Celebrate this National Day by feasting to your heart’s content with your family or checking into a swanky hotel for a staycation. Here’s a list of 23 restaurants and hotels to make reservations at.
Eating is undeniably Singaporeans’ favourite thing to do all year round, let alone when a public holiday rolls around. The second favourite? Staycations, probably! So it would only be apt to celebrate Singapore’s 52nd birthday in either of those ways, yes? Restaurants and hotels here have already started rolling out their National Day specials and some even offer stunning views of the beloved fireworks display – always a visual spectacle for everyone in the family!
So if your calendar is looking empty on 9 August, why not make a reservation at one of these 23 restaurants and hotels to celebrate National Day in style with your family?
WINE & DINE
1. 1919 Waterboat House
1919 Waterboat House will be showcasing an All You Can Eat & Drink full seafood buffet. From 6pm to 10pm, feast on a wide selection of the freshest seafood dishes and festive food favourites including Cioppino fisherman’s stew and tom yum mussel pots with free flow drinks inclusive of wines, beers, soft drinks & juices.
Offering one of the best spots to catch the annual fireworks display, The Rooftop is the perfect location to spend National Day. Nestled between Singapore’s CBD and Marina Bay Sands whilst overlooking the Floating Platform, be overwhelmed by the panoramic views of the city skyline which becomes more spectacular as the magical fireworks display begins.
The All You Can Eat & Drink National Day full seafood buffet and free flow drinks will be available at $130++ for early bird tickets and at $150++ for regular tickets. Walk-in cover charge will be priced at $40 nett and include one complimentary drink. VIP table packages are also available.
Where 3 Fullerton Road, The Waterboat House #03-01 Singapore 049215
Phone 6538 9038
2. Angie’s Oyster Bar
Refuel this National Day at Angie’s Oyster Bar with an All You Can Eat & Drink a la carte Seafood Buffet. Indulge in a variety of the freshest seafood including Naked Oysters, pots of Mussels & Clams and sharing appetizers and dessert platters. In true local spirit, all mussels have been sourced from a local kelong and will be extra plump for the special occasion!
Whilst feasting and drinking, take time to be bowled over by the best view of the city. Situated forty-five floors high and overlooking the Marina Bay precinct and the Floating Platform, Angie’s Oyster Bar lets you have a splendid view of the annual National Day fireworks display.
Where 50 Raffles Place, Singapore Land Tower, Level 45 Singapore 048623
Phone 6221 9555
3. Beach Road Kitchen
A fresh array of offerings including Lobsters, Prawns, Salmon, Tuna and freshly shucked Oysters await at Beach Road Kitchen. Guests can also indulge in live stations featuring cooked-to-order signatures such as the herb spiced European Fish, Tiger Prawns and Cuttlefish specially prepared by the restaurant’s Chefs on Show. Free flow drinks include Taittinger Champagne, cocktails, house-pour wines, juices, soft drinks, Illy Coffee and TWG Tea.
Where 30 Beach Road Singapore 189763
Phone 6818 1913
4. Cat & The Fiddle
As Singapore’s only premium online cheesecake shop, Cat & The Fiddle celebrates the nation’s 52nd birthday with a red and white cheesecake aptly named LoveSG.
Taking inspiration from a lychee martini cocktail, this cheesecake is an absolutely delicious combination of tart raspberries and sweet lychees – all nestled in soft, pillowy bed of cheesy mousse flavoured with subtle nuances of Martini for that celebratory flair. The top of each cake features a light crystalline glaze embedded with dried rose petals. Each box contains a tiny Singapore flag and two heart tags to decorate the cake.
LoveSG will be available from 1 July – 31 August 2017 at only $37.70 (U.P.: $42.90) as Cat & The Fiddle has taken $5.20 off the price of the cake in honour of SG52!
Phone 6287 0077
Edge presents a specially curated heritage dinner buffet, available from 29 – 30 July and 4 – 9 August 2017. Showcasing a wide range of local favourites that are a relook on tradition, diners can look forward to an extensive variety of over 20 heritage dishes including Otak Otak Fried Rice, White Salmon Tandoori and Nyonya Style Curry Chicken.
Staying true to Edge’s vibrant dining experience, foodies can continue to savour a variety of cuisines including Japanese, Javanese, Indian and Peranakan and still look forward to the comprehensive array of the finest crustacean on ice. Perennial favourites such as Singapore Chilli Crab with Golden Mantou, Nyonya King Prawn Laksa and Signature Crab Biryani will also be available throughout the heritage dinner buffet!
