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New Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore 2024

Ro.ia. – New Restaurant at Singapore Botanic Garden’s E.J.H. Corner House

E.J.H Corner House

The stately black & white E.J.H. Corner House in Singapore Botanic Gardens is now home to Ro.ia, a new fine dining restaurant inspired by the river Roya which curves between France and Italy.

 Ro.ia.

The modern, French fine dining concept is helmed by Chef Priyam Chatterjee, who has been conferred the French knighthood, Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole. He has trained under some of the best in Europe, including Jean-Claude Fugier, Akrame Benallal and Koldo Royo. Roia pairs Chef Priyam’s style of French dining with a natural and organic approach. The menu explores traditional French techniques with a focus on the flora found in the Botanic Garden. Expect dishes such as Hokkaido Scallop with Yoghurt and Finger Lime, and Lumina Lamb with Maitake Mushroom & Herb Purée.

Ro.ia.
1 Cluny Rd, E.J.H Corner House
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569

Tel: +65 8908 1705

Opening Hours
Wednesday to Sunday: 6.30 pm to 12 midnight
Closed on Monday & Tuesday

Website


AIR – New Restaurant, Circular Campus and Cooking Club by Acclaimed Chefs

AIR - Restaurantnew eats in the new year

Sprawled over a 40,000-sq-ft verdant campus in Dempsey Hill, Air is a restaurant, circular campus and cooking club, a multi-hyphenated space established by feted chefs Matthew Orlando and Will Goldfarb, and entrepreneur Ronald Akili. At the heart of AIR – which stands for Awareness, Impact and Responsibility — is the Restaurant, around which radiates the Lawn, Cooking Club, Research Space and Garden Farm.

 Meals at Air begin with Snacks like Jackfruit and Local Bean “Hummus” served with young cabbage leaves and burnt lemon dukkah ($18) or Crispy Oyster Mushrooms with Sarawak pepper emulsion and pickled chillies ($28). The Mains are hearty. Think a Whole Coral Grouper For Two ($52), which comprises a fish head rillette served with empeng crisps. Or savour a Roselle Glazed Duck Breast ($44), grilled over charcoal, lacquered with a sticky roselle glaze, and served with cashew cream and smoked chilli oil. At dessert, consider The Whole Papaya ($16), a Vanilla Bean and Coconut Ice Cream ($35) or the Reincarnated “Chocolate” ($16).

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AIR
25B Dempsey Road, Singapore 249670

Tel: +65 8228 1528

Opening Hours:
Wed-Sun: 5.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Closed on Mon & Tue

Website


Chimichanga at VivoCity

Chimichanga at VivoCity

Chimichanga, homegrown Mexican restaurant brand, launched their newest and most expansive outlet yet at VivoCity. Situated on Level 1 of the mall, this newest outlet offers views of the sea and Sentosa, and a menu inspired by the Pacific Coast of Mexico.

The focus is on fresh seafood, served in sharing portions to enhance a communal dining experience. Menu highlights include Pulpo Asado Al Carbon (Grilled Octopus Leg), Pescado Espada and Aguacate Ceviche, El Gran Pescado (Whole Baked Catch of the Day Fish).

Meat lovers can choose from a selection inspired by Mexico’s rich meat recipes and cuts, from Wagyu Hanging Tender Carne Asada to the Hanging Tender Beef and Smoked Duck Tartare. Chimichanga VivoCity caters to vegetarians too with delicious offerings like Kale and Mesclun Salad with Agave Dressing and Impossible “Chorizo”, served in a variety of ways including Loaded Nachos, Quesadillas, Tacos, and Chimichangas and the popular Smoky Chipotle Mushroom. Chimichanga’s classics remain a staple on the menu.

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Chimichanga VivoCity
1 Harbourfront Walk, #01-157/158
Singapore 098585

Tel: +65 60150994

Opening Hours:
Sun-Thu: 12 noon – 11 pm
Fri & Sat: 12 noon – 12 midnight

Website


Market Bistro – New Wall Street Style Bistro in MBFC

Market Bistro in MBFC

There is an exciting new dining concept in the heart of Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC). Inspired by the bustling food scene in New York’s CBD, Market Bistro is a Wall Street style bistro that delivers scrumptious food to time-strapped diners in the exact way they appreciate – fast and good.

