Popular izakaya-style urban bar & eatery reopens with its familiar bold decor and modern cuisine


January 30th, 2021


In late 2020, after 5 years at its original home in the vibrant Keong Saik Road enclave of Singapore, popular Japanese-inspired urban izakaya Neon Pigeon relocated to larger premises on CBD-fringe Carpenter Street. Patrons are greeted by the striking street art-inspired wall murals sprayed across the interior walls – the creations of local visual artist ZERO. Within the expanded space, the upgrade of the bar area has been complemented with the addition of a new bar manager to oversee the Tokyo-inspired drinks program.

In the kitchen, newly appointed Head Chef Paul Lim (ex-Fat Prince) has elevated the adventurous menu of regional Japanese dishes with twists drawn from his Korean heritage. Adding a new Raw Bar to the Neon Pigeon dining options – guests can now order fresh plates of ceviches, tatakis, and carpaccios – or try the highlighted Kumamoto Oysters. Brunch, Lunch, and Dinner menus, feature familiar favorites – supplemented with new dishes – all served as Small or Large plates.

Cocktail aficionados will be rewarded with the new drinks list highlighted by signature cocktails that reference Japanese pop culture – crafted with premium Japanese spirits and ingredients. As previously, an impressive selection of sake offers ideal accompaniments for the Japanese dishes, while large-format cocktails served in punchbowls ensure convivial imbibing.

Neon Pigeon opens daily – now serving both lunch and dinner – while the newly launched weekend brunches feature free-flow packages. Reservations are recommended.

Neon Pigeon Signature Cocktails

  • Neon Pigeon
    A-TO-GRONI - Nikka, Shochu, Campari, House "Togarashi" Vermouth
  • Neon Pigeon
    KOSUPURE - Midori, Laird's Applejack, Fino sherry
  • Neon Pigeon
    ICHI-GO-LIGHTLY - Suntory Roku, strawberry, nori, egg white,citrus
  • Neon Pigeon
    O.F.RX-78-2 Super Nika, Ardbeg, yuzu, cacao bitters, maple


(images credit Neon Pigeon)

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