Located just right across Ben & Jerry at Vivocity is a new Taiwan Beef Noodle Bar called LeNu (樂牛) by the Paradise Group. I found the concept pretty similar to NamNam Noodle Bar except that it is selling the popular Taiwan beef noodle. Similar to NamNam, it has both a bar counter and a dine in area offering different toppings of the beef noodle. Upon seated you will be given an order sheet, place your order, bring it to the cashier, make your payment, collect your appertiser if any and go back to your seat to wait for your main.
Chilled Tofu with Century Egg 4.2/5
Can't help ordering the Chilled Tofu with Century Egg ($2.90) whenever I see it on the menu. Look at how translucent the century egg was. The delightful cold dish was bursting with a medley of lovely flavours that simply works together.
Sauteed Tang-O 3/5
I thought I should order a vegetable dish to go with the noodle and I decided to try the Sauteed Tang-O ($4.90) since I don't usually get to eat it, probably only during Chinese New Year over steamboat.
On each table there is a bottle of their homemade chilli dipping sauce which supposes to further elevate the taste and richness of the beef. I did not like it, it tasted like fermented bean paste and was quite salty. I took a dip and left it untouched.
Braised Beef Brisket Noodles 4/5
Patron will have a choice of either the broad noodle or thin noodle. For the Braised Beef Brisket Noodles ($11.90) I chose the broad noodle which came with a delightful texture bite to it. The beef brisket was also cooked to fork tender. While the broth was really flavourful, I still prefer the more herbal version.
Braised Beef Combination Noodles 4/5
For the Braised Beef Combination Noodles ($14.90) I chose the thin noodle which was more springy. The bowl of noodle came with a good mix of beef shank, tendon and brisket that was cooked to tender soft.
The Paradise Group seems to be aggressively expanding their brand lately. With NamNam doing so well and the nation loves for ramen, it was not a surprise that Paradise Group may just find a niche market to success with LeNu (樂牛), Taiwan Beef Noodle Bar.
1 Harbourfront Walk
Tel: +65 63769039
Nearest MRT: Harbour Front (CC Line, NE Line)
Daily: 11am - 10pm
1) Alight at Harbour Front MRT station. Take Exit C or E. Walk to destination. Journey time about 5 minutes. [Map]