Hey there, foodies and brunch enthusiasts! We’ve got some exciting news for you. Café Natsu, the cozy little spot known for its warm ambiance and brunch classics, is shaking things up with their brand-new menus. They’ve been wowing diners at their flagship store in Joo Chiat since May 2022, and now they’re taking things to the next level by infusing timeless Japanese dishes with a local twist. Get ready for a culinary adventure that promises a comforting and oh-so-delicious dining experience at both their Joo Chiat outlet and the recently opened Café Natsu Orchard.
Café Natsu is all about celebrating refined Japanese classics with a local flair. With their new menus, they continue to honor the essence of Japanese cuisine while embracing the taste preferences of the locals. Every dish is carefully crafted to incorporate a subtle local touch, giving you a sense of familiarity and coziness with every bite. And let’s not forget about their commitment to exceptional quality! They source the freshest ingredients and finest produce all the way from Japan to ensure that your taste buds are in for a treat.
Let’s dive into some of the mouthwatering highlights you can expect from Café Natsu’s new menus!
Hearty Lunch Sets and Fresh Flavours at Joo Chiat
Calling all lunchtime adventurers! Café Natsu Joo Chiat has something special in store for you. Their hearty lunch sets will capture your hearts (and stomachs!) with their exquisite flavors and carefully curated ingredients. You can choose between two options: the Wagyu Hamburg Bowl Set ($36) featuring a homemade Wagyu patty, or the Teishoku Set ($32) that showcases seasonal fish. Both sets come with appetizers and chestnut rice cooked with their special house-made dashi. Talk about a lunchtime delight!
Cool and Refreshing Cold Somen
Now, let’s talk about one of Café Natsu’s updated signature classics—the Cold Somen ($16). It’s a beloved favorite that takes you on a delightful exploration of changing seasonal flavors. In the current season, you can savor grilled saba, miso, jicama, shiso, and calamansi, all served with a perfectly cooked egg yolk. The combination of flavors in this dish is absolutely heavenly. And if you’re looking for a crispy and satisfying treat, you must try the Pork Katsu Sando ($26) with its mouthwatering combination of crispy pork cutlet, tamanegi, lettuce, and doubanjiang. Each bite is a harmonious symphony of flavors that will leave you wanting more.
Indulgent Desserts at Joo Chiat
Save some room for dessert because Café Natsu has some brand-new flavors waiting for you! Treat yourself to their Matcha Kakigori ($14), a meticulously prepared delight made with Uji Matcha, served with seasonal fruits and a touch of Gula Melaka. It’s a perfect balance of sweetness and freshness that will satisfy any sweet tooth. And don’t miss out on their Souffle Cheesecake ($8), a fluffy slice of heaven crafted with Japanese Tofu. Finally, the Zenzai dessert ($14) is a comforting combination of Azuki Beans, Toasted Mochi, Glutinous Rice Balls, and Sour Plum that brings the perfect end to your meal. Trust us, you won’t be able to resist these divine treats!
All-Day Breakfast Bliss at Café Natsu Orchard
If you’re a breakfast lover, you’re in for a treat at Café Natsu Orchard! Their all-day breakfast concept brings the best of their culinary creations to your plate at any time of the day. Picture this: Eggs Benedict ($25) with a delightful twist featuring 5-spiced pork belly, red pepper kinpira, poached eggs, and miso hollandaise. It’s a flavor explosion that will make your taste buds dance! And for a hearty and satisfying meal, you can’t go wrong with the Ham & Cheese ($19), a flavor-packed combination of Kurobuta shoulder ham, cheddar, gruyere, burrata, and nori. Last but not least, the Umami Breakfast ($21) is a savory delight featuring scrambled eggs, XO, mushroom ragu, and furikake. It’s the ultimate umami-packed breakfast experience that will leave you craving more.
Drinks to Sip and Savor
Of course, no brunch experience is complete without a great selection of drinks, and Café Natsu has you covered. They offer a thoughtfully curated list of beverages that perfectly complement their delicious fare. Choose from their seasonal house-brewed kombuchas, aromatic house blend coffee, or a variety of teas like matcha, hojicha, and cold brew teas. Feeling fancy? Try their spritzes with refreshing options like yuzu or umeboshi and ginger. And if you’re in the mood for something stronger, they also have a selection of sake, wines, and beers to perfectly complement your meal.
Mark Your Calendars!
The wait is almost over! Café Natsu will be launching its new menu on June 27, 2023. So gather your friends, make a plan, and get ready to embark on a brunch adventure like no other. Whether you visit their Joo Chiat outlet or the charming Café Natsu Orchard, you’re in for a warm and inviting dining experience filled with delectable dishes that blend Japanese classics with a local twist. Café Natsu is ready to welcome you and create unforgettable memories. See you there!