10 festive restaurant meals to try in Singapore this December
From experiencing a traditional British Christmas at The English House, to dining in the sky at SKAI.
Many say what makes Christmas so enjoyable is the festive light decorations or the catchy Christmas songs that you can never seem to get out of your head.
Some of us might agree that it’s something entirely different — festive Christmas meals.
After all, you can’t get into the Christmas spirit through eating chicken rice bought from the hawker centre nearby!
That’s why we have compiled a list of 10 restaurants you can visit to get your festive meal fix!
1. The Marmalade Pantry
For this year’s festive collection, The Marmalade Pantry is offering a dazzling assortment of mouthwatering tender roasts, a medley of complementary delights, and sponge log cake desserts.
There are three festive bundles available, starting from $168, and one can choose either Moroccan roasted boneless lamb, gammon ham, char siew beef short ribs, or traditional whole roasted turkey with fresh herbs depending on the bundle.
Click here to find out more!
2. The English House
If you want to know what it’s like to celebrate Christmas in Britain, The English House by Marco Pierre White offers a festive roast menu from now till Dec 24, with house specialities like the Wagyu Beef Wellington en Croute for $168.
And on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day, they will be serving hors d’oeuvres for $38 such as Foie Gras Terrine, and roasts including Spanish Pork Belly with Crackling for $48, all served British-style with Yorkshire pudding, Pigs in Blankets and traditional gravy.
Click here for more information on their menu.
3. Basilico at Regent Singapore
From now till Jan 5, 2022, Basilico is offering a Festive Basilissimo Lunch, Dinner, and Weekend Brunch.
The three-course lunch is priced at $68 per person and the three-course dinner starts from $88. Both include an Italian selection of antipasti, a main course, and dessert. You can look forward to mains such as Wagyu Beef Lasagna or Carnaroli Rice with Lobster, Scallops, and Tiger Prawns.
On Christmas Eve, Basilico is offering dinner from $208 per person where you can taste Christmas Roman-style Porchetta with Chardonnay Wine and Fennel.
Christmas Day Dinner comes at $138 per person. From having squid Ink-infused Putignano Burrata with Smoked Salmon and Salmon Roe to ending your meal with a Sicilian Pistachio Christmas Bauble for dessert, you will not be disappointed by the selections.
Find out more about Basilico’s festive offerings here.
4. Opus Bar & Grill
On Christmas Eve, Opus at Hilton Singapore is having a festive semi-buffet dinner starting from $98 per person.
You will be able to choose from a variety of six mains including braised wagyu short ribs, pistachio stuffed turkey roulade, smoked truffle risotto, and more!
The festive semi-buffet also provides unlimited à la carte dishes served to your table such as a fresh seafood platter, specialty dishes from the chef, as well as unlimited festive cheese and desserts.
Click here for more information.
5. il Cielo
Also at Hilton is il Cielo, a rooftop Italian restaurant with a unique Japanese flair.
For the whole month of December, il Cielo offers festive tasting menus of handcrafted festive specialties. And on Dec 24, there will be an exclusive four-course festive season lunch menu at $128 per person.
As for dinner, the festive season tasting dinner menu will be available on Dec 24 and Dec 25 at $168 per person.
Get ready for charcoal crust hokkaido scallop with truffle, japanese eel with foie gras and truffle, and hokkaido sea urchin with yuzu.
View the full menu and make reservations here.
6. Beach Road Kitchen
JW Marriott Singapore’s signature restaurant, Beach Road Kitchen, has a fantastic line-up of festive feasts headlined by their signature Chefs-on-Show Buffet available Fridays to Sundays from now till Jan 2, 2022.
You will be able to savour assorted cheeses, traditional festive roasts, signature seafood specialties, freshly-baked pizza and pasta, local Chinese and Indian favourites, delectable desserts and more.
Prices start at $74 for children and $148 per adult. Click here for more information.
Known for their ribs, Morganfield’s is bringing a magnificent line-up of roasts this festive season.
The Morgan’s Christmas Feast consists of Christmas Chestnut Sticky Bones, Christmas Cranberry Sticky Bones, Crackling Pot Roast, roasted cauliflower, roasted pumpkin, gammon ham, grilled sausages, Mexican grilled corn, corn bread, roasted potatoes, and garden salad.
The feast serves four and is priced at $149.90.
There even is a delivery menu where you can have your festive meal delivered right to your doorstep, from roast beef ribeye to orange marmalade glazed ham.
Click here for more information.
If you’re looking for ambience you won’t be able to find elsewhere, dining 70 stories high with a view of Singapore’s iconic landmarks at SKAI might just be the place for you.
Prices begin at $69 per person for a three-course festive set lunch with a choice of appetisers including foie gras and irish oysters which require a top-up, mains including chicken thigh, salmon or roasted cauliflower, and a choice of either lava tart or lemon meringue for dessert.
On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day itself, be treated to a five-course meal priced at $208 per person where you can enjoy Seared Hokkaido Scallop, Miyazaki Wagyu, and Orange Jaffa Marmalade.
Vegetarians fret not, as SKAI offers vegetarian options in their sets as well! The vegetarian Christmas Eve and Christmas day set includes Buckwheat Soba Noodle, Grilled Polenta, and Slow-Cooked Celeriac.
Find out more about SKAI’s festive menu here.
Offering both dine-in and takeaway, SE7ENTH ensures the festive spirit follows you wherever you go.
From Nov 25 to Dec 31, diners can enjoy an à la carte special of bacon-chicken roulade with butter-glazed brussel sprouts, raspberries, and sweet potato and marshmallow gratin priced at $28.
SE7ENTH’s take-home gourmet delights provide more variety, offering oven-baked turkey leg, pineapple-glazed honey ham, sweet potato and marshmallow gratin, vegan banana chocolate log cake and more.
The take-home Yuletide Feast costs $155 per set and is good for three to four people. It is available for order now, and takeaway and delivery orders start from Nov 25 to Dec 31. Every order of a Yuletide Feast includes a complimentary 750ml bottle of house wine.
Click here to find out more.
10. The Masons Table
While The Masons Table does offer Christmas set lunches and dinners, they also have a festive menu where you can order à la carte dishes — perfect for those who don’t want to overspend or overeat.
You could start off your meal with pumpkin soup and choose from either pumpkin risotto or roasted turkey breast as your main. As for dessert, what about bread and butter pudding with vanilla sauce?
While their winter-inspired menu is only available till Dec 23, Dec 24 and 25 is when their Christmas menu opens. The three-course is priced at $58 while the four-course which includes pumpkin soup comes at $68.
In their Christmas menu, you can look forward to ham and chicken terrine, roasted turkey breast with chestnut stuffing, cranberry sauce and gravy, as well as pumpkin pie or chocolate log cake for dessert.
Enticed enough? Click here to read more about The Masons Table’s festive menu.