With Valentine’s Day coming up this month, there’s no better time to treat your loved one to a memorable meal. Steeped in history and lush greenery, Dempsey Hill is full of hot tables that scream romance at any time of year – whether it’s Greek, Italian, Spanish or Chinese!
No one does romance quite like the Italians. If your sweetheart craves authentic, home-style food, La Forketta is the place to head. The menu specialises in recreating the forgotten recipes of Italian cuisine using super-fresh ingredients shipped in from the motherland. Feast on thin crust pizzas, carefully crafted pasta dishes and beautifully presented antipasti for a simple yet elegant evening.
Past and present collide at Blu Kouzina where the splendour of ancient Greece meets Singapore’s Chinese heritage. Starry-eyed couples can dine on seasonally inspired small plates that are perfect for sharing. The warm and friendly atmosphere and authentic food – the organic extra virgin olive oil used in every dish comes from the owner’s family estate in Messinia – are just the ingredients you’ll need to kick-start a classic romance.
For your favourite local comfort food with a contemporary twist, book a date at ChoPSuey Cafe by PS Cafe. Tuck into the menu of Anglo-Chinese cuisine and sweeten your evening with Asian-inspired desserts like the PS Ginger Brulee, or one of the resto’s original cocktails.
Serenade your beloved’s taste buds with authentic Catalan fare at Tapas 26. This elegant restaurant serves a wide variety of tapas and specialty dishes that bring Spain’s rich culinary culture to life. Choose from the intimate indoor setting or go for the verdant garden greenery of the terrace. Complete your sweet evening with a silky smooth dessert like the crema Catalana and a glass of vintage Spanish wine.
Hoppy ever after
If you have romance a-brewing with a beer aficionado, head to Singapore’s first locally owned, independent commercial microbrewery. RedDot Brewhouse@ Dempsey serves a selection of its own house-brewed fresh beers on tap, alongside a modern European-inspired menu with an Asian touch. Settle into the cosy interior or lounge around in the charming Bavarian beer garden-style outdoors and enjoy!
A quaint restaurant with a homely atmosphere, Morsels serves experimental fusion cuisine created by award-winning chef Petrina Loh. Treat your loved one to an exquisite sharing dinner, inspired by wholesome, nourishing ingredients. Toast to more great meals together with specially curated sake, craft beers or house-infused cocktails.
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