Candlenut Kitchen

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Candlenut Kitchen
Restaurant information
Current owner(s) Malcolm Lee
Head chef Malcolm Lee
Food type Peranakan
Rating 1 Michelin star Michelin Guide 2016
Street address 17A Dempsey Road
Postal/ZIP code 249676
Country  Singapore
Coordinates 1°18′21″N 103°48′37″E / 1.3057187°N 103.8102043°E / 1.3057187; 103.8102043
Reservations Yes
Website Candlenut

Candlenut Kitchen is a restaurant in Singapore serving Peranakan cuisine. The restaurant is owned by Malcolm Lee, who also serves as the executive chef.[1]

The restaurant has been featured in various local and overseas publications such as diningcity,[2] London's Financial Times[citation needed] and Singapore's 8 Days magazine.[3] Popular dishes include the Buah keluak ice-cream that was named one of SG Magazine's "50 things to eat before you die" in 2013.[4][5]


The restaurant received one star in the Michelin Guide's inaugural 2016 Singapore edition,[6] the first ever Michelin star awarded for Peranakan cuisine.[7]

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