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Ember

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50 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089154, Singapore
+65 6347 1929
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Today
18:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 18:30 - 22:00
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singapore
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurant Ember has quite a good reputation but a lunch there recently seemed to point up the worst aspects of nouvelle cuisine.It's quite good to have smallish portions at lunch-time but there are limits. The angel hair Pasta starter was small and tasteless. The main course of venison was a tiny piece of quite tasty meat served with very hard... More 

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Thank nick679
London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has survived the fickle Singapore dining scene which in itself is a notable feat! While a bit on the salty side, each dish was beautifully presented and really delicious. We had the set dinner and really enjoyed the palate cleansers too. Lovely all in all! We will be back

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Thank DLJC
Dublin, Ireland
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40 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Ember is the 1929 Hotel's restaurant which offers a great breakfast and lunch specials which look excellent. Highly recommended

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Thank Far2G0
Singapore, Singapore
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Adore. Divine. I have no more superlatives. Superb food and great service. A chill lunch place with a expertly-culled set lunch menu. Off street parking was a breeze at lunch - why is 1929's in-house restaurant not more packed? Went to town with the foie gras (simply delectable), ebi pasta, chicken (perfectly baked) and a selection of deserts. My companion... More 

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Thank Adeleine
Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

One of the better restaurant that I have been to. Lunch is especially worth it. Probably would not be great as a romantic dinner location as there are a lot of echo from the glass panels.

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Thank leftseat007
Singapore, Singapore
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2,838 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,374 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in here today for a quick lunch. I had the venison which, whilst well presented and generally tasty, was a bit too chewy for my liking. Not sure I'll rush back here.

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Thank KGB777
Singapore
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

ember used to be great value for a lunch escapade. however new menu meant that it no longer offers value for money as a set lunch. food seems to be disappointing with a new chef helming it. reckon they have lost many of us regular diners.

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Thank xoelts
Sydney, Australia
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our meal here. The ambience was quiet and comfortable and there were sufficient people eating there even on a Tuesday evening to make us feel good about being there. The unusually warm foie gras with Asian five spices was a melt in the mouth experience, the venison was perfectly medium rare and the lemongrass and lime... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Ember was the best dining experience I had on my short vacation in Singapore. It compares favourably to good restaurants in Australia. We had dined at several Michelin hatted restaurants in Europe on the first leg of our vacation and were finding most Singaporean offers to be sub-standard lukewarm bain-marie smorgasbord fare. (Buffet appears to pass for good dining in... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We have been faithful patrons of this restaurant since we were introduced to it by a friend. This was when Ember was managed by its original owner/chef. Food and service were good. We have even brought friends there and they in turn introduced others to the place. There was then a change of management or owner, hence, the chef changed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$100
Cuisine
European, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089154, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +65 6347 1929

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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 Chinatown

Neighbourhood Profile
Chinatown
Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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