This year, the high-octane Formula One weekend returns to Singapore, and the world’s highest urban microbrewery is presenting an exciting feast for the occasion. With a curated set of menus and their live race broadcast, LeVeL33, located at Marina Bay Financial Centre, makes the perfect venue for fans to celebrate the weekend.
Available on Oct 1 and 2 is the Winner’s Podium Sharing Menu which includes delicious sharing platters like Chilled Seafood on Ice ($168++ for two) featuring freshly shucked oysters, premium West Australian marron and housemade beer condiments; or The Ultimate Surf & Turf ($248++) presenting the best proteins from land and sea like premium Westholme wagyu sirloin and charcoal-grilled Western Australian marron.
One can also indulge in a daytime Weekend Roast Menu ($128++ per pax) served at brunch, which features oven-roasted Dry-aged French Duck Breast, and Slow Roasted Organic Pumpkin baked with thyme, rosemary and garlic.
To add to the fun, guests may add on $128++ for a free flow of LeVeL33’s house-brewed beers, Prosecco, house wines & liquors, and soft drinks.
Frieda German Restaurant
Usher in Oktoberfest at Frieda German Restaurant located next to The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore — the only luxury hotel with a German heritage. Gather friends and kickstart the festival with a pint of freshly poured Oktoberfest beer followed by authentic German fare.
Indulge in the ever-popular Schweinsaxe — crispy pork knuckle alongside roasted chicken and beer sausage; Traditionelle Käsespätzle — a traditional German egg noodles topped with cheese and smoked salmon; and quintessential German dessert — the luscious Black Forest Cake with moist chocolate sponge cake, mascarpone cheese, and sour cherries.
Let your hair down and dance to live music, and partake in games where you stand a chance to win a three-day-two-night stay at Munich’s Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski Munchen.
Oktoberfest at Frieda German Restaurant happens every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday till Oct 1. Tickets at $108++ per person include free-flow food and Oktoberfest beer. For reservations, call 6715 6873 or email [email protected]
The Stamford Brasserie
A cosy bistro and bar located in the lobby of Swissôtel The Stamford, newly-renovated The Stamford Brasserie is welcoming guests back to indulge in classic familiar favourites as well as exciting new additions from a hearty menu selection.
Now looking like a modern Parisian bistro decked in geometric lines, green plants and industrial accents, the chic restaurant is the perfect hangout for quick business breakfasts, long overdue catch-ups or a post-work sundowner with a craft beer in hand.
The menu now features a lot of dishes using ingredients from the hotel’s very own high-rise aquaponics farm. They include nutrient-packed Super Food Salad ($18) featuring kale, quinoa, yeast flake, avocado, and berries tossed in vibrant pomegranate vinaigrette; homemade marinated TSB Salmon Gravlax ($24); and Aquaponics Tilapia ($30) accompanied with a fresh Aquaponics salad. Another healthy entrée is the gluten-free Corn Pasta ($26) tossed with burnt corn, crispy corn and fresh chives.
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Mouth-watering classics include the TSB Baked Pork Ribs ($33) brined with fresh herbs and spices and then slow cooked before being glazed with Grand Marnier jus. A crowd favourite is The Wagyu Beef Burger ($30), loaded with tomato, lettuce and gherkins in a pepper brioche bun and topped with truffle mustard.
To sweeten your dining experience, enjoy decadent desserts like the Chocolate Molten Tart ($14), or Ispahan ($14), a moist and delicately scented raspberry lychee cake topped with milk rose foam and served with a yoghurt gelato.
For reservations, call 6431 6156 or email [email protected]
Serving up contemporary Japanese cuisine that marries traditional flavours with a nomadic island spirit — inspired by Japan’s bountiful seafood and coastline – Jypsy opens its second outlet at One Fullerton.
A beautiful space for avid Instagrammers, the light and expansive interior mixes elements of sun-weathered woods and hand-stained fabrics against a colour palette of neutral tones accented with hues of indigo. The venue also features a large, breezy, canopy-covered outdoor dining area, set against the stunning Marina Bay vista backdrop.
The refurbished menu sees a blend of iconic dishes, including Jypsy Salmon Tacos, Nest of Fries and Wagyu Beef Dripping Rice, and several unique new curations such as Ceviche Snapper Al Limone Spaghettini, Jypsy Fish & Chips, Robata Lamb Ribs, and more.
Of course, Jypsy’s menu wouldn’t be complete without a yummy array of sushi and sashimi dishes, like the deliciously fresh Bluefin & Chitose Crudo. Make sure you save some room for dessert too, such as the Tiramisu Soft Serve, a delicious mix of espresso and soft serve ice-cream, with an added crunch provided by all butter PS.Cookie Crisps.
To complement the extensive menu, a drinks programme traverses the globe, while celebrating the Japanese homeland is freshly shaken to order by the in-house mixologist. For reservations, call 6708 9288 or visit www.pscafe.com.
Tablescape Restaurant and Bar
From Sept 28 to Oct 2, Tablescape Restaurant and Bar at Grand Park City Hall, presents a playful set of cocktails and snacks inspired by iconic landmarks of the urban racetrack.
Available only in the Bar and Lounge, guests can look forward to vibrant cocktails ($18++ each) like the fruity, bright red Padang made with a mixture of gin, strawberry puree and cranberry juice, and refreshing Stamford made with a mix of Blue Curacao, Vodka and Red Bull.
Prefer to graze while you drink and chat? Tablescape also presents an F1-inspired snack menu where everything is an easy $15++ each, such as the “Drag Race” Tortilla Roll, “Fast Track” Chicken, and “Pit Stop” Beef Ball.
There’s also an F1 Late Night Menu – for those who prefer to eat a proper dinner after the races are done – featuring the Tablescape Wagyu Burger ($34), Fish & Chips ($30), Lobster (price varies) served as a salad with Avurga Caviar, and more.
A popular destination of choice for a leisurely high tea with breathtaking city views, SKAI located on the 70th floor of Swissôtel The Stamford, presents a refreshed repertoire of savouries and sweets with delightful Japanese accents for High Tea (from $68++ per person).
Tuck into a visual and gastronomic array of 12 new savouries and sweets such as a Turkey Sandwich, Foie Gras Bun, Pumpkin Éclair, Tomato Tart, Tomato Quiche and Caviar served on buckwheat blinis. The restaurant uses vegetables sourced from its urban Aquaphonics farm as much as possible.
For sweets, one can enjoy the Japanese Sweet Potato Cheesecake, Citrus Pistachio Tartlet, Okinawa Brown Sugar Macarons, Earl Grey Raspberry Cream Puff, Black Sesame Praline Genoa, SKAI Chocolate Bonbon and Madagascar Vanilla Scones.
Last but not least the high tea experience is complete with Bacha coffee and TWG cold brew tea steeped for 12 hours with fresh ingredients. Savour the fruity and floral notes in a medley of tea flavours like Moroccan Mojito Mint, Shiso Sakura, Summer Berries, SKAI Garden and Ginger Spice. Other premium teas by TWG include Chocolate Mint Truffle, Emperor Pu-Erh and Red Robe Tea.
Those craving for a tipple can top up $75 to enjoy free-flow Laurent-Perrier Brut NV or $90 for free-flow Moët & Chandon Rosé NV. For reservations, call 6431 6156, email [email protected] or book online at www.skai.sg.