There’s no better way to start your 2022 on the right note with a gastronomic feast! From buffets to set menus, Singapore boasts plenty of options for you and your nearest and dearest to dig in into the new year. Little Steps has compiled a list of the best places to dine at for your New Year’s celebration. Bye bye 2021, and hello 2022!
Treat yourself to a sumptuous final meal of the year at The Knolls, at Capella Singapore. Their New Year’s Eve dinner kicks off at 7.30pm and is priced at SG$188++ per pax for a 5-course meal with inclusions like Bluefin Tuna Belly Noodle and Maine Lobster. A glass of champagne is also thrown in so you can toast together to commemorate the year you’ve had together!
The Knolls, Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, 098297, +65 6377 8888, www.capellahotels.com/en/capella-singapore/offers/celebrate-at-capella
Get ready with your chopsticks skills for a dim sum brunch on January 1 or 2, 2022 at SG$58 for kids aged 7 to 12 years old and SG$88 for adults. The special menu has exclusive menu items like abalone and lobster to make your start of the year feel extra festive. Those with smaller appetites will also appreciate the classic bites fit for sharing, like xiao long bao and prawn dumplings.
Cherry Garden, Mandarin Oriental, 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Singapore 039797, +65 6885 3500, www.mandarinoriental.com/singapore/marina-bay/fine-dining/restaurants/cantonese-cuisine/cherry-garden
Pamper your taste buds at Rise Restaurant at Marina Bay Sands between December 31, 2021 and January 2, 2022, for SG$138++ per guest, with a range of options from meat to seafood. Featuring fresh oysters, steamed crabs and tiger prawns, the appetizers are just a warm-up for the main event of either a Tomahawk steak or Atlantic cod fillet. Take note that a minimum of 2 diners are required, so you can make a date with your partner, BFF or little one!
RISE Restaurant, Marina Bay Sands, Lobby, Hotel Tower 1, Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018972, +65 6688 5525, www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/rise.html
If Abalone and Lobster sound like just the perfect treat, then make a booking at Mott 32 this year-end. The restaurant will be serving up a 4-course menu for the new year that includes Double-Boiled Abalone Soup and Braised Boston Lobster in Supreme Soup. Prices are SG$178++/pax for lunch and SG$198++/pax for dinner, so you’re free to pick your preference. Those who want a bit of bubbly can top up for a bottle of champagne or free-flow alcohol.
Mott 32, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Ave, B1-41/42, Singapore 018956, +65 +65 6688 9922, www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/mott32.html
It’s truly a celebration at Pan Pacific Singapore’s Edge restaurant, with plenty of different options to schedule in your new year gathering. Choose from New Year’s Eve Lunch (SG$75), New Year’s Eve Dinner (SG$158), New Year’s Day Brunch (SG128) or New Year’s Day Dinner (SG$108) – all with mouthwatering delights like Fresh Seafood Platter, Sashimi, Garden Salads, Cheese Platters, and Western dishes. Look out for special cuisines on certain dates like Peranakan, Thai and Indian.
Edge, Level 3, Pan Pacific Singapore 7 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039595, +65 6826 8240, www.panpacific.com/en/hotels-and-resorts/pp-marina/offers/festive-2021.html
Two set menu options are available at Lawry’s to usher in 2022: either New Year’s Eve dinner, or New Year’s lunch or dinner. The New Year’s Eve 6-course spread features Prime Ribs or Lobster with Salmon, while January 1, 2022 presents 4-courses with options like Hokkaido Scallop With Barramundi instead. Make a booking for at least 2 pax before December 21, 2011 and you’ll even get a free bottle of Prosecco!
