We went on a treasure hunt for the best Easter brunches and buffets, and here’s our edit.
Spring has sprung and with that comes Easter! Gather your troops and make your way to one of these egg-cellent Easter brunches – we even included a high tea session! From decadent roasts to classic desserts to bottomless booze and egg-citing Easter activities, it’s time to get crackin’!
This Easter, Summerlong dishes out a big fat Greek feast replete with delights such as zucchini fritters, hummus, Greek roasted vegetables and baklava. Having said that, the crowning glory has to be the on-site spit-roasted lamb, which is served with potatoes, tzatziki, salad and pita. Wash it all down with heady cocktails like Greek mojito and frozen mango maracatu.
Summerlong, 12pm- 4pm, $30++ per pax for counter-buffet menu, $20++ top-up or a la carte order at $39++ for roast spit lamb; #01-04, 60 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238252
Marriott Cafe pulls out all the stops with its Easter-themed desserts, but first let’s focus on the savouries. Dig into more than 90 treats, from Boston lobster and oysters to a live foie gras station and tempting roasts – think prime ribs and roasted lamb leg. Now, for dessert you can stuff yourself silly with chocolate bunnies, Easter chocolate cupcakes, hot cross bun puddings, a grand Easter chocolate egg display and more. Don’t be surprised if you’re hopping around like a bunny afterwards from all that sugar.
Marriott Cafe, 12pm-2:30pm, $108++ per person, includes free flow of sparkling wine, red and white wines, beer, live mimosa and sangria station, soft drinks, alcoholic milkshakes and juices; Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865
Alley on 25
11 & 12 April
Come April, Alley on 25 will transform into an Easter haven. Make space for a smorgasbord of surf-and-turf dishes like slow-roasted sirloin, baked salmon in beurre blanc sauce, black pepper tiger prawns, cottage pie and an endless flow of oysters and mussels from the seafood-on-ice bar. Don’t worry about the little ones; while you work your way through the buffet line, they will be busy smashing 45cm tall chocolate eggs with toy hammers.
Alley on 25, 12pm-3pm, $88 per person, includes free-flow non-alcoholic beverages, $138++ per person, includes free-flow alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; Level 25, Andaz Singapore, 5 Fraser Street, Singapore 189354
The Rose Veranda
10 & 11 April
If hearty buffets are not your thing, how about an exquisite high tea? For Easter, The Rose Veranda is zhooshing up its high tea menu with beef wellington, baked salt-crusted whole salmon, an assortment of cheeses, tourbillon hazelnut tart and more. The perfect balance between sweet and savoury!
The Rose Veranda, 11:30am-2pm, 3pm-5:30pm, $56++ per person, includes two cups of refillable tea or coffee; Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, 22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350
15 Stamford by Alvin Leung
15 Stamford by Alvin Leung is showing off its kitchen skills with an extensive buffet. Start off with moreish appetisers like fresh oysters and cut-to-order sashimi. Follow it up with an array of fine meat and seafood dishes such as tomahawk steak, lamb leg, suckling pig, Norwegian salmon and red snapper. What’s Easter without an egg station? Enjoy egg-cellent eggs prepared to your liking. End your meal on a sweet note at the dessert counter brimming with pancakes, waffles, citrus meringue tarts and Easter praline chocolate bark.
15 Stamford by Alvin Leung, 12pm-3pm, $158++ per person, includes soft drinks, tea and coffee, $188++ per person, includes Champagne Taittinger Brut; The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore, 15 Stamford Road, Singapore 178906
11 & 12 April
At Pan Pacific Singapore, you can enjoy delish, authentic Peranakan dishes like curry chicken, nyonya laksa, homemade Peranakan sausages and freshly made popiah. For a sweet treat, the hotel’s signature pandan and gula melaka chiffon cake will be available too! Don’t forget to treat yourself to some gorgeous chocolate Easter eggs while you’re there (pictured above).
Atrium, 2:30pm-5:30pm, $54++ per person, includes two beverages from the high tea menu; Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039595
11 & 12 April
Celebrate Easter the Italian way at Dolce Vita. Prepare yourself for a selection of antipasti, fresh oysters, pasta with veal ragout, risotto, torta pasqualina (a traditional Italian Easter quiche), roasted lamb rack, carrot walnut trench cake and more. Basically, it’s a brunch affair that will make you say, “delizioso”. (That means delicious in Italian, if you were wondering.)
Dolce Vita, 12pm-3pm, $128++ per person, includes free flow of soft drinks and chilled juices, $168++ per person, includes free flow of “R” de Ruinart Champagne, house pour wines and house pour beers; Mandarin Oriental, Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039797
Opus Bar & Grill
Gather your squad at the Hilton for awesome gourmet stations and masterfully grilled meats. We’re talking egg-stra special roving gourmet carts with tacos and giant Easter golden candies, a create-your-own pizza station, a raclette station, access to a dedicated cheese room, Australian black Angus beef tomahawk carvings and more!
Opus Bar & Grill, 12pm-3pm, $118++ per person, $178++ per person for free flow Taittinger Champagne, selected white and red wines and beer; Lobby Level, Hilton Singapore, 581 Orchard Road, Singapore 238883
On top of the usual Mexican brunch offerings, Super Loco will host a line-up of exciting activities, including a face painting session and pinata bashing for the kids, and a sustainable pop-up market. So after filling up on tacos and treats, you can burn off the calories by shopping brands like Hush Candles, Skinship and Zenko Superfoods. And of course, expect freshly baked Easter buns by Starter Lab and a two-hour liquid buffet!
Super Loco, 9am-5pm, $48++ for bottomless drinks; #01-13, The Quayside, 60 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238252