August 9 marks a very important day in the history of Singapore and every year, the government and the citizens leave no stows unturned to celebrate the formation day with glitz and glory. The evening proceedings for the day will begin at 8 pm with a drone light show followed by dazzling fireworks. While the visual extravaganza is a sure treat for your eyes, here we bring you the list of restaurants that offer a gastronomical treat for your appetite.
Monti: No doubt, it is one of the best Italian restaurants in the state and for this special day, they are offering a celebratory menu of either five- or six-courses along with two glasses of champagne. There is also a limited cocktail menu which you can give a shot.
Our Pick: Curry Leaf Chilli Crab Agnolotti, Sawakani and Pumpkin Tortelli
Price for Buffet: $188++ per person
Edge: Offering a wide range of ethnic flavours, this buffet place is a must-visit on the list. They are offering a National Day Heritage Buffet and they have added a twist to every dish.
Our Pick: Sea Food Grills, Beef Redang and Gula Melaka Cake
Price for Buffet: $88++ per person
The Pelican Seafood Bar & Grill: For the special, this high-end restaurant is offering a four-course seafood dinner buffet and you can also enjoy an exquisite spread of wood fire grill and steak along with the spectacular fireworks.
Our Pick: Fried Sea Food Platter, NY Steak and Frangipane Pear Tart
Price for Buffet: $118++ per person
Hard Rock Cafe Singapore: That needs no introduction. Indeed, this rock and roll place is carrying out the National Day celebrations for the entire month with an array of activities and menus.
Our Pick: Satay Burger, Beef Patty in Peanut Sauce and Rock 'n' roll
Kinki Rooftop Bar: This Japanese-inspired restaurant offers a set brunch for the day and an array of a la carte menu for the night.
Our Pick: Snow Crab & Century Egg Tofu, endless sushi and Veg Tempura
Price: Brunch at $52++, Firework Rooftop Package at $520++ for six persons
Saint Pierre: Get yourself a royal nine-course dinner by Chef Emmanuel Stroobant at this Michelin-starred contemporary French restaurant. And what more, the chef is adding an Asian twist to the French menu too.
Our Pick: Coal Roasted Eel, Chef's twisted Nasi Lemak and Egg Tart
Price for Buffet: $248++ per person
Equinox: Craving for some European delicacies! Just check out the special five-course menu at this tallest hotel in the city. And there is a bonus too—a spectacular view of the skyline with fireworks.
Our Pick: Angus Beef Rib with Pea Velouté, Scallop Sashimi and Caramelised Banana with Sorbet
Price for Buffet: $178++ per person
La Brasserie: They are offering an affordable three-course menu with a blend of Singaporean and Western dishes. There is also a complimentary access to The Clifford Pier's alfresco deck.
Our Pick: Chicken Satay Salad, Sambal Sea Bass and Mango Pudding
Price for Buffet: $52 per person
Forlino: A set menu with the stellar view of the fireworks.
Our Pick: Chilli Crab, Slow-braised Ribs and White Chocolate Sformato
Price for Buffet: $148++ per person
Looking for a place to catch the fireworks for free. Read our guide on the top spots to get a glimpse of the spectacular fire show.