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Mr and Mrs Maxwell @ Club Hotel

~Invited Session~

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Inspired by the adventures and travels of a couple, Mr and Mrs Maxwell’s is a cozy and idyllic space for all guests to unwind and enjoy honest, good food. Club Hotel was once known for the rainbow cake at Le Chocolat Cafe, one that I had on my checklist but failed to visit so many times.

Head indoors to seek refuge from the scorching temperatures outside and be greeted by a world of wood and carefully curated pieces.


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Loving those high chairs made for ear nibbling and drinks.

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I was drawn to this monkey themed wall paper, too cute!

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And the bar counter that also featured a live crepe suzette station!

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Citrus Beauty ($9)
Orange, Passionfruit, Mango, Carrot

Clarity ($9)
Red Apple, Green Apple, Celery

No brunch is ever complete without freshly squeezed juices, I love how they cleverly blended flavours that I did not know can go so well together. Citrus beauty is a must order, sweet and tangy and...my idea of a summer cooler.

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Banana Cheesecake Smoothie ($12)
Banana, Mango, Ricotta Cheese, Yogurt, Sweet Crumble

If heavier drinks are up your alley, this is the ultimate liquid dessert - one can taste banana cheesecake in this rich drink spiced with cheese, yogurt and also topped with crumbles.

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The top down of the slurpworthy one. Looking just like an egg nog but tasting so much better!

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Corned Beef Hash ($16)
Hash of Corned Beef, Potatoes, Toasted Panini

Think corned beef and I imagine it served out of a tin can, just like luncheon meat fries. Except this is homemade with bacon and potatoes, doubly yummy despite its lacklustre appearance. I already want to repeat this at home!

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Lobster Omelette ($16)
Fresh Herbs, Gruyere Cheese, Sourdough

Upping the stakes for brunch with a luxurious yet pocket friendly lobster omelette, dig deep for the lobster bits that could have done better with chunks but I am definitely not complaining.

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Cheese, eggs and bread, I am a happy brunch camper. Throw in lobster and brunch is complete.

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Mrs Maxwell's Slow Roasted Lamb Salad ($16)
Lemon Spice Dressing

I actually mistook lamb for duck but meat probably was not on my agenda when this arrived. All attention focussed on those pumpkin and capsicum strips that were mildly marinated in vinegar. 

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Loving the colours of this summery looking salad!

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The Club Burger ($24)
Cheddar, Emmental Cheese, Candied Bacon, Garden Salad, Fries

There is plenty going on with this burger plate. Hand minced beef patty tossed with onions and egg wash, slapped on with melted cheeses, peanut butter and candied bacon before the meal is served!

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The cross section of this medium done burger, oh-lala droolicious. A competent burger I'd say, and those fries too.

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Ricotta Hotcakes ($14)
Berries, Vanilla Yogurt, Truffle Honey

 These thick fluffy hotcakes are spongey, thick and fluffy.

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The one differentiating factor of this dish is the truffle infused honey which makes this a rather queer combination - I love my shaved truffles and truffle fries but truffle honey needed some getting used to. Smelling just like truffle, except it is sweet. Get over the mind game and perhaps you'd love this.

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Sticky Date Toffee Pudding ($14)
Toffee Sauce, Vanilla Icecream

Sticky date toffee puddings used to be the rage a good decade ago and I am glad to see it still on menus - just shows that I am not the only nostalgic one around!

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The concept of moist date cake with a well balance of sweetness topped with a melting vanilla icecream, a simple equation that not many places nail so well. But Mr and Mrs Maxwell does.

Think Mr and Mrs Maxwell the next time brunch beckons because there is so much charm in the area that makes it extra inviting. Does not hurt that prices are friendly and ambiance is great.

Mr and Mrs Maxwell
Club Hotel

A foodie born to eat, shop and travel. Forced to work.

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