The best Christmas meals and festive menus in Singapore

Make like a turkey and gobble your way through the Christmas season with these festive menus for lunch or dinner
 Andaz Alley on 25
By Huang Junyi |
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With Christmas, comes gifts galore, family time, and most importantly, the feasts. Gather everyone for a proper sit-down meal this holidays. Choose from festive buffets or set meals with turkey, steak and plenty of seafood – these specially curated Christmas menus are sure to get you in the festive mood, whether you're looking for lunch or dinner.

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Hotels, Resorts

Capella Singapore

icon-location-pin Capella Singapore, Sentosa
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Join in the fun at Capella's annual festive brunch where its ballrooms are transformed into a Candy Wonderland. This whimsical brunch affair enchants you with its fantastical design as well as scrumptious platters of lip-smacking foie gras custard, Christmas gammon ham and the marvellous Capella Christmas roast turkey carved à la minute. The little ones are also kept entertained by live activities such as magic shows all afternoon. 

Restaurants, Buffet

Alley On 25 at Andaz

icon-location-pin Andaz Singapore – A Concept by Hyatt, Rochor
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Get in the Christmas spirit with the array of activities and gastronomic feasts at Andaz's Alley on 25. Think premium roast and grill selections like prime rib roast beef, slow-roasted lamb shoulder, boneless barbecue pork ribs, glazed Kurobuta ham, turkey breast roulade and more. Seafood lovers can also go crazy at the free-flow sustainable seafood bar with choice offerings like oysters, Scottish smoked salmon, tuna tartare, tiger prawns and Australian mussels. Don't forget to attack the desserts. Marzipan stollen, tropical fruit pavlova, Christmas pudding and the seasonal-special, Christmas mint pandan chiffon cake coated in mint mousse and covered with a bold green glaze is the perfect end to keep your festive spirits lifted.

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Restaurants, Contemporary American

Edge at Pan Pacific Singapore

icon-location-pin Pan Pacific Singapore, City Hall
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Check out the glorious festive spread at Edge. Its Christmas lunch menu features a pineapple-glazed bone-in gammon ham as well as an oven-roasted mustard Angus striploin. On top of the festive spread, Edge’s Farmer’s cheese selection features over eighteen varities of artisanal European cheese.

Restaurants, Buffet

Sheraton Towers

icon-location-pin Sheraton Towers Singapore Hotel, Newton
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In the grandeur of The Dining Room executive chef Erich Cheam dials things up a notch with local buffet dishes like ayam siow roast turkey, leg of lamb with satay sauce, creamy salted egg lobster pasta and fried chicken wings dressed in rojak sauce. End the night off with sweet treats such as Christmas pudding, flourless chocolate cake and caramelised apple calvados with your choice of ice cream. 

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Restaurants, Contemporary European

Ellenborough Cafe at Swissotel Merchant Court

icon-location-pin Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore, Raffles Place
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Celebrate the Yuletide season with some of Ellenborough's finest dishes. This gastronomic sensory experience with Swissotel serves up platters with traditional country pâté, honey-glazed champagne ham and an Asian-inspired turkey with cranberry kam heong sauce.

Restaurants

Butcher Boy

icon-location-pin Butcher Boy, Chinatown
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The Butchers Brunch gets a festive makeover with the Christmas Edition. Choose from The Christmas Roast, during which you can take your pick of hearty meats such as roast beef, roast lamb rump or roast pork belly, accompanied by comforting bedfellows of five-spice butternut squash or Szechuan brussel sprouts, or The Christmas Bird comprising Butcher Boy's signature roast chicken stuffed with chestnut herb brioche, and chicken gravy on the side. Don't forget the Prosecco on the side or some festive-themed tipples to ramp up the celebrations.  The Butchers Brunch | Christmas Edition  Available from 12pm to 4pm on Sundays, 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 December. Last order at 3.30pm. - The Christmas Roast at $35++ - The Christmas Bird at $78++ for 2 pax - Add on free-flow Christmas Drink Specials between 12pm and 3pm at $58++

