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20 BEST French Restaurants In Singapore For All Budgets

Stay classy like the French with these top restaurants from affordable to fine dining.

Looking for some of the best French restaurants in Singapore, but don’t want to break the bank?

We’ve rounded up top French restaurants in Singapore from each end of the spectrum, from affordable to high-end. Shedding the fuss and pomp oft associated with French fine dining, some of these restaurants serve up an equally authentic fare for a fraction of the price. Or, if going for an elegant and decadent evening is just what you need, in which case the other options are a must-try.

Plus, Bastille Day is just around the corner. So check out this guide to French restaurants in Singapore.

Contents:

  1. Affordable
  2. Mid-Range
  3. Splurge-worthy

Affordable: $

1. Saveur

We’d wager a bet to say that there aren’t very many restaurants out there (like, in the world) that does French as finely for such a price tag. Most dishes on the menu are below $30! Try the meltingly tender Signature Duck Confit which would only set you back $28; or, the Original Saveur Pasta ($12) using capellini with truffle oil, sakura ebi and kombu. Can’t make up your mind? Opt for the three-course menu for just $52.

Saveur
Address: 5 Purvis St., #01-04, 188584
Tel: 6333 3121
Opening hours: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Tues. to Sun.)

Reserve on Chope here.

2. So France

The decor, furniture, ambience and food is typical of a French brasserie at great prices, especially its two-course ($25++) or three-course ($29++) weekday set lunches that is not only affordable, but full of flavour as well. There’s even a sweet and breezy al fresco terrasse for lunches or evening drinks.

So France
Address: 7 Fraser St., #01-51/56, Duo Galleria, 189536
Tel: 6909 6449
Opening hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Mon. to Thurs.); 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Fri.); 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Sat.); 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Sun.)

Reserve on Chope here.

3. Vineyard @ HortPark

It’s a feast for your senses at this charming French-Italian restaurant nestled amidst the verdant greenery of HortPark. Most sumptuously for your taste buds, of course. One you’ll love: Citrus Glazed Poulet with pee puree, couscous and charred rainbow carrots. Or go for the eccentric Italian option of Squid Ink Tagliatelle with crab meat and lemon zest.

Vineyard @ HortPark
Address: 33 Hyderabad Rd., 119578
Tel: 6479 7977
Opening hours: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Mon. to Fri.); 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Sat. to Sun)

Reserve on Chope here.

4. Miam Miam

When it comes to souffles, only the French and the Japanese dare vie for the crown. All the better when French-Japanese fusion cafe Miam Miam combines the best of both culinary cultures. Its signature souffles (from $9.80) and Famous French Toast ($11.80) – that’s what it’s literally called – are menu stars. Also check out standout mains like the Souffle Au Curry ($18.59), the epitome of French-Japanese fusion of baked rice with Japanese curry topped with fluffy clouds of egg and cheese.

Miam Miam
Address: 200 Victoria St., #02-14, Bugis Junction, 188021
Tel: 6837 0301
Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Sun. to Thurs.); 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. (Fri. to Sat.)

5. Taratata Bistrot

Situated in the buzzing street of Keong Saik, step into this restaurant’s space, fondly reminiscent of a Parisian bistro, and you’d be able to tell these folks are big on tradition and authenticity. Which means superb French classics like Duck Confit ($34) and Baked Escargots ($18), and wines from across French regions, lovingly curated to complement the finesse of French dining.

Taratata Brasserie
Address: 35A Keong Saik Rd., 089142
Tel: 6221 4506
Opening hours: 12 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Tues. to Sun.)

6. L’Angélus

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Say hello to the oldest single-location French Restaurant in Singapore having first opened in 1998! With such passion to preserve French authenticity, L’Angélus has earned a several accolades, including the “Restaurateurs de France” award. The Parisian setting offers a getaway vibe, with vintage posters, moody lighting and woven chairs.

The three-course set lunch menu goes for $28 per person, or you can opt for the all-day $68 set menu. Expect exceptional French dishes with ingredients flown directly from Rungis France, such as Pate Grand Mere ($16), Escargot ($18; free flow on Wednesday!) and Hokkaido Scallops ($38) with champagne caviar cream sauce.

L’Angélus
Address: 85 Club St., 069453
Tel: 6225 6897
Opening hours: 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Mon. to Fri.); 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Sat.)

Reserve on Chope here.

