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11 Cafes With Hidden Lobangs For DBS/POSB Cardholders (AKA Everyone) In 2017

Enjoy cafe discounts with your DBS/POSB card

 

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Cafe-hopping isn’t exactly the cheapest hobby around – the experience can be filling to your stomachs and pleasing to your eyes, but you’ll face some serious decrease in funds.

Whether you’re doing it for the ‘gram or just looking out for a resident place to chill and relax with your friends, we’re here to ease some burden off your wallets. Here are 11 cafes that offer exclusive deals specially for DBS/POSB cardholders; so if you’re part of that party, you’re in for a treat.

1. Plentyfull

 

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Cafeteria by day and brasserie by night, Plentyfull is a dual-concept restaurant that serves food made of the freshest ingredients. From meat-free appetisers like Little Farms’ Vegetable Dip ($16) to crunchy granola bowls, this is a place for office workers looking for a healthy lunch in the CBD.

The menu changes seasonally, so every experience at this restaurant will feel brand new.

Plentyfull
Address: #01-79/80 Millenia Walk, 9 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039596
Telephone: 6493 2997
Opening Hours: 11:30AM – 10:30PM daily

DBS/POSB Cards Offer: 15% off total bill
T&Cs: Minimum spend of $30, valid till 15 Oct 2017 

2. FORT by Maison Ikkoku

 

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Sweep yourself away from the town crowd by escaping to FORT by Maison Ikkoku, a cocktail bar and restaurant hidden in the middle of Fort Canning Park. They’re well-known for their bespoke cocktails and Omakase sets, so trust the chef to surprise you with his creations!

Fort by Maison Ikkoku
Address: 5 Cox Terrace, #01-02/03, Fort Canning Art Centre, Singapore 179620
Telephone: 6336 0507
Opening Hours: 4PM – 1AM (Mon-Thu, Sun), 4PM – 2AM (Fri, Sat)

DBS/POSB Cards Offer: Complimentary handcrafted cocktail/coffee with any main course order (worth up to $28)
T&Cs: 1 redemption per transaction, valid till 31 Dec 2017

3. Maison Ikkoku

 

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The parent of its branch at Fort Canning, the original Maison Ikkoku is a 2-storey cafe-bar that’s said to serve the best cocktails in the Arab Street. Whether you’re a fan of light fruity concoctions or a straight-up whiskey person, the bartenders will cater to your preferences with their bespoke cocktails.

Maison Ikkoku
Address: Level 2, 20 Kandahar St, Singapore 198885
Telephone: 6294 0078
Opening Hours: 6PM – 1AM (Mon-Thu, Sun), 6PM – 2AM (Fri, Sat)

DBS/POSB Cards Offer: Complimentary Curry Fries with any bespoke cocktail order (worth $9)
T&Cs: 1 redemption per transaction, valid till 31 Dec 2017

4. Sarnies

 

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Sarnies is a crowd pleaser when it comes to sandwiches – and they’re a top choice among hungry office peeps during lunch hour. Try their Tandoori Chicken Sandwich ($15.50) for a spicy kick and the Grass Fed Steak ($16.50) for juicy beef slices.

By dinnertime, the menu switches up to restaurant-grade food with pastas, risottos and good ol’ meat for the carnivores. Don’t miss out on their Moroccan Lamb Shank ($29), a dish with meat marinated through and through to the bones.

Sarnies
Address: 136 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068601
Telephone: 6224 6091
Opening Hours: 7:30AM – 10:30AM (Mon, Tue), 7:30AM – 12AM (Wed-Fri), 8:30AM – 4PM (Sat, Sun)

DBS/POSB Cards Offer: 10% off total bill
T&Cs: Minimum spend of $25, valid till 31 Oct 2017 for dine-in only

5. Sarnies Pasarbella

 

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Craving for dessert, but trying to stay away from the calories? Sarnies Pasarbella offers Cocowhip, a vegan soft serve ice cream that has no refined sugar, dairy or gluten. Even the sauces and toppings are vegan-friendly. If you need a caffeine boost instead of sugar, get their Bulletproof Coffee ($6.00), a potion that’ll wake you up from any post-food coma.

Sarnies Pasarbella
Address: #01-455 North Wing, Suntec City, 3 Temasek Blvd, Singapore 038983
Opening Hours: 8AM – 9:30PM daily

DBS/POSB Cards Offer: 10% off total bill
T&Cs: Minimum spend of $10, valid till 31 Oct 2017 for dine-in only

6. The Assembly Ground

 

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The Assembly Ground is a cafe perfect for dapper gentlemen, just like its retail shop (The Assembly Store) that sells suave men’s’ bags and accessories right next to it. Don’t miss out on their signature Assembly Burger ($22) with an angus beef patty and aged cheddar, as well as the generous Assembly Brunch ($19.50) – both are hearty meals for champions.

