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What were the words that came to mind when I entered 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar? It’s a mix of emotions – a sense of now and a taste of an era that has passed. 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar does live up to its name – a bistro and a bar, with a feel of chill pubs and not an ounce of overwhelming colors.
1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar is not hard to find once you’re in Tyrwhitt road – it serves its name well! They can be found right at the corner of Kitchener and Tyrwhitt road.
It’s no joke that no matter how mainstream Italian cuisine is, good concoctions of this taste is hard to come by. While pasta or pizza may not always be a favorite, who would pass on the opportunity of indulging in such dishes? No one would!
To think that not only can you find good food at 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar, but a great variety of drinks as well. I think I just found one of the most perfect places for a chill time with friends – any time of the day!
Their location is a walk in the park, and I can see why it is one of the most appreciated bars and bistros of Singapore. They’re never below a 4.5 rating, and anyone who is everyone who has tried 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar knows why.
Let’s get straight down to business – here’s why we love 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar!
Say “HELLO!” to modern minimalism with a punch of chill!
Why do I say so? Just see the class and simplicity of the place, it would make the best Instagrammable photo! The interior design is intricately a sight for sore eyes. It doesn’t give you too much to think about, and it gives you just the right amount of space to move around and chill.
The moment I walked in, the good music of modern rap and trance just welcomed me with a calm wave of modernism. Talk about taste in music that is appropriate for the place!
The ambiance of 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar just speaks good stuff when you walk in. It’s a treat that they are open at 11.30 and stays open when the clock strikes 12 for midnight. This means fun for everyone who has time for chill time! Weekdays are so convenient, because then – we didn’t have to compete for the staff’s attention.
Are you and your friends famished for lunch? Need a fun time to hangout in the afternoon? Are you game for a fun night of drinks and good food? Let me spell it out for you – 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar. The staff just know what customer service is! 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar knows how to give you a chill time.
Enough about what we saw! Let’s get it on with what we tasted.
What We Had at 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar
We ordered Fish and Chips (S$ 16.80), their Truffle Cream Sauce pasta (S$ 19.80), and Caprese salad (S$11.80). On the side, we had Calamari (S$ 10.00) and Potato Wedges (S$ 8.00). The serving size? A shocker. Our taste buds? Totally mind blown!
The serving size was very generous, and worth every cent you pay. The taste? Justifying them would be difficult. They definitely tasted better than they look – and, they looked majestic! Kudos, 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar!
The Fish and Chips came in really fresh – the chips were the perfect taste and crisp to the last bite. I know, I am not the only one who would fight to defend this.
The Calamari serving was still hot and crisp when it got to us. You could tell by the chewy texture of the Calamari that it was fresh. The flavor of the coating was not too overwhelming. It’s a personal favorite!
I have always been a fan of creaminess, and the Truffle Cream Sauce of this pasta just hit the right taste buds! Again, it was a big portion, so I did not mind sharing with my companions. These dishes are just a delight!
I was never really fond of salad, because I love meat and flavorful dishes that just challenge your taste buds. The Caprese Salad did just that! Together, everything in the salad seemed like a new taste to me. I did not regret this dish at all.
Believe me, just writing about the experience is making me get up and indulge in another set of food at 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar.
Drinks at 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar
We tried the draught Kronenbourg Blanc (S$ 16.00) since it was just late afternoon. But, if you are a bigger group, you can try the Kronenbourg Tower (S$ 76.00). If Kronenbourg is slightly too strong, there’s a pint for Carlsberg at S$ 14.00. A Carlsberg Tower is around S$ 76.00, at the same price of a Kronenbourg’s tower.
They also have other drinks you will surely love! Of course, this is also a family-friendly place. They have drinks that would suit younger customers and people who will not be drinking when they get to 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar. You can check out more on their menu here.
I had a great time at 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar! It was affordable, it was my kind of chilling and I had a great meal and a couple of drinks worth every cent and minute. No wonder it came in highly recommended in Singapore! If you are interested you can book now here.