15 Romantic Colonial Bungalows In Singapore To Dine In & Up Your Dating Game

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Whether you are planning for a first date or a special occasion with your significant other, many people struggle to settle for the perfect romantic spot where they can impress their date.

However, date nights do not have to be glitzy and glamorous. Sometimes, a perfect evening is simply enjoying each other’s company over a good dinner where you are surrounded by nature, a warm candlelight and slow jazz music playing in the background.

Treat your special someone to a wonderful meal they will never forget at these 15 Romantic Colonial Bungalows In Singapore To Dine In.

Beaulieu House

#1 BEAULIEU HOUSE

Located within the grounds of Sembawang Park, Beaulieu House is Singapore’s most well-preserved heritage buildings. The seafood and steamboat restaurant offers a variety of communal sharing dishes.

The best part? Diners get to bask in tranquility over a magnificent view of the Straits of Johor.

Beaulieu House
117 Beaulieu Rd
Singapore 759837
Tel: +65 6257 9234
Mon to Sat: 11am – 2.30pm, 6pm – 11pm
Sun and PH: 11am – 11pm
Nearest Station: Sembawang

Chopsuey Cafe

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#2 CHOPSUEY CAFÉ

Tucked away on Dempsey Hill, Chopsuey Café serves a myriad of Chinese comfort delights with Western influence.

The menu includes handmade dim sum such as Orange Duck Dumplings, “Steamed” Lasagna With Snapper and Tofu to Roasted Spring Chicken with Cinnamon Five-Spice Salt, bringing together bold and traditional flavours to create a unique dining experience.

Chopsuey Café
10 Dempsey Road
#01-23 Singapore 247700
Tel: +65 9224 6611
Mon to Fri: 11.30am – 11pm
Sat and Sun: 10.30am – 12am
Nearest Station: Queenstown

Corner House

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#3 CORNER HOUSE

Housed in a two-storey monochrome bungalow, The Corner House is known for its one-of-a-kind Gastro-Botanico cuisine that showcases botanical elements ranging from tubers, roots, fungi to vines, fruits and herbs.

Besides their contemporary cuisine, the restaurant offers a detailed wine list with over 600 labels to choose from.

Corner House
1 Cluny Road
E J H Corner House Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore 259569
Tel: +65 6469 1000
Tues to Sat: 12pm – 3pm, 6.30pm – 11pm
Sun: 11.30am – 3pm, 6.30pm – 11pm
Closed on Mondays
Nearest Station: Botanic Gardens

Masons

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#4 MASONS

Just a 10-minute walk from Labrador Park MRT station, Masons provides a stylish and luxurious dining experience where diners can indulge in palatable European cuisine.

From the elegant dining room to the al fresco veranda, Masons is an ideal spot for romantic dates or a hearty weekend brunch with your friends.

Masons
8 Lock Rd
Gillman Barracks
Singapore 108936
Tel: +65 6694 2216
Daily: 11.30am – 11pm
Nearest Station: Labrador Park

Prive Sticky Date

#5 PRIVÉ ACM

Featuring a breath-taking view of the Singapore river, Privé at the Asian Civilisation Museum is a casual all-day dining concept which offers both indoor and al fresco dining options.

Expect hearty food and a stunning view of the CBD skyline at this Privé outlet.

Prive ACM
1 Empress Place
#01-02 Singapore 179555
Tel: +65 6776 0777
Mon to Thurs: 8.30am – 10.30pm
Fri and Sat: 8.30am – 12am
Sun: 9am – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Clark Quay

Riders Cafe

#6 RIDERS CAFÉ

Riders Café at Bukit Timah Saddle Club is a popular brunch spot in Singapore with a menu of contemporary comfort food in a laid-back space oozing with old-world charm.

For a morning jumpstart, you cannot go wrong with the lovely Lemon Ricotta Pancakes which features fluffy pancakes topped with zesty berries compote, honeycomb butter and maple syrup.

Riders Café
51 Fairways Dr
Singapore 286965
Tel: +65 6466 9819
Sun to Thurs: 8am – 9pm
Fri and Sat: 8am – 10pm
Closed on Mondays
Nearest Station: Sixth Avenue

Tamarind Hill

#7 TAMARIND HILL

Perched atop Labrador Nature Reserve, Tamarind Hill offers traditional and contemporary Siamese cuisine amid lush greenery.

Helmed by Chef Wanthana Nikonsaen who has years of culinary experience under her belt, diners can indulge in authentic Thai food served with an elegant flair.

Tamarind Hill
30 Labrador Villa Rd
Singapore 119189
Tel: +65 6278 6364
Mon to Thurs: 12pm – 3pm, 6.30pm – 9.45pm
Fri and Sat: 12pm – 3pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Sun: 7.30am – 11am, 12pm – 3pm, 6.30pm – 9.45pm
Nearest Station: Labrador Park

The Black Swan Oysters

#8 THE BLACK SWAN

Set in a 1930s restored building, The Black Swan is a glamorous art deco-style restaurant nestled in the bustling CBD district.

Known for its stunning and lavish interior, this is a place where you can luxuriate and enjoy a wide range of delectable modern European dishes.

