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2016-03-21 96 views
ilLido was a well known restaurant and was used to be located at the Sentosa Golf Club, overlooking the sea. It offers delectable Italian classics made only from the finest seasonal ingredients from Italy. The restaurant has recently reopened at the nearby Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa and renamed as ilLido at the Cliff. Similar to its previous location, the restaurant overlooks the sea, offering a cooling and windy environment for those having alfresco dining. Those who dislike the hot
The easiest to reach the restaurant will be by driving or by taxi. There is the half-hourly shuttle bus service provided by the hotel between Vivocity Shopping Mall and the hotel, but it is only for hotel guests. Another way to get to the hotel is to board half-hourly Sentosa Island Bus 3 from the Beach Station, after boarding the Sentosa Express from Vivocity Shopping Mall. This week the restaurant is offering 'FEAST OF THE OCEAN' menu as part of the restaurant week promotion (from 19 March to 26 March 2016), with dishes specially created by its chef. For the lunch, the set meal costs $40++, which includes an appetizer, a pasta dish, a main course, a dessert and ends with a cup of coffee or tea. Bread with vinegar and olive oil dip
We were served with 2 types of bread, which both are quite soft and fluffy on theirs own. Lobster Knuckles Salad with Asparagus, Mango & Balsamic Vinegar
The juicy lobster meat was topped with a fruity, tangy salsa like topping which was quite refreshing and opened up one's appetite. Green Polenta Tortelli with Cod & Fresh Sicilian Tomato
This was quite a surprise dish to be found in a Italian restaurant. The intense flavours of spicy and sweet tomato sauce reminded me of local well known dish 'chilli crab'. The tortelli was like dumpling, stuffed with the buttery smooth polenta. Roasted Seabass with Celeriac & Saffron Caciucco
The fish was meaty and chunky, well accompanied by the tangy seafood based tomato sauce. White Chocolate & Hazelnut Coulant with Amaretto Kelly
It looked like a fluffy pie, served with strawberries, blueberries, golden colored jelly and gold color coated hazelnut. It cut open easily with the molten filling flowing out easily. The filling was nutty without tasting too sweet. Coffee & Tea
We ended the meal with a choice of coffee or tea. Tea was a blend from well known local brand TWG, which was light and smooth. The coffee was rich and thick.
Overall the food was delicious and filling. The environment was very relaxing and time passed quite fast and easily. Although there was children dining at the next table, it was not noisy. Service was great. Water was refilled often. The chef even went about asking about the food.