Lawry’s, Mandarin Orchard Singapore, 333A Orchard Road, #04-01/31 Mandarin Gallery, Singapore 238897, +65 6836 3333, www.lawrys.com.sg/ourmenus
Round up the loved ones for a year-end treat at Garibaldi, with 5-course (SG$218++) or 6-course (SG$258++) options between December 31, 2021 and January 2, 2022. Get ready your taste buds for sumptuous and exquisite dishes like Hokkaido Snow Beef Carpaccio and Sweet Prawn Tartare with Sea Urchin. Cap off your meal with a lovely Strawberry Chantilly Cake & Lemon variation and a cup of coffee or tea – there’s no better way to kickstart the year.
Garibaldi, 36 Purvis Street #01-02 Singapore 188613, +65 6837 1468, www.garibaldi.com.sg/menus
Bid a royal farewell to 2021 with Raffles Hotel’s New Year’s Eve dinner, starting from SG$428++ per guest. You’ll be seated at the Grand Lobby, where your 5 courses will be surrounded by decorations put up exclusively for the night. Besides a welcome drink and canapes, look forward to delightful dishes like Seared Scallops and Sea Bass. If you have specific dietary requirements, you can also let the staff know in advance.
Raffles Hotel, 1 Beach Rd, Singapore 189673, +65 6412 1816, www.rafflescelebrations.com.sg/dining/new-years-eve-celebratory-dinner-2021
Want to feast but don’t wish to stick to a set menu? Let The Square restaurant at Furama Riverfront indulge you in a buffet so you’ll be spoilt for choice instead! Available between December 31, 2021 to January 2, 2022, everything from fresh seafood on ice to burger and laksa stations will be at your disposal. Prices start from SG$43.80 per adult, but kids aged 6 to 12 get 40% off and seniors above 60 years old get 30% off.
The Square @ Furama, Furama RiverFront, Level 2, 405 Havelock Road, Singapore 169633, +65 6739 6468, specials.furama.com/festivefurama2021
Soak in sights of Singapore’s skyline and countdown fireworks when you dine at Alley On 25 on New Year’s Eve, choosing between the Standard Platter (SG$188) or Premium Platter (SG$208). The latter has exclusive menu items like caviar, sashimi and foie gras if your taste is feeling expensive. Slow down your pace on January 1 and 2, 2022, with their Lazy Breakfast (SG$68) and Hangover Afternoon Tea Session (SG$58).
Alley On 25, Andaz Singapore, 5 Fraser Street, Singapore 189354, +65 6408 1234, www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/singapore/andaz-singapore/sinaz/dining
You don’t have to shell out an exorbitant sum just to eat well. From just SG$49++ per person, wine and dine with a 4-course Italian meal at La Scala Ristorante together with Calamari Al Pesto and Roasted Sea Bass. We recommend heading down with your partner or bestie since for just a SG$58++ top up, you’ll get 2 hours of free-flow wine, beers and drinks too. Cheers!
La Scala Ristorante, #01-86 Arcade @ The Capitol Kempinski, 13 Stamford Road, Singapore 178905, +65 6715 6877, www.kempinski.com/en/singapore/the-capitol-singapore/dining/culinary-highlights/new-year-dining-offers
Make it a family affair at Lime Restaurant to bookend the year, with an array of food including Irish Oysters, Half-Shell Scallop, Mala Mussel with Tteok-Bokki, Grilled Lamb Chop and Rock Salt Salmon. Kids can also satisfy their sweet tooth and sink their teeth into desserts galore. Prices start from SG$34.50 for kids and SG$69 for adults.
Lime Restaurant, ParkRoyal Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289, +65 6809 8888, www.panpacific.com/en/hotels-and-resorts/pr-pickering/dining/lime.html
Located next to the Marina Bay waterfront, you’ll get scenic views while you dine at Jade restaurant in Fullerton Hotel Singapore. Available on New Year’s Eve between 6.30pm and 10pm, the 5-course menu presents 2 different options, each with various Chinese dishes like Sauteed Wagyu Beef and Kampong Chicken Soup. It’s SG$209++ per person with free-flow drinks, but SG$60 more will get you free-flow bubbly and booze to keep the good times coming.
