‘Tis the season to indulge. The best restaurants in Singapore have been pulling out all the stops to put together festive Christmas buffet menus, so you don’t have to. We’ve compiled a list of our picks this year to spoil yourself and your family with unlimited roasts, eggnogs and log cakes. So ditch your diet, wear your stretchy pants and celebrate in the best way possible—with delicious food.
Christmas Buffets at 10 Scotts
Enjoy breathtaking views of the cascading waterfall at 10 Scotts, during its Christmas Eve buffet dinner or Christmas Day high tea. Indulge in the festive food presented by chef Morna Kueh, inclusive of sustainable seafood, charcuterie, artisan cheeses, roasted tom turkey and honey mustard glazed ham. Finish on a sweet note with a delectable dessert stand filled with chestnut mont blanc, marzipan stollen, baked fig tart, chocolate marquise, and more—as long as you can fit them in.
Adults: SGD68 (or SGD98 with free-flow drinks), kids: SGD48.
Scotts is located at the Grand Hyatt, Singapore 228211. Visit their website to book.
Christmas Lunch Buffets at Sky22
Venture to the 22nd floor for a dining experience complete with a panoramic view of the city at Sky22. Embrace the contemporary dining atmosphere with locally inspired cuisine, directed by executive chef John Chye. Savour the flavours of the holiday season with a line-up of epicurean offerings at the Christmas Eve buffet dinner and Christmas Day buffet lunch. The selection will include offerings of classic festive appetisers such as duck liver terrine, freshly shucked oysters, and poached boston lobsters. Enjoy hearty mains of roasted turkey with chestnut stuffing, baked seabass fillet with lemongrass beuree blanc and crackling Australian bangalow sweet pork belly.
Adults: SGD78 (or SGD116 with free-flow drinks), kids: SGD39.
Sky22 is located at the Marriott hotel, 99 Irrawaddy Rd, Singapore 329568. Visit their website to book.
Christmas Dinner Buffet at LaBrezza
Take a break from the chaos of the festive season at LaBrezza, a tranquil Italian restaurant which is true to its name, meaning ‘breeze’ in Italian. Gather with loved ones for Christmas dinner amid the tropical gardens to experience the Italian cuisine, led by Sous chef Simone Montanaro. Begin with a luscious medley of fresh seafood on ice along with artisanal cheeses and fine cold cuts. Next, take pleasure in a flow of seafood and meats barbecued to perfect succulence right before your eyes.
SGD128 per person.
LaBrezza is located at The St. Regis hotel 29 Tanglin Road, Singapore, Level 2, 247911. Visit their website to book.
Christmas Lunch Buffet at Hai Tien Lo
For something with a traditional Cantonese flare, head to the award-winning restaurant offering age-old recipes with a contemporary twist, Hai Tien Lo. Executive chef Ben Zeng presents a variety of traditional dishes with festive accents for a Christmas day lunch. Enjoy chilled abalone with jellyfish, caviar with golden flakes, baked sea perch in champagne sauce and pan-fried ribeye beef with red wine sauce, to name a few. Alternatively, guests can indulge in a bountiful array of 50 classic and contemporary dim sum items at the Christmas buffet.
Christmas Day Lunch: SGD138 per person.
Dim sum buffet: Adults SGD98, kids: SGD49.
Hai Tien Low is located in Pan Pacific at 7 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039595. Visit their website to book.
Christmas Lunch Buffet at One-Ninety
Watch chefs showcase their culinary magic as they create wholesome Provençal cuisine at One-Ninety. Celebrate with the family with interactive carving stations of whole roasted tom turkey, slow roasted wagyu rib-eye and apple wood smoked peking duck. Be in awe of the homely pumpkin pie and banoffee pie made by One-Ninety’s pastry artisans and finish on a high with a tempting spread of 20 cheese selections, an ice-cream station and white wine poached pears.
Adults: SGD258, kids: SGD98.
One-Ninety is located at the Four Seasons Hotel, 190 Orchard Blvd, Singapore 248646. Visit their website to book.
Tanjong Beach Club Christmas Brunch
Embrace the heat in Singapore with a tropical Christmas by the sea at Tanjong Beach Club, lauded by Condé Nast Traveller as one of the world’s best beach clubs. To compliment the location, the restaurant will feature an entire bar full of seafood, including the freshest of fresh boston lobster, whole tuna sashimi and oysters. The classic Christmas cravings will be there too, with slow roasted beef prime ribs and roast turkey with moreish chestnut bread stuffing.
Adults: SGD138 (or SGD173 with free-flow drinks), kids: SGD58.
Tanjong Beach Club is located at 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Singapore 098942. Visit their website to book.
MEZZA9 Christmas Eve Dinner
Receive the five-star treatment of MEZZA9 at the grand Christmas Eve buffet dinner or Christmas Day brunch. A glorious spread awaits diners, made up of dishes from the restaurant’s six live kitchens, offering distinctive Christmas flavours from all over the world. Signature dishes include Norwegian atlantic salmon, ‘roemertopf’ roasted mottainai lamb shoulder and gaeng kiew wan gai green curry chicken. Leave room for dessert with organic coffee crème brulée and be transported to your childhood with MEZZA9’s take on gingerbread crumbs.
Adults: SGD158 (or SGD198 with free-flow drinks), kids: SGD98.
MEZZA9 is located at the Grand Hyatt, 10 Scotts Rd, Grand Hyatt, Singapore 228211. Visit their website to book.
Racines Christmas Couture Buffet
A taste of authentic French cuisine and refined Local Chinese delights await diners at Racines. Helmed by the award-winning Executive Chef Jean-Charles Dubois, the restaurant channels French haute couture, providing guests with a fine gourmet experience. Feast on pan-seared foie gras and ravioli stuffed with winter harvest truffles and royan cheese, or spicy pepper-glazed pork ribs with scallops and prawns.
Adults: SGD168, kids: SGD84.
Racines is located at the Sofitel hotel, 9 Wallich St, City Centre, Singapore 078885. Visit their website to book.
Le Méridien Christmas Brunch Buffet
Enjoy Noël au Soleil (Christmas in the sun) at Le Méridien’s summer soiree-inspired celebration this Christmas. Treat your family to a selection of Asian specialties such as claypot snapper, glass noodles with steamed garlic prawns and lamb curry. The little ones will be captivated by the ice-cream and waffle cone station, while the grown-ups can delight in wine-poached pears, pannetone, chocolate Yule log cakes and an impressive croquembouche tree.
Adults: SGD88 (or SGD118 with free-flow drinks), kids: SGD44.
Le Méridien is located at the Marriott hotel, 23 Beach View, Sentosa 098679. Visit their website to book.