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10 best Christmas Day menus in Singapore 2017

Celebrate Yuletide reunions with loved ones at one of these stunning spots for a full seasonal spread.

Lay down your ladle. Instead get served this holiday season at some of the finest festive venues, offering excellent Christmas menus in Singapore this year. Simply sit back and enjoy the sumptuous spread with family and friends.

1. Colony at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

Go somewhat local this Christmas at Colony as the restaurant serves heritage cuisines at seven different conservatory kitchens for a vintage champagne Christmas brunch. Festive highlights include oven-baked turkey with chestnut stuffing and giblet sauce; duck fois gras parfait with black pepper crunch and red wine jelly; hickory smoked salmon with truffle potato mousseline; and slow-cooked scallops with carrot purée. Christmas dinner, however, will be a gastronomic odyssey of cognac-infused lobster bisque; kurobuta pork collar roulade with veal and chestnut stuffing; and grain-fed ribeye Yorkshire pudding.

2. Brasserie Les Saveurs at The St. Regis Singapore

The contemporary French restaurant will offer a special Christmas Day champagne brunch. Starters include an assortment of enticing seafood such as freshly shucked oysters, and chilled Boston lobster. There are also canapés such as pan-seared scallop with fennel and licorice infusion, and goat cheese crème brûlée with red wine poached pear. A main course not to be missed is the oven-roasted deer medallions. For dinner, Brasserie Les Saveurs will be presenting an exceptional buffet spread. All-you-can-eat specials include classic French dishes like duck confit as well as Asian delicacies like cereal butter tiger prawns.

3. Equinox Restaurant at Swissotel the Stamford

True to his style of adding Asian touches to his classic Modern European offerings, Equinox’s chef de cuisine Paul Hallett will present Christmas menus for both brunch and a seven-course degustation dinner. Diners can look forward to highlights of dressed Maine lobster with kohlrabi; chilled clam liquor and Tosaka seaweed; burrata with mulled plum; and more. Finish with choices of flavourful desserts, intricately prepared, such as Bûche de Noël, and caramel corn meringue.

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4. Prego at Fairmont Singapore

For authentic Italian cuisine in a casual family-friendly setting, head to Prego for brunch on 25 December, where you can choose between having free-flow of Moët & Chandon Impérial or Zardetto Prosecco. The bubbly-filled brunch will also feature live cooking stations and an enticing array of Christmasy desserts such as coffee chest log cake, Santa velvet and dried fig ice cream with orange sauce. Of course, there is the non-alcoholic brunch option and kids are more than welcome.

5. Chef’s Table at Capella Singapore

For the first time, Capella Singapore’s popular brunch affair will be extended to the Chef’s Table, a new private dining concept that offers a luxuriously appointed dining space for up to 20 persons. During the whole of December 2017, diners can delight in the brunch highlights that include the baked Capella Christmas turkey with corn bread stuffing; ozro risotto with mushrooms and pumpkin; and more in a perfect private celebration. There are also two special Christmas menus throughout the month for lunch and dinner.

6. The Lighthouse at The Fullerton Hotel

Perched on the very top of The Fullerton Hotel, The Lighthouse commands one of the most mesmerising views of Singapore’s Marina Bay skyline. Top that with the Italian restaurant’s ‘Romantic Christmas View 5-course Set Dinner’ and you’ll be singing “Hallelujah”. The exclusive set comes with a bottle of champagne per couple and is limited to only five tables so hurry up and book your spot. If not, there is the usual ‘Christmas 5-course Degustation Dinner’. For lunch, The Lighthouse is serving an Italian semi-buffet Christmas special.

7. Gordon Grill at Goodwood Park Hotel

Gordon Grill has built a reputation for serving some fine steaks in Singapore. And we bet their Christmas menus offerings will be of no exception. Guests can enjoy a unique dining experience with the restaurant’s meat trolley service, reminiscent of old European grill rooms. The meat trolley is wheeled to each table and each piece of meat is sliced, weighed and presented to diners before it is cooked to perfection. For Christmas, choose between a 5- or 6-course set dinners. Either that or head here earlier for a buffet brunch.

8. Joël Robuchon Restaurant

Celebrate the festive season in style at the only three-Michelin-starred restaurant in Singapore with one of the most decadent Christmas menus in town. Indulge in an assortment of decadent culinary masterpieces showcased in its dinner menu for Christmas Day. Signatures include shaved black truffle and potatoes topped with foie gras carpaccio; pan-seared scallop with pumpkin cream and crispy chestnuts; and beef chateaubriand and foie gras, “Rossini” style with soufflé potatoes and port reduction.

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9. Carousel at Royal Plaza on Scotts

Arguably the best buffet restaurant in Singapore, Carousel looks to be the first choice for those seeking a hassle-free festive celebration. Its sumptuous lunch and dinner buffet selections for Christmas Day would leave shellfish enthusiasts spoilt for choice, carrying an impressive spread of succulent seafood such as oysters, lobsters and crabs. One-day specials comprise traditional festive treats including German Christmas cake stollen, Italian panettone, Christmas pudding and an assorted of log cakes.

10. Lawry’s The Prime Rib Singapore

For one night only on 25 December, new executive chef of Lawry’s, Sherwin Sim, will present his star amuse bouche creations to whet the appetite of jolly celebrators. Patrons get to enjoy the best of the East and West, as well as land and the sea with the wagyu beef pastrami in black sesame waffles basket, plus the Dungeness crab salad with ikura stuffed in basil pesto cone. Of course, for mains, you can choose to indulge in the restaurant’s famous signature roasted prime rib of beef, carved table-side and served with yummy Idaho mashed potatoes and Yorkshire pudding.