Best deals in August 2021

Can you really call yourself a Singaporean if you’re not constantly on the lookout for freebies and good lobangs? I know the inner auntie within me is always cheering with glee when I see slashed prices plastered on a store’s display. 

While the reintroduced no dining-in policy may have dampened some spirits, here are some of the best August deals to save the day:

1. Yang Guo Fu – 50% off second bowl and 30% off set menu

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Though the signature numbing spices of mala may not be for everyone, there are still tons of mala lovers out there. Whether you’re one of them or not, this deal is not one to miss out on. 

From now till 18th August 2021, Yang Guo Fuone of the largest international mala chain stores – will be offering a 50% discount for all second bowls ordered. Though this deal is only applicable for takeaway orders, ordering online gives you 30% off set menus with islandwide deliveries at only $4.99

Note: The deal is valid at the restaurant’s Bugis and Esplanade branches only.

Promotion period: Till 18th August 2021

2. Paradise Group – 25% off walk-in takeaway sets at all restaurants

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For all the fans of BIAP, Paradise Group is currently holding promotions across all their restaurants for 25% off walk-in takeaway sets. From Beauty in the Pot’s Collagen Broth Poached Rice with Pork ($19.36) to LeNu’s Yuzu Tomato Broth La Mian (from $10.90), you can now satisfy all your hotpot and noodle cravings at a cheaper price.

To keep yourselves safe during this time, you can stay home and still enjoy 20% off on GrabFood, Deliveroo, and FoodPanda. 

That aside, they’re also running a promotion at LeNu for a tea-time saver set at $10.90 (U.P. $17.20) that includes a main, an appetiser, and a drink of your choice. This promotion runs from 3PM to 5PM every weekday.

Promotion period: Until further notice

List of Paradise Group restaurants

3. Gong Cha – 50% off green tea 

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Vaccinated bubble tea lovers, this one’s for you – Gong Cha is holding a promotion for all fully vaxxed individuals. It’s as easy as simply presenting your TraceTogether app to redeem 50% off their medium Green Tea with White Pearl

Promotion period: 18th August 2021

4. Seoul Yummy – One-for-one bibimbap

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Korea may be a thousand miles away, but at least bibimbap is still within easy reach. Subscribers of @kiasufoodies on Telegram can enjoy a one-for-one Hotstone Bibimbap takeaway at Seoul Yummy. This deal is available at all outlets – all you need to do is show proof that you’re subscribed to their Telegram channel to redeem the deal. 

Promotion period: Until 18th August 2021

5. Godiva – One-for-one selected chocolate products

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It’s only on an extremely rare occasion that I would allow myself to indulge in decadent Godiva chocolates, and now might be the best time. Until 8th August 2021, some of their selected products will be on a one-for-one offer. These include Assorted Chocolate Biscuits, Tower Napolitains Medium, Chocolate Domes, and White Chocolate Pearls.

This offer is also available for online orders for you to enjoy these treats from the safety and comfort of your home. 

Promotion period: Until 8th August 2021

Note: Godiva is also offering a buy-5-get-5-free offer for their Chocolate Carre. This promo runs only while stocks last.

6. Michelin-starred Tsuta – One-for-one ramen and rice bowls

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Having a Michelin-starred meal in this economy usually puts a dent in your wallet, but that’s not the case at Tsuta. Until 31st August 2021, you can get a one-for-one deal for Tsuta’s selected ramens and dons. This deal starts from $18 and offers a great price to satisfy your lunch or dinner needs.

Those with larger appetites can opt for their one-for-one ramen or don set, which includes two ramen/don, one maki roll, one appetiser, and two drinks of your choice. 

You can order online from Tsuta’s website with the following promo codes: 

  • TAKEAWAYTSUTA – 20% off takeaway orders
  • SG56TSUTA – 10% off delivery orders 

The best part is that Tsuta is also available for islandwide delivery.

Promotion period: Until 31st August 2021

7. Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf – Two lattes for $9.90

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For the avid coffee drinker, you can now enjoy a morning pick-me-up from Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf at a cheaper price. Until further notice, the coffee shop will be offering two Cafe Lattes for $9.90.

This is valid for all takeaway orders from Monday to Friday before 2PM. For all my fellow night owls, you’ll also be happy to know that this deal starts at 12AM at all 24H outlets.

To make it a complete breakfast, you can also top-up an additional $2 to add on either a Skinny Triple Chocolate Muffin or a Plain Croissant.

Promotion period: Until further notice

8. Collin’s – 56% off selected items

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Though NDP may have been postponed, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy some great National Day deals. From now till 9th August 2021, Collin’s will be holding a promotion for you to enjoy some of their signature meals at 56% off.

