Best Peranakan Restaurants in Singapore

Peranakan cuisine combines Chinese, Malay and other influences into a unique blend. We recommend these few Singapore Peranakan restaurants for their authentic Peranakan food.

By Asia City Staff, Jalean Wong | Apr 28, 2011

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    Peranakan Inn's curry fish head
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    Peranakan Inn's ngoh hiang
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    Baba Inn

Baba Inn's buah keluak

Ayam Buah Keluak | Baba Inn at Frankel Avenue

Baba Inn

Don't let the casual air here deceive you—the Peranakan cuisine served is prepared with care and pride. They also whip up a sambal belachan that will make a Peranakan grandmother proud.

The Blue Ginger

Around for 15 years, the Blue Ginger is undisputedly one of Singapore's best Peranakan restaurants.

Casa Bom Vento

This charming spot serves up great Peranakan food like ayam buah keluak, nyonya chap chye and the house specialty, grilled baby stingray with black peppercorns and curry leaves.

House of Peranakan Cuisine

This old-school and unpretentious Peranakan restaurant has a large and loyal following, and President Nathan is supposedly himself a fan.

Eurasian-Peranakan food at Immigrants restaurant in Joo Chiat


This laid-back gastropub in Joo Chiat serves up mean Peranakan and Eurasian bites alongside a respectable list of whiskeys and craft beers.


Housed in a black-and-white building with luxe interiors, Indocafe offers Nyonya cuisine infused with a contemporary touch, and have their spices freshly ground using the traditional pestle and mortar.

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Nyonya & Baba

A great Peranakan restaurant if you want a simple, homespun meal without any fuss.

The Patio Peranakan restaurant Singapore

Ngoh hiang | The Patio restaurant at Greenwood Aveue

The Patio

They serve up traditional recipes such as ngoh hiang (from $5), deep-fried pork rolls, itek tim ($18), duck with salted vegetables and babi ponteh ($15), braised pork belly with mushrooms and potatoes.

Curry Fish head | Peranakan Inn Singapore

Curry Fish Head | Peranakan Inn restaurant in Katong

Peranakan Inn

Done up like an old Peranakan home, Peranakan Inn is a great spot to bring out of towners.

Spice Peranakan

Damn good food... in a biotech park.... Try the ikan tamban or babi pongteh.

Ayam Buah Keluak | Violet Oon's Kitchen Peranakan restaurant Singapore

Buah Keluak | Violet Oon's Kitchen at Bukit Timah

Violet Oon's Kitchen

This local bistro serves up excellent Peranakan grub served in generous portions like ayam buah keluak ($22), beef rendang ($22) and fish tempra ($24).

Whole Earth Peranakan Thai Vegetarian Restaurant

Whole Earth makes vegetarian Peranakan—giving you one less excuse to not give up meat.

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