Celebrate Easter 2020 in Singapore: Egg-citing Brunches and Lunches To Indulge In this Year

Hopes of travelling during the long Easter weekend may have been dashed, but don’t let that put a damper on an intimate gathering with your loved ones. If there is anything that can boost our spirits, it’s a lavish feast featuring hearty communal classics and ambrosial sweet treats. Which is why we have rounded up six places — where social distancing measures have been put in place — offering Easter blowouts for you and your loved ones to relish on Sunday, 12 April 2020.

Note: Social distancing measures such as restricting group seating to a maximum of 10 people and staggering dining reservations have been put in place at the following establishments. Additionally, other precautionary measures like strict sanitisation protocols, temperature taking at the entrance and collection of diners’ contact information for tracing purposes, will be followed diligently to ensure the safety of all patrons.

The White Rabbit

Not only is it aptly named, but The White Rabbit does a mean Easter Sunday brunch too. Dive right into a delightful Seafood Platter or starters such as Chicken Liver Parfait and Roasted Kabocha Pumpkin & Spinach Salad. Don’t miss their Carving & Eggs station where you can sink your teeth into succulent Roasted Australian Wagyu Ribeye with a side of organic eggs scrambled or sunny-side-up. After polishing off mains – think Roasted Japanese Sweet Potato Gnocchi and Tea-infused Roast Chicken – be sure to check out the dessert table for a slew of toothsome afters like  Espresso Choux and Bunny Butt Cheese Balls.

The deets: First seating (10am-12.30pm) is priced at S$98++ per adult, includes free-flow soft drinks and juices, and S$58++ per child (aged 5-12). Second seating (12.30pm-3pm) is priced at S$108++ per adult, includes a glass of Bluecoat gin & housemade tonic or a glass of Duval-Leroy Brut Champagne, and S$58++ per child. Each seating lasts two hours.

The White Rabbit is located at 39C Harding Rd, Singapore 249541, p.+65 6473 9965. Book a table here.

Marriott Cafe

Marriott Cafe never fails to put up an extravagant Easter feast and it’s no different this year, with an extensive selection of over 90 Western and Asian items. Even if you’re spoilt for choice, starting your Sunday with premium seafood on ice is never a bad one, when the likes of Boston Lobsters and Snow Crab Legs are involved. Make a pit stop at the live Duck Foie Gras station serving up a creation with cherry relish, before hitting the carvery for Moroccan-Spiced Roast Leg of Lamb and Crispy Pork Saddle with Pancetta. Leave some room for dessert spectaculars like Lemon with Summer Berries & Pistachio Choux Puffs and even an Orange Chocolate Fountain.

The deets: priced at S$108++ per  adult (free flow of wines, beer, live mimosa and sangria station and other beverages) and S$48++ per kid (free flow of juices and live milkshake station)

Easter Sunday Buffet Lunch is happening at Marriott Cafe, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238865, p.+65 6831 4605, e.mhrs.sindt.fb.reservations@marriotthotels.com.

Racines

Partake in the time-honoured culinary tradition of Easter Sunday brunch at Racines, where Chef Jean-Charles will be preparing French delicacies like Escargot Ragouot with Creamy Parsley Butter whilst Chef Andrew Chong stirs up Chinese classics such as juicy stir-fried Wagyu Beef glazed in black pepper sauce to match. End on a sweet note at Pastry Chef Sam Leong’s dessert station by demolishing Croissant Waffles fresh off the griddle or noshing on classic Easter treats. Kids can also look forward to an exciting egg hunt led by The Easter Bunny.

The deets: available from 12.30pm – 3.30pm priced at S$138++ per adult (includes free-flow juices and soft drinks); S$168++ (includes free-flow house wines and craft beers); S$178++ (includes free-flow champagne, cocktails, house wines and craft beers) and S$69++ per child of ages 6-11. Children aged 5 and below dine for free

Racines is located at Sofitel Singapore City Centre, 9 Wallich St, Singapore 078885, p.+65 6428 5000. Book a table here.

Adrift by David Myers

Easter festivities are in full swing at Marina Bay Sands as award-winning restaurants roll out limited-time specials. For brunch, hop over to Adrift by David Myers to try their revamped brunch menu featuring 20 well-loved brunch classics and creative dishes like the New England Lobster Frittata (S$24++) and The King Crab Omelette with Garden Herbs (S$26++). If you have a sweet tooth, you will love the Broken Ricotta Pancake (S$19++) that is generously topped with creamy ricotta and whiskey-soaked walnuts. No celebration is complete without booze — delight in Adrift’s free-flow of tipples ( additional S$98++ per person) or order handcrafted cocktails of your choice.

Adrift by David Myers is located at 10 Bayfront Ave, Lobby Tower 2 Hotel, Singapore 018956, p.+65 6688 5657. The Easter brunch will be available from 12pm – 3pm.

Porta

Celebrate the joy of Easter with a splendid afternoon feast with your loved ones at Porta without burning a hole through your pockets. After whetting your appetite with freshly baked Hot Cross Buns, a freshly Roasted Red Snapper awaits you at the live carving station. Pile on the indulgence with hearty brunch classics like brioche French Toast topped with summer berries and vanilla ice cream or go green with their dedicated plant-based menu that includes Orecchiette Pasta and the luxurious Beyond Burger with plant-based Daiya cheese and house-made ketchup. Not forgetting desserts — expect sweet treats like Carrot Cake and a towering Chocolate Fountain for the perfect finish to the festivities.

The deets: available from 12pm – 4pm priced at S$39++ per adult and S$16++ per child (5 to 11 years). Children below 5 enjoy a complimentary Kids’ Dish of the Day. All house wines will be available at a 15% discount.

Porta is located at 1 Unity St, Singapore 237983, p.+65 6593 8855, e. hello@porta.com.sg.

Summerlong

Greek out this Easter as Summerlong reveals a special Greek Easter menu to mark the sacred occasion. Look forward to highlights like Briam — a Greek take on ratatouille — topped generously with feta cheese and a lusciously sweet Greek Ravine cake. The outdoor live station of Roast Spit Lamb is the ultimate pièce de résistance of the feast, dishing out deliciously tender lamb bites with a variety of sides such as roasted potato, tzatziki and pita. It goes without that saying that Greek fare calls for Greek tipples — imbibe fun libations like Mango Maracatu(S$20++), crafted with Maracatu Cachaça, Pavlova vodka and mango Puree, Mythos Beer (S$14++) and other Greek spirits.

The deets: available from 12pm – 4pm priced at S$30++ per person for counter-buffet menu. Top up S$20++ for roast spit lamb (also available for à la carte order at $39++ for 250g).

Summerlong is located at The Quayside, 60 Robertson Quay #01-04, 238252, p.+65 6235 1225. Visit their website for more information.

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Niharika Murali


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