If there was ever a good enough reason for you to put your dieting plans on hold for chocolate, Christmas would definitely come up tops. A season where eating and indulging in decadent treats is a vital part, this is the time where it’s totally fine to go full beast mode on all things rich and luxurious. And where better to stock up on quality chocolates than at ROYCE’?
One of the top chocolatiers in Japan and our personal favourite, ROYCE’ really goes above and beyond your standard truffles and chocolate bars. Established in 1983 in Hokkaido, Japan, ROYCE’ chocolates have gained itself international recognition for their original, superior quality confectioneries. Bringing together the best ingredients from all over the world, together with the rich and creamy dairy products from Hokkaido, ROYCE’ never fails to impress with their offerings old and new.
This season of giving, what better way to put a smile on the faces of your loved ones than to gift them with an assortment of decadent treats from ROYCE’? Newly revamped with a brand new look, their ION Orchard outlet promises a better customer experience, in addition to boasting a wider array of the brand’s signature products.
Feeling lucky? Be sure to snag yourself a complimentary gift during their in-store promotion from 10 to 25 December 2018, where, for every S$100 spend, you get to participate in a lucky dip, winning you a special Christmas gift courtesy of ROYCE’.
Christmas is the season of giving and here at Royale, and it is sans the hefty price tag so that many more of us can enjoy without having our wallets take a beating. That’s not to say they’re skimping on anything.
When you think of Christmas, you think of indulgence, you think of a celebration, and with Royale’s Santa’s Christmas Circus Festive Buffet, there is no better way to jingle some bells and make some merry. Watch the flavourful magic of Christmas come to life in an enticing festive feast featuring over 40 scrumptious Yuletide dishes. We’re talking about Truffle Cheese Fondue, a Live Outdoor BBQ station and show-stopping meat-focused centerpieces, all lined up like presents under the Christmas tree for you.
You’ll be glad to know that the circus will be in town from the 10 Dec 2018 until 01 Jan 2019 so you can ring in the new year with festivities too. For prices as low as S$48++ per pax, there’s no reason to let this festive opportunity pass you by.
For the extra star on top of the tree, our readers can quote ‘ladyironchef’ for 25% off Royale’s festive dinner buffet at only S$36++ per pax for lunch buffet and S$51 per pax for dinner buffet (valid every day except for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve). If you’ve already been to Royale, you’ll understand how the opulent baroque style furnishing of the place fits the Christmas theme to a T.
Royale—known for their extremely affordable buffet spreads—has now launched their newest Weekend High Tea Buffet showcasing tea time delights spanning from local delights to Western favourites. Specially crafted with a leisurely weekend gathering in mind, feast to your heart’s content at the gorgeous baroque-style dining hall that features dim sum counters, a sandwich bar, desserts and many more.
Bask in an indulgent afternoon of over 40 delectable teatime delights with scrumptious international and local lunch staples alongside a Live Dessert Station. Royale Weekend High Tea rotates between two different menus for Saturday and Sunday, both created in the spirit of a communal feast that is family-friendly and very pocket-friendly.
On the international front, the line-up features classics such as a fresh selection of sandwiches, salads, and brunch fares such as Eggs Benedict and Beef Sliders. Royale also allows you to enjoy the best of both worlds with local delights such as oyster omelette, nasi lemak, and DIY rojak.
Royale’s Weekend High Tea Buffet is available on weekends, Saturday and Sunday, during lunch hours from 12pm – 3pm at only S$48++ per adult and S$24++ per child. Kids under 6 years old dine for free. And here’s the sweetest part: quote ‘LADYIRONCHEF30′ upon making your reservations for a whopping 30% discount off the weekend high tea buffet at S$33.60++ per pax.
Red Holic is where lovers of Korean food can settle in for some of the tastiest tteokbokki around. Helmed by the same folks behind Super Star K, this cosy joint boasts a myriad of home-style Korean stews, dumplings and other tasty delights that go well with beer or soju.
Red Holic specialises in comforting Korean food in the likes of classic tteokbokki, ramyeon and Korean street snacks. While their menu is pretty selective, this Korean eatery does make for a nice pit stop for a quick snack on the go or for your friends and yourself to retire to over drinks after a hard day’s work.
A metropolis, Seoul is home to some of the most spectacular dining establishments in the world that have attracted plenty of foodies from all walks of life to visit the city for their brilliant cafe scene.
With its simple facade, Rose Bakery may not be able to compete when it comes to aesthetics but it is precisely its comfortable and cosy vibes that attracted throngs of locals and tourists to visit if they are just looking for a place to unwind and enjoy mouthwatering brunch items and coffee.
Hailing all the way from Paris, this French cafe shares the same space as popular Japanese fashion label Comme des Garcons, so guests can always go for a shopping spree before or after grabbing a cuppa! READ ON
Hotel buffets need not be the most extravagant and fancy; we are happy if the food is good and the price is reasonable. Royale at Mercure Singapore Bugis has constantly been on our list of affordable buffet spreads in Singapore since its opening and we are giving you another reason to love them.
For the next three months, Royale is going to pay tribute to Asia’s dynamic flavours. The new Rasa Sayang BBQ Buffet is the next buffet with local spread to try. It is super value-for-money and it is like enjoying all your favourites at Chomp Chomp Food Centre in a comfortable air-conditioned environment for just one price.
From 01 June to 26 August 2018, indulge in a huge array of local goodies which features an extravagant lineup of over 30 local and Asian delights. You may quote ‘ladyironchef’ to enjoy 30% off the buffet upon making reservations from Sundays to Thursdays, and 20% off on Fridays and Saturdays. Do note that the discounts are not applicable on Father’s Day, Eve and Public Holidays and it is limited to a maximum of only 10 diners per booking.
Royale at Mercure Singapore Bugis has, once again, successfully challenged themselves and raised their own bar for buffet spreads. With an extremely competitive pricing coupled with a scrumptious buffet spread that is set to impress, Royale is ready to dazzle with their Surf & Turf buffet lineup that features the house’s best seafood and meat recipes from March to May 2018.
Leading the culinary team is Executive Chef Nicholas Sia who will introduce more than 30 seafood and meat delights that are inspired by Western and Asian cooking techniques. Be treated to the wonders of both land and sea!
The line-up will feature Nyonya Baked Seabass Fillet with Pineapple Slaw, Homemade Lor Mee with Crayfish, BBQ Pork Ribs with Lychee Pearls, and Duck Confit with Tomato and Garlic. And this isn’t all, of course!
From 08 Mar to 27 May 2018, Surf & Turf is available on Thursdays through Sundays for dinner, as well as lunch on Saturday and Sunday at only S$58++ per adult and S$29++ per child. And to sweeten things up, quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon making reservations for a 25% discount.
Nestled along the foodie haven of Jalan Tras and Jalan Dhoby lies Restoran Hua Mui, an old-school coffee shop that is said to be the birthplace of the original, authentic Hainanese chicken chop.
Although it may look unattractive at first glance, this shabby two-storey coffee shop is a huge hit among locals and tourists alike, who often pack it full from as early as 9 in the morning. From their popular charcoal grilled butter and kaya toast to other Eastern and Western food offerings, there is bound to be something to satisfy your craving.
Located just 15 minutes away from City Square Mall, Restoran Hua Mui is one spot that visiting Singaporeans should all check out to kick-start their day proper.