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Cherry Garden Restaurant Review: Tucked away on the fifth floor of the Mandarin Oriental Singapore is Cherry Garden, arguably Singapore’s prettiest Chinese restaurant. In keeping with the hotel’s dark and elegant theme, the eatery’s interior is styled as a traditional courtyard with a sleek tea room, a Chinese gazebo, glowing red lanterns, charcoal teak panels and attractive dark-wood-framed alcoves. The extensive menu features familiar Cantonese fare including the signature cherry wood charcoal roast duck and an array of intense and full-bodied soups, like eight shark’s fin soups done in different styles and sweet corn soup with minced chicken and egg whites. Chef specials are among the menu's most creative selections, particularly the crispy wasabi-aïoli prawns with fresh mango slices, the trilogy of fresh mushrooms (try the monkey head mushrooms in wasabi), oven-baked sea perch fillet in rose dew wine, and wok-fried prawns in chili-ginger sauce. Those who are unfamiliar with Cantonese dishes may defer to the set menus. The all-you-can-eat dim sum lunch is an affordable way to experience this restaurant where desserts, too, represent a departure from the standard Cantonese fare --- we suggest the avocado cream with walnut ice cream.