Candlenut

DempseyPeranakan, Asian$$$$
Excellent
5.2/6
277 Reviews
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Happy customersMore than 100 million full and satisfied diners
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About Candlenut


The world’s first Michelin-starred Peranakan restaurantAt lifestyle destination COMO Dempsey, Candlenut serves up elevated, contemporary Peranakan cuisine. Enjoy a dining experience reminiscent of Peranakan banquets of yesteryear – where myriad communal dishes are presented in small servings so every guest gets to experience the complex, rich tastes of Peranakan food. Diners can choose from more than 40 appetisers, mains and desserts from the a la carte menu for lunch and dinner. For those who prefer to leave it to the chef, you can opt for a sensational 10-course tasting menu for dinner. Candlenut has admirers spread much further afield than Singapore, so reservations are always essential.
Please note that Candlenut only accepts bookings up to 30 days in advance and that tables will only be held for 15 minutes.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 8:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday
Closed
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Address

Candlenut
17A Dempsey Road
Singapore 249676

More about Candlenut, Singapore

The flagship in Singapore’s armada of funky new-age Peranakan restaurants, Candlenut presents Singapore’s most emblematic cuisine in a way nobody has before. In its new and larger premises at new lifestyle destination COMO Dempsey, Candlenut is refined and exquisite yet unpretentious and casual. It is one of those restaurants hard to put in a box with a label on it – unless that label is a Michelin Star, because Candlenut is the only Peranakan restaurant in the world to hold one. The brainchild of young superstar chef Malcolm Lee, Candlenut has made waves reverberating well beyond Dempsey, Singapore and Asia – but Candlenut is a place you can still feel the pure passion, unornamented authenticity and desire to enjoy cooking and eating that started it all for Lee.

Candlenut celebrates the fusion of Asian flavours and techniques that is at the heart of Peranakan cuisine. As well as the traditional Chinese and Malay influences, Lee injects plenty of his own intuition to make some downright delicious creations – one favourite at Candlenut’s celebrated Outram Park restaurant was a classic Peranakan buah keluak dish, souped up with sous-vide Wagyu beef instead of traditional pork ribs. The menu changes frequently at Candlenut but whatever it is will probably be one of the most memorable meals you eat in Singapore. The new Candlenut restaurant at COMO Dempsey has an expanded seating capacity of 92, including an eight-seat private room perfect for intimate dinners or casual business lunches, as well as an al fresco dining area. Book a table and head to Dempsey Road to find out what all the fuss is about for yourself.

277 Candlenut Reviews

Excellent
5.2/6
277 Reviews
Atmosphere:Pleasant
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Food:Outstanding
Service:Great
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
"Excellent"
6/6
Jee Hui N.a month ago · 2 reviews

Nice ambience and food. Great service! Will come back again.

"Excellent"
6/6
Adrian S.a year ago · 1 review

Great food, nice place! The staff are friendly and helpful.

"Excellent"
6/6
Sandra K.a year ago · 2 reviews

Excellent service, great food. Book in advance as this restaurant became popular after the Michelin star.