Gallery Crab Affair at Melt CAFÉ, Mandarin Oriental Singapore


A Crab Affair, a crustacean spread at Melt CAFÉ at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore now from 16 June to 2 July 2017.

Indulge in a delightful evening of sumptuous crustacean spread highlighted with an array of the freshest catch on ice, such as the Tasmanian spanner crab, Canadian stone crab claw, Asian mud crab, Alaskan king crab and many more crab variations.


array of the freshest catch served on a bed of ice, and indulge in endless appetising crab options from Tasmanian spanner crab, Canadian stone crab claw, 
Asian mud crab, to the crowd favourite – Alaskan King crab.

A variety of the freshest catch served on a bed of ice – Tasmanian spanner crab, Canadian stone crab claw, 
Asian mud crab.


Our favourite – Alaskan King crab.

At the cold starters and appetisers section, the Tender Asparagus and Crab with Glass Noodles and Yuzu Marinated Crab Gâteau with Avocado, Tobiko and Organic Cress is another to dish to start the whet the appetite for the Crab Affair.


Those with a penchant for aromatic Asian flavours are spoilt for choice when they hit the hot section with highlights such as the much-loved Singaporean-style black pepper crab, salted egg yolk soft-shell crab and tantalising Thai stir-fried flower crab, tossed in the wok with fiery and flavourful tom yum then garnished with basil and lemongrass.


Kerala Mud Crab Curry – Spicy South Indian Delicacy with Fresh Ground Spices and Curry Leaves.


Thai Stir-Fried Tom Yum Flower Crab – Wok Tossed Crab in Tomyum Sauce with Fresh Basil and Lemongrass.


Singaporean Black Pepper Crab – Sri Lankan Mud Crab Tossed in Spicy Black Pepper Sauce.

Singaporean Style Chili Crab Maroon Crab Cooked in Tangy Chili Sauce Served with Mantou

Singapore Chili Crab – Maroon Crab Cooked in Tangy Chili Sauce Served with Mantou.


Crispy Salted Softshell Crab – Salted Egg Yolk Toasted Softshell Crab.



Hainanese Crab Noodles

Other than the other Naan and pasta live stations, the Hainanese Crab Noodles from the live noodle station is a must try. The crispy noodles is soaked in the Hainanese gravy topped with a crab claw, it is a bowl of delight to satisfy a noodle lover like us.

If you plan to cook crab at home, here’s where to buy blue crab, king crab legs and dungeness crabs.


Crab Affair is available for dinner at Melt Café from 16 June to 2 July 2017.

Prices: $75++ (Sunday to Thursday), $85++ (Friday and Saturday).

Beverage: inclusive of free flow of juices, additional $20 per person for free flow of house wines, beer and soft drinks.

For restaurant reservations and enquiries, please email or call +65 6885 3500.

Address: Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Level 4, 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Singapore 039797.

**prices are subject to 10% service charge and 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST).

If you are a real crab lover you would love what we have found for you!


Katherine Sng

Katherine Sng

I am a single mother living in Singapore. I am an advocate of living a healthy lifestyle through exercise; eating right; keeping a positive and youthful outlook of life; and, to live vicariously while you can. When not spending time watching my son Bubba grow, I am catching up on the latest news and entertainment gossip. I firmly believe that empowerment is possible for anyone, as long as they believe in themselves and the people around them. Join me on my journey with Bubba, God, my family and friends at or on

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