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Singapore loves to eat, any old time, for any reason (or no reason) at all. So when it comes to picking somewhere extra special for an extra special event like Christmas, it’s even harder to decide where to go and what to eat, right?

Which is why we’ve done some of the hard work for you. Here are our first five choices for your Christmas dining; we’ll be adding more to the list in the lead-up to Christmas so bookmark this page!

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1. ME@OUE  

For those who want to experience Christmas, but need to please the whole family with varying cuisines, ME@OUE offers Japanese, French and Chinese food. Dishes like Coffee Baked Codfish Okra and the Sashimi spread take centrestage in this varied medley of foods. For dessert, tuck into the Buche De Noel, a dark chocolate parfait topped with salted caramel.

Where: 50 Collyer Quay, 049321

When: December 24, 6pm-10.30pm

Prices: $145++ per pax

For more information, visit: www.me-oue.com

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2. Festive at The Cliff

Have a six course dinner with a romantic ambience at The Cliff. Indulge in Lobster Broth with seared foie gras and shaved fennel, amongst other courses. The Kurobuta Pork Jowl is interestingly, served with caramelised apple and morel cream.

Where: 2 Bukit Manis Road, Sentosa, 099891

When: December 24, 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Prices: $240++ (excluding drinks)

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3. Joyeux Noël at The Terrace

The Joyeux Noël at The Terrace Christmas Eve buffet dinner features a carving station where diners can help themselves to traditional christmas roasts like turkey, baked gammon ham and a herb rubbed beef rump. There is also a Live BBQ station and the very indulgent menu features oysters, boston lobsters, scallops, mussels and dukka spiced mutton. On Christmas day itself, the Champagne Brunch Buffet lets the little ones can be entertained in the Kid’s Room with their very own buffet table amongst other entertainment. Meanwhile, the adults get to drink up on free flow Moet and Chandon champagne.

Where: 2 Bukit Manis Road, Sentosa, 099891

When: December 24 & 25, 2014, from 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Prices: $238++ per adult (with free flow Champagne and French wine),$178++ per adult (with free flow of non-alcoholic drinks), $78++ per child (5-12 years old)

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4. 1-Altitude
Caramelised foie gras with poached figs sound like honey on my tongue, as well as wood-fired King Prawn with broccoli, Sevruga caviar. If you like seafood, there’s a whole spread for Christmas brunch at 1-Altitude! Definitely give the Festive Dessert experience a chance, an interactive experience of assorted, bite sized delights. For the little ones, face painting and other games will be provided by Santa’s helpers!

Where: 1 Raffles Place, 048616

When: December 24 & 25

Prices: $120++ for five courses, window seating available with $20 additional

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5. Edge at Pan Pacific
Enjoy a classic pineapple and honey glazed gammon ham, and a not-so-classic Crispy spice pork knuckle at Edge at Pan Pacific. Spiced lamb short ribs are served later and create just the right amount of “active eating” before diners tuck into a traditional roasted turkey trimmed with festivities. For dessert, Edge offers slightly savoury options like Aniseed Ginger Vanilla Cheese logcake and fruit minced pie.

Where: 7 Raffles Boulevard S(039595)

When: December 1 until January 1

Prices: $68 – $218 per pax, depending on dates, drinks and time

$28++ per child, depending on dates, drinks and time

For more information, visit panpacific.com