Much anticipated Hello Kitty Orchid Garden Cafe opens today, Kitty fans, right before lunch time expect the whimsical flowery doors to be open to the public. We took a garden walk yesterday to their media preview, and not only we were blown away by the gorgeous garden city vibe, our palate was left satisfied with their delectable array of food and beverages.
Back by the people from Swenson’s Singapore, soak into a posh and nonchalant garden blooming with lush greenery and opulent flowers amidst an elaborate and rustic setting. The Hello Kitty Orchid Garden Café is the ideal corner to indulge in a well curated menu features deliciously wholesome fare that range from afternoon tea sets to popular brunch and breakfast fare with signature Hello Kitty flair.
So here’s more to what to anticipate if you aren’t there queuing for the limited edition plush toys now (only 500 pcs available, Limit to 2 plush toys per customer)
1. 24 HOUR CAFE
Round the clock, stepped into the spacious interior dotted with wrought iron swing seats for some idyllic time away from the city life. Advantages of finding such cafes in Changi Airport, visitors get to fuel up and feel rejuvenated with all the beloved character’s signature Kawaii flair.
2. ORCHID GARDEN
Specially designed to mimic our country’s garden city vibe, the Hello Kitty Orchid Garden cafe owns it’s beautiful surroundings from the inspiration of our national flower – orchid. This relaxing oasis is modelled after Singapore’s modern landscape blend with a blooming of lush green scenery. 3. PHOTO SPOTS
Visitors can never get bored to the myriad of designated photo spots around the cafe from the entrance all the way into and around the cafe resembling a “glass house” similar to the idea of a green house.
4. RETAIL & MEMENTO
Fans who enjoy the cafe’s splashes of the iconic feline, prepare your wallets for the retail corner where Singapore-exclusive merchandise that will be launched seasonally from a range of custom Hello Kitty-inspired tea blends, Hello Kitty Singapore mascot plush toys, grow it yourself plant kits and postcards.[metaslider id=6982]
5. KITTY MENU
From hearty mains, all-day breakfast delights, to sharing dishes and an irresistible array of Kitty-fied desserts we say soft serve, gelato sundaes, pastries and tea cakes, all these Local and Asian influences are carefully curated and woven into the menu. Get ready your cameras when your servers in their plaid shirts and aprons arrive with beautiful wooden boards, ceramic and glass ware that complements the pretty garden theme, can add on to become your perfect Instagram worthy news feed picture. Check out these highlights to order when you are here.
Featuring Hot peeled fries topped with a magical sprinkle of Himalayan pink salt and Parmesan cheese, alongside with Truffle ketchup of Opps Kitty Did it again!, to fantastic cuts of slow-cooked Wagyu beef in a thick and delicious Rendang gravy, potpourri of diced onions, carrots and cherry tomatoes, served together with fragrant Japanese rice and Mesclun salad drizzled with refreshing Ponzu sauce for Cowabunga! Wagyu!, to the addictive Crunchy tortilla chips topped with oodles of parmesan, jalapenos, olives, onions and cherry tomato salsa for that hint of tangy sweetness. Crowned with luscious cheese sauce for Hola Nachos!, more with the Toasted focaccia bread with succulent shredded chicken, heavenly melted cheese, jalapenos, crisp lettuce, juicy tomatoes, Japanese cucumber and olives topped with homemade taco mayonnaise for a salsa with a twist Let’s Do The Salsa! And for more highlights click here!
Not sure what to order, ring for the friendly servers who might have tasted all the dishes, they gave us rather good advice on what’s unique and what must try yesterday. Take a look at their outfits and hair clips! (so cute!)
Nachos and Kitty, aren’t they a good combination? Our Favorites!
Popular choice of tea: Strawberry Marshmallow Tea, a sweet and fruity herbal infusion.
Scrumptious Big Breakfast Surprise ($18.50) comprising creamy scrambled eggs, smoked duck slices, sautéed shiitake mushrooms and crispy Kitty waffles embedded with melted cheddar.
Get Hydrated and refreshed with any of the 5 kitty coolers ($7.90 each), includes our order of Cumbernade, a fizzy mock-tail of cucumber syrup, lemonade and soda water, or Kitty Blush, a rosy concoction of watermelon juice, basil and soda water!
Cool off the sweltering hot day with an Ice Salted Caramel latte($7) for a sweet touch of iced brews made from sourced gourmet Ethiopian Grade 1 beans.
Can’t stop staring at these mouth-watering cakes, can’t we? (drooling)
6. GELATO & SOFT SERVE
Keeping the best for the last, we can’t rave more for these yummylicous 8 custom made Gelato including Pistachio, Green tea, strawberry, hazelnut, vanilla, mango and more, or ask for the healthy Soft Serve froyo and topped them up with Kitty Chocolates, cookies, syrup, and fruits available in single or double scoop servings!
7. ALL ABOUT THE KITTY
All the little bits and pieces that brings out the accents of Hello Kitty can be seen around the cafe. From the wall portraits of kitty journey into making this garden cafe, to napkins on the table, motifs on the cashier counters and more!
8. MORE INFO
- Located at Changi Airport Terminal 3, Arrival Meeting Hall Central, at level 01-22
- Opening hours: 24 Hours, public area.
- Contact: +65 6241 6127
- Website: www.hellokittyorchidgarden.com
Disclosure: We were invited to the media preview, all opinions are ours !
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