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Ellenborough Market Cafe

20 Merchant Road, Singapore 058281, Singapore
+65 6239 1847
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“durian pengat” (10 reviews)
“sashimi” (19 reviews)
“crawfish” (17 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:30All hours
Chinese, International
$$ - $$$
20 Merchant Road, Singapore 058281, Singapore
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a go at their lunch buffet as we were staying at the hotel but the food and spread were both such a disappointment :( 10/10 would not visit again.. Poor variety, seafood not fresh, indian cuisine cold and oily (unappetizing).. Peranakan food was better...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a reservation for my parents and aunt for a July birthday get-together via CHOPE, based on my last visit to Ellenborough Market Cafe a long time ago. And... They were NOT disappointed! Thoroughly enjoyed the food, and excellent service from Max and Irene. Still...More

Thank Larissa H
Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been a while since i last visited Ellenborough. In it's hey days, like 10 years back, you will probably have to beg and steal to get a table at this premise. Their Durian penyet and Fried Crayfish is their signature (and now as...More

Thank Kenji0710
Reviewed 1 week ago

While most services staff were on the ball to clear plates and answer any questions, Sandie was extra attentive to meet my needs. As it was buffet style, she reduced the food portion for laksa to that we can try other food over our time...More

Thank Jiaen_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrated by son's 18th birthday at the Café. First of all, the person who took my reservation and taking note of my requirement for my son's party was already incredibly impressive (I apologized I didn't take note of the name). This didn't end here. At...More

1  Thank ivyho8383z
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am celebrating a birthday and selected this restaurant where I can find good variety of buffet food at a reasonable price. My friends love this place where the quality of food is good, clean and upbeat ambience, good service staff whose always attentive and...More

1  Thank dannywee8383z
Reviewed 1 week ago

I held my daughter's first birthday at the Ellenborough Market Cafe on Sunday and the high tea party was a great success! We had about 50 odd guests in total, including several kids and everyone had a good time. The food selection was plentiful and...More

Thank YveLoves
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would have given 5 stars rating if not for the poor service at the Ellenborough Market Cafe ! 1 star at the Ellenborough Market Cafe :- As we wanted to have steaks instead of their usual famed buffet. We booked ala carte dinner for...More

Thank wilsonhocw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a family get together buffet lunch for 10 of us. We were really impressed with the attentiveness and smiles that we got. The food is good but the service excellent. Special commendation to Yusi and Minnie who worked non stop to clear plates,...More

Thank SingapourSingapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Satisfactory spread and nice tasting food. Prawns and oysters are fresh. Crayfishes are delicious. Traditional Muah Chee are served warm coated with toasted peanut bits, taste great!!!

Review collected in partnership with www.chope.co
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9 March 2017|
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Response from natjkidd | Reviewed this property |
You will have more to choose from at Ellenborough Market for breakfast, it has a huge range compared to exec lounge and worth the experience.
Hew M
8 October 2016|
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Response from Annaliza O | Reviewed this property |
Price is as per Khuen555 replied. I suggest you to call and make reservation and check with them what promotion they having for credit card. RESERVATIONS Phone: +65 6239 1847/1848
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Merchant Road, Singapore 058281, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > The Quays
  • Neighbourhood: The Quays
  • Phone Number: +65 6239 1847
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  • This restaurant is at Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore
Experience a modern interpretation of Straits Chinese, or Peranakan, cuisine in our daily lunch, dinner and weekend high tea buffet spreads. Indulge in new menu highlights such as Nyonya Satay Chicken and Braised Pork Belly La Mian, along with all-time favourites including our signature Ayam Buah Keluak and Durian Pengat.
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