Ah, it’s that time of year again, when gathering with family and friends is on everyone’s minds. If you need inspo on where to celebrate the festive season with your partner, groups of friends, family, colleagues etc, here’s your cheat-sheet — 8 feast-tastic meals suited to each of your loved ones, AND up to 30% off festive dining deals for Citi Cardmembers!
Colony (The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore)
For a Splurge-Worthy Christmas Buffet & Drinks With Your Girlfriends
Citi Cardmembers enjoy up to 15% off festive food bill.
Get glammed up this Christmas with your loved ones for a meal at Colony and indulge in a decadent spread of Christmas classics. Treat yourselves to the Lunch Buffet (from $68) — think seven ‘live’ conservatory kitchens where you can watch the chefs prepare favourites such as honey glazed gammon ham and pumpkin ravioli. Alternatively, spoil yourselves silly with the Seafood Dinner (from $98), where you’ll feast on seafood including freshly-shucked oysters and Alaskan king crabs, and decadent meats such as wagyu beef wellington, roasted lamb with an apricot mint glaze, and oxtail bourguignon with mushroom ragout. For an extra special treat, savour an exclusive festive cocktail if you choose to go for the Festive Champagne Brunch (from $198) on Sundays.
Festive-themed lunch, dinner and Vintage Champagne Brunch are available from 22 November 2019. Note: Offer is not valid on 24 and 25 Dec 2019.
-Festive Lunch (12pm - 2.30pm): from $68; Dinner (6.30pm- 10.30pm): from $88; Seafood Dinner (6.30pm - 10.30pm): from $98
-Festive Champagne Brunch (12pm- 3.30pm): from $198
Food Capital (Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel)
For An Intimate Dinner By the River
Citi Cardmembers enjoy 25% off the festive buffet.
Round your closest pals up for a delectable spread by the Singapore river in this snazzy restaurant on Robertson Quay. With the Festive Buffet (from $68), look forward to classic Christmas dishes done with a local twist such as their Har Cheong Roast Turkey, alongside classics like honey-baked gammon ham, barbecue beef short ribs and festive cakes. Have a unique cocktail or two, such as the gin-based Fairytale ($18) with elderflower, cucumber and tonic, or Amaretto Sour ($18) with cognac, gomme and egg white. Alternatively, boost your buffet experience with free flow house pour wine and beer at $35, or Prosecco at $40! Psst. Come in a group of four to receive a complimentary bottle of house wine!
Festive Buffet is available from 2 to 30 December 2019.
-Lunch: from $68, Dinner: from $88
-Christmas Eve Lunch: from $68, Dinner: from $98 (includes free flow of juices)
-Christmas Day Lunch & Dinner: from $98 (includes free flow of juices)
The Dining Room (Sheraton Towers Singapore)
For a Festive Family Feast in a Homely Space
Citi Cardmembers enjoy 15% off festive lunch and dinner buffets.
If you need a spot to impress the parents, this might be it. Picture an open space studded with grand pillars and a stunning backdrop of lush greenery and a waterfall. From their Festive Dinner Buffet (from $78), enjoy Asian dishes and festive specials. Swing by the live station for the delectable Lobster Mac & Cheese with Truffle. Get everyone’s hands dirty with a pile of Sichuan mala baby lobsters and mantou with chilli crab dip. On festive dishes, enjoy the oriental-inspired honey rock hoisin turkey, a new creation for the season, and a hearty seafood stew. Have some fun at the cinnamon and almond white chocolate fondue station, and share some cranberry gingerbread pudding and mango passion yule log cake from the dessert bar.
Festive Buffet is available from 2 to 31 Dec 2019. Note: Festive lunch buffet is not valid on 25 Dec 2019. Festive dinner buffet offer is not valid on 24 and 31 Dec 2019.
-Lunch Buffet (excludes 25 Dec): $62 (adult); $33 (child); Christmas Day Lunch Buffet: From $108 (adult); $39 (child)
-Dinner Buffet (2 to 30 Dec 2019, excludes 24 Dec): $78 (adult); $39 (child); Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet: From $108 (adult); $39 (child)
-New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet (31 Dec 2019): $88 (adult); $39 (child)
Cafe 2000 (M Hotel)
For an International Spread in the CBD With a Big Group
Citi Cardmembers enjoy 30% off festive buffet.
Look to this chic restaurant in the CBD for corporate luncheons and celebratory Christmas dinners. At the Festive Lunch Buffet (from $62), start the meal off with an appetizing spread of fresh seafood-on-ice such as Alaska crab legs, perfectly poached prawns, Boston lobster and more! Look forward to Christmas classics such as the cajun spiced lamb with mint sauce, honey-baked ham, turkey and warm Christmas pudding spiked with brandy. On Fridays and Saturdays, indulge in a smoky BBQ feast of grilled slipper lobsters, half-shell scallops, steaks and more! Psst, come in a group of six to enjoy a complimentary M Hotel Signature Chocolate Truffle Log Cake.
Festive Buffet is available from 24 Nov to 23 Dec 2019, and 26 to 30 Dec 2019.
