Date night restaurants with 1-for-1 deals
We all know the excitement of date night – getting dressed up while feeling the pre-date jitters is an experience that never seems to get old. The only problem? Dates can be expensive, and while we don’t want to compromise on time with bae, weekly or even monthly nights out on the town can add up quickly.
The good news for DBS/POSB Cardmembers is that the romance doesn’t have to come at as much of a cost – with over 24,000 DBS/POSB 1-for-1 dining deals to choose from, you’ll be pretty spoilt for choice. Here, we’ve even spared you the task of sifting through the countless options, so the only thing you’ll need to do is to pick a date and a time.
1. Alegria – Latin-Asian fusion restaurant open till 12am
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There’s nothing like a bustling ambience to set the tone for a good date. At Alegria, you’ll get just that, plus some really good food. Known for their homemade tacos, they’re open till midnight 6 days a week – perfect for night owls and those looking for a place to chill till late even on weeknights.
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Get their Al Pastor ($32) – made with apple-brined pork belly and cooked over a orange wood fire if you’re looking for a refreshing twist on a Latin classic, or the Inasal ($36) – a Filipino-inspired dish made with tender duck and sweet mango over tangy coconut sinigang rice, if you’re craving something new.
Then, wash it all down with one of their signature cocktails, like the Dirty Horchata ($24), a boozy take on the traditional rice drink.
DBS/POSB Cardmember deals: 1-for-1 on selected mains – valid till 30th June 2023.
Find out more about Alegria promos.
Address: 18 Teck Lim Road, Singapore 088390
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 3pm-12am | Sat-Sun 12pm-12am (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 6223 1553 | Alegria website
2. Baba Chews Bar & Eatery – Modern Asian & Western classics
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Nestled in Katong, Baba Chews Bar & Eatery serves up fusion dishes that perfectly marry the East and West. Think specialties like Chilli Crab Cakes ($19), crispy croquettes stuffed with crab meat, and Nyonya Katsu ($14) – a classic Peranakan dish served Japanese-style.
The Chilli Crab Croquettes come with a spicy, tangy chilli crab dip on the side.
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Grab a pair of seats by the bar for more intimate conversation, or get a table on the main floor to truly soak in the atmosphere. Regardless of your seating preference, this spot is perfect for couples who want to try something new in terms of cuisine.
DBS/POSB Cardmember deals: 1-for-1 Kueh Pie Tee and 15% off total bill – valid till 31st May 2023.
Find out more about Baba Chews Bar & Eatery promos.
Address: 86 East Coast Road, Katong Square, Singapore 428788
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 11.30am-9.30pm | Fri 11.30am-11pm | Sat 9am-11pm | Sun 9am-10.30pm
Contact: 6723 2025 | Baba Chews Bar & Eatery website
3. Clubhouse SG – Pizza & booze on an indoor golf course
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They say that a fun activity is the best way to quell any first date awkwardness – and if that doesn’t work, a little alcohol always does the trick to loosen everyone up. Clubhouse SG has both options lined up for you; shoot your shot on the golf course and then complete the night with some hand-tossed pizzas and of course, booze.
The best part is that unlike regular golfing, there’s no chance of mother nature raining on your parade as the course is fully indoors. Rain or shine, you can play to your heart’s content – and munch on the wide selection of pizzas, sandwiches and other mains to keep the energy up.
Go for the Queens of Greens ($15) salad if you prefer something light, or get the Parma Sandwedge ($15), a hearty sandwich made with parma ham, cheese and all the fixins’ if all the golf and conversation works up an appetite. And yes, that’s a pun on golf wedges.
DBS/POSB Cardmember deals:
- 1-for-1 pizza/sandwich/mains
- 1-for-1 cocktails, beers, house pour spirits and premium bottles
- 20% off wine and spirits bottles
- 2-hour Golf Simulator at $75 (U.P. $150)
- 2-hour VIP Golf Lounge Simulator $100 (U.P. $250)
Find out more about Clubhouse SG promos.
Address: 168 Robinson Road, #01-07 Capital Tower, Singapore 068912
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 9am-10.30pm | Fri 9am-11pm | Sat 12pm-10.30pm | Sun 12pm-8pm
Contact: 8857 5632 | Clubhouse SG website
4. G Izakaya – Authentic Japanese 4-min from Nicoll Highway MRT
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We can all appreciate a restaurant that’s close by an MRT station – after all, there’s really nothing worse than arriving late to your date because you couldn’t find the place. It doesn’t get any more accessible than G Izakaya, an authentic Japanese spot that’s a mere 4-minute walk away from Nicoll Highway MRT.
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In true izakaya fashion, they serve up everything from sashimi to tasty fried food, along with Japanese beer to wash it all down. Favourites include the Kanpachi Kama ($28.80), a grilled fatty whitefish, and the Salmon Sashimi ($10.80), loved for its thick cuts. Like any respectable izakaya, the restaurant has bar seats where you can watch the sushi chefs expertly prepare your food.
