The vibrancy and diverse local food scene of a place is often seen as a reflection of the diversity of that place, and Singapore is the best example of that.

Singapore’s food scene, which is a concoction of the best cuisines from around the world, is often seen as a celebration of the multiculturalism that Singapore has.

Singapore’s different ethnic groups have come together, without giving up their cultural heritage or beliefs hence creating a diverse and thrilling food scene.

From Michelin-starred delicacies and western cuisines to local comfort food by homegrown chefs, Asian cuisines and timeless hawker favourites. In summary, Singapore has it all.

Moreover, we can say that it is one of the places with more high quality delivery options, which proved its point during the Circuit Breaker period this 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Discover our favorite delivery restaurants by cuisine, keep reading!

  1. Sweet treats
  2. Healthy
  3. Japanese
  4. Italian
  5. Brunch
  6. Chinese

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SWEET TREATS

Paparch

Spaniards, we all know and love ¨La Viña¨ cheesecake, a caramelized crustless blackened top layer to reveal a gooey centre of cream cheese. In other words, heaven.

Some facts here before we jump right in. The basque burnt cheesecake originates from Basque Country and it was created back in 1990 by chef Santiago Rivera of La Viña Restaurant in San Sebastian, a bar where people from all over the world pack inside for a slice of the nearly burnt-looking cheesecakes.

Fortunately for you, you won’t have to take a plane to try this heavenly cheesecase, because it is right here, and sold by Paparch Singapore.

Social media sensation Paparch Singapore is a delivery-only halal company that specializes in 7 inches (7-8pax) burnt cheesecakes ($49/cake).

Its blackened top layer hides an enticingly gooey cream cheese centre that we could swear is even better than that of La Viña Restaurant.

We could not have chosen another cake to celebrate my 31st birthday, it was a complete success!

If you want to try their cheesecake, act fast! The brand has already gained a huge following during the recent Circuit Breaker phase and August delivery slots are already filled!

Tip: they deliver the cake between 10am and 6pm so if you need it during the morning, make sure to order it for the day before to the party (as we did).

The cake can be stored in the chiller (do not freeze!) up to 5 days.

And hey, they also have a Matcha variation that we will try for sure… just day-dreaming.

Click here for updates on when you can order for September deliveries.

Doughter Bakery

This home-based bakery specialises in unique mochi cakes that have a crunchy exterior and a soft, chewy middle.

They come in a wide variety of flavours:

  • Double chocolate
  • Peanut Butter
  • Cinnamon
  • Matcha & white choc, etc.

They also bake one of the best chocolate chip cookies (and sea salt) that we’ve tried so far in Singapore!

Order their boxes through DM here >> https://www.instagram.com/doughterbakery/

They offer the possibility to order single flavour Mochi Cakes boxes (6 mochi cakes for s$18) or mixed flavours (S$19). We’d recommend going for the mixed one since all flavours were delicious.

If you prefer smaller portions, order their “Mini Mochi Cakes”, which come in 12 pieces boxes.

Moreover, if you’re throwing a tea party at home (like us), your guests will enjoy trying and sharing the different flavours, trust us!

Deco tip: create a sweet bar with all the Mochi Cakes displayed so that your guests can try the ones that catch more their eye.

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HEALTHY

DOSE Sg

Eventhough Açaí bowls have been around for awhile now, they continue to be THE trend among the #healthyliving homies.

For those loving a nutrient-dense, healthy and fresh breakfast/brunch, an acai bowl from DOSE is a no-brainer. But, what is D.O.S.E you may ask?

“It’s short for Dopamine, Serotonin, Oxytocin, and Endorphins, which are the quartet of chemicals responsible for your happiness!”

Blended from frozen Brazilian açaí berries, these smoothie bowls have the consistency of ice cream and are packed full of antioxidants, vitamins, fibre, and protein.

DOSE açaí bowls come in two sizes: mini ($8,90) and regular ($11,90). They also serve pints to be kept in the freezer and ready to eat whenever your’re cvraving a-sa-íiii.

Besides regular toppings like banana, blueberries, and granola, they also have superfood toppings like goji berries, cacao nibs and pumpkin seeds. You can also add drizzles like almond and peanut butter, by no means, a delicious-healthy indulgency.

Btw, all bowls come with no sugar added, as it should be!

Order them here >> https://dosesg.com/collections/acai

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JAPANESE

Yujin Izakaya

You haven’t truly experienced Japanese food culture if you’ve never stepped inside an Izakaya, a Japanese-style bar with a tie-loosened and hair down vibe.

Actually, Izakayas are to Japan what tapas bars are to Spain and Irish pubs are to Ireland.

Undoubtedly, Yujin is one of our favorite Izakaya in Singapore! It is not a coincidence that we liked Yujin that much (which means “friend” in Japanese). It is under the umbrella of Les Amis Group, which is always a guarantee for cool interiorism and high-quality food.

It is located at a corner shophouse unit along Zion Road, but they also offer delivery and take away. Which is great if you are planning an afterwork at home with friends (great idea, huh?)

