Tribute to Mum on Mother's Day ·

Tribute to Mum on Mother’s Day

The queen of the family deserves to be pampered with an ambrosial meal for her unconditional love and dedication to the family. This Mother’s Day, take Mum out of the kitchen and surprise her with a sumptuous buffet at Ellenborough Market Café featuring Peranakan, local and international delights. All mums will also get to enjoy a complimentary Braised Buddha’s Temptation.

General Manager, Mr Rainer Tenius says, “At Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore, we recognise the roles mums play in the family, raising their children and shaping their personalities. Some women have to juggle multiple roles including managing their work and family. Therefore, we would like to pay a tribute to mums by offering them a special creation by our culinary team on Mother’s Day.”

Commence the gastronomic journey on a refreshing note with assorted salads, Sashimi and Seafood on Ice such as cooked chilled prawns, black mussel, crayfish and whelk.

Nourish her body with nutritious Herbal Black Chicken Soup or White Fungus Chicken Soup. Feast her senses on Pan-fried Gyoza with Black Vinegar and Ginger or Peking Duck Wrap prepared à la minute at the live station. Continue the multi-sensory dining experience with La Mian Chef, Li Xiao Hui deftly executing the art of making La Mian.

Enchant Mum’s palate with perennial Peranakan classics such as Kueh Pie Tee (crispy pastry shell filled with cooked shredded turnip, prawn and egg), Black Fungus Kerabu Salad (spicy and tangy salad with black fungus), Nyonya Achar (Straits Chinese spicy mixed vegetables), Ayam Buah Keluak (chicken braised in a thick, spicy tamarind gravy with Indonesian black nuts), Babi Pongteh (Nyonya style braised pork with fermented soy bean sauce), Nyonya Chap Chye (mixed vegetable stew), Itek Sio (Braised Tamarind and Coriander Duck), Steamed Fish “Nyonya Style” and Nasi Kunyit (turmeric rice).

Mums with a penchant for local fare will be enraptured by the alluring medley of savoury delights such as Wok-fried Prawn in Dang Gui Sauce, Pork Trotter in Black Vinegar, Steamed Fish in Mapo Sauce, Wok-fried Nai Bai (Milk Cabbage), Roast Chicken in Coriander Sauce, Black Bean Slipper Lobster, Black Pepper Kway Teow and more.

Bring the meal to a perfect crescendo with delightful treats such as Strawberry Shortcake, Kueh Dadar (sweet coconut pancake), Muah Chee (Chinese-style mochi coated with crushed peanuts and sugar), assorted Nyonya Kueh, Bread and Butter Pudding and the signature Durian Pengat (creamy durian purée).

Items above are available on a rotational basis.

Buffet Lunch

S$52++ (adult)

S$26++ (child)

Buffet Dinner


S$34++ (child)

Ellenborough Market Café is located at level one, Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore.

For enquiries and reservations, please call us at 6239 1847/1848 or email

About Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore

Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore is located in the heart of the city centre, by the banks of the historic Singapore River. The financial hub of Raffles Place and tourist spots such as Chinatown and Clarke Quay are within close proximity. The Clarke Quay MRT Station at its doorsteps provides ease of commuting to and from the airport, the city and major attractions. In 2017, Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore celebrated its 20th anniversary. In the previous year, the hotel unveiled a brand new look to better align itself with the needs and expectations of today’s travellers. The urban resort boasts revamped rooms with vibrant, coloured themes, a refreshed Ellenborough Market Café in cream and aquamarine accents, a transformed Crossroads Bar and a luxury Swiss spa, Pürovel Spa & Sport. The Lobby area, walkways and lavatories were also part of the extensive makeover. Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore is an active supporter of promoting local and Peranakan heritage through participation in various activities. For more information, please visit

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