Annalakshmi Singapore is an authentic, extremely popular Indian vegetarian restaurant, not far at all from Clarke Quay MRT. The all-you-can-eat buffet here is one of the tastiest, most affordable buffets we know of in this part of the city, and absolutely all of the food is 100% vegetarian, with plenty of vegan options as well. Annalakshmi is a great restaurant for a casual meal with friends or family and you’ll find it on Havelock Road, Central Square. It’s open for lunch as well as dinner, and the humble authenticity will definitely leave you smiling. Reservations at Annalakshmi are always a good idea if you want to be sure of a table.
McGettigan’s in Singapore is a great port-of-call for those looking to add a splash of culture to their day. From the chef’s signature Wagyu beef burger and a gorgeous Baileys and salted caramel cheesecake, to classic pub food favourites like fish and chips, McGettigan’s in the city’s Clarke Quay district brings Irish and European cuisine to life. A traditional Sunday roast with all of the trimmings is also available on the weekend, whilst a perfectly poured pint of Guinness is always guaranteed. With a nice balance of cosy corners and vibrant bar areas, McGettigan’s is a suitable dining destination for all occasions. For those looking to immerse themselves in an Irish-themed evening, live music and entertainment events are held every week at the River Valley Road venue. Stunning food, a variety of expertly-made drinks and a vibrant atmosphere – McGettigan’s really does tick every box.
Located on the 7th floor of the Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay, The Square Restaurant brings together inspirations from all over the globe, offering a range of international cuisine as well as local favourites. Just as popular with Singaporeans as it is with hotel guests, The Square Restaurant’s family-friendly dining concept and monthly themes keep diners coming back for more and more – to find out why, book a table and head on over to River Valley Road!
Set against Clarke Quay's storied backdrop of Oriental intrigue, Mìmì 秘密 is a swanky and chic modern Chinese restaurant by the award-winning lifestyle and F&B company, 1-Group. It’s nestled on the upper floor of The Riverhouse and offers a quiet recluse from Singapore’s bustling Central Business District during lunch hours, serving wholesome sets and dim sum. Later in the day the restaurant transforms into an enchantingly vibrant spot serving an array of modern Chinese tapas, beers, wines & baijius, all of which puts an emphasis on sharing and a communal style of dining that we just love. Expect an intriguing amalgamation of flavours from Sichuan, Shanghai and Mongolia all done with contemporary cooking techniques. Just be sure to reserve your spot before you arrive!
Deutschlander is a German restaurant in Singapore that serves classic Bavarian cuisine amongst a bustling atmosphere. Offering a host of traditional dishes, their menu is brimming with the likes of hearty goulash, crispy pork knuckle, Munich white sausages, schnitzel and spätzle pasta. The range of German beer on draft is also great for those looking to have an Oktoberfest-like drinking session, with Munich Dunkel brown lager, Hefe Weissbier and Lager Dunkel black beer all being available. Located within the Clarke Quay complex on River Valley Road, Deutsclander has regular live performances from a resident band and dancing often goes late into the night. If you’re wanting to secure a table for dinner, best make an advance reservation at this Singapore spot.
Taste by TungLok in Singapore’s Park Regis hotel is a new restaurant bringing authentic Chinese dishes made with the finest ingredients. The food consists of everyday Chinese classics that you’ll know and love, but the expert presentation and stylish interior lift the occasion to something special. Signature dishes steeped in tradition, like Curry Prawns with Man Tou, Baked Lotus Rice with Seafood, and the Double-boiled Fish Maw with Chicken, are given new life through TungLok’s expertise. Warm and attentive service make Taste by TungLok as good a place for a family meal as for a business lunch. Residents and visitors to Clarke Quay looking for delicious Chinese cuisine will have a new home on Merchant Road.
There are plenty of places to pick up an Indian meal in Singapore, from the upmarket white tablecloth places of the Downtown Core to the Little India enclave up on Racecourse Road. In Clarke Quay, RAS - The Essence of India tries to do something markedly different to the standard curry house fare. They offer a range of dishes that distinguish them from the norm, with a menu that takes in the whole of India rather than just one region, with lesser known specialities such as kachi mirchi, a curry cooked with green chillies and cashew nut and tandoori lobster, a Singapore seafood taste on the Indian repertoire. Take the train to Clarke Quay metro and wander over the Read Bridge towards the shopping centre, where you can find RAS - The Essence of India on the riverfront, waiting to welcome you in and take your order – just remember to book your table ahead of time.
Gake in Singapore is a sleek, sophisticated restaurant serving contemporary Japanese cuisine. Led by award-winning chef Angus Chow, the dishes are superb in taste and presentation. Chow pairs Western cooking techniques with the best Asian ingredients, showcasing the flavoursome and fresh characteristics of Japanese food. Expect to see dishes like grilled abalone, foie gras with citrus sauce and charcoal karaage chicken with tobiko curry mayonnaise. The drinks list is expertly curated and includes an extensive sake selection. Located on Carpenter Street in Raffles Place, Gake has a spacious, modern dining room with wood panelling and chic furniture throughout. The atmosphere is casual, yet the quality of food and service feels like a fine dining experience. Book a table today and enjoy Singapore dining at its best.
Hickory in Singapore is a restaurant and bar that offers each and every one of its guests the warmest of welcomes. A venue with a real community spirit, this North Canal Road establishment boasts exciting food and drinks menus as well as a convivial atmosphere that you’ll want to bottle up and take home with you. From Australian steaks and cajun fries to large sharing platters, the food at Hickory is hearty and heavenly in equal measure. Add into the mix an ice-cold beer or an expertly crafted mojito, and you have all the ingredients needed for an entertaining evening. Moments away from Clarke Quay MRT stop, reserve yourself a table at Hickory today!
Home to some of Singapore’s finest Italian food, goo ITALIANO is an authentic restaurant that always delivers on flavour. Having spent a considerable amount of time in Italy, the team at this North Canal Road venue are incredibly knowledgeable about the country’s quality ingredients and delicious regional specialties. Dishes that go down a treat with goo ITALIANO’s regulars include crab linguine, porcini mushroom risotto and the kitchen’s signature Tokyo-style lasagne. Located just a hop, skip and a jump away from Clarke Quay MRT station, goo ITALIANO is a perfect place to share an intimate dinner with a loved one or a well-earned weekend feast. If the idea of sitting down to an exquisite Italian meal in a casual setting sounds right up your street, make a beeline for goo ITALIANO today!