The food served here includes Fried Chicken, Crabcakes and Duck Confit Pasta as well as some very interesting desserts. A nice hangout or meet for chit chat kind of place.  Read our review here.

South Union Park
101 Jalan Kembangan
Singapore 419139

Tel : +65 9061 8703

Mon: 11:30 – 22:00
Wed-Thurs: 11:30 – 22:00
Fri-Sat: 11:30 – 23:00
Sun: 11:30 – 22:00

Nearby MRT Station : Kembangan

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Sky View Kitchen

Singapore Top New Restaurants 2016

Tourist attractions are not usual places to find down-to-earth dining restaurants and it is refreshing to find one in the form of Sky View Kitchen at the Singapore Flyer. Sky View Kitchen’s menu contains mostly the usual Cantonese restaurant classics including good dim sum items. Read our post – Hugging the dim sum at Sky View Kitchen.

Sky View Kitchen
30 Raffles Ave
Singapore Flyer #01-04

Tel: +65 6854 5245

Opening Hours: 10am to 10pm

Nearby MRT Station : Promenade

The Pipe District

Best New Restaurants 2016

The Pipe District Bistro’s location in the Science Park is not the most convenient place for most people. Those who made the journey there would be rewarded with a laid back restaurant with unusual (in a good way) decor and food. Read our review here.

The Pipe District
45 Science Park Road #01-09/10
Singapore 117407

Tel: +65 6873 0143

Redpan Restaurant

Redpan at Marina Square

Redpan is a collaboration between an architect firm and a restaurant company and the restaurant is visually appealing with clean lines and efficient space utilisation. Redpan at Marina Square serves a mix of Western dishes as well as some Singapore local dishes. See our post – Redpan Marina Square – new restaurant by DP Architects and GRUB.

Redpan Restaurant
6, Raffles Boulevard #02-03/04
Marina Square
Singapore 039594

Tel: +65 6255 5850

Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri: 9am-10pm
Weekends: 11am-10pm
PH: 11am-10pm

Nearby Stations: Esplanade, City Hall, Promenade


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Hoodadak Korean Fusion Dining Room

Hoodadak SIngapore Korean Restaurant in Fusionopolis

Hoodadak Korean restaurant in Fusionopolis serves great Korean food in a non-traditional restaurant setting. Their Bulgogi Bibimbap and Seafood Pancakes are must try items. Read our review here.

Hoodadak Korean Fusion Dining Room
#01-10 Fusionopolis Galaxis
1 Fusionopolis Place
Singapore 138522

Nearby station: One North

兰亭 Lan Ting Cuisine & Wine

兰亭 Lan Ting Chinese Restaurant Singapore

Located in Springvale along East Coast Road, this neighbourhood restaurant offers Chinese dishes presented in interesting ways. The setting is pleasant and prices are reasonable. Lan Ting is one of the best restaurants in Siglap for Chinese food. See our posts – 兰亭 Lan Ting Cuisine & Wine – new Chinese restaurant in Siglap.

兰亭 Lan Ting Cuisine & Wine
907 East Coast Road
#01-02 Springvale
Singapore 459107

Tel : +65 6444 0888

Opening Hours :
11.30am-2.30pm; 6.30pm-10.30pm

Montana Singapore

Montana Singapore Breakfast, Brunch and Burgers

Montana is a casual chic cafe with a limited menu – pastas, waffles and desserts – but the limited number of items are rather interesting with intriguing twists to traditional flavours. Burgers of South Bronx are also served in the cafe. Read our post – Montana Singapore Cafe @ PoMo – Just a Good Ordinary Girl.

Montana Singapore
1 Selegie Road
#02-25 PoMo
Singapore 188306

Tel : +65 9833 1790

Opening Hours:
Mon-Thu: 11:00 am – 10:30 pm
Fri: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sun: 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Nearby Stations : Dhoby Ghaut; Bras Basah

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Jen’s Kitchen On-the-Go

Hotel Jen's Kitchen On-the-Go Tanglin

Jen’s Kitchen On-the-Go ia a 24 hour hotel cafe which offers gourmet coffee and light bites. On its menu are also local dishes like char kway teow and chicken rice as well as pasta, burgers and steaks. Read our post on the cafe here.

Jen’s Kitchen On-the-Go
Lobby Level
Hotel Jen Tanglin
1A Cuscaden Road
Singapore 249716

Tel : +65 6831 4374

Open 24 hours


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