New Cafes and Restaurants in Singapore to Visit in August 2022

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Attention gourmands, this month, gastronomy takes second place in terms of new openings. There are also casual cafes and restaurants that are growing in number. Here are eight new cafes and restaurants in Singapore worth checking out in August.

Korean food lovers can find themselves at Um Yong Baek, known for its delicious pork and rice soup that is sure to satisfy your wanderlust if you haven’t traveled to South Korea recently. Those with more adventurous taste buds will enjoy their stay at Shikar, a new Indian restaurant in town that offers a completely different concept of dining.

It is also an assortment of flavors offered this month. Give your taste buds a spicy treat with a visit to Yantra where contemporary Indian cuisine awaits. Sandwich lovers, head to The Stack for a wide variety of delicious sandos.

For a floral twist, check out Fleurato for botanically influenced desserts. With a focus on ‘coastal Aussie cuisine’, Kaarla will take you on a downward journey. Looking for a casual place? Eclipse and Yeast Side (Farrer Park) are our top picks in August.

Are you still hungry? Read on for the full list.

This story first appeared on Lifestyle Asia Singapore

New cafes and restaurants in Singapore to visit in August 2022:

(Hero and featured image credit: Yantra)

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01

Kaarla

88 Market St, #51-02, CapitaSpring 048948


CapitaSpring’s dining establishments are global in scale, and by that we mean they take diners on a culinary journey around the world. Besides Japanese dishes at Oumi and Latin European flavors at Sol and Luna, you won’t be surprised to learn that they also have an experience that will take you to Kaarla. Emphasizing ‘coastal Aussie cuisine’, the restaurant uses seasonal produce, cooked farm-to-table with a bespoke Aussie grill and oven. The salt-dried kangaroo may require some to try, but the clean flavors of the lean meat made it one of our favorite dishes here.

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Um Yong Baek

27 Boon Tat St, #01, Singapore 069623


Um Yong Baek

There are a lot more Korean food options outside of Korean BBQ these days, and we all agree. Um Yong Baek, originally from Korea, is popularized for its pork and rice soup, also known as Dwaeji-Gukbap. You will find two versions here, Busan and Milyang, the former being a savory, clear soup that has been boiled for hours and the latter being a thicker, milkier pork bone broth.

Take note that you can only order pork and rice soup for lunch, as they serve Jeju-style K-BBQ for dinner.

(Image credit: @umyongbaek_sg via Instagram)

03

Shikar

2 Cook Street at Maxwell Reserve, Autograph Collection, Singapore 078857


Shikar

Shikar, inspired by the grand old feasts of Indian royals, is for an opulent evening – think heavily decorated walls, plush seats and all. Here, Chef Jolly uses a mix of techniques and influences to reinterpret nostalgic Indian dishes, serving plates of Blue Swimmer crab rillettes with flying fish caviar and the house’s signature pistachio pink kulfi. Vegetarian friends need not worry either, as you’ll find the classic paneer and addictive crushed corn and fenugreek skewers available for your choosing.

04

Yeast side

2 Perumal Rd, #01-06, Singapore 218773


Yeast side

Yeast Side is one of the favorite places for pizza in town, so we were exceptionally pleased to know that they opened another location in Farrer Park. Diners will find the menu nearly identical to that of King Albert Park – meaning the full works: pizzas, brunch dishes and beers to wash it all down.

(Image credit: @yeastside.sg via Instagram)

05

Eclipse

51 Tras Street, Singapore 078990


Eclipse

Tras Street welcomes a new player — Eclipse. The creative space has recently been soft-launched with a stunning interior full of textures and curves, and we live for the aesthetics. As for the menu, diners can choose from exclusive collaboration items like SG Chee Cheong Fun’s Aburi Chee Cheong Fun and Tigerlily Patisserie‘s Muachee Mochi Blondie.

(Image credit: @howzeelin via Instagram)

06

Fleurato

1 Tanglin Rd, #01-06 Rendezvous Hotel, Singapore 247905


Fleurato

There’s nothing more dreamy than the combination of flowers and desserts, and Fleurato aims to take you into that same dreamy landscape. The café here offers botanically influenced desserts and drinks, with treats like the Shirakawa-Go, a plate of rose waffles with fruit and an ice cream of your choice (Honey Lavender and Lychee Rose are good choice). Of course, you can also order gelatos, teas and mocktails à la carte.

(Image credit: @fleurato via Instagram)

07

The battery

155 Waterloo St, #01-07, Singapore 187962


The battery

Muslim cafe The Stack, located at the Stamford Arts Centre, serves the hottest item on the brunch menu these days: sandwiches. The sandos here come in a variety of flavors, including Spam and Egg and Egg (not a typo!), K-Sando, Loaded Gun, and Chicken of the Sea. Besides the sandwiches, they also have some interesting homemade frozen treats like Honey Cereal Milk and Brown Butter Kaya, best served with their Charcoal Waffle Cone or homemade waffles.

(Image credit: @thestacksg via Instagram)

08

Yantra

163 Tanglin Rd, #01-129/130/131, Singapore 247933


Yantra

Yantra has reopened with a new dining experience for diners. The contemporary Indian restaurant aims to take diners on a gastronomic adventure across India with a wide range of Indian dishes, including dishes such as Nizam’s Kathi Kebabs from Calcutta, as well as Rajasthani Murg ka Sula, an ancient recipe of barbecued chicken prepared during the royal hunts.

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