Last Updated: May 18, 2021
Nothing screams a decadent yet intimate celebration more than digging into a platter of crustacean delights with your family at the dinner table. Seafood platters are one of my favourites in restaurants, as it offers a mouth-watering variety with something for everyone. As we bring our celebrations home, liven up the party spirit with take-away or delivered hedonistic seafood platters, minimising the cooking fuss and maximising the eating pleasures. Here are my 6 seafood platter recommendations that’ll get your family hooked.
High up in the ranks of seafood restaurants, Greenwood Fish Market serves up premium seafood, with both hot and cold platters that contain different ingenious creations. For instance, in its hot platter lies Littleneck Clams in White Wine, while its cold platter serves In-House Applewood Cold Smoked Salmon with Spanish Onions—just the tip of the iceberg of culinary finesse. There are way more treasures to be uncovered in their platters, paired perfectly with a swig of wine.
There’s island-wide delivery for a fee of S$15 with minimum spending of S$50. For more information on how to place your order, visit their site here.
The Boiler is no stranger to the seafood scene, known for its Premium and Specialty sets of variety and quality. Enjoy heft Dungeness or Sri Lanka crab, alongside prawns, mussels, clams, sausages, and more, paired with their toothsome sauces of bold local and Western spices. To live your birthday celebration to the fullest, have a lobster on them in the Boiler’s Bombdiggity Bag.
There’s island-wide delivery for a fee of S$9.90 with minimum spending of S$100. Right now, you can enjoy a S$5 discount with minimum spending of S$150. For more information on how to place your order, visit their site here.
Another popular seafood joint, the Dancing Crab specialises in a fusion take on seafood, infusing American and local flavours and styles together. Their Baller Combo is what all crustacean feasts are made of, and their heft Dungeness Crab, Boston Lobster, and two Live Crabs are enough to get your hands dirty to crack those crab legs.
There’s island-wide delivery for a fee of S$5 with minimum spending of S$50. For more information on how to place your order, visit their site here.
Relish in more homemade tastes of rich seafood platters (in a tub) with Dad’s Corner, a Muslim-owned, halal restaurant. Featuring zi char-style dishes, you can save the fuss of cooking rice at home as their Seafood in a tub package comes with it, complete with a 1.5-litre drink—what a convenient and sweet gesture. Other than the usual crab, prawn and mussel, each tub also comes with zi char favourites, Lala (Live venus clams) and Gong Gong (conch sea snails), and a variety of sauces to choose from.
They offer free delivery with minimum spending of S$100, excluding deliveries to Sentosa, which incur a S$15 delivery fee. Orders below S$100 will include a S$10 delivery fee. For more information on how to place your order, visit their site here.
Seafood platters and prawn noodles are an atypical combination that blends harmoniously, where the seafood richness binds them together. Deanna’s Kitchen, lauded for its halal prawn noodles, ventures into the foray of Seafood Platters—with a Boston lobster, crayfish, prawns, clams and more. It’s hard to tell if it’s an opulent iteration of prawn noodles, or a luxurious carb option to the standard seafood platter, but what’s for sure, is that it’s an elevated version of dishes you never knew you needed.
There’s free delivery for orders above S$130 at selected areas and a S$10 delivery for orders below S$130. For more information on how to place your order, visit their site here.
Wok Master prides itself on an authentic and traditional take on zi char dishes, using a slow-cooking method with the claypot. Its Seafood Platter comes with a soup base of Chicken Broth and Mala of various spice levels, making for a comforting and soul-warming dish for sharing. The depth of flavours also comes from its variety of seafood, including scallops with bee hoon and juicy crayfish.
There’s island-wide delivery for a fee of S$5 with a minimum order of S$60. For more information on how to place your order, visit their site here.
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