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The White Rabbit

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The White Rabbit is a restaurant and bar housed in a restored chapel off Dempsey Road. It offers a contemporary version of classic European comfort food and cocktails.

Tue - Fri: 12:00 - 14:30

Tue - Sun: 18:30 - 22:30

Sat - Sun: 10:30 - 14:30

Closed: Mon

+65 97210536
$83 based on 130 submissions
Dinner (41 votes), Romance/First Dates (30 votes), Girls Night Out (21 votes)
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Madame Chewy
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Positive experience

For pictures and full review, pls visit: 
http://madamechewy.com/2015/03/24/set-lunch-the-white-rabbit/
(cant fit my whole review here due to word limit)

Located off the Dempsey area on Harding Road, The White Rabbit is beautifully-resorted chapel which houses a restaurant and bar. Upon stepping in, we were surprised how full the venue was with style-conscious clientele; it was a weekday and The White Rabbit is not the most accessible (car/taxi highly recommended).

The interior is so romantic, with tall ceilings and plenty of natural light streaming through the arched stained glass windows. I expect it to be even more charming in the evenings. Tables are well spaced apart, providing diners plenty of privacy. Service was unobtrusive and generally fine.

Set lunch is priced at $38++ for 2 courses and for an additional $4++, you’ll get an additional course. It’s no brainer we ordered the latter. We began lunch with warm Herb Focccia and Mini Baguettes, which was accompanied by rock hard butter.

Bestie’s starter was an aesthetically pleasing plate of Ranger’s Valley Wagyu Carpaccio lined with truffle cream. The thinly sliced, truffle-perfumed raw meat was glittered with truffle slices, shaved parmesan, celery cress and balsamic pearls. An additional serving of truffle cream would’ve enticed us more.

Wading in a foamy broth of white chocolate veloute, the plump Seared Bay Scallops were adorned with sweet shallot confit followed by sevruga caviar. Although I could not detect white chocolate in the broth, it was captivating enough for me to mop up every single drop with a baguette.

While the starters were tantalising, I can’t say the same for my main course of 60-hour braised Magalica Pork Belly. Asian influence blossomed in this dish-the pork’s unadulterated flavour was perked up by chilli pepper glaze and miso broth, with sauteed red cabbage and white beans as sides. What was disappointing was the portion of fat and meat on the plate-too much fat and a paltry amount of meat (which didn’t melt in the mouth) made this an unsatisfying option which left me hungry.

Bestie was feeling quite the carnivore that day and went for the 36-hour Brandt Short Ribs, harmoniously matched with truffle miso glaze, parsnip puree and field mushrooms.  While the flesh was undoubtedly tender (but not melt in the mouth again) and bursting with flavour, we struggled to detect any hints truffle.

It would take a few mouthfuls to discover the delights of the Chocolate Fondant dessert, which arrived with a seductive and flowy molten core of chocolate caramel. Chewy macaron, banana and creamy rum ice cream complete this sweet treat.


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24 Mar 2015 • 137 reviews • 7 followers

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For pictures and full review, pls visit: 
http://madamechewy.com/2015/03/24/set-lunch-the-white-rabbit/
(cant fit my whole review here due to word limit)

Located off the Dempsey area on Harding Road, The White Rabbit is beautifully-resorted chapel which houses a restaurant and bar. Upon stepping in, we were surprised how full the venue was with style-conscious clientele; it was a weekday and The White Rabbit is not the most accessible (car/taxi highly recommended).

The interior is so romantic, with tall ceilings and plenty of natural light streaming through the arched stained glass windows. I expect it to be even more charming in the evenings. Tables are well spaced apart, providing diners plenty of privacy. Service was unobtrusive and generally fine.

Set lunch is priced at $38++ for 2 courses and for an additional $4++, you’ll get an additional course. It’s no brainer we ordered the latter. We began lunch with warm Herb Focccia and Mini Baguettes, which was accompanied by rock hard butter.

Bestie’s starter was an aesthetically pleasing plate of Ranger’s Valley Wagyu Carpaccio lined with truffle cream. The thinly sliced, truffle-perfumed raw meat was glittered with truffle slices, shaved parmesan, celery cress and balsamic pearls. An additional serving of truffle cream would’ve enticed us more.

