Summary

A really large and plump oyster that I fell in love with in one slurp.

New Menu - 19 May 2017

Price S$18.80++


Food Review

Ms Teatime Says:

Meet Oyster Ponzu-san from Boruto, a Japanese shellfish whose hometown is in Hiroshima.

Even though fresh oysters are highly sought after by many, they were never my type of food. Before meeting Oyster Ponzu-san, my encounters with raw oysters (fried oysters are another story though) were always unpleasant; each time I tried to "deep-kiss" one, I will end up gagging. After many tries, I avoid them altogether.

So when I heard that we were going to be served raw oysters at Boruto, I was apprehensive. But when the gigantic and plump Oyster Ponzu-san arrived at my table dressed in a spicy red radish and ponzu shaved ice, I was mesmerized! Oyster Ponzu-san looked so irresistible I could not say "No"!

As I slurped down the cold, firm and creamy oyster (with a few bites in between), I confirmed my love for it. I like how the saltish and citrusy ponzu granita bring out the sweetness of the oyster while the spicy radish lends an interesting spice kick. Even though the oyster is huge, I won’t mind having a few more.

I once read that nobody dislikes fresh oysters and if you happened to be that nobody, you just haven’t met your Mr. or Ms. Right yet. Well, after trying the Oyster Ponzu, I can attest to this! Depending on where they are from, oysters can vary from being sweet to briny to metallic or even a mix. My perfect match is obviously with the sweet variant.

For those of you who have yet to find your Oyster match, give the Oyster Ponzu from Boruto a try. This might just be your Mr. or Ms. Oyster Right!


Shop Information

Boruto @Golden Castle

80 South Bridge Rd, Golden Castle #01-01, S058710
Map     +65 6532 0418     Website
MRT Stations (within 800 metres)

Clarke Quay, Raffles Place, Chinatown, Telok Ayer

Opening Hours

Tapas Bar (first level) – Mon to Sat: 6pm to 11pm (LO 10.30pm), Sun: Closed

Sake Bar (second level) – Mon to Sat: 4.30pm to 12mn (LO 11.30pm), Sun: Closed

Happy Hour! – Mon to Sat: 4.30pm to 7.30pm

Value Added Service(s)

Free WiFi, In-house Toilet

Payment Terms

Prices Subjected to Service Charge and GST (Cash/Credit Card)


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Oyster and Ponzu

Boruto

By Ms Teatime | May 24, 2017

Summary ▼ Food Review ▼ Shop Information ▼


Summary

A really large and plump oyster that I fell in love with in one slurp.

New Menu - 19 May 2017

Price S$18.80++


Food Review

Ms Teatime Says:

Meet Oyster Ponzu-san from Boruto, a Japanese shellfish whose hometown is in Hiroshima.

Even though fresh oysters are highly sought after by many, they were never my type of food. Before meeting Oyster Ponzu-san, my encounters with raw oysters (fried oysters are another story though) were always unpleasant; each time I tried to "deep-kiss" one, I will end up gagging. After many tries, I avoid them altogether.

So when I heard that we were going to be served raw oysters at Boruto, I was apprehensive. But when the gigantic and plump Oyster Ponzu-san arrived at my table dressed in a spicy red radish and ponzu shaved ice, I was mesmerized! Oyster Ponzu-san looked so irresistible I could not say "No"!

As I slurped down the cold, firm and creamy oyster (with a few bites in between), I confirmed my love for it. I like how the saltish and citrusy ponzu granita bring out the sweetness of the oyster while the spicy radish lends an interesting spice kick. Even though the oyster is huge, I won’t mind having a few more.

I once read that nobody dislikes fresh oysters and if you happened to be that nobody, you just haven’t met your Mr. or Ms. Right yet. Well, after trying the Oyster Ponzu, I can attest to this! Depending on where they are from, oysters can vary from being sweet to briny to metallic or even a mix. My perfect match is obviously with the sweet variant.

For those of you who have yet to find your Oyster match, give the Oyster Ponzu from Boruto a try. This might just be your Mr. or Ms. Oyster Right!


Shop Information

Boruto @Golden Castle

80 South Bridge Rd, Golden Castle #01-01, S058710
Map     +65 6532 0418     Website
MRT Stations (within 800 metres)

Clarke Quay, Raffles Place, Chinatown, Telok Ayer

Opening Hours

Tapas Bar (first level) – Mon to Sat: 6pm to 11pm (LO 10.30pm), Sun: Closed

Sake Bar (second level) – Mon to Sat: 4.30pm to 12mn (LO 11.30pm), Sun: Closed

Happy Hour! – Mon to Sat: 4.30pm to 7.30pm

Value Added Service(s)

Free WiFi, In-house Toilet

Payment Terms

Prices Subjected to Service Charge and GST (Cash/Credit Card)


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