Bugis food

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

Business Hours:

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

Business Hours: 

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

Business Hours:

  • 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)     

4. Atlas

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

Business Hours:

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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