If there's one thing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving 2023, it's got to be turkey (and family, of course!). So, here's where to celebrate (and stuff yourself silly!) in Singapore.
As we get closer to Thanksgiving on 23 November 2023, Singapore is all set to dive into the celebrations! Originating as a harvest celebration, this tradition is a big deal in American and Canadian culture, centred around a massive feast where roast turkey takes the crown. This feast-fest has spread worldwide, landing right here in Singapore, where feasting is practically a way of life! So, we’ve scoped out various ways for you to tuck in – from fancy buffets and set dinners loaded with favourites like pumpkin pie and honey glazed ham to all the fixings for a chill home-cooked feast. Whether you’re up for the restaurant pomp or the comfy vibes at home, Singapore’s got you covered this Thanksgiving. Let’s kick off the feast!
DINE-IN THANKSGIVING BUFFETS AND DINNERS IN SINGAPORE 2023
1. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar Thanksgiving set menu
Full of Southern soul and comfort food, Yardbird Southern Table & Bar is offering a three-course feast this Thanksgiving. It includes all the staples the kiddos will love! Think oven-roasted turkey, pumpkin pie, and a delish pecan salad. All of this for a very reasonable $88++ per person with an additional $55++ for wine pairing.
Details: Available 23 November 2023, lunch and dinner
2. DB Bistro & Oyster Bar
During this thankful season, DB Bistro is serving up all those beloved classics you and the gang have been craving. Picture this: delightful mains such as roasted pumpkin soup, a mouthwatering duo of free-range turkey with all the fixings, and some seriously delicious pies to wrap up an incredible feast. Need we say more?
Details: 23 November 2023, $98++ per person; 2 Bayfront Ave, B1-48 Galleria Level The Shoppes at, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018972
Round up the gang and head over to Meatsmith for a hearty Thanksgiving Free-Flow Dinner – trust us, it’s a real treat! Picture this: scrumptious Turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, tangy cranberry sauce, pan-dripping gravy, and a lot more mouthwatering delights waiting for you. And to wrap up your meal on a sweet note, there’s nothing better than their Spiced Pumpkin Pie!
Details: 23 November 2023, starting from 5:30 pm until late; Deposit: $25, priced at $118++ per person; 167/169 Telok Ayer Street, 068620
4. Luke’s Oyster Bar & Chophouse
Dine out in style with the Thanksgiving menu on offer at Luke’s Oyster Bar & Chophouse. Choose from a selection of seafood from the oyster bar before tucking into a celebratory feast of slow-roasted tom turkey with plenty of delicious accompaniments, followed by pecan pie! Thanksgiving lunch and dinner – sorted!
Details: Date to be confirmed: Luke’s Oyster Bar & Chophouse, 22 Gemmill Lane, Singapore 069257
5. Lawry’s The Prime Rib
Enhance your Thanksgiving celebration at Lawry’s The Prime Rib with their irresistible Turkey Prime Combo that’s an absolute delight! And guess what? It comes with scrumptious sides like creamy mashed potatoes to elevate your dining experience.
Details: 23 & 24 November 2023; Lawry’s The Prime Rib, 333A Orchard Rd, #04 – 01 / 31, Singapore 238897
6. Alley on 25 at Andaz
Craving a fantastic Thanksgiving feast? If you’re up for some delicious eats, Alley on 25 at Andaz has got you covered this year! They’re serving up an amazing array of Thanksgiving classics, from succulent whole-roasted turkey to flavorful seasonal sides like creamy mashed sweet potatoes and oven-roasted red Kuri squash. There’s even something for seafood enthusiasts at the seafood on ice station and plenty for those who love veggies and charcuterie. And, of course, don’t miss out on the tempting desserts like lassi panna cotta and Pecan tart. Ready to indulge in this mouthwatering spread?
Details: Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner on 23 November 2023, 6.30pm – 10pm for $ 44++ per child (6 to 12 years), $88++ per adult. Additional $58++ for bottomless sparkling wines, house-pour wines, beers and DIY cocktails. Book before 20 November 2023 for 20% Early Bird Offer; 5 Fraser St, Level 25, Singapore 189354
7. Wolfgang’s Steakhouse
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse Singapore has everything you need for an incredible Thanksgiving feast! Their menu boasts traditional classics, such as a spinach salad with bacon dressing and a colourful carrot and parsnip soup perfectly fitting the Thanksgiving vibes. For the main course, diners can indulge in either the USDA prime petite fillet mignon or the king salmon, both served with two pieces of boneless turkey breast. And don’t miss out on the delightful sides like purple sweet potato and stuffing – they’re a must-try! To top it off, treat yourself to a heavenly slice of decadent pumpkin cheesecake. It’s a delicious feast waiting to be savoured!
