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Best Christmas and New Year’s Buffets To End 2015 With a Blast

December 11, 2015

2015 is ending soon so let us end it with a blast!
These are the places you can enjoy Christmas and New Year’s Buffets and celebrate with your loved ones. Eat, Drink and Be Merry! <3

1. The Carvery



One of the most affordable holiday-themed buffets in Singapore, The Carvery unveils a stunning line-up of festive meats and dishes which reflect the tastes of Christmas in Europe and America. Rotational highlights include Spiced Orange Roasted Duck, Coffee Roasted Baby Back Ribs, Maple Glazed Salmon and Lamb Leg with Herbs de Provence. More notable items include the irresistible English-inspired Trifle (layers of thick custard, sponge cake and whipped cream interwoven with caramelised apples and brandy-soaked prunes- YUM!) and Christmas Rum Pudding with Toffee Sauce.

The Carvery’s Festive Pricing:
11 – 30 December (exclude 24 and 25 December)
Festive Lunch (12pm – 3pm)
Mon to Fri: Adult $45++ | Child $25++
Sat & Sun: Adult $48++ | Child $28++
Festive Dinner (6pm – 10pm)
Lunch: Adult $58++ | Child $32++
Dinner: Adult $68++ | Child $36++

Christmas Eve Lunch
(12:00pm – 3:00pm)
Adult $52++ | Child $28++
Christmas Eve Dinner (6.30pm – 10.30pm)
Adult $88++* or $138++** | Child $48++***

Christmas Day Brunch (11:30am – 2:30pm)
Adult $78++ or $128++ | Child $42++
Christmas Day Dinner (6.30pm – 10.30pm)
Adult $78++ or $128++ | Child $42++

New Year’s Eve Lunch (12:00pm – 3:00pm)
Adult $52++ | Child $28++
New Year’s Eve Dinner and Countdown Party (6:30pm – 10:30pm, 7:30pm – 1:00am)
Adult $138++**** or $168++** | Child $58++***

New Year’s Day Brunch (11:30am – 2:30pm)
Adult $78++* or $128++*** | Child $42++***
New Year’s Day Dinner (6.30pm – 10.30pm)
Adult $78++* or $128++*** | Child $42++***

* inclusive of a glass of champagne
** inclusive of free flow of wine, beer and champagne
*** inclusive of free flow soft drinks and juices
**** inclusive of three alcoholic drinks

The Carvery
Address: Level 7, Park Hotel Alexandra323 Alexandra RoadSingapore 159972
Contact Number: +65 6828 8880

2. RISE Restaurant




Be wow-ed by an ultimate indulgence complete with signature dishes such as Lumpfish Caviar On Ice at the Seafood Station, Lobster Risotto and The spread also features Christmas delights such as the Traditional Roast Turkey with Apple Sage stuffing, Honey Glazed Ham, Gingerbread Cheesecake and Caramelized apple yule log. Boasting an unparalleled selection of the finest foods, Rise definitely knows how to add a festive touch to its dishes.

Christmas Eve
Lunch: Adult $68++ | Child $48++
Dinner: Adult $118++ | Child $58++

Christmas Day
Lunch: Adult $98++ | Child $48++
Dinner: Adult $118++ | Child $58++

Free flow of champagne, red and white wine, beer, soft drinks and juices for an additional of $50++.

Celebrate the New Year under the stars at RISE’s outdoor barbeque, where a culinary feast awaits you. Diners will be pampered with a wide spread which includes Crayfish, Spanish Chorizo, Korean Beef Galbi and Rosemary Lamb Chops.

New Year’s Eve
Lunch: Adult $68++ | Child $48++ (Includes free flow of soft drinks and juice)
Dinner: Adult $148++ | Child $58++ (Includes free flow of soft drinks and juice + 1 glass of champagne for adult)

New Year’s Day
Lunch: Adult $88++ | Child $48++ (Includes free flow of soft drinks and juice)
Dinner: Adult $98++ | Child $58++ (Includes free flow of soft drinks and juice)

Free flow of champagne, red and white wine, beer, soft drinks and juices for an additional of $50++.

