December 2016


Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel Scene: Right at the hub of Orchard, this is a great spot to relax after shopping with free-flow bubbly and festive treats. It’s also the go-to place for enjoying the Christmas lights display. Spread: On Christmas Eve (lunch: $75 per adult, dinner: $138 per adult) and Christmas Day (lunch: $118 per adult, dinner: $138 per adult), the buffet line-up at Marriott Cafe includes both traditional offerings such as roast turkey with dried fruit and chestnut stuffing, and modern takes like pan-fried duck foie gras with fig jam and port wine reduction. Alternatively, dine under the stars at the Pool Grill where you can enjoy a special three-course set dinner menu ($78) on Christmas Day. Secure a spot: 6831 4605 | Don’t miss: Takeaway options like red velvet Yule log cake ($68), truffle-buttered roast turkey ($238) and gift hampers (from $190), available at the hotel’s forecourt stall (by the hotel entrance).

Senso Ristorante & Bar Scene: This Italian fine dining spot on Club Street boasts a beautiful courtyard and sophisticated dining room, plus a private dining room that’s great for groups. Spread: Indulge in a five-course Christmas Eve dinner for $148, including a glass of prosecco; or a four- course dinner with a glass of prosecco on Christmas Day for $108. Standout items include the guancia di filetto di vitello brasato , gently roasted veal tenderloin with winter black truffle sauce, and the salmone e caviale , smoked salmon roll served with Italian caviar, horseradish mousse and dill sauce. If you fancy a brunch, go on Christmas Day for traditional dishes like oven-roasted turkey with pumpkin puree and Brussels sprouts with cranberry jus ; also worth checking out are the live pasta station and the festive dessert selection. The Christmas brunch is $158 per person, including a free flow of premium alcoholic beverages. Secure a spot: 6224 3534 | Don’tmiss: The live pasta station serving risotto with porcini mushrooms and mascarpone at the Christmas Day brunch.

Herb-crusted lamb loin with eggplant caviar and honey balsamic sauce



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