A place where discerning diners and lovers of good vibes gather, Two Chefs Bar is the ideal place to be should you find yourself in the mood for after-work drinks, casual gatherings and tasty food. Serving up a mixture of both Mexican and Italian grub, many might find the contrast odd but contrary to preliminary expectations, this isn’t one of those hipster joints where they try to mix and combine flavours together in hopes of producing unique.
Instead, what diners can hope to expect from the restaurant’s menu is a myriad of Mexican and Italian dishes—more than 100 food items in fact—encompassing a wide spectrum of flavours and characteristics but remaining delicious nonetheless. Whether you’re pining for spicy, searing-hot fajitas served on a hot plate, a rustic Angus beef burger or something a little less assertive like pasta or pizza, you’re bound to find something you’ll love here at Two Chefs Bar.
While their first outlet over at Quayside Isle may prove ideal for romantic dates and corporate events, their second outlet is better suited for office workers, fun get-togethers and those hankering for punchy cocktails, affordable comfort food and all-day happy hour deals—did we mention their Holland Village outlet boasts a massive selection of craft beers and ciders as well?
GREAT AMBIENCE, FULL TABLE, SERVICE WITH NO GST CHARGE
Diners rejoice for this restaurant and bar provides full table service with no GST charge. Indulge in the pleasures of excellent food as everything is made fresh daily without compromise using the freshest and finest ingredients.
For those who fancy sitting outdoors, the cosy alfresco seating decorated with colourful vintage posters is where you’ll want to be, sipping on those well-deserved beers and margaritas. The bonus – it’s fitted with a retractable canopy that makes it perfect be it rain or shine. Holland Village is easily accessible by car with plenty of parking lots making parking a breeze.
We’re not crazy over salads, but for those of you who simply cannot do without, their Prawn and Chicken Avocado Salad (S$20+) should sit with you just right. Comprising rocket leaves, fresh avocado, feta cheese, tiger prawns, a grilled chicken fillet and coated with a citrus dressing, the flavours were well rounded. Props to the chef for seasoning and grilling the chicken so well. Without it, the dish would probably have needed some help taste-wise.
If you’re looking to snack on something to accompany your tipple, a great option to consider is their Chips with Dips or Nachos. Served in good-sized portions, this crunchy snack is great for sharing among friends. The flavourful guacamole and salsa is sure to hit the mark.
What’s Mexican food without tacos? Crunchy, messy and fun to eat, tacos always have a special place in our hearts. If there’s one thing we can say about Two Chefs Bar, it is that their Mexican food is spot-on, and a testament to that is their Cheesy Taco (S$20+).
We opted for the chicken option but they also have beef, fish and vegetable options as well. Stuffed with generous amounts of tender, shredded chicken and cheese before being topped with sour cream, salsa and fresh cabbage, the dish hit all the right spots for us.
The crispy taco shell provided a nice textural contrast to the melty cheese and the fresh flavours from the refried beans and coriander Mexican rice served at the side gave the dish a nice, aromatic lift.
ASSORTED MEXICAN FAJITAS
Served to us piping hot and sizzling on a cast iron pan, the Chicken Fajitas (S$22+) is a must-order if you’re a sucker for soft, caramelised vegetables coupled with heavenly-spiced meat.
The dish features a massive portion of perfectly-grilled chicken flavoured with their special house marinade that sits neatly atop a bed of caramelised onions and bell peppers; served alongside warm flour tortilla wraps, housemade salsa, guacamole and shredded cheese.
Apart from tacos and fajitas, other drool-worthy Mexican mains include burritos, enchiladas and the popular chimichangas; deep-fried tortilla flour stuffed with various fillings and a meat option of your choice, served with Mexican rice, sour cream and guacamole.
While burgers neither fall under the Italian nor the Mexican category, we must say that the ones you can find here are pretty good. The Angus Beef Burger (S$22+) comes with everything a burger needs—a thick, juicy patty coated with melted cheese, a fried onion ring for an extra taste and textural kick, lettuce and two slices of juicy tomatoes.
FULL-ON MEATY MAINS
The restaurant’s various meat offerings lean more towards Italian flavours. To fulfil your carnivorous tendencies, go for the 200g Grilled Angus Beef Tenderloin (S$44+).
