Mandarin Gallery is a vibrant high-end retail and dining destination that features an exceptionally long frontage and pedestrian-friendly space. Located at the heart of Singapore’s shopping belt and at the front of the iconic Mandarin Hotel, the shopping gallery showcases numerous luxurious global retail brands and international flagship stores as well as fine restaurants and dining destinations.
This guide features 13 unique and distinctive F&B establishments that Mandarin Gallery has to offer, including One-Michelin-Star BÉNI, Singapore’s very own home grown Royal London Duck, The Providore and Antoinette, as well as crowd-favourite Wild Honey and Ippudo. Not included in this guide is the fine wine shop, The Oaks Cellar.
Modern Chinese reataurant by Chef Heman, also known as the Iron Man Chef, serving up an array of fine, contemporary Chinese dishes with western and Asian influences, at casual dining prices. Highlights includes Royal London Duck’s Roasted Irish Fat Duck, Chef Heman’s Crispy Scales Coral Cod Fish with Hot Bean Sauce, Beauty Collagen Soup with Crab Meat Ravioli, the Royal Eight Treasures Premier Starter and Signature Treasure Box, both consisting of a spread of dim sum and roast meats. Don’t forget to take time to appreciate the exquisite ceramic art which the food is served on, as well as ceramic art installations handcrafted by no other than the multi-talented Chef Heman himself.
The first overseas establishment of the renowned Japanese sushi restaurant from Tokyo’s famous Tsukiji, with history spanning back to 1966. The upscale, yet intimate fine dining restaurant serves up an exquisite selection of authentic Japanese sushi which emphasizes on the freshest of produce from Japan’s four seasons, served Omakase style, and completed with Omotenashi, or traditional Japanese hospitality experience.
Known for its ramen and secret broth that has been refined over the years, Ippudo noodles are the “works of a craftsman,” which offers both a springy texture and deep flavours. Founded in 1985, Ippudo has since become one of the most popular ramen restaurant, but they strive to continuously innovate in order to create an exquisite and delightful ramen dining experience of the highest quality. See their Menu here.
Premium Japanese Yakiniku restaurant that uses only authentic Japanese black Wagyu which is regularly air-flown to Ito-Kacho. As the subsidiary of a Japanese exchange listed company which is also one of Japan’s largest meat importer, you can be assured that what you are receiving at your state-of-the-art, smoke-less system barbecue grill will always be the choicest selection of aged chilled Wagyu, never frozen. The family-friendly restaurant also serves a selection of non-beef dishes. See their Menu here.
Classic American steakhouse chain with a posh and extravagant restaurant interior overlooking Orchard Road, befitting its long-standing reputation as an icon of Singapore’s steakhouse scene. Apart from Lawry’s signature 21-days-aged USDA prime rib of beef which is carved and served from the instantly-recognisable ‘Silver Carts’, you can look forward to the theatrical tossing of the famous Spinning Salad Bowl that comes with every order of prime rib steak, as well as a wide array of classic steakhouse fare such as the Atlantic Lobster Duo, Classic Chicken Leg Confit and Lawry’s cut of ribs.
An authentic New York style delicatessen by the husband and wife team behind Wild Honey. Sacha & Sons specialises in smoked pastrami, corned beef, roast beef and smoked fish where almost everything is cured, pickled and smoked in-house according to the highest standards and oldest traditions, with the sole aim of bringing authentic recipes, tastes and textures of New York’s iconic delis to Singapore. A popular brunch spot where you can expect items like Grilled Rueben sandwich, a combination of corned beef with Swiss cheese, sauerkraut & Russian dressing, as well as fresh hand-rolled bagel with the classic sliced Gravlax, herb cream cheese, onion & capers.
A home grown cafe as well as a bakery, deli and provision store stocked with The Providore’s line of signature products, a wide variety of cheese, charcuterie. gourmet items, freshly baked bread and home-made pastries. The cafe offers all-day dining complimented with a selection of cocktails, craft beers, wines, and fresh coffee brewed using beans by boutique coffee roaster Brother Basil & Co. from Melbourne. See their Menu here.
Cosy Japanese restaurant with a home-like ambience backed by the experience of the Japanese-French fusion restaurant chain from Nagoya, Tonkastsu by Ma Maison serves up one of the most consistent aromatic and succulent breaded Kurobuta pork cutlets in Singapore, accompanied with shredded cabbage, tonjiru soup and pickles. See their Menu here.
A popular restaurant housed in a cosy and eclectic New York loft like space serving an inspired collection of scrumptious all day breakfast from all around the world alongside a selection of hearty sandwiches, salads, freshly made cakes and pastries. Crowd-favourite breakfast dishes include the English, Tunisian, Sweet Morning, and Norwegian, completed with an excellent line-up of beverages, featuring TWG Select Teas, Common Man Coffee Roasters blend and Ruffino Blanc Prosecco for the weekend’s Prosecco free-flow program.
*All listings corrected as of August 2017
Mandarin Gallery is located at 333A Orchard Road, Singapore 238897. p. +65 6831 6363. Nearest train station: Somerset. Visit their Facebook here.