Enjoy Merlion pralines and freebies
Heading out for dinner? KAREN LIM checks out some places that are offering National Day dining specials and weekend deals.
1. THE BIG MAKAN
Eating is a national pastime and curry is the focus at this casual gathering.
Food will be provided. The public is encouraged to take along food items to share. The event will feature a live screening of the National Day Parade.
When: Today, 6pm to 9pm
Where: Tanjong Rhu Civic Plaza at Block 10 Jalan Batu, and No. 7 Jalan Bintang Tiga
2. FISH & CO
Flash any red item at Fish & Co to receive a complimentary Paris Passion mocktail with any main course ordered.
When: Today only
Where: All Fish & Co outlets
3. AU CHOCOLAT
Au Chocolat is selling a special blend of house-made raspberry sorbet and vanilla gelato called Berry Singapore, which will only be available today.
The gelato is $5.50 for a regular cup, $7 for a medium cup, and $8.80 for a large cup.
You can also buy National Day macarons at $9 apiece, and Merlion-shaped pralines at $18 a box.
When: National Day macarons are available while stocks last and the Merlion pralines are available till the end of the month
Where: Bay Level L1-03, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue
Opening hours: Sundays to Thursdays from 10am to 11pm; and Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to midnight
4. MANDARIN ORIENTAL
Get into the red-and-white mood with a National Day-themed afternoon tea at Axis Bar and Lounge.
Treat yourself to a Jellified Singapore Sling or soursop fruit cream puffs and savoury highlights such as chilli-crabmeat canape.
When: Till Aug 31, 3pm to 5pm daily; and 12.30pm to 2.30pm on weekends and public holidays
Where: Axis Bar and Lounge, Mandarin Oriental, level 4, Marina Square, 5 Raffles Avenue
Price: $42++ per person
Restaurant ME@OUE is offering a red-and-white-themed four-course dinner with a main course of either Maine lobster or ribeye wagyu beef.
When: Today, 7pm to 10pm
Where: OUE Bayfront Rooftop, 50 Collyer Quay
Price: $248++ per person
6. THE HALIA
Indulge in the Uniquely Singapore Set - Halia Chilli Crab Spaghettini and a glass of Singapore Sling - at The Halia.
When: Till next Sunday
Where: The Halia at Raffles Hotel, 1 Beach Road #01-22/23; and The Halia at Singapore Botanic Garden, Ginger Garden, 1 Cluny Road
Price: $48++ per set
Tel: 9639-1148 (Raffles Hotel) or 8444-1148 (Singapore Botanic Garden)
7. YORK HOTEL
National Day means celebrating all things Singaporean. Tuck into York Hotel's "tunch" (lunch and tea) buffet, which offers local hawker fare such as laksa, stir-fried cereal prawn and popiah.
Customers can also enjoy a glass of Singapore Dream mocktail at 48 per cent off.
When: Today, 12pm to 4pm
Where: White Rose Cafe, York Hotel, 21 Mount Elizabeth
Price: $32.80 per adult; $21.80 per child below 12
8. THE FULLERTON HOTEL
Enjoy an evening of dining indulgence with Town Restaurant's National Day Singapore Dinner Buffet, which includes its signature laksa, bak kut teh and Hokkien prawn noodles.
When: Today, 6pm to 10.30pm
Price: $48++ per adult, $24++ per child
Where: Town Restaurant at The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square