Christmas Dinner in Singapore: 12 Spots for a Seafood & Meat Feast

12 Best Places to Enjoy a Christmas Dinner in Singapore

Good food and company — what more could you ask for?

With Christmas just around the corner, you might still be hunting for the perfect place to have dinner at. Luckily, there are plenty of scrumptious restaurants open during this festive season! With feasts ranging from seafood and meat to an array of Japanese options, here are the best spots to have Christmas dinner in Singapore this 2022. 

Also read: Holiday Season in Singapore: 19 Best Things to Do & Places to See!

Where to have a traditional Christmas dinner in Singapore

1. Swensen’s

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A go-to for family dinner meals in Singapore, Swensen’s is back this festive season with a selection of lip-smacking new offerings. Share the delectable Seafood Platter or the Lamb Shank Shakshuka with Garlic Sourdough Bread with your loved ones. Or, get the Christmas Chicken Waffles, a new addition to your typical Christmas menu! 

Then, satisfy your sweet tooth with the all-new Biscoff Cheesecake, More S’mores, or Tiramisu Sundae, or enjoy all three flavours with Claus is Comin’

This menu is available from now till 3 Jan 2023 at eight select outlets: Thomson Plaza, Bedok Mall, Clementi Mall, Causeway Point, IMM, NEX, Parkway Parade and Changi Airport T3. Find out more here

2. True Cost

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For a spin on your typical Christmas meal, head to True Cost at Suntec City. Aside from the delicious Wagyu Roast Beef (S$32.95) and Baked Lamb Leg with Potatoes (one leg for S$29.95; four legs for S$115.95), sample the fragrant, one-of-a-kind Whole Tandoori Chicken with Brown Rice (S$32.95). Seafood lovers must also try the heart-warming Salmon Gravlax (S$15.95), which features thick and juicy cuts of fresh salmon. Also, dessert is not your typical log cake, but a Red Velvet Cake Roll (S$10.95) instead. 

This menu is available from now till 31 Dec 2022. For table reservations, click here

Address: 3 Temasek Boulevard 302, Sky Garden #03-302/303, Suntec City

3. White Marble

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In keeping with a twist on your traditional Christmas dinner in Singapore, head to White Marble. Inspired by flavours of the Mediterranean region, White Marble serves up star dishes like the Charcoal Grilled Black Angus Ribeye, Charcoal Grilled Spanish Octopus, Braised Wagyu Beef Cheek Daube, and more, all of which come alongside appetisers, sides, and desserts. 

This Christmas in Advance menu (S$168++ for two pax; S$268++ for four pax) is available from now till 22 Dec 2022. For the Tibb’s Eve, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day (S$398++ for four pax) menu, head on down from 23 to 25 Dec 2022. Find out more here

Address: 1 Tanglin Rd, Orchard Rendezvous Hotel, #01-09, Singapore 247905

P.S. — Why not book a last-minute staycation in Singapore’s Orchard Rendezvous Hotel to really treat yourself this Christmas? Click here to make a booking! 

4. Black Marble

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At Black Marble, you won’t just be sinking your teeth into the usual Christmas dinner offerings like Chargrilled Black Angus Ribeye and the Barramundi Fillet and Smoked Tom Turkey Breast. Expect your meal to start with the Marble of Goose Liver Terrine, and whet your appetite with the hearty Slow Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Cap off the meal with the Christmas Cocktail (S$18), Muga Reservoir 2019 Red Wine (S$78), or opt for the Montelvini Prosecco(S$58)/Louis Roederer NV (S$98). 

This four-course meal for two (S$258) is only available on 24 and 25 Dec 2022. For table reservations, WhatsApp/call 96416913. 

Address: 118 Holland Ave, Raffles Holland V, #02-01

5. Pura Brasa

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Christmas dinner in Singapore will never look as sinfully good as when you’re at Pura Brasa. Featuring only four Christmas specials, Pura Brasa will provide you with a tantalisingly delicious evening. 

Treat yourself to meltingly tender Braised Beef Cheek with Red Wine & Truffle Puree (S$30) or the perfectly sweet and savoury Grilled Salmon with Coffee Crust served with Piquillo Peppers & Tartar Sauce (S$32). While you’re at it, why not indulge a little more with the Tasmanian Lobster al Ajillo in Casserole (half: S$85; full: S$165)?

This menu is available while stocks last. For table reservations, click here

Address: 5 Wallich St, Guoco Tower, #01-16, Singapore 078883

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6. Meow Barbecue

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Who said Christmas dinner in Singapore can only be a Western-inspired meal? First on the list of truly unique festive meals is the Christmas-themed meat platter (S$60.80, UPS$66.80) from Meow Barbecue. Look forward to premium quality beef, Iberico pork, and marinated chicken that you can barbecue to juicy, smoky perfection. 

Plus, enjoy a late-night dining discount of 20% off every Friday and Saturday for diners who are seated after 10pm! (The restaurant will close at 12am during the month of December.) 

