Singapore’s dining scene is constantly changing and there are always exciting new menus and new cafes & restaurants to check out. This is our April 2023 guide to the new openings, new menus and special F&B promotions that have caught our eye or been brought to our attention.
We have not been to every one of these places, though we wish we can check them all out. So be adventurous and go find out for yourself what these brand new restaurants and cafes and hot new menus are all about.
New Restaurants & Cafes
Eden Restaurant at Pullman Singapore Orchard
Situated in a green-filled glasshouse, Eden Restaurant at Pullman Singapore Orchard is the ultimate antidote for the frenetic energy of Orchard Road. Making a statement with modern Asian culinary artistry, every taste, sight, scent, and sound infused into the Eden experience transports gourmands across Asia through refined, reimagined dishes that pay homage to Asian heritage.
Delight in vibrant and fresh appetizers such as the Tuna Ceviche with Ikura ($26++), golden brown Eden Crab Cakes ($26++) or Thai Papaya Salad ($18++).
Popular mains include the likes of Satay Lamb Rack ($40++), Chef’s delicious take on the traditional favourite Lamb Satay, Salmon Spicy Coconut ($32++), Steamed Altantic Cod Fillet ($38++), Grilled Coriander & Garlic Chicken ($30++) and Crusted Grilled Pork ($34++).
Signature desserts such as the White Sesame Hokkaido Milk Puff ($16++), where fried sesame puffs are filled with creamy Hokkaido milk and served with lemon curd. Alternatively, indulge in the Coconut Pandan Tart ($14++) accompanied by kaffir lime ice cream, or the refreshing Lemongrass & Ginger Jelly ($12++).
Level 4, Pullman Singapore Orchard
270 Orchard Road, Singapore 238857
Tel: +65 6603 8888
Opening Hours: 6.30 am – 11.00 pm
MUJI’s Café&Meal at 100 AM
MUJI opens its 11th store in Singapore in 100 AM, in conjunction with 20 years of being in Singapore. Alongside this new retail experience will be MUJI’s Café&Meal, serving simple and healthy meals with a new range of Japanese flavours.
MUJI’s Café&Meal at 100 AM
100 Tras Street, #04-04 to 08, 100AM Mall, Singapore 079027
Tel: +65 64430159
Opening Hours: 11.30 am – 8.30 pm
808 Eating House @ Joo Chiat
Helmed by Chef Eugene Chee, the classically trained chef who has honed his skills at three Michelin-starred Atelier Crenn and Bar Crenn in San Francisco and locally in Cloudstreet, Cheek by Jowl and Magic Square, 808 Eating House is a casual modern pushcart service restaurant.
Exciting items on the menu of the new restaurant include XL clams cooked in hua tiao wine and topped with crispy egg floss, crisped barramundi with garam masala pumpkin puree, crispy baby squid, buah keluak pork belly and duck fat financiers.
808 Eating House
153 Joo Chiat Road
Tuesday to Sunday: 12 noon – 3 pm; 6 pm — 11 pm
New Menus April 2023
Hua Ting – Chef Selection Spring Set Menus
Award winning Hua Ting Restaurant offering refined authentic Cantonese cuisines has special “Chef Selection Spring Set Menus” featuring popular signature dishes. The sets are attractively priced at $68 person for lunch and $108 for dinner.
Hua Ting Restaurant
Orchard Hotel Singapore, Level 2
442 Orchard Rd
MONDAY – FRIDAY: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
SATURDAY – SUNDAY: 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Nearby MRT Station: Orchard
Caviar’s Spring Menu: A Symphony of Seasonal Sensations
Caviar is a fine dining restaurant that offers a unique and exquisite dining experience featuring over eight different types of caviar on their menu.
The restaurant has recently welcomed a new head chef, Dannel Krishnan, who brings over a decade experience of working in Michelin-starred restaurants. Chef Dannel is launching a Spring Menu that renews the focus on showcasing the variety of caviars available at the restaurant, while also drawing inspiration from seasonal produce from both the East and West.
The new menu features a selection of fine produce, including White Asparagus from France, Tai Shirako and Hotaru-Ika from Japan, and the multiple award-winning Stone Axe Wagyu from Australia. Chef Dannel’s spring menu, available in 8-course and 10-course, will be evolving, subject to the availability of the seasonable produce.
