If you are trying to get a ticket to watch this year’s National Day Parade on eBay at some ridiculous price, I’d say forget it. Save that money and indulge your passion for the nation the true Singaporean way – food! Besides, no celebration is complete without a sumptuous feast.
Here are our favourite buffet picks to celebrate the nation’s birthday gastronomically.
100 Orchard Road
Tel: 67398370 or 67338855 ext. 8133
Celebrate Singapore’s 46th birthday at Concorde Hotel from 6 to 14 August. With every paying adult, the second adult enjoys 46% off all their buffets.
Feast on local favourites like oyster omelette and classic Peranakan favourites such as ayam buah keluak and Nonya laksa at the Concorde Hotel Singapore Flavours Buffet Lunch. Enjoy a sumptuous spread of fresh, succulent seafood at the Harvest of the Sea Buffet Dinner and savour local and Western delicacies at their Weekend Afternoon Tea where dishes such as sashimi and assorted sushi await you. What’s more, you can toast to Singapore with a Singapore Sling, specially priced at $4.60++ per glass!
Singapore Flavours Buffet Lunch (Available from Mon to Fri, 12 noon to 2.30pm)
Adult: $26.00++; *Child: $13.00++
Senior Citizen (55 years and above): $21.50++
Harvest of the Sea Buffet Dinner (Available daily from 6.30pm to 10.00pm)
Monday – Thursday: Adult: $45.00++; *Child: $20.00++
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Eve of Public Holiday and Public Holiday: Adult: $47.00++; *Child: $20.00++
Weekend Afternoon Tea (Available on weekends from 12 noon to 5.00pm)
Adult: $29.00++; *Child: $14.00++
* Child aged between 3- 12 years old
21 Mount Elizabeth
Tel: 67370511 ext. 1156
Enjoy a 4-hour ‘Tunch’ (lunch and tea combo) at York Hotel on 9 August. Feast on Singapore’s all-time popular hawker delights such as popiah, prawn noodle soup, Singapore chicken rice with char siew, dim sum, pineapple and mutton curry, Nonya chap chye and local assorted desserts like ice-kacang and durian pancakes, longan with snow fungus and red dates, assorted Nonya kueh, and many others. You also get to enjoy a glass of “Singapore Dream” mocktail (Usual price: $10 ++ per glass) at a discount of 46%.
Price: $30.80++ per adult; $21.80++ per child below 12 years old
Prices are inclusive of complimentary selection of Bandung, orange juice, apple juice and tea or coffee.
Credit Card Discounts
All DBS, OCBC & UOB Credit & Debit Card members are entitled to a 10% discount off the National Day Tunch.
11 Canning Walk
Savour a truly delectable international buffet lunch featuring Seafood on Ice, which include items such as oysters, prawns, mussels, assorted sushi and sashimi as well as a carving station with beef sirloin and Peking duck. National Day Buffet Lunch at The Glass House is available on Tuesday, 9 August 2011 from 12:00pm – 2:30pm, $48++ for adults and $24++ for children (4 to 12 years). The Glass House is also giving away one $10 gift voucher with every $50 spent in a single receipt. Promotion is valid for a limited period only.
22 Scotts Road
Indulge in a sumptuous local high tea buffet spread of more than 20 popular local snacks, mains and desserts like chicken wings, otah-otah, samosa, mee goreng, laksa, Nonya kueh and hot desserts at the Coffee Lounge. Available daily from 3pm to 5.30pm, the buffet does not contain pork or lard. It is priced at $33++ per adult and $16.50++ per child.
In the spirit of National Day, Goodwood Park Hotel will also be introducing its new creation – the Merlion Durian Praline to satisfy both chocolate and durian lovers. This delectable treat is only available for a limited period from 1 to 9 August 2011 at the Deli for takeaway. It retails at $46+ for 20 pieces.
Level 4, Gallery Hotel, 1 Nanson Road
Never miss breakfast on National Day with brunch buffet at Zenden! Be treated to a variety of culinary delights like oysters, half shell scallops, roast beef with red wine sauce, sushi maki, pork ribs with Mongolian sauce, fish maw and crabmeat soup. You can also indulge in Zenden chef’s very own dessert creation of golden pumpkin and yam dessert paste with ginkgo nuts, Nonya kueh and ah balling with ginger soup. Priced at $28.00++ per person, the buffet is available from 11:30am to 3pm on National Day.
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