Top 10 in China Square Central

Top 10 places in China Square Central, Singapore.

Latest Reviews in China Square Central

Latest reviews of food and restaurants in China Square Central, Singapore.

Had a wonderful dinner here at Koji Sushi, where our omakase was prepared personally by owner chef Benny. And I was very impressed with the quality of ingredients used - the buttery taste of the fatty otoro, the clean taste of foie gras, the freshness of the botan ebi sashimi, the nuttiness of uni, and the creamy sweetness of the Hiroshima oysters.
And it was very affordably priced. But you need to be prepared that it's a small bustling outlet that uses space very efficiently, so you might be seated quite close to your adjacent diner when they're fully booked. But yes, they crowded for a reason - they serve quality food at affordable prices.
Pictured: Hotate and foie gras sushi. Took this photo during an invited tasting, but I'll be back on my own again. #kojisushi #foodphotography #fujifilmsg #burpple #eatoutsg #sgfoodies #sgfood #foodsg #instasg #foodstagram #instafood #instafood_sg #f52grams #hungrygowhere #sgfoodblogger #vscofood #sgig #sgjapanesefood #burpplesg #鏅┿仈銇倱 #澶曘仈椋 #鍜岄 #omakase #sushi #瀵垮徃 #銇娿伨銇嬨仜 #seafood #sgrestaurant #foodonfire #hotate

Soul ALife Cafe
Vegan with gluten free options

Thankful for the earlier postings on burpple - I decided to visit this small cafe .

I love supporting small enterprises and our local Singaporeans and it really warms my heart knowing that this cafe is started by a young lady in her 20s. What a brave heart in this highly competitive and rent - killing part of Singapore.

As though that is not enough, serving clean and raw food is also much of an uphill battle. With the likes of 鈥 health food 鈥 joints sprouting up and around everywhere , most are mis- leading the public about healthy eating. Just a few greens tossed in doesn鈥檛 make a meal healthy - there is much more to it than that.

Thus, I admire the courage of this young cafe owner.

The Buddha bowl ( why Buddha ?? Hahaha) was ver light and clean on the palate with the beetroot hummus being the star of the dish . It had a good amount of tumeric / cumin spice and was smooth in texture. The other elements in the bowl were ok - roasted potatoes , tumeric cauliflower, purple slaw , cherry tomatoes. An unexpected find were the Asian mushrooms in place of button mushrooms ( perhaps this helps to keep the costs lower).

The Buddha bowl was close to 12 dollars after adding in gst and service charge - a little expensive I would say because it was not as though any of the ingredients were organic.

Also, I see that the mircrowave is used to heat up certain elements of food here - so that might be a deterrent for me because microwave and healthy eating just don鈥檛 come together .

There are some raw cakes and gluten free cakes served in the cafe but seeing that there were just lone 1 or 2 pieces displayed - I might come back the next time when there is a fresh batch baked .

The Teriyaki Burger is served with crispy sweet potato fries. The burger patty, which is made from mushroom, really does look like a decent beef patty that you can get from upscale burger joints.

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Koji has been a mainstay in my lunch plans for a while now, and it's because I like how they approach meals with a no-frills attitude. Fish is fresh and sliced thickly, there's not too much rice, and everything is done quickly and quietly. No fuss, no drama, just the way I like it.

10 KG.

This is a Buddha Bowl filled with healthy ingredients such as turmeric cauliflower, quinoa, purple slaw and marinated tofu.
The link comes from homemade beetroot hummus.

New Vegan cafe called Soulalife at China Square. #DanielDietDiary

$28++ for this palm-sized (I have a small palm!) fish collar. Baulked a little at the price initially, but I can emphatically say that I have no regrets ordering this. It came perfectly grilled - crisp skin glistening with fish oil, and the flesh hidden beneath was tender and juicy. No complaints, really. But would I pay for $28 for it again, when $18 buys me a full chirashi don? Hmmm... that's the question

Koji never disappoints. Fresh cubes of sashimi marinated in a light shoyu dressing, topped with a dollop of fatty negitoro and finished with a sprinkle of crunchy tempura bits for an explosion of flavours and textures ($18++). I highly recommend topping up $1 for the multi-grain rice!

Service was prompt and friendly as usual. Skip the green tea though - it doesn't warrant $3

For a feast, consider this casual chic steamboat restaurant in China Square Central. Smart enough for a business meal yet laid-back enough for gathering with friends, Guo Fu Steamboat one-ups the competition with free-flow xiao long baos! Priced at $23.90 for daily lunch, $25.90 for weekday dinners and $27.90 and weekend dinners, the steamboat buffet is perfect for large appetites, but bear in mind that the soup bases are charged separately (prices start from $3 for a personal portion, or from $9 for a split pot of two broths to share). That said, the quality and variety of the ingredients are commendable 鈥 expect the likes of sliced beef, pork and chicken alongside prawns, scallops and mussels.
Pro tip: The xiao long bao takes awhile to be ready, so order that first before you start piling your table with food.
Avg price: $25
Photo by Burppler Jervois Chong

Part 3 of 5 completed and each one is getting better. Really enjoyed the recommendation by Jon to try by this progression: Shio, Shoyu, Curry, Miso and then Miso + Yamazaki! In case of any misrepresentation, there are no shrimps in this ramen. The pic here is their set lunch which comes with choice of 2 sides: a piece of tori-karaage and potato salad featured here; and slice of watermelon and rock melon (from Japan)! Love the Curry version which the broth is nothing but thick. The broth still carry through that rice shrimp umami and in this case the Japanese curry flavours comes complementing it so well. Certainly unique, not pretentious and well executed.

Had already read mixed reviews of this place before visiting so I definitely tried this with balanced expectations. Many people would say that this is simply 鈥榓tas鈥 prawn noodles but I honestly beg to differ. It tastes like a richer version of that, no doubt, but the ramen does carry a flavor that is distinctive from the local prawn noodles. I really enjoyed the thick ebi fragrance and taste that came with the shoyu version of this ramen (which is also their most recommended). And who can say no to such a perfect ajitama egg 馃槀馃憣馃徎 If I have to critique on something, it would probably be the lack of the usual chashu that I鈥檓 used to. It is instead replaced by the less substantial minced meat - 馃懙馃徎 #burpple #throwback

When perfectly crispy prawn parcels meet creamy Japanese mayo, magic happens. 馃構馃構馃構 A Little magic is always necessary on a Monday work-day 馃槉