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Mad Nest

$$ - $$$
Joo Chiat
Japanese, Asian, Chinese, Indian, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Singaporean
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378/380 East Coast Road, Singapore, Singapore
+65 6348 6861
16:00 - 01:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good food quality (specially volcano and oishii makis) , belgium beer, good service and terrific terrace

Thank Javier C
Singapore, Singapore
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85 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I have been a regular diner at Mad Nest for several years now and invited several friends to join me for a gastronomic dining experience and everyone agrees that the food served is really delicious and tasty! Their oishi and volcano maki is THE BEST FUSION MAKI EVER!! I went to so many different countries and tried so many variations... More 

Thank liyun86
Munich, Germany
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225 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a hotel nearby for one night and found this cosy restaurant, whe you could sit on the patio. Nice menu, happy hour and really friendly staff there. Made me feel good.

Thank Zwillingsseele
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Spent a lovely evening with a group of friends at Mad Nest last night. An easy place to find and greeted with a warm welcome. Great ambiance and not so cold inside that you need to put a jacket on. A very comfortable night out. I will definitely return. The menu is extensive...next time I'll try the Thai.

Thank Reeb007
Singapore, Singapore
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107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Was there for dinner and drinks with a couple of friends. Nice place to chill out and surprisiingly, the they serve Thai food and it is not too bad. Had Tom Yam Seafood soup, mince chicken with basil, shrimp omelette, fried kang kong and pineapple rice. Food was serve at good temperature and taste was good. With the right company... More 

Thank sgktraveller
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

Went here for some beers with my buddie, the owner was friendly good pints and good location, definitely go back for beer again nice to have friendly inviting people unlike Mel's place along the road

Thank nathanisadiamond
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

How in the world do you guys make the MOST perfect truffle fries? I've had my fair share of great hunts for the perfect truffle fries, you guys made me quit my search and settle for Madnest's truffle fries. It is generously seasoned and that one dish alone can guarantee my next visit! And your salted egg soft shell crabs...... More 

Thank AlexR3996DM
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

Loved the Japanese fare here including Sashimi, Sushi platter and the Ramen. Also tried Thai Tom Yam seafood noodles which was pretty good. Contrary to some of the reviews here, the service we received was good and the prices are reasonable IMHO, Great for family for a lazy Sunday Lunch with a glass or two of wine.

Thank sangram2206
Singapore, Singapore
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211 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2014

Mad Nest is a pleasant restaurant on East Coast Road. Had dinner there and liked the seafood dishes ordered (soft shelled crab and shrimp in pumpkin sauce) very much. You have the choice to either sit inside or outside. The menu is comprehensive, lots of Thai and Japanese dishes. Service was fine. Good price/quality relation, also drinks are reasonably priced.... More 

Thank FerrisXL
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93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013 via mobile

As a local in this area and a fairly regular visitor to this restaurant I can sadly report this place has gone downhill. Service is slow, orders were messed up. Indian food is no longer available. A disappointing experience, we won't be returning.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Japanese, Asian, Chinese, Indian, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Singaporean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 378/380 East Coast Road, Singapore, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Joo Chiat
  • Neighbourhood: Joo Chiat
  • Phone Number: +65 6348 6861

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Joo Chiat

Neighbourhood Profile
Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is packed with colourful shops, local characters, and quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are visible as well, with modern cafes, bars, and shops abounding. Visit Joo Chiat to take a break from the big city sights and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a laid-back and local vibe.
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