Easter is bouncing ever closer and we’re all feeling egg-cited about getting crafty with the kids making our own DIY Easter hats, not having to set our alarms for a week or two during the Easter school holidays and trying out the awesome Easter events in Singapore we’ve got lined up. We’re also looking forward to ditching the diets for a guilt-free calorific weekend of chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and these delicious Easter brunch options. Hop into our round up of family-friendly Easter brunch picks around Singapore for a veritable Easter feast that will have the whole gang jumping for joy.
Hotel Fort Canning
We love getting outside with the kids, and never more so when there is a delectable brunch on offer too! Spring is in the air over at Hotel Fort Canning and Easter Brunch in the Park is returning bigger and better than ever. Hang out with Captain Bunny for an afternoon of fun-packed outdoor games including an Easter egg dash, piñata, bouncy castle, toys, slides, art and craft for all ages and even a best-dressed pirate competition! Reward yourself after all that hard work by heading to the Grand Marquee for an Easter buffet spread featuring delights such as caviar and crab-stuffed devil eggs, Norwegian salmon tartare, crackling pork belly and Easter roast ham. Veggie options are also available and little ones can tuck into child-friendly options including fish fingers, potato cannon balls and chicken bolognese at the kids’ station. AND we’ve got some cracking news: HoneyKids’ readers will bag a $12 discount per adult, and $10 per discount per child.
When: 16 April, 12-3pm
Where: Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk, Singapore 17881
Cost: adults: $80++ ($68++ if you mention HoneyKids), children age four to 12 years: $44++ ($34++ if you mention HoneyKids), children age three and below: free
The White Rabbit
If ever there was a venue made to host an Easter brunch then Alice in Wonderland inspired The White Rabbit is IT! Expect a buffet spread specially curated with Easter and families in mind: ribeye, free-range chicken, fresh lobsters and raw oysters are just some of the delicious offerings for adults on the menu, while little ones will love the English breakfast bar and assorted sweet treats. Kiddos can bounce off their energy on the inflatable castle and try out the other fun activities lined up while grown ups sit back, relax and over indulge in all things Easter.
When: 16 April, 10am sitting and 12.30pm sitting
Where: The White Rabbit, 39C Harding Rd, 249541
Cost: adults on first sitting (10am): $98++, adults on second sitting (12.30pm and includes a glass of g&t or house wine): $108++, children age six to 12 years: $45++ (both sittings), children five and below: free
Ritz Carlton Millenia
Why go for an everyday brunch when you can go for an Easter brunch extravaganza? The Ritz Carlton Millenia is hosting the feast of feasts as part of the Easter celebrations with a menu that includes a sushi bar, carving station and – drumroll please – a chocolate buffet (well it is Easter). Your little bunnies will love the Easter egg hunt, bouncy castle fun, face painting and other kid-friendly activities plus we hear (cotton) tale that the Easter Rabbit himself will be putting in an appearance! Children get their own buffet area too with treats including mini fish burgers, pan-fried snapper and even bacon-wrapped scallops: we say it’s never too early to give the small people a taste of fine dining! Feeling like this could be the perfect spot for your Easter brunch? We’re giving away the chance for a family of four to tuck into the Easter Buffet Brunch Extravaganza for free!
When: 16 April, 12pm to 3.30pm
Where: The Grand Ballroom, Ritz Carlton Millenia, 7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039799
Cost: adults: $178++ (inclusive of unlimited Moet & Chandon, house pour wine, draft beer and soft drinks), children age six to 12 years: $89++, children age three to five years: $44.50++
The Knolls, Capella Singapore
Hands up who has kids who fancy joining a massive Easter egg hunt with 1000 choccie eggs to be found? Hop on over to Capella Singapore for an egg-citing Easter line up that includes not only a fantastic festive brunch spread, but also magic shows, face painting, egg decorating and dedicated food stations designed with fussy kids in mind. Add in a special cooking demo by award-winning Chef Olivier Rodriguez, a feast of Mediterranean cuisine, the infamous relaxed Capella ambience, a live band and some amazing prizes, and you’ve got yourself an Easter brunch not to be missed.
When: 16 April
Where: The Knolls, Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island
Cost: adults: $258++ (inclusive of vintage Taittinger Champagne, boutique wines and international beers), $228++ (inclusive of free flow Taittinger Champagne, house wines and international beers), $188++ (inclusive of soft drinks and juices – no alcohol), children age seven to 12 years: $118++, children age four to six years: $78++
Plate, Carlton City Hotel
If you are looking for a brunch that isn’t going to burn a hole in your wallet but still has all the traditional trimmings you would expect from an Easter brunch, then take a look at Easter Sunday Galore happening at Plate, Carlton City Hotel. Dine on scrumptious offerings including herb crusted roast lamb, honey glazed gammon, roast prime ribs and whole baked salmon while your small chicks have fun with some Easter egg painting, bunny ear craft and bouncy castle action. Don’t forget to check out the chocolate fountain!
