Make merry this Oktoberfest at these locations

POST BAR

Make merry with hearty German specialities, including Goulash Soup; Pan Fried Meat Loaf with Potato Salad and Fried Egg; Bavarian Sausage Platter with Sauerkraut and Mashed Potato; Crisp Pork Knuckle with Sauerkraut and Mashed Potatoes; and draft Erdinger beer at a special price of $15++ a pint.

Where: Post Bar, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
MRT: Raffles Place
When: Till Oct 18
Price: A la carte items from $14++
Tel: 6877-8135
Info: E-mail postbar@fullertonhotel.com

ATRIUM LOUNGE

Celebrate Oktoberfest with assorted German beers, served with complimentary German wurst sausages, sauerkraut and pretzels ($45++ for three bottles, $60++ for five bottles); and 50 per cent off all house pours during Happy Hour, 6 - 8pm.

Where: Marina Mandarin Singapore, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Level 4
MRT: Esplanade
When: Till Oct 31 
Tel: 6845-1111
Info: E-mail atriumlounge.marina@meritushotels.com

GRAND COPTHORNE WATERFRONT

Indulge in German beer and classic Bavarian favourites at the Piano Bar and the Promenade: Erdinger beer ($12++ a bottle); crispy pork knuckle with potato wedges, sauerkraut and onion gravy ($21++, usual price $25++); veal bratwurst with leek and potato stew and onion gravy ($16++, usual price $19++); veal, chicken and pork sausages with rosti potato, sauerkraut, onion gravy and Dijon mustard ($20++, usual price $23++); and golden brown pretzels ($5++ each).

Where: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, 392 Havelock Road, level 2
MRT: Tiong Bahru
When: Till Sun
Tel: 6233-1100
Info: E-mail dining.gcw@millenniumhotels.com

FORDHAM & GRAND

Fordham & Grand offers a suite of Oktoberfest specials: veal schnitzel with mesclun salad and fries ($25++); kurobuta pork sausages with rosti and creme fraiche ($20++); a combo of veal schnitzel and kurobuta pork sausages with salad and fries ($38++); and Weltenburg Kloster Anno 1050 beer ($12++ for 300ml).

Where: 43 Craig Road
MRT: Outram Park
When: Till Oct 19
Tel: 6221-3088
Info: www.fng.com.sg

OKTOBERFEST ASIA 2014

The second edition of Oktoberfest Asia offers opportunities to taste Bavarian beers and cuisine, plus live entertainment. Featured breweries include the renowned Benediktiner from Bavaria's Ettal monastery; Bitburger, from the Rhineland-Palatinate region; Weihenstephan, which will showcase its annual Festbier; Weltenburger Kloster, which will showcase Anno 1050, a beer brewed to an ancient recipe; Schneider Weisse; and Paulaner Brauhaus.

Guest chef Josef Nagler, chef de cuisine of Weisses Brauhaus in Munich, will oversee a Bavarian menu in collaboration with the Prive group, with dishes tailored to beer pairings.

Live music will be provided by The Original Hofbrauhaus Show band, fresh from Munich Oktoberfest. Tickets can be purchased at all Sistic counters, or online via www.sistic.com.sg.

Where: Marina at Keppel Bay, 2 Keppel Bay Vista, Keppel Island Plaza
MRT: HarbourFront
When: Oct 9 - 11, 5pm till late
Price: Oct 9, regular tickets $95 nett a person & $700 a table of eight, VIP tickets $180 nett a person & $1,288 nett a table of eight; Oct 10 - 11, regular tickets $108 nett a person a day & $800 nett a table of eight a day, VIP tickets $180 nett a person a day & $1,388 nett a table of eight a day; on all days, regular tickets are inclusive of dinner & a welcome beer, VIP tickets are inclusive of dinner & a free flow of beer 
Info: Go to www.oktoberfestasia.com or e-mail johnny@magicrock.com.sg for ticket inquiries

OKTOBERFEST AT SWISSOTEL

THE STAMFORD

In celebration of Oktoberfest, Cafe Swiss presents a dinner buffet (till Oct 18, Thu - Sat, $80++ an adult, $40++ a child aged six to 12 years) of appetising German and Swiss fare, including dishes such as Bodensee-Fischsuppe (Seafood Stew), pork schnitzel with herbs, raclette cheese with roesti potatoes and beer sabayon with ganache.

Complement the dinner with an Erdinger Weissbier or Erdinger Dunkel One beer ($16++ a bottle, two bottles for $28++). At Introbar (till Oct 30), enjoy German sausages served with apple sauerkraut, potato salad and an assortment of mustards, at a special price of $18++; also, purchase three pints of Erdinger Weissbier Draught and enjoy the fourth pint for free.

Where: 2 Stamford Road
MRT: City Hall
When: Till Oct 18
Tel: 6431-6156 (Cafe Swiss); 6837-3322 (Introbar)
Info: www.cafeswiss.com.sg or www.introbar.com.sg


This article was first published on Oct 3, 2014.
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