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Singapore restaurant REVIEW:
Tamarind Hill Chope

  • Tamarind Hill
    Tamarind Hill; Photo Credit:
  • Tamarind Hill
    Tamarind Hill

The buzz: This Thai establishment opened a month and a half ago at Labrador Park care of the Samadhi Retreats group, which also runs Eco Gourmet Café just down the road.

The vibe: It feels just like a tropical resort. Located in a historic colonial building, the place is outfitted with Asian-inspired elements such as golden Buddha statues, swatches of fabric with ethnic embroidery, and dark wooden furnishings. The staff is even dressed in chic sarongs and chunky jewelry.

The food: Sophisticated contemporary Thai plates thanks to Thai-Canadian chef Thiti Thammanatr who has cooked for newsmakers like Bill Clinton and Chow Yun Fat. Expect starters such as an experimental tom yum martini ($12)—a non-boozy option for chilled soup fans—as well as refined mains like grilled Wagyu sirloin and foie gras accompanied by a green curry reduction ($45) and deep-fried lobster with tamarind sauce ($17).

The drinks: There’s a decent selection of wines to choose from— six reds, six whites, one port and one bubbly—available by the glass (from $13) and by the bottle (from $58). Plus, you also get a non- alcoholic welcome sip upon arrival featuring Southeast Asian flavors like lemongrass or tamarind.

Why you’ll be back: Great for an intimate gathering with friends or a romantic night out with your other half, as this beautiful restaurant makes you feel like you’re on vacation. 

When the weather is good, eating outside can be a truly enjoyable dining experience. These joints with charming open air areas are just the place to dine on breezy evenings.

Events Happening at Tamarind Hill
Order any dish off the menu including grilled Wagyu sirloin, foie gras with a green curry reduction and tom yum martini at the restaurant's Thai-mless Sunday brunch ($60). Pay $120 and enjoy free flow AIX Rose, beer or (selected) cocktails.
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Phone: 6278-6364
Tamarind Hill, 30 Labrador Villa Rd., Singapore, 119189 Singapore



Nearest Train:

Labrador Park

Opening Hours:

Mon-Sat noon-3pm, 6:30-11pm

Price Range:




Open Since:

August, 2012
Tamarind Hill
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