Best Dining Deals in Singapore for National Day

If you’re in the mood for some French fare, then head down to Balzac Brasserie. From August 9 to 12, you can get your hands on specially created National Day Specials by chef Jean-Charles Dubois such as traditional roasted Angus beef tenderloin rossini with truffle mash ($48) and pink Champagne sabayon with sautéed strawberries ($16). There’s also pan-seared Atlantic sea scallops with Singapore-inspired chilli sauce ($28). The specials will be available for both lunch and dinner.
Cherry Garden presents a six-course menu ($88/person, min. two people) on August 9 inspired by local dishes. Highlights include Singapore Sling diced lobster sautéed with vegetables, bak kut teh and Singapore-style stir-fried egg noodles with shrimp and char siew. End your meal on a sweet note with a dessert trilogy that includes Bandung syrup ice cream with crispy rainbow toast.
Just for the occasion, Equinox Restaurant‘s chef de cuisine Lee Bennett has crafted a seven-course menu featuring dishes including wild mushroom consomme with quail tortellini, and Angus beef fillet and braised shoulder with pan-seared foie gras. It’ll set you back $187, but the view’s breathtaking. If you’re into wine, your first bottle of house white or red goes for just $47.
Want to stuff yourself silly? Then Greenhouse is just the spot to do it. On top of their usual impressive spread of chilled seafood, Asian and Western dishes, cheeses and desserts, the good folks are throwing in luxed up local faves like lobster laksa, crayfish popiah and of course, the quintessential chili (Alaskan) crab. Lunch is $56 and dinner goes for $66 (only available on August 9).
For those who want to indulge without going overboard, be sure to head down to One-Ninety for lunch ($47) on National Day. You’ll find an assortment of starters like poached Maine lobster salad, ox tongue with salsa verde, and a selection of charcuterie and cheeses, as well as a dessert buffet that includes lemon curd trifle, passion fruit pavlova and macarons for the sweet-toothed.
For a view of Marina Bay, OverEasy is a good option. Indulge in a three-course set dinner ($42/person including coffee/tea; minimum spend of $98 per pax will apply for reservations) and choose from dishes including braised lamb shank or chilli crab burger. For dessert, peanut butter mousse should do the trick. Available through the 31st of August.
If you’ve yet to pop by Peach Blossoms since their million-dollar facelift, their six-course set menu ($47 per person; minimum two people) is the perfect excuse. Look forward to dishes such as double-boiled sea horse soup with Chinese herbs, marinated soy chicken accompanied by Singapore chili sauce and National Day fried rice with shredded chicken in sweet and sour sauce. Available through August 31.
Alternatively, head to Rocks Urban Grill + Bar for a beautifully crafted three-course menu ($80) only available on August 9. Expect items such as scallop carpaccio and steak tartare.