SINGAPORE - Five new restaurants were awarded one Michelin star at a glitzy gala for the Singapore Michelin Guide held on Wednesday (July 25).
Here's the full list, and Straits Times food critic Wong Ah Yoke's reviews of some of the restaurants before you visit.
ONE MICHELIN STAR
1. ALMA BY JUAN AMADOR, GOODWOOD PARK HOTEL
Address: Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221
Opening hours: Wednesdays to Fridays, 12pm - 2.30pm. Mondays to Saturdays, 6pm - 10.30pm
Bar: Mondays to Thursdays, 5.30pm - 12am. Fridays to Saturdays, 5.30pm - 1am. Closed on Sundays.
2. BACCHANALIA, HONG KONG STREET
Address: 39 Hong Kong Street, Singapore 059678
Opening hours: Lunch: Tuesdays to Fridays, 12pm - 2.30pm; Dinner: Mondays to Saturdays, 6pm - 10.30pm
3. BENI, MANDARIN GALLERY
Address: Mandarin Gallery, 333 Orchard Road
Opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays, 12pm – 3pm, 7pm – 11pm
Address: 52 Boat Quay, 05-02
Opening hours: 6 to 11pm (Mondays to Saturdays). Closed on Sundays
5. CANDLENUT, COMO DEMPSEY
Address: Como Dempsey, 17A Dempsey Road
Opening hours: Noon to 2.30pm (daily), 6 to 9.30pm (Sunday to Thursday), 6 to 10.30pm (Friday and Saturday)
6. Cheek By Jowl
Address: 21 Boon Tat Street
Opening hours: noon to 2.30pm (Monday to Friday), 5 to 10.30pm (Monday to Saturday), closed on Sunday
7. Chef Kang's
Address: 25 Mackenzie Rd, Singapore 228681
Opening hours: 11.30am to 2.30pm, 5.45 to 10pm, Tuesday to Sunday, closed on Monday
8. CORNER HOUSE, BOTANIC GARDENS
Address: 1 Cluny Road, Nassim Gate, Singapore Botanic Gardens, E J H Corner House, Singapore 259569
Opening hours: Tuesday Saturday: Lunch: 12pm -to 3pm (last order 2.30pm); Dinner 6.30pm to 11pm (last order 10pm). Sunday: Brunch: 11.30am to 3pm (last order 2.30pm); Dinner: 6.30pm to 11pm (last order 10pm). Closed on Mondays.
9. CRYSTAL JADE GOLDEN PALACE, PARAGON SHOPPING CENTRE
Address: Paragon Shopping Centre, 290 Orchard Rd, #05-22
Phone: 6734-6866, 9177-2091
Opening hours: Mondays to Fridays, 11.30am - 3pm & 6pm - 10.30pm; Saturday, 11am - 3pm & 6pm - 10.30pm; Sundays and public holidays, 10.30am - 3pm & 6pm - 10.30pm
10. CUT BY WOLFGANG PUCK, MARINA BAY SANDS
Address: B171, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
Opening hours: Main Dining Room: Sunday to Thursday, 6pm - 10pm; Friday to Saturday, 6pm - 11pm
CUT Bar and Lounge: Monday to Sunday, 5.30pm - 12am
Address: 36 Purvis Street #01-02 Singapore 188613
Opening hours: 12pm to 2:30pm, 6.30pm to 12.30pm, every day
12. HILL STREET TAI HWA PORK NOODLE, CRAWFORD LANE
Address: Block 466, Crawford Lane #01-12, Singapore 190465
13. LIAO FAN HONG KONG SOYA SAUCE CHICKEN RICE & NOODLE, CHINATOWN FOOD COMPLEX
Address: #02-126 Chinatown Food Complex, 335, Smith Street
Opening hours: Daily, 10am until the chicken sells out, closed on Wednesdays.
