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Alkaff Mansion Ristorante

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Characterised by its colonial architecture since 1918, Alkaff Mansion sits atop Telok Blangah Hill surrounded by lush greeneries and overlooking the unending pastures of a 19-hectare park. Offering an escape from the city, the fine dining restaurant serves up authentic Italian cuisine amidst the soothing atmosphere of a European-styled setting. A pair of ornate fountains, a romantic roofed gazebo, an outdoor terrace and a Grand Marquee on the mansion’s courtyard dot the approximately 97,000 sq ft premise. Alkaff Mansion Ristorante’s offering of a wide range of outdoor and indoor venues ensures to accommodate events of any type and of any scale. Representing the epitome of luxury Italian fine dining, Alkaff Mansion Ristorante promises only the best of a memorable dining experience. 

Mon - Fri: 11:30 - 15:00

Mon - Sun: 18:00 - 23:00 (Ristorante & Terrace)

Mon - Sat: 11:30 - 15:00 (Bar)

Mon - Sun: 18:00 till late (Bar)

Sat & Sun: 10:00 - 15:00 (Terrace)
$73 based on 93 submissions
Dinner (18 votes), Romance/First Dates (18 votes), Alfresco/Outdoor Dining (17 votes)
The Hungry Bunny

Post-Invited Tasting Revisit

For the full review, please see http://thehungrybunnie.blogspot.com

We returned for a revisit, unfortunately, right dab smack in the middle of Restaurant Week, so the restaurant was swarming with diners. Even so, the food was still excellent. Service, however, suffered due to the full-house, because the kitchen was consequently (but somewhat understandably so) overwhelmed. There was an inordinate gap between the courses that left our stomachs growling and us filling up on bread. Notwithstanding the long lag-times between courses, the wait staff were still very much engaging, genuine, witty and friendly.

One great thing about this out-of-the-way locale is the complimentary valet parking. Even if you don't drive, the staff here are very happy to call for a cab for you so you don't have to lift a finger after dinner.

We ordered the same stuff sampled at the invited tasting, and all were very well-received. Of particlar note were the Salmon Carparccio, Beef Short Ribs and Tiramisu. All are must-trys and should not be missed.

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22 Dec 2014 • 9 reviews • 1 follower

Alkaff Mansion goes Sardinian

I've loved Alkaff Mansion ever since I laid my eyes upon this gorgeous site of architecture. The fact that it also houses one of Singapore's best restaurants is just an added incentive to visit. So it was with great excitement that I discovered that Sardinian Chef Simone Depalmas, formally from Sopra Cocina had been invited to head up their kitchen. Not only is Simone a very amicable and humble Chef, he's also a very good one! Sardinia, an Island halfway between Italy and Tunisia is a source of wonderful cuisine - Italian delicacies with slight Maghreb twist. And of course, expect A LOT OF SEAFOOD! If the idea of the perfect meal involved a plethora of fresh fish - both cooked and raw - with endless sides of fresh, fragrant salads and veggies, accompanied by delectable wine, then Sardinian cuisine is something you can get your chops around easily. Check out our full review of Alkaff Mansion here
03 Dec 2014 • 48 reviews • 0 follower

Very romantic experience

This is a place to be if you need to sweep your date off her feet. The best place for romantic ambiance and fine dining. However, the food and service falls short of expectation (maybe because the ambiance already sets you in the mood to expect the best). Overall, this place guarantees a memorable dining experience.
Sardinian fregola with seafood
05 Sep 2014 • 225 reviews • 5 followers

new menu with Sardinian specialties

Alkaff Mansion's new executive chef Simone Depalmas has reworked the Tudor-style mansion restaurant's menu to feature Italian dishes with a strong Sardinian influence. Expect the freshest of seafood imported from Sardinia and served with flair, like the whole salt-baked sea bass, flambéed with cognac before being served with a cherry tomato basil salad ($48-$64, 600-800g). There's more, fresh octopus carpaccio ($24), a Sardinian seafood pasta with fregola (a Sardinian couscous-like pasta imported from a mom-and-pop shop in Italy, $28) and a intense porcini mushroom risotto made with risotto Superfino Acquerello ($28). The beautiful space can be enjoyed at lunch, weekend brunch, afternoon tea and dinner.
24 Aug 2014 • 32 reviews • 0 follower

Best for romantic (first) date

For menu, more photos and full review, click here.

Alkaff Mansion is reputed as one of the most romantic restaurants in Singapore. i celebrated my birthday once, and also attended a friend’s wedding at Alkaff Mansion. I was quite mesmerised by the whole ambience of Alkaff Mansion. No traffic can be spotted here as the Mansion is totally tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

 The main dining area is at level one of the Mansion. Each dining table is very well-spaced from each other to ensure couple get to enjoy their private lovely dovely moments. The lavish interior design and the dimly lited dining area sets the perfect mood for a romantic dinner.

Despite the higher-than-average price tag, it’s truly a different dining experience that is reasonable to pay for the extra bucks. There is no pressure to leave right after dining. Grab a patio couch near the outdoor fountain area that’s dimly lited with a tea light and enjoy the rest of the night under the moonlight.

This place will always be at the back of my head when my friends ask for recommendation for a classy romantic dinner venue.
08 Aug 2014 • 2 reviews • 0 follower

Go for lunch, not afternoon tea

Went twice- once for lunch and then because the experience was positive brought my mother for afternoon tea. Sadly, I found the second visit disappointing. The ambience is really fantastic, the service is a bit slow but ok, and the food was good at lunch but obviously they don't put as much effort into tea. The scones were cold and hard and the cream was not clotted and the jam was disgusting - it was some cheap artificially colored and flavored jelly. The savory food did not have much variety and wasn't very appetizing, only the sweet foods were quite good.

So if you go, just make sure you don't go for the tea set. Otherwise I think it's worth it.