Wading in a foamy broth of white chocolate veloute, the plump Seared Bay Scallops were adorned with sweet shallot confit followed by sevruga caviar. Although I could not detect white chocolate in the broth, it was captivating enough for me to mop up every single drop with a baguette.

While the starters were tantalising, I can’t say the same for my main course of 60-hour braised Magalica Pork Belly. Asian influence blossomed in this dish-the pork’s unadulterated flavour was perked up by chilli pepper glaze and miso broth, with sauteed red cabbage and white beans as sides. What was disappointing was the portion of fat and meat on the plate-too much fat and a paltry amount of meat (which didn’t melt in the mouth) made this an unsatisfying option which left me hungry.

Bestie was feeling quite the carnivore that day and went for the 36-hour Brandt Short Ribs, harmoniously matched with truffle miso glaze, parsnip puree and field mushrooms.  While the flesh was undoubtedly tender (but not melt in the mouth again) and bursting with flavour, we struggled to detect any hints truffle.

It would take a few mouthfuls to discover the delights of the Chocolate Fondant dessert, which arrived with a seductive and flowy molten core of chocolate caramel. Chewy macaron, banana and creamy rum ice cream complete this sweet treat.


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05 Jan 2015 • 1 review • 0 follower

Exquisite, breath-taking and delightful overall experience

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The food is something different, I feel that every dish has a very strong flavour and almost all the dishes is really thick & rich. 
I had the alaskan crab pasta as my main course and the flavour of the pasta is mad flavourful! 
He had the 48 hour short ribs and it is soft, moist and juicy. 
This restaurant is a place perfect for your anniversaries/birthday.  

Read more at my blog: 
http://claraccyy.tumblr.com/post/107220272207/christmas-2014-the-white-rabbit 
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30 Dec 2014 • 90 reviews • 0 follower

Cool place

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Dining experience here is incredible. Though the food and service is seriuosly lacking, admittedly it was still an enjoyable experience; mainly due to the majestic ambiance. I was simply in awe of the surroundings, making the dinner a very relaxing and enjoyably romantic moment with wifey.
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05 Dec 2014 • 30 reviews • 1 follower

Anniversary Dinner

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Full review on my blog: http://lynnechua.blogspot.com/2014/11/white-rabbit-for-our-two-point-five.html

Beautiful setting, good service was experienced even though we read nasty comments from other reviewers, I guess we're just lucky. Ordered wagyu carpaccio as appetizer, it was the best carpaccio I ever had. Alaskan king crab pasta was disappointing and 36h Brandt Short Ribs was alright as mains. We finished it off with crepe where the chef prepared it right in front of us. 

Generally a good experience. Go there for the ambience and don't be picky on the food, you'll definitely enjoy it. =)
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06 Nov 2014 • 8 reviews • 0 follower

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Some crazy notion got me craving for truffle chicken; and googling got me to The White Rabbit. At my first visit, I was told that it was sold out and the waiter suggested that I come earlier another day. It was fine with me so I ordered pumpkin risotto instead. The risotto was bland and the portion small. However, it appeals to me since I like bland. The second time round, I made sure that I reached the restaurant 5 minutes after it opens but was told that it was not available. That really annoyed me because twice denied is a very hurtful rejection experience. I excused myself and went somewhere else. Nevertheless I still called to make a dinner reservation with my specific food request for that very same day. The request was acceded. Well, no lady likes feeling rejected; so I went for dinner with silent hurting. To my pleasant surprise, the staff were very nice to me and my companion. They were very polite and attentive to us the entire evening; they even gave us complimentary mushrooms to make up. All in all, dining in The White Rabbit is still a very pleasant experience (except for a probably innocent "hope you enjoyed your chicken" remark at our departure which sounds like it carried a bite). The bread served before the meal was warm and flavourful. The butter melts upon spreading, adding to the bread a rich and juicy flavour. The long-awaited truffle chicken and mushrooms however, turned out to be a little too salty. We enjoyed the beef carpaccio though.
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