Brunch is always a good idea – plus, we’ll take any excuse to indulge a little more on the weekends. And it seems the dining scene is on the same page, with a veritable buffet of options to choose from, all serving up decadent dishes and flowing champagne this Easter.
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Estate, Hilton Singapore Orchard
Marvel at the botanical-inspired interiors of this all-day dining establishment as you nibble at freshly shucked oysters, wagyu prime rib with Yorkshire pudding and Bordelaise sauce, beef wellington laced with black truffle sauce and rock salt baked salmon with citrus beurre blanc. Don’t miss the specialty, truffle duck.
Easter isn’t complete without eggy creations, and Estate ups the game with a variety of dishes, such as Swedish egg omelettes with trout roe and dill, quail egg Niçoise salad, and Easter scotch egg. Look out too for the Alléosse Cheese Trolley, packed with 24 types of French cheeses, and a good variety of cakes, from popping candy carrot cake to torched citron tart, rum and hazelnut cream puff, and the classic Hilton cheesecake.
The Grand Easter Champagne Buffet Lunch is available on 17 April from 12 to 3pm.
Brunch is at $118 per person, or $168 with free flow Laurent Perrier Champagne, white wine, red wine and Bloody Mary cocktails.
Alley on 25, Andaz Singapore
Alley on 25 at Andaz hotel offers up a festive brunch experience with free-flowing platters of freshly shucked oysters, tiger prawns and mussels, as well as cold cuts like Iberico ham, mortadella, and duck rillette. You’ll also get to enjoy specialty cage-free Easter eggs, like Scotch egg and Avruga caviar egg, and a shared carving board of gourmet sausages, roasted lamb and honey-baked ham. On top of that, diners get a choice of main courses, such as oven-roasted spring chicken with Provencal herbs and burnt lemon, Seafood Mac and Cheese, or Shepherd’s Pie. Special sweets for the occasion include an impressive-sounding chocolate Easter egg sundae with chocolate sauce mochi waffle.
Easter brunch, on 16 and 17 April, is $98 a person. Top up $45 for free-flow wines, beers, and prosecco.
mezza9, Grand Hyatt Singapore
For the ultimate celebration, mezza9’s free-flow Easter Champagne Brunch rolls out a host of gourmet meats, sustainable seafood, desserts and more from its various show kitchens. Zero in on the spiny lobster, freshly shucked plump rock oysters, and Australian Yarra Valley salmon trout caviar paired with lemon blinis. Or aim for Asian favourites like crispy fried tiger prawns in creamy salted egg yolk sauce. The dessert station features carrot cake with cream cheese, cherry fruit crumble, bread and butter pudding, tiramisu, and soft-serve ice cream.
For $128, brunch on 17 April comes with freshly squeezed juice and non-alcoholic beverages. Top-up $80 for Barons de Rothschild Champagne, or $100 for G.H Mumm Rosé, plus bottomless house pour wines, gin and tonics, and beers.
Opus Bar & Grill, Voco Orchard Singapore
Voco Hotel’s grill spot offers up a choice of well-executed mains, including a substantial hanger steak, roasted porchetta, and grilled lamb rack. You’ll also get to dive into unlimited rounds of seafood, including fresh shucked oysters, juicy Boston lobsters, and plump tiger prawns. Forget the calories for a day, and load up on decadent Torchon foie gras, truffle omelette, gourmet pastas, and delicious warm pizzas. Dessert features the Easter classic, hot cross buns, plus an artisan cheese platter.
Opus’ Easter Champagne Seafood Brunch runs on 17 April, 12.30 to 3pm. Brunch at $168 with free-flow Prosecco or $186 with free-flow champagne.
Zafferano Italian Restaurant & Lounge
Brunch with a view is always a plus. At Zafferano, soak in views of the city skyline while diving into a traditional Italian feast, with sharing portions of appetisers and pastas, and individually-plated main courses and desserts. Special highlights include risotto with smoked caciocavallo and short rib ravioli with taleggio. Options for mains span herb-crusted lamb rack with crisp eggplant cannolo, Mediterranean seabass with zucchini terrine, or Angus beef striploin with truffle jus. Round off your repast with classic Italian desserts like Pastiera Napoletana – shortcrust tart filled with creamy ricotta, candied orange and orange blossom – as well as Colomba Pasquale, a dove-shaped sweet bread.
The Italian Table Easter Brunch is served on Saturday 16 April, 12pm to 3pm. It’s $148 with free flow sparkling wine, or $198 with free flow champagne.
Gemma Steakhouse, National Gallery
If you’re a fan of the popular French bubbly Louis Roederer, head for the National Gallery’s Italian-Mediterranean steakhouse. The indulgent, four-course sharing menu includes a selection of starters, pastas, steaks and desserts: think Challans duck prosciutto with taggiasche olives soil and cassis jam, slow roasted white beetroot with burrata Campana and toasted macadamia, and red kuri agnolotti with lobster essence and freshwater crayfish, livened up with Valencia orange. The highlight of the meal is Gemma’s Duo Steak, comprising black Angus beef tenderloin and wagyu skirt. Enjoy the succulent meats with sides of whipped agria potato, purple sage and parsnip, and broccoli with pecorino.
The Bottomless Bubby Easter brunch on 17 April costs $188 and comes with free flow Louis Roederer Brut champagne.
OSTERIA BBR by Alain Ducasse, Raffles Hotel Singapore
There’s no special Easter menu at Raffles Hotel’s mod-Italian restaurant, but don’t let that stop you. The regular brunch here features á la carte specialities such as fresh l’Antilope oysters with lemon vinaigrette, lobster salad with pumpkin and leeks, Italian cold cuts, smoked salmon with scrambled eggs and Kristal caviar, and duck foie gras piccata with roasted figs.
Osteria’s Sunday brunch is served from 12pm to 2.45pm at $68 for 90 minutes’ free flow Zardetto Prosecco DOC Treviso Brut, or $98 for Billecart Salmon Brut Reserve. Both options include a curated selection of wines and cocktails, such as Bellini and Bloody Mary.