Jack Frost might not be nipping at our nose, but festive dining in Singapore more than makes up for the lack of winter cheer with some of the world’s most sumptuous dining spreads.
We’re getting super excited to wine and dine with our loved ones this festive season, but someone’s gotta put food on the table so we’ve rounded up our ultimate guide to holiday eating in Singapore — make sure to read this before making your rezzies, mama. We begin at home with our top spots for sweet treats, meats and holiday hampers, then we bring you a special line up of Thanksgiving spreads, followed by the most drool-worthy festive menus in town, including all the fabulous hotel feasts!
Bringing it Home: Sweet Treats, Meats and Hampers
We’re not kidding when we say Huber’s has everything you need and more! Huber’s is well regarded for its high quality meat and all the fixings, from free-range pork and poultry to organic veggies and exclusively imported sweets from Europe and beyond. Oh, and did we mention they have one of the largest cheese selections in Singapore? They were even awarded Gourmet Distributor of the Year at the World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence earlier this year! Cook up a storm with their choice cuts, gravies, soups, delicious air dried meats and more for your ultimate Christmas dinner at home, mama!
Huber’s Butchery, 22 Dempsey Road, Singapore 249679, (+65) 6737 1588, www.hubers.com.sg
The newly-opened Ryan’s Grocery is already a Sassy Mama go-to for their fantastic gluten-free selection and we’re super grateful for their festive offer of 10% off Thanksgiving and Christmas roasts, giving us more time to enjoy dinner at home with our family and friends! Get your orders in by 8 December, mama!
Ryan’s Grocery, 29 Binjai Park, Singapore, 589831, (+65) 6463 3933, www.facebook.com/RyansGrocery
The Organic Grocer caters to the conscious consumer so they’ve put together their first Christmas hamper with lots of love! Overflowing with their best selling organic products, including organic chia seeds and fair-trade lavender dark chocolate, they come thoughtfully packaged with a cheeky greeting card!
The Organic Grocer, 39 Eng Kong Terrace, Singapore 599012, (+65) 6469 774, www.theorganicgrocer.com. Hamper priced at $165 with free delivery
Le Bistrot du Sommelier has put together a “Christmas At Home” menu to choose luxurious take-home fare from, including Rillette de Dinde Fumée, a smoked turkey rillette and Cheese Cake aux truffes noir façon Le Bistrot du Sommelier, a cheese cake infused with black winter truffle. To complement the feast, a handpicked selection of wines and Champagnes are also available. Bonus: come along to the Rillete Bar on Saturday, 5 December for complimentary tastings of all their festive dishes, wines and champagnes because a wise mama can never be too sure!
Le Bistrot du Sommelier, 53 Armenian Street, Singapore 179940, (+65) 6333 1982, www.lebistrotdusommelier.com. Pre-order from 5 to 21 December 2015.
Oh Deli has got you covered for pretty much any event, mama! With Christmas around the corner, their ready-for-roasting meats, stuffing, sauces and wine will have you sighing with relief that it’s all only a click away! All you have to do is start filling up your seasonal shopping cart here, mama!
Oh Deli, 421 East Coast Road, Singapore 429008, (+65) 6440 4409, www.ohdeli.com.sg
Why slave away by the oven when you can get Hoopla’s help for delicious sweet treats to bring home? Pre-order some festive goodies from Sassy Mama-fave Hoopla while you get your caffeine fix with a tasty cuppa!
Hoopla, 21 Media Circle, #01-05 Infinite Studios, Singapore 138562, (+65) 6778 0051, www.facebook.com/hooplasg
The Fish Wives
Planning on a big do at your house and stressing about how you’re going to pull it all together? Let The Fish Wives help with their great selection of festive party meals which includes a lot more than fish, we swear!
The Fish Wives, #01-05B Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259760, (+65) 6464 8384, www.thefishwives.com
If you’re looking for a fab Christmas gift, consider Simply Hamper and their fantastic assortment of holiday hampers and gift baskets! They have gifts to suit any budget – we’ve got our eye on their “Jolly Wonders” hamper, which includes Brown & Haley almond roca, Bisquini cookies and Wicked Nut macadamia nuts!
