If there’s one thing we love about New Year’s Eve, it’s got to be the holiday parties and feasting. Whether you’re planning to celebrate the new year at home or out, we’ve got you covered with these New Year’s Eve Day dining options!
Located on the fringes of the Marina Bay, this stunning resto-bar offers one of the best views of the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display. As with previous years, the upcoming countdown party ($398 per person) will feature a night of great food and drinks. You’ll be treated to canapes and free-flow craft beers, selected wines and fruit juices all the way till midnight. Dinner and a welcome cocktail are included, along with one glass of Rothschild champagne as the clock strikes midnight! If you’re pressed for time, opt for the cheaper option – $128 gets you entry to the bar and terrace, one hour (11pm to 12am) of free-flow midnight snacks, craft beers, selected wines, fruit juices and soft drinks, as well as a glass of champers.
The Ritz Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Enjoy the final soiree of the year and usher in 2018 with Super Night, an extravagant dinner held at Colony on 31 December, from 7 pm to 12 am. For $388++ per adult, you’ll get to enjoy unlimited pours of Möet & Chandon NV Brut Imperial Champagne, as well as a buffet dinner featuring the likes of onsen egg with sea urchin, abalone with yuzu jelly, flambé foie gras with truffle snow, wagyu tomahawk wellington, salt-crusted turbot, and king crab bee hoon with truffle. As the clock strikes midnight, catch the mesmerising fireworks over Marina Bay from the hotel lobby, before adjourning to Chihuly Lounge to continue with your New Year’s Eve celebration, where DJ Jade Rasif will spin ‘live’ beats until 1 am.
Secure a table at Chihuly Lounge and enjoy a complimentary party snack platter for four persons when you pre-purchase any two bottles of alcohol by 25 December 2017. A minimum purchase of SGD 300 is required.
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
Count down to 2018 with a New Year’s Eve party right in the heart of Orchard! Prices start at $198 per person, and you’ll be entitled to unlimited champagne, wine, beer and soft drinks, plus a huge buffet spread with premium roasts like turkey with dried fruit and chestnut bread stuffing, bourbon and honey-glazed leg ham, and roast Australian beef. Love seafood? Don’t miss the lobster thermidor, gratinated scallops, and fresh seafood on ice, too! For those who prefer fine Cantonese cuisine amidst all the Christmas festivities, check out Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant’s festive set menus (priced from $88 per person). Highlights include chilled poached lobster with avocado sauce, braised sea cucumber with fish maw in abalone sauce, braised bird’s nest, and more.
Stellar at 1-Altitude
There can’t be too many better locations for a New Year’s Eve dinner than Stellar at 1-Altitude , the stunning, sky-high restaurant in the CBD that offers a gorgeous city view and progressive Australian cuisine by executive chef Christopher Millar. There are two seatings on the night; the first consists of a four-course menu ($180 per person), the second a six-course feast ($388 per person, or $408 for window seating). The decadent dishes range from caramelised foie gras with nori pebbles and clams to Tajima flank steak with heirloom carrot, winter truffle and pommes anna. Both sets include a glass of bubbly, so you can cheers to the new year! Top tip: After dinner, head to the rooftop to revel in the countdown party and catch the fireworks.
Usher in 2018 over a New Year’s Eve dinner to remember at InterContinental Singapore’s restaurant, Ash & Elm. An elegant six-course feast ($128 per person) awaits you; look forward to creations unique to Chef Philippe Duc, who helms this European-style brasserie. The French-born chef previously led SPOON by Alain Ducasse at InterContinental Hong Kong, which has clinched two Michelin stars. For a dinner fitting of the occasion, Chef Philippe presents a menu that includes duck foie gras terrine, Boston lobster with homardine sauce and champagne sabayon, and Australian beef tenderloin with mulled wine jus, complemented with paired wines.
Through 1 January 2018, both Jamie’s outlets are doing three-course lunches ($49 per person) and dinners ($65.90 per person), each inclusive of a glass of bubbly on arrival. For lunch, look forward to such specialties as porcini mushroom soup with black truffle, pumpkin arancini stuffed with pecorino cheese, and chicken ravioli with sage butter and honey-toasted chestnuts. For the ultimate dinner feast, expect options like baked nut roast – quinoa, squash, mushrooms, apricot, spinach, arrabbiata sauce and veggie parmesan – oven-roasted sea bass, and dry-aged sirloin steak with truffle butter, accompanied by brussels sprouts, rosemary potatoes and marinated tomatoes. Save room for sweet treats like the festive dark chocolate tart and Jamie’s black forest panna cotta!
Planning a party at home? This festive season, Huber’s Butchery is offering a selection of bone-in, semi-bone or boneless hams, homemade turkey stuffings and chipolatas, as well as lamb or vegetarian haggis ($16.30) from Scottish brand Macsween. Popular picks include the premium skin-off, cooked honey-baked ham ($47 per kg) and cooked chicken chipolata ($22 per kg). You can buy in the knowledge that more than 90 percent of Huber’s meats and meat products are growth hormone-free; the sausages are also made with natural casings and without any fillers. Plus, you can get some handy tips and even recipes from the expert butchers! Order online, then pick up your order at the store, or have it delivered to your doorstep before 21 December.
Psst… The butchery is closed on 25 and 26 December, as well as 1 and 2 January 2018.
For more ideas on where to eat in Singapore, check out our Wine & Dine section!