Father’s Day dining in Singapore: Where to eat with Dad
Mom’s had their special weekend so now it is Dad’s turn. Father’s Day (June 15) is just around the corner! Give the man of the house a break from his parental duties and show your appreciation to dear old Dad by taking him out for a wonderful meal.
The Dining Table has rounded up the best places to take Dad to dine on June 15, 2014, from eateries featuring a special Father’s Day menu to restaurants that might specialize in French or Cantonese cuisines.
Level 3, The Regent Singapore, 1 Cuscaden Road, Level 3, Singapore 249715; Tel: 6725 3288/9
Price: $988++ for 10 persons and $1,388++ for 10 persons
When: 15 June 2014, 12pm to 2:30pm and 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Pampers Dad with traditional Cantonese cuisine at Summer Palace. Dad will enjoy favourites such as the signature Whole Roasted Suckling Pig, nourishing Double-boiled Black Chicken Soup with Fish Maw, Steamed Star Garoupa in Light Soya Sauce and Pan-Fried King Prawns in Soya Sauce. Other highlights include the popular seasonal Chilled Durian Pancake and his exquisite gift of Premium Yellow Treasure Flower Tea.
Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221; Tel: 6737 7411
Price: $50 per person for three courses and $60 per person for four courses
When: 14 & 15 June 2014, 12pm to 2:30pm
Bring Dad down on Father Day for a hearty meal at the Weekend Roast Lunch at Gordon Grill. The special roast lunch showcases a selection of Gordon Grill’s finest classics and the highlight of the meat wagon presented table-side, featuring different choice cuts of meat such as Roast leg of crackling pork served with silky mash, spinach, baked beans and apple sauce, and Slow roasted U.S. Black Angus beef rib eye served with Yorkshire pudding, market vegetables and natural gravy. Delectable appetisers and soups include Cold capellini pasta with king crab, seaweed and white truffle vinaigrette, Lobster bisque scented with Napoleon brandy, Tartar of U.S beef with celeriac remoulade and melba toast, Braised escargots with tomato fondue, parsley and garlic butter, as well as the tempting desserts of Gordon Grill signature sherry trifle and Mini baked Alaska of vanilla and strawberry ice cream presented in a contemporary style.
Balzac Brasserie & Bar
#01-01, Rendezvous Gallery, 9 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189559; Tel: 6336 0797
Price: $88++ per person. Every Dad will receive a complimentary mug of beer.
When: 15 June 2014, 11am to 3pm
Surprise your dad with a gourmet escapade to rustic ‘France’. The extensive Father’s Day menu prepared by Executive Chef Jean- Charles Dubois is sure to delight his palates and his tummy for a truly satisfying meal. The feast include quintessential French dishes such as Egg Cocotte with Foie Gras and Parmesan, Sautéed Free Range Yellow Chicken served with mushroom, Onion and Bacon, served in a cocotte, Roasted Atlantic Sea Scallop with Potato Puree, Pan-seared Wagyu Beef Flank with Gratinated Potato Gratin and the classical French Crêpe Suzette or the Balzac Chocolate Moelleux. There are also free flow of oysters, wild mushroom soup & homemade kurobuta pork pâté at the three ‘live’ counters set up around the restaurant.
2 Bayfront Avenue B1-15 & 01-83 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands Singapore 018972; Tel: 6887 3711/ 6222 2329
Price: $60 per person for four courses
When: 8 to 15 June 2014
Enjoy a heartwarming celebration with the entire family at Caffé B where Dad will be in for a decadent treat with a unique four-course set meal. Starting with a healthy appetiser, dive into in a thick cream-based salad of avocado and crab, layered with crispy crackers on the top. After which, make a selection between two choices of pasta favourites – Gnocchi Di Zucca alla Togarashi: soft, tender pumpkin pasta swimming in rich and savoury brown butter sauce or Capellini Con Uova Di Pesce: angel hair pasta wrapped around Japanese flying fish roe and topped off with a minty herb to freshen the taste buds. Enjoy a Miso Braised Veal Cheek alongside a bed of Bacon and Cabbage Mash Potato and Butter Glazed Pak Choy. Alternatively, Fathers can opt for a Pan-seared Sea Bass with Celeriac Puree and Roasted Vegetables drizzled in Yuzu Butter Sauce. For a delightful end to the meal, relish in the Matcha Crème Brûlée.