Jade, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178, +65 6877 8911 , www.fullertonhotels.com/fullerton-hotel-singapore/dining/restaurants-and-bars/jade
If you’d like to commemorate the end of the year slightly off shore from Singapore, then The Cliff at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa is your place. Their New Year’s menu (SG$138++) is filled with decadent treats like fresh scallop carpaccio and roasted cod with lobster and sea urchin broth, so you’re bound to be satisfied and stuffed silly. Thirsty? Top up SG$50++ or SG$70++ to get free-flow alcohol for 2 hours!
The Cliff, Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, 2 Bukit Manis Rd, Sentosa, Singapore 099891, +65 6708 8310, www.sofitel-singapore-sentosa.com/offers/new-year-the-cliff
Holiday Inn’s Atrium Restaurant New Year buffet is Halal-certified, so everybody can join in the festivities. From SG$98 per adult and SG$20 per child, dig into the best of all worlds with fresh seafood, local classics like chicken rice and laksa, as well as festive desserts such as bread pudding. Not only do kids aged 5 and below dine for free, but there’s an ongoing promotion of 55% off if you pre-book for a party of 5 dining together!
Atrium Restaurant, Holiday Inn, 317 Outram Road, Singapore 169075, +65 6733 0188, singaporeatrium.holidayinn.com/atrium-restaurant-buffet-details
Settle in at Gordon Grill on New Year’s Eve with either a 4-course lunch or 5-course dinner menu, from SG$90/adult. A brunch buffet (SG$150/adult and SG$90/child) and dinner (SG$170/adult) on the first two days of 2022 are also available, so you can start off the year on a high note. Make sure to book early too – credit card members get 10% off the brunch buffet!
Gordon Grill, Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221, +65 6737 7411, www.goodwoodparkhotel.com/dining/gordon-grill
Lobster rolls are something seafood lovers of all ages will appreciate, and there’s more than the standard buns to expect from Luke’s Lobster in the coming year. Available now till January 15, 2022, diners with a penchant for spice and local flavors can sink their teeth into the special Sambal Achar Lobster Roll (SG$30.50) – a collaboration with local author and chef Fatfuku. If you’re looking for something unique and alternative from fancy restaurant buffets, this is definitely an option to consider.
Luke’s Lobster, multiple locations, lukeslobster.sg
Celebrate the high life and the end of the year at the quayside Kinki Restaurant + Bar. Feed your appetite for a 6-course dinner that includes Japanese cuisine with a unique twist, such as Hamachi Carpaccio & Grilled Spicy Yellow Corn. If drinks with friends are your agenda instead, opt for their Rooftop Bar Set (SG$588+) that has a combo filled with bar snacks and drinks for a mini party at Level 3.
Kinki Restaurant + Bar, 70 Collyer Quay, #02-02 Customs House, Singapore 049323, +65 +65 6533 3471, www.kinki.com.sg
It’s a spread with Salted & Hung’s whopping 8-course dinner for New Year’s Eve, priced at SG$209++ per person. The menu is worth the slightly expensive price tag since it comes along with dishes like caviar, king crab and wagyu beef. After you’re done with savory, move on to sweet treats like a multi-layered chocolate bar and milo choux puff. If you want to celebrate at home instead, takeaway sets are also available.
Salted & Hung, 12 Purvis St, Singapore 188591, +65 6358 3130, saltedandhung.com.sg
Any time from now till January 2, 2022 is reason for you to round up your closest friends and family for a festive feast at Tablescape. Their 8-course festive set (from SG$176) offers a variety of different dishes and sorts out the meal planning for you. Alternatively, you can opt for a-la-carte items (from SG$68) ranging from fish to ham to turkey if your crew has specific preferences. For smaller bites, why not consider the Festive Afternoon Tea Set (SG$78) and Festive Charcuterie Sets (SG$88).
Tablescape. 10 Coleman St, Level 3, Singapore 179809, +65 6432 5566, tablescape-restaurant-bar.myshopify.com/collections/festive
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