Restaurant Week 2022: Spring Winners To Look Out For

As the long weekend is fast approaching, you’ll probably want to treat yourself to a lovely lunch or dinner out.

If you’re racking your brains for a great restaurant to have a meal at, you might just want to check out some of these dining establishments from Restaurant Week’s Spring Winners edition. We guarantee you’ll leave feeling satisfied!


For a Vibrant Fiesta
Derived from the Portuguese word for “joy” or “happiness,” Alegria certainly lives up to its name as a restaurant which promises diners a vibrant fiesta. After all, their visually striking bar is filled with eye-catching murals which add to the lively atmosphere of the establishment.

If you’re on the hunt for a modern fusion of Latin, European and Asian cuisine, this might just be the place for you! Teeming with complex flavours and textures, their delicious menu offerings include the Baby Corn Elote from their Lunch Set ($38 p.p.) and Wagyu from their Dinner Set ($68 p.p.).

FIRE at 1-Atico

For Authentic Argentinian Cuisine
At FIRE, texture and flavour is paramount. Their authentic Argentinian cuisine promises flavourful dishes made with fresh produce and top-shelf cuts of meat grilled to perfection over a Parrilla. Their Lunch Set ($48 p.p.) comes with appetisers such as the Beef Tenderloin Steak Tartare or Grilled Endive Salad, and their Dinner Set ($88 p.p.) offers options like the Grilled Octopus or Housemade Chorizo Sausage “Choripan”—whichever you opt for, you’re in for a treat!


For Delectable Spanish Tapas
Helmed by Barcelona-born Head Chef Carlos Montobbio, Esquina prides itself in their contemporary cuisine showcasing Spanish and Catalan flavours. Montobbio’s exploration of new palates and techniques mean that guests can always expect exciting dishes on their menu.

Every plate is carefully crafted with quality ingredients, and the curated menu for the Spring edition of Restaurant Week is no exception. Opt for either the Lunch Set ($98 p.p) or the Dinner Set ($108 p.p.) to enjoy tapas including the Antilope oyster, jalapeño ponzu, pickled ginger flower and of course, their Nespresso infused dish, the Ibérico pork and foie “Tsukune.”

Gemma Steakhouse

For Contemporary Italian Cuisine
Inspired by the best of Mediterranean summertime steakhouses, GEMMA aims to celebrate every occasion and life’s greatest pleasures through food and drinks. Indeed, the 68-seater restaurant redefines fine dining with its contemporary Italian cuisine and inventive cocktails stylishly served from tableside carts.

Pair these cocktails or their extensive wine list with their Lunch Set ($48 p.p.) or Dinner Set ($88 p.p.) which both features the Viola Artichoke Agnolotti, Pisellini Verdi, Freshwater Crayfish, Smoked Paprika, among others.


For Traditional French Classics
Here’s one for connoisseurs of both traditional French cuisine and timeless Chinese dishes. Racines’ gourmet menu, which spans the breadth and depth of Singapore and France, is prepared at four live cooking stations, using herbs harvested from the hotel’s very own herb garden. Some of their epicurean delights include the Lunch Set’s ($38 p.p.) Potato Potage and the Dinner Set’s ($55 p.p.) Presa Ibérica Pork.


For a Garden Dining Experience
Frieda is a German restaurant set amidst a relaxing botanical dining area complete with palm trees. This garden venue is the perfect place for a catch-up meal over refreshing wine or German beer on tap.

Top off their wine pairing with a 3-course Lunch Set ($28 p.p.) consisting of starters like Baked Camembert with Cranberry Sauce and mains such as Potato Gratinated With Gruyere Cheese, Shrimp & Capsicum and you should leave feeling more than sated. Their Dinner Set ($38 p.p.) has offerings that are equally delicious with Smoked Mackerel Tartlet with Tomatoes and Caramelised Onions as an appetiser option and a Hearty Beef Goulash Soup with Root Vegetables, Potato & Baguette as one of the mains to choose from.


For the Finest Selection of Wagyu
With a handpicked selection of the finest Wagyu from Japan, MAGOSABURO guarantees ultimate satisfaction when it comes to experiencing the very best choice cuts of beef. We’re talking BBQ, Sukiyaki, or Shabu-Shabu. Both their Lunch ($48 p.p.) and Dinner Sets ($68 p.p.) come with the Miyazaki Wagyu BBQ which is one of their crowd-favourites.

Salted & Hung

For a Utopia of Sustainable Cuisine
Salted & Hung is truly one of a kind. As a contemporary Australian restaurant, they present a menu that revolves around the creative use of forgotten parts, from skin to bones and innards, with not a single component wasted. This falls in line with Chef Drew’s personal cooking philosophy of Minimal Wastage where every single produce’s maximum potential is explored.

With such an innovative stance on cooking, guests are sure to be wowed with their experimental meat curations including the Lunch ($128 p.p.) and Dinner Set’s ($148 p.p.) Beetroot, Ebi, Head Cheese Drew’s Charcuterie, IPA Sourdough, and Yarra Valley Trout Roe, along with the Dry Aged, Grass Fed Beef Cheek Blackmore Wagyu.