Weddings come with thorough preparations, and the one that will probably take most of your time and budget is the wedding venue. From the centre table to the linen and utensils used, you want everything to match your wedding theme to a tee – that is when the convenience of restaurants come in. When you find the restaurant with the setup you prefer, it already has built-in décor, and lots of tables and chairs available compared to a bare rented hall. It can even be your favourite restaurants to dine in as a couple, which make the place even more special. If you haven’t found one yet despite being a foodie at heart, we prepared a list for you to choose from. These top 10 popular restaurant wedding venues in Singapore can provide both an intimate wedding or a grand feast to celebrate your union of love. Read on and discover these perfect spaces with gratifying meals that await your wedding toasts.
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This article was first published on 21 March 2016 and last updated on 7 February 2020
Top 10 Popular Restaurant Wedding Venues in Singapore
10. Bayswater Kitchen, for a nautical-themed wedding affair
Perfect for seafood lovers and fun-vibe seekers, Bayswater Kitchen offers a unique nautical-themed wedding in Singapore’s only private island. With seafront views and breezy alfresco seating, your wedding day can feel like a Mediterranean paradise where your guests can relax and enjoy the sight by the sea.
When it comes to food options, this seafood-centric restaurant wedding venue in Singapore always provides a seasonal and fresh menu. Whether you opt for a cocktail, seated, or buffet setting, Bayswater Kitchen can accommodate 100 to 450 persons. They also offer vegan and vegetarian options, which is ideal for all types of lifestyle and taste.
9. Summer Palace Restaurant, for a classic Chinese wedding celebration
With Michelin One-Star as its highest accolade, you can never go wrong in choosing the Summer Palace Restaurant for your wedding venue. It is known for its exquisite Cantonese dishes and a variety of dim sum delicacies. Food option wise, you can choose a la carte, set menu, and five- and six-course meals. They even have gluten-free options for health-conscious wedding guests. On top of its pleasant menu, the Chinese restaurant is not just a feast for the tummy. It is also visually satisfying with its classic Chinese oriental interiors adorned with arts and antiques.
The Summer Palace Restaurant has two main functions where you can enjoy the food with your loved ones. Pearl can seat up to 12 guests and suitable for an intimate and casual wedding celebration while Jade can seat up to 50 people. Pearl has expansive glass windows, and Jade has floor-to-ceiling glass windows. Both areas give off a refreshing ambience with natural daylight and scenery rather than a confined, tight space.
8. Sinfonia Ristorante, for a chic Victorian era wedding backdrop
Built during the Victorian Revivalism era, the Victoria Theater and Concert Hall holds a gem of elegance and beauty inside its premises—Sinfonia Ristorante. Its high ceilings, Italianate windows, and Corinthian columns are a great canvas where you can give life to the wedding theme of your dreams. The chic restaurant caters to all gourmands in a bespoke dining experience.
Sinfonia Ristorante is known for its harmonious symphony of taste and sophistication that comes with its Italian cuisine. Their executive chef can even work with you for a special curated menu and cocktails to match your palate and cravings.
7. Flutes Restaurant Bar, for a historic event in the oldest section of the oldest museum in Singapore
What is better than commemorating the start of another chapter in your life in one of the historical places in Singapore? Situated at the oldest section of National Museum, Flutes Restaurant Bar redefines dining experience with European-centric menu and fine wines and beverages. They have versatile high-ceiling dining rooms and beautiful and calm outdoor dining spaces. The restaurant’s colonial appeal make up for a momentous celebration like your wedding day. They can also help you plan your big day with a suggested list of photographers and florists, among others.
6. 1919 Waterboathouse, for sweeping views of the Singapore skyline
Offering flavours of the sea with French culinary methods, The 1919 Waterboathouse features intimate and idyllic spaces that can indulge all your wedding venue needs. Its indoor dining hall has stunning vintage lighting, original antique pieces and austere furnishings overlooking the Marina Bay. Meanwhile, the Rooftop Bar offers a panoramic view of the Singapore skyline and just equally mesmerising.
1919 Waterboathouse provides an extensive food selection. From mouthwatering Hokkaido scallops to various Spanish signature bites, your wedding guests will undoubtedly enjoy the food as much as each other’s company. For a great toast to your celebration, a vodka-based signature cocktail can make the impact.
5. Corner House, for bouts of nostalgia and romance
Shaped by various inspirations, Corner House evokes fusion of history, art, passion, science, memory and gastronomy in one setting. It is surrounded by lush florals and trees with nostalgic aura – a perfect setup for an intimate and romantic, homey yet classy, wedding celebration.
The Verandah, next to the entrance porch, makes a right, charming corner for your wedding guests. It overlooks the canopy of trees and dense hedgerows that surround the Corner House. This setup matches the signature menu that the restaurant offers. Gastro-Botanica is a contemporary cuisine created by Chef Jason Tan and focuses on the refinement of each plate with protein and botanical elements.
4. Saint Pierre, for a warm and intimate wedding experience
With warm and intricate interiors that overlook the spectacular views of the Marina Bay, Saint Pierre makes a romantic wedding venue with a wide variety of festive and seasonal menu. This fancy restaurant is a place of tribute for gastronomy with its food selection reflecting the “essence-centric cuisine”. Classy and elegance describe Saint Pierre, and it can surely fulfil a splendid wedding setup with flair and grandeur in perfect symmetry.
3. Keyaki, for a romantic and exclusive celebration in a traditional Japanese-styled setup
Pan Pacific’s Keyaki Japanese Restaurant provides an unparalled gastronomic wedding experience with immaculate and award-winning Japanese menu. Each plate is served with freshness and quality of various seasonal ingredients.
Its recently opened Keyaki Pavilion also gives off a traditional Japanese atmosphere with its Shoji-inspired screens. This private dining space can be customised to your preferred motif. Keyaki’s premises is surrounded by green landscape and authentic koi pond, which is known as a Japanese impression.
2. Forlino, for a piece of Italy on your wedding day
Elegantly situated within One Fullerton, Forlino is an ideal wedding venue that overlooks the Marina Bay waterfront and known for its Italian dining. The menu reflects Italy’s nature and culture, balancing the best gastronomic finds between the land and the sea. Chef Matteo Ponti features classic Italian cuisine that uses the best seasonal ingredients around the world and enhanced with his Italian culinary roots. From canape soirees to private dining to live stations, Forlino satiate any kind of palate for your wedding day.
1. The Dempsey Cookhouse, for an Instagram-worthy wedding day
Named as the most Instagrammable restaurant in Singapore, the Dempsey Cookhouse is perfect for the millennial couple looking for the most aesthetically pleasing wedding venue. The restaurant lies in a lush greenery of COMO Dempsey at the Dempsey Hill, featuring a lovely dining area. Its rows of glass chandeliers can make your walk down the aisle the new trending #DempseyCookhouseRunway picture-perfect moment. Menus are of Asian-inspired with a European twist extracting flavors from unexpected ingredients, from the usual meat stocks and creams.
The Dempsey Cookhouse
Block 17D Dempsey Road, Singapore 249676
1800 304 5588
We hope that this list of the Top 10 Popular Restaurant Wedding Venues in Singapore helps you narrow down what view, theme, or vibe you want for your wedding day.
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