The best National Day 2017 food promotions for families

By Kim Chan   — July 31, 2017
  • Mitzo
    1 / 6 Mitzo

    This Cantonese brunch offers popular dim sum, such as black pepper cod fish dumpling and custard moon bun, as well as the premium modern Cantonese offerings from the Mitzo weekend brunch menu, such as steamed bamboo clam with minced garlic, spicy chilli lobster served with bun and the stir-fried XO abalone with asparagus.

    While you’re feasting, your little ones will be kept entertained in the kid’s playroom, filled with fun activities, cushioned seats and of course, lots of cartoons for them to watch.

    When: August 9, 2017
    Time: 11.30am – 2.30pm
    Price: $68++ per adult (Kids under 6 dine free; those aged 6 – 12 enjoy 50% off); Additional $60++ for free flow of cocktails, champagne, wines and beer.
    Find out more: Call 6603-8855 or visit

    Related: 11 new and special Singapore dishes to try this National Day 2017

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  • Ellenborough Market Cafe
    2 / 6 Ellenborough Market Cafe

    Local delights take centre stage here. Feast on popular local favourites like Hainanese chicken rice; bak kut teh with yu char kueh; or indulge in Peranakan specialities like Nonya laksa. Dessert must-tries include traditional treats like kaya pandan cake or ice kachang to satisfy your sweet tooth.

    This restaurant at Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore is located along the Singapore River, so take your little ones for a walk along the heart of Singapore after lunch and teach them about the island’s history.

    When: August 1 – 31, 2017
    Time: 12pm – 2.30pm
    Price: From $52 per adult; $26 per child
    Find out more: Call 6239-1847/1848 or e-mail

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  • Silver Shell Cafe
    3 / 6 Silver Shell Cafe

    Is your family spending National Day in Sentosa? Stop by Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa to indulge in a uniquely Singaporean buffet featuring local favourites like chilli crab with golden mantou and cereal prawns. You can even customise your rojak at the make-your-own rojak station.

    If your family loves the king of fruit, you’ll enjoy the range of durian desserts there, which include white chocolate durian cake, durian pengat and durian cream puffs. Alternatively, try other treats with a Singaporean twist such as chendol tiramisu with gula melaka and strawberry glazed chempedak choux puff.

    When: August 9, 2017
    Time: 6pm – 10pm
    Price: $88++ per adult; one child aged 5 and below dines free with each paying adult. Additional children aged 11 and below get 50% off full buffet price
    Find out more: Call 6371-1966 or e-mail

    Related: Family staycation in Singapore: Shangri-la’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa

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  • Marriott Cafe
    4 / 6 Marriott Cafe

    Skip breakfast and indulge in the National Day lunch buffet at this popular buffet restaurant in Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel. Indulge in an afternoon of local comfort food such as chicken rice, char kway teow and laksa. There’s also a delectable array of fresh seafood, from freshly shucked oysters to snow crab legs, as well as Western and Asian style meats like roast black angus beef sirloin, roast duck, braised beef cheeks and more.

    When: August 9, 2017
    Time: 12pm – 2.30pm
    Price: From $78++ per adult, inclusive of free flow juices & soft drinks; $38++ per child (5 to 12 years old)
    Find out more: Call 6831-4605 or visit

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  • Sear Steakhouse
    5 / 6 Sear Steakhouse

    Does your little one want to catch the National Day fireworks display? Head down to this steakhouse at Singapore Land Tower and let Junior watch the mesmerising display of colours up close. Its 3-course dinner features dishes such as wagyu tri tip served with charred corn, baby root vegetables, parsnip puree and bordelaise sauce; as well as buttered poached atlantic wolffish, served with chilli pancetta braised chickpea stew, crispy leak and brown onion jus.

    To end of the night, indulge in a dark chocolate L’Orange chocolate mousse with orange cremeaux, placed on a plate decorated like the Singapore flag.

    When: August 9, 2017
    Time: 6pm – 9pm (Doors open at 5pm)
    Price: $65++ per person; Add $38++ for 4 hours of free flow inclusive of wines, beers and juices. (dinner guest at Sear will will be granted access to Angie’s Oyster Bar viewing platform); a la carte menu is available for children.
    For reservations: 6221-9555 / 9336-1443 or e-mail
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    Related: 12 places for good food in Singapore

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  • Zafferano
    6 / 6 Zafferano

    Celebrate National Day in Collyer Quay with this 4-course dinner. Start with a refreshing Hokkaido scallop tartare with pomegranate jelly, fresh sea urchin and green pea, followed by house-made pumpkin and potato gnocchi served with Rougie duck ragout and port wine sauce, topped with grated Australian winter black truffle. For mains, choose from the pan-fried Norweigian salmon trout with sauteed baby beetroot, and cauliflower cream; or the Black Angus beef tenderloin with parsnip puree and morel mushroom sauce.

    Dessert choices include a chocolate mousse with cherry yogurt cremeux, vanilla ice-cream and apple compote. A special menu is available for children below eight, with advance notice, so be sure to make a reservation. The National Day Parade will be screened live at this restaurant in Ocean Financial Centre.

    When: August 9, 2017
    Time: 5.30pm – 11.45pm (last order for food at 10pm)
    Price: $128++ per person; Add $42++ per person for wine pairing supplement
    For reservations: Call 6509-1488 or e-mail
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