A smart pick for F1 season—you get to watch the race away from the hoi-polloi— these fine-dining establishments offer clear views of the Marina Bay track and city skyline.

Hai Tien Lo
Perched on the 37th floor, the view at Hai Tien Lo is gorgeous—affording panoramic views of the city skyline and Marina Bay on a clear day. This Cantonese maestro is still as classy and its cuisine, as tasty as ever. Have a go at scrumptuous dishes like the cod fillet with Japanese sake sauce; and pan-fried foie gras flambed with red wine. Book way in advance for a table with a view.

Perched atop the 70th floor, this is one of our go-to spots when we truly want to impress; the view is breathtaking. But it’s not just the view that’s striking, the elegant ambiance and spot-on service also serve to make any culinary experience here a winner. The real highlight though, is the well thought out and beautifully presented creations made with top-notch seasonal produce.

At the heart of the CBD, at the top of the OUE Bayfront Building, this restaurant boasts a great view of Marina Bay, and—designed by Japanese architectural firm, Super Potato—it’s slick enough to leave an impression. The name of the establishment, “ME” is short for MediaCorp and the project is a joint venture by the media company, OUE and Food Junction. Food will come care of three culinary names: one-starred Michelin chefs Masayasu Yonemura (Japanese fare) and Laurent Peugeot (French cuisine), as well as Chinese chef Justin Hor.

Sky on 57
Perched atop Marina Bay Sands, this is just the spot to get a culinary high, with a view that’s sublime. Helmed by chef Justin Quek who put Les Amis on the gourmet map years ago, the menu clearly pays homage to local cuisine and Asian flavors, while still exhibiting his classically trained culinary roots. Humble dishes are elevated by the use of premium ingredients, as showcased in JQ’s foie gras xiao long bao, roasted crackling suckling pig with yuzu pepper, Maine lobster ravioli with braised leeks and laksa emulsion and charcoal-grilled Australian grain-fed lamb loin with sesame cream.

Stellar at 1-Altitude
This offering from the 1-Rochester folks is all about good food and a great view. Perched atop the 62nd floor, the clean lines and minimalist décor ensure your attention isn’t distracted from what it should be focused on: The food, of course. The menu, designed by chef Christopher Millar, features delectables such as pan-seared foie gras with pear carpaccio and jamon cream and a charcuterie taster spread including jamon, prosciutto and chorizo. They also offer truffled risotto with Maine lobster, slow-roasted suckling pig with crackling and four hour-roasted Wagyu rib eye with foie gras sauce.

An Italian restaurant at the top floor of Ocean Financial Centre, Zafferano offers 270 degree views of the island. Head chef Fabio Cucchelli puts out dishes like squid ink risotto ($24), herb crust roasted salmon ($35) and desserts like tiramisu ($18). To go with the food is a selection of 40 wines by the glass and total collection of over 200 Italian and premium labels displayed in custom-designed, temperature-controlled wine cabinets.


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