Modern French Cuisine takes centre stage in this classy fine dining restaurant which was opened by award winning chef Gunther Hubrechsen. Residing at the swanky Purvis Street, Gunther’s bring about sophisticated French fare to the chic fine dining scene. The meticulously crafted restaurant, whose name yields the personality of Gunther himself, the man behind this establishment, depicts the realization of a dream that he has over the years, that is a place to call his home.
Standing at 2,000 square foot, the restaurant exudes opulence yet affable style, which evokes a uniquely French sentiment of Gunther, while adhering to his affirmation of simplicity, details and elegance that are well?reflected in his style of cooking.
One will notice the panel art piece as well as the bar & ceiling boiserie when one enters the restaurant. Inspired by Art Nouveau, which was adopted widely in Belgium the birthplace of Gunther, its style translates the international style of art, architecture and design that peaked in popularity at the early 20th century. Its characteristics is infused with highly stylised flowing, curvilinear designs that embodies fauna and floral motifs.
In harmonizing the personality of the restaurant that has been consciously conceived, it also showcases some of the tastefully designed furniture pieces with top of the line brands such as icon lamp Atollo from Oluce; wall lamps from Nostos Vetrerie Murano and topping it off with leather chairs from FRAG – an emerging design brand of leather furniture.
Gunther’s food is down to earth – like the man himself – yet deftly executed to perfection with elegance and finesse. His gift lies in his ability to reinterpret classic dishes and flavours, breathing new life into them in terms of both taste and presentation. He devises unusual flavour combinations with delicate sensitivity, resulting in dishes that are pleasurable to eat, yet a novel to experience. Equally central to his culinary distinction is his passionate belief in plating each dish to heighten its visual appeal. The chef frames each of his dishes with an artist’s eye and constantly aims to fashion gastronomic works of art that pleases both eye and palate.
Gunther’s followings will recognise his signature dishes like the Cold Angel’s hair pasta, Oscietra caviar gorgeously scented with truffle that remains a favourite as well as the delectably crispy Suckling Pig with Kriek Beer Sauce. Other creations such as the Carpaccio of Wagyu Beef “Tartare” style is served with crispy potato – a beautiful contrast against the marbled Wagyu beef; the Floating Island of Champignon de Paris on Consommé of Poultry is a magical concoction with the rich taste of egg yolk and mushrooms in every mouthful. Apart from his signature desserts like the delicious Fine apple tart “à la dragées” with Havana rum raisin ice cream or the warm soufflé with daily flavours, Chef Gunther will surprise you with his whimsical creations that are always a delightful treat.
More than 350 labels of wine with majority from France have been carefully selected in pairing with Chef Gunther`s creations to complete the diner’s gastronomic experience.
The Restaurant show high flexibility with its main dining room that can accommodate up to 25 customer and 2 private rooms with separate entrance for private parties from 2 up to 18 customer; simultaneously one can enjoy a great selection of Champagne on the comfortable sofa at the small but elegant bar.
At the age of 16, Chef Gunther Hubrechsen began his professional culinary training at the Bruges Culinary Institute Voor Voeding (IVV), Ter Groene Poorte in Belgium. In 2002, Chef Gunther arrived in Singapore for a stint with one of the renowned restaurant groups before opening Gunther’s Restaurant on 2 August 2007.
His cooking philosophy has earned him the award of Rising Chef of The Year at the World Gourmet Summit in 2006 and he was consecutively nominated for San Pellegrino Chef of the Year in 2009 and 2010. Gunther’s was also named Asia’s Top 10 restaurant in 2009 / 2010 edition of The Miele Guide, “New Restaurant of the Year” in the World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence in 2009 and ranked 84th in the prestigious San Pellegrino World’s Best 100 Restaurant in 2010.
In 2009, Gunther’s was named “New Restaurant of the Year” in the World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence 2009 and voted into the prestigious San Pellegrino World’s Best 100 Restaurants 2010 at number 84; as well as retaining his position as Asia’s Top 20 Finest Restaurants in The Miele Guide from 2008 onwards. Then in 2012, Gunther’s was awarded with the “Restaurant of the Year” and “Outstanding Caterer of the Year” at the World Gourmet Summit Excellence 2012; an achievement that demonstrates culinary, cuisine and service excellence in Singapore. Gunther’s was also awarded “Top Choice 2015″ by Liangorg.com for it’s exquisite menu and friendly service.
Mondays – Fridays: Noon – 2:30pm
Saturdays and Sunday closed
Mondays – Fridays: 6:30pm – 10:00pm
Saturdays : 6:30pm – 10:00pm
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