Unlike last year’s more subdued Easter event, this year will be a merrier celebration as we are allowed to dine at restaurants again—albeit, following Covid-19 protocols. Nevertheless, the local chefs are welcoming everyone with lavish spreads spanning their usual signature dishes and Easter-themed creations—and yes, that includes the seasonal hot cross buns and delicious desserts shaped like bunnies. From Italian cuisine to modern Asian fare, here’s what’s in store for you come Easter weekend.
Easter Brunches 2021: The Best Restaurants to Bring Your Family for a Delicious Feast
Bring out the family for a glorious meal at these dining places with special Easter menus
Leave it to the Italians to prepare a lavish brunch spread, just like chef-partner Simone Fraternali’s Il Solo Easter Brunch on April 4. Naturally, it’s a showcase of veritable Italian classics such as seafood salad tossed with balsamic kale and spice toasted almonds, lasagna Bolognese and slow-roasted leg of lamb spruced up with sides of asparagus and artichoke. Cap off the meal with ciambella, Fraternali’s homemade Easter cake topped with dark chocolate and mascarpone cheese. Book here.
Brunch with a view is always a good idea for special days like Easter, and the team at Lavo have flexed their culinary muscles to update their popular Sunday Champagne brunch on April 4. This means more special dishes have been added to the line-up, including a whole rack of lamb accompanied by salsa verde, roasted garlic and grilled lemon; whole roasted branzino (European bass) with lemon vinaigrette; and an array of Easter-themed desserts. These will be served alongside the popular dishes, including seafood from the raw bar and Italian-American favourites. Those who are thirsting for tipples will also get unlimited servings of Veuve Clicquot champagne, Peroni beer and cocktails. Book here.
3. Beach Road Kitchen
The team have curated menus for adults and kids, making this restaurant the place to be for families to celebrate the occasion. Adults can indulge in bottomless servings of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut as they dig into an extensive showcase of Alaskan King crab legs on ice and ‘Around the World Oysters Varieties’ served to your table via a trolley. These pique the palate for more deliciously-cooked dishes to come—grilled lobster drenched in a rich salted egg yolk sauce; oven-roasted “Stanbroke” Tomahawk and hot cross buns, among others.
Kids will delight in palatable eats made just for them, including wild berries and marshmallow pizza and braised beef meatball in tomato fondue. Afterwards, they’ll be able to partake in the restaurant’s Easter Egg Hunt, where a chocolate egg piñata with prizes hidden inside will be served to the table. Available on April 4. Book here.
4. The White Rabbit
Before the restaurant shutters for good next month, the team will whip up a lavish Easter menu on April 4. Choose from two seatings (10.45am or 1pm) and dig into the five-course menu that whets the appetite, first with an amuse-bouche and followed by your choice of starter, main course and dessert. The team will let you indulge in their meaty classics such as Black Tyde 150 days Angus striploin or the Ibérico pork collar. It's always better when the meal comes with their signature Gin & house-made tonic, garnished with fresh botanicals from the garden. Book here.
5. 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung
Bring your appetite for the restaurant has prepared an extensive spread of all-you-can-eat à la carte Easter dishes, handpicked by Demon Chef Alvin Leung himself. Take it easy on the iced and cured seafood, so you’ll have enough space for the pass around snacks of poached hen’s egg and double-boiled abalone broth.
You get to choose one main course, too. Can’t get enough of your meats? Then opt for the roasted pork chops or Easter spit roasted beef. But if you prefer something light, just so you can eat more desserts, the Chilean sea bass is a good choice. And for your last hurrah before you roll out of the restaurant, you have the likes of Easter eggnog cupcake and Bunny in a Pot Marshmallow. Available on April 4. Book here.
6. Ash & Elm
Delight in this restaurant’s amped-up brunch spread come Easter weekend. Other than the signatures of succulent roasts and premium seafood complemented by sturgeon caviar, the culinary team have prepared a roaming wagon to serve you unlimited portions of the mouth-watering Easter roast of herbs-crusted lamb leg served from a wagon, as well as a roving trolley serving an array of cheeses from France, Italy, New Zealand and more.
We know you can’t resist your desserts, and the pastry chefs have whipped up Easter-themed confections including chocolate flower pot, bunny cupcakes and pistachio éclair with berries compote. Complete the afternoon with free-flow Taittinger Brut Champagne. Available from April 2 to 4. Book here.
A decadent Easter brunch beckons at this botanical-themed restaurant, and like most buffet spreads, it will serve a bounty of ocean-fresh seafood with your usual Maine lobsters, Alaskan king crab and avruga caviar. What sets it apart though is the team also offers Mediterranean mezzes and appetisers, so you can get your fill of salmon tataki, deep-sea crab leg with lime aioli, and poached white asparagus in truffle emulsion, among others.
Take it easy on the starters though, so you’ll have space for the main dishes served at the ‘live’ stations. Choices include the 72-hour slow-roasted milk-fed lamb with saffron rice, dried fruits and nuts; baked salmon coulibiac with white wine sauce and clams; and apple-wood smoked Peking duck. The hotel’s pastry chef Audrey Yee will complete the merriment with Easter Bunny cupcakes, chocolate eggs and hot cross buns. Available on April 4. Book here.
8. The Clifford Pier
How does a dim sum buffet for Easter festivities sound? If it’s a resounding yes, the chefs here have whipped up a mouth-watering spread that includes steamed pork ribs, crystal shrimp dumplings and siew mai crab roe, which are served alongside local bites such as Nyonya popiah and chilli crab bao. The heritage feast culminates with a serving of the ‘Singapore’s Heritage Sweets’ sharing platter for two, loaded with mini almond sugee, ondeh ondeh macaron, coconut calamansi cake, to name a few. Available from April 3 to 4. Book here.
9. The Line
Taste an array of delectable Easter dishes from all around the world at The Line, whose chefs have whipped up the likes of Tunisian-style organic egg shakshuka, grilled New Zealand lamb leg with ratatouille, Maine lobster roll and country egg. Let’s not forget about the cute desserts such as carror cake and lemon jivara shaped like a bunny. Available from April 2 to 4. Book here.
There’s something for everyone at the restaurant’s lavish Easter spread, served at its six show kitchens—grill, steam basket, seafood, Thai, sushi and patisserie. Come hungry and head straight for the meaty means; the grilled bbq platter is laden with Porterhouse steak, lamb chop, half rotisserie chicken and sustainable yellowfin tuna loin. End on a sugar high with mezza9’s signature dessert extravaganza that comes with hot cross buns for a delectable Easter twist. Available on April 4. Book here.