Carlton Hotel Singapore, 76 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189558; Tel: 6311 8195
Price: $58++ per adult, $29++ per child (5 to 12 years). One complimentary mug of beer for Dad.
When: 14 & 15 June 2014, 12pm to 3pm
Celebrate Fatherhood by treating Dad to a feasting spread of International delicacies at Café Mosaic’s Weekend Lunch Buffet. Relish in the gastronomic spread of tantalising appetisers and seafood on ice such as Pacific Clams with Thai Dressing, fresh Cold Crab Legs, Oysters, Sashimi and assorted Sushi. Enjoy a touch of oriental with dim sum items or savour bite-sized fresh bakes including Scones and Sandwiches. Head to the carving station for Crispy Pork Belly and Roasted Duck, or indulge in the delectable mains including Wok-fried Brown Mussels with Oyster Sauce, Oatmeal Prawns, Hainanese Boiled Chicken, Fried Seabass Fillet with Honey Lime Sauce, Slow-baked Lamb Tandoori and more. Round off the meal with the array of mouth-watering desserts including the signature Durian Pengat, Cheese Cake, Caramel Custard, Chocolate Mousse in Glass, assorted French Pastries and Nyonya Kuehs. Pair these sweets with a cup of freshly brewed coffee or tea.
Royal Plaza on Scotts, 25 Scotts Road, Orchard, Singapore 228220; Tel: 6589 7799
Price: Brunch: $68++ per adult and $40++ per child; Dinner: $78++ per adult and $45++ per child.
When: 15 June 2014, 11:30am to 2:30pm and 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Concorde Hotel, 100 Orchard Road, Singapore 238840; Tel: 6739 8370/6733 8855 ext. 8133
Price: Afternoon Tea Buffet: $48++ per adult and $24++ per child; Seafood Dinner Buffet: $62++ per adult and $30++ per child. One father dines free with every 3 paying adults when you book and pay before Sunday, 8 June 2014.
When: 14 & 15 june 2014, 12pm to 4:30pm and 6:30pm to 10pm
Treat Dad to a lavish buffet spread this Father’s Day at Spices Cafe at Concorde Hotel Singapore. Indulge in the Father’s Day Afternoon Tea Buffet spread or a sumptuous Father’s Day Seafood Buffet Dinner and every father will receive an attractive door gift. The Father’s Day Afternoon Tea Buffet includes smoked salmon with dill sauce, Singapore chilli crab with fried man tou, chicken stuffed with ham and emmentaler cheese, English Trifle and more. At the Father’s Day Seafood Buffet Dinner, every diner receives a complimentary serving of half a lobster (200g) with gratinated with cheese, and every Dad will enjoy a complimentary serving of double boiled bird nest with lotus seed. Indulge in fresh seafood with condiments, herbal prawns with Chinese wine, and grilled lamb chop topped with sweet berry mint sauce. End the evening with sweet temptations such as coffee Bavarian, pistachio mousse cake, and more!
Resorts World Sentosa, #02-140/141 26 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098139; Tel: 6577 6688
Price: Father’s Day Special Lunch Set (3-courses): $45++ per person and Iconic Dinner Set Menu: $95++ per person. Father dines for free with every 3 paying adults.
