After a Saturday evening swim at Morrison Hill Pool, we were wondering where to eat. I knew that suggesting katsu curry rice would always be a sure bet with SW.
The SCMP recently featured Teppei Syokudo and I thought it’d be nice to support the Singaporean business and get our tummies filled.
Finding the place was a little tricky. The SCMP’s map is inaccurate and google maps puts it in the wrong place. So here’s the right location where you’ll find this eatery.
The food is not presented on any fancy dishes- unlike the photo shown in the SCMP’s news article, in fact it comes on disposable plastic ware. I think this was a tad disappointing (after all, look and feel for “restaurants” is such an important part of customer experience), but I’d like to think that whatever they save in washing up goes into quality staff and food.
As I’m presently on a No-Raw-Fish diet (by the way, this place is famous for its sushi rice bowls topped with salmon, roe and scallops) that look like this,
The pork cutlets were well cooked, tender and excellently breadcrumbed. The rice was also tasty and cooked just right. The curry sauce had mushrooms in it and wasn’t too thick with cornstarch (this is a good thing). I wish they could be more generous with the red pickles though. Love those.
Overall, not bad for a cheap dinner but our small person didn’t like the environment and barstools. So if you’ve got a kid tagging along, probably best to buy and eat in Wan Chai Park while your kid runs amok in the playground.