Simply Hamper, www.simplyhamper.com
The Butcher to the rescue! Don’t fret about where to find defrosted turkeys, raw cured ham and oraganic free range turkey mama — The Butcher will have your back and even deliver it all straight to your door (just be sure to get your orders in by 13 December)!
The Butcher, Holland Village: 44 Jalan Merah Saga, #01-50, Singapore 278116 or East Coast: #B1-83B Parkway Parade, 80 Marine Parade Road, Singapore 449269, or River Valley: 11 Mohamed Sultan Road, #01-01, Singapore 239010, (+65) 6472 0073, www.thebutcher.com.sg
Does a delicious, value-for-money, complete Christmas take-home pack sound appealing to you (at least for one of the many evenings you’ll have to think about what to feed your hungry holiday crowd)? We thought so! The Rotisserie has prepared a juicy roast turkey and honey-glazed ham feast for 8-10 people and it’s waiting to be taken home with you, mama! Did we mention you get a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc with every $200 spend? Easy breezy Christmas – yes please!
The Rotisserie, various locations across Singapore, www.therotisserie.sg, (+65) 9771 7536. Customisable take-home pack priced from $180
The Barbie Girls
After sitting down with Barbie Girls founder and That Mama Sasha Conlan recently, this quality seafood and meat importer definitely has our support! The Barbie Girls ethically source all their food and are now ready for your Christmas orders to rev up the holidays with beautiful New Zealand Alpine King Salmon, Black Angus steak and more!
The Barbie Girls, 120 Lower Delta Road, #02-09 Cendex Centre, Singapore 169208, (+65) 6273 0752, www.thebarbiegirls.com
It’s clear the Swiss Butchery has been on the Singapore scene for a while now because they know how to alleviate your home cooking holiday stress, with excellent customer service the moment you walk through the door and a wide range of tasty products sure to make your fam smile in food coma delight!
Swiss Butchery, Greenwood outlet: 30 Greenwood Ave, Singapore 289230, (+65) 6468 7588, Tanglin outlet: 56 Tanglin Rd, Singapore 247964, (+65) 6235 8080, www.swissbutchery.com.sg
Cat & the Fiddle
New kid on the block, Cat & the Fiddle can whip you up a delightful cheesecake which will surely bring out the holiday spirit in your fam! Their colourful cheesecakes of art will amaze you and add a little something extra to your celebrations. Try their “Naughty and Nice” chocolate Christmas cheesecake – we promise you won’t be disappointed! Did we mention they deliver?
Cat & the Fiddle, (+65) 6287 0077, www.catandthefiddle.com
Da Paolo Gastronomia
Let Italian boutique Da Paolo help with your gourmet Christmas-at-home needs with their selection of fine festive offerings, such as their deboned roast chicken, honey ham, roast vegetable sides and hazelnut crodo (if you haven’t tried their crodos, you don’t know what you’re missing)! Order from their festive menu online by clicking here, mama!
Da Paolo Gastronomia, various locations across Singapore, (+65) 6479 6522, www.dapaolo.com.sg
We can’t forget our sweet-tooth now can we, mama? Sweetspot will lull you out of your dinner coma with enticing festive desserts, such as their signature chocolate Christmas tree, Panettone and sweet holiday hampers!
Sweetspot, 10 Bayfront Ave, Marina Bay Sands, Hotel Lobby, Tower 3, Singapore 018956, (+65) 6688 8588, www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/cafe/sweetspot
From now until 25 December, local supermarket Giant is pulling out all the Christmas stops with the choice of four different party sets, themed around roast turkey breast, chicken en-croute, roasted pork knuckle and herb roast chicken. For the first time, Giant is also offering Halal-certified Christmas specials to include all Singapore residents in the merriment! Add the finishing touches to your holidays with a selection of their classic Christmas cakes, from Oreo cheesecake to chocolate fudge logs!
Last but not least, don’t forget local institution FairPrice for all your holiday needs on a budget with their special Christmas catalogue now available!
