Christmas in Singapore 2017 : Where to Eat

The Orchard Road’s famous Christmas lights have come on so it is not too early to start planning your festive meals. Some restaurants have already stopped taking reservation for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The Ordinary Patrons’ round-up of places to eat this Christmas in Singapore 2017 can help you find places to have a memorable Christmas meal – whatever time of day you may want to feast.

Christmas in Singapore 2017

Christmas Dinner

Instead of a traditional Christmas dinner, a modern interpretation of European cuisine or even an Asian meal in a restaurant with a view may make the 2017 Christmas dinner a special and memorable one.

il Cielo

il Cielo Christmas 2017

Il Cielo, the award-winning Italian rooftop restaurant with panoramic city skylines of Orchard Road, offers a 5-course Christmas Menu at $138++. Read about our meal at Il Cielo here.

Chope Restaurant Reservation

Il Cielo
Level 24 Hilton Singapore
581 Orchard Road
Singapore 238883

Available from 23 – 25 December 2017.


Nami Shangri La

New chic modern Japanese restaurant Nami Shangri La Hotel Singapore offers a panoramic view of the city and luxurious food. Read about our meal at New Japanese restaurant, Nami Shangri La Hotel Singapore.

Chope Reservations

Level 24, Shangri-La Hotel,
22 Orange Grove Road
Singapore 258350

Tel: +65 6213-4398

Ristorante Takada

Italian Restaurant by Chef Masahiro Takada

A cosy fine dining restaurant with Italian food carefully prepared and beautifully presented by a Japanese Chef. Ristorante Takada is ideal for an intimate dinner.

Chope Reservations

Ristorante Takada
#01-07 Alexis
356 Alexandra Road
Singapore 159948

Tel: +65 6339 3969



Have a Countryside Christmas Dinner at Seletar Aerospace Park where Summerhouse offers a Christmas Dinner menu for $98++ (add $40++ for free-flow of selected wines and prosecco or $15++ for free-flow juices and soda).

Chope Reservations

3 Park Lane
Singapore 798387


Aura Restaurant National Gallery - 2

Elegant and modern European restaurant with an extensive wine list – perfect for any celebration. Read our post Aura, restaurant at National Gallery Singapore.

AURA Italian Restaurant
1 St Andrews Road
05-03 and 06-02 National Gallery Singapore
Singapore 178957

Chope Reservations

Tel:  +65 6866.1977

Aura Website

Affordable Christmas Dinner in Singapore

A good Christmas dinner should not necessarily mean that you have to spend a substantial portion of your year end bonus. There are nice restaurants to have an affordable Christmas dinner in Singapore.

Jamie’s Italian

Jamie's Italian

Famous chef Jamie Oliver and his team have created a selection of Christmas menus – with a delicious choice of antipasti, classic Italian main courses and desserts. The 3 course festive menu is $65.90++.

Available from 21 November 2017 – 1 January 2018.

Chope Restaurant Reservation

Jamie’s Italian Vivo City
1 HarbourFront Walk,
VivoCity, #01- 165
Singapore 098585


RedPan Marina Square

Redpan, a brainchild of DP Architects x GRUB, has a Christmas Special Promotion where you can enjoy a free glass of house red/house white with every order of the Australian Beef Tenderloin at $38++ or the Grilled French Spatchcock at $28++. Read about our visit to Redpan.

Available from 21 November – 31 December 2017.

Chope Restaurant Reservation

Redpan Restaurant
6, Raffles Boulevard #02-03/04
Marina Square
Singapore 039594

Tel: +65 6255 5850

M&S Cafe

Marks & Spencer Cafe

M&S Cafe in Wheelock Place is a nice spot eat all the Christmas goodies which they sell at the Marks & Spencer food hall.

M&S Cafe 
501 Orchard Road
#01-01 Wheelock Place
Singapore 238880

Tel: +65 6733 8122

Eatzi Gourmet Bistro

Eatzi Gourmet Bistro

Eatzi Gourmet Bistro by Jack’s Place is a value for money family restaurant with Pre Christmas Lunch Menu (18-24 Dec)Christmas Eve Dinner Menu (24 Dec)Christmas Day Lunch Menu (25 Dec)Christmas Day Dinner Menu (25 Dec). They have outlets in Paya Lebar Square and in SAFRA Yishun.

