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10 Budget-friendly Michelin-Starred Restaurants in Singapore

There are a lot of great places to eat in Singapore. From small hole-in-the-wall restaurants, fast-food chains, to well-known restaurant franchises, you have a lot of variety when it comes to food.

If you’re the type who wants to try something different without breaking the bank, you should venture into budget-friendly Michelin-Starred restaurants in Singapore


1. The Kitchen at Bacchanalia

Gourmet meal

  • Location: 39 Hong Kong Street, Singapore
  • Operation Hours: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch; 6:00 PM – 9:45 PM Dinner
  • Average Price Per Person: $50.00 – $170.00 depending on set menu
  • Must- Orders: Working Lunch Menu

Those who eat at The Kitchen at Bacchanalia don’t forget the experience thanks to the innovative dishes on the menu.

Under German-Brazilian chef Ivan Brehm, who has worked in other Michelin-starred establishments like the Fat Duck and Per Se, customers are in good hands.
The dishes come in odd combinations but they always manage to surprise guests with its delicious flavors.

2. Beni

  • Location:: Mandarin Gallery 3331 Orchard Road #20-37, Singapore
  • Operation Hours: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Lunch, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Dinner from Mondays to Saturdays; closed on Sundays and Public Holidays
  • Average Price Per Person: $88.00 – $260.00 depending on set menu
  • Must-Orders: Seven Course Lunch Degustation

It may be scary to hear the word “fine dining” when on a budget, but Beni serves up great food at a reasonable price. The establishment serves a fusion of French cuisine and Japanese produce.

The use of different ingredients create different textures, tastes, and the like. The restaurant’s chef de cuisine, Kenji Yamanaka, takes pride in his intimate and foodgasmic meal courses.

3. Corner House

Gourmet fish meal

  • Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens EJH Corner House, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore
  • Operation Hours: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch; 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Dinner
  • Average Price Per Person: $50.00 – $80.00
  • Must-Orders: Degustation Menu, Hokkaido Scallops

A perfect ambiance rounds out the perfect meal. Corner House is a restaurant that serves gastro-botanica dishes centered on vegetables.

It matches perfectly with the surroundings as the restaurant is located in the UNESCO World-Heritage listed Botanic Gardens.

4. Crystal Jade Golden Palace

  • Location: Paragon Shopping Centre 290 Orchard Road #05-22, Singapore
  • Operation Hours: 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM Lunch, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Average Price Per Person: under  $50.00
  • Must-Orders: Char Siu Bao, Set Menus

The Crystal Jade Golden Palace is situated in the heart of Singapore’s busiest shopping district. The Cantonese dishes are upgraded with modern flavors to tickle the palate.

They have won numerous awards, as well as a Michelin star, thanks to their delicious dimsum.

5. Liao Fan Hawker Chan

Hawker Chan meals

  • Location: Chinatown Food Complex Blk 335 Smith Street #20-166, Singapore
  • Operation Hours: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Average Price Per Person: $ 10.00 – $20.00
  • Must-Orders: Soya Soy Sauce Chicken

Great food doesn’t need to come from a fancy restaurant, that’s what hawker stalls like Liao Fan prove. It is another Singaporean stall to receive a Michelin star thanks to their delicious roasted pork rice.

It also sells out of another signature dish known as char siu atop rice and noodles. The owner, Chan Hon Meng, is still the one who serves the food at the stall.

6. Sushi Ichi

  • Location: Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel 320 Orchard Road, Singapore /li>
  • Operation Hours: 12:00 NN – 2:30 PM Lunch on Tuesday to Sunday,  6:00 PM – 11:00 PM Dinner on Tuesday to Saturdays. Closed Mondays
  • Average Price Per Person: $70.00 -$240.00 for lunch; $220.00 – $390.00 for dinner
  • Must-Orders: Traditional lunch kaiseki ( traditional multi-course) menus

Getting quality sushi isn’t only reserved for very high-end restaurants. The Tokyo-based branch of Ginza Sushi, Sushi Ichi, serves the raw Edomae style sushi the traditional way.

It only has 24-seats and a sophisticated zen-like design that harmonizes well with the food that is served. Be open to trying out new things as they have many varieties of sushi to choose from.

7. The Song Of India

Indian Cuisine

  • Location: 33 Scotts Road, Singapore
  • Operation Hours: 12:00 NN – 2:30 PM Lunch; 6:00 PM – 10:15 PM Dinner
  • Average Price Per Person: under $50.00
  • Must-Orders: Palan Paneer, Ginger Lamb Marsala

Singapore is a hot pot of different cultures, so it’s no surprise the food variety is wide and many. The Song of India is a Michelin-starred establishment perfect for those who are trying out Indian cuisine for the first time.

It is the only Indian restaurant to make the Michelin list thanks to their modern take on traditional spiced dishes.

8. Summer Pavilion

  • Location: The Ritz- Carlton Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore
  • Operation Hours: 11: 30 AM – 2:15 PM Lunch; 6:30 PM – 10:14 PM Dinner
  • Average Price Per Person: $50.00 – $80.00
  • Must-Orders: Seafood Xiao Long Bao, Double Boiled Sea Whelk Soup with fish maw

Xiao Long Bao, a meat filled soup dumpling, is a constant favorite amongst Singaporeans. There are many restaurants in the city that already make their own version of the soup dumpling.

However, executive chef Cheung Siu Kong, brought new life to his version the xiao long bao by using lobster, crab-meat, and lobster brother. It is definitely a luxurious treat!

9. Whitegrass

Buttered scallops

  • Location: 30 Victoria St #10-26/27, Singapore
  • Operation Hours: 6 Pm to 9:30 PM Tuesday to Saturday, 12 PM to 2PM Wednesday to Saturday, Closed on Sunday and Monday
  • Average Price Per Person: $54.00 -$100.00
  • Must-Orders: Set Lunch

This modern Australian restaurant doesn’t have the typical burgers on their menu. Chef-owner Sam Aisbett was trained in Japan and likes to use seasonal native ingredients to create delectable dishes.

You can book a table ahead of time as there are many people who flock to this restaurant.

10. Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle

  • Location: Tai Hwa Eating House 466 Crawford Lane #01-12, Singapore
  • Operation Hours: 9:30 AM – 9: 00 PM
  • Average Price Per Person: $15.00 -$50.00
  • Must-Orders: Bak Chor Mee or Minced Meat Noodles

This is the very first hawker stall to receive a Michelin star in Singapore. In fact, people used to line up for an hour just to get a meal way before they were given the Michelin star.

It has been in business since 1932 and has moved from its original location since. However, its popularity is still the same from many years ago.


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