Mid-Range: $$

7. Brasserie Gavroche

At Brasserie Gavroche, framed recipes from the chef’s grandpa line the wall, above hand-picked vintage furniture imported from Paris. It’s this very respect to French tradition and authenticity that guides its food philosophy, too. Try the Pan-Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Couscous and Baby Spinach ($38), or Baked Zander Fish Queunelles, Langoustines and Lobster Bisque ($42).

Brasserie Gavroche
Address: 66 Tras St., 079005
Tel: 6225 8266
Opening hours: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Mon. to Fri.) / 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Sat.)

8. L’Entrecôte The Steak & Fries Bistro

To have only one item on your mains menu is a bold move, but that’s how this confident and classy French estab rolls – doling out platter after platter of its classic steak and fries ($36.80 onwards). The recipe for success? The legendary signature sauce – a powerful peppery, slightly tangy elixir the chef is proud to call his secret.

L’Entrecôte The Steak & Fries Bistro
Address: Multiple locations
Tel: See website
Opening hours: See website

Reserve on Chope here (Customs House)
Reserve on Chope here (Duxton)

9. Bistro Du Vin

Bistro Du Vin is many kinds of stellar: It’s authentic, the quality is tip-top, and the menu’s for everyone. Savour the Foie Gras Poêlé ($32) with pan seared figs, or the classic Ratatouille ($10) to start. Then feast on on the meats, such as Duck leg confit with pink garlic and potatoes ($38). Of course, no French meal can claim to be the real deal if it’s not accompanied by some fancy fromage (from $24). Finish with its warm, crusty apple tart ($16). If you haven’t got space, you might want to make space.

Bistro Du Vin
Address: 1 Scotts Rd., #01-14, Shaw Centre, 228208
Tel: 6733 7763
Opening hours: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. (daily)

10. Les Bouchons

This French bistro has been around since 2002, serving up a mean steak and fries, one of the first restaurants to serve up this French dish in Singapore! It has two outlets – one in Ann Siang Hill and the other at Robertson Quay, perfect for a Sunday brunch with your family and friends. Not only are the portions huge (which is great for sharing!), but you’ll definitely want to try the signature Grilled Black Angus Ribeye Steak with “Vigneron Butter” for $43. P.S. You’ll you’ll get free flow fries with your steak? Worth every penny.

Plus, check out the French Riveria Brunch on Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., only at its Robertson Quay outlet.

Les Bouchons
Address: 7 Ann Siang Rd., 069689 / 60 Robertson Quay, #01-02, 238252
Tel: 6423 0737 / 6733 4414
Opening hours: See website

Reserve on Chope here (Ann Siang)
Reserve on Chope here (Robertson Quay)

11. Gaston Burgundy Bistro & Wine Bar

Burgundy native Geoffrey Daurelle takes inspiration from his homely recipes and brings them to Singapore. This cozy all-day bistro serves up French Burgundy comfort food, such as Escargots ($16/30) with garlic and parsley butter, torched scallops ($24) and Mignon de Porc ($36), pork tenderloin with mash. If you’re looking for heart French food, or simply a wine and cheese kind of day, this is the spot for you.

*Please note that only cold cuts/cheese platters and desserts available between 2 p.m. to 6 p.m..

Gaston Burgundy Bistro & Wine Bar
Address: 25 Keong Saik Rd., 089132 
Tel: 6909 8120
Opening hours: 12 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Tues. to Sat.)*

12. Atout

Talk about a romantic setting with an al fresco area in a Dempsey enclave. Atout serves up classic French fare with wine pairings at a friendly price. You can opt for the set lunch menu at $42, with only an additional $10 for a glass of wine. You’ll find fancy dishes like Truffle Infused Foie Gras Terrine ($32), or more hearty dishes like its homemade sausages (from $20) and Pork Ribs with apple sauce ($38).

Atout
Address: 40C Harding Rd., 249548
Tel: 8799 4567
Opening hours: 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (daily)

Splurge-worthy: $$$

13. Fleur de Sel

Inside a charming shophouse you’ll find this laid back French open-concept kitchen with refined dishes by Chef Alexandre Lozachmeur. You can sit by the counter seats and watch Chef Alexandre make his magic, like a personal private table. The set lunch goes from $78 per person, whilst the set dinner goes from $148 per person. Expect French classics like Lobster Bisque and Duck consommé with mini foie gras raviolis and black truffle.

