I read about Saveur from various online reviews and I was intrigued by this so-called affordable French restaurant. Saveur opens for dinner service at 6:00 pm and when we got there at around 6:05 pm, the first section of the restaurant was already full, and there was a 30 minute wait to be seated at the second section.
We ordered 2 plates of foie gras to share. I know that there is an ethical issue surrounding the main ingredient but I wanted to try it just once. It was fatty, savory and delicious but I wouldn’t order it again also because I don’t like the texture. Apparently my taste is not that sophisticated.
I had the Barramundi. I switched plates with the husband who had the Duck Confit. The duck was very crispy and most of the people in our party was raving about the dish.
My favorite dish was the Beef Bourguignon. The meat was moist and tender while the au gratin was creamy and perfect. I loved the mustard dressing on the salad. I will definitely have this dish over and over again.
The fish was moist but the skin was not crispy. This dish was supposed to have crab as one of the components but we had a hard time looking for the taste of crab. We tried all of the desserts. The Chocolate Hazelnut was ok. It reminded me of Nutella. The Pistachio Panna Cotta was delicious and it was the best dessert they offered. The Taste of Citrus and the Tarts dish was a fail from my point of view. I thought both dishes were just so blah.
The main dishes were great but the dessert had much to be desired for. The food prices range from $3.90 – $14.00, so you do get good value for the price. The service was lacking since we had to follow-up on some orders and we found out that we were overcharged with one dessert. We would still come back but I’d check the bill more thoroughly next time.
- Does not take reservations
- Address: 5 Purvis Street, Singapore 188584
- Contact #: +65 6333 3121
- Opening Hours: Lunch 12:00 pm – 2:15 pm and Dinner 6:00 pm – 9:15 pm