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We’ve rounded up some of our favourite feasts throughout the month of December

Christmas is just a few weeks away, which means it is time to plan your holiday meals. If you are staying in Singapore, indulge in sumptuous classics exclusively created for this period—think Angus steak with truffle purée, pan-seared scallops with pumpkin and brandy fruit cake. To get you started, here are some of the best Christmas menus to look forward to.

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1. Edge

Look forward to a range of festive and international delights, including herb-roasted turkey, beef prime ribs, and Virginia ham pizza. Its foie gras slider is a must-try and consists of a rich and buttery foie gras topped with passion fruit apple chutney and chive crème fraiche. To finish, it’s encased within pillowy brioche buns for good measure. Save room for desserts—specifically the traditional minced fruit pie, chocolate caramel tart and English fruit cake. Available for lunch and dinner from now until January 2, 2022. Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Christmas isn’t complete without some tipples. Top up and complement your meal with unlimited Champagne and alcoholic beverages.

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Edge

City Hall/ Bras Basah
$ $ $ $
3.5
'rating'

2. Origin Grill

The most wonderful time of the year is complemented by the culinary team’s three- and four-course lunch sets, available throughout December. Celebrate early and savour mouth-watering creations like citrus-cured salmon served in a pool of dill buttermilk; and jackfruit roll elevated with red cabbage gel. Choice of mains includes the perfectly-grilled Australian Stockyard Angus striploin and local-bred Kühlbarra barramundi bathed in an umami koji rice emulsion. Book here.

Tatler Tip: Book the restaurant’s Christmas dinner menu (December 24 and 25) and indulge in an even bigger feast, with dishes such as honey-glazed gammon ham and hazelnut crusted lamb loin.

3. Monti

A holiday trip to Italy might be out of the question, given the surging Covid-19 cases in Europe, but you can still enjoy an Italian Christmas in Singapore with Monti’s five-course menu. It’s a showcase of classic and contemporary fare—the likes of Hokkaido scallops bathed in a parsnip purée; Acquerello (rice) risotto beautified with chunks of smoked eel; and roasted red snapper. It ends with a palate-pleasing dessert fashioned after a Christmas tree and created using cotton candy, chocolate soil, panettone, strawberries, chestnut and raspberry gelato. Available for dinner from December 20 to 25. Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Gourmands who prefer to dine at home may do so with Monti’s Italian Christmas at home menu, featuring a dinner spread fit for two and four. Available for pick up or islandwide delivery on December 24 and 25.

Monti

Raffles Place
$ $ $ $
4
'rating'

4. Osia Steak and Seafood Grill

Savour juicy meat and seafood platters while swaying to the beat of Christmas jazz music at Osia Steak and Seafood Grill. Meat lovers can look forward to its signature meat option, showcasing irresistible cuts such as grilled Mayura Station Wagyu tenderloin and braised Wagyu cheek. Not a fan of meat? The grilled seafood platter is an impressive array of Boston lobsters, king scallops and soft shell crabs. Available from now until January 2, 2022. Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Pair the meal with wine sommelier Lauri Vanio’s interpretation of Finnish mulled wine, “Glögi”, created using Finnish recipes and Australian ingredients.

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5. Brasserie Les Saveurs

Brasserie Les Saveurs executive chef Thibault Chiumenti’s buffet menu begins with freshly-shucked oysters and pan-seared foie gras. The briny marine creatures whet the appetite for the holiday roasts—beef Wellington, roasted turkey and honey glazed gammon ham, among others.
 
Before you forget about sweets, a dessert trolley will be wheeled to your table to entice you with indulgent treats such as light-as-air cinnamon cheesecake, sweet and fruity berries violet yule log, and brandy fruit cake. Available for dinner on December 24 and 31, and brunch on December 25. Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Christmas feasts are always better with wines, so top up to enjoy unlimited pours of Barons de Rothschild Champagne.

