From Easter egg hunts and choo-choo train rides to roast lamb and hot cross buns, there are Easter brunches designed to please the entire family this festive season.
The Easter bunny is back in town on 16 April this year. And that means hunting for colourful Easter eggs in the bushes, being silly on bouncy castles and of course, feasting on Easter chocolates galore! Best of all, while the kids are being thoroughly entertained, dads, mums, grandpas and grandmas can relax and indulge in an endless spread of culinary delights.
Take your pick from this comprehensive list of eggs-travagant Easter brunches:
1. Eggs Benedict & Easter Day at Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay
For the kids: Join the chefs in expressing their creativity in Easter chocolate egg-painting sessions on Saturday and Sunday.
The celebrity chef restaurant will be rolling out a special selection of Eggs Benedict dishes (from $22++) during brunch hours to mark the three-day Easter weekend. There’s even one called “Naughty”, which adds beef burger and bacon to the already drool-worthy dish.
When: 11am-3pm, 14-16 April
Where: #L1-81 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
Phone: 6688 5657
2. Easter Egg Hunt at Canopy Garden Dining
For the kids: A sure-win Easter egg hunt is ongoing at Canopy Garden Dining. While tucking into brunch from the dedicated kids menu, keep a look out for the eggs hidden within the premises, and go home with attractive prizes!
Select your favourite brunch items (from $10++) from the a la carte menu, from buttermilk pancakes to beef cheek eggs benedict. New items include salmon curado salad, pan-seared potato terrine, Serrano ham sandwiches and squid ink bomba rice. Pair your desserts with all-time favourite fresh fruit smoothies, as you enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the pretty garden setting.
When: All-day dining, till 16 April
Where: Bishan Park 2, 1382 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1
Phone: 9113 4666
3. Iconic Easter Sunday Brunch at Capella Singapore
For the kids: Dedicated food stations for kids, plus themed activities including egg decorating, face-painting, a magic show, and the highly anticipated annual Easter egg hunt. Kids are given 20 minutes to hunt for 1,000 chocolate eggs hidden on the lawn. Find a golden egg and win attractive prizes!
The lively Easter Sunday brunch affair (from $188++ per adult; from $78++ per child) includes a bustling food fair and live band alongside live food stations and a generous buffet spread of fresh seafood, gourmet carvings and sweet treats. French chef, Olivier Rodriguez, will also be making a special guest appearance to demonstrate his revolutionary style of Mediterranean cuisine.
When: 12.30-3.00pm, 16 April
Where: Grand Ballroom Foyer, Capella Singapore
Phone: 6591 5046
4. Oscar’s Easter Weekend Brunch at Conrad Centennial Singapore
For the kids: Be entertained with activities such as face-painting and balloon sculpturing at the kids’ corner, with Easter egg door gifts to be given out. There will also be an Easter egg hunt and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny on Sunday.
Highlights of the two-day brunch (from $88++ per adult; from $44++ per child) include an organic egg station, where chefs prepare poached eggs on English muffins topped with delights such as pancetta, foie gras parcels and bone marrow melt. Sunday guests also enjoy an outdoor barbecue station serving Boston lobster and prime cuts of beef. End the brunch on a sugar high at the legendary Chocolate Dessert House.
When: 12.30-3.30pm, 15-16 April
Where: Oscar’s, Conrad Centennial Singapore
Phone: 6432 7481
5. An Egg-citing Egg-venture at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
For the kids: After tucking into the dedicated kids’ buffet, head to the Kids’ Entertainment Zone. Have fun painting eggs, and munch on popcorn while watching a family movie. On Sunday, say hi to the jolly Easter Bunny, then take part in the Easter egg hunt as a family and stand to win attractive prizes.
Beyond traditional Easter dishes like Scotch eggs, roasted rack of lamb with pistachio crust and hot cross buns, this buffet brunch ($58++ per adult; $48++ per child) also includes creative Asian egg dishes, such as soft-shelled crabs with salted egg and braised pork belly with quail eggs.
