Restaurants with birthday perks in Singapore

Our birthdays only ever come around once a year, so we deserve all things good when it does. While there are many ways we can go about celebrating it, one thing that’ll never fail to perk us up is the word “free”. If you’re one who loves heading out for a good meal with your close buds and family for special occasions, you’ll be in for a treat at these cafes and restaurants with free birthday perks.

1. The Boiler – free Boston lobster

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If you’re questioning yourself whether you just read the last header correctly – yes, you did. It’s a free $75 Boston lobster on your birthday

Gather 3 of your loved ones to The Boiler and share the Bombdiggity Bag, a “treasure chest” that’s filled with prawns, clams, mussels, a Dungeness crab, and a free Boston lobster at just $38/pax.

bombdiggity bag, the boiler - birthday perks restaurantsA closer look at the Bombdiggity Bag
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This birthday perk’s only valid for dine-in customers and bookings are to be made through The Boiler’s Facebook or The Bolier’s website. Both outlets at Howard Road and Esplanade have this promotion for the whole of 2020 so feel free to drop by to the outlet closest to you on your birthday month!

Must-try: Signature Haddock Fish and Chips ($17.90) that’s hailed as one of the best fish and chips in Singapore by many reviewers online.

The Boiler Howard Road
Address: 18 Howard Road, #01-06 Novelty Bizcentre, Singapore 369585
Operating Hours: 11.30AM-2.30PM & 5PM-10.30PM, Daily
Telephone: 6635 1285

The Boiler Esplanade
Address: 8 Raffles Avenue, #01-13A Esplanade Mall, Singapore 039802
Operating Hours: 11.30AM-2.30PM & 5PM-9.30PM, Daily
Telephone: 6909 3435
The Boiler ‘s website

2. Ikkousha Ramen – free gyozas according to your age

ikkousha ramen gyoza, birthday specialBe prepared to chow down on these birthday dumplings as they come to you all at once
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If you’re an avid gyoza lover, head down to Ikkousha for your birthday! You and your best mates will have to make some space for the gyozas because you’ll be getting 1 gyoza for every year since you’ve been born. 

There’s no limit to the amount of gyozas you can redeem. So the choice is entirely up to you to either gobble all in one go or opt to tabao the remaining gyozas you have left.

tonkotsu special at ikkousha ramen - birthday perks restaurantsTonkotsu Special at Ikkousha Ramen
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This birthday gyoza promo calls for a round up of all your BFFs as it’s only valid for a party of 4 or more with everyone ordering a bowl of ramen. The promo’s available at all outlets and you can choose to redeem it on your birthday, or a day before or after the actual birthdate. 

Must-kope: The free hard-boiled eggs for your ramen.

Must-try: The Tonkotsu Mentaiko Ramen ($13.50) for a unique non-jelak take on the original Ikkousha pork broth. 

Ikkousha CHIJMES
Address: 30 Victoria Street, #F1-07 CHIJMES, Singapore 187996
Operating Hours: Mon-Sat 11.30AM-10PM | Sun 11.30AM-9PM Telephone: 6338 8460

Ikkousha Tanjong Pagar
Address: Block 7 Tanjong Pagar Plaza, #01-104B, Singapore 081007
Operating Hours: 11.30AM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 6538 1880
Ikkousha’s website

3. Seoul Garden – free buffet worth $24++ and cake

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We don’t have to leave any of our best buds out when dining at Seoul Garden because it’s a halal Korean BBQ with 7 outlets across Singapore. Drag at least 3 friends on your birthday or any day during your birthday month to score a free buffet that’s worth $24++ for yourself. For more fancy fare, it’s just an additional $5++ top up to go crazy at the premium buffet. 

seafood seoul garden, birthday perks restaurantsIndulge yourself with the array of meat and seafood Seoul Garden has in-store for you
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Reservations can be made easily on Seoul Garden’s website or through a direct call to the restaurant you’re heading down to at least a day before your celebration. This promo can be used on top of student and senior citizen promotions, allowing your company to enjoy their own deals while you dine in for free! 

Must-try: Get your hands on the Bulgogi Beef and the Tom Yum Chicken. You can also make your own ssambap after cooking your meat!

The promo’s available at all Seoul Garden outlets islandwide.

4. Shin Minori Japanese Restaurant – free sushi cake and wine

sushi cake, shin minori japanese restaurant, birthday perks restaurantsThe sushi cake is made out of sushi rice, salmon sashimi, avocado and prawn roe.
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A birthday celebration wouldn’t be one without toasting your wine glasses and enjoying a cake with friends and family. But for those who love breaking away from the norm, try a sushi cake instead. Unique to Shin Minori’s Katong Square outlet, a free sushi cake that’s worth $85 is up for grabs along with a free 720ml bottle of red or white wine on your birthday. 