Where 7 Raffles Boulevard, Level 3, Pan Pacific Singapore, Singapore 039595
Phone 6826 8240
Celebrate Singapore’s 52nd birthday in style amongst other partygoers at Empire Lounge which offers magnificent panoramic views of the fireworks, parade and city lights – perfect for some alone time with the hubby! Start the night off with a Singapore Sling cocktail – regarded as the country’s national drink – at a 52% discount. As the night continues, toast to the occasion with bottles of Moet Champagne.
With every purchase of five bottles of Moet, enjoy two complimentary bottles on Empire! If you wish to indulge in the festivities with a group of friends, secure the best seats in the house by booking exclusive VIP tables for the evening!
Where 50 Raffles Place, Singapore Land Tower, Level 45, Singapore 048623
Phone 9336 1443
Given its charming location on the bay, Forlino’s intimate and luxurious setting is ideal to indulge in the magical fireworks display on the preview nights, especially over its five course National Day Set Dinner Menu ($148++ per person). Marrying the best of both worlds, savour imaginative dishes like the Grilled Chicken Satay with Chicken Rice Risotto, Balsamic Soya Sauce, Peanut Sauce, and Chili Crab & Lobster Linguine with Datterini Tomato, ‘Laksa’ Emulsion.
The Salted Egg White Chocolate Sformato with Mascarpone Cream, Salted Egg Lava and Vanilla Gelato is a sweet-savoury take on the popular food trend that has swept the local dining scene.
Where One Fullerton Road #02-06 One Fullerton, Singapore 049213
Phone 6690 7564
8. The Fullerton Hotel
Indulge in a five-course set dinner ($218++ per pax) with the captivating fireworks as a backdrop. The intimate affair includes a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and delights such as The Lighthouse’s signature Antipasti (Tuna Tartare, Stracciatella Cheese and Tomato Confit On Basil Oil), Aglio Olio Taglierini Pasta with Crab, Asparagus and Chilli, Baked Fresh Red Snapper Fillet served with Sweet Romanesco Cauliflower Puree, and a delightful dessert – Hazelnut Parfait with Caramel Sauce and Chocolate Chips – to wrap up the meal.
At the Rooftop Bar, a cover charge of $52 nett per person entitles you to a complimentary glass of wine, beer, house-pour spirits or non-alcoholic drink.
Where 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
Phone 6733 8388
9. Hello Kitty Orchid Garden
In lieu of SG52, Hello Kitty Orchid Garden will be launching two new pasta dishes with a local twist: Shrimply The Best ($17) and One Nation with Kitty ($17), as well as Kitty’s Love for SGP ($15.50) – a stunning red velvet lava cake topped with Strawberry froyo soft serve and accompanied by fresh strawberries and raspberries.
Available for a limited time only through the month of August, these new dishes can be enjoyed à la carte or as part of a National Day Set ($26) comprising a choice of either pasta combined with Kitty’s Love for SGP. Dine-in customers can snap a picture with the lovable Hello Kitty figurine, against a delightful National Day-themed photo wall featuring Tiny Green in an Orchid-filled garden!
Where 65 Airport Boulevard, Singapore Changi Airport, Terminal 3 #01-22 Singapore 819663
Phone 6241 6127
10. Hilton Singapore
This August, Hilton Singapore is rolling out a month-long of great dining deals for diners born in the month of August to mark Singapore’s 52nd birthday!
AUGUST BABIES DINE FREE WITH TWO FULL-PAYING ADULTS
1. Hilton Sunday Brunch (from $88++ per person)
2. Saturday High Tea Buffet – D9 Desserts + Singapore Flavours (from $41++ per person)
3. il Cielo Weekday 3-course Italian Lunch at $35++ per person
COMPLIMENTARY DESSERT FOR AUGUST BABIES
1. Opus Bar & Grill – With any order of Opus prime cuts from $58++, August babies enjoy a special wine package and free dessert!
1. il Cielo – With any main course ordered, August babies get a free dessert on Hilton!
Where 581 Orchard Road, Singapore 238883
Phone 6737 2233
In glorious celebration of Singaporeans’ love for food, LeVeL33, home to the world’s highest urban craft brewery, has lined up a great feast this National Day.
Executive Chef Jimi Tegerdine pays homage to some of the most-loved local signature dishes with his unique reinterpretation, resulting in the insatiable Singapore Platter. Diners can also sink their teeth into Chef Jimi’s special rendition of other hawker classics, such as Cereal Prawns with Lemongrass Emulsion and Beef Hazelnut Satay with Soy. Priced at $50++, this sharing platter is perfect for two!
Want a tipple? Sip on a chilled Singapore Sling at just $25++. The colourful blend of cherry brandy, cointreau, benedictine, grenadine, angostura bitters, pineapple and lime juice, is refreshing, especially with a potent pour of gin. For a bit of bubbly to toast to the festive atmosphere, Rothschild Champagne is also available at $50++ for two glasses.