This menu is available from now till 31 Dec 2022. For table reservations, click here

Address: Bugis+ #01-17, 201 Victoria Street Singapore 188067 (entrance outside mall, facing Bugis Junction)

7. PizzaExpress Singapore

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Next, enjoy a fun family dinner in Singapore this Christmas at PizzaExpress! Seasonal specialities include the Christmas Tree Doppio (S$17.80), an edible tree of cheesy dough balls that you can pull apart with your hands, and Natale Pizza (S$32), which comes stacked with fresh, crisp, and sweet ingredients. End off on a sweet note with the Warm Chocolate Fudge Cake (S$16). 

Keep little ones entertained with the In-House Playpen at PizzaExpress Scotts Square! This newly transformed space features a Make Your Own Pizza and Pizza-Making Party where you’ll get to choose exactly what you want on your pizza. 

This menu is available from now till 31 Dec 2022. For table reservations, click here.

Address: 6 Scotts Rd, Scotts Square, #B1-08/09, Singapore 228209

8. Wagatomo

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Who knew Japanese cuisine was a popular option for Christmas dinner in Singapore? Treat yourself to a festive omakase experience at Wagotomo, which centres its menu around the Wagyu beef of Japan.

Eat your way through a flavour tour of Japan’s prefectures (Gizu, Kumamoto, Hokkaido, Kagoshima) famed for their wagyu, all at S$98++ per pax (minimum of 2 to dine in). Menu items include A5 Wagyu Pizza, Moyashi, A5 Wagyu Tataki, Eggplant Miso, A5 Wagyu Senbei, Brussel Sprout, A5 Misuji, A5 Gyu Don, and Mille Fuille.

This menu is available from now till 31 Dec 2022. For table reservations, click here

Address: 5 Wallich St, Guoco Tower, #01-12, Singapore 078883

9. Ohayo Mama San

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Dig into a festive Japanese meal this Christmas right in the heart of Orchard Road! Ohayo Mama San features Instagrammable Japanese delights, both sweet and savoury. 

Feast on the Holiday Platter (S$38++), a carefully curated bento set of flavourful soft-shell prawns, savoury calamari, mala karaage, and salted egg salmon skin. There’s also the Christmas Kyuden (S$28++), a stacked tower of lobster salmon rolls, aburi wagyu, and aburi spicy salmon sushi. 

 Sip on a delicious tipple — like a Winter Sangria or Snowy Sui Calpis (both S$20++) — for a properly merry time!

This menu is available while stocks last. For table reservations, click here

Address: 313 Orchard Rd, #01-29, 313@Somerset 238895

10. Ichiban Boshi

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A heartland favourite for Japanese food, Ichiban Boshi is serving a range of festive set meals that is sure to delight the young and old. There are four Festive Indulgence sets to choose from:

  • Truffle Miso Golden Tori Gozen (S$28.90)
  • Abundance Kaisen Nabe Gozen (S$29.90)
  • Yakiniku Gyu Steak Gozen (S$29.90)
  • Buta Kakuni Gozen (S$29.90)

You can even indulge in a tipple with specially imported sakes from Tokushima!

This menu is available from now till 6 Feb 2023. Find out more here

11. issho izakaya

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 Maybe you don’t celebrate Christmas per se, but are still using the day to gather with loved ones. For this (and a little indulgence), head to issho izakaya, a Japanese restaurant centred on the Japanese philosophy of “togetherness,” where family and friends come together to share the joy of a good meal. 

Sample an extensive array of Japanese dishes featuring ingredients air-flown directly from Japan, then cheers to a New Year by choosing from a wide selection of sake, shochu, beers, wines, and more. 

Address: 1 Fullerton Rd, #01-05, Singapore 049213

12. Menya Kokoro Ramen Izakaya

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Finally, at Menya Kokoro Ramen Izakaya, celebrate the season with the popular Japanese quick drink culture or Choinomi. This is especially for you if you’re looking for quality alcoholic drinks and snacks at best-value prices! 

Along with your light and refreshing Sobatea Highball (S$11.00) or icy cold Sapporo draft beer (S$11.00), enjoy a wide selection of Japanese light bites (from just S$2.90)! Relish in the likes of cold tofu with minced meat (S$2.90), creamy wasabi potato salad (S$3.90), and the healthy yet addictive burdock chips (S$6.90). 

Also read: 8 Best Spots in Singapore to Experience the City’s Nightlife

With a multitude of places to enjoy a Christmas dinner in Singapore, you no longer have to worry about where to fill your tummy this festive season. Here’s to a merry time with friends and family over good food and jubilant chatter! 

Information extracted from press releases issued by Brand Cellar.

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Cassandra Nerva
Cassandra Nerva

Cassandra seeks comfort in warm blankets, period dramas, and all things hazelnut. If she's not getting carried away with a wartime novel or decorating her house with plants & fairy lights, she's uncovering hidden gems around her as she continues to embrace her keen sense of adventure.