The restaurant serves an international and local menu between 12pm and 10:30pm.
TASTE also serves a decent buffet breakfast from 6am to 10am.
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TASTE is the flagship restaurant and bar of the Ibis Hotel on Bencoolen, and the food "is about simply trying everything". The restaurant serves an international and local menu.
TASTE also serves a decent International buffet breakfast.
I came here for the Nasi Lemak buffet with my colleagues. Overall it was alright, 6.5/10. We felt that they could use more variety, use less frozen foods, and cut down on the lemongrass in the sayur lodeh. The keropok also has an odd and fishy oil taste. But the Nasi is really good though!
The variety is not competitive with summerview hotel café opposite, where they offer at net price with more dish variety. They have dessert, fruits, tea/coffee.
The staff needs to be a little better trained. The host did not know about reservations and made my wife and sit wherever there was a free table. Luckily the manager on duty came by to seat us properly. The toilets need a keycard but then the keycard was not working. Might want to look into that. The food was pretty great. No complaint there except I've eaten too much....
It was not a nasi lemak buffet. The amount of food catered was really little. Especially, the fried chicken wings. The manager gave excuses to why they are not preparing more. Tries to justify how it was worth it for my money already. I mean anyone was to buy something from anywhere, it is themselves who can justify whether it is worth it. I suggest, maybe stopping the nasi lemak buffet, because it is misleading.
Very nice dining experience food is good and value for money. Looking forward to further promotions in the near future.
1. Add-on amount for drinks. 2. What we see from the food review and the actual differ. 3. Chicken wing was not top up despite several walk to check up.
We have a group of 8 went to try the Nasi Lemak Buffet in the restaurant and while I appreciate the restaurant team to be versatile and fast to transfer us to another table as we have additional 1 headcount. The services thereafter is really a disappointment. First of all, we are given plastic cutlery and when I probed further, was told that there was not enough metal cutlery. We cannot apprehend how can a hotel runs a restaurant with not enough cutlery. In addition, there are some empty tables with the metal cutlery which we cannot understand why they cannot be given to us since there was no customers? Secondly, we have to ask a few times for drinking glasses and obviously it is under staff in the restaurant and on top of that, there is another company function at the other side of restaurant which the bare minimum staff have to manage as well. Last but not least, the plastic wrapping was not removed from the gado gado section and we have to do it ourselves. The peanut sauce for the gado gado should kept warm since the vegetables for the gado gado were cold. What we have encountered is obviously not the usual services I got from other Accor Group's hotels. Although Ibis Hotel is not a 5-stars hotel like the other Accor Group's hotels, I felt there must be a minimum service standards.
Everything was bland and tasteless, from the nasi lemak rice to the sayur lodeh, curry chicken and even the sambal - everything had no taste ! The gado gado tasted slightly better, but all the ingredients were ice cold, like they had just been taken out of the refrigerator - certainly wasn't very pleasant to eat. Went with a group of 4 other colleagues and ironically everyone said the best item in the buffet was the jelly drink with green apple bits. How sad.
Overall the food not bad. Service was good. Highly recommended. Worth the price paid.
Dear Sirs, how are you? I suggest a larger selection in the menu especially deserts. Thank you
Beef Rendang - only fav. I went for 2nd. Rice - bit clumpy Chicken wings - salty, oily & crust are felling off. One is enough. Sayur lodeh - needed improvement. http://www.singaporelocalfavourites.com/2010/03/sayur-lodeh.html We left in 20 mins & what you think?
The nasi lemak buffet was value for money and the food was above average. The beef rendang was tender and delicious. Service was impeccable and efficient. Plates were cleared regularly and drinking water replenished without asking. Will definitely return again.
Excellent value-for-money nasi lemak buffet lunch. I'll be back for sure !
Should have a little more variety for the nasi lemak buffet but still value for money fish is nice.
we are very happy with the services ....staff were friendly and great. thank you
Service was excellent. Staff serve with a smile.
Fried chicken wings pretty salty. Fruits desserts Shd not be called exotic as there are nothing exotic abt the fruits. Shd be called tropical.
My family of two adults and two children had lunch at Taste. We had lunch on Friday 9 Jun when I felt the service was a lot faster, and then again today 11 Jun. However, despite the restaurant not being full, the service was much slower. My husband's beef hor fun came with the satay first. He waited a while for the rest of our meals to arrive, but it took a while before the beef burger and pasta arrived for my children. By the time my meal of duck confit arrive, my husband had already finished his meal. So the meal service was very different between Friday and Sunday, despite the number of customers was about the same. Other than this, the waiters/waitresses were very courteous and pleasant.
Food was good, the quantity was just nice.
Simple foods, nothing special.
Lights were abit too bright for dinner setting. Also air-conditioning was not very cold as there were quite alot of people at the lobby.