Many Singaporeans think that in order to find extremely good and high-quality Western food in Singapore, they need to travel great distances and fork out high bills. Well, in our article, we want to prove them otherwise! You see, we have searched all over our little red dot to seek out restaurants that serve Western fine dining that will not break your budget! You will definitely be mind-blown by the options out there.
1. Platypus Kitchen
This award-winning restaurant can be found in the heart of Bugis Junction, a well-known and often-crowded shopping mall in Singapore. They believe that gourmet dining should be made affordable to everyone. Specialising in premium cast-iron grilled meats and their famously unique pastas, their diverse menu features plenty of Asian-influenced flavours.
When you need something to quench your thirst, their bar has many craft cocktails to offer. If you are a beer or wine person, you can be sure to lose yourself in their bespoke menu. With honest and reasonable prices, immerse yourself in a flavourful gourmet experience at Platypus Kitchen!
Contact Number: +65 6333 4434
Address: 01-90/91 Bugis Junction, 200 Victoria Street, Singapore 188021
Operating Hours: Sun-Thu 11.30AM-10.30PM | Fri-Sat 11.30AM-11PM
2. 1919 Waterboat House
With the best riverside view in Singapore, you will feel like you have immediately transported to some bygone era on top of the 1919 Waterboat House. Despite the Art Deco interior design and the European-style architecture, you will be blown away by how affordable their meals actually are!
You might have heard people commonly ranting about how pricey fine dining experiences are in Singapore. Simply invite them over for a peaceful meat on the Waterboat House, and they will soon realise how mistaken they have been.
Contact Number: +65 6538 9038
Address: The Waterboathouse, 3 Fullerton Road, #03-01, Singapore 049215
Operating Hours: Restaurant: Mon- Fri 12PM-2.30PM (Lunch) Mon-Sat 6PM-10.30PM (Dinner) Closed on Sun | The Rooftop: Mon-Thu 5PM-12AM, Fri & Sat 5PM-2AM, Closed on Sun
3. L’Entrecôte The Steak and Fries Bistro
If you have never tried their signature steaks, you are definitely missing out! At L’Entrecôte The Steak and Fries Bistro, they specialise in steaks and fries (served unlimited, if you needed any more excuse to come). In addition, you can enjoy affordable drinks all day, ranging from housepours and aperitifs to bottled beer and wine! What are you waiting for? Make your reservation as soon as possible!
Contact Number: +65 6690 7561
Address: 36 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089614
Operating Hours: Mon-Thu 12PM-3PM (Lunch) 6PM-10.30PM (Dinner) | Fri 12PM-3PM (Lunch) 6PM-11PM (Dinner) | Sat 5PM-11PM (Dinner) | Sun 12PM-3PM (Lunch) 5.30PM-11PM (Dinner)
4. The Naked Finn
Delivering some of the best seafood and Western food, The Naked Finn is the right restaurant for family gatherings and social hangouts. Get reacquainted with old friends and colleagues over an unbelievable array of dishes that will make your stomach grumble. From lobster rolls to fish soups, this restaurant and bar will leave you feeling stuffed. All without hurting your pockets too!
Contact Number: +65 6694 0807
Address: Gillman Barracks, Block 39 Malan Road, Singapore 109442
Operating Hours: Lunch: Tue-Sat 12.00PM – 3.00PM (Last order : 2.30PM) | Dinner: Tue-Thu 6.00PM – 10.00PM (Last order : 9.00PM) | Fri-Sat 6.00PM-10.30PM (Last order : 9.30PM) | Closed on Sun & Mon
5. Osia Steak and Seafood Grill
Located at Resorts World Sentosa, Osia marries the chic with the casual. Indulge yourself with healthy and light seasonal dishes while immersing in a contemporary dining experience. With countless accolades and awards under their belt, the restaurant is helmed by celebrity chef and restaurateur Scott Webster. Who said you could not taste sophistication? Aside from their affordable prices, you can get to enjoy perks such as free parking at Resorts World Sentosa!
Contact Number: +65 6577 6560 | +65 6577 6688
Address: Resorts World Sentosa, Festive Walk, 26 Sentosa Gateway, #02-140-141, Singapore 098138
Operating Hours: Lunch: 12.00PM-2.30PM (last order 2.15PM, last online booking at 2PM) Dinner: 6.00PM-10.30PM (last order 10.15PM, last online booking at 10PM)
6. La Taperia Wine & Tapas
The typical Western fare can be found a dime a dozen in Singapore but finding exquisite Spanish cuisine can be a challenge. Especially one that is not going to break the bank. At La Taperia Wine & Tapas, they bring an intimate dining experience complete with spice, savouriness and affordable drinks. If you want a taste of Spain, look no further.
Contact Number: +65 6737 8336
Address: Shaw Centre, 1 Scotts Road, #02-10/11, Singapore 228208
Operating Hours: Mon-Sat 3.00PM-11.00PM (last order 10.00PM for a la carte and tapas) Closed on Sun
In Spanish, boCHINche refers to a “ruckus” or a “commotion”. In other words, a vibrant expression of enthusiasm. Argentinian delicacies all those who step foot into this restaurant that brims with energy and colour. Despite being located in the bustling Amoy Street within Singapore’s CBD, it retains its charm and eclectic character.
With their signature handcrafted cocktails and succulent cuts of meat, you can enjoy yourself to a tantalising tapas-style menu without feeling guilty over spending! If you are planning a get-together under a strict budget, you should consider giving this zesty Argentinian diner a chance.
