Where To Go In Ann Siang Hill and Club Street
It’s no secret that if you’re looking for the perfect blend of history, culture, nightlife and fantastic food in Singapore, then you’re looking for Ann Siang Hill and Club Street. When it’s put like that, it almost sounds too good to be true, but here we are.
These bustling streets offer a lot of variety in cuisine, culture and atmosphere. From charming casual dining spots perfect for brunch with some friends and a couple of glasses of wine, to family-friendly restaurants right the way up to banging nightclubs – this area has it all.
It can all be a little overwhelming to have that much choice in one place, with so many restaurants all vying for your attention, so we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite places to go for a good time on Ann Siang Hill and Club Street. You’ll find a little bit of everything including, hopefully, some inspiration.
In no particular order:
The 8 best Ann Siang Hill restaurants
Starting off light, let’s talk about Lolla. If you like small plates of delicious treats, beautiful decor, top-quality service and a wine list designed to get a night started off on the right foot, then you’re going to love Lolla. Its wonderful blend of Mediterranean and Asian cuisine makes it not just a fantastic place to eat, but a unique dining out experience that you’re not going to want to miss.
The menu is interesting and innovative, and Lolla is not afraid to experiment with new and sometimes strange flavours. They’re always striving to create a dining out experience like no other.
2. The Coconut Club
There is passionate, and then there’s The Coconut Club. Dedicated to bringing back the pride for local cuisine, The Coconut Club found inspiration in the form of a nasi lemak convention in Kuala Lumpur. After seeing and tasting the love for nasi lemak, as well as cendol, the team at The Coconut Club spent the next two years perfecting their recipes and securing the best possible ingredients to make them with. Now you get to reap the rewards of that time by tucking into some of the best Singaporean cuisine around.
You can also count on The Coconut Club using no pork or lard, and better yet gluten-free versions of the dishes are available on request.
3. Oxwell & Co.
Started by a group of British expats longing for the comforts of a traditional pub, Oxwell & Co. spans over 4,000 square feet and four stories of a stunning shophouse in the heart of Chinatown. Oxwell & Co. is ultimately many things under one roof, from famous cocktails on tap on the first floor, a dining room on the second, Apothecary-style bar on the third, all the way to the beautiful rooftop bar on the top. It’s got a little something for everyone and fun rolls all the way through. So whether you’re after a casual drink and some top-quality British cuisine, a sophisticated and unique cocktail bar experience, or rather just a stunning view, Oxwell & Co. has got it all.
Of all the places on Ann Siang Hill, Oxwell & Co. is one of the most diverse and unique. A personal favourite.
4. Blue Label Pizza & Wine
Known as your friendly neighbourhood pizzeria with a difference, Blue Label Pizza & Wine boasts a wide selection of classic and contemporary Italian cuisine. Unafraid to experience with new flavour combinations, Blue Label Pizza & Wine is perhaps most well known for the amount of care that goes into every aspect of the restaurant. From the dishes they create to the restaurant space itself, everything sings the praises of passion and dedication put in to make your dining experience special. You’ll find the walls brimming with gallery-worthy artwork, wood detailing that gives the restaurant a warm and sophisticated feel, and even 1970s and 80s playlists as a cherry on top.
If you’re in the mood for some of the best pizza in Singapore and want to chill to a rock and roll soundtrack, then this is the spot for you.
5. Yen Yakiniku
A modern twist on a Japanese classic, Yen Yakiniku specialises in yakiniku cooking, the traditional Japanese barbeque. You’ll find top-quality Wagyu beef from Japan and Australia cooked to perfection over an open charcoal fire, but that’s not all, as Yen Yakiniku also boasts things like Iberico pork jowls and US beef short rib on the menu. If meat isn’t your thing, you’ll find a number of seafood and vegetable dishes as well. The decor is slick and stylish, and service is always on point.
The drinks list also speaks of traditional Japan with a list of fine sake and sochu, as well as some top-quality wines. If you want to start your night out with a bit of elegant sophistication, you won’t regret starting it here.
6. Gem Bar
Have you ever wanted to walk into a building that’s got the party dialled up to 11 and never turns it down? Then you really want to check out Gem Bar. Calling itself “the biggest, noisiest, busiest and handsomest bar in town”, Gem Bar is proudly dedicated to getting you drunk and making sure you have the most fun you’ve ever had doing it.
You’ll find great music, fantastic bar food and strong drinks aplenty, all tied together neatly by top-quality service. If you’ve ever wanted to party like a rockstar, then you want to party at Gem Bar.
