From Easter champagne brunches to takeaway hot cross buns, there are Easter delights to please the entire family (not just the kids!) this festive season.
And, with the 15 options here, it’s up to you whether to splurge or save.
This is what the venues and vendors say about their fare and fun activities. See something you like? Book your spot or swing by its shop ASAP!
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FREE Event: The Finder Kids Hoppy Easter Egg Hunt at Cluny Court 2018
When: Saturday, March 17; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Farmers Market at Loewen Gardens, 75E Loewen Rd, 248844
It says: “The Farmers Market at Loewen Gardens is a great way to kick start your weekend. You will find a variety of vendors selling items such as Organic Vegetables, Olive Oil, Wine and Baked Goods. This special Easter edition will include an Easter Egg Hunt for kids.”
Price: Free admission!
Tip: Go this weekend and pick up artisanal items to serve at your own Easter party. And follow this easy guide to throw a kid-friendly fete.
NEXT: Summer Egg-venture at Vineyard at HortPark →
When: Sunday, April 1; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Vineyard, 33 Hyderabad Rd, #02-02 HortPark, 119578; 6479 7977
It says: “Be prepared to feast your way through a 3-Course Brunch Menu with a Tea Mocktail Open Bar. Adults can distract themselves with Tea Forte’s Mocktail Pairing while your child is kept busy with a variety of Easter Activities. We have an egg-citing line up of Easter Egg-tivities from Easter egg hunt through the lush greenery of HortPark, bouncy castles, colouring activities, face painting and more!”
On the Easter brunch menus at this recently renovated restaurant…
Adult and Kids menus: Vineyard Chilled Capellini Pasta with Ikura
Adult menu only: Salmon Tartare
Kids menu only: Mushroom Soup
Adult and Kids menus: Black Angus Beef Burger
Adult menu only: Lamb Shepherd Pie
Kids menu only: Savoury Pancake
Adult and Kids menus: 70% Chocolate Mousse with Red Cherry & Chocolate Shavings
Adult and Kids menus: Spanish Churros with Spiced Chocolate Dip
Adult and Kids menus: Easter Breakfast – Panna Cotta with Apricot Jam
Price: Adults Brunch Menu, $48++ or $78++ (with free-flow Prosecco cocktails); Kids Brunch Menu, $28 ++
NEXT: Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet at Sky22 →
When: Sunday, April 1; 12 to 3 p.m.
Where: Sky22, Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena, 99 Irrawaddy Rd, 329568; 6378 2040; email@example.com
It says: “Indulge in an Easter Sunday brunch buffet at Sky22 featuring a gourmet spread of International and seafood specials. Little ones will stand a chance to win attractive prizes in the Easter Gift Basket making competition and other fun-filled activities at the supervised children’s corner.”
The buffet menu will include Western and Asian specialties, including…
Haricot Vert & Fusilli Salad with Semi-Dried Tomatoes in Basil Pesto
Rosemary-balsamic Roasted Mushroom with Feta Cheese
Coq Au Vin (Red-wine Braised Chicken with Mushroom and Shallot)
Pan-seared Seabass with Salsa Verde
Croque Madame and Mini Bagel Beef Slider
Lembu Masak Merah (Braised Veal Shank)
Nyonya Curry Chicken with Roti Prata and Sambal Grilled Prawns
Cooked-to-order: Lobster Thermidor and Roast Sirloin Beef served with Truffle Hollandaise and Black Pepper Sauce
Live noodle station: Singapore Laksa and Penang Assam Laksa
Blueberry Scones, Filo Apple with Anglaise, Pandan Waffles, Blueberry Lime Cream Puffs, Chia Carrot Cake, Hot Cross Buns, Rocky Road and an assortment of cheeses
Price: $68++ (Adult), $34++ (Child age 6 to 12 years old); child aged 5 and below dines for free add-on $28++ for free-flow of house pour red & white wines, Prosecco, soft drinks, coffee and tea
NEXT: Easter Specials at YOUNGS Bar & Restaurant →
When: Friday, March 30, to Sunday, April 1
It says: “The 130-seater bar and restaurant situated at The Oval in Seletar Aerospace park sets itself apart with its signature style of presenting quality Modern European cuisine minus the chichi…. [It] is the idyllic and laid-back locale for delectable food and luscious drinks amidst a view of green lawns and rolling hills.”
