The proper Singaporean way to welcome 2019 is to have a good satisfying meal on the last night of 2018. Many hotels and restaurants in Singapore are planning exciting and extravagant New Year’s Eve dinner celebrations. A number of the venues will allow you to get a view of the New Year’s Eve (NYE) fireworks which will be part of the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2019. Here are a few great places to eat in Singapore on the last night of 2018.
Fine Dining with Spectacular Views at SKAI
Newly opened SKAI, situated on the 70th floor of Swissotel The Stamford, may be the perfect place to eat in Singapore on the last night of 2018. The floor-to-ceiling windows will ensure a good view of the New Year Eve’s countdown fireworks. It also has spectacular views of the city, great ambience and friendly professional service. The special New Year’s Eve Set Dinner curated by Executive Chef Paul Hallett will add a delicious ring to the year end celebrations.
New Year’s Eve 7-course Dinner: $348
Level 70 Swisshotel The Stamford
2 Stamford Road
Tel: +65 6837 3322
Poolside Dining at Dolce Vita
Welcome the new year with cityscape views by a stylish outdoor pool at Dolce Vita Italian restaurant in Mandarin Oriental Singapore. Enjoy a six course dinner with a glass of Dom Perignon served during countdown.
New Year’s Eve Dinner: $498
5 Raffles Avenue
The Mandarin Oriental
Tel: +65 6885 3500
Sake Barrel Breaking Ceremony & New Year’s Eve Dinner at Keyaki
Celebrate new beginnings with Keyaki’s special New Year Eight-Course Set Menu including the exquisitely presented Traditional Osechi Ryori, a medley of traditional Japanese New Year’s food items served in special boxes, as part of the set menus. These traditional foods are shared communally as they symbolise happiness and well wishes in welcoming the New Year, and enjoy them with Ozoni (New Year Mochi Soup), both available as a la carte orders.
To welcome the New Year with a bang, Keyaki is organising a Sake Barrel Breaking Ceremony on New Year’s Eve evening. All adult guests who are dining for dinner on New Year’s Eve dinner receive a complimentary glass of sake.
New Year’s Eight Course Set Menu | SGD208 per set | SGD108 per Traditional Osechi Ryori
Keyaki Japanese Restaurant
Pan Pacific Hotel, Level 4
7 Raffles Boulevard,
Tel: +65 6826 8240
Top of Singapore Dining Experience at Spago
Revel in a top of the world dining experience this New Year’s Eve at Spago by Wolfgang Puck. Menu highlights include Grilled Octopus, Veal Ragu with Black Truffle Ricotta Gnocchi, Smoked Maple Leaf Farms Duck Breast and Chocolate Mille-feuille. Dinner includes a glass of Lanson Champagne.
3-course menu | S$275++ per person
3 couuraw NYE Menu
4-course menu | $315++ per person
4 course NYE Menu
Sands SkyPark, Tower 2 Level 57
10 Bayfront Avenue
Tel: +65 6688 9955
Rooftop Italian Dining at il Cielo
Take the celebrations up a notch at the semi-al fresco rooftop Italian restaurant at Level 24 with handcrafted dishes featuring premium seasonal Italian and Japanese ingredients complemented with scenic city views. The new year’s eve menus by il Cielo Chef Yohhei Sasaki will offer specialties of foie gras with Japanese daikon (radish), yellowtail, horseradish and yuzu miso vinaigrette; grilled Sicilian red prawn with couscous, Tuscan seafood sauce and zucchini; braised Hokkaido snow beef A5 neck with dark miso marinated celeriac and lemon pickles.
New Year’s Eve 6-course festive menu $138 per person
Level 24 Hilton Singapore
581 Orchard Road
Dinner & Rooftop Count Down Party at PARKROYAL on Pickering
Bring your appetite for a celebratory feast of epic proportions at Lime’s New Year’s Eve buffet extravaganza. There’s plenty on the repertoire to please all seafood lovers and there is also an extensive meat selection. Those who intend to start the party early can switch things up with the alcoholic option that offers free flow of Champagne and wine.
Ring in the New Year like royalty at PARKROYAL on Pickering’s rooftop Orchid Club Lounge. Priced at SGD168++ per adult, this is one countdown soiree where you will have to leave the calorie-counting for another day. There will be a lavish spread featuring Smoked Loch Fine Salmon, Maine Lobster with Angel Hair Pasta, Roasted Wagyu Sirloin, Caramelized Foie Gras and Lime and Gin Nitrogen Meringue.
Toast to the New Year in style as you take in stunning city views from a great vantage and enjoy live performances by the multi-talented vocalists ShiLi and Adi from ‘The Merry Bees’. There’s also free flow of Piper Heidsieck, house pour beers, red and white wines, selected cocktails and mocktails to keep the venue abuzz with excitement and anticipation of the brand new year. Guests who had dined at Lime earlier in the evening will have all the more reason to join in this NYE party as they get to satisfy their gastronomical tastebuds at a celebratory price of SGD68++.
