Stand-alone Eateries 🍴

Stand-alone Eateries 🍴

Indulgent date nights and cosy gatherings
Emily C
Emily C

Stand-alone, air conditioned store dedicated to mala xiang guo. They have hugeee fridges with a large variety of ingredients and meat neatly packed in balls! I especially love that they have youtiao here.

My partner and I ordered quite a large bowl of food with 2 noodles and 2 drinks, and the total bill was $29. Kinda expensive.

Ordered 小中辣 - not spicy enough, no numbness and the food turned out too salty. Still yummy, but would like more heat. Perhaps would try a notch spicier next!

Ordered their big breakfast which comes with curdy, bland eggs, slices of bacon and ham, juicy sausages, along with a slice of toast and fried wedges on the side.

A comforting hearty meal but nothing impressive. The sausages and bacon were well cooked but the eggs were disappointing.

I think the boss served the meal, great service.

Also got a cup of their TAN charcoal oolong milk tea. It was good! Do give it a try. I ordered 50% sugar level (without pearls) which was just nice.

Used Burpple 1-for-1 for this. We ordered their wagyu ribeye set and I chose their tomato soup base. The meal comes with a basket of veggies and some beancurd/fish paste accompaniments. They also offer condiments (eg chili padi, soy sauce, even ikan bilis/peanuts). The fish soup base was surprisingly nice, and tomato soup base was flat.

Overall the meal was pretty good but unmemorable. We were trying to finish up our meal but were still eating at 10pm. The staff, in true pagro fashion, started to switch the lights off row by row to hint us to leave.

Such a massive beast!!! It was probably bigger than the size of my face. The pork was lean, and the crust had a great crunch. Food was pretty good but gets overwhelming fast.

Visually, coco ichibanya has alot to work on. However taste wise curry was great - rich and full-bodied! The beef shabu slices were soft and tender. My only complain was that the omelette could have been runnier.

I thought my spice tolerance was pretty high, but the level 3 spice became too mouth numbing for me. A bunch of students seated next to me gamely ordered level 5. I wonder how did they fare.

Would definitely return - but perhaps try out a lower level of spice instead!

Ordered the Bolognese Linguine ($8.90) upsized! (+$2), along with a side of mentaiko + cheese fries and iced lemon tea.

Pasta was cooked perfectly; bolognese sauce was also really yummy - it has alittle heat from their pepper. Iced lemon tea was homemade with sugar syrup added. Mentaiko was torched in a little serving bowl. Food was overall great!

Service was nice and courteous. Tried ordering paprika wings but it was sold out - the table next to us had managed to order the last serving and it smells ahmazingggg. The staff informed us that stocks ran out for the weekend.

Waiting time for the food was long however. I think they were short on manpower/kitchen was too small.

Came during the opening promo where 1 dines free for every 4 pax. Ordered their collagen (really good) and tomato base (really sweet). We noticed that you could order wagyu trays ala carte, so my family decided to choose their basic standard package instead.

The meat choices were alright; the food portions were inconsistent. When I ordered one serving of food, only 1 pc came. The next time time when I ordered one serving again, they served many pieces.

Food quality was subpar. Service was excellent though.

Ordered this in light broth and I didn’t regret! The seafood kick was strong. Pork belly was soft and tender whereas the char siu was normal. Noodles were cooked perfectly. Would recommend choosing light for flavor as the soup base is a tad salty!

Possibly one of the cheapest hotpot out there. Ordered off their set menu — pork belly set and beef set (both from different laminated menus) and chose the pork bone broth. Sooo good! I remembered ordering their tomato and mala but I was not a fan, so I was happy to find a base that accommodated to my taste. Each set came with one plate of meat, choice of carb (egg noodles pictured) and a vegetable basket. Total was approx $30 for 2.

Came by without reservations on a Tuesday night and managed to get a table, but rsvp recommended as the place was pretty packed! Ambience was cosy and I love that they served orange-infused water. Staff were busy but attentive — they kept topping off our glasses.

We ordered off the ala carte dinner menu:
1) Seafood risotto
Served with mussels, prawn and chorizo, garnished with dollops of mayo and bonito flakes.

