Singapore’s 47th National Day is here. Hotels and restaurants around the city are celebrating the nation’s birthday with elaborate spreads and special offers. What better than celebrating it with gastronomic delights splashed with local flavours. Check out our National Day roundup on where to eat the best buffets this National Day.
Asian Market Café – Hala-certified Asian fare
Level 2, Fairmont Singapore, Singapore 189560
Tel: +65 6431 6156
What better way to break fast with your Mulism friends during Ramadan and celebrate Singapore’s 47th birthday at the same. Head to the Asian Market Café at Fairmont Singapore for authentic Halal-certified Asian gastronomical fare this National Day. Having met the stringent requirements and receiving the MUIS Halal-food certification, this haven of splendid buffet spread continues to provide an array of local favourites and contemporary regional and pan-Asian cuisine, making it the perfect venue to celebrate National Day in true Singapore-style.
Price: $47++ per adult and $25++ per child
When: noon to 2:30pm, 9 and 10 August 2012 (Lunch)
Town Restaurant – Singapore food indulgence
1 Fullerton Square, The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore 049178
Tel: +65 6877 8128
Indulge in a splendid medley of popular Singapore food before catching the National Day Parade in the vicinity of The Fullerton Hotel. Prepared in celebration of National Day, highlights include rojak, Singapore laksa, traditional Malay mee rebus, Hainanese chicken rice, barbequed pork belly and char siew, roasted duck with plum sauce as well as a wide selection of Asian delicacies and pastries. Dinner is also available at this restaurant. Relish local delights alongside fresh crustacean including seasonal oysters and tiger prawns.
Price: $47++ per adult and $23++ per child (6 to 11 years old)
When: Noon to 3:30pm (High Tea) and 6:30pm to 10:30pm (Dinner), 9 August 2012
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Café Swiss – Swiss-style celebration
Level 2, Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore 178882
Tel: +65 6338 8585
Food and drink keep body and soul together is a proverb often displayed in kitchen and dining rooms at Swiss homes. Embrace Singapore’s rich food tapestry this National Day at Café Swiss. Indulge in a huge spread of local and Swiss delights such as roti prata and popiah and a variety of nonya kueh for dessert, in addition to authentic Swiss dining table mainstays such as warm raclette cheese with pickled vegetables and sausages with roesti.
Price: $58++ per adult and $29++ per child (6 to 12 years old). Pay an additional $4.70++ for three bottles of Tiger Beer
When: 6:30pm to 10pm, 9 August 2012 (Dinner)
Olive Tree – Heritage local treats
80 Middle Road, InterContinental Singapore, Singapore 188966
Tel: +65 6825 1061
Local food lovers must not miss Olive Tree’s National Day local buffet delights. Look forward to a gourmet extravaganza featuring iconic local dishes such as Hainanese chicken rice, Nyonya chap chye, sambal stungray panggang, nasi lemak, sambal telor goreng, braised pork belly with mushroom, slipper lobster in black bean sauce and Singaporean’s favourite dish – the classic chilli crab. There’s also a range of salad and antipasti, western main courses, Japanese sashimi and mixed sushi as well as a fresh seafood selection including Boston lobsters and “live” shucked oysters, and many more. To make the occasion even sweeter, there’s a specially created dessert buffet consisting of locally inspired flavours such as durian puffs, pandan mousse cake, mango tiger roll, soursop terrine, Milo panna cotta, crunchy peanut mousse cake and “Kopi” crème brulee.
Price: $58++ per adult and $19++ per child (7 to 12 years old)
When: 6pm to 10pm (Mon – Fri), 7pm to 10:30pm (Sat, Sun and PH), Now until 12 August 2012
Greenhouse – New twist to local classic dishes
7 Raffles Avenue, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia, Singapore 039799
Tel: +65 6434 5288
Located just across the road where the National Day parade action is, Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore is the perfect venue to catch the fireworks as you indulge in seven classic local dishes with a new twist as the highlights for the buffet lunch and dinner on 9 August.
Tuck into well-loved Singapore food such as lobster laksa, Singapore chilli Alaskan crab with mantou bun, Iberico pork char kway teow, Singapore fried noodles with scallop and langoustine, crayfish popiah, fried carrot cake and ice jelly with fresh fruit and Hasma topped with champagne. These unique dishes will be served alongside other offerings such crustacean, Asian and Western mains, cheese and desserts.
Price: Lunch: $56++ per adult and $28++ per child (6 to 12 years old), Dinner: $66++ per adult and $33 per child (6 to 12 years old)
When: Noon to 2:30pm and 6:30pm to 10:30pm, 9 August 2012
Spices Café – Discounted buffet treats
100 Orchard Road, Concorde Hotel, Singapore 238840
Tel: 6739 8370 or 6733 8855 ext. 8133
This National Day, Concorde Hotel is giving its diners a real treat at an irresistible price. Every second paying adult enjoys a 47% discount off all their buffets including Singapore Flavours Lunch Buffet, Harvest of the Sea Dinner Buffet and Weekend Afternoon Tea Buffet. What’s more, you also get to enjoy the Singapore Sling cocktail at $4.70++ per glass.
For Singapore Flavours Buffet Lunch, indulge in local delights such as oyster omelette, kway chap and Peranakan favourites like ayam buah keluak, kueh pie ti and ondeh ondeh. For dinner, tuck into a wide array of fresh seafood including six different types of crab dishes where every diner will be served a complimentary half a lobster (200g).
Price: Singapore Flavours Buffet Lunch: $28++ per adult, $22++ per senior citizen (55 years old and above) and $14++ per child (3 to 12 years old); Harvest of the Sea Buffet Dinner: $50++ per adult and $20++ per child (3 to 12 years old)
When: Noon to 2:30pm (Lunch) and 6:30pm to 10pm (Dinner), 9 August 2012
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