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SKIRT

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Turn the heat up on a decadent dinner at SKIRT at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove, a trailblazing steakhouse, where prime cuts of meat and fresh seafood are beautifully prepared on the centrepiece parilla grill. 

 

The dinner experience at one of Sentosa’s best restaurants is inherent in each detail characterising the chef’s collaborative ethos of technique and ingredients, beginning from the butterflies on the reception stand to lighting and wood panels that complement the sensational aromas emanating from the grill. A world-class wine cellar featuring rare and distinguished vintages enhances supreme meats such as Blackmore 100% full blood Japanese Wagyu with a marble score of 9+ and Australian Tajima Wagyu beef, and daily ocean specials featuring only the most sustainable and freshest seafood.

 

Child Policy: Please note that only children above 8 years of age accompanied by an adult will be welcome to dine at SKIRT.  

 

Dress Code: Smart Casual - No shorts, bermudas, open shoes and slippers.

Daily: 18:00 - 00:00

+65 68087278
$160 based on 38 submissions
Anniversary (10 votes), Birthdays (7 votes), Business Dining (6 votes)
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Right choice for a birthday celebration

I was so impressed with my overall experience at Skirt that I felt compelled to write a review - and I'm not one to write reviews!

Their service won me over before we even dined in the restaurant. When I called to make a reservation and informed them that it was my bf's birthday, they asked me for his name and told me they would give us a complimentary slice of cake!

And when we arrived at the restaurant, the service was impeccable. The waiters were always around with a smile and extremely attentive to our needs, perhaps even too much!

As for the food, it was sumptuous. We had complimentary bread with chorizo oil (served in a dropper bottle - how cute!) and seaweed sauce. The bread was fluffy and the blend of flavours was interesting. We ordered a Blackmore Australian full-blood Wagyu skirt steak at $48 for 250g (their signature steak) to share. They served an apple bourbon palate cleanser before the mains arrived and to me this was an indication of how attentive they are to the overall dining experience. I've never tried skirt steak before but it was definitely one of the best steaks I've ever had. Although the medium was slightly on the raw side, the beef was very tender, juicy and flavourful (but not gamy!). My bf commented that it was the best steak he's ever had :) We also ordered wild sauteed mushrooms ($12) and asparagus with quail eggs and burnt butter ($8). The sides were surprisingly inexpensive and offer good bang for the buck. The mushrooms were juicy and soft and again, my mushroom-loving boyfriend said it was the best he's ever had. The asparagus was good though not out of this world. The burnt butter had a crunchiness to it and had the taste of caramel, adding a new dimension to the dish.

For dessert, we had our complimentary cake. It was good though nothing to rave about (can't complain because it's free!) but I was very touched by the gesture. We also ordered the torched honey meringue with coconut and pineapple ice cream ($18). The meringue melts in your mouth and the coconut ice-cream is light. It had pineapple chunks and a cake base to give it an added dimension. Definitely a must try if you're visiting Skirt!

On the whole, I have no doubt that Skirt was the right choice for my bf's birthday celebration. You can also take a walk along the bay to admire the yachts after dinner ;)
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• 12 Jan 2016 • 1 review • 0 follower

SKIRT experience

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I had never written any reviews of places that i went, till i landed up at SKIRT.
Reservation was a breeze.... and being the first timer, wasnt really sure what to expect.
Service was top notch! We were being constantly served /assured by 2 staff. Roxanne & August.
August was knowledgeable about the beef cuts, how it shud be prepared and even pairing of the wine based on individual preferneces.

Roxanne was accomodating since the time we stepped in till we left. Before leaving, i had to stop and asked for their names. She had a worried look and asked if i am going to make any complain to the management. If i was not satisifed, please let her know so she could resolve the matter.

I just smiled. I had every intention to let the management know that they have 2 top notch staff working for them and they should be rewarded by the management.

Food wise, being a meat lover, the choises there were unknow  to me. August was there to sort us out. We had the best steaks we had ever tasted. We dont even need to add any salt nor other condiments that were on offer.

Food serving portions can be deceptive. I should have listened to August when he said, you dont need the extra fries, just the asparagus will do. i ended up only eating 4-5 pieces of fires.
Would i return to SKIRT? on special occassions maybe due to prices.
A good dinw adn wine affair could cost you just over $200 for a fulfilling appetiser/main/shared side+some glasses of wine.

Food is never good on its own but with the company. And i am fortunate to have Roxanne and August as my company that night.

