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“experience could be improved”
Review of Taratata Bistrot

Taratata Bistrot
Ranked #546 of 12,641 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$50
Cuisines: European, French, Grill
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Embodying traditional French classic fare, Taratata Bistrot is located within Singapore's central business district in the historical Chinatown. At the helm is Chef and owner Bertrand Raguin from Loire. With over 30 years of experience in traditional French cuisine, Chef Bertrand eagerly awaits to take you on a culinary journey through France bringing the best of regional French classics combined with wholesome, homemade sauces and centuries old recipes with refined cooking techniques to the unrelenting dining crowd in Singapore. 2-Course Lunch menu starts at S$38 per person and includes choice of Foie Gras, French Onion Soup, Escargot, Goat Cheese Salad, Angus Ribeye, Duck Confit, Salmon, Chocolate Lava and Crème Brulèe. A seasonal 4-Course Dinner at S$75 per person is also available daily, along with the à la carte menu.
Reviewed 26 June 2018

I have been a fan of Taratata but not been there for sometime. This occasion of my birthday was less than thrilling. The two classic dishes Coq au Vin and the Lapin had already been sold out by 6.30pm! This was quite surprising since there was only one other couple present. Why bother to put them on the menu if you don't intend to serve them? Service was attentive but the missing menu left a strong air of disappointment

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Services is attentive without being obtrusive.
Menu is quite wide ranging with all the usual French brasserie fare such as onion soup, escargot, entrecote, coq au vin, boeuf bourguignon, et al.

We had the steak frites and duck confit all well executed. Wine list is good and prices are not exorbitant.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Good
- the service. There were only 2 service staff (presumably 1 manager (in jacket) and 1 junior staff (in normal uniform) - but they more than adequately covered the whole restaurant. On that evening, there were 6 tables occupied, but they were attentive without being obtrusive.
- the decor. I felt transported back to the time I was in France - it was like a little bistro in Lyon/Nice.

Can be better
- the food. My table mostly tried the set-dinner, while I ordered ala-carte. In general, we found about half of the dishes were good/tasty, but half were very *average/mediocre.
- the wine. This is based against places like Wine Connection / 1855 / Wine Company that serve "nice" wine (to me) at decent prices S$20-40+. We had one that was about S$85 - but again - was what I would call "average".

*Please bear in mind the pricing of the food, hence this comment of "average". A soup is about S$20-30, warm/cold appetizers S$20-40, and the mains were S$40 and upwards. So, with these prices (in Singapore), you expect the food to really impress you. Sadly, it didn't.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Thank EggEggEgg
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Randomly choose this restaurant because the one we want to try either super long queue or not open for lunch.
We tried their Mother’s day lunch menu. Very quiet place which could be due to lunch time. That place famous with all different restaurants and pubs after office hour.
Mother’s day menu consists of 3 course. It’s nice and portion just right. We tried venison and scallop as appetizer, lobster and angus beef as main and nougat and pear as desserts. Everything is nice. Beef is juice and tender.
Definitely will try their dinner one day

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank carbopro
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Very nice French Bistro located in China Town. Nice music and relaxing atmosphere.
The food is tasty and fresh. We love they home made duck leg confit, cod fish and french onion soup. The desserts are divine, the chocolate cake and raspberry sherbet are well recommended.The service was great! We felt we were warmly welcomed.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Thank Spicem8
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