Wooloomooloo Steakhouse – Premium Steak Restaurant Opens at Raffles City

   

Beef lovers would rejoice at the opening of the new Wooloomooloo Steakhouse at Swissotel Raffles City, which offers favourites such as Black Angus from the butcher’s block.

You may have thought this restaurant hails from the harbourside town of Woolloomooloo Sydney, but it is actually from Hong Kong which has branches at Central, Nathan Road, Wan Chai and Tsim Sha Tsui. One of the owners is Australian, and Singapore’s marks its first foray overseas.

Before I even mention about the beef, the ambience and view here is Beautiful with a capital “B”, can I add elegant, classy and cosy as well? This 140-seater restaurant makes a perfect venue for that romantic Valentine’s Day/anniversary/birthday dinner with a view of faraway Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Recreation Club, and the F1 route (depending on where you are sitting).

The Australian Black Angus Tomahawk ($125, portion for 2) is a massive whole rib steak of more than a kilo with bone in, served medium after 20 minutes in the broiler. This is a premium cut from Australia, and it is HUGE and impressive when served, and would satisfy many meat lovers.

Fat content in a Tomahawk is generally higher, therefore slightly plumper and chewier – not exactly my favourite beef cut, but great if you like your slices of caramelised fats.

Every steak is also served with four homemade sauces of Red Wine Madeira, Au Jus, Peppercorn and Mushroom. My favourite is a combination of Peppercorn with Mushroom which gives a stronger distinct flavour to the meat. You can pair up with side dishes such as Lyonnais Potatoes and Sauteed Spinach with Mushrooms.

The dish which blew the entire table away was the Beef Wellington ($66), an 8-ounce piece of Australian fillet mignon broiled to medium rare doneness, paired with Parma ham, mushroom duxelle and foie gras and encased in a crisp butter puff pastry.

Almost superb. The beef was so tender and moist, probably one of the best I had in a long time. Plus the crust which absorbed the velvety red wine Madeira sauce, makes you feel that this cow did not die in vain.

Wooloomooloo Steakhouse
2 Stamford Road, Level 3, Swissotel the Stamford, Singapore 178882, Tel: +65 6338 0261
Hong Kong Branches: The ONE Nathan Road, Onfem Tower Central, The Hennessy Wan Chai, Tsim Sha Tsui Centre
Opening Hours: Restaurant Lunch 12pm – 2.30pm, Dinner 6.30pm – 11pm
Bar: 12pm – 1am (Mon – Thurs), 12pm – 2am (Fri – Sat), Sun, 12pm – 12am (Sun)
Bar Bites: 12pm – 12am (Mon – Sat), 12pm – 11pm (Sun)


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5 Responses to “Wooloomooloo Steakhouse – Premium Steak Restaurant Opens at Raffles City”

  1. Paul Max
    July 10, 2012 at 11:33 am #

    Beef Wellington will certainly be the one thing that will make me forget about trying to avoid meat and come down here to chomp chomp chomp. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Jed Pecchioli
    August 26, 2012 at 10:39 am #

    My wife and I went to dinner at Wooloomooloo last night for our anniversary . The food and service was awesome. The level of service went beyond expectations. The manager (Jack) took time to walk us down two levels to find a taxi. Rory, one of the waiters, was on top of every need. The food was perfect! There are so many places to go in Singapore to enjoy a great meal. You have to try Wooloomooloo!
    Jed & Mindi Pecchioli

    • admin
      August 27, 2012 at 12:49 am #

      Hi Jed, thanks for dropping by. I must say WooLooMooLoo has a lovely ambience and view – great place to have your anniversary. And congratulations to the two of you – many more years to come. :)

  3. June
    September 1, 2012 at 12:42 am #

    I just went recently for dinner with my friend and i also had the Beef Wellington and it was awesome! Right portion, great combi of my favorite stuff, good service and cosy ambience!

    With the convenient location & great experience, i will definitely be back for another visit =)

    • admin
      September 1, 2012 at 8:52 am #

      Hey June, glad you had a good experience. Let’s hope the view, food and service stays this way!

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