When: 9 to 15 June 2014, 12pm to 2:30pm and 6pm to 10:30pm
Osia’s Chef de Cuisine Douglas Tay has specially put together two different menus for dad to try this Father’s Day. For Osia’s Father’s Day Special Lunch Set, diners can choose from a variety of mains such as the tender Kurobuta Pork Belly with Gruyere Potato, Apple Vanilla Chutney in a Pommery Mustard Sauce or the Capellini, which is served with Mud Crab & Pine Nuts tossed in a Tomato Coulis. Apart from a special set lunch for Fathers, Iconic set dinner for the fathers who love meats will also be served from 9 to 15 June where you can treat your dad to Osia’s signature dishes such as the Sea Perch alongside Sesame La Ratte Potato, Pea Tendrils, Soy Milk Curd with a Shiromiso Glaze and the Grainge Black Angus Beef Tenderloin served with Creamed Sunchoke, Basil Cèpes, Acquerello Rice ‘Tomato Parmesan’, Red Wine Sauce.
Latteria Mozzarella Bar
40 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089618; Tel: 6866 1988
Price: $78++ per person with free flow white and red wines or $48++ per person for menu only
When: 15 June 2014, 12pm to 2:30pm
Latteria presents a spin-off of its Sunday Family Brunch for Father’s Day. Enjoy an imaginative Southern Italian feast of antipasti, mains and desserts – served with carafes after carafes of wines, no less – to make Papa grin from ear to ear while rubbing his belly contentedly. A sampling of the brunch menu includes: “Buffalo Milk Bocconcini, Avocado & Olive Oil Cream”, a classic starter truly representative of Latteria’s mozzarella bar status; Gnocchi with Crab in White Wine Sauce Seafood Cacciucco and Slow Roasted Lamb Shanks, Chickpea & Red Wine Casserole.
Level 2, Regent Singapore, 1 Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249715; Tel: 6725 3232
Price: $106++ per adult (Buffet only), $156++ per adult (free-flow of Prosecco), $176++ per adult (free-flow of Champagne); $52++ per child (5-12 years old)
When: 15 June 2014, 12pm to 3pm
Speak to Dad’s heart and appetite with a sumptuous spread at Basilico with highlights such as Slow-cooked Pork Shank with Dark Menabrea Beer, Maltagliati Pasta with 12- Hour Slow Braised Lamb Ragout and Wild Blueberries, as well as Lasagna with Porcini Mushrooms, Fontina and Wagyu Beef Cheek. The ever-popular Seafood Bar and Foie Gras Station will also have him going back for more. Equally decadent are desserts such as Amaretto di Saronno Gelato and Prosecco Mousse Cake. Little ones will have as much fun at the Kid’s Corner with creative activities like cookie decorating. To top it off, Dads can expect a surprise from the chefs.
Feng Shui Inn
Crockfords Tower, level G2, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269; Tel: 6577 6688
Price: $78++ per person for six courses (minimum for 2). Father’s dine for free with every 3 paying adults.
When: 9 to 15 June 2014
Treat the special man in your life to a proper traditional Cantonese dinner at Feng Shui Inn. The dishes echoing familiar flavours are both wholesome and nourishing. The courses offered include Braised Crab Meat with Winter Melon and Poached ‘Live’ Prawns in Chinese Wine. For dessert, the main ingredient in the Double-boiled Hashima & Dried Longans with Papaya is known to improve the respiratory system and skin complexion.
1 Fullerton Square, The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore 049178; Tel: 6877 8188
Price: Dim Sum Buffet: $38++ per person and Fine Chinese Dinner: $88++ per person for six-course menu
When: 15 June 2014, 11am to 12:45pm and 1:15pm to 3pm (Dim Sum Buffet) and 6:30pm to 11pm (Dinner)
If dad prefers something Oriental, why not bring him to Jade Restaurant for an exquisite dim sum buffet which the restaurant is popularly known for. Delight in over 50 mouth-watering creations specially handmade by Master Chef Leong Chee Yeng and his talented culinary team. The Father’s Day Dim Sum Brunch comprises more than 50 unique creations like Crystal Shrimp Dumplings, Abalone Siew Mai, Braised Bird’s Nest with Truffle Egg White in Superior Broth, and Boiled Congee with Lobster and Dried Scallops. For dads who prefer a fine Chinese dinner, Master Chef Leong Chee Yeng at Jade presents a splendid six-course dinner menu. Savour tempting creations such as the restaurant’s signature Crispy Duck with Pancake, a comforting bowl of Braised Fish Maw with Sliced Fish in Superior Broth, Simmered Egg Noodle with Lobster in Spring Onion and Ginger.
