Wondering which Christmas dinner in Singapore to choose? From afternoon teas to brunch buffets with kids’ activities (where you just might see Santa), you won’t go hungry with our festive dining guide
Cooking up a big traditional Christmas dinner in this heat ain’t for the faint of heart (but do click here if you’re up for it)! If you aren’t staying home for Christmas dinner 2019, you’ll want to know where in Singapore to head to for that festive ham, turkey and cranberry sauce! Whether you are looking for a Champagne Brunch with full on kids’ entertainment, magic shows and a visit from Santa Claus thrown in, or a casual Christmas lunch at a restaurant, check out our guide to all the top spots in town for Christmas dining…and watch this space, as we will be updating it as more menus get announced!
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KID-FRIENDLY: Hotels and Restaurants offering more than just a kid’s menu for Christmas dining! These spots offer something fun for the kiddos from arts and crafts to a visit from Santa Claus himself!
Hotel Fort Canning: The Salon and HFC Grand Marquee
You can eat Christmas dinner every day from November through 30 December if you want to, mama, with 4-course festive specials at The Salon at Hotel Fort Canning. Highlights include Snow Crab Salad and Roasted Chestnut & Fennel Soup, along with an oh-so tender 6-hour Sous Vide Turkey Roulade (topped with white truffle gravy, yum!). There will also be a special Christmas Buffet with dinner on Christmas Eve and Lunch on Christmas Day; help yourself to delectable salads, unlimited servings of freshly-shucked oysters and green-lipped mussels from New Zealand; or smoky hunks of Roasted milk-fed lamb or traditional Tom Turkey with stuffing from the carvery – and much more! And of course we can’t forget about dessert: the Christmas buffet will feature traditional favorites like Christmas log cake and Stollen, cinnamon-spiced pumpkin tarts, bread and butter pudding, and assorted French pastries. YUM!
Fun for Kids: First off, kids under 4 eat free (limit two children per family)! At Christmas Day lunch kiddos can look forward to a bouncy castle and photo booth, along with hands-on activities like gingerbread house decorating, yule-themed arts & crafts sessions, and a play zone with movie screenings, toys and slides. And we hear Santa Claus may be making an appearance too…
Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet at The Salon: Tuesday 24 December, 6pm to 10:30pm ($108++ /adult, $54++/child, aged 4 -12 years)
Christmas Day Buffet Lunch at HFC Grand Marquee: Wednesday 25 December, 12pm to 3pm: HFC Grand Marquee ($138++/adult, $78++/child, aged 4 -12 years)
4-Course Festive Specials at The Salon: 18 November – 30 December; Lunch, 12pm to 3pm, $48++/person; Dinner, 6pm to 10:30pm, $58++/person
Sassy Mama readers can get 15% off buffets, the 4-course festive set meals and goodies-to-go when you quote promo code SASSYHFC!
Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk Singapore 178881, Tel: (+65) 6559 6796, www.hfcsingapore.com
Four Seasons Hotel Singapore
Get ready for a Christmas Brunch Buffet that is sure to delight, mamas: the star of the show will be One Ninety’s signature Seafood Extravaganza, a tower of fresh shellfish, lobster and crab. You’ll also find an extensive Charcuterie station with Wagyu Beef and Smoked Air-Dried Black Forest Ham, along with live carving stations with Turkey, Slow-Roasted Wagyu Rib Eye, Honey Glazed Ham and Apple Wood Smoked Peking Duck. Oh, and did we mention the ice cream booth, spread of 20 cheeses, and cornucopia of dessert delights crafted by Pastry Chef Audrey Yee?
Fun for Kids: We love the Kids Playzone at the Four Seasons all year round for their Sunday brunch buffet; from 25-29 December there will be special fun-filled Christmas activities along with movie screenings, coloring kits, dress-up corners, face-painting, and more. And on Christmas Day, Santa Claus himself will make an appearance. Oh, and kids under 5 eat free!
