Bugis has been a favorite destination of Singapore locals near and far. It has become home to a diverse range of cuisines and restaurants that deliver unique culinary experiences. Take a look at some of the best ones and their must-try dishes.
1. Twenty Grammes Cafe
Just a few minutes walk from the famous Masjid Sultan, you’ll find Twenty Grammes Cafe. While it prides itself as a local dessert boutique, it also features a make-your-own meal experience and an all-day breakfast fare.
Must-try Dishes: Smoked Duck (main) and the Isabelle Waffle (dessert)
Address: 753 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198721
Mondays to Thursdays, Sundays, 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m
Fridays and Saturdays, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m
2. The Masses Singapore
The Masses Singapore, situated in the rustic Shaw Towers, is a contemporary French restaurant designed for casual dining. The name resonates with intending to serve fine dishes at a reasonable price. You’ll also find lovely homemade goodies, so dig in on delicious treats.
Must-try Dishes: Hokkaido Uni & Deep Sea Crab (starter), Trio Pepper Crusted Pork Tomahawk (main), Fried Camembert (dessert)
Address: 85 Beach Rd, #01-02, Singapore 189694
Mondays to Saturdays, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.; 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Sundays, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.; 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
3. King and the Pawn
King and the Pawn is one of Bugis’ unique offerings and is a hidden gem even to some locals. Spanning a spacious 2-floors, you’ll find over 300 board games and S$9 all-day entries in this concept cafe. Whether it is light or heavy snacking, you’ll find many good food options here, and you can stay and play all day too!
Must-try Dish: Camembert Brulee
Address: 24 Purvis St, level 2, Singapore 188601
- Tuesdays to Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
- Fridays, 5:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
- Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
- Sundays, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- (Closed on Mondays)
The sheer grandeur of Atlas makes it a trendy restaurant in Singapore, perhaps even Asia. With a mesmerizing 1920’s interior, you’ll be transported back to a time and place where the elite would spend parties at. Expect fine European cuisine and exquisite cocktails from its towering gin collection.
Must-try Dish: Slow Braised Short Rib
Address: 600 North Bridge Rd, Parkview Square, Singapore 188778
Mondays to Thursdays, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m
Fridays and Saturdays, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
5. Garibaldi Italian Restaurant & Bar
Garibaldi Italian Restaurant & Bar, a Michelin Star Italian Restaurant, offers an extensive line of fine dishes, wine, and cocktails. You’ll also find a few modern twists on pasta, and other ala carte offers on the menu. Opt for a 4-course or 6-course menu to get a complete feel of their Italian offerings.
Must-try Dish: Fresh Tuna Tartare (starter), Wagyu Beef Cheek (main), Cheese Tart with Lemon Chantilly Cream (dessert)
Address: 36 Purvis St, #01-02, Singapore 188613
Business Hours: Daily, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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