Best deals in Singapore for December 2019


December 2019 deals SingaporeImage adapted from: Blackball Singapore@istonefish

December is naturally the time for feasting and shopping, since it’s the festive season and all. And with that comes a bit of a dent in everyone’s wallets, especially if you’re also going to be shopping for gifts for your loved ones. We’ve got your back with another round of good deals for food, clothing, and cosmetics, so you can save a buck while treating yourself.


1. 1-for-1 choux sticks at Kazo (U.P. $3.50)


Kazo
Image credit: @sgdessert

You might remember the name Kazo for their, erm, hunky bottles Matcha Latte and Soya Bean milk of that have satiated tons of thirsty Singaporeans. Oh, and their Japanese-inspired Cheese Tarts and Cream Puffs, of course.

Kazo
Image credit: @hungryjesse

A year on from their debut at Chinatown, the Taiwanese bakery is set to open 2 more outlets. If you can’t catch the grand opening promo of the Jcube outlet (29th – 30th Nov), there’s still the one at Suntec City, where their choux sticks known as Kazu Kazu will be sold at 1-for-1 prices (U.P. $3.50).

Kazo
Image credit: @thebrekkiehangover

Choose from 3 flavours of filling: Hokkaido (milk), Chocolate, or Matcha.

Note: Only available at the Suntec City outlet

Promotion period: 6th – 7th Dec 2019

Address: Suntec City, #01-K7
Opening hours: Mon – Fri 8AM-10PM | Sat – Sun 9AM-10PM
Website


2. $22 buffet with teppanyaki, okonomiyaki, and yakisoba at Tsuruhashi Fugetsu


Tsuruhashi FugetsuImage credit: @chutoro

If you’ve been to Osaka, you’ll know that it’s the place for okonomiyaki and yakisoba – savoury Japanese pancakes and stir-fried noodles. But you don’t have to roam the streets of Dotonbori to indulge when we have Tsuruhashi Fugetsu, which specialises in these Osaka-native treats.

Tsuruhashi FugetsuImage credit: @istonefish

Feast to your heart’s content on 26 yummy dishes with their lunch buffet at just $22 – covering various types of Okonomiyaki, Yakisoba, and Modanyaki. There will also be meat and seafood dishes cooked teppanyaki-style, such as Grilled Beef TendonGrilled Squid, and Cheese Tonpei Yaki (pork omelette with cheese).

Check out the buffet menu here.

Note: Valid for 60 minutes.

Promotion period: Mon – Fri 11.30AM-3PM, Until 7th Dec 2019

Address: 3 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec City Mall, #03-316 Tower1 North Wing, Singapore 038983
Opening hours: 11.30AM-3PM, 5.30PM-10.30PM
Telephone: 6560 0290
Website


3. Up to 90% off designer clothing at Style Theory’s end of year sale


Style TheoryImage credit: @styletheorysg

In the age of fast fashion, Style Theory has come up with a solution to skip the textile wastage – a clothing rental service. And the best part is they’ve got tons of designer pieces in their endless closet, which you’ll be paying only a fraction of their original prices to don.

Style TheoryImage credit: @chervil_

Right now they’re clearing out over 4,000 pieces from their collection to bring in new designs, and you can cop those pre-loved designer pieces to call your own at up to 90% off. Brands include but are not limited to BCBGenerationKaren Millen, and Ted Baker. You’re encouraged to bring your own bag for eco-friendliness.

RSVP here.

Promotion period: Until 1st Dec 2019

Address: Interlocal Centre, 100G Pasir Panjang Road, #03-07, Singapore 118523
Opening hours: Fri 11AM-7PM | Sat 10AM-6PM | Sun 10AM-2PM
Website


4. $19/pax high tea with free-flow beverages at 11 Hamilton (U.P. $29)


11 Hamilton afternoon teaImage credit: @11hamiltonsg

Experience the tai tai life on a budget with 11 Hamilton’s weekend high tea that’s now going at $19 (U.P. $29) for a mix of 7 sweet and savoury items.

You’ll be getting the following:

  • Horlicks Cheesecake
  • Chocolate Bon Bons
  • Pulut Hitam Mini Tart
  • Banana Loaf Square with Nutella
  • Chicken Liver Pate on Raisin Bread
  • Smashed Avocado on Toast
  • Salmon Carpaccio on Crackers

On top of that, there will be free-flow tea in 5 flavours including Earl Grey Lavender and Peach Green Tea.

11 Hamilton afternoon teaBright and cosy, with pastel floral wallpaper
Image credit: 
@saltyaaron

Make your booking here (min. 3 days in advance).

Promotion period: Fri – Sun 9AM-5PM, until 31st Dec 2019

P.S.: Read our article on affordable afternoon tea sets here.