All of the following are happening this Thursday, 26 November, although some restaurants will be serving up Thanksgiving favourites through the weekend. See below for all the deets!
Luke’s gets it right with a Thanksgiving menu served family-style (purists will love that Chef Travis Masiero is a native New Englander, i.e. home of the first Thanksgiving)! Gather your loved ones, mama, and head to this cosy restaurant tucked behind Club Street for a celebratory feast including slow roasted tom turkey, cornbread & sausage stuffing, native Indian wild rice and apple pie.
Luke’s, 22 Gemmill Lane, Singapore 069257, (+65) 6221 4468 or 260 Orchard Road #03-02, The Heeren, Singapore 238855, (+65) 6733 4813, www.lukes.com.sg. Priced at $85++.
If you’re a meat lover, you can’t go wrong with a smoked turkey feast at Meatsmith, whose very name says it all! Meatsmith is pulling out all the stops with a fully loaded Southern-style Thanksgiving menu complete with smoked turkey, sweet potato casserole, mash & gravy and pumpkin pie!
Meatsmith, 167-169 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068620, (+65) 6221 2262, www.meatsmith.com.sg. Priced at 80++.
One-Ninety at the Four Seasons
The Four Seasons Hotel is all class and its Thanksgiving day menu is no different! Give thanks to the Four Seasons’ signature chestnut veloute with homemade corn bread and salted maple butter, pumpkin pie and caramelized pecan cheesecake. Or savour an endless flow of festive carvings, mouth-watering appetizers and desserts from the buffet and select one entrée served à la minute.
Four Seasons, 190 Orchard Blvd, Singapore 248646, (+65) 6734 1110, www.fourseasons.com/singapore. Priced at $108 for adults and $54 for children.
When you think of Thanksgiving, Brewerkz probably isn’t the first to come to mind, but this American-style microbrewery actually serves up a sumptuous holiday meal on a reasonable budget at their Riverside Point location! Enjoy a Thanksgiving buffet at $55++ or top that up to $70++ to include a couple of pints or glasses of wine. Kiddos under 12 dine for $14++, which makes this a fantastic family-friendly spot to give thanks, mama!
Brewerkz, 30 Merchant Road, #01-05/06 Riverside Point, Singapore 058282, (+65) 6438 7438, www.brewerkz.com. Priced from $55 for adults and $14 for children.
Smokey’s BBQ is known for serving up authentic American fare and since Thanksgiving is as American as it gets, you’re in for a treat! Their set menu comes with smoked turkey breast with cranberry relish, served with mashed potatoes, jalapeño cornbread, pumpkin soup with garlic bread, mixed salad and warm peach cobbler for dessert. Swig that all down with a glass of their house wine or half a pint of beer that comes with the set and you’ve got yourself another reason to give thanks this year!
Smokey’s BBQ, 73 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore 427790, (+65) 6345 6914 (book on Chope for Joo Chiat here) or Sunset Lane Blk 106 Clementi Street 12 #01-54/56, Singapore 120106, (+65) 6872 6857 (book on Chope for Sunset here), smokeysbbq.com.sg. From $39.
Super cool resto-lounge Kilo is putting on a dinner and dance evening called Dancegiving where you’re invited to indulge in a 10-course dinner menu featuring Thai style roasted turkey, roasted duck & Nam Yam pomelo salad along with a pig head terrine. The after-dinner dance party continues in the Kilo lounge where DJs Shellsuit and Dave Code will keep the beats pumping until the wee hours!
Kilo, 66 Kampong Bugis, #08-01, Singapore 338987, (+65) 9830 6252, www.kilokitchen.com. From $70.
For a fun, informal Thanksgiving, Morton’s is inviting you and your friends to plop down at their bar, partake in their famous happy hour and gobble down some complimentary turkey sandwiches! You can enjoy turkey sandwiches instead of the usual filet mignon sandwiches if you order any drink from the bar, which we think is a great excuse to gather the gang for some festive cheer made easy!
