Whether you're a meat eater, vegetarian, vegan or overall food lover, chances are that you love pasta. In life, there's a pasta dish for everyone. It's the perfect comfort food: hearty, filling and delicious. So, if you're on the hunt for that perfect bowl of pasta, look no further as we show you some of the best pasta restaurants in Singapore.
Located in the very heart of the city, Limoncello is a very charming establishment. This restaurant is run by Fabio Iannone, who has brought cuisine from his home in the Amalfi coast over to Singapore. And said food does not disappoint at all. The restaurant has a beautiful view facing the Singapore River, and combined with the delicious food, you'd almost be fooled into thinking you were at the Amalfi coast yourself.
There are ten pasta dishes for you to choose from, along with an epic menu brimming with some of the best Italian dishes to suit everyone's palate. You'll want to order everything from the antipasti section, so check out our post to help you make that choice. The hearty homemade lasagna is made with prime beef and will leave you scraping the plate for more, and the gnocchi sorrentina will ensure your heart is happy and your stomach is full.
Where: Limoncello, Robertson Quay, Singapore.
World renowned chef Jamie Oliver's Italian restaurants are springing all around the globe, and Singapore is no exception. In fact, there are now two of them to choose from, one at Forum at Orchard and the other at Vivocity. The atmosphere is both warm and welcoming with an interior design that you'd be hard pressed not to photograph. The food comes from authentic Italian recipes all made with ethically sourced ingredients, and the menu is brimming with antipastis, light bites, salads, pizzas and pastas all lovingly cooked to give you a fantastic meal.
Try out the penne carbonara with its sweet tender leeks, black pepper and smoky pancetta to please your taste buds, or go for the ravioli con carne for beef stuffed pasta seasoned with sage brown butter, crispy pancetta and parmesan for a mouth-watering experience. One of Jamie's signature dishes simply named 'Fish in a Bag' is a huge hit, consisting of two fish fillets soaking in white wine and brimming with delicious herbs and seasonings. If you feel making this yourself, we have the recipe for you given straight from the chefs at Jamie's Italian, so why not try your hand at cooking? Who knows, you may even be as good as Jamie himself!
Where: Jamie's Italian, Forum at Orchard, Singapore.
Found on East Coast Road, Al Forno is an authentic Italian restaurant that will not disappoint. In fact, it has earned the Ospitalità Italiana Seal of Quality from the Italian Chamber of Commerce, a title that is not awarded lightly. Its doors have been open for over 20 years now, and the warm friendly atmosphere combined with some of the most delicious Italian food in town will leave you wanting to stay all night long.
The spaghetti carbonara is a treat to behold, with the most perfect creamy textures and delightful pairings of eggs and bacon. The seafood pasta is another treat for your taste buds, and one you can make yourself with this recipe. The pizzas here are also incredible, being lovingly baked in a stone oven with fresh ingredients, they certainly will not let you down. Al Forno is fast becoming the best Italian restaurant in Singapore, so get along there as soon as you can!
Where: Al Forno, East Coast Road, Singapore.
If you're a pasta connoisseur or just a lover of all Italian food, then you must get yourself along to these three restaurants to sample some of the best authentic Italian cuisine Singapore has. Whether you go along with a date, some friends or the whole family, these restaurants will leave you very satisfied and coming back for more.
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