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CASUAL DINING IN SINGAPORE

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 31 May 2022

 

Welcoming ambience, affordable pricing, and a decent menu – these are the characteristics to look for in a casual dining spot. Foodies certainly appreciate casual restaurants offering delicious meals without sacrificing on quality.

With the variety of options available, you’ll have your choice of casual dining places from bistros and ramen shops to cafes and delis. These are our picks for the best casual dining spots at Marina Bay Sands.

 

Western Restaurants

 

Black Tap Craft Burgers & beer

 

Black Tap Craft Burgers & beer

Those craving Western favourites like burgers and milkshakes should definitely give Black Tap a try. This Asian flagship of the legendary NYC restaurant welcomes diners with an old-school hip-hop soundtrack and a bespoke mural by local artist @has.j.

Their competitively-priced menu offers a wide selection of burgers, salads, wings, milkshakes, and craft beers. Order their award-winning Greg Norman Burger (S$27++) for delicious, savoury, and juicy goodness, and wash it down with CrazyShake milkshakes for dessert. They also offer a huge selection of international craft beers.

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer is located at L1-80, The Shoppes.

 

Roberta’s Pizza

 

Roberta’s Pizza

This well-known pizza house from Brooklyn is a great place to visit if you love wood-fired pizzas in the Neapolitan style. Expect to find their greatest hits at Roberta’s Pizza in Marina Bay Sands, its first restaurant outside of the United States. Built on the three key pillars of quality ingredients, great value, and a good time, Roberta’s prices (S$20 - S$29++ for a 12-inch pizza) are affordable and well-worth every cent for their delicious pizzas.

Must-try dishes at this casual diner include the Famous Original (S$26++), made with mozzarella, parmigiana, caciocavallo, and topped with oregano and chilli; and the Bee Sting (S$28++), crafted with Calabrese salami, basil and mozzarella sprinkled with chilli oil and honey.

Roberta’s is located at B1-45, The Shoppes.

 

Chinese Restaurants

 

Haidilao Hot Pot

 

Haidilao Hot Pot

Founded in 1994, this world-renowned hot pot chain has over 925 restaurants across the globe in countries such as the United States, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia.

Some of Haidilao's signature soup-bases worth trying are the non-spicy Tomato soup base (tangy, savory, and sure to appease any palate), the Classic Spicy soup base (lives up to its name), their rich and delicious Three Delicacies base, and their non-greasy Sichuan Spicy hot pot.

Haidilao Hot Pot is located at B2-01A, The Shoppes.

 

Roberta’s Pizza

 

Tim Ho Wan

One of the most affordable Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, Tim Ho Wan is worth checking out for their dim sum and Chinese delicacies. Tuck into expertly prepared dishes made with quality ingredients – you can even see how they’re made in the open concept kitchen.

Chef’s Specials such as Mala Beef Brisket Rice Rolls (S$10.50++), Five Spices Fermented Beancurd Wings (S$9++), HK Curry Pork Cutlet with Egg on Rice (S$11++), and Sesame Shrimp Toast (S$7.50++) make this casual restaurant a must-visit.

Tim Ho Wan is located at B2-02, The Shoppes.

 

Japanese Restaurants

 

IPPUDO

 

IPPUDO

Casual diners who love Japanese cuisine should head over to the award-winning IPPUDO, situated in Marina Bay Sands. Their delicious range includes classic Japanese dishes such as ramen, soba, gyozas, pork buns, and more.

Favourites include the Singapore-exclusive Tsukemen Special (S$26++), and store exclusives Chicken Shoyu Special (S$24++) and Hakata Niku Soba (S$23++).

IPPUDO is located at B2-54, The Shoppes.

 

Sen of Japan

 

Sen of Japan

This 2020 TripAdvisor Travellers Choice winner offers modern Japanese cuisine in a cosy setting with spectacular views of the cityscape. As the name ‘Sen’ (means ‘fresh’ in Japanese) suggests, Sen of Japan only uses quality ingredients in their dishes.

