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Review: Food for Thought (Botanic Gardens)

In the midst of more house visits, I was glad I had time out to visit the Botanic Garden (and twice !) over the weekend. Thankful for the lovely weather that made the walks pleasant :)

I read the food court at the Singapore Botanic Gardens has been replaced by Food for Thought's second outlet (technically the third, but the original at North Bridge Road is now closed) and had the opportunity to try it out.

Canteen styled, one would order at the counter, state your table number and then wait for your food order to be served. Pretty spacious and kid-friendly. There is a kids playground and a couple of large tables outside.

Food is pretty similar to what FFT serves at the other outlet @ Queen street, ie decent and average.

Coffee is a notch above Starbucks standard. Mushroom soup was thickened with too much starch although it had very generous bits of chunky shiitake. The house-made brioche that cost additional was toasted and pretty decent, but I would have been good with a less rich bread.

There's no service charge because you get your own utensils, water, condiments etc. But the service was still enthusiastic and friendly. Definitely worth a stop if your legs and tummy call for one.

Grilled Chicken Burger with Basil Pesto - not mine obviously :)


Anonymous said…
Coffee is Starbucks standard? Have you tasted the coffee at Starbucks recently?! Haha, quite the stab!
M. said…
Anon: maybe it was too harsh of me. Just wanted to make a point that the coffee is not great :)

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