Foodie-alert! The year-long foodie fiesta continues with great dining deals on laksa, chicken rice, char kway teow, Indian and Peranakan food, and more
Here’s hoping that last month’s Japanese dining deals got you stoked, ’cause it’s time for yet another month-long food theme courtesy of Eazy Gourmet and HSBC credit card! And not a moment too soon; with the National Day celebrations coming up, they’ve decided to pay homage to Singapore’s status as a food haven with a theme titled Heritage Flavours. With up to 18% off all a la carte local hawker faves like bak kut teh, Nyonya laksa, and fish head curry, you’ll be excused for being ‘kiasu‘ enough to grab these deals at these restaurants!
But hold up, how does it all work? Well, simply head down to one of Eazy Gourmet’s participating restaurants; flash your HSBC card, and you can get up to 18% off swiped off your bill; the discounts go up to 20% off for special events at selected restaurants too. So which restaurants are participating in Heritage Flavours? Here’s the full list.
Rong Hua Bak Kut Teh
Get a taste of this peppery, piquant delight with Rong Hua’s signature bak kut teh, and don’t forget to savour the delish, tender pork ribs that come with the soup. Eat it the traditional way with a side of braised groundnuts, salted veggies, and a bowl of rice, and you’ll understand why this is a staple locals can’t stop slurping.
Rong Hua Bak Kut Teh @ Fusionopolis, #02 13, 1 Fusionopolis Pl, Singapore 138632, p. 6469 3536
Rong Hua Bak Kut Teh @ Punggol Waterway Point, 83 Punggol Central, #B1-23, Singapore 828761, p. 6385 8765
Deeply interwoven into the fabric of Singapore’s food culture as a mix of Malay and Chinese cuisine, Peranakan cuisine is naturally popular here..Grab the chance to dine on Peranakan fare at Indocafe Whitehouse, and sample authentic dishes like the elaborately prepared ayam buah keluak and udang assam pedas.
Indocafe Whitehouse, 35 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228227, p. 6733 2656
Ellenborough Market Cafe
Indulge in an array of local delights such as Hainanese chicken rice, char kway teow, and mee siam at this riverside restaurant, and enjoy the night view as the party playground of Clarke Quay lights up. Asides from local fare, you can also enjoy international offerings such as pan-fried salmon and Oysters Kilpatrick from the menu.
Ellenborough Market Cafe, 20 Merchant Rd, Singapore 178882, p. 6239 1848
The Banana Leaf Apolo
It’s not just Singaporean cuisine you get to relish this Heritage Flavours season; it goes regional too! Sample authentic Sri Lankan cooking at the Banana Leaf Apolo with their offerings of biryani, masalas, and curry. Or if you want our recommendation, go for the restaurant’s banana leaf specials!
The Banana Leaf Apolo, 48 Serangoon Road, #01-32 Little India Arcade, Singapore 217959, p. 6293 8682
Apolo Bistro Restaurant & Bar
Located a stone’s throw away from its main resto, the Banana Leaf Apolo, this sister bistro serves up a delicious mix of Mexican, Thai, and Mediterranean food. Indulge in Mexican faves like quesadillas and tacos, or go Thai with the sweet and savoury pineapple rice.
Apolo Bistro Restaurant & Bar, 48 Serangoon Road, Little India Arcade #02-13, Singapore 217959, p. 6291 4646
Quentin’s Eurasian Restaurant
Quentin’s pays homage to Eurasian culture by serving up traditional fare such as dalcha kristang (lentil curry with lamb ribs) and porku tambreyno (pork sambal), giving us insight into the rich culture of this minority group.
Quentin’s Eurasian Restaurant, 139 Ceylon Rd, Level 1 Eurasian Community House, Singapore 429744, p. 6348 0327
Chatterbox Mandarin Orchard Singapore
With 40 years of history under its belt, Chatterbox is definitely one of the oldest dining places in Singapore. Pamper your taste buds with their signature Hainanese chicken rice (it’s one of the most famous in Singapore), as well as their ever-popular lobster laksa; and don’t forget to pair your local fare with wine!
Chatterbox, 333 Orchard Rd, Mandarin Orchard, Singapore 238867, p. 6831 6288
If you wanna sample traditional Chinese haute cuisine, there is perhaps no better place than Spring Court. With a vibrant history going back all the way to 1929, this old brand serves up a myriad of dishes with a blend of Cantonese, Hokkien, and Teochew influences.
Spring Court, 52-56 Upper Cross St, Singapore 058348, p. 6449 5030
Indulge in their long list of scrumptious Singaporean delights like rojak, char kway teow, carrot cake, and laksa! With their open-kitchen concept, you can watch as the chef whips up your rojak step-by-step.
Straits Kitchen, 10 Scotts Road, Grand Hyatt Singapore, Singapore 228211, p. 6732 1234
Nestled among the dining haven of Keong Saik Road, Meta Restaurant stands out with its mix of French classics with an Asian twist. Don’t miss out the opportunity to dine at this resto as the chefs dole out fusion surprises!
What’s more, Meta Restaurant has released a limited lunch and dinner course to celebrate National Day that’ll last from the 5th to 9th of August. Don’t forget to swipe your HSBC card to enjoy a 20% discount! Make your reservations via phone at 6513 0898.
Meta Restaurant, 9 Keong Saik Rd, Singapore 089117, p. 6513 0898
Can’t wait to find out what’s in store for the rest of the year? Take a look here to get the inside scoop on participating restaurants, exclusive events, and be the first to find out the next monthly foodie theme. For more HSBC dining privileges, click here.
This article is sponsored by Eazy Gourmet and HSBC Cards.