6. Cé La Vi

Executive chef Joey Sergentakis’ seasonal menus put a spotlight on festive classics with an Asian twist. Choose the five-course dinner set and tuck into contemporary creations, among which are the scallop sashimi with grapefruit yuzu vinaigrette; pan-seared foie gras with sea urchin; and Wagyu beef short rib with parsnip kombucha purée. Available from November 29 to December 23 (Mondays to Thursday). Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Cocktail enthusiasts, don’t miss Cé La Vi’s special festive cocktail, Ginger Firecracker, concocted with Monkey Shoulder, sweet vermouth, white chocolate, ginger, orange). It’s available from December 1 to 26.

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7. Hai Tien Lo

Executive chef Ben Zeng gives your festivities an oriental flare with his six-course menu. Instead of the quintessential honey glazed ham and roasted turkeys, what you’ll get are contemporary Cantonese delicacies. To name a few, you have the deep-fried crispy aubergine and buttery foie gras that are doused in a spicy Szechuan sauce; pumpkin and Alaskan crab meat braised in a rich and creamy sauce; and wok-fried Austrian M9 Wagyu beef. Available for lunch and dinner from now until January 2, 2022. Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Dim sum fans, opt for the festive dim sum brunch offering over 50 classic and contemporary bites. Available on December 25 and 26 only.

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Hai Tien Lo

City Hall/ Bras Basah
$ $ $ $
4
'rating'

8. Fire

Fire up your Christmas celebration with this Argentinean restaurant’s five-course dinner menu. The spotlight is on authentic Argentinean dishes, of course, so get started with the succulent Argentinian beef tenderloin empanada. It’s a good lead-up to the highlight of the meal—the asado Argentino (Argentinian barbecue). It’s a meaty ensemble of tender and juicy corn-fed chicken, suckling pig, dry-aged Argentinian ribeye, and baked barramundi. As for the much-needed sugar rush to close the meal, the culinary team has added the sinful dulce de leche panqueque (crepes) served with vanilla ice cream and alfajores (traditional Argentine pastries). Available for dinner on December 24 and 25. Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Complement your meal with a bottle of your choice from its extensive wine list. Choices include pours from Argentina, Germany and Australia.

Fire | 2 Orchard Turn, 55-01 ION Orchard, S(238801) | 8028 1489

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9. Ginger

Ginger’s festive buffet is perfect for families who love their meats. It offers classic roasts such as succulent chicken with chestnut stuffing; roasted prime rib with roasted baby potatoes; and tender slow-roasted bone-in leg of lamb. Its mini-Angus beef steak is a must-try, too, showcasing flawlessly grilled Angus steak topped with fragrant winter truffle purée. Save room for the decadent desserts, including its signature gula Melaka log cake and Christmas fruit cake. Available for lunch and dinner from December 8, 2021 to January 1, 2022. Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Ginger also offers delivery services for those looking to celebrate at home—its delivery menu features its traditional roasts such as rosemary citrus roasted chicken; ad local delights such as its Christmas lapis fruit cake.

Ginger | 7500 Beach Road, S(199591) | 3138 1995

10. Mezza9

Planning to dine out on Christmas eve? Mezza9 offers a mouth-watering spread of luxurious red king crab, Faroe Islands salmon, and flavourful roasted duck. Diners will also get to tantalise their taste buds with classic Christmas dishes such as roasted turkey breast, roasted Australian grass-fed Angus beef rib and honey glazed ham. End the meal on a sweet note with marzipan stollen (fruit bread), cherries jubilee and whiskey flambé plum pudding. Available for dinner on December 24. Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Diners have the choice of opting for free-flowing tipples, including Champagnes, house pour wines and draught beers.

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11. Bread Street Kitchen

The three-course festive menu here showcases traditional British cuisine with a holiday twist. Begin the meal with the restaurant’s signature scallops, delightfully seared with well-loved holiday flavours including spiced pumpkin, pomegranate, and bacon jam. Then, delve into mains of succulent roasted turkey breast accompanied by a savoury chestnut stuffing, pigs in blankets (sausages wrapped in bacon) and roasted vegetables. End the night with the chef’s special Christmas pudding, served with a potent brandy sauce. Available for lunch and dinner from November 29 to December 25. Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Still have room to feast? Opt for an additional beef fillet Wellington—this show stopper features a tender and juicy pan-seared filet mignon wrapped with golden brown puff pastry.

12. Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant

Give yourself a break from holiday classics such as turkey and glazed ham and feast on sumptuous Indonesian fare. At Kintamani, you have the “Kinta Natal” sharing set that offers well-loved favourites such as iga sapi bakar Aceh (Aceh-style barbecue beef baby back ribs), and udang bakar Jimbaran (Jimbaran-style grilled prawns). Make sure you have enough space to savour the mouth-watering ayam goreng madu Jogja (Yogyakarta-style fried honey chicken)—the sumptuous centrepiece of the feast instead of the typical roast turkey. Book here.

Tatler Tip: The“Kinta Natal” sharing set is also available for takeaway or delivery, and even comes with the restaurant’s curated #FestiveFurama’s Spotify playlists.

13. Coca

Hotpot is best enjoyed with the family, making it an ideal meal this Christmas season. You’ll be able to enjoy this in the comfort of your home with Coca’s festive hotpot (for 5 to 6 persons), available for delivery from now until December 23. The set comes with soup bases (we recommend the spicy-tangy tom yum and the green pepper mala) as well as a smorgasbord of premium ingredients such as thinly sliced ribeye and pork collar, fish balls stuffed with roe, shrimp wanton and vegetables. Order here.

Tatler Tip: Order this hotpot set and enjoy a complimentary bottle of wine. 

14. Butcher’s Block

Embark on a gastronomic journey with Butcher’s Block’s signature multi-course festive Tour de Force menu, exclusively curated by chef de cuisine Jordan Keao. Relish seasonal delights including juicy Australian Wagyu tenderloin, creamy L’Antilope Normandy oysters, and a show-stopping Turducken. A culinary marvel of turkey, duck, and chicken wonderfully layered together and smoked over a wood fire, its turducken is tender, juicy, and delicate. Available from December 22, 2021 to January 2, 2022. Book here.
 
Tatler Tip: Enhance your dining experience with its tailored wine pairing menu.

15. Publico Ristorante

The chefs at Publico got into the Christmas spirit by crafting a special à la carte menu, available throughout the month. Whet the appetite first with the granchio fritto, which is basically a deep-fried soft-shell crab served on a bed of radicchio Caesar salad and accented with tomato aioli and salsa verde. Another delicious offering for sharing is the pizza boscaiola, which comprises a thin and fluffy crust laden with house-made porchetta, porcini mushrooms and mozzarella. Finished with grated parmesan and red wine glaze for good measure.

In need of more meat? The entrée of manzo arrosto is a beautifully grilled Angus beef tenderloin with sides of crisp purple potato, bell pepper tartare and spicy horseradish salsa. Dessert is a novel version of the traditional tiramisu, served in family-sized portions. Book here.

Tatler Tip: Participate in the “Magical Elf Garden Fairies” social media contest and stand a chance to win dining vouchers. Check out their Instagram account for more information.

 

 

Publico Ristorante

Robertson Quay/ River Valley
$ $ $ $
4
'rating'

16. Orange Clove

Dive into the holiday season with Orange Clove’s festive sets. Whether you’re on the side of savoury or sweet delights, their dazzling Lumière Prestige and Lumière Adore festive menus, as well as the Aurora Grand Patisserie set, will be sure to delight friends and family this Christmas.

With Christmas culinary favourites such as cinnamon-roasted turkey breast with hazelnut chocolate sauce and baked salmon with furikake crumbs and goma-dare (which can be found in the Prestige menu); and coffee confit of beef tenderloin with dark roast coffee jus and truffle oil-infused pasta with wild asparagus, mushroom and tobiko (found in the Adore menu), there’s something for every guest you’re having over for dinner. Finish off you meal with the sweet treats found in Aurora Grand Patisserie set, which includes a Valrhona chocolate log with yuzu candy, snowy coconut stracciatella puffs, fresh honeyed fig tarts, and more. Order here.

Tatler Tip: No time to cook? Just order their Mini Christmas Buffet for a customisable menu that serves up to 10.

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