12 Best Christmas Dinners and Takeaways 2019
It’s that time of year again! Christmas is just around the corner, which means presents, decorating Christmas trees, and GOOD FOOD!
Nothing beats a good old Christmas gathering with your family like a table full of festive goodies that will keep you stuffed for days. Here are our top 12 choices for the best places to celebrate Christmas this jolly season.
Carlton Hotel Singapore
Immerse yourself in the fullest Christmas experience at Carlton Hotel Singapore! Be greeted by a 14-feet live Christmas pine tree, decorated in the festive colours of red and gold, when you enter the hotel lobby.
Café Mosaic’s holiday buffet consists of fresh seafood on ice, toothsome appetisers, a carving station with roasted specialties like Roasted Whole Turkey with Stuffing & Cranberry Sauce and Honey Baked Ham with Pineapple & Raisin Sauce! They also offer mouth-watering mains such as Lamb Chop with Rosemary and Mint Pepper Sauce, Braised Pork Roulade with Shallot Port Wine Sauce, Buttered Brussels Sprouts with Winter Vegetables, Potatoes Au-Gratin with Honey-Glazed Chestnut and Penne with Shredded Turkey and Vegetables. Round off the feast on a sweet note with their freshly baked pastries and cakes.
All buffets include free-flow soft drinks and chilled juices. Receive a complimentary bottle of house red or white wine when you dine with 8 diners or more, and enjoy subsequent bottles at a 50% discount during Christmas Eve and Day dinner.
Buffet prices start from $58 for adults, and $29 per child. Enjoy 50% and 38% off buffet lunch and dinner with DBS/POSB and UOB credit/debit cards respectively from 12 to 23 December. To make reservations, call Café Mosaic at 6311 8195 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feel like taking a little of that Christmas spirit back with you? Now, you can pre-order the festive goodies to brighten up your dinner table with even more cheer! Relish Carlton Hotel’s selection of delectable sweet and savoury treats such as The Carlton Classic Log Cake or signature Homemade Hazelnut Chocolate Panettone. Don’t miss the spanking new Chocolate Log Cake with Pineapple, Mango and Pink Peppercorn, as well as the Black Forest Log Cake (Low Sugar) too!
Selected credit/debit cardmembers can enjoy 25% off the Homemade Hazelnut Chocolate Panettone, and 15% off Christmas goodies between 1 to 25 December. Visit their website to find out more!
Convey your well-wishes with Gangnam Kitchen’s scintillating selection of Yuletide goodies. The Christmas Turkey, Christmas Chicken, and Honey Roasted Turkey Ham will make merrymakers grin from ear to ear.
The Gangnam Christmas Turkey ($139.90+ | 4.5kg | 10-12 pax) is the crowning glory on any Christmas dining table. This glorious creation is first marinated for 12 hours, then stuffed with roast baby potatoes and thyme to keep the meat tender and moist within. It is then glazed with honey 10 times while it is roasted for two hours in the oven.
Whether the selected centerpiece is the turkey, chicken, or ham, each roast is packaged as a hearty set with five different sides, which include Couscous Salad, Mushroom Salad, Brussels Sprouts Salad, Ratatouille, and Roasted Baby Potatoes. You can also choose one of two homemade sauces, Korean Spicy Sauce and Brown Specialty Sauce, to pair with your chosen roast.
Gangnam Kitchen has the perfect Christmas platters for parties. The Christmas sets are available from now to 1 January 2020. Orders must be placed online via www.gangnamtorakitchen.sg at least five working days in advance. Customers can top up $20 for delivery to a single location, or opt for self-collection at the central kitchen in Admiralty.
Holiday Inn Atrium
In celebration of Atrium Restaurant’s Halal-certification, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium invites you to their Inaugural Singaporean X’Mas Buffet.
Their spectacular selection consists of fresh seafood on ice and a rotation of festive roasts such as the Traditional Roasted Tom Turkey with Fresh Herbs served with Chestnut Stuffing and Turkey Jus, Slow-roasted Australian Beef Ribeye Fillet with Thyme Jus, and Slow-roasted Leg of Lamb with Thyme Jus, live stations, an array of both festive and local desserts.
What’s more, if you dine in with a group of 15 people or more, you can enjoy complimentary soft drinks! Perfect for large family gatherings!
Buffet prices start from $72++ for adults, and $20++ for children. For more information, visit their website, call 6731 7172, or email email@example.com.
