Come hungry, ‘cause we’ve got a whole bunch of fabulous feasts to celebrate Thanksgiving in Singapore!
Turkey, roast meat, pumpkin in every dish possible… yup, it’s time for Thanksgiving in Singapore. It may not be the most widely celebrated “holiday”, but come 25 November, we’ll be donning our loosest pants all the same for a spectacular feast. Think of it as a primer for Christmas! So what if it’s been a crazy year? There’s always something to be thankful for. Gather your family and friends – it’s time to gobble up the finest Thanksgiving treats.
Best Thanksgiving meals in Singapore
1. Lawry’s The Prime Rib Singapore
25 – 26 November
Let Lawry’s settle your Thanksgiving fix! The four-course feast starts off with the iconic spinning bowl salad and butternut squash carrot soup. Take your pick from three hearty mains: the signature USDA prime rib of beef plus roasted turkey served with mashed potatoes and Yorkshire pudding; a meat platter of grilled lamb rack, slow-braised BBQ pork ribs with poached eggs; or pan-seared salmon with sauteed mussels and jumbo shrimps. The meal comes to a close with the quintessential Thanksgiving dessert: pecan tart.
Lawry’s The Prime Rib Singapore, $129; #04-01/31, Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road, Singapore 238897 or order online for delivery
2. Db Bistro & Oyster Bar
Take the traditional route and head to Daniel Boulud’s bistro. The first dish is roasted pumpkin soup with duck confit, celery and pumpkin seeds, followed by a combo of herb-roasted turkey breast and chipolata sausage stuffed leg. And yes, it comes with all the classic trimmings and fillings like cornbread and chestnut stuffing, brussels sprouts, black pepper cranberry sauce and gravy. End your meal with a selection of pies: pumpkin, apple and pecan.
Db Bistro & Oyster Bar, $68; B1-48, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
3. Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
22 – 25 November
Forget about spending hours in the kitchen and let Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel take the lead. Look forward to a smorgasbord of takeaway goodies like roasted butternut squash soup, honey butter glazed brussels sprouts and caesar salad. For the ultimate meat centrepiece on the dinner table, you’ve got traditional whole roast turkey with chestnut and foie gras stuffing, cranberry and port wine sauce. Plus, slow-smoked beef striploin with rum peppermint sauce and horseradish cream port wine sauce, honey and clove glazed ham (bone-in) with cinnamon pineapple sauce, and caramelised whisky Iberico pork ribs. If you still have space to spare, ready your fork for desserts like apple pie, pumpkin pie, and an assortment of cookies.
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, various prices, order online for delivery
4. Wolfgang’s Steakhouse
25 – 28 November
Go all out with this steakhouse’s festive offerings. The set menu is embellished with beef and barley soup, a choice of prime fillet mignon and boneless turkey breast (served with sauteed fine beans, roasted sweet potatoes and stuffing) and the classic pecan pie. For those who’d rather host their dinner at home, opt for the turkey takeaway and collect your bird between 24 and 28 November.
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, $158++; #02-01, InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay, 1 Nanson Road, Singapore 238909 or order online for delivery
5. The Landing Point
For a lovely Thanksgiving meal with spectacular waterfront views, The Landing Point fits the bill. The lunch set comes with a choice of appetiser (salmon gravlax with rosti potatoes and key lime creme fraiche or cinnamon-spiced pumpkin veloute with smoked duck) and main course (thyme and lemon roasted seabass or traditional roasted turkey with dried fruit bread stuffing). For dessert, you get a trio of sweets: salted pecan caramel tart, pumpkin creme brulee and vanilla ice cream with chocolate soil.
The Landing Point, from $49; The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore, 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326
6. Bread Street Kitchen
Indulge in a top-notch spread at Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant. Bread Street Kitchen is whipping out a three-course Thanksgiving menu for both lunch and dinner. Wear your loosest pants! Start off with potted beef brisket, crab remoulade or brussels sprouts. Next, sink your teeth into a braised turkey drumstick with butternut squash risotto and cranberry compote. Other mains include chestnut porcini risotto and Dutch mussel ragout with cod fish and shrimp chorizo. For dessert, pick from s’mores tart, sticky toffee pudding and blueberry bakewell tart.
Bread Street Kitchen, $79; L1-81, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Go ahead and get your feast on this Thanksgiving!