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Graze

4 Rochester Park Send to Phone
65-6775 9000
Modern Australian restaurant with a focus on fresh produce in a hip and leafy dining precinct of Singapore.
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Graze Restaurant Review

: Graze at Rochester is an off-the-beaten-track, hip yet casual café housed in a colonial-style bungalow surrounded by 5,000 square feet of tropical gardens with 100-year-old trees and three charming outdoor pavilions. Toast the equatorial evening with the signature fresh berry mojito. Chef Chris Donnellan's focus is on fresh produce, cooked simply with a modern (sometimes creative) touch, yielding good results. Dining partners should start with the charcuterie plate for two, generously stacked with smoked ham hock terrine, duck rillette, prosciutto, bresaola, toasted ciabatta, assorted condiments, pickles and preserves. Another appetizer worth considering, the salt and pepper grilled scallops, adds fresh Southeast Asian mango plus lime and vanilla syrup. Vegetarians are not overlooked, with the roast marinated vegetables with black olive grissini topped with Persian feta, soft herbs and toasted seeds in Dijon vinaigrette. Mains really do accommodate the meat-eaters, however; especially worthy are the crispy hand-rolled pork hock in red currant chili caramel served with green apple and bean shoot salad, and the lamb shank, cooked for 12 hours and paired with aubergine purée and addictive artichokes crisps. Wind down with sweet treats, including regulars' favorites the banana crème brûlée topped with dark chocolate ice cream and a better-than-mom-makes apple and rhubarb crumble.

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