Whether you’re looking for a place to impress business partners, visiting friends, or a significant other, or simply an upscale hideaway to unwind, nothing beats chowing down on top-notch nosh with stunning views of the city. Here are 10 spots where the cityscapes are just as jaw dropping as the cuisine.
Touted as the ‘Restaurant with the Best View’ in the 2014 Chope Diners’ Choice Awards, you know we aren’t kidding when we say that the city skyline views here (on the 70th floor, just in case you’re curious) are drop dead gorgeous. Serving some of the world’s most premium steaks and seafood, Equinox promises an ‘elevated’ experience in more ways than one.
Dishes We Love: Seared Foie Gras, Grand Plateau, Slow-cooked Kurobuta Pork Belly, Miso-roasted Black Cod
Located on the 33rd floor of the Marina Bay Financial Centre, at LeVel 33 you’ll enjoy freshly-brewed beer at the world’s highest urban craft microbrewery. And if the 1600-sq ft outdoor terrace and the gorgeous panoramic views don’t tempt you, maybe their solid European fare will seal the deal.
Dishes We Love: 33.1 Blond Lager, 33.15 India Pale Ale, 33.9 Wheat Beer, Lamb Biryani Risotto, Wrong Gnocchi, Dessert Assiette
3. il Cielo
If you fancy unparalleled views of the Orchard Road city skyline, il Cielo is the answer to your prayers. Perched on the 24th floor of Hilton Singapore, this nifty little hideout offers hearty and unpretentious Italian cuisine in a space that manages to be both edgy and intimate at the same time.
Dishes We Love: Gnocchi de Patate E Njuda, Porchetta D’Iberico, Buratta Fatta en Casa
This classy restaurant boasts of breathtaking views overlooking Marina Bay and the city skyline, perfect for business lunches, a romantic rendezvous, or a quiet night after a long day’s work. Sip on a tipple chosen from their amazing range of competitively-priced drinks as you watch the sun set, and tuck into their superb crab cakes and steak tartare.
Dishes We Love: Steak Tartare, Grilled Cheeseburger, Grilled King Prawn, Alabaster Pizza
Craving Chinese with a view? We’re on it. Located at the Fullerton Heritage Walk, JING’s al fresco seating offers a breathtaking views of the bay and the iconic Marina Bay Sands. Take note: you’ll want to Chope a seat outside to enjoy a balmy breeze as you slurp down notable creations by Chef Yang Lai Fatt.
Dishes We Love: Roasted Beijing Duck, Champagne Sea Perch, Chilled Drunken Chicken with Chinese Wine ‘Hua Diao’
Perched on the top of Mount Faber, this charming restaurant is just the place to dine if you want affordable yet well-executed cuisine combined with stunning views of the sea, Mount Faber’s lush greenery, and twinkling cable cars in the backdrop.
Dishes We Love: Wicked Fries & Gravy, Tobiko Crusted Cod Fillet, Signature Crab Linguini, Jar of Happiness
Enjoy both culinary and architectural masterpieces all at once here at Forlino. Here, an award-winning 5-course menu is accompanied by an an awe-inspiring view of Marina Bay Sands, the Merlion, and the ArtScience Museum. Now who wouldn’t fancy the sound of that?
Dishes We Love: Burratina, Linguine Pasta ‘Aglio e Olio’, Zuppa di Astice, Tartare di Manzo, La Sfera
Another Italian gem on this list, il Lido is a treasured find tucked away in Sentosa with sensational fare, exceptional service, and classy edge. What’s more, you’ll be diving into exquisite classics paired with stunning views of the South China Sea before you and tropical rainforests etched in the backdrop!
Dishes We Love: Eggplant Parmigiana with Buffalo Mozarella, Tagliolini with Scallops & Truffle, Risotto with Milanese Marrow, Wagyu Beef Cheek with Spinach and Beetroot
This gorgeous space is hard to beat with its plush sofas, luxurious chandeliers, and nostalgic eats. The homey Southeast Asian nibbles here pay homage to the spot’s original role as a bustling port of call for maritime trade since 1933. And that also means that you get the best views of the Marina while you dine!
Dishes We Love: The Pier’s Prawn Laksa with Lobster, Roasted Duck Pancake, Wagyu Rendang Hanger Steak, Black Pepper Crayfish, The Lobster Roll
Whether you’re sitting indoors or at the outdoor terrace, you’ll be treated to show-stopping views of Marina Bay Sands. What’s more, this architectural marvel is the perfect place for the fickle-minded, with a triple-threat dining concept that features Japanese, French, and Chinese cuisine. While others might struggle to pull off these gastronomic acrobatics, ME@OUE does so with ease, all without breaking a sweat.
Dishes We Love: Pistachio Crusted Lamb Rack, Crystal Prawns, “Kung Pao” Wagyu Beef, Saikyo Miso Cod, Buta Katarosu Yaki