Singapore Rex

As usual, I was off on a restaurant hunting spree and I ended up at this place. Singapore Rex. Well, what’s in a name. So let me not dissect why thy name. It was about half past eight in the evening, when we walked in. I was delighted. 2 reasons. I found parking. And a table free. In today’s Madras that itself is a rarity. The menu was pretty basic. We started off with the Chilli Golden Fried Baby Corn with Schezwan Sauce. Was indeed good. But really spicy. The corn was tender and batter fried, was succulently crispy (whatever that means). It had a sprinkling of chilli flakes over it, which I presumed added to it being really really spicy. I must mention at this point about the Chinese Tea, a really hot fragrant tea which is served on the house. For the main course we settled for the Fried Rice with Schezwan sauce accompanied with Tofu. The fried rice was too good. The rice cooked to perfection, a healthy mix of the right vegetables and chillies and served piping hot. I quite didn’t like the Tofu. They had some interesting items lined up in the dessert section. But we skipped desserts.

The restaurant has a nice and plesant ambience. The staff neat and clean. The service with a smile. It takes a little long though. And the food good. The prices slightly on the higher side, portions just ok. It is located off spur tank road, diagnolly opposite shree mithai. Worth a try.

3 Comments so far

  1. Ajay Shroff (unregistered) on September 30th, 2006 @ 6:17 pm

    Thanks Vinod.

  2. Muthiah (unregistered) on September 30th, 2006 @ 9:47 pm

    ‘ve always wanted to try this place after looking at the ad’s. however, u do not sound with the usual excitement in your review. really worth the try or yet another chinese restaurant?

  3. Muthiah (unregistered) on September 30th, 2006 @ 9:49 pm

    there is one veggie restaurant in prince plaza, on the second floor, just below wangs kitchen named flower drum. very good and worth the try. fyi, its managed by wangs kitchen group :-)

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