Head over to Sen of Japan for a great variety of rice bowls, sashimi, sushi, and lunchtime bento sets (from S$25++).

Sen of Japan is located at L1-86, The Shoppes.

 

Cafes and Asian Restaurants

 

JustIn Flavours of Asia

 

JustIN Flavours of Asia

Run by Singapore’s celebrity chef Justin Quek, this waterfront diner offers a gourmet experience in a casual setting.

Must-try dishes at JustIN Flavours of Asia include Lobster Hokkien Mee (S$32++), Charcoal Grilled New Zealand Lamb Satay With Home-Made Peanut Sauce (S$20++) and Chef’s Signature Kampot White Pepper Crab.

JustIN Flavours of Asia is located at L1-83, The Shoppes.

 

Dishes worth digging into include the So Pho Special Premium Marbled Sirloin Beef with Beef Balls Noodle Soup (S$18.80++), Bun Noodles with Premium Marbled Beef & Fried Spring Rolls (S$19.50) and the Black Glutinous Rice with Banana & Ice Cream (S$7.50++)\

 

 

So Pho is located at L1-03/04, The Shoppes.


So Pho

 

Rasapura Masters

Rasapura Masters is a great place for foodies wanting to try out local and regional cuisine. Besides Singaporean fare, the variety of food stalls also caters to lovers of Chinese, Malay, Japanese, and Korean cuisines.

From Nasi Lemak and chicken rice to chilli crab and chendol, Rasapura Masters offers an array of dishes to satisfy every craving, be it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert.

Rasapura Masters is located at B2-50, The Shoppes.

 

Dishes worth digging into include the So Pho Special Premium Marbled Sirloin Beef with Beef Balls Noodle Soup (S$18.80++), Bun Noodles with Premium Marbled Beef & Fried Spring Rolls (S$19.50) and the Black Glutinous Rice with Banana & Ice Cream (S$7.50++)\

 

 

So Pho is located at L1-03/04, The Shoppes.


So Pho

 

So Pho

Craving for Vietnamese fare in Singapore? Plan a visit to So Pho, situated within Marina Bay Sands. Tastefully decorated with white lanterns and shades of green, So Pho provides a bright and casual ambience for your next meal.

Dishes worth digging into include the So Pho Special Premium Marbled Sirloin Beef with Beef Balls Noodle Soup (S$18.80++) and Bun Noodles with Premium Marbled Beef & Fried Spring Rolls (S$19.50++). For dessert, dig into the Black Glutinous Rice with Banana & Ice Cream (S$7.50++).

So Pho is located at L1-03/04, The Shoppes.

 

Dishes worth digging into include the So Pho Special Premium Marbled Sirloin Beef with Beef Balls Noodle Soup (S$18.80++), Bun Noodles with Premium Marbled Beef & Fried Spring Rolls (S$19.50) and the Black Glutinous Rice with Banana & Ice Cream (S$7.50++)\

 

 

So Pho is located at L1-03/04, The Shoppes.


SweetSpot

 

SweetSpot

If you prefer to eat healthy in the name of wellness, head down to SweetSpot for guilt-free goodies. This casual dining café inside ArtScience Museum serves smoothies, fruit juice blends, and freshly baked pastries.

A trip to SweetSpot would be incomplete without a visit to ArtScience Museum’s exciting exhibitions. One of Singapore’s iconic cultural landmarks, this creative space operates at the intersection of art, science, culture and technology and showcases immersive exhibitions. See what’s on at ArtScience Museum or find out more with our detailed guide to ArtScience Museum.

SweetSpot is located at the Lobby of ArtScience Museum.

 

Dishes worth digging into include the So Pho Special Premium Marbled Sirloin Beef with Beef Balls Noodle Soup (S$18.80++), Bun Noodles with Premium Marbled Beef & Fried Spring Rolls (S$19.50) and the Black Glutinous Rice with Banana & Ice Cream (S$7.50++)\

 

 

So Pho is located at L1-03/04, The Shoppes.


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