What to Eat on the Idyllic Island of Sentosa

Merlion, Sentosa IslandSentosa is a melting pot of various cuisines and a great place to sample the best of international dishes. From popular Asian staples to delectable European pastries, there is something for everyone in Sentosa.

Travellers who visit Singapore can easily get to the island by taking the Sentosa Express from Harbourfront. The Sentosa Express is one of the fastest and most efficient ways to get around. Tickets are available online at the Sentosa Online Store, which also sells tickets to other attractions around Singapore.

Once you get to Sentosa, you can start exploring this idyllic island yourself and satiate your taste buds at its top restaurants. Not sure what to eat once you get there? Try these delicious meals yourself:

Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee is a Malaysian and Singaporean dish that originally came from the Fujian province in China, which was once named Hokkien. This rich noodle dish features thick, stir-fried egg noodles with shrimp and vegetables, tossed in a mix of dark and light soy sauce. You can find Hokkien Mee at the Malaysian Food Street at the first level of Resorts World Sentosa.

Chilli Pomelo Crab

Widely considered one of the must-try dishes in Sentosa, the Chilli Pomelo Crab is the signature dish of Blue Lotus, a Chinese restaurant near the Sentosa Cove Village. This beautiful dish features a whole crab with a spicy sauce balanced by the tart sweetness of pomelo. Singapore is well known for its delicious crab dishes, and Blue Lotus is famous for serving some of the best.

Hainanese Chicken Rice

No visit to Singapore is complete without a taste of Hainanese Chicken Rice, which is widely considered its national dish. It features blanched chicken, cooked until it is tender, coupled with soft, fluffy rice cooked in chicken stock and flavoured with ginger and pandan leaves.

You can find Hainanese Chicken Rice practically everywhere in Singapore. Some of the best Chicken Rice in Sentosa can be found at the Malaysian Food Street.

Deep Fried Mantou

Mantou is a Chinese steamed bun with a luxuriously soft texture. At Sentosa, you can enjoy Deep Fried Mantous with Pork Belly, which is a favourite dish at the Bikini Bar at the Siloso Beach Walk. This dish goes especially well with a tall bottle of beer.

There are hundreds of other dishes that you can try all over Sentosa, each one with a unique taste of their own. You will never run out of options during your visit.