On the special festive menu over the Easter weekend…
Asparagus Carbonara, $16
Beef Bourguignon, $22
Lamb Chop, $24
Carrot Cake, $8
Vanilla ice-cream, $8
Price: With every $30 spent, one child between 2 to 6 years old is entitled to dine free. Maximum of 2 kids can dine free where total spent is $60. Prices quoted are subject to prevailing GST and 10% service charge.
NEXT: Easter Revelry at Colony →
When: Sunday, April 1; 12 to 3:30 p.m.
It says: “Colony presents a ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ themed vintage Champagne brunch extravaganza filled with Easter gourmet delights. … The little ones can look forward to an Easter crafts station and the chance to meet Willy Wonka. Five lucky diners who find a Golden Ticket hidden within their Easter chocolate bar will win exciting prizes including an overnight staycation in a Deluxe Marina room inclusive of breakfast for two persons.”
A sampling of the indulgent menu at this elegant eatery:
Gold-braid eggs with Avruga caviar and shaved Parma ham infused with truffle
Easter pie with Black Forest ham and ricotta
Baby lamb with Mediterranean herbs and green vegetables
Chocolate Easter eggs
Price: from $468 per adult (includes unlimited pours of Dom Perignon); from $228 per adult (includes unlimited pours of Moet & Chandon Grand Vintage Blanc 2008 and Rose 2008, an Easter-themed mocktail and house pour red/white wines); from $99 per child (6 to 12 years of age). Pre-payment is required.
NEXT: All-You-Can-Eat D-I-Y Brunch this Easter at The Beast →
When: Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: The Beast – Southern Kitchen & Bourbon Bar, 17 Jalan Klapa, 199329; 6295 0017; firstname.lastname@example.org
It says: “Back by popular demand, treat yourselves to a variety of Southern dishes that will leave you spoilt for choice! Pick from dishes such as freshly baked cornbread, crispy buttermilk waffles, 10 hour pulled pork and Southern fried chicken thigh! What better way to spend the weekends with a hearty brunch with your friends and family!”
What else is on the Easter menu at this hipster have of Southern comfort food…
Beef Dirty Rice
Cornmeal Crusted Catfish
House-made Sausage Patty
Price: Just $32++! Wash it all down with all-you-can-drink mimosas at a top up of only $20++.
NEXT: Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch at Edge →
When: Sunday, April 1; 12 to 4 p.m.
It says: “Spend quality time with family and loved ones this Easter Sunday at Edge, as our team of talented Chefs bring you an array of delightful treats to celebrate the spirit of the occasion, while the little ones are kept entertained with exciting Easter-themed activities.
Indulge in a four-hour long brunch with unlimited Veuve Clicquot Champagne to complement the boisterous selection of the finest Seafood on Ice, roasts from the carvery such as Roasted USDA Prime Rib, Confit Lamb with Pistachio and Herb Crust from the Chef’s Specialty Trolley and Chef’s Specials of Chilled White Soba with Julienne Vegetables in a Light Broth and Szechuan Marinated Snapper. Conclude the sumptuous meal with a magnificent spread of Easter-themed desserts including classic delights such as Hot Cross Buns, Colourful Easter Eggs and Orange Praline Gateau.”
Price: $228 per adult, inclusive of unlimited Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label, selected red and white wines, selected cocktails, selected beers, fresh juices, soft drinks, coffee and tea; $168 per adult, inclusive of unlimited fresh juices, soft drinks, coffee and tea; $92 per child (6 to 11 years old), inclusive of unlimited fresh juices, soft drinks, coffee and tea
NEXT: Lokal’s Roast Dinner Easter →
When: Sunday, April 1; three seatings: 5:30, 7:30 and 9 p.m.
