6 Festive Buffets To Savour This Christmas In Singapore 2023

Satisfy all your holiday cravings this festive season!

By Mandy Lim Beitler        8 December 2023

Get ready to satisfy all your holiday cravings this festive season with these six bounteous buffets. From lavish spreads featuring seasonal delights to tried-and-tested signature favourites, these indulgent feasts are sure to add a dash of flavour to your celebrations.

1. Festive Celebration at Ellenborough Market Cafe, Paradox Singapore Merchant Court

Named for the historic Ellenborough Market that existed in the same location from 1845 to 1968, Ellenborough Market Cafe is known for showcasing Peranakan flavours alongside Asian and international delights. This festive season, it expands its signature lunch and dinner buffet spreads with specials curated for heartwarming reunions with loved ones.

Discover the likes of Seafood Cioppino, Harissa Braised Beef and BBQ Ras El Hanout Pork. At the carving station, expect Roasted Turkey and Honey Glazed Ham with all the trimmings. Round off your feast with sweets such as Coconut Pineapple Snowy Ball, Swiss Chocolate Citrus Log, Gingerbread Cream Cake, alongside the signature Durian Pengat, of course.

Available till 31 December 2023; from $78 per adult and from $28 per child.

SAFRA members enjoy 50% off buffets at Ellenborough Market Cafe; more info at safra.sg/promotions/ellenborough-market-cafe

20 Merchant Road; Tel: 6239 1847

2. Feast of Flavours at Food Capital, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel

All-day dining international buffet restaurant Food Capital hams it up this holiday season with a feast of flavours all the way through to the New Year. Highlights at both lunch and dinner buffets include Seafood-On-Ice and local flavours such as Golden Crumbed Salted Egg Crab and Singapore Laksa.

Over at the festive carvery, choose from a smorgasbord of Honey Glazed Ham, Roasted Turkey, Grain Mustard Beef and Berlin Pork Knuckle. Exclusively at dinner from Thursdays to Saturdays, Salmon Coulibiac and Lobster Thermidor elevate your dining experience further. Leave space for Festive Fruit Cake with Whisky Butterscotch Sauce and don’t miss the Snowman Nitrogen Bless live station.

Available till 1 January 2024; from $78 per adult and from $39 per child.

SAFRA members enjoy 15% off buffets at Food Capital; more info at safra.sg/promotions/food-capital

392 Havelock Road; Tel: 6233 1338

3. A Magical Christmas at J65, JEN Singapore Tanglin by Shangri-La

If you’re looking to celebrate the season while experiencing Singapore’s melting pot of cultures through food (seafood in particular), then halal-certified J65 is an inclusive choice. From succulent roasts to international delights and stellar seafood dishes, its buffet lines ensure there’s plenty for every palate.

Its festive dinner buffet menu showcases mains such as Seafood Thermidor and Oxtail Stew with Cremolata, while Nyonya-style – and Traditional – Roasted Boneless Turkey and Braised Black Angus Beef star at the carvery. Try not to fill up on Truffle Mashed Potato and Maple Glazed Chestnuts either, because desserts such as Christmas Log Cake, Fruit Cake, Apple Pie and Stollen await.

Available till 1 January 2024; from $88 per adult and from $44 per child.

SAFRA members enjoy 15% off seafood dinner buffets at J65; more info at safra.sg/promotions/j65

1A Cuscaden Road; Tel: 6831 4374

4. Savour the Season at The Orchard Cafe, Orchard Hotel Singapore

There’s no better way to savour the magic of the holiday season than by bonding with your nearest and dearest over a sumptuous feast. Knowing this, The Orchard Cafe pulls out all the stops with its array of holiday carvings. Think Traditional Roasted Turkey stuffed with French Rougie Duck Foie Gras, Manuka Honey and Macallan Whisky Baked Royal Ham and more.

Then move on to charcoal grilled delights such as Tiger Prawns a la Plancha and Red Wine Braised Beef Cheeks. Not forgetting pastry chef Nicole’s signature Chocolate Hazelnut Log Cake, Yuzu Bergamot Log Cake, and other festive desserts. The buffet will also feature a live crêpe station with flavours such as rum and raisin, caramel and candy bacon.

Available till 1 January 2024; from $84 per adult and from $42 per child.

SAFRA members enjoy 15% off buffets at The Orchard Cafe; more info at safra.sg/promotions/the-orchard-cafe

442 Orchard Road; Tel: 6739 6565

5. Joyful Yuletide at Princess Terrace Cafe, Copthorne King’s Hotel Singapore

Specialising in Penang-Peranakan cuisine, Princess Terrace Cafe combines the best of both worlds for festive family dining this season. Start off with Penang Rojak and Cuttlefish Salad, then explore the ever-popular live stations. While the older folk will appreciate authentic Nasi Kandar and Penang Char Kway Teow, as well as Braised Duck Mee Sua and Pig Stomach Soup, young’uns are in for a treat too.

Alongside old town desserts such as Homemade Beancurd with Gula Melaka and Pulut Hitam, they get to dig into Jolly Christmas Log Cake and Cookies. Selected lunch and dinner buffet spreads are also expanded to include chef’s special carvings of Honey Glazed Ham and Roasted Turkey Breast with Buah Keluak Sauce.

Available from 15 to 30 December; from $68 per adult and from $34 per child.

SAFRA members enjoy 15% off at Princess Terrace Cafe; more info at safra.sg/promotions/princess-terrace

403 Havelock Road; Tel: 6733 0011

6. Merrymaking Traditions at Oscar’s, Conrad Centennial Singapore

Amid twinkling lights in the heart of Marina Bay, vibrant international buffet stalwart Oscar’s invites you to celebrate holiday traditions through specially curated lunch and dinner festive buffets. Live carvings include Roasted Whole Turkey, Honey Glazed Boneless Ham, and Roasted Portoro Australian Grain-fed Beef Sirloin.

These serve to enhance the signature Caesar salad bar and seafood-on-ice, as well as Asian delights and live stations, to ensure there’s something for everyone. Of course, no festive feast is complete without dessert. The spread stars the likes of Black Forest Yule Log, Caramel Pecan Tart, Homemade Panettone and more.

Available till 6 January 2024; from $68 per adult and from $34 per child.

2 Temasek Avenue; Tel: 6432 7481

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