Top 3 Restaurants for August – Aura, CreatureS and Song of India

Karin van Vliet gives us her picks for Top 3 Restaurants in August.
CreatureS version of laksa.

After our break in July, we’re back with our Top 3 Singapore Restaurants for August. This time, we feature Aura, CreatureS and Song of India.

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Located in the beautiful National Gallery Singapore, Aura spans two floors with a rooftop Sky Lounge bar overlooking the spectacular skyline of Marina Bay Sands. With the restaurant one floor below, the interior has a classic ambiance with polished brass and bronze accents. At the same time it feels vibrant and modern with mirrors and pillars that liven up the space. Aura prides itself on featuring classic Italian cuisine from all regions and uses homely recipes as the inspiration to create refined and elegant dishes.


National Gallery Singapore, 1 St. Andrew’s Road, #05-03 Singapore 178957
Phone: +65 6866 1977

Opening hours:
Mon – Sun 12:00 – 14:30 and 18:30 – 22:30

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Instagram: aura.nationalgallery



In the heart of bustling Little India resides CreatureS – a true hidden treasure serving contemporary East meets West cuisine with a Peranakan and local flair. Entering the two-storey shop house feels like stepping inside somebody’s home. The cosy interior with lush greenery and original Peranakan details give the second floor an intimate, yet stately feel. CreatureS prides itself on serving casual fine dining and is constantly changing the menu. Leave room for dessert since they’re BIG on homemade sweet endings – with the Durian Cake an instant favourite. Be on the lookout for CreatureS as they’ve been listed in Singapore Tatler’s 2017 Best Restaurants.

CreatureS Group Cake

120 Desker Road, Singapore 209639
Phone: +65 6291 6996 / +65 8876 3670

Opening hours:
Mon – closed
Tue – Thu & Sun 12:00 – 22:30
Fri & Sat 12:00 – 23:30
Sun 12:00 – 22:30

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Instagram: fortheloveofcreatures

The Song of India

Song of India Entrance

In a beautiful black & white heritage bungalow, just off Orchard road, you’ll find The Song of India. It is the ultimate luxury in fine dining for modern Indian Cuisine and was awarded with one Michelin star in 2016. Chef Mural takes you on a gastronomicalvoyage through India in a sophisticated setting with its classic interior and lush greensurroundings. The restaurant promotescontemporary Indian art by displaying paintings and sculptures, giving the restauranta regularly changing look and feel. The menu takes your senses on a journey by highlighting the core spices of Indian cuisine.

Song of India

33 Scotts Road, Singapore 228226
Phone: +65 6836 0055

Opening hours:
Mon – Sun 12:00 – 15:00 and 18:00 – 22:00

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All images have been provided by the restaurants unless otherwise credited.

Karin is the founder of EATSingapore and writes about her journey as an entrepreneur, social causes that she loves and her experiences as a foodie. She also shares some of her favourite recipes to help you live a healthier life while still loving what you eat. Karin is passionate about eating well and living a conscious life. Visit
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