There are plenty of eateries in the Central Business District (CBD) for simple meals, tabaos and quick bites. But if you have important business lunches, work meetings or office parties lined up, it can be trickier as you have to hit all the right notes with colleagues and clients. We have come up with 5 spots that would impress any workmates.
With 21 outlets across the island, located in the CBD, suburban areas, and Changi airport, Harry’s is Singapore’s largest and best-known local dining and bar establishment offering a wide range of high-quality beverages and food. The Harry’s Jazz Burger and Curried Lamb Shank make the perfect lunch meal!
The Marmalade Pantry at Downtown
Location: Oasia Hotel Downtown
You are missing out if you haven’t tried their Miso Lobster Burger yet. Offering a brief reprieve from the hustle and bustle of city life, The Marmalade Pantry kick-started the concept of all-day dining in 1999. Until now, it remains as one of the best destinations for the curious and well-heeled looking for that warm, comforting embrace and modern luxurious food.
Location: Boon Tat Street
Pronounced ‘Fire’, FYR is a modern grill with an Asian twist. Its chic yet cozy interior creates a good atmosphere for conversations. Known for its quality food like their grain-fed beef ribeye that is well-marinated and grilled to perfection, the place also offers uncompromising service even at full-house!
They offer a range of sharing plates that is great for business lunches. After lunch, go for their wine of the month or one of their unique cocktails like ‘Light My FYR’ – gin mare with orange marmalade and tonic.
Location: Capital Square 3
If you are looking for a place to sate your Middle Eastern cuisine cravings, Kazbar has to be on your go-to list. Located in the heart of the CBD, Kazbar offers authentic Middle Eastern cuisine with fresh ingredients and spices flown in directly from the Middle East. You will be transported out of town with its bona fide interior decor and kitchen with Middle Eastern roots.
From lamb kebab to vegetarian dishes like the artichoke stew, you would be mind blown from the kaleidoscope of flavours playing on your tongue!
If you are planning to have your business lunch here, choose from their three designated zones – Beruit, Medina and Casablanca. These carefully decorated areas seat up to 20 people and are the perfect place for your Arabian-themed dinner or office parties.
Location: Marina Bay Finacial Centre
Erwin’s Gastrobar is a versatile dining destination inspired by the cafes and bars of metropoles like New York City. It is aptly located in the Marina Bay Financial Centre and offers gastronomic delights as a form of respite amidst the urban jungle.
Enjoy Erwin’s wholesome mains made from the freshest ingredients, and take a dip in their seasonal menus that change frequently. Its classy decor makes the place perfect for a lunch meeting or as a treat for yourself after a long day at work. Beat the work fatigue with some European-style Prosecco cocktails or their Paulaner beers on draft from Munich. End your workday on a high note!
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