Their menu is loaded with an array of cold and hot appetisers, smokey grilled vegetables, meat and seafood dishes, singed skewered items and bowls.

If you are a bit lost at what to order, here are our recommendations:

  • Katsu Sando (US beef, toasted bread, pommery mustard)
  • Kawaage (Fried chicken skin)
  • Kaki Furai (Deep-fried japanese oysters, tartare sauce)
  • Buta Kakuni Don (Braised pork belly, onsen egg, Japanese rice)
  • Gyu Yakiniku (US beef, onsen egg, homemade yakiniku sauce on Japanese rice)

Pair your food with their selection of Japanese beers and sakes for an unforgettable experience!

Check their menu and order HERE!

Kei Kaisendon

Kei Kaisendon is a Japanese restaurant specialized in donburi bowls.

Kei Kaisendon is one of our favorites when it comes to enjoy a wholesome yummy rice bowl topped with fresh sashimi and typical Japanese toppings as salmon, Uni, Unagi, Tamago (and tons more!).

Their menu offers a good variety of options, there is surely something for everyone. You can check it here >> https://www.keikaisendon.com/

From the ” Kei Signature Kaisen Don”  (which comes with a mix of fresh sashimi) to the “Salmon Mentai Sushi set” if you are craving some sushi. Our favorites? Kei Signature and Salmon Kaisen Don.

They are now delivering through Foodpanda, Deliveroo and Grabfood. They also get take-away orders in the majority of their outlets, check the ones opened in their website footer >> https://www.keikaisendon.com/ 

For those of you that can’t find them in the above platforms, go to >> https://take.sg/s/6583991003 

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ITALIAN

Fatto Fresco

Fatto Fresco is a home-based business selling fresh handmade pasta made only with 3 ingredients: Italian 00 flour, fresh eggs and sea salt.

They also offer a Pasta Kit, consisting of fresh handmade pasta and their homemade sauces of your choice. This kit comes with a bowl of freshly shaved Parmigiano Reggiano.

We have tried both Ragú and Pesto and both sauces were amazing!

On top of that, it only takes around 5 minutes to assemble the pasta kit (follow the instructions in their instagram. Boil, drain, mix and… voilà!

You can also choose to freeze the pasta for up to 2 months!

La Strada

Located in the busy Orchard Road (1 Scotts Rd, #01-13, Singapore, 228208), La Strada offers some of the best Italian cuisine in Singapore.

Here you will find an upgraded aspirational Italian cuisine with premium ingredients from all over the world.

The menu presents a wide selection of antipasti, pasta & risotto, carne or pesce, and desserts.

Not only they offer the best classic pasta in town, but re-imagined Italian classics by head chef Dalton Fong that will make you want back after the first bite.

Moreover, they also offer incredible Seasonal Specials like the ones we tried: a Sea Urchin Set and “Mud crab Caccio e Pepe”.

Besides their outlet in the heart of Orchard, which we haven been told assures an elegant interior and relaxed atmosphere, they are now open for island-wide delivery and take-away. And we can assure you, that the delivery quality is insurmountable!

End the meal on a sweet note with La Strada’s range of desserts. Our favorites? Cannoli, Sticky date pudding and Chocolate praline.

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BRUNCH

Bearded Bella

Bearded Bella está ubicado en Tanjong Pagar, el barrio con mayor concentración de  instagrammable cafés y lugares de brunch.

Bearded Bella no se queda atrás y nos teletransporta a Australia. Con terraza, barra y un cozy-vibe inigualable en el barrio.

Surgido de la unión creativa de dos compañeras de piso de Melbourne, con ganas de traer el slow-paced food a Singapore: Regina Tay y Sarah Ling.

Una de las cosas que más nos gustó es la calidad del café. Specialty coffee servido por baristas (Regina was the winner of the Singapore National Barista Championship in 2016) y opciones de brunch entre las que os será dificil elegir.

Besides specialty coffee and juices, they also offer well-deserved cocktails.

Their MUSTS?

  • Specialty coffee, obviously (do not put sugar in it, please!).
  • Mains: Smashed avocado, ¨Pancake, bacon, flight, magic¨, Brie croquettes and whichever of their burgers, they are all amazing!
  • To sum-up, do not miss their ¨Sea salt brownie¨. ¡Amazing!

Finally, delivery platforms con las que trabajan: Deliveroo.

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CHINESE

Swee Choon

Located at the heart of Jalan Besar, in the district of Little India, Swee Choon Tim Sum Restaurant is a well-known and an established local restaurant where people from all walks of life have come to enjoy dim sum for almost 55 years.

Whether it is for breakfast, dinner or supper, you can enjoy and savour a wide variety of Hong Kong and shanghai dim sum.

Our favorites dishes? Down below!

  • Xiao Long Bao
  • Char Siew Bao
  • Spicy Eggplant with Minced Pork
  • Sauteed Long Beans w/ Minced Pork

On top of that, it is one of our go-tos when we are seeking money-for-value restaurants. We have never paid more than 20$ per person (food-coma involved)! Isn’t it great?

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We are currently working on updating the foodie guide, adding new restaurants every week!

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