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Restaurants

The Sampan

icon-location-pin The Sampan, Raffles Place
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Celebrating Christmas by the river, The Sampan in Boat Quay are keeping it affordable and delicious for the festive season. Starting at $59 per person, enjoy a three-course menu that features a choice of three starters, two mains and a dessert. Smoked salmon rillette, ham hock terrine, turkey ballotine, yorkshire pudding, honey baked salmon with all the trimmings and whisky-soaked Christmas pudding are just some of the highlights. Lunch seating starts at 11.30am till 2.30pm from Monday to Friday and dinner seating starts at 5pm till midnight from Monday to Saturday.   

Restaurants, Contemporary European

Stellar at 1-Altitude

icon-location-pin Stellar at 1-Altitude, Raffles Place
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Be awed by Stellar's gastronomic dinner line-up that includes everything from duck and foie gras sandwiches served with exquisite Mirabelle plums to Mayura full-blood wagyu tri-tip and slow-cooked Kurobuta pork neck. Alternatively, if you're in the mood for brunch, you can feast on Christmas roasts, seafood on ice including freshly shucked Loch Fyne oysters, charcuterie and foie gras from its live station. 

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Restaurants, Contemporary European

Waku Ghin

icon-location-pin Waku Ghin, Marina Bay
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Brace yourself for one of the most extravagant Christmas meals you'll experience. Waku Ghin presents a ten-course menu using only the finest ingredients. Aside from familiar favourites like its signature marinated Botan shrimp with sea urchin and Oscietra caviar, there's also Tasmanian Cape Grim tenderloin with truffle, slow-cooked Kinmedai with risotto and seared Canadian lobster in bouillabaisse to look forward to. It's definitely one to remember in 2018 and a great way to kick off the new year. 

Restaurants, Contemporary Asian

Plate at Carlton City Hotel

icon-location-pin Carlton City Hotel Singapore, Chinatown
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Fill your plate with an array of Asian and international delights. Pad your stomach with grills and roasts such as cajun turkey, herb-crusted beef ribeye, crispy sea bass with coriander garlic salsa, a slow-roasted lamb leg plus more in its meaty line-up. Alternatively, if seafood is more up your alley, there are also fresh oysters, snow crabs, chilled lobsters, tiger prawns, half shell scallops and green lip mussels. End your epicurean journey with local sweet treats like the durian pengat, ice kachang, chendol and assorted Nyonya kueh.

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Restaurants, Contemporary European

Opus Bar & Grill

icon-location-pin Opus Bar & Grill, Orchard
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Celebrate Christmas at Opus Bar & Grill and treat yourself to its famed steaks. Single cuts are priced at $58 and sharing platter of two at $128, which you can choose to pair with the wine. Exclusive to Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, its seafood and gourmet bar will be out on display a fresh selection of oysters, appetisers and salads to accompany your meaty mains.

Restaurants, Contemporary European

Origin Grill

icon-location-pin Origin Grill, Tanglin
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Treat yourself to a gastronomic experience like no other at Origin Grill. Its luxurious four or five-course sets feature Yuletide creations such as chilled potato soup with jellied eggplant and caviar and butter roasted turkey. End the meal with classic Christmas pudding served with brandy cream and its signature Black Forest cake. 

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Restaurants, Contemporary European

The Bird Southern Table & Bar

icon-location-pin The Bird Southern Table & Bar, Marina Bay
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Have yourself a Southern American Christmas and Thanksgiving at The Bird. Kickstart the holiday season with a classic carved turkey with cornbread stuffing alongside the mandatory mashed potatoes and turkey gravy. Dessert is a must with a slice of pumpkin tiramisu. 

Restaurants, Buffet

Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa

icon-location-pin Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Sentosa
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Enjoy Christmas by the sea with a spread of traditional roasts, succulent seafood and grilled meats as well as lobster mac and cheese. Take in the view, tuck into some comfort food and ease into the festive season – who says Christmas has to be stressful?

 

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