8 Sentosa Gateway, Level 1 Equarius Hotel, Resorts World Sentosa; Tel: 6577 6688
Price: $148++ per person. Fathers dines for free with every 3 paying adults.
When: 9 to 15 June 2014, 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Spend quality time with dad at the beautifully designed Forest 森 as Celebrity Chef Sam Leong takes you and your dad on a modern Chinese culinary journey with the Father’s Day Dinner Tasting Menu. The indulgent dinner begins with a Steamed Egg Chawanmushi with Foie Gras in a tangy Yuzu Sauce. This is followed by dishes like the delicate Steamed Salmon Fish with Ginger Flower, Lemon and Kaffir Lime Leaves and Crispy Noodle with sautéed Wagyu Beef, Spring Onion and Ginger. To pair with the meal, diners can toast to dad’s good health with a complimentary glass of Penfolds “Private Reserve” Chardonnay.
STREET 50 Restaurant & Bar
Bay Hotel Singapore, 50 Telok Blangah Road, Singapore 098828; Tel: 6818 6681
Price: $38 ++ per adult and $20++ per child (6 to 12 years old)
When: 15 June 2014, 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Celebrate dad’s fatherhood with a tantalizing barbecue dinner buffet at STREET 50 Restaurant & Bar this Father’s Day. Start off the meal with appetizers like the refreshing Smoked Duck and Citrus Salad, or the colourful and zesty Chilled Roasted Beef and Italian Giardiniera. Available live at the Action Station would be the savoury Mee Siam, served with prawns, eggs, tau pok, chives and sambal for those who crave for something more traditional and nostalgic. The barbecue dishes will take centre stage with savoury cuisines such as the aromatic Thai Kai Yang (Grilled) Chicken, exotic Jamaican Jerk Beef Skewer, and the fiery Spicy Thai Crayfish.
Tandoor North Indian Restaurant
Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre, 11 Cavenagh Road, Basement One, Singapore 229616; Tel: 6733 8333
Price: $68++ per person for 12-item menu
When: 14 & 15 June 2014, 12pm to 2:30pm and 7pm to 10:30pm
To celebrate Father’s Day with aplomb this year, the revamped Tandoor Restaurant will be presenting a scrumptious set menu featuring Indian favourites rarely found in Singapore’s dining scene. Dads and families can enjoy dishes such as the Crab Masala and Reshmi Kebab which are among the 12-item menu put together to appease the most refined palate of Dads. A vegetarian Set Menu is also available for this celebration.
Cedele All-day Dining outlets are located at Great World City, Wheelock Place, Raffles City Level 3 and Paragon #01-20A.
Cedele Bakery Kitchens are located at Rail Mall (Upper Bukit Timah), Greenwich V (Seletar Road), Parkway Parade and Serangoon Gardens.
Price: Cedele All-day Dining outlets: $36++ served with a slice of cake and coffee/tea or Cedele’s Bakery Kitchen: $29.80 served with a slice of cake and coffee/tea
When: 31 May to 29 June 2014
This Father’s Day, celebrate at Cedele with exclusive offerings where the draw is comforting and nutritious fare at wallet-friendly prices. Created just for this occasion, Dad will adore the Rib-eye Beef Steak with Spinach Potato Pancake & warm Spicy Tomato Eggplant Salad from Cedele All-day Dining outlets. Grilled to medium tenderness, the dish is well thought out, with every ingredient playing a part in enhancing the dish’s full flavour. If your dad prefer a more casual affair, head on over to Cedele’s Bakery Kitchen. The creatively combined Pulled Beef in a whole Portobello Mushroom with Potato Pancake and Salad Greens is both a visual and palate delight. Slow-cooked and moist pulled beef is served with a satisfying potato-mushroom pancake and fresh salad greens. Pair it with a slice of cake and coffee/tea to complete a truly wholesome, hearty meal.