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The management of SKIRT responded to this review:
29 Jan 2016
Hi MANNY66,

Thank you for your wonderful review! I am glad to read that were well taken care off throughout the night while you indulge in your dinner at SKIRT.

Your compliments about our service are greatly appreciated; I am glad that Roxanne and August are at their best again!

Thank you once again for your support and I am looking forward to welcome you back again to W Singapore – Sentosa Cove.

Best Regards,

Paolo Frau
Venue Manager, SKIRT
• 02 Nov 2015 • 2 reviews • 0 follower

Best steak I've ever had

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I went to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday and it was one of most memorable dining experience I've ever had.

The food
We were served bread with some kind of red coloured oil (didn't catch the name) and artichoke dip while we wait for the dishes. And it was one of the freshest bread I've ever had. The inside were fluffy and the crisp on the skin is just prefect. I think it was right out of the oven as we ate another one after our meal ends (2 hours later), it was not as amazing anymore.
We ordered their King Prawns and Wagyu beef from Japan and it was AMAZING. It was certainly one of the best I've ever had. The prawns were big, juicy and flavourful and there are really no words to describe their beef. Tender and it melts in your mouth. The Apple Bourbon they served to heighten the taste sensory was amazingly good and effective. 
We also ordered their Sautéed Portobello Mushroom, Garlic Fries Aioli and SKIRT Reinvented Caesar Salad. The Portobello Mushroom was sweet and nice but the garlic fries and ceasar salad was disappointing. Fries were an oily mush and ceasar salad were just normal with too much dressing. Nothing reinvented. 
They also had quite a few selection of wines from all over the world and we opened a bottle of Shiraz to go with the beef but I'm not a wine person so no comment on that.

Ambience
The ambience were definitely nice and the tables and seats were nicely arrannged with a lot of space to spare. I feel like I was dining in private due to the huge sofas but the decorations are a bit mismatched though. It's a steak house but the fish shaped decorations and the Middle Eastern looking lampshade makes me feel like they were going to serve Chinese stir-fry beef or steamed fish. 

Service
Their service was superb as well with the waiter coming over to explain the menu with smiles and we also had a complimentary cake due to my boyfriend's birthday. When I asked for their closing time, the staff asked me not to worry about it although it seems like they are closing very soon. I lost my camera at the taxi waiting area next door and the staff at SKIRT helped me to find my camera. (THANK YOU!)
 
Overall, I think the whole dining experience was a breathtaking one (boyfriend agreed). I will definitely return to try other dishes. Hope they will be just as great! Keep up the good job!



**Will add photos once I get back my camera. ;)
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The management of SKIRT responded to this review:
13 Nov 2015
Hello isabellmiao,

Thank you for your review. I am thrilled to read about your fabulous dining experience at SKIRT. I am also glad to know that you were well taken care of by my dedicated team while indulging in your dinner.

I am pleased to share with you that it is the chorizo oil that was served with our homemade bread. The prawns are indeed succulent and we always have great comments about our steaks.

Your feedback about our fries and salad is important to us and I have shared with my culinary team for improvement. In fact we might completely reinvent one of them very soon.

All our décor tells the story of beef; the chandeliers are actually handmade from genuine leather, and the glass-blown horns, infuse an old world charm into the ‘Boldest Gill’.

Thank you once again for your support and I am looking forward to have you back again to W Singapore – Sentosa Cove.

Best Regards,

Paolo Frau
Venue Manager, SKIRT
• 12 Jul 2015 • 1 review • 0 follower

Reputation ruined by tainted food

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my wife and I were guests in a party of 6 Last Friday night.  We had 5 steaks which were good. We took the captain's recommendation of 6 king sized Tiger prawns as starters.  We then had dessert and coffee. I must say coffee was very substandard n very diluted.  Overall service was poor as provided by lack of staff and inattentive staff.  It took time for us to get the service staff' attention.  The worst thing was two of us in the party of 6 suffered extreme diarrhea over the following two weekend days.  We certainly did not expect to have such unpleasant experience after an expensive meal in a upmarket eatery.  I am thoroughly disappointed with this dining experience.  Cannot be compared to say Morton's the steakhouse.
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The management of SKIRT responded to this review:
28 Sep 2015
Dear Steaklover123,

Thank you for your review and let me again express my sincerest apologies for your experience and your discomfort.

As per our conversation we take the safety of our guests very seriously and the carried out investigation showed no negative findings. We hope that you will give us the opportunity to showcase our true service culture during a future visit.

Best Regards,

Paolo Frau
Venue Manager, SKIRT

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