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1-for-1 and 50% off Dining Deals that are finally not Hotel Buffets

Are you tired of seeing articles with titles boasting of great 1-for-1 dining promotions only to find out that half of them are hotel buffets? Well, we are too. While 1-for-1 hotel buffets deals are great and really worth the value, having a hotel buffet for dinner every other night would be too demanding on our waistline!

Here’s a list of amazing 1-for-1 dining promotions, or those that give great discounts for various credit cards: AMEX, UOB, DBS, StanChart, OCBC, Maybank and more!

The Coffee Academics

The Coffee Academics is the place to be if you have a life-long love affair with coffee. With it’s perfect coffee blends, flavourful beans and delicious all-day breakfast, pasta, pizza, grain bowls and more, it breathes new life into the cafe culture in Singapore. 

Coffee Academics 1-for-1
Credit: The Coffee Academics

Promotion: 1-for-1 main course | with HSBC Cards

Note: Book via the Entertainer app with HSBC programme

Address: #B1-12, 252 North Bridge Road, Raffles City, Singapore

Nam Nam Noodle Bar 

Get your fix of Saigon Street’s favourites here at Nam Nam Noodle Bar, a casual and affordable popular Vietnamese restaurant that serves up authentic recipes with a modern twist. Best of all, Nam Nam does not use MSG in almost all the food served so you can be sure that you are savouring only the best, actual flavors of the premium ingredients they use!

Nam Nam Noodle Bar
Credit: Nam Nam Noodle Bar

Promotion: 1-for-1 Weekday Set Lunch | with Standard Chartered Cards

Note: Customers will be served on a first-come-first-serve basis.


  • 252 North Bridge Road, #B1-46/47, Raffles City Shopping Centre, Singapore 179103
  • 501 Orchard Road, #B2-02, Wheelock Place, Singapore 238880
  • #B1-131, Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038983 (Fountain of Wealth, near Tower 5)


FÝR is an intimate Modern-European restaurant serving a great selection of grilled meat and seafood. Helming the kitchen is Chef Micail Chepi with a years of experience in French culinary background with modern Asian influences. Thanks to him, you can expect the signature FÝR experience of food cooked with fire in all forms – grilling, barbequing, roasting, searing and smoking. It’s a great place to catch up with friends and relax as you dine in this funky restaurant decorated with interesting pop art and graffiti! 

FYR, 1-for-1 dining
Credit: FYR

Promotion: 50% off for 2 persons | with AMEX Cards

  • Expires 31 December 2018
  • 50% for 2 persons, 35% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-10 persons and 15% for 1 person
  • More info

Promotion: 1-for-1 main menu item | with HSBC Cards


Address: 19 Boon Tat Street, Singapore 069619

Mad for Garlic

Did you know that Mad for Garlic is Korea’s first garlic-themed Italian restaurant? With a creative preparation method that removes the garlic’s pungent smell, Mad for Garlic also introduces a Korean twist to the usual Italian Cuisine. Popular dishes include the Dracula Killer, Garlic Snowing Pizza and Garlicholic Rice.

 Mad for Garlic
Credit: Mad for Garlic

Promotion: 50% off for 2 persons | with AMEX Cards

  • Expires 31 December 2018
  • 50% for 2 persons, 35% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-10 persons and 15% for 1 person
  • More info

Note: Mad for Garlic does not accept reservations. Customers will be served on a first-come-first-serve basis.


  • The Foundry, 3B River Valley Road #01-16, Singapore 179021
  • Suntec City Mall, 3 Temasek Boulevard #02-300/301, Singapore 038983

Lawry’s the Prime Rib Singapore

In Singapore, Lawry’s is synonymous with celebrating special occasion with the best steak in town. Legendary for their generous portions of signature meats like the Signature Roasted Prime Rib of Beef (Lawry’s Cut) aged up to 21 days, Truffle Rosemary Crusted Lamb, Classic Chicken Leg Confit and more, dining at Lawry’s is always an experience especially with their extravagant grand interior. If you’re not into meats, be sure to try their popular Atlantic Lobster Duo or White Cod & Hokkaido Scallops. 

Lawry's the Prime Rib Singapore
Credit: Lawry’s

Promotion: 50% off for 2 persons | with AMEX Cards

  • Expires 31 December 2018
  • 50% for 2 persons, 35% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-10 persons and 15% for 1 person
  • More info

Promotion: 40% off a la carte food items on minimum order of 2 main course for 2 persons | with Citi Cards


Address: 333A Orchard Road, #04-01/31, Mandarin Gallery, Mandarin Orchard, Singapore 238897

Greenwood Fish Market & Bistro (Quayside Isle)

Greenwood Fish Market & Bistro has been around for more than a decade in the (what used to be a) sleepy Greenwood Avenue neighbourhood. They have recently opened another outlet at Quayside Isle, featuring an open kitchen with a specially customised wood fire oven! 