Morton’s, Mandarin Oriental Singapore, Fourth Storey, 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Singapore 039797, (+65) 6339 3740, www.mortons.com
Lawry’s has put together an unusual four-course lunch menu and five-course dinner menu for the adventurous thanks-givers in us! Starting with breaded salmon sashimi and ending with a sweet potato cheese pie, Lawry’s also promises to include their famous spinning bowl salad and, of course, the classics — roast beef and turkey!
Lawry’s, 333A Orchard Road, #04-01/31 Mandarin Gallery, Mandarin Orchard, Singapore 238897, (+65) 6836 3333, www.facebook.com/LawrysSG/. Lunch: $73++; Dinner: $93++
Mezza9 at Grand Hyatt
Ready your tastebuds for an unforgettable Thanksgiving spread at Mezza9, where you can feast on slow-roasted organic whole turkey and hay-smoked Welsh lamb leg with Yorkshire pudding. Topping off your night will be homemade pumpkin whoopie pies and chocolate caramel trifle with raspberries! As a bonus, Mezza9 is putting this feast on twice: on Thanksgiving day itself and Sunday, 29 November for those who couldn’t quite fit in a weekday celebration. Sounds like a hassle-free Thanksgiving which us mamas can truly enjoy!
Mezza9, Grand Hyatt, 10 Scotts Road, Singapore, 228211, (+65) 6738 1234, www.singapore.grand.hyatt.com. From $128.
MELT – The World Café
MELT is offering up a Thanksgiving buffet and dinner from 26-29 November with enough variety to suit anyone’s taste, including two-tone truffle roasted turkey with bacon and cranberry stuffing, 150-day rack of prime rib and salmon Wellington! We’re talking the works, mama – they’ve also got stations serving up Boston lobsters, homemade ravioli, BBQ, curries, chicken claypot rice, a chocolate fountain and so much more!
MELT – The World Café, 5 Raffles Ave, Marina Square, Singapore 039797, (+65) 6338 0066, www.mandarinoriental.com. From $108 with free flow non-alcoholic drinks, and from $158 with free flow champagne, wine and beer
Clinton St. Baking Company & Restaurant
We’ve made it pretty clear we’re in love with the breakfast at Clinton St. Baking Company, and now they’ve gone and gotten us excited for their pies! Get ready for two sumptuous pies just in time for both Thanksgiving and Christmas, mama! Their special pumpkin butterscotch pie ($60 for 1kg, $9.50 per slice) and maple bourbon pecan pie ($64 for 1kg, $10.50 per slice) are just what the family is calling for to round up your festive dinner!
Clinton Street Baking Company, 31 Purvis Street, Singapore 188608, (+65) 6684 4845, www.clintonstreetbaking.sg
Dine in a shiny, floating dome on the water at Spanish restaurant Catalunya, which is promising an unforgettable festive experience this year! Their line-up includes their yuletide Christmas a la carte specials (18-27 December), Christmas Bingo Brunch (25-27 December) with craft activities for the bubs, 10-course New Year’s Eve degustation menu and New Year’s Eve rooftop countdown party! Talk about celebrating in style, mama — Catalunya has it all!
Catalunya, The Fullerton Pavilion, 82 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049327, (+65) 6534 0188, www.catalunya.sg. New Year’s Eve 10-course feast: $488++; Rooftop party: $98 pre-order and $128 at the door
Nicolas Le Restaurant
Nicolas Le Restaurant has been quietly ruling the conservation house restaurants at Bukit Pasoh since 2007 with its tasting menu refreshed every two weeks by Chef Nicolas Joanny – you’ll never try the same thing twice at this cosy resto! That’s why we’re excited for what Chef Nicolas has in store for Christmas and New Year’s – our mouths are already watering for the langoustine foie gras, pigeon leg confit, organic egg with winter black truffle and wold caught turbot fish!
Nicolas Le Restaurant, 10 Teck Lim Road, Singapore 088386, (+65) 6224 2404, www.restaurantnicolas.com. Chrismas Eve dinner (two services): $88++ and $108++; New Year’s Eve dinner (two services): $88++ and $118++
Sabio by the Sea
If you’re after a grand seafood spread, enjoy a hearty Christmas day brunch with the fam at Sabio by the Sea where they’ll feature a live oyster station and giant turkey paella. Round the fun afternoon off with a stop at their crepes station for a sweet treat!
