We scope out various festive birds of all shapes, sizes and flavours this season so your Christmas dinner can have that perfect centrepiece. Don’t want to deal with the mess of eating at home? We’ve also gathered some dine-in options.



Cafe Mocha (Marina Mandarin)

On offer is a turkey marinated in Grand Marnier and warm spices ($158), served with mushroom stuffing, sauted vegetables and Champagne sauce. For something a little more unconventional, try their Balinese turkey ($148), which has been flavoured with a traditional glutinous rice marinade. Available till 25 Dec. Marina Mandarin, 6 Raffles Boulevard. Tel: 6845 1066


Earl of Hindh (Quayside Isle)

Jazz up your Christmas with their tandoori turkey ($98), which is marinated in their signature spice mix. Available till 23 Dec (order 2 working days in advance). #1-16 Quayside Isle, Jalan Sentosa, 31 Ocean Way. Tel: 6681 6694

Jack’s Place

An inventive riff on the traditional ayam buah keluak makes an appearance: Asian Peranakan roast US turkey ($108.80) with buah keluak polenta raisin stuffing. Available till 9 Jan (order 3 working days in advance). Tel: 6282 1311 Order online from eatzi. com.sg/catering/festive2016.php



Experience bird-ception with their Turducken ($175)–a quail stuffed into a chicken, stuffed into a duck, stuffed into a turkey. The fowl comes with brussel sprouts, garlic potatoes, roasted chestnuts and cabbage. Available till 24 Dec (order 3 working days in advance). #45/46-01, Singapore Land Tower, 50 Raffles Place. Tel: 6221 9555


For the purists, they’re offering a traditional turkey ($108.90) with chestnut stuffing, cranberry jelly and herb gravy. Available till 17 Dec at all Swensen’s outlets (order 3 working days in advance). Tel: 6788 8128

The Carvery

This festive season enjoy a very wallet friendly spit-roasted chicken ($38) that’s been marinated overnight and scented with tarragon. The 1.8kg bird comes with winter vegetables and gravy. Available 9-29 Dec. (Order 3 working days in advance) 323F Park Hotel Alexandra, 7 Alexandra Road. Tel: 6828 8880


The Deli (Goodwood Park Hotel)

The Deli continues with their Asian-inspired festive offerings this year with a Wu Xi turkey ($218), which is braised in red yeast rice, red dates and a secret spice blend. Available 1-26 Dec (order 3 working days in advance). Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road. Tel: 6730 1867

Dine In

Dôme Cafe

Gather your friends and family to feast this festive season with Dôme Cafe’s Christmas sharing platters (from $109). The sumptuous spread comes with a whole array of goodies like a whole roasted spring chicken, salmon fillets, turkey sliders and sides. Available till 2 Jan. 7 outlets including #01-18 Block 11 Dempsey Road. Tel: 6476 8748

Earle Swensen’s

Don’t want to work your way through an entire turkey? Their Merrily Turkey Special ($27.90) features a turkey breast and chargrilled duck sausages served with stuffed puff pastry, roasted chestnuts and mesclun salad. Alternatively, their Christmas Veal Meal ($31.90) comes with tender grilled veal with chestnuts and mushrooms. Available till 31 Dec. Two outlets including #02-117 VivoCity, 1 HarbourFront Walk. Tel: Tel: 6358 3859


Oxwell & Co.

Their extensive Christmas set menu (from $85) includes smoked salmon gravlax, and turkey & pig’s cheek terrine for starters. Choice of mains include a classic roast turkey with chestnut stuffing, pan-roasted grouper and a roast beef fillet. Available 14 Nov-25 Dec. 5 Ann Siang Road. Tel: 6438 3984


Their Christmas turkey roulade (part of three-course set, $48) is served with a refreshing black pepper-nut sauce. It’s a unique take from the French inspired eatery, with classic lobster bisque to start, and a Mont Blanc chocolate chestnut log cake slice to finish. #B1-06 Palais Renaissance, 390 Orchard Road. Tel: 6734 9268

sQue Rotisserie & Alehouse

We’ve covered turkey, chicken, and now we have duck. Sque’s festive Trio Meat platter ($68) includes a roast duck breast with crispy skin while tender and pink inside. The platter also comes with grilled sirloin and Lyoner ham. Available till 31 Dec. 2 outlets including #01-70 The Central, 6 Eu Tong Sen Street. Tel: 6222 1887

Tiffany Cafe & Restaurant

The caramelised lemongrass glazed roasted turkey with oat mill flake is worth your intrigue–the delightfully fragrant Asian spices will be enjoyed by everyone, young and old. Available till 1 Jan. Furama City Centre, 60 Eu Tong Sen Street. Tel: 6531 5366