RISE Restaurant, Marina Bay Sands
Address: Hotel Lobby, Tower 110 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Contact Number: +65 6688 5525

3. StraitsKitchen


Christmas with Grand Hyatt_02 (Straits Kitchen)Source

A Singapore-inspired restaurant, StraitsKitchen presents the best of local cuisine in a contemporary marketplace setting. StraitsKitchen embraces Christmas with a Singapore-inspired buffet menu for both lunch and dinner. Chinese, Malay and Indian cuisines are the stars of the restaurant with special dishes including double-boiled superior seafood herbal soup in whole coconut, tandoori turkey, kambing chop bakar (grilled lamb chop) and pandan log cake, all prepared in our Halal-certified theatre kitchens. Also not to be missed is the seafood bar with sustainable poached tiger prawns, clams and freshly shucked live oysters.

Christmas Eve Dinner (7:00pm – 11:00pm)
Adult $88++ | Child $48++
Christmas Day Dinner (7:00pm – 11:00pm)
Adult $88++ | Child $48++

Address: 10 Scotts Road, Singapore 228211
Contact: +65 6732 1234

4. STREET 50 Restaurant & Bar

Street 50 Restaurant & Bar is all aglitter with the season’s freshest seafood-studded buffet specialties and festive staples. Be pampered by mouth-watering dishes such as the Salmon Carpaccio with Coriander & Pinenut Vinaigrette, Black Pepper Alaskan Crab Claw with Gingko Nuts and the signature festive dish- Turkey Breast.


Christmas and New Year’s Eve Dinner (24 & 31 December)
Adult $88++ | Child $48++ (6-12 years)
Christmas Day and New Year’s Day Dinner (25 & 26 December, 1 and 2 January)
Adult $58++ | Child $28++ (6-12 years)

STREET 50 Restaurant & Bar
Address: Bay Hotel Singapore,
50 Telok Blangah Road Singapore 098828

Contact: +65 6818 6681

5. Café Mosaic


Delight your senses at Café Mosaic with delectable dishes such as fresh seafood which features Live Oysters, Rock Lobsters, Queen Scallops, and Poached Tiger Prawns! Diners also get to enjoy hearty appetizers like Marinated Top Shell Salad with Sesame Seed & Cilantro, and Smoked Salmon with Caper, Onion & Lemon Chutney. Classic specialties such as the traditional Roasted Prime Rib with Old Port Shallot Wine Sauce, Roasted Whole Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing & Old Port Wine Sauce and Roasted O.P Beef with Mild Herb Sauce which are found at their carving station. End the meal with sweet not by indulging in festive desserts treats which includes logcakes, puddings, stollen and cookies!

Christmas Eve Lunch
Adult $68++
Christmas Day Lunch
Adult $88++
Christmas Eve and Day Dinner
Adult $98++

Free flow of Chandon Brut, red and white wine, and beer for an additional of $30++.

Get 20% off Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Lunch & Dinner with reservations and payment in full by 15 December 2015! Hurry!

Café Mosaic
Address: Carlton Hotel,
76 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189558

Contact: +65 6311 8195

6. Cafe 2000 and The Buffet Restaurant
Cafe 2000

The Buffet Restaurant


M Hotel came up with an impressive menu boasting enjoyable festive goodies such as their signature Chempedak Log Cake, Oriental Char Siew Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing, Roast Cajun Spiced Whole Lamb with Mint Sauce, Roasted Beef Prime Ribs served with Port Wine Truffle Sauce and Honey Baked Ham. Cheers to a fantastic celebration with complimentary champagne to pair with the buffet. Eat, drink and be merry with festive performances ready to brighten up your Christmas!