Christmas Day Special Brunch Buffet: Wednesday 25 December, 11:30am-1:30pm and 2pm-4pm, $258++/adult, 98++/child
Christmas Eve Semi-Buffet Dinner: Tuesday 24 December, from $128++/adult and $69++/child
Christmas Semi-Buffet Dinner: Wednesday 24 December, from $108++/adult and $54++/child
Festive Semi-Buffet Lunch: 2-27 December (excluding Christmas Day), $48++/adult, $24++/child
Festive 3-course Set Dinner with Festive Dessert Buffet: 2-27 December (excluding Christmas Day), $98++ per adult
Festive Sunday Semi-Buffet Brunch: 22, 29 December, from $128++/adult and $64++/child
New Year’s Eve Dinner: Tuesday 31 December (first seating is a la carte, second seating is 5 courses), $188++/adult, $94++/child
New Year’s Day Semi-Buffet Brunch: Wednesday 1 January 2020, from $98++/adult and $49++/child
To book: Call (+65) 6831 7250 or email [email protected]
One-Ninety Restaurant at Four Seasons Singapore, 190 Orchard Boulevard, Singapore 248646, www.fourseasons.com/singapore
It’ll be a “White Christmas” this festive season, with a wintry, Nordic atmosphere overtaking InterContinental Singapore. At Ash & Elm there’ll be festive lunch and dinner (including a special buffet dinner affair on Christmas Eve) from 24 November onwards, featuring culinary theatre to showcase dishes like whole roast turkey with cranberry stuffing, coq au vin braised with red wine sauce, or brie and cranberry pizza. At the Christmas Eve Buffet dinner you can look forward to free-flow Taittinger Champagne and festive cocktails! And of course you’ll find a whole bevy of desserts including yule logs, fruit cakes, gingerbread and butter pudding, and more! What’s more, Ash & Elm will also be offering a Festive Sunday Champagne Brunch Buffet throughout the festive season – why should Christmas Day get all the fun (though there will be a special Christmas day buffet)? That said, you may want to mark your calendar for the 6-course New Year’s Eve Dinner, featuring Turkey Risotto, Chargrilled M3 Wagyu Striploin, and Poached Halibut Fillet.
If you’re feeling absolutely stuffed, for a something a bit lighter you can also enjoy festive Afternoon Tea at The Lobby Lounge, or indulge with a midwinter cocktail delight, Joyeux Noel ($24), at Idlewild.
Festive Lunch, 24 November – 31 December (excluding Christmas Day), 12pm to 3pm, $38-$58
Festive Dinner, 24 November – 23 December, 25 – 30 December, 6pm – 10:30pm, A la carte menu
Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner, Tuesday 24 December, 6pm – 10:30pm, $148-$188++/adult, $58++/child
Christmas Day Champagne Brunch, Wednesday 25 December, 12pm – 3pm, $148-$188++/adult, $58++/child
Festive Sunday Champagne Brunch, Every Sunday from 25 November to 30 December 2019, 12pm – 3pm, $98-$148++/adult, $48++/child
New Year’s Day Champagne Brunch, Wednesday 1 January 2020, 12pm – 3pm, $88-$138++/adult, $48++/child
6-Course New Year’s Eve Dinner, Tuesday 31 December, 7pm to 11pm, $128++/adult
Lobby Lounge “Revelry” Afternoon Tea, 1 November 2019 – 31 January 2020, 2pm – 5pm, $88-$118++/2 people
Pan Pacific Singapore
Head to Edge for an Epic Christmas buffet brunch full of hearty holiday treats like Pineapple and Honey-Glazed Bone-in Gammon Ham or Oven-roasted Tomahawk Steak. There will be an utter smorgasbord of fresh seafood, including Boston lobster, Alaskan King Crab, Giant Squid and much more. And don’t forget about dessert! We’ve got our eye on the Christmas Bread Pudding with stuffed pistachios and dried fruits, though there’ll also be Christmas Stollen, Black Forest Log Cake, Fruit Pie and Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce. The Edge will also be serving up a special Thanksgiving feast, including Cajun-roasted Whole Turkey, Pumpkin Cheesecake and Granny Smith Apple Pie. And don’t forget about the Festive Weekend High Tea Buffet at Atrium, with special seasonal English and Peranakan signatures for the holiday season!