When: 12.30-3.30pm, 14-16 April
Where: Azur Restaurant, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
Phone: 6823 5354
6. “La Famille” Brunch at The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore
For the kids: Embark on an Easter egg hunt from 1.30pm on Easter Sunday at The Floating Pods. The dedicated Children’s Room will also keep the kids busy with activities like balloon sculpting, face-painting and arts and crafts stations.
La Brasserie’s Easter Sunday brunch (from $98++ per adult; $64++ per child), starts with fresh seafood and a smorgasbord of French cheeses. Pan-seared foie gras with fresh figs, slow-roasted prime rib and red wine-braised lamb shank, as well as local delights like prawn laksa, will be served up by live stations. Kids will love hot mains like crisp-fried fish morel beignets and French fries, as well as the chocolate Easter eggs and other desserts. An egg-themed Easter Saturday Eggs-travaganza Brunch (from $68++ per adult; $44++ per child) is also happening on Saturday, 15 April.
When: Noon-3.30pm, 16 April
Where: La Brasserie, The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore
Phone: 6877 8911/8912
7. Easter Afternoon Tea at Goodwood Park Hotel
For the kids: Amid dipping into the chocolate fountain and face-painting fun, the little ones can jump about in air-conditioned comfort at Tudor Courtyard. Just for Easter, the elegant glass marquee will be transformed into a play area, complete with a bouncy castle.
It may be an ‘afternoon tea’ ($58++ per adult; $34++ per child), but this buffet spread deserves a mention in this list of Easter brunches. Egg-inspired creations include sous vide egg with smoky potato velouté and chorizo and black truffle, among others. Also expect a charcuterie counter, savouries like pork goulash and roasts, sandwiches and scones, as well as chocolate, pastry and dessert corner.
When: Noon-2.30pm & 3.00-5.30pm, 15-16 April
Where: L’Espresso, Goodwood Park Hotel
Phone: 6730 1743
8. Bunnylicious Easter at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel
For the kids: Join in the Easter egg hunt and meet the friendly Bunnylicious mascot. Activities include face-painting and a play area for the little ones.
Start with fresh seafood at Food Capital’s Easter buffet ($88++ per adult; $44++ per child), comprising a spread from Irish and Canadian oysters to snow crab legs. The theatrical open kitchens will showcase the season’s signature braised Bobby veal shank and baked yoghurt country tomato Scottish salmon, among others. Before tucking into tempting Easter desserts, feast on barbecued meats and seafood grilled a la minute.
When: Noon-2.30pm, 16 April (also available for dinner)
Where: Food Capital, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel
Phone: 6233 1100
9. Oasis Easter Brunch at Grand Hyatt Singapore
For the kids: While the younger ones (2-7 years) are entertained in a dedicated play area, the bigger kids (8-10 years) will enjoy a boutique workshop with clay play and craft. They will also get fun packs with mini DIY tasks, science experiments and cubby cases. A special kids’ menu offers mini burgers, pasta and hot cross buns.
Easter brunch (from $68++ per adult; $48++ per child) by the poolside at Oasis features seafood on ice, salads and a vegetarian grill. Heartier mains include Australian sirloin and lamb cutlets, and Spencer Gulf sustainable leader prawns. The dessert spread includes assorted Easter eggs and cookies.
When: Noon-3pm, 16 April
Where: Oasis, Grand Hyatt Singapore
Phone: 6732 1234
10. Easter Sunday Brunch at Hard Rock Hotel Singapore
For the kids: Besides the mini children’s buffet with dishes like mini beef burger and Easter Bunny Basket with chocolate eggs, kids can take part in a hands-on Easter sweet creation competition in the adjoining cooking studio. Dining guests will be invited to judge the resulting decorated chocolate eggs and three winners stand to win a large chocolate bunny! They can also enjoy face-painting and a movie screening.