If you prefer celebrating the joyous occasion in the comfort of your own home, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium has got you covered! You can choose between two Christmas Packages tailored for groups of 12-15 people. For more Asian flavours, you can choose the Yuletide Package ($278), which comes with Executive Chef Chua Yew Hock’s latest creation, the Roasted Mala Turkey served with Pickled Vegetables and Cilantro Gravy, along with a Pan-fried Salmon Fillet with Dill Sauce, a Cempedak Yule Log Cake, and a bottle of House White Wine.
Alternatively, go for the Traditional Christmas Package ($268), which comes with a Traditional Roasted Turkey with Stuffing, Giblet Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, accompanied with Market Vegetables and Roasted Potatoes, one Whole Five Spice Honey Glazed Ham with Pineapple Sauce, a Gianduja Latte Yule Log Cake, and a bottle of House Red Wine.
Celebrating the festivities has never been easier! Do take note that their Festive Takeaways are not Halal-certified. Visit their website http://singaporeatrium.holidayinn.com/eshop for more information.
In celebration of the festive season, Ichiban Boshi presents a Festive Indulgence menu featuring four delicious set meals to give you a special gourmet experience.
Love spicy food? Then you should go for the Kaisen Tomyam Gozen and Spicy Goma Kurobuta Gozen! The former features a tangy and spicy seafood tom yam broth, BBQ eel sushi, and breaded chicken on skewers. It has everything you’ll love. The latter has tender slices of black pork stacked tall and high in a spicy, sesame sauce, and grilled prawns.
For beef lovers, the Yuzu Truffle Beef Gozen is made for you. Think premium beef drizzled with truffle oil, and assorted mushrooms wrapped in a tasty omelette topped with yuzu mayo. It goes superbly well with the accompanying fried tofu with chicken floss, mini sushi rice bowl, and fruity Japanese salad.
The most Instagram-worthy set meal award goes to the Salted Egg Chicken Roll Gozen. Deep-fried till perfection, the golden brown ham and cheese chicken roll is topped with a heavenly salted egg sauce. The set also comprises assorted sashimi with salmon roe.
Good news for all Citi Cardmembers! You will get a $10 Ichiban Boshi return voucher with every festive set ordered. Promotion is valid till 9 February 2020. Visit your nearest Ichiban Boshi restaurant today!
This year, InterContinental Singapore invites you to spend a White Christmas with them. Be dazzled by the wintery holiday vibes inspired by the Nordic region at Ash and Elm.
Treat yourself to a quick tour of Europe as you indulge in Ash and Elm’s festive buffet which consists of European epicurean delights such as whole roast turkey with cranberry stuffing, coq au vin braised with red wine sauce, and turkey, brie and cranberry pizza. If you’re looking to spend a wonderful afternoon out, make yourself comfortable at The Lobby Lounge as you savour a nice Afternoon Tea, or sip on a midwinter cocktail delight, Joyeux Noel, over at Idlewild.
InterContinental Singapore constantly comes up with innovative desserts that are beautiful, and delicious. So you can only expect their festive selection to be even more impressive. Making its debut is the Advent Calendar from the Festive Takeaway menu, which holds 24 surprises for you to uncover over the entire holiday season! Other festive highlights include Santa’s Carousel Fruit Cake, sugar-free White Christmas log cake, and a Choux Sleigh.
You can order the gorgeous Festive Takeaways on the website and from Festive Shoppe. The last date for orders is 22 December. Self-collection is available until 25 December at the Festive Shoppe.
Visit their website for more information.
Lawry’s The Prime Rib
Looking for a trustworthy steakhouse to bring your loved ones to this festive season? Well, look no further, Lawry’s The Prime Rib at Mandarin Gallery is the place for you.
Everyone knows that Lawry’s signature dish, the prime rib, is a decadent treat. Expect the entire slab to be brought out and carved tableside for your viewing pleasure. The magnificent steak is fall-off-the-bone tender and is accompanied by side dishes such as creamed spinach, creamed corn, and buttered peas.
If you are in the mood for seafood, Lawry’s also has fresh sumptuous options such as the Atlantic Lobster Dinner. Three lobster tails are broiled to perfection, and served with drawn butter and red bell pepper mayonnaise which add a punch of flavour to the firm lobster meat. Every bite is a small taste of heaven.
Citi Cardholders can enjoy up to 40% off main courses (depending on the number of diners). For more information, head over to Lawry’s website.
Pan Pacific Singapore
Christmas is the season of giving. And we think it’s best to treat our loved ones and ourselves to a smorgasbord of food. Pan Pacific Singapore promises a festive feast like never before.
