If you’re a meat-lover, you may be aware that finding a restaurant in Singapore that serves a mean roast for brunch, lunch or dinner can be tough ask. Good news: we’ve scoured the island to seek out the best of the best! Here, from traditional British spreads to local meaty feasts, is our list of recommendations.
Housed in the penthouse of Marina Bay Financial Centre, LeVeL33 doesn’t just offer amazing views of Marina Bay and the city skyline; it also does a great contemporary Sunday roast. The menu features a selection of hearty meats ($38), with popular options being beef and spring chicken, all served with Sunday trimmings – English roast potatoes, oven-baked pumpkin, carrots and red onion.
#2 Café Melba
Café Melba has two outlets – one in the east and the other in the west – both offering the same menu, which includes its famous weekend roast ($30), succulent beef slices with roasted vegetables and Yorkshire pudding, offered from 11am.
Branches at Goodman Arts Centre and Mediapolis
#3 Muddy Murphy’s
This Irish pub offers an affordable Sunday roast ($24 for two courses; $29 for three courses; from 11.30am to 3.45pm) that changes every week. If you can’t wait till Sunday, you can enjoy a dish of traditional roast beef ($19) daily – slow-roasted, hand-carved prime beef smothered in homemade gravy and served with creamy mash, daily vegetables and Yorkshire pudding.
#4 Carvers & Co
Food served at this neighbourhood eatery is all about roast meats, so meat lovers can look forward to hearty meals such as The Carvers Plate, a trio of meats with potatoes, onions and garlic confit, and the bone-in prime rib, a New Zealand grass-fed prime rib with chimichurri herb sauce, crispy fries and garlic confit.
#5 SPRMRKT Kitchen & Bar
This European bistro-style restaurant offers a weekend roast ($34) for brunch which consists of either wagyu rump or roasted pork belly accompanied by freshly baked Yorkshire pudding, sautéed mixed mushrooms, roasted rosemary potatoes, vine-ripened tomatoes and homemade ricotta cream. Yum!
#6 Lawry’s The Prime Rib
Located in the heart of Orchard, Lawry’s is well-known for its signature roasted USDA prime rib of beef that is slow-cooked then delivered to the table on a silver cart, carved, and served with Yorkshire pudding. For a side with a difference, try the famous original spinning bowl salad.
#7 Oxwell & Co
Look forward to traditional British roasts every Sunday from 12pm to 4pm at Oxwell, with favourite items including roast Westholme beef (a full-blood black wagyu ramp cap, $38), Dingley Dell pork belly ($28), spatchcock half chicken ($26) and mushroom, leek and spinach pie with aged cheddar ($17), all of which are accompanied by tasty trimmings including roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings. Read our full review on this Brit-inspired resto.
#8 Kay Lee Roast Meat Joint
If you’re keen to try a local take on a roast, Kay Lee should be on your list. This meat joint is well-known for its unique roasts that are cooked using a recipe that’s unchanged for over 45 years. Don’t miss the popular roast duck, which is crispy on the outside and glistening and succulent on the inside.
Nine outlets islandwide