Thanks for the Memories – best restaurants in Singapore we have dined in this year

After 12 months of dining out, we look back and recall the best dining experience we have had in 2017. There are just so many great eating places in Singapore but there are a few restaurants that stand out. These are restaurants that we have visited during the year and which have given us fond memories. Here is the 2017 TOP (The Ordinary Patrons’) list of Best Restaurants in Singapore we have dined in.

Restaurant ANDRÉ - TOP Singapore Restaurant

Restaurant Ards Singapore

Best Restaurants in Singapore 2017

A fine dining restaurant at Duxton Hill which impressed with its creative dishes and good food. See Ards Restaurant Singapore – one of the best new restaurants of 2017.

Restaurant Ards Singapore
76 Duxton Road
Singapore 089535

Summer Pavilion

Summer Pavilion

Great service and a beautifully decorated Chinese restaurant serving excellent food. Definitely one of best Chinese restaurants in Singapore and our favourite for the year. See New dim sum menu at Summer Pavilion, Michelin star Chinese restaurant.

Chope Reservations

Summer Pavilion
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
7 Raffles Avenue
Singapore, 039799

Tel: +65 6434-5286

Les Amis

Best Singapore restaurants - Les Amis

Les Amis it is one of the best restaurants to celebrate a special occasion in and simply one of our favourite restaurants in Singapore. Read about our experience at Les Amis here and here.

Chope Reservations

1 Scotts Road,
#01-16 Shaw Centre,
Singapore 228208
(Opposite HSBC Bank, Tanglin Branch)

Tel: +65 67332225


Arctic Char with Japaneses Turnip at JAAN Restaurant

JAAN is a modern French restaurant perched on Level 70 of the hotel tower at Raffles City, JAAN Restaurant’s lofty heights and expansive windows mean that it is one of the best restaurants with breath-taking views over Singapore. We thought JAAN Restaurant is a Top Restaurant in so many ways.

Level 70, Equinox Complex
Swissôtel The Stamford
2 Stamford Road
Singapore 178882

Tel:  +65 6837 332

Shinji by Kanesaka

Shinji by Kanesaka

Shinji by Kanesaka is one of the best Japanese restaurants in Singapore and we always have a wonderful dining experience at Shinji. The recent visit to Shinji Carlton Hotel was no exception. See our post Dinner at Shinji Carlton Hotel.

Shinji Carlton Hotel
76 Bras Basah Road, Lobby Floor
Singapore 189558

Reservations : +65 6338 6131


Lawry’s The Prime Rib Singapore

Lawry's The Prime Rib Singapore

Lawry’s delicious prime ribs and their special style of service made our Birthday celebration lunch at Lawry’s Singapore a truly memorable one.

Chope Reservations

Lawry’s The Prime Rib Singapore
333A Orchard Road
#04-01/31 Mandarin Gallery,
Mandarin Orchard

Corner House

Corner House - Michelin Star Restaurant Menu Gastronomic

Our Dinner at Corner House – Michelin Star Restaurant in Singapore Botanic Gardens reminded us why the restaurant helmed by a talented local chef would be regarded as one of the very best restaurants in Singapore.

Corner House
1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens,
E J H Corner House, Nassim Gate
Singapore 259569

Tel: +65 6469 1000

Chope Reservations


Japanese Restaurant Suju Mandarin Gallery

We are glad that Suju from Nagano prefecture of Japan decided to set up a branch in Singapore. It is one best restaurants in Singapore we have been to in 2017. Our Lunch at Japanese Restaurant Suju was like an enjoyable meal in a good family run restaurant in Japan.

Japanese Restaurant Suju
Mandarin Gallery 333A Orchard Rd #04-05
Singapore 238897

Tel: +65 67377764

 Il Cielo

il Cielo for Christmas 2017

 Il Cielo probably ticks all the right boxes – a nice place (in 5-star Hilton no less), quiet (on the top floor where not many even know it exists), good service and quality enjoyable food. We love their reasonably priced set lunch. Read our post A nice set lunch in Singapore below $30 (Orchard Road).

Chope Reservations

 Il Cielo
Level 24 Hilton Singapore
581 Orchard Road
Singapore 238883

Tel: +65 6730 3395


Morsels Singapore – a small new restaurant in Dempsey is a cosy place with intriguing creative dishes – one of the top new restaurants we have dined in this year.

Chope Reservations

25 Dempsey Road, #01-04
Singapore 249670

Tel: +65 6266 3822

Garibaldi Italian Restaurant & Bar

Garibaldi Italian Restaurant - one of best restaurants in Singapore

Combining traditional Italian cuisine with a stylish contemporary setting, Garibaldi has become one of the most popular Italian restaurants in Singapore. We can understand its popularity after our Lunch at Garibaldi – Michelin Star Italian Restaurant in Purvis Street.

Garibaldi Italian Restaurant & Bar
36 Purvis Street #01-02
Singapore 188613

Chope Reservations

Opening Hours:
Lunch: 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Dinner: 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Nearby MRT Stations: Esplanade, City Hall, Bugis

Restaurant André

Restaurant ANDRÉ - Asia 50 Best Restaurants

Restaurant André – one of the best restaurants in the World deserves all the accolades it has received. We are glad to have the opportunity to enjoy the OCTAPHILOSOPHY  gourmet experience before Restaurant André decides to close its doors for good in Singapore. Thanks for the memories.

Restaurant André
41 Bukit Pasoh Road
Singapore 089855

Tel: +65 6534 8880

JAAN Restaurant Singapore

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