1-for-1 food deals July 2020


COVID-19 may have put a stop to all our most-anticipated events and celebrations, but the Singapore Food Festival is an annual affair we can thankfully still uphold. Now that dining out is permitted once more, you can wrangle up makan kakis of up to 5 pax to indulge in these dim sum sets, steak dinners, fresh sashimi and hotpot. 

Before you start thinking that such fancy feasts will bleed you and your friends’ wallets dry, DBS/POSB Cards entitle you to 1-for-1 food deals on certain dishes and set menus. This means we can continue to observe the national hobby of eating good food, at half the price.


1. Tenkaichi Japanese BBQ – 1-for-1 multi-course set meal with sashimi


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Seeing sumptuous meals in anime form while bingeing Netflix throughout CB may have gotten your mouth watering, but Tenkaichi Japanese BBQ presents their food in such similar fashions that it almost looks too good to be true. Available 1-for-1, their set meals comprise your chosen protein along with a side salad, chawanmushi steamed egg, miso soup and a bowl of rice. 

The myriad of main course options include grilled Hokkaido pork, mentaiko salmon, unagi and Wagyu beef. For those who enjoy raw fish, there are also options to top-up just a few dollars for an additional assortment of fresh sashimi.

Promotion period: Now till 30th Sep 2020
Valid Mon – Thur only.

Find out more about Tenkaichi Japanese BBQ’s 1-for-1 food deals.


2. Hai Xian Lao – 1-for-1 hotpot set lunch with pork belly & Angus beef


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If you thought hotpot meals were only reserved for special occasions, it’s time to #TreatYoSelf. With Hai Xian Lao’s 1-for-1 hotpot set lunch offer on weekdays, you and your colleagues can duck out for a quick lunchtime getaway and beat the midday blues. An off-peak hotpot date in the late afternoon also means not having to jostle with dinner crowds.

Take your pick from chicken, pork belly or Angus beef brisket sets. For the more adventurous diners, give dory fish or lamb a try – they may just become your future hotpot go-to proteins. Each set comes with an array of veggies to load you up with nutrients and naturally sweeten your broth.

Promotion period: Now till 14th Nov 2020
Valid Mon – Fri, 11AM-4PM. Exclusive of soup bases.

Find out more about Hai Xian Lao’s 1-for-1 food deals.


3. Sarnies – 1-for-1 mix & match side dishes


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Gather the squad to enjoy this 1-for-1 side dishes deal from Sarnies, redeemable with a minimum of 4 adults dining in. A quaint coffee spot down the trendy Telok Ayer stretch, the food is wildly popular among the CBD dwellers and it’s not hard to see why.

Apart from the must-try brews, catch up with the squad over small plates such as truffle or beef chilli cheese fries, cajun baked drumettes, and jalapeno poppers filled with cream cheese and a tangy chilli tomato chutney.

Promotion period: Now till 15th Dec 2020
Valid for dinners only, minimum 4 adult diners per table to enjoy this offer. Also applicable for takeaway.

Find out more about Sarnies’ 1-for-1 food deals.


4. House of Seafood – 1-for-1 crab in 5 different sauces


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Not only is House of Seafood offering 1-for-1 crabs for $58++, they’re also able to prepare it in the style you love most. While chilli crab may be the national dish, black pepper crab is also a hot favourite. If neither are to your liking, you could opt for the piquant white pepper crab, or have it doused in golden butter or creamy salted egg yolk.

Whichever accompaniment you decide upon, you and the fam will be able to savour fresh crab at roughly $29 each. Even with the lowest seasonal prices, such affordable yet quality live seafood is almost unheard of. 

Promotion period: Now till 15th Sep 2020
Valid for ala carte menu crabs weighing 600g to 800g only.

Find out more about House of Seafood’s 1-for-1 food deals.


5. Wooloomooloo Steakhouse – 1-for-1 curated 4-course set menu


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Located within Swissotel Stamford, Wooloomooloo Steakhouse is the height of luxury if you want to dazzle your date or commemorate a special occasion with loved ones. Their 1-for-1 curated set menu offers bang for your buck because you’ll get to experience a 4-course gastronomical treat, at half the price.

The star of the show is none other than the USDA Prime Ribeye, a glorious cut of grain-fed and wet-aged meat. Its top-notch fat marbling and tenderness is certified Prime by the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture), a feat that is only accomplished by less than 2% of all beef produced in the States.

Promotion period: Now till 14th Aug 2020
Offer not valid through third party reservation sites. 

Find out more about Wooloomooloo Steakhouse’s 1-for-1 food deals.


6. VeganBurg – 1-for-1 set meal with 3 choices of burgers


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Juicy meat patties are probably one of the hardest things to give up when going vegetarian, but VeganBurg proves that meat-free alternatives pack a mean flavour punch. If you’ve yet to venture into the world of meatless substitutes, the 1-for-1 set meals are a perfect opportunity to sample multiple vegan burgers at one go.

Choose between Cracked Mayo, Creamy Shrooms or Tangy Tartar filling, each complementing the soy patties in a unique way. The set comes with a drink, and your choice of seaweed fries or crispy fried broccoli florets, which are unexpectedly addictive.

Promotion period: Now till 14th Aug 2020
Valid daily, 12PM-5PM. Offer is applicable for takeaways, dine-in or online order and self-collection via VeganBurg’s online ordering website. Not applicable for delivery orders.

Find out more about VeganBurg’s 1-for-1 food deals.


7. Mouth Restaurant – 1-for-1 Jumping Buddha seafood set


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Also referred to as “Buddha Jumps Over The Wall”, Jumping Buddha is a nourishing soup dish jam-packed with high-end ingredients. You’ll find it on the table at group gatherings, ‘cause it’s a centrepiece that’s set to impress. 

Mouth Restaurant’s 1-for-1 Jumping Buddha seafood set lets you savour 2 double-boiled broths for the price of 1. Fish around the pot to unearth plump abalone, scallops, fish maw, tender chicken chunks and a medley of Chinese herbs.

Promotion period: Now till 15th Sep 2020

Find out more about Mouth Restaurant’s 1-for-1 food deals.


8. Shang Social – 1-for-1 takeaway dim sums like siew mai & har gow


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For those who prefer dabao-ing food to enjoy at home or to bring along to a friend’s mahjong session, Shang Social is offering 1-for-1 takeaway dim sum on the most must-have dishes. 

Choose between har gow, which are shrimp dumplings with crisp bamboo shoot in a thin crystal-like casing, siew mai – fragrant pork and mushroom dumplings in an egg wrap, and chewy pan-fried turnip cakes studded with savoury Chinese sausage.  

Promotion period: Now till 31st Jul 2020
Valid for takeaways on weekdays only, excluding PH. Not valid via online delivery or food delivery platforms.

Find out more about Shang Social’s 1-for-1 food deals.


Enjoy 1-for-1 food deals with DBS/POSB cards


These 1-for-1 food deals are a timely way to get into the spirit of the Singapore Food Festival, but most of them extend past the month of July. Stretching all the way till late 2020, all you have to do is become a DBS/POSB Cardmember to enjoy these exclusive dining perks.

Now that dining out is back on the agenda, we can schedule catch-up sessions with the squad over hotpot and tapas, or treat our parents to a sumptuous seafood meal. Fret not about missing out on savings if you prefer staying safely at home, as some of these promos are applicable for takeaway as well.

Find out more about DBS/POSB’s 1-for-1 food deals here


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