In the heart of Robertson Walk, right near the drop off point for the Taxis, you will find Lil’ Tiger, a new addition to the vibrant bar scene in the area that you simply must check out. After only being open a few weeks, make sure you come and check this place out before it gets wildly popular.
We are greeted by staff at the front door who do all the necessary safety checks and we are welcomed inside. With an ambient atmosphere, the bar presents us with a relaxed feeling, especially as we are just missing the peak times of the after-work drinks. As we settle into the comfortable seats, the QR codes are out to read the menu. We want to try out everything that the menu has to offer so away we go with all of it!
We strike up a conversation with the super friendly and hardworking Cholo, one of the bartenders here at Lil Tiger. Needless to say that his passion of cocktail making is only surpassed by his knowledge.
Not in every bar you can sit down with the Bartender and have a great conversation, so to hear about all the drinks and the inspiration was great for us. So after a good chat, the drinks started flowing.
Cocktails at Lil’ Tiger
We tried a wide range of drinks, to cater for both of our tastes and intersts. We had the following: El Diablo (S$16) (Tequila, Lime Juice, Creme de Cassis, Ginger Beer), Hazelnut Drop (S$22) (Whiskey, Frangelico, Cacao, Bitters), Orientalist Old fashioned (S$22) (Gin, Size, Macino Secco).
All the drinks were class but will be definitely coming back for The El Diablo again! The mixture of beer and tequila tastes incredible and easy to drink. One of the specialities of Lil’ TIger is their barrel-aged cocktail program, so make sure you ask about it, it is truly fascinating and tasty!
Food at at Lil’ Tiger Robertson Quay
Now the food isn’t just plain old boring fries and nuts like a regular bar, this menu is the real deal and offer great grubs to accompany your cocktails. The Scallop Tartare (S$20), with delicious lime vinaigrette and some apple and cucumber garnish, were meant to be a sharing plate, but we probably could do one plate each.
The Guacamole and nacho mix came with 3 flavours, Guacamole, Chilli Bean mix and Salsa and is great if you are only staying for a drink or two.
Our favourite two dishes on the menu are the Pulled Pork Burger (S$32) and the Chicken Neck Tacos (S$12), just to bring some international flavour to the table. Thuymi demolished the tacos in record time. We also really recommend the Grilled Corn Elote (S$11). Absolutely worth it! Think a Charcoal-grilled street corn with cotija cheese (TONS!), cilantro and lime.
If you haven’t eaten for the day, there are plenty more options that taste just as good. The Half Chicken (S$22), Hanger Steak Waygu (S$30), Iberian Black Pork (S$30) are heavy meals but are carved up nicely so you can share. The Black Pork is cooked to perfection and will be eaten in minutes.
To top it all off, we had to go with their choice of dessert, the Oven Caramelized Pineapple Vanilla Ice Cream (S$13). By this time we were already quite full but as always, found just enough space to enjoy this baked treat before we head off.
If you are looking for a new spot to hang out, that is fun, edgy, great music and company, make sure you go to Lil’ Tiger at Robertson Walk. If you live around there, even better!
Lil’ Tiger, Robertson Walk, 11 Unity St, #01-07, 237995 | Opening Hours 4 – 10:30PM daily, last orders for food at 9:30 PM and drinks at 10 PM | Reservations at [email protected] or call +65 8884 6445