All-star dining at The Fullerton Heritage
Whether it's to impress a new client or to spring an anniversary surprise on your other half, these award-winning restaurants at The Fullerton Heritage will meet your exacting standards.
Dining at One Fullerton, a landmark waterfront destination, has its many pluses. For one, the stunning wraparound views of the city skyline and Marina Bay will put you in a more relaxed and leisurely mood. Also, its downtown dining location is well-matched by a plethora of dining options from modern Italian to exquisite Cantonese cuisine. If you are organising a business lunch or an important anniversary celebration, these are the right places to hit.
Housed on the second level of One Fullerton, this Italian fine dining gem can be accessed discreetly via a lift at the side door of the building. A private-like hallway leads you into the classy and elegant dining area, which is embellished with beautiful incandescent light bulb chandeliers and sleek black leather sofa-like chairs. The panoramic view of Marina Bay from the restaurant’s floor-to-ceiling windows is another priceless feature. The restaurant received the Two Stars Award 2017/2018 by Singapore’s Top Restaurants and was featured in Michelin Guide Singapore 2016 and 2017.
For the full works, opt for the five-course Dalla Terra menu ($128), which features some of the best chef signatures. Chef de cuisine Matteo Ponti also offers an à la carte menu that emphasises fresh seafood. One of the highlights is Le Due Isole ($42), a classic carpaccio with rosso di mazara (Sicilian red prawns), zesty mango gels and refreshing passion fruit dressing. #02-06, One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Road. Tel: 6690 7564.
A stalwart in Singapore’s fine dining scene, one Michelin-starred Saint Pierre has been serving up exquisite modern French cuisine for the past 18 years. Helmed by chef-owner Emmanuel Stroobant, the establishment is the only restaurant in Singapore to be accorded membership to the world-renowned Relais & Châteaux, a prestigious collection of 600 of the world’s best restaurants.
Set aside a few hours for the full Saint Pierre experience and go for the signature Adventure menu ($248/person), which features top-notch seasonal produce sourced from around the world. Corn from Hokkaido, pigeon from France and hairy crabs from Hokkaido are just some of the ingredients which are transformed into impeccable dishes under the hands of Stroobant and his culinary team. Standout plates include an organic lamb served with fermented Hokkaido milk. #02-02B, One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Road. Tel: 6438 0887
Two Michelin-starred Japanese omakase restaurant Shoukouwa is a proud venture by the Saint Pierre group. With such stellar credentials, diners can be assured of an authentic omakase dining experience. Think a succession of seasonal, exquisite morsels, modern, minimalist interiors and a meditative ambience. Located on the second floor of One Fullerton, it’s an intimate operation as the main sushi bar seats only eight, and the private dining room allows for a small party of six. Its seasonal degustation menus starts from $150 for set lunches to $320 for dinner. There is also the option of pairing your meal with a premium selection of Japanese sake, including Junmai Daiginjo from top sake breweries Sawaya Matsumoto, Hakurakusei and Masuizumi. #02-02A, One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Road. Tel: 6423 9939
Sabai Fine Thai on the Bay
For 10 years and counting, Jade restaurant has been offering elegant Cantonese cuisine served with a dose of warm hospitality. A recent refurbishment coupled with a refreshed menu – the latter executed by executive Chinese chef Leong Chee Yeng – elevate the overall dining experience. Jade is not only the recipient of World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence 2016’s Majestic Restaurant Asian Cuisine Chef of the Year, it also picked up G Restaurant Awards 2018 – Award of Excellence and Best Asian Restaurants Awards 2018 – Silver.
Jade restaurant’s location is unbeatable; it’s housed within the historic and beautifully conserved The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, itself a National Monument.The 120-seat establishment consists of two private rooms and two partitioned areas. A colour palette reflecting the lustre of jade, specially commissioned wallpaper, and evocative overhead lanterns mark its elegant interior. Menu highlights include the Crispy Roasted Pork Belly ($14/person), Deep-fried Prawns with Wasabi Mayonnaise ($14/person) and the nourishing Double-boiled Dried Seafood in Superior Broth ($49/person). The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square. Tel: 6877 8188