Edge Festive Brunch, $158-$228++/adult, $64-$79/child
Edge Christmas Day Brunch, $168-$258++/adult, $84-$89++/child
Edge Christmas Eve and Christmas Dinner, $158-$208++/adult, $64-$79++/child
Edge Thanksgiving Dinner, $98++/adult, $49++/child
Atrium Festive Weekend High Tea Buffet, $58++/person
Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
The Line Festive Buffet at the Shangri-La is one of the most fam-friendly spreads you can find for Christmas Dinner or Brunch! It includes 16 live theatre kitchens, with menu highlights like Seared Scallop and Pistachio Crush on Edamame Paste, Roast Turkey and Roasted Wagyu Prime Rib, and even creamy melted Raclette cheese. You’ll also find a range of expertly prepared Asian and Western mains, a lavish spread of seafood on ice, and super fresh sashimi. And if buffet isn’t your thing, you’ll find plenty of other festive offerings at the Shangri-La’s other topnotch dining outlets. Head to Waterfall Ristorante for Cotechino di Maiale, a traditional Italian Christmas dish of sausage and pork accompanied by lentils. You’ll also find exquisite set menus at NAMI (Japanese) and Shang Palace (Chinese), and a Festive Lunch Buffet showcasing local delights at The Lobby Lounge.
Fun for Kids: Santa Claus is rumored to be making an appearance in the lobby, and there’ll also be a balloonist on hand for both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day brunch (with face painting as well on Christmas Day!). You’ll find other kids’ activities – including festive arts & crafts – adjacent to The Line at buds by Shangri-La, one of our fave indoor playgrounds in Singapore (priced at $48 per child). Shangri-La also offers a wonderful kids’ gingerbread house workshop every weekend from 30 November to 15 December ($128/child + 2 adults). We also love that kids under 6 dine for free!
Christmas Eve Lunch Buffet, Tuesday 24 December 2019, 12pm to 3pm, $98++/adult, $49++/child
Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet, Tuesday 24 December 2019, 5:30-8pm and 8:30-11pm, $178-$188++/adult (inc free-flow wine and beer), $88++/child
Christmas Day Champagne Brunch Buffet, Wednesday 25 December, 11:30am-2pm and 2:30pm-5pm, $188-$238++/adult (inc free-flow Veuve Clicquot Champagne), $88++/child
Christmas Dinner Buffet, Wednesday 25 December, 6:30-10:30pm, $138++/adult, $69++/child
Festive Lunch Buffet at The Line, 4 November – 1 January 2020, 12pm-2:30pm (weekdays)/3pm (weekends), $68-$128++/adult (click here for pricing breakdown), $34-$49++/child
Festive Dinner Buffet at The Line, 4 November – 1 January 2020, $108-$128++/adult, $54-$59++/child
New Year’s Eve Buffet Lunch, Tuesday 31 December, 12pm – 3pm, $98++/adult, $49++/child
New Year’s Eve Buffet Dinner, Tuesday 31 December, 7pm -11pm, $188++/adult, $88++/child
New Year’s Day Champagne Brunch Buffet, Wednesday 1 January 2020, 12pm – 3pm, $118-$178++/adult, $59++/child
shanNew Year’s Day Dinner Buffet, Wednesday 1 January 2020, 6pm – 10pm, $98++/adult, $49++/child
Shangri-La Hotel, 22 Orange Grove Rd, Singapore 258350, Tel :(+65) 6737 3644, www.shangri-la.com
Racines, noted for its delightful mix of authentic French cuisine and refined local Chinese delights, will be offering both a Christmas Eve Dinner and a Day Brunch Buffet, featuring decadent dishes like ravioli stuffed with winter harvest truffles and Royan cheese, signature Pan-seared Foie Gras with kumquat marmalade, and Escargot wok-kissed in parsley butter. There’ll also be Chinese favorites like spicy Pepper-glazed pork ribs and a medley of Scallops and prawns stir-fried in chilli crab sauce. And definitely leave room for dessert, mama: from exquisite white chocolate toffee with pear compote, to delicate coconut mousse with passionfruit, to banana cremeux, there’ll be plenty to tempt your palate!
