In a world where money speaks, the right experiences are often expected to bear the heftiest price tags, though that isn’t always the case. Offering unparalleled service, and gourmet cuisine, alongside a unique atmosphere and dining experience, these restaurants are inextricably sophisticated and affordable.
The White Rabbit
With an exciting new concept slated to open in late 2021, The White Rabbit and The Rabbit Hole will be running its final season of service from now up till 1st May 2021. Located in the old British barracks of Dempsey Hill, in a restored 1930s Ebenezer chapel, complete with stained glass windows and palatial ceilings, this restaurant is a beautiful antiquated artifact in itself. Complemented by classic European recipes, with a contemporary twist, The White Rabbit is best known for the Burratina Salad (S$23), Pineapple Baked Alaska (S$18), and Tournedos Rossini (S$68) – which consists of Brandt US Choice tenderloin, wilted spinach, and pan-seared foie gras.
Save a seat now through The White Rabbit’s official website.
39C Harding Rd, Singapore 249541
Showcasing uninterrupted rooftop views of the city and a luxurious lounge, this award-winning Italian-American restaurant transforms into the perfect venue to take in the glow of the city at dusk. Complete with a wide variety of handcrafted cocktails, LAVO Singapore is lionized for setting a new beat on the 57th floor.
Fully furnished with wooden benches and leather-upholstered seats, each element of LAVO Singapore sets the standard for quality Italian dining. Of all the scrumptious appetisers, and mains available on the menu, guests are encouraged to taste The ‘Meatball’, Salumi-Formaggi Platter (S$34), and Chopped “Louie” (S$38). Worth an estimated S$38, the oven-baked Meatball, showcases a ricotta cheese-infused tomato base with a one pound mix of mouth-watering grand imperial wagyu, veal and Italian sausage.
Reservations available via LAVO SG.
10 Bayfront Ave, Tower 1, Level 57, Singapore 018956
Head by esteemed chef Fabrice Mergalet, with innumerable years working at a number of award-winning Hilton Hotel Group restaurants in London and Tokyo under his belt, bonCHINche is regarded as the go-to restaurant for an innovative take on classic Argentinian cuisine. Most associated with big, bold flavours, and meats cooked to perfection on a wood and charcoal grill, bonCHINche represents the ideal midpoint between premium dining, and rustic Argentinian street food.
Armed with a meticulous curated menu of delectable breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert options, guests are encouraged to try their hand at one of the restaurant’s latest Tres de Leche cakes. Drenched in a pool of triple milk sauce that’s stirred with almond and hazelnut praline for nutty character, the Tres de Leche is marinated in sauce moments before gracing the table alongside a citrusy tang of blood orange sorbet.
Book at table online today!
115 Amoy St, #01-02, Singapore 069935
La Tapería Wine & Tapas
Characterized by a holistic dining experience with authentic Spanish signatures, affordable booze and spirited Spanish tunes, La Tapería Wine & Tapas lies nestled in the corner street of Shaw Centre. Showcasing a well-curated collection of Spanish wines, plus other old and new world wines, this restaurant and bar encourages guests to entrust their discerning palettes into the capable hands of expert sommeliers and chefs.
Complete with a quaint outdoor balcony where one can nibble late-night tapas over a good drink, the restaurant offers a variety of convivial dining spaces, alongside a semi-open kitchen area which provides an intimate peek of the food preparation process behind textured matte swivel windows. Best known for their signature Paella Negra De Marisco (S$26 per 100g), inspired by Las Siete Puertas restaurant in Barcelona, La Tapería Wine & Tapas also boasts a plethora of Glendronach single cask whiskies aged in the best Spanish Oloroso casks.
Reserve your spot at La Tapería Wine & Tapas now!
Shaw Centre #02-10/11, 1 Scotts Road, Singapore 228208
The Naked Finn
Regarded the home of unadulterated simplicity, The Naked Finn utilizes premium quality ingredients, alongside methods of ethical sourcing and preserving, in order to conserve natural flavour and minimize waste. Through eliminating unnecessary seasoning, and incorporating ‘modifiers’ in the form of dips and sauces, The Naked Finn casts a distinct spotlight on each ingredient. Boasting both 90% handmade and in-house products, from sauces to sorbets, The Naked Finn is lionized for its indisputable quality and consistency. As such, the restaurant’s most iconic dishes include the Pure Japanese Wagyu Burger, worth S$32, and Connecticut-style Lobster roll, worth S$35.
Save a seat now through The Naked Finn’s official website.
Location: 39 Malan Rd, Gillman Barracks, Singapore 109442