Looking for a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of town? Dempsey Hill offers the perfect setting for you to relax over some good food and drinks. Even if you prefer to #StayHome, these restaurants can deliver to wherever you are, islandwide. Here are the top 15 restaurants in the area that we love at Oddle Eats!
Looking for a new dining experience to switch things up? CANCHITA Peruvian Cuisineis where you can get a taste and feel of Latin America right here at Dempsey Hill. With an abundance of greenery inside and outside, the restaurant boasts a calm atmosphere in a rather posh environment. Savour on the Peruvian take on fried rice with the Arroz Chaufa ($36), or on roasted chicken with the Polla A La Brasa (from $34). If you prefer something lighter, the Ceviche Clasico ($26) and Taco Chicken ($18) are equally tasty Peruvian staples.
Chopsuey Cafe, if you didn’t know, is run by the same folks behind the ever-popular PS Cafe (also on this list below). They’re tucked away at the far end of Dempsey Hill, so getting there is already a journey in itself. Their menu brings together Chinese comfort favourites, but with a western twist! For starters, try the Crispy Duck Pow! Pockets ($18.75) or the tender and succulent Charsiu Kurobuta Belly ($25.15). As for mains, choose from a variety of East-meets-West creations, such as the Crispy Orange Beef (A.K.A. Rusty Nails) ($28.35). Or if you prefer sticking to carbs, the Mud Crab Fried Rice ($26.25) will surely satisfy you.
Indulge in hearty French cuisine at Eat at my Kitchen. Exuding a cosy ambience, the restaurant serves up French classics whose names you’d have heard before, but have perhaps never known how to pronounce (or is it just me). Seabass en Papillote ($30) is basically seabass wrapped in parchment and baked to perfection. Over here, they serve theirs with flavoured Pilaf rice. The French Beef Bourguignon ($35) is a one-pot stew beef braised with red wine – hearty yet luxurious. For something more self-explanatory, you can’t go wrong with the Roasted French Spring Chicken ($32).
Definitely a place you want to take your grandparents to, especially if they love Chinese food. Or you can simply order in with Oddle Eats!
Address: 7A & 7B Dempsey Road, Singapore, 249684
Morselsis an intimate restaurant that serves innovative fusion dishes in a rustic barnyard-style house. While the simple colour palette and natural materials in its interior design are aesthetically pleasing, the food here is a work of art too. Main dishes like their Stockyard Black Angus Short Ribs ($46) and Firecracker Pulled Pork Pasta ($28) aren’t dishes that you’d usually encounter, but perhaps the Milo Tiramiso ($16) will convince you. Plus, with Oddle Eats, you can enjoy these unique creations with your loved ones at home!
With a name like that, it’s unsurprising that Open Farm Communitycalls Dempsey Hill its home. The restaurant features an open-kitchen concept and houses its own vegetable and fruit garden as ways to strengthen connections between people and food. Some of their most popular dishes are the Carbon Neutral Beef Bolognese ($30) and Braised Local Eggplant ($35), all of which feature locally sourced ingredients. For a local twist, the Thrice Cooked Potato with Chai Poh ($16) and OFCauliflower Wings ($17) are interesting (vegan) side dishes to try as well. They offer plenty of other vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options too, which is perfect if you or your dining partners have special dietary requirements.
Address: 130E Minden Road, Singapore 248819
9. Plank Sourdough Pizza
Enclosed with tall glass panels and surrounded by lush greenery, Plank Sourdough Pizzais where you can get, well, sourdough crust pizzas. In fact, they are the first pizzeria in Singapore to specialise in it. Whether it’s classics such as the pepperoni Pizza O ($20) to brow-raising creations like the pineapple cream sauce-based Pizza 9 ($25), there’s plenty to choose from.
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With multiple outlets islandwide, PS Cafe certainly needs no introduction. Like many of its neighbours, this Dempsey Hill outlet features indoor and outdoor seating with a picturesque view of the surrounding greenery. The cafe has many signature dishes, but some of its more popular ones include the PS. Burger ($32.30) and Sticky BBQ Ribs ($39.20). A must-try item is also the PS. Truffle Shoestring Fries ($17.80), which is perfect for sharing. Make sure you don’t miss out on their indulgent Double Chocolate Blackout Cake ($17.70) too. If not, you can have them deliver everything to you by ordering through Oddle Eats!
Samy’s Curry Restaurant has been a cornerstone of Dempsey Hill for more than 50 years. The long-established family-run restaurant prides itself on its nostalgic food and friendly hospitality. You can expect their award-winning Samy’s Fish Head Curry (from $22) is to warm the cockles of your heart with its aromatic South Indian flavours. Other signature dishes worth trying include the Mysore Mutton ($14), Chicken Tikka 65 ($14) and Signature Masala Chicken ($6.50 per pc). With different spice blends and secret recipes as the foundation of its dishes, you can be sure that every bite you take won’t be short of flavours.
Specialising in modern Asian cuisine, SIRI HOUSE is a lifestyle, social and dining space all in one. Indulge in reimagined Asian favourites such as Unagi Risotto ($27) and Asari Clam Linguine ($24) as every dish takes you on a journey across different countries with its mix of flavours and influences. Or simply chill over a drink or two with their signature cocktails, like a decadent Scotch & Honey (from $35) or an electrifying 9-Volt (from $35). With colourful interiors and dim lighting, it’s the perfect place for a date or just a catch-up sesh.
SPRMRKTat Dempsey Hill is situated in a former British army barrack that’s been largely conserved. Featuring a high ceiling with plenty of natural sunlight in the day and ambient lighting in the evening, the restaurant provides the perfect setting be it for a casual brunch or intimate dinner. Kick start your day with a hearty French Toast ($22) or Buttermilk Pancakes ($20). If not, choose from a variety of healthful mains such as Miso Eggplant & Ancient Grains ($24) and Pesto Quinoa Penne ($25). You can be sure that the restaurant puts a lot of effort into curating their dishes as they are a champion of conscious dining.
Western, Mediterranean or Asian, The Dempsey Projecthas it all. With a wide array of fusion dishes, you can expect to go on a gastronomic trip around the world at the brightly-lit and spacious restaurant. Take a trip to England with The Big Dempsey Breakfast ($33.35) that’s inspired by the classic English breakfast. Savour a taste of Italy with a luxurious Italian Cheese Platter ($43.70). Or swing by France with their range of freshly baked goods including the Croissant ($4) and Baguette ($5.65). Whatever it is, you’ll never run out of options here.