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“Very creative use of ingredients in both food and dessert” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Coriander Leaf

Coriander Leaf
Ranked #128 of 10,421 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$40 - US$75
Cuisines: Fusion, Asian, Singaporean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Coriander Leaf - a well-loved Singaporean name - reopened its flagship restaurant at CHIJMES in June 2015. Expect a new Modern Asian experience with a menu that embodies the region's myriad of flavours paired with brilliant small batch wines from around the world. This latest evolution marks Coriander Leaf's 14th year in the business and celebrates food and wine at its finest.
Singapore, Singapore
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Very creative use of ingredients in both food and dessert”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were there for dinner, and we were first greeted by this grand-looking door at the entrance of the restaurant. The wait staff were very friendly and made you feel at home.

We were seated at the bar-top table facing the kitchen. It was an interesting view to behold as we got to see how food were prepared here. It's also interesting to see that some fresh vegetables were being plucked off the pot to be used in certain dishes and dessert.

We ordered our main courses from the "Umami" category - soft shell crab and miso-marinated silver cod. They were served in small portions but sufficiently filling. The soft shell crab and the salted duck egg yolk sauce went together very very nicely. The cod fish was done the way we like it, soft and tender and fresh.

For desserts, we had the spiced Valrhona lava cake and the avocado ice cream with fried banana fritters. The lava cake comes with an extremely interesting twist to the taste buds. Indian spices were very beautifully merged with the chocolate to make this cake. The avocado ice cream was extremely creamy and it's just perfect for avocado lovers. According to the manager/boss, their ice cream is made fresh in the kitchen from the real fruit itself.

Cost-wise, it seems a little steep though, for a small portion serving. It could be due to the location. But food quality and service in this restaurant, there's no denying that they are tip-top.

  • Visited March 2017
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Chippenham UK
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152 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“The best food I had in singapore”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely fabulous food. A separate vegetarian menu and food so full of flavour and incredibly inventive. I sat at a stool facing the kitchen and the chefs were very friendly and hygiene was as expected. Super clean kitchen. the food is expensive but I would happily pay again for such amazing food. I did return on Sunday but didn't do my research as it was closed.

Visited March 2017
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Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Good food though expensive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I had dinner with a couple of friends one Friday night. Was pleasantly surprised it wasn't absolutely full. Ordered a variety of dishes recommended by the server and they were generally nice though the frontier chicken stood out. Pricing is probably on the high side for the size of the dishes although the quality can't be faulted.

Visited February 2017
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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Hidden gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found it hard to fine this lovely place but are glad we did. The Manager James was brilliant. Food excellent, choices excellent. Seating very good. Would I go back...Yes

Visited February 2017
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London, United Kingdom
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an absolute gem. The food is exceptional and the chef oversees every dish which leaves the kitchen so attention to detail is first class. We had no idea what to order so went totally with Monica's recommendations were perfect. I asked for a bit more spice with one of the dishes and the head chef knocked up a mindblowing sauce. I will be back

Visited February 2017
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