7. Coriander Leaf Grill
Coriander Leaf has long been established as a restaurant group in Singapore that prides itself on the quality of its name and The Grill in Chinatown is no exception. Offering contemporary Asian grilled food, their menu is full of dishes perfectly cooked over a charcoal fire. Coriander Leaf Grill’s dedication to quality and service has made it a must-try spot on Ann Siang Hill.
You can sit inside and enjoy the stunning decor or relax in the courtyard while enjoying your meal. Following that, move onto the rooftop bar to enjoy a drink and experience the stunning view, or make your way to the screening room for a bit of quiet contemplation. Whatever you’re after, Coriander Leaf Grill’s team of professional staff will be there to help to make it an unforgettable dining experience.
8. Les Bouchons
Mentioned in ‘The Best French Restaurants in Singapore’, Les Bouchons adds that little “je ne sais quoi” to Ann Siang Hill, giving it an air of sophistication and charm. One of the finest restaurants to serve the famous French dish steak frites, it’s no surprise why Les Bouchons has developed a bit of a following. The service is always on point and the dedication to consistently high-quality food makes it a must-try for anyone looking to experience some authentic French charm.
The 6 best Club Street restaurants
Fotia is famous for serving up the finest Greek food on Club Street and proudly uses traceable and sustainably-sourced seafood in all its dishes. Dishes are handmade by the skilled kitchen team and always fresh, which means you can count on the quality and consistency.
Offering a wide range of classic and contemporary Greek food, Fotia offers a nice relaxing break from the hustle and bustle of Club Street. It’s a great spot to sit and catch your breath over some delicious food.
2. Noti Restaurant & Bar
Showcasing the very best of traditional Italian cuisine, head chef and owner Toni Rossetti is giving locals and tourists alike a taste of southern Italy with his secret family recipes passed down the line through a family of restaurateurs. Noti Restaurant & Bar is proud to offer a charming and stylish eatery, a place where you can sit and enjoy great atmosphere, top-quality food and a few bottles of Italian wine. It’s smart without being snobbish and it’s fun without being raucous. The perfect balance for a night out with friends.
3. IZY Fook
Ranked as one of Singapore’s top restaurants, IZY Fook will change the way you look at Japanese cuisine. It’s a modern izakaya eatery and decorated in stunning pop culture motifs. Priding itself on its quality above all things, IZY Fook will blow you away with its sushi sharing platters, as well as signature dishes liked the Wagyu tomato sukiyaki.
Inside this stunning restaurant, you’ll also find Cache, a charming cocktail bar that serves a fantastic range of spirits, wines and sake. It is hidden away behind a camouflaged wall though, so if you don’t see it at first, it doesn’t mean it isn’t there.
4. Merci Marcel
Mentioned in ‘The Best French Restaurants in Singapore’, as well as ‘10 Brunch Spots in Singapore You Won’t Want to Miss’, it’s clear that there is a lot of good things to say about Merci Marcel. We’re not going to reiterate them all here, just trust us when we say Merci Marcel is well worth a visit. It’s a great little bistro for everything from a quick cup of coffee to a full dinner.
5. Little Creatures Brewing
Sometimes you just need a break from it all, a nice chilled out space to sit down, relax and enjoy a damn fine beer. If that’s what you’re in the mood for then you’ll be hard-pressed to find somewhere better than Little Creatures Brewing. Proudly supporting and helping develop Singapore’s craft beer scene, Little Creatures Brewing boasts a diverse menu that spans from signature beers to more exotic and experimental options. Regardless of what brew, they’re all designed around quality and flavour. Along with the many beers, you’ll find a menu of top-notch international dishes, so one can really sit back and enjoy their afternoon, either with friends or a special someone… or a book, if you’re so inclined.
6. Caffe B
Last but certainly not least, Caffe B, tucked away in the corner of Club Street, offers a unique and very special dining experience. Japanese and Italian fusion cuisine might seem a little strange at first glance, but Caffe B has created something very special. There’s contemporary options which range from cocktails and light bites, all the way down the line to full dinners.
Located inside a stunning three-storey shophouse, Caffe B adds flair and style to the comings and goings of Club Street. It’s well worth a visit if you’re looking for somewhere to go.
Obviously the full list of places to go on both Ann Siang Hill and Club Street is much longer, but these are some of our top picks and personal favourites. Did we miss somewhere special? Which is your top spot in the area? Let us know in the comments below.