Outdoor Magic at Sky on 57

July 9, 2011 by  
Filed under Destinations, Exotic South East

There’s another reason to visit Sky on 57, a fine-dining establishment that is fast acquiring iconic status amongst the city-state’s gourmet connoisseurs. Helmed by Singapore’s favorite culinary son, Justin Quek, the establishment now boast an Outdoor Terrace which allow guests to enjoy post dinner drinks or late night snacks accompanied by stunning night views and relaxing lounge music.

Enjoy a unique serving of local inspirations such as Rendang Beef made with Wagyu and Laksa with Lobster, all crafted delicately by Quek’s refined skills and stellar ingredients. These creative renditions of local favorites are most definitely unlike their regular counterparts, and makes for an interesting dinner experience.

After which, head on to the newly opened Outdoor Terrace, open from 3pm daily, a lounge bar area at the entrance of Sky on 57 where you can indulge on bar-inspired bites and tapas such as Kurobuta Pork and Grilled Oyster Mushroom, as well as specially crafted cocktails and juices. In the evening, the bar concept extends outdoors and guests are given more options and choices. There will also be an Oyster Bar, which offers a wide range of fresh oysters from all around the world. These variety of oysters will be hand-picked by Chef Justin Quek, who will filter them for quality and supreme taste.

Another planned addition is a regular light entertainment in the form of a Micro DJ concept. This will be a perfect fit for Outdoor Terrace, which gives guests a relaxing ambiance to add to the chill-out atmosphere. Guests can enjoy a beer or champagne as they wind down their evenings with tapas, fresh oysters or even supper from Sky on 57.

At the end of July, DJ Seng Wei will be coming to perform at the Outdoor Terrace. This Singapore DJ has performed in Asia and Australia, and draws his inspirations from a variety of genres – jazz, classical, electro and rock. With the unbeatable combination of magical views, fabulous food and drinks and light entertainments, Sky on 57 is the perfect venue for all your entertainment needs.

Reservations for Sky on 57 are strongly recommended. You can book your tables by calling +65 6688 8857 or sending an email to skyon57@marinabaysands.com.

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Singapore’s Top 8 Best Romantic Views

January 12, 2011 by  
Filed under Attractions, Exotic South East, General Fun, Gourmet

Photo credit - Pink Sherbet

Photo credit - Pink Sherbet

A glamorous view can add a touch of flair and ambiance to any event. Open-air concept and seaside revelry, combined with fine gastronomic treat and intoxicating wine and you’ve got the perfect setting for a great night out. Continuing on the theme of romance, we follow our list of romantic Asian backdrops with a spotlight on Singapore. Here, we share with you a list of 8 amazing views in Singapore, perfect for that romantic dinner you have been planning all along.

Jaan

Jaan at the Swissotel The Stanford is simply stunning. The entire restaurant is impeccably decorated, with fine linen and silk in seasonal colors, and sculptural crystal and silver chandelier. But above all else there is the view – full-length windows looking out over Singapore from 70 storey high. The setting is chic and modern, and thankfully the food also manages to live up to it, serving modern French cuisine that has won awards and accolades. If you need any more proof of the excellence on offer, here are a few – Jaan was ranked the 4th Best Restaurant in Asia by The Miele Guide 2009/2010, and ranked No 39 on the S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants List 2010.

Sky on 57

Justin Quek, one of Singapore’s most celebrated chef, comes back to Singapore to helm The Sky on 57 a new restaurant at the newly minted Marina Bay Sands resort. Located on the highest point of the property, the restaurant will feature the pairing of Singapore and Asian food with his classic French cooking techniques and refined presentation style. That, complemented with amazing view from 200m above ground, will surely add a touch of flair and extravagance into your important occasion.

Salt Grill

Perched atop the penthouse unit of ION Sky on Orchard Road, Salt Grill is celebrity chef Luke Mangan’s sixth venture in his global restaurant empire. The menu focuses on modern Australian cuisine and is startlingly simple, with emphasis on light and clean flavors that accentuate freshness and quality. But the view is nothing short of spectacular, with sweeping views of Singapore’s urban surrounds while you tuck into delicious Australian flavors.

1-Altitude

At 282 meters above sea level, 1-Altitude stood proudly as the highest alfresco bar in the world. Occupying the top 2 floors and the roof of the OUB Building, the establishment is poised to be one of the most exciting dining and entertainment venues in Singapore. On the 61st floor is 282 and City Golf, an interactive sports lifestyle hub for the sports fanatic. Right above it is Stellar, a fine-dining restaurant, followed by the 1-Altitude Gallery and Bar on the roof. The view is magnificent, with 360-degree view of the city that is bound to mesmerize.

Photo credit - William Cho

Photo credit - William Cho

The Helipad

The Helipad is located at the top of Central Mall, located at the heart of Singapore’s party district Clarke Quay. The bar cum lounge is flash and hip, a popular jaunt for the stylish in-crowd to go for a drink before they hit the clubs partying. But you can opt for al-fresco seats right by the namesake helipad for a more relaxed atmosphere and a great view of the Singapore river and its busiest district.

Ku De Ta Singapore

Ku De Ta is a brand name in Bali, Indonesia – the ultra plush restaurant and lounge in Seminyak which draws the stylish crowd for a sunset drink, dinner and followed by all night partying. Its newest namesake has now opened – the Ku De Ta Singapore, swapping the sandy beach with a stunning view from the top of the iconic Sands SkyPark. The property is divided into three areas, each with their own niche offerings – the Restaurant, the Club Lounge and the Poolside Terrace.

Lantern

The Lantern Bar is conceived by the architect as the highlight of The Fullerton Bay Hotel, and they certainly did not disappoint. The rooftop bar hosts a 25 meter pool set in lush tropical setting, with surrounding area furnished with faux rattan lounges, chairs and tables. The bar offers an excellent panoramic view of the bay and is the perfect spot for a relaxing afternoon or a romantic revelry.

Singapore Flyer

Enjoy a 90-minute fine-dining experience aboard the Singapore Flyer, the world’s largest observation wheel. Towering above Singapore’s iconic landmarks, the world’s first full-butler dinner service in the sky is bound to leave you breathless. The Singapore Flyer stands at 165 meters tall, making it a full 30 meters taller than the London Eye observation wheel.

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