With iconic Christmas lights spotted across the city, it can only mean one thing: the most wonderful time of the year beckons! This year, Christmas looks a bit different — overseas travel plans are non-existent, even Christmas buffets as we know it are a thing of the past. Even amidst a pandemic, celebrations are far from cancelled. What better way to end the difficult year with friends, colleagues and loved ones—for a sumptuous halal feast this festive season?
From dining platters to fusion festive spreads, we’ve got the intel on the best halal Christmas feasts to order in Singapore! Yes, think delicious roast turkeys, halal hams, themed desserts and everything else between. Without further ado, indulge in the merriest season of the year with our Halal Christmas Menu Guide in Singapore for 2020!
1. Holiday Inn Christmas Buffet: Atrium Restaurant
If you’re in the mood for ala carte buffets, dine at Atrium Restaurant, a halal certified restaurant. Feast your heart out with their sumptuous Christmas Buffet Lunch and Dinner as you welcome the festive season. Enjoy fresh Snow Crab, freshly shucked oysters, Turkey Pongteh, and a spread of desserts.
For the festive favourites, try their Honey Glazed Gammon Ham and Slow-roasted Australian Lamb, plus sides of Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Turkey Bacon. Atrium Restaurant is also ready to impress with their amazing live stations, including their Roast Meat Carving station! Look forward to watching their chefs carefully preparing your favourites in front of you. If you want to order some of their specially curated Christmas signatures, you can try Roasted Masak Lemak Turkey and Chocolate Banana Log Cake. How good does that sound?
Address: Atrium Restaurant, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Level 4, 317 Outram Rd, Singapore 169075
2. The Halia Festive Spread
Escape the bustling city with no need for check ins and outs this Christmas season — stay in the comforts of your home and order in The Halia’s festive platters! These holiday classics are great for cosy gatherings that can be conveniently delivered to your house. There are even special options to send presents to your loved ones! Choose an array of signature Modern European cuisine with touches of Asian flavour or their classic holiday favourites to look forward to such as their Honey Baked Chicken Ham and Spiced Herb Roasted Whole Turkey.
Order via The Halia.
3. Pastamania’s Jolly Creamy Christmas
A longstanding family favorite, PastaMania has crafted Christmas deals with hints of Italian flair. Say yes to plates of creamy pastas and yummy pizzas as you soak in the holiday spirit with your loved ones.
Choose from their Jolly Creamy Duo Bundled Deal ($25.90) that includes a Chirpy Jolly Chick’ Pizza 10” or Groovy Jolly Vege Pizza, with their Jolly Salmon & Spinach Pasta Calamansi Cooler and Minty Apple drinks. If you’d prefer, there is also the Merry Creamy Red Bundled Deal ($22.90) that comes with 2 sets of pastas, waffle potato with cheese and Coke. Enjoy these limited-time and value-for-money bundles whether you opt for dine in or doorstep delivery.
4. Straits Kitchen, Grand Hyatt Hotel
Dreaming of traditional Singaporean feasts for your Christmas dinner? For flavours closer to home, this halal restaurant has curated a feast inspired by local cuisine and surprise your palate with a unique spin on traditional festive dishes! The menus are crafted with sustainable ingredients and you can expect local-inspired amazing options like Beggar’s Turkey Clay Pot, succulent Homemade Marinated Angus Beef Satay with Peanut Sauce, and Pandan Log Cake. With a huge array of fusion cuisine that are familiar to all Singaporeans’ tastebuds, you simply cannot go wrong with this one.
Address: 10 Scotts Road Grand Hyatt, Singapore 228211
5. Asian Market Café, Fairmont Hotel
Fancy eating in a hotel for your Christmas feast? Asian Market Cafe is one of the few halal ala carte hotel buffets in Singapore, which recently opened for dine in again two months ago. Gather your loved ones for a lavish buffet experience at this restaurant located in Fairmont Hotel, featuring a twist on the traditional “Hidang Mahsuri” concept.
Inspired by the communal sharing of food in traditional Malay weddings, the Hidang Mahsuri festive dinner menu has a range of starters, seafood platters and desserts presented in a dome set! Be wowed by their live cooking stations – they have a satay, prata and laksa live station. To get you and your loved ones in the holiday mood, try their Santa’s Turkey Platter with classic holiday favourites to look forward to like slow-roasted marinated half-turkey, oven-baked parmesan crushed potatoes thyme, and a special caramelised sauce.
Address: 80 Bras Basah Rd, Singapore 189560
6. Pizza Hut
This one’s another household name that every Singaporean is familiar with. Even though Pizza Hut’s Christmas menu creation doesn’t quite offer quite the traditional roasts with stuffing and gravies, the spread is just as celebratory. With oozy cheese and crispy crusts, it’s definitely an irresistible feast for all ages young and old.
