Stepping into Cherry Garden is akin to entering a Zen garden; animmediate feeling of peace and calm descends upon you. The decor isstately and soothing, traditional yet charming, with warm orange huesand dark teak panels. Ideal for quiet lunches and intimate dinners,attentive service staff are always on hand to offer menu suggestions,beverages, and fresh plates.
Cherry Garden’s take on Cantonese cuisine is impressive. A must-haveis its signature charcoal-roasted barbecue meat platter, featuringjuicy roasted duck bearing crisp thin skin, pork belly with crunchycrackling and tender honey-glazed Kurobuta pork char siew. Anotheroutstanding dish is the fragrant golden pumpkin soup cradling morelmushrooms and diced chicken.
The menu also offers a wide variety of live seafood, from abalone andsea cucumber, to fish and lobster. From its specialities, try the oven-bakedcod fillet, marinated with honey and glazed with black pepper, an enticingcombination of sweet and spicy. The chilli crabmeat in mantou cups,meanwhile, offer an interesting, modern take on a local favourite.
Round off the meal with the aromatic stir-fried rice vermicellishowered with prawns and scallops, silver sprouts and yellow chives, andgorgeously scented with sesame oil and wok hei. For dessert, the cherriesin nu er hong and aged wine jelly with lychee sorbet, as well as the creamof mango with pomelo and lime sorbet provide a refreshingly satisfyingend.
Mon to Fri:
12pm to 2.30pm
Mon to Sun:
6.30pm to 10.30pm
Sat, Sun & PH:
1st seating –
11am to 1pm
2nd seating –
1.30pm to 3.30pm
Mandarin Oriental, Singapore, Marina Square, 5 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039797
Price:Between $50 to