Contact Number: +65 6235 4990
Address: 115 Amoy Street #01-02 Singapore 069935
Operating Hours: Mon-Thu 12.00PM-2.30PM (Lunch) 6.00PM-10.30PM (Dinner) | Fri 12.00PM-2.30PM (Lunch) 6.00PM-11.00PM (Dinner) | Sat 12.00PM-2.30PM (Lunch) 6.00PM-11.00PM (Dinner) | Closed on Sun
8. Cheek By Jowl
Once known as a Michelin-starred restaurant operated by a husband-and-wife team named Cheek By Jowl, it has been rebranded as Cheek Bistro. Described as the cheekier younger sibling, the casual bistro showcases a concept that is creative and honest, familiar yet exciting. Expect the unconventional and the flavourful! With artisanal wines and bold dishes, you are sure to have your tastes constantly stimulated here.
Contact Number: +65 6221 1911
Address: 21 Boon Tat Street, Singapore 069620
Operating Hours: Mon-Wed 12PM-3PM (Lunch) 6PM-10PM (Dinner) | Thu 12PM-2PM (Lunch) 6PM-10PM (Dinner) | Fri 12PM-3PM (Lunch) 6PM-10.30PM (Dinner) | Sat 6PM-10.30PM (Dinner) | Closed on Sun
9. Super Loco
As its name might suggest, Super Loco is a Mexican restaurant that started out in Robertson Quay. Since 2014, they have been serving up modern Mexican cuisine that reflects their scintillating street food and rich culture. Having a view to die for, pamper yourself with Mexican classics that pack a punch. With their 5pm to 7pm happy hour and brunch menus, we assure you that you will be able to find yourself a hearty meal that is under $50. Want to throw a fiesta with friends? Super Loco is the place to go!
Contact Number: +65 6235 8900
Address: The Quayside, 60 Robertson Quay #01-13, Singapore 238252
Operating Hours: Mon-Tues 5PM-10PM | Wed-Fri 5PM-12AM | Sat 10AM-12AM | Sun 10AM-10PM
10. Mad About Sucre
With a reputation as one of Singapore’s best restaurants and patisserie, you would not expect Mad About Sucre to have a menu that is wallet-friendly. Now you know! All their products are baked with love, individually handcrafted and paired with various wines, cocktails and champagnes from their menus. With their cost-conscious desserts and delights, there really is nothing to get mad about!
Contact Number: +65 6221 3969
Address: 27 Teo Hong Rd, Singapore 088334
Operating Hours: Tue-Sat 12.30PM-10PM | Sun 12.30PM-5PM | Closed on Mon
11. Ash & Elm
Focused on European dining, Ash & Elm is led by Chef Adrian who believes in staying true to the natural flavours of ingredients. No matter if you come alone or with a group, their unique and innovative menu will be guaranteed to whet your appetite. Well within reasonable price range, their gourmet presentations from the kitchen will leave you wanting more.
Contact Number: +65 6825 1008
Address: 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966
Operating Hours: Daily: 6AM-10.30PM (Breakfast) 12PM-3PM (Lunch) 6PM-10PM (Dinner)
12. Dallas Restaurant and Bar
With an alfresco area and an opulent restaurant, Dallas Restaurant and Bar can be found along the Singapore River. Dine with a spectacular view of the city skyline and the river. This location is very popular for the booking of corporate and private events. Coupled with their menu of stellar quality, Dallas is the ideal choice for casual drinks and culinary delights.
Contact Number: +65 6532 2131
Address: 31 Boat Quay, Singapore 049820
Operating Hours: Mon-Thu 11.30AM-12PM | Fri 11.30AM-1AM | Sat 12PM-12AM | Sun 12PM-11.30PM
13. Alma by Juan Amador
You will not believe your eyes at their affordable 3-course lunch menu. Tucked away in Goodwood Park Hotel, this fine dining establishment offers up Spanish-European dishes mixed with Asian influences for the taking. Make unforgettable memories with your friends, family and loved ones over delectable dishes that will blow your mind. Food for the soul? Only at Alma.
Contact Number: +65 6735 9937
Address: Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221
Operating Hours: Tue-Sat 12.00PM-2.30PM (Lunch) | Mon-Sat 6.00PM-10.00PM (Dinner)
14. One Bistro Wine Bar
Tucked away in the East, One Bistro Wine Bar grants patrons some tranquillity and respite from the hustle and bustle of the Singaporean city life. Their signature dishes will not only make you salivate at first glance, but also give you little cause to worry over your finances. Serving Western fusion food, their atmosphere is romantic and welcoming. You do not have to spend a fortune just to enjoy a romantic evening out!
Contact Number: +65 6243 6266
Address: 14 Jalan Pari Burong, Singapore 488680
Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 12PM-3PM (Lunch) 6PM-12AM (Dinner) | Sat & PH 6PM-12AM | Closed on Sun
15. Steakout Grill & Bar
At Steakout, you can definitely expect quality ingredients that are fresh. Their dishes will be served with care and elegance. With great cuts of beef and just the right amount of seasoning, their steaks are worth every penny. Enjoy Western food at great value at Steakout today!
Contact Number: +65 6720 8103
Address: 89 Victoria Street, Singapore 188017
Operating Hours: Daily: 11.30AM-10PM
16. La Petite Cuisine
Looking for good French food without making your purse bleed? La Petite Cuisine conceptualises a casual dining experience where friends and families can all dine together and enjoy simple meals. With their in-house patisserie, their French cakes and desserts make this diner a brilliant location for hosting birthday parties and gatherings.
Contact Number: +65 6314 3173
Address: Serene Centre, No.10 Jalan Serene, #01-02, Singapore 258748
Operating Hours: Tue-Sun 11.30AM-2.30PM (Lunch) 5.30PM-9.30PM (Dinner) | Closed On Mon