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36 Christmas Takeaways 2020: Our Picks of Festive Feasting Packages and Yule Log Cakes

There is no place like home for the holidays. So in a year when overseas travel is hardly possible and dining out in large groups is actually illegal, staying home for the holidays might just be the ticket. But that’s no excuse to not celebrate. Simply gather your nearest and dearest over festive feasting packages, complete with turkey, ham, roast beef…. Not forgetting the sweet centrepiece — the prettiest and yummiest Yule log cakes of the season. Take your pick of our top picks of Christmas takeaways 2020!

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Top 18 Festive Feasting Packages for Christmas Takeaways 2020

From the ubiquitous roast turkey to hams and more, select from curated sets or customise your own. Either way, the options are endless! The list below comprises some of our favourites, and are simply listed in alphabetical order.

1. Festive Takeaways – The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – The Capital Kempinski Hotel Singapore

Bring home some of the Kempinski Christmas cheer with the hotel’s festive takeaway offerings. Start with a Signature Roasted Turkey, Roasted Black Angus Beef Prime Rib, and Baked Gammon Ham with Rum Honey Glaze. Sides include Potato Gratin with Parmesan Cheese, and Glazed Chestnut with Maple and Acacia Honey. The feast isn’t complete without the Classic Chocolate Yule Log or Lady in Red Log Cake. From $158 at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore (15% off till 15 December)

2. Christmas Roast Feast – Carlton City Hotel Singapore

Carlton City Hotel Singapore

Making its debut this year at Carlton City Hotel Singapore is the Apple Cider and Maple Glazed Turkey. It comes with Garlic Herb Marble Potatoes, Root Vegetables, Chicken Pâté, and your choice of house-made sauces and marmalades. Completing the Christmas Roast Feast is the Classic Glazed Boneless Gammon Ham, Roast NZ Beef Rump with Black Pepper Wine Sauce, Classic Chocolate Log Cake, and Gingerbread Boy and Girl. $330nett at Carlton City Hotel Christmas Shoppe

3. Santa’s Sleighing Party Sets – Chilli Api

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – Chilli Api

Catering specialist Chilli Api is offering five party sets perfect for home gatherings. Santa Sleighing Party Sets range from the Joyous Party Set for five to seven diners to the Grandeur Party Set that feeds 10 to 12. Highlights include Stuffed Spring Chicken with Garlic Herb Sauce, Honey Glazed Chicken Ham with Raisin and Berry Butter Sauce, IMPOSSIBLE Casserole, and Premium Christmas Antipasti Platter. From $168+ at Chilli Api

4. Grandeur Festive Table – Délifrance


French café chain Délifrance launches its Festive Year-end Celebration with a range of roasts, cakes, and feasting bundles. Satisfy a party of 8 to 10 with the Grandeur Festive Table. The must-have centrepiece is the Rosemary Cranberry Turkey with flavourful meat loaf stuffing. The bundle also includes Chicken Lasagne, Potato Gratin, Assorted Premium Pizza, and not forgetting the Joy of Délifrance Log Cake. $265 at Délifrance outlets and e-store

5. Xmas Gourmet Treats – Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy

Put together your Christmas feast with a series of Xmas Sweets and Gourmet Treats from Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy. Start with the Signature Roasted Turkey with Buak Keluak Gravy, which comes with four complimentary bottles of Tiger Crystal Beer. Optional accompaniments include King Durian “Mao Shan Wang” Log Cake, Magnum Swiss Roll, and Tropical Baked Ham with Honey Pineapple Sauce. From $148+ at Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy (Apply promo code FREEDELIVERYXMAS to enjoy free delivery)

6. Tablescape’s Festive Takeaway Set – Grand Park City Hall

Grand Park City Hall

Inspired by Executive Chef Armando Aristarco’s memories of Christmas repasts with family and friends, Tablescape’s Festive Takeaway Menu will make yours one to remember. Start with Cold Cuts, Burrata, Foie Gras, and Tagliatelle with a rich beef ragout. Oven Baked Line Caught Fish, Roasted Flat Chicken BBQ, and Braised Lamb Shank are the hearty mains. A slice of Artisanal Panettone direct from Italy ends the meal. From $128+ for 2-3 persons at Tablescape or e-store (10% off for self-collection; additional 10% if you add on Tablescape’s Log Cake)

7. Take-home Bundles – Hilton Singapore

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – Hilton Singapore

Put a little sparkle on the festive celebrations at home with Yuletide bundled takeaways from Hilton Singapore. The Classic Bundle includes a whole roasted turkey, gourmet salad, and Hilton’s signature cheesecake Yule log. The Deluxe and Premium Bundles also feature grilled lobster and a premium butcher’s meat platter respectively. From $271.78 at D9 Festive Deli and e-store (Receive a $20 dining voucher for every $80 spent till 13 December)

