Candlenut

Looking for authentic Peranakan food that tickles your taste buds? Visit Candlenut, the world’s first Michelin-starred Peranakan restaurant, in Singapore. Served in a contemporary dining ambience, their menu is a fusion of traditional and modern delicacies, using fresh ingredients and unique spices, providing an unforgettable dining experience.

What are the specials at Candlenut?

The 5 best specials at Candlenut are Bakwan Kepiting Soup, Snake River Farm Kurobuta Pork Neck Satay, Udang Sambal Petai, Blue Swimmer Crab Curry, and Westholme Wagyu Beef Rib Rendang. The menu features Peranakan cuisine with dishes such as Ngoh Hiang, Ikan Chuan Chuan, and Aunt Caroline’s Babi Buah Keluak, as well as homemade sambal and specialty beverages. Brown and white rice are also available as sides.

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Candlenut Menu Singapore

MenuPrice
Starters
Bakwan Kepiting Soup
Blue Swimmer crab chicken tofu balls, tofu puff, bamboo shoot, rich chicken broth boiled over 4 hours – individual serving. (contains pork)
S$14.00
Snake River Farm Kurobuta Pork Neck Satay
Glazed with kicap manis, grilled and smoked over charcoal -4 skewers (contains pork)
S$20.00
Wing Bean Salad
Baby red radish, lemongrass, cashew nuts, prawns, fried anchovies, calamansi lime dressing
S$20.00
Ngoh Hiang
Minced free range pork, prawns, shiitake mushrooms, and water chestnut wrapped in beancurd skin, deep fried till crispy
S$20.00
Charcoal Grill & Chinese Wok
Udang Sambal Petai
Wok tossed tiger prawns with ikan bilis sambal, petai beans and chillis
S$32.00
Assam Sotong
Baby squid stir fried with squid ink, tamarind, shrimp paste, fried shallots, chillis
S$26.00
Sambal Sotong Pedas
My sister’s favourite dish,local squid fry with spicy sambal belachan,red onion,cherry tomatoes
S$26.00
Sambal “Four Heavenly Kings”
Baby okra, brinjal, long beans and kang kong wok fried with sambal and dried shrimp, sprinkled with crispy whitebait
S$24.00
Chincalok Omelette
Fermented tiny shrimp, also known as grago, Frenz organic egg, spring onion, crab meat
S$24.00
Candlenut Buah Keluak Maggi Goreng
Fried with rich Indonesian black nut sambal, chili, bombay onion and frenz organic sunny-side up egg.
S$26.00
Candlenut’s Buah Keluak Fried Rice
Fried with rich Indonesian black nut sambal, Frenz organic sunny-side up egg
S$26.00
Curries & Braises
Blue Swimmer Crab Curry
A Candlenut signature, turmeric, galangal, coconut milk, kaffir lime leaf
S$45.00
Westholme Wagyu Beef Rib Rendang
Dry caramalised coconut curry with spices and turmeric leaf garnished with serunding
S$38.00
Aunt Caroline’s Babi Buah Keluak
Slow cooked Free- range Borrowdale Pork soft bone with an aromatic and intense “poisonous” black nut gravy
S$32.00
Chef’s Mum’s Chicken Curry
My mum’s signature, a must have at every family special occasion, Toh Thye San Chicken cooked with potato, kaffir lime leaf
S$26.00
Ikan Chuan Chuan
Local red lion snapper fillet fried and coated in an aromatic fermented soy bean and ginger sauce, fried ginger strips
S$32.00
Chap Chye
Cabbage, shiitake mushroom, pork belly, lily buds, black fungus, vermicelli braised in rich prawn and pork stock (contains pork)
S$22.00
Rice & Sambal
Brown Rice
Per Bowl
S$3.80
White Thai Hom Mali Rice
Per Bowl
S$2.00
Homemade Sambal Belachan Jar
100gm
S$12.50
Beverages
Candlenut Spritzer
Rose syrup, Calamansi Lime, Blue Pea, Soda
S$9.00
Limau Assam Boi
Calamansi Lime, Dried Sour Plum, Sour Plum, Soda
S$9.00
Coke
330ml
S$6.00
Sprite
330ml
S$6.00
Coke Light
330ml
S$6.00
Yocha Kombucha Anti-Oxidant: PASSION BOOSTER
Provide your body with essential nutrients, support your immune system and improve digestion. Extremely refreshing, the passion fruit will add a tangy, delicious taste to drink.
S$13.00
Yocha Kombucha Immune Fighter: Hibiscus & Pineapple
Brewed with live Kombucha culture, black tea, organic cane sugar, fresh pineapple and dried hibiscus. Hibiscus flower lends a natural floral tang and is a wonderful counterpart to the sweet pineapple flavour, improve digestion and reduce inflammation
S$13.00
CANDLENUT BESPOKE BLUE PEA FLOWER LOOSE TEA (40g)
An exquisite tea blend of oolong and butterfly pea flower with fragrant notes of jasmine and pandan that evokes the resplendence of the Peranakan heritage, giving a delicious golden hue and an elegant finish
S$32.00

Candlenut Location & Working Hours

LocationWorking Hours
1. Candlenut DempseyMonday – Friday: 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12pm to 4pm, 6pm to 10pm
2. Candlenut COMO DempseyMonday – Friday: 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11:30am to 4pm, 6pm to 10pm
3. Candlenut Duo GalleriaMonday – Saturday: 11:30am to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm
Closed on Sundays

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