Easter's just around the corner. And restaurants around Singapore have stepped up their cleaning practises to make sure you can still have Easter brunch with peace of mind. Devour bunny-shaped chocolates, hunt down eggs and let the kids enjoy more fun activities these joints have planned. Not keen to head out? We have some options that are takeaway friendly too – here's how to celebrate Easter in Singapore this year.
Easter Gourmet Takeaways, now till April 12
Bring home an Easter feast this Sunday and enjoy a hearty meal with loved ones. Grab a smoked salmon and leek quiche ($48) for a light brunch that feeds six to eight people, or tuck into an organic roasted French chicken for $68. Delight the young ones with the Olivia milk chocolate egg ($22) that serves as a fun dessert, or get the challah bread with eggs ($18) for a traditional festive treat.
Easter High Tea, April 1 to 10
For an Easter afternoon with a view, head up to Skai and enjoy its Easter High Tea ($60). Sip on tea from TWG or Suzuki coffee and nibble on bite-sized servings of lobster roll with egg yolk gel, Iberia ham with Pecorino cheese, and sautéed mushroom quiche. Of course, sweets come part of the experience, with a passionfruit coconut sable tart that resembles a sunny side up, citrus cheese carrot cake, and more.
No Egg-cuses, April 12
W Singapore is giving you all the reasons to celebrate Easter with its showcase of family-friendly activities. The young ones can look forward to an Easter egg hunt, along with magic and balloon performances, while the adults chill out with a lavish buffet spread of tandoori lobster, freshly shucked oysters, suckling pig, and more. Remember to pack your swimming attire; prices (from $148) are inclusive of entry to the hotel’s expansive WET Pool.
For some guilt-free feasting, Porta offers a selection of plant-based mains as part of its Easter brunch ($39). Start off with some requisite hot cross buns, devilled eggs, or sample the red snapper that comes roasted with a herb rub. Then, choose from the hotel’s Green Monday menu, which includes dishes made with healthful ingredients. Have the orecchiette pasta with wild mushroom, spinach, and Beyond sausage; or the burratina made with roma tomatoes, shio kombu, and basil pesto. Round off the meal with sweet treats of carrot cake, chocolate eclair, and strawberry and cream.
Hilton Egg-stravagant Sunday Champagne Brunch, April 12
Hop by Hilton for an expanded buffet spread (from $118) that runs the range from grill stations with lamb roasted with rosemary and oregano, to the raclette cheese station with boasting over 30 types of seasonal European cheeses. You might want to consider starting with desserts – the brunch menu features a six-metre-long table lined with sweet treats of strawberry flan tarts, prosecco choux puff, macarons, and more. The young and the young at heart can also have a go ‘hatching’ their own golden Easter egg filled with espuma mousse, chocolate soil, and assorted candies.
Switch up the festivities with a Greek spread from Summerlong. The counter-style buffet starts from just $30, and includes well-loved Greek classics from hummus with sides of bruschetta, zucchini fritters, baklava. Then, wash it down with a Greek mojito ($20) while the kids are occupied a with egg decoration activities at your table and an outdoor treasure hunt. Note that guests are limited to groups of ten and below.
Easter Vintage Champagne Brunch, April 12
Planning a hunt for the Easter bunny? It makes an appearance at the Easter Vintage Champagne Brunch (from $114) at the Colony. Dress in your Sunday best and grab a snapshot at the photo booth before loading up on unlimited servings of devilled eggs with gojuchang mayonnaise, King crab with truffle ragout and egg custard, white asparagus with citrus mustard sauce, and the Easter-special roasted halibut with creamy lemon mascarpone and ikura. An assortment of Easter pies, pastries are also available.
Tuck into smoky plates of meats at Salted and Hung this Easter weekend. For $88, look forward to house-cured meats, mussels bouillabaisse, roasted lamb leg with smoked mash, roasted worked belly, smoked wagyu, and more. Desserts of honey cake and the traditional hot cross buns are also available.