A Luxurious Guide To Holiday Feasting
Gift your taste buds this yuletide season with indulgent festive feasts
With Christmas right around the corner, some of our favourite restaurants and bars in Singapore have curated divine dinners, hearty brunches, and convivial celebrations to help get your sleigh bells jingling and ring-ting-tingling.
A Farm-fresh Christmas
Open Farm Community
Experience a touch of Minden magic this Christmas at Open Farm Community, where head chef Russell Misso and his talented team of culinary elves will be serving up a seven-course Christmas Eve feast and a three-course Christmas Day brunch, jazzed up with freshly foraged herbs and edibles straight from the garden.
Treat yourself to divine dinner delights such as myrrh-smoked grey mullet mosaic carpaccio, plum and flower crab mille feuille, and a cherry-tinted baked venison; or spend Christmas morning with the family and tuck into a festive brunch by the farm, featuring hearty offerings such as roast turkey carving, roasted chestnut soup, and eggnog french toast.
A Guilt-free Christmas
Open Door Policy
Enjoy the festivities with the same great flavors without the burden of gluten and dairy in your diet. Open Door Policy‘s head chef Freddy Ang serves up a family-friendly GFDF (gluten-free, dairy-free) festive menu from 24 to 31 December, featuring five delectable courses, from citrus-cured Norwegian salmon to a show-stopping porchetta stuffed with chestnut, bacon, fennel, and cranberry.
An Italian-inspired Christmas
Revel in an Italian-inspired Christmas by the waterfront at Monti at 1-Pavilion, decked out with bespoke Christmas dinners, enchanting jazz brunches, and lazy cruise rides around Marina Bay.
Make your Christmas morning an enchanting epicurean affair with a full-blown feast with la famiglia—complete with the Christmas croonings of Beverly Morata—and fritter the afternoon away with a complimentary cruise ride around Marina Bay. Available on 24 and 25 December 2017, feast like kings on a luxurious spread of indulgent seafood, decadent charcuterie and cheese platters, house-made pastas, and eggs done right. Satiate your meat hankering with a vivacious variety of festive carved-to-order meats, and be spoiled for choice with a selection of toothsome Christmas treats like pistachio financiers, mince pies, and sticky date yule log cake.
For a dazzling dinner by the bay and under the stars, indulge in a Bespoke Christmas Dinner—available on 24 and 25 December 2017—featuring a charming six-course Italian spread accompanied by Bellavista prosecco.
A Countryside Christmas
Escape the hustle and bustle of urban life and celebrate Christmas in the idyllic Seletar countryside with the band of merrymakers at The Summerhouse.
Gather your loved ones for a unique dining experience in private, air-conditioned clear igloo domes in the garden. Enjoy a little star gazing with a toast of champagne and meaningful conversations, as you indulge in a hearty feast amidst the charming fairy lights and lush greenery.
A Gin & Cocktail Bar also pops up in The Summerhouse Edible garden this Christmas. Sip on tipples like X’mas Morning, Santa’s Drive, or knock back Christmas Shots as you chill out to live acoustic beats under a field full of stars every Friday to Sunday evenings from 6:00PM till late.
On the ground floor, satiate your sweet tooth at Wildseed Café & Bar with Cakes and Bakes from group pastry chef Jasmin Chew’s winter series, or sip up festive flavors with your choice of Toffee Candy Latte, Cookies & Mint Milkshake, or Green Mojito, a refreshing green apple and lime based summer cooler. There is something for both the young and young at heart!
On 24 and 25 December 2017, indulge in communal-style Christmas dining—available for both brunch and dinner—and be spoilt for choice with a variety of appetizers; dive straight into the Festive Table adorned with premium roasts; and indulge in sweet endings of Rum-Soaked Gingerbread Fruit Cake, Christmas Pudding Ice-Cream and an assortment of Christmas Cookies.
12 Ways To Celebrate Christmas
For the days leading up to Christmas in December, gear up for the garden-themed festivities at The Garage— complete with exclusive activities designed for the festivities that will set your sleigh bells a-ringing. Make your own Christmas cookies and cocktails, get the best bang for your buck with festive promotions, sit on Santa’s lap, or get serenaded with Christmas carols – there’s something to keep you coming back all month long.
Enjoy a communal brunch at The Botanico at The Garage in a mellow setting with an earnest spread put together that is fitting of a Christmas sumptuous repast with Smoked Duck Potato Hash; ocean-fresh flavours of Spanish Mackerel with Ibérico chorizo risoni; and more meaty accompaniments like Grilled Pork Belly and Wagyu Petit Tender.
Tingle your sweet tooth with a dessert of Xmas Pudding with vanilla sauce—a treat that is impossible to refuse.
Gather round for a communal dinner at The Botanico and gratify in a family-style spread of delicacies like Sanchoku Wagyu Rump Roast; Carabinero; and Foie Gras Terrine. End the meal with a celebratory Christmas cracker on a plate—Xmas Pudding Rum Flambé.
PORTA Fine Food & Import Company
This December, snuggle up with your loved ones and savour the classic flavours of Christmas at PORTA Fine Food & Import Company. Known for dishing out an eclectic mix of modern European dishes, be swooned by their à la carte Festive Menu available on the weekends of 15-16 (Friday and Saturday), 22-24 (Friday to Sunday), and 29-31 (Friday to Sunday) December 2017.
Dine in the serene setting away from the bustle of the city as you enjoy a selection of epicurean meats, ocean bites, and sweet treats from around the globe—beautifully orchestrated to evoke nostalgia and comfort this holiday season.
A Luxe Cantonese Christmas
Mitzo Restaurant & Bar
Celebrate the festivities this December with progressive Cantonese restaurant, Mitzo Restaurant and Bar. An alternative take on your classic festive dinner, Executive Head Chef Nicky Ng creatively incorporates premium ingredients to spice up your year-end festive feasting by serving up a selection of contemporary Cantonese fare, befitting this jolly season.