The Assembly Ground
Address: 2 Handy Road, #01-21 The Cathay, Singapore 229233
Telephone: 6733 3375
Opening Hours: 11AM – 10PM (Mon-Fri), 10AM – 10PM (Sat, Sun)

DBS/POSB Cards Offer: 10% off total bill
T&Cs: Valid till 31 Aug 2017 for dine-in only

7. Tamarind Kitchen

 

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If you’re all about Tom Yum and Pad Thai, you’re bound to love Tamarind Kitchen which serves Thai street dishes at Pasarbella Suntec City. Set up by the same folks running Tamarind Hill, an award-winning Thai restaurant, this stall delivers the same quality of food at a fraction of the price.

Tamarind Kitchen
Address: #01-455 North Wing, Suntec City, 3 Temasek Blvd, Singapore 038983
Opening Hours: 10AM – 10PM daily

DBS/POSB Cards Offer: 15% off total bill
T&Cs: MInimum spend of $25, valid till 30 Nov 2017 for dine-in only after 4pm

8. Honolulu Cafe

 

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Getting your hands on a single flaky egg tart ($1.70) from Honolulu Cafe will make you crave for seconds and thirds – one is simply not enough. The cafe is a humble and wallet-friendly shop in Orchard Centrepoint, just a few steps away from the Emerald Hill cluster of hippy bars and pubs.

For mains, try their Baked Pork Chop in Tomato Sauce ($7.80), a delicious tangy and sweet dish with tender and well-marinated meat.

Honolulu Cafe
Address: The Centrepoint, #01-33 F/G, 176 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238843
Telephone: 6734 6609
Opening Hours: 11AM – 10PM daily

DBS/POSB Cards Offer: 10% off total bill
T&Cs: Valid till 31 Dec 2017 for dine-in only. Not valid on eve of and on public holidays

9. The Tea Party Cafe

 

Modern Bibik Express Babi Asam ($9.50) and Thai Basil Chicken ($7.50)
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The Tea Party Cafe is a favourite amongst students in the Bukit Timah area for its affordable items that are mostly under $10 – a plate of Aglio Olio is only $5.90! You can even get a set meal with soup and a drink for $8.80; now that’s a real steal.

The Tea Party Cafe
Address: 805 Bukit Timah Road, #01-07 Sixth Avenue Centre, Singapore 279883
Telephone: 6462 3563
Opening Hours: 11:30AM – 11:30PM (Mon-Thu), 11:30AM – 1:30AM (Fri, Sat), 11:30AM – 12AM (Sun)

DBS/POSB Cards Offer: 15% off total bill
T&Cs: Minimum spend of $30, valid till 31 Dec 2017

10. Bonheur Patisserie

 

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Whatever you’re buying from Bonheur Patisserie, it’s not just food – it’s edible art. The bakery sells the most immaculate cakes, macarons and other pastries, all customisable and made from scratch. Almost too pretty to devour!

Bonheur Patisserie
Address: #B1-72, 252 North Bridge Rd, Raffles City Robinsons, Singapore 179103
Telephone: 6336 3104
Opening Hours: 10:30AM – 10PM daily

DBS/POSB Cards Offer: Get a box of 10 macarons for $25 (U.P. $31.50)
T&Cs: Valid till 31 Dec 2017

11. Patissez

 

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Leave your guilty conscience at home when you go to Patissez, the mother of monster freakshakes. These massive bad boys Mint Condition and Muddy Pat ($16 each) can be 3-course dessert meals on their own, from the drink to the ice-cream to brownies and cookie sandwiches on top.

Patissez
Address: 118 Holland Avenue, Raffles @ Holland V, #01-06, 278997
Telephone: 6262 3616
Opening Hours: 10AM – 10PM (Mon-Fri), 9AM – 10PM (Sat, Sun)

DBS/POSB Cards Offer: 10% off total bill
T&Cs: Minimum spend of $30, valid till 31 Oct 2017 for dine-in only

Get cafe meals at affordable prices with DBS

 

The perks of having a DBS/POSB card don’t just end with thrills involving food. We’ve got some lobangs for your retail therapy too, so your wallet will thank you this sale season when you’re swipin’ your cards.

Special cards like the DBS Live Fresh Card can earn you up to 10% cashback on your purchases. Furthermore, you can chalk up DBS points which you can use for vouchers, air miles, movie discounts and more! In 2017, going cashless is the new way of life.

This post was brought to you by DBS. 

Yoo Jin Lee

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