• 289 Private Dining Space, 289 River Valley Rd., 9790-0917
Located in a pre-war black-and-white terraced house, this lovely private dining venue seats up to 26. Corporate types and tai tais love entertaining here.
• Graze, 4 Rochester Park, 6775-9000
Also in a beautiful black-and-white, with an outdoor cinema and causal bar Mint, this stylish restaurant is set in a forested area, which is exactly what urbanized Singapore residents crave.
• Il Lido’s private yacht, 1/F Sentosa Glof Club, 27 Bukit Manis Rd., 6866-1977
If you have money to spend, spend it here. Roughly S$3,000 gets you charter, crew, food and drink on a six hour cruise. The yacht often goes to St John’s Island and Kusu Island. At night, the East Coast is a popular route.
• Oosh & Yen Dining, 22 Dempsey Rd., 6475-0002
The place to be seen in, this hip new establishment has superb Italian, Spanish, French and Asian cuisine. The crowd here is also super luxe. Don’t believe us? Go check it out yourself.
• Ristorante da Valentino,11 Jalan Bingka, 6462-0555
A unit a couple of doors down from the restaurant proper, this private dining space has a banquet table, lounge area and TV—just in case you want to feel really at home and put on Premier League football. The food is the same delicious, simple Italian fare dished up in the restaurant.
• Xi Yan, 38A Craig Rd., 9695-4957
With only four to six tables, Xi Yan has only one sitting every night at 7pm. There is no menu, you eat what the chef has prepared that evening which is a degustation of about 12 courses. And you just eat, and eat, and eat.