Paya Lebar Square
60 Paya Lebar Road #B1-15
Singapore 409051

Chope Reservations

Tel: +65 6341 6918

SAFRA Yishun
60 Yishun Ave 4 #01-V2
Singapore 769027

Chope Restaurant Reservation

Tel: +65 6852 8270


Cedele Bakery Cafe

Cedele, with outlets islandwide, would be a convenient option for a Christmas meal.

Hoshino Coffee

Hoshino Coffee Suntec City

Hoshino Coffee is a popular chain of Japanese cafes with many outlets in Singapore. It may still be possible to make a reservation at newer outlets like Hoshino Coffee Raffles Holland Village.

Chope Reservations

Christmas Eve Dinner

Beast & Butterflies

Beast & Butterflies Restaurant ⋆ M Social Singapore

Beast & Butterflies is the diner and bar of M Social Singapore serving fusion food with Asian and Western influences. Located in the quaint Robertson Quay precinct, Beast & Butterflies M Social can boast of the gregarious and gorgeous interior design of Philippe Starck and a romantic riverside promenade just beyond its bar. Read our review here.

Chope Reservations

Beast & Butterflies M Social Singapore
90 Robertson Quay
Singapore 238259

Tel: +65 6657 0018


Flutes National Museum

The elegant restaurant in the historic national Museum has a special Christmas Eve Dinner for $128 which includes items such as Wagyu Oxtail & Foie Gras and Baked Christmas Alaska. See our post on Flutes here.

Flutes Restaurant and Bar
93 Stamford Road, #01-02
National Museum of Singapore
Singapore 178897

Chope Restaurant Reservation

FOO’D by Davide Oldani

FOO'D by Davide Oldani, Victoria Concert Hall

FOO’D offers a menu conceptualised by celebrity Chef Davide Oldani, chef-owner of the one Michelin-starred D’O in Cornaredo, Italy. See our post FOO’D by Davide Oldani at Victoria Concert Hall. The Christmas Menu is a 8 course free flow omakase at $98++.

FOO'D by Davide Oldani Christmas Menu

FOO’D by Davide Oldani at Victoria Concert Hall
11 Empress Place, #01-01
Singapore 179558

Tel: +65 63855588

The Refinery Singapore

The Refinery at 115 KG

The Refinery Singapore is the perfect escape from the ordinary. The Refinery Singapore is a trendy restaurant and bar which is a great casual venue for merry making. See our post on The Refinery here.

Chope Reservations

The Refinery Singapore
115 King George’s Avenue #01-02
Singapore 208561

Tel: +65 62931204

District 10 Restaurant & Bar

District 10 Restaurant & Bar

District 10 at UE Square is casual bar & restaurant which may just be the place for dinner and merrymaking on Christmas Eve.

District 10 Restaurant & Bar
81 Clemenceau Avenue
#01-15/16/17 UE Square Shopping Mall
Singapore 239917
(corner of Unity Street and Clemenceau Avenue)

Chope Reservations

Tel: +65 6738 4788

 Christmas Day Lunch

There may not be too many places open for lunch on Christmas day apart from the hotel restaurants offering buffets (see below). Here are a few options for Christmas Day lunch.

Alma by Juan Amador

Alma by Juan Amador iin Goodwood

Alma By Juan Amador at Goodwood Park is a chic Michelin-starred restaurant with a stylish decor. A Christmas lunch at Alma should be one to remember.

Alma by Juan Amador
Goodwood Park Hotel
22 Scotts Road
Singapore 228221

Chope Restaurant Reservation

Tel: +65 6735 9937

Casa Tartufo

Casa Tartufo

Family-run Italian trattoria in Tanjong Pagar has a Christmas Day set lunch menu at $58++.

