Coffee Lounge

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Coffee Lounge
6730 1746 Website

Best known for its Taiwan Porridge, local fare and local high tea buffet, the Coffee Lounge at Goodwood Park Hotel has been a favoured haunt of many local and foreign gourmands since its opening in 1977. The décor of Coffee Lounge ingeniously blends minimalist style with the stately elegance of a heritage building. Complemented by plenty of natural light in the day and mood lighting in the evenings, the restaurant is a picture of intimate elegance.

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Not the best place for high tea, though not too bad.
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I have heard so much about high tea at this hotel but, when I finally had the chance to go there, I wasn't so impressed by the spread, which really was quite limited.

While the cakes were mostly great and had a variety of interesting flavour combinations, there were just too many sweets. And, for people like me who absolutely love sweets but can only take so much of them at one go, there was just too little savoury fare to provide that much needed respite from all that cloying sweetness. There were only a couple of rather bland, somewhat forgettable finger sandwiches and some meatballs. That was all.

The food's not all that bad, but if you expect a larger spread and would prefer a more savoury afternoon tea, you should go elsewhere.

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