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Ivins

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19/21 Binjai Park Bukit Timah, Singapore 589827, Singapore
+65 6468 3060
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11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Wed 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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226 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just wanted a simple meal and I was in the area. The last time I ate here was prob a decade ago. This is a long time establishment so it must be alright to have survived so long. Ordered the hee peow soup and was disappointed that the fish balls and prawn balls were not handmade but store bought type.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place for both small and big groups. Dishes are served in small claypots and you can have so many variety of different dishes to choose from. Kids friendly - non Spicy dishes are available too. Must complete meal with their small serving of desserts (hot or chilled available) Highly Recommended Dishes: -------------------------------- 1) Itek Sioh (sweet-savoury - Duck, best... More 

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Thank Josephine T
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The food is really good and affordable but the portions are a little bit small. Feel free to order more. No service charge or GST

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Thank Timothy N
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29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I think that is typical for most Peranakan dishes that they are saucy like stew. Many dishes have peanuts therefore if you have peanuts allergy, don't eat here, otherwise the dishes are quite tasty and not spicy hot even if some dishes may look like there are lots of chilis. The portion is quite small unless the menu stated it... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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100 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We are regular patrons of Ivin’s at Binjai Park, Bukit Timah, and in recent weeks seen portions of their dishes getting smaller and smaller without a change in price. This has led us having to order two portions each dish for take-aways to feed 5 people at home. Today when my wife and I went to have lunch there and... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The prices on the menu is not expensive until you see the portion of food served. The waitresses acted like they are doing you a favor when you patronise the restaurant instead of appreciating your business. Don't even try the dessert.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Every time I go to Ivins I'm amazed at the delicious flavours. The rendang and curries have the freshest herbs and spices. So good. Lots on the menu is gluten free and the wait staff are able to confirm the ingredients if you want to double check. Highly recommend for a taste of Singapore.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Peranakan food exists in the former Stratis Settlements of Singapore, Malacca and Penang: each has its own cuisine. In Singapore, this is my favourite outlet, off Bukit Timah Road, the food is excellent (especially the Fish Balls Lemak, the Inche Kabin, the Nyonya Sayer Lodeh/Chap Chye and their Beef Rendang with yellow rice). But the best of all is the... More 

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Singapore River, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Still a crowd pleaser with its midrange prices. But the MSG is a bit of a letdown. Very full keluak nuts in a rich gravy. The stuffed mackerel could do with more stuffing so ask for a side of sambal belachan. Forget the omelette.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Ivins is located at Brinjal Park in the Bukit Timah area. It is a popular local haunt for economical and good Peranakan food. It is open for lunch and dinner but they are closed on Thursday. The food are served on Claypot containers complete with a basket as the dishes are served piping hot. Some of the favorites that we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Singaporean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19/21 Binjai Park Bukit Timah, Singapore 589827, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6468 3060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?