Chope Reservations

Casa Tartufo
The Scarlet Hotel
33 Erskine Road

Tel : +65 6836 4647

Mad About Sucre

Mad About Sucre - Top New Restaurants Singapore 2016

Mad About Sucre, which specializes in artisanal handcrafted french cakes, has a special Christmas Menu at $168++ per person.

Chope Restaurant Reservation

Mad About Sucre
27 Teo Hong Road
Singapore 088334

Tel: +65 62213969

Summer Pavilion The Ritz-Carlton

Summer Pavilion at The Ritz-Carlton

One Michelin Star Chinese restaurant Summer Pavilion is one of the best in Singapore. Take a break from the traditional Christmas offerings and have yourself a Christmas Day dim sum lunch.

Lunch – First Seating, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lunch – Second Seating, 1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
From S1,168++ for 7-course set meal for 8 persons
Ala carte menu available

Dinner, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
From $128++ for 5-course set dinner per person
Ala carte menu available

Chope Restaurant Reservation

Summer Pavilion
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
7 Raffles Avenue
Singapore 039799

Summer Pavilion Website

True Blue Cuisine

True Blue Cuisine Restaurant

True Blue Cuisine, with a sumptuous selection of Nonya delights, may be a good place to celebrate a heartwarming Christmas with the family.

True Blue Cuisine
47/49 Armenian Street
Singapore. 179937

Chope Reservations

Tel: +65 6440 0449

FiSK Seafood Bar & Market

Fisk Seafood Bar & Market

Fisk Seafoodbar & Market is a seafood market where you can shop for cold water seafood and Norwegian products and also a restaurant where you can get some great tasting food that are beautifully presented.

FiSK Seafoodbar & Market
30 Stevens Road #01-01
Singapore 257840

Tel: +65 6732 0711

Christmas Brunch

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Opus, Hilton Singapore

Christmas Brunch in Singapore 2017

The Hilton Festive Brunch at Opus will have 8 Live Stations, Dedicated Cheese Room, 6-metre long showcase of Festive Desserts and more.

Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve 24 & 31 Dec: $108++ per person

Christmas Day 25 Dec: $128++ per person

For reservations, please call 6730 3390 / sinhi.f&

Lobby Level Hilton Singapore
581 Orchard Road
Singapore 238883

Beach Road Kitchen

Beach Road Kitchen JW Marriot South Beach Singapore

Beach Road Kitchen of swanky JW Marriot South Beach Singapore is a very nice place to delight in fresh seafood and grilled meats and festive specialties like roast turkey, and Christmas pudding.

Christmas Eve 24 December 2017
Brunch: 12-3:30pm
Price: $108++ per adult | $54++ per child (6 to 12 years old)

Dinner: 5:30-7:30pm | 8-10pm
Price: $198++ per adult inclusive of free flow champagne, wine, beer, mulled wine & cocktails | $58++ per child (6 to 12 years old)

Christmas Day 25 December 2017
Brunch: 12-3:30pm
Price: $198++ per adult inclusive of free flow champagne, wine, beer, mulled wine & cocktails| $58++ per child (6 to 12 years old)

Dinner: 6-10pm
Price: $88++ per adult | $44++ per child (6 to 12 years old)

Chope Reservations

Beach Road Kitchen
30 Beach Road
JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach
Singapore 189763

Tel: +65 68181913

Baba Chews Bar and Eatery

Common Man Coffee Bar at Baba Chews

Baba Chews offers Peranakan food with a twist in Katong. They have a Christmas Brunch menu featuring items such as “Bibik” Prawn, Do-It-Yourself Kueh Pie Tee, Charcuterie Cuts, Durian Mousse with Gula Melaka, Chendol Yule Log and Christmas Cookies. $48++ per person.

Available 12 noon 3 pm 24 & 25 December 2017.

Baba Chews Bar and Eatery
86 East Coast Road
#01-01 Katong Square
Singapore 428788

Chope Reservations

Tel: +65 6723 2025

Christmas Buffet 2017

Singaporeans never need an excuse to have a feast and the Christmas holidays just mean there will be more and bigger feasts. Hotels and restaurants oblige by rolling out Christmas Buffet spreads that will surely bring much festive cheer.

