Information

Address
16 Jiak Chuan Road, 089267
Beer, European, Mediterranean, Spanish, Western
+65 62221616

Mon - Fri: 12:00 - 14:30

Mon - Fri: 18:00 - 22:30

Sat: 18:00 - 23:00

Closed: Sun

$91 based on 75 submissions
After Work (17 votes), Dinner (15 votes), Chillout (9 votes) ...

A former protégé of Gordon Ramsay and Michelin-starred chef, Jason Atherton collaborates with local hotelier Loh Lik Peng to launch Esquina. This intimate dining space is inspired by Atherton's passion for Spanish culture, and boasts a menu of delicately created Spanish platters.

What others are eating here

Basil sorbet with berries and black pepper meringue
Basil sorbet with berries and black pepper meringue
Squid with squid ink aioli
Squid with squid ink aioli
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Sliders
Oyster
Oyster
  • Jamon Iberico 7 votes
  • Ox Cheek 5 votes
  • Ribeye 4 votes
  • spanish breakfast 3 votes
  • sangria 2 votes
  • sea urchin and crab bisque 2 votes
  • Bone marrow 1 vote
  • Catalan Creme Brulee 1 vote
  • Mackerel 1 vote
  • Marinated beetroot salad 1 vote
  • Seville Orange & rosemary Ice Cream 1 vote
  • pork chops 1 vote
  • scallop ceviche 1 vote

Menu

Marinated olives, sherry, rosemary, citrus, paprika ...
Spanish Nigiri: Bacalao brandade, roasted bell pepper ...
Price stated is for each piece
Tsarskaya Oyster, jalapeño ponzu, salmon roe, pickled ginger flower ...
Price stated is for each piece

Latest Review for Esquina

Overall RatingBased on 45 reviews
Food/Drink3.5
Value2.6
Ambience3.5
Service3.2
Most helpful review:

Deliciosas tapas

Food/Drink 5 | Value 4 | Ambience 4 | Service 4
Total Reviews: 24

Wow, these guys have really hit on a winning formula.  Packed to over flowing on most nights (no prior reservations can be made in case you're wondering)  this place has a busy, vibrant, borderline hectic ambience, with mouth watering tapas being prepared by a team of skilled chefs a couple of feet in front of your eyes. It's an exciting place to dine.The tapas is the best I've tasked in Singapore so far.  Grilled asparagus with quail eggs and iberico ham was one out of many memorable tapas dishes we sampled, with a selection of deserts being every bit as good.A selection of Spanish beer (San miguel of course, but also some more interesting brews) and wine adds to the authentic feel.Esquina may not be for everyone.   It's not a place to go for a quiet chat, or a first date perhaps, unless feeling adventurous. The long narrow canteen style interior is a little cramped, and with uncomfortable iron bicyle style seats,  it does not always make for a relaxing experience.  But for a fun night out, with great food, Esquina's a great choice. Viva Espana. Viva Esquina

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The management of Esquina responded to this review:
19 Feb 2013
Dear Matt Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall experience at Esquina and look forward to welcoming you back to the restaurant in the future.

Save yourself the heartache and go to Bam! instead

Food/Drink 3 | Value 2 | Ambience 2 | Service 3
Total Reviews: 4

Food was boring and everything tasted kinda bland.
Crispy chicken skin was ok. Churros was ... ok. Burgers were nice but kinda slimy. No spice or zing to anything. Fish dish was better. Did not like the fact they charged $6.50 for water. No cocktail menu either :(

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Exquisite food!

Food/Drink 5 | Value 5 | Ambience 5 | Service 5
Total Reviews: 70

I had lunch here with 2 colleagues, the food is exceptionally good and for S$35 per person the set-lunch is great value. The counter service with full view of the kitchen is very special and the service spot on.

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