Anyone who have been to Robinsons The Heeren the past year will notice the presence of boutique restaurants at the upmarket department store. Well, the 150 years old department store founded by Britons Philip Robinson and James Gaborian Spicer is now adding 2 new tenants to its F&B lineup at the swanky Orchard Road store. Located at basement 1 of The Heeren, these 2 new tenants – Marks & Spencer Food Hall and Laurent’s Café by Laurent Bernard will join Gyoza-ya, a Japanese casual dining restaurant specialising in Gyoza (dumplings) and Luke’s Oyster Bar and Chop Shop restaurant-bar to satisfy the hungry stomachs of shoppers at the department store.
CEO of Robinsons Group Christophe Cann, hopes to strengthen Robinsons’ position as a one-stop department store in Singapore with the addition of these 2 new tenants. “We are excited and honoured to partner with Marks & Spencer and Laurent Bernard, both established and well-loved brands in Singapore. They will certainly reinforce our brand promise of bringing new and premium retail experiences to our valued customers,” he adds.
Marks & Spencer Food Hall
The new Marks & Spencer Food Hall takes up a total of 1,483 sq ft space at Robinsons The Heeren and offers a shop-in-shop experience, offering shoppers its popular everyday biscuits, frozen meals, snacks and wine selection. Also available at the Marks & Spencer Food Hall is its first coffee-to-go station featuring their house blend coffee and an in-store bakery, providing a selection of breads and pastries baked on-site every day.
“We’re thrilled to be opening our first Marks & Spencer Food ‘shop in shop’ with our franchise partner Robinson Group. As a food specialist, we use the very best quality and responsibly sourced ingredients in all our exclusive food items and our exceptional food continues to delight and excite our customers in Singapore.” said Mark Koprowski, Regional Director for MENA and Asia Franchise at Marks & Spencer.
Laurent’s Café by Laurent Bernard Chocolatier
Laurent’s Café by Laurent Bernard Chocolatier is a casual dining outlet that serves traditional French food. A great location for brunch and shopping “pit stops”, Laurent’s Café also offers a good selection of gourmet chocolates and drinks.
Some of the recommended dishes at Laurent’s Café includes the Farmers Breakfast ($23), Crispy Duck Leg confit ($26), Cod fish “Brandade” ($22), Chocolate Tart, ($9.40) and Ruby ($10.35), a dessert that comprises of strawberry, champagne and mint.
F&B outlets in Robinsons The Heeren:
- Gyoza-ya, Japanese gyoza specialist, #B1-02A
- Sushi Goshin, Sushi restaurant, #B1-02B
- Laurent’s Café, by Laurent Bernard, French cuisine and gourmet chocolates, #B1-02C
- Little Provence, French gourmet products, #B1-04
- Marks & Spencer Food Hall, British foods & snacks, wine and coffee-to-go station, #B1-07
- Le Chocolatier, Confectionery, #B1 (behind escalator)
- Luke’s Oyster Bar and Chop Shop, Restaurant and bar, #03-02