We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Ivins

$
Asian, Singaporean
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
19/21 Binjai Park Bukit Timah, Singapore 589827, Singapore
+65 6468 3060
Website
Today
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Fri - Wed 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 76: English reviews
Seoul, South Korea
Level Contributor
26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even this was my first try on Peranakan local food in Singapore I was lucky to choose the right restaurant thanks to my friend. I cannot remember all the names of each dishes, but I do remember the best dish tried then which was 'Honey pork'. I could eat it again and again with beer. It was that good. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank Guijong B
Level Contributor
228 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Just wanted a simple meal and I was in the area. The last time I ate here was prob a decade ago. This is a long time establishment so it must be alright to have survived so long. Ordered the hee peow soup and was disappointed that the fish balls and prawn balls were not handmade but store bought type.... More 

Helpful?
Thank mingzy
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent place for both small and big groups. Dishes are served in small claypots and you can have so many variety of different dishes to choose from. Kids friendly - non Spicy dishes are available too. Must complete meal with their small serving of desserts (hot or chilled available) Highly Recommended Dishes: -------------------------------- 1) Itek Sioh (sweet-savoury - Duck, best... More 

Helpful?
Thank Josephine T
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The food is really good and affordable but the portions are a little bit small. Feel free to order more. No service charge or GST

Helpful?
Thank Timothy N
colorado
Level Contributor
109 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I think that is typical for most Peranakan dishes that they are saucy like stew. Many dishes have peanuts therefore if you have peanuts allergy, don't eat here, otherwise the dishes are quite tasty and not spicy hot even if some dishes may look like there are lots of chilis. The portion is quite small unless the menu stated it... More 

Helpful?
Thank clemc
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
174 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 826 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We are regular patrons of Ivin’s at Binjai Park, Bukit Timah, and in recent weeks seen portions of their dishes getting smaller and smaller without a change in price. This has led us having to order two portions each dish for take-aways to feed 5 people at home. Today when my wife and I went to have lunch there and... More 

Helpful?
10 Thank John-KT-Lim
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
128 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The prices on the menu is not expensive until you see the portion of food served. The waitresses acted like they are doing you a favor when you patronise the restaurant instead of appreciating your business. Don't even try the dessert.

Helpful?
Thank 2loveN2travel
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Every time I go to Ivins I'm amazed at the delicious flavours. The rendang and curries have the freshest herbs and spices. So good. Lots on the menu is gluten free and the wait staff are able to confirm the ingredients if you want to double check. Highly recommend for a taste of Singapore.

Helpful?
Thank Singapuraman
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Peranakan food exists in the former Stratis Settlements of Singapore, Malacca and Penang: each has its own cuisine. In Singapore, this is my favourite outlet, off Bukit Timah Road, the food is excellent (especially the Fish Balls Lemak, the Inche Kabin, the Nyonya Sayer Lodeh/Chap Chye and their Beef Rendang with yellow rice). But the best of all is the... More 

Helpful?
Thank MNDCW
Singapore River, Singapore
Level Contributor
244 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Still a crowd pleaser with its midrange prices. But the MSG is a bit of a letdown. Very full keluak nuts in a rich gravy. The stuffed mackerel could do with more stuffing so ask for a side of sambal belachan. Forget the omelette.

Helpful?
Thank HansiZhai

Travellers who viewed Ivins also viewed

 
Singapore, Singapore
 

Been to Ivins? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Singaporean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19/21 Binjai Park Bukit Timah, Singapore 589827, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6468 3060

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ivins staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?