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 – 2020
Our restaurant will be pausing dine-in operations from 16 May to 13 June but do allow us to continue taking care of you and your loved ones with our delivery and takeaway options.
Call us at + 65 8121 0176 between 10:30am and 9:00pm to place takeaway orders.
Pick up and delivery timings:
Monday to Sunday & PH
Lunch 11:30am – 3:30pm (last order 2:30pm)
Dinner 5:00pm – 9:00pm (last order 8:00pm)
LUNCH, MON – SUN
12:00PM – 3:00PM
(Last seating 2:30PM; last order 3:00PM)
DINNER, MON – SUN AND EVE OF PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
6:00PM – 10:00PM
(Last seating 9:30PM; last order 10:00PM)
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 Chef-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.