The Ordinary Patrons’ New Restaurants 2022 List for the new cafes and new restaurants in Singapore to check out. Whether you are looking for a fresh and unique dining experience, the best casual dining restaurant or the latest trendy cafes, you should find something among the constant stream of new cafés and restaurant openings in Singapore.
Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao @ i12 Katong
Impossible™ Pork is making its debut at Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao. The Crystal Jade chain is launching its first Impossible™ menu inspired by local flavours and classic favourites, the new menu features seven dishes made with delicious Impossible™ Pork. The new menu will be exclusively available at the brand’s latest outlet at i12 Katong and on Deliveroo, before rolling out at all outlets in Singapore later this year.
Well-established for its refined menu of quality and well-executed Northern Chinese specialities, Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao will soon also serve up modern twists on provincial favourites – this time, with Impossible™ Pork, a delicious, nutritious plant-based pork that is versatile for every cuisine and far more sustainable than pork from pigs.
Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao outlet at i12 Katong
112 East Coast Road, #02-21 i12 Katong, Singapore 428802
Tel: +65 96292020
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 11 am to 10 pm
Saturday, Sunday and PH: 10.30 am to 9.30 pm
WINGS Bar & Cafe at Katong I12 Mall
WINGS Bar & Cafe at Katong I12 Mall is a spot for a great night out and also a very good place for a family meal during the day. It offers a wide array of beers, cocktails and wine as well as tempting ribs, chicken wings and burgers, and it even has a kid’s menu. Read more.
Wings Bar & Café
01-11/13 & 29, i12 Katong
112 E Coast Road, Singapore 428802
Tel: +65 6970 0619
Opening Hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Fiamma – New Italian Restaurant at Capella
Michelin-starred, Chef Mauro Colagreco’s and Capella Singapore’s latest jewel, Fiamma, opens to offer up a repertoire of authentic, traditional dishes, inspired by the renowned Chef’s Italian roots. Fiamma, meaning ‘flame’, embodies his burning passion for cooking, and represents the warmth and comfort of the Italian spirit of family dining.
A reflection of home, the space at Fiamma has been designed to allow guests a different experience in each part of the restaurant. Every area from the Den, the Oven Salon, the Kitchen Chamber, the Living Room, the Terrace to the Private Table, offers an everchanging series of experiences to discover.
Highlights of the menu include:
Carpaccio Di Pomodoro E Pesca – Tomato And Peach Carpaccio, Pistachios, Chives, Ginger Vinaigrette
Polpette – Traditional Meatballs, Basil-Ginger Tomato Sauce, Chili
Crudo Di Gambero Rosso Di Mazara – Mediterranean Red Prawn Crudo, Kumquat, Green Peas
Tagliatelle All’astice – Blue Lobster, Tarragon, Confit Tomatoes
Tartufo – Smoked Scamorza Cheese Cream, Tuscan Salami, Fresh Black Truffle
Cioppino – Clams, Langoustines, Scallops, Crab Claw, Coriander, Seafood Broth
1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island
Breakfast | 7:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. daily
Lunch & Dinner | 12:00p.m. – 10:00p.m. daily
Tel: +65 6591 5046
Plain Vanilla East Coast
Plain Vanilla East Coast is a great new addition to the cafe scene in Katong. With a good selection of cakes and nice brunch food plus friendly service in a casual chic space, it is easy to like the place. It is one of the best destinations in the East for a cup of good coffee early in the morning.
Overall Rating: 3 TOPs
Plain Vanilla East Coast
199 East Coast Road
Tel: +65 9642 8100
Opening Hours: 7.30 am to 7 pm
issho izakaya at NTUC Club, Singpost Centre
The new NTUC Club at SingPost Centre, houses a slew of entertainment, dining and corporate amenities.
Issho Izakaya restaurant at the NTUC Club has an extensive menu which infuses local flavours with Japanese culinary tradition. It also has a sake and whisky bar.
#03-103 Singpost Centre
10 Eunos Road 8, Singapore 408600
RATIO Ion Orchard
Ratio Ion Orchard, or RATIO cafe + Gastrobar which it is formally known as, is a new cafe situated at level B1 of the Ion Shopping Mall. Robotic baristas preparing coffee is a memerising sight but it also has a decent food menu. Read more.
RATIO Ion Orchard
2 Orchard Turn, #B1-12
Tel: +65 6910 5460
Opening Hours: 10 am – 10 pm
Restaurant Born by Chef Zor Tan @ Jinrikisha Station
BORN is a fine-dining restaurant of Contemporary cuisine set within the iconic Jinrikisha Station.