Properly seared from end to end, the tenderloin sports a beautifully-seared sheen coupled with flecks of toasted peppercorns. The meat itself cuts like butter, revealing a gloriously pink interior so immaculate that to stop to take a photo and have all its beefy goodness spill out would almost be a crime.
A decent alternative to opt for is their Iberico Pork Chop (S$28+). Although we found the chop a tad tough to cut into, the flavour of it was on point—making the dry texture of the meat passable. The pepper sauce that glazes it is terrific and goes well with everything on the plate.
A TASTE OF ITALY – PIZZA PARADISE
Among the many pizza offerings from the pizza bar—and mind you there are plenty to choose from—the Pepperoni & Cheese (S$24+) was the one we went for. Simply comprising a tomato sauce base, cheese and pepperoni slices, it was the best pizza to choose for us to best judge the quality of their chefs—and boy were we blown away.
The dough was freshly handmade, stretched to delicate perfection and topped with a generous slathering of their housemade tomato sauce before being sent into a roaring oven where it achieved a crispy, evenly charred exterior. The salty pepperoni developed a crusty exterior as well which further elevated the taste and textural experience.
EXTENSIVE DRINKS MENU WITH A WIDE RANGE OF CRAFT BEERS & CIDERS
The reinvented bar at their Holland Village outlet provides an extensive drinks menu ranging from a fine selection of red wines, white wines and champagnes to speciality cocktails, notable craft beer and cider labels as well as premium liquors—all carefully selected and paired to perfectly complement their menu.
The casual chill vibes, vibrant atmosphere and pocket-friendly prices are sure to make this your favourite hangout for drinks.
HAPPY HOUR ALL DAY, EVERY DAY
But let’s also turn our attention to their enticing Happy Hour deals that see pints going at S$10 all day, every day! Now that’s taking Happy Hour to the next level! So quickly gather your amigos for a night out of solid tipples and fun times.
This promotion is only valid at the Holland Village outlet. The best seller frozen Margarita with premium tequila and irresistible Pina Colada are two must-try cocktails that will make you go for more.
HD TV TO WATCH THE THRILLING RUGBY LIVE ACTION
Like rugby and Mexican or Italian food? Enjoy the best of it all at Two Chefs Bar. Catch the live streaming of the games while enjoying a scrumptious spread with your buddies. What’s a game day without a couple of ice-cold beers and hearty, comfort food right?
3-COURSE EXECUTIVE SET LUNCH AT ONLY S$15
For a quick, affordable and tasty meal to get you by on a hectic workday, take full advantage of Two Chef Bar’s 3-Course Executive Set Lunch that comes with a starter, main course and dessert.
To start, choose between a Caesar salad or soup of the day and for the mains, you can select any one of their 9 items ranging from Beef Quesadillas, Fish & Chips, Tequila Lime Chicken to a great selection of delicious pizzas. End your lunch on a sweet note with their Classic Tiramisu. Given the quality and options available, it’s one of the best affordable set lunch not to be missed.
Excellence, value, variety and more is the mantra at Two Chefs Bar. Be it business lunches, romantic dinners, casual gatherings or celebrations with your friends or colleagues, Two Chefs Bar is the ideal place to enjoy a variety of deliciously cooked food and an impressive full bar without burning your pocket! Recently awarded the 2018 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor for the consistently high ratings and great reviews. With so much to offer, what’s not to love at Two Chefs Bar.
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Two Chefs Bar (Holland Village)
17D Lorong Liput
Tel: +65 6463 3903
Mon to Thu: 12pm – 2.30pm, 5pm – 11.30pm
Fri & Sat: 12pm – 12am
Sun: 12pm – 11pm
Nearest Station: Holland Village
Two Chefs Bar (Quayside Isle)
31 Ocean Way, #01-11 Quayside Isle Sentosa Cove
Tel: +65 6268 8633
Mon & Fri: 12pm – 10:30pm
Tues to Thur: 3pm – 10:30pm
Sat, Sun, PH, Eve of PH: 11.30am – 11pm
Nearest Station: Harbourfront
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