Melt Cafe, Mandarin Oriental

Melt Cafe Christmas

There is a melting pot of festive cuisines at Melt Café where an extensive spread of fresh seafood, traditional roast carvings, wholesome Christmas offerings and delicate desserts awaits.

Chope Instant Reservations

Melt Café
Mandarin Oreintal
5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square,
Singapore 039797

Tel: +65 6885 3500.

Melt Webpage

Ginger, PARKROYAL on Beach Road

News & deals ParkRoyal

PARKROYAL on Beach Road’s all-day dining restaurant Ginger offers a sumptuous buffet featuring traditional classics alongside local favourites. Signature highlights include Oven Roasted Goose infused with Five Spices and Onion Marmalade, Turkey Junior with Chestnut Stuffing, Drunken Lobsters with Ginger in Superior Stock and Slow Braised Pumpkin Crab in Claypot.

Available 9 December 2017 to 1 January 2018.

Lunch 12:00pm to 2:30pm
Monday to Friday $58++
Saturday and Sunday $78++

24, 25, 31 December 2017 and 1 January 2018 – $98++

6:00pm to 10:00pm
Monday to Thursday – $78++
Friday to Sunday – $88++

24 & 31 December 2017 – $118++

25 December & 1 January 2018 – $108++

PARKROYAL on Beach Road
7500A Beach Road, #04-301 The Plaza
Singapore 199591

Chope Restaurant Reservation

Tel: +65 6505 5710

Azur, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

Azur Christmas in Singapore 2017

Have a hearty feast at Azur where the festive buffet spread includes Gammon Bone-in Ham, Black Truffle Roast Christmas Turkey, freshly shucked Oysters, traditional Yule Log Cakes and and Christmas Pudding with brandy sauce.

Christmas Day Buffet Brunch
12.00pm to 3.00pm
Adult $ 69 ++, top up $29++ for unlimited Bottega Prosecco
Child $ 34.50 ++

Christmas Day Buffet Dinner
6.00pm to 10.00pm
Adult $ 65 ++, Child $ 32.50 ++

Level 2, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
75 Airport Boulevard
Singapore 819664

Azur Webpage

Food Capital, Grand Copthone Waterfront

Food Capital Buffet at Grand Copthorne Waterfront

Take your taste buds on a trip around the world and celebrate the festive season with a luxurious medley of gourmet treats including Christmas roast turkey, tandoori turkey, herb-roasted pork belly roulade, Singapore chilli crab with crispy bun, signature laksa served with lobster ball, festive log cakes and more.*

*Buffet menus are on a rotational basis.

Festive Buffet
3 to 30 December 2017 (excluding 24 & 25 December 2017)
Buffet Lunch: $62++
Buffet Dinner: $88++ (includes a glass of soft drink or juice)

Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve (24 and 31 December 2017)
Buffet Lunch: $88++
Buffet Dinner: $98++ / $138++ (includes free flow of champagne, red or white wines, soft drinks or juices)

Christmas Day & New Year’s Day (25 December 2017 and 1 January 2018)
Buffet Lunch & Dinner: $98++ / $138++ (includes free flow of champagne, red or white wines, soft drinks or juices)

Food Capital
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel
392 Havelock Road
Singapore 169663

Chope Reservations

Tel: +65 68991100

Christmas High Tea

When you need a break from Christmas shopping, you can always indulge in Christmas high tea.

Christmas High Tea in Singapore 2017

Hilton Singapore D9 Saturday Festive High Tea Buffet – Singapore Flavors + Festive Desserts. $41++ per person.

2 to 30 Dec 2017 · Every Saturday, 12pm to 3pm.

For reservations, please call 6730 3392 /

Lobby Level Hilton Singapore
581 Orchard Road
Singapore 238883

Lobby Lounge, Regent Singapore


Regent Singapore is teaming up with Canadian luxury tea blender TEALEAVES and the Singapore Dance Theatre, to celebrate the arts with an experiential afternoon tea themed after the story of the Nutcracker.