Details: 20 to 26 November 2023, Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, $168++ per person; #02-01, InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay, 1 Nanson Road, Singapore 238909
This Thanksgiving spread is a gratitude-filled dream come true! Get ready to feast on a buffet packed with irresistible stations boasting fresh seafood, salads, charcuterie, roasts, stews, and so much more! The best part? One-Ninety has delightful dishes specially prepared for the little ones too. Oh, and let’s not forget about the icing on the cake – the menu includes a whopping 20 desserts to sweetly wrap up your feasting experience!
Details: 23 November 2023, 6.30pm to 10.30pm, $188++ per adult and $98++ per child ages 5 to 12; With unlimited Taittinger Brut Réserve NV, Red and white wine sommelier selection $268 per person
9. Little Farms
Get ready for an incredible dining experience with a delightful 2-course meal! Begin your feast with a succulent roast turkey, perfectly seasoned and cooked to perfection. Complementing this centrepiece dish are the aromatic rosemary and garlic duck fat roasted potatoes, adding a savoury touch to tantalise your taste buds. And what’s a Thanksgiving meal without a delicious dessert? Conclude your culinary journey on a sweet and comforting note by indulging in a luscious slice of homemade pumpkin pie. Each bite is a warm embrace of the holiday spirit, making every moment at the table truly memorable.
Details: $78++ per person; Little Farms Table, Tanglin Mall
10. LUCE By Davide Giacomelli
Prepare yourself for a lavish Thanksgiving celebration of fantastic food at LUCE’s Celebratory Sunday Champagne Brunch! Get set to indulge in a delightful spread featuring snow crab legs, traditional roasted U.S. Tom turkey, saffron risotto cooked in a parmesan cheese wheel, and a variety of other delectable eats. This spread promises an incredible time with plenty of delicious food and celebratory vibes!
Details: From 19 November 2023, 80 Middle Road, Level One, InterContinental Singapore
THANKSGIVING DINNERS AND GOODIES IN SINGAPORE 2023 – AT HOME
11. Meatsmith x Burnt Ends Bakery x Burnt Ends Cellars (Thanksgiving Bundle)
Elevate your Thanksgiving feast effortlessly with this all-in-one solution for an unforgettable home gathering courtesy of this delicious collaboration! The best part? You’re in for a real treat! Impress your guests with a Whole Smoked Turkey paired with delightful sides like cornbread stuffing, roasted brussel sprouts, cranberry sauce, and rich gravy. To take it up a notch, enhance the flavours with Burnt Ends Cellars’ curated wines—the Garagiste ‘Le Stagiare’ Pinot Noir 2022 and the refined Arlewood Chardonnay 2021. And for the perfect sweet ending, indulge in our irresistible Pecan Pie from Burnt Ends Bakery. This festive dessert ensures that every bite leaves a sweet, lingering memory of your Thanksgiving dinner!
Details: $445, The collection will be available only on 20 to 23 November 2023 only; Book your bundle here
12. Thanksgiving turkey from Wolfgang’s Steakhouse
Looking to sink your teeth into succulent turkey at home with the fam for Thanksgiving? The whole turkey from Wolfgang’s Steakhouse is a feast you cannot miss. And from what we saw last year, the Thanksgiving spread will likely have roasted vegetables, stuffing and even a bottle of bubbly on the side. Stay tuned for more details!
Details: order from now to 25 November 2023; 1 Nanson Road #02-01 Intercontinental Robertson Quay Singapore 238909
Sit back, relax, and indulge in Meadesmoore’s Thanksgiving set – designed to make your celebration from start to finish hassle-free. Begin your feast with a tantalising honey squash tabbouleh. When it comes to the main course, you’re in for a real treat with a choice between a roasted turkey crown or a Sanchoku F1 Wagyu tomahawk. Pair it perfectly with roasted parsnips and carrots, along with a super indulgent Comté gratinated creamed corn. Finally, wrap up the festivities with a classic plum cake for dessert.