Level 5, Mandarin Oriental, Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Singapore 039797; Tel: 6885 3500
Price: $98++ per person for six-course dinner menu
When: 15 June 2014, 6:30pm to 10pm
This Father’s Day, show Daddy dearest just how much he means to you by treating him to a delightful six-course set dinner at Cherry Garden, consisting of seafood delicacies and tantalising meats for a taste of authentic Cantonese flavours. Not-to-be-missed dishes include Bird’s Nest Soup with Crabmeat and Egg White and the Trio Treasure of Ruyi, which consists of Cherry-Wood Charcoal Roasted Duck, Wasabi-Aioli Prawn, and Drunken Chicken in Hua Diao and Rose Dew Wine.
The Landing Point
The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore, 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326; Tel: 6597 5292/93
Price: $49++ per adult and $25++ per child.
When: 15 June 2014, 3pm to 5:30pm
For a relaxing afternoon, take Dad to The Landing Point for Afternoon Tea at The Clifford Pier. Dad can sit back with a relaxing afternoon tea while enjoying gorgeous views of the sparkling Marina Bay waters and charming river boats passing by The Landing Point. Served on an exquisite three-tier stand, The Landing Point’s Father’s Day Afternoon Tea includes Caviar and Egg Sandwiches, Duck Confit with Orange Basil Chutney in Mini Cones, Roasted Pumpkin with Ricotta Cheese. Sweet selections include Oreo Baked Cheese Cakes, Pistachio and Cherries Trifles, Lemon Strawberries Tarts, Rum Flavoured Madeleines and sweet smelling, freshly-baked Vanilla and Rasin Scones. The Landing Point’s Father’s Day Afternoon Tea Set items are replenishable and include a free flow of premium teas and coffees. If Dad enjoys bubbly, the Afternoon Tea Set with a glass of sparkling wine is available at $69++ per adult.
Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant
201 Keppel Road Singapore 099419; Tel: 6272-8822/ 6272-8988
Price: Exclusive Set Menu: $468++ for 10 persons (A complimentary bottle of red wine will be given for each set ordered) or Peking Duck & Seafood Set Lunch (Fri, Sat, Sun and PH only): $228++ for 10 persons.
When: 1 to 30 June 2014, 10:30am to 2:30pm and 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Take dad on a little ‘spin’ at the Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant which will give him a 360 view of the Harbourfront skyline as he tuck into an impressive spread of delectable Peking Cuisine prepared with much finesse by award winning Masterchef Chan and his team this Father’s Day. If you can’t decide what to order from the menu, opt for either one of the two 8-course set menus available for Father’s Day – the Exclusive Set Menu or the Peking Duck & Seafood Set Lunch. Get ready to indulge in an array of mouthwatering dishes such as the Steamed Red Tilapia on Hot Plate, Shredded Scallops with Fish & Egg White, Stewed Pork Ribs (served with buns), Authentic Barbecued Peking Duck and Sliced Lobster with Salad – a refreshing appetizer of diced carrots, green peas, eggs and crunchy cucumber slices, topped with a generous serving of sliced lobster and mayonnaise drizzle. If you prefer a la carte to better cater to Dad’s palate, be sure not to miss three signature delicacies available at a special price of $48++, only for the month of June – Authentic Barbecued Peking Duck, Sautéed Bird’s Nest with Egg White and Double-boiled Supreme Shark’s Fin with Scallops and Venison Tendon & Abalone.
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