There’s something about the holiday season that seems to liven up our social lives. Suddenly we find ourselves in a flurry or dinners, lunches, and coffee dates – and that’s not even counting the office party, the party with family, and the ones with friends.

Keep your Christmas interesting despite all the meals and meet-ups by changing up your dining destinations. These restaurants’ December promotions are a great way to add gustatory pleasure to your socials.

Click on each individual vendor’s link for their updated Christmas menu on our Delegate listing page.

1. The Lokal

The Lokal

Get into the Christmas spirit as often as you want with The Lokal’s Christmas menu. It was launched on November 1st and will be available for the rest of December. The 3-course meal, which costs SGD65 per person, needs to be reserved a week in advance. For a casual gathering, The Lokal Christmas menu’s homey and comfortable flavors on top of the restaurant’s laid-back ambience are the perfect combination.

2. Spruce

Spruce

Want to have a party but don’t want to do the work? Book Spruce @ Firestation and be served their delectable Christmas buffet exclusive for events. Feast on basil and citrus cured salmon, herbed beef sirloin, slow-roasted turkey breast, and many more. For more intimate affairs, Spruce also has 3-course and 4-course Christmas Set Menus. Holiday favorites like lasagna, log cake, and specialty desserts are also available for takeaway.

3. ilLido Group

 

ilLido Group

Haven’t settled on a mood for your next dinner or lunch date? Whatever it is, any of ilLido’s 5 restaurants can probably take care of it. Turn up the sophistication at Osteria Art, go for rustic Italian at &Sons, go for drama with Aura’s stunning views, tantalize your taste buds with Southbridge’s fresh oysters, or experience new flavors with Braci’s progressive Italian cuisine. Each restaurant features specially crafted Christmas menus for lunches, dinners, and events which will be available until month’s end.

4. Coyote

 

Coyote

Spice up your holiday gatherings with good old Mexican fare. Coyote Grill & Bar in Phoenix Park not only offers a fun atmosphere amidst the greens, but a unique explosion of flavors only Tex-Mex can bring. Enjoy their special set menus created for Christmas with 3-4 course meals, starting at only SGD48. Or, you can go all-out with their Christmas Buffet and enjoy such dishes as the Mexicana Fiesta Salad, Beef Asada and Frijoles Rice at SGD68 for a minimum of 30 people.

5. Canvas

Canvas

There’s no better party venue than a free party venue. And there’s no better party venue you can get for free than the modern, roomy, stylish, and convenient Canvas. If your celebration is happening between Wednesday and Saturday around 5-10pm, the space is as good as yours. Think it’s too good to be true? Contact Canvas now for more information, and get the perfect spot for your upcoming Christmas party.

6. Cali Cafe and Bar

Cali Cafe and Bar

Calling all wine lovers and beer drinkers! Cali Café and Bar is showing some love to tipplers this holiday season. From December 1 to January 5, a food order worth SGD60 entitles you to a free bottle of house wine, a bottle of prosecco, or a whopping 5 bottles of beer. Avail of this awesome promo anytime from 11am to 12 midnight from Mondays to Sundays, and bring along your best drinking buddy.

7. Senso Ristorante

Senso

Partake in a feast every day until Christmas at Senso Restaurant. From now until the 23rd, 2 and 3-course set lunch menus are available for your enjoyment. This will be followed by a special Christmas Eve 5-course dinner menu for the 24th, and a new 4-course set menu featuring all new dishes for the 25th. Pan-seared foie gras, lobster, roasted veal tenderloin, and turkey are only a few of the specials featured on Senso’s menus. For the rest, you’ll have to visit to find out!

8. The Lo & Behold Group

TLBG

Bring the family to a holiday feast like no other at any of The Lo & Behold Group’s restaurants. While special set menus and gustatory delights are the highlight of the experience, TLBG ups the ante with memorable entertainment for the whole family. Let the kids have their own party inside fun bouncy castles at White Rabbit or play with Santa Claus at Tanjong Beach Club. For the grownups, a one-of-a-kind live jazz performance comes with a special dinner at The Black Swan on December 23, while the party of all parties will take place at OverEasy Orchard on New Year’s Eve.

9. Song of India

Song of India

While everyone is busy with complex dishes studded with French terms, Song of India is embracing the power of familiarity. Their Christmas menu consists of Indian favorites all complementing the star of the show: slow-roasted tandoori turkey. The turkey comes with a 4-course Christmas set menu, or can be enjoyed whole at Song of India’s atmospheric locale. It can also be ordered for takeaway.

10. Garibaldi

Garibaldi

Raise the brunch bar with Garibaldi’s Christmas Brunch menu available from the 24th to 26th of December. Along with a 3-course meal, you also get a free flow of soft drinks, prosecco, beer, house wines, or some luscious Champagne Bruno Paillard Premiere Cuvee ranging from SGD118 to SG188. A 4-course or 6-course Christmas dinner will also be served at the restaurant, featuring elaborate Italian dishes and rich flavours.

11. Prive Group

Prive Bang Bang

Party the holidays away at Prive Clark Quay and Bang Bang. Come early at Prive as the first 50 guests get complementary Christmas cocktails. Festive concoctions such as Snowfields and candy cane Jell-O will available all night as you and your squad dance to the year’s hits. A 3-course set menu is also available to fuel you through the night of partying. If you’ll be partying at Prive’s sister club Bang Bang however, get yourself a train of 10 bottles of Moet & Chandon until December 25 for a chance to win a bottle of the rare Moet & Chandon Jeroboam, worth around SGD500.

Main image from Osteria Art