April 7, 2016

From the new face on the block to the go-to favourite, we bring you five fine dining restaurants for a classy lunch meeting or elegant evening out with someone special.

1) Odette


Elegant and classy, Odette is the perfect place for a romantic evening. It offers tasteful modern French cuisine with ingredients sourced from producers around the world, resulting in masterpieces like Hokkaido Uni, upholding Chef Julien Royer’s reputation of being one of the top chefs in Singapore.


Address: National Gallery Singapore (1 St Andrew’s Road #01-04 Singapore 178957)

Price: From $88 for a 4-course lunch and $206 for a 6-course dinner

2) Salt Grill & Sky Bar


Located at the highest point of Orchard Road, and founded by celebrity chef-restaurateur Luke Mangan, the restaurant and bar offers not just an amazing view but dishes with a fusion twist and contemporary Australian concept.


If you are looking for a unique dining experience, you cannot miss out on their signature entrée, “Glass” Sydney crab omelette in miso mustard broth. Coupled with the impeccable service it provides, they have established themselves as a favourite among discerning diners for almost any occasion.

Address: ION Orchard Singapore, Level 55 & 56 (2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801)

Price: From $40 for executive set lunches and from $140 for degustation dinners

3) Sky on 57


Immerse in 360-degree views at Justin Quek’s Sky on 57, an apt name for the Asian fusion cuisine restaurant located at the 57th floor of the Marina Sands SkyPark. The Singaporean celebrity chef and restaurateur is recognized internationally for his innovation in fusion cuisine.

Sky on 57 serves contemporary local flavours with classic European techniques. Creations include the signature baked miso black cod garnished with spring vegetables, organic greens, lime and ginger butter that simply tantalize taste buds.

Address: Sands SkyPark, Tower 1, Level 57 (10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956)

Price: From $50 for lunch and from $100 for dinner

4) Lawry’s The Prime Rib Singapore


Lawry’s The Prime Rib, an American fine dining restaurant, is for those who fancy their fine dining to be more westernized. Exuding a posh atmosphere inspired by the founder’s European travels, it is found right in the heart of Orchard Road at the Mandarin Gallery. They are renowned for its roasted Signature USDA Prime Ribs of Beef that are extremely tender from up to 21 days of aging.


They even have seafood dishes to appeal to non-meat lovers. New entrees are also launched on a bi-monthly basis, especially on special occasions such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and not forgetting the Festive Christmas Season. (*hint* Mother’s Day is just around the corner)

Address: Mandarin Gallery, Mandarin Orchard (333A Orchard Road #04-01/31, Singapore 238897)

Price: From $180

5) Equinox


Located at the Swissôtel The Stamford, Equinox’s multi-sensory culinary experience and beautiful view of the city skyline does not disappoint. It offers Modern European cuisine with many ala carte specialties. Their High Tea Buffet is very popular and bookings are often made a few days in advance.

Address: Swissôtel The Stamford, Level 70, Equinox Complex (2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882)

Price: From $59 for lunch, from $43 for high tea, from $108 for a 3-course dinner and from $154 for a 5-course dinner