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8 Bars With 1-For-1 Deals On Drinks & Mains That Will Make Your Late Night Cab Home Worth It

1-for-1 bar deals for DBS/POSB Cardmembers

Singaporeans rejoiced when nightlife returned and bars could operate past a modest curfew. But now we’re almost presented with a whole new dilemma: where do we even begin? Whether you’re stuck revisiting the same old bars or need some clarity amidst the sea of choices, these 1-for-1 bar deals might help bargain-savvy DBS/POSB Cardmembers make the decision.

We’ve got options aplenty whether you’re seeking a convenient post-work hangout in the CBD or town area, and even hidden heartland gems if you want a quieter catchup sesh. Besides 1-for-1 promos for alcohol, bar bites, and even hearty mains so you can settle dinner at the same time, there are even freebies like chicken wings and Japanese sake.

1. Cuba Libre Cafe & Bar – Latin American & locally-inspired tapas

Cuba Libre Cafe & Bar - Clarke Quay
Image credit: Google Maps

Cuba Libre Cafe & Bar can be found along the lively stretch of eateries at Clarke Quay, perfect for pre-game fuel before you hit up some of the best clubs in Singapore. A crowd favourite when it comes to Latin American cuisine, they specialise in both hot and cold tapas, as well as Tex Mex dishes.

Cuba Libre Cafe & Bar - 1 For 1 Bar Deals
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Be sure to check out their fusion offerings as well, with interesting concoctions like the Beef Rendang Croquetas ($14) and a Malay Fusion Chicken Tapas ($14) dish made with buah keluak. Their promo dish changes quarterly, with their current DBS/POSB Cardmember special being a 1-for-1 Signature Mojito Chicken (U.P. $28).

Find out more about Cuba Libre Cafe & Bar deals for DBS/POSB Cardmembers.
Valid from now till 18th July 2022.

Address: 3B River Valley Road, Clarke Quay Block B, #01-13, Singapore 179021
Opening hours: Sun-Fri 6pm-3am | Sat 6pm-4am
Telephone: 8418 0203

Cuba Libre Cafe & Bar website

2. Cavemen Restaurant & Bar – Hearty European meats

Cavemen Restaurant & Bar Balestier
Image credit: @axon90_thedesignhub

Cavemen Restaurant & Bar is a hidden gem at Balestier, tucked along the perimeter of a residential complex, of all places. Having started out as a butcher, they’ve since expanded into a full-fledged butcher-cum-restaurant and bar, whipping up Asian-European cuisine with a strong focus on quality meats.

Cavemen Restaurant & Bar - 1 For 1 Bar Deals
Image credit: @rays5685

Satisfy your carnivorous cravings with their 1-for-1 Beef Bourguignon (U.P. $28++) promo, served with a side of fluffy Irish Mashed Potatoes. The restaurant also allows you to purchase cuts of meat straight from the in-house butcher and have it cooked to order, priced from $10 depending on the weight.

Find out more about Cavemen Restaurant & Bar deals for DBS/POSB Cardmembers.
Valid from now till 30th April 2023.

Address: 1 Jalan Dusun, #01-09 One Dusun Residences, Singapore 329363
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 5pm-12am | Sat-Sun 11.30am-12am (Closed on Mondays)
Telephone: 6250 1168

Cavemen Restaurant & Bar website

3. MEZCLA – Mexican fusion sharing plates & margarita jugs

MEZCLA - Mexican fusion bar Craig Road
The Jalapeno Poppers are filled with pickled jalapeno, 3 types of cheeses, and bits of chorizo.
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One of the newer kids on the block – having just opened in late 2021 – MEZCLA is a swanky Mexican fusion bar in the CBD. Their DBS/POSB Card promo is 1-for-1 antojitos which means “little bites”, AKA small sharing plates such as Jalapeno Poppers ($10) and Tuna Nachos ($18).