The Black Swan
19 Cecil St
Singapore 049704
Tel: +65 6257 9234
Mon: 11.30am – 11pm
Tue to Thurs: 11.30am – 12am
Fri: 11.30am – 1am
Sat: 5pm – 1am
Closed on Sundays
Nearest Station: Raffles Place

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#9 THE COASTAL SETTLEMENT

Nestled among lush greenery, The Coastal Settlement is a casual dining restaurant where diners can feast on a myriad of Western and Asian fusion eats and unwind in a calming ambience.

Despite its far-flung location, this restaurant has drawn a crowd of regulars with its scrumptious eats and unusual retro furniture. The Coastal Settlement is also a pet-friendly cafe to bring your furkids to!

The Coastal Settlement
200 Netheravon Rd
Singapore 508529
Tel: +65 6475 0200
Tues to Thurs: 10.30am – 11pm
Fri: 10.30am – 12am
Sat: 8.30am – 12am
Sun: 8.30am – 11pm
Closed on Mondays
Nearest Station: Pasir Ris

The Knolls Capella

#10 THE KNOLLS

Inspired by its gorgeous seafront setting, The Knolls at Capella Singapore offers a refreshing Mediterranean fine dining experience in an intimate setting. If you are looking for recommendations, the posh restaurant is most known for its iconic Sunday Brunch.

The Knolls
1 The Knolls
Capella Singapore
Sentosa Island
Singapore 098297
Tel: 6591 5046
Daily: 7am – 11pm
Nearest Station: Harbourfront

The Summerhouse Dining Room

#11 THE SUMMERHOUSE DINING ROOM

The Summerhouse Dining Room is a one-of-a-kind dining destination. Offering blooming views, this impressive restaurant is known for its “nature-inspired” cuisine which focuses on local and seasonal produce.

With its farm-to-table concept that supports local and regional farmers, the restaurant provides unrivalled freshness to diners, as well as a healthy and sustainable menu to the table.

The Summerhouse Dining Room
3 Park Ln
Singapore 798387
Tel: +65 6262 1063
Wed to Sun, Eve of PH and PH: 6pm – 10pm (Dinner)
Sat, Sun & PH: 12pm – 3pm (Brunch)
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
Nearest Station: Punggol

The White Rabbit Singapore

#12 THE WHITE RABBIT

Housed in a beautifully restored 1930s Ebenezer Chapel, The White Rabbit is one of the most romantic restaurants in Dempsey Hill. Inspired by Alice in Wonderland, this charming restaurant takes diners into a world of whimsical wonders and away from the bustling city life.

It has affordable lunch sets if you want a romantic place to dine at without breaking the bank.

The White Rabbit
39C Harding Rd
Singapore 249541
Tel: +65 6473 9965
Tue to Fri: 12pm – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Sat and Sun: 10.30am – 3pm, 6.30pm- 10.30pm
Closed on Mondays
Nearest Station: Queenstown

Wheeler's Estate

#13 WHEELER’S ESTATE

Brought to you by the folks behind Wheeler’s Yard, Wheeler’s Estate is a 2-acre wide former British military airbase-turned heritage building in Seletar Aerospace Park.

This exquisite restaurant offers an Alfresco Café by The Lawn where you can have a picnic or feast in the Verandah over European cuisine.

Wheeler’s Estate
2 Park Lane
Singapore 798386
Tel: +65 6262 0001
Alfresco Cafe By The Lawn
Tue to Thurs: 3pm – 11pm
Fri: 3pm – 12am
Sat: 9am – 12am
Sun: 9am – 11pm
The Verandah
Tue to Thurs: 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm
Fri: 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 12am
Sat: 9am – 3pm, 6pm – 12am
Sun: 9am – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm
Eve of P.H opening hours will be extended to midnight.
Closed on Mondays
Nearest Station: Punggol

Wildseed Cafe & Bar Interior

#14 WILDSEED CAFÉ & BAR

Tucked away in Seletar Aerospace Park, Wildseed Café & Bar is an idyllic garden themed café that whips up hearty meals during the day and transforms into a casual bar with a delectable grill selection in the evening.

If you need a burger fix, try the café’s Wagyu Beef Burger (S$19). Expect juicy wagyu beef patty, smoked abalone mushroom, slathered in truffle mayo and sandwiched between toasted sesame buns.

Wildseed Café & Bar
3 Park Ln
Singapore 798387
Tel: +65 6262 1063
Wildseed Café
Daily: 9am – 5pm
Wildseed Bar
Sun to Thurs: 5pm – 11pm
Fri, Sat and Eve of PH: 5pm – 1am
Nearest Station: Punggol

YOUNGS Bar And Restaurant

#15 YOUNGS BAR & RESTAURANT

Decked with padded walls and marble floors, Youngs Bar & Restaurant exudes a modern vibe with a whimsical charm.

Diners can tuck into a myriad of palatable modern European fares such as the Duck Confit with mashed potatoes (S$24), Bacon and Eggs Pizza (S$16), and Vanilla Bourbon Crème Brulee (S$10).

Youngs Bar & Restaurant
3 Hyde Park Gate
Singapore 799531
Tel: +65 6734 2850
Mon to Thurs: 11am – 1am
Fri: 11am – 2am
Sat and Sun: 8am – 2am
Nearest Station: Punggol