Moevenpick Heritage Hotel is a great place to get away from the hustles and bustles of city life – regardless of whether you are enjoying a meal or a staycation there.
I went there recently to visit the hotel’s flagship restaurant, Tablescape. This is an all-day dining restaurant that offers a good mixture of local and Western cuisine.
We had their set meal – consisting of an appetiser, a main course and a dessert.
There was a choice of Cream of Forest Mushroom Soup or Baby Spinach salad with Honey Mustard Dressing. I had the mushroom soup, while my two eating companions ordered the spinach salad.
Cream of Forest Mushroom Soup
This was absolutely delicious. The soup was thick and creamy and full of homemade flavour. There were also plenty of mushroom slices in the soup and that helped to enhance the taste. It was possibly one of the best mushroom soups that I have tasted.
Baby Spinach Salad
My companions enjoyed this salad, which consisted of baby spinach leaves, lettuce, cherry tomatoes, chopped walnuts, sliced olives and little plum and onion slices.
The baby spinach and other salad vegetables were fresh and crunchy. The mustard dressing that accompanied the salad, gave the spinach a delightful zingy kick and complemented it well, according to my companions.
For this item, there was a choice between Beer Battered Dory and Roasted Spring Chicken. One of my eating companions and I are fish lovers, so we ordered the fish. My other companion opted for the chicken.
Beer Battered Dory
A medium piece of fish was served with crispy fries and tartar sauce.
This meal definitely met my expectations. The fish was moist and juicy and the batter was hot and crunchy. (Beer batter always comes with a nice, delicious crunch). At the same time, the fries were yummy too – and not too salty. They were sliced into very thin strips – so that meant they were quite crunchy. In fact, the hot fries were so addictive that I couldn’t stop munching on them.
Roasted Spring Chicken
A quarter of a spring chicken (with thigh and drumstick) came with wild mushrooms and was served on a bed of garlic mashed potatoes.
According to my eating companion, some parts of the chicken were moist, but other parts were dry and quite coarse.
As for the mashed potatoes, this was good and the garlic essence also enhanced the flavour of the potatoes.
The dessert was a caramelized Apple and Raisin Crumble and was served with Moevenpick Vanilla Dream ice cream.
Caramelized Apple and Raisin Crumble
I thought this course was definitely one of the best parts of the meal.
The buttery pastry was absolutely divine – it was light and buttery, and very crispy. This crunchy texture went very well together with the soft and smooth moist apple pieces and chewy raisins.
As well, the hot apple crumble and the cold, melt-in-the-mouth ice cream that came with it, created a mouth-watering sensation of hot and cold taste. When I tucked into this dessert, it was so good that I felt as though I was definitely in seventh heaven.
I thought the ambience of this restaurant was good and the seating was very spacious and comfortable. More importantly, the spacing between the tables was quite generous too and not crammed together. So this gives diners privacy and a space to simply sit back and enjoy their food.
The service was a little inconsistent, though.
One of my companions had a long wait for her appetiser and at times, the next course took a long time to come – for all of us.
Most of the staff too, were not able to advise on the ingredients in the dishes – when requested.
As a whole, I thought this was an excellent meal. The food is delicious and definitely meets my expectations. But the service could be improved.
Moevenpick Heritage Hotel
23 Beach View, 098679, Imbiah Station, Sentosa, Singapore
Telephone: +65 6 818 3388