This Indian restaurant serves contemporary dishes such as Quail Musallam ($26), slow-cooked quail served atop a bed of yellow Kashmiri rice.
Desserts include Jalebi ($10), an orange crispy Indian pretzel.
It also offers a wide variety of cocktails and wines. Highlights include the whisky-based The Flying Monkey cocktail ($18).
With its colourful wall murals and neon-lit signs, the restaurant is also a feast for the eyes.
Where: 67 Bussorah Street
Open: Noon to 2.30pm, 5.30 to 11pm daily
Info: Call 6291-0695 or go to www.flyingmonkey.sg
BEACH ROAD KITCHEN
Since its opening, South Beach development has attracted a number of restaurants.
Beach Road Kitchen is the newest kid on the block. The all-day dining venue by JW Marriot hotel offers both local and international cuisine in a la carte menus and buffet spreads. Buffet highlights include a pizza station, where diners can watch as the chefs dole out freshly made pizza, including the hotel's signature truffle pizza.
The buffets are $42 for breakfast, $58 for lunch and $78 for dinner.
The a la carte menu includes local favourites such as the Beach Road Chicken Rice ($34) and the Lobster Laksa ($34).
Where: Level 1, The JW Marriott Singapore South Beach, South Beach Avenue, 30 Beach Road
Open: 6am to 10pm daily
Info: Call 6818-1913 or go to www.marriott.com
Keong Saik Road is no stranger to hip restaurants, so the newly opened Don Ho is at home here, with its cool decor and fusion dishes.
Signature dishes include Pair of Pork Cheeks Char Siu Sliders ($20); and Home Made Ricotta ($12), with roasted eggplant, garlic chips, toasted sesame, almonds and chilli oil.
A number of the main dishes are made for sharing - think big platters.
Diners can try the Pot Roasted Whole Market Fish ($68), which is served with clams and seaweed.
The restaurant is planning to introduce brunch on Saturdays and Sundays (9am to 4pm) at a later date.
Where: 1 Keong Saik Road
Open: 6pm till midnight (Tuesdays to Saturdays), closed on Mondays
Info: Call 6223-5001 (call after 4pm) or go to www.don-ho.sg
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Correction note: In an earlier version of the story, we said South Beach Tower has attracted a number of restaurants. It should be the South Beach development.