The most exciting time of the year is here again! Are you planning on how to celebrate this Christmas with your elderly loved ones but have no idea what to do? Worry not, we are here to help!
In a three-part series, we have put together a guide on how you can celebrate Christmas with your seniors! It includes places where seniors get to dine at a discounted rate, places to go and some of the best gift ideas for your elders!
Part 1: You can’t call yourself a true-blue Singaporean if you are celebrating Christmas without a feast. But where can you enjoy a heart-warming meal with your seniors without burning a hole in your pockets? Fret not! Here are some options where seniors get to eat at discounted rates. Enjoy!
1. Dian Xiao Er Chinese Restaurant
Awarded Epicurean-Best Chinese Restaurant, Dian Xiao Er is famous for their ancient Chinese inn setting and authentic Chinese cuisine! Their signature dish is the Herbal Roast Duck, and it is something that you must try when you are there.
Pioneer Generation gets 10% off a wide array of mouthwatering dishes such as Herbal Roast Duck and Baked King Prawns. Valid only on weekdays from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM at selected outlets only. Make sure you check out their website to know which outlets to go to!
2. Pizza hut
Get ‘Knotty’ this Christmas by trying Pizzahut’s 2 new favour – Knotty Cheesy Hawaiian with golden knotted cheese-stuffed crust, topped with tender chicken ham and succulent pineapple chunks drizzled with smoky BBQ sauce / Knotty Cheesy BBQ with herb baked chicken ham, turkey bacon, roasted chicken, cream cheese, roasted capsicums and juicy pineapples!
Senior citizens aged 55 years and above can enjoy a wide range of pizzas, pastas and other western food in our largest pizza chain with 50% discount on weekdays from 1.30pm to 5pm.
An asian-fusion meat free fast casual concept restaurant founded in 2011 with the intention of making healthy meat free meals convenient, accessible and affordable to the mass. Here, senior citizen (aged 60 and above only) can enjoy Angelica Herbal Noodles or Shiitake Mushroom Sauce Noodles, with a choice of chilled or hot oolong tea at S$6.90 only.
4 Square Restaurant – Novotel Clarke Quay
This hip and modern restaurant boasts an interactive live cooking experience where guests can interact directly with the chefs and have their desired dish prepared in the open kitchen. Located on the 7th floor, The Square buffet is an International buffet that includes Singaporean favourite Dishes like seafood Laksa, homemade Dim Sum, and a wide range of curries with condiments.
Adult: $38++ (Mon-Fri), $48++ (Sat, Sun & Eve of P.H.)
Child (5-12 years old): $19++ (Mon-Fri), $24++ (Sat, Sun & Eve of P.H.)
Senior Citizen (above 55 years old): $28++ (Mon-Fri), $32++ (Sat, Sun & Eve of P.H.)
Child (5-12 years old): $29++
Senior Citizen (above 55 years old): $40++
5. Feast@East Buffet Restaurant – Hotel Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy
For those craving for classic Singaporean and delightful Peranakan cuisine can head over to the Feast@East Buffet Restaurant on the third level of Hotel Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy. Don’t miss the restaurant’s signature Singapore Laksa and famous Durian Paste which are available every day, lunch and dinner!
Senior Citizen: $33 nett
Pioneer Citizen: $30 nett
Adult : $47++ (Mon-Thu), $48++ (Fri-Sun & Eve of P.H.)
Child : $24.00++ (Mon-Sun & Eve of P.H.)
Senior Citizen : $35.00 nett
Pioneer Citizen : $32.00 nett
6. 21 on Rajah
Bringing a unique spread of Mediterranean and local cuisines to this family-friendly bistro at Days Hotel Singapore, 21 on Rajah offers all-day buffets and an a la carte menu. You can expect Mediterranean favourites like Spiced Basmati, Sultana Saffron Rice, and more, along with signature dishes like the juicy Barbecued Chicken with Sambal Squid Rings, tender Braised Lamb Shank, and savoury Clams in Assam Chilli.
