Having kids does not mean having to compromise on quality time with your spouse. Recapture the feeling of courtship and slow down for a romantic evening with your other significant half, amidst relaxing surroundings and mother nature in all its beauty on our island. Here are our top 10 picks for the 10 Most Romantic Restaurants in Singapore. Enjoy!

1) The Cliff @ Sentosa
The Cliff, Sentosa

If you are into sweepingly grand, classic romances, The Cliff will appeal to you. Situated atop the cliff overlooking the gently crashing aquamarine sea waves of the South China Sea, get ready to be swept away into an idyllic world of your own and leave the world behind momentarily. This multi-award winner will not disappoint you.

Address: The Sentosa Resort & Spa, 2 Bukit Manis Road, Sentosa

Tel: 6371 1425 / 6275 0331

Operating Hours: Dinner: 6.30pm – 12mn daily (last seating 9.30pm | last order 10pm | last drink order 11.30pm)

Cuisine: International, Seafood

Main courses from $40 to $80

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2) Desire @ The Scarlet Desire @ The Scarlet

In the mood for some intimacy? Located in Singapore’s first luxury boutique hotel and one of Wine & Dine’s Top Restaurants in 2008, Desire is a seductive, luscious tease, dressed in velvety hues and enclosing you in all its passion from day to night. Its provocative menu will arouse your taste buds and leaving you desire for more.

Address: 33 Erskine Road

Tel: 6511 3323

Operating Hours:

Breakfast: 07:00 – 10:30 (Monday to Friday) and 07:00 – 11:00 (Saturday and Sunday)

Lunch: 12:00 – 15:00 (Last Order 14:30)

Dinner: 07:00 – 23:00 (Last Order 22:30)

Cuisine: Contemporary

Main courses from $18 to $32

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3) IL Lido Italian Dining & Lounge Bar @ Sentosa Il-Lido

Fancy dining out on great Italian food cooked by top Italian chefs, with a paranomic view of the South China Sea and the golf course bathed in picturesque sunsets? With the restaurant garnering a recent award as Singapore Business Review Top 50 Restaurants 2009 – Best Italian Restaurant & Best Restaurant Bar, you just can’t miss out on a gorgeous evening @ Il Lido.

Address: Sentosa Golf Club, 27 Bukit Manis Road

Tel: 6866 1977

Operating Hours: Lunch: 11.30am – 2.30pm, Dinner: 6.30pm – 11 pm

Cuisine: Italian

Main courses from $28 to $55. Lunch and dinner sets available from $38 to $120

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4) Halia @ Botanical Gardens / Raffles Hotel

Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens

Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens

Indulge in Halia’s decadent set menu or buffet offerings amongst lush foliage and greenery at The Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens or share a couple’s meal at the Halia at Raffles Hotel where the spirited may choose to display their bartending skills by concocting a drink for their beloved at the Halia Bar at Raffles Hotel.

Address: 1 Beach Road, #01-22/23, Raffles Hotel | 1 Cluny Road, Ginger Garden, Botanic Gardens

Tel:  Raffles Hotel 65 9639 1148| Botanic Gardens 8444 1148

Operating Hours:

Raffles Hotel

Monday to Friday (Except Public Holidays): 12pm – 9.30pm (Last order)

Saturday: 11am – 10pm (Last order)

Sunday and Public Holiday: 11am – 9.30pm (Last order)

Brunch: 11am – 5.30pm (weekends and public holidays)

Afternoon Tea: 3pm – 5pm (weekends and public holidays)

Botanic Gardens

Monday to Thursday (except public holidays): 12.00pm to 9.30pm (Last seating)

Friday & Eve of Public Holidays: 12.00pm to 9.30pm (Last seating)

Saturday: 10.00am to 10.00pm (Last seating)

Sunday & Public Holidays: 10.00am to 9.30pm (Last seating)

Brunch: 10.00am to 4.00pm (Weekends and Public Holidays)

Afternoon Tea: 3.00pm to 5.00pm (Weekends and Public Holidays)

Kindly note that Halia does not accept reservations on weekends and public holidays from 10 am to 5 pm.