The inaugural Easter buffet ($88++ per adult; $44 per child) sees highlights including snow crab leg, rib-eye steak, seafood gumbo pie and chicken and egg roulade. Led by recently named Pastry Chef of the Year at the World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence 2017, Kenny Kong, the Sessions’ pastry team will deliver a series of handcrafted Easter desserts to jostle for the spotlight.
When: Noon-3.30pm, 16 April
Where: Sessions, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa
Phone: 6577 6567
11. Hilton Easter Sunday Brunch at Hilton Singapore
For the kids: There are loads of kid-centric goodies for every budding gourmand, from pizzas to cheese, garlic, pork and snail sausages. Then stop by the eggnog chocolate fountain and the new Teppanyaki ice cream station for freshly carved ice cream on the ice-cold slate.
Be spoilt for choice at Opus, where the ‘Egg-travagant’ Easter brunch (from $108++ per adult; $55++ per child) boasts eight live stations of ocean-fresh seafood and hearty carvings. Don’t miss the melted Swiss Raclette in the dedicated cheese room, or herb-roasted lamb rack at the open-flame charcoal grill. Egg-themed specialities prepared a la minute include classic Scotch eggs with black truffle hollandaise. Get your ultimate sugar rush from the six-metre-long D9 Cakery dessert showcase to complete the decadent meal.
When: Noon-3pm, 16 April
Where: Opus Restaurant, Hilton Singapore
Phone: 6730 3390
12. Eggstraordinary 1-for-1 Easter Buffet at Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre
For the kids: Fun activities planned for younger family members include Easter egg-painting. Parents will be glad to know that on top of the one-for-one promotion, children below six years dine for free!
The menu highlights for the Easter buffet ($62 nett per adult; $18 nett per child) include pan-fried eggs with assorted seafood at the live station, salmon croquette, and lamb stew with chickpeas and pumpkin. Local favourites such as Hainanese chicken rice are also available, as are assorted Easter cupcakes amid the dessert spread.
When: Noon-2.30pm, 14-16 April (also available for dinner)
Where: Window on the Park, Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre
Phone: 6733 8333
13. The Great Easter Feast at Hotel Fort Canning
For the kids: Captain Bunny invites families to a pirate-themed Easter in the Park – complete with a kids’ buffet station serving delights such as potato cannon balls. Take part in the Easter Egg Dash, Treasure Island Pinata Bonanza and Best-Dressed Pirate contest. There will also be a bouncy castle, toys and slides, and kids get to make their own Easter souvenir to take home.
The scrumptious Davy Jones’ Sunday buffet lunch (from $68++ per adult; from $40++ per child) happens in the huge air-conditioned Grand Marquee. Highlights include caviar and crab-stuffed devilled eggs, crackling pork belly, roast leg of lamb and Easter roast ham, with vegetarian options also available. Complete the feast with sweet pickings from the dessert bar boasting hot cross buns and Easter rabbit cake.
When: Noon-3pm, 16 April
Where: The Grand Marquee, Hotel Fort Canning
Phone: 6799 8809
14. Easter Brunch Buffet at The Little House of Dreams
For the kids: Every child gets an Easter cookie decorating kit, and there will be free balloon sculpting and face-painting, as well as a magic show. Kids can also look forward to a dedicated dessert station just for them!
The garden setting at this family-friendly bistro and bakery will be showcasing a live carving station at their Easter brunch buffet (from $75 per adult; $38 per child). There will also be live music for extra entertainment as you tuck into the delicious spread.
When: 10am-3pm, 16 April
Where: #01-14, 8 Dempsey Road
Phone: 6472 4977
15. Easter Extravaganza at Mandarin Oriental Singapore
For the kids: Participate in an exciting egg hunt in the garden, an egg-painting session in the kids’ room or have fun with the balloon artist and face-painting activities.
