Christmas 2020: The best festive menus to start pre-booking now for a merry meal
As the year draws to a close, it’s time for us to gear up for plenty of merrymaking. Whilst Christmas gatherings might take a different spin this year due to social distancing measures, the Yuletide spirit – where you gather around with your loved ones to dig into a meal extravaganza – still remains. After all, the highlight of festive gatherings is having a joyous meal over hours of laughter and conversation with magical merriment sparkling in the air. With Christmas just mere weeks away, these gastronomic spots around the island that are offering up lavish festive feast options will surely add on to the holiday cheer. We recommend you call ahead and save a seat – we can’t guarantee that your roasted turkey and glazed ham will be there on Christmas otherwise.
Top festive feast options in Singapore for Christmas 2020
- The English House
For a classic British Christmas, head over to The English House for decadent festive favourites. Helmed by renowned chef Marco Pierre White, dig into a specially curated Christmas menu featuring rich selections spread out over a three-course meal. Choice of starters include epicurean delights such as foie gras terrine seasonal truffle, fresh crab cocktail or classic beef carpaccio. For your main course, tuck into gourmet offerings such as a classic organic roast turkey, a roast centre cut fillet, and pan seared Atlantic cod. After your decadent mains, end your meal on a sweet note desserts such as Christmas puddings or apple and orange tarts served with vanilla ice cream.
The English House
28 Mohamed Sultan Rd, 238972
Tel: 6545 4055
2. Capella Singapore
Take your pick from an expansive plethora of Christmas menus at Capella Singapore. The Knolls, the resort’s all-day dining restaurant, is offering an ensemble of extravagant dishes. Star players on the menu include pan-seared duck foie gras, honey-rosemary brined turkey and Scottish smoked salmon. For those who fancy an Asian twist to their Christmas affair, head over to Cassia, the resort’s Chinese restaurant, for decadence in the form of baked spare ribs with champagne sauce and wok-fried Australian wagyu beef. The resort also caters to plant-based eaters with a dedicated Christmas menu featuring an array of vegetarian dishes.
1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, 098297
Tel: 6377 8888
3. Brasserie Les Saveurs at The St. Regis Singapore
If you fancy an elegant French flair to your festive meal, head over to the illustrious Brasserie Les Saveurs housed in The St. Regis Singapore for your Christmas brunch. Executive Chef Thibault Chiumenti will be serving up a luxurious spread where you can ring in the holiday season with gastronomic dishes such as grilled Boston lobster slathered in garlic parsley butter, roasted turkey with chestnut stuffing, and beef wellington wrapped in a layer of Parma ham. Top your meal off with treats such as pear caramel choux puffs and exotic chocolate Yule log cakes from the dessert trolley. Not only that, imbibe in the festive spirit with the 2-hour free flow Champagne experience.
The St. Regis Singapore
29 Tanglin Rd, 247911
Tel: 6506 6888
Embrace Singapore’s summer Christmas at the aptly named riverside establishment Summerlong. You’ll be whisked away to the Mediterranean sea with the restaurant’s tropical festive menu. Line your stomach with specialties like fine de Claire oysters, Alaskan king crab tartare, and artichoke dip served with flatbread. In addition, guests will be able to take their pick between grass-fed Australian Angus beef or Mediterranean scampi with Greek orzo pasta for the main course. You’ll know it’s definitely the most wonderful time of the year, because a sweet treat in the form of a Greek yogurt cheesecake with blackberry jam and white chocolate awaits you at the end of the meal.
The Quayside, 60 Robertson Quay, 238252
Tel: 6235 1225
5. Basilico at Regent Singapore
Italian restaurant Basilico, located at Regent Singapore, is pulling out all stops for their table-service Christmas buffet. Indulge in gastronomic Yuletide delights such as purple potato gnocchi served with Castelmagno cheese fondue and winter black truffle, roasted turkey with cranberry sauce, and poached Boston lobster. Make sure to save room for dessert: a festive ensemble of chocolate Yule log cakes, candy cane Amedei white chocolate panna cotta, and iced crystal winter berries almond pie.
1 Cuscaden Rd, 249715
Tel: 6733 8888