Hot! Our 2021 Top Picks For A Family-friendly Christmas Dining

CONTENT: Luxe Society Asia

The festive season is here – and with loosened Covid-19 measures, it’s also the time for gatherings with family and loved ones over food. While indulging at a hotel is all good and well, it’s sometimes difficult to arrange when eating out as a family – especially if you have young ones in tow.

Here, we’ve rounded up 6 family-friendly dining options for your upcoming Christmas meals. Whether you’re looking to satisfy young’uns, teens or elderly loved ones, there’s an option for everyone.


1. RE&S Group (Ichiban Boshi, Ichiban Sushi, Kuriya Japanese Market and Gokoku Japanese Bakery)

Family friendly Japanese restaurants under the ambit of RE&S such as Ichiban Boshi, Ichiban Sushi, Kuriya Japanese Market and Gokoku Japanese Bakery are gearing up to give you a wide array of dishes fit for your Christmas feast at home this year.

Some of the must-try items are the Pineapple Honey Baked Ham (S$68.80) which comes with a cottage-style pineapple raisin sauce as well as the Roasted Turkey Breast Roulade (S$68.80). The well-seasoned, generous serving of ham is set to give you a zesty feast that hits the right notes of sweet and salty. We were delighted to slice into a flavorful middle that was stuffed with gammon ham mousse filling, elevating the flavors of the tender roast.

If you are looking for a Christmas log cake, there is also the Bûche de Noël (Yule Logcake, S$42.80) made by Gokoku Japanese Bakery. The Matcha Azuki is a perfect combination of matcha sponge cake, delicate green tea cream, Hokkaido red bean filling and matcha mont blanc cream. This is one luxurious cake you need to have at your dinner table that will have your friends and family coming back for second servings. For early birds who order before 12 December, you get to enjoy 10% off!

RE&S also offers bundled deals where you can enjoy S$20 dining vouchers when ordering before 12 December:
● Bundle A (S$168), caters 8 to 10 pax
● Bundle B (S$108), caters 6 to 8 pax
● Bundle C (S$68), caters 4 to 6 pax.

For more information and to order visit Website. Do note that a 3-day advance order is required. The ordering period starts now till 1 January 2022. Collection period is from 23 November to 4 January 2022.


2. Kiwami Ramen & Gyoza Bar

If you’re missing end-of-year overseas vacations this Christmas season, have a taste of Japan with Kiwami Ramen & Gyoza Bar’s A Girl’s Christmas Specials. Here, Japanese favourites are given a Christmassy twist for the season.

Tuck into festive delights including the Shooting Star Snow Ramen (S$15.50), carbonara ramen paired with a whole roast chicken leg and the Toy Boat (S$8.90) – Kagoshima Pork Gyoza paired with slices of turkey ham. Finish off on a sweet boozy note with the Kingyo Honey Milk Tea (S$12.90), made with bourbon, calpis, oolong tea and honey syrup, or the Queen of the Sea Berry Bubble (S$12.90), a refreshing concoction of shochu, bourbon, cranberry juice and simple syrup.

A Girl’s Christmas Specials menu is available at all Kiwami Ramen & Gyoza Bar outlets. Delivery is available Online, Grabfood, Foodpanda and Deliveroo.

Young's Bar & Restaurant

3. YOUNGS Bar and Restaurant

YOUNGS Bar and Restaurant has created a medley of Christmas treats along with takeaway options for you to feast in the comfort of your own home!

A broad spread of classic holiday mainstays are featured in their specially curated Christmas menu that will whisk diners away to the vibrant cities of Europe!

Choose from a selection of four different flavours: The Bad Santa, Frosty The Snowman, Last Christmas or a jug of Sangria de Noel- the restaurant’s take on traditional mulled wine! (Shots of 5 S$40++, Jug S$60++). Enjoy a Christmas-themed Charcuterie board (S$48++) that features a wide selection of gourmet meats, premium cheese as well as a healthy mixture of greens and fruits! Turkey Schnitzel (S$24++), Sea Salt-Crusted Baked Barramundi (S$38++) and a sinful yet hearty 1.2KG Australian Wagyu Tomahawk Prime Rib (S$199++) served with red wine jus and a side of roasted seasonal vegetables.

Dig in to some sweet treats such as the Poached Red Wine Pear (S$18++) or a Christmas Fruit Cake (S$12++) to end your meal.

