New Restaurants in Singapore, Nov 2017
Alley on 25 is Andaz hotel’s all-day restaurant with a skyline view. It compromises of 2 bars and 5 restaurants including Auntie’s Wok & Steam (Chinese food such as dim sum and wok fry from sustainably-sourced live seafood); Plancha’Lah! (international food on open hotplate known as plancha); Icehaus (cold dishes such as charcuterie, seafood, salads, sandwiches and desserts); Smoke & Pepper (Asian BBQ); and The Green Oven (baked food in a large, green vintage-style beech oven).
The seafood-centric menu revolves around seasonality, freshness and bringing forward inherent flavours and textures. The open kitchen, raw seafood bar and live fish tanks create an approachable setting where Chef de Cuisine Jack Allibone works with sustainably-sourced ingredients, including wild-caught seafood where possible.
2 Handy Road, The Cathay #01-03 Singapore 229233
You wouldn’t be able to guess what the casual restaurant is selling from its name; it serves affordable sashimi and rice bowls.
The Blue Lotus group is expanding aggressively this year. This is their third restaurant to open this year after Chinese Noodles Bar and Blue Lotus Grill. Blue Lotus Mediterranean Kitchen offers Spanish, Italian, Greek and Portugese favourites from tapas and pizzas to pastas, paellas and meat dishes.
114 Tanjong Pagar Singapore 088529
6 Changi Business Park Ave 1 #01-37 UE Bizhub East Singapore 486018
tel: +65 6909 3407
11.30am-10pm, closed Sun
This is cai fan + American American Grill Food Truck concept. You can build your own plates, ordering whatever you want, from $12.80. The menu features a wide variety of beef, chicken, pork and seafood with over 20 sides.
Friday Xing Qi Wu Bak Ku Teh
152 Serangoon North Ave 1 01-336 Singapore 550152
tel: +65 9191 4954
11am-9pm, closed Mon
They serve both Teochew pepper bak kut teh and Hokkien herbal bak kut teh.
A casual Thai-owned restaurant with Thai chefs. Strangely, they serve bingsu too.
Serving Spanish tapas.
Long Jiang Classic Noodle and Congee House 龍江粥麺家
Clarke Quay – 3B River Valley Road, The Foundry #01-16, Singapore 179021
T: +65 6266 3323
5pm – 4am daily
Headed and co-founded by Chef Francis Chong 張偉忠, the President of Society of Chinese Cuisine Chefs (新加坡中厨协会), Long Jiang serves seafood congee dishes and noodle soups from dinner to supper. Recommendations include Trio Egg with Dried Scallop Porridge ($11.80 Individual/ $24 Pot, 3-4 pax), Signature Ocean Treasures Porridge (Signature Ocean Treasures Porridge, $48 a pot), and Braised Cheesy Lobster Bee Hoon ($98, 3-4 pax).
Wood grilled meats.
56 Eng Hoon St #01-68 Singapore 160056
tel: +65 6223 8068
T-F 9am-11.30pm, weekends 8am-11.30pm
French bistro at Tiong Bahru.
407 Havelock Road, Annex @ Furama, Level 1 Singapore 169634
tel: +65 9226 2121
Orient Palace is a one-stop destination for dining, spa and wellness therapies as well as live entertainment. The restaurant section of Orient Palace features Nanyang-style mainstays. Recommendations include the Spit-roast Sucking Pig from charcoal fire, Nanyang Steam Crab with Signature Chilli, and Ramen with Braised Dried Abalone in Shark Cartilage Soup whose abalone is braised for at least 48 hours.
33 Sengkang West Ave, Seletar Mall, #01-28 Singapore 797653
tel: +65 6314 4064
Salt March Bar
368 Alexandra Road, Anchorpoint, Singapore 159952
M-F 5pm-1am, Sat 5pm-3am
Bar. Smart casual attire required. No slippers/flip flops after 7pm daily.
17A Keong Saik Road Singapore 089124
tel: +65 6224 0212
Tue 6pm-10.30pm, W-Sat 12pm-2.30pm, 6pm-1am
17A Keong Saik has a rich history of being a brothel. In fact, the daughter of the brothel madame just published an autobiography. At Sluviche, a bar, they serve ceviche and alcoholic slushie.
Sticky Rice Thai Food
23 Bali Lane Singapore 189859
M-Th 12pm-3pm, 6pm-10pm, F & Sat 12-3pm, 6pm-11pm
10 Coleman Street, Level 3 Grand Park City Hall, Singapore 179809
European cuisine and bar.
Taku Sushi & Wagyu & Craft Bar
46 Bukit Pasoh Road Singapore 089858
tel: +65 8321 3507
M 6pm-11pm, T-Sat 12pm-3pm, 6pm-11pm
252 North Bridge Road #B1-13 Raffles City Shopping Centre Singapore 179103
tel: +65 6336 7457
They serve tendon (tempura donburi) and ramen. For tendon, you have the option to change white rice to truffle rice. Here, they smartly combined two very popular Japanese dons in Singapore, the unagi don and tendon, and present it in a bowl.
Tora is a yōshokuya (洋食屋) that is highly inspired by the 70’s Japanese American war film “TORA! TORA! TORA!” and the spirit of Juzo Itami’s film “Tampopo”. Chef-owner Ivan Loh hopes for Tora to be a millennial perspective on culinary diversity in Singapore, and promises to be an establishment that innovates evermore.
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PHOTO CREDIT: Photos without RERG logo are taken from the respective establishements’ facebook pages or websites.
Written by A. Nathanael Ho.
Categories: New Restaurants