Lime – New Year’s Eve Buffet Dinner: 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Adult $138++ | Child $68++
Rooftop Orchid Club Lounge Count Down Party: 9pm – 1am
Diners at Lime : Adult $68++ | Child $48++
Public : Adult $168++ | Child $68++
PARKROYAL on Pickering
3 Upper Pickering Street
Tel: +65 6809 8899
New Year’s Eve Countdown & Extravaganza Dinner Buffet at Marriott Tang Plaza
Enjoy the boisterous gathering with family and friends as you toast to a new beginning to the start of the New Year 2019 on a good note with a befittingly sumptuous feast overflowing with more 90 masterfully-crafted International delicacies; and free flow of champagne, red & white wines, beer & soft drinks.
New Year’s Eve Extravaganza Dinner Buffet | Adult: $188++** | Child: $88+
Singapore Marriot Tang Plaza Hotel
320 Orchard Road
Tel: +65 6735 5800
New Year’s Eve Dinner ‘in the sky’ at Salt grill & Sky bar
Have a romantic dinner high up on level 55 of ION Orchard as you take in the lights and splendour of Singapore’s cityscape.
1st Seating: 5.30pm to 8.30pm
4-course menu | S$138++ per person
2nd Seating: 8.30pm till 10.30pm
-course menu | $198++ per person
Salt Grill & Sky Bar
2 Orchard Turn
#55-01 ION Orchard
Tel: +65 6592 5118
Oriental New Year’s Eve Revelry at Wan Hao
Experience the taste of opulence with Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant, showcasing the finesse in authentic Cantonese lavish dining. Featuring both savoury and sweet delights, presenting new creations to usher in the New Year with your loved ones.
New Year’s Eve 6-Course Executive Dinner | $98++ per person
Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
320 Orchard Road
Tel: +65 6831 4605
New Year’s Eve Buffet with Live Carving of Bluefin Tuna at Amara
Enjoy a sumptuous buffet with live carving of 55kg Bluefin Tuna directly imported from Okinawa. Then, end the year with a bang at Amara Singapore’s Countdown Party! Be part of an exhilarating performance line-up that includes samba dancing, stilt walking and live singing! Raise your glasses as you join us in the countdown to midnight.
New Year’s Eve Buffet | SGD108* per adult; SGD54 per child
6.30pm to 10.30pm
*Top up SGD30 to enjoy free flow prosecco, wines and beer at the buffet dinner and Lobby Countdown Party happening from 8.30pm to 1am.
165 Tanjong Pagar Road,
Tel: +65 6879 2607 / +65 6879 2555
Waterfront Dining at PS.Cafe One Fullerton
Admire the dazzling view of Marina Bay while you dine in the beautiful PS.Cafe One Fullerton. Get a table by the window and you can get a great view of the NYE fireworks over Marina Bay.
PS. Cafe One Fullerton
1 Fullerton Road, #02-03B/04 One Fullerton
Tel: +65 8812 3198
Food, Music & Fireworks at Caffe Fernet
Usher in 2019 at Caffee Fernet with scrumptious food and free-flow drinks accompanied by a visual extravaganza of fireworks along Marina Bay. Expect good vibes and great tunes as you dance your way into the new year with DJ Heffny (AOS Collective).
Countdown 2019 Dinner Package: From $760 of a table of 4
Customs House, #01-05
70 Collyer Quay,
Affordable Waterside Dining at The Wharf, RSYC
If you have the privilege of membership, or can wrangle an invitation, you can count down to 2019 on the waterside restaurant of The Republic of Singapore Yacht Club. Indulge in the New Year’s Special menu with reasonably priced items such as Roasted Whole Spring Chicken ($18.00), Beef Wellington ($38.00) and Tandoori Rack of Lamb ($38.00).
The Wharf – Open to members and guests signed in by members only.
Republic of Singapore Yacht Club
52 West Coast Ferry Road
Tel: +65 6768 9351
Food Truck Fest
A good satisfying meal in Singapore need not necessarily be in a swish restaurant. There is a Food Truck Fest at the Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza which is part of the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2019. The Food Truck Fest will showcase local food such as Singaporean Chilli Crab Roll and Egg Foie Gras with Truffle Salt by New Ubin Seafood, Salted Egg Burger by The Quarters and Fishball Noodles by Michelin Bib Gourmand award winner Fishball Story.
If you want to watch he NYE fireworks over Marina Bay and view the Light Projection Show at the Art Science Museum, dining at the Food Truck Fest may be an ideal option.
Food Truck Fest
Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza | 5 pm to 2 am
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