Eggs-tra Special Easter Brunches
Friday, 16 Mar 2012
Hop along to road-tested legendary hotel brunches this Easter Sunday. They offer plenty to entertain your little bunnies, leaving you to wine and dine – in theory anyway!
Escape the city and lounge by the sea at the Barnacles, Sentosa. Kids get their own special buffet and can run around on the grass (so rare!). There’s also a balloon man, magician, and face-painting to keep them entertained.
We love: Relaxing by the pool afterwards, whilst the kids play on the waterslides
Price: $198++ per adult (includes free sparkling wine and pool privileges), $128++ per adult (without pool access and free flow alcohol) $38++ per child (6-12, free under 6 years)
Where: Barnacles, 101 Siloso Road, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort, p. 6371 1974, 12-3pm
Go to Town
Easter at the Town Restaurant includes an egg hunt and Easter egg decoration. There’s a buffet for little ones in the supervised children’s room, which also has face-painting, balloon-sculpting and cartoons to watch. Psst! The best tables are outside.
We love: The kids being supervised by someone else – downtime!
Price: $188++ per adult (including free flow Moet & Chandon), $48 per child (6-11, free under 6 years)
Where: Town restaurant, The Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Square, p. 6887 8128,12-3pm
For an indulgent brunch, complete with hot cross buns and Easter eggs, head to Melt at the Mandarin Oriental. Kids get their own buffet spread at Little Fan Land, where they can watch cartoons, do activities and join in the Easter Egg hunt.
We love: The kids’ playrooms and the live cooking stations.
Price: $158++ per adult (includes free flow Ruinart R de Ruinart Brut NV), $48++ per child (3-11 years)
Where: Melt – The World Cafe, Mandarin Oriental Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue, p. 6885 3082, 12-3pm
Whilst grown-ups chomp through 50 or so international dishes at the Four Seasons’ One-Ninety, littlies get their own buffet in the Kiddies Playland, complete with a bouncy castle, face painting, arts & crafts, balloon games. and video game consoles.
We love: Cheers to uninterrupted boozing.
Price: $198++ per adult (including free flow Veuve Clicquot), $45++ per child (5-11, free under 5 years)
Where: One-Ninety, Four Seasons, 1 Orchard Boulevard, p. 6831 7250, 12-2pm or 230-4pm
Here’s an Easter Sunday extravaganza: a kids’ buffet, Wii station, X-box games, pizza making, and cookie decoration. Throw in pony rides, egg painting, a bouncy castle, egg hunts, and the Easter bunny… Awesome!
We love: The breezy cliff top view
Price: $178.00++ per adult (includes free flow champagne and wine) $79++ per child (4-12 years)
Where: The Sentosa, 2 Bukit Manis Road, p. 6371 1495, 12-3pm
Green With Envy
This lavish Easter Sunday Champagne brunch promises to be a festive and fun occasion with a two-piece band, egg hunt, balloon sculpting, face painting and the chance to spot the elusive Easter Bunny.
We love: The cheese selection is to die for, and rumored to be the largest in Asia (totally believable!)
Price: $183++ per adult (includes free flow Moet & Chandon), $91.50++ per child (6-12 years), $45.75++ per child (3-5 years)
Where: Greenhouse, The Ritz-Carlton, 7 Raffles Avenue, p. 6434 5288, 11am-1pm or 130-330pm
Celebrate a whimsical Easter at an Alice in Wonderland-themed buffet lunch. There’s face painting, balloon sculpting, a photo booth, and prizes for dressing up.
We love: A good reason to dress up
Price: $68++ per adult, $34++ per child
Where: The Glass House, Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk, p. 6559 6760, 12-3pm
Hold your horses
Unwind with a delectable buffet and a slew of activities for kids. Think Easter egg hunts, magic shows, face painting, and goodie bags. Egg-citing! Adults can indulge in the afternoon tea set.
We love: Magic shows always fascinate kids
Price: $40++ for 2 for high tea, $22++ per child for buffet and Easter egg hunt (4-445pm or 5-545pm)
Where: Pantry at the Stables, 55 Fairways Drive, p. 6467 9328
Us adults can feast in our Sunday best while the nippers get their faces painted, decorate eggs, and rummage through goodie bags.
We love: Eater Sunday in a quaint Cathedral
Price: $98++ per adult (and child over 12), $38++ per child (free under 6)
Where: The White Rabbit, 39C Harding Road, Dempsey Hill, p. 6473 9965, 1030am-1pm or 130-3pm