Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Thrive Kitchen @ NeWest Condominium - Asian Inspired Rice Bowls


Thrive Kitchen is a new bistro that has recently opened at NeWest Condominium, a new property in West Coast. The place is still rather deserted with almost ninety percent of the shops still vacant. Nevertheless, it is a worthy place to check if you are looking for healthy and wholesome food

Nonya-Inspired Assam Fish Brown Rice Bowl 4.2/5


Thrive Kitchen has a big menu ranging from soup, salad, mains and your usual brunch items. What interests me is their Asian inspired rice bowls. We tried the Nonya-Inspired Assam Fish Brown Rice Bowl ($17.90). Diners have a choice of either brown rice or quinoa (extra $1.50). The plate comes with a poached egg, kale and haddock in a housemade assam broth. I am actually quite impressed with the tangy and spicy assam which complements the fish excellent.

Curry Whole Leg Brown Rice Bowl 4.2/5

The other rice bowl we tried is the Curry Whole Leg Brown Rice Bowl ($18.90). It comes with a huge chicken leg and potatoes in housemade curry sauce. The chicken leg was tender and the curry sauce tasted very comforting and homely. I not a big fan of brown rice because it quite tough and its tiring to chew on. However the brown rice here is pretty moist. Even your grandparents will not have problem eating it.


Initial when we look at the pricing, we felt that it was rather expensive for a rice bowl. However the portion is actually quite big, as you can see in the pictures. I am actually surprised that the western designed or looking bistro, actually served some pretty good Asian fares.

Thrive Kitchen
NeWest Condominium
1 West Coast Drive
Singapore 128020
Tel: +65 62559030
Nearest MRT: Clementi (EW Line), Kent Ridge (CC Line)

Opening Hours:
Mon-Thu: 1030am - 9pm
Fri: 1030am - 10pm
Sat: 10am - 10pm
Sun: 10an - 9pn

1) Alight at Clementi MRT station. Take Exit A. Walk to stop stop at Clementi MRT station (Stop ID 17171). Take bus number 201 or 154. Alight 3 stops later. Journey time about 12 minutes. [Map]

1) Alight at Kent Ridge MRT station. Take Exit A. Walk to bus stop at Buona Vista Flyover (Stop ID 18071). Take bus number 97 or 197. Alight 6 stops later. Walk to destination. Journey time about 20 minutes. [Map]

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