Get ready for a gastronomical adventure at these mod-Asian restaurants in Singapore.
When it comes to food, traditional creations have our hearts. That said, we’re also fans of age-old recipes spiked with a dose of modern flair. That’s why mod-Asian restaurants are on our food-hopping agenda. These dining destinations boast a selection of local and regional cuisine (think: Thai, Chinese, Indian and more), whipped up with a contemporary spin.
Best mod-Asian restaurants in Singapore
1. Coriander Leaf
Savour the zesty spices of Thai cuisine, the comforting flavours of Chinese dishes, and the aromatic richness of South Indian fare, all under one roof at Coriander Leaf. We recommend ordering a curry to pair with the delicious naan – you won’t regret it. Other standouts include the green mango salad, nyonya assam sea bass fillet, spinach parcels and baby lamb chops. Craving something less common? This is one of the few places in Singapore where you can get dishes like Nepalese momo dumplings and Burmese shan tofu.
Beyond offering a culinary adventure for your tastebuds, Coriander Leaf hosts cooking classes that’ll teach you how to recreate these amazing dishes in your kitchen. And if you’re not keen on cooking for your next party or event, the restaurant also has catering services and private dining options to feed your guests a feast.
Coriander Leaf, multiple locations including Chijmes and Singapore Polo Club
2. Ce La Vi
Elevate your dining experience to new heights at Ce La Vi. Nestled within the iconic Marina Bay Sands, this dining destination overlooks the waters of the Singapore Straits and the gorgeous lights of Gardens by the Bay. Snap a picture with this breathtaking view and we can guarantee it’ll rake in all the likes.
But, it’s the food that really steals the show. Marrying the traditional flavours of Asian cuisine with international influences, the menu features a unique interpretation of multicultural flavours. Get a taste with the A4 miyazaki wagyu nigiri, Indian eggplant with puffed quinoa, Balinese chocolate with fermented strawberry and other delectable creations.
Ce La Vi, Marina Bay Sands, Hotel, Tower 3, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971
3. 15 Stamford by Alvin Leong
Within the charming heritage property that’s The Capitol Kempinski Hotel, 15 Stamford by Alvin Leong’s culinary artistry puts a sumptuous spin on Asian and Singaporean favourites. Fancy upgrading your kaya toast with foie gras, brioche and organic egg foam? Or taking your bak kut teh up a delicious notch with Kurobuta pork prime rib? It’s all available on the menu here.
If you’re unsure where to begin, swing by for the three or four-course lunch sets, or opt for the four or five-course dinner sets for a taste of the highlights. Devour mains like rotisserie chicken rice and laksa with Hokkaido scallops, desserts including pisang mas mousse tart and cheng tng, and other incredible culinary stunners.
15 Stamford by Alvin Leong, The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore, 5 Stamford Road, Singapore 178906
Comforting East Asian classics are a delight for any meal. Add to that the culinary finesse of French influences and you’ve got a truly imaginative feast. And that’s what the Path’s menu offers; this modern Asian restaurant invites you in for a culinary journey through its chef’s life inspirations and memories.
From three to eight-course menus, there’s something for any type of diner. Or, go forth and order from its a la carte menu. Standout picks include Chatham Island blue cod with fermented black bean and hispi cabbage and Jeju Island abalone with sakura ebi and risoni. Round off your meal with one-of-a-kind desserts like silken bird nest with Japanese soy curd, pandan, gingko nut and amaretto.
Path, #01-05/06 Marina Bay Financial Centre, Tower 3, 12 Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018982
Tickle your appetite at these mod-Asian restaurants in Singapore – with innovative gastronomy and gorgeous settings to boot, each of these dining destinations offers a feast for your senses.