For those who prefer to celebrate Christmas at home, simply make it a fuss-free affair by ordering from YOUNGS Bar and Restaurant and making hosting a breeze! The takeaway holiday offerings feature familiar Yuletide classics such as the Roasted Stuffed Turkey S$148 (4.5kg to 5kg), Tourte de Salmon S$78 (1kg) and Honey-Baked Gourmet Ham S$58 (1kg).

From now till 30 Nov, Enjoy 15% off the total bill when they opt for takeaway orders! Takeaway orders have to be pre-ordered THREE days in advance.

Chura Sushi

4. Chura Sushi Bar

If sushi is more up your alley regardless of occasion, indulge in the Beauty and the Feast festive menu at Chura Sushi Bar.

Known for their gorgeous and delicious sushi rolls, you won’t be amiss having their dishes as the centrepiece of your Christmas dinner table, or for a fuss-free yet presentable potluck choice. Easy on the eyes and stomach is Belle’s Maki Roll (S$10.80), inspired by the fairytale character’s iconic yellow gown and made of Ebi Tobiko Salad Maki rolls served with mango cubes and a special yogurt sauce. Or go for the Beast Sushi Tower (S$17) seaweed-coated fried salmon skin sushi topped with ikura and served with homemade chilli mayonnaise, presented on a bed of dry ice for that extra touch of oomph. A Christmas Sushi Platter (S$55) is also available for delivery if you can’t decide on what to have; offering you a yummy variety from Salmon and Amberjack Nigiri to Wasabi California Maki.

Drink to the festivities with the Christmas and fairytale-themed cocktails on the menu too: the citrusy ENchanted Rose (S$16), made of sake, shochu, orange juice, peach syrup and grenadine syrup, as well as the fruity The Beast (S$17), where whisky is mixed with lychee liqueur, blue curacao, grapefruit juice and tonic water.

The Beauty and the Feast menu is available for dine-in or takeaway. For more information on ordering, visit Website 

White Restaurant

5. White Restaurant

If you’re not much of a traditionalist when it comes to Christmas, how about some local comfort food? This December, White Restaurant gives its signature dishes a festive twist – perfect if you’re not one for roast turkey and the works, but still want to be in the festive mood.

Dig into the Tiger Prawn and Turkey White Beehoon (S$17.80), where the joint’s famed White Beehoon is now spruced up for the season with juicy tiger prawns and turkey. For spice lovers, there’s also the Crawfish & Turkey Mala White Beehoon (S$15.80) – luxe enough for a festive dinner yet comforting with its numbing mala flavours. To pair with these mains, there’s also the Flambé Honey-Smoked Turkey Breast (S$15.80) where smoky charred flavours from the flambee meld nicely with the savoury-sweet honey marinade.

For the Christmas season, White Restaurant is also offering a set for 5 (S$108), consisting of the Tiger Prawn and Turkey White Beehoon (L), Flambé Honey-Smoked Turkey Breast (M), Wok-Fried Australian Asparagus with Walnut (M), Cabbage with Bacon in Double Broth (M) and Peanut Glutinous Rice Balls (5 pcs). Available for dine-in or takeaway, this is indeed a comfort meal fit for festive dinners with your loved ones!

Besides that, order online via Oddle with the promo code ‘XMAS8OFF’, and enjoy S$8 off the Online Exclusive Christmas Set (u.p.S$135.30) – consisting of the above along with a 2L bottle of Osmanthus Oolong Tea, as well as a handy thermal bag and table cover.

For ordering and more information on the various sets, visit Website 

White Restaurant

6. Monster Curry

Ring in the festive season with Monster Curry and Monster Planet’s Ten Rings to Christmas menu — a playful take on the recent Marvel blockbuster, Shang-chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Feast on Trevor’s Roast Chicken Bundle for two (S$38), consisting of Rosemary Roast Chicken, house-made cranberry curry sauce, Japanese curry mashed potato, salad and rice. Add on the tropical Dragonfruit Mango Smoothie and Make Your Own Dragon Scales (S$9.80) – churros with red and white chocolate dip, that’s both festive as well as a reference to the dragon scale armour in the film. There’s also the intriguing fusion Ten Balls Pizza (S$19.90, delivery only), where a cheesy mozzarella pizza base is topped with savoury takoyaki, turkey bacon, bonito flakes, mayonnaise and tonkatsu sauce.

For ordering and more information, visit Website

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