You’re able to snag this deal any weekday, only at dinner time during your birthday month. If you’re swinging by the Katong Square outlet, be sure to claim free parking while you’re there! 

Must-try: Nabemono (mini hotpot) from $15.90 that only costs an extra $6 for two broth flavours.

Address: 88 East Coast Road, #02-08, Singapore 423371
Operating Hours: Mon-Sat & Eve of PH 12PM-2.30PM & 6.15PM-10.15PM | Sun & PH, 12.15PM-2.45PM & 6.15PM-10.15PM
Telephone: 6386 7337
Shin Minori’s website

5. The Line Restaurant – free chocolate mini-cake

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Right at the basement of Shangri-La, Singapore at Orange Grove lies The Line Restaurant. At night, the restaurant is bustling with a dinner crowd who’ve choped their seats for the famous buffet selection with the famed Seafood section’s Alaskan King crab legs and Boston lobsters!

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After feasting on your hand-picked nosh, be serenaded by staff who’ll sing Happy Birthday as they serve you a rich chocolate mousse mini-cake on the house. You can end your night with a quick photoshoot around The Pavillion, and the staircase leading to the Rose Veranda, perfect spots for a good IG pic. 

the pavilion at shangri-la singaporeThe Pavilion at Shangri-La Singapore
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The buffet pricing starts from $65/adult, and it’ll be worth your while to make a reservation at The Line Restaurant because there’s a 15% discount for online bookings. Be sure to mention that you’re celebrating your birthday under special request to get your well-deserved chocolate cake!

Must-try: Alaskan King Crab Legs 

Address: 22 Orange Grove Road, Lower Lobby, Tower Wing, Singapore 258350
Operating Hours: 12PM-2.30PM & 6PM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 6213 4275
The Line Restaurant’s website

6. Lawry’s The Prime Rib – free 3rd main course

lawry's prime rib, birthday perks restaurantsPrime Ribs
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Get your 3rd main course free-of-charge on your birthday month when you head down to Lawry’s The Prime Rib with your pack of friends this year. If you like to have a more intimate dining experience with your loved one, order a main to get the 2nd main at half-price

For those who want to have a ballin’ celebration, you can top-up $79 to enjoy a bottle of sparkling rose or a Chandon Brut with a free acrylic Chandon wine glass.

atlantic lobster duo with drawn butter, lawry's singaporeThe Atlantic Lobster Duo with drawn butter
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Swing by during your birthday month but remember to check in with the restaurant for the availability for the day as they have blackout dates for occasions like public holidays. 

lawry's singapore, birthday perks restaurantsLawry’s is also a perfect setting for a romantic birthday date
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Must-try: Prime Ribs ($70) that are slow roasted before it gets served. All cuts are of USDA prime quality and aged for 21 days before they get roasted.

Address: 333A Orchard Road, #04-01/31 Mandarin Gallery Mandarin Orchard, Singapore 238897
Operating Hours: Sun-Thu 11.30AM-10PM | Fri & Sat 11.30AM-10.30PM
Telephone: 6836 3333
Lawry’s The Prime Rib’s website

7. Coca Restaurant – free Thai-Chinese steamboat buffet

Gather your family or friends to celebrate birthdays at Coca Restaurant, known for their unique fusion steamboat spread. 

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Coca Restaurants Singapore

Stuff yourself silly with their Thai-Chinese hotpot buffet spread, which features familiar mookata picks alongside classic Chinese favourites like shrimp wontons, fish paste and fish maw. 

Make sure to scoop yourself a bowl of their famed Coca sauce for dipping as well – it’s a secret recipe that’s all sweet, spicy and savoury, concocted by the founder’s wife.

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With every 3 paying adults ($32/person), you’ll be able to dine for free, on any weekday during your birthday month. Simply flash your NRIC to redeem!

Must try: Hua Diao Broth

The promo’s available at all Coca Restaurant’s outlets islandwide.

Coca Restaurant’s website

Birthday perks at restaurants in Singapore

For those wondering where to have the perfect birthday meal, look no further than these cafes and restaurants for birthday perks and freebies.

If you were thinking of getting a good treat on your birthday, you can kope all of these sick deals from these 7 cafes and restaurants like free lobster and decadent desserts while you spend time with your loved ones.    

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Cover image adapted from: @bigbadwolf69, @ummiasmida, @allyfooddiary, and @hazeldiary_

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