We’ve finally arrived at the last month of 2022, which only means one thing — ’tis the season to make merry and feast till you drop (not literally, we hope)!
From roast turkey and beef Wellington to decadent desserts and festive tipples that’ll knock your socks off, you can expect to indulge throughout the entirety of December, starting now.
Whether you’re looking to indulge in an evening of revelry at a restaurant or spend time with your loved ones in the comfort of home, here are the 16 best Christmas dinners, set menus, and delivery options in Singapore for a Christmas feast to remember!
1. Hilton Singapore Orchard
Hilton Singapore Orchard will be pulling out all the stops this Christmas, with sumptuous buffet spreads at Estate. From now till 23 December, the Festive Buffet Lunch and Dinner sees festive roasts coming together with freshly shucked oysters, creative yule logs, and an array of festive pastries. Don’t miss the festive take on Estate’s Signature Black Truffle Roasted Duck, which will be served with pitted wild cherries, peanut tofu, and local pickled turnip.
If you intend to eat in, stop by Ginger.Lily for a selection of festive gourmet takeaways, like Roasted Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing, German Stollen, and Madirofolo 65% Chocolate Yule Log.
2. PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay
Experience festive dining like no other at Peppermint, one of the most popular halal-certified buffet restaurants in Singapore, from 25–23 December, and 26–30 December, and tuck into classics like the signature Festive Tom Turkey and Truffle Black Angus Beef Shepherd’s Pie.
The buffet spread on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will feature mouth-watering recipes, including the 16 Hours Pot-roasted Wagyu Beef Belly with Barley and Apple “Risotto”, Salmon and Prawn Mousse En Croûte with Truffle Cream and Salmon Roe, and the Gingerbread Spiced Sweet Potato Pie.
The hotel’s Whimsical Yuletide eShop is also offering a wide variety of traditional festive roasts, festive goodies, family bundles, premium hampers and unique gifts.
3. The Fullerton Singapore
Merry gatherings await at The Fullerton Hotel and The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore, where you can choose from an array of festive menus (available from 14–23 December and 27–30 December) showcasing flavours nostalgic and novel alike, at Town Restaurant, The Courtyard, La Brasserie, and The Landing Point.
Those who prefer Christmas dinners at home can pick from Festive Takeaways like Asian-inspired creations, yule log cakes, and Christmas hampers — the elaborate ‘Festive Brunch at Home’ comprises over 12 items including roasted spice and mustard rub premium beef, oven-roasted turkey breast, and Christmas desserts.
4. The Capitol Kempinski Hotel
From now till 1 January 2023, you can celebrate the year-end festivities with an exquisite selection of decadent buffet spreads (on Christmas Eve and Day), set menus for lunch and dinner, and festive takeaway goodies at 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore.
Expect an epicurean feast of contemporary Asian flavours with specially curated set menus for lunch and dinner, including the likes of Wagyu Beef Cheek, Smoked Turkey Breast, and the Rosella Mousse Tart.
Recreate the hotel’s signature dining experience at home with festive takeaways like roasted meats, Plantation 1840 rum fruit cake, and even a gingerbread cookie advent calendar that countdowns to Christmas with a cookie a day.
5. Andaz Singapore
Revel in the joyous spirit of the festive season along with stunning city views at Alley on 25 and 665°F at Andaz Singapore. Gather your friends and family for a themed lunch and dinner buffet on Christmas Eve and Day at Alley on 25 and tuck into hearty festive mains including Roasted Whole Turkey, Beef Cheeks braised in red wine sauce, and Roasted Prime Rib, before ending on a sweet note with the quintessential Yule Log Cake, Gingerbread Berry Tiramisu, and more.
Be sure to secure your seats before 15 December 2022 to enjoy 10% off early bird bookings!
If course menus are what you prefer, the hotel’s premium steakhouse 665°F will offer a delectable five-course set menu featuring Sakoshi Bay Oyster Vichyssoise, Boston Lobster, and A4 Kagoshima Wagyu Striploin, also on Christmas Eve and Day.
6. Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa
Indulge in lavish festive buffets at Silver Shell Cafe, the all-day dining restaurant at Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa, on 24, 25 and 31 December, where you can look forward to seasonal delicacies such as oven-roasted turkey, baked salmon coulibiac, and handcrafted log cakes, along with premium seafood on ice and international cuisines. You can also look forward to fun DIY experiences, festive snack boxes, and even a dedicated buffet zone for kids.
For something a little more casual, beachfront Italian restaurant Trapizza has rolled out Italian festive specials like Porchetta di Maialino da Latte (Italian Porchetta Suckling Pig), Filetto di Pesce Spada alla Griglia (Herb Citrus Marinated Charcoal Grilled Swordfish), and Panettone Tradizionale Italiano (Classic Panettone with Sabayon Sauce). These will be available from now till 31 December.
7. Goodwood Park Hotel
Goodwood Park Hotel presents a repertoire of takeaway delights to enjoy at home during Christmas dinners, including new festive creations like glorious yuletide cakes and pastries like the Festive Tropicana Log Cake, Beary Merry Yule Log, and a Christmas Durian Combo featuring a medley of exquisite D24 durian delights.
You can also expect Asian-inspired interpretations of quintessential Christmas dishes like Chinese-style Braised Whole Turkey with Braised Eggs, Peanuts and Homemade Chilli Sauce and DIY Turkey Popiah with Homemade Sambal Chilli.
These festive takeaways will be available at The Deli from 15 November to 26 December, with the last pre-order date on 19 December.
Otherwise, make merry at one of the many festive buffets and set menus at Coffee Lounge, Gordon Grill, and L’Espresso from now till 2 January 2023 — you’ll definitely be spoilt for choice when deciding on the best option for your Christmas dinners.
8. PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering
Lime Restaurant at PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering is here to spread the holiday cheer with scrumptious festive buffets, available from now till 30 December, including extra festive Christmas and New Year Buffets from 24–26 December, 31 December, and 1–2 January 2023.
The indulgence begins at the seafood bar, followed by mouth-watering festive highlights such as the Homemade Salmon Gravlax, Roast Herb Crusted Sirloin, Traditional Roast Turkey & Stuffing, and the dramatic Flaming Christmas Pudding with Cinnamon Ice Cream and Stuffed Baked Apple.
From now till 1 January 2023, the hotel will also be offering a host of Festive Goodies like Gourmet Roast Sets with your choice of protein, traditional side dishes, stuffing, sauces, and home-baked pies. Sweeten the deal with an artisanal log cake or two, and you’re all set for your upcoming Christmas dinners.
9. Dusk Restaurant & Bar
Chef Henrik Jyrk, one of Denmark’s most accomplished chefs, will be presenting his first-ever overseas culinary showcase in Singapore with exclusive festive menus featuring his signature Nordic-Asian cuisine, available for a limited time at Dusk Restaurant & Bar and Cable Car Sky Dining.
From 12 December 2022 to 31 March 2023, Chef Henrik has curated another four-course Nordic-Asian menu of delicacies like the tender Makrel, a tender fish soaked in the deep savouriness of clam dashi; and aromatic Andesteg (roasted duck breast) decorated with Danish cherries and drizzled with Indonesian spices.
Alternatively, you can experience Christmas dinners in the skies with a four-course Cable Car Sky Dining menu. Dine in the privacy of your own cable car at 100m above sea level as you savour exquisite Nordic dishes like Koldrøget laks, artisanal smoked salmon slices served atop horseradish and butter toasted rye-bread, as well as the Andeconfitering, a sous-vide duck leg confit served with ribbons of crunch red cabbage and port sauce.
Singapore’s oldest single-location traditional French restaurant since 1998, L’Angélus, is ringing in the festive season with a mouth-watering 3-Course Festive Menu, available from now till 31 December.
