Gourmet Food at Affordable Prices

Ta-Da! The Bistro serves caviar, salmon, and wagyu beef for under $25


Where in Singapore can you enjoy gourmet delicacies such as caviar and ebiko (shrimp roe) at affordable prices? Vanilla Luxury has scouted the island and found just the place!

Ta-Da! The Bistro, which recently opened at Bras Basah, boasts gourmet dishes such as Seaweed & Caviar Cold Pasta ($16), Iberico Pork ($23.90), and Wagyu Striploin ($24.90).

The man behind the cuisine, Mr Ta Da, has been trained in France and hails from the kitchen of Joël Robuchon. He brings his vast culinary experience to create a menu with dishes featuring his unique spin on classic bistro flavours.

All the dishes are prepared in-house even bar grubs such as the Triple J Wings ($12) accompanied with a blue cheese dip. The Basilic Chips ($10) are a clear winner with their fluffy texture and gnocchi-like shape, and can only be found at Ta-Da! The Bistro. Pair these starters with their craft beers including those from the local Rye & Pint Brewery and Happy Hour drink promotions, and you’ve got the perfect after-work hangout spot.

The Salmon & Ebiko Pasta ($18) is made with a homemade sauce and topped with tobiko (fish roe). The Pan Fried Salmon ($21.90) accompanied by broccoli purée, edamame (green soybeans), and spice-infused tomatoes is a must-try. Whether it’s a delectable cheesecake or mouthwatering chocolate cake, the Dessert of the Day is always a pleasant surprise.

Casual date nights have never been easier. The chilled ambience is welcoming to anyone who loves a gourmet meal without having to worry about fine dining etiquette. Especially for music lovers, it is interesting to note that their amazing Focal sound system will belt out your chosen tunes as you can play Secret DJ with their Digital Jukebox.

To add to the atmosphere, The Bistro is surrounded with black chalkboard walls that have been decorated with hand drawings by their very own friendly staff. In one corner you’ll find the menu and sights of Singapore, while on the other side, you’ll find funny quotes and anecdotes from the owners, explaining the story of the cafe.

In fact, if you’re wondering how the bistro got its name? Well, it’s simple. Remember when we were young and our parents or grandparents used to surprise us with gifts and the word ‘ta-da’ came out from their mouth? That’s right! That delightful expression is where the name has come from.

Aditi Kashyap

03 Apr 2018, 10:00 AM

Aditi is the Associate Editor at Vanilla Luxury. She loves to travel and has an obsession with rooftop bars and chasing sunsets. Follow her adventures on Instagram @heydeets.