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Here in Singapore, we take our food seriously. We enjoy dining out, and every event or celebration has to involve food. Fortunately, the dining experiences and the good food available in Singapore can satisfy even the most demanding palettes. 

Top restaurants in Singapore

Singapore is a melting pot of people from different backgrounds and cultures, who bring their food and their culture here. So there are always new things to try. This article outlines some of the most popular and most expensive restaurants where you can visit for a special occasion or just treat you and your loved one. Do note that you will need to make a reservation to get in and get your credit cards ready.

Waku Ghin

Finding nice Japanese food in Singapore should not be a difficult task. Thanks to Waku Ghin, which offers a degustation menu with ten courses. And whether from across the bar, the chef’s table, or from a private dining room, the acclaimed Japanese restaurant offers enhanced dining experiences.  If you are looking for modern Japanese dishes, including the “marinated botan shrimp with sea urchin and oscietra caviar,” which is the most wanted, then Waku Ghin is home for you. Nonetheless, be prepared to spend no less than $500, inclusive of a glass of wine.

Yan Ting

Dining out in Singapore can be fun. Yan Ting restaurant, located at Level 1U at The St. Regis Singapore, is a popular location for anyone yearning for Chinese food. The dining venue, which attracts some of the most treasured families and respected business associates, serves traditional cuisine. The best Chinese food in Singapore is suckling pig with rice, which costs $308. However, “Yang Ting’s Lavish Set Menu” is reportedly affordable, given that it costs $168.

JAAN

The 40-seat restaurant where chef Kirk Westway works his magic is dedicated to showcasing the finest in modern British dining in Singapore. If you want to try a fusion of tastes, JAAN is the place to go, thanks to the chef’s reinvented and modern European cuisine.  Despite few reports of poor service, JAAN prides itself on being good places to have lunch in Singapore. A 3-course lunch goes for $78, while a 5-course menu and a 7-course menu will cost you $198 and $238, respectively.  However, “soft organic hen’s egg” is also a great dish to try.

Les Amis

Did you know that there are also nice French restaurants in Singapore? Yes. There are, and Less Amis is one of them. It is also Singapore’s most influential restaurant. Hence, a “must try” for visitors and mainly French food lovers. Chef Sebastian Lepinoy and Chef Cheryl Koh know their thing so well and will serve you with a tasting menu for lunch at $155 or a tasting menu for dinner at $295.