Dine at the award-winning Edge, where you’ll get to savour hearty holiday treats and succulent roasts including Christmas Bread Pudding with Stuffed Pistachios and Dried Fruits, Pineapple and Honey-glazed Bone-in Gammon Ham, Eight Spices Roasted Whole Turkey, Oven-roasted Tomahawk Steak with Herb and Butter, and Roasted Butternut Squash Pumpkin Velouté with Honey Chestnuts. If you’re looking for something a little more local, you’ll love the mix of English and Peranakan afternoon tea delights at Atrium, or the oriental delicacies with a fun holiday twist at Hai Tien Lo.
Pan Pacific Singapore bakes and cakes are always highly sought after. Their line of log cakes are now available for pre-order! For all durian lovers out there, the Mao Shan Wang and Gula Melaka Log Cake($70) will satisfy all your cravings for the king of fruits. Our personal favourite is the Jivara Milk Chocolate Pear William and Caramel Nut Log Cake($70), which is packed with pear cubes, pear curd, and caramelised hazelnuts. It is a heavenly creation that will leave a lasting impression. A fan of tropical flavours? Go for the Coconut Mango Calamansi Log Cake($70) which has the right balance of sweetness and tanginess. And, for all the chocolate aficionados, this one’s for you — the Hazelnut Chocolate Tart($65) with artisanal Araguani Chocolate and hazelnut praline mousse.
For a complete list of festive offerings and shop for festive goodies at http://pacificmarketplace.sg
Park Hotel Alexandra
Have yourself a holly jolly Christmas at The Carvery at Park Hotel Alexandra! Their Rustic Christmas Buffet promises a wonderful spread of heartwarming dishes that truly embody the spirit of Christmas.
Highlights include a 21-day Gin-aged Angus Beef Prime Ribs, Spit-Roasted Chicken with Sweet Orange and Aged Balsamic Glaze, Sticky Date Trifle, and Almond and Rhubarb Pithivier.
Buffet prices start from $51++ for adults, and $34++ for children. For more information, visit their website. All guests will receive a complimentary glass of Festive Velvet Alexander Cocktail (worth $19++) when you dine on a festive day.
Make your reservations via Chope, HungryGoWhere, or Quandoo, to receive a 20% discount from 2 to 30 December 2019, or use the 1-for-1 vouchers on the Burpple app, valid only from 1 to 30 December 2019. Reservations may also be done online, or by calling the restaurant directly at 6828 8880.
Can’t get enough of the Spit-Roasted Chicken with Sweet Orange and Aged Balsamic Glaze with its fruity sweet and tangy succulent roasted chicken? You can now pre-order it online or via telephone for takeaway for your Christmas party! Each 1.8 kg roasted chicken comes with Roasted Vegetables and Balsamic Orange Sauce ($46).
Address: 323 Alexandra Rd, Park Hotel Alexandra, Singapore 159972
Phone: 6828 8880
Opening Hours: 12pm to 10pm daily.
PARKROYAL on Beach Road
Hop onto the Polar Express-themed train at PARKROYAL on Beach Road’s lobby for a magical christmas experience that will send you on a journey to the North Pole.
Celebrate Christmas like a royal at sea with Ginger’s spread of crab dishes, all done in different cooking methods that bring out the best of the crabs. Anticipate the popular Claypot Crab with Pumpkin Broth, or the local favourite — Singapore Chilli Crab.
Looking for something a little more traditional? Go for the Traditional Whole Roasted Turkey with Cranberry Sauce, a classic that will not disappoint with its succulent and tender meat.
If you want to add pizzazz to your Christmas celebrations this year, you can consider the 7-course Sichuan Christmas feast at Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant, which has a Chilled Turkey in signature mala Sichuan Pepper Sauce!
Ginger’s festive buffet features a ‘no pork, no lard’ menu and is available from 9 December 2019 to 1 January 2020. Buffet prices start from $58 for adults, and $29 for children. For more information, visit their website.
For just an additional $50, you get unlimited servings of house pour wine, sparkling wine, spirits, and beer.
Experience that same magical Christmas world in your own home with festive takeaways from PARKROYAL on Beach Road. We recommend Ginger’s Manuka Honey Glazed Ham with Oriental Salsa ($68), Classic Chocolate and Hazelnut Log Cake ($68) and Sichuan Dou Hua Restaurant’s ‘Bi Feng Tang’ Roasted Crispy Chicken ($58)!
Enjoy 25% savings on orders placed with full payment from now till 8 December 2019, and 20% savings when you place your orders from 9 to 26 December!
PARKROYAL on Beach Road
Address: 7500 Beach Rd, Singapore 199591
Phone: 6505 5710
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
PARKROYAL on Pickering
Revel in festive splendor with inviting Christmas favourites at Lime Restaurant. Be treated to a glorious festive spread featuring Turkey Masak Merah, Oven Baked Pork Prime Ribs with Spicy Tomato Paste, Grilled Beef Sirloin with Cognac and Mixed Peppercorn Cream Sauce, Lime’s Signature Assam Fish and more. I really love the Assam fish which was tangy and piquant.
