What's happening at Capitol Singapore this year end: Festive goodies, kids' workshops
Revel in the festivities or bring home the Christmas cheer with The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore’s selection of festive takeaways and dine-in menus. Plus, the adjacent Capitol Theatre will be running a series of performing arts workshops to keep kids entertained.
As the holiday season draws closer, it’s time to start planning your Christmas gatherings with family and friends. Whether you’re thinking of staying home or dining out, a good bet is The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore's array of festive takeaways and specially curated menus.
If you’re planning a small dinner party at home, you can prepare a dazzling spread of Christmas dishes without the hassle of cooking. Capitol Kempinski’s festive takeaways include a selection of roasted meats and handcrafted Christmas goodies, including the hotel’s signature Lady in Red log cake.
Order in the signature roasted turkey, complete with cranberry sauce and giblet gravy (S$158), roasted Black Angus beef rib eye with horseradish, mustard and beef jus (S$198), or the rum and honey-glazed baked ham with apple sauce and pork raisin sauce (S$218).
For dessert, treat your guests to a Classic Chocolate Yule Log Cake (S$72), or the Lady in Red Log Cake (S$72), made with genoise cake, raspberry, lychee and rose.
The festive takeaways are now available for pre-orders at the hotel’s online shop, with collection from Nov 15 to Dec 25 at the hotel’s Chocolate Boutique.
If you’re planning to dine-in instead, Christmas takes over 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung from Dec 1 to Dec 25, with seasonal ingredients in set menus. For lunch, festive dining gets an Asian remix with wild snapper in kumquat shoyu dressing and Tajima Wagyu beef rump with assam sauce.
For dinner, things return to classic flavours with dishes such as the Hokkaido Black Angus beef tenderloin with black truffle and duck fat potato. On Christmas Day, an all-you-can-eat buffet brunch awaits with the best of Chef Alvin Leung’s creations from iced seafood, cured fish and charcuterie offerings to wood grill carving sections, rotisserie spit counters and cheese and dessert stands.
For an afternoon high tea with friends, head over to the hotel’s Lobby Lounge and dig in to a specially handcrafted five-course festive high tea with tea pairing, or indulge in a la carte slices of cake. Not to be missed is the classic hot chocolate with whipped cream and marshmallow.
Craving an authentic German Christmas feast? Make a reservation at Frieda, where Chef Richard Frick will serve up an authentic Bavarian Christmas with his curated German festive set lunch and dinner menus. Look forward to dishes such as pumpkin cream soup and crispy rosti potato for lunch, wrapped up with semolina pudding for dessert.
For dinner, there’s soused herring with champagne sauce, chestnut soup, four spices duck breast and spice crusted salmon trout to enjoy with friends and loved ones.
PERFORMING ARTS WORKSHOPS AT CAPITOL THEATRE
If you’re looking to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays, or are in search of bonding activities to bring the family closer, the Capitol Theatre will be running a series of performing arts workshops.
These workshops will offer participants an immersive class experience, with professional trainers from a range of best-in-class performing arts schools in Singapore such as Academie of Stars, Believer Music, Recognize! Studios and Singapore Ballet Academy.
Over 40 workshops, covering the range of music, dance and theatre art forms, have been specially curated and will only be available at Capitol Theatre this holiday season. There’s a different line-up each week, with activities for children, teenagers, adults and families alike.
For instance, the Academie of Stars will be offering the Nutcracker in a Nutshell theatre workshop, where participants will get to learn acting skills and practices involved in performances. Meanwhile, the Singapore Ballet Academy will be offering a series of workshops that will weave in elements of the classical Nutcracker ballet.
The full programme is available here