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The National Kitchen by Violet Oon at the National Gallery

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Mon, 7/22
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Asian, Singaporean
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

I'll return for my fill of authentic peranakan here but I'll cringe over the exchanges with their waiters. Gosh, being local, they sure made me feel like a newbie eating peranakan, like I'd never experienced the common nonya dishes on their menu. If they can...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank TravelnLive89
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located on 2nd floor of the National Gallery, the food exposes one to a cultural culinary experience of Singapore. The staffs are extremely welcoming, helpful and friendly even though we have no idea what we are getting into. The food completes and complement the cultural...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank davidlK2260SQ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great dinner at the National Kitchen. The food (particularly the butter pawns and beef rendang) was great as were the cocktails. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 424alistairp
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you love fish or shellfish, you'll love this restaurant! It's INSIDE the National Gallery building on the 2nd floor. Attentive waitstaff, lovely ambiance/décor, food beautifully presented and served family style. Some dishes are spicier than others, so start slowly.Be aware if anyone in your...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Linda P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn’t booked but arrived after some difficulty finding the restaurant. It is atmospheric , a very tempting menu. Guidance is there if you would like help with menu choices. The food was excellent, very tasty and beautifully served. Excellent service especially by Alvin, he...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank Jaxban
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant can be loud and a bit hard to find, tucked into a corner upstairs in the National Gallery building.We had the soup, the Coronation Chicken Hainanese Chicken Rice, the Buah Keluak noodles, and the eggplant. All were delicious--spicy but not too spicy..The dessert...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank taxatty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, lovely ambience and fantastic service. My favourite was the beef rendang ! Yums! Alvin the assistant manager was exceptional and so very attentive. Thank you for making our experience wonderful.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank melissasarahwee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Special compliments with gratitude to Mahes, Andro, Imran and Alvin for taking good care of us during our visit! Dexperience Undercover Service Quality Surveyor Ratings Review Of Violet Oon National Gallery: Value 5/5 Service 5/5 Quality 5/5 Ambience 5/5 Experience 5/5 Enter Dexperience List: Successful!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank DexperienceReview
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The decoration of the restaurant is fabulous. We tried the Nonya high tea, the food is tasty. It’s worth to visit at least once.

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Date of visit: July 2019
Thank kriss837
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing dinner at The National Kitchen by Violet Oon! Amazing Ngoh Hiang, Achar, Beef Cheeks and Jui Her! Impeccable service and very friendly staff! All at reasonable price for a formal dining place!

Date of visit: July 2019
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November 9, 2018|
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Response from 292joym | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know if you can sit outside. Such a nice fun inside space why would you want to ??
October 24, 2018|
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Response from neutrinos80 | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid that I cannot recall this detail exactly; however I don’t have memory of an uncomfortable seat.
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December 22, 2017|
Response from A6312LYsharonl |
Hi, I dont think they do but maybe you can try emailing them. Their food is great but will be a bit on the high side.
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