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Hoshino Coffee

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This Japanese coffee import specializes in hand-dripped coffee, which is lighter and cleaner in taste as compared to kopi and the espresso drinks that we are familiar with. A must try is the plump and fluffy souffle pancake served with fruits, ice cream, whipped cream and drizzled with maple syrup.

Daily: 11:30 - 21:00

+65 63383277
$21 based on 58 submissions
After Work (7 votes), Brunch (7 votes), Dinner (6 votes)
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Value for money Japanese Western Food (日式洋食)

Had dinner at Hoshino coffee on a Saturday night.  The place was quite full and there is always a queue at the entrance.  

The food is not bad.  You can see details (photos and prices) at http://fearstar.blogspot.sg/2014/11/hoshino-coffee.html.

The place is a bit under-staffed though, which is a common issue across almost the entire Singapore.  

The HGW community like this place for...

  • French toast6 votes
  • Pancake soufflé6 votes
  • "Fuwa-Fuwa" Hoshino Souffle4 votes
  • matcha softee4 votes
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03 Dec 2014 • 1 review • 0 follower

Eggs Benedict Sushi?

I made the unfortunate choice of ordering their Eggs Benedict. The eggs came, yolks congealed and icy cold, about fifteen to twenty minutes later. Not being able to come to terms with eating my Eggs Benedict chilled, I asked a waitress to pop it in a microwave for me and was faced with the manager, Maat, pedantically explaining to me that Eggs Benedict is a dish meant to be served cold "like sushi" and insisting that he could not warm the dish up and advising me to order something else.
I didn't want to get into a discussion of their questionable interpretation of the dish, which frankly, would have laid out cold Charles Ranhofer of Delmonico's if he had not already been cold in his grave. I assured him that I would not hold him responsible for the quality of the dish if he just complied with my request to microwave it (both of us knowing that the Hollandaise sauce wasn't going to stand up to such treatment without becoming an oily puddle) because I didn't want the food to go to waste (one would hope they throw out rejects, rather than serving them to other customers). 
I leave it to anyone reading this to decide whether it would be to their tastes to be served Eggs Benedict that is "like sushi" but it is in my opinion an affront to the dish and its creator, Ranhofer, and you will certainly be able to find many other interpretations of the dish that are more faithful to the original (and frankly more edible) at similar (or lower) price points in the vicinity of Hoshino Coffee.
09 Nov 2014 • 15 reviews • 0 follower

Value for money Japanese Western Food (日式洋食)

Had dinner at Hoshino coffee on a Saturday night.  The place was quite full and there is always a queue at the entrance.  

The food is not bad.  You can see details (photos and prices) at http://fearstar.blogspot.sg/2014/11/hoshino-coffee.html.

The place is a bit under-staffed though, which is a common issue across almost the entire Singapore.  
29 Oct 2014 • 25 reviews • 0 follower

Worth a try!

For my full review with images, please visit:

http://jankliciouz.blogspot.sg/2014/10/hoshino-coffee-review.html
09 Sep 2014 • 3 reviews • 1 follower

waitstaff too free, chefs too slow

The food is fine, and what you see is what you get. Tastes generally good.

Wanted to provide feedback on the service. When I come to a place like this for food that is priced slightly above what it is worth, I just want to enjoy my coffee and lunch slowly, undisturbed. I only ordered two items, an iced coffee and a main. Both took forever to arrive, which I would normally be fine with. However, once they arrived, a waitress, who was too free, came up to my table several times (i.e. > 5 times in 30 mins), each time to check that every item i ordered which had arrived had been properly cancelled off the receipt, to remove the basket with utensils, to turn over the receipt clipboard when both items arrived etc etc miscellaneous things I'm not sure why she had to do. She did not do anything useful e.g. refill water even though my glass was empty. When she was not doing these things, she spent her time clicking her pen non-stop near my table, which is annoying when you're trying to enjoy your food. FYI I was there for less than an hour, 30 mins of which was spent waiting for the food, but I already felt like I overstayed my welcome.

Please teach waitstaff who serve food to cancel items off receipts, if that's really necessary, so your waitstaff don't have to keep checking. Sometimes customers don't want you hovering over their table if you're not actually doing anything for them. Maybe the manpower would be better spent in the kitchen, so the food can arrive faster.

I usually don't bother, but this annoyed me enough to leave a review.
22 Aug 2014 • 1 review • 0 follower

Food was good, but not the "chef"

First of all, do you know that all rice dishes contain both pork AND beef? It wasn't stated in the description on the menu and how should one know that there's even meat in the rice if wasn't told? And I myself cannot take beef, so none of the omu rice I can order. (It's a pity though) Anyway, thanks to this waiter who told us about it when we made our order.

For the food wise, lobster bisque soup spaghetti was not bad! The french toast and vanilla souffle was great too! Thumbs up for that!

As for the service, this young waiter who served us was attentive and friendly. But here comes the big guy who looks like the chef, very unfriendly, came out from nowhere, walking pass our table while he serve another table, telling us loudly that they already cannot cope in the kitchen and there's still a long Q waiting outside, while we were JUST browsing the menu waiting for our dessert that has yet to be served! He said we should have ordered at the beginning if we want to, now it will take 30min or so for new orders. WOW! What is this? Did we even ask him anything?? Why is he like telling us off? It's only a weekday night and he is giving such attitude. I wonder how has he been dealing with customers on weekend? I even overheard he said the same thing to the group of people infront of our table and they too, looking shocked!

Making us wonder, is he the BOSS or what? Well, maybe this chef should just focus in the kitchen and let the waiter serve instead? so the kitchen will not be short handed? #justsaying