GRUB @Bishan Park 1

Very unique queuing system

Very unique queuing system

We decided to come here after hearing so much about this place since it opened its doors from May 2013.

There is to be no queuing at the restaurant. Instead, you gotta click for a queue number on a tablet, supply your name and mobile number, and you will be notified via a call when a table is ready for you. You can also check out the URL sent to you via SMS to find out how many tables are ahead of you. We ended up hanging around the restaurant (around the ‘Please do not queue’ signboard no less…) because it was drizzling, and this is the sole building around…

We were prepared for a long wait (although we thought it had been raining half the day and people might not want to wander out to the park for dinner), but fortunately we managed to get seated outdoors within 10min… hehe. So maybe you can try coming slightly past 7.30pm for a better chance at scoring a table after the first batch of diners are done 🙂 We did have to share tables with another couple though (seems like a norm here because most of their tables are 4-seaters). As the night was breezy, it was actually quite lovely to be seated outdoors.

Crabbie's Spiced Orange Alcoholic Ginger Beer

Crabbie’s Spiced Orange Alcoholic Ginger Beer

Truffled Egg Cocotte

Truffled Egg Cocotte

The Spiced Orange Alcoholic Ginger Beer arrived minutes after we placed our orders. Slightly sweet with a tinge of spicy aftertaste, loved it!

The Truffled Egg Cocotte appetizer was delicious!!! Loved the aroma of the truffle, and the focaccia bread went very well with it. We literally slurped everything!

Slow Roasted Pork Belly

Slow Roasted Pork Belly

Pulled Beef Burger

Pulled Beef Burger

The slow roasted pork belly was so, so good! It came as a cube resting on a bed of creamy mashed potato and light citrus/mango flavoured gravy… the exterior was crispy and slightly sweet… So yummy! The meat within was firm but not tough. And the gravy went so well with the mashed potato… very nice!

The Pulled Beef Burger was a disappointment to me, because of the very strong stench… but hubby thought it was tolerable. He compared it to beef rendang… but I think beef rendang is nicer… haha! He preferred the burger at Relish though. The fries that came along with the burger were crispy, but guessed it was pretty normal, McD-normal.

Churros to go with Liberty Latte

Churros to go with Liberty Latte

We ended the dinner with churros and hubby decided on a latte afterall. Well, I had never eaten churros before… so.. it was crispy on the outside, slightly moist on the inside. I liked that the churros were served warm and that the cinnamon taste wasn’t that strong. The churros were lightly dusted with sugar, but eaten on its own, it wasn’t very sweet. The inside was pretty tasteless actually. So that’s why it came with 2 dips I guessed? There was a white sweet limey dip and a not really sweet chocolate dip. The dips were too watery so gotta be careful about drippings 😦

Latte was quite nice (from Liberty Coffee) without being too bitter. Hubby enjoyed it, so that must have been good enough 🙂

We were done by 9pm, and there weren’t any queue by then. So this can be a nice place for supper too 🙂 Service was quite prompt and attentive, ans we left happily with full tummies.

Contact:

  • Location: 510 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1 (Bishan Park 1) S(569983)
  • Website: www.grub.com.sg
  • Hrs: 5:30pm – 10:30pm (Tue-Fri), 9:00am – 2:30pm & 5:30pm – 10:30pm (Sat, Sun and PH)
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