Indulge in a rustic dining experience
IF YOU are looking for a more rustic dining experience, the east is not short of restaurants to visit.
For a meal with a view, head down to Saltwater Cafe at Changi Village Hotel. The eatery offers a choice of indoor and alfresco dining, where customers can enjoy lush greenery and a poolside view.
The cafe serves a mix of both international and local cuisines. Its executive chef, William Soh, is the author of cookbook Taste Of Nostalgia.
The daily Kampung Lunch and Dinner Buffet features local favourites such as Singapore laksa and codfish hor fun. There will also be a daily Cantonese-style roast-meat station with duck, pork and chicken.
During weekends, customers can enjoy the Weekend BBQ Dinner Buffet, which serves dishes like lamb chop, sambal fish and beef steak.
There will also be seafood and smoked salmon served on a rotational basis for the dinner buffet.
The cafe also offers an all-day a la carte menu, and the restaurant's bar is open from noon to 11pm daily.
The 106-seat restaurant can host mid-sized to large private events, such as weddings and birthday celebrations.
Over at all-day dining and buffet restaurant Katong Kitchen in Village Hotel Katong, diners can immerse themselves in a unique dining experience. Drawing inspiration from the history and heritage of Joo Chiat and Katong, the 101-seat restaurant features Peranakan decor.
The restaurant serves traditional favourites such as satay, laksa and chicken curry. Diners can also enjoy Nonya, Macanese, Asian, Western and local Chinese-influenced dishes priced between $30 and $50.
The restaurant, which is Halal-certified, has daily international lunch and dinner buffets, an a la carte menu and a new weekend high-tea buffet.
Both Saltwater Cafe and Katong Kitchen are part of the Kitchen Language group of restaurants.
Saltwater Cafe is located at Changi Village Hotel, 1 Netheravon Road. Call 6379-7018 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Katong Kitchen is at 25 Marine Parade Road, level 4, Village Hotel Katong. It is open daily from 6.30am to 10.30pm. Call 6551-2141 or visit www.facebook.com/KatongKitchen/info for more information.