Monday’s Masterpiece – Singapore Style

I’ve been meaning to post about Tamarind Hill restaurant, for a while now.  Housed in an old Black and White over in Labrador Park, the (bananas ethnic) decor, (jungle) setting  and (sublime) Thai food combine to make it a must visit resto here in Singers.

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So let’s take a closer look at the decor, shall we?  Sleek and chic are two words that spring to mind, this is Asian ethnic design with a sleek contemporary twist.  I was pretty blown away the first time we I saw this soaring central bar area, just divine:

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Ditto re: the entrance space full of framed antique kilims and ikats, Chinese cabinets and more Buddhas than you can shake a stick at – gorgeous:

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It’s worth heading out West for the decor alone, but they also do a mean Massaman!

And here’s a little semi-copycat scheme I’ve pulled together that’s more suited to residential spaces – there’s nothing like a black Panton chair to get my pulse going…

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{clockwise from top left: lantern, glassware, plate, flatware, chandy, table, Panton chair, rug, floorboards}



  1. Alistair says:

    I think I’m hungry for a monster Massaman curry! It is a beautiful restaurant, a shame you have to pay for it..!

  2. Lilli says:

    Hi Elly! Must be an amazing restaurant! Would love to go there, you know that Thai food is one of my fav? Yum, I bet there it is delicious! The first photo is to die for, I like also your picks, especially the table! Have a great week dear, kisses! xo

  3. Sam says:

    Wow, this place is exquisite, I love they mixed modernity with subtle traditionalism, the outside is so beautiful, it looks like a resort! I hope to dine here someday.Thanks for your wonderful words over at mine, hope your week kindly surprises you 🙂 P.S I need some design/decor advice, can I mail you?

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