So while you celebrate the country’s independence, order in either Collin’s Signature Grilled Chicken Chop or their Crispy White Fish Fillet. Alternatively, big families can get the Premium Grill Platter for $56+ (U.P. $68+). This includes items like grilled chicken and lamb chop, fish bites, and cheesy mayo fries – perfect to share with your loved ones.

Promotion period: Until 9th August 2021

9. Jack’s Place – Up to 50% off takeaway bundles

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All that dabao-ing can burn a hole in our pocket, but Jack’s Place is here to make it sting a little less. They’re currently offering their mains at up to a 50% discount with the addition of either a mushroom cream soup or a canned drink.

This limited-time offer runs from now until further notice and includes mains like Jack’s Special Steak for $24 (U.P. $36) and their Grilled Barramundi for $17.60 (U.P. $26.50).

Promotion period: Until further notice

10. TK Trichokare – Scalp cleansing treatment for $45

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If you’re looking to give your hair some TLC, head over to TK Trichokare, which is offering a huge discounted deal of just $45 for their Scalp Cleansing Treatment (U.P. $755)

Not just a glorified hair wash, Trichokare’s treatment actually uses high-tech steps like infrared treatment to improve blood flow and hair cell growth. This deal is exclusively for first-time customers, so if you’ve never had someone delicately cleaning your scalp for you, this might be your moment.

Promotional period: Until 15th August 2021

11. Cat & the Fiddle – Buy two slices get one free

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From Oreo to Basque burnt cheesecakes, the possibilities for this classic dessert are endless. Cat & the Fiddle, perhaps Singapore’s most prolific cheesecake bakery, is offering a buy-two-get-one-free deal valid until the end of this year.

This offer is only valid for in-store purchases and for their range of sliced cheesecakes, including flavours like Devil’s Chocolate and Apple Crumble. 

Promotional period: Until 31st December 2021

12. Play Nation – $5 off with NDP eVouchers

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Those that have been to Play Nation have probably tried their hand at Overcooked – possibly the best way to test the strength of your friendship.

Thanks to this year’s NDP eVouchers, fans of this game haven can now enjoy $5 off their next visit. At the reduced price, you can now try a range of fun co-op games like Super Mario Party and also Mario Kart on the Nintendo Switch.

Promotion period: 31st December 2021

13. LiHo – 10% off total bill

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Other than a solid game night, 2021’s NDP eVouchers are also offering 10% off the total bill at LiHo. Valid for in-store purchases, the deal is a great way to get your bubble tea fix when you’re out and about.

Promotion period: 30th September 2021

14. Garrett Popcorn – Get a second large bag at $3.50

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You can’t have a good movie night without popcorn, and Garrett Popcorn always has a wide range of flavours to choose from. This August, Garrett Popcorn is offering customers a second large bag of their signature flavours at $3.50 (U.P. from $8). This promotion is available at all their outlets from now till 12th August 2021.

Promotion period: Till 12th August 2021

15. Times Bookstore – 20% off selected local titles with freebies

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With more time spent at home, you could try diving into some local reads to pass the time. Times Bookstore has a great selection of Singaporean titles and is currently offering a discount for them of up to 20% off. This deal is available exclusively on their online store.

Promotion period: Till 9th August 2021

There’s also no better way to celebrate our roots than with one of our fave things: freebies. Through the month of August, Times will be offering a limited-edition tote bag with every two books purchased.

For the young parents who may be looking for deals to save some cash, Times has got your back. If you’ve received at least one vaccination dose, you can sign up to be a Times Rewards Member to enjoy three Brown Watson books for the price of two. This promotion is available at all Times bookstores except Times Junior Jewel.

Promotion period: 1st to 31st August 2021

16. Don Don Donki – Discounts on items like their Jim Beam Highball Gift Set

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Don Don Donki may be everyone’s favourite supermarket, and not without good reason. With its range of ready-to-eat bentos, Japanese snacks and quirky products, it’s hard to leave without something in hand.

From now till 15th August 2021, Donki’s Clarke Quay Central outlet is offering discounts on some selected items. You can now get their new Snow White Hokkaido Meat Ball (12 pieces) for $7.90 (U.P. $9.90) and their Yoichi Fruits Ice Cream for $14.80 (U.P. $16.80).

Promotion period: 25th July to 15th August 2021

Snag these great deals before they end

With all these restrictions in place, there’s no better way to cheer yourself up than with some good deals. So whether you’re looking for F&B promos or discounts on your next movie date, there’s bound to be a promotion for you to take full advantage of. 

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