With hawker centers, restaurants, and cafés everywhere, there is no denying of Singapore’s diverse and energetic food scene. From elegant Japanese buffet restaurants, fancy dessert places to garden-fresh botanic cafes, Roverista introduces the ultimate dining hotspots you shouldn’t miss! In this guide to The 11 Best Restaurants in Orchard Road Singapore, we share our favorite culinary hotspots with unique menus and mesmerizing interiors and stories. Join us on tour around Singapore’s upscale shopping area, presenting the emerging diverse culinary destinations.
A collaboration between Tunglok Group and Beijing’s prominent XiHe Group, TungLok XiHe Peking Duck proudly serves Chinese cuisines recreated to reflect the modern era. With a modern Oriental ambiance, this Orchard Road restaurant in Singapore has a sophisticated interior that combines Eastern charm and Western elegance. Dark wood furniture, ornate lanterns, paintings, and bright red tables and chairs complete the overall Oriental look. A definite must-try signature dish is the Peking Duck, an all-time favorite of Chinese cuisine foodies.
Working Hours: Mon-Sun, 11 AM to 9 PM
Price: $$$ | Offering Birthday Set Menu
Love the idea of crêpe cakes layered with glorious light pastry cream, then indulge it in a modern chic restaurant encircled with high ceiling glass windows? Lady M is an Orchard Central food place serving the best French-inspired sweets and desserts in the best interior settings! It is a confectionary hailing from New York and is the pioneer of the enticing and cherished Mille Crêpe cakes. Our top must-try Mille Crêpes flavors are Signature, Green Tea, Chocolate, and Passion Fruit. Lady M also serves delectable desserts and a variety of soups, salads, pot pies, and paninis.
Working Hours: Sun-Thu, 11:30 AM to 10 PM
Wondering what to eat at Orchard Central? Why not try something healthy? At Real Food Orchard Central, you’ll get wholesome, vegetarian dishes that are carefully prepared without processed ingredients, artificial preservatives, or trans-fat. Real Food is divided into two parts: the organic food store and café. The food store sells healthy foodstuff like vegetables, snacks, and sauces, while the café serves healthy dishes. The café exudes a beautiful, airy atmosphere where you can indulge in Asian and Western food options and vegan dishes using only the freshest organic ingredients. At Real Food, you will definitely get a real meal! Delectable dishes you should try are the Portobello Burger, Organic Belachan Fried Rice, Curry Soup Noodles, and Dumpling Noodles Dry.
Working Hours: Mon-Sun, 10 AM to 10 PM
Experience French-Japanese food at Orchard Central while enjoying the view from the rooftop. Joie Restaurant by Dozo’s fine dining features delicately cooked vegetarian dishes. You can choose between a meatless six-course lunch which costs S$39 or a seven-course dinner which costs S$69. The restaurant exudes elegance with the quilted leather sofas, velvet chairs, black chandeliers, and gray and bronze walls. Since the restaurant is set on the rooftop of Orchard Central, you can choose to dine in any of the 5 private rooms with gorgeous views of the koi pond and garden.
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 12 PM to 3 PM, 6 PM to 10 PM
Check out Tapas Club’s food in Orchard Road Singapore, where you’ll get authentic Spanish fares at affordable prices. Paying homage to their Spanish roots, brothers Miguel and Javier Diaz created Tapas Club inspired by the tavern-style eatery they used to frequent in Spain. The menu features traditional Spanish omelettes to modern “Tapas on Toast.” The must-try dishes are the Gambas al Ajillo, Caballa Con Calabaza, Tapas+ with one complimentary side, Fideuá Negra, and Churros Con Chocolate.
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 12 PM to 2:30 PM, 5 PM to 10:30 PM (Except Sat & Sun)
Price: $$ | Free delivery for orders above S$100
Another restaurant to try for delicious Orchard Central food is Grain Alley. This restaurant offers an all-day brunch menu with Mediterranian fusion such as Bratwurst Brunch Platter, Smoked Salmon Croissant, Chorizo Shakshuka, and Vegan Avocado Toast. The interiors of this restaurant are probably a dream-come-true for any Instagrammers with its white marble tables, printed chairs, contemporary decors, and plants. So wear your most Instagrammable outfit and snap those shots away!
Opening Hours: Sun-Thurs 8 AM to 11 PM, Fri & Sat 8 AM to 12 AM
Looking for authentic Japanese food in Orchard Central? Then head over to Ootoya! As a popular hotel chain in Japan, Ootoya made its way to Singapore and has become one of the most famous Japanese restaurants ever since. The interiors of Ootoya display the usual Japanese-style restaurants with the traditional tatami seating (Zashiki) and bar/counter seating (Kaunta Seki). The restaurant serves Teishoku-style meals, which are set meals comprising a main dish, rice, miso soup, and a side dish. Menu highlights include Mushi Nabe, Misoton, Tori Kurozu, and Unagi Gyu.
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 11 AM to 9:30 PM
Price: $$$ | 20% off online every Tuesday & Friday
As a specialist teahouse in Kyoto, Maccha House is one of the top restaurants in Orchard Road. The place serves carefully crafted matcha drinks and desserts by using matcha from a famous tea company in Uji, Kyoto. It also features an extensive selection of Japanese café staples like ramen and lunch sets at affordable prices. The interior introduces Japanese decors with a soothing matcha green theme and wooden furniture. Recommended food to try is Chicken Yuzu Ramen, Ginger Prok with Rice, Umo Beef Steak Plate, Traditional Maccha Set, and of course the no.1 best-selling dessert, Uji Maccha Tiramisu.
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 11 AM to 10 PM
A verdant eco-chic beauty salon and café in Orchard Road, Walking on Sunshine is making rounds online where beauty, food, and botany collide. Walking on Sunshine’s aesthetic is fresh, clean, and airy, where customers feel like they’re just walking in the park! This salon/café perfectly captures a unique concept of incorporating lush greeneries inside a busy place under one roof. A match made in plant-heaven, the café is everything any would want: Instagrammable place? Check, Affordable Beauty Salon? Check, S$15 beer buffets? Check, delectable Korean and Western food fusion? Big Check!
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 10 AM to 8 PM
Must-try food in Orchard Road are the reimagined Danish butter cookies by pastry chefs Gabi and Jakob Baer Mogensen. They revived the interest in småkager (Danish name for the cookies), made with only the freshest and premium ingredients. Since then, they have garnered fans all over social media for the variety of these lovely treats and their IG-worthy appearance. Step into this famed Danish confectionary, and you’ll be welcomed with clean Scandinavian interiors with soft hues, showcasing a modern décor of warm and inviting appeal. Staple Danish cookies you should try here are Raspberry, Vanilla, Caramel, Lemon, Passionfruit, and Chocolate. Other highlights are their Lemon & Sea Buckthorn and Quiche Tarts.
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 10 AM to 9 PM
Escape to Paris in Marci Marcel with authentic Parisian food in this Parisian Café in Orchard Road, exuding a cozy Tropicana appeal. Experience wine and dine within captivating interiors featuring rustic textures, Italian terracotta floor tiles, and whitewashed brick walls. The hyped Parisian chic charm attracts a hip crowd and has quickly evolved into a new playground of Instagram fashionistas. Its streetside location within a shopping outlet makes it the perfect place to meet friends and family before heading for a shopping spree. Food highlights in this Orchard Road restaurant are Ravioles de Roan, Duck Rillettes, Croque Marcel, Grain-Fed Angus Beef, Tarte Flambee, and Crème Brûlée.
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 8 AM to 10:30 PM