Si Wei Yan Sichuan Restaurant
Si Wei Yan is a Sichuan cuisine restaurant which offers Singaporeans a place for quality and authentic Sichuan cuisine, which is only evident from the native Sichuan chefs and the culinary skills demonstrated in those dishes we have tasted.
Sichuan cuisine is well known for it bold flavours, particularly the pungency and the spiciness from the liberal use of the Sichuan chili and peppercorns. So, some level of heat tolerance level is inevitable for anyone to fully appreciate Sichuan delicacies.
Beef shank slices in spicy soy sauce 16
The first dish that hits the table was the beef shank slices soaked in the crimson red soy sauce and peppercorns. It is not easy to whip up a nice beef shank due to its tough and sinewy nature, but the beef shank was surprisingly tender. The lean meat have also absorbed the flavour from the sauce and it was a great starter to the meal.
King oyster mushrooms in cold dressing 10
Refreshing Oyster mushroom prepared with a light touch, every bite was delightfully pleasing.
Fresh baby lobster (traditional hot spicy sauce) 12/38
Be ready to roll up your sleeves and put on some gloves to dissect this freshwater lobster with your fingers. The freshwater crustaceans were cooked in hot spicy sauce but were not as meaty as what we expected. The sweetness and freshness were, on the other hand, simply alluring.
Fresh baby lobster (homemade braised sauce) 12/38
The same baby lobster but prepared in another style. The homemade braised sauce is mildly spicy compared to the previous sauce. Another seafood delicacy worth to try.
Lover’s grill fish in spicy Siwei sauce 48
The whole fish was cooked in the spicy Siwei sauce in a big tray, with dried chilis almost covering the whole fish. The red spicy sauce manifests the charm of spiciness and tests your readiness to take the heat. Adopting the traditional Sichuan fish cooking concept of boiling fish in water with chili, this popular dish is generally well-loved by most of us.
Sauteed frog in chili sauce 32
Sichuan cuisine is not what it is without chili, which doesn’t exclude this sauteed frog.
Stir-fried prawn with Lily buds in home made sauce 32
Simple dish with stir-fried prawns with lily buds but elegantly presented. Prawns are fresh and with the lightly sweet and crunchy texture of the fresh lily bulbs complementing well the springy prawns, it is one of the dishes easy for kids and non chili lovers.
Stewed chicken and potatoes 28
Tender chicken cooked with potatoes in the hot pot, tantalizing at each bite.
Braised pork in soy sauce 26
How many can resist this sinful, palatable braised pork belly in soy sauce? The well-balanced seasoning and tender pork fully soaked up all the flavours. You will find yourself savouring slices of pork belly incessantly. A dish worth to try.
Stir-fried cucumbers 14
What makes a simple cucumber only dish attractive? This is what we thought at first and how wrong we were! The simplicity speaks volumes, the stir-fried cucumber was an indulgence of enjoying simplicity in the most tantalizing way. The crunchiness and light seasoning makes it one of the best dishes of this wonderful meal.
Our Verdict on Si Wei Yan Sichuan Restaurant
Dining at Si Wei Yan Sichuan Restaurant, one can sense the sincerity of the restaurant to present the Sichuan cuisine in the most authentic and sumptuous way. There is no shortage of Sichuan restaurants in Singapore and Si Wei Yan Sichuan Restaurant is definitely one the better ones around.
Si Wei Yan Sichuan Restaurant
A: 1 Club Street Singapore 069400
H: Mon – Sat:11.30am to 2.30pm; 5.30pm – 10pm, Sun: Closed