Senior Citizen (50 years old and above): $15++
Adult: $40++ (Mon-Thu), $45++ (Fri-Sun & Eve of P.H.)
Child: $20.00++ (Mon-Thu), $22.50++ (Fri-Sun & Eve of P.H.)
Senior Citizen (50 years old and above): $28++ (Mon-Thu), $31.50++ (Fri-Sun & Eve of P.H.)
7. Spices Café – Concorde Hotel
A feast of the senses, Spices Cafe combines an elegant backdrop with a rich and contemporary dining experience. You can get to savour delicious Peranakan dishes like Bakwan Kepiting, Ayam Buah Keluak and Loh Kai Yik. Also on the menu, savour popular Singaporean dishes including Herbal Chicken Soup and crabs cooked in different daily flavours.
Child (3-12 years old): $17.00++
Senior Citizens (above 55 years old): $26.00++
8. COCA Thai-style ‘Suki’ Steamboat
Hotpot lovers can try COCA which is famous for their rich flavoured soup, fresh ingredients, special recipe chilli dip, and wide selection of side dishes. Diners are encouraged to start their meal with some of their house special appetizers like the tantalizing Roast Pork, Thai Spicy Silver Noodle Salad and Deep Fried Prawn Paste. Start with hot broth, add in fresh ingredients to let soup absorb its essence. Enjoy and end with the special COCA porridge – fluffy white rice stewed in the broth that you’ve just enjoyed, with fresh chicken eggs topped with spring onions.
All Day Buffet
Senior: $20++ (Valid for lunch from Mon-Fri, except P.H.)
Famous for its Zuwaigani (snow crabs) and wide array of sushi, sashimi, desserts and hot dishes, Kuishin Bo (“food connoisseur” in Japanese) is a gastronomic feast for all food lovers.
Adult: $36.90++ (Mon-Fri), $38.90++ (Sat, Sun & P.H.)
Child: $18.90++ (Mon-Sun & P.H.)
Senior Citizens (55 years and above): $33.20++ (Mon-Fri), $35++ (Sat, Sun & P.H.)
Adult: $54.90++ (Mon-Thu), $58.90++ (Fri-Sun & P.H.)
Child: $18.90++ (Mon-Sun & P.H.)
Senior Citizens (55 years and above): $49.40++ (Mon-Fri), $53++(Sat, Sun & P.H.)
10. Marriott café
In their perfect afternoon Local High Tea buffet, your senior will be spoilt for choice with more than 50 local and international crowd-pleasers. Not to be missed are highlights such as Crispy Fried Chicken Wings; Chilli Crab Sauce with Fried Mantou Bun; Oyster Omelette; Char Kway Teow; Laksa, and more.
High Tea Buffet
Adult: $45++ (Mon-Fri), $48++ (Sat & Sun)
Child (5 – 12 years old): $27++ (Mon-Fri), $30++ (Sat & Sun)
Senior Citizens get to enjoy 50% off.
Valid from 16 October to 31 December 2017. For more details do check out their website.
11. Talay Kata
Not your typical Thai Barbeque experience, Talay Kata offers a new take on traditional Northern Thai Barbecue where seafood takes the centre stage and meat, though still available, play more of a complementary role. Talay Kata is a buffet restaurant with ingredients, seasonings and the dome shaped grills all sourced from Thailand.
Senior Citizen aged 60 years and above enjoys 15% off.
Adult: $19.80++ (Mon-Fri), $29.80++ (Sat, Sun, Eve of P.H. & P.H.)
Child $9.40++ (Mon-Fri), 13.90++ (Sat, Sun, Eve of P.H. & P.H.)
Adult $29.80++ (Mon-Thu), $35.80++ (Fri-Sun, Eve of P.H. & P.H.)
Child $14.40++ (Mon-Thu), $16.90++ (Fri-Sun, Eve of P.H. & P.H.)
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That’s it for part 1 of our Christmas guide! In part 2, we will share about activities that you can do with your seniors. Stay tuned!