390 Orchard Road
#B1-07, Palais Renaissance,
Tel: +65 9888 1217
Monday to Saturday
Lunch: 12:00 pm – 15:00 pm
Dinner: 18:00 pm – 22:30 pm
CLOSED on Sunday
Uni Gallery Spring Menu by Chef Chua & Chef Jayden
Uni Gallery has recently welcomed a new chef, Jayden, who has over a decade of experience in Japanese grilling. Alongside Chef Jayden is Sashimi Master Chef Chua, whose remarkable 30-year career as a sashimi chef has earned him a reputation for producing the most impeccable sashimi dishes. With the duo of culinary maestros at the helm, diners can look forward to indulging in a wide selection of epicurean delights, featuring Uni, sashimi, and Japanese Binchotan dishes which feature the freshest seasonal produce sourced directly from Japan.
7500A Beach Road
#B1-1310, The Plaza
Tel: +65 8338 7701
Wednesday to Monday
Lunch: 11:30 am – 14:30 pm
Dinner: 18:00 pm – 22:00 pm
CLOSED on Tuesday
Celebrate the abundance of Spring with Mott 32’s all-new seasonal menu
Journey through the seasons with Mott 32’s brand new Spring & Summer menu, currently available as part of the award-winning restaurant’s lunch and dinner à la carte offerings.
Headlined by the freshest harvest of Spring, the all-new menu is inspired by authentic recipes of regional Chinese cuisine, prepared in wide-ranging cooking styles. A dish traditionally enjoyed by the wealthy in Shunde region, the garlic crab, deep fried mantou (S$180++) is a mouthwatering dish imbued with deep garlic aroma and served with crispy deep fried mantou to soak up the soulful flavours. Incorporating both Cantonese and Shanghainese cooking techniques, the freshwater prawn, white asparagus, prawn roe, ginkgo nut (S$60++) marries the delicate sweetness of prawns with umami notes of prawn roe, wonderfully matched with crunchy white asparagus, a prized harvest in Spring.
B1-42-44, The Shoppes
2 Bayfront Avenue
Lunch: 11.30 am – 2.15 pm (last seating)
Last order for food & drinks at 2.30 pm
Dinner: 5 pm – 9.30 pm (last seating)
Last order for food at 9.45 pm
Last order for drinks at 10.30pm
Late Night Snack & Drinks
Fri & Sat: 9.30 pm – 12 am
Last order at 11.30 pm
Hilton Singapore Orchard Refreshes Grand Sunday Champagne Brunch Buffet Menu at Estate
Sunday brunch just got better at Estate, the all-day buffet restaurant. Diners can enjoy a wider selection of fresh seafood such as Maine lobsters and snow crabs. The delectable feast also offers guests a chance to enjoy the Live Oyster Bar where they can dig into freshly shucked Canadian, Irish, and Fine de Claire oysters.
Joining the freshest seafood that the ocean has to offer, are cured meats that are best enjoyed with cheese. At Estate, diners can head to the Cheese Station where smoked and cured fishes and charcuterie like Prosciutto di Parma and Iberico Ham with an impressive 32 types of artisanal and seasonal premium cheeses.
The newly refreshed Grand Sunday Brunch Champagne menu will be offered to diners from 16 April 2023.
$158++ per adult (food only)
$188++ per adult (with free flow Laurent Perrier Champagne, White Wine, Red Wine, & Bloody Mary DIY Bar)
$79++ per child (aged between 6 and 12 years old. For child aged 5 years old and below dines for free)
Level 5, Hilton Singapore Orchard
333 Orchard Road
Tel: +65 6831 6270
Breakfast: 6:30 am to 10:30 am (Mon – Sun)
Lunch Buffet: 12 noon to 2:30 pm (Mon – Sat)
Dinner Buffet: 6:30 pm to 10 pm (Mon- Sun)
Sunday Brunch: 12 noon to 3 pm
Tablescape Restaurant & Bar – New Dainties & Celebration of Admin Professionals
New Afternoon Tea Set
Tablescape Restaurant & Bar refreshes one of their signature offerings: the Afternoon Tea Set. Available now for dine-in ($78++), delivery and takeaway ($78nett), the brand new menu contains an assortment of delightful treats perfect for a small get-together or for intimate interludes with your loved ones.
The new Tablescape Afternoon Tea Set contains a selection of dainties created to surprise and delight no matter the occasion. This includes:
The “Flower Pot” Cheese Mousse that presents a creamy cheese filling and red velvet sponge inside a dark chocolate “flower pot”
The Éclair Mango Custard – a set of mini chocolate éclairs coated in a mango custard sauce that makes for a surprisingly elegant pairing
The Tea Smoked Salmon Sandwich made with house-smoked Norwegian salmon fillets paired with fresh cucumbers, creme cheese and furikake powder
The Tortilla Roll, Chicken Salad, Tomato Coulis presents mini rolls of housemade chicken salad delicately balanced with a vegetable and tomato coulis
Celebration of Admin Professionals
From 24 to 28 April 2023, Tablescape Restaurant & Bar celebrates the unsung heroes who keep your office running smoothly with a special lunch promotion for the week – complete with an exciting lucky draw in partnership with Goldheart.
