The 10 best waterside restaurants in Singapore

Singapore is famously a city-state built on an island, so take advantage of the setting and head to one of these waterside restaurants for fabulous food served with a side order of stunning view.

Updated on 16 September 2018

The 10 best waterside restaurants in Singapore

Blue Lotus

Blue Lotus

Why: The Blue Lotus offers modern Chinese dishes in a lively, festive atmosphere. It is situated right on the waterfront on the southern tip of Singapore, so guests can watch the boats lazily pass by while relaxing with dinner.

Where: 31 Ocean Way, #01-13 Quayside Isle, Singapore, 098375

Coachman Inn Restaurant

Coachman Inn Restaurant

Why: The Coachman Inn starts off strongly by offering wonderful waterside views from the north-eastern tip of Singapore. It is the perfect location to dine al fresco and watch the sun set with a group of friends while dining from either the Western or Asian menu.

Where: 32 Netheravon Road, Singapore, 508508

La Cantina in Venezia

La Cantina in Venezia

Why: The Cantina may not have the most central location but the cooking more than makes up for it, and the views over the Straits of Johor are fabulous. The Italian food might be simple but it is made to a near-perfect standard.

Where: Village Hotel Changi, Singapore, 508502

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse

Why: The Lighthouse lives up to its name by being situated at the top of a hotel. It offers stunning views over the city and excellent Italian food made from imported Italian produce. There's a rooftop bar, too.

Where: The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore, 049178

Mykonos on the Bay

Mykonos on the Bay

Why: Mykonos knows that the secret to great food is to start with the best ingredients. The chef utilises this philosophy to provide the guests with an authentic taste of Greece.

Where: 31 Ocean Way, Singapore, 098375

Pollen

Pollen

Why: For anyone who wishes to eat amidst lush vegetation, Pollen is the perfect place. As well as enjoying delicious food, guests receive complimentary access to the Gardens by the Bay flower dome.

Where: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore, 018953

Prive Grill

Privé Grill

Why: By the harbour on Keppel Island, Privé Grill has developed a solid reputation for great service and contemporary French cuisine, in particular its speciality of chargrilled meat dishes. Guests can dine either al fresco or choose to sit in the calm interior.

Where: 2 Keppel Bay Vista, Marina at Keppel Bay, Singapore, 098382

Satay by the Bay

Satay by the Bay

Why: Satay by the Bay blends perfectly into its location with a landscaped setting by the water’s edge. This serves to create an atmosphere unlike any other as the whole area lights up once night falls and people congregate from all over to eat together.

Where: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore, 018953

Smith Marine

Smith Marine

Why: The only thing better than eating by the waterside is eating on the water itself. In keeping with the floating setting, the menus here major in freshly caught seafood.

Where: Johor Strait, Singapore, FC97E

Tanjong Beach Club

Tanjong Beach Club

Why: Tanjong Beach Club was once listed as one of the best beach clubs in the world. It is a peaceful retreat away from the city’s busy streets and it offers excellent traditional seaside favourites like battered fish and chips.

Where: 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore, 098942