On top of Monday’s launch of The Saint Tavern, last night we fortuitously happened upon the opening of Hawker Bar at 164 Ossington. Yes, Hawker Bar opened their doors in a soft opening for friends and family to make sure everything worked and try out their creative Singapore “street food” cuisine. They haven’t received their license yet due to some neighborhood teetotalers who have slowed the process. But that hasn’t stopped them from wanting to open their doors and showcase their food.
Don’t worry about the lack of liquor! The ambience, food flavours, and creative “mocktails” the staff served were more than enough! The menu is a work in progress, with a mix of affordable snacks, mains and even a couple of interesting desserts. We tried a couple of snacks, including a light and refreshing cucumber salad and some pork satays, and concluded with a shaved ice dessert with black bean and corn sauce which was a delightful combination of sweet and savoury.
Hawker Bar will officially open for dinner tonight with lunch hours coming soon. According to a recent tweet, their April hours are: