You know Christmas is near when carols start playing everywhere you go, and the mood is decidedly jolly. Us Singaporeans celebrate festive seasons in the way we know best: with great company, and lots and lots of good food.
If you’re looking for a festive dining experience this year, check out this list of Christmas buffet and dinner spots in Singapore to bring your family and friends to!
1. Prego at Fairmont Singapore
Dine in Italian style when you head over to Prego at Fairmont Singapore. Bring family and friends together for a comforting brunch buffet in a casual family-friendly setting.
Share some festive favourites with the favourite people in your life, and savour delicious dishes like the Kamut Aglio Olio with Sea Urchin and Organic Caviar, Baked Whole Scallops, and Whole Grilled Maine Lobster.
Be sure to make your reservations, because this brunch buffet is only available on 24, 25 & 31 December 2017. If you’re watching your waistline, you can still join in the festive cheer with a la carte festive lunch and dinner menus (from $24++). Drink, eat, and be merry!
Prices: Festive Sunday Brunch, 24 & 31 December 2017, 12.30pm – 3.30pm: $49++ (child, 5 – 11 years old), $98++ (adult, non-alcoholic beverages), $128++ (adult, free-flow Zardetto Prosecco, Italian cocktails & house wines), $148++ (adult, free-flow Moët & Chandon Imperial, three styles of Negroni Italian cocktails & house wines).
Christmas Brunch, 25 December 2017, 12.30pm – 3.30pm: $54++ (child, 5 – 11 years old), $108++ (adult, non-alcoholic beverages), $138++ (adult, free-flow Zardetto Prosecco, Italian cocktails & house wines), $168++ (adult, free-flow Moët & Chandon Imperial, three styles of Negroni Italian cocktails & house wines)
Prego: Level 1, Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189560 | Tel: +65 6339 7777 | Opening Hours: 6am – 11am daily (Breakfast), 12noon – 2.30pm (Lunch, Mon-Sat), 12noon – 3pm (Italian Sunday Brunch, Sun), 5pm – 6pm daily (Early Bird Dinner), 6pm – 10.30pm daily (A La Carte Dinner) | Website
There’s nothing quite like sharing a meal with family and friends during the festive season, and New Ubin Seafood is here for your dining needs. Their festive buffet is here for 12 weekends, from 16 December 2017 – 14 January 2018.
If you love their signature dishes, this Festive Brunch Buffet ($38.80++) will be perfect for you. Enjoy free flow of over 50 different a la carte dishes like Punggol Style Mee Goreng, Mutton Curry, Fish Roe With Sambal Petai & Chinchalok, and more.
You’ll even get to enjoy the House-Smoked Turkey, to bring some festive cheer to your meal.
For an even more luxurious meal, get premium items, such as Fresh Oysters, US Black Angus Ribeye, NZ Lamb Rack, and other mouth-watering goodies. Have yourself a Singaporean Christmas with fresh seafood and grilled delicacies!
Prices: Festive Brunch Buffet, 16, 17, 23 – 25, 30 & 31 December 2017, 1, 6, 7, 13 & 14 January, 11.30am – 2.30pm: $38.80++ (adult), $15++ (child, 6 – 12 years old) | Wastage fee of $5 per 100g
New Ubin Seafood: 63 Hillview Avenue, Level 6 (Canteen), Singapore 669569 | Tel: +65 6466 9558 | Opening Hours: 11.30am – 3pm daily (Lunch, last order at 2.45pm), 5.30pm – 10pm daily (Dinner, last order at 9.45pm) | Facebook | Website
3. Audace Bar & Restaurant
It’s the season of sharing at Audace Bar & Restaurant, and you’ll get to savour the seven-course degustation dinner menu this Christmas. Chef Jérémy Gillon infuses the menu with his signature Alpine herbs for a truly French Christmas.
Dig into premium Gillardeu oysters, foie gras, and of course, turkey paired with coffee syrup and black truffle. Get a taste of the Gillon family favourite: the White Pudding. A blend of chicken, milk, eggs, onion, and enhanced with cep mushrooms.
Indulge in decadent log cake made with dark chocolate, vanilla ice cream and passionfruit praline. You can refresh your palate with the Christmas Tree Sorbet, which is infused with Génépi, an alpine herbal liqueur.
Share the festive joy with your family this Christmas at Audace, on 23 & 24 December 2017!
Prices: $168++ per pax (adult), $36++ (child 6 – 12 years old), $38++ – $88++ (wine pairings), $18++ (Christmas cocktails)
Audace Bar & Restaurant: Wanderlust Hotel, 2 Dickson Road, Singapore 209494 | Tel: +65 6396 3322 | Opening Hours: 7.30am – 10.30am (Mon & Tue), 7.30am – 10am (Wed – Sun), 11.30am – 11.30pm (Tue – Sat), 11.30am – 2.30pm (Sun) | Facebook | Website
4. Open Farm Community
Celebrate a green Christmas with Open Farm Community’s festive menu! Take a seat amongst the greenery and enjoy exquisitely-prepared courses.
Made with fresh herbs and produce from their garden, this Christmas meal is a feast for the senses. The dishes even have adorable names like 3 Not-So-Wise Men, Mrs Claus’ Plums and Crabs, and Saint Nick’s Turkey.
Head down for Christmas Eve dinner, and choose from seven courses ($168++), five courses ($128++) or three courses ($88++). You can look forward to dinner delights, such as Myrrh Smoked Grey Mullet Mosaic Carpaccio, and Roasted Turkey Roulade Stuffed With Mushroom Marmalade.
There’s even a vegetarian option (seven-course, $128++) for those of you going meatless. Savour equally sumptuous dishes, including Plums, Avocado & Tomato Mille Feuille, and Vanilla Parsnip Risotto.
Or wake up on Christmas morning and stroll down for a leisurely brunch instead. Open Farm Community offers a three-course brunch ($68++), which includes Eggnog French Toast and a welcome cocktail too. You can’t get more festive than that!
Prices: Christmas Eve Dinner, 6pm – 11pm: $168++ (seven-course), $128++ (five-course), $88++ (three-course), $128++ (vegetarian seven-course) | Christmas Day Brunch, 11am – 4pm: $68++ (three-course, one welcome cocktail)
5. Open Door Policy
It can be hard to avoid allergens during Christmas, especially with all those rich chocolate-y desserts. At Open Door Policy, the festive menu is gluten-free and dairy-free. You can enjoy guilt-free feasting with the same flavours, but without worrying about those pesky dietary restrictions.
From 24 – 31 December 2017, head down to Open Door Policy for a Five-Course Festive Set Dinner ($78++). Featuring Citrus Cured Norwegian Salmon and Stuffed Rolled Roasted Pork, this Christmas dinner has a stunning range of flavours. Finish off the meal with a warm Apple Crumble.
Share a meal with your family and friends at Open Door Policy this Christmas, because healthy eating doesn’t have to mean boring flavours.
Price: $78++ (five-course dinner)
Open Door Policy: 19 Yong Siak Street, Singapore 168650 | Tel: +65 6221 9307 | Opening Hours: 12noon – 3pm (Lunch, Mon – Fri), 6pm – 11pm (Dinner, Mon – Thu & Sun), 6pm – 12midnight (Dinner, Fri & Sat), 11am – 4pm (Brunch, Sat & Sun) | Facebook | Website
6. Stellar at 1-Altitude
Spend Christmas at Stellar at 1-Altitude, and enjoy a festive spread as you take in the dazzling view of twinkling Christmas lights. Famed for the spectacular view, this is one festive dinner you won’t mind shelling out a bit more for.
Indulge in its five-course dinner ($130++) on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, and revel in the spirit of the season. And what a spread! Hand-dived scallops, slow roasted ribeye, turkey, and bone-in ham are just some of the dishes you can look forward to.
Carry on feasting with the Christmas Day Brunch Buffet ($140++), and stuff yourself silly with the sumptuous spread. Enjoy a fine selection of meats ranging from traditional Turkey Porcini, Wagyu Short Ribs, Glazed Ham, and feast on fresh seafood dishes too. End on a sweet note with the festive desserts that’ll surely satisfy your sweet tooth.
Enjoy a little festive decadence this Christmas at Stellar at 1-Altitude, and share that stunning view with your family and friends.