Address: 11 Hamilton Road, #01-00, Singapore 209182
Opening hours: Mon – Sat 9AM-10PM | Sun 9AM-8.30PM
Telephone: 8812 5328
Website


5. 1-for-1 single scoop ice cream at Udders Kovan


Udders 1-for-1Image credit: @val141992

A new Udders outlet has opened at Kovan, giving North-Easties easier access to those creamy scoops of ice cream. There’s currently an outlet-exclusive 1-for-1 promo for single scoops, so hop on down for a dessert date and savour flavours like Salted SpeculoosBaileys & Bourbon, and Mao Shan Wang.

Promotion period: Weekdays, until 15th Dec 2019

Address: 212 Hougang Street 21,  #01-345, Singapore 530212
Opening hours: Mon – Thu 12PM-1PM | Fri 12PM-12AM | Sat 11AM-12AM | Sun 11AM-11PM
Telephone: 6448 8732
Website


6. Up to 80% off books at Ethos Books Festive Sale


Ethos Books Festive SaleLoss Adjustment by Linda Collins – a story of how a mother deals with the grief of her teenage daugher’s suicide
Image credit: @ethosbooks

These chilly December nights are the perfect time to curl up with a good read, so head down to the Ethos Festive Book Sale this weekend and expand your home library with books that are going at up to 80% off. Prices start from as low as $5, and apart from international titles, there will also be a sizeable collection of SingLit.

Ethos Books Festive SaleA Tiny Space – a compilation of poems by an 11-year-old non-verbal Singaporean boy with autism
Image credit: 
@ethosbooks

Books aside, you can look forward to tarot reading sessions, free pastries, and panel talks by prolific people in the local literature scene such as Kirsten Han and Alfian Sa’at. Check out the full event line-up here.

Promotion period: Until 1st Dec 2019

Address: 45 Armenian Street, The Substation, Singapore 179936
Opening hours: Fri 7PM-9.30PM | Sat 12PM-10PM | Sun 12PM-6PM
Website


7. Up to 90% off cosmetics at Revlon’s Big Beauty Sale


Revlon saleImage credit: @revlonsg

Revlon is a drugstore favourite when it comes to cosmetics, and has even been endorsed by A-list celebrities like Halle Berry and Gal Gadot. Enjoy up to 90% off their lip colours, foundations, eye palettes and more at their upcoming Big Beauty Sale that’s happening over 5 weekdays.

Revlon saleImage credit: @revlonsg

Promotion period: 2nd – 6th Dec 2019

Address: 12 Tannery Road, #05-07 HB Centre 1, Singapore 347722
Opening hours: 11AM-7PM
Website


8. 1-for-1 donburi at Ishiro (U.P. from $4.50)


Ishiro
Image credit: Ishiro

Eating out constantly can be an unhealthy affair – but not if you go for balanced meals with a good portion of protein and veg. Donburi is a good choice, and the ones at at Ishiro are super affordable, with prices starting from just $4.50.

Ishiro
Image credit: Ishiro

But it gets better: They’ve got a 1-for-1 Donburi promotion from now till early January at their new China Square Central outlet, and you’ll get to pick from items like the Gyuniku Bowl (U.P. $5.50) and Dori Fisshu Bowl (U.P. $4.50) – both of which come with a runny onsen egg. Add on a Salad ($1.50) or Cheddar Broccoli ($1.20) for a dose of fibre. Find their menu here.

Note: Only available at the China Square Central outlet

Get your coupon here.

Promotion period: Until 11th Jan 2020

Address: 18 Cross Street, #B1-127 China Square Central, Singapore 048423
Opening hours: Mon – Fri 10AM-8PM (Closed on weekends)
Telephone: 8298 5157
Website


9. 1-for-1 entry to Jurong Bird Park (U.P. $27)


Jurong Bird Park

The majestic Philippine eagle – one of the tallest eagles with a height of 1 metre – is now here at Jurong Bird Park. And to celebrate the good ties between Singapore and The Philippines, there’s now a 1-for-1 promotion for tickets to Jurong Bird Park for both Singapore residents and Filipinos (U.P. from $27)

Image credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

While you’re there, check out the Kings Fiesta Village where there will be a celebration of Filipino culture with heritage games, food, and dance performances. Check out the full event schedule here.

Get your tickets here.

Promotion period: Until 29th Dec 2019

Address: 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925
Opening hours: 8.30AM-6PM, Daily
Telephone: 6269 3411
Website


10. $2 Grapefruit Green Tea at Blackball (U.P. $3.50)


Blackball $2 Green TeaImage credit: Blackball Singapore

If you’re a bubble tea or fruit tea addict, you’ll know that the regular spending on your favourite beverage all adds up – so it’s always worth pouncing when there are savings in store. From now till the end of the year, Blackball’s Grapefruit Green Tea is going for just $2 (U.P. $3.50). It’s healthier than its milky counterparts, so sip away without the guilt!

Promotion period: Until 31st Dec 2019

Find an outlet near you here.


