Lunch Date Worthy Restaurants in the CBD

No time to date during the weekday? Our solution ; lunch dates! Here are our selection of best cafes and restaurants to have the perfect lunch date. Great food meets even better company . 

1) THE BLACK SWAN

THE BLACK SWAN IS A STUNNING ART DECO GRAND BISTRO AND BAR INSPIRED BY A BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED 1930s BUILDING.

Paying tribute to the anachronistic nature of the space, The Black Swan’s menu revisits time-honoured chophouse classics and aims to transport diners to the full flavors of the glorious past. Winner of Singapore Tatler Best Restaurants . Two course set lunch starts at $42. Try their pressure cooked wagyu beef cheeks for an unforgettable lunch date

2)BoCHINche

boCHINche [bəʊ tʃɪn tʂʰə] is a vibrant expression of enthusiasm, fuelled by chef Diego Jacquet’s knack for putting together bold flavours with quality ingredients. Just like Singapore, Argentina is a mixed bag of different cultures, and daily life is inextricably woven with a love for food.The menu brims with creativity, offering an array of dishes that proudly showcase diverse produce and culinary stylings thought up by the Argentine native and his dynamic team. 2 course set lunch starts at $27. Try their raved about  Chorizo croquettes.

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3)Maggie Joan’s

We love hidden gems throughout the city and Maggie Joan’s is most certainly one of them! With its unassuming metal door entrance, the underground edgy vibe it exudes, and the Mediterranean dishes conjured up by Chef Oliver Hyde – this place is a serious ode to all things amazing.The Maggie Joan’s menu brings together seasonal produce, fresh ingredients, and specifically, technique to create a culinary journey of flavours. From the juicy, perfectly marinated Slow Braised Lamb Shoulder to the surprisingly refreshing Roast Jerusalem Artichoke & Manchego – you have to trust us when we say, this menu is perfect for just about any palate!Fried chicken sandwich, green harissa coleslaw & Pecorino now available for lunch at Maggie Joan’s

4)Artemis Grill

Artemis is a new Singapore landmark showcasing the Mediterranean’s rich culinary heritage with the freshest organic produce.A gastronomic indulgence of the best sustainable produce in a CBD oasis.On the 40th floor, nestled between the clouds and a 15,000-square-feet Sky Forest, Artemis is a new Singapore landmark showcasing the Mediterranean’s rich culinary heritage with the freshest organic produce. Elevated above the hustle and bustle of the city on the rooftop of CapitaGreen, the restaurant and bar offer spectacular views of the urban skyline to the sea beyond. 2 course lunch starts at $45

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5)  Grain Traders

Grain Traders is more than your typical, casual, lunch-time joint: it serves hearty comfort food for the everyday worker, providing variety, quality, and an experience for the senses and soul in a cosy, comfortable experience.At the heart of Grain Traders is a belief in feeding and treating people right, without compromise. e. One of our key beliefs at Grain Traders is in feeding people right without compromise, and creating meals with lots of love and care even if it takes a lot of time and effort.A good pulled pork, we feel, should be moist, juicy, and packed with the full and robust flavors of its marinade. To achieve that, our first step is to marinate our pork for a full 24 hours, followed by a slow cook. While the former gives it the flavors we love, it’s the latter where all the magic happens.Set Lunch starts at $18

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 6)  Cheek By Jowl

Cheek by Jowl opened its doors in early February 2016 by Chef Rishi Naleendra and his wife/Restaurant Manager, Manuela Toniolo. Diners can expect to dine in a relaxed and casual space while experiencing Rishi’s take on flavoursome Modern Australian food, expertly paired with organic and biodynamic wines from Manuela’s collection.

Both husband and wife seek to establish a reputation of simple but excellent food and service in the quaint neighbourhood of Telok Ayer.  The highlights from the menu will showcase Modern Australian dishes.The wine list will be a selection of organic and biodynamic wines; reflecting closely to the couple’s beliefs in sustainability and naturalism. Set lunch starts at $30

Written By Paloma Lin

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