Singapore’s Best Set Lunch Deals For Fancy Birthday Or Business Lunches

by Yeoh Wee Teck
FOOD  |  May 13, 2018
  • Check out these great lunch deals
    1 / 11 Check out these great lunch deals

    When your budget is tight but you still want to indulge, the solution is to hunt down deals. Thankfully, there are good set lunch deals, and many are located in town.

    Remember that these are not your $1-chicken-rice type places, but value-for-money finds in fancy-ish places that you might want to check out when it’s pay day, or when the occasion calls for it.

    Here are 10 places we like.

    Lunch deals at (from left) Stellar at 1-Altitude, Porta, Publico Ristorante. PHOTOS: 1 GROUP/PARK HOTEL CLARK QUAY/INTERCONTINENTAL SINGAPORE ROBERTSON QUAY

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  • 1. ORIGIN GRILL
    2 / 11 1. ORIGIN GRILL

    Where: Lobby Level, Shangri-la Hotel, Singapore, Tower Wing, 22 Orange Grove Rd, Singapore 258350
    Tel: 6213-4959
    Lunch hours: Noon to 2.30pm
    Deal: 3-course meal $34, (with one appetiser, main course and dessert) and 4-course at $45 (choice of two appetisers, one main course and one dessert).
    Origin Grill’s chef de cuisine Heidi Flanagan favours unique and quality-driven ingredients, and the lunch offerings are no different. Some must-try on the set lunch menu include a classic grilled sea bass fillet, and the flavourful Williams River cross bred Wagyu Flank steak.

    (Also read: 13 Cafes & Restaurants in Singapore to Get Your Quinoa Fix)

    Photo: Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

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  • 2. YAN
    3 / 11 2. YAN

    Where: 1 Saint Andrew’s Road, #05-02 National Gallery Singapore, Singapore 178957
    Tel: 6384-5585
    Lunch hours: 11.30am to 2.30pm
    Deal: 5-course set lunch $38, minimum two to eat
    Classic Cantonese food is always a good option, and Yan offers two set menus, both including the dim sum trip platter.

    (Also read: 8 Dim Sum Restaurants in Singapore We Love)

    Photo: Yan

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  • 3. FOC PIM PAM
    4 / 11 3. FOC PIM PAM

    Where: 442 Orchard Road #01-29, Singapore 238879
    Tel: 6100-4242
    Lunch hours: Noon to 3pm
    Deal: One tapas and one main for $25; one snack from the bodega, tapa, main and dessert at $35.
    FOC Pim Pam is always good for a relaxing lunch with a few friends. Although alcohol is not included in the set menus, you might be tempted because the bar here has the largest collection of sherries in Southeast Asia.

    Photo: Foc Pim Pam

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  • 4. PUBLICO RISTORANTE
    5 / 11 4. PUBLICO RISTORANTE

    Where: 1 Nanson Road, Level 1, InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay, Singapore 238909
    Tel: 6826-5040
    Lunch hours: Friday and Saturday, noon to 3pm
    Deal: 2-course menu at $30, 3-course menu at $35
    Publico Ristorante has just launched its lunch service and decided to offer a set menu that includes its popular pizzas (the Tartufata is excellent) and pastas.

    (Also read: 8 Restaurants in Singapore’s Heartlands Worth Checking Out)

    Photo: Intercontinental Singapore Robertson Quay

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  • 5. PORTA
    6 / 11 5. PORTA

    Where: 1 Unity St, Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Singapore 237983
    Tel: 6593-8855
    Lunch hours: Weekdays noon to 2.30pm
    Deal: 2-course meal at $18, 3-course at $22, weekdays only
    Porta has one of the most affordable lunch deals in its area. The menu here is modern European, and you’ll be able to order items such as Smoked Trout; Confit Chicken Leg, and Vanilla Panna Cotta.

    Photo: Park Hotel Clarke Quay

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  • 6. STELLAR AT 1-ALTITUDE
    7 / 11 6. STELLAR AT 1-ALTITUDE

    Where: Level 62, 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616
    Tel: 6438-0410
    Lunch hours: Weekdays noon to 2pm
    Deal: 2-course at $38, 3-course at $48, and 4-course at $58
    The view from Stellar at 1-Altitude is, well, stellar. The dishes available in the set menus change monthly, but you can expect quintessential progressive Australian cuisine.

    Photo: 1 Group

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  • 7. THE CLIFFORD PIER, THE FULLERTON BAY HOTEL
    8 / 11 7. THE CLIFFORD PIER, THE FULLERTON BAY HOTEL

    Where: 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326
    Tel: 6877-8911
    Lunch hours: Weekdays 11.30 am to 2.30 p.m.
    Deal: 2-course meal $35, 3-course $38
    Eating heritage dishes at a heritage site is a fun experience, especially if that meal is a good value. The menus includes dishes such as Soy-braised Pork Jowl, and Caramelised Jackfruit Spring Rolls.

    Photo: The Fullerton Bay Hotel

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  • 8. COFFEE LOUNGE, GOODWOOD PARK HOTEL
    9 / 11 8. COFFEE LOUNGE, GOODWOOD PARK HOTEL

    Where: 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221
    Tel: 6730-1746
    Lunch hours: Noon to 2.30pm
    Deal: Design Your Own Local Degustation Set Menu, 3-course $29; 4-course $33
    This popular promotion has been going on since 2007, and now, there are new dishes to try out, such as pork satay, Hokkien black noodles and tahu telur. And when you’re done with your mains, you can try the dessert buffet.

    (Also read: 8 Ways to Eat Clean At Your Favourite Restaurants)

    Photo: Goodwood Park Hotel Coffee Lounge

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  • 9. ELLENBOROUGH MARKET CAFE, SWISSOTEL MERCHANT COURT SINGAPORE
    10 / 11 9. ELLENBOROUGH MARKET CAFE, SWISSOTEL MERCHANT COURT SINGAPORE

    Where: 20 Merchant Road, Singapore 058281
    Tel: 6239-1848
    Lunch hours: Noon to 2.30pm
    Deal: One-Plate Lunch Buffet, $18
    If you’re good at balancing your food, the One-Plate Lunch Buffet is ideal for you. Just stack your food as high as you can with items such as kueh pie tie, ayam buah keluak, and babi pongteh, and just hope that nothing spills. For $4 more, you’ll also invited to raid the dessert spread for unlimited servings of desserts.

    Photo: Swissotel Merchant Court

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  • 10. LOTUS KITCHEN
    11 / 11 10. LOTUS KITCHEN

    Where: #01-01/02, Chinatown Point, 133 New Bridge Road, Singapore 059413
    Tel: 6538-1068
    Lunch hours: 11.30am to 3pm
    Deal: Ramen, dim sum and free flow of tea at $10.70
    Even vegetarians can enjoy a wallet-friendly set meal. At Lotus Kitchen, you can order any bowl of ramen (usually $6.80) and just top up $3.90 for a dim sum (such as steamed beancurd roll, fried carrot cake or crystal vegetable dumpling) and free flow of Chinese tea. The curry ramen is highly recommended.

    (Also read: 8 Yummy Restaurant Dishes in Singapore to Try in 2018)

    Photo: Lotus Kitchen

    A version of this story was first published on www.straitstimes.com.

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