A romantic dinner, live band belting out love ballads, friendly staff taking polaroid photos for precious keepsake – this was our Valentine’s Day dinner at O’Coffee Club.
Many people know O’Coffee Club as a popular cafe chain where they can hang out with friends over drinks and food. But what many people do not know is that O’Coffee Club is also a place to go for special occasions. We celebrated Valentine’s Day at O’Coffee Club’s first outlet in Holland Village, and the night marks another chapter in our journey.
Read more for our Valentine’s day dinner, and to learn about some of the promotions at O’Coffee Club.
We began our romantic candlelight dinner with a Seafood Symphony Platter, which combines poached whole prawn with white and red wine jelly; grilled baby octopus Cajun style with lemon cream; quick seared salmon on a polenta pattie; and a mildly spiced crab salad on a crispy potato cake. While everything was well executed, my favourite was the spiced crab salad. The pairing of crab salad and potato cake did not appeal much initially, but I was wrong; it was utterly delicious.
Next up was an even better Asparagus Soup with Butter Poached Lobster. The sweet and juicy lobster nicely balanced the earthiness of the asparagus soup. And to top it off, there were pleasant chunks of prosciutto ham.
For entrée, we had a Mushroom Medley Risotto perfumed with, yet again, our favourite truffle oil.
Main course was a duo of Fillet of Miso Cod with tomato compote and Beef Striploin with spring vegetables. The beef was decent, though nothing to shout home about. We finished it nonetheless because the yummy pepper made up for it all. The cod, on the other hand, impressed us. It was perfectly seared, and we especially loved the accompanying tomato compote.
Our 5-course Epicurean dinner ended with a Creme de Lychee and Raspberry (pictured at the start of the post) – a heart shaped mud pie macaroon and vanilla ice cream that was specially created by O’Coffee Club’s award winning pastry chef (Chef Alex Yen is part of Singapore’s Junior Pastry Team which was awarded 3rd prize at the recent Junior Pastry World Cup Competition held in Italy).
I am really happy to have celebrated this lovely occasion at O’Coffee Club. Do look out for more dine-in promotions! They are currently having an awesome deal where you can enjoy a big-value weekday lunch and dinner set menu comprising soup of the day and a main course – choose from Beef Daube, BBQ Chicken Thigh or Baked Shrimp-crusted Salmon – served with hot coffee or tea or iced tea – at $25 per person.
If you are looking for a place to catch up with your friend over tea, drop by from 2pm – 6pm for their cake and coffee/tea set promotion at $8.50++ per person. What I love about O’Coffee Club is that the cakes are special creations baked in house every day and not mass produced from suppliers.