With new hotels and retail spaces up and ready, Tanjong Pagar is the upcoming lifestyle district in town. Joining the fray is a slew of restaurants. Thirteen-year-old Oso Ristorante takes up a more modern space at the 27th ﬂoor of Oasia Hotel Downtown, together with a revamped menu of modern Italian fare. Just across the street, all-day restaurant Racines offers modern French and Chinese cuisine at the new Soﬁtel Singapore City Centre. A stone’s throw away, supper club The Ottomani provides Middle-Eastern inspired dishes and heady cocktails in a seductive dining room.
01. BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
Racines, helmed by executive chef Jean- Charles Dubois, has two kitchens for French and Chinese dishes. Perfect for a party of undecided diners. Level 5, Sofitel Singapore City Centre.
02. HIDDEN SPOT
The Ottomani, tucked behind cafe Fat Prince, delivers tableside cocktail service via a pushcart bar trolley. 48 Peck Seah Street.
03. NEW HOME FOR OSO
A favourite among CBD executives, Oso Ristorante moves into a light-filled, lofty space with a modernised menu. 27F, Oasia Hotel Downtown.