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A Meat Lover's Guide to Singapore

6 Restaurants
Singapore is a carnivore's heaven, with many restaurants worth checking out that specialise in meat. From traditional grills to modern cooking methods, these restaurants serve up the best meat-centric meals in the Lion City.
Updated on 24 May 2023

Singapore has emerged as a meat lover's paradise, offering a wide variety of dining options that further enhance the country's reputation as a destination for carnivorous delights.

With a multi-cultural heritage and access to high-quality meat sources, innovative chefs are constantly pushing the boundaries of creativity, transforming familiar meats into extraordinary culinary experiences. Fancy a meat-laden meal? Here are Singapore's most popular meat restaurants for those seeking a meat-centric gastronomic adventure, serving delicious steaks, barbecue, wagyu, and other meaty delights.

Burnt Ends
#01-04, 7 Dempsey Road, 249671 Singapore
$$$ · Barbecue

One of the most popular meat restaurants in Singapore and a definitely must-visit for meat lovers, one-MICHELIN-Starred Burnt Ends is known for its unique barbecue flavours and creative meat dishes.

After the restaurant relocated to Dempsey Road in the end of 2021, now with an open kitchen and a magnificent custom-made grill, Australian chef-owner Dave Pynt continues to use a large brick kiln and wood to cook a variety of dishes. The menu is changed daily, with various meat options on the menu. Interior-wise, the restaurant is brilliantly designed, with a sophisticated and comfortable vibe. If you love meat, Burnt Ends is definitely a must-visit spot.

The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Galleria Level, #B1-71, 10 Bayfront Avenue, 018972 Singapore
$$$ · Steakhouse

This famous steakhouse, fronted by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, can be found in the shopping mall of Marina Bay Sands, conveniently located with dozens of tourist hotspots to explore.

CUT boasts a simple menu with its core offering being, of course, steaks of different varieties and prices, depending on the diners' preferences. The quality of ingredients is excellent, and the chefs' cooking skills cannot be faulted, resulting to excellent steaks that are tender, juicy, and very delicious.

Bar-Roque Grill
165 Tanjong Pagar Road, 088539 Singapore
$$ · European

Helmed by Alsatian chef Stefan Istel, Bar-Roque Grill offers a variety of steaks from Australia, as well as its own house-made dry aged Argentinian beef, which is cooked on charcoals. French appetisers are also a must-order at Bar-Roque Grill — the Pâté En Croûte being a delight for meat lovers.

Butcher's Block
Raffles Arcade, #02-02, 328 North Bridge Road, 188719 Singapore
$$$ · Meats and Grills

This avant-garde fire-grilled restaurant located at Raffles Hotel Singapore is helmed and managed by chef Jordan Keao, who grew up in Hawaii. He has been accustomed with the traditional food sourcing methods of the island such as fishing, hunting, and farming since he was a child. Butcher's Block uses wood from the United States to produce its high-quality fire-grilled fare. Here, diners can unwind, relax, and enjoy the open kitchen as the chefs prepare the meats using the oven and grill.

National Gallery, #05-03, 1 St. Andrew's Road, 178957 Singapore
$$ · Steakhouse

Who would have thought that there would be an Italian-inspired steakhouse located at the majestic National Art Gallery?

Founded by an Italian chef, the steaks at Gemma are dry aged and grilled in-house with sherry wood. The red and gold restaurant interiors are both unrestrained and modern. From the dishes, to the wine list and the decoration, passion exudes from all four corners of the restaurant, bringing to light Italy's feast-worthy atmosphere.

Luke's (Gemmill Lane)
22 Gemmill Lane, 069257 Singapore
$$ · Steakhouse

Luke's (Gemmill Lane) is popular for its photogenic colonial dining room and for serving classic steak dishes. In addition to the indispensable rib-eye steak, other meat options such as veal steak, pork chops, and more, are also available. Pair your proteins with wine, oysters, and various salads for a well-balanced dining experience.