Available only for dine-in the four-course Administrative Professionals’ Week Set Lunch ($40++/pax) is a delightfully indulgent mid-day escape from the hustle and bustle of the day. The Administrative Professionals’ Week Set Lunch menu features a specially curated set of delicious dishes like the:
Refreshing Salade Nicoise
The traditional Soupe Aux Oignons
The succulent Cuisse de Canard Confit, Polenta et Petite Salad
The Chocolate sponge cake coated in a dark chocolate mousse and served with poached pear, and pistachio ice cream.
In addition to the set menu, Tablescape is also offering a dazzling lucky draw for a chance to win Goldheart’s beautiful Regalia 0.50ct Face Diamond 14K White Gold Earrings worth $568. To participate, diners can drop their business cards in a box at the restaurant during the duration of the promotional period.
Level 3, 10 Coleman Street, Grand Park City Hall
Tel: +65 6432 5566
Braci Degustation Lunch Menu
One Michelin star restaurant, Braci (pronounced ‘bra-chee) is a progressive Italian restaurant and rooftop bar. This season, Chef de Cuisine Matteo Ponti references personal experience and dives deep into intimate memories to create a hearty four-course degustation lunch menu that celebrates the land, people and culture of his home region in Northern Italy.
Available for Lunch Tuesdays to Saturdays
52 Boat Quay, Level 5/6
Tel: +65 6866 1933
Monday to Saturday: Noon to 2 pm; 6 pm to 11 pm
Closed on Sunday
Great Thai Feast at Seasonal Tastes, The Westin Singapore
Seasonal Tastes at The Westin Singapore brings back its popular Thai dinner buffet featuring flavors from different regions of Thailand – Northern, Southern, Northeast and the omnipresent street food of Bangkok, from 3 to 30 April at S$88++ per person.
Look forward to a Thai Action Station featuring Som Tum Blue Crab, Thai Boat Noodles (Chefs’ Recommendation) and Tom Yum Goong. Other Thai dishes also available on the buffet line include:
Northern Region• Yum Som O Goong Sod, Thai style pomelo salad with poached prawns• Khao Pad Poo, crab meat fried rice• Sai Aua, homemade Chiang Mai pork sausage
Southern• Gaeng Khua Poo Bai Chaplu, crab meat curry with betel leaf and vermicelli• Pad Sa-tor Goong, stir-fried petai with prawns and shrimp paste
Northeast• Yum Neua Yang, grilled angus beef with cucumber, mint, tomato, and spicy Thai dressing• Larb Ped Udon, spicy duck meat salad with toasted jasmine rice, shallots and chili flakes• Som Tum Fruits, spicy mixed fruits salad (vegetarian)
Bangkok Street Food• Kor Moo Yang, grilled Thai marinated pork neck with Thai spicy jim-jiew sauce• Khao Kluk Kapi, shrimp paste fried rice with condiments• Poo Pad Pong Kari, yellow crab curry• Kaeng Phed Ped Yang, roasted duck red curry with pineapple and grapes
Thai Desserts• Khao Niaow Ma Muang, Mango Sticky Rice• Faktong Sangkaya, Custard in Pumpkin• Cha Yen, Thai Milk Tea.
The Great Thai Feast
3 to 30 April 2023
Dinner, 6 pm to 10:30 pm
S$88++ per person
Bring Your Thai Friends to indulge in The Great Thai Feast and enjoy the buffet at a happy price of S$55.50++* per person and S$5.50++* per glass of chilled juice or soft drink.
*Terms & Conditions: Limited to a maximum of five person per reservation. For all persons in group (regardless of nationality) to enjoy the happy price, there needs to be at least one Thai nationality in the group. To present proof of nationality (photo of passport/IC with nationality) upon arrival. Advance reservation is required.
The Westin Singapore
Level 32, 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2
Tel: +65 69226968
Dusk Restaurant & Bar – new culinary odyssey with Award-Winning Executive Chef Robert Chan
Mount Faber Leisure Group (MFLG) has appointed Singapore-born Robert Chan as its new Executive Chef, who brings with him over two decades of hospitality experience, and a refreshing culinary vision to the Group’s portfolio of dining concepts, which includes Dusk Restaurant & Bar.
At 100 metres above sea level, surrounded by lush rainforests with one of the best sunset views in Singapore, diners can savour Chef Robert’s new set menu at Dusk Restaurant & Bar, ($78++ per person for three-course; $88++ per person for four-course), as well as a selection of tapas dishes. The revamped menu deliberately cuts down on the frills and places emphasis on the key ingredients of each dish, allowing their natural flavours to shine.
