Modern French Cuisine takes centre stage in this classy fine dining restaurant which was opened by award winning chef Gunther Hubrechsen.
Residing at the swanky Purvis Street, Gunther’s bring about sophisticated French fare to the chic fine dining scene. The meticulously crafted restaurant, whose name yields the personality of Gunther himself, the man behind this establishment, depicts the realization of a dream that he has over the years, that is a place to call his home.
Standing at 2,000 square foot, the restaurant exudes opulence yet affable style, which evokes a uniquely French sentiment of Gunther, while adhering to his affirmation of simplicity, details and elegance that are well reflected in his style of cooking. One will notice the panel art piece as well as the bar & ceiling boiserie when one enters the restaurant. Inspired by Art Nouveau, which was adopted widely in Belgium the birthplace of Gunther, its style translates the international style of art, architecture and design that peaked in popularity at the early 20th century. Its characteristics is infused with highly stylised flowing, curvilinear designs that embodies fauna and floral motifs. In harmonizing the personality of the restaurant that has been consciously conceived, it also showcases some of the tastefully designed furniture pieces with top of the line brands such as icon lamp Atollo from Oluce; wall lamps from Nostos Vetrerie Murano and topping it off with leather chairs from FRAG – an emerging design brand of leather furniture.
Gunther’s food is down to earth – like the man himself – yet deftly executed to perfection with elegance and finesse. His gift lies in his ability to reinterpret classic dishes and flavours, breathing new life into them in terms of both taste and presentation. He devises unusual flavour combinations with delicate sensitivity, resulting in dishes that are pleasurable to eat, yet a novel to experience. Equally central to his culinary distinction is his passionate belief in plating each dish to heighten its visual appeal. The chef frames each of his dishes with an artist’s eye and constantly aims to fashion gastronomic works of art that pleases both eye and palate.
More than 350 labels of wine with majority from France have been carefully selected in pairing with Chef Gunther`s creations to complete the diner’s gastronomic experience.