Your Guide to Christmas Dining in Singapore
christmas dining guide
It’s that time of the year filled with plenty of yuletide cheer! Dining out with friends and family on Christmas Eve? Leave those diet plans and eat-clean routines at the door and step into these restaurants and hotels with a good appetite in tow. For a great Italian meal with a view Alkaff Mansion Ristorante
alkaff mansion ristorante
What: An exquisite four-course Italian meal awaits at the majestic Alkaff Mansion Ristorante this Christmas. It starts fresh with a Hokkaido Scallop Carpaccio, before a Classic Italian Tortellini in Pumpkin Cream is served to the table. Then, your choice of two mains include Beef Tenderloin with Crispy Foie Gras and Asparagus Souffle (pictured), as well as Cod Fish with Black Caviar and Black Truffle. A heavenly White Chocolate Fudge with saffron filling and butterscotch sauce then chimes in for a divine end. When: 24 Dec (Lunch or Dinner), 25 Dec (Dinner only) Price: $138++ Reservations: Call 6510 3068 or email For comfort food with a homely ambience Jack's Place
jack's place
What: Celebrate the season of togetherness with your loved ones at Jack's Place this Christmas. Having served western cuisine in Singapore since the 1960s, this familiar restaurant chain, armed with signature green and white checkered tablecloths, has prepared affordable festive set menus that are not only great for the entire family to savour, but works out to be your big money saver too. The wide range of mains include surf and turf specials such as N.Z. Sirloin Steak with Baked Half Slipper Lobster and Grilled Cajun Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing & Sea Scallop Shell On. Dessert fanatics can look forward to Cinnamon Panna Cotta Blueberry Compote and Christmas Mini Heavenly Bites Ice Cream to round up the meal. See full Christmas menu below. When: 18 to 25 Dec Price: From $19.90++ to $49++ Reservations: Call respective locations
jack's place festive menuClick to enlarge menu
For big groups with bigger eaters Spathe Public House
spathe public house
What: Mammoth-sized share plates are characteristic to Spathe Public House and the tradition ensues for Christmas. Featuring a quail in a chicken in a duck in a turkey, the bird-ceptional Chicken Turducken ($169) returns to feed six diners comfortably. For those dining in a pair, we’d recommend the Braised Suckling Pig ($42), served alongside apple chutney, braised red cabbage and roast potatoes. Specially-concocted Christmas drinks are also available. The Bailey-centric Gingerbread Goblet ($18) for instance, comes with a freshly-baked gingerbread man cookie and homemade candy floss. When: 1 to 25 Dec Price: From $15 for desserts to $169 for share-plates Reservations: Call 6735 1035 For authentic and classic French fare Balzac Brasserie
balzac brasserie
What: Showcasing Chef Dubois’ signature dishes with the use of freshly-imported winter ingredients, Balzac Brasserie offers three-courses of authentic French home-style cuisine in their festive menu. Expect dishes like Lobster Bisque with Organic Sautéed Prawns, a rich serving of Braised Wagyu Beef Cheek and Truffle Mash, as well as a pick between the popular French dessert, Champagne Sabayon – served with forest berries ice cream – and the oh-so-decadent Chocolate Moelleux with a scoop of vanilla. When: 15 to 31 Dec (during lunch and dinner) Price: $98++ per person Reservations: Call 6336 0797 For a snazzy night out with friends Blackbird Bistro & Bar
blackbird bistro and bar
What: After making the switch from a café to a full-fledged bistro and bar, Blackbird debuts a Chef’s Roasted Turkey ($70+) with chestnut stuffing, baby carrots, potatoes and broccolini for Christmas. We’ll swear by the brown sauce that it comes with. Festive desserts from their new pastry bar include a Pecan Tart that packs some definite Christmas spirit into that nutty and chocolaty wedge. The stunning full bar flaunts unique cocktail offerings, beers and even refreshing juices to sip on (we love Detox). Reservations: Call 6337 3448 or email For a family-friendly festive meal Poulet
What: With outlets conveniently located in shopping malls all over Singapore, Poulet makes for a great pick for a casual dinner with family and friends. In conjunction with the festive season, the brand’s culinary team has come up with a new Caramalised Apple Sauce for their signature Poulet Roti ($17.90++ half/ $30.90++ whole), a Rustic French Pear & Apple Tart ($8.90++), a Blood Orange & Minty Cucumber Cooler ($4.90++) and a basket of crispy Cinnamon Winglets with Homemade Fresh Apple Dip Sauce – enjoyed through a top-up of $5.90++ with purchase of any main course. When: Now till 31 Dec at all outlets (except Jurong Point) For an extra-spicy Mexican-style Christmas Lower East Side Tacqueria