Price: Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Five Course Dinner, 6pm – 10pm (24 December), 6.30pm – 10pm (25 December): $130++, $150++ (window seating) | Christmas Day Brunch Buffet, 12noon – 3pm: $140++ (adult), $60++ (add-on for free-flow prosecco, $135++ (add-on for a bottle of Veuve Clicquot, Ponsardin Brut NV), $60++ (child under 12 years old), free (child 6 years old and under)
Stellar at 1-Altitude: Level 62, One Raffles Place, Singapore 048616 | Tel: +65 6438 0410 | Opening Hours: 12noon – 2pm (Lunch, Mon – Fri), 6.30pm – 10pm (Dinner, Mon – Fri), 6pm – 10pm (Dinner, Sat), 6pm – 9pm (Dinner, Sun) | Facebook | Website
7. Monti at 1-Pavilion
Enjoy an elegant Christmas meal at Monti at 1-Pavilion this festive season, with their specially curated menu. Spend Yuletide by the bay, be it with a jazzy brunch or a bespoke dinner.
On both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, treat yourself and your family to a feast. Rise and shine to a scrumptious spread for their Christmas Jazz Brunch ($110++). Savour the spread of meats, cheese and charcuterie before a complimentary cruise ride around Marina Bay.
If you’re not a morning person, go for the Christmas Bespoke Dinner ($180++) instead. Indulge in a lavish six-course Italian spread paired with Bellavista prosecco, with a view of the bay.
Either way, Christmas is the season to make merry with Monti at 1-Pavilion. It’s the year-end, after all, so splurge a little on your closest and fondest.
Price: Christmas Jazz Brunch, 12noon – 3pm (24 & 25 December 2017): $110++ (adult, free-flow juices & soft drinks), $160++ (adult, free-flow Bellavista prosecco, red & white wine, beer, soft drinks & juices), $55++ (child under 12 years old), free (child 6 years old and under) | Bespoke Christmas Dinner, 6pm – 10.30pm (24 & 25 December 2017): $180++ (six-course dinner, includes a glass of Bellavista prosecco)
8. The Summerhouse
Take a trip to the tranquil countryside this Christmas, and head down to The Summerhouse. Nestled in the idyllic Seletar countryside, take a break from the hectic city life with their rustic communal Christmas menu.
Dine within the lush garden, amidst the twinkling fairy lights. This Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, you can enjoy a Christmas Countryside Dinner ($98++) in air-conditioned clear igloo domes within the garden. Now you can feast on a communal style festive dinner, with Freshly Shucked Oysters, Slow Roasted Smoked Striploin, Rum-soaked Gingerbread Fruit Cake and other delightful treats.
Or you can opt for a Christmas Countryside Brunch ($78++) during Yuletide, and savour creations, such as Snow Crab Egg Benedict and White Prawn Cocktail. Share this rustic meal with your loved ones, and have a communal style feast!
Expected Damage: Christmas Countryside Dinner, 6pm – 10pm (24 & 25 December): $98++ per pax, $15 (add-on for free-flow juices & soda), $40 (add-on for free-flow selected wines & prosecco) | Christmas Countryside Brunch, 12noon – 3pm (24 & 25 December): $78++ per pax, , $15 (add-on for free-flow juices & soda), $40 (add-on for free-flow selected wines & prosecco)
9. Porta Fine Food & Import Company
For a cosy epicurean Christmas, head over to Porta Fine Food & Import Company for a comforting festive meal. Enjoy a range of modern European dishes from around the globe, and share the festive flavours with your family and friends.
Indulge in ala carte fresh catches from the sea, such as the Lobster Bisque ($16++), and Norwegian Salmon ($16++). Or share the love, with the Charcuterie Platter ($30++) which serves two. Perfect for you and that special someone!
For meat lovers, you’ll love the Suckling Pig ($40++), or maybe the succulent Pepper Steak ($38++). If you want something on the lighter side,opt for the French Quail ($34++).
Christmas just wouldn’t be complete without luscious log cakes, and Porta Fine Food & Import Company brings us their Christmas Log Cake ($14++), a rich chocolate sponge with dark chocolate cream. Mmm, I can already imagine the decadent and creamy chocolate melting in my mouth.
