The Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants award is one of the most reputable awards in the food and beverage industry. This award showcases the signature dishes and refined culinary techniques of some of the finest chefs and restaurants in Asia. For the sixth edition held recently, seven restaurants in Singapore secured a spot in the list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants2.

Here are the top three restaurants in Singapore that made the cut.

Located at one of Singapore’s iconic landmarks – the National Gallery, Odette is listed as the fifth best restaurant in Asia1. This contemporary restaurant serves refined French cuisine to its diners. One of their signature dishes is the pine-smoked organic egg2. This dish is served with a sous vide egg in its shell. It is presented in an egg tray with pine cones as decorations. The egg slips out of its shell onto a plate. This is served with duck pancetta, mushrooms, and shaved truffles.

Credits: @odetterestaurant

Burnt Ends
Securing the 12th spot in the Asia’s Best Restaurants list, Burnt Ends serves modern Australian cuisine2. This barbecue restaurant prepares meals through its open-kitchen concept2. Ideal for carnivores, this rustic restaurant prepares perfectly-charred steaks, fowls, and briskets. One of its signature dishes is the Sanger burger, where pulled pork meat is served in brioche buns as a burger.
Credits: @burntends_sg

Waku Ghin
Nestled in Marina Bay Sands, Waku Ghin is ranked as the 23rd best Asian restaurant1. This Japanese restaurant was awarded with a two-Michelin star by the Singapore Michelin Guide in 20173. Ran by celebrity chef Tetsuya Wakuda, the popular Japanese restaurant serves a ten-course degustation menu at a price of SG$400 (US$305)2. Some of his signature dishes include marinated botan shrimp with sea urchin and caviar, abalone with aonori sauce, and grilled ohmi beef3.

Credits: @wakughin


  1. CNN Travel. (2018). Asia’s 50 best restaurants in 2018. [online] Available at: https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/asia-50-best-restaurants-2018/index.html
  2. Weekender Singapore. (2018). 7 Restaurants From Singapore That Made The Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants List In 2018. [online] Available at: https://weekender.com.sg/w/dining/7-restaurants-from-singapore-that-made-the-asias-50-best-restaurants-list-in-2018/
  3. Marina Bay Sands: Restaurants. (2018). Waku Ghin by Tetsuya Wakuda. [online] Available at: https://www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/celebrity-chefs/waku-ghin.html#hTCkXwVMzVjx0wAb.97