Dinner @ Oso Ristorante Singapore

July 11, 2017 in Italian by thywhaleliciousfay

It has been a while since my Italian cuisine-loving girlfriends and I met up for Italian food. And thus, reservation was excitedly made on Chope for OSO Ristorante which has been in Singapore’s food scene for at least 20 years.

Located in a four-storey heritage conservation mansion built in the 1920s, my girlfriends and I easily identified the building by its yellow-painted exterior. But it was a little confusing after entering through the main entrance as we only saw the entrance (on right) leading to the Japanese restaurant located at level one. Thankfully, there was a receptionist stationed at the entrance who directed us to the staircase (on the left) so that we could head up to Oso Ristorante on second storey.

And from the menu (pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10), we ordered:-

1) Bread platter, Complimentary (above)

2) Misti, $24 (above) – Chef selection cold cut served with pickles.


3) Foie gras, $29 (above) – Pan-fried duck liver, bruschetta, beetroot-campari. My bad in not reading the menu properly. I didn’t enjoy this dish as much because I was expecting big slab of foe gras (and, yes) without the bread.

4) Burrata, $38 (for 2) (above) – Cheese with tomato sabayon. Portion for 1 was $22 and portion for 2 was $38. Unsure of the size, we enquired with the staff who told us the portion for 2 was fist size. And since there were 4 of us, we though fist size would be sufficient. However, we failed to realise he meant guy’s fist size cause it was bigger than expected. I didn’t really like this though. There was a slight bitter aftertaste.

5) Agnello, $48 (above) – 8 hours baked 1/2 lamb rack, black onions, green bean. Give this a miss. Meat was tough and bland. We didn’t quite understand the plating too. Please enlighten us on what to do with the rib bones.

6) Stracci, $26 (above) – Whole wheat pasta, braised Tuscan wild boar in red wine.

7) Fettuccine, $35 (above) – De-shelled baby lobster, basil, san marzano tomato.

8) Capelli d’ angelo, $24 (above) – Angel hair with lemon, garlic, chili and crab meat.

9) Panna cotta, $14 (above) – Double cream flan, caramelized black pepper.

10) Miele, $14 (above) – Honey-beetroot cake, espresso sauce.

11) Tiramisu, $14 (above) – 1956 recipe of mascarpone, coffee, biscuits, cacao.

12) Fragola, $14 (above) – Sliced marinated strawberry in balsamico, its own sherbet.

Unfortunately, dinner didn’t turn out as well as we anticipated. The pasta dishes failed to impress us. So no, I wouldn’t recommend Oso Ristorante.

46 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore
6327 8378, Website, Facebook
Overall: 7
Opening hours:-
Food/Beverage: 6
Mon – Fri : 12:00 – 14:30 (Lunch)
Ambience: 7
Mon – Sat : 18:00 – 22:30 (Dinner)
Value: 7
Service: 7
* Closed on Sun

UPDATE: Restaurant has moved to 100 Peck Seah Street, Oasia Hotel Downtown, Level 27.