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Whether you want a cosy do, a romantic rooftop bash or a lavish banquet, our guide to exclusive venues for your special occasion makes deciding much easier.
This contemporary, elegant venue is a hit with chic young couples. Set on the rooftop of Bugis+, The Joyden Hall’s high ceiling and eclectic setting are just right for a stylish banquet. The pillarless venue is ultra-versatile. You can have a themed banquet with flexible seating, host an after-party or cocktail party for up to 500 standing guests, and even celebrate your outdoor solemnisation amidst lush greenery. The Joyden Hall also has a new wedding theme – a magical Midsummer’s Night Garden – in addition to Sweet Tiffany, The Grand Royale and Fairytale Dreams. Two other plus points: a huge montage screen that shows cinema-quality images, thanks to a state-of-the-art projector, and there is no service charge attached to your bill. WEDDING PACKAGES Monday to Thursday • Lunch and dinner: from $798+ per table Friday to Sunday (excluding eves of and public holidays) • Lunch: from $898+ per table • Dinner: from $988+ per table Additional surcharges apply for the eves of and public holidays. Prices are applicable to 2017/2018 packages only, and are subject to change without notice. SEATING 250 to 380 (banquet-style) MENU Chinese The Joyden Hall #07-01 Bugis+ Tel: 6884-3480 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.joyden.com.sg The country’s first hotel by the park offers the best of both worlds – tranquil surroundings and the convenience of being located near the city. For grand dinners, there is the pillarless decor in dark wood and burgundy tones. For smaller celebrations, the Zhongshan Room overlooking the park has floor-to-ceiling glass windows that let in natural light and views of landscaped greenery. The Event Lawn, set against a charming Japanese garden, is perfect for solemnisations and sunset ceremonies. There are also four themes you can choose from: Winter Twilight, Spring Romance, Summer Garden and Autumn Breeze. Helming the banquet kitchen is Chef Awyeong Kin, who has spent close to 30 years honing his craft in Chinese cuisine. WEDDING PACKAGES Monday to Sunday as well as eves of and public holidays • Lunch: from $868++ per table Monday to Thursday • Dinner: from $948++ per table Friday to Sunday as well as eves of and public holidays • Dinner: from $1,088++ per table Prices are subject to change without notice. MENU Chinese, Indian, Muslim, Western or customised SEATING 180 to 260 people (Balestier Ballroom); 80 to 120 people (Zhongshan Room); 30 to 60 people (Event Lawn) Ramada Singapore At Zhongshan Park 16 Ah Hood Road, tel: 6808-6848 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.ramadasingapore.com/weddings The winner for Best Solemnisation Wedding Theme (Alternative Venue) and Editor’s Choice: Best Wedding Venue With A View (Alternative Venue). It’s hard not to be bowled over by what Sky Garden Sentosa has to offer: stellar beach views, elegant surroundings made even more magical by spectacular fireworks every night, an outdoor lawn that’s perfect for a romantic gathering, and even an air-conditioned space with full-height glass panels and a small area that can accommodate a VIP table or be used as a bridal room for wardrobe changes. To make it easier for you to plan your wedding, Sky Garden Sentosa partners various catering companies to provide you with a choice of sumptuous Chinese, Western or international dishes as well as customised meals for lunch, tea or dinner. WEDDING PACKAGES TRANQUILITY Monday to Sunday as well as eves of and public holidays • International buffet: $130++ per person • Chinese and Western: $148++ per person UNITY Monday to Sunday as well as eves of and public holidays • International buffet: $148++ per person • Chinese and Western: $158++ per person SEATING 100 (indoors); 300 (indoors and outdoors combined) MENU Chinese, Western, international and customised Prices are subject to change without notice. Sky Garden Sentosa 43 Siloso Beach Walk, #05-01, tel: 6571-0002 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.skygarden.com.sg See also: (HER WORLD BRIDES X SKY GARDEN SENTOSA) VENUE AWARDS 2017: BEST SOLEMNISATION WEDDING THEME AND VENUE WITH A VIEW (ALTERNATIVE VENUE) Couples planning a fun and truly special once-in-a-lifetime do in a unique venue should check out The Pump Room at Clarke Quay. If a ballroom setting or