Christmas is not just the time for family and presents, but also the time to indulge before the commencement of New Year and that dreaded diet resolution. At Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, they have a unique curation across their 9 dining location that caters for anyone and everyone of all ages. In fact, there will be a Gingerbread House workshop for children, conducted by the hotel’s pastry chef, Chef Hervé Potus.
Utilizing fresh, authentic flavours from curated, unique and quality-driven ingredients, Chef Heidi Flanagan has crafted set menus for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve featuring Acquerello Aged Risotto and Pan-Seared Halibut at Origin Grill.
At The Line, it’s a festive buffet spread with perennial favourites and options for the whole family: such as Roasted Turkey, Slow Roasted Prime Rib, Lobster Coconut Curry, and a Macaroon Tower that will be sure to delight the young ones. There’ll also be a live BBQ carving station, where highlights such as the Rosemary-scented Iberico pork chops and lamb chops will grilled.
For those that prefer to escape the crowd at restaurants and enjoy the season in the comfort of your own home, The Shophouse offers roasts, hampers and all things defined as festive goodies. Choose from a wide selection of festive cakes, pastries, and treats such as a Christmas tree cake, panettone, and chocolate molded to resemble Santa Claus — the options are endless!
Can’t travel out of Singapore this Christmas, but still crave a different Christmas cuisine? NAMI, Shang Palace, The Waterfall are all waiting for you. NAMI presents this festive meal with a Japanese gastronomic indulgence, a seven-course Surf and Turf set menu. Following the Japanese Christmas tradition, the start of a traditional Japanese New Year is completed with a bowl of Toshikoshi Soba to signify the end of hardships and a fresh slate of the new year. At Shang Palace, delicacies such as Partridge Broth with Bird Nest and Foie Gras are implemented into their seven-course meal as well as Wok-fried Diced Wagyu Beef. Satiate your craving for authentic Southern Italian dishes at The Waterfall with a Pistachio and Mustard Crusted Lamp Chop with Montresor Amarone Gravy or a sauteed prawns perched on Prawn Bisque Cavatelli.
If a locally-inspired Christmas speaks to you, head over to the Lobby Lounge for their Eurasian Christmas menu. Nothing says Eurasian cuisine more than dishes such as fiercely spiced Chicken Curry Debal, Prawn Bostadar and rich, buttery Sugee Cake that goes perfectly with a serving of teh or kopi tarik.
The celebrations continue post-Christmas, as you usher in the New Year at a masquerade party at The Lobby Lounge. Six-piece showband, “The Countdown” will be belting out energetic renditions of top Billboard hits, while a DJ will be spinning across multiple genres to keep the dancefloor busy. Make your countdown party one to remember with their premium Platinum table package for ten persons. $9,888nett gets you a bottle of Louis XIII, two bottles of KRUG Champagne, a bottle of Grey Goose and a premium seafood platter of caviar, lobsters, scallops and prawns. Standing tickets are also available at $375nett for two persons, which comes with a bottle of Champagne.
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