-Lunch (Sat & Sun, 12-2.30pm): from $62, Dinner (Sun to Thu, 6-10pm): from $78, BBQ Dinner (Fri & Sat, 6 – 10pm) from $88
-Christmas Eve Seafood Buffet Lunch (12-2.30pm): from $70 (complimentary 1 glass M Wine), Dinner (6-10pm): from $98 (complimentary 1 glass prosecco), BBQ Dinner (6 – 10pm): from $110
-Christmas Day Seafood Buffet Lunch (12-2.30pm): from $75 (complimentary 1 glass M Wine), Dinner (6-10pm): from $85 (complimentary 1 glass prosecco), BBQ Dinner (6 – 10pm) from $95
Azur (Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Hotel)
For a Feast in the East with Friends and Family
Citi Cardmembers enjoy up to 25% off the festive buffet from 1 to 15 Dec 2019, and 20% off from 16 to 30 Dec 2019.
Swing by the east this Christmas for a meal at this understated, modern contemporary restaurant situated right next to Changi Airport Terminal 3. Perfect for company dinners and lavish gatherings with your workmates or hearty meals with family, the restaurant features an open kitchen where you can watch the chefs at work, and a buffet line that boasts the best of local and international cuisines. Come for their Festive Buffet (from $58) to indulge in fresh Peruvian scallops, tom yum roast turkey and claypot assam fish. Dessert-wise, there’s Christmas trifle, pudding with brandy butter, cranberry champagne shooters, and the quintessential yule log cake. Pro-tip: make it a holly jolly Christmas by adding $28 to enjoy unlimited sparkling, house wines, juices and soft drinks!
Festive Buffet is available from 1 Dec 2019 to 1 Jan 2020. Note: offer is not valid on 24 & 25 Dec 2019.
-Lunch (Mon to Sun): from $58, Dinner (Sun to Wed): from $68
-Seafood Dinner Buffet (Thu to Sat): from $78
-Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet, Christmas Day Lunch & Dinner Buffet: from $88
The Orchard Cafe (Orchard Hotel Singapore)
For a Christmas Celebration With the Kids
Citi Cardmembers enjoy 20% off their lunch food bill.
Note this brightly lit and spacious restaurant down for Christmas lunch with the kids. They’ll love the fun, casual vibes and the colourful set up. Pop by for their Festive Buffet Lunch (from $58 for adults, from $29 for kids) for note-worthy dishes such as smoked apricot salmon, turkey herbal soup, signature laksa and tandoori turkey! At Sunday brunch, expect standouts such as Singapore chilli crab with crispy Szechuan bun, herb marinated ribeye rib as well as mulled wine baby pear shooters. Alternatively, opt for the Festive High Tea (from $42 for adults, from $21 for kids) for unique sweet treats like durian pengat, baked pistachio cherry almond tart and ginger bread butter pudding.
Festive Buffet is available from 1 to 23 and 26 to 30 Dec 2019
-Lunch (Mon to Fri, 12-2.30pm): from $58, (Sat): from $62
-Sunday Brunch (12-3.30pm): $98 or $148 (free flow Laurent Perrier, M Wines, Tiger Draft, DIY Bloody Mary Station and soft drinks)
-High Tea (3-5pm): from $42
Ellenborough Market Café (Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore)
For a Lunch Gathering With the Best of Friends
Citi Cardmembers enjoy 20% off festive buffet.
Known for their vast spread of classic Peranakan dishes, Ellenborough Market Café is a great choice for the entire family to enjoy local flavours alongside festive dishes. Impress the family with their Festive Lunch Buffet (from $58). Start off with their fresh selection of sashimi, prawns and assorted crustaceans, then enjoy hearty ayam buah keluak and babi pongteh. Festive dishes include the mala-style roasted turkey breast or the honey glazed bone-in champagne ham with port wine sauce. End off on a sweet note by sharing a few slices of log cake or digging into their signature durian pengat.
Festive Buffet is available from 6 Dec 2019 to 1 Jan 2020. Note: Offer is not valid on 24 Dec, 25 Dec and 1 Jan 2020 (lunch only).
-Lunch (Mon to Sun): from $58
-Dinner (Mon to Sun): from $78
SKAI Restaurant (Swissotel The Stamford)
For a Romantic Lunch With a View
Citi Cardmembers enjoy 20% off festive set menu.
Perched on the 70th floor, high above the bustle of City Hall, is this chic restaurant ideal for impressing your date this Christmas. Soak in the view of the skyline while indulging in the 3-Course Festive Lunch Set Menu ($59). On appetisers, we recommend their Smoked Duck or Foie Gras (add $12). On mains, have the deliciously flaky Baby Bass with a delectable wine sauce. Dessert-wise, the dramatic Exotic Trifle is a delightful concoction of mango compote, coconut and lemongrass sorbet that will satisfy any sweet tooth. You can also add on just $15 for a glass of wine!
Festive menu is available from 2 to 31 Dec 2019. Applicable to festive menus at Bar Rouge, CLOVE, Kopi Tiam, SKAI Bar, SKAI Restaurant, The Stamford Brasserie
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