Friday, July 22, 2011
Hi everyone! Someone recommended Singapore House to me and we decided to try it out. We had visited the website beforehand and the place looked quite impressive. Stepping through the door was like going through a time warp. Decor was very, very extensive and thought out. The restaurant section had a nice ambience with a collection of European and Asian artifacts on the walls and shelves all throughout the restaurant. On the other side was the Butterfly Room which I was told is usually reserve for groups of 25. There was a huge collection of butterflies on the wall on one side and access to the bar on the other. Lighting was however too dark in my opinion and the room was very red reminding me of a back lane brothel.
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We decided to order 'Hawker Style Crispy BBQ pork' and 'Mushroom Tikka' for starters. The BBQ pork was essentially Chinese crispy roast pork served with a Hoi Sin dipping sauce. The crackling was nice and crispy and pork meat tender. The Mushroom Tikka was an interesting dish of mushrooms stuffed with minced mushrooms topped with cheese and coated in what I think is Tikka seasoned rice flour. Unique and quite delicious.
For our mains we ordered 'Beef Rendang' (they spelt it as Randang....
Overall the experience was good and they have certainly provided something that is not currently found in the area - Malaysian/Singaporean/Indian food from the Straits of Malacca. Unfortunately, as a
Visit their website for more information: http://www.singaporehouse.com.au/