Like everything that's different this year, National Day 2020 will be happening across heartland locations for the first time. And since we can't jet away for the long weekend, here are which restaurants and bars celebrating Singapore's 55th birthday with special deals. Family sets, exclusive pairings, and limited promotions for one-time only, great for house parties or dining in.
#BOSSTOGETHERSG x Wild Rocket
Continuing its campaign to #savefnbsg, HUGO BOSS has partnered with Wild Rocket at Roketto Izakaya for a National Day popup this month. From SGD150, Chef Willin Low's eight course celebrates familiar traditional favourites like laksa, satay and soon kueh, with a modern twist. 10 percent of the menu goes to The Food Bank Singapore, and customers receive a SGD50 BOSS voucher with each order.
#BOSSTOGETHERSG x Wild Rocket happens until 31 August.
Hard Rock Cafe
From SGD55, diners enjoy a Jumbo Combo (that's signature wings, onion rings, Tupelo chicken tenders, Southwest spring rolls and tomato bruschetta; served with honey mustard, blue cheese dressing and house-made barbecue sauce) and two Singapore Slings.
Promotions are available until 10 August for dine-in only.
Besides a National Day Celebratory Set Menu from SGD55, get a box of 18 petit pastries themed for the occasion.
The peckish can try the Snacks Bundle—a trio of distinctively local goodies such as the addictive Crispy Kangkong with Cheese and Sour Cream, Spicy Salted Egg Yolk Lotus Root Chips of homemade chips tossed with salted egg yolk crumbs, and spiced with chilli padi and curry leaves, and freshly made Yam Chips deep fried with healthier canola oil.
Promotions are available until 10 August, with orders placed online five days in advanced.
There's Black Pepper Crab Bruschetta, Chicken Rice Risotto, Rojak Milk Punch, and even Jamie’s Bubble Tea and more for those seeking favourite local flavours reimagined across the course of the meal.
Promotions are available until 10 August at Jamie's Italian Forum.
The Robertson Quay restaurant is launching two new dishes—Whole Lobster Golden Salted Egg Yolk Rice and Rougie Foie Gras Tobiko Fried Rice with 50% discount off each. For takeaway and islandwide delivery only, families can indulge in a spread of premium zichar dishes for only SGD55 in the Family Set Menu for four.
Promotions are available until 31 August.
An elevated take on hawker centre must-haves, the National Day Platter (no points for guessing the price) comprises two Hainanese Chicken sliders, Glazed Iberico Pork Char Siu skewers, Stingray Croquettes with spicy sambal aioli, Salted Egg Fries and Sweet Potato Fries.
Promotions are available until 9 August.
Two signature cocktails, including the Chicken Rice-inspired (yup) Lantern created in collaboration with Native's Vijay Mudaliar, and a curated seafood dish featuring half portions of fresh lobster, snow crab and four prawns, from SGD48 per pax.
Promotions are available on 9 August for dine-in only, 6 – 9 pm.
The rib house is bringing back its Satay Baby Back Ribs (think hot, smoky and spicy satay, but in the form of fork tender ribs), and also launching Pork Belly Satay skewers made from chunky pork belly marinated with an umami blend of spices before flame-grilled till smoky and paired with a tantalizing peanut sauce dip.
Promotions are available until 30 August.
One Faber Group
From SGD75, elevate date night 100m above sea level with a three-course wine-pairing meal with a pre-dinner cocktail activity during sunset at Dusk Restaurant & Bar. Those with your own spawn can enjoy the Arbora Family Bundle from SGD55 for two adults and a child in lust alfresco seating. For the view to come to you, savour Singaporean flavours in seven courses while onboard Cable Car Sky Dining from SGD55 per pax.
All local visitors will get 55 percent off ticket purchases of the Singapore Cable Car, Wings of Time and the Sentosa Island Bus Tour, with a free upgrade for unlimited rides and premium seating.
Promotions are available for purchase online until 31 August, with tickets valid until March 2021.