Taking centre stage at Melt Café’s Easter brunch buffet (from $148++ per adult, $58++ per child) is the slow-poached whole Norwegian king salmon on ice, accompanied by a caviar selection. Chefs at the theatrical stations will whip up gourmet foie gras, pasta dishes, meats on the rotisserie indoors and al fresco barbecue in the garden.
When: Noon-3pm, 16 April
Where: Melt Café, Mandarin Oriental Singapore
Phone: 6885 3500
16. Buffet Extravaganza at Marina Bay Sands
For the kids: Have fun at the bouncy castle in the herb garden, then take part in the annual egg hunt with the Easter bunny, as well as creative egg-painting sessions. Grab a freshly made milkshake at the Over-the-top Milkshake Bar along the way.
A special international Easter feast (from $115++ per adult; from $30++ per child) begins with fresh ocean catches of Pacific oysters, lobster tails and more. Savoury specials run from the eggs benedict station to RISE’s signature lobster laksa. Treat your sweet tooth with free-flow delights at the milkshake, sangria and dessert bars.
When: 12.30-4.00pm, 16 April
Where: RISE Restaurant, Hotel Tower 1, Marina Bay Sands
Phone: 6688 5525
17. OFC Easter Brunch at Open Farm Community
For the kids: Roam around the rustic garden and playground, and take part in the annual Easter egg hunt. Kids can also order their favourite pastas and desserts from their very own Little Diners menu.
A three-course Easter brunch ($120++ per adult) at Open Farm Community lets you choose from lamb and curry Scotch eggs or 63 degree eggs in the shell with toasted sourdough, ricotta cheese and chilli beef rib-eye. Alternatively, pick your favourites from the Weekend Brunch menu. Enjoy 90 minutes of free-flow prosecco, wines, beers and Rose Petals, a rosy tipple concocted just for the occasion.
When: 11am-4pm, 16 April
Where: 130E Minden Road
Phone: 6471 0306
18. Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch at Pan Pacific Singapore
For the kids: Get your hands and faces creatively painted by skilled artists, then embark on a hunt for Easter eggs at the traditional egg hunt. Meet the Easter Bunny making its rounds with goodies and take home photo mementos too. Don’t miss the white and dark chocolate fountain and the Easter Chocolate Garden.
It’s going to be an indulgent occasion as Edge brings you a four-hour-long Easter brunch (from $152++ per adult; $92++ per child) with the optional pairing of unlimited Veuve Clicquot Champagne. The spread runs the gamut from seafood on ice to roasts from the carvery. Highlights include the hay-smoked whole baby lamb, as well as hot cross buns and champagne jello shooters for dessert.
When: Noon-4pm, 16 April
Where: Edge, Pan Pacific Singapore
Phone: 6826 8240
19. Easter Sunday Brunch at Park Hotel Alexandra
For the kids: The sunny Botanique Room will be converted into the Kids Hall, where kids aged five to eight can relish in dishes created just for them. These include ham and mushroom frittata, beef nachos and mac ‘n’ cheese, and mini red velvet cupcakes for dessert. Then enjoy free-flow juice and freshly-popped popcorn from the popcorn machine as cartoons and colouring activities follow.
Known for its exceptional roasts, The Carvery will be putting together a wood-fired Easter Sunday brunch ($58++ per adult; $32++ per child). It will showcase juicy charred Argentinian Ribeye, Australian lamb shoulder, crisp Yorkshire pudding and unique wood-fired hot cross buns, accompanied by a series of noteworthy accompaniments.
When: 11.30am-3.30pm, 16 April
Where: The Carvery, Park Hotel Alexandra
Phone: 6828 8880
20. Lime’s Super Easter Lunch Buffet at PARKROYAL on Pickering
For the kids: The Easter Kiddy Corner will see an Eggs-citing Easter egg hunt where kids stand to win prizes. There will also be face-painting, balloon sculpting and bouncy castles to entertain the kids. Get wefies with the lovable Easter Bunny at a special GIF Photobooth too!