Christmas Eve Seafood Lunch Buffet with Festive Roast
Available at Café 2000 and The Buffet (12:00pm – 3:00pm)
Adult $55++ | Child $28++

Christmas Eve Seafood Dinner Buffet with Festive Roast
Available at The Buffet (6:00pm – 10:00pm)
Adult $70++ | Child $35++

Christmas Eve Seafood & BBQ Extravaganza Dinner Buffet
Available at Café 2000 (6:00pm – 10:00pm)
Adult $80++ | Child $40++

Christmas Day Seafood Lunch Buffet with Festive Roast
Available at Café 2000 & The Buffet (12:00pm – 3:00pm)
Adult $65++ | Child $32++

Christmas Day Seafood Dinner Buffet with Festive Roast
Available at The Buffet, 6pm – 10pm
Adult $65++ (U.P. $90++) Child $32++ (U.P. $46++)

Christmas Day Seafood & BBQ Extravaganza Dinner Buffet
Available at Café 2000 (6.00pm – 10:00pm)
Adult $75++ | Child $38++

New Year Eve Seafood Lunch Buffet
Available at Café 2000 & The Buffet (12:00pm – 3:00pm)
Adult $55++| Child $28++

New Year Eve Seafood Dinner Buffet
Available at The Buffet (6:00pm – 10:00pm)
Adult $70++ | Child $35++

New Year Eve Seafood & BBQ Extravaganza Dinner Buffet
Available at Café 2000 6:00pm – 10:00pm)
Adult $80++ | Child $40++

New Year Day Seafood Lunch Buffet
Available at Café 2000 and The Buffet, 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Adult $45++ | Child $24

New Year Day Seafood & BBQ Extravaganza Dinner Buffet
Available at Café 2000 (6:00pm – 10:00pm)
Adult $59++ | Child $30++

Address: 81 Anson Road Singapore 079908
Contact: +65 6224 1133

7. UNA





Not only hotels have buffets for this festive period, several restaurants also introduced Christmas menus to this happy occasion. One of the restaurants I highly recommend will be UNA, a Spanish place at One Rochester. One Rochester has always been a destination for joyous Christmas celebrations with its warmly decorated house and verdant garden. This Christmas, UNA came up with a much-anticipated new dining menu themed ‘Come home for Christmas’with food ranging from classic signature items to savoury and sweet showstoppers that will bring cheer to any party.
Festive brunch with Christmas specials is available on every Sunday starting from 13th of December till Christmas. Diners also can enjoy all-you-can-eat festive buffet dinner from 24th to 26th and brunch from 25th to 27th of December.
New highlights of the menu feature the palatable Christmas Paella, the succulent Honey Roast Gammon Ham with Pineapple, the Roasted Sirloin with Goose Fat Potatoes and the flavourful combination of Smoked Salmon and Blinis and Salmon Roe. What a celebrative feast!

Sunday Christmas Brunch (From 13th December till Christmas: 12:00pm to 4:00pm 26th & 27th December: 11:00am to 3:00pm)
Adult $58++ | Child $28++ (6-12 years)
Christmas Day Dinner (24th to 26th December: 6:00pm to 11:00pm)
Adult $68++ | Child $28++ (6-12 years)

Free flow of bottomless sangrias, wines and sparkling wines for an additional of $38++.


8. Cataluyna



Catalunya will host a three-day Christmas Bingo Brunch with Passion over the Christmas weekend where diners get to feast and party the Spanish way! Savour Spanish brunch items such as the restaurant’s signature Traditional Suckling Pig, Seafood Paella, Jamon Iberico, Churros and Tortillas. End your meal with a blast by indulging in beautifully crafted Christmas-themed desserts.

Christmas Bingo Brunch (25th to 27th December: 12:30pm to 3:30pm)
Adult $98++
Free flow of alcohol for an additional of $48++.

Close the year with an extravagant 10-course feast and front row seats to the magnificent fireworks display at the stroke of midnight at Catalunya Singapore.