Fleur de Sel
Address: 64 Tras St., 079003
Tel: 6222 6861
Opening hours: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Mon. to Fri.); 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Sat.)

Reserve on Chope here.

14. Odette

This three-Michelin star is known for its innovative French cuisine. With stunning pastel and tranquil decor, you’ll be transported to a peaceful fine dining space designed by Singaporean artist Dawn Ng. Named after Chef Julien Royer’s grandmother, she takes inspiration from her grandmother’s recipes using the purest of ingredients. Odette takes the cake for French fine dining in Singapore.

Odette
Address: 1 St Andrews Rd., #01-04, National Gallery, 178957
Tel: 6385 0498
Opening hours: 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. (Mon. to Sat.)

15. Meta

Another gem located in Keong Saik, Meta is a Michelin-starred French restaurant in Singapore that takes French cuisine out for a spin with Asian-Korean fusion. Keep checking in for their seasonal menu of four courses at lunch or seven courses at dinner. The cosy yet elegant ambiance will have you relaxed at your table as you take in truly stunning fusion creations.

Meta
Address: 1 Keong Saik Rd., 089109
Tel: 6513 0898
Opening hours: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Tues. to Thurs.); 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Fri. to Sat.)

Reserve on Chope here.

16. Gunther’s Modern French Cuisine

Chef Gunther Hubrechsen creates spectacular French cuisine with wholesome and natural ingredients, emphasising down-to-earth recipes and bringing unique flavours together. There’s a caviar and truffle collection, for those who enjoy the finest of these products. As well as a la carte dishes like Wagyu ribeye carpaccio ($45) on crispy potato, fresh uni in the shell ($48) and côte de bœuf flambéed in au Cognac ($95 per person).

Gunther’s Modern French Cuisine
Address: 36 Purvis St., #01-03, 188613
Tel: 6338 8955
Opening hours: 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Mon. to Fri.); 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Sat.)

Reserve on Chope here.

17. Saint Pierre

Fine dining French-Asian fusion is what this two Michelin-starred restaurant does best. You can enjoy the stunning view of Marina Bay Sands while dining at Singapore’s finest French cuisine. You can go for the three-course set lunch at $158 per person, or four-course at $188 per person. With premium dishes like caviar and white asparagus, and omi beef with sand carrot or Nagasaki seabass with violet asparagus and champagne. A fine dining meal with beautifully melded flavours and a view? What more can you ask for.

Saint Pierre
Address: 1 Fullerton Rd., #02-02B, One Fullerton Singapore, 049213
Tel: 6438 0887
Opening hours: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Tues. to Sat.)

Reserve on Chope here.

18. Les Amis

Polished, elegant and decadent – the true French way. Though fair warning the prices are steep, you can’t blame them given its many accolades. This three Michelin-starred restaurants indulges its diners with the finest of ingredients. Check out premium dishes like caviar on rose petals ($135), juicy beef tenderloin with aromatics and natural jus ($160), or herb and truffle coated sweet bread ($135). Les Amis also has four private dining rooms if you want to go the extra mile.

Les Amis
Address: 1 Scotts Rd., #01-16, 228208
Tel: 6733 2225
Opening hours: 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (daily)

Reserve on Chope here.

19. Brasserie La Saveurs

Located in the elegant St. Regis Hotel with wall to floor ceilings and stunning chandeliers, this fine dining Parisian concept serves up lavish epicurean spreads as well as perfect wine pairings from St. Regis Sommeliers. The set lunch menu goes for $58 per person, while the set dinner menu goes for $89 per person.

Brasserie La Saveurs
Address: 29 Tanglin Rd., St Regis Singapore, 247911
Opening hours: 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (daily)

Reserve on Chope here.

20. Rhubarb Le Restaurant

Tucked away in a shophouse at Duxton Hill, this intimate one Michelin-starred restaurants seats just seven tables where diners can get a up close and personal experience with the Chef’s preparation. For the set lunch ($52 per person), check out Hamachi with beetroot and ricotta, as well as the Quail with endives and potato. You can also opt for the four-course Omakase menu for top Chef’s pick ($88 per person). For the set dinner (from $138 per person), taste French classics, but may be new to you, Pigeon with potato and pomegranate.

Rhubarb Le Restaurant
Address: 3 Duxton Hill, 080589
Tel: 8127 5001
Opening hours: 12 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (Mon. to Tues., Thurs. to Sat.)

By Pinky Chng, August 2017 / Last updated by Isabel Wibowo

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