Couture Garden Restaurant
12-1, BeiKeng Lane, Beitun Dist. (turn left at end
of TaiYuan Rd); (04) 2239-4559
Hours: 5 pm-12 am (closed Mondays)
Credit cards not accepted.
10% service charge.
From the lush lawn of this new restaurant, diners can enjoy beautiful evening views of Taichung while enjoying appetizing cuisine. Located away from the city's noisier downtown, Couture Garden offers a peaceful dining setting surrounded by nature. Besides smaller dining groups, the restaurant can also accomodate wedding ceremonies and other banquets (from NT$30,000) and provides Chinese table set-menu meals (from NT$8,000/table) or Western-style buffets (from NT$600/person). Weekday table set-menu meals start at NT$3,000. --By Niang Chen, translated by Angel Pu
A. Cured Pork (NT$200) is very flavorful and tastes even better with some garlic rice vinegar sauce. Hakka Style Pork (NT$200) is deliciously chewy while Cuttlefish with Salty Yolk (NT$200) has a unique combination of salty and sweet flavors.
B. Restaurant head chef A-hsiang's signature dishes include Deep-Fried Dough with Fresh Oysters (NT$200) and Pickles and Pork Hotpot (NT$280).
C. Couture Garden is a comfortable dining establishment with garden near Dakeng.