The identity of the cuisine is expressed through 9 guiding principles and executed with a style that marries the elegance and subtlety of French gastronomy with the influence and knowledge of Chinese flavours and ingredients.
1 Neil Road, Singapore 088804
Tel: +65 9270 8718
The Coconut Club @ Beach Road
The Coconut Club officially opens its new flagship on Beach Road in a three-storey conservation shophouse. Expect more than just nasi lemak. There is a host of items across the new menus, including an exploration of regional dishes that pair beautifully with the restaurant’s signature coconut rice. The Coconut Club will also be launching its first formal drinks programme, anchored by a thoughtful selection of classic cocktails with a tropical twist.
The Coconut Club
269 Beach Road, Singapore 199546
Tel: +65 6635 2999
Tue–Sun | 8.30am–10.30pm
Closed on Monday
Five Oars Heritage
Five Oars Heritage’s interior design is consistent with the design theme of Five Oars Coffee Roasters Upper East Coast Road, but boasts a hole in the wall speakeasy bar where futurism meets retro modern. The brunch menu is available from 8.30 am to 5.15 pm and the dinner menu from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm. Read more.
Five Oars Heritage
43 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088464
聚 JU Signatures – Modern Dim Sum
聚 JU Signatures brings freshly handmade premium dim sum and Cantonese wok-fried delights in a local neighbourhood cafe setting.
With Executive Dim Sum Chef Wong Kok Shyong (王国雄) at the helm, the modern chic 48-seater cafe serves up deftly handcrafted dim sum and Cantonese wok-fried dishes. Specialising in dim sum and mooncakes, Chef Wong’s masterful repertoire has delighted the most discerning of taste buds of both overseas and local customers alike, during his tenure in international five- and six-star hotels both in Jakarta and Singapore.
Crowd-pleasing JU Signatures items include:
JU Treasures Trio: Har Gao Gems
Wok-fried Chilli Crab In Mantou Tureen
Yuan Yang Love Swans with ‘Lychee’ Ball
Baked Orh Nee Tart with Gingko Nuts & Chilled Soursop Delight
聚 JU SIGNATURES
4 Maju Avenue Singapore 556682
Tel: +65 88767498
Tue to Sun: 9 am to 2:30 pm
Closed on Monday
Lumbre is a new Spanish restaurant at CHIJMES. It offers authentic classic Spanish dishes cooked with an open wood-fire grill or Josper charcoal oven.
It has an affordable 2-course set lunch at $35.
30 Victoria Street #01-20 Chijmes
Tue-Sat: 12pm-2.30pm, 5.30pm-10.30pm
Closed on Sundays and Mondays
Tel: +65 9722 8171
Fishball Story @ Bugis Junction
Fishball Story 鱼缘 earned a Bib Gourmand award in the inaugural Singapore Michelin Guide and has been deemed to be among the best noodles stalls in Singapore. Founded by young hawker, Douglas Ng, Fishball Story has opened a new quick service eatery at Bugis Junction. Read more.
Fishball Story 鱼缘 Bugis Junction
#01-71/72 Bugis Junction
200 Victoria Street
Singapore 188021 Opening Hours: 8 am to 9 pm Website
Verandah @ Rael’s at 111 Somerset Singapore
Verandah @ Rael’s, a new Peranakan Restaurant at 111 Somerset, looks like a picture from a children’s book. The menu includes the usual top hits at Peranakan restaurants, such as chicken buah keluak and babi ponteh. Read more.
Verandah @ Rael’s
TripleOne Somerset #01-07,
111 Somerset Road, Singapore 238164
Tel: +65 6012 8829 or WhatsApp: +65 8931 9826
Nearby MRT Station: Somerset
Keong Saik Bakery @ Chip Bee Gardens
Keong Saik Bakery’s new outlet at Chip Bee Gardens has a retro, laid-back feel. The small stylish cafe is a great place to go to savour the creations of the bakers at Keong Saik Bakery. What stands out at this cafe is the local flavours that are woven into classic pastries. Garlic Otak Baguette, Milo Bostock and Attap Chee Rose Cheesecake are some examples. Read more.
Keong Saik Bakery Holland Village
Chip Bee Gardens
44 Jalan Merah Saga, #01-42
Tel : +65 91458891
Mon & Sun: 8am – 6pm (Last drink order: 5:45pm)
Tues – Sat: 8am – 7pm (Last drink order: 6:45pm