Where: The Lokal, 136 Neil Road, 088865; email@example.com
It says: “The Lokal’s first Sunday Roast Dinner of the year will be happening on Easter Sunday, 1st April!
Come down for a family meal with us – the usual style of 3 types of roasts (Beef, Chicken and Lamb). …. Don’t forget to end the night with our famous Sticky Date Pudding!”
Price: $25 each and $10 happy hour drinks all night long
NEXT: Peranakan Lunch Buffet at Spice Brasserie →
When: every day; 12 to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Spice Brasserie, PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road, 181 Kitchener Rd, 208533; 6428 3160; firstname.lastname@example.org
It says: “Spice Brasserie is pleased to introduce an all-new lunch buffet crafted by a true-blue Malacca-born Baba – Chef Jimmy Bong, whose family-style recipes are a main feature of the dishes served, along with some lesser-known Straits Chinese dishes that are better known across the Causeway.
Starting off the Nonya buffet are a colourful and myriad offering of cold appetizer salads, or Kerabu, meant to whet one’s appetite with their tangy-sweet marinades. There’s Kerabu made with Squid, Chicken and Prawn, but Chef Bong’s Green Mango Kerabu marinated with a chilli, sambal and belacan sauce is a long-loved recipe sure to make any bik bik’s mouth water and return for seconds!”
Price: $35 per person on weekdays and $38 per person on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays
Tip: If you want something different from the typical Western Easter fare, consider this unique option. Plus, the pastel-hued, floral-designed dinnerware itself looks a little festive.
NEXT: Easter Menu at Bread Street Kitchen →
When: Friday, March 30, to Sunday, April 1
Where: Bread Street Kitchen, 2 Bayfront Avenue, 01 – 81 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 018956; 6688 5665; BreadStreetKitchen.Reservations@MarinaBaySands.com
It says: “Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay is rolling out a series of fun-filled Easter activities, including a Kids Fun Corner over the Easter weekend (March 31 to April 1), where little ones can get creative with decorating cookies and Easter Eggs. Families and friends can also have fun at a special themed photo booth decked with interesting props to capture these moments. From March 30 to April 1, the restaurant will also be offering a special three-course Easter menu, featuring a hearty main of Whole roasted lamb rack with mashed potato, peas, baby carrots and mustard jus.”
NEXT: Easter Saturday and Sunday Brunches at Salted & Hung →
When: Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1; 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last order 3:30pm)
It says: “Buzzing contemporary Australian restaurant Salted & Hung will … be running a special Easter-themed bottomless brunch, and it is kid-friendlytoo. The menu will feature one-off dishes just for Easter, as well as fun-filled activities such as Easter egg painting and a cupcake décor station for the little ones. The best part for parents? Kids under the age of ten years get to dine for free.
Look out for plates such as a super-indulgent Mac ‘N’ Cheese using three types of cheeses – raclette, cheddar and beautfort. There’s also a variety of meat options to choose from such as Lamb Neck with roasted roots, Wagyu Tri Tip and Roasted Pork Belly with pickled cabbage. For sweets, the kitchen will be serving up traditionally favoured Hot Cross Buns and a huge chocolate bark covered in candy treats called Chocolate Easter Mess which is meant to be shared.”
Price: $75++ per person for food only, add $45++ for free-flow beverages
NEXT: Easter Weekend High Tea at Tablescape →
When: Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1; 3 to 5 p.m.
Where: Tablescape, Level 3, 10 Coleman Street, Grand Park City Hall, 179809; 6432 5618; email@example.com
It says: “Bring your loved ones to Tablescape this Easter weekend for a divine spot of tea. Enjoy sweet and savoury treats from the gorgeous Dessert Trolley – serving housemade desserts including favourites such as Spicy Mango, Raspberry Lychee with Almond Cake and Camembert Cheesecake, accompanied by a round of specialty coffee or tea from The 1872 Clipper Tea Co.”
