With Chinese comprising about 75% of Singapore’s population, it comes as no surprise to find Chinese cuisine in the epicentre of the Lion City’s food scene. Food is an integral part of Chinese culture. It is the centrepiece of every important milestone among families and friends. Aside from sustenance, the Chinese attach symbolism to certain food and produce, mostly symbolizing harmony, prosperity, and good fortune.
Find your way to five-star Cantonese, Hokkien, Teochew, and Hainanese cuisines with our guide to the 7 best Chinese restaurants in Singapore [updated 2021].