When: 16 April, 12-2.30pm
Where: Plate, Carlton City Hotel, 1 Gopeng St, Singapore 078862
Cost: adults: $35++ (includes free flow soda and juice), children age seven to 12 years: $17.50++, children six years and below: free
Edge, Pan Pacific
Head on over to Pan Pacific for the prettiest of Easter goodies: we’re talking yoghurt lemon carrot sponge cake (we’ve tried it, people, it’s amaaaazing), chocolate Easter bunnies, and hot cross buns in spiffy flavours including green tea and red velvet! When you are done with buying the sweet stuff as gifts, dive into the Edge’s Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch where you will find Boston lobsters and freshly-shucked oysters, a carvery station serving up hay smoked lamb, charred lemon Capon chicken and roasted prime rib, all washed down with a glass or two of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. If you have room after all that, head over to the dessert table for strawberry pearl shooters, a choccie fountain, handmade macarons and, of course, Easter eggs! Kids are also in for a big treat with an egg hunt, family-friendly activities and the chance to hang out with the Easter bunny lined up.
When: Easter goodies available from 3-16 April. Easter Champagne Brunch: 16 April, 12-4pm
Where: Edge, Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039595
Cost: adults: $218++ (inclusive of free flow champagne, selected wines, selected cocktails, selected beers, soft drinks, tea and coffee), children age six to 11 years: $92, children age five and below: free
The Carvery, Park Hotel Alexandra
Nothing says Easter more than a hot cross bun, and The Carvery at Park Hotel Alexandra have taken these little parcels of sweetness to a whole new level: wood-fired hot cross buns! Add delicious roast meats, crispy Yorkshire puds and all the trimmings you would expect from a top-notch Sunday roast, and you’ve got yourself an Easter feast the whole family will love. If you have fussy kids age five to eight in tow, then send them off to the Kids Hall (opposite The Carvery) where they can feast on traditional kiddo fare including mac ‘n’ cheese, nachos, cupcakes and popcorn while being kept busy with cartoons and colouring books.
When: 16 April, 11.30am – 3.30pm
Where: Park Hotel Alexandra, 323 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159972
Cost: adult: $58++, children age five and up: $32++, children age four and below: free
Open Farm Community (OFC)
Our advice when it comes to the amazing food line-up at the special OFC Easter Brunch? Arrive hungry! With mouth-watering delights including lamb and curry scotch eggs plus the 63 degrees egg – toasted sourdough, ricotta cheese, baked beans, stir fried chilli beef rib eye and spring onions served in a shell – this is one brunch guaranteed to leave you feeling wonderfully overindulged! Alternatively, pick one of your tasty faves from the a la carte weekend brunch menu, and the little diners menu will also be available for the fussier small people in the family. The fun doesn’t end with the food and free-flow bubbles: once you’ve filled up on all that festive fare, help the kids fill their baskets on the annual Easter egg hunt.
When: 16 April, 11am-4pm
Where: Open Farm Community, 130E Minden Road, Singapore 248819
Cost: adults: $120++ (inclusive of three-course Easter brunch with 90 minutes free-flow of select drinks). A la carte menu and little diners menu also available.
We can never get enough of the great location, fantastic food and top-notch service at Flutes, so it’s music to our bunny ears that it’s lined up a sumptuous family-friendly feast plus egg hunting and egg painting fun in honour of Easter. Grown ups will enjoy a four course meal including a Sunday Roast Salad, soup of the day, a choice of main (we say try the cured smoked salmon Eggs Benedict if you can!) and warm chocolate fondant tart for dessert, while small diners get their own three course menu perfect for fussy eaters – fish and chips is always a winner!
When: 16 April, from 10.30am
Where: Flutes, 93 Stamford Road, #01-02 National Museum of Singapore, Singapore 178897
Cost: adults: $58++, children: $40++
Oasis, Grand Hyatt Singapore
Oasis is set to transform into an Easter fun house at this poolside restaurant that ticks all the boxes for family-friendly dining. Tots age two to seven years will love the dedicated play area created, while older kids from age eight can head to the boutique workshop for clay play and craft. Brunch and dinner includes freshly shucked oysters and prawns and hearty mains such as grass-fed Australian sirloin and lamb cutlets. Kids will have their own menu including hot cross buns and tomato pasta (not on the same plate!), plus, of course, Easter eggs!