8. Rudolph Festive Bundle – Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium

Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium

Stealing the limelight at Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium is the new Roasted Masak Lemak Turkey. Showcasing flavourful spices used in Malay cuisine, the centrepiece comes with Sayur Lodeh, Nasi Goreng, and Cashew Nut Sauce. The Rudolph Festive Bundle also features Pan-seared Salmon Fillet with Dill Sauce, Chocolate Banana Log Cake, and a bottle of House Wine. $268nett at Atrium Restaurant and e-store

9. Festive Takeaway Afternoon High Tea Sets – Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre

Savour the flavours of the season with a Festive Afternoon High Tea Set. It comprises sandwiches, savoury pastries, scones, and desserts, such as icing-glazed fruit cake, mango macaron, and Manjari chocolate cake. The kids get their very own Festive Kids Afternoon High Tea Sets too. We suggest adding on a whole Turkey Panggang for an east-meets-west celebration! $60+ for two adults, $30+ per child at Window on the Park and e-store

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10. Christmas Goodies-to-Go – Hotel Fort Canning

Hotel Fort Canning

Making its debut this year at Hotel Fort Canning is the Peranakan “Mee Siam” Roast Turkey. Seasoned overnight in Chef’s special rempah before being slow-roasted, expect a burst of vibrant flavours in every bite. It comes with a serving of Nyonya Fried Mee Siam and Mee Siam Gravy. Pair it with HFC Honey Baked Ham and add on your choice of Yule logs to customise your feast. From $148+ at The Salon and e-store

11. Festive Feast Kits To-Go – InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay

Perfect for two to four diners, Publico’s Festive Feast Kits To-Go feature signature dishes including Fresh Italian Burrata, DIY Pasta Kit, Porchetta, and Tiramisu. Kits come with the option of being par-cooked, so you can put on the finishing touches yourself. Alternatively, let the chefs make it a ready-to-eat meal to relish. From $148+ at Publico Ristorante

12. Bundle of Joy – JEN Singapore Orchardgateway by Shangri-La

JEN Singapore Orchardgateway by Shangri-La

Satisfy the carnivore you in with the Bundle of Joy from JEN Singapore Orchardgateway. It features seven meat dishes from a Virgin Mojito Glazed Premium Fats on Gammon Ham to Rosemary and Sundried Tomato Marinated Boneless Lamb Leg. Sides include Caramelised Pineapple and Candied Cherry, and Roasted Whole Button Mushrooms. Feed smaller groups with Let’s Meat or Lobster & Friends Meat-Up sets. $315nett at JEN Singapore Orchardgateway by Shangri-La and e-store

13. Lifestyle Christmas Bundle – Pan Pacific Singapore

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – Pan Pacific Singapore

Be spoilt for choice with Pacific Marketplace’s spectacular Christmas goodies, from classic roasts to the eye-catching Matcha Hazelnut Log Cake. Or simply elevate your home celebration with the new Lifestyle Christmas Bundle. It showcases an antibiotics-free Christmas Turkey, sustainably sourced Baked Sea-farmed Barramundi, Green Asparagus and Pickled Mushroom Salad, and Coco Pineapple Log Cake. $428+ at Pacific Marketplace and e-store

14. Porta’s Four-course Festive Feast – Park Hotel Clarke Quay

Park Hotel Clarke Quay

To herald this season of joy, Porta presents a four-course spread for your cosy home gathering. The modern European festive fare commences with Butternut Pumpkin Soup, followed by Pan-seared Hokkaido Scallops. Choose from Pan-seared Black Cod Fillet and Australian beef Tenderloin for the main course. A luscious Chocolate Log cake confection completes the treat. $66+ per person at Porta (15% off till 14 December)

15. Hearty Thai Christmas Festive Roast Turkey Set – Park Hotel Farrer Park

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – Park Hotel Farrer Park

Blue Jasmine’s iconic Roast Turkey Esarn-style with Smoked Chilli Sauce is the classic Christmas turkey with a twist. Accompanying it is a house-made smoked chilli sauce, buttered veggies, and fresh cherry tomatoes. The Festive Roast Turkey Set includes Crabmeat Pineapple Fried Rice and traditional Thai Mango Sticky Rice. Blue Jasmine is also gifting four bottles of Tiger Crystal to complete your feast. $150nett at Blue Jasmine

