Sentosa is at it again. The 2nd annual Sentosa GrillFest has returned to Siloso Beach, every Friday to Sunday weekends from July 13th – 29th. (13-15, 20-22, 27-29 July Fri – Sun)
Consider this Singapore’s only food street by the beach.
Expect hundreds of food items offered by more than 20 different food vendors from established restaurants and cafes, and second-generation hawkers whipping up creative bites.
Other than a huge BBQ spread on sizzling meats and seafood, snack on luxe version of local classics like Lobster Hokkien Mee, Salted Egg Chicken with Mini Belgian Waffle and Laksa Mentai Soft Shell Crab Bowl.
1. Experience 1km Worth of Food And Fun
For a brief time in July, Siloso Beach will turn into a 1km long stretch of food and fun.
Enjoy the sea breeze, crashing waves, and live entertainment as you stroll along the wide array of vendors.
With all the delicious smells wafting in the air, you would want to try a little bit of everything.
(AJ Hackett – Beef BBQ Burger with Swiss Emmental Cheese)
2. More Than 20 Dining Vendors To Choose From
There are over 20 dining vendors to choose from, including PAUL Singapore, Fat Belly, Sumo Grill Bar, Kinsa Sushi, Event Kakis, Hokey Poki, We Ke Shu, Gelatissimo, Ola Beach Club, FOC Sentosa, Angliss Singapore, Co+nut+ink, Thonglor Thai Cuisine, Wave House Sentosa, Craft ‘B, and more.
So whether you enjoy traditional Singaporean cuisine, classic Japanese-style sushi, thick slabs of barbecue, or something completely foreign and delicious – GrillFest is the place to try it all.
(Find out more below.)
3. Creative offerings from 2nd generation hawkers and young hawkerpreneurs
2nd generation hawkers and young hawkerpreneurs are upping their game in the local food offerings.
This new wave of hawkers is showing off their contemporary twists at GrillFest on traditional and international cuisines – from good ol’ Hainanese Satay, Otah Fries to Laksa Mentai Soft Shell Crab Taco.
4. ITE Showcase
This year, students from ITE College West’s School of Hospitality have paired up with GrillFest to showcase their culinary skills.
They will be cooking up a storm under the Emerald Pavilion right on the water’s edge. Sample the LAAA Pork, Steamy Salmon, Bun Cheek, and other barbecued favorites.
However, they will only be there from July 13 – 15, so catch the show while you can.
5. Entertainment by Local Acts
Not only will you be treated to over hundreds of food options, but the folks over at GrillFest have also arranged loads of free entertainment for you during your visit.
As the waves crash in the distance, enjoy the ambient sounds of live music from the local acts: The JumpStart, Pam Khi, The One Boy Band, and AnchorBlanc.
Roaming entertainers, like stilt-walkers and percussionists, might even serenade you under the delicate fairy lights decorating the walkways at night.
6. First Sentosa GrillFest Gourmet Discovery at Sapphire Pavilion
While exploring all the vendors at GrillFest, do not forget to stop by the Gourmet Discovery Market at Sapphire Pavilion.
This is done in collaboration with ANGLISS.
Make your selection, simply hand the raw ingredients over to the chef and watch your creation come together as a one-of-a-kind meal.
Hungry already? Here are 10 mouth-watering food stalls you can look forward to at GrillFest:
Craft’ B – Tom Yum Prawn Burger
Craft’ B serves up handcrafted burgers, including the bun and patty. Their sauces come in a variety of flavours such as tartar, bibimbap, tomyum, garlic, truffle parmesan and their signature Craft’ sauce.
Other than the Tom Yum Prawn Burger ($13), you can look forward to the Craft’ Fish burger ($10), and Bibimbap Chicken Burger ($12).
The Craft’ Beef Burger ($14) includes juicy beef patty stuffed with mozzarella, topped with smoked cheddar, caramelized onions, signature Craft’ Sauce, tomato and lettuce, served on a pretzel bun.
All burgers come with fries.
Kinsa Sushi – Wagyu Beef Bowl
Signature rice bowl served with A4 Wagyu from Japan, seared to medium and topped with an onsen egg.
Hokey Poki – Sushi Tacos
Street food is recreated with carnival bites, with this interesting Sushi Taco combi. when Sushi meets Taco. Hokey Poki has also included some local flavours such as laksa and sambal. Get the Otah Fries ($5).
Wave House Sentosa – Salted Egg Chicken with Mini Belgium Waffle
Other than charcoal grill chicken with salted egg sauce on top of mini freshly baked Belgian waffle ($8), you can also get your hands on the Yakiniku Beef Rice ($10) – BBQ grilled beef strip, sautéed onion, crispy cracker, onsen egg, pickles, sesame and seaweed.
One Faber Group – Lobster Hokkien Mee
Tuck into the Lobster Hokkien Mee ($18) which has been simmered in rich and sweet prawn broth, and packs a punch.
The noodles are then stir-fried with seafood and eggs to achieve that desired smoky fragrance, and finished off with succulent baby lobster.
Don’t miss the other Halal and local favourites such as Traditional Naan Platter with Dhal ($10), Seafood Char Kway Teow ($14), and Chicken Satay with Condiments ($12 for 10 pieces).
Ola Beach Club – Grilled Hokkaido Octopus
Old Beach Club known for its sunny Hawaiian bites and citrusy cocktail, will be offering a range of items from Truffle Ahi Poke ($12), Japanese Hyogo Oysters ($30/half dozen), Grilled Home-made Chicken Sausages ($12), Grilled Iberico Pork Belly with Truffle Mash ($20), Tempura Soft-shell Garlic Prawns ($12), Grilled Hokkaido Octopus ($25), to Hawaiian Corn ($6/pc).