If you just want a fuss-free festive meal, opt for the three-course Festive Set Menu ($60++), for a starter, main, and dessert. Comfort pairs with style this Christmas when you dine at Porta Fine Food & Import Company, so head down on one of the weekends (15 – 16 December, 22 – 24 December, and 29 – 31 December) for a jolly meal.
Expected Damage: $30++ – $60++ per pax
10. Mitzo Restaurant & Bar
Treat your family to a luxurious Cantonese Christmas meal at Mitzo Restaurant & Bar this festive season!
Famous for their contemporary take on Cantonese cuisine and artisanal cocktails, Mitzo doesn’t disappoint with their Festive Menu ($128++). A six-course meal served with a complimentary glass of Spice & Glitter festive cocktail, the dishes are full of surprises.
Expect unique dishes like Soya Poached Foie Gras, Pulled Noodles With Shredded Lamb Shank, and even a double boiled abalone soup that comes with turkey. You’ll enjoy the contemporary twists on traditional Cantonese cuisine in this festive meal.
Get the best of both worlds at Mitzo this Christmas, and indulge in a unique festive dinner!
Price: $128++ per pax
Mitzo Restaurant & Bar: Level 4, Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Road, Singapore 238857 | Tel: +65 6603 8855 | Opening Hours: 12pm – 2.30pm daily (Lunch), 6.30pm – 10.30pm (Dinner), 6.30pm – 12midnight (Bar, Sun – Thu), 6.30pm – 1am (Bar, Fri & Sat) | Facebook | Website
Come home to the festive comfort of Southern food at The Bird Southern Table & Bar, with classic American flavours like Chicken Fried Turkey served with Cornbread Stuffing, Ginger Orange Cranberry Sauce and more.
Bring the whole family down for a festive meal full of big flavours and warm hospitality. Located within The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, this spacious dining establishment is perfect for large family gatherings.
Christmas is a time for family, so there’s no better place to be than a family-friendly restaurant like The Bird. Their Christmas Menu ($48++) is an affordable treat that’s available only on 24 & 25 December 2017. Don’t forget to make your reservations so you won’t miss it!
Price: $48++ per pax
The Bird Southern Table & Bar: B1-07, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956 | Tel: +65 6688 9959 | Opening Hours: 11am – 4pm (Lunch, Mon – Fri), 4pm – 11pm daily (Dinner), 8am – 4pm (Brunch, Sat & Sun) | Facebook | Website
12. RISE Restaurant
Indulge in a grand buffet this festive season at RISE Restaurant in Marina Bay Sands. You’ll be spoiled for choice with the sumptuous spread available!
Share the festive joy with your loved ones, and treat yourselves to the special Christmas dishes at RISE. From traditional dishes, such as Traditional Roasted Turkey and Honey Baked Ham, to decadent dishes like Black Truffle Ravioli and Pan Seared Foie Gras, there’s something for everyone here.
With all the delicious dishes available, you’ll definitely be stuffed to the brim. Be sure to grab your seats fast, because these festive dishes will only be here for two weekends!
Prices: Festive Lunch, 15 – 17 & 22 – 23 December 2017, 12noon – 2.30pm: $68++ (adult), $25++ (child) | Festive Dinner, 15 – 17 & 22 – 23 December 2017, 6pm – 10.30pm: $88++ (adult), $38++ (child) | Christmas Eve Lunch, 24 December 2017, 12noon – 2.30pm: $72++ (adult), $25++ (child) | Christmas Eve Dinner, 24 December 2017, 6pm – 10.30pm: $128++ (adult), $58++ (child) | Christmas Brunch, 25 December 2017, 6.30am – 11am: $158++ (adult), $198++ (free-flow champagne, craft beer, wines, juices & soft drinks), $368++ (premium free-flow champagne, specialty cocktails, craft beer, wines, juices & soft drinks), $58++ (child)
RISE Restaurant: 10 Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay Sands, Hotel Lobby, Tower 1, Singapore 018956 | Tel: +65 6688 5525 | Opening Hours: 6.30am – 11am daily (Breakfast buffet), 12noon – 2.30pm daily (Lunch buffet), 6pm – 10.30pm daily (Dinner buffet) | Facebook | Website
With so many choices for a festive meal, you’ll end up as stuffed as a Christmas turkey! Be sure to check out our x’mas catering options if you’d prefer to stay home for a festive meal.