Fun for kids: In addition to roving carollers, we hear Santa Claus himself will be present on Christmas Day!
Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet, Tuesday 24 December, 6pm-10:30pm, $158-$198++/adult (inc free-flow wine or Champagne), $79++/child
Christmas Day Brunch Buffet, Wednesday 25 December, 12:30-3:30pm, $168-$228++/adult (inc free-flow wine or Champagne), $84++/child
Racines, Level 5, Sofitel Singapore City Centre, 9 Wallich Street, Singapore 078885, Tel: (+65) 6428 5000 or email [email protected], www.sofitel-singapore-citycentre.com/gastronomy/racines
What’s better than combining a scrumptious festive buffet spread with your loved ones alongside spectacular view of Marina Bay for Christmas dinner? Head to Seasonal Tastes on level 32 of The Westin Singapore to indulge with classics like Rolled turkey with bread and walnut stuffing, Maple Truffle Glazed Ham, or an extensive selection of fresh seafood including Canadian lobsters, prawns, mussels, and crab claws. Throw in local faves like Wok-braised crab with Singapore Chilli Crab Sauce and Cereal Prawns with Parmesan Cheese, not to mention mouth-watering desserts like Ginger-spiced orange brûlée, Christmas Yule Log cake, Christmas fruit cake and more, and you’ll have yourself quite the fabulous holiday! NB: We think this is a particularly fab spot to hit up for their New Year’s Eve dinner given the Marina Bay views!
Christmas Eve: Lunch Buffet, $68++; Dinner Buffet, $108++
Christmas Day: Lunch Buffet, $108++; Dinner Buffet, $88++
Boxing Day: Lunch, $48++; Dinner, $88++
New Year’s Eve: Lunch, $35++; Dinner, $108++
New Year’s Day: Lunch, $68++; Dinner, $88++
Children ages 4-12 dine at 50% off adult prices
Osia Steak & Seafood Grill
Osia Steak & Seafood Grill is the place to head to for festive set dinners that feature platters of premium grilled Australian meat and seafood. Known for their friendly service and celebratory atmosphere, Osia Steak & Seafood Grill is sure to put on a Christmassy spread with high-quality ingredients flown in from Australia. Favourites include the juicy Lamb Rack and Wagyu Beef Tenderloin, grilled to perfection and the Barramundi with Hokkaido Scallop.
Pre-Festive Set Dinner, 1-23 December, 5-Course Menu, RWS Member Price $128++ per person (Usual Price $165++)
Festive Set Dinner, 24 December -1 January 2020, 5-Course Menu, RWS Member Price $148++ per person (Usual Price $165++)
Osia Steak & Seafood Grill, Festive Walk, Resorts World Sentosa, Sentosa Island 098269, Singapore, Tel : (+65) 6577 6560 / (+65) 6577 6688, www.rwsentosa.com/en/restaurants/osia
Christmas lunch with underwater sea creatures swimming past your table? Count us in! Ocean Restaurant has to be one of the most stunning places to celebrate Christmas given it’s Singapore’s first aquarium dining experience. The kids will be enthralled as manta rays and sharks glide past thanks to the floor to ceiling glass windows that look into the aquarium. This Christmas season dine on Mediterranean-Californian creations, all from sustainable sources.
Christmas and New Year Set Lunch, 24, 25, 31 Dec and 1 Jan 2020, 3-Course, RWS Member Price $68++ per person,(Usual Price $78++), 4-Course, RWS Member Price $78++ per person, (Usual Price $88++)
Christmas and New Year Set Dinner (24, 25, 31 December and 1 January 2020, 6-Course Menu, RWS Member Price $218++ per person (Usual Price $248++)
Ocean Restaurant, Equarius Hotel, West B1M Carpark, Tel: (+65) 6577 6869 / (+65) 6577 6688, www.rwsentosa.com/en/restaurants/ocean-restaurant
English House by Marco Pierre White
Indulge in Christmas dinner British style at the beautiful restaurant English House by Marco Pierre White, housed in converted shophouses, and decked out with photographs, grand knickknacks and low lighting. A traditional British festive feast awaits (set menu with options), such as organic turkey with all the trimmings including Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, pigs in blankets, seasonal vegetables and bread sauce, and classic British gravy. Christmas crackers on every table and traditional Christmas pudding with brandy sauce completes the festive scene.