Well-known for fresh seafood that can be prepared in any style of cooking, Greenwood Fish Market offers many live products and some of the freshest premium air-flown seafood available in Singapore, from lobsters, oysters to a myriad of shellfish and chilled fresh fish) for you to choose from!

Greenwood Fish Market & Bistro
Credit: Greenwood Fish Market & Bistro

Promotion: Purchase a dozen oyster and get the 2nd dozen at 50% | with StanChart Cards


Address: Sentosa Cove – Quayside Isle Outlet, 31 Ocean Way #01-04/05 Singapore 098375 (Note: Quayside Isle outlet closed on Mondays)

The Marmalade Pantry

Known for serving up hearty pastas, lovely cupcakes and delightful weekend brunches, The Marmalade Pantry takes pride in “Hearty yet healthy, with a fresh finish. There’s always good things to eat at Marmalade.” Here, one can always expect delicious modern comfort food with the freshest produce and ingredients.

The Marmalade Pantry
Credit: The Marmalade Pantry

Promotion: 1-for-1 main course | with HSBC Cards

  • Expires 30 November 2018
  • Book via the Entertainer app with HSBC programme
  • More info

Promotion: 15% off a la carte menu | with Maybank Mastercard & OCBC Mastercard Cards



  • ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, # 03-22, Singapore 238801
  • Oasia Hotel Novena, 8 Sinaran Drive, #01-02/04, Singapore 307470
  • Oasia Hotel Downtown, 100 Peck Seah Street, #01-01, Singapore 079333

Typhoon Cafe

Designed to simulate one of those authentic hole-in-the-wall cafes along Taiwan’s quaint Fujin Cafe Street, Typhoon Cafe actually means “台湾风味” (Taste of Taiwan). So the next time you are craving for Taiwan’s classic dishes like the lu rou fan, crispy pork intestine or san bei chicken, you know where to go! 

Must-try at this cafe include Typhoon Cafe’s delicious signature dishes like the Australian Beef Short Rib with Wuxi Maltose Glaze and Canadian Pork Belly Stew with Preserved Vegetables.

Typhoon Cafe
Credit: Typhoon Cafe

Promotion: Order a minimum of four mains and enjoy a complimentary dessert platter | with Citi Cards

  • Expires 29 November 2018
  • Valid all-day, Mondays to Thursdays
  • More info


Address: 68 Orchard Road, #04-67, Plaza Singapura, Singapore 238839

If you are looking for awesome hotel buffets, read: 14 Satisfying Buffet Promotions in 2018 You Don’t Want to Miss

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Tang Restaurant, Bar & Supper Club

The authentic Sichuan hot pot at Tang Restaurant Bar & Supper Club brings steamboat to a new level with their selection of fresh fish, premium meats and traditional noodles. Soak in the sleek contemporary dining atmosphere as you spend an unhurried evening savouring the freshly prepared msg-free soup broth and premium ingredients. We hear that the bamboo shrimp rolls and homemade cilantro meatballs are hot favourites! 

Tang Restaurant, 1-for-1 dining
Credit: Tang Restaurant

Promotion: 1-for-1 signature dishes (worth up to S$22) | with UOB Cards

Address: 25 Keong Siak Road, Singapore 089132

Wheeler’s Yard

Not just another cafe, Wheeler’s Yard is located in a warehouse space in an industrial park – but that’s what makes it special and so hipster. With an iconic blue door from the 1980s, and beautifully decorated with bicycles, Wheeler’s Yard is the perfect pit stop for cyclists and actually, anyone who enjoys chilling out in an urban, hip space. Popular dishes here are the Ultimate Beef Yard Burger, Suki Beef Rice Bowl, Mentailo Potato Salad and more! 

Wheeler's Yard
Credit: Wheeler’s Yard / Chope

Promotion: 1-for-1 mains

  • Expires 30 June 2018
  • Valid from Tuesday to Friday for dine-in only, for the first 20 redemptions daily
  • Applicable to all Mains, except Premium Cut
  • Not valid with set lunch
  • More info


Address: 28 Lorong Ampas, Singapore 328781


According to Chope, a meal at Se7enth Restaurant is as good as being in ‘seventh heaven’, a state of pure euphoria and joy so we think it’s worth a visit there. You can expect a relaxing evening of classic, contemporary Western fare. Meat-lovers will be glad to know that hot favourites at Se7enth include the signature oakwood beef burger and Australian grain-fed ribeye steak. Asian and local cuisine are also available and we hear that the Nasi Goreng here is a must-try!