16. Christmas Sets from The Oven – Ryan’s Grocery

Ryan’s Grocery

Let Ryan’s Grocery do the heavy lifting while you dine in the comfort of your own home. DIY your own bundle, or choose from two set options: Christmas Beef Set and Christmas Pork Set. They feature the WX Wagyu Sirloin MB3+ Roast and Borrowdale Free Range Pork Belly with Bratwurst Stuffing, respectively. Ryan’s Honey Baked Ham and Classic Roast Turkey with Mushroom Stuffing complete the sets. From $218 at Ryan’s Grocery outlets and e-store

17. Christmas Gifts of Joy – Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

Create your own bundle from Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s bounty of goodies, from succulent roasts to decadent log cakes. Start with the new Roasted Tea Smoked Turkey with all the trimmings. Other showstoppers include Baked Whole Halibut and Sous Vide Mustard Mint Roast Lamb Leg. Buche de Noel Log Cakes feature Strawberry Champagne, Pistachio Mango, and Coffee Mascarpone flavours. From $198+ at Hotel Festive Stall and e-store (20% off with selected credit cards)

18. Light It Up Full Christmas Feast – W Singapore – Sentosa Cove

W Singapore – Sentosa Cove

Impress your guests with an indulgent spread from W Singapore – Sentosa Cove. The Light It Up Full Christmas Feast start with Rose Wood Smoked Salmon, and Alaska King Crab Quiche with “Sturia” Oscietra Caviar. Charred Pear Roasted Turkey and Honey-glazed Gammon Ham follow. Pile on the sides with Roasted Lemon Thyme Crushed Potato, Sautéed Brussel Sprouts, Maple-roasted Parsnips, and Pastrami with Chestnuts and Sage Stuffing. The Rum & Raisin Log Cake complete the feast. $478+ at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove and e-store

:: New :: 19. Try a Rendang Turkey and more — Sofitel Sentosa Resort & Spa

Take home a taste of Kwee Zeen’s festive best. There’s the Traditional Roasted Turkey with a delicious housemade gravy and cranberry sauce, with old-fashioned chestnut stuffing, roasted brussel sprouts, heritage carrots, potatoes, pumpkins, and a light mesclun salad with citrus dressing. For a local twist on this, try the Rendang Turkey! This comes with a citrus lime and lemongrass sauce, and includes sides like fragrant basmati rice, slow braised vegetables with coconut and turmeric, plus a refreshing cucumber, pineapple, and onion salad. $160+/turkey at Sofitel Sentosa Resort & Spa

:: New :: 20. Receive a Christmas Giftmas Parcel from Santa — Swensen’s Singapore

Swensen’s holiday elves have been hard at work wth these new Giftmas Parcels. Each curated package comes with a Christmas Grazing Platter of cold cuts, a Meat Platter, a beautifully tender Garlic Roast Chicken, Herb Roasted Vegetables, and an ImpossibleTM Meatball Pasta. Choose from Gather ($138, good for 4 – 6), Together ($218, good for 6 – 8), and Celebration ($318, good for 8 – 12); each complete with a cute airway bill signed by Santa himself! Order at any Swensen’s or Earle Swensen’s outlets islandwide, or online.

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Top 18 Yule Log Cakes for Christmas Takeaways 2020

You can’t have a party without cake, and at this time of year, the star is the Yule log cake. With pastry chefs getting extra creative this year, we could hardly decide on which we liked best. Again listed in alphabetical order, here are our top choices for both looks and taste!

1. Ah Mah Christmas Log Cake – Ah Mah Homemade Cakes

Ah Mah Homemade Cakes

Ring in the celebrations with Ah Mah as she introduces the new Ah Mah Christmas Log Cake. Indulgent yet mildly sweet, layers of moist coffee sponge sandwich light coffee cream for an old-school, wholesome taste. Decadent dark chocolate ganache and merry ornaments complete the best value Yule log cake treat around. $16.80 at Ah Mah Homemake Cakes outlets and e-store

2. Deck the Tree – BreadTalk

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – BreadTalk

A gorgeous Deck the Tree cake takes centrestage this year, so gather the family for some DIY fun! The ‘Mont Blanc’-style cake features a hazelnut royaltine base, chocolate chiffon, red beans, and meringue. Swirling around is matcha white chocolate cream and a sprinkling of matcha powder. Top up $4.50 for a vibrant kit of ‘ornaments’ that you can decorate your very own centrepiece with! $39 at BreadTalk outlets and e-store (15% off till 15 December)

