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Ambush

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391A Orchard Road Ngee Ann City Tower a | Takashimaya Shopping Centre, #13-09 Ngee Ann City Tower A, Singapore 238873, Singapore
+65 6735 9311
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Singapore, Singapore
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ambush at Takashimaya's basement surprised me by its taste. Spaghetti with lobster crab set with corn soup was a good combination.

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Thank RinaLoveslife
Whangarei, New Zealand
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Traveling with a picky teenager saw us eating at Ambush in the basement of Takashima. The place is popular with the staff constantly running around trying to find a spot for their patrons to sit. Not easy when there is four of you. The food was good but not fantastic and more or less what you can expect for the... More 

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Thank WanderingEric
Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Ambush was located at Bishan Junction 8 shopping mall, at level 2 corner. The food was nice and staff very friendly too. Reasonable prices.. especially they also selling set Lunch 🍴 too, but after moved to Punggol Place Long time never been there, we missed the food, if can open in Punggol Waterway Point shopping mall that's will be great.... More 

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Thank Miki T
Singapore, Singapore
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71 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Many nice dishes served here, but my favorite is the chicken schnitzel! Really crispy and tender and tastes so good! 👍🏼 we also had the white wine vongole and grilled mini sausage platter before which were tasty too. Perfect place for good, affordable food and if you need to catch a quick lunch in between shopping! 🛍

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Thank chyeguan
S'pore
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Ambush @ plaza singapura has been my preferred lunch venue due to her cozy ambience, friendly staff, prompt service, value for money (weekday) for food.

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Thank PrincessCathie
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Ambush is a contemporary European cafe/restaurant that serves decent food. The star dishes are the mussels and the pork knuckles. The broth that the mussels were cooked in was tasty and matched the mussels well. The pork knuckles skin was crispy and the meat was moist and tender. The sauce that came with it paired the meat well. I would... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Slightly better than average but not very good. Reasonable food and excellent service. Food was piping hot. A good kids menu. Harvest salad was very nice, fish and chips also ok. Truffle fries good. Atmosphere is as you'd expect in a mall.

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Thank CH_globalview
New Delhi
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110 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

,We ordered for the following two dishes: Salmon garlic chicken with rice Smoked bratwurst Iced lemon tea The smoked bratwurst was juicy and tasty. The salmon & garlic chicken rice was average as the salmon had a slight fishy taste in it. At SGD 13 per head I think it is good value for money. The girl at the cash... More 

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Thank Combit
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

i. It started with a bowl of mushroom soup (soup of the day). Soup has some herbs and croutons in them and it really opens your appetite for the entrees. Enjoyed the soup very much. ii. Ordered a lamb in marinara sauce and a combo of soup with ice lemon tea. I didn't spend much time with the description of... More 

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Thank Lejen S
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

Visited this Ambush outlet on a Sunday evening, not much people. This Ambush outlet is a 'Sausage & Pasta Bar', so the menu is mostly sausage and pasta dishes. Tried the Baby Scallop and Fish Roe in Cream Sauce (linguine), and Vongole in White Wine Sauce (spaghetti). Both arrived promptly. Both dishes' sauces were nice, not too thick so it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 391A Orchard Road Ngee Ann City Tower a | Takashimaya Shopping Centre, #13-09 Ngee Ann City Tower A, Singapore 238873, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Orchard Road
  • Neighbourhood: Orchard Road
  • Phone Number: +65 6735 9311

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Orchard Road
Shopping is a national pastime for Singaporeans, and after a visit to Orchard Road it’s easy to see why. This seemingly endless boulevard boasts a dizzying selection of shopping centres. From bargain basement foragers to designer label big-spenders, there is something for everyone. For those just browsing, there are countless restaurants, food courts, and cinemas, as well as the odd street entertainer to keep you amused. Most of the malls are connected by underground walkways, offering a break from the sun on a hot day. Bring a credit card and some comfortable shoes, and plunge into the excitement.
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