From $45 per person! 9 places for a romantic Christmas feast for two
Stuttgart Blackforest Boutique S-Cafe
Set like a quaint German town, you’ll find handcrafted cuckoo clocks and life-sized toy nutcrackers dotting the place.There’s even a bubbling water mill in a corner!
Food-wise, tuck into its signature crispy pork knuckle, turkey roulade, half roasted Gokele chicken, and beer battered fried apple rings with vanilla bean ice cream.
The Christmas set menu is at $48++ per person, from 21 December 2018 to 4 January 2019.
#01-01 Rendezvous Hotel, tel: 6336-8675
Come holiday season, this idyllic marina-front venue will be transformed into a magical wonderland where garden beds and surrounding trees will be dressed with lights. There will be an illuminated light installation with ambient music activated between 7pm-9pm daily. You’ll also get to interact with a decorative arch all the way through to 11pm.
Home to a plethora of restaurants, you’ll find great dining options from Mykonos On The Bay for authentic Greek fare to Greenwood Fish Market for fresh catches.
This casual eatery is perfect for getting away from the city. Its festive menu includes hearty roasts including flank steak, bourbon glazed ham and turkey roulade. For dessert, your tastebuds will be tantalised by a decadent egg nog tart or Christmas pudding.
Its four-course Christmas menu is at $45++ per person, and available from now til 4 January 2018.
Block N #01, 90 Goodman Road, tel: 6440-6068
Lawry's The Prime Rib
For a lavish celebration, head down to Lawry’s The Prime Rib with its decadent inteirors evoking old world charm. The American restaurant is known for its slow-roast Prime Beef served from its iconic silver carts but you’ll also get to dig into an indulgent Lobster Bisque with Alaskan King Crab Meat as well as Atlantic Lobster Tail, New Zealand King Salmon and Sea Urchin specially prepared for its 6-course Christmas Eve menu. Head down on Christmas day and tuck into Truffle Hokkaido Scallop with Almond-Mango crumble and Tobiko or Slow-cooked Veal Oxtail with Veal Jus.
The 6-course Christmas Eve menu is at $168/$178 per person and is only available on 24th December 2018. The Christmas Day menu is at $138++ per person or $228++ for two and only available on 25th December 2018.
#04-01/31 Mandarin Gallery, tel: 6836-3333
Botanico at The Garage
Escape into the woods at The Garage at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, which is housed inside a 1920s Art Deco building. Expect a festive menu from head chef Sujatha including both 6- and 7-course fireplace-style communal menus. Tuck into a cheese and charcuterie station with Asian influences, smoked turkey breast roulade, Sanchoku Wagyu rump steak, and quince Christmas pudding.
If a casual outing is more your thing, head down to Bee’s Knees at Level 1 for Christmas-inspired offerings like Turkey Bolognese and Bacon Pizza ($25), and Christmas Salad ($16).
50 Cluny Park Road, tel: 9831-1106 (Botanico) and 9815-3213 (Bee’s Knees)
Come Christmas, The Summerhouse promises to be a winter wonderland that’s set to enchant. If you’re after a cosy celebration for just the two of you, book the romantic Summerhouse Garden Dome nestled amid lush greenery. Menu items include Inka Wood Roasted Boneless Marinated Quail, 100 Hour Mayura Wagyu Brisket MBS 9, Traditional Roast Turkey With Pistachio And Bacon Stuffing, and Spiced Poached Pear with Pistachio Phyllo Pastry and Honey Ice Cream. You’ll even get a special Christmas gift!
The Summerhouse Garden Domes are at $400++ per couple, from 23-25 December 2018. Time slots are from 6pm to 8.15pm or 8.30pm to 10.45pm. The Christmas Day brunch is at $88++ per person. The Christmas Communal Dinner is at$108++ per person.
3 Park Lane, Seletar Aerospace Park, tel: 6262-1063 Website: www.thesummerhouse.sg
Undoubtedly one of the most scenic dining spots in the Marina Bay precinct with a winning view thanks to full height glass windows, this standalone restaurant serves up contemporary Italian fare amid classy surroundings. Ala-carte items are available on its Christmas menu, which includes tempting dishes like Foie Gras Terrine, spatchcock, Maine lobster, and porcini risotto.
The Christmas set menu is priced at $158++ per person and is inclusive of a glass of Prosecco, cocktail or mocktail.
Lewin Terrace presents a sophisticated East Meets West Christmas feast Asian-inspired menus created using modern French techniques. Exclusively available on 24th and 25th December 2018, have a festive 4-course lunch or wine down in the evenings with a 6-course dinner menu paired with a mini bottle of bubbly from Champagne house Laurent-Perrier. You’ll be in for a treat with tempting, interesting dishes like the Peranakan-inspired Roasted Wagyu Beef, Buah Keluak and Macadamia Nut Sauce, and Asian Yam Gnocchi with Black Truffle.
The four-course lunch is priced at $98++ per person. The six-course dinner menu paired with a mini bottle of bubbly from Champagne house Laurent-Perrier is priced at $180++ per person.
21 Lewin Terrace, tel: 6333-9905
Akira Back Singapore
If your style is more contemporary and artsy, head to celebrity chef Akira Back’s namesake restaurant at South Beach Avenue. Featuring modern Japanese with a hint of Korean, the restaurant has six new additions to its menu and specially curated pairings such as Soul Mate – amaebi, hokkaido uni, tosa gelle, Grilled Trout with kabocha puree and honey oats as well as Iberico Secreto – endive kimchee and ssamjang.
A eight-course brunch menu is at $98++ and an eight-course dinner menu is at $125++ for both Christmas eve and Christmas day. (Add on $15++ for a glass of wine, and $20++ for a glass of champagne)
Level B1M South Tower, 30 Beach Road, tel: 6818-1914