DBS/POSB Cardmember deals: 1-for-1 Salmon Sashimi, Kanpachi Kama and Asahi Beer One Pint – valid till 30th June 2023.
Find out more about G Izakaya promos.
Address: 6001 Beach Road, #01-52A/B Golden Mile Tower, Singapore 199589
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11.30am-2pm, 5.30pm-10.30pm | Sat-Sun 5.30pm-10.30pm
Contact: 9183 5393 | G Izakaya website
5. Pavilion Banana Leaf – Authentic South Indian fare in NEX
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For hundreds of years, spice has been known to be quite the aphrodisiac. At Pavilion Banana Leaf, when things get hot and steamy, it’s the food. The premise here is pretty simple – no fuss, authentic South Indian fare in the ever-familiar NEX shopping mall.
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While the spice may be intimidating to some, those who only want their partner too hot to handle and not their food will be happy to know that there are tame options on the menu, like the Paneer Tikka ($15), made with cottage cheese and yoghurt. Those who want to spice things up a little can go for the Mutton Dum Biryani ($16.50), with fluffy rice and tender marinated meat.
DBS/POSB Cardmember deals: 1-for-1 on selected dishes – valid till 31st October 2022.
Find out more about Pavilion Banana Leaf promos.
Address: 23 Serangoon Central, #02-17 NEX, Singapore 556083
Opening hours: Mon-Thu & Sun 11.30am-4pm, 5pm-9.30pm | Fri-Sat 11.30am-4pm, 5pm-9pm
Contact: 6634 2910 | Pavilion Banana Leaf website
6. Peach Garden Chinese Restaurant – Traditional Chinese food
No matter how much trendy food we get our hands on, it’s always nice to go back to the classics. There’s nothing more comforting than cupping your hands around a bowl of Double Boiled Soup Of The Day ($10) or digging into a fragrant plate of Seafood Fried Rice ($28) with fresh crabmeat, conpoy, sakura prawn, and egg white.
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At Peach Garden Chinese Restaurant, these familiar favourites are prepared with an elegant twist – with premium additions like scallop and lobster to take classics that we all grew up eating to a whole new level.
DBS/POSB Cardmember deals: 1-for-1 on all a la carte Lobster Dishes – valid till 31st December 2022.
Find out more about Peach Garden Chinese Restaurant promos.
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7. RAPPU – Intimate izakaya & handroll bar
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If you’re active on foodstagram, you would have heard of RAPPU by now – a handroll bar that went viral last year, and for good reason. They specialise in just one thing: handrolls. They come in a set of 6 ($38), and fillings include familiar favourites like salmon and crab, in addition to lesser-known ones like engawa – flounder fluke fin, and kanpachi – amberjack.
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With crisp nori, sticky Japanese rice and fresh fish filling, their handrolls are some of the best you can get. The atmosphere here is nothing like a budget spot either – instead of harsh fluorescent light, there is dim mood lighting and upbeat rap music to really seal the deal.
DBS/POSB Cardmember deals: 1-for-1 sake and desserts – valid till 30th April 2023.
Find out more about RAPPU promos.
Address: 52 Duxton Road, Singapore 089516
Opening hours: Sun-Thu 11.45am-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm | Fri-Sat 11.45am-2.30pm, 6pm-12am
Contact: RAPPU website
8. Swee Lee Social Club – Hidden brunch cafe in The Star Vista
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Tucked away in The Star Vista is Swee Lee Social Club, a cosy cafe hidden in Swee Lee music store. Regulars sing praises over their waffles – among other options like the Toasted Marshmallow Waffle ($13) and Matcha Almond Waffle ($15), the Caramelised Banana Waffle ($15), made with bruléed bananas and topped with ice cream, is especially popular.
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Their beverages, such as the Chai Latte ($7) and Mocha ($7), are also worth a shot. For something extra special, give the Bitter Sweet ($6) a go – a refreshing sparkling drink made with black coffee and tangy yuzu.
DBS/POSB Cardmember deals: 1-for-1 waffles – valid till 31st May 2023.
Find out more about Swee Lee Social Club promos.
Address: 1 Vista Exchange Green, #01-07/10 Star Vista, Singapore 138617
Opening hours: 10.30am-7.30pm, Daily
Contact: 3163 5618 | Swee Lee Social Club website
Save big on date night with DBS/POSB 1-for-1 dining deals
There’s no denying that date nights are one of the best parts of a relationship – they’re the way we keep things fresh, spicy and romantic. If there’s one thing not to love, it’s the cost.
The good news for DBS/POSB Cardmembers though, is that with DBS/POSB’s 1-for-1 promos, it doesn’t need to cost your firstborn to keep date nights going. After all, love may hurt, but your wallet shouldn’t.
Whether you’re an Asian food purist, enjoy spicy food or have a sweet tooth, chances are there’s a spot for you on this list, and a great discount to go with it. Before you book a table at every one of these 8 places, know that the deals don’t end here. More than 24,000 other dining deals await DBS/POSB Cardmembers, so you’re pretty much set for the rest of your RS.
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