SINGAPORE RESTAURANT

Maggie Joan's

A non-descript modern Mediterranean restaurant tucked in a Gemmill Lane alley

We have loved Moosehead for a long time, so we have been absolutely delighted by the arrival of the more upscale sister restaurant Maggie Joan's, a narrow and beautifully decorarated hole-in-the-wall Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, accessible only via the alley behind Amoy Street, now home to a row of cool restaurants. The space, while intimate, is rather non-descript with typical wooden furniture and raw, exposed bricks. They serve up modern, aesthetically driven plates like Hamachi crudo, pickled tomato and basil, Inka roasted cauliflower, and the egg dukkha & saffron mayo.

The father-and-son team behind Moosehead expands their Mediterranean reach with this hidden restaurant. We don't blame you if you can't find the entrance as it's located in a back alley of Gemmill Lane behind a non-descript metal door. The decor may not be mindblowingly creative, with its exposed brickwork and worn-in wooden banquettes, but the modern Mediterranean food by Chef Oliver Hyde, formerly of Pollen, seems interesting enough to warrant a visit. A cool space like this is a good option if you're looking to impress and up your street cred among your friends and dates, with fresh dishes of yellowtail sashimi with brandade ($22), egg with dukkah and saffron mayo ($6), roast bass with pesto ($28), and grilled Iberico pork jowl with prunes and cauliflower ($34). Having said that, the space is pretty lush—dotted with potted plants, ceramicware and even chandeliers. 

Venue Details
Address: Maggie Joan's, #01-01 110 Amoy St., Singapore, 068579 Singapore
Phone: 6221-5564
Website: www.maggiejoans.com
Area: Tanjong Pagar
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open since: September, 2015
Opening hours: Mon-Fri noon-2:30pm; Sat 6-11pm
Nearest trainTelok Ayer
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