2) Kurobuta pork collar
Fatty cut with fresh tomatoes on the side and crispy pork cracker.

3) Iberico pork tomahawk
Comes with rum infused pineapples and salty biscuits (turns out its pistachio crust)

4) Rib eye
Medium-rare doneness with fresh tomatoes, garnished with fried shallots

Each individual grain stood out in the risotto, which goes great with their seafood. The rice absorbed the stock well and the prawns were nicely charred. The mussels were not great (sandy), but a pretty nice dish.

The pork collar dish was really soft and fatty, almost like jelly. Succulent meat. Not bad. The cracker was a nice accompaniment as well.

In contrast to their pork collar, the iberico pork tomahawk was largely lean meat. It also came with odd pairings, rum pineapple and pistachio crust, that worked well together. I enjoyed the salty biscuit with the tomahawk!

Rib eye was cooked to preferred doneness, no complains for this dish.

Overall the food was great and I had a lovely experience. We definitely chose too much protein, and I’d love to try their pasta dishes here next time!

Used Burpple Beyond for the above and spent about $33 each for a group of three :) the staff also proactively asked if we were using any app which I appreciate!

Came by without reservations on a Tuesday night and managed to get a table, but rsvp recommended as the place was pretty packed! Ambience was cosy and I love that they served orange-infused water. Staff were busy but attentive — they kept topping off our glasses.

We ordered off the ala carte dinner menu:
1) Seafood risotto
Served with mussels, prawn and chorizo, garnished with dollops of mayo and bonito flakes.

2) Kurobuta pork collar
Fatty cut with fresh tomatoes on the side and crispy pork cracker.

3) Iberico pork tomahawk
Comes with rum infused pineapples and salty biscuits (turns out its pistachio crust)

4) Rib eye
Medium-rare doneness with fresh tomatoes, garnished with fried shallots

Each individual grain stood out in the risotto, which goes great with their seafood. The rice absorbed the stock well and the prawns were nicely charred. The mussels were not great (sandy), but a pretty nice dish.

The pork collar dish was really soft and fatty, almost like jelly. Succulent meat. Not bad. The cracker was a nice accompaniment as well.

In contrast to their pork collar, the iberico pork tomahawk was largely lean meat. It also came with odd pairings, rum pineapple and pistachio crust, that worked well together. I enjoyed the salty biscuit with the tomahawk!

Rib eye was cooked to preferred doneness, no complains for this dish.

Overall the food was great and I had a lovely experience. We definitely chose too much protein, and I’d love to try their pasta dishes here next time!

Used Burpple Beyond for the above and spent about $33 each for a group of three :) the staff also proactively asked if we were using any app which I appreciate!

Came by without reservations on a Tuesday night and managed to get a table, but rsvp recommended as the place was pretty packed! Ambience was cosy and I love that they served orange-infused water. Staff were busy but attentive — they kept topping off our glasses.

We ordered off the ala carte dinner menu:
1) Seafood risotto
Served with mussels, prawn and chorizo, garnished with dollops of mayo and bonito flakes.

2) Kurobuta pork collar
Fatty cut with fresh tomatoes on the side and crispy pork cracker.

3) Iberico pork tomahawk
Comes with rum infused pineapples and salty biscuits (turns out its pistachio crust)

4) Rib eye
Medium-rare doneness with fresh tomatoes, garnished with fried shallots

Each individual grain stood out in the risotto, which goes great with their seafood. The rice absorbed the stock well and the prawns were nicely charred. The mussels were not great (sandy), but a pretty nice dish.

The pork collar dish was really soft and fatty, almost like jelly. Succulent meat. Not bad. The cracker was a nice accompaniment as well.

In contrast to their pork collar, the iberico pork tomahawk was largely lean meat. It also came with odd pairings, rum pineapple and pistachio crust, that worked well together. I enjoyed the salty biscuit with the tomahawk!

Rib eye was cooked to preferred doneness, no complains for this dish.

Overall the food was great and I had a lovely experience. We definitely chose too much protein, and I’d love to try their pasta dishes here next time!

Used Burpple Beyond for the above and spent about $33 each for a group of three :) the staff also proactively asked if we were using any app which I appreciate!

Emily C

Level 6 Burppler · 124 Reviews

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