3. Mango Tango Log Cake – Carlton Hotel Singapore

Carlton Hotel Singapore

This festive season, rejoice with your nearest and dearest over a selection of Christmas takeaways. Debuting alongside signatures such as The Carlton Classic Log Cake and Homemade Hazelnut Chocolate Panettone is the new Mango Tango Log Cake. It features layers of cake sandwiching fresh mango chunks for a refreshing taste. $63nett at Carlton Hotel Singapore (15% off with major credit cards)

4. Fantasy in the Woods – Cat & the Fiddle

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – Cat & the Fiddle

Love a good cheesecake but can’t do without log cake at Christmas? Here’s the best of both worlds that’s perfect for the season. Fantasy in the Woods is a decadent indulgence that pairs creamy dark chocolate cream cheese mousse with a nutty almond sponge cake. Within hides a fruity raspberry mousse, while crisp hazelnut biscuits and dark chocolate shavings adorn the outside. $68.90nett at Cat & the Fiddle outlets and e-store

5. Snowman Panettone Yule Log – Conrad Centennial Singapore

Conrad Centennial Singapore

Together with Strawberry Santa Claus and Chocolate Sleigh, this adorable Snowman Panettone Yule Log captures the Christmas mood and festive flavours to perfection. It consists of a panettone almond sponge, chestnut cream, vanilla mousse, and a luxurious ganache. It does contain alcohol, but we’ve tried it and declare it’s still kid-friendly ­­— shhh…. don’t tell Santa we said so! $75nett at The Terrace, Conrad Centennial Singapore

6. Santa’s Igloo – Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

This one’s definitely for the kids — and avid Instagrammers. Made of white chocolate, this beautiful Santa’s Igloo is full of sweet surprises. Crack into it and discover mini treats such as gingerbread, Christmas pudding, stollen, and fruit cake. Round up your Yuletide feast with other delights such as the Feliz Yuzu Royaltine and Taro Mont Blanc Yule Log. $88+ at Crown Plaza Changi Airport’s e-store (25% off till 25 December)

7. Ang Ku Kueh Yule Log Cake – Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong

If you enjoyed Baba Chew’s Chendol Yule Log Cake last year, you’ll be glad to know it’s back. And joining it is the new and equally brilliant mod-Sin confection, Ang Ku Kueh Yule Log Cake. Under a vibrant red glaze is a peanut-flavoured sponge cake with peanut coated crust and coconut and red bean mousse. It’s the ideal sweet yet not-too-sweet highlight to your festive feast. $70 at Baba Chews (16% off till 10 December)

8. Piñata Fruit Cake – InterContinental Singapore

InterContinental Singapore

A main highlight among InterContinental Singapore’s festive takeaways this year is the Piñata Fruit Cake. It’s a playful rendition of the classic Christmas bake infused with rum and candied fruits. Above floats an ornament ball which can be cracked open to reveal extra goodies. Gather the kids for a fun piñata experience! $98nett at Festive Shoppe and e-store

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9. Star of Bethlehem – Mandarin Oriental Singapore

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – Mandarin Oriental Singapore

The Mandarin Oriental Shop Singapore spreads festive cheer with a medley of Christmas roasts and decadent sweet treats. Savour the flavours of the holiday season with the Star of Bethlehem. It features warm spice notes of nutmeg, sweetness of chestnut, and tropical flavours of coconut, passion fruit and mango. Other new creations include the Santa Berry and Nutty Caramel. $88+ at The Mandarin Oriental Shop Singapore and e-store

10. Tanariva Raspberry Noël Gâteaux – PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay


Celebrating its first festive season since reopening on 1 December, Atrium Lounge unveils a range of gourmet goodies to match. New conversation starters include the Slow Roasted 180 Days Grain Fed Beef Tomahawk, and three luscious Yule log cakes. Alongside a star-shaped Blueberry Cheese Gateau and the classic X’mas Trunk sits the Tanariva Raspberry. Within is a light tanariva mousse, raspberry confit, and raspberry cremeux with a crunch base. $69.55nett at Atrium Lounge (15% off with selected credit cards)

11. Red and Green Velvet Cream Cheese Yule Log – PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road

Christmas Takeaways 2020– PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road

For a step away from the classic chocolate log cake, consider this new delight from Spice Brasserie. A treat for both the eyes and taste buds, each slice of the Red and Green Velvet Cream Cheese Yule Log with layered with brandied fruits and nuts. Cheesecake lovers won’t be able to resist. $58+ from Spice Brasserie and e-store