Address: Level 3 Hilton Singapore, 581 Orchard Road
Opening hours: lunch (Thursday to Saturday), dinner (Monday to Saturday), closed on Sunday and public holiday
15. Imperial Treasure Fine Teochew Cuisine
Address: 03-05 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn
Opening hours: 11.30am to 3pm (Mondays to Fridays), 11am to 3pm (Saturdays), 10.30am to 3pm (Sundays), 6 to 11pm daily
16. JAAN, SWISSOTEL THE STAMFORD
Address: Level 70, Equinox Complex, Swissôtel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882
Opening hours: Lunch: 12pm - 2.30pm Dinner: 7pm - 10pm. Opens Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sunday and public holidays.
Address: Esplanade Mall, 8 Raffles Avenue, #02-23, Singapore 039802
Opening hours: Lunch: 12pm to 2.30 pm (Tue – Fri, not available on public holidays); Pre-theatre: 6pm (Thu – Sat); Dinner: 6.30 pm to 11 pm (Tue – Sun). Bar: 6.30 pm till late (Tue – Sun)
18. LEI GARDEN, CHIJMES
Address: #01-24 Chijmes, 30 Victoria Street
Opening hours: Daily, 11.30am - 3pm & 6pm - 11pm
19. Meta Restaurant
Address: 9 Keong Saik Road
Opening hours: Lunch: 12pm - 2.30pm (Tuesday to Friday, last order 2pm); Dinner: 6pm - 10pm (Monday to Thursday, last order at 9.30pm), 6pm – 11pm (Friday & Saturday, last order at 10.30pm). Closed on Sunday
20. PUTIEN, KITCHENER ROAD
Address: 127, Kitchener Road
Opening hours: Daily, 11.30am-3pm & 5.30pm-10.30pm
21. RHUBARB LE RESTAURANT, DUXTON HILL
Address: 3 Duxton Hill Singapore 089589
Opening hours: Monday – Friday: Lunch: 11.45am – 2.30pm (Last order). Dinner: 6.30pm – 10.00pm (Last order). Saturday: Dinner: 6pm – 10.30pm (Last order)
22. Saint Pierre
Address: One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Road, 02-02B
Opening hours: 11.30am to 3pm (Monday to Friday), 6 to 11pm (Monday to Saturday), closed on Sunday
23. SHINJI BY KANESAKA, CARLTON HOTEL
Address: 76 Bras Basah Rd, Lobby Floor
24. SHINJI BY KANESAKA, THE ST REGIS SINGAPORE
Address: 29 Tanglin Road, The St. Regis Singapore Lobby Level, Singapore 247911
25. SUMMER PALACE
Address: Regent Singapore, A Four Seasons Hotel, Level 3, 1 Cuscaden Road, 249715
Phone: 6725 3288
Opening hours: Lunch: 12pm to 2.30pm (Mon - Fri); Brunch: 11.30 am to 2.30pm (Sat - Sun; Dinner: 6.30 pm to 10.30 pm daily
26. SUMMER PAVILION, THE RITZ-CARLTON MILLENIA
Address: The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue
Phone: 6434 5286
Opening hours: Lunch - Daily, 11.30am - 2.30pm. Dinner - Daily, 6.30pm to 10.30pm. Tea Salon - Daily, 12pm to 10pm.
27. SUSHI ICHI, SINGAPORE MARRIOTT TANG PLAZA HOTEL
Address: Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Road
Phone: +65 6235 5514
Opening hours: Tuesdays to Saturdays - 12pm - 14:30pm & 6pm - 11pm. Sundays - 6pm - 10pm. Closed on Mondays.
28. THE SONG OF INDIA, SCOTTS ROAD
Address: 33 Scotts Road
Phone: +65 6836 0055
Opening hours: Daily, 12pm - 3pm & 6pm - 11pm
Address: 30 Victoria Street, Chijmes, 01-26/27
Opening hours: 6 to 9.30pm (Tuesday to Saturday), closed on Sunday and Monday
New entries for one-Star
30. BURNT ENDS
Address: 20 Teck Lim Road, Singapore 088391
Opening hours: Tuesdays to Fridays, 6pm - 11pm. Fridays and Saturdays, 11.45am - 2pm and 6pm - 11pm.