Price: only S$24++ per person
NEXT: Easter Brunch at RISE →
When: Sunday, April 1;
It says: “Delight in a delectable brunch at RISE, as the international buffet restaurant tops up its buffet spread with an array of hearty specials. Guests can taste classic European dishes such as Beef Wellington and Slow-cooked Spanish Iberico Pork Shoulder at the live carving station, or indulge in a gratifying bowl of Buta Don, featuring well-seasoned pork slices atop a warm bowl of Japanese pearl rice, alongside a runny Onsen egg. The meal completes with RISE’s signature dessert offerings, including the classic Easter Hot Cross Bun – a tribute to tradition.
Children will also enjoy an exciting afternoon at RISE with a series of kids-friendly activities. Apart from a special Kid’s Corner where they can indulge in treats such as Mac & Cheese and Churros, children can also participate in an Easter egg hunt at RISE’s edible herb garden, and decorate Easter eggs and muffins to take home.”
Price: Adults: S$128++; Adults with beverage package: S$168++; Children: S$48++
NEXT: Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet at Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore →
When: Sunday, April 1; 12 to 4 p.m.
It says: “Easter is a significant festival for the Christians as Christians around the world commemorate the Resurrection of Christ. To mark this important occasion, the award-winning culinary team at Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore has meticulously prepared a lavish Sunday Brunch Buffet at Ellenborough Market Café and a series of fun activities for you to celebrate, satiate your appetite and bond with your family. [Kids] can watch cartoons and participate in activities such as Egg Painting and Wii.”
On the menu…
Duck Rillette Black Truffle
Smoked Duck Breast with Mango Salsa
Sliced Duck Breast with Marinated Cherries
Roasted Striploin of Beef with Rosemary and Red Wine Sauce
Maple Glazed Champagne Ham with Pineapple Raisin Sauce and Yorkshire Pudding
At the Children’s Corner: Chicken Nuggets, Crispy Fish Finger with Tartare Sauce, Penne and Spaghetti with Bolognaise, Tomato or Basil Pesto Sauce and more
Bunny Carrot Cake, Easter Orange Chiffon Cake and Easter Egg Hunt Cupcakes
Grandma’s Lemon Meringue Pie
Strawberry Cheese Cake
Price: $68++ for adult and $34++ for child (6 to 12 years old). Child aged 5 years and below enjoys a complimentary meal. Top up $35++ per person for free flow of red and white wine. Add $45++ per person for free flow of Moët & Chandon Brut Champagne
NEXT: Take-away Hot Cross Buns →
When: Now through Easter – whenever you want to eat them or invite over guests!
Where: Marks & Spencer’s eight locations around the island plus other shops
It says: “Throw open the curtains and the door to friends with our Breakfast Hot Cross Mini Loaves. They’re made with mixed seeds and grains, dried fruit, and hints of coconut and honey. Toast them lightly, then dollop on Greek yoghurt and lemon curd.
Treat lunchtime callers to a luxe spin on the cheese toastie. Grill Blueberry Hot Cross Buns – jam-packed with blueberries and Vostizza currants – then spread with seasoned cream cheese. Top with smashed walnuts, fresh thyme and a drizzle of honey.
Need an impromptu dessert? Our Salted Caramel and Chocolate Hot Cross Buns are loaded with chocolate chips, salted caramel fudge and toffee. Just toast and add sliced banana, whipped cream, Salted Caramel Sauce and flaked almonds.”
Price: $6.10 per pack
Tip: M&S is running a special promotion on hot cross buns through April 1 – mix and match any two packs for $10.90 (a $1.30 discount).
NEXT: Easter Farmers Market at Loewen Gardens →
By Sara Lyle Bow, March 16, 2018
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