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Singapore restaurant REVIEW:
Esquina Chope

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    Esquina's interior Level 1
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    Esquina's exterior
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    Mini Spanish Breakfast; Esquina, Singapore
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    Warm Onion & Thyme Bread; Esquina, Singapore
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    Ox Cheek & Tongue with Blue Cheese Gnocchi; Esquina, Singapore
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    Roasted Cauliflower with Serrano Ham & Cheese; Esquina, Singapore
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    Beef Tartare with Egg Yolk Dressing; Esquina, Singapore
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    Raw Hamachi with House-cured Duck; Esquina, Singapore
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    Chocolate Mousse with Vanilla Churros; Esquina, Singapore
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    Esquina's interior Level 2

This Jason Atherton-endorsed restaurant has a cool and intimate space that's perfect for the type of tapas and plates they do. Chef Carlos Montobbio, formerly making bar snacks at Antidote, brings a more daring, modern and innovative interpretation of classic Spanish tapas. While favorites like the mini Spanish breakfast and onion-thyme bread remain, tuck into hearty dishes of seared scallops with duck green curry and Cape Grim sirloin, too.

Eat this: Black pepper meringue with basil sorbet. It's one of I-S Magazine's 50 things to eat in Singapore before you die (2014).

Events Happening at Esquina
The deal: The famed tapas joint rolls out a set lunch menu with two- and three-course options (at $35 and $45 respectively), pretty decent considering the prices for dinner. There are four options per course so there are quite a few dishes to pick from. For starters, the crispy baby squid with chili coriander and black ink aioli has all the crunchy goodness you'd expect with just the right amount of heat. While the mains are quite fish-centric, the sea bass with chorizo red pepper paella...
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Phone: 6222-1616
Esquina, 16 Jiak Chuan Rd., Singapore, 089267 Singapore

Nearest Train:

Outram Park

Opening Hours:

Mon-Fri noon-2:30pm; Mon-Sat 6-10:30pm

Price Range:

$$$ - $$$



Open Since:

December, 2011
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