If you’re a foodie suffering from celiac disease or wheat allergy, fret not—Singapore is filled with great dining options that will cater to your gluten-free diet.
Whether you’re raising a kid with a gluten intolerance or simply cutting back on your carb intake, going on a gluten-free diet is no longer such a chore in Singapore. More F&B establishments are opting to cut out wheat, rye and barley from their menus. Don’t know where to go? These six places will get you started.
Super Loco Custom House’s Mexican food is a great example of how food can be gluten-free and still be absolutely delicious. The menu is 80% gluten-free and comprises of scrummy items such as the De Res ($14) tacos stuffed with smoked Wagyu brisket, orange & chilli marmalade and chipotle salsa. Vegetarian options are aplenty too. Order the Enchilada De Jardin ($26) to share. The moreish dish is made up of poblano, zucchini, goat cheese, soft herbs, pickled jalapeÃ±o, wood grilled chayote, tomatillo, roast pepper and almond sauce. The Tostadas Dulce De Chocolate is a must order for dessert and features chocolate tortilla, creamy chocolate avocado butter, Mexican bitter chocolate ice cream, cocoa nib candy, and chunky pecan crema, #01-04 Customs House, 70 Collyer Quay. Tel: 6532 2090
Bridging the gap between hearty and healthy, Open Door Policy dishes out a 100% gluten-free menu to the hip and trendsetting crowd at Tiong Bahru. Using all-natural flavours and leafy vegetables grown in-house, feast on the new vegan maccheroni pasta ($24) topped with portobello Bolognese gratin and bechamel, while meat lovers can get their fill on a grilled ribeye steak ($38) with herb salad and hazelnut dressing. 19 Yong Siak Street. Tel: 6221 9307
Afterglow by Anglow brings sexy back to vegetables and clean eating. Out with the boring, tasteless plant-based dishes and in with head-turning meals such as Deconstructed Sushi Bowl ($16) featuring shitake mushrooms, avocado, nori, seasonal pickles and black rice dressed with wasabi. End your meal on a sweet note with their decadent Raw Chocolate Salted Caramel Fudge ($12.50). You’ll feel satiated in a good way. 24 Keong Saik Road Tel: 6224 8921
Using locally farmed herbs, vegetables and seafood, the vegetable-forward dishes served at elegant Angela May Food Chapters are naturally gluten-free and loaded with flavours produce. They have a few selections of gluten-free produce like their grass-fed Beef Tenderloin Salad ($54) featuring fresh kale and chili padi. The Cauliflower Steak is yet another winner and was well caramlised. #02-02, Robinsons The Heeren, 260 Orchard Road. Tel: 6681 7440
This speciality grocer brings in a wide range of gourmet products, with 99% of the stock being gluten and preservative-free. You can even find housemade sausages, quality meats and cake mixes. To bring in the best possible produce, the grocer also works closely with some of Western’s Australia best artisanal food producers such as Latasha’s Kitchen and Great Southern Truffle Oil. We say, stock your pantry now. 29 Binjai Park. Tel: 6463 3933
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