Roger le Goeland •
24 Apr 2015 • 13 reviews • 0 follower
As good as it gets, right above Somerset MRT and with a good view on both sides. Ask for a window table!
The crab tasted off, fishy and with a little bitterness. The oil used for the frying smelt faintly like stale sweat. Shellfish was a little bitter and shrivelled, although others enjoyed it very much. The fried rice was a mass of suspended oil, without much taste otherwise. Of course, a seafood dinner is not supposed to be light and healthy but too much oil spoils the appetite.
All dishes are done much better elsewhere, even close by.
Price and ambience:
Seems to be 20-40% pricier than the competition (Jumbo, Red House, etc. not to mention Owen's) but you can get good deals with various cards. Quite loud and packed on a Friday night. Service was very slow - 46 minutes to bring the crab - but friendly and efficient otherwise, although several waitresses did not speak English.
There are better places for a seafood dinner, if the food is what you are after (Owen's would be my pick, especially for clams). Even if you want a view, there's always the East Coast. We won't be back, but I don't think we are the target market.