10 restaurants to dine at during Singapore Restaurant Week 2023

By Sarah Chua September 18, 2023
10 restaurants to dine at during Singapore Restaurant Week 2023
Photo, clockwise from left: Tanoke, Wakanui Grill Dining, Lerouy, Oso Ristorante

Singapore Restaurant Week 2023 is back with its autumn edition from October 1 to 29. If you want in, stay on this page and read till the end, because HungryGoWhere readers will get priority booking from today before the public booking opens on September 21. 

In case you’re new to Singapore Restaurant Week, the event, which takes place twice a year in Singapore, typically sees some of the country’s best restaurants serving up specially designed culinary experiences at a fraction of what they’d usually cost. 

This October, a grand total of 140 restaurants — 20 of them new to the event — are taking part, with lunch menus starting from S$28 and dinner menus starting at S$38. 

With such attractive terms, it’s no surprise that bookings at these restaurants get snapped up quickly. 

Read on to find out which 10 Singapore Restaurant Week 2023 restaurants we’re eyeing reservations for, and grab them quickly!

1. Lerouy

104 Amoy Street
Open: Wednesday (12pm to 1.30pm, 6pm to 10pm)

Singapore Restaurant Week 2023 Lerouy
Hand dive scallop. Photo: Lerouy/Instagram

A perennial Singapore Restaurant Week favourite, Lerouy is a modern French restaurant that promises you an immersive journey into the world of modern French cuisine from the time you walk in through its doors.

The one-Michelin-starred restaurant comes with a unique circular counter that offers an unfettered view of its open kitchen, where all the magic happens. 

For the event, Lerouy is offering an omakase or carte blanche degustation menu that changes with the seasons and incorporates classical French techniques and modernist approaches. 

A four-course meal at Lerouy during Singapore Restaurant Week will go for S$138, while the six-course meal will cost S$198. 


2. Wakanui Grill Dining

Marina One West Tower, 04-02, 5 Straits View
Open: Monday to Saturday (11.30am to 3pm, 5.30pm to 10.30pm) 

Singapore Restaurant Week 2023 Wakanui
Photo: Wakanui

Wakanui Grill Dining is a leading New Zealand steak and lamb restaurant that first established itself in Tokyo, Japan, in 2011. It features beef and lamb from the Canterbury region of New Zealand, brought to the table using some of the best Japanese culinary methods. 

For Singapore Restaurant Week 2023, a three-course meal at Wakanui will go for S$68, while a four-course meal will be priced at S$88. 

Expect to find dishes such as spring lamb chop and Kagoshima A5 wagyu fillet on the menu, combined with elements such as wasabi, and a simple but sophisticated earl grey and berry creme brulee to top it all off. 


3. Esquina 

16 Jiak Chuan Road
Open: Tuesday to Saturday (12pm to 2.30pm, 6pm to 11pm) 

Singapore Restaurant Week 2023 Esquina
Photo: Esquina

Esquina is a modern Spanish restaurant helmed by Barcelona native Chef Carlos Montobbio, who has trained under highly respected chefs around the world. 

At Esquina, it isn’t just about the food — the restaurant aims to bring you right into the heart of Spain with its ambience, decor and warm hospitality.

Esquina is providing a specially curated Singapore Restaurant Week tapas menu, offering a six-course lunch at S$68 and a seven-course dinner at S$98. 

Experience some of the best that Esquina has to offer through dishes such as tuna tartare, grilled octopus and Iberico pork presa (a choice known for its marbled fat). 


4. Oso Ristorante

Oasia Hotel Downtown, Level 27, 100 Peck Seah Street
Open: Monday (12pm to 2.30pm, 6pm to 10.30pm) 

Singapore Restaurant Week 2023 Oso Ristorante
Photo: Oso Ristorante

Located on Level 27 of the picturesque Oasia Hotel Downtown, Oso Ristorante is a tucked-away Italian restaurant that offers fine dining with leisurely vibes. The restaurant is one of pioneers of Italian cuisine in Singapore, having been around since 2004 when it was operating out of its quaint shophouse at Bukit Pasoh. 

This Restaurant Week, enjoy a four-course set lunch at Oso Ristorante for S$48 or a 5-course dinner at S$88.

Prepare to be dazzled by signature items such as its beef tenderloin ‘carpaccio’ style, complete with a luxurious black truffle puree, and a slow cooked pork belly porchetta that is equal parts crispy and tender. 

5. Basilico

Conrad Singapore Orchard, Level 2, Cuscaden Road
Open: Monday to Friday (12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 10.30pm), Saturday and Sunday (12pm to 3.30pm, 6pm to 10.30pm) 

Singapore Restaurant Week 2023 Basilico
Photo: Basilico

A renowned Italian restaurant, Basilico offers a sophisticated dining experience that combines the best of traditional Italian cuisine with a modern flair. It is well-loved for its sumptuous Italian buffet spreads, offering only the freshest ingredients.

You’ll find quality prime steaks, luscious gelato and a wide variety of artisanal cheese, depending on your timeslot of choice. 