The extensive 10-course celebratory menu puts the spot light on fresh premium seafood ingredients as they do in Spanish culture where people indulge in a seafood feast for celebrations. Look forward to seafood-led, Spanish inspired dishes such as Carabinero Prawn Tartar with Nori Seaweed Cornet, Squid Ink Pasta with Sea Urchin and Sea Foam, Lobster Bisque, Wild Turbot with Baby Vegetables and many more! As the clock strikes twelve, sit back and watch the stunning burst of colours in the sky at the fireworks soars above the Marina Bay and right before the restaurant!

Catalunya's New Year's Eve Dinner MenuCatalunya’s New Year’s Eve Dinner Menu


What’s more, customers get to book front-row seats at Catalunya to witness the magnificent countdown fireworks display at the Marina Bay on 31 December 2015. Time for a rooftop countdown party!
Pre-sale tickets is priced at $98 nett, inclusive of one glass of celebratory Champagne.

Catalunya Singapore
Address: The Fullerton Pavilion 82 Collyer Quay Singapore 049327
Contact Number: +65 65340886

9. The White Rabbit


The White Rabbit is a restaurant housed in the beautifully restored 1930s Ebenezer chapel. With high ceilings and a spacious space, this place is so peaceful and whimsically charming. So perfect for festive celebrations and gatherings!


Tuck into a Christmas Day buffet brunch which showcases appetisers such as Smoked Chicken Waldorf Salad, live stations serving Roasted Prime Ribs; and a choice of mains including Barramundi and Braised Oxtail. Compared to the other restaurants and hotels, The White Rabbit’s Christmas Brunch Buffet may not feature a variety of dishes but the ambience definitely won me over.

Christmas Day Buffet Brunch
First Seating: Adult $98++ | Child $48++ (6 – 12 years old)
(10:00am -12pm, 10.15am-12.15pm, 10.30am-12.30pm, 10.45am-12.45pm)
Second Seating: $108++ per adult | $48++ per child (6 – 12 years old)
(12:15pm – 2:15pm, 12:30pm – 2:30pm, 12:45pm – 2:45pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm)
Includes free flow of soft drinks, juices, coffee and tea

If buffet is too much for you, The White Rabbit’s festive set lunch will be just right for you. Highlights include Oxtail & Mushroom Risotto, Pot-au-Feu (Wagyu Beef Cheeks & Brisket) and Kuhlbarra Barramundi.

Christmas Festive Set Lunch Menu
Weekdays, except 25th December
Three Courses | $42++ per pax
Four Courses | $48++ per pax (Inclusive of Intermezzo – Mini Truffe En Croute)
Additional $10++ for a glass of Viu Manent Estate Collection Reserva Chardonnay or Malbec.

There is also a Christmas Eve Dinner with highlights such as 59 Degrees Poached Lobster, Duck Liver Parfait and Roasted Spiced Duck Breast.

First Seating: $108++ for Four courses
(6:00pm – 8:00pm, 6:15pm – 8:15pm, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, 6:45pm – 8:45pm)
Additional $68++ for Wine Pairing
Second Seating: $128++ for Five courses
(8:15pm – 10:15pm, 8:30pm – 10:30pm, 8:45pm – 10:45pm, 9:00pm – closing, 9:15pm – closing)
Additional $78++ for Wine Pairing

New Year’s Eve Dinner 
First Seating: $108++ per person for 4 courses
(6:00pm-8pm, 6.15pm-8.15pm, 6.30pm-8.30pm. 6.45pm-8.45pm)
Second Seating $128++ per person for 5 courses
(8:15pm – 10:15pm, 8:30pm – 10:30pm, 8:45pm – 10:45pm, 9:00pm – closing, 9:15pm – closing)

The White Rabbit
Address: 39C Harding Road Singapore 249541
Contact Number: +65 6473 9965

I would like to take this opportunity to thank my readers whom have been with me through my journey. It has been a fun and eventful one and I wish you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas! Time to eat, drink and be jolly! <3

With lots of love,
Xue Wei
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A foodie at heart, Xue Wei’s passion for food and travel translates to her daily snippets of her affairs on her Blog and Instagram. She enjoys quality family time and hopes to fulfill her dream to travel around the world with her loved ones.
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