Se7enth, 1-for-1 dining
Credit: Se7enth

Promotion: 17% off total a la carte lunch & dinner bill | with CIMB & OCBC Cards

Promotion: 1-for-1 set dinner | with UOB Cards



  • Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore
  • Level 7, 6 Shenton Way, OUE Downtown 1, Singapore

Coriander Leaf Restaurant (CHIJMES)

Coriander Leaf Restaurant brings us a brand new contemporary Asian experience with a menu that cleverly melds the region’s myriad of Asian flavours with small batches of organic and bio-dynamic wines from all over the world. Categorised into distinct flavour verticals of Fresh, Familiar, Spicy, Umami and Sweet, the chefs encourage diners to appreciate the individual flavour profiles of each dish instead of their geographical origins.

Coriander Leaf Restaurant (CHIJMES)
Credit: Coriander Leaf Restaurant

Promotion: 1-for-1 main course | with Standard Chartered Cards


Address: CHIJMES, 30 Victoria Street, #02-01, Singapore 187996

Coriander Leaf Grill (Ann Siang & East Coast)

Offering delectable charcoal grilled dishes with Asian influences, Coriander Leaf Grill is a popular contemporary grill in buzzing neighbourhoods. Pair the delicious juicy cuts of steak, lamb chops and grilled hen with old and new world wines, draft and craft beers, and signature cocktails for an enjoyable dining experience. A must-try is the exquisite lime and chilli sorbet to round up the evening.  

Coriander Leaf Grill (Ann Siang)
Credit: Coriander Leaf Grill

Promotion: 1-for-1 Starter | with StanChart Cards



  • 12 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069692
  • 220 East Coast Road, Singapore 428917

Tanjong Beach Club

If you desire a short getaway from the bustling city, we got you covered! Soak in the sun or take a stroll by the tranquil beach at Sentosa Island with your loved one. Head over to Tanjong Beach Club for a tranquil dining experience with main courses ranging from prime ribeyes to maine lobsters.  

Tanjong Beach Club
Credit: Tanjong Beach Club

Promotion: 1-for-1 main courses | with UOB Cards

  • Only valid on Tuesdays – Fridays
  • Offer expires 31 January 2018
  • More info 

Address: 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore 98942

Fremantle Seafood Market

Inspired by trips to the famous seafood markets located by the jetty at Fremantle Harbour in Perth to select the freshest catch of the day and have it prepared right on the spot, Fremantle Seafood Market aims to recreate the same dining experience for you. Expect to be wowed with the variety of fresh seafood available – all air flown into Singapore!

Fremantle Seafood Market
Credit: Fremantle Seafood Market

Promotion: 10% off with minimum of S$100 spent | with OCBC Cards

Promotion: 10% off with minimum of S$100 spent | with OCBC & DBS Cards

Address: Clarke Quay, Traders’ Market, Blk 3E River Valley Road, #01-06, Singapore 179024

Food for Thought (National Museum of Singapore)

This particular Food For Thought outlet at the National Museum features uniquely Singaporean favourite dishes with a touch of heritage from the good old days. Resembling an open dining room, with round marble table tops, wall mosaics and wooden chairs, it feels familiar to the kopitiams that we all grew up with. Apart from the regular all-day brunch and cafe fare like the popular Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Burger, you can also look forward to homely dishes like red rice wine chicken, curry chicken, soy beef brisket and more!

Food for Thought (National Museum)
Credit: Food for Thought (National Museum)

Promotion: 1-for-1 burgers on weekdays | Promo valid only via booking link below

  • Expires 31 May 2018
  • Promo code: CE5FT
  • More info

Address: 93 Stamford Road, #01-04/05, National Museum, Singapore 178897


Cali Café & Bar

Located at the Rochester Park neighborhood within Park Avenue Hotel, Cali Cafe & Bar serves many modern American-style dishes like pizzas, ribs and their specialty Cali wings.

If you are looking for a serene and calm place to chill-out, Cali Cafe has a gorgeous alfresco dining space for you to relax in. Of course, the best part is the wide choices of beer, including German craft varieties to accompany your favourite grub. 

1-for-1 dining, Cali Cafe & Bar
Credit: Cali Cafe & Bar

Dine-for-2 Promotion: 1-for-1 Main Course (Fresh Dough Pizza, Pasta, Grill, Asian & All Day Dining) | with Standard Chartered Cards


Address: 31 Rochester Drive, #01-01, Park Avenue Hotel, Park Avenue Rochester Hotel, Singapore 138637

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Written by Adele Chiang

Can be found on the yoga mat, taking long walks, or stuffing her face silly with chocolate. Can't sing, roll in the deep or set fire to the rain.

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