For Restaurant Week, Basilico is staying true to its buffet roots, offering a S$48 lunch menu and a S$88 dinner menu, where you’ll get to taste the best of its buffet lineup. There’ll be fresh seafood, hand-crafted pasta dishes, artisanal cheese and charcuterie, and the most decadent of Italian desserts such as tiramisu


6. 15 Stamford By Alvin Leung

Capitol Kempinski Hotel, 16 Stamford Road
Open: Monday to Sunday (12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 10.30pm) 

Singapore Restaurant Week 2023 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung
15 Stamford’s take on a kueh pie tee, with tuna cubes in a nori taco. Photo: 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung

15 Stamford by Alvin Leung is helmed by none other than celebrity chef Alvin Leung himself, offering a unique and creative fusion of Asian and Western cuisines, with dishes such as foie gras kaya toast on its menu. Chef Leung makes it a point to push culinary boundaries with his dishes, while staying true to culinary traditions. 

During Singapore Restaurant Week 2023, diners can choose between a S$48 lunch menu or a S$68 dinner menu. Both menus will allow diners to experience decadent meat dishes such as the Murray Bridge lamb rump, with aubergine, creme fraiche and dukkah spice, and black angus beef short rib with la ratte potato mousseline, baby carrots, hazelnuts, and Guinness stout beer.


7. Ocean Restaurant

Equarius Hotel, B1-455/456, 8 Sentosa Gateway
Open: Monday to Friday (11.30am to 3pm, 6pm to 10.30pm)

Singapore Restaurant Week 2023 Ocean Restaurant
Photo: Ocean Restaurant

If you haven’t been to Ocean Restaurant, one of Singapore’s most unique restaurants, complete with a one-of-a-kind underwater experience, then Singapore Restaurant Week would be a great opportunity to visit. 

The restaurant comes with full-length glass panels that provides guests with a close-up view of SEA Aquariums’ marine wildlife. Ocean Restaurant’s menu is curated by two-Michelin-starred chef Oliver Bellin and is seafood-focused and responsibly sourced.

Enjoy a luxurious three-course lunch at this stunning location for S$128 or opt for an indulgent four-course dinner at S$168 and get to sample exquisite dishes such as its squid ink sauce Kaviari caviar


8. Clos Pasoh

Level 2, 48A Bukit Pasoh
Open: Monday to Wednesday, Saturday (6pm to 11.30pm), Thursday and Friday (12pm to 2pm, 6pm to 11.30pm) 

Singapore Restaurant Week 2023 Clos Pasoh
Photo: Clos Pasoh

Located in the heritage Bukit Pasoh conservation area, Clos Pasoh’s vibes are a unique blend of the local heritage and a reimagining of the classic French brasserie — a nod to its name, which has both French and Malay words. 

Clos Pasoh serves up French cuisine with a contemporary twist and you can opt to complement your meal there with its extensive selection of French wines and international vintages. 


9. Gemma 

National Gallery Singapore, 05-03, 1 Saint Andrews Road
Open: Tuesday to Sunday (12pm to 2.30pm, 6pm to 10.30pm) 

Singapore Restaurant Week 2023 Gemma Steakhouse
Photo: Gemma Steakhouse

Situated in the historic National Gallery of Singapore, Gemma is a well-known contemporary Italian restaurant headed by chef-owner Daniele Sperindio whose portfolio also includes Michelin-starred Art di Daniele Sperindio. 

Have your meal with the meticulously curated wine list and crafted cocktails at this heritage spot with an old-world charm. 

Gemma has been one of the top choices among diners during past Singapore Restaurant Weeks since it first joined, so expect nothing less from this steakhouse maestro for Singapore Restaurant Week 2023.  


10. Tanoke

Level 2, 7 Purvis Street
Open: Tuesday to Friday, Sunday (12pm to 2.30pm, 6pm to 10.30pm), Saturday (6pm to 10.30pm) 

Singapore Restaurant Week 2023 Tanoke
Photo: Tanoke

Tucked away in a Bugis shophouse, Tanoke is a chic dining and cocktail spot that combines both Japanese and European influences across its drink and menu choices. Perhaps it’s its location, but visiting Tanoke feels like you’re over at a friend’s — intimate and cosy, yet elegant all at once. 

Partake in chef Rio’s carefully curated Restaurant Week menu — a three-course set lunch at S$48 or an opulent four-course dinner at S$68 — and experience dishes such as the miso Nagano pork tomahawk, and hamachi kama, a tender yellowtail cheek paired with honey ponzu, grated radish and red chilli peppers. 


For more delectable bites, check out our review on Honbo Burger at Chijmes, and Frying Fish Club, the new fish and chips spot in town. 

This article was written in partnership with Singapore Restaurant Week 2023.

Singapore Restaurant Week 2023

Head to its website to enjoy priority access to book your favourite restaurants for Singapore Restaurant Week 2023. 

Fastest fingers first — HungryGoWhere readers get to book on September 18 before public booking opens on September 21, so get in there before everyone else does.

Singapore Restaurant Week 2023

Head to its website to enjoy priority access to book your favourite restaurants for Singapore Restaurant Week 2023. 

Fastest fingers first — HungryGoWhere readers get to book on September 18 before public booking opens on September 21, so get in there before everyone else does.

Sarah Chua-HungryGoWhere

Sarah Chua


Sarah is constantly seeking out new coffee spots and cocktail bars around the world, and should probably drink more water while at it.

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