Yàn alludes to both its name and its artistic setting with a ‘feast’ of exquisite Cantonese flavours, served with sincerity and heart by Head Chef Ng Sen Tio and his team. Explore a spectrum of enjoyment encompassing superbly executed flavours, completing the continuum of pleasures from simple ... More
Yàn alludes to both its name and its artistic setting with a ‘feast’ of exquisite Cantonese flavours, served with sincerity and heart by Head Chef Ng Sen Tio and his team. Explore a spectrum of enjoyment encompassing superbly executed flavours, completing the continuum of pleasures from simple soulfulness to refined flavours, communal to individual and warm cosiness to high elegance. Be it a formal corporate lunch, a convivial dinner, a wedding or private event, the dining experience here is a remarkable feast for the stomach, eyes and soul. Less
The chance to have authentic vegan peranakan food was too good to miss out on, so I had to come here. Situated inside the national gallery, the decor is beautiful. All black walls, black ceiling, big comfortable leather chairs and lots of gold and mirrors. To start off there is a good wine and cocktail selection. The service is incredibly prompt and efficient, our food was served almost instantly. The tahu goreng was cooked well, not greasy but not very crispy either. It was served with a kecap manis sauce, delicious flavours. The sambal hijau potatoes was a disappointment as the potatoes were so undercooked, almost raw. This was a real shame as the sambal hijau itself was delicious with a real good spice to it. My companion got the infamous dry laksa and that was delicious and cooked very well. Not everything was cooked to perfection but I will still come back here again More
I love our experience, the ambiance & the food are great, but your staffs made it more special & unforgettable. They are so warm & nice to us. We enjoyed it! More
Lovely venue, lovely staff but food was only average. I sent one undercooked dish back and they replaced it with a delicious desert instead which they didn't charge me for so the wonderful staff made up for it but the other 2 dishes I ordered were average. Considering the expense the food should have been tip topMore
Well as a local we wouldn't ordinarily choose to have local fare at a restaurant like Violet Oon's (since many of the dishes are really hawker mainstays), however we had British friends in town.
Well, good thing we hosted them for dinner at VO's flagship restaurant - they absolutely loved it! The restaurant setting (pretty small, but swish, and so well-located in the lovely National Gallery) and the food, which was local, but brought up a notch (eg satay was none of that scrawny stuff we usually eat, at VO's we got skewers of meaty well-seasoned chunks!).
A secial shout-out to the service crew too - all were extremely well-trained and so delightful. This includes the reservation person as well, who called me back after telling me the restaurant was full, however there had been a cancellation and they could squeeze me in.
Thank you VO for such a lovely restaurant showcasing our local fare, in a wonderful place we can be proud to bring foreign guests to.More
This is the way to end your tour of the Singapore National Museum. Book a table at least a day in advance if possible. Everything about this restaurant, from the decor to the food and the service, is five-star. This is not an inexpensive restaurant, so be prepared for the bill. It is worth every penny, even you you need to save up to visit.
Here is a note about the cuisine from Wikipedia:
"Peranakan cuisine or Nyonya cuisine comes from the Peranakans, descendants of early Chinese migrants who settled in Penang, Malacca, Singapore and Indonesia, inter-marrying with local Malays. In Baba Malay, a female Peranakan is known as a nonya (also spelled nyonya), and a male Peranakan is known as a baba. The cuisine combines Chinese, Malay, Javanese, South Indian, and other influences."More
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