Where 8 Marina Boulevard #33-01, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1 Singapore 018981
Phone 6834 3133
Me@OUE, Singapore’s only restaurant serving up Japanese, French and Chinese cuisines, is planning a birthday bash like no other! From 5.30pm to 8.30pm, Me@OUE Fiesta – National Day Edition, the second of the four-part instalments, will see Executive Chef Sam Chin and his team transforming the kitchen with pop-up live roast stations, sushi counters and a delectable selection of canapés and desserts.
Other than the wonderful menu and ambience, Me@OUE guarantees a bird-eye view of the fireworks, Red Lions, State Flag Flypast, Presidential Gun Salute on the M3G Raft and the Salute to the Nation performed by the five RSAF F-15SG fighter aircraft.
Priced at $188++ per person, the Me@OUE Fiesta – National Day Edition package comes with free-flow Me@OUE Singapore Sling Cocktails, house-pour white-wine, rosé wines, Prosecco, beers and soft drinks.
Where 50 Collyer Quay, OUE Bayfront, Singapore 049321
Phone 6634 4555
13. Monti At 1-Pavillion
The second fun-filled edition of Monti’s Festino series is finally here, and this time, Monti will be offering diners an Italian interpretation of old school local Singaporean delicacies. Singapura Festino will take place in the lead up to National Day, from Saturday to Tuesday (5 – 8 August 2017) from 3pm to 11pm. All food, cocktails and wines will be priced at just $10 each!
Monti will be transformed into food stalls similar to local hawker stalls and will offer guests local delicacies such as Iberico Pork Satay, Crackling Pork Belly with Sambal Lychee, Chili Crab Kueh Pie Tee with Ikura & Coriander, Chicken Rice Arancini with Chicken Floss & House Made Chili Sauce, Beef Rendang Sliders, Popcorn Chicken with Salted Egg Yolk Sauce, Laksa Risotto with Coconut Powder, and Rojak Burrito with Sweet Sauce & Toasted Peanuts.
What about dessert, you ask? Sink your teeth into Durian Puffs and Gula Melaka Panna Cotta – yummy!
Where 82 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049213
Phone 6535 0724
14. ONE15 Marina Sentosa Cove
In need of a break from the hustle and bustle of the city? Head down to ONE°15 Marina. Not only does it offer a tranquil setting by the waters, patrons also get to enjoy a sight to behold – the magnificent view of the marina. For indulgence and ambience, ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove is the place to be with your family this August!
From 1 – 31 August 2017, commemorate National Day with one of Singapore’s most popular and well-loved dishes – Chilli Crab. The star on WOK°15 Kitchen’s menu features a succulent crab (priced at $6++ per 100 grams) doused in flavourful chilli gravy served in a hot wok and accompanied by mini mantous.
Where 11 Cove Drive #01-01 Sentosa Cove, Singapore 098497
Phone 6305 6988
15. Oscar’s @Conrad Centennial Singapore
From 24 July – 26 August 2017, Oscar’s brings back Local Delights to its buffet line in celebration of SG52. This year will be the first time the king of fruits will be introduced as part of the dessert buffet spread. Indulge in fresh whole durian fruits opened a la minute, Durian Pengat with Gula Melaka (durian mousse with palm sugar), or catch chefs-in-action at the Durian Pancake station.
Helmed by Senior Chef des Cuisines Alex Siah, a tantalising array of local favourites such as Kambing Sup (Malay-style mutton soup), Kam Heong Crab (wok-fried crabs with chilli padi, curry powder and soya sauce), Udang Masak Sambal Tumis (wok-fried prawns with onion, tomato and dried chili paste), Ayam Buah Keluak (Peranakan-style chicken curry with black nut), and Dry Bak Kut Teh (fried pork ribs with spices and cuttlefish) take centrestage for this month-long promotion.
Locally inspired desserts include Black Glutinous Rice Crème Brûlée, Pisang Mas Tartlet (banana tartlet), and Bubur Cha Cha Panna Cotta (coconut gula melaka milk pudding with sweet potato, yam and coloured jelly topping).
Where 2 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038982
Phone 6432 7481
16. Saint Pierre
Get front-row seats to the magnificent Marina Bay fireworks display and indulge in a locally inspired nine-course dinner menu as Chef Emmanuel Stroobant injects a hint of nostalgia into Saint Pierre’s contemporary French cuisine to commemorate Singapore National Day. Exclusively available on 9 August 2017 at $248++ per person, revisit classic favourite Singaporean dishes reinterpreted with a surprising twist!
To allow guests to enjoy the National Day Parade Air Shows between 5.30pm to 6.30pm and the Grand Finale Fireworks at 8pm, Saint Pierre’s special opening hours on National Day (9 August 2017) are from 5pm to 11pm!
