FrapasBar By Saveur – Afforable French Food at Century Square

It had been a long time since I ventured to the East, and so one day by chance we decided to patronise FrapasBar, a brand opened by Saveur which is known for affordable French cuisine. This new concept by Saveur aims to bring Tapas to the heartland with a twist and it does feel different once you stepped foot into the Century Square branch. A huge cocktail bar greeted you in sight while the restaurant is filled with hues of warm lighting

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The Reserved signs were displayed among all the tables – showed how popular this place was

We went straight into ordering cos we were quite hungry already and we decided to go with the Experience Set meant for 4 pax at $80 which consisted of 8 popular items from the menu. Added on another $20 for 4 cocktails which we thought was quite a great deal afterall

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Saveur Pasta

A popular pasta dish ever since Saveur started, the noodles were mixed with chilli oil, kombu, pork sauce and sakura ebi

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Burrata Tomato

A great refreshing appetiser of burrata, tomatoes mixed with pesto sauce. I thought it was quite a decent dish

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Crabmeat Croquette with Fennel, Red Chilli, Opring onion, Mayo and Coconut

Hmm. Nothing memorable

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Octopus Leg

Did enjoyed the octopus leg quite abit with its tender texture though I thought the sauce was a little weird. The octopus actually tasted fine on its own

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Garlic Prawns with Garlic, Chilli Oil and Chilli Flakes

Can’t quite pinpoint what’s wrong with this dish. Perhaps it was too much garlic, or too much oil or both

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Duck Confit

Another one of Saveur’s signature dish, the duck confit cannot go wrong. It was crisp yet tender and flavourful with the red wine sauce

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Pariser Schnitzel

The pork cutlet was undercooked the first time round so they sent it back to the kitchen and gave us a fresh plate. I thought the pork cutlet was just so-so

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Sophia’s Risotto with Crabmeat, Mackerel and Coconut

Probably my least favourite dish, I thought the addition of the coconut made the risotto a little weird

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Meatballs $9

Ordered an extra portion of meatballs just cos the friend wanted it. And well, I didn’t like the texture of the meatballs. I thought the sauce could be a little more hearty

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Overall it was quite a hit and miss though I do think the prices here are pretty affordable. It definitely fits well with the heartland or for those wanted something different for a change

FrapasBar

Century Square

2 Tampines Central 5, #01-35

Singapore 529509 (Street Side; Opposite OCBC CPF Building branch)