The Hawaiian Pork Sandwich ($12) should be a crowd-pleaser – a pulled pork sandwich, served on fluffy brioche buns, purple cabbage and secret BBQ sweet sauce. Comes with a side of golden fries.
Gelatissimo – Gelato, Milkshakes and Gelato Sandwich
Gelatissimo’s gelato contains less fat than ice-cream as it uses whole milk instead of cream. Made using secret traditional Calabrian family recipes, their artisan gelato makers churn freshly made gelato, created with natural & fresh ingredients daily.
You can get Gelato in cups and cones (from $7.50), or some of their special offerings of Sundae with assorted toppings, and whipped cream ($11.90), Gelato Milkshake ($8.90) and Gelato Sandwich ($7.90).
Co+Nut+ink offers refreshing coconut ice cream with a variety of toppings, from peanut shavings to sticky rice and red ruby, served in a coconut husk.
The recipe is said to be bought from a famous ice-cream vendor at Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok.
All their ice cream comes with free coconut water.
Fat Belly – Mayura Signature Wagyu Tri-tip
For the beef lovers, get your hands on Fat Belly’s Stockyard 150 day Grain Fed Flat Iron Steak ($12), Mayura Signature Wagyu Marble Score 9+ Tri tip Steak ($18), Tajima Wagyu Marble Score 7-8 Rib Fingers ($12), Stockyard Wagyu Marble Score 4-5 Rib Eye Rice Bowl ($12), along with Red Wine Sangria ($15).
The recommended is the Mayura Signature Wagyu Tri-tip done medium rare, an alternative cut which was built for the barbecue – tender, has excellent marbling and a full bodied beefy flavour.
FOC Sentosa – Patata Brava
Inspired by Barcelona’s vibrant beach culture, FOC Sentosa is known to deliver taste of the Mediterranean spirit to the beach destination – located at the east end of tranquil Palawan Beach,
They will be serving up several Spanish style tapas, including Octopus and Pork Belly Skewer ($10), Churros with Chocolate Sauce ($8), and FOC Patata Bravas ($8).
The Butifarra Sandwich and with Apple and Romesco Sauce ($8) is a traditional Catalan Sausage Sandwich with sweet-zesty apple and Romesco sauce.
GrillFest Event Details
Date: 13-15, 20-22 & 27-29 July 2018, Every Friday to Sunday
Time: 6pm – 11pm
Venue: Siloso Beach
*Island admission and car park charges apply
How to get to Sentosa GrillFest
– From VivoCity, take the Sentosa Express train to Beach Station.
– Hop on board SBS Transit’s Bus 123 and alight at Beach Station. Only the usual distance-based bus fare applies; no separate island admission fee will be charged.
– Enjoy a scenic stroll and enter Sentosa for free via the Sentosa Boardwalk. Once on the island, enjoy free rides on the Sentosa Express to Beach Station.
– Drive in or take a taxi to Beach Station.
Other Dining Options and Feasting Deals* at Sentosa
While you are at GrillFest, enjoy exclusive dining deals from the surrounding restaurants and bars around Sentosa, where hillside, beachside and quayside dining experiences await.
Trapizza, the casual Italian eatery located on Siloso Beach, has been newly-revamped with a bigger dining space for diners. In addition to its signature wood-fired, thin-crust pizzas, the enhanced menu features authentic and hearty Italian fare, desserts, as well as creative reinterpretations of classic cocktails.
Shutters at Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa located on the hillside of Sentosa, an all day restaurant offers modern intercontinental cuisines, with options to dine indoors or al fresco on the large outdoor terrace.
Get complimentary wine pairing at Tanjong Beach Club when you book An Intimate Dinner Under The Stars, with a minimum of 2 pax. (U.P. $34++ per person).
Stop by AJ’s Bar & Beach Dining for steak, saffron mashed potatoes, sous vide truffle eggs, and a signature rum and Blue Curacao cocktail for under $40 dollars.
At Good Old Days, enjoy the Char Kway Teow simmered in a sweet and salty pawn broth with sambal chili.
Enjoy 15% off total bill with Mastercard® when you dine at Silver Shell Café within Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa.
Durian Pop-Up Stall 2018: Malaysian Food Street, Waterfront
06/07 – 08/08, 10am – 9pm
Whet your appetite at Durian Pop-Up Stall 2018: Malaysian Food Street, Waterfront with selection that includes the legendary Mao Shan Wang, the flavourful Golden Pheonix and delicately-flavoured Black Pearl. All durians are sold at seasonal prices.
Available from 06/07 – 08/08, 10am – 9pm.
Terms and conditions apply. More deals and information at: https://www.sentosa.com.sg/feast-deals
Sentosa GrillFest Feast at Sentosa Staycation Draw by Mastercard®
Stand a chance to win a Staycation bundle (worth over $350) with every $50 charged to your Mastercard in a single receipt, when you dine in Sentosa.
30 sets of Staycation Draw Prizes to be won! Each set includes:
• 2D1N stay with breakfast at ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove (Hill View Room) worth $258++
• 2x Adult Sentosa Day Fun Pass – PLAY 3, worth $96 per pair
To participate, submit original receipts (from any Sentosa F&B merchants/outlets/restaurants, including Resorts World Sentosa and Sentosa Cove) with Feast @ Sentosa Staycation Draw Slip into any of the Staycation Draw Boxes at Sentosa Station, Waterfront Station, Imbiah Station or Beach Station.
Double the chance of winning for Sentosa Islander members. Participation Period: 1 July – 12 August
Terms & Conditions apply. Find out more at: https://www.sentosa.com.sg/feast
*This entry is brought to you in partnership with Sentosa Development Corporation.