Come dinner, the repertoire is enhanced with Irish Oysters on ice and a meatless Beef Wellington made from the BEYOND meat patty. This is indeed a fun spin on the classic beef wellington. It’s pretty impressive, especially for those looking for vegetarian options during the festive season.
On 24 & 25 December 2019, PARKROYAL on Pickering takes the celebration up a notch, where diners will be serenaded in style by carollers as they enjoy brunch or dinner. Lime’s lavish spread of King Crab and Boston Lobster on ice, Lemon Caper Beurre Noisette Roasted Salmon with Rosemary Potatoes and Steamed Broccoli and more, will definitely dazzle your tastebuds.
Of course, no Christmas feast is complete without exquisite sweets — traditional or otherwise. Lime Restaurant has no less than four creations this year. Dive into the rich and decadent Belgium Dark Chocolate with Passion Yule Log, deliciously dense Blackforest Yule Log, light and fluffy Strawberry Shortcake Yule Log, and the Instagram-worthy Durian Gula Melaka Rainbow Yule Log. Read more: https://www.misstamchiak.com/parkroyal-pickering-christmas-2019/
Address: PARKROYAL on Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289
Phone: +65 6809 8899
Email Address: email@example.com
Opening Hours: 6:30am – 10:30pm daily
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
If you’re looking for an amazing Festive buffet this Christmas, head to Marriott Cafe from 1 to 30 December 2019.
Showcasing a mix of western and oriental Christmas dishes, the buffet promises stars such as the succulent Roast Turkey with Dried Fruits & Chestnut Bread Stuffing, Slow-roasted Australian Beef Prime Rib and rich Gratinated Oysters. They also have a wide range of Christmas desserts that will please the palates of all with a sweet tooth. You will have a whale of a time here! Buffet prices start from $68 for adults, and $35 for children. For more information, visit their website.
Want to spend Christmas with your loved ones but don’t have the time or energy to whip up a Christmas feast? Well, fret not! You can bring Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s Christmas Gifts of Joy home! You can pre-order soups, salads, roasted meats, fresh seafood, and even rich and luscious desserts.
The brand new Whole Roast Turkey with Apple Cider Brine & Giblet Cornbread Loaf ($198) will definitely be a crowd pleaser. Each turkey is marinated for 12 hours in a sweet and sour apple cider brine, before it is roasted to a glistening golden brown. Tear it apart and you’ll find succulent and tender meat under the beautiful golden crust.
No Christmas is complete without Christmas log cakes! This year’s line up of yule logs include the Pandan & Mixed Berries Chiffon Log Cake($68), Brandy White Chocolate Chestnut Log Cake ($68), and Peanut Butter Speculoos Praline Log Cake($68). Christmas is always wonderful with Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel.
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
Address: 320 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238865
Phone: 6735 5800
The Westin Singapore
What’s better than spending Christmas with your loved ones? Well, celebrating the holidays with them over a delicious feast, of course!
At The Westin Singapore, you can enjoy a delectable buffet spread while enjoying spectacular views of the beautiful Marina Bay and South China Sea. Expect Christmas classics such as the Rolled Turkey with Bread and Walnut Stuffing, Butter Poached Beef Tomahawk, signature Maple Truffle Glazed Gammon Ham, or the Miso and Whiskey Glazed Salmon.
That’s not all! Take your tastebuds on a well-deserved trip overseas as you sink your teeth into local and international cuisines. Be sure not to miss their Wok Braised Crab with Singapore Chilli Crab Sauce, Cereal Prawn with Parmesan Cheese, Buffalo Mozzarella Pizza, and Impossible Beef Lasagne. Sounds good? We promise you that the spread will taste even better.
Christmas Eve buffet lunch starts from $68++ per adult. Buffet menu is subject to change. For more information, visit their website.
Have you ever had a chocolate whiskey log cake before? If you haven’t, or if you’re a big fan of the winning combination of chocolate and whiskey, you absolutely have to get your hands on their Chocolate Whiskey & Chestnut Log Cake.
From 25 November to 13 December 2019, use promo code ‘MTC20’ to enjoy 20% off the logcake online.
Address: 12 Marina View, Level 32 Asia Square Tower 2, 018961
Phone: 6922 6968
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Opening Hours: 6.30am to 10pm daily.
My mouth is drooling at the thought of all that holiday feasting. We hope your table will be filled with festive cheer as well! Here’s wishing you a Merry Christmas and a delicious holiday season. Days of food coma, here I come!
By Megan, Jonathan & Maureen.