Where 1 Fullerton Road #02-02B One Fullerton, Singapore 049213
Phone 6438 0887
17. Sear Steakhouse
Celebrate National Day at Sear Steakhouse with a decadent three-course dinner. Designed by Sear’s head chefs, the National Day menu offers three tantalising courses showcasing some of the finest culinary delights. Menu highlights include Wagyu Tri Tip served with charred corn, baby root vegetables, parsnip puree, bordelaise sauce and Buttered Poached Atlantic Wolffish, served with chilli pancetta braised chickpea stew, crispy leak and brown onion jus.
Saving the best for the last, feast your eyes on the sweet dessert, a Dark Chocolate L’Orange Chocolate Mousse with Orange Cremeaux, beautifully designed atop the Singapore flag.
Where 50 Raffles Place, Singapore Land Tower, Level 45, Singapore 048623
Phone 6221 9555
18. Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa
Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa joins in the National Day festivities with a buffet dinner featuring uniquely Singaporean flavours at Silver Shell Cafe. Various live kitchen theatres will fete diners with buffet signatures prepared a la minute. Culinary highlights include Bamboo Chicken Biryani, Singapore Chilli Crab with Golden Mantou, Fish Head Curry, Cereal Prawns and other favourites, such as a make- your-own Rojak corner and Mini Claypot Steamboat with a selection of ingredients and condiments.
The National Day buffet dinner will be available on 9 August 2017 from 6pm to 10pm at $88++ per adult. One child aged five or below dines free when accompanied by a paying adult, while additional children aged 11 or below enjoy 50% off the full buffet price!
Where 101 Siloso Road, Sentosa, Singapore 098970
Phone 6275 0100
19. Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
This National Day, be part of the Marriott Cafe High Tea Buffet (from 3pm to 5.30pm on 9 August 2017) to embark on a culinary journey that will take you through Singapore’s best local creations. Round up your pre-parade crowd and take a gastronomic trip down memory lane in between irresistible bites of Oyster Omelette, Hokkien Mee;, Carrot Cake, Bak Kut Teh and more!
Help yourself to more of what you love and less of what you don’t at the build-your-own Nasi Lemak station with delicious sides such as Mackerel Otak Otak, Crispy Fried Chicken Wings, Chicken Satay, and Beef Rendang. The National Day High Tea Buffet is priced at $48++ per adult and $30++ per child aged five to 12 years old.
Where 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865
Phone 6735 5800
20. The Fullerton Hotel
Enjoy views of the Lion City’s National Day Parade at the Marina Bay Floating Platform during your stay at The Fullerton Hotel – Singapore’s 71st National Monument. Hear the roar of the celebrations from the comfort of well-appointed rooms or One Fullerton Rooftop as you celebrate with your family and friends over free-flowing drinks and the highly anticipated display of fireworks overhead.
Packages start from $378++ and include:
- Buffet breakfast for two at Town Restaurant
- View of the fireworks from the privacy of your room OR
- Access to One Fullerton Rooftop, where free-flowing beer and soft drinks await guests staying in rooms without a view of the fireworks
Where 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
Phone 6733 8388
21. JW Marriott Hotel Singapore
This National Day, why not celebrate with the family by enjoying the amazing fireworks display with a guaranteed fireworks view room package at JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach? Priced at $510++, the package is applicable on 22 & 29 July and 9 August, and includes daily breakfast for two at the Beach Road Kitchen!
Where 30 Beach Road, Singapore 189763
Phone 6818 1888
22. ONE15 Marina Sentosa Cove
Experience memorable moments at Singapore’s most desirable address with the National Day Staycation Package at ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove. A one-night stay (from 1 – 31 August 2017) at the Club comes complete with breakfast for two adults and one child, $50 dining credits and complimentary one-hour bicycle rental for two.
Prices start from $365++ (Hill View Room), $395++ (Marina View Room), $485++ (Monte Carlo II) and $635++ (Monte Carlo I).
Where 11 Cove Drive, Sentosa Cove, Singapore 098497
Phone 6305 6988
23. Swissôtel Merchant Court
Looking for a family-friendly staycation package for National Day? Look no further. Swissôtel Merchant Court offers the Enjoy Family Fun package which is just perfect for families that require two rooms or multiples of two rooms. Priced at $416++ per night, your stay will include the following:
- Second room for the kids at 50% off the Daily Rate
- Kids aged 12 and below enjoy 50% off the Kids Menu while kids under five dine for free at Ellenborough Market Café
- Complimentary access to the fitness center and swimming pool
- Kids room set-up with family friendly entertainment and fun
Where 20 Merchant Road, Singapore 058281
Phone 6337 2288