Sabio by the Sea, 31 Ocean Way, #01-02 Quayside Isle, Singapore 098373, www.sabio.sg/bythesea/. $88 per adult and $48 for kids 6 and over
The White Rabbit
Have a whimsical Christmas at The White Rabbit where you’ll tuck into a festive menu throughout December featuring pan roasted guinea fowl and eggnog panna cotta! The lush green Dempsey surrounds will leave you feeling transported to the 1930s as you dine in an elegant chapel with historical landmark status.
The White Rabbit, 39C Harding Rd, Singapore 249541, (+65) 6473 9965, www.facebook.com/TWRsg/. Festive set lunch: from $42++; Christmas Eve dinner: from $108++; Christmas day brunch: from $98 per adult (all guests will enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco) and from $48 per child (6-12 years)
Tuck into fresh Italian flavours at Zafferano where you’ll enjoy 270-degree panoramic city views at the top of Ocean Financial Tower. Indulge in their five-course set New Year’s eve dinner such as grade 8 Tajima wagyu and slow-cooked arctic char. Guests who partake in their special Mumm Champagne offer will also gain complimentary access to the Sky Countdown Party on their rooftop terrace. Pop open that bottle, mama!
Zafferano, 10 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049315, (+65) 6509 1488, www.zafferano.sg. From $278. Special offer of $348++ per person with Mumm Champagne (1 bottle to two guests), including complimentary access to the Sky Countdown Party on rooftop terrace.
Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens
Celebrate Christmas in a national heritage site at the Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens, with their Christmas Day buffet featuring a vast array of food, such as slow cooked Angus beef tenderloin, Singapore-style chilli crab and traditional Christmas pudding! They have three seatings for the buffet so do check out the details here first, mama!
The Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Garden, Singapore 259569, (+65) 6287 0711, www.thehalia.com. Prices from $128++ for first and third seatings with free flow of sparkling, red and white wines; second seating $138++.
Fleur de Sel
Indulge in the lead up to Christmas with a four-course lunch or six-course dinner throughout December at Fleur de Sel, located in a charming shophouse on Tras Street. Known for classic French fare, Chef-owner Alexandre Lozachmeur has created a Christmas menu complete with Le Dinde (turkey with foie gras and truffle) and Le Potiron (pumpkin veloutee with scallop tartar and hazelnut oil). Sounds pretty enticing to us! You’ll also be happy to know they have festive take-away offers like their stuffed and roasted poulet de bresse, black truffle brie and pork rilletes – simply email Fleur de Sel with your order at least three days in advance between 1 and 31 December!
Fleur de Sel, 64 Tras Street, #01-01, Singapore 079003, (+65) 6222 6861, www.fleurdesel.com.sg/. Lunch at $78++ and dinner at $148++
From 24-26 December, Sardinian restaurant Sopra Cucina is inviting you to try their exclusive three-course Christmas set dinner. Start off with the Insalata Di Aragosta, a classic Italian dish of lobster meat and mesclun salad, move onto the honey Chipotle glazed turkey breast and end with a traditional Pannetone bread pudding drizzled with vanilla sauce. Sounds perfectly Italian!
Sopra Cucina, 10 Claymore Road #01-02, Singapore 229540, (+65) 6737 3253, www.sopracucina.com. $99++ per person (includes a glass of Prosecco)
Long-standing Orchard restaurant Bedrock is the perfect Christmas dinner date for steak lovers, with their ‘Oscar Style’ fillet steak, served with crabmeat, asparagus and creamy béarnaise sauce and a complimentary glass of Veuve Clicquot Brut champagne. Or perhaps you’re in the mood to share their succulent Chateaubriand for two featuring a thick cut from the tenderloin fillet served with brocollini and sweet potatoes cooked in blue cheese sauce. Their lovely staff will take care of you with two complimentary glasses of Veuve Clicquot Brut champagne since a bit of bubbly always brings festive cheer!