Start off with irresistible entrées like the Tartare de Bœuf, N25 Baerii Caviar or Foie Gras Poché, Velouté d’Artichaut, Truffe Fraiche, followed by the succulent Magret de Canard à l’Orange (Crispy Skin Moulard Duck Breast, Orange Reduction, Celeriac Purée), and a delightful dessert.
The Omelette Norvégienne, otherwise known as Baked Alaska, is flambéed tableside with a robust dark rum, making for a flamboyant finish to the meal.
11. Tapas 24
Round up your most fun-loving friends for a celebratory festive meal at Barcelonian concept Tapas 24 from now till 31 December and tuck into tapas dishes with a diverse range of seafood and vegetarian options.
Highlights include the Carrilleras de Atún, Puré de Chirivía y Demi-Glace de Pedro Ximénez (Tuna cheeks atop parsnip purée and Pedro Ximénez demi-glace), Calamares a la Plancha con Vinagreta de Pistacho y Alioli de su Tinta (Grilled squid accompanied by dollops of pistachio vinaigrette and squid ink aioli), as well as the highly sought after El Pastel de Chocolate de Carles (Carles Chocolate Cake).
12. Osteria Mozza
The celebratory family-style menus at Osteria Mozza, which feature Italian-inspired traditional dishes prepared Mozza-style, are perfect for sharing with loved ones.
On Christmas Eve and Day, feast on a sharing menu that comprises signatures like Affettati Misti (cold cuts and charcuterie), Chicken Porchetta, and Corzetti Alla Norma. Guests can also look out for select daily specials from the festive menu that will also be available throughout the month of December.
13. Thirty Six Brewlab and Smokehouse
Thirty Six Brewlab & Smokehouse is the place to be for craft beers and a special four-course Christmas set menu, available only on 24 and 25 December. Look forward to appetisers like Hamachi Tartare and Foie Gras Duck Terrine, and main dishes prepared in the style of Sunday Roasts, such as New Zealand Ribeye, Slow Roasted Turkey, and Norwegian Salmon with all the trimmings.
Along with homemade desserts like the classic Christmas Fruitcake with Chocolate and the restaurant’s very own 36 Beer A Misu, you’re in for a hearty festive meal that’ll leave you feeling extra warm and cosy.
14. Caffe Fernet
In celebration of the season of festive feasting, bayfront restaurant and cocktail bar Caffe Fernet has introduced new dishes to the a la carte menu, such as The Soft Shell Crab with Middle-Eastern inspired green harissa labneh, the Kabocha Pumpkin, and the Italian-inspired Chicken Milanese.
From now till 25 December, the restaurant will also be rolling out Christmas-inspired cocktails in collaboration with small-batch American bourbon Maker’s Mark. Guests with a spirit-forward palate in cocktails can sip on the Hazelnut Manhattan, a rich and heart-warming cocktail with an enticing aroma of hazelnut, or the indulgent Little Helper, which incorporates chocolate liqueur, mint liqueur, and palo santo.
15. East Coast Commune
Celebrate Christmas by the sea at the popular coastal cafe East Coast Commune, which will be offering three-course Christmas dinners for two nights only on 24 and 25 December.
Choose from a selection of starters like Baked Camembert, followed by mains like Turkey Roulade and Crab Dashi Cream Linguine, before ending on a sweet note with the Christmas Spiced Pear Cake or Granny’s Apple Tart.
Take Christmas dinners to a whole new level at world-renowned restaurant Nobu, because there’s no better time to treat yourself to the ultimate festive meal. The Festive Omakase, which will be available from 20–30 December, features the finest ingredients of both land and sea, heightened with bold and clean flavours, such as Assorted Nobu Style Sushi, the Singapore-exclusive Chilean Seabass Spicy Miso, and the fork-tender Josper Grilled A5 Japanese Wagyu Beef with Jalapeno Salsa.
Here’s to a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year — let the month-long feasts begin!
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