31. Jiang-nan Chun
Address: 190 Orchard Blvd, Singapore 248646
Opening hours: Daily, 11.30am - 2.30pm and 6pm - 10.30pm
32. MA CUISINE
Address: 38 Craig Rd, Singapore 089676
Opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays, 5pm - 11.45pm
Address: 72 Amoy St, Singapore 069891
Opening hours: Mondays and Saturdays, 6pm - 12 midnight, Tuesdays to Fridays, 11.30am - 3pm and 6pm - 12 midnight
34. SUSHI KIMURA
Address: 390 Orchard Rd #01-07, Palais Renaissance, Singapore 238871
Opening hours: Tuesdays to Sundays, 12 noon - 3pm and 7pm - 10pm
TWO MICHELIN STARS
1. ODETTE, NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE
Address: 1, St Andrew’s Road, #01-04, Singapore 059679
Phone: +65 6385 0498
Price: Lunch (Tues to Fri): Four courses ($88++), six courses ($128++), and eight courses($188++). Lunch (Sat): Six courses ($148++) and eight courses ($208++). Dinner (Mon to Thur): Six courses ($208++) and eight courses ($268++). Dinner (Fri & Sat): Eight courses ($268++). Vegetarian lunch (Tues to Fri): Six courses ($118++). Vegetarian lunch (Sat): Six courses($138++) and eight courses ($178++). Vegetarian dinner (Mon to Thur): Six courses ($198++) and eight courses ($258++). Vegetarian dinner (Fri & Sat): Eight courses ($258++).
Opening hours: Lunch, 12pm - 1.30pm (last seating). Dinner, 7pm - 9pm (last seating), Monday (Dinner only); Tuesday to Saturday (lunch and dinner); closed on Sunday and public holidays.
2. LES AMIS, SHAW CENTRE, SCOTTS ROAD
Address: 1, Scotts Road #01-16, Shaw Centre
Phone: +65 6733 2225
Price: Lunch - Three-course Menu Express, available on weekdays ($65++); four-course Menu Formule ($90++); and six-course Menu Tasting ($155++). Dinner - Five-course Menu Classic ($185++); six-course Menu Signature ($240++); and eight-course Menu Tasting ($295++).
Opening hours: Lunch (Mon to Thur), 12pm - 2pm; Dinner (Mon to Thur), 7pm - 9:30pm; Lunch (Fri to Sun) 12pm - 2pm; Dinner (Fri to Sun) 6:30pm - 9:30pm. Closed on certain public holidays.
3. SHISEN HANTEN BY CHEN KENTARO, MANDARIN ORCHARD SINGAPORE
Address: Level 35, Orchard Wing, Mandarin Orchard Singapore, 333 Orchard Road
Phone: 6831 6262, 6831 6266
Opening hours: Daily, 12pm to 3pm & 6pm to 10pm
Price: Five-course lunch menu ($42++) and six-course lunch menu ($50++). A la carte and dim sum menus also available.
Address: 1, Fullerton Road, #02-02A, One Fullerton
Phone: +65 6423 9939
Price: 16-course Mio lunch menu ($150++), 20-course Miyabi Omakase menu ($320++), and 25-course Hana Omakase menu ($480++).
Opening hours: Lunch (Tues to Sat), 11.30am - 3pm. Dinner (Tues to Sun), 6.30pm - 11pm. Closed on Mondays.
5. WAKU GHIN
Address: Level 2 Dining, L201 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands Singapore 018956
Phone: +65 6688 8507
Website: www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/celebritychefs/wakughin.html#chef bio
Price: 10-course degustation ($450++)
Opening hours: Daily dinner - two seatings, 5.30pm and 8pm