Tue - Sun: 11:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sun: 17:30 - 21:30
For a French meal without the frills, drop by this eatery at Serene Centre and order some classic favourites like escargots, duck confit and spinach ravioli.
I went there for a dinner with my bf after seeing some good reviews about the place. We ordered duck confit, prawn and foei grass ravioli, and escargot with croissant (forgot the exact name of the dishes). All of them were delicious, especially the duck confit with its creamy soft potato. They also provide you with free water to drink (self service) and breads.
The chef was very friendly, he came to the tables and greeted the guests with smile. We can clearly see that some of the guests are regular customers as well. The restaurant itself doesn't really have a high class feelling like the usual French restaurants while you need to order at the counter and pay beforehand, but the prices of the foods are comparatively cheaper for French foods. Overall, I think it's worth my time and money.
Because I study nearby, this is my go-to place every single time I crave French food. You can tell that there are plenty of regulars from the way the staff greets some of the customers.
The food is excellent for the price - the duck confit with a side of potatoes is $17.5. I must admit I don't know the prices of the other dishes because that's all I ever eat when I go there. The chef is a very nice Frenchman.
In recent times service has been rather curt, perhaps because of the increased human traffic. However, it is prompt and you usually do not have to wait too long for your food.
When I first came to the restaurant, it was really packed. Waiters were nice however flustered by the amount of customers in the restaurant. According to one conversation I overheard from a couple and a waiter, they booked reservations to eat here but they still had to wait for tables like casual walk-ins like me. I ordered the prawn ravioli with foie gras. It was delicious. The ravioli had a lot of filling unlike other restaurants and the richness of the foie gras accompanied by the tangy flavour from the sauce is definitely a treat. However, the ravioli came quite big. Raviolis are generally small so I was taken aback by how big the ravioli was ( 3 raviolis). There was a lot of excess pasta which made it seem like I was eating a ravioli made with lasagna sheets. My gf ordered the salmon and I ordered their veal tenderloin. Her salmon came first and it looked a little overdone however, the greens that came with it (spinach) was very tasty according to her. My veal tenderloin came and I was not impressed at all. The veal tenderloin was literally PORK. It was freaking pork. I paid $28 to give me small cuts of pork that wasn't even sliced properly. The sauce that came with it did not make my already horrible dish better. The sauce was sour. Extremely sour for some reason. When I asked about the veal, they claim it is in fact veal. I assure you it isn't. Even though service was good, it did not make up for the horrible food I've been given.