It’s not breakfast, it’s not lunch, its a weekend institution in Singapore… it’s brunch!
If you wish to indulge in copious amounts of great quality food and unlimited drink on a lazy weekend morning, then you’re looking for a Sunday brunch. But it’s hard to choose when there are so many great options. Here are a few worthy notables, with prices from $68 up to $292 (the Krug) at time of printing.
Champagne Bar & Billiard Room The Raffles Hotel Tel: +65 6431-6156 11am – 3pm. Maine lobster, oysters, foie gras, roast, French cheeses, desserts and free flow Bollinger.
Café Brio Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Tel: +65 6233-1100 11:30am – 3pm. Prime rib, great Asian food and BBQ. Children under ten enjoy a buffet of hot dogs, burgers and spaghetti for free! Adults enjoy a free flow of Mumm champagne, wines and juices.
Global Kitchen Pan Pacific Hotel Tel: +65 6826-6333 11:30am – 3pm. Multi-course brunch with several options for each course. Veuve Cliquot Brut or Rose.
The Greenhouse The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore Tel: +65 6434-5288 11:30am – 3:30pm. Oyster varieties from around the world, including France, Australia and New Zealand. They also have the most impres- sive selection of more than 50 cheeses and a free flow of Moet et Chandon champagne.
The Mezza9 Grand Hyatt Singapore Tel: +65 6730-7188 11:30am – 3pm. Has everything from chilled oysters to tem- pura freshly made as you like it, as well as a free flow of Moet et Chandon champagne.
Olive Tree Mediterranean, InterContinental Singapore Tel: +65 6431-1061 11:30am- 3pm. Claimed by some to be the best brunch in town with generous portions of seafood, prime rib, pastas and succulent crepes. Free flow of Charles Heidseck champagne, Lindemann’s wines, beers and fresh juices.
One-Ninety Four Seasons Tel: +65 6831-7250 11:15am – 3:30pm. The king of brunches, with the mother of dessert stations. Free flow Veuve Cliquot or Krug.
Terrace Restaurant Beaufort Singapore, Sentosa Tel: +65 6371-1414 Noon – 3:00pm. Seafood by the seaside is what you’ll find at this sister hotel of The Sukhothai in Bangkok. Bring your swimwear, as you can spend the day by the pool. Free flow of Duval-Leroy champagne and wines.
Town Restaurant Fullerton Singapore Tel: +65 6877-8128 11:30am – 3pm. The perfect place to enjoy smooth jazz while dining al fresco along the Singapore River, enjoying a selection of Japanese, Italian, Western, Mediterranean and local cuisines.
The Line Shangri-La Hotel Tel: +65 6213-4275 Noon – 3pm. Oyster, lobsters and sangria, as well.
Long Bar Steakhouse Raffles Hotel Tel: +65 6331-1612 11:30am – 2:00pm. Semi-buffet with eggs, cheese, salad, desserts on the counter and grilled meat and seafood from the menu.
Brewerkz Tel: +65 6438-7438 11:00am – 4:00pm. Steak and eggs. Brie omelet, and pints at $5.99.
Paulaner Brauhaus Tel: +65 6883-2572 11:30am – 2:30pm. German brunch including pork knuckles, sausages and sauerkraut.
Keyaki, Pan Pacific Hotel Tel: +65 6826-4615 Noon – 2:30pm. Excellent Japanese food; open Saturday.
Masala Art Peninsula Plaza Tel: +65 6338-7555 11am – 2:45pm. Pan-Indian with veg and non-veg and live seafood. Free flow Tattinger, whiskey or Tiger beer.
Ristorante Bologna Marina Mandarin Tel: +65 6845-1111 Noon – 3pm. Traditional Italian buffet comes to you with roving servers and chefs.
Wasabi Bistro The Oriental Singapore Tel: +65 6885-4615 Noon – 3:00pm. Signature dishes; also free flow sake, wine, Asahi beer or champagne. Open Saturday.
Photo courtesy of the Raffles Hotel. Text by Jeffree Benet for The American Club Singapore