Ellenborough Market Café at Swissotel, Merchant Court

Be dazzled by this revamped brightly-lit, classy and modern European-Peranakan style Ellenborough Market Café that is located in Swissotel, Merchant Court, right next to Clarke Quay MRT.

Slip into a relaxing day/evening at Ellenborough Market Café with family, friends and colleagues while delighting in a melange of local and Peranakan favourites that spreads out from one end to the other end of the spacious restaurant!

The thoughtful Ellenborough Market Café has specially planned out an exciting line of dining promotions for the coming months as well as special occasions like Easter and Mothers’ Day.

Extensive selection of food available at the buffet

The uniqueness of Ellenborough Market Café lies in its Straits Chinese heritage. 
However, you will still find some of your favourite salads, Japanese sushis or Western dishes!

Seafood indulgences

Penang Laksa live station. 
Live stations where food is freshly prepared accordingly to your preferences.

All-time favourite – Muah Chee

Colourful and appetising desserts to complete your meal

The legendary Durian Pengat that every durian lover can’t miss! 

This April, Ellenborough Market Café is featuring its irresistibly succulent U.S. Prime Ribs of Beef, served with the accompaniment of Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Herbs Potato and Vegetables - an ultimate pick for meat lovers! The medium-rare prime rib is sliced into chunky bite size, which accentuates the tenderness and natural sweetness of the meat. Be sure to dip it into the perfectly seasoned au jus that is served on the side in a separate dish! 

U.S Prime Ribs of Beef

In May, the restaurant features not one type of Foie Gras, not two but three types in one serving! Indulge in this tasty delicacy to your heart’s content as the chef prepares it in three ways; Five Spice Dusted Seared Foie Gras with Mango Relish, Balsamic Reduction, Foie Gras Mousse with Port Wine Jelly and Foie Gras Terrine with Grape Compote. Each of this has its unique texture and the pairing with its accompaniments adds an extra zest to the Foie Gras.

My favourite was Five Spice Dusted Seared Foie Gras with Mango Relish. It is browned, savoury and crusty on the outside but soft and flavourful inside. Whereas, the Foie Gras Mousse tastes lighter, creamier and the sweetness from the Port Wine Jelly complements it very well. The texture of the Foie Gras Terrine with Grape Campote is very smooth and the flavour wise, in my opinion, was the most intense of all three.

Foie Gras Delights

Five Spice Dusted Seared Foie Gras with Mango Relish

Foie Gras Mousse with Port Wine Jelly

Foie Gras Terrine with Grape Compote

In June, Ellenborough market will be organising the anticipated ‘The Amazing Crab Feast’, featuring over 10 varieties of crabs, both hot and cold! The crab dishes offered from the ice bar will include Alaskan Snow Crab, Flower Crab and Teochew Cold Crab. For the hot section, there will be Wok-Fried Chilli Sri Lakan Crab with Golden Man Tou, Black Pepper Sri Lakan Crab, Gerang Assam Flower Crab, Crisp Soft Shell Crab, Ginger Scallion Flower Crab Bee Hoon and Crabmeat Fried Rice with Asparagus and Tobiko Tartare Sauce! How does that sound?
We have tasted three of them and they were simply fabulicious!

Kam Hiong Crab

Dig into this piquant Kam Hiong Crab, and you may like to ask for a some more of this tasty sauce if you find yourself polishing off every bit of it off the shell. This hot and fragrant crab is cooked up using both Malay and Chinese spices, giving it an aromatic and slight-spicy kick. Apart from the enthusiastic struggle of cracking open the shells, the flesh is firm, fresh and tantalising; truly enjoyable! 

Crispy Soft Shell Crab

Now you see it, soon you don't! This Crispy Soft Shell Crab is very well-executed and crunchy. Eating this is akin to snacking. It was so delicious and we can’t help going back for more. If you like, you may top it up with some tangy sweet chilli sauce!

Ginger Scallion Flower Crab Bee Hoon

This culinary mix is heavenly. The bee hoon is smooth and flavoursome as it has fully absorbed essence of ginger and crab from the broth. Tip: You may like to remove the crab meat from the shells before you devour in this Flower Crab bee hoon, so you get to enjoy it fully without worrying about small pieces of shells that may lie around in the noodles.

We can only imagine how much more exciting it will be to attend the Amazing Crab Feast in June!

As Mother’s Day is approaching, every Mum who dines at Ellenborough Market Café Mother’s Day Special Brunch, will receive a premium Buddha Jumps Over The Wall delicacy!

Don’t miss out these attractive promotions!
  • 3-30 April 2017: U.S. Prime Ribs of Beef (S$68 dinner buffet) available daily.
  • 8-28 May 2017: Foie Gras Galore at (S$68 dinner buffet) available daily.
  • 13 & 14 May 2017: Mother’s Day Special Brunch from 12pm to 3.30pm (S$58 per adult and S$29 per child)
  • 5-25 June 2017: The Amazing Crab Feast (S$78 dinner buffet) available daily.
*Service charge (10%) and GST(7%) applicable.
Operating Hours
Buffet Lunch:
Daily 12PM – 2.30PM
Buffet Dinner:
Daily 6.30PM – 10PM
For reservations, please call 62391847/1848 or email dining.merchantcourt@swissotel.com

Ellenborough Market Café
Swissotel, Merchant Court
20 Merchant Road Singapore 058281
Contact: 6239 1847/1848

Post written by Magdalene. Follow her on Instagram http://instagram.com/chantalmag



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