Singapore since a tourist hub and fast becoming the center for medical tourism, enjoys great deal of business from foreign clientele. To serve its visitors it caters to all kind of food, from Chinese, Indian, Malay, Indonesian, Japanese, Eurasian etc. One can get to experience cuisines from all around the world here. Be it Thai or Spanish, Sea food or Fast food, one gets to replenish their taste buds with authentic flavors round the globe. There are several many famous restaurants, serving world class experience and food.|
Fandango tapas and wine bar located on Victoria Street of Singapore, is another one of its kind. The place is known to serve the traditional Spanish tapas and a variety of foods from the globe, all served in tapas style. They are even known for their wide range of exotic wine display. They have an extensive list of wines, to the tune of almost 60 labels from all across the world. The place offers wine tasting in fine Riedel crystal wine glasses to make the experience a wonderful one.
The restaurant, operating from 12 noon-12 midnight, on all days, offers a wide spread of Spanish tapas to choose from. Tapas are wide variety of snacks in Spanish cuisine. The restaurant’s menu is quite eclectic and includes traditional as well as a few modified versions of tapas. In traditional Spanish tapas, the restaurant offers mixed olives, chicken strips, mixed mushrooms, ham and cheese croquettes, albondigas, scallops, garlic prawns, traditional Spanish chorizo, artichoke hearts, tortilla a la Espanola, feta cheese, mozzarella sticks, patatas bravas, fish goujons with citrus tartar, piri piri chicken strips, Serrano and manchego, chorizo sausage in piri piri sauce, chicken brochettes, seared tuna loin, deep fried camembert and saffron prawns.
LUNCH: Mon-Fri: 12 pm-3 pm
DINNER & DRINKS: Mon-Fri: 5 pm-late
The kitchen closes at 10.45 pm daily
30, Victoria Street, Chijmes #01-17
Tel: (65) 6333 3450
The unconventional snack, served in tapas style highlight the fusion flavours of Asian cuisine. Under the unconventional tapas spread, the place offers fried Japanese egg plant, calamari rings, pork with green mango, vegetable roll, black pepper pork, minted lamb and hawker style satay sticks. The restaurant also serves breads as in bread basket with dips and classic bruscetta form. Two new desserts have been introduced by Chef Dave Cheah, which include hot chocolate lava cake with vanilla ice cream and the signature fandango tiramisu.
Price of food Items
Each of the above listed items is quite economical and is priced between SGD10-24 per serving only. However, the exotic wines do not come for anything cheap. It’s the red and white wine ‘by glass’ that is available in an affordable range. The range is somewhere between SGD12-25 for a variety of white wine and SGD13-32 for red wine, depending on a 150 ml or 250 ml glass. The wine bottles, owing to their rarity or exoticness, are priced high and are available in the range of SGD 75-130 for red wines and SG D60-105 for white wines. A variety of champagnes are also available in the range of SGD 65-310. Although, priced a little high, the restaurant serves one of their premium wines at affordable prices each week to attract its wine connoisseurs. If not wines, then the restaurant also has beer in its list of drinks.
Most of the food and restaurant reviewers ranked the place high on food quality, ambience and service. In addition to that, the restaurant owner’s visits, at the customers’ table were a plus point for many. The extensive list of wines is another reason for many people to flock to the restaurant. Although they rated the wines as exorbitantly priced, they admitted to have never tasted this many variety of the drink, under one roof.