Bedrock, 96 Somerset Road, #01-05, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites, Orchard, Singapore 238163, (+65) 6238 0054, www.bedrock.com.sg. Fillet steak: $128++; Chateaubriand: $218++
Osteria Mozza by Mario Batali
Legendary Chef Mario Batali’s restaurant Osteria Mozza wants to show us what a real traditional Italian Christmas Eve dinner is all about with its ‘Feast of the Seven Fishes,’ where seafood is served in place of meat. Experience dishes such as the saffron malloreddus with mussels, corn pyramids with lobster and squid in chittara with spanner crab and uni. Osteria Mozza can also help you ring in the New Year with a dinner menu which will include agnolotti with truffles, fritto misto di pesce and a choice of burrata with caviar or lobster.
Osteria Mozza, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956, B1-42-46, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, (+65) 6688 8522, www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/celebrity-chefs/osteria-mozza. Feast of the Seven Fishes Chef’s Tasting Menu at $158++; New Year’s Eve dinner: $198++
Lucha Loco is flipping the traditional Christmas menu on its head and bringing us ‘MexMas’ – the Mexican street food-inspired Christmas! We’re talking enchiladas, ceviche, tequila and lots of margaritas! Don your sombreros mama and salsa your way over to Lucha Loco this festive season!
Goodwood Park Hotel
The gorgeous Goodwood Hotel is preparing to spread Christmas cheer one turkey at a time – specifically, Portuguese-style curry turkey marinated for two days in a secret homemade blend of fragrant spices! Indulge your palate with creative festive menus at their three restaurants – Gordon Grill, Coffee Lounge and L’Espresso – on offer from 1 December through New Year’s Eve, including slow roasted ibérico pork belly with crackling, boneless gammon ham with vanilla-pineapple sauce and turkey ‘kueh pie tee.’ We especially love that Goodwood Park is donating 10% of their Christmas log cakes sales to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund, which provides financial assistance to children from low-income families – support this great initiative by placing your order for a Manjari chocolate and cassis mousse log cake and other holiday hamper fillers here!
Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221, (+65) www.goodwoodparkhotel.com
Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa
This is a hotel that isn’t shy of a bit of Christmas cheer! Throughout the month of December, The Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa is offering up yuletide indulgences in all three of their restaurants, from a fanciful buffet at Kwee Zeen to a festive afternoon tea at the cosier LeBar to a fully loaded four-course set menu of gourmet dishes at The Garden. You’re sure to find a dining spot here to suit you and your loved ones perfectly!
Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, 2 Bukit Manis Road, Sentosa, Singapore 099891, (+65) 6708 8310, www.singaporeresortsentosa.com. LeBar: $98 for 2; Kwee Zeen: from $138 per adult, from $68 per child (5-11 years); The Garden: $128 without alcohol, $148 with wine pairing
Escape to the timeless Raffles Hotel where you can enjoy Christmas and New Year’s delights in any one of their iconic dining spots throughout the month of December! Order yourself a Singapore sling and make your way to the Bar & Billiard Room for a holiday buffet, Raffles Grill for a five-course Christmas menu, or the Tiffin Room for a festive afternoon tea, lunch or dinner (don’t worry, their famous curries will still be on offer!). If you’re wanting to bring home a little Raffles Hotel with you, be sure to order up festive goodies from Ah Teng’s Bakery!
Raffles Hotel, 1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673, (+65) 6337 1886, www.raffles.com. Bar & Billiard Room: from $218++ per adult, from $98++ per child (6-12 years) – book on Chope; Raffles Grill: from $218 – book on Chope; Tiffin Room: $78++ per adult, $40++ per child (6-12 years) – book on Chope
The Knolls at Capella Singapore
Throughout the month of December, The Knolls will be serving up delectable festive set lunch and dinner menus specially created by their Director of Culinary, David Senia. Set in an intimate and luxurious location on beautiful Sentosa Island, The Knolls will surely provide mouth-watering gourmet delights with a Mediterranean twist!
