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The 10 Best Resturants In Bugis, Singapore

The 10 Best Resturants In Bugis, Singapore

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Updated: 15 November 2016
Bugis was named after the seafaring Bugis people from Indonesia, who lived in the area before the British colonization of Singapore. Bugis is often considered to be one of the busiest districts in Singapore and behind all the bustle and hustle is a wide variety of restaurants and shops that caters to different tastes. Here we bring you our guide to some of the best restaurants in Bugis.

Working Title

Working Title is more than just a cafe. The first striking feature of the cafe is the retro vintage decorations, with mismatched furniture which is either second hand or made from wooden planks. Filled with a humble and laid back ambiance, Working Title provides friendly services and great comfort food. One of the highlights offered by the cafe is the generous all day breakfast.


48 Arab Street, Singapore, 199745, +65 9734 4187


Symmetry is a hub of international cuisine. Symmetry is a cafe by day and a restaurant by night. Their menu is specially designed to encourage sharing. A must try item is the extravagant truffle fries.


9 Jalan Kubor, Singapore 199206, +65 6291 9901

NOX Dine in the Dark

When rating the concepts behind restaurants, NOX Dine in the Dark is second to none. Dining in complete darkness, guests are guided by the blind or visually impaired staff. The guests will be taken through a journey of food and drinks. Together with a wide range of cocktails and wines, the restaurant offers exquisite international food for their guests prepared by their chef and his team.


269, Beach Road Singapore 199546, +65 6298 0708

NOX Dine in the Dark | Image courtesy of NOX Dine in the Dark
NOX Dine in the Dark | Image courtesy of NOX Dine in the Dark

Jadeite Vegetarian

Jadeite Vegetarian is dedicated to giving you the best vegetarian dishes in Singapore, all at a very reasonable price. It is a petite and simply decorated restaurant that houses a wide range of vegetarian cuisines. Jadeite delivers quality and creative food that never fails to impress. If you are looking for a green and refreshing meal, visit Jadeite.


470 North Bridge Road, Bugis Cube #03-21 Singapore, +65 9195 6939

Artistry Cafe

Artistry Cafe may be the perfect option for you. Situated in the Kapong Glam Heritage District, Artistry is a cafe that is complemented by an adjoining art gallery. The art gallery invites both international and local artists to showcase their masterpieces to the guests. What’s more intriguing about Artistry is that their desserts are served on handcrafted utensils. They use a good company’s locally roasted coffee to give you a true taste of the artistic Singaporean flavor.


17 Jalan Pinang, Singapore 199149, +65 6298 2420

Wing Seong Fatty’s (Albert) Restaurant

Wing Seong Fatty’s (Albert) Restaurant is a place you don’t want to miss. The restaurant is very popular among locals and offers a wide range of Asian cuisine that enables you to experience the local culture in an authentic Singaporean style. The dishes are served at a very reasonable price and the cooking methods can be adjusted according to your tastes.


Burlington Square, 175 Bencoolen Street, Singapore 189649, +65 6338 1087

Ah Chew Desserts

Ah Chew Desserts serves more than 50 different types of desserts, ranging from traditional rice balls to durian sago, that gives you a pinch of the tropical Singaporean flavor. Your sweetened evening will be well complemented with the traditional Chinese lanterns and wooden furniture, that takes your experience in Ah Chew to a whole new level.


1 Liang Seah Street, #01-10/11, Liang Seah Place, Singapore 189022, +65 6339 8198

Man Fu Yuan Chinese Restaurant

Man Fu Yuan Chinese Restaurant, located in the Intercontinental Hotel, provides you with a luxurious environment for an elegant fine dining evening. Sophisticated decorations, a spacious seating area and attentive staff make your dining experience a memorable one. The food is mastered by the passionate chef, who hails from Hong Kong. Hand-crafted dim sum is among the signature dishes served.


Intercontinental Singapore, 80 Middle Rd, Singapore 188966, +65 6338 7600

Golden Mile Food Centre

Want to enjoy your meal in true Singaporean style? Then Golden Mile Food Centre should not be missed. This hawker food center has a great variety of Singaporean cuisine, from satay to chicken rice. The place may get stuffy and crowded at times, but this is by far the best way to indulge yourself in the Singaporean culture and local food. You’ll be amazed by how cheap the food is and how many choices you have.


Golden Mile Food Centre, 505 Beach Rd, Singapore 199583

Golden Mile Food Centre
Golden Mile Food Centre | ©Richard Lee/Flickr

Shinryoku Yakitori Restaurant

Shinryoku Yakitori Restaurant brings exotic Japanese flavors to Bugis. The decoration blends Japanese furniture with a European twist, making it a perfect place to enjoy Japanese cuisine in Singapore. This restaurant offers beer and a wide variety of Japanese food. The crispy salmon skin salad is a must try appetizer that refreshes you stomach for a mouthwatering Japanese feast.


8 Purvis St, #01-01, Singapore 188587, +65 6338 8472