‘Tis the season for value-for-money Christmas buffets
Christmas is just around the corner once more and this calls for tender roast meats coated in natural jus, hearty stuffings, and a whole array of special holiday treats. It’s also the season of giving, so we’ve sussed out a list of festive hotel buffets under $50 just for you to ease the burden of all that gift shopping on your wallets – Merry Christmas!
1. Food Exchange, Novotel Singapore on Stevens – $42
Source:Novotel Singapore On Stevens
If you’re the kind who likes to savour a little bit of everything, head to Food Exchange at Novotel Singapore on Stevens for their Festive Buffet Lunch ($42)! An international buffet with a spread that covers everything from Western mains, BBQ grills, and Middle Eastern delights to local favourites, Japanese sushi, Seafood on Ice, and Asian noodles, you’ll definitely be spoilt for choice.
On top of all that, the festive buffet lunch will also offer their chef’s holiday signatures, including Gravlax, Traditional Roast Turkey, Honey Studded Ham, and a wide array of decadent festive desserts like log cakes, stollen, gingerbread houses, and a white chocolate fondue to indulge in.
Check out the festive menu here, and call 6491 6100 or email [email protected] to make reservations!
Note: The buffet lunch is only available on weekdays.
Address: Novotel Singapore On Stevens, Orchard District, 28 Stevens Road, #01-01, Singapore 257878
Date: 1st – 31st December | Monday – Friday: 12PM – 2.30PM
2. Ash & Elm, InterContinental Singapore – From $38
For groups of friends with both large and small eaters, book a table at Ash & Elm – the restaurant has a Festive Lunch Appetiser and Dessert Buffet where diners can choose if they want to opt in or opt out on a Main Course!
Source:Ash & Elm
Featuring wood-fired bread, cold cuts, and a wide range of salads, appetisers, and desserts, mains consist of mouth-watering treats like Slow-braised Beef Short Ribs, Braised Chicken Leg, Chargrilled Beef Striploin, and Roasted Chicken Breast. On top of that, festive additions include Charcoal-grilled Beef Tenderloin with Port Wine Sauce, Roasted Tom Turkey with Citrus Fruits, Honey Ham and Spinach Flatbread, and more!
Address: InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966
Date: 21st November – 24 December, 26th – 31st December | Mon – Sat: 12PM – 3PM
Price: Appetiser and Dessert Buffet: $38 | With a choice of Main Course: $48
3. The Square Restaurant, Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay – $48
Source: Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay
Dine with a view at The Square Restaurant and indulge in a mouth-watering buffet lunch spread that includes fresh and juicy seafood on ice, hearty mains, and a wide variety of festive dishes! Think Roasted Turkey with Cranberry Sauce, Salt Crusted Sea Bass, Roasted Lamb Leg with Rosemary Sauce, Roasted Honey Baked Ham with Pineapple & Orange Herb Sauce, and more.
Not forgetting the desserts for those with a sweet tooth, The Square’s buffet also serves their signature Durian Pengat, the staple chocolate fondue, and festive pastries like the Christmas fruitcake!
Make your reservations here.
Address: Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay, 177A River Valley Rd, Singapore 179031
Date: 1st – 31s December, except Christmas Day
Price: Lunch (12PM – 2.30PM) | Adult: $48, Child (age 5 – 12): $24, Senior Citzens (Age 55 and above): $32
4. The Carvery, Park Hotel Alexandra – $48
Source: Park Hotel Alexandra
In line with the lush greenery surrounding Park Hotel Alexandra, The Carvery’s festive buffet is interestingly themed “Forest Feast” – expect lots of greens, fruits, and nuts in this healthy yet scrumptious spread!
Highlights include a succulent Roast Chicken with Black Truffle, Balsamic Braised Beef Short Ribs, Persimmon and Pecan Nut Salad, and weekend specials like Roasted Pork Knuckle, Whiskey-Aged US Angus Beef Prime Ribs, and Dingley Dell Pork Rack.
Even the desserts are also forest themed, with sweets like the festive fruitcake, and a Raspberry and Lychee trifle dessert!
For more information on the menu, check here!
Address: Park Hotel Alexandra, 323 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159972
Date: 5th – 30th December (Excluding 24th & 25th December)
Price: Lunch (12PM – 2.30PM) | $48
5. Royale, Mercure Singapore Bugis – $48
“Follow” Santa around the world at Royale as you dine from their adorably coined “Santa’s Christmas Circus Buffet”, which boasts over 40 Yuletide dishes prepared in various Asian, Western, and European styles!
Whether it’s a roast with an Asian twist such as the 7-Spices Turkey with Homemade Chilli Sauce, a conventional signature like the Port Wine Glazed Rack of Lamb, or a crowd-favourite treat like the Truffle Cheese Fondue, they’ve got all kinds of dishes for you to savour.
It goes without saying that the buffet also includes adorable desserts like a Santa Claus Mini Cheese Cake, Festive Tartes, DIY Gingerbread Man cookies, and a stunning Ivory White Chocolate Log Cake to wrap up your journey on a sweet note!
Note: The first 22 diners who quote “HoHoHo” upon booking each day gets to enjoy a 1-for-1 special!
Refer to the menu here, and book here for reservations!
Address: Mercure Singapore Bugis, 122 Middle Rd, Singapore 188973
Date: 10th – 23rd, 26th – 30th December 2018
Price: Lunch (12PM – 2.30PM) | Adult: $48, Child (6 – 12 years): $24
6. Saltwater, Changi Village Hotel – From $42
Easties, this one’s for you – dig into a variety of local Asian delights and festive roasts at Saltwater, a restaurant nestled in Changi Village Hotel! From just $42, diners will get to feast from a selection of fresh seafood on ice that includes snow crabs, salmon sashimi, and Canadian oysters, a live BBQ station offering grilled prawns, scallops, and juicy meat cuts, and mains ranging from Cereal Prawns and Beef Rendang to DIY Rojak.
Festive specials like a Carving Station with Roasted Turkey Breast, Honey Baked Chicken, and Chestnut Stuffing will also be available, and of course, sweet-toothed folks can go wild with the assortment of log cakes, Christmas puddings, mince pie, and local nonya kuehs!
Check out the menu here, and make a reservation here.
Address: 1 Netheravon Rd, Village Hotel Changi, Singapore 508502
Date: 1st December 2018 – 1st January 2019
Price: Weekday Lunch (12PM – 2.30PM): $42 | Weekend Lunch: (12PM – 3PM): $42 | Weekday Dinner (6.30PM – 10PM): $46
7. Baba Chews, Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong – $42
For those of you who are the more adventurous sort, get the best of both worlds at Baba Chews, where traditional festive dishes gets spiced up with old-school Nyonya flavours!
The Crackling Pork Belly Panggang is marinated in a special satay mix and served with a side of pickles and mustard vegetables! Source: Baba Chews
The Holiday Feast buffet on Sundays are priced at just $42, and you can stuff yourself with daring fusion creations like Turkey Breast Assam Curry, Barramundi Mee Goreng, Crackling Pork Belly Panggang, and Chendol and Ubi Manis Yule Log Cakes.
The Turkey Breast Assam Curry is slow-baked with tamarind, homemade rempah, and spicy curry sauce. Source: Baba Chews
Check out the holiday menu here, and call +65 6723 2025 or email [email protected] for reservations!
Address: Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong, 86 E Coast Rd, Katong Square, Singapore 428788
Date: 1st December 2018 – 1st January 2019
Price: Sunday (12PM – 3PM): $42