Be spoiled for choice

One good thing that has come out of Singapore's circuit breaker measures is the plethora of dining options now available for home delivery. Heading out and getting a table is no longer a concern—restaurants now do all the packaging and legwork for you—and there's no easier meal to be having than a bento box.

No longer just a quick fix, bento meals have become indulgent, all-in-one packages worth savouring slowly. Rather than trawling through your food delivery app to find another cookie cutter boxed meal, order directly from these restaurants below for a bento set actually worth the calories.
 

Blue Jasmine


If you're craving for a satisfying Thai meal, look no further. From sets like Tom Yam Fried Rice ($13) to good ol' Pad Thai ($13), all seven of their bento options come with sides like Thai fish cake and fried spring rolls, among many others. And to make it a truly complete meal, you'll even find a dessert in the form of—you guessed it—mango sticky rice.
 

Goodwood Park Hotel


Who knew you could make a bento box out of Taiwanese porridge? Served by the hotel's famed Coffee Lounge, expect items like fish in black bean sauce, braised pork belly and chye poh omelette to go with your silky porridge. Each box goes for just $12.85 and orders $95 and above gets you free delivery.
 

The Kitchen Table


Here's a delivery option that definitely plys to Sentosa. They've got three bento options (all $21) to choose from, and each caters to a different palate. There's one packed with local flavours and there's also a healthy vegetarian option. But the one we've got our eyes set on is the Western Wonders, that's filled with crab mac & cheese, crispy bacon, grilled half baby chicken, charred broccolini, tomato mozzarella salad, and to end it on a sweet note, a slice of chocolate opera cake.
 

The Masses


Have fine casual French-Asian cuisine plated as elegantly as possible in a takeaway box and delivered to you impeccably. Fans will know to get the Duck Confit ($18.90) and Char Siew Lamb Rib ($14.90), but give the delivery-exclusive Masses Ramen ($20.90) a try, that is also available as a DIY kit so you can have it piping hot from your stove. Free delivery for orders above $100.
 

Neon Pigeon


The modern Japanese Keong Saik haunt now offers a dedicated bento box menu packed with their fan favourites. Choose from mains like Flamed Teriyaki Tofu ($25), Soft Shell Crab ($25), Charcoal Fired Rump ($28) and more, that all come with accompaniments like salad, pickles, and most importantly, their crazy addictive Tokyo Hummus and chips. Complete your meal with sake, wines and cocktails. Delivery fee is only $3.
 

The Salted Plum


If bento sets like burnt chilli chicken ($9.90), fatty minced pork ($9.90) and braised beef ($11.90) sounds good to you, you're at the right place. Prices are inclusive of a side of braised cabbage and a soup of the day too. Top up $1.80 for a juice. If you place orders $60 and above, delivery is free.
 

Takayama


If miso cod, kurobuta pork and Kagoshima wagyu sound like things you'd want in your bento (and price isn't an issue), then this is where you'd want to order your next meal from. Whether you're getting the Kurobuta Kakuni Bento ($45) or the Miso Cod Fish Bento ($33), you'll be treated to a spread of seasonal sides along with your main. Spend $150 and get free delivery.
 

Violet Oon


Singapore's own Perankan doyenne has a smashing array of bento sets for you to choose from. Pick from mains like babi pong tay ($25), beef rendang ($28), ikan goreng chilli ($28) and more, paired with sides like chap chye, tahu goreng or even sayur lodeh. A final bill of $100 or more gets you complimentary delivery.


All establishments in this list offer islandwide delivery.