Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Raffles Grill

1 Beach Rd. Send to Phone
65-6412 1816
Classic French cuisine prepared with a modern touch and served in old-world elegance.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Features

* Click here for rating key

Raffles Grill Restaurant Review

: A lofty brass chandeliered ceiling, grand French windows peeking onto private green space, and sparkling Christofle sterling silver flatware keep the elegant flame alive at this grande dame of Singapore fine dining institutions. The cuisine is classic and refined French, though prepared with the faintest global influences by Italy-born chef Nicola Canuti, who trained under the likes of Alain Ducasse and Gordon Ramsay. We welcome his thoughtful additions to this institution of a menu, especially the fork-tender Welsh lamb shoulder, seared then gently cooked for 36 hours. We took the dish even more seriously when the waiter explained the lemon-salted gravy enveloping the lamb had been marinating for three months. Ease into the lamb with one of two appetizers: chilled oyster soup topped with Aquitaine caviar and the more complex steamed foie gras with mango marmalade and pear poached in red wine. Desserts are just as well-executed, so you can’t go wrong with any of the traditional soufflés (chocolate, Tahitian vanilla or Grand Marnier). The considerable wine list skews towards French and old-world wines and service is professional.

User Ratings & Reviews for Raffles Grill
 



RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.