Pre- Christmas Festive Dining, 1-24 December (lunch and dinner), $55++ for two courses, $65++ for 3 courses
Christmas Day Menu, $99++ 4 courses, Kids Menu $48++
Little Creatures is a really easy going family-friendly spot for a casual Christmas dinner or lunch. Prices are generally super reasonable (normally under $40 for a set) and there are games on hand to keep the kiddos busy while you sip on your craft beer made in-house at this Aussie microbrewery.
Little Creatures Mohamed Ali Lane, 36 Club Street, Singapore 069469, +65 6239 0350, www.littlecreatures.sg
Café Melba is always a kid-friendly casual spot to celebrate the festive season thanks to its playground onsite (we featured it on our kid-friendly restaurant roundup)! We expect there’ll be a bouncy castle up like they have every day which will keep the littlies happy!
Café Melba Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Block N #01-56, Singapore 439053, Tel: (+65) 6440 6068, www.cafemelba.com.sg
Oxwell & Co
Get your fix of a classic British Christmas meal at gastrobar Oxwell & Co with Turkey Roulade, Crackled Belly of Pork and all the trimmings with festive tipples of Eggnog and Pimm’s Winter Cup.
Oxwell & Co, 5 Ann Siang Rd, Singapore 069688, Tel: (+65) 6438 7036, oxwellandco.com
Another non-traditional option this festive season if you are dining in a big group is Mexican Super Loco! Tuck into the Familia Feast set menu of sharing dishes of Ceviche, Corn chips, a main and flourless chocolate cake for dessert. The choice of mains does still involve Turkey you’ll be glad to know, in the form of Herb Crusted Turkey & Mole, or choose Agave Glazed Gammon Ham, or Grilled Angus Beef Fajitas.
How much: Familia Feast Menu, 18 November – 26 December, two days preorder, 10 pax minimum at $50 for adults or kids (kids can also order from separate kid’s menu).
Super Loco at Robertson Quay, Collyer Quay or Duxton Hill locations, www.super-loco.com/robertsonquay
Tanjong Beach Club
Keen for a boozy brunch? Tanjong Beach Club is right on the beach with a pool for the kids. The Christmas Bottomless Brunch features seafood like Boston Lobster, and Fresh Oysters alongside Roast Turkey from the live carving station.
Fun for Kids: Besides digging in the sand and splashing at the beach, kiddos can also enjoy face painting, balloon sculpting, and a visit fro Santa Claus (who we hear will be bearing gifts…).
How much: Coastal Christmas Bottomless Brunch, 25 December, 11.30am-2.30pm, Adults $138++ with bottomless tipples +$35, Children (5 – 12 years old) $58++
Tanjong Beach Club, 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, 098942, Tel : (+65) 6270 1355, www.tanjongbeachclub.com
Blue Lotus serves modern Chinese so it may not be what springs to mind when you are looking for Christmas lunch. But if you aren’t into the traditional turkey fare and have small kids who want to be busy and not sit at the table, the location of Blue Lotus on the Sentosa Quayside makes it ideal for kids to scoot and play while the adults enjoy the yacht views over their much talked about Chilli Crab dishes.
Blue Lotus, 31 Ocean Way, #01-13 Quayside Isle, Singapore 098375, Tel: (+65) 6339 0880, www.bluelotus.com.sg
Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore
Want a sumptuous Christmas meal with some surprising twists? Head to 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung for a five-course meu on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, featuring dishes like vinegar-cured salmon gravlax with green apple mousse, or foie gras “brix” with a dash of gingerbread spice. You’ll also find Black Angus beef tenderloin with chestnut puree, and fried Brussels sprouts with black truffle sauce. Not decadent enough for you? Opt for the Christmas Day buffet brunch, which will feature live stations, charcuterie, a carving station, rotisserie spit and more. And the bar is handcrafting a special holiday tipple, too! Elsewhere in the Capitol Kempinski, restaurants like Frieda will have a 3-course Christmas menu featuring hearty German classics, and Capitol Milk Bar will have holiday-themed specials like a “Reindeer Hot Dog”, “Santa Claus Turkey Burger” (with cranberry sauce!), and Eggnog & mandarin vanilla milkshake with gingerbread crumble (yum!).
