Easter is bouncing ever closer and we're already egg-cited for the brunches with bubbly for us and egg hunts for the kids...
With Spring in full swing, it’s almost that time of year again in Singapore – Easter! We’re in for some truly egg-cellent Easter brunches in Singapore with eggs and chocolate galore, and even a party or 10 for the kids to get into. We’re talking egg hunts, Easter bunny appearances, and arts and crafts so the kids are kept occupied while you sip on that bubbly and tuck into some freshly shucked oysters.
Psst… in light of the coronavirus situation, the Ministry of Health has laid out new rules for food and beverage establishments: as of 7 April, all local establishments will convert to being open for takeout and delivery only until 4 May. Do call ahead to check if hotels are offering takeaway or delivery during this period. Wherever you and the fam decide to order from, just remember to practise social distancing when you queue up – and please, don’t forget to wash your hands!
Marriott Cafe, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
An Easter Wonderland is coming to Marriott Cafe (pictured top) with a host of egg-citing treats. Tuck into more than 90 treats, from freshly shucked oysters and Boston lobsters to a live foie gras station and mouthwatering roasts. Save room for dessert – there’ll be a range of handcrafted sweet treats from the extended dessert station of chocolate eggs and bunnies, a Grand Easter Chocolate Eggs display, Easter rainbow cake and even an orange chocolate fountain. Not only that, but there’ll be a host of kid-friendly activities lined up to keep those little bunnies bouncing with joy including Easter egg painting, and balloon sculpting.
When: 12 April, 12-2.30pm
Where: 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865
Cost: Adult: $108++ (inclusive of free flow of sparkling wine, red & white wines, beer, juices, live mimosa and sangria station), kids: $48++ (inclusive of free flow of juices, soft drinks and a live milkshake station)
Make a reservation: p. 6831 4605
Hotel Fort Canning
Hotel Fort Canning throws a truly special feast each year and this year’s Easter-rific Fiesta is no different. While you’re tucking into French smoked duck, tiger prawns and pacific white clams, milk-fed leg of lamb, whole roasted turkey and maple-glazed ham, alongside Easter specialities like easter bunny cakes and baby bunny cookies, the kiddos will be able to enjoy a child-friendly buffet of fish fingers, bolognese, margherita pizza and more at the (air conditioned) HFC Grand Marquee. After that, it’s time to join the spring festivities and take part in a carnival-themed Easter egg hunt, art workshops, bouncy castle, toys, movie screenings, and a meet and greet with the Easter Bunny. Want to extend the fun? Book a staycay for a perfect getaway in this hotel-in-the-park.
When: 12 April, 12pm-3pm
Where: Hotel Fort Canning, HFC Grand Marquee & The Glass House, 11 Canning Walk, Singapore 178881
Cost: Adult: $128++, kids 4-12 years: $64++, kids under 4 years old dine free with each paying adult
Make a reservation: p. 6799 8809, e. [email protected]
This Easter, hop over to the Hilton (pictured up top) 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, Raclette station and access to a dedicated cheese room, Australian black Angus beef tomahawk carvings and more!
When: Sunday, 12 April, 2020
Where: Hilton Singapore, 581 Orchard Road, Singapore 238883
Cost: Adult: $118 ++ (inclusive of soft drinks) or $178 with unlimited Taittinger Champagne, Child $59 (aged five to 12 years old)
Make a reservation: +65 6730 3390
Atrium, Pan Pacific
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 too (pictured above).
When: Saturday and Sunday, 11 and 12 April 2020, 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Where: Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039595
Cost: Adult: $54++ (inclusive of two beverages from the high tea menu)
Make a reservation: p. 6336 8111, e. [email protected]
Alley on 25, Andaz Singapore
If you’re looking for Easter brunches in Singapore, get your fill of surf-and-turf delights at Alley on 25 at Andaz Singapore on Easter Sunday with a buffet of traditional slow-roasted sirloin, baked salmon in beurre blanc sauce, Sarawak black pepper tiger prawns prime rib eye alongside free-flow oysters, mussels and more. Don’t expect the kids to be left out of this egg-citing affair! They’ll be hopping along to fun activities including an Easter egg hunt, colouring station, balloon sculptures and the highlight: a giant chocolate egg smash. That’s right, stick around for when the chefs wheel out 45cm tall giant chocolate eggs on a cart for the kids (and you) to smash and uncover their secret treats.
When: Saturday and Sunday, 11 and 12 April, 12pm-3pm
Where: Alley on 25, 5 Fraser Street Level 25 Andaz, Singapore 189354
Cost: Adult: $138++ (with free-flow champagne, wines and beer), $88++ (with free-flow non-alcoholic beverages), kids under 12 years old are free!
Make a reservation: p. 6408 1288
Blue Jasmine, Park Hotel Farrer Park
This Easter, head to Thai restaurant Blue Jasmine for a full-blown ala carte feast the whole family will enjoy. From signature dishes such as the Tiger Cry Beef Salad, Thai crab cakes, crispy lemongrass seabass to deep fried prawn with curry sauce and khao kluk kapi or Thai fried rice. Don’t forget to order the sticky rice with mango!
When: Sunday, 12 April, 12-2:30pm
Where: Blue Jasmine, 10 Farrer Park Station Road, Level 5, Park Hotel Farrer Park, Singapore 217564
Cost: Adult: $58++, kids 4-11 years: $29++, kids under 4 years will receive a complimentary meal
Make a reservation: p. 6824 8851, e. [email protected]
Plate, Carlton City Hotel Singapore
A magical Easter awaits the whole family at Carlton City Hotel! Come Easter Sunday, you and the fam can enjoy a curated buffet spread including fresh seafood on ice, followed by a a tantalising selection of appetisers such as duck rillettes and foie gras pate and crabmeat cake with mango and cucumber. Of course, there’s an awesome roast selection too such as the baked whole salmon with soya and sesame, herb-crusted lamb leg and herb-roasted prime ribs – nomz! Not forgetting the kids – there’ll be fun-filled activities including balloon sculpting and a tableside magician to entertain the little ones while a sumptuous feast satisfies the whole family.
When: Sunday, 12 April 2020, 12-3:00pm, Kids’ activities, 12:30-1.30pm
Where: Plate, Carlton City Hotel
Cost: Adults $42++, Kids $21++ per child (6 to 12 years old) All prices include free-flow soda and juices. Top up $32++ per person for two hours of free flow beer and house pour wines. Additional hour priced at $12++ per person subsequently. Children 5 years and below dine for free.