Gochi-So Shokudo ごち惣食堂 brings charcoal grilled Iberico Pork to Chinatown. The new Japanese Iberico pork restaurant in Chinatown Point offers premium pork dishes like rice rowls, curry rice and tonkatsu at affordable prices.
Iberico Pork Restaurant in Chinatown Point
The new Gochi-So Shokudo Restaurant is located on the 2nd level of Chinatown Point. The casual Japanese diner uses low walls to give the small space a more open and airy feel. The furnishing is functional though the use of wave pattern design on the ceiling and front counter does distinguish it from the generic mall eateries.
Menu of Gochi-So Shokudo
The menu of the new Iberico Pork restaurant in Chinatown is quite focused. Essentially, it offers different cuts of Iberico Pork with various Japanese dishes. You can have the pork in a rice bowl, with curry or tonkatsu style. There are a few non-pork side dishes.
Below are photos of pages of the menu of Gochi-So Shokudo.
You can pay a top up to get a set meal.
Ordering is done by way of filling up an order chit. You then go to the cashier counter to place your order and pay.
Lunch at Gochi-So Shokudo
We needed a quick lunch and ordered Iberico Collar Don ($10.80) and Iberico Belly Curry Rice ($12.80).
Iberico pork comes from pigs in the Iberian Peninsula, a mountainous region covering parts of Spain and Portugal. With a diet consisting of acorns, nuts and grass from wooded pastures, Iberian pigs have high intramuscular fat. The meat is tender and has a distinctive nutty flavour.
At Gochi-So Shokudo, the pork rice bowl would probably be the best way to enjoy the the premium grade meat. The Iberico Collar Don comprised charcoal grilled pork slices and a poached egg on a bed of steamed rice. The portion of the sliced pork was quite generous. The meat was tender and tasty without the need to add any sauce or condiments.
The Iberico Belly Curry Rice allowed us to enjoy the pork in a different way. The curry with small pieces of carrots and potatoes had a gravy like texture. It was sweet and just a little spicy. The pork was not drown in the curry, so we could savour the char-grilled taste of the meat. The curry would complement the grilled pork belly well. When the curry and pork combined, there were layers of flavours and yet the taste profiles of both the main elements were allowed to shine through.
Affordable way to enjoy Iberico pork
Gochi-So Shokudo ごち惣食堂 has outlets in Changi Jewel, Raffles Place, Seletar Mall and Westgate. We are glad that there is now also a new Gochi-So Shokudo restaurant in Chinatown. We rather enjoyed our lunch at the Iberico Pork Restaurant in Chinatown Point. Gochi-So Shokudo offers one of the most affordable ways to enjoy premium Iberico pork.
Overall Rating: 3 TOPs
Gochi-So Shokudo ごち惣食堂
02-41/42, Chinatown Point
133 New Bridge Road
Opening Hours: 11.30 am – 9.30 pm
Nearby MRT Station: Chinatown
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