Wash it all down with 1-for-1 margarita jugs, available in refreshingly fruity yet potent flavours like Kyoho grape, mango, peach, and pink guava.

Find out more about MEZCLA deals for DBS/POSB Cardmembers.
Valid from now till 30th April 2023.

Address: 43 Craig Road, Singapore 089681
Opening hours: Mon-Wed 6pm-10.30pm | Thu & Sun 11.45am- 2.30pm , 6pm-10.30pm | Fri & Sat 11.45am- 2.30pm , 6pm-12am

MEZCLA website

4. Coq & Balls – Italian nosh & up to $6 off dining bill

Coq & Balls - Cross Street
Image credit: @coqnballs.crossstreet

This cheekily named establishment has a 1-for-1 pizza and pasta promo for Chope users. Keep in mind that it’s only applicable to the Coq & Balls at Cross Street, and not the OG Coq & Balls Tiong Bahru outlet. 

Coq & Balls Pasta - 1 For 1 Bar Deals
Image credit: @coqnballs.crossstreet

All you have to do is purchase the ChopeDeals voucher to mix and match participating dishes, with popular pasta options like the Wagyu Beef Bolognese and Crabmeat Fettuccine. 12-inch pizzas are also part of the promo, and there are 9 flavours to choose from – including Smoked Duck and Fishermen’s Pizza.

Bonus: The DBS/POSB x Chope promo allows DBS/POSB Cardmembers to enjoy the following discounts when purchasing Chope vouchers:

  • New users: $6 off with min. spend $70, using the promo code <NEWDBS> 
  • Existing users: $5 off with min. spend $100, using the promo code <5DBS>

Find out more about Coq & Balls deals for DBS/POSB Cardmembers.
Valid from now till 31st December 2022.

Address: 20 Cross Street, #01-19 Cross Street Exchange, Singapore 048422
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11.30pm-10.30pm | Sat 5pm-10.30pm (Closed on Sundays & PH)
Telephone: 6223 2100

Coq & Balls – Cross Street website

5. Bar Bar Q – Chinese skewers with live music performances

Bar Bar Q Suntec City Skewers
Image adapted from: Bar Bar Q, Bar Bar Q

For those who spend most of their trips to Suntec City just circling the inside of the mall, you’ve been missing out. Bar Bar Q is a Chinese skewer bar located along the perimeter of Tower 4 (next to the taxi stand), and it gets pretty lit. We’re talking frequent performances and music acts by local singers, bands and DJs, and chill vibes all the way till 3am on Fridays and Saturdays.

If you need more reason to check the place out, there’s also 1-for-1 Small Plates. Highlights include the Sze Chuan Dumplings ($15 for 6pc), Crispy Seafood Spring Rolls ($13 for 6pc), and Amaebi Tempura ($17) – AKA mini Japanese shrimp – served with a piquant cincalok mayo dip.

Find out more about Bar Bar Q deals for DBS/POSB Cardmembers.
Valid from now till 31st January 2023.

Address: 3 Temasek Boulevard, #01-602/603 Suntec City Tower 4, Singapore 038983
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 4pm-1am | Fri-Sat 4pm-3am | Sun 4pm-12am
Telephone: 9383 8969

Bar Bar Q website

6. Oishii Ristorante – Japanese pasta & free bottle of sake

Oishii Ristorante - Fusion Japanese Bar & Restaurant
Image credit: Google Maps

Oishii Ristorante is a sleek and sophisticated bar and restaurant located within Frasers Tower, perfect for CBD folks to kick back and unwind. Even if you don’t work in the area, it’s conveniently accessible from Tanjong Pagar MRT via less than a minute’s walk.

