Singapore’s Craig Road is recognised by its beautiful architecture and hip local businesses. Close to Duxton Hill, this area has a lot going on in terms of great food and drink. Offering exquisite wines and incredible comfort-food classics, this is the perfect restaurant for gathering family and friends for an extraordinary dining experience. Conveniently located in between Tanjong Pagar and Outram Park Stations, Kite is already one of the city-state’s must-visit new businesses.
Kite is one of those unique establishments where you immediately feel right at home. Situated inside of a beautiful building on Craig Road, the restaurant is simply stunning, featuring exposed white brick walls and industrial-chic design scheme. Kite specialises in under-the-radar wine labels and spirits, thereby exposing locals to beverages that otherwise wouldn’t be so easily accessible in Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar.
Serving up their own take on modern comfort food, Tanjong Pagar’s Kite invites you to take a seat in their comfortable dining area and indulge in a wide variety of delicious options, with plenty of rotating specials to keep things interesting. One of the most popular menu items is the Black Spanish Pig, a succulent cut of pork served with chestnuts, apple, plum and walnuts. For seafood lovers, the Ubin Sea Bass or the Golden Snapper Sashimi are both recommended, and the Dirty Vegetables and Tomatoes and Soy keep vegetarian diners happy. Sweets such as the panna cotta with strawberries, pink peppercorn, coconut & coriander provide the perfect way to go out with a bang – make sure to reserve ahead and fly high with Singapore’s Kite.
An amazing Experience! Just take the tasting menu, it's a real Delish moment! An innovative and flavorful cuisine, a beautiful dressing. Definitely a place to discover in Singapore for foodies!
The food was presented so beautifully we couldn't bear to eat them immediately before feasting our eyes upon them! Tasty pork belly and wagyu char siew! Interesting you tiao veloute too! Service was prompt without being intrusive. Thumbs up!
I invited a good friend to join me at Kite for lunch as she was in the area that day. We enjoyed ourselves tremendously. We ordered two Exec. set lunches, ie. a 3 dish and a 4 dish set so we had 7 dishes to share. The price is a bit steep considering the extras one has to pay when selecting some of the options, such as the steak portion. In all, our total bill came up to a little over $100, which is kind of much for a lunch on a weekday. However, aside from the pricepoint, we loved the attention to detail paid to each dish, and each dish came with its own unexpected twist. Fans of classic dishes may not be able to recognise their favourites, but fusion food lovers will be ultra pleased.
The service staff were extremely warm and friendly, often coming over to check on us without being too intrusive. Great attention was poured into the food making for an extremely refined gourmet experience.
Kite has a really nice ambience for friends or if you wish to date!! We were pleasantly greeted and it was a altogether lovely experience. The best dishes were the 42degree cold dish Salmon as well as the cold dish Somen noodles! The chicken skin was a nice appetizer! Coffee was great too! No complaints at all. Will definitely return for more of the appetizing noodles! yumm!
I make it a point to support local small businesses, especially restaurants and cafes because it's such a competitive industry. But I'm sorry to say, Kite was a really disappointing dining experience. The Kite team should look into managing customers' value perception, i.e. If you're going to charge premium prices, then your food must deliver in either quality, taste, or technique. Preferably all of that. The asparagus dish with coffee grounds...I think it costs $18. For a few stalks of raw baby asparagus, 2 slivers of raw carrot, dusted with some strange coffee powder blend. Great that it was all organic. But seriously? The Ubin seabass had an interesting texture to it. And not in a good way. So again, technique: left to be desired. Taste: bland. Value for money: let's not even go there. We ordered 4 dishes. All of them were less than satisfactory. The cocktails. Lacked depth and balance. Like the food, the cocktails were equally disappointing. I hope the Kite team improves their offering by leaps and bounds. It will take a lot to win back customers.
Far too many of these asian fusion food have sprouted unconvincingly in recent times and Kite is one of them. For sharing, 3 plates per person is recommended. We had the amaebi - quite interesting with the addition of ginger flower. Dirty vegetables - quite a miss completely. Scrawny vegetables sticking out of coffee mixed with butter did not quite make the cut. A fish rilette which was ok. For mains, we had the wagyu beef and kurobuta which was okay. Overall, a rather experimental yet cautious execution that did not always take off as well as expected.
Every dish served was really exceptional. Portion served was small but having the perks of ordering multiple dishes and sharing it with friends gave us more chance to explore the dinner menu. Coupled with really friendly serving crew who were ever so attentive, plus giving us a complimentary dessert for my friend's birthday - this place is certainly worth a revisit for great food, service and ambience for chilling with friends.
Expect the unexpected. Love how creative the team is with the ingredient. Love their Some with prawns and pork collar. Not revealing much so it will not kill your experience if you plan to go. I felt like I just been to a French nouvelle cuisine restaurant nearby with only a fraction of what I paid there. It costs me $240 for 8 dishes and 8 cocktails! I'll be back!
Great plates of delicious food for sharing and a creative cocktail list. We particularly enjoyed the Wagyu beef cheeks and the veggie side dishes and the waiter helpfully explained the references to traditional Singaporean dishes and flavours for us tourists. Nice atmosphere - we were a large group with children who were made to feel welcome and we experienced good, friendly service.