Oriole Coffee + Bar
If you love Chilli Crab, Oriole has good news for you. Like Mac & Cheese? Add Chilli Crab to it! Love pizza? Add Chilli Crab to it! Linguine? You guessed it! All featuring real crab meat, a medley of spicy chilli, sweet tomato and Chef’s secret recipe.
Promotions are available until 1 November.
Looking for pastries to pair with tea? South Korean French-inspired bakery brand Paris Baguette injects familiar local tastes into its buttery croissant. Choose between Bandung, Condensed Milk, and Milo-flavoured cream. Or why not all! Just a bite will definitely trigger sweet nostalgic memories.
Alternatively, savoury fans can enjoy the ‘Buy 5, Free 5 Happy Pastries’ promotion that's available in-stores and takeaway.
Promotion for Limited Edition National Day-themed cream flavoured croissants is available until 9 August while 'Buy 5, Free 5 Happy Pastries' is available till 17 August.
As it does each year, The Line celebrates the day with its extensive cuisine array, with five additional all-time favourite dishes to the a la carte buffet menu. The Lobby Lounge will be hosting one renowned hawker for a live station pop-up, 12 – 4 pm daily, and preparing a six-course Peranakan set menu exclusively for takeaway.
Promotions are available until 10 August
For a view of the Padang, the sky high restaurant and bar kicks off the family affair with a thoughtfully tailored Morning Tea Menu, 9:30 – 11 am from SGD50, before setting the stage for a hefty four-course Dinner Set Menu, 5 – 10:30 pm, from SGD188.
Xperience Restaurant is truly running with the magic number promotion with SGD5.50 Local Cocktails, 55c Thunder Crunch Fries, and SGD55 Wine Bottles. For something a little heftier, try the four-course National Day Set Menu of either locally sourced Modern European or Singapore fusion menu. For takeaway and delivery, tiered price options serve up to five with locally inspired bottle cocktails by 1927 Rooftop Bar.
Promotions are available until 10 August, 6 – 9 pm.
The 58-year-old Dim Sum Specialist is unveiling two new crab-themed National Day specials: Mee Suah Kueh with Chilli Crab Sauce and Lava Bun with Chilli Crab Filling, which is also available for islandwide delivery.
From Signature Mini Beef Burgers to Matcha cheesecakes, the dedicated Sofa Menu consisting seven favourites and three sweets for two at SGD68 is a great accompaniment to catching the action from the comfort of home.
Promotions are available 8 – 9 August for takeaway and delivery only with one day advance order required.
The Capitol Kempinski
15 Stamford by Alvin Leung is colouring everything proudly red and white in a four-course menu of the best of Singaporean dishes from SGD98 per person. Over at the multi-cultural Arcade, Frieda, La Scala, El Teatro Tapas, and Charlem Thai are all offering 3-course menus from SGD55.
Broadway will be serving a Singapore chilli soft shell crab burger complete with pickled cucumber and coriander cress, and for dessert, chendol ice cream served with traditional treats, at SGD55 for two pax. The sweet-toothed can also try Berthold Delikatessen's exclusive Pulut Hitam Cake.
Promotions are available until 31 August.
Zafferano Italian Restaurant & Lounge
Highlights of the four-course commemorative dinner include orange-cured foie gras accentuated with raspberry & Moscato, and house-made tagliolini with fresh Hokkaido sea urchin and enlivened with sudachi. Early bird reservations enjoy a special price from SGD148, while Terrace Lounge views from SGD298, and main dining room from SGD198. The signature weekend Champagne Brunch from 12 – 3 pm adds a Singapore Sling upon arrival, alongside unlimited pours of Champagne and wine on top of a selection of ten starters, four main courses, and three desserts.
Promotions are available 9 August for dine in only.
If you're looking solely for takeaway deals to enjoy at home, there's over 170 F&B brands with a myriad of SGD55 bundles on Oddle Eats.
Promotions are available until 10 August.