Need that quality adult time?
These six joints allow parents to feast and chat away while the little ones are entertained.
Guests at Ash & Elm’s Sunday Champagne Brunch are provided a corner for kids, which comes equipped with cartoons, a foosball table, and even a Playstation. Budding little chefs with a sweet tooth can have their literal cake and eat it at the cupcake decoration area. Parents can relax and indulge in the delightful spread prepared by Executive Sous Chef Philippe Duc and his team.
Guests can order unlimited dishes from their Tasting Platters menu that comprises of 9 small plates. This includes dishes such as pan-fried foie gras with spiced rhubarb marmalade, braised lamb shoulder with pancetta and green peas, and pan-seared scallops seasoned with lemon and parsley. All this, in addition to a fine buffet of premium seafood, fresh bakes, an array of desserts, and free-flow of Taittinger Brut Champagne, house wines, Bloody Mary cocktails.
Level 1, InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road, 188966
Tel: 6825 1008
Start your ultimate Sunday champagne brunch at Kwee Zeen (‘cuisine’, presumably) with a glass of Taittinger in hand and choose from a sumptuous spread that includes live seafood, a foie gras gallery, charcuteries, and sweets from their Chocolaterie that serves up handcrafted fresh truffles, cakes and confectionery.
While you are enjoying brunch, the children will be entertained with activities such as face-painting and balloon sculpting. There is also a dedicated kid’s room where the little ones can indulge in a bit of cartoon binge-watching, or tire themselves out in the indoor bouncy castle. They could even indulge in board games. A selection of finger food will also be specially prepared for the children.
2 Bukit Manis Road, Sentosa, Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, 099891
Tel: 6708 8366
Sunday Brunch at La Brasserie is an all-family affair. A dedicated kids’ corner is set up for the children. Think: cartoons, toys, and a special menu comprising petite sandwiches, frosted cookies, healthy dips like hummus and avocado, as well as a frog fruit bowl.
While the little ones are entertained, sip on unlimited servings of champagne, create your own Bloody Mary, and indulge in sumptuous seafood on ice and a selection of mouth-watering treats from the live carving station, or dig into some freshly-made crepes.
80 Collyer Quay, The Fullerton Bay Hotel, Lobby Level, 049326
Tel: 6597 5288
The Sunday champagne brunch at Melt Café tempts with an amazing array of dishes that includes everything from a selection of fine oysters and seafood (crabs and lobsters anyone?), European charcuterie, traditional roasted meats and wok-fried delights. Do save some room for dessert; their freshly baked waffles, crisp on the outside and fluffy within, are to die for. Parents can totally relax and indulge as their children enjoy are treated to fun-filled activities such as icing sugar cookie decoration. The latest Xbox video games are available to satiate the older ones as well.
Mandarin Oriental Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue, 039797
Tel: 6885 3500
Tuck into an awesome spread with the family at Mitzo with over 40 types of meticulously-crafted dim sum, savoury dishes and seafood delicacies, including live lobster, braised abalone, Mitzo special barbecue pork, royal shrimp dumpling and custard bun. While you relax with your choice of cocktail, champagne, wine or beer, the children can have their fun in their own play area which screens cartoons.
Level 4, Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Road, 238857
Tel: 6603 8855
Renowned for their international cuisine featured at 16 theatre kitchens, The Line at Shangri-la Hotel remains one of Singapore’s favourite destinations for buffet feasts and brunch. Highlights include seafood on ice, Western and Asian roasted meats, dim sum, fresh salads and soups, a selection of cheeses and a range of heritage and international desserts. Seasonal specials such as the Durian Fest – comprising special dishes such as durian fried rice, durian miso-glazed scallops, durian crab, durian pudding, durian tart – ensure variety throughout the year. Parents can feast to their hearts’ content after registering the children at Buds by Shangri-La (fees apply), an immersive and curated play space that features explorer zones, toddler zones and an outdoor playground. More information on BUDS here.
Tower Wing, Lower Lobby, Shangri-la Hotel, Singapore
22 Orange Grove Road, 258350
Tel: 6213 4398
By Xie Huiqun, The Peak Magazine, August 2018
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