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner 5-Course set menu: $138++/person (wine pairing option available)
Christmas Day Buffet Brunch: $168++/person (food only)
New Year’s Eve Set Menu (including complimentary glass of Champagne and rooftop access for fireworks): $168++/person
Capitol Kempinski Hotel, 15 Stamford Road, Singapore 178906, Tel: (+65) 6368 8888, www.kempinski.com
Capella’s decadent as ever Christmas Brunch will be taking in place in its Grand Ballroom Foyer, featuring free-flow Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve NV Champagne, wines, cocktails and beers. Prices range from $78++ for children aged 4 to 6, up to $238++ per adult with all free-flow drinks included. Other festive offerings include a New Year’s Eve countdown, and both Christmas Eve and Christmas Dinner at The Knolls and Cassia. NB: Capella will also be offering Thanksgiving dinner at The Knolls on 28 November.
Enjoy sky high dining this Christmas, at Marriott Singapore Novena’s Sky22. With a range of traditional options like roast turkey with chestnut stuffing, Yorkshire puddings and pork belly; Asian mains such as Chilli Crab, Tiger Prawns and Kung Pow Chicken; plus an epic dessert bar featuring classics like Apple Crumble, Black Forest and Christmas Pudding, guests will be spoilt for choice.
Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet, Tuesday 24 December 2019, 6-10pm, $88-$126++/adult, $44++/child
Christmas Day Lunch Buffet, Wednesday 25 December 2019, 12-3pm, $78-$116++/adult, $39++/child
Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena, 99 Irrawaddy Road, Singapore 329568
The Fullerton Hotels
The Fullerton Hotel and the Fullerton Bay Hotel can always be counted on for a true cornucopia of festive dining delights, from afternoon teas to brunch buffets and 5-course degustation Christmas dinners! Among the highlights: Gingerbread Cinnamon Crème Brûlée and Rendang Turkey Ragout at the festive afternoon teas at The Landing Point and The Clifford Pier, respectively; a Christmas Buffet Brunch with an astounding 20+ stations at Town Restaurant; a Christmas dinner buffet with meticulously wholesome European Christmas favorites at The Clifford Pier; and a New Year’s Eve Countdown Party and 6-Course Set Dinner at The Courtyard and Jade, respectively. (Jade will also have New Year’s Day Yum Cha!). Families can also look forward to a Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner on 28 November at Town Restaurant!
Fun for kids: There will be a dedicated kids’ room that in years past has featured balloon sculpting, a sand art station, a glitter tattoo station, colouring and bookmark making, and the chance for kiddos to decorate their own “magic flower pot”. Meanwhile, La Brasserie has feature face painting, balloon sculpting, storytelling, games, and a surprise magic show. And we have a feeling Santa Claus may be making an appearance at each; he must really love brunch!
Festive Afternoon Teas, from $50++/adult and $25++/child
Christmas Day Brunch at Town Restaurant, $265-$335++/adult, $130/child ($50 for every second child below 6)
Christmas Buffet Dinner at Town Restaurant, $180-$210++/adult, $99/child
Christmas Dinner Buffet at The Clifford Pier, $168++/adult, $84++/child
Thanksgiving Dinner at Town Restaurant, $99++/adult, $50++/child
The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178, Tel: (+65) 6733 8388, www.fullertonhotels.com/dining
Park Hotel Alexandra
‘A Rustic Merry Christmas’, the theme for the festive buffet spread at The Carvery, is inspired by the traditional flavours of the holiday and even features Christmas caroling! Celebrate the season with a dazzling array of tantalising roasts, chilled seafood, must-have yuletide sweets and handmade wood-fired pizzas at The Carvery. The marquee highlights of the eclectic menu includes 21-day Gin-aged Angus Beef Prime Ribs, Spit-Roasted Chicken with Sweet Orange and Aged Balsamic Glaze, Sticky Date Trifle, and the rum-laced Almond and Rhubarb Pithivier.
