Grilled beef, steaks, bone-in ribs, barbecued meats – if you love meat like we do, then this sentence will already have you salivating.
Getting meat done right is not easy as a chef. You can’t cook it too long, slice it too thin, or season it too much. Get one or several wrong, and you’ll have a piece of unsavoury meat cooked unevenly throughout.
Luckily, we have plenty of expert chefs to thank. We pick out 11 restaurants that are guaranteed to satiate all your meat cravings.
Just a stone’s throw from Sembawang MRT station is High Steaks, a western dining establishment known for their juicy, succulent steaks. Aside from choosing their steak’s done-ness, diners can also choose from one of four signature sauces: black pepper, brown, cream and red wine. Top items to choose from the menu here are the wagyu ribeye, AUS tenderloin and Spanish pork ribs. Casual and relaxed with good food, this place is perfect for families and friends.
Weekday: 14:00 | 14:30 | 15:00 | 15:30
Weekend: 15:30 | 16:00
Rooted in the spirit of Southern hospitality, this updated American restaurant and bar is fashioned after the new breed of BBQ restaurants in New York, lending a touch of sophistication to the hearty, rustic barbecue tradition. Morganfields combines life’s two greatest passions: music and great soul food. Among the must-try items here are the tequila spiked chicken, smokehouse bacon cheeseburger and their signature Hickory BBQ Sticky Bones, prime pork ribs slow-cooked and smoked to tender mouthwatering perfection.
Weekday: 21:00 | 21:30
Weekend: 21:00 | 21:30
Taking on the very vital role as ambassadors of Texas seriously are the folks at Decker BBQ, which is based on the simple premise of honest cooking and authenticity. Here, they focus on quality meats, using time-honoured techniques like slow-cooking to bring out the best flavours in the meat. Must-try items include the pork spare ribs, pulled pork and brisket hash (available during brunch). Located at Robertson Quay, it’s a truly authentic Texas BBQ right here in Singapore.
Weekday: 21:00 | 21:30
Weekend: 21:00 | 21:30
Take a journey through authentic cuisine all the way from Brazil. Rodizio do Brazil lets diners try a wide variety of food at one fixed price. The all-you-can-eat affair offers hearty grilled meats, fresh seafood such as prawns and as many as six dessert types to choose from. Located at River Valley Road, the restaurant is just a few short minutes’ walk from Clarke Quay MRT station.
Weekday: 18:00 | 18:30 | 20:00 | 20:30 | 21:00
Weekend: 18:00 | 18:30 | 19:00 | 19:30 | 20:00 | 20:30 | 21:00
‘Moa’ is the beer brand and ‘tiki’ means hunter in the Maori language. Moa Tiki is thus a place for hungry hunters and thirsty warriors. Located at CHIJMES, the place offers western classics, complete with beers to wash it all down with. Menu highlights include the honey BBQ pork ribs and grilled lamb rack. From Wednesdays to Saturdays, there are live music performances.
Weekday: 12:30 | 13:00| 13:30 | 14:00| 14:30 | 21:30
Weekend: 12:30 | 13:00| 13:30 | 14:00| 14:30 | 21:30
Taking culinary inspiration from the historic Silk Road, Alijiang offers the perfect balance between flavour and aesthetically pleasing plating. Located within VivoCity in Harbourfront, top dishes to try here are the Serindia homemade “niang” noodles, Xinjiang spicy pocket bun and Alijiang cane pepper chicken. Perfect for meals with the family or corporate dinners, you’ll find that Alijiang will fit your purposes seamlessly.
A restaurant chain specialising in Sichuan skewered meats, BBQ Box offers diners close to 50 grilled items, from quality meats to seafood. Diners can choose from items like grilled oysters, lamb ribs and chicken wings. The hot & sour rice noodles offer a great base food for whichever you opt for. All of them come glazed with their signature spicy sauce to give it a nice flavourful kick in every bite.
Weekend: 14:00 | 16:00
Walking around the premises of Rocku Yakiniku is akin to strolling in the alleys of post-sunset Shinjuku. The interior is decked out in a blend of concrete, wood, steel, loud graffiti and murals taken out from manga pages. The fresh cuts here are flown in from USA, Australia and Japan, ranging from wagyu brisket to sirloin cuts. Diners can pair their yakiniku grilled succulent cuts of meat with jugs of icy cold beer against a background of live in-house entertainment.
Saturday: 12:00 | 12:30 | 15:00 | 15:30 | 16:00 | 18:30
Sunday: 12:00 | 12:30 | 15:30 | 16:00 | 16:30 | 18:00
Calling all lovers of steamboat, hotpot and barbecue! Kin Nam Nam Mookata uses traditional charcoal-fuelled mookata that has a casual and laidback atmosphere befitting of the venue. Located along Upper Paya Lebar Road, the restaurant has a wide variety of ingredients, such as garlic pork collar, black pepper beef and their signature lemongrass chicken. The mookata setup is such that diners have a choice between grilling their ingredients on the surface, or enjoy them with the tasty simmering broth below.
Weekday: 00:00 | 23:30
Saturday: 00:00 | 00:30
Sunday: 00:00 | 23:30
The history of Seorae dates back to Korean monarchs of old, when royal families demanded perfection, where the best quality ingredients were used. The highest quality meat served was galmaegisal, skirt meat that has the perfect combination of tenderness and juiciness. Other must-try meats here are the hangjeongsal (grilled juicy US pork jowl) and samgyeobsal (pork belly). Diners now can get a taste of what Korean royal perfection was all about.
Weekday: 11:30 | 12:00 | 12:30 | 21:00
Weekend: 11:30 | 15:00 | 15:30 | 16:00 | 16:30 | 21:00
Enjoy Korean BBQ in the heart of Yishun at Kingdom Korean BBQ. Bring your friends and choose from a wide variety of choices, such as black pork slices, marinated chicken and sliced beef short plate. Watch the meats sizzle as you grill them to your desired done-ness. Diners can easily find this eatery just behind Northpoint City, which is just right across the Yishun MRT station.