August is approaching – which means the long National Day weekend is about to arrive. Don’t want to squeeze with the crowd at Marina Bay to watch the fireworks? Here are some other places you can view the fireworks at instead.
1. Pan Pacific Singapore
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Want to make most of the National Day weekend? Pan Pacific Singapore is offering a package where guests can catch the highly-anticipated parade and rehearsals from the comfort of the hotel’s well-appointed rooms and complemented with bespoke services. The hotel is also within walking distance of the parade venue at Padang, convenient for guests with tickets to the National Day Parade or for those who would like a stroll and get a closer view of the fireworks.
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The dining options at Pan Pacific Singapore are also exciting, as the hotel will be running a National Day buffet at The Edge. Savour elevated versions of our national dishes like the pan-fried carrot cake with chai po, Xing Zhou bee hoon and stir-fried white pepper crabs with curry leaves and dried chilli. For a delightful conclusion to the meal, desserts like the deconstructed chendol, pulut hitam lapis entremets and milo cake will surely leave any diner satisfied.
For reservations or enquiries, please call (65) 6826 8240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Andaz Singapore
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Andaz Singapore is offering guests to experience the dazzling National Day fireworks display in their contemporary guestrooms that feature floor-to-ceiling windows. The experience will be redefined further with complimentary conveniences like a minibar filled with locally-sourced snacks and beverages (replenished daily), Wi-Fi and all-day refreshments at Sunroom. All guests are also entitled to free entry at Mr Stork during the National Day fireworks.
For those who want a drink while watching the fireworks, all guests are entitled to free entry at Mr. Stork to watch the National Day fireworks. Nestled at the top of the hotel on level 39, the destination rooftop bar provides 350-degree views of the city. Guests can expect a multi-sensory experience with locally-inspired bar food such as chicken rice risotto balls, salted egg calamari, chilli crab kueh pie tee and chicken satay accompanied with house spirits, wines or champagne.
For reservations or enquiries, please call (65) 6408 1234 or visit andazsingapore.com
3. The Sampan
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For those who want to watch the fireworks while dining, The Sampan is the destination to go. Inspired by the nation’s rich culinary origin, a four-course menu has been curated by Chef Ahmad to remind Singaporeans of iconic dishes generations have grown up with – all of this served against the stunning Singapore River backdrop.
Diners would be able to choose between two dishes per course. For the first course, diners get to choose between lemak chilli chicken kueh pie tee and tender rending chicken chwee kueh, each inspired by a Peranakan dish and Teochew dish respectively. Diners will also have the option of choosing duck satay lilit, prawn popiah, lamb shank tulang merah and curry fish head for the second and third course. For dessert, diners can choose between pulut hitam pudding and ang ku kueh. All of the dishes reflect The Sampan’s Asian culinary commitment.
Diners that dine on the night of 9th August will also be able to view the fireworks from Marina Bay Sands.
For reservations, please call (65) 6732 1698 or email email@example.com
4. Smoke & Mirrors
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For those who took the opportunity to travel during the long weekend and will miss the National Day Parade, but will still like to view fireworks, head over to Smoke & Mirrors where guests can catch the preview of fireworks during the National Day Parade rehearsals. On three dates – 6 July, 13 July and 20 July, Smoke & Mirrors would offer seating on the Outdoor Terrace with prime views of the National Day rehearsals or in the Indoor Lounge for a more intimate setting.
All packages would include a local dinner buffet package that include five stations: Starters, Live Stations, Soup Counter, Hot Selection and Dessert. The buffet would have dishes like bak kut teh, wok-fried prawns with Singapore-style chilli with deep fried bun and laksa noodles.
For reservations, please call (65) 9830 6313 or email firstname.lastname@example.org