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(Closed) Zero Zero

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Fans of Tao's Restaurant will be pleased to know that the same culinary team has opened a fusion dining concept in The Central. Prominent traces of Japanese and French influences can be seen in its dishes such as the Beef Loin on Houba Leaf and Sea Urchin Jellied Consommé.

Mon - Sun: 11:30 - 15:00

Mon - Sun: 17:30 - 22:00

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$69 based on 41 submissions
Dinner (10 votes), Private Dining (10 votes), Romance/First Dates (9 votes)
Weighty Man

It's called Tao's Zero Zero now.

Tao's at Selegie, where I first encountered the owners of this unique dining approach to French dining is now with Zero Zero.  Dozo is a different group, and so is the Clan.

Ambience:  It's a very lovely location on the 4th floor of the Central.  Facing Clark Quay, it overlooks the river and you enjoy the view of the boats going up and down to boat quay and into the Marina Bay.  It was lunch time but I was told that it's nicer at night (dinner prices apply).  Comfortable chairs,  seating for 200 pax makes it a very airy place for a meal.

Food:  It's a set menu that sets you back about $30 for lunch but what a variety.  

I could recognise the starter from Tao - aluminium dish served with a milky mix of meats and mushroom with a mozzarella glaze on the top, Was not as tasty as I recalled.  I ordered the prawn roll which had mango puree drizzled over it - tasty, wife ordered the noodle salad- which I found to sour.  The mushroom soup was next and it was fabulous.  Large ceramic bowl that looked like a Korean granit bowl, with hot tasty soup.  Could have had another bowl.

For drinks, I had the peach apple, wife had the peach with camomile.  Both drinks were tasty and well served with a dainty cup.  Helped us chit chat a bit more after the food was all gone.

For mains,  I ordered the lamb chops and she had the sirloin steak.  The lamb chopswere two pieces of "real" chops, not shoulder cut and well marinated (no smell) and fried.  Good taste.  The Sirloin was better, tender and well grilled -medium rare.  

Dessert was last, what an ending.  I had the creme brulee - well set, and with lightly burnt sugar on the top.  The brownie with ice cream came with more ice cream than brownie-  should adjust the balance.

Overall a satisfying meal at a good price.

Value:  $30 a head fo 6 course - a bargain

Service:  Black T shirted service, prompt and un intrusive.

The HGW community like this place for...

  • Beef Loin on Houba Leaf7 votes
  • Maguro Tataki Carpaccio3 votes
  • Smoked Duck Breast with Apple Slice3 votes
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Prawn roll
15 Mar 2013 • 709 reviews • 83 followers

It's called Tao's Zero Zero now.

Tao's at Selegie, where I first encountered the owners of this unique dining approach to French dining is now with Zero Zero.  Dozo is a different group, and so is the Clan.

Ambience:  It's a very lovely location on the 4th floor of the Central.  Facing Clark Quay, it overlooks the river and you
07 Mar 2013 • 54 reviews • 9 followers

Expensive ingredients executed poorly

Basically I love the menu; scallops, foie gras, escargoes, duck breast, duck confit, soft-shell crab etc. However, I felt the execution of the expensive ingredients were not up to the mark. Which is kind of a waste. They were well-presented, in the classy, atas sorta way, but frankly speaking, if
14 Feb 2013 • 1 review • 0 follower

Destroy Valentine Mood

I chose Zero Zero because of the good impression of Tao's but I was truly disappointed this time. We waited half an hour for our starter then waited entire hour for the soup! We tried to call the waitress but their eyes only look straight, never look left and right for their customers. Finally the
09 Jan 2013 • 7 reviews • 0 follower

good credit card promotion

The service is really good with credit card promotion. It also good in all shifts including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
09 Jan 2013 • 7 reviews • 0 follower

nice food decoration

I think they decorate food very nice. You guys should try it some time. Will be back some more time