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New Restaurant Intel: December 2017


It’s official—the holiday season is here and with it comes tons of opportunities to get out and enjoy some fab feasts and jovial drinking sessions. If you’re looking for some new spots to get your holiday cheer on, these are our top picks for new restaurants that are rocking it this December.


Fisk Seafood Bar & Market

Fresh cold water seafood is the focus at Fisk, an ultra-modern seafood bar and market where you can dine on fresh fish and crustaceans prepared in a myriad of ways, then shop for those same products to take home. The dining room features modern Scandinavian-style design, so lots of light wood, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a unique wave pattern that undulates throughout. On the menu and in the market are tempting selections like fish smoked in house, fresh lobster and prawns, and Norwegian sauces and sides.


30 Stevens Road #01-01

Tel: +65 6732 0711

Hours: Seafood Bar: Mon: 11:30am - 7pm, Tues - Sat: 11:30am - 4:30pm, 6pm - 10pm, Sun: 11:30am - 7pm. Seafood Market: Daily: 10am - 7pm

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Common Man Stan

Common Man fan? Guess what, they're now on Stanley Street. Grab your favourite coffee and some favourite options in the CBD. They've also got some new menu items like bagels, craft beers and more. 


Hours: Mon - Fri, 7:30am - 4:30pm

Where: 11/12 Stanley Street

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Blue Label Pizza & Wine


Brand new to Ann Siang Road, Blue Label Pizza & Wine is brought to us by the same team behind Angeleno and Luke’s. The small space is done up with funky wood panelling and comfy banquettes, and the menu features creative wood-fired pizzas, snacks to share, and a decent selection of wine. This is a great little spot for after-work vino and slices, especially if you work in the CBD. Seating is limited, so reservations are recommended, but walk-ins are also welcome on a first-come-first-serve basis.


28 Ann Siang Road

Tel: +65 9821 9362

Hours: Mon - Sat: 6pm - 2am

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Read more about our picks for Singapore’s best pizzas here.



Amoy Street gets another much-hyped dining venue with the opening of Kimme by Chef Sun Kim. While Kim’s first venture Meta serves up fine dining fare that has earned it one well-deserved Michelin star, his new spot offers casual bites with a Korean kick. Housed in a three-storey shophouse, the space features an easy-going dining room on the first floor, a bar for cold beers, glasses of bubbly, soju and makgeolli (Korean rice wine) on the second floor, and a private dining room on the third floor.


47 Amoy Street


Restaurant Lerouy


It’s omakase menus only at Restaurant Lerouy, an intriguing new spot on Stanley Street where diners sit at a winding counter facing the open kitchen. Here Chef Christophe Lerouy pairs classic French cooking techniques with modern flavour combos. Think Japanese oysters with frothy Comte cheese, miso foam and thin slices of pear and a silky Squid Ink Rice with smoked eel, chorizo and egg yolk confit. The menu ranges from $38++ for a three-course lunch to $128 for a decadent seven-course dinner.


3 Stanley Street

Tel: +65 6221 3639

Hours: Mon - Fri: 12pm - 2pm, Mon - Sat: 6pm - 9:30pm

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NUDE Grill & NUDE Chill



The NUDE Group (named for the concepts of NUtritious and DElicious) has just opened two unique spots adjacent to one another at Marina One. NUDE Grill offers premium meats from Japan and New Zealand and fresh veggies from Chiang Mai and the Cameron Highlands, all grilled over bincho and served with a myriad of Asian-inspired sauces and sides. On the other side you have NUDE Chill, a coffeehouse serving up Papa Palheta brews by day, and a laid-back bar by night where you can grab contemporary and classic cocktails, tasty bar bites and burgers.


5 Straits View, Marina One #01-22/23

Tel: +65 6581 9306

Hours: NUDE Grill: Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 2pm, 6:30pm - 9pm. NUDE Chill: Mon - Fri 8am - 11pm

Visit NUDE Grill’s website

Visit NUDE Chill’s website


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Taku Sushi & Wagyu & Craft Bar


How can you go wrong with a winning combo of sushi, wagyu and craft beer? Taku does all three at their Bukit Pasoh Road locale where warm blonde wood creates an inviting vibe and diners can grab a seat around the sushi bar to watch the chefs slice and dice fresh seafood and succulent cuts of beef. Right now they have a Hokkaido Wagyu Feast going on where you can get sirloin and ribeye steak at just 30 cents a gram and one-for-one Suntory Premium malts and Suntory gin. Kampai!


46 Bukit Pasoh Road

Tel: +65 8321 3507

Hours: Daily: 12pm - 3pm, 6pm - 11pm

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Merci Marcel


Located in Tiong Bahru, Merci Marcel is a Parisian-style cafe serving up great coffee and savoury and sweet breakfast and brunch dishes during the day. Come evening it transforms into a chic tapas and wine bar. There are plenty of places to settle in here with a cheerful indoor space decked out with greenery, both real and painted on the walls, a glass-roofed courtyard and an outdoor lounge. Menu highlights include the Tarte Flambee thin crust pizza with asparagus, blue cheese and bacon, and the Smoked Salmon Burger with avocado.


56 Eng Hoon Street #01-68

Tel: +65 6224 0113

Hours: Tues - Sat: 8am - 11:30pm, Sun: 8am - 10pm

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Other openings you need to know about:



Yoko Moku cookies are the perfect holiday treat. The light and fluffy texture is the perfect companion to your morning tea or mulled wine. Don't miss the two pop ups (at ION Orchard and Takashimaya) during the holiday season.


ION Orchard, Level 1, 1 Dec - 31 Dec

Takashimaya, B1, 4 Dec - 25 Dec

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Head to Little India to check out this new cocktail bar. Look out for the side entrance to enter the space that where you can enjoy tonics, tea time & tales of adventure surrounding the spice trade.


Level 2, 21 Campbell Lane Singapore

Hours: Wed - Fri, 5pm to late and Sat - Sun, 11:30am - late

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