The Festive Weekday Afternoon Tea is served on a three-tier stand replete with an assortment of seasonal finger sandwiches and savoury highlights; alongside classic butter and chuao chocolate scones served with Devonshire clotted cream, strawberry preserve and traditional lemon curd.

1 to 29 December, noon to 5pm (weekday only)

Call 6725-3246 or e-mail

Lobby Lounge, Regent Singapore
1 Cuscaden Road
Singapore 249715

Pre Christmas Festive Menu

For those who cannot wait to have a festive meal before Christmas, there are many restaurants in Singapore that actually have a festive menu that runs from as early as November.


Esquina tapas bar on Jiak Chuan Road has a sharing style menu at $98 per person featuring items such as Tsarskay Oyster, Suckling Pig and Cannelloni with braised beef and pork, foie gra and winter black truffle.

Chope Restaurant Reservation

Esquina Tapas Bar
16 Jiak Chuan Rd
Singapore 089267

Tel: +65 6222 1616


Collin's Marina Square

Collin’s has Extravagant Christmas 3 course set menus for $31++ and $38++. Available at Collin’s Cineleisure Orchard, Collin’s Marina Square, Collin’s Jubilee Square and Collin’s Shaw Plaza Balestier.




Housed in the Ascott in the heart of the CBD, Froth serves interesting Asian-Western fusion dishes. Read about our lunch at Froth here. Till 30 December, they have an all day Christmas set menu at $65++.

Chope Restaurant Reservation

Froth Restaurant
2 Finlayson Green
Ascott Raffles Place Singapore
Singapore 049247

Cafe Melba

Cafe Melba

Cafe Melba, a cafe which blends influences from (Melb)ourne and (A)sia, has a Christmas Menu in December at both the Goodman Arts Centre and Mediapolis outlets.

Cafe Melba
90 Goodman Road, Goodman Arts Centre
Block N #01-56
Singapore 439053

+65 6440 6068

Cafe Melba Mediapolis
1 Stars Avenue, #03-01
Singapore, 138507

Tel: +65 6352 2721

Festive Takeaways

Planning to celebrate Christmas at home? Outsource some of the cooking by availing yourself of these festive takeaways.

Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

Deals & News for Christmas

Play host this holiday season without the hassle of cooking with scrumptious Yuletide takeaways from Lobby Lounge of Crowne Plaza Changi Airport. The highlight of the festive takeaways is the new Black Truffle Roast Christmas Turkey ($198+, 6kg).  Traditional Roast Christmas Turkey ($98+, 6kg), the Gammon Bone-in Ham ($158+, 6kg) and Honeyglazed Boneless Ham ($128+, 2.2kg) are also available.

To place order, please call Lobby Lounge at (65) 6823 5367 between 9.00am and 10.00pm.

Mandarin Oriental, Singapore

Christmas in Singapore 2017

Plan early for Christmas and check out Mandarin festive offerings like Sengana Strawberry Noel, a bright crimson cake that heralds the most magical time of the year, the exquisite Matcha Yaki-Imo Christmas tree, creatively handcrafted by award-winning pastry chefs and the Chocolate Yule Log made with intense Guanaja. Colourful assortment of Christmas cookies, macarons, luxurious pralines, panettone and fruit cakes are available with sumptuous selections from the Christmas Roastery.

Mandarin Oriental, Singapore’s festive counter, located at the hotel lobby, is open from 30 November to 26 December 2017.

Please email or call +65 6885 3081 for enquiries or orders.

Nesuto Patisserie


Chic dessert cafe Nesuto Patisserie has an interesting selection of cakes, desserts and savouries for takeaways. Traditional Buche De Noel, White Forest Log Cake, Salty Dulcey Caramel, Shuu Choux Puffs as well as St Louis Pork Ribs and Turkey Roulades are items on the Nesuto Patisserie: Perfect Christmas Catalog.

Nesuto Patisserie and Cafe
53 Tras Street, #01-01
Singapore 078992

Tel: +65  6920 2922


That is our list of restaurants and food places for Christmas Celebrations 2017 for now. We will add to the list as we discover more restaurants with special festive menus or promotions for Christmas 2017 in Singapore.

Christmas 2017

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