When: 16 April, lunch 12-3pm or dinner 5.30-9.30pm
Where: Oasis, Grand Hyatt Singapore
Cost: adult: $88++ (alcohol package included) or $68++ (no alcohol included), children age five to 12 years: $48++, children age four and below: free.
Town, Fullerton Hotel
Dining at the Town restaurant in the Fullerton Hotel is always a hit with the whole family, so we’re excited to hear that it is laying on a special Easter egg-travaganza that includes an Easter egg hunt, Easter egg decoration, face painting, balloon sculpting activities and colouring activities. Grown ups can sit back, relax and enjoy free flow bubbles, a mouth-watering buffet which features a live carving station, the best roast potatoes in Singapore and a dessert table to rival Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory.
When: 16 April, 12.30-4pm
Where: Town, Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
Cost: adults: $189++ with free flow champagne and other selected alcoholic drinks or $139++ without alcohol, children age six to 11 years: $65++, children age five and below: free
Melt Cafe, Mandarin Oriental
Enter Melt Cafe for an Easter Buffet Brunch with an empty tum and hop straight into the festivities as it serves up traditional Easter fare and fun kids’ activities on the menu. Pile your plates with hearty helpings of roast delights, fresh seafood, BBQ meats, artisanal cheese and European charcuteries while the kiddos can hop into the Little Fan Land zone for some egg painting, Easter activities and an appearance by the Easter bunny.
When: 16 April, 12-3pm
Where: Melt Cafe, Mandarin Oriental,
Cost: adults: $148++ (inclusive of soft drinks and juices), extra $50++ for free flow R de Ruinart Champagne, children age five to 11 years: $58++, children age four and below: free
L’Espresso, Goodwood Park
Kids will love the family fun including a bouncy castle and face painting in a dedicated play area at L’Espresso, Goodwood park as part of the Easter Afternoon Tea festivities happening over Easter weekend. There’s plenty for the grown ups too: we’re talking a sumptuous buffet feast to include assorted sandwiches, salads, savouries, pastries, desserts (including the oh-so-important hot cross bun) and traditional English scones. Look out for the special egg-inspired creations too (quail egg, asparagus and Spanish ham on parmesan shortbread? Yes please!). Include a chocolate fountain into the mix, and the option to top up your afternoon tea with a glass of something bubbly and you’ve got yourself an Easter event well worth bouncing over to.
When: 15-16 April, various sittings
Where: L’Espresso, Goodwood Park, 22 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228221
Cost: adults: $58++ or $78++ with a glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne, children age six to 11 years: $34++, children age five and below: free
Mitzo Restaurant & Bar, Grand Park Orchard
If you’re looking for an Easter brunch with a difference, try the egg-traordinary food line-up over at the Mitzo Easter Champagne Brunch where head chef, Nicky Ng, has been busy cooking up an array of Easter-themed egg dishes. The fun menu has seven new egg dishes including deep-fried quail egg coated in truffle peanut sauce, scallop steamed egg in pork consomme and stir-fried egg with shredded abalone. Bonus: Tickle Your Sense will entertain the kiddos at a multi-sensory Easter workshop while you savour in peace an epicurean spread of delicious Cantonese dishes.
When: 15-16 April, 11.30am-2.30pm
Where: Mitzo Restaurant & Bar, Level 4 Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Road, Singapore 238857
Cost: adult: $88++ (includes weekend brunch and choice of one selected cocktail, champagne, wine or beer) or $108++ (includes weekend brunch and choice of one selected cocktail, champagne, wine or beer plus one child access to Easter workshop and bring home playdough kit).
Cafe Melba has a host of Easter awesome lined up with plenty of fun to be had by the kids while you sit back and enjoy a hot cross bun. A bouncy castle, Easter colouring and an Easter egg hunt are on the menu, along with a la carte festive food and drink specials.
When: 14-16 April, 8.30am-10pm
Where: Cafe Melba at Goodman Arts Centre and Cafe Melba at Mediapolis
Spring lamb rack, scampi taglioni with white asparagus and blood orange ricotta cake are on the menu for a special Easter Sunday lunch or dinner with the kids. Food is inspired by Italian family traditions featuring the season’s freshest ingredients. Delizioso!
When: 16 April
Where: Osteria Art, 55 Market Street, 01-01, Singapore 048941
Cost: $68++ per person for lunch or $88++ per person for dinner
Photography (top image): Courtesy of The White Rabbit