Where to eat and drink: Downtown Singapore


We have 81 places to eat and drink in and around Downtown Singapore.

General

Cafes and coffee houses

Chye Seng Huat Hardware
Chye Seng Huat Hardware

Go for the cold brew

Tea Chapter
Tea Chapter

Antiques, tradition and tea

Traditional breakfasts in Singapore
Traditional breakfasts in Singapore

Multiple traditional breakfast options.

Singapore's old-style cafes
Singapore's old-style cafes

Breakfast of champions.

Nanyang Old Coffee & Museum
Nanyang Old Coffee & Museum

Come for a coffee and more.

Forty Hands Cafe
Forty Hands Cafe

Melbourne-inspired cafe

Cafe le Caire
Cafe le Caire

Authentic Middle Eastern fare

Singaporean

328 Famous Katong Laksa
328 Famous Katong Laksa

Don't wear white

Singapore's best vegetarian restaurants
Singapore's best vegetarian restaurants

A selection of the best

Eating around Balestier Road
Eating around Balestier Road

A great spot to sample Singaporean dishes

Kway Guan Huat Popiah
Kway Guan Huat Popiah

Family recipes never change

Zi char: The hearty food of Singapore's kopitiams
Zi char: The hearty food of Singapore's kopitiams

A good zi char keeps everything going.

Chinatown Food Street
Chinatown Food Street

Revamped deliciousness

Other Asian

Ayam Penyet Ria Restaurant
Ayam Penyet Ria Restaurant

Best smashed chicken in town

Dessert Hut
Dessert Hut

Singapore is not only savoury

Song Fa Bak Kut Teh
Song Fa Bak Kut Teh

Perpetually busy

Inle Myanmar Restaurant
Inle Myanmar Restaurant

Authentic Burmese food.

Yummy Viet
Yummy Viet

Affordable and authentic

Sawasdee Thai Food
Sawasdee Thai Food

Thai food in Chinatown

Diandin Leluk
Diandin Leluk

The real Thai deal

Singapore Zam Zam Restaurant
Singapore Zam Zam Restaurant

Since 1908 - need we say more?

Sushi for every budget in Singapore
Sushi for every budget in Singapore

You're never far from sushi in Singapore.

Hawker Centres

Lau Pa Sat hawker centre
Lau Pa Sat hawker centre

Iconic and delicious

Our top 10 Hawker Centres
Our top 10 Hawker Centres

Some of our favourites

Pasir Panjang Food Centre
Pasir Panjang Food Centre

Great seafood.

Etiquette at Singapore hawker centres
Etiquette at Singapore hawker centres

What you need to know before sitting down.

Singapore hawker dishes: kaya toast
Singapore hawker dishes: kaya toast

A quick, cheap breakfast.

Singapore hawker dishes: wonton mee
Singapore hawker dishes: wonton mee

A steaming bowl of goodness.

Singapore hawker dishes: Satay
Singapore hawker dishes: Satay

A love of barbecue.

Singapore hawker dishes: Char kway teow
Singapore hawker dishes: Char kway teow

Some of the best fried noodles out there.

Singapore hawker dishes: Laksa soup
Singapore hawker dishes: Laksa soup

Many flavours in one delicious bowl.

Singapore hawker dishes: Roti prata
Singapore hawker dishes: Roti prata

Sometimes simple is best.

Singapore hawker dishes: Lor mee
Singapore hawker dishes: Lor mee

Simmered for hours.

Singapore hawker dishes: Chicken rice
Singapore hawker dishes: Chicken rice

Singapore's national dish?

Hock Lee Fishball Noodles
Hock Lee Fishball Noodles

A staple of hawker centres.

Maxwell Road Food Centre
Maxwell Road Food Centre

Chinese cuisine reigns supreme

Newton Food Centre
Newton Food Centre

Ignore the touts

Vegetarian

Suriya Restaurant
Suriya Restaurant

A tasty bargain

South Asian

Tekka Centre
Tekka Centre

Follow your nose

The Banana Leaf Apolo
The Banana Leaf Apolo

Go on, dig in

Komala's Restaurant
Komala's Restaurant

Good value.

Samy's Curry
Samy's Curry

A Singapore institution.

Middle Eastern

Western

Mexican food in Singapore
Mexican food in Singapore

Start at Casa Latina.

Botak Jones Burger Stalls
Botak Jones Burger Stalls

Taste like they were grilled in your own backyard

Bars and nightlife

Moonstone Bar
Moonstone Bar

Come for the views, stay for the sake

Prince of Wales
Prince of Wales

Reliable live music joint

Orgo Bar
Orgo Bar

More than just spectacular views.

The bars of Emerald Hill
The bars of Emerald Hill

Skip the bland hotel bars and head here.

Happy hour drinking at Clarke Quay
Happy hour drinking at Clarke Quay

Fun without spending the earth.

Comedy Masala at Home Club
Comedy Masala at Home Club

Singapore does have a sense of humour.

Singapore's best microbreweries
Singapore's best microbreweries

Anything but Tiger!

1-Altitude
1-Altitude

Now that is a view

7 days of drinking in Singapore
7 days of drinking in Singapore

A spot for every night.

Ladies' nights in Singapore
Ladies' nights in Singapore

Just for the gals.

Strain your brain at a Singapore pub quiz
Strain your brain at a Singapore pub quiz

Don’t let your brain turn to mush.

Irish pubs in Singapore
Irish pubs in Singapore

Time for Guinness.