Because we all need a real break from work
If the first thing you look forward to during a work day is lunch, you are not alone. The Honeycombers team takes lunch excursions very seriously, so when we found these wallet-friendly lunch promotions at CapitaLand malls across town, you know what went to the top of our to-do list. From Vietnamese cuisine to Korean fare, here are the deals worth taking that long lunch for.
Fish & Co. (Bugis+ and Raffles City)
Free salad buffet with any a la carte main course purchased on weekdays till 5pm*
Making comfort food a little more wholesome with greens – that’s what you’ll find at casual seafood eatery, Fish & Co. It’s the perfect accompaniment to the hearty seafood mains here.
Go for: We all know and love Fish & Co. for its grilled seafood and fish and chips, but the bouillabaisse broth-pot is our new favourite dish. Just try and resist this: fresh seafood cooked in tomato broth and served with paella rice.
Fish & Co, #04-07 Bugis+, 201 Victoria Street, Singapore 188067; #B1-63/64 Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179103.
East Treasures Chinese Restaurant (Clarke Quay)
Executive lunch set from $12.80 to $13.80
East Treasures is all about Chinese dishes with fresh ingredients for a homely, authentic taste. Traditional cooking methods are used to create everything from braised fish to double boiled soups to stir fried vegetables.
Go for: Lunch set menu highlights like the Penang-style prawn noodle soup, the braised soya chicken cooked in Chinese rose wine, or the fish head vermicelli soup.
East Treasure Chinese Restaurant, 3 River Valley Road #01-16, Clarke Quay, Blk B, Singapore 179021
Chir Chir (Bugis Junction)
Lunch promotions at $10.90++ on weekdays
Known for the addictive Korean fried chicken doused with the signature sweet and spicy sauce, Chir Chir always hits the spot. This is where we go when we want some good ol’ chimaek (chicken and beer).
Go for: Roasted chicken in spicy BBQ flavour if you’re a fan of spice. We also love the garlic or rosemary roasted versions for their delicious aroma. Served with rice, this is one hearty meal that carnivores would devour.
Chir Chir, #02-50 Bugis Junction, 200 Victoria Street, Singapore 188021.
Hyang to Gol (Raffles City)
Lunch specials at $12.90++ on weekdays
You can’t go wrong with a hearty and comforting spread, and this Korean fave hits the spot with authentic specialties such as seafood beancurd stew and ginseng chicken stew that you might not find anywhere else.
Go for: The rainy season calls for a steaming hot broth. Try the seafood beancurd soup, a spicy (and satisfying) mix of clams, shrimp and squid or the half chicken ginseng chicken soup. Served with glutinous rice, this wholesome broth is a popular summer dish in South Korea.
Hyang to Gol, #B1-74 Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179103.
Ma Maison (Bugis Junction)
Lunch sets from $13.90++ to $16.80++ on weekdays, 11.30am-2.30pm (excluding public holidays)
Fusion cuisine is sometimes a hit and miss in our books, but not at Western-Japanese chain Ma Maison. Load up on signatures such as the hamburger steak, omu rice and escargot, guaranteed to send you into a food coma.
Go for: You won’t regret ordering the tender beef stroganoff, served with butter rice and topped with a fluffy egg. We’re also digging the prawn and scallop gratin – this creamy and cheesy dish may be a total indulgence, but it’s worth the extra calories. Of course, there’s also the option of a lunch set, available in six choices from hamburger, pasta to curry rice.
Ma Maison, #02-51 Bugis Junction, 200 Victoria Street, Singapore 188021.
CƠMNAM by NAMNAM (Raffles City)
Weekday lunch set at $9.90 nett (usual price: $19.90), 11am-2pm (excluding public holidays)
It’s Vietnamese street food done right at CƠMNAM. Featuring a solid menu inspired by cuisine from northern, southern and central Vietnam, choices include bites like Caramelised pork buns and Lemongrass and chilli chicken rice to pork noodles and taro sticky rice pudding.
Go for: Our pick has to be the ever-reliable bun tom prawn noodle soup, which you can have with an ice cold glass of Vietnamese coffee as part of their value lunch set.
CƠMNAM by NAMNAM, #B1-46/47 Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179103.
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Menya Musashi (Raffles City and Bugis Junction)
Signature Cha Shu ramen set at $12.90 on weekdays, 11.30am-5pm*
This Japanese ramen chain is named after a legendary samurai and with good reason – Menya Musashi never misses when it comes to delivering ramen that’s on point. Known for its innovative take on this humble dish, the soup choices range from its signature white tonkotsu broth to a Tokyo-Ueno style soup.
Go for: Choose between white, black or red broth and complete your meal with a side dish and houji tea – all available at a wallet-friendly $12.90.
Menya Musashi, #B1-44C Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179103; #B1-07 Bugis Junction, 200 Victoria Street, Singapore 188021.
Mookata (Bugis Junction)
Lunch sets from $19.90 from now till 31 December 2018
Fire up your day with a real Thai barbecue. The secret to Mookata’s succulent meats is a dollop of lard on the grill, adding a mouthwatering fragrance to your meal. Quality cuts of beef, pork and chicken are marinated in a generous serving of the restaurant’s signature marinade – is it any wonder that their meats are full of flavour?
Go for: The Mookata lunch set, available to two or four diners, comes packed with a marinated pork collar, chicken thigh and pork belly, pork sukiyaki and streaky bacon. There’s also a choice of seafood and greens to complete your meal. It’s the perfect surf and turf lunch!
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Mookata, #02-53 Bugis Junction, 200 Victoria Street, Singapore 188021.
Riverside Grilled Fish (Raffles City)
Heartwarming Hot Pot from $18.80++
Gather the gang and indulge in a heartwarming hotpot at Riverside Grilled Fish. With hearty soup bases and quality ingredients featuring an assortment of homemade add-ons and perennial hotpot favourites, we can’t think of anything better on a rainy afternoon.
Go for: If you can’t get enough of mala hot pot, Chinese restaurant Riverside Grilled Fish serves up a mind boggling array of four mouthwatering soup bases (including mala) and nearly 40 ingredients.
Riverside Grilled Fish, #B1-06/07 Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179103.
The Coffee Academics (Raffles City)
All-day festive set with starter, main and coffee or tea daily from 12pm – 9pm (26 Nov – 31 Dec 2018)
Look no further for a quality brew. The folks at The Coffee Academics are serious about their beans, which are sustainably sourced and roasted in small batches.
Go for: If you need a meal to go with your regular your dose of caffeine, this specialty coffee studio offers a variety of mains like hearty turkey grain bowl, ham and halloumi with shaved truffle and vongole pasta that you can order as a set.
The Coffee Academics, #B1-12 Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179103.
This article is in partnership with CapitaLand Malls.