Odette – Lunch

The newly opened National Gallery of Singapore is probably the latest food enclave housing many highly talked about restaurants and Odette is no doubt one of those I that I was looking forward to trying, months before the opening date.

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The Kueh Pie Tee shell reflects local tradition and I liked this inclusion because it suits the theme of National Gallery. This is something new.

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Chef owner was formerly from Jaan and it seems like some of the iconic dishes are brought over.

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NORTH HIGHLANDS BEEF TARTARE
Smoked bone marrow, pickled kohlrabi, burnt bread

This was the first course of my 4 course lunch ($88.00++). I don’t know about you but for me 4 course was enough to keep me stuffed. The other option was 6 courses ($128.00++) but I won’t be able to manage that.

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PINE-SMOKED ORGANIC EGG
Root vegetables, mushroom ketchup, patrick Duler pancetta

The presentation of this looked like something brought over form Jaan.

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CRISPY SCALED WILD SEABASS
Charred Kurobuta pork belly, miso caramel, yuzu

I liked the use of romanesco broccoli here. Everything on this plate was delicious with my favourite being the pork. Pork under fish looks like something I had at Jaan too.

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WILLIAMS PEAR COMME UN MILLEFEUILLE
Nougatine, gingerbread, salted caramel

I like my desserts to be rich (not a fan of fruity and light ones) and I loved this one.

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The food was as good as what I had at Jaan, just that I had more dishes to try at Jaan previously. This location, despite being in an iconic building, lacks a view and I really preferred the top of Equinox complex more than this current location.


 

Ambiance: 8/10
Food: 8.5/10
Value: 7/10
Overall: Food is good but it would be better if it comes with a view.


Odette
National Gallery
#01-04
1 St Andrew’s Rd
Singapore 178957

Tel: 6385 0498


Lunch: 12pm -2pm
Dinner: 7pm – 9:30pm
Closed on Sunday

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