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Candlenut Kitchen (Dorsett)

Asian, Nonya, Peranakan

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7 votes

Mon - Fri: 12:00 - 14:30

Mon - Fri: 18:00 - 22:00

Sat: 18:00 - 22:00

Closed: Sun & PH

$30 based on 6 reviews
Candlenut Kitchen is a modern Peranakan restaurant that offers authentic Nonya dishes, wine, proper coffee and modern Nonya desserts. See what foodies like this place for
Weighty Man • 18 Jun 2014701 reviews 81 followers

Nearly went to the old location as advised by friends but luckily I checked HGW and find this new place at New Bridge Rd.
 
Food- did not order buah keluak because it doesn't have whole nuts in it. just the paste in a gravy. Ting - failure. Other flops were: Bak Wan Kepitaing (crab meat balls) in a primarily chicken stock with minimal bamboo shoot. Ting - flop.
 
However there were some good dishes: We enjoyed the Babi...

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Weighty Man • 18 Jun 2014701 reviews 81 followers

Nearly went to the old location as advised by friends but luckily I checked HGW and find this new place at New Bridge Rd.
 
Food- did not order buah keluak because it doesn't have whole nuts in it. just the paste in a gravy. Ting - failure. Other flops were: Bak Wan Kepitaing (crab meat balls) in a primarily chicken stock with minimal bamboo shoot. Ting - flop.
 
However there were some good dishes: We enjoyed the Babi...

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foodolicious • 02 Mar 2014136 reviews 0 followers

So, it was my colleagues’ farewell dinner and we brought her here. A very good peranakan restaurant I would say. There were some fusion dishes such as the desserts, duck and pork cheek while others were more traditional and cooked really well. However, it didn’t have the wow factor as I guess I am quite used to peranakan food and also there were also some misses. Things always feel less precious if it isn’t rare, doesn’t it. So for 6...

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pickledpeas • 19 Feb 2014137 reviews 6 followers

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Candle Nut is nestled in the quiet spot that is Dorsett Residences, unobtrusive and demure but serves some pretty good food that was affordable to boot.
 
 Their starters all sound amazing and so we ordered four of them, starting with the kueh pie tee [$8], which you get to assemble yourselves so the freshly fried shell does not get soggy.
 
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