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Immigrants Gastrobar

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Tables fill up with friends gathering over Chef Damian’s tapas-portioned heritage dishes and drinks from a generous selection of whiskies, beers and spirits.
With warm lighting falling on furniture of vintage pedigree,Immigrants is a welcoming laid-back space featuring a full bar and plenty of seating.

Daily: 17:00 - 01:00

$40 based on 20 submissions
After Work (6 votes), Relaxed (4 votes), Ala Carte (3 votes)

Awesome Peranakan and Eurasian dishes!

You will not find a selection of such old school Singaporean dishes anywhere else!
The food is all awesome and I highly recommend the singgang and buakualat (I'm unsure if its spelt that way) fried rice !
asahi on tap and a great selection of craft beers!
def must try This joint I'm Joo Chiat!

The HGW community like this place for...

  • Sambal Buah Keluak Fried Rice3 votes
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Based on 20 votes
19 Nov 2014 • 4 reviews • 0 follower

What happened?

Between my first visit over a year ago and this visit, it seems standards at Immigrants have dropped somewhat. 

Where's the memorable buah keluak fried rice? Instead, we were advised to order the buah keluak paste to go with the white rice. This paste was way too salty while the white rice wa
13 Aug 2014 • 223 reviews • 5 followers

Gourmet bar bites with local flavours

This Joo Chiat restaurant-and-bar's kitchen is manned by chef Damian D'Silva, well-known chef and champion of local cuisine. While it is a gastrobar, the bar bites are far from typical and the dishes are bursting with local and heritage flavours. The sambal buah keluak fried rice ($20) is an easy
06 Jul 2014 • 20 reviews • 13 followers

The ghost of former glory

I've eaten twice at Immigrants now, and both times were huge let-downs. While my first dining experience could be put down to teething problems (I ate there with a friend shortly after Immigrants opened), the second time was really saddening, especially since I still have a vivid memory of previou
22 May 2014 • 19 reviews • 4 followers

Shiok! Sedap! Mahal!

We tried a number of dishes - the cold tofu with century egg, buah keluak rice, babi masak nanas, squid bombs, beef cheek rendang, ayam sioh and the sweet potato leaves lemak. Overall the food quality was good and quite satisfying. Be prepared for burning tongues as the different sambals are
30 Dec 2013 • 1 review • 0 follower

Terrible Cocktail & Food Quality

We heard decent things about this restaurant and looked forward to trying the food. It turned out to be a huge waste of money, food quality not good, cocktails were horrible, chemical tasting. We tried the sambal anchovies, tofu century egg relish (the best of the dishes), beef rendang, chicke