Cuisine: European cuisine with Asian inspirations

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Le Pont de Vie

5) Le Pont de Vie

Housed in one of Singapore’s picturesque heritage sites, the Le Pont de Vie dining experience is an unique one, reminiscent of Singapore’s rich history. If you want to indulge in fine French cuisine and fine wine in an intimate restaurant, Le Pont de Vie is the place for you.

Address: 26 Kandahar Street Singapore 198888

Tel: (65) 6238 8682

Operating Hours: Lunch: 12.00 to 2.00pm, Dinner: 6.30 to 10.00 pm

Closed on Sunday & Public Holidays

Cuisine:French

Main courses from $26 to $39

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6) Flutes @ The Fort

Flutes At The Fort

So near, and yet so near. Nestled in the heart of the city, lies a hidden treasure, away from the bustling city noises. Housed in a beautiful black and white bungalow which was built in 1908 and served as the old Fire Chiefs’ home, Flutes @ The Fort smells of nostalgic world gone by in a buzzing city.

Add: 21 Lewin Ter

Tel: 63388770

Operating Hours: Mon-Sat noon-2pm, Mon-Thu 6.30-10pm

Fri & Sat 6.30-10.30pm

Saturday Brunch 11.00 am – 2.30 pm

Cuisine: Western, Australian

Main courses from $30 to $50

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7) Gunther’s Modern French Cuisine Restaurant

Gunthers

Talented Chef-owner Gunther Hubrechsen meticulously brings to you pleasurable dishes that are novel with a sophisticated edge.

More than 350 labels of wine mostly from France have been carefully selected in pairing with Chef Gunther’s creations to complete the diner’s gastronomic experience at Gunther’s.

Address: 36 Purvis Street, #01-03

Tel: 6338 8955

Operating Hours: Lunch: Noon 2.30pm, Dinner: 6.30pm 10.30pm

Open daily noon-2:30pm; 6:30-10:30pm.

Cuisine: French

Main courses start from $38 onwards

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8) Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora

Located inside the S.E.A. Aquarium, Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora is the latest dining concept developed by Resorts World Sentosa and Cat Cora, which offers guests a truly unique dining experience with a mesmerizing view of the Open Ocean habitat. In sekeing to ensure a healthy future for the marine ecosystem, the restaurant serves sustainably sourced seafood.

Address: Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269 (Level B1M)

Tel: 6577 6688

Operating Hours:  11.30am – 2.30pm (last order at 2.15pm)

Snack: 2.30pm – 5.30pm (last order at 5.15pm)

Dinner: 5.30pm – 10.30pm (last order at 10.00pm)

Cuisine:  Western

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9) Pasta Brava

Pasta Brava

Sick of all the upmarket, stifling restaurants? Just want to enjoy some authentic homemade Italian pasta in a cosy, unpretentious setting? You can do so at the award-winning romantic restaurant Pasta Brava, have a hearty meal and even doodle away on the paper provided. Great for a dinner date with fabulous comfort food after a stressful day at work!

Address: 11 Craig Road Singapore 089671

Tel: 6227 7550

Operating Hours: Noon – 2.30pm(Mon – Sat), Dinner: 6.30pm – 10.30pm (Mon – Sat)

Cuisine: Italian

Main courses from $20 – $25

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10) The White Rabbit @ Dempsey

The White Rabbit

Get awe-struck dining in this beautifully restored chapel at The White Rabbit and recall memories of how you and your spouse walked down the church aisle. The venue makes for great conversation too! Try a fresh take on timeless European comfort food and cocktails.

Address: 39C Harding Road

Tel: 6473 9965

Operating Hours: Lunch: Tuesday – Friday 12:00pm – 2:30pm
Brunch: Saturday – Sunday 11:30am – 3:00pm
Dinner: Tuesday-Sunday 6:30pm – 10:30pm

Cuisine: Western, European

Main courses start from $29 onwards

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For couples looking to catch up on some much needed private bonding time together without the daily hustle and bustle of taking care of your kids, indulge in a much deserved special evening with your other half and re-ignite the sparks in your marriage, just like yesterday once more.

For vegetarian couples, do check out our Top 5 Vegetarian places to dine in Singapore

If you have any interesting place to recommend or any thoughts to share on the romantic restaurants in Singapore, please feel free to write in to us!