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$72/pax

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Grilled Squid7 votes
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Alfresco/Outdoor Dining8 votes
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After Work3 votes
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Xin Ying Chew
 • 02 Sep 2014 5 reviews 0 follower
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Visited Naked Finn for my birthday celebration. Got the set meal for 2 (seems like everyone else is getting it!). But honestly, it was nothing to shout about, especially with the hefty price tag of $168.

1. Clams - so so only, soup wasn't tasty.
2. Baby squid - this was in my opinion the best dish! Texture was just nice - not too chewy or tough, well marinated with just the right amount of chao-tarness.
3. Scallop & bamboo clams - once again, pretty normal.
4. Mozambique lobsters - the lobsters were really tiny, and we only got 4 halves (even though the lady told us we'd get 5 halves).
5. Pan fried barramundi - I loved this!! Fish was fresh, skin was crispy.

Given a choice, I'd say DON'T go for the set meal, because (1) it doesn't contain prawns, and (2) you only get 4 lobster halves (versus 8 halves for $85 a la carte).

For the same amount of $168, you could easily get yourself the following from the a la carte menu: (1) prawns (8 pieces for $28 I think), (2) Mozambique lobsters (10 pieces for $85), (3) baby squid (approx $20) and still have money left over for fish!

Ambience: I thought this would be a fancy restaurant of sorts but was a little taken aback when I saw a shed-like hut with bare floors, a total of 4 indoor seats (which could seat 10 people), self-service water/payment. Minimalist yes, fine dining - definitely not.
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I spent $84 per person.

Must tries: Grilled Squid, Pan-fried barramundi

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The Hungry Bunny
 • 22 Aug 2014 554 reviews 20 followers
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For the full review, please see http://thehungrybunnie.blogspot.sg/2014/04/the-naked-finn.html

Its off-the-beaten-path locale is a pain to get to if you don't drive, but parking is a breeze, because so few people come here.

While The Naked Finn is pricey, the food was good enough to make the meal somewhat value-for-money. Especially if you order the set meals. Homage is paid to its natural flavours with the barest touch of the grill, and adornments are kept to a minimum for the spotlight to shine squarely on the premium-grade seafood.

That said, my only gripe about this place was the staggered seating system; we got the earlier dinner slot at 6pm but had to vacate by 8pm for the next seating. I suppose it's a necessary evil, seeing as the restaurant is teeny tiny, and they need the turnover to stay afloat.

We had:

1) 7-course Set Dinner ($168++ for 2 pax) starting with a light Mesclun Salad, tossed in sesame oil and piquant balsamic vinegar dressing and laden with juicy orange slices. 
 
2) Soup of Flambeed New Zealand littleneck Clams: full-bodied and brimming with the sweetness of the clams. 
 
3) Chilled Vermicelli: simply seasoned with sesame oil, fried garlic mince and chives and deceptively addictive.  
 
4) Pan-Fried Barramundi Fillets: loved the contrast of the paper-crisp, golden hued skin against the moist flaky flesh. 
 
5) Grilled Baby Indian Squids: Chewy but never rubbery, these had a lovely caramelized char. 

6) Lightly Grilled Diver-Caught Great Atlantic Scallops: plump and succulent, and accentuated by fried garlic crisps 
 
7) Grilled Mozambique Lobsters: sweet with the smoky scent of the grill imbued into the bouncy flesh
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SCS C
 • 20 Aug 2014 236 reviews 1 follower
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expensive seafood at this uppity too-cool-for-school restaurant at the gilman barracks. this place – well. the food is good (let’s get it out of the way), but it’s simply cooked, it’s simply expensive, and service is pretty inadequate for the price you’re paying.
 
I simply don’t understand the hype – seafood is abundant in singapore, and a more-than-decent dish is more than easily found (even at your neighborhood czechar store) – it’s the sort of seafood restaurant I’d imagine in a land-locked part of the US, where seafood is both posh and inaccessible.
 
but I’ll give it to them that the seafood is fresh and delicious in its simplicity, but I’d hazard a guess, too, that anyone with half-decent cooking skills can churn out similar dishes.
 
the most economical option here would be to take their set menu (which is still pretty price-hefty) for a taster of their dishes.
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Must tries: Fried beehoon

I also recommend this place for:
After Work, Ala Carte, Alfresco/Outdoor Dining, Anniversary, Boys Night Out, Chillout, Girls Night Out, Healthy Eating, Large Groups/Gathering, Nice Deco, Wheelchair Friendly

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