Ippudo attracted long queues since their opening in Singapore. I decided to try it on a queue-free weekday afternoon.
Business was very brisk even at 3pm and there were many Japanese customers.
The place was very noisy with many screaming kids – Clearly not an ideal place for long chats.
SHIROMARU TAMAGO – Ippudo’s orginal tonkotsu broth served with thin noodles, pork loin, cabbage, mushroom, spring onions and flavoured egg.
You get to choose “soft”, “medium” or “hard” for the raman texture. I went for the recommended “medium”. The steaming bowl of ramen was tasty – Springy noodles soaked in a flavorful broth. Love the runny egg!
I ordered a ¼ pint of ice cold Sapporo draft beer to go with the ramen – How cute of Ippudo to serve beer in ¼ pint glass.
Overall, a decent place for a good ramen but I still prefer Marutama’s ramen. TIP: Go to the Marutama in United Square. The place is spacious (i.e booth seats) and there is no queue there.
Tel: +65 6235 2797
Address: 333A Orchard Road, #04-02/03/04 Mandarin Gallery
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat, 11am-11pm Sun, 11am-10pm
Spend: $27 per pax