The Knolls at Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297, (+65) 6591 5046, www.capellahotels.com/singapore. Set lunch and dinner: from $65; Christmas Eve lunch and dinner: from $98; Christmas day dining: from $168 for adults and from $68 for children
Lime at Parkroyal on Pickering
From 4 December 2015 to 3 January 2016, tuck into a yuletide spread at Lime Restaurant & Bar where you can enjoy honey baked ham, roast turkey, log cakes and more holiday-themed eats all set against a beautiful backdrop of sustainable decorations! Filling our tummies in a place which values the environment deserves a very festive thumbs-up! If you would rather bring home these culinary delights to surprise your loved ones with all your “hard work”, be sure to order up their festive takeaways – if you order before 2 December, you’ll get 15% off!
LIME at Parkroyal on Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering St, Singapore 058289 (+65) 6809 8899. From $68
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Not only is the Mandarin Oriental Hotel gearing up for a Thanksgiving buffet at MELT that’ll blow your socks off, it also has Christmas feasts in store for you in their other restaurants on 24 and 25 December! Celebrate Christmas with an Asian twist at Cherry Garden, experience the holiday Italian-style at Dolce Vita, or indulge your sweet tooth with treats at the Axis Bar and Lounge and stuff your face with a massive buffet at MELT ~ The World Café!
Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 5 Raffles Ave, Marina Square, Singapore 039797, (+65) 6885 3081, www.mandarinoriental.com
The Fullerton Hotel and The Fullerton Bay Hotel
The Fullerton Hotel Group promises a dignified holiday season as you enjoy Yuletide classics and New Year’s Eve celebrations across their five restaurants in the Fullerton Hotel and the Fullerton Bay Hotel just across the street. Be sure to check out this gorgeous festive e-brochure which covers all things Christmas and New Year, including festive eats, amazing takeaways (like the delectable roasts pictured above), beautiful gift hampers, carolling, fundraisers and other special events in the month of December!
The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178, (+65) 6733 8388, www.fullertonhotel.com.
Mezza9 at Grand Hyatt
Head on over to Mezza9 at the Grand Hyatt to stuff your face with their lavish Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas day brunch, including roasted suckling pig, truffle salami and 18-hour slow braised venison stew. They will also have a wide selection of interesting a la carte offerings throughout the month of December, such as wood roasted duck smoked mackerel Scotch eggs.
Mezza9, Grand Hyatt, 10 Scotts Road, Singapore, 228211, (+65) 6738 1234, www.singapore.grand.hyatt.com. Christmas Eve dinner: $138 without alcohol, $178 with alcohol, $98 per child; Christmas day brunch: $188 without alcohol, $248 with alcohol, $128 per child
J65 Kitchen at Hotel Jen Tanglin
J65 is the new kitchen in town! Hotel Jen Tanglin has undergone a major revamp and is all set to celebrate the opening of its brand new all-day dining restaurant, J65 Kitchen, with a yummy family-friendly market-style buffet with festive food to drool over! You can also order from their Christmas order menu from now through Wednesday 30 December (they just ask to kindly give them at least two days notice) to partake in festive offerings such as roast turkey with all the trimmings (think braised red cabbage, apple & chestnut stuffing and maple glazed chestnuts), beef Wellington, roasted pork belly roulade with apricot and prune stuffing and apple pie!
J65, Hotel Jen Tanglin, 1A Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249716,(+65) 6831 4295, www.hoteljen.com/singapore/tanglin/about/. Whole roast turkey with all the trimmings feeds 10-12 guests: $198
Reading about Intercontinental Singapore’s Christmas dining extravaganza just makes us want to hop in a cab and do a festive restaurant crawl throughout the whole, gorgeous hotel! Throughout the month of December, they have everything from a Christmas day brunch to New Year’s Eve dinner to, wait for it, The Longest Breakfast 2016! That’s right, mama, we’re talking a breakfast that lasts from 5am-5pm so you can go straight from ringing the New Year in to kicking back and recovering on the first of January over chilled Alaskan crab with avocado parfait and more deliciousness…and (yet another) glass of champagne in hand if you so choose!
Intercontinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966, (+65) 6825 1000 www.singapore.intercontinental.com