Restaurants in Singapore with a view: Wine and dine at these rooftop establishments in and around the CBD

Skai at Swissotel The Stamford in Singapore

From rooftop bars and restaurants to fine dining establishments with floor-to-ceiling glass windows, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to dining in the Lion City

It’s hard to hate on a good view. And Singapore’s ultra-urban landscape offers one of South East Asia’s most sublime vantages when it comes to towering clusters of glass and concrete, dazzling city lights and man-made forestation. Better yet, you’ll want to be indulging in a good meal or nice tipple whilst being encompassed by the surrounding splendour. Fasten your seatbelts as we show you the best destination restaurants and bars in Singapore that guarantee to take you to dizzying heights.

665°F

665oF, named for the temperature its wood-fired oven and grill operate at, checks all the boxes when it comes to serving up quality beef in a cosy, swanky setting, what with its panoramic views of the city from its 38th floor perch. The restaurant’s chic and elegant interiors are the brainchild of designer Andre Fu of AFSO. For starters, the Hokkaido Scallop is our ultimate favourite. We’d also recommend the Tomahawk Steak if you and your plus one are facing some serious meat cravings. The Lobster Thermidor, which is gloriously coated with a layer of melted cheese on the surface, is also a solid number.

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665oF
Level 38
Andaz Singapore
5 Fraser Street
Singapore 189354
Tel: +65 6408 1255

Artemis

Perched on the 40th floor of CapitaGreen, Artemis continues to be one of our top favourites for both date nights and New Year’s Eve countdown parties. Here, executive chef Oliver Hyde’s culinary creations and views of the Marina Bay skyline are served in equal measure. Kick off your gastronomic journey here with starters such as Quinoa Falafel and Hamachi Crudo before moving on to mouth-watering mains, which include Jamaican Spiced Beef Sirloin, Amelia Park Rack of Lamb and Atlantic Cod. When booze comes to play, the restaurant has a stellar happy hour menu during weekdays from 3pm to 7pm.

Artemis
Level 40
CapitaGreen
138 Market Street
Singapore 048946
Tel: +65 6635 8677

Ce La Vi

It’s a travesty not to visit Ce La Vi at least once when you’re in Singapore. A boat-shaped restaurant, bar and nightclub balances sit 57 storeys up on the iconic Marina Bay Sands building, making it one of the most distinguishable sights on the skyline. Indulge in the restaurant’s modern Asian cuisine or head over after hours when the party is in full swing.

Ce La Vi
Tower 3
SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands
1 Bayfront Avenue
Singapore 018971
Tel: +65 6508 2188

Jaan

Jaan’s presence in the Singaporean dining scene is monumental. The one-Michelin star modern French restaurant also made the cut for Asia’s 50 best restaurants in 2017, cementing its position as one of the most important dining establishments in the country. The 40-seater restaurant is led by Chef Kirk Westaway, whose focus is on modern, innovative cuisine with an eye on seasonality. Located on the 70th floor of Swissotel The Stamford, the dining experience brings together exquisite food coupled with some of the best views of the Marina Bay skyline.

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Jaan
Level 70
Equinox Complex
2 Stamford Road
Singapore 178882
Tel: +65 6837 3322

Lavo Italian Restaurant and Rooftop Bar

Sitting at the peak of Marina Bay Sands hotel, Lavo continues to be a thriving hotspot for celebrity DJ-led shindigs. Its stunning city panoramas aren’t the only thing worth raving about; the Italian restaurant also serves up hearty portions of brunch favourites available from 10:30am to 3:30pm daily. The signature Meatball is one dish you shouldn’t miss – the mother of all meatballs is made from a one-pound mixture of ground Imperial wagyu, veal and Italian sausage all rolled and mashed into one.

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Lavo Italian Restaurant and Rooftop Bar
10 Bayfront Avenue
Marina Bay Sands
Tower 1
Singapore 018956
Tel: +65 6688 8591

LeVel33

This handsome craft brewery offers Singapore’s version of Park Hyatt Tokyo’s impressive views. Its penthouse altitude of 33 floors makes it the tallest microbrewery in the world. There are five classic brews served here: a stout, a wheat beer, an IPA, a blonde lager and a house porter. But look out for their festive brews, which are known to be quite exotic. Don’t come here expecting boring bar bites; in fact, the culinary creations at LeVel33 always promise to have just a little bit more edge. Think Lamb Meatballs, White Anchovy Croutons and Malt and Stout Parfait. All in all, it’s a great place to get high.

LeVeL33
#33-01
Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1
8 Marina Boulevard
Singapore 018981
Tel: +65 6834 3133

Salt Grill & Sky Bar

Experience the finest cuisine from Down Under high up in the sky. Located on the 55th and 56th floors of ION Orchard, Salt Grill & Sky Bar is possibly the vantage point in our city’s famed Orchard Road stretch. Helmed by Australian head chef Jake Kowalewski, the establishment features lofty floor-to-ceiling windows that put the city skyline right beneath your window. Feast on culinary creations like Salt Baked Beetroot Tartare and Carpaccio and Spiced Butternut Pumpkin Ravioli. You’ll also be nicely surprised by the restaurant’s little details such as the private, hidden lift that whisks you up from the fourth floor of the mall to Salt’s celestial heights.

Salt Grill & Sky Bar
#55-01
ION Orchard
2 Orchard Turn
Singapore 238801
Tel: +65 6592 5118

Skai

Skai offers a holistic dining experience that melds glorious food, elegant interiors and a panoramic view of the city to boot. Sitting on the 70th floor of Swissotel The Stamford, the relatively new dining establishment serves up the freshest ingredients using time-honoured Japanese culinary techniques. A must-try from the lunch menu — two- and three-course menus are available – is the Angus Beef Tataki. Here, chopped Angus beef is served with fermented shiitake, confit egg yolk and caviar – chef Paul Hallett’s creative interpretation of the traditional beef tartare that will get your taste buds crackling.

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Skai
Level 70
Swissotel The Stamford Singapore
2 Stamford Road
Singapore 178882
Tel: +65 6837 3322

SuperTree by Indochine

There are few experiences as magical as dining at the top of this iconic destination. Looming 50 metres above Gardens by the Bay, SuperTree by Indochine arguably offers one of the best panoramic views in town. The restaurant and bar leave you spoilt for choice when it comes to taking it all in; on one side you’re faced with stunning views of the perfectly manicured Gardens, and on the other, the glittery Central Business District in all its glory. Take your pick between the two, as  you snack on tapas and cocktails at the rooftop alfresco bar or sit down to a full dinner at the indoor restaurant one floor below.

SuperTree by Indochine
#03-01
18 Marina Gardens Drive
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore 018953
Tel: +65 6694 8489

Zafferano

While good Italian restaurants are a dime a dozen in Singapore, none of them do it quite like Zafferano. Elevated 43 storeys above ground, this Italian fine-dining establishment takes up a large chunk of aerial estate, offering a main dining area, a private room and an alfresco terrace with a whopping 246 seating capacity. Located within the Ocean Financial Centre and overlooking the Marina Bay skyline, it’s a great spot to knock back a few post-work tipples on the alfresco deck before heading indoors for some of chef Emanuele Faggi’s seasonal Italian creations.

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Zafferano
Level 43
Ocean Financial Centre
10 Collyer Quay
Singapore 049315
Tel: +65 6509 1488

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