The sumptuous buffet spread ($108++ per adult; $44++ per child) will delight egg-lovers with the 65-degree sous vide egg with asparagus, lobster and albufera emulsion. Other delicious highlights include roasted beef prime ribs, pan-seared foie gras, baked rock salt-crusted whole salmon, and Alaskan king crab remoulade. Dip roasted marshmallows in the green tea chocolate fountain to end the meal.
When: 12.30-4.30pm, 16 April
Where: Lime, PARKROYAL on Pickering
Phone: 6809 8899
21. Easter Sunday Semi-buffet Brunch at PORTA Fine Food & Import Company
For the kids: Look forward to playtime with the caterpillar tunnel and rocking horse in the supervised children’s corner, Eas’terrific Kids’ Wonderland. Take part in the Easter egg-painting competition and stand to win a $80 dining voucher. Three lucky girls will also receive a pair of PAZZION shoes. Kids also enjoy the specially created kid’s dish-of-the-day.
Choose your mains from the newly launched brunch menu at PORTA’s Easter Sunday semi-buffet event (from $39++ per adult; $19++ per child), such as the 62-degree eggs benedict with Iberico ham, chocolate and hazelnut-stuffed pancakes and The Porta Breakfast. Complement it with starters at the appetiser corner, Angus beef sirloin from the carving station and Easter Bunny cakes at the dessert table.
When: Noon-4pm, 16 April
Where: Level 1, Park Hotel Clarke Quay
Phone: 6593 8855
22. Annual Easter Brunch by the Sea at Quayside Isle
For the kids: There’ll be an Easter cookie bake-out at 1pm, where kids can get their hands doughy. Then take part in an Easter egg colouring contest. As a bonus, expect a variety of carnival activities from game stalls to a bouncy castle as part of Quayside Isle’s Awesome April Weekend Bonanza.
Head to Sabio by the Sea for a laidback Spanish Easter brunch (from $59.90++ per adult; $30++ per child) and enjoy a free-flow selection of 27 delicious tapas items, plus drinks and desserts. In addition, for every adult who orders the Easter Brunch, one kid eats for free!
When: 11.30am-3.30pm, 15-16 April
Where: Sabio by the Sea, #01-02 Quayside Isle @ Sentosa Cove
Phone: 6690 7568
23. Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch at Raffles Singapore
For the kids: Be entertained with egg-hunting games and receive goodie bags with fun treats.
Indulge in champagne semi-buffet brunch (from $198++ per adult; $98++ per child) amid the elegance of Raffles Grill. Freshly baked breads with fancy butters, charcuterie and canapés will be served tableside. Tuck into chef’s choice of main course while you pick from endless fresh seafood such as Maine lobsters, Welsh lamb saddle and other hearty live carvings, as well as the traditional Easter egg display and dessert spread.
When: Noon-3pm, 16 April
Where: Raffles Grill, Raffles Singapore
Phone: 6412 1816
24. Easter Buffet Brunch Extravaganza at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
For the kids: The little ones have their very own buffet area, along with a plethora of activities such as an Easter egg hunt, bouncy castle, kiddy rides and face-painting. The Easter Bunny is also set to make a guest appearance!
A selection of gastronomic delights accompanied by unlimited Moët & Chandon champagne will be served at this Easter buffet brunch ($178++ per adult; from $44.50++ per child). Whole roasted baby lamb and other carvings feature at the live station. There’s also an extensive sushi bar, charcuterie station, Easter quiche, seafood on ice and of course, to mark the occasion, an egg station and chocolate buffet counter.
When: Noon-3.30pm, 16 April
Where: The Grand Ballroom, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Phone: 6434 5288
25. Easter Brunch by the Waterfront at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Singapore
For the kids: Little diners get a scaled-down-to-height buffet counter. Festive activities include an Easter carnival, bunny races, face-painting, magic show and an Easter egg hunt.
