Treat yourself to epicurean spreads and live stations with our list of the best Easter brunches of 2017
You don’t need to get hoppin’ mad when your planning your Easter feast this year! Stuffed with lots of fancy egg dishes, sinful chocolate-y treats, and all-you-can-eat buffets flaunting both international and Singaporean food, these Easter lunches are perfect for both famished grown-ups and restless kiddos.
Hotel Fort Canning
The lush and picturesque Garden Terrace at Hotel Fort Canning plays host once again to the annual Easter in the Park. Chockfull of outdoor activities for the kiddos including Captain Bunny’s Easter Egg Dash , Treasure Island Piñata Bonanza, bouncy castles and more, the lil’ ones will have an absolute blast while you have some fun of your own at the Easter buffet spread. Revel in Caviar and Crab-stuffed Devilled Eggs, Easter Roast Ham and Norwegian Salmon Tartare in the Grand Marquee – there’s even a buffet station just for the kids, complete with Chicken Bolognese Linguine, Almond Fish Fingers and Potato Cannon Balls!
Easter in the Park, 16 April, 12pm-3pm, Grand Marquee, Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk, Singapore 178881, p. 6559 6760. $80++per adult, $44++ per child. Honeycombers readers get to enjoy the special price of $68.00++ per adult and $34.00++ per child.
Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
Hopping out from the heart of Singapore’s most iconic shopping street is this Easter celebration suited to both young’uns and grown-ups. Aside from kids’ activities like face-painting and balloon-sculpting to keep the lil’ rascals at bay, peckish parents can dine on Marriott Café’s Easter Sunday buffet lunch – think fresh seafood like snow crab legs and Boston lobster, sushi and sashimi, foie gras, prime ribs, pork saddle, and even local grub such as beef rendang, chilli crab, and laksa. A full family affair, this one!
Marriott Café’s Easter Sunday Buffet Lunch, 16 April, 12pm-2.30pm, Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865, p. 6735 5800. $88++ ($98++ with free-flow) per person.
Conrad Centennial Singapore
Oscar’s is no stranger when it comes to throwing some of the most extravagant weekend brunches in town, and come Easter, it’ll be no exception. The two-day brunch buffet will feature an Italian station serving fresh pasta, and roast stations serving Filipino-style suckling pig, Angus prime rib and roast London duck. And you can’t celebrate Easter without eggs; this brunch also rolls out an organic egg station, where poached eggs are served atop muffins with ingredients like foie gras parcels and pulled, braised brisket.
Oscar’s Easter Weekend Brunch, 15-16 April, 12.30pm-3.30pm, Oscar’s, Conrad Centennial Singapore, 2 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038982, p. 6432 7481. $88++ ($148++ with free-flow) on 15th, and $128++ ($188++ with free-flow) on 16th.
Goodwood Park Hotel
Wanna dodge the Easter brunch and dinner crowds? Or still peckish between both feasts? Then you might be interested in Goodwood Park Hotel’s Easter Afternoon Tea at L’Espresso. Aside from tea staples like sandwiches and pastries, this midday buffet will also dish out – in the spirit of Easter – novel egg creations like quail egg with green asparagus and Spanish ham on parmesan shortbread; and sous vide egg with smoky potato veloute, chorizo and black truffle. Did we also mention there’s a bouncy castle for the kiddos?
Easter Afternoon Tea at L’Espresso, 15-16 April, L’Espresso, Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221, p. 67301743. $58++ per adult.
Having done a brilliant staycation in W Singapore, we’re sold on the buffet spreads of its resident restaurant, The Kitchen Table. Dubbed “Hop, Skip & Sip”, this one-day treat will serve top-notch dishes with a chocolate-y twist – because it’s Easter, why not? Think salmon confit with spicy tomato chocolate coulis, braised beef cheeks lacquered with dark chocolate ganache, and chocolate fettucine with gorgonzola cream. Have little ones who can’t sit still? There’ll also be an Easter egg hunt and other Easter-themed activities to keep ’em occupied, and you, stress-free.
Hop, Skip & Sip, 16 April, 12pm-2pm and 2.30pm-4.30pm, The Kitchen Table, W Singapore, 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374, p. 6808 7268. $188++, inclusive of free-flow.
Carlton City Hotel
Grab the family and sit down to a sumptuous Easter Sunday buffet at Carlton City Hotel’s Plate. This special buffet spread will kick off with fresh seafood on ice like half-shell scallops, snow crabs, and tiger prawns. Of course, you can expect traditional Easter Sunday fare like honey-glazed gammon ham, herb-crusted lamb leg and a hearty beef cheek red wine stew. And we know keeping the kids occupied can sometimes be a challenge, so fret not – there’ll be a host of kid-friendly activities like Easter egg painting and bunny ear handicrafts. Phew!
Plate,16 March, 12pm-2.30pm, Carlton City Hotel, 1 Gopeng Street, Singapore 078862. p. 6632 8888. $35++ per adult.