Christmas Eve Lunch, Tuesday 24 December 2019, 12-2:30pm, $61++/adult, $34++/child
Christmas Eve Dinner, Wednesday 25 December 2019, 6:30-10:30pm, $103-$135++/adult, $51++/child
Christmas Day High Tea Lunch, Wednesday 25 December 2019, 12-2:30pm, $93-$135++/adult, $51++/child
Christmas Day Dinner, Wednesday 25 December 2019, 6:30-10:30pm, $93-135++/adult, $51++/child
Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
The Ritz will be opening up its grand ballroom for a “Christmas Buffet Brunch Extravaganza” on Christmas Day, featuring epicureans highlights like glazed gammon ham with jalapeño spiced corn bread, lobster bisque, roasted dry-aged prime rib, and inventive desserts like nitrogen baked meringue, poached pear sorbet, and all manner of traditional Christmas cookies and chocolates. There will also be Christmas Eve lunch and dinner, plus Christmas Dinner at Colony Restaurant, along with their ever-popular Vintage Champagne Brunch on Christmas Day, and an enticing Afternoon Tea Buffet in the Chihuly Lounge with special Christmas desserts.
Fun for Kids: Families can look forward to kiddy rides, arcade games, a bouncy castle, a photo booth, a “live” band, and even a special appearance by Santa Claus! Santa will also make an appearance at Christmas Eve Dinner at Colony, along with a carolling choir.
Christmas Buffet Brunch Bonanza, 12pm to 3pm, $238++/adult (inc free-flow vintage Champagne), $119++/child ages 6-12, $60++/child ages 3-5 NB: Pre-payment is required.
Christmas Eve Lunch at Colony Restaurant, 12pm-2:30pm, $148++/adult, $49++/child ages 6-12, $25++/child ages 3-5
Christmas Eve Seafood Dinner at Colony Restaurant, 7pm-10:30pm, $218++/adult, $94++/child ages 6-12, $47++/child ages 3-5. Pre-payment required.
Christmas Day Vintage Champagne Brunch at Colony Restaurant, 10:45am-1pm and 1:30-pm-3:45pm, $388++/adult (incl. free-flow 2007 vintage Champagne and a festive cocktail), $208-$238++/adult (inc free-flow Champagne), $104-$119++/child ages 6-12, $52-$60/child ages 3-5
Christmas Dinner at Colony Restaurant, 6:30-10:30pm, $128++/adult, $64++/child ages 6-12, $32++/child ages 3-5. Pre-payment required.
Festive Afternoon Tea Buffet at Chihuly Lounge, 24-25, 31 December and 1 January 2020, 2:30-5pm, $88++/adult, $44++/child ages 6-12. Pre-payment required.
Ritz-Carlton Millennia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039799, www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/singapore/dining
Royal Plaza on Scotts
Enjoy the festive atmosphere at Carousel Buffet Restaurant this Christmas. With three sittings on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day – lunch, high tea and dinner – and a special visit from Santa, this is a great one to bring the kids along to. There will be dance performances on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, and party favours will be handed out on New Year’s Day. The kitchen here is halal-certified, too.
Christmas Eve Lunch, Tuesday 24 December 2019, 12-2pm, $58++/adult, $36++/child
Christmas Eve High Tea, Tuesday 24 December 2019, 3:30-5:30pm, $42++/adult, $27++/child
Christmas Eve Dinner, Tuesday 24 December 2019, 6:30-9:30pm, $88++/adult, $49++/child
Christmas Eve Lunch, Wednesday 25 December 2019, 12-2pm, $68++/adult, $43++/child
Christmas Eve High Tea, Wednesday 25 December 2019, 3:30-5:30pm, $48++/adult, $32++/child
Christmas Eve Dinner, Wednesday 25 December 2019, 6:30-9:30pm, $80++/adult, $46++/child
Fun for kids: Santa Claus will be visiting on Christmas Eve and during lunch on Christmas Day.