Oishii Ristorante Pasta - 1 For 1 Bar Deals
Asari Clam Aglio Olio Spaghetti.
Image credit: @oishiiristorantesg

DBS/POSB Cardmembers get to enjoy 1-for-1 Japanese fusion pasta, like Parma Ham & Wasabi Cream Spaghetti ($23) and Truffle Mushroom & Nori Seaweed Rigatoni ($20). As the icing on the cake, you can also nab a complimentary bottle of house sake worth $35 when you hit a minimum spend of $80 on the ala carte menu.

Find out more about Oishii Ristorante deals for DBS/POSB Cardmembers.
Valid from now till 18th August 2022.

Address: 182 Cecil Street, #01-05 Frasers Tower, Singapore 069547
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 11.30am-2.30pm, 5pm-10.30pm (Closed on Sundays)
Telephone: 6232 7890

Oishii Ristorante website

7. Casuarina Bistro – Mexican mains & bar bites in the heartlands

Casuarina Bistro Ang Mo Kio
Image credit: @casuarinabistro

This unassuming eatery in Ang Mo Kio is a massive hit with nearby residents, and it’s not hard to see why. Casuarina Bistro serves quality Mexican food like soft-shell tacos and tortas, which are Mexican street-style sandwiches jam-packed with flavourful fillings. They’re also open till midnight even on weekdays, making it a heartland go-to if you’re craving supper and drinks.

Casuarina Bistro - 1 For 1 Bar Deals
Image credit: Casuarina Bistro

If you’re in the vicinity between the hours of 11.30am-2.30pm, grab a lunch kaki and order your choice of 1-for-1 mains and bar bites. Even if you swing by outside of the promo hours, don’t stress about the dollar damage. Their mains – be it pastas, burritos, enchiladas and chimichangas – are mostly priced below $20.

Find out more about Casuarina Bistro deals for DBS/POSB Cardmembers.
Valid from now till 31st March 2023.

Address: 132 Casuarina Road, Sembawang Hills Estate, Singapore 579520
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 5pm-12am | Sat-Sun 11.30am-2.30pm, 5pm-12am (Closed on Mondays)
Telephone: 8882 2984

Casuarina Bistro website

8. GudSht – Free chicken wings with Jim Beam Highball Tower orders

GudSht Cathay Cineleisure Orchard
Image credit: @wearegudsht

Situated at Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, GudSht’s convenient town location – just a few minutes’ walk from Somerset MRT – makes it a hit with trendy youths. No drinks-and-chill session is complete without some satisfying finger food, and their 1-for-1 chicken wings deal hits the spot in terms of both taste and value.

GudSht Chicken Wings, Jim Beam Highball - 1 For 1 Bar Deals
Image adapted from: @wearegudsht, @wearegudsht

Their 6-piece GudSht Wings are usually priced $10 per set, so you and your buddies will essentially score 12 wings for about $0.83 each. If the gang is ordering Jim Beam Highballs to share, purchase 2 towers ($49 each) to get a 10-piece chicken wing set on the house. And last but not least, you can also shave 10% off your bill once you hit a minimum spend of $100.

Find out more about GudSht deals for DBS/POSB Cardmembers.
Valid from now till 31st December 2022.

Address: 8 Grange Rd, #01-04 Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, Singapore 239695
Opening hours: 11am-12am, Daily
Telephone: 8683 3052

GudSht website

Score 1-for-1 dining deals with DBS/POSB Cards

Besides this extensive list of 1-for-1 bar deals, DBS/POSB Cards entitle you to loads of dining deals across cafes, restaurants, and even food delivery platforms.

They have hundreds of merchant partnerships launching a total of well over 24,000 F&B promos, including 1-for-1 deals and discounts of up to 50% off. You’d be surprised how many of your fave eateries are already in their catalogue, not to mention the number of new places for you to check out while enjoying savings along the way.

Whether you’re planning a date night or researching family-friendly eateries, take a gander at the list of F&B outlets across Singapore with DBS/POSB Cardmember deals to get the most bang for your buck.

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This post was brought to you by DBS.
Cover image adapted:, @wearegudsht, Google Maps