Looking to throw the mother of all Christmas feasts at home this year but don’t know where to start your shopping? Never fear, we’ve hunted down all the best stores that supply turkey and all the Christmas trimmings!
We’re big fans of Singapore’s indulgent Christmas brunches. But sometimes, it’s nice to entertain at home too since the kids never want to leave all their new Christmas toys behind to head out to a restaurant. And with the lead-up to the big day being a flurry of Christmas gift shopping and taking the little ones to see Santa, you might be in the mood for a relaxed home affair anyway. Cue: a nice big Christmas turkey dinner!
Whatever your reason for an at-home Christmas, the key to planning a stress-free turkey dinner (especially when there are little people involved) comes down to one word: planning. But before you get cracking on all the Christmas food shopping and storming the supermarkets, read on for where to buy your turkey and all its trimmings for a fab family Christmas in Singapore. And let’s not forget the beef, goose, duck and ham too!
Where to buy a turkey in Singapore (+ all the Christmas trimmings!)
WHERE TO BUY A FROZEN TURKEY IN SINGAPORE
1. Sasha’s Fine Foods
We’ve made no secret that we’re devotees of Sasha’s Fine Foods, purveyors of top-quality, ethically sourced meats. Founder Sasha Conlan’s range includes grass-fed beef, New Zealand lamb, local fresh chicken (not of the caged variety) and free-range turkey. You can expect the traditional festive offerings this season, from the best turkey, ham, and streaky bacon-wrapped sausages to more for your lavish Christmas dinner. These are guaranteed pleasers for the whole family.
2. Ryans’s Grocery
Ryan’s Grocery is a gourmet butcher and grocery store named after the founders’ son, who suffers from food intolerance. As such, it offers quality organic and free-range meats plus a wide selection of gluten-free and preservative-free goods. Its wide stock of farm-to-plate products will guarantee satisfied eaters all around the dining table – even the fussy littlies! This Christmas, you can order up their turducken – the Franken-festive offering, pork sausages stuffed in a chicken, in a duck and in a turkey! Currently, they are having a 10% early bird deal. Take note that the last order for the Christmas range is 15 December.
3. The New Grocer
If grocery shopping is too tedious during the festive season, try ordering your fresh and premium Christmas food from The New Grocer – all without having to leave home. This online grocery store is here to offer some of the freshest and most scrumptious must-haves for your Christmas feast. Its turkey selection (whole, breasts, bacon, smoked drumsticks and pastrami) will give you added flexibility on how you plan the menu this Christmas. Check out the other meats, trimmings, and sauces to compliment your spread too!
4. Little Farms
Little Farms is bringing out the best for the holidays! Explore a curated selection of treats from small farmers, cheesemongers, bakers, and producers, ensuring there’s something for every diet and discerning palate. Get ready for an exceptional Christmas feast!
5. The Fishwives
For healthy, sustainable and fresh eats, look no further than fine food emporium The Fishwives. Order a full free-range or half Christmas ham on the bone for a stunning Christmas centrepiece. Or stock up on whole frozen French turkey and an assortment of curds and jams. Orders can be made online, or visit the lovely bricks and mortar shop in Cluny Court to pick up gourmet chutneys, glazes and sauces to accompany your festive meal.
6. Cold Storage
When it comes to finding the perfect turkey in Singapore, Cold Storage has come through with the goods. And even better, you can order your Christmas feast online! Carnivores, you might think all your Christmases have come at once. Think Butterball Roasted Turkey, Ribeye Roasts, Roasted Pork Belly, etc. The turkeys here are pre-brined to make sure they’re juicy and tender. Hungry now?
7. Oh Deli
Kick off the festive season with crowd-pleasing quality meats from Oh Deli. Oh Deli offers next-day delivery, but you can order your roasts now! Its current Christmas selection usually consists of a beautifully marinated gourmet French turkey with cranberry and rosemary stuffing. Psst, the brand’s also selling its secret ingredient rosemary and garlic turkey gravy. And let’s not get started on the roast chicken that comes with various stuffings. We’re huge fans of the excellent, friendly service from this bunch – its delivery drivers are the nicest guys.
8. The Foodie Market Place
The Foodie Market Place is always a quality and wallet-friendly option and offers some choice beef, including Australian Wagyu Striploin and Australian lamb. You’ll also find imported US frozen turkey. If you’re thinking of serving up cheese platters for the guests before (and after – no judgment here) the big meal, the store offers a wide range of affordable, international cheese. Love a good bargain? Tip: NETS or cash only (no credit card).
9. Swissbake x ZAC Butcher
Artisanal bakery Swissbake and homegrown premium butchery ZAC Butcher are teaming up again to make Christmas feasts at home easier and tastier. Its Christmas menu includes four meal bundles, which come with a variety of roasted goodies such as Poulet de Sousse with chicken sausage and spinach stuffing, Roasted Cajun Chicken with cranberry stuffing, Greek Yoghurt Lamb Rack, and more. Don’t forget to add the sweet treats to your cart as well so that you can end your feast on a sweet note! Best part? All its offerings are halal-certified!
10. Huber’s Butchery
For meats a cut above the rest, head to Huber’s Butchery. This Swiss-styled premium speciality store offers directly imported meats and hams, plus sausages produced in-house. The place is a massive hit with Singapore families owing to its great playground and onsite restaurant in Dempsey. The butchers have painstakingly prepped all the meats here. From Christmas turkeys, stuffing and chipolatas to ducks and geese, hams, beef, veal, pork and venison too. Competitive pricing tops it off!
WHERE TO BUY A COOKED TURKEY IN SINGAPORE
11. Turkey Delivery Singapore
You can never go wrong with Turkey Delivery Singapore when it comes to planning a sumptuous Christmas dinner at home. This online store offers premium-grade roast turkeys that are prepared with a special blend of seasonings, as well as other delicious Christmas trimmings like ham, pie, log cakes, and more. Plus, you’ll have the option to have your roast turkey delivered chilled or piping hot – super convenient if you don’t have a huge oven to reheat it. We also love that it only uses free-range turkeys raised 100% on organic feed! Delicious, nutritious, and convenient, all in one!
12. Swiss Butchery
One of Singapore’s premium butchers, Swiss Butchery is well regarded not only for its top-grade meats but thoughtful advice it provides to its customers as well. You’ll be sure to wow your guests with this stellar spread. Select from an extensive meats and poultry catalogue, and order marinades, seasonings and sauces to make Christmas cooking an absolute cinch.
OTHER TURKEY OFFERINGS IN SINGAPORE
For those of you who feel like a whole turkey is a bit of a waste this time of the year, we got you! Sometimes, a whole turkey can be impractical or mean a lot of leftovers or, even worse, waste. So, how about trying out these festive options that celebrate the bird of the hour differently?
13. Turkey and Cranberry Pie
Specially crafted with Thanksgiving and Christmas in mind, Simply Good Pies’s savoury Turkey and Cranberry pie features succulent roasted turkey breast, earthy mushrooms, rich brown gravy, and sweet cranberry jelly encased in some crispy pastry. This delectable treat promises a hassle-free family feast – simply pull it from the freezer and bake it for just 45 minutes. Imagine not having to carve the bird or dealing with the carcass and leftovers later! Enjoy it with some of their sides, like creamy mash or gravy.