LIFESTYLE'S top 10 restaurants that serve terrific complimentary bread:
Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Tel: 6826-8333
Nibble on: Multi-grain bread with a mix of gruyere cheese, broccoli and carrot blended in. The bread is baked daily by the hotel's pastry kitchen.
36 Purvis Street, 01-02, Tel: 6837-1468
Nibble on: Light, melt-in-your-mouth focaccia bread accompanied by olive oil. Made in-house, 50g loaves are sold for $8.
Sentosa Golf Club, Bukit Manis Road, Tel: 6866-1977
Nibble on: Croscini bread, made by thinly slicing a baguette that has been baked with Italian herbs, sea salt and olive oil. The loaf is baked in-house and diners are allowed to take away bread that they are unable to finish.
1 Scotts Road, #02-16 Shaw Centre, Tel: 6733-2225
Nibble on: A free flow of warm country bread, sour dough or walnut bread. The bread is made by the group's pastry shop, Canele Patisserie Chocolaterie, located at Robertson Walk and Paragon. Prices start from $5.50 for a 500g loaf.
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, 392 Havelock Road, Tel: 6233-1133
Nibble on: Herb bread sticks with parsley pesto; focaccia bread with herbs and sun-dried tomatoes sprinkled in. The bread is baked in-house and though the hotel does not sell it, a spokesman said this could be arranged.
Morton's Of Chicago
The Oriental Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue, Tel: 6339-3740
Nibble on: A scrumptious egg and onion bread appetiser that's a feast for the eyes and tastebuds. The bread is provided by the hotel bakery fresh every day and sold for $12 each.
Grand Hyatt, 12 Scotts Road, Tel: 6416-7113
Nibble on: Nine types of bread including pumpkin seed. The bread is provided by the hotel's bakery and diners can buy loaves from the shop at mezza9. Walnut-rye bread is priced at $8 and pumpkin seed bread at $7 per loaf.
Hotel 1929, 50 Keong Saik Road, Tel: 6347-1928
Nibble on: Aromatic milano bread served with butter. The bread is baked in-house and is sold for $2.50 per roll.
3 Fullerton Road, Waterboat House, Tel: 6534-5947
Nibble on: Baguettes, multi-grain bread and rye bread served throughout the meal in true French tradition. Multi-grain bread and baguettes are baked in-house, while rye bread is imported from a Delifrance outlet in France. They do not sell the bread.
11 Jalan Bingka (off Rifle Range Road), Tel: 6462-0555
Nibble on: Little homemade panini, or milk bread, served with the restaurant's own Mama sauce made of herbs and anchovies. The bread is baked in-house; rolls are 80 cents each.