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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Hyde & Co + Selfie Coffee + Loof :)

Girls Night Out~

A mini farewell party cum Girls' night out~ as our Shin Ying will be going over to Indonesia for a 3-months exchange programme. So, we decided to do some café hopping and end the day with some drinks~

They left me to decide the places, and so I suggested Hyde & Co, then take a photo together at Selfie Coffee and then some drinks at Loof which also happens to be nearby~ There's quite a number of cafes at Bugis, so you can simply just hop around a few at a time there.


Hyde & Co
Address: 785 North Bridge Rd, Spore 198753
Opening hours:
Sun to Mon 11am to 6pm
Wed to Sat 11am to 10.30pm
1st Seating for Dinner: 6.30pm - 8.15pm
2nd Seating for Dinner: 8.30pm - 10pm
Closed on Tues.

Contact: +65 6635 5785
Please be aware that the contact on their website is incorrect.
Email: hello@hydeandco.com.sg

For more updates: http://www.hydeandco.com.sg/
 https://www.facebook.com/hydeandcompany/


Reason why I chose this place was because it was previously recommended by my friend. In the end we didn't visit the place as they were having some Ramadan promotion with only selected dishes. I have been wanting to try their FUSION dishes. If you're my avid reader, you will know that recently I'm into fusion Asian dishes.
Ya, so I saw on the menu that there's Nasi Lemak Risotto, Ondeh Ondeh French toast, Beef Brisket Man Tou etc. Sounds interesting isn't it?!



Just got to know that it's a Halal certified Café now~
So, to my Malay friends out there... Come and try!






Would suggest you guys to make your reservation especially during Fridays. It was already fully packed when our food started to be served.

New tattoo... wahahah... just kidding.. These areo only temporary.


 Hyde's Chili Crab Pasta $18
Blue Swimmer Crab tossed in Homemade spicy Arrabiatta topped with Herbed Panko.


Very generous with their chunks of crab meats. Wasn't too spicy hence it was ok for me cos I can't really take spicy food yah. However, we felt it would probably taste better if it was served warm.

Beef Brisket Man Tou $10

Slow cooked pulled Beef Brisket in Homemade BBQ sauce with Wasabi Slaw.


You guys should know by now that I don't take beef. However, I tried the top layer of the Mantou, it was crispy. My friends commented that this was quite a delicious dish. The Man Tou was crispy, the beef was moist and the sauce compliments the whole dish too. It was a great combination.





Fried Chicken Waffle $17

Prawn Paste Fried Chicken on Waffle, Honey Dijon Syrup, Fried Egg served with Fries

Very Insta-worthy. However, we felt the waffle could be crispier. Fries were a little soggy. Fried Chicken was slightly overcooked. Luckily the sauce was not too bad.


 Curried Tempura Fish & Chips $20
Cod fillet, Belgian Fries, Wasabi Slaw served with Homemade Tartare

Nothing to rave about for this dish. The fish and chips was a little oily. $20 for this portion was a little overpriced.
Nasi Lemak Risotto $21
Homemade Sambal with Prawns, Poached Egg, Lemongrass infusion.

The one dish that i was most looking forward to! A very creative dish, however I felt they don't seem to go along with one another. The coconut fragrance was very strong, a little overpowering. The risotto was a little hard too.

Right now, I'm thinking of the Nasi Lemak Handroll I had at Timbre plus. There were peanuts and cucumber in the handroll too.

I think this dish can be improved. I like the idea though.


5 pretty girls... wahahhaa... So sad... I used to be the youngest in the company...
Now I'm the oldest amongst them.. Oh crap~


We also came here for the Ondeh Ondeh Toast and All-Star Tea Affogato too.
But Ondeh Ondeh only available during brunch which they did not state online leh.
And the Tea Affogato not available. Oh why! Sad.



All in all, the place was quite cosy, very classic and pleasant interior.
Food and customer service was alright. Reasonable price too.
Food: 7/10
Service: 7/10
Overall: 7/10
Will I visit again? Maybe, to try the dishes that I have not gotten to try. Ondeh Ondeh toast, Tea Affogato and maybe Mac and cheese?




Next, let's head to Selfie Coffee~












Selfie Coffee
Address: 11 Haji Lane, S'pore 189204
Opening hours: 11.30am to 8pm daily
Contact: +65 63417212

For more updates: https://www.facebook.com/selfiecoffeesg/


Walkable distance from Hyde & Co. Just use your Google Map! You may try catching some Pokemons on the way too. Lol. Just kidding.



#Selfiegamestrong


They introduced us the Frappes saying that the cream is thicker so our picture can last longer.
Cos we gonna take lotsa photos right? lol.



They are selling cakes, pizzas and ice cream too~


2nd level for dining~


We bought Matcha Frappe and Mocha Frappe.
Taste not bad eh, like Starbucks. lol... $8.90 with our face on it, ok lah~
Starbucks also cost that much eh but without our faces... Wahahahah.








Time to poke our faces!

Sharing saliva~ oh man! We are literally kissing each other!



Decided to try their Ice cream prata $5.20.
I would say... just go for their drinks. Good enough. whahhaha.








Overall, drinks taste not bad. Price was still reasonable considering with our photos printed on it. Closes a little early though.
Would give an overall rate of 7.5/10.
Next destination: Loof
























Loof
Address: 331 North Bridge Road, #03-07, Odeon Towers Extension Rooftop, S'pore 188720
Opening hours:
Mon to Thurs 5pm to 1am
Fri to Sat 5pm to 2am.
Contact: +65 9773 9304

For more updates:
http://www.loof.com.sg/
https://www.facebook.com/selfiecoffeesg/




在一个风和日丽的早上。。我遇见了你~

It was quite packed! Would suggest you guys to make your reservation before heading here.
Luckily, there was a standing table for us.


Since it was a farewell for Shin Ying, of course we need to take some pictures with her right?!


Seriously, they said take a 鬼脸pose (on the right). I think more like "act cute" pose.

Angry pose~ Diao you!

ok ok, loser us... only drinking ciders~
Wahahahaha~

after about half an hour later, there's a empty seat! Quick Chiong ar!




Taking another bucket of Ciders at $42 for 4 bottles~




回到从前从前~


total damage~


We quite enjoyed the place. Nice place to chill. Service although a little slow, but they were quite friendly. Waiter told us that there were empty seats and we could shift.
You guys to come and try too!


That's all for Girl's outing~

Next up, another short trip. Stay tuned!




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