Try their new creations of festive pizza menu for your next cosy get-together. Featuring a selection of delectable Christmas toppings atop their Christmas Super Pan Pizza with oozy cheese, this limited-time menu also comes in other flavours: Four Cheese Super Pan and Hawaiian Super Pan.
7. Delifrance Christmas Set
Munch your way through the festive holiday period with Delifrance Xmas sets. Choose between a Grandeur Festive Table perfect for 5-10 pax ($265.00), or a Splendour Chicken Set ($128) for smaller groups of up to 5.
If you prefer a la carte items, pick favourites like Rosemary Cranberry Turkey ($148.00) or Stuffed Meatloaf ($65) — and don’t forget to order one of their delicious log cakes. There are also options for curated Xmas present boxes to go along with the spread if you are ordering the set to gift someone!
Order via @Delifrance.
8. Swensen’s Christmas Menu
Gather around the table for a hearty lunch or dinner in your homes this Christmas with Swensen’s takeaway Xmas menu! This halal restaurant is rolling out a delightful Christmas menu featuring a range of roasts, platters, pasta and sides. From specially-curated Xmas menu platters to delicious takeaway goodies, there is a plethora of choices to pick from so there’s definitely something for everyone.
Pre-order their Giftmas Parcels and organise a holiday feast for your loved ones with ease! Be sure to try their Christmas Grazing Platter – a party perfect assortment of cold cuts and cheese. Pro tip: ensure you leave some tummy space for their Sticky Chewy Log, one of Swensen’s delectable ice cream log cakes.
Order via Swensen’s.
9. Cold Storage’s Christmas Delivery
Cold Storage’s festive catalogue is rekindling the spirit of Christmas with hearty, traditional Christmas fare to enjoy in the comforts of your home! Their delectable menu features all the festive options needed to get your guests and yourself in the joyous mood.
Order their indulgent Christmas Feast sets online, including halal turkey options from $59.95 for 4 pax. Some of the halal signature roasts are Rosemary Roasted Chicken with Chestnut Stuffing, Honey Turkey Ham and Ribeye Roast Beef with Italian Herbs, which comes with accompanying sauces with the set.
Order via @Cold Storage.
10. NTUC Fairprice Christmas Catalogue
NTUC also has their own Christmas menu version, proudly made in Singapore. If you aren’t planning to eat out for your Xmas feast this 2020, why not let the dining platters come to you? We’re talking about the Christmas essentials and treats, including a delectable Christmas turkey and ham, to desserts and even gingerbread and all that you could possibly need, delivered straight to your door. Check out their catalogue for a wide array of halal options for a cosy gathering at home!
Order via Fairprice.
For more wholesome food, Grain’s slew of seasonal takeaways with a twist is perfect to ring in the Christmas festivities. Bring delicious, wholesome joy to your dining tables this Christmas and order in some of the usual Xmas favorites and other seasonal dishes.
This online restaurant features a Christmas Buffet To Go or their recommended Christmas Party Set, with festive classics that includes Maple Glazed Whole Turkey and Festive Charcuterie Platter. Other than that, you can also try their interesting meals on demand such as Cinnamon Glazed Chicken that comes with honey-roasted brussels sprouts and almonds on spiced pumpkin rice. There is also the Feta Fusilli all’Amatriciana, pasta that is served with curry maple-glazed butternut and turkey sausages. How delish does that sound? Not to forget the mandatory Christmas log cake — try their Snow Frost Chocolate Yule Log — to end off the meal on a sweet note.
Order via @Grain.
12. We Cater
Rejoice with delectable flavours of festive bundled takeaways that make Chrirstmas gatherings so much easier with We Cater. Pick options like Christmas Moments or Christmas in a Box selection with an array of specially curated indulgences, such as Honey Glazed Chicken Ham and choices of soups, stews, and salads.
We Cater also has their take on festive holiday roasts and Christmas-themed desserts. Their Rendang Turkey with Turmeric Rice Stuffing & Rendang Sauce and their Pandan Coconut Log Cake sound like a dream and we can’t wait to try them.
Order via @We Cater.
There we have it! 12 Halal Christmas Feasts we can enjoy with friends and loved ones to ring in the holiday cheer. It’s always comforting to wind down the year and spend precious time with those who matter most — especially after 2020, we sure deserve it! Immerse ourselves in gratitude of being alive, and be filled with anticipation for what the future brings. Happy feasting!
Amira is a flight attendant who has always been a lover of adventure, writing, and cooking. She also really, really wants to see the Southern Lights! Follow her adventures on www.amirapunya.com, and @asingaporeanabroad on Instagram and TikTok.