12. Whimsical Garden – PrimaDéli


Homegrown bakery PrimaDéli launches a whimsical collection of Christmas specials perfect for your cosy festive celebration. Sure to enchant young and old alike is the limited-edition Whimsical Garden. Think gentle reindeer prancing around a rich chocolate woodland scene. Other highlights include Santa’s Cottage, Truffle Yule Log, and Hazelnut Yule Log. $57.80 at PrimaDéli outlets and e-store

13. Italian Chestnut and Whiskey Cheesecake & Caramelised Pear Compote Log Cake – Regent Singapore

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – Regent Singapore

To top off the best Italian festive fare from Basilico, Dolcetto offers three new Yule log cakes for dessert. Its name may be quite a mouthful, but you’ll want more than just a mouthful of the Italian Chestnut and Whiskey Cheesecake & Caramelised Pear Compote Yule Log. This exquisite confection is spiked with Wild Turkey 101 Whiskey. Quite apt, don’t you think? The Imperial Earl Grey and Sea Salt Raspberry, and Sicilian Bronte Pistachio and Granny Smith Apple Texture Yule Logs round up the trio. From $50nett at Dolcetto by Basilico

14. Champagne Chocolate Log Cake – The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore

The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore

Festive roast dinners, hampers, and goodies aside, The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore’s Champagne Chocolate Log Cake is a must-have. The dreamy multi-layered confection boasts a caramel pecan crispy rice base and Champagne jelly core. The latter is wrapped in dark, milk, and white chocolate sponge, each with a layer of orange chocolate, strawberry, and lychee ganache. Finally, a dark chocolate glaze encircled by a chocolate shell and a sprinkling of gold dust for extra flair. $88 at Festive Gourmet Shoppe and e-store (15% off with selected credit cards)

15. Burnt Cheese Log – Royal Plaza on Scotts

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – Royal Plaza on Scotts

Inspired by a fad that took Singapore by storm during our circuit breaker period, Gourmet Carousel’s most anticipated Yule log cake this year is the Burnt Cheese Log. It features one of the popular desserts on its delivery menu, elevated with a festive twist. Valrhona chocolate crème and berries complete the two-in-one confection. Perennial favourite Royal Chocolate also returns. $58+ at Gourmet Carousel and e-store

16. Cajette de Fraises – Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Elevate festive celebrations at home with a wonderland of confectioneries and takeaways from Shophouse by Shangri-La. New on the log cake line-up are Cajette de Fraises, a confection of vanilla sponge, honey yogurt mousse, and strawberry, and the Mango Passion Toffee Log Cake. All-Time Favourite Grandma 66% and Chestnut & Yuzu log cakes are also back by popular demand. $75 from Shophouse by Shangri-La and e-store

17. Midnight Yule – Swensen’s

Christmas Takeaways 2020 – Swensen’s

With 10 ice cream log cakes ­— 8 of them new — to choose from, Swensen’s Christmas collection promises a jolly time. Our pick is the new Midnight Yule, which features the new Dark Chocolate Peppermint ice cream within. The Yule logs are a great complement to Swensen’s range of Giftmas Parcel bundles, roasts, platters, pastas, and sides. $58nett at Swensen’s outlets and e-store (up to 10% off with selected credit cards)

18. Snowy Wonderland – tcc – The Connoisseur Concerto

tcc – The Connoisseur Concerto

A sure crowd-pleaser is the new Snowy Wonderland Yule log cake from tcc – The Connoisseur Concerto. It’s a luscious combination of mixed berries, yuzu marmalade, and praline crunch with an earl grey-infused premium milk chocolate exterior. Chocoholics might prefer the Nutty Choco Fantasy or Choco Coffee Surprise, which feature Valrhona milk and dark chocolate, respectively. $55 at tcc and The House of Robert Timms outlets and e-store (10% off till 11 December)

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*BONUS* Deliveroo Christmas Foodie Candles

Deliveroo Christmas Foodie Candles

Enhance the atmosphere of your festive feasts at home with limited-edition Deliveroo Christmas Foodie Candles. In a special collaboration with Hush Candles, Deliveroo has created four custom Christmas food-scented candles. Hailing from Germany is the uplifting Mulled Wine, from the United States comes aromatic Christmas Fruit Cake, spiced Minced Meat Pies from England, and creamy Australian Christmas dessert Pavlova. From 9 to 13 December, spend at least $12 from Deliveroo Food Market at Alice@Mediapolis, Deliveroo Editions at CT Hub, and Deliveroo Editions at Tanjong Katong to redeem your complimentary candle, while stocks last.

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36 Christmas Takeaways 2020: Our Picks of Festive Feasting Packages and Yule Log Cakes