Get ready for a playful experience at Eat Sum Thing, situated in the lively area of Boat Quay. This restaurant offers a dynamic and multicultural menu that celebrates the changing seasons, accompanied by commissioned artworks and exclusive DJ mixes by Singapore’s top DJs. Eat Sum Thing is brought to you by ThugShop, the team behind popular establishments like Headquarters, Tuff Club, and XXL parties.
Heading the kitchen is Chef Brandon Lee, formerly associated with Les Amis Group of Restaurants, including Au Jardin and FiftyThree. Chef Lee strongly believes that delicious food should be accessible to all, and he has expanded his repertoire by infusing casual dining projects with the precision of fine dining techniques. He consistently challenges his creativity, emphasising minimal waste and a mindful approach to his craft. His focus lies in utilising seasonal produce to deliver exceptional dining experiences.
Experience a rustic ambiance at the venue, where you’ll find raw brick walls, soft lighting, and an eclectic blend of vintage furniture, creating an enchanting setting. The venue comes alive with captivating artwork adorning the walls, courtesy of mixed-media artist Eduardo Enrique. Additionally, Brazilian artist Butcher Billy’s illustrations of iconic pop culture figures such as Grace Jones and David Bowie breathe vibrant energy into the space. You’ll be treated to meticulously curated sets crafted by a talented lineup of local DJs who bring the pulsating beats straight from the core of the music scene. Prepare to immerse yourself in a dynamic and electrifying auditory experience.
Treat yourself to an array of delectable offerings from Small and Big Thing. Small Things presents a tempting selection of bite-sized delights, such as the Mac & Cheese Balls, featuring a harmonious blend of three cheeses, or the Crab Toast trio, where sweet and savoury crab claw meat meets the lusciousness of toasted brioche bread. For those seeking a flavourful kick, the Ayam Bakar Karaage awaits, generously coated in a kecap manis glaze that offers a perfect balance of sweetness, savoury notes, and a hint of heat. Accompanying this dish is a delightful housemade sambal mayonnaise dip.
One of the restaurant’s signature dishes is the Grilled Caesar, an elevated take on the classic salad. Whole baby gem lettuce is gently charred over binchotan charcoal, plated atop a velvety brown butter anchovy sauce, and garnished with a tantalising pistachio and virgin olive oil spread.
Big Things features menu staples such as the EST Burger, Rib Eye Steak, Miso Cod and the Grilled Chicken with Cauliflower and Zucchini
Food prices start from S$14.
Eat Sum Thing is at 66 Boat Quay. Happy Hour is available from 5pm to 8pm from Tuesdays to Saturdays. Craft beers and natural wines are available on the menu.