Shang Social – First Outpost of Shangri-La Group at Jewel

The presentation of the restaurant caught my eye. With warm hues, a brightly-lit bar and huge pink cushioned sofa, Shang Social is Shangri-La Group’s first standalone venture outside the hotel. Serving a variation of Cantonese, Huaiyang and Sichuan cuisine, I took a long time to decide what to go for. In the end, we decided to try the set menu just cos we could try a bit of everything

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Welcome Drink

We went for the set lunch menu that was priced at $58++ per pax and consisted of various items

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Shang Social Trio Dim Sum Platter

(From Left) Pan-fried Beancurd Skin Roll with Prawn & Wasabi Mayo, Dumpling with Vegetable and Century Egg, Suzhou Baked Minced Pork Bun

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In all honesty, there wasn’t anything that stood out. But I thought the baked bun was pretty interesting

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The flaky crust reminded me of Tau Sae Piah but the filling reminded me of Chicken Pau. I didn’t know there can be a marriage of these 2 elements. It actually tasted pretty decent

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Wok-Fried Star Garoupa Fillet with Lily Bulbs & Seasonable Vegetables in Sichuan Sauce

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My favourite dish of the lot would be this. Love the wok hey taste of the fillet and the crunchiness of the asparagus. It was quite delicious

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‘Jiang Nan Wok’ Braised Black Marbled Pork

Served with Shanghainese Sticky Cake, this was quite a pairing. The meat was very tender and I thought the sauce went nicely with it though I was a little turn-off by the fats

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Seafood Broth Rice Served in Ironpot

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A total show for IG where you could hear the sizzle and watch the dance of the broth boiling

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The broth was good and I also like the addition of the crispy rice that added texture to the rice. To put it more correctly, the rice was so soft that it felt more like porridge

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Something that is very easy for kids to eat. Though i would appreciate if they could give more ingredients. There was only one scallop and 2 prawns. Huh, enough meh??

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Chilled Mango Sago with Pomelo

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Ending it off with desserts, Shang Social’s rendition of mango sago proved to be a little thicker and you could taste the gao-ness of the mango in it

There are some hits and misses but I thought I could give another chance to try their other dishes. Perhaps next time I could skip the set menu and dim sum and just go straight to their mains. Oh, did I mention they serve oolong and ham-flavoured soft serve?

Shang Social

78 Airport Boulevard, #01-219 to 222

Singapore 819666