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SINGAPORE: Crustacean lovers’ rejoice! From 18 February to 15 March, you can enjoy “LIVE” blue lobsters prepared in many enticing ways at Pontini.

(TRAVPR.COM) SINGAPORE - February 27th, 2013 - SINGAPORE:  Crustacean lovers’ rejoice! From 18 February to 15 March, you can enjoy “LIVE” blue lobsters prepared in many enticing ways at Pontini.

Blue lobster, otherwise known as Homarus Vulgaris is one of the largest of the clawed crustaceans. It is very unqiue and is found in cold waters around the Eastern Atlantic Ocean, North West Coast of the Black Sea and most of the Mediterranean Sea in Sardinia and Sicily.

Food and Beverage Director, Mr Abu Nashir says, “Blue lobsters are known to be nutritious, low in fat and are high in good cholesterol. They are also very unique and are considered a delicacy. Blue lobsters are also commonly used in Italian cuisine and taste best when they are poached or grilled.  They complement risotto and pasta dishes and are usually accompanied with fresh tomatoes, capers and olives.”

Blue lobsters are also popular as the flesh is sweet, tasty and juicy and have also been regarded as aphrodisiacs. Sample the succulent delicacy amidst a warm ambience, experiencing the epitome of exclusive hotel dining in Singapore (

Pontini’s Chef Daniele Sarno aims to delight your palate with divine favourites such as slow-poached “live” blue lobster, premium heirloom tomato salad, capers berry and taggiasca olives, risotto with blue lobster, stewed leek and Italian “Datterino” cherry tomatoes and more.

For reservations, please call 6233 1100 or email

Pontini is located at level 2, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel.

Pontini’s Operating Hours

Lunch: 12.00pm - 2.30pm (Monday - Friday) 
Dinner: 6:30pm - 10.30pm (Monday - Saturday)

Closed for lunch on Saturday, public holidays and the whole of Sunday

For more information, please contact

Jennifer Yeo                                                 

Marketing Communications Manager

Tel: (65) 6233 1004/ 9850 4305


About Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore

With 574 guest rooms and suites, including the exclusive La Residenza for long-staying guests, each guestroom is equipped with business-enabling conveniences such as data port for dial-up modems, broadband internet access, a selection of cable channels and pay-movies, in-room personal safe, IDD service, hair-dryer, and coffee and tea making facilities. Room categories include Superior, Deluxe, Club, Club Deluxe as well as Suites and a Presidential Suite. With the growing demand for non-smoking rooms, a total of 21 floors of rooms are appointed for non-smoking guests.

Guest facilities include the gymnasium, tennis courts, outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, a business centre and hair, beauty and wellness services. The hotel also offers much to satisfy all palates with Italian cuisine at the award-winning Pontini, Shanghainese cuisine at Grand Shanghai, international and Asian cuisine at Café Brio’s and music at The Piano Bar.

Combined with 34 meeting rooms across more than 6,200 square metres of meeting space at the Waterfront Conference Centre, the hotel provides meeting planners a one-stop solution for all events. From meetings to themed breaks, meals and accommodation arrangements, our dedicated Events Services Team will take care of them all. Accommodating up to 900 delegates in the column-free, 820 square-metre Grand Ballroom, with its towering six-metre high ceiling, the Waterfront Conference Centre is equipped with a full complement of meeting aids including wireless, audio-visual, intelligent light and sound facilities.


Millennium & Copthorne International Limited is part of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc, which operates and manages a worldwide portfolio of over 100 properties across five distinct global brands – Grand Millennium, Millennium, Copthorne, Kingsgate and Studio M – across the Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and North America.

Millennium & Copthorne International Limited operates and manages 20 properties across China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Founded on the philosophy of genuine hospitality, the dynamic hospitality group has an outstanding reputation for excellence, taking pride in exceeding the needs of its business and leisure travellers. The strategic locality of its properties in gateway cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Bangkok makes Millennium Hotels and Resorts the perfect address to conduct your business or indulge yourself while on holiday.

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