Find a shady spot on the terrace to birdwatch as you dine.
Billowing kaftans and crisp linen trousers to breeze through Singapore’s heat and humidity.
Look for Tamarind Hill’s striking brick-red roof high among the greenery of Labrador Nature Reserve. Lovingly transformed into a polished dining space with high stools and casual low sofas, the colonial bungalow is now home to Laotian chef Pin, who earned her stripes on culinary residencies in Hua Hin, Kuala Lumpur and Brunei. Book ahead for a taste of the fruit-carving enthusiast’s authentic but innovative Thai cuisine: expect fiery papaya salad, kaffir-scented tofu and deep-fried river prawns alongside fusion dishes such as foie-gras-topped tenderloin with sweet-and-sour roasted rice.
Decorated with claret drapes, expansive leather armchairs and sculptural fig-leaf trees, the Library is a refined spot for an apéritif. The cocktail menu is impressive: classic Singapore Slings and lychee martinis feature alongside inventive concoctions muddled with tamarind, cardamom or poached pineapple. The snack selection is enticing, too: try the corn-cake wontons or crispy morning glory with a roasted chilli sauce.
Breakfast is served 7.30am–11am, lunch noon–2.30pm, dinner 7pm–10pm. Tipples are poured at the bar until 10pm.
Order from the restaurant’s menu during opening hours.