We celebrated our daughter's birthday by having brunch at the Raffles Hotel restaurant HALIA which offers European cuisine with Asian inspirations at affordable price.
A spacious restaurant with green environment and a collection of wood-carved tables. Large French windows to let in an abundance of daylight.
Once seated a large basket of assorted bread, scones and pastries was offered served with clotted cream, butter and jam to go with
Hot and cold cinnamon infusions with orange syrup and mint berry mocktai
The Salmon pate ($16) was served in a glass jar topped by roast floret, tomato and cauliflower puree with vanilla. The texture of the pinkish salmon was smooth and served, and to be eaten, together with baguettes
The Oriental Pulled Duck ($18) is light and refreshing. The flavorful duck was served with soba , tossed in sesame oil, which gives a contrasting texture to the meat
Sous vide lamb rack ($49), done to tender medium-rare perfection, is accompanied by a delectable artichoke, green peas and arugula
Must try chilli crab pasta where the thick gravy covered every strain of pasta. There was real crab meat
A grilled breakfast with poached eggs ($23) that comes with Italian pork sausage, sweetened bacon, portobello mushroom, vine tomato and toasted sourdough
Oriental dish of steamed tender halibut to go with Japanese sesame rice garnished with pickled cucumbers
Pork Square - compacted meatloaf crisply fried with poached eggs, stewed beans, spinach and diced vegetables
A lemon curd cake for birthday girl