Details: 20 to 25 November 2023; lunch and dinner delivery and self-collection. Order 3 days in advance via the website; 21A Boon Tat Street Level 2 Located near Telok Ayer St, 069620
14. Decker Barbecue
Decker Barbecue’s Thanksgiving offerings are all set to impress, showcasing both the Thanksgiving Feast package and an enticing a la carte menu. The standout star? A glorious 10-12lb turkey, meticulously prepared for ultimate perfection. Through a meticulous process, the bird undergoes a full 24-hour brining session, ensuring peak tenderness and flavour infusion. But that’s not all – the team goes the extra mile, smoking it for an impressive 5-6 hours. This results in a tantalising and exquisitely tender turkey, undoubtedly setting the stage for a Thanksgiving centrepiece that will leave every palate craving more.
Details: 60 Robertson Quay, 01-17 The Quayside Singapore
15. Coriander Leaf
The amazing pan-Asian, Halal restaurant is serving up a 5-6kg whole turkey with a deelish spiked cherry brandy gravy for your family feasting this Thanksgiving. Dedicated to meeting your specific dietary needs, Coriander Leaf can replace an alcohol-free gravy should you require it, too. Their turkey can be ordered as a standalone or part of their festive menu featuring tantalising sides and desserts. Take note that a lead time of 5 days is required for your order, and free pick-up is available at their Singapore Polo Club outlet.
FROZEN TURKEYS IN SINGAPORE 2023
Thinking of DIY-ing this festive season? You do you! Here are some highly recommended places to get your whole frozen turkey fix.
15. Ryan’s Grocery
Grab your turkey from Ryan’s Grocery this holiday season with a classic turkey with stuffing alongside organic roasts such as Wagyu stripling and ribeye. The store also has plenty of gluten-free and allergy-friendly options too. That’s a win in our books!
16. Sasha’s Fine Foods
Thanksgiving only comes around once a year, so don’t skimp on quality! Order your produce from Sasha’s Fine Foods, the online grocer that has been making waves since it first opened in 2011. With a varied selection of carefully sourced groceries, you know you’re in good (and healthy!) hands.
17. The Meat Club
Get The Meat Club’s best-selling Christmas Turkey for the festive season – order now for delivery on or after November 27. Don’t miss out – grab yours before they’re gone! This holiday must-have is all-natural, easy to prep and pairs well with various sides.
Feeling adventurous? Check out the ultimate list of best butchers in Singapore.
HYBRID TURKEY OFFERINGS FOR THANKSGIVING IN SINGAPORE 2023
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?
18. Turkey Pie from Simply Good Pies
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.
THANKSGIVING DESSERTS IN SINGAPORE 2023
19. Windowsill Pies
We’re huge fans of Windowsill Pies! Not only do they whip up pies entirely from scratch, but they’re also unbelievably delicious. Cap off your perfect Thanksgiving roast with their seasonal pumpkin, pecan, and turtle pies stealing the spotlight. Can’t resist? Another slice, please!
20. Little Farms
So you have the complete Thanksgiving feast in order but nothing for dessert? The 1.6 kg Butternut Pumpkin Pie from Little Farms is a slice of heaven that will bring your celebration to a sweet ending. The decadent pie not only looks enticing from the outside to attract the brood but scores big points on flavour too. Think of a sour cream shortcrust with vanilla chantilly and chocolate-crunchy pearls. From the sound of it, we reckon you might want to order more for the brood…just in case!
Details: Little Farms
21. Simply Good Pies
Indulge in Simply Good Pies’ take on the American classic during your Thanksgiving feast! Their pumpkin pie is a nostalgic trip to grandma’s kitchen in the good ol’ USA, bursting with rich, warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice, all blended with creamy pumpkin atop a buttery pastry base. We’ve elevated the flavour using dark brown sugar, giving it a deeper, more indulgent taste. Now, with a richer colour, this pie comes in 12 slices of wholesome goodness. Made to order, this special treat requires at least three days for delivery – because something this delicious is worth the wait!
Details: Simply Good Pies
After the feasting is over…
Get your wallets ready for the Black Friday Sales happening on 25 November to save loads on Christmas gifts. Take a break from shopping and head to the cinema with the kids, or settle into a nice cafe on Cyber Monday with a latte for you and a babyccino for the tot. Pop open your laptop for a few minutes of online shopping and don’t miss these sweet family deals, too…
Happy Thanksgiving folks!