Accommodated within a beautifully restored shophouse in chic Tanjong Pagar, Pasta Brava serves the best of authentic Italian cuisine, with a homey touch, and in lovely surroundings...
Elegant-casual Italian interior décor with warm red hues, classic furniture and plenty of artistic paints, framed mirrors and other paraphernalia, makes you fill like you are in a cozy village inn, somewhere in Italy. Ambience is tranquil and pleasant and the service is friendly and attentive...
The menu is fairly extensive, with a good mix between different flavors... Homemade pasta dishes are a big thing here and, as a matter of fact, it will not be an exaggeration to say that some of the best pasta dishes in Singapore are produced here...
Recommended starters include the Sautéed scallops with white wine and béchamel sauce and the simple but delicious Insalata Caprese.
Pasta section favorites include Spaghetti alle vongole in bianco (with fresh clams, olive oil, white wine and parsley), Linguine ai frutti di mare (with plenty of different seafood), Pappardelle al ragu d'anitra con funghi (large ribbon pasta with ragout of duckling and mushroom), Spinach ravioli filled with ricotta and sundried tomato, Cannelloni tubes, filled with lamb and topped with tomato cream and parmesan and Ravioli filled with fresh salmon, served with tomato and cream sauce.
Other recommended mains include Cassuela ai frutti di mare (rich seafood stew), Grilled salmon steak with olive oil and balsamico, Filetto al gorgonzola (pan fried beef tenderloin, with white wine and blue cheese sauce) and Grilled Italian sausages flavored with white wine.
Visiting Singapore ?
Guided day trips are a very nice way to explore this unique and beautiful city...
Almost needless to mention, there is a good choice of lovely Italian desserts to finish the splendid meal off with and, of course, a decent stocks of international wine labels.
Prices are not outrageously high... SG$ 35 - 55 should be enough for an a-la-carte dinner, while set-lunch goes for around SG$ 30
Open daily (except Sunday) for lunch and dinner
11 Craig road, Tanjong Pagar, Chinatown Phone: 6227 7550