Apr 2019 : Grove 一素 by elemen has closed and replaced by Grove Cafe
Grove 一素 by elemen is a quick service vegetarian restaurant. The new casual restaurant at the SingPost Centre serves healthy meal that allows for some guilt-free indulgence.
Located on level 1 of SingPost Centre, Grove is part of the elemen group which aims to provide a “pleasant dining experience by serving wholesome food that is beneficial to your health without compromising the earth’s sustainability”. elemen @ Millenia Walk is the group’s flagship restaurant and there is an elemen outlet in Thomsom Plaza. elemen 元素offers meat-free dining experience in a full service restaurant setting. Grove 一素 offers similar meat-free goodness in affordable one bowl meals and bento sets.
Menu of Grove by elemen
Grove by elemen at SingPost Centre operates like a fast food restaurant. The menu offers a variety of noodles and bento sets. If you are having a bento set, you just point out the items you want and the bento box will be passed to the cashier. You collect the bento box when you pay. If you are ordering the noodles, you order and pay at the counter and a buzzing device will be given to you; you collect the food when it the buzzer prompts you.
Besides the items on the menu, there are various side dishes on display. A range of flower teas and other beverages are also available.
Dinner at Grove by elemen
We went to Grove at SingPost Centre for a light dinner and order a bento set ($7.80) and Dried Tomato Spinach Noodle ($6.80). We also had a bottle of their Mango Chamomile Tea ($2.80). The prices included GST.
The bento set comes with a bowl of soup. There is a choice of sesame rice or brown rice. I opted for the sesame rice but it did not taste any different from plain steamed white rice. I chose the curry mushroom as the main for the set and the soy sauce beancurd and long beans as the “greens” items. The curry mushroom was very good in terms of texture and taste.
The Mango Chamomile Tea was nice and refreshing – not too sweet.
The Dried Tomato Spinach Noodle looked very colourful and interesting. The spinach noodle had a good bite and was delicious even eaten on its own. There were pieces of “vegetarian sweet and sour pork” which tasted very much like meat. They were quite enjoyable. The tomato sauce for the noodles was very ordinary. On the whole, the Dried Tomato Spinach Noodle was not bad but not as good as it looked. Perhaps the truffle ramen or kung pao ramen would have been a more exciting option.
At Grove by elemen, the vegetarian food can be interesting and quite tasty. The casual setting is pleasant and comfortable. Their prices are very reasonable. We will happily eat there again, especially when we feel like having a meat free meal.
Overall Rating: 3 TOPs
Grove 一素 by elemen
SingPost Centre #01-151
10 Eunos Road 8
Opening Hours: 11 am to 9.30 pm
Nearby MRT Station: Paya Lebar
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