garden celebration isn't your style, the cosy booths, strobe lights, dance floor and microbrewery here will add a playful celebratory mood to your celebration. Menu options include signature dishes like Crispy Pork Knuckle, Crispy Duck Confit and The Pump Room BBQ Pork Rib. These are accompanied by flavourful handcrafted beers and great music from resident band Stomp! The roomy main restaurant or the space by the dance floor with adjacent booths are both great for your celebration. Plus, the seating arrangements are flexible as the tables and chairs can be shifted to create an aisle or provide more standing room. The Pump Room’s wedding packages include floral centrepieces and decorations for your solemnisation table and chairs. It also has a Hen’s Night Party Package that includes two bottles of alcohol and a waiver of the cover charge for up to eight guests per table. WEDDING PACKAGES Monday to Sunday as well as eves of and public holidays • ROM Lunch: $58++ per person • Dinner: $65++ per person Hen’s Night Party Package: $388++ Prices are subject to change without notice. SEATING 20 to 300 MENU Asian, Western or customised The Pump Room #01-09/10 The Foundry, Clarke Quay, 3B River Valley Road Tel: 6338-0138 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.pumproomasia.com.sg Peony Jade at Clarke Quay and Keppel Club appeal as much to modern couples as they do to traditionalists. Award-winning Szechuan and Cantonese cuisine, enticing value-for-money packages in beautiful oriental settings with rich jewel hues, and accolades keep these restaurants really busy. For instance, Peony Jade at Keppel Club, comprising the Main Restaurant, Berlayer Terrace and Keppel Hall, is the winner of our magazine’s Venue Awards for Best Wedding Setting & Ambience and Best Wedding Dinner Venue (Chinese Restaurant). It has 2016 and 2017 Michelin Bib Gourmand awards, too. Peony Jade Clarke Quay, which overlooks the Singapore River from its second floor setting in a converted godown, is also a heritage space that’s great for stunning wedding portraits. Book and hold your solemnisation and banquet within two years at either venue and you will enjoy perks such as $1,000 nett cash rebate of the total wedding bill on the night of the banquet, a five-star hotel stay, dining privileges and freshly brewed microbrewery craft beer from The Pump Room. This offer does not apply during Peony Jade’s Wedding Fairs. WEDDING PACKAGES Prices range from $788 nett to $1,535 nett for lunch and dinner receptions respectively. Please contact the wedding team for more details. SEATING 260 (Keppel Club Main Restaurant); 280 (Berlayer Terrace); 400 (Keppel Hall); 250 (Clarke Quay) MENU Chinese or customised Prices are subject to change without notice. Peony Jade @ Keppel Club M Level, 10 Bukit Chermin Road, Tel: 6276-8327 Peony Jade @ Clarke Quay #02-02 Blk 3A River Valley Road, Tel: 6338-0305/0138 E-mail: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.peonyjade.com Besides its elegant venues, The Westin Singapore’s exceptional service and attractive perks will make your celebration truly memorable. With a high ceiling, glittering chandeliers, mirrored panels and customisable lighting, the Grand Ballroom, which can be divided into two for cosier affairs, is a stunning space for banquets. You can also pledge your love by the hotel’s Level 35 infinity pool, or take it indoors to a function room with an elegant set-up. You have three wedding themes to choose from: Purest Hearts, Whimsical Enchantment and Blooming Elegance. Depending on your package, you can even create your own menu and hand out personalised favours. Book your wedding now, and enjoy benefits, including 10 per cent off your wedding lunch package or waiver of two tables (with minimum guaranteed attendance) for your dinner reception. Other perks include one night’s stay in a deluxe room, a “thank you” lunch buffet at Seasonal Tastes for up to eight guests, and a spa treatment for two (with wedding dinner bookings only). These offers are valid for weddings held between January and August 2018. Terms and conditions apply. WEDDING PACKAGES Monday to Sunday as well as eves of and public holidays • Chinese seven-course set lunch: from $1,388++ per table • Western three-course set or international buffet lunch: from $138.80++ per person Monday to Thursday • Chinese eight-course set dinner: from $1,488++ per table • Western four-course set or international buffet dinner: from $148.80++ per person Friday, Sunday and public holidays • Chinese eight-course set dinner: from $1,588++ per table • Western four-course set or international buffet dinner: from $158.80++ per person Saturday and eves of public holidays • Chinese eight-course set dinner: from $1,688++ per table • Western four-course set or international buffet dinner: from $168.80++ per person Prices are subject to change without notice. SEATING 300 (Grand Ballroom) MENU Chinese, Western, international buffet dinner or a customised menu The Westin Singapore 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2 Tel: 6922-6806/6922-6895 E-mail: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.thewestinsingapore.com/weddings The laid-back surroundings and colonial style of this restored black and white venue set the tone for an elegant, romantic party. Couples dreaming of an intimate gathering in a sophisticated setting should head to Masons. Nestled in the artistic enclave of Gillman Barracks and beautifully furnished, it is all luxurious colonial charm. The beautiful lawn is gorgeous for a romantic solemnisation or outdoor dining under the stars. And, if it’s a stylish gathering you’re after, the air-conditioned restaurant with full-height glass windows is ideal. It also has an indoor bar, as well as a verandah with comfy sofas on a black and white tiled floor that are great for cocktails and canapes. For the main meal, you have a choice of quality European fare or modern Asian dishes. Wedding package perks include the set-up for the solemnisation, the welcome reception table, and the tea ceremony. WEDDING PACKAGES Monday to Thursday • Lunch: $4,988++ for up to 50 guests • Dinner: $8,000++ for up to 50 guests Friday and Saturday • Lunch: $5,988++ for up to 50 guests • Dinner: $9,000++ for up to 50 guests SOLEMNISATION PACKAGES • Monday to Thursday $3,988++ for up to 30 guests • Friday and Saturday $4,988 ++ for up to 30 guests SEATING 60 to 150 (main dining room with rental of additional furniture); 20 (bar); 24 (verandah); 32 to 60 (outdoors with rental of additional furniture) MENU Asian, European, customised, buffet, canapes Additional surcharges apply during peak periods. All items are subject to availability or change. Prices do not include exclusive use of the restaurant, unless otherwise specified. For the minimum spending amount, contact Masons. Masons 8 Lock Road, Gillman Barracks, tel: 6694-2216 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.masons.sg See also: 5 RUSTIC AND DREAMY WEDDINGS FROM OUR REAL BRIDES YOU SHOULDN'T MISS OUT ON The hotel’s decadent settings give your festivities a glamorous ambience. You can be assured of excellent food and hospitality at the elegant Mandarin Orchard Singapore. This luxurious establishment has hosted over 10,000 weddings since 1971, so you know you’ll be in for an exceptional celebration. For a luxurious banquet, there’s the Grand Mandarin Ballroom with a large private foyer and two built-in projection screens. It can also be separated into three smaller ballrooms. Then there is the amphitheatre-style Imperial Ballroom with its own foyer, which can be used for solemnisations and cocktails. And the Grange Ballroom is ideal for more intimate celebrations. To find out more, visit the hotel’s wedding show this Oct 1 at the Grand Mandarin Ballroom, from 11am to 5pm. Tickets are at $28 nett per couple. WEDDING PACKAGES Monday to Sunday as well as eves of and public holidays • Lunch (Grand Mandarin, Imperial and Grange Ballrooms): $1,168++ per table Monday to Thursday • Dinner (Grand Mandarin, Imperial and Grange): $1,158++ per table Friday to Saturday • Dinner (Grange): $1,288++ per table Friday and Sunday as well as eves of and public holidays • Dinner (Grand Mandarin and Imperial): $1,418++ per table Saturday • Dinner (Grand Mandarin and Imperial): $1,488++ per table PREMIUM PACKAGES Monday to Sunday as well as eves of and public holidays • Lunch and dinner: $1,638++ per table (Grand Mandarin, Imperial and Grange Ballrooms) Prices are subject to change without notice and applicable for packages in 2017 only. Please contact the hotel for 2018 packages. SEATING 350 to 950 (Grand Mandarin Ballroom); 150 to 220 (Imperial Ballroom); 60 to 130 (Grange Ballroom) MENU Chinese, Indian, Muslim or customised Mandarin Orchard Singapore 333 Orchard Road tel: 6831-6029/6082 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.meritushotels.com/en/mandarin-orchard-singapore/index