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Best Places For Group Dining In Singapore

It's time to jio all your friends and family for long-awaited catch-ups over good food. Here, we picked out some great places for groups of up to 5 people, from Asian European fusion to Chinese fine dining!

Hooray! Groups of up to 5 are now finally allowed to dine in at F&B establishments again, which means you're probably looking around for a venue for your next gathering with family and friends. 

The Spot
Photo by Burppler Alerie Huang

 

For Asian-European Fusion
Looking for a place to hang with your buddies after work? This cosy restaurant in the Downtown area offers an eclectic menu of contemporary Asian-European dishes. Indulge in their 6-Course Menu ($148) for a fancy meal to treat yourself – the set includes Cheese Bread with unsalted butter and paprika sea salt, Boston Lobster & Iberico Chorizo on crispy pork skin, Hand-chopped Beef Tartare and Pan-Fried Hokkaido Scallop.

Opt for the Westholme Wagyu Beef Petite Tender with sauteed Jerusalem artichoke, sweet pea, truffle jus and brioche, or the Grilled Hamachi which sees spring onion chimichurri, ratte potato, and white clams paired with coconut clam broth. End off the night with the Apple Mille Feuille which sees the perfect combination of green apple terrine, filo pastry, ivory chantilly, and smoked calvados ice cream.

Wheeler’s Yard
Photo by Burppler Joslyn Koh

 

For a Brunch Catchup
This popular bicycle-themed cafe needs no introduction – the crowd speaks for itself. This cafe is perfect for a casual afternoon coffee catchup with friends given its Insta-worthy interior. Feast on their Burpple Set Menu ($24), with a choice of mains ranging from the Vegetable Rice Bowl, Miso Pork Belly Rice Bowl, Sakura Ebi Pasta, to their popular Chilli Crab Pasta and 60°c Chicken Breast, and a drink of either Iced Lemon Tea or Iced Ginger Lemonade. You can also upgrade to Hot Long Black or Hot Latte at just $2.

TungLok Signatures
Photo by Burppler Cassie Ong

 

For Seafood Festivities
With skilful execution and innovation, this family-friendly restaurant dishes up a unique Chinese fine-dining concept inspired by the taste and soul of traditional cuisine. For a satisfying meal, order up signature dishes such as the Lobster prepared in Two Ways ($34), Crisp-fried Cod ($15), Pan-fried Spanish Iberico Pork ($15), Shitake Mushroom Trio ($10), Pan-seared French Foie Gras with Sliced Roast Irish Duck ($22), Garoupa prepared in Two Ways ($22) and Deep-fried Prawn prepared in Two Ways ($10.80) to share amongst friends and family.

Shukuu Izakaya
Photo by Burppler Natasha H

For Izakaya Magic
This buzzy joint along Stanley Street creates an authentic Izakaya ambience with premium sake selections, charcoal-grilled skewers and donburis. Start off your experience with their Reba Shoyuzuke ($7) for marinated chicken liver in soy sauce, and Gyu Ponzu ($8), for lightly seared fillet beef with ponzu sauce.


Order up a selection of Pork Jowl Nigiri ($6.80), Maguro Yukke ($13), deep-fried Tori Kara-age ($10), deep-fried Ika Kuro-age ($10) for surume squid in ink batter, and end off the meal with the Ikura Don ($12). Still peckish? Get a round of Kushi-Yaki with a bottle of sake to share: Tsukune ($4.50), Buta Bara ($4.50), Shishito Pepper ($3.50) and Tochigi Wagyu A4 (Ribloin) ($9.50).

OverEasy (Fullerton)
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For Alfresco Vibes
Sitting on the Fullerton waterfront, OverEasy is the ultimate American diner concept with a great alfresco ambience to boot. American diner classics and decadent milkshakes are the name of the game here. Feast on signatures like Lobster Linguine ($38), tender, slow-cooked Baby Back Ribs ($34), Steak & Egg ($44), or the Beer Can Chicken ($58) if you’re looking for something to share with friends and family.

Don’t miss out on their famous milkshakes ($12) which come in five flavours: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, M&Ms and Oreo, or the Super Soda Root Beer Float ($10). Looking to drink the night away? They also offer alcoholic beverages such as cocktails, beer, ciders, wines and spirits in copious amounts!

iO Italian Osteria
Photo by Burppler Si Min Lee

For An Authentic Italian Feast
Attention Westies! Pop by this cosy resto in Hillview for a unique one-stop Italian dining experience. Be sure to try their in-house baked Traditional Stuffed Roman Schiacciata (from $10) – think creamy, aromatic truffle mushrooms embedded in a fluffy and crispy flatbread. Other crowd favourites include the divinely crispy and crackly Porchetta (from $9), the al dente Homemade Prawn Tagliolini ($22), the delightful Pistachio Tiramisu ($14), or the Assorted Pizza ($29) which is good for sharing. Pair off the meal with their IO Wines (from $10) – Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Nero, and Cabernet Sauvignon or the IO House Wine (from $8).