11. Up to 80% off swimwear at arena’s warehouse sale


arena warehouse sale
Image credit: arena Singapore

If swimming’s how you want to go about with your new year’s resoluation of getting fit, then you’re gonna need the appropriate gear and arena’s warehouse sale is where the opportunity’s at. Details have yet to be released, but we know that discounts will go up to 80% off. You’ll probably be able to expect the standard swimsuits and accessories like floats, goggles, and snorkels.

arena warehouse sale
Image credit: arena Singapore

Promotion period: 5th – 8th Dec 2019

Address: 205 Henderson Road, #01-01 Henderson Industrial Park, Singapore 159549
Opening hours: 10AM-6PM
Telephone: 6278 0500
Website


12. 1-for-1 breakfast at Marche


Marche breakfast 1-for-1
Image credit: @marchesingapore

Start your mornings on the perfect note by tucking into a hearty breakfast at Marche – at 1-for-1 prices on a la carte items, at that! Grab a colleague and get your morning fuel in the form of pizza, sandwiches, bagels, and more. Original prices for these items are mostly below $10, so it’ll be a steal no matter what you order.

Note: Only available at JEM and Raffles City

Promotion period: Ongoing

Raffles City outlet
Address: 
252 North Bridge Road, #01-17A Raffles City Shopping Centre, Singapore 179103
Breakfast promo timings: Mon – Fri 9AM-11AM | Sat – Sun 9AM-12PM (including PHs)
Telephone: 6337 9433

JEM outlet
Address: 50 Jurong Gateway Road, #01-03 JEM, Singapore 608549
Breakfast promo timings: Mon – Fri 9AM-11AM | Sat – Sun 9AM-10AM (excluding PHs)
Telephone: 6694 2501
Website


13. Save up to $4000 on pianos at Cristofori’s sale


Cristofori piano saleImage credit: Wells Pianos

Pianists will know just how important a good piano is when it comes to practising – smooth keys and pedals and a rich, full sound make all the difference. Those looking for a piano can drop by Cristofori Music’s sale where exam-grade Pearl River pianos are going at direct factory prices, with discounts of up to $4000 off.

Cristofori piano sale
Image credit: Meyer Road

Upright pianos start from $1600, while grand pianos range from $5,800-$6,500, a far cry from their usual $9,800-$10,500.

Promotion period: Until 31st Dec 2019 or while stocks last

Address: Block 3014 Bedok Industrial Park E, #02-2150, Singapore 489980
Opening hours: 10AM-6PM, Daily including PHs
Telephone: 6449 4866
Website


14. $18 nett set lunch with side & drink at Ikkousha Hakata Ramen (U.P. $25.30)


Ikkousha Hakata Ramen set lunchTonkotsu ramen
Image credit: 
@shinisimo

Most of the established ramen restaurants in Singapore charge close to $20 per bowl – which is pretty pricey, but bo pian if you’ve got cravings to sate. But your wallet can rest easy with Ikkousha Hakata Ramen’s current $18 nett set lunch (U.P. $25.30), which includes your choice of any standard ramengyoza or karaage, and a soft drink.

Ikkousha Hakata Ramen set lunchImage credit: @youbobo2

Some of the comforting ramen flavours you can look forward to include: original TonkotsuTonkotsu Mentaiko, and God Fire, which comes loaded with spiciness. View their full menu here.

Ikkousha Hakata Ramen set lunchGod Fire ramen
Image credit: 
@drnloh

Get your coupon here.

Promotion period: Mon – Thu 11.30AM-3PM, Until 31st Dec 2019

City Hall outlet
Address: 30 Victoria Street, #F1-07 CHIJMES, Singapore 187996
Opening hours: 11.30AM-9.45PM, Daily
Telephone: 6338 8460

Tanjong Pagar outlet
Address: Block 7, Tanjong Pagar Plaza, #01-104B, Singapore 081007
Opening hours: 11.30AM-9.45PM, Daily
Telephone: 6538 1880
Website


15. Up to 80% off shoes & accessories from brands like Hush Puppies and Obermain


Hush puppies sale

You deserve a treat after slogging it out for the whole year. Gift yourself a sturdy, well-made pair of shoes from brands like Hush PuppiesObermain, and Antton & Co. at up to 80% off. It’s a wide mix of sleek stilettos and casual-chic wedges for the ladies, as well as suave slip-ons, work shoes, and sporty-looking sneakers for the guys.

Hush puppies sale

On top of these are accessories and apparel from Beverly Hills Polo Club and Renoma.

Read more about the sale in our article here.

Promotion period: Until 1st Dec 2019

Address: 12 Harper Road, Sulisam Building, 7th Floor, Singapore 369677
Opening hours: 10AM-7PM
Telephone: 6736 3202


Food, beauty, and fashion promotions in December 2019


If you’re still on the hunt for Christmas presents or ideas for your year-end meetups, this list can give you an idea or two with a ton of shopping and dining promotions.

For ideas on things to do this month, check out this article for a bunch of new attractions that have just opened this year.