New Restaurants

New Restaurants in October


10 Sinaran Drive, Novena Square 2 #01-22 Singapore 307506

Not to be confused with Alati Greek Restaurant, Alati is pronouced as 阿拉提, ah-la-ti. That’s right, it’s a China franchise that serves  lamb skewers in a contemporary setting.

Come n Joy 놀러와
9 Raffles Boulevard, Millenia Walk, Singapore 039596
11.30am-3.30pm, 5.30pm-11pm

A Korean restaurant and bar with spicy bbq sauce chicken ($20 half/$38 whole), seafood and spring onion pancake ($18), and spicy pork belly ($18 small/ $28 big).

Dae Gweol
65 Tras Street Singapore 079004
tel: +65 6222 1828
11.30am-3pm, 6pm-10pm, Closed Sun

Taking over the space of the popular May May is a Korean restaurant.

5 Changi Village Road #01-2045 Singapore 500005
tel: +65 8163 2301
M 5pm-12am, T-Sun 12pm-12am

A bistro serving cocktails and beers on tap.

Kyuu by Shunsui
29 Keong Saik Road Singapore 089136
tel: +65 6221 7098

The Local Box
8 Enggor Street #01-05 Skysuites Singapore 079718
tel: +65 8303 0362
M-F 7.30am-6pm

They sell local food like nasi lemak ($5.90), dry laksa ($5.90), salted egg chicken rice ($5.50), and bubble tea.

Ma Cuisine
38 Craig Road Singapore 089676

Executive chef Mathieu Escoffier left Saint Pierre on the last day of 2016, six months after joining the restaurant. Now he’s bringing his family restaurant “Ma Cuisine” established since 1996 at Beaune, Burgundy to Singapore. He has worked at the top restaurants in the world, such as Joel Robuchon, Restaurant Daniel, and Alain Ducasse. Opening soon.

Man Man Japanese Unagi Restaurant
7 Fraser Street, Duo Galleria, Singapore 189356

The insanely popular bib gourmand awardee Man Man is opening a second outlet at Duo Gallery in this month. They specialize in unagi dishes and will come up with new items here. Hopefully, the second outlet will ease the queue at the first, queue snaking as long as a dragon.

12 Gopeng Street, #01-05 Icon Village, Singapore 078878
tel: +65 6327 1123
M-F 11.30am-11pm, Sat & Sun 4pm-11pm

Maru is a contemporary Asian fusion restaurant, integrating the cultures of Vietnam, Japan and America.

The Midtown Residences, 1187 Upper Serangoon Road #01-20 Singapore 533971
Tel: +65 9274 6542
11.30am – 10pm, closed Tue

Started as a coffeshop stall at Sultan Plaza, Otoko serves curry rice and donburi (rice bowls). Recommended: curry rice ($7) and salmon teriyaki bowl ($8).

Pastaria Abate
43 Craig Road Singapore 089681
Tel: +65 6909 0672

By the people behind The Reading Room, Pastaria Abate makes pastas fresh everyday using Italian flour and local eggs. The mains and pastas are below $20. All prices are nett, no gst, no service charge. Besides the pastas, Martini grilled pork ($15.80) is recommended.

Peace Japanese Cuisine
31 Bukit Batok Crescent #01-01 The Splendor Singapore 658070
tel: +65 6694 0828
11.30am-2.30pm, 6pm-10pm, Closed M

They offer a wide range of Japanese food, including the kaiseki set. There is also a Japanese steamboat buffet limited to 60 minutes for lunch ($15-$17) and 100 minutes for dinner ($20-$22).

Pince & Pints
95 East Coast Road, Singapore 428793
tel: +65 6386 3988
M–F 12pm-2.30pm, 5.30pm-11pm; weekends & PH 11am – 11pm

Popular for their lobster rolls, Pince & Pints is opening a third outlet at Katong on 16 Oct. They use Atlantic air-flown wild-caught lobsters and have two new dishes: lobster burger and lobster noodles.

9 Wallich Street, Sofitel Singapore City Centre Singapore 078885
tel:  +65 6428 5000

Racines, which means roots in French, is helmed by Executive Chef Jean-Charles Dubois who uses custom-built Marrone stoves from Italy to bring traditional French classics and local Chinese delicacies.

Menu highlights include French classics such as Racines’ Signature Grenouille or Frog Legs ($26); Traditional Lobster Bisque ($28); and Australian Wagyu Beef Striploin (180g/$105).

Recommended local Chinese creations by Chef Andrew Ong include Stir-Fried Spicy Szechuan Style Frog Legs ($58); Sweet & Sour Kurobuta Pork ($38); Singapore Style Sri Lankan Black Pepper Crab (800g-900g, $110); Kung Pao Sakura Chicken ($32); and Nyonya Style Stir-Fried Calamari ($68).

Ramen Nagi
Suntec City Tower 2, North Wing, #01-512/513, Singapore 038989
tel: +65 6821 1601

Founded by the Tokyo Ramen of the Year 2012 Champion, Chef Ikuta Satoshi, the Ramen Nagi chain has since expanded throughout Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia and the Philippines with 22 outlets in its native Japan and 28 overseas franchised branches. Opens on 12 Oct.

Sea and Blue
2 Bayfront Avenue, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, B2-01/01A, Singapore 018972
tel: +65 6688 7165
Lunch daily 11.30am-3pm. Dinner M-Th 5.30pm-10pm, F-Sun & PH 5.30pm-10.30pm

Sea & Blue is a Continental and Korean buffet concept offering over 100 delectable food selections including seafood roasts and a myriad of Western highlights, Japanese fare, local favourites and a large range of Korean dishes and desserts. There are some private rooms and a function room complete with AV equipment for bigger events. Weekday lunch costs $42++ (adult) and $22++ (child), dinner at $64++/$26++. Weekend lunch at $58++/$26++ and dinner at $68++/$26++.

Time for Thai
15 Cheong Chin Nam Road Singapore 599739
tel: +65 6909 3903
Sun-Th 11am-12am, F & Sat 11am-2am

Thai food at no service charge, no GST, no pork, and no lard. Recommendations include beef noodle soup with tendons ($7.90), stir-fried chicken with Thai chilli sauce ($5.90), and steamed seabass with lemon sauce ($24.90).

Trattoria Amanda
14 Stanley Street Singapore 068733
tel: +65 6222 5808
11.30am-3pm, 5pm-12am, closed Sun

Italian restaurant with risottos starting from $26, pizzas from $19, and pastas from $26.

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse
1 Nanson Road, Intercontinental Hotel Robertson Quay, Singapore 238909
tel: +65 6887 5885

Housed within Intercontinental Singapore Robertson Quay is the 9th overseas outlet of New York chain Wolfgang’s steakhouse. It has no relation to celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck. The steakhouse is founded by Wolfgang Zwiener,  head writer at Peter Luger Steakhouse in Brooklyn for 40 years, before opening his first steakhouse in February 2004. Now he has 17 steakhouses worldwide. The signature is a USDA Prime Angus beef, dry aged on premise for approximately 28 days. Opening 14 Oct.

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PHOTO CREDIT: Photos without RERG logo are taken from the respective establishements’ facebook pages or websites.

Written by A. Nathanael Ho.

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