spruce

spruce1

L has done it again! She brought me to a lovely restaurant SPRUCE along Tanglin Road 2 days ago. A beautifully furnished restaurant with an alfresco area and tables spaced comfortably apart, it’s just great for long afternoon tea conversations.

spruce0

Niche cafes with lots of character, popping up in the most unlikely of places, is becoming a trend. Though not so accessible (unless you take a taxi or a long walk from the bus stop), it’s a refreshing break from franchises that are a common sight in Singapore. It’s exciting and I certainly look forward to more in the near future. Apart from introducing better food options, it shows creativity on how personal interpretation of an old space, when done tastefully, could ‘spruce’ up the area and regain a building’s dignity.

spruce2

Each seating area is peppered with textures, little details and colours to differentiate the space. Nice.

The cheese platter is WONDERFUL. I never knew cheese platter tastes so good! Though it’s pricey (S$15), I think it’s worth it. I buy cheese often from Cold Storage and though much cheaper, do not have the depth nor robustness of these cheeses. The Brie sold in the supermarket is mild in flavour. BUT, this Brie is intense. I really love it. I am a convert now but I think I need to find cheaper sources. Heh.

spruce3

L liked the brownies whilst I find the scones a tad on the dry side and was slightly disappointed that it came with no clotted cream but despite that, the ambience and reasonable pricing made up for it. L tried their burgers for dinner previously and apparently it’s pretty good. Since it’s wheelchair friendly, I’ll be bringing my great grandmother along to sample their offerings for dinner real soon!

Advertisements

Tags: , , ,

2 Responses to “spruce”

  1. kevin Says:

    nice blog
    happy to you

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: