German Pretzels, Pork Knuckles and Beer!– Celebrating Oktoberfest in Singapore!
It’s October and the magical festival of pork knuckles, German wurst, pretzels and German beer is here again! Read to find out which family friendly restaurants have great deals throughout the month of October!
It’s THAT time of the year!
No, we’re not talking about Christmas! Not yet. It’s October and time to put your diet on hold and chow down on German wurst, pork knuckles, pretzels and German beer!!!
“Oktoberfest is all about lots of German beer, German sausages and dancing on the table,” squeals an excited Michele Tan, 35, stay-at-home-mom of four-year-old Brendan.
Michele Tang with her son,Brendan, and husband, Dennis Rajic
Sarah Haller with son, Tristan. Check out the beautiful German traditional dress Sarah is wearing!
Sarah Haller, 31 shares that she likes to celebrate Oktoberfest at the Swiss Club. “There’s lots of heavy beer drinking, dancing, and traditional German food,” said the stay-at-home mom of one-year-old Tristan. “It is also great to see almost everyone clad in German costumes!” she enthuses.
Don’t fret if you can’t afford to visit Munich for the real deal or if you’re worried that your drinking days are over. Whether you want to chill out with your friends, be alone with your spouse, or share the experience with your young ones, we at theasianparent.com, have a place for you to experience Octoberfest.
Hog’s Breath Café
Chijmes, 30 Victoria Street, Block A, #01-26/27, Singapore 18799
Tel: 6338 1387, www.hogsbreath.com.sg
Hog’s Breath Café caters to all ages and is extremely kid-friendly. Not only does it offer the usual like a kids’ menu and ample smoke free areas, it also gives free meals to kids on Sundays! (For every adult meal ordered, one child under 12 eats free! Valid at Hog’s Breath Café Chjimes only.)
30 Merchant Road #01-05/06 Riverside Point
Tel: 6438 7438, www.brewerkz.com
Brewerkz is a great place to head to with your family. Colouring sheets and crayons are readily available for your kids to scribble with. The ambience is relaxed and the family gets a great view of the river. The restaurant features American-style food and a large range of beers handcrafted on-site from the microbrewery attached to the restaurant.
Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay
177A River Valley Road, Singapore 179031
Tel: 6338 3333, www.thesquarerestaurant.com.sg
Located on the 7th floor of Novotel, the restaurant hosts a concept called Interactive Live Cooking that enables guests to interact with the chefs and have their desired dish prepared in the open kitchen! What a fun and novel experience it’ll be for both you and your kids!
Great Bars to Chill At
Woody Pub Café @ Sembawang
12F Andrews Avenue
A great chill-out spot without a need for fancy clothing or jewellery! This pub specializes in fusion Peranakan cuisine. Its signature dishes include Curry Ribs, Pork Knuckles Assam Pedas with Nanas and Spicy Peranakan Buffalo Wings. The cozy feel-at-home Alfrsco ambience setting is ideal for chit-chat and some relaxing time.
9 Raffles Boulevard Millenia Walk, #01-01 Singapore 039596
Tel: 6883 2572, www.paulaner-brauhaus.com/singapore
Taste original Bavarian Cuisine at this three storey glass building. An absolute MUST TRY- their signature pork knuckles dish with their inhouse freshly brewed beer! German brunches are available on Sundays.
We hope the list helps you celebrate Oktoberfest to the fullest!
Cindy Lee with daughter Raine and husband, Bryan Chew
Cindy Lee, 32, Office Manager and mother of three-year-old Raine sums up the festival best. “Drink drank drunk!!!” =)