Famously diverse, and conveniently located for those living in central Singapore, Katong has restaurants from around the world. For over a century, the area was a byword for wealth and prosperity, hosting the mansions of the Lion City's elites, with thriving Peranakan and Chinese communities. Since then, the area has developed, adding residents from Europe, and building a stellar array of places to eat.
If you want to try French brasserie cuisine or the finest Italian pizzas, you're in the right place, as Katong's restaurants include plenty of great European options. The restaurants in the area offer a plethora of dishes to indulge in, from freshly harvested mussels cooked with Belgian frites, to beef cheeks marinated in red wine. There are some experimental, free spirited European chefs in the area as well, so prepare for something truly out of the ordinary.
But it’s not all European cuisine on the table at the restaurants in Katong, and there are some superb Indian eateries in the area that will round off a day by the sea in style. Sample satisfying tandoori kebabs, seafood skewers or rogan josh curry, or if you’re vegetarian, Indian restaurants in Katong are brimming with options like aloo gobi, palak paneer or the always delicious, dahl. Perfect for those who like a fiery curry with extra spice, or for those who prefer a more mild dish, you’re in for a treat at the Katong Indian restaurants, that’s for sure.
Or perhaps you live in the area and want to find a relaxing Katong restaurant for a well deserved break at lunchtime? You can sit back and take the weight off your feet at informal cafes, where a chilled out ambience blends with fantastic food. Book a spot to enjoy delicious coffee, freshly baked pastries and mains like pulled pork burgers or soba noodles, and most of these locations are within a few minutes walk of Katong MRT. Restaurants of all kinds can be booked in seconds with Quandoo, so find the perfect place to dine and get ready for a gastronomic treat.