Our grandparents have a special place in our hearts and we all want to make their special once-a-year celebration memorable for them.
They’d tell you that they don’t want any gifts – all they want is quality time with the whole family together. So we’ve compiled 6 places with heartwarming food that is great for accommodating families both small and large.
You may be familiar with the House of Peranakan Cuisine, which is also on Eatigo. But it is at the Peranakan Inn & Lounge that it all started. This is one of the oldest Peranakan restaurants in Singapore, offering an unpretentious old-school charm full of nostalgia and classic dishes. With items like assam prawns and their signature curry fish head, this place has hosted many Singaporean leaders, from Goh Keng Swee to Wee Kim Wee.
Weekday: 11:30 | 18:00
Weekend: 11:30 | 18:00
Peranakan cuisine is a labour of love. Preserving the rich culinary heritage over the years is Nonya Nonya. The restaurant is a result of three generations’ hard work. Located at Maju Avenue in Serangoon Gardens, Nonya Nonya specialises in traditional Peranakan dishes, with options like assam prawns, ayam buah keluak and curry fish head. Those looking for a sweet ending will find the durian chendol the perfect selection.
Weekday: 11:30 | 17:30
Sunday : 21:00
Serving up one of Singapore’s most classic and renowned dishes is No. 3 Crab Delicacy Restaurant. As its name implies, its signature dishes here are its crab dishes. Diners get plenty of choice of how they want their crab to come: salted egg, creamy butter, ‘Super Lemak’ and more, including the quintessential chilli crab. Located in Tiong Bahru, other must-try seafood dishes include drunken cockles and clams in special sauce.
Weekday: 11:30 | 12:00
Weekend: 11:30 | 12:00
Thalappakatti for the common man in South India refers to high quality biryani, and it is a trait that the Dindigul Thalappakatti Restaurant still upholds today. Originating in 1957 from the Thalappakatti Biriyani Hotel, this family recipe still maintains the same traditional cooking techniques to remain faithful to the original taste. Top dishes to try here are the tawa meen roast, black pepper chicken and, of course, their biryani dishes.
Weekend: 17:00 | 17:30
Established since 1988, the Mouth Restaurant specialises in traditional and authentic Cantonese cuisine. Designed to cater to both intimate affairs to large celebratory events, their kitchen specialties include sautéed carrot cake in XO sauce, tenderloin beef cubes in Kobe sauce and mini Buddha Jump Over the Wall. If you prefer dim sum, there is a wide selection of over 100 choices.
Weekend: 10:00 | 15:00 | 15:30
Enjoy traditional Chinese cuisine in a classical Chinese setting. Tien Court Restaurant, located at Copthorne Kings Hotel along Havelock Road, is helmed by master chef Kwan. There is a delectable selection of dim sum along with a la carte offerings, such as baked fresh scallops, lobster broth served in mini pumpkin and the restaurant’s signature tea-smoked duck. Impeccable service from the staff here will also most surely make diners feel completely at home.
Weekday: 14:00 | 21:00
Weekend: 09:00 | 14:00 | 20:30 | 21:00