lower east side taqueria
What: Dine in eclectic fashion over feisty Mexican-inspired nosh at Lower East Side Tacqueria, where four hearty party combos will be available this December: Ziyafet, Poultry in Motion, Wholly Night and Drunken Feast. Think spicy chicken drumlets with cilantro, turkey quesadillas, stuffed jalapenos topped with baked cheese and bacon and a stunning ribeye chargrilled with chipotle salsa. When: 1 to 25 Dec Price: $18, $22, $33 and $44 per person for each combo respectively Reservations: Call 6348 1302 For a healthier alternative Afterglow
afterglow christmas menu
What: Representing the voice of the #eatclean movement, Afterglow has carefully curated a raw-all natural Christmas menu for a healthier dose of festive feasting. Three and five-course options will be available starting on Christmas eve – highlights include a Raw Pizza with a nutty crust and merry vegetable topping, Raw Crispy Lagsana with swiss brown mushrooms and a Raspberry White Chocolate Bar with cashew cream for dessert. When: 24 to 31 Dec Price: 3 courses $58/pax (lunch), 3 courses $68+/pax (dinner), 5 courses $88+/pax (dinner) Reservations: Call 6226 8921 or email For a British-inspired Christmas The Royal Mail
the royal mail christmas menu
What: The Royal Mail is calling all merrymakers to the restaurant and bar for the joyous season. Think British-inspired modern cuisine. Available throughout the festive month, the Festive Set Lunch menu sees a truffle-infused Turkey Breast Blanquette and Bay Scallops Salad, while the exquisite 4-course Christmas menu has us hankering after the Monkfish Medallion Fillet. When: 1 Dec to 2 Jan (Festive Set Lunch), 15 to 26 Dec (Christmas Set Dinner) Price: 2-course set lunch $35, 3-course set lunch $38, 4-course set dinner $88++ Reservations: Call 6509 3589 or email For a smorgasbord of food We know you love buffets for that boundless indulgent spread. Feast like a beast at these buffets, loaded with tons of turkey, ham and our favourite – a beautiful festive dessert spread you’ll want to take a selfie with. The Dining Room
the dining room
What: While their lobby will be filled with candy-themed ornaments such as candy canes and lollipops, Sheraton Towers’ buffet restaurant, The Dining Room , will hold you in with a mouth-watering spread of perennial favourites. Also, created specially for the season are creations like Herbs Roasted Bone-in Ham with Apple Berry Sauce and Slow Roasted OP Beef Ribs with Shallot Pepper Jus and Mustard. When: Enhanced Lunch Buffet – 1 to 24 Dec, weekdays, 12pm to 2.30pm; Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet - 24 Dec, 7pm to 10pm; Christmas Day Lunch Buffet – 25 Dec, 12pm to 2.30pm Price: Enhanced Lunch Buffet - $62 (adult), $31 (child*) Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet - $108 (adult), $54 (child*) Christmas Day Lunch Buffet - $88 (adult), $44 (child*) Reservations: Call 6839 5621 *Child – Aged six to 12 years old Lime
What: Located near the bustling Chinatown, modern hotel-in-a-garden PARKROYAL on Pickering is going red, gold and green and presenting a tempting array at Lime, for a traditional Christmas celebration. Besides a Festive Buffet starting 12 Dec, a star display of Maine Lobsters, French Oysters and Festive Foie Gras Terrine with Fruit Chutney will make its presence on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Expect carving stations, live cooking and a Polaroid photo opportunity with the hotel’s very own Santa Claus. When: 12 Dec to 1 Jan Price: Festive Buffet Lunch: $68++ (adult), $34++ (child) Dinner: $78++ (adult), $39++ (child) Christmas Eve Buffet Lunch: $68++ (adult), $34++ (child) Dinner: $118/$148++ (adult), $59++ (child) Christmas Day Buffet Brunch (12 – 3pm): - $108/$138++ (adult), $54++ (child) Dinner: 78++ (adult), $39++ (child) Reservations: Call 6809 8899 or email Edge
What: The much-raved buffet restaurant at Pan Pacific Singapore, Edge, is ready to celebrate Christmas with its loyal followers – this time, with flavours inspired by the spices of the Pacific. Usual festive suspects like Traditional Roasted Turkey and Honey and Pineapple-glazed Gammon Ham are joined by a Crispy Spiced Pork Knuckle and Spiced Lamb Short Ribs for your due indulgence. When: 1 to 25 Dec Price: Festive Lunch - $58 (adult), $28 (child*) Festive Dinner - $78/$88 (adult), $39/$44 (child*) Festive Sunday Champagne Brunch - $168 (adult), $58 (child*) Christmas Eve Dinner - $168 (adult), $58 (child*) Christmas Day Champagne Brunch - $178 (adult), $78 (child*) Christmas Day Dinner - $148 (adult), $48 (child*) Reservations: Call 6826 8240 or email *Child – Aged seven to 11 years old
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