Reservations: Book online here.
Royal Plaza on Scotts, 25 Scotts Road, Singapore 228220, www.carouselbuffet.com.sg/carousel
The St. Regis Singapore
The St. Regis is offering an extravagant line-up of exquisite culinary experiences at its award-winning dining establishments. Diners can choose from traditional Christmas items like Oven Baked Angus Prime Rib and Yorkshire Puddings, or Singapore Chilli Crab and sashimi at Brasserie Les Saveurs (vegetarians will be well looked after with a range of Impossible Meat options on the menus). Enjoy a complimentary hour of aperitifs in the Astor Bar at the Christmas and New Year’s Day Champagne Brunches. There will also be a Thanksgiving Dinner at Brasserie Les Saveurs.
Thanksgiving Dinner, Thursday 28 November 2019, 7-10pm, $148++/pp
Christmas Eve Dinner, Tuesday 24 December 2019, 7-10:30pm, $328++/pp
Christmas Day Champagne Brunch, Wednesday 25 December 2019, 12-3pm (with complimentary hour of apéritifs at Astor Bar from 11am to 12pm) $268++/pp
Christmas Day Dinner, Wednesday 25 December 2019, 7-10:30pm, $218++/pp
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza
Luscious premium meats roasting on the fire, wafting aromas nipping at your nose, Yuletide
carols being sung by a choir – prepare for a traditional Christmas dining experience at Marriott Cafe, with over 110 festive delicacies on offer. Ready your taste buds for countless delights comprising Christmas classics – juicy robust turkeys and hams, aromatic cuts of beef, lavish foie gras, opulent jewels of the sea – plus Asian delights, fresh seafood, premium charcuterie and a delectable dessert offering!
Christmas Eve Festive Buffet Dinner, Tuesday 24 December 2019, 6-10pm, $160++ adult, $70++ child
Christmas Day Festive Buffet Lunch, Wednesday 25 December 2019,12-3pm, $138++ adult, $60++ child
Christmas Day Festive Buffet Dinner, Wednesday 25 December 2019, $160++ adult, $70++ child
Reservations: (+65) 6831 4605, www.singaporemarriott.com/dining
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238865, www.singaporemarriott.com/dining
If you’re keen to celebrate the American holiday of Thanksgiving on Thursday 28 November, a number of American restaurants will be offering special menus (see below). Some of the hotels mentioned above will also be showcasing their festive delights with a dedicated Thanksgiving dinner, including:
The Knolls at Capella Singapore
Town Restaurant at The Fullerton Hotel
Edge at Pan Pacific Singapore
Brasserie Les Saveurs at The St. Regis Singapore
Luke’s Oyster Bar & Chophouse
Luke’s is always an upmarket favourite for festive dining (maybe better for older kids or teens given the chic vibes). Their Celebratory Feast, cooked up by Chef Travis Masiero (himself a native New Englander), is served family-style and includes Slow Roasted Turkey, their famous Cornbread made into a stuffing with sausage, and fresh cranberry sauce. NB: Both the Gemmill Lane and Orchard Road locations will be serving Thanksgiving dinner.
How much: Thanksgiving 2019, 28 November, $98 per person++
Luke’s Oyster Bar & Chophouse
260 Orchard Road #03-02, The Heeren, Singapore 238855, Tel: (+65) 6733 4813
22 Gemmill Lane, Singapore 069257 Tel (+65) 6221 4468
Meatsmith Telok Ayer
Meatsmith Telok Ayer gets festive this year with a meaty Thanksgiving menu that’s served sharing-style as per tradition. Smoked Turkey (brined for two days and Hickory-smoked for 4 hours) served with cranberry sauce, cornbread stuffing, Brussels sprouts, sweet potato casserole and biscuits, are just a few of the Southern American-style delights on offer.
How much: Thanksgiving menu, 28th November 2019, two seatings, $98++ per person
Meatsmith Telok Ayer, 167-169 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore, 068620, www.meatsmith.com.sg
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