In celebration of the long Labour Day weekend, we’ve sourced out three restaurants with delicious and savoury fare for your delight. You will be able to feast your heart out with your loved ones and enjoy the special holiday dedicated to every working professional. It’s your time to rest, relax, and spend some of your well-earned money on these hearty meals.
Ash & Elm
Level 1, InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966
Ash & Elm is a chic and stylish place for any meat lover seeking comfort European food. The recently launched restaurant is located on the ground floor of InterContinental Singapore and offers an assortment of classic and re-invented dishes that are prepared live in three culinary theatres. Many of the dishes good for sharing, making it a brilliant restaurant to bring your family and friends for any celebratory occasion. Open daily for breakfast buffet, ala carte or semi-buffet lunch, as well as ala carte dinner, Ash & Elm also allows you to add on wine from a handpicked selection, available alongside exceptional menu highlights. A must try dish for any first time diners is the Ash & Elm Platter, a mix of house made delights including beef pastrami, hot smoked pork loin, cold roast beef, pork belly and pressé de foie gras with smoked duck.
Tel: 6825 1008
1 Habourfront Walk #01-165/166/167, VivoCity, Singapore 098585
Pizza fans can anticipate a wide selection of scrumptious artisan pizzas that are created and tested by Jamie Oliver and his talented team of chefs, all made from scratch and served on special stoneware plates that retain the authentic taste and crispness of the dough. If you’re looking for a classic, you can never go wrong with Margherita pizza. But if you’re looking for a pizza adventure, Jamie’s Italian offers three new pizza flavors – Courgette Polo, Fiorentia, and Funghi Misti. Courgette Polo comes with crushed San Marzano tomatoes, charred courgettes, flaked chicken, gaeta olives and a duo of bocconcini. Fiorentia, on the other hand, is a white-sauce based pizza lathered with lemony ricotta, sprouting greens, anchovies and a free-range egg. Vegetarian and mushroom lovers are in for a treat with Funghi Misti, that comes with porcini mushroom sauce, roasted herby mushrooms, mozzarella and chervil and tarragon. Also, parents should take note that Jamie’s Italian offers a pizza-making party upon request as a fun and interactive way to spend some quality time with your little ones.
Tel: 6733 5500
Pasta Fresca Da Salvatore
30 Boat Quay, Singapore 049819
If you’re looking for a restaurant to experience the authentic food of Italy, Pasta Fresca is the place to be. The newly revamped restaurant has created an ambience for guests to have a full Italian dining experience. Pasta Fresca offers a range of traditionally made Italian food and you will be able to find a score of gastronomical delights from main courses and pastas to pizzas and meats. Recommended dishes include Mare E Monti, a seafood based pasta sauce generously laced with fresh crab meat and mushrooms sautéed with white wine. If you’re a meat lover, try digging into the Tagliata Di Manzo Con Rucola Al Rosmarin and savor the natural juiciness and delicious charred smokiness of the sliced beef tenderloin served with grilled vegetables and rucola. Guests can also look forward to the new Panorama wine lounge on level three at the Boat Quay branch, named for its splendid view of the Singapore river from the veranda. The lounge stocks a wide range of over 70 types of wine and liquors for your enjoyment.
Tel: 6532 6283