A leisurely brunch ($158++ per adult; $38++ per child) with the family at the idyllic island getaway is a great way to spend Easter Sunday. Enjoy seafood on ice, an egg station, cheese counter, roasts including lamb carvings and beef wellington, plus an assortment of desserts to complete the meal.
When: Noon-3pm, 16 April
Where: Barnacles by the Sea, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Singapore
Phone: 6371 1966
26. Glorious Easter Sunday Feast at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
For the kids: Enjoy face-painting and balloon sculpting activities in between reaching for delights on the extended dessert station. Highlights include colourful chocolate eggs and bunnies, Easter cupcakes and more.
Marriott Cafe turns into a veritable culinary wonderland during Easter Sunday buffet lunch (from $88++ per adult; $44 per child) with more than 70 Easter-themed treats. Check out Boston lobster at the sprawling seafood spread, then catch an array of salmon preparations at the crudo station. Savouries include seared duck foie gras, oyster Florentine and roast prime rib of beef, as well as local delicacies like beef rendang. Don’t miss the traditional Easter Simnel cake over at the lengthy dessert station.
When: Noon-2.30pm, 16 April
Where: Marriott Cafe, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
Phone: 6831 4605
27. Magnifique Sunday Champagne Brunch at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa
For the kids: Take a ride in the mini choo-choo train around the resort or have a mini paddle boat adventure ($5 per ride; available 10am-6pm, 14-16 April). There will also be complimentary balloon twisting and face-painting on Sunday. Afterwards, the whole family can take a complimentary dip into the resort pool.
Expect an epicurean spread at this Sunday brunch (from $168++ per adult; $88++ per child) affair overlooking the sea, accompanied with the option of unlimited Taittinger Champagne. Easter highlights include beef tomahawk, lamb leg confit, Boston lobsters and snow crabs. Then end the meal on a sweet note with pretty Easter-themed desserts.
When: 12.30-3.30pm, 16 April
Where: KweeZeen, Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa
Phone: 6708 8310
28. Hop, Skip & Sip at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove
For the kids: Join the hunt for hidden Easter eggs, jump around the bouncy castle and get their faces painted. After the excitement, take a cooling plunge into the water with complimentary access to WET Pool.
This Easter brunch ($188++ per adult; $78++ per child) menu incorporates fresh produce into seasonal favourites. Think braised beef cheeks lacquered with dark chocolate ganache or chocolate fettucine with gorgonzola cream! There are also fresh salads, air-flown Italian charcuterie, cheese and antipasti. Adults enjoy free-flow champagne, house wines and cocktails to go along.
When: Noon-2pm & 2.30-4.30pm, 16 April
Where: the kitchen table, W Singapore – Sentosa Cove
Phone: 6808 7268
29. Decadent Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch at The Westin Singapore
For the kids: The young ones can get in on the fun with activities such as an Easter egg hunt and Easter egg-painting.
The Easter Sunday brunch (from S88++ per adult; $44++ per child) at Seasonal Tastes is a lavish feast of fresh spring flavours. Expect sizzling steaks, succulent roasts, fresh seafood and sweet treats against the view of the city skyline from Level 32 through sweeping floor-to-ceiling windows.
When: Noon-3pm, 16 April
Where: Seasonal Tastes, The Westin Singapore
Phone: 6922 6968
30. Easter Sunday Buffet Brunch at The White Rabbit
For the kids: The landscaped garden will feature an inviting bouncy castle, with candy floss on demand and balloons galore. Mains created just for the little ones include mac ‘n’ cheese, battered haddock and frites, and tomato and meatballs linguine.
This Easter celebratory buffet feast (from $98++ per adult; $45++ per child) serves up hearty helpings of roasted USDA choice rib-eye, poached free-range chicken, grilled lamb chop and fresh seafood. There’s also the English Breakfast Bar live station for your egg-y needs and a wide range of assorted sweet treats to please the young and young-at-heart.
When: 10.00am-3.30pm (2-hourly seatings), 16 April
Where: 39C Harding Road
Phone: 6473 9965
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