ASAP Lunch of Market Bistro - New Bistro in MBFC

Market Bistro presents a well thought out and versatile menu that is specially designed for the busy individuals in mind. The Market Bistro’s ALL-DAY dine-in menu features items such as freshly shucked Oysters ($24), fluffy Falafel ($12), Steak Frites ($28), Wagyu Royale Burger ($24) and Irish Duck Confit ($30).

Those too busy to sit down for a leisurely lunch can enjoy Takeaway Lunches from the ASAP Lunch Menu with items such as Jackfruit Shish Kebab ($12), flaky Battered Cod ($17), Grass-fed Steak ($18) and juicy 40 Garlic Roasted Chicken ($14).

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Market Bistro
#01-03 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3
12 Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018982

Opening Hours:
Mon – Fri: 8 am – 9 pm

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Matsukiya Holland Village

Matsukiya

Matsukiya Holland Village is a beautiful Japanese restaurant in the new One Holland Village mall. Grilled items take centre-stage on its menu. Read more.

Matsukiya
7 Holland Village Way
#03-21 One Holland Village
Singapore 275748

Tel: +65 6322 7868

Opening Hours:
11:30 am – 3 pm
6 pm – 10 pm

Website


Moonchild – new hip cafe at Jalan Besar

Moonchild

Moonchild Cafe is a new hip cafe at Jalan Besar run by the folks behind the ever-popular Atlas Coffeehouse in Bukit Timah, Supernova Cafe @ Tanjong Katong and The Neptune. The new cafe draws in the crowds with the tried and tested formula of combining well executed comfort food and easy-on-the-eye decor. And good coffee, of course. Read more.

Moonchild Cafe
351 Jalan Besar
Singapore 208988

Tel: +65 6592 4755

Opening hours:
Tue – Sat: 9am – 10 pm
Sun: 9 am – 7 pm
Closed on Mondays

Pet friendly, fur kids allowed.

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Jypsy at Parkland Green

Jypsy Parkland Green

The PSGourmet Group’s second Jypsy outlet invites guests to savour contemporary Japanese cuisine while soaking in sea views at its picturesque East Coast Park location. Inspired by its coastal location, Jypsy Parkland Green offers a spacious outdoor dining terrace and an inviting indoor dining environment. Read more.

Jypsy at Parkland Green
#01-25-27, 920 East Coast Parkway
Singapore 449875

Tel / WhatsApp: +65 6708 9288

Opening Hours:
Tuesday – Thursday: 5 pm to 11 pm (Last order at 10 pm)
Friday: 11 am – 4 pm (Last order at 3 pm); 5 pm – 12 midnight (Last order at 11 pm)
Saturday: 8 am – 4 pm (Last order at 3 pm); 5 pm – 12 midnight (Last order at 11 pm)
Sunday: 8 am – 4 pm (Last order at 3 pm); 5 pm – 11 pm (Last order at 10 pm)
Closed on Monday

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Buzzed Coffee Bar – relaxed hangout in Upper East Coast

Buzzed Coffee Bar

Siglap gets a new relaxed neighborhood hangout with Buzzed Coffee Bar. This new cafe offers an early-morning caffeine fix, light bites and hearty meals throughout the day and cold beers on tap late into the night. Read more.

Buzzed Coffee Bar
87 Upper East Coast Road
Singapore 455223

Tel: +65 9711 6333

Opening Hours:
Mon – Tue: 8 am – 6 pm
Wed – Sat: 8 am – 12 midnight
Sun: 8 am – 10 pm

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Meatchelin – Korean BBQ in Tanjong Pagar

Meatchelin

Meatchelin restaurant and bar in Tanjong Pagar is a unique culinary destination for Korean-style lamb BBQ experience. The signature lamb ribs set ($138 for six pieces or top-up $48 for an additional two pieces), features free-range, grass-fed lamb raised on Australia’s sprawling pastures for ten months. Meatchelin also offers other premium options for meat enthusiasts, including Kobe Wagyu Beef ($42 – $62), Iberico Black Pork $28 for 120g, and assorted seafood ($12 – $25) all complementing the BBQ experience.

Meatchelin
66 Tanjong Pagar Road (Level 2)
Singapore 088487

Tel: +65 89228984

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Vernacular Coffee – new cafe in Guillemard Road

Vernacular Coffee

Located on the ground level of the building which was formerly the Singapore Badminton Hall, the new café serves tempting pastries and single origin coffee from neighbouring counties. Read more.

Vernacular Coffee
100 Guillemard Road #01-02
Singapore 399718

Opening Hours:
Tue – Sun: 8.30 am – 5. 30
Closed on Monday

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