Some highlights include the gentle, briny, Hokkaido Scallops, paired with a sea garden salad and mentaiko aioli that celebrates the natural textures and flavours of the prized scallops, and Tournedos Rossini, a classic beef dish skilfully executed with a robust sauce, duck foie gras and aromatic black truffles.
The new set menu at Dusk Restaurant & Bar is available daily from 4 pm to 11 pm (last order at 10 pm).
Dusk Restaurant & Bar
109 Mount Faber Road, Mount Faber Peak
Tel: +65 6361 0088
New Menu at French-Chinese Restaurant, Racines
Racines, Sofitel Singapore City Centre presents a new à la carte menu showcasing French’s and Singapore’s unique gastronomic heritage. Available for lunch and dinner daily, the new menu features a line-up of tempting appetisers, main courses and desserts paying homage to Executive Chef Eric Seow’s wealth of culinary experience.
The highlights of the new menu are the chef’s signatures, each conveying a delicious array of colours, flavours and emotions
– the Duck Parmentier ($62++), which is a twist on the classic Hachis Parmentier, a French casserole of mashed potatoes and leftover beef stew layered with cheese.;
– the signature Prawn Noodles ($38++) featuring succulent tiger prawns, braised pork ribs and yellow noodles, topped with fresh bean sprouts and vegetables, in an umami-rich prawn broth.
– the elegant Pavlova ($22++), a delicious meringue-based delight loaded with tropical fruits, yuzu cream, as well as lemon and lime sorbet.
Sofitel Singapore City Centre
9 Wallich Street, Singapore 078885
Tel: +65 6428 5110
Peppermint Collaborates with Penang Restaurant for Peranakan Buffet
Relish the scrumptious flavours of true-blue Peranakan cuisine at Peppermint’s all-you-can-eat-buffet with its first-ever collaboration with 1 MICHELIN-star Auntie Gaik Lean’s Old School Eatery from Penang, Malaysia.
Auntie Gaik Lean is a fourth generation Nyonya who started cooking at the age of 12 under the tough training by her mother. She will be presenting a selection of heritage Peranakan dishes alongside Peppermint’s Chef de Cuisine Leon Yee from 17 March until 30 April 2023.
Expect signature dishes, such as the crowd-favourite Curry Kapitan, Assam Prawn, Fish Curry Tumis, and Egg Belanda from Auntie Gaik Lean and heirloom recipes, such as the Ayam Buah Keluak, Itek Sio, Sustainable Crispy Barramundi, served with Udang Kering, Black Angus Beef Oxtail Pongteh, and the popular Wok-fried Seafood Dry Laksa from Chef Leon.
PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay, Singapore
Level Four, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
Tel: +65 6845 1111
Immerse in the beautiful season of spring at Esora
The Spring 2023 Tasting Menu is Chef Araki’s ode to the season of ‘fresh starts’.
‘Sansai’ (山菜), or literally mountain vegetables, are harbingers of spring and particularly prized in Japan. Chef Araki serves ‘sansai’ across the menu, bringing out the best in their flavours. Their unique bitterness and aroma will bring to mind the Japanese saying, ‘春の皿には苦味を盛れ’, literally ‘Serve bitterness on a spring plate’. In these unassuming plants which herald the new year with their cleansing values and earthy flavours, the Japanese see everything that endears them to the season of spring.
Immerse in the beautiful spring season at Esora. Enjoy the 10-course tasting menu where the dishes of the Spring Menu express the values of Chef Araki. They delight the five senses and give voice to the special character of the season, its bitter-sweet drama of birth and ephemerality.
Nine-course lunch menu | $328++
Ten-course dinner menu | $368++
15 Mohamed Sultan Road
Tel: +65 8533 7528
Savour a slice of local flavours at Black Tap
Black Tap Singapore’s locally inspired nasi lemak sandwich (S$25++) makes a return with its flavourful combination of crispy fried chicken, sunny side up egg, tangy sambal mayo and piquant pickled cucumber slaw. The nasi lemak sandwich is available exclusively in the month of April 2023. Pair it with towering milkshakes, craft beers, and cocktails at the first Asian flagship of this New York City institution.
Black Tap Singapore
L1-80, The Shoppes
2 Bayfront Avenue
Tel: +65 6688 9957
Mon – Fri: 11.30 am – 10.15 pm (last seating)
Sat, Sun & PH: 11 am – 10.15 pm (last seating)
Drinks: Last order at 10.30 pm
For even more dining ideas in April 2023 see Restaurants for Easter 2023 &
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