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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!

Editor’s note, 2 November 2017: We’ll keep this blog post updated with new promotions discovered! Look out for the freshly listed promotions. Cheers to more scrumptious value-for-money dining deals!

1. 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

Make a reservation 

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

2. PORTA Fine Food & Import Company 

Here at PORTA, you’ll find yourself in an eclectic haven of modern European cuisine and fine epicurean dishes from around the world. With a fresh experience every season, PORTA skillfully combines fresh produce and seasonal flavours made from scratch out of premium ingredients to bring you a hearty and wholesome meal. 

Be sure to try their signature dishes like the Iberian Pork Secreto, a high-marbling piece of Iberian pork shoulder blade roasted to perfection to maintain its moisture and tenderness or the Ravioles Du Royans, a mini cheese ravioli served with creamy tangy Provençal vegetables, tomato coulis and pesto Genovese that will delight your palette. 

PORTA Fine Food & Import Company 
Credit: PORTA Fine Food & Import Company

Promotion: 1-for-1 mains | with UOB Cards

Promotion: Complimentary signature appetiser (Spanish Octopus) with every $80 spent | with CIMB Cards

Promotion: 10% off total bill | with OCBC Cards

Make a reservation

Address: 1 Unity Street Singapore, Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Singapore 237983

3. 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 StanChart Cards

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

Make a reservation

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

4. Coriander Leaf Grill (Ann Siang)

Offering delectable charcoal grilled dishes with Asian influences, Coriander Leaf Grill is a contemporary grill located on the buzzing Ann Siang Road. 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

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

Make a reservation

Address: 12 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069692

5. 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 2017
  • 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: 10% off à la carte food items with a minimum spend of S$50 | with OCBC Cards

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

6. 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: 50% off for 2 persons | with AMEX Cards

  • Expires 31 December 2017
  • Available only at ION Orchard and Oasia Hotel outlets
  • 50% for 2 persons, 35% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-10 persons and 15% for 1 person
  • More info

Make a reservation


  • 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

7. 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 2017
  • 50% for 2 persons, 35% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-10 persons and 15% for 1 person
  • More info

Make a reservation

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

If you are looking for awesome hotel buffets, read: 14 Satisfying Buffet Promotions in 2017 You Don’t Want to Miss

8. 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

Make a reservation

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

9. Greenwood Fish Market & Bistro

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 ONE°15 Marina, 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: 10% off total bill | with CIMB Cards

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

Make a reservation


  • Bukit Timah – Greenwood Avenue Outlet, No. 34/38 Greenwood Avenue S(289236)
  • Sentosa Cove – Quayside Isle Outlet, 31 Ocean Way #01-04/05 S(098375)
    (Note: Quayside Isle outlet closed on Mondays)


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Written by Jiayan Chiu

Jiayan Chiu

When Jiayan is not obsessed with curating brands and promotions for Cardable, she loves hanging out with her kids, online shopping and dreaming of her next beach holiday.

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