Jade at Fullerton Hotel Singapore has revamped its popular dimsum brunch buffet. Instead of having two seatings, the dimsum experience during weekends will now consist of just one seating, lasting from 12 noon until 3pm. The format has also changed and guests can now choose between three different set menus with 5 to 6 courses each. There is also an option now to order from a more concentrated ala carte menu of mains, including my favorite Simmered Egg Noodles with Boston Lobster and X.O. Chilli Sauce. Recently, I was invited to Jade to check out the revamped weekend dimsum experience.
The new set menus are:
- Purple Finch (S$68) – 5 courses
- Paradise Flycatcher (S$88) – 5 courses
- Royal Peacock (S$108) – 6 courses
You can view the full dimsum menu details HERE.
A number of new dimsum dishes have been introduced along with the revamp. These include the Scallop Dumpling topped with Salmon Roe, Golden Sea Urchin Siew Mai and Foie Gras and Truffle Shrimp Dumpling. All three looked sumptuous but I thought the Foie Gras and Truffle Shrimp Dumpling stood out for the rich truffle flavor. The trio is available as a starter under the highest tier Royal Peacock Set Menu which goes for S$108 per person. Each kind is also available ala-carte and comes in pairs (S$13.50).
Jade also offers a convenient assortment of roasted meats into what it calls Garden of Roasted Delight (S$18 for ala carte). No need to order each one separately. You’ll get bite-sized pieces of Honey-glazed Barbecued Pork, Roasted Duck, Crispy Roasted Pork Belly. As a bonus, there’s also the Thousand Layer Pig’s Ear and Thin-sliced Pork with Garlic & Vinaigrette. The roasted assortment is also part of the Royal Peacock Set Menu (S$108) as the second course.
I also managed to try the Double-boiled Fish Maw, Sea Cucumber, Bamboo Pith and Tofu Dumpling in Superior Consommé. It is a relatively light option for clear soup and comes as the third course in the mid-tier Paradise Flycatcher Set Menu (S$88).
Jade does its carb dishes very well. I am actually still dreaming of that Egg Noodles with Boston Lobster (S$39) I had the other time but a lighter and also another compelling option is the Wok-fried Rice Flour Rolls with Scallop in X.O. Sauce which serves as the carbohydrate dish for the entry-level Purple Finch (S$68 per person) set menu.
We ended the meal with a luxurious dessert – Shaved Pineapple Coconut Ice with Champagne Jelly and Bird’s Nest Egg Tart – available as the dessert under the Paradise Flycatcher Set Menu (S$88). While I do love good coconut ice cream (and this certainly qualifies as such), I could not help but turn my attention to the small tart with a translucent filling. It’s probably one of the most premium desserts I’ve tasted. The base was essentially overflowing with bird’s nest.
The new set menus or ala carte dishes can be paired with wines. Prices start from S$19 per glass or S$98 per bottle.
Fullerton Hotel Singapore
1 Fullerton Square
+65 6877 8911 or 12