The world’s first Michelin-starred Peranakan restaurant, Candlenut takes a contemporary yet authentic approach to traditional Straits-Chinese cuisine. The restaurant serves up refined Peranakan cuisine that preserves the essence and complexities of traditional food, with astute twists that lift the often rich dishes to a different level. Helmed by chef Malcolm Lee, Candlenut is committed to continually create inspired and elevated Peranakan dishes using the freshest seasonal produce available.
Michelin Guide Singapore – One Michelin Star
2016 – 2019
LUNCH, MON – SUN
12:00PM – 3:00PM
(Last seating 2:30PM; last order 3:00PM)
DINNER, SUN – THU
6:00PM – 10:00PM
(Last seating 9:30PM; last order 10:00PM)
DINNER, FRI, SAT AND EVE OF PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
6:00PM – 11:00PM
(Last seating 10:30PM; last order 11:00PM)
1800 304 2288 (Local calls only)
Explore Candlenut’s specially curated menus featuring authentic Peranakan specialties with a modern twist. Indulge in seasonal creations that make for an exceptional culinary experience.
Please be informed that our menus feature dishes made with ingredients and spices that may not be suitable for customers with specific dietary requirements. We kindly ask you to inform us your dietary restrictions in advance.
Chef Malcolm Lee
Chef Malcolm Lee
Chef Malcolm Lee is the head chef and owner of Candlenut. As the first Singaporean recipient of the Miele Guide Scholarship, he was granted a place at the At-Sunrice Globalchef Academy, where he was able to explore his Asian culinary roots.
A Peranakan, Chef Lee seeks to serve his heritage through a menu of refined tastes and techniques, hence creating Candlenut’s authentic yet innovative Peranakan flavours.