While Champagne is typically the highlight of a “Champagne brunch,” the term may simply indicate that alcoholic drinks are available. Breakfast-tini, anyone?
Have some brunch with bubbly this weekend!
Ready for an unlimited flow of Bottega Prosecco, premium white and red wines plus delicioso Italian food? Mangia! The Sunday Bottega Prosecco Brunch boasts a beyond-the-basics buffet of salmon carpaccio with caviar dressing, oven-baked beef sirloin with mustard sauce, desserts galore and more. Every Sunday and on public holidays from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; $108 per adult, $58 per child. (10 Telok Blangah Green, www.alkaff.com.sg)
If you’re craving a simple, super-cazh affair, head to 5th Quarter Cava, where the brunch options include a charcuterie platter, chorizo eggs, mushroom cappuccino (served in a coffee pot!) and baked clams with garlic (above). Opt for free-flow Cava to accompany your meal and kick back. Every Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $60 for brunch menu, add $45 for free-flow Cava (39 Syed Alwi Rd, www.5thquarter.com.sg)
If homemade, rustic French cuisine is your idea of romance, you’ll adore Cocotte. Its Weekend Brunch Trolley makes its rounds with dishes showcasing seasonal, organic produce from Hatiku Farm in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia – and the menu varies weekly. Choose free-flow sparkling rose, Prosecco or wine with your fare. Every Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.; $88 for Brunch Trolley, $119 with free-flow Prosecco. (2 Dickson Rd, www.restaurantcocotte.com)
Potato Head Folk
It’s called The Wild Brunch for a reason. Sink your teeth into creative dishes like We Found Nemo, a spin on a standard smoked salmon bagel with a side of tater tots, or Lil Miss Piggy (above), a Cumberland sausage, truffle onion jam in a toasted demi brioche. Or try the signature Wubenz, salt beef cooked for 96 hours with Sriracha-style Russian dressing, and smoked cheese on griddled rye bread. And select from handcrafted cocktails: a Bunny Mary (gin, carrot juice, Tabasco) or a Mary A Go Go (Tequila, mango, fried ikan bilis anchovies). Every Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; main dishes start at $12, cocktails are $22 each. (36 Keong Saik Rd, www.pttheadfolk.com)
Mr & Mrs Maxwell’s
This All Day Breakfast menu is just what you need, whether you’re looking for comfort food classics like an English Fry up ($18) or Belgian waffle ($14), or want something more indulgent such as a lobster omelette with fresh herbs on toasted sourdough ($16). There are even some healthy-ish options: ricotta hotcakes ($14, above), homemade granola ($11) and avocado toast ($14). Enjoy “adult” milkshakes ($14) and alcoholic concoctions such as champagne punch ($18) and truffle martinis ($18). Daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (28 Ann Siang Rd, www.theclub.com.sg/restaurant-bars/mmm)
Just add music: The brunch buffet at J65 features a live DJ performance, while you pile your plate high with oysters, tuna sashimi, hand-carved meats, Iberico ham and five types of smoked salmon. Don’t miss the signature Sunday prime rib roast. Every Sunday from 12 p.m. till 3 p.m.; $128 with alcohol, $88 without alcohol. (1A Cuscaden Road, www.hoteljen.com/singapore/tanglin/taste/restaurants/j65).
Leave the kids at home for this cocktail brunch and enjoy some grown-up gourmet offerings – think American bivalves, Maine lobster and smoked foie gras. Room for dessert? Go ahead and order that cinnamon-raisin sticky bun or whoopie pie cheeseburger. There’s also a wide selection of booze-icals, including Bloody Marys and other cocktails, champagne, wine and beer. Every Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; from $150, includes free flow of craft cocktails, beer and wine. (1 Cuscaden Rd, www.fb.com/manhattansg)
This Seattle-style seafood restaurant now serves a Sunday brunch with cocktails, including bespoke Bloody Marys ($17). For a hearty start, order the Eggs Benedict on bread topped with sliced crab and avocado ($12 and up), or a premium lobster roll ($39). Yum. Not that hungry? Just pop back some devilled eggs stuffed with ikura fish roe and fish mousse ($6) while you sip. Every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (18 Bukit Pasoh Rd, www.humpback.sg)