The 10 Best Restaurants In Orchard Road, Singapore

Photo of Billy Poon
9 February 2017

Orchard Road is probably the most popular spot for tourists travelling to Singapore. As the major entertainment hub for this tropical nation, Orchard Road has a lot to offer visitors. The area has certainly come a long way from its humble origins, as a small road lined with fruit farms and nutmeg plantations, and shopping and dining are what people look for in Orchard Road today. Take a look at our guide to the best restaurants in the area.

Crossroad Café

Cafe, Bistro, Restaurant, Asian, European, $$$
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Situated in Marriott Singapore Tang Plaza, Crossroad Café is more than just a fine dining option. The cafe prides itself in providing a fusion of Oriental and Western food, with a great accompaniment of premium wines and beers. The wagyu burger and the Hainanese chicken rice are strongly recommended in order to get glimpse of how the cafe incorporates both Chinese and Western cuisine.

Esmirada @ Orchard

Restaurant, Mediterranean, Fusion, $$$
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Esmirada @ Orchard takes you on a journey through authentic Mediterranean cuisine. The decoration of the restaurant is classy yet homely. Using traditional cooking techniques, the chef at the restaurant brings you Mediterranean flavors which will satisfy even the most refined palate. Their signature seafood paella is filled with exotic herbs. They feature a wide selection of wines and beverages, originating from different parts of the globe.


Hotel Restaurant, Restaurant, Japanese, French, Mediterranean, $$$
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The modern and chic decorations in Carousel will make for a stylish dining experience. There are four themed seating areas, namely the Terrace, the Living Room, the State Rooms, and the Veranda. Each is carefully designed with an unique interior. The staff are dressed in designer fashion, which adds an exquisite touch to your evening. Carousel also offers three dessert counters, including a chocolate fountain, hot desserts and Asian desserts.

The Rice Table Restaurant

Restaurant, Indonesian, $$$
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The Rice Table Restaurant is a pioneer in serving Dutch cuisine. It is the only restaurant in Singapore to offer Dutch Rijsttafel, which is a spread of numerous dishes of Indonesian food on a table. This tradition was observed when the Dutch first discovered Indonesian food, where they spread the dishes and carefully tasted every one of them. Both lunch and dinner options are all-you-can-eat buffets, so if you want to have big and tropical feast, The Rice Table is to right place to visit.

Les Amis

Restaurant, French, $$$
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Orchard Road is Singapore’s hub for international cuisine. Les Amis serves you genuine French food and its name literally means ‘the friends’ in French. The interior design was crafted by a local architect who combined traditional elegance with contemporary elements. Fusion between French and Japanese cuisine seems impossible, but Les Amis has done it with grace. Using fresh Japanese ingredients, the chefs showcase their culinary skills by cooking creative dishes.

Kiseki Japanese Buffet Restaurant

Restaurant, Japanese, $$$
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Kiseki means ‘miracle’ in Japanese, and true to its name, this restaurant is set to create miracles. Kiseki Japanese Buffet Restaurant offers a wide range of Japanese food and beverages at a very reasonable price. Complementing your Japanese feast is the vibrant and modern interior design, featuring wooden decor that evokes nostalgia of a time gone by. If you are looking for a place to treat yourself, this is a restaurant you won’t want to miss.

Paradise Dynasty

Restaurant, Chinese, $$$
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Situated in the heart of Orchard Road, Paradise Dynasty is more than just a conveniently located restaurant. It offers an impressive selection of Chinese cuisine, infused with local Singaporean flavors. A must try meal is the Xiao long bao, which is often considered their signature dish. Some reviews even praise this as the best Xiao long bao you can find in Singapore.

Shashlik Restaurant

Restaurant, European, Russian, $$$
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This establishment is a perfect location for those looking for something new and fresh. Situated on the sixth floor of a shopping center, Shashlik Restaurant is a hidden gem. The restaurant offers authentic Russian and continental cuisine, with a homely ambiance suitable for gatherings and relaxing after work. With fresh ingredients and experienced culinary techniques, this restaurant is among the most popular options for European cuisine. The borsch soup and the beef shashlik are the highlights of the menu.

Marché Mövenpick 313 @ Somerset

Restaurant, Pastries, Swiss, European, $$$
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Marché Mövenpick 313
Marché Mövenpick 313 | @ Somerset © Myna Bird/Flickr
Dedicated to bringing you authentic Swiss cuisine, this restaurant reproduces the architecture of an Alpine village. Marché Mövenpick was also awarded the best family-friendly restaurant, and there is a kids’ corner where there is enough space for children to have fun and enjoy their evening. If you are a coffee lover, Marché Mövenpick 313 @ Somerset offers a wide selection of bread and pastries, accompanied by premium coffee from Switzerland.


Hotel Restaurant, Restaurant, Italian, $$$
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Bascilico has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor and this honor is well deserved. Offering both a la carte and buffet dining options, Basilico aims to bring the freshest and most authentic Italian dining experience to you. The selection of breads and cheese is outstanding. The restaurant has a sophisticated interior design, with white marble floor and an open kitchen where hot food is served. You may even get a decent view of the pool.

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