Do you have an indulgent craving for seafood from whole grilled lobsters, lobster rolls, chilli and salted egg crabs, fresh Japanese sashimi, chunky prawns and juicy oysters?
Seafood restaurants may come across as on the expensive end in Singapore, but you can look out for this unbeatable EPIC Birthday Flash Sale.
Come 21st June (Thursday) at 12 midnight, Chope will be having its one-day only EPIC Birthday Flash Sale in collaboration with Visa.
Here’s how it works: With your Visa card, you can get $50 dining vouchers that are sold at $25; or $100 vouchers sold at $70. Vouchers are limited in quantity, so grab them fast.
Some of Singapore’s top restaurants that are featured include Pince & Pints, Salt Grill & Sky Bar, Mitzo, Tsukiji Fish Market, Forlino, Shukuu Izakaya, The Market Grill, Long Chim and Folklore.
Want another $3 off? You can get your vouchers via Chope’s newly revamped app, by using the discount code
(*Only valid on 21 June and for one-time use only. Applicable for store-wide purchases on the Chope appexcept for buffet vouchers. Other T&Cs apply.)
Pince & Pints – Duxton
32 Duxton Road Singapore 089496
Opening Hours: 12pm – 2:30pm, 5:30pm – 11pm (Mon – Fri), 12pm – 11pm (Sat), Closed Sun
Make your reservation and buy Vouchers via Chope: Pince & Pints Duxton
Homegrown Pince and Pints is known for its wild caught lobsters, directly imported from fisheries that practice sustainable fishing methods along the Atlantic Coast.
Lobster dishes you can indulge in include Live Whole Lobster grilled or steamed ($58++), Chilli Lobster with homemade tomato & chilli sauce and fried mantou ($58++), Lobster Mac & Cheese ($32++), Lobster Thermidor ($68++), The Lobster Roll ($58++) and The Truffle Roll ($68++).
For the popular choices, they continue to be The Lobster Roll ($58++) of light and crispy rolls stuffed with chunks of sweet lobster and seasoned with a house speciality mix of condiments; and the Live Whole Lobster, served with choice of either grilled or steamed versions and accompanied with sides of chef ’s salad, straight cut fries and butter sauce.
Pince & Pints (Katong)
95 East Coast Road Singapore 428793
Opening Hours: 12pm – 2:30pm, 5:30pm – 11pm (Tues – Fri), 11am – 11pm (Sat, Sun, PH), Closed Mon
Make your reservation and buy Vouchers via Chope: Pince & Pints Katong
The lobster bar and seafood restaurant has also opened another outlet along the heritage-rich streets of Katong.
On top of its signature “cook it your way” lobsters, the relatively new dish to look forward to is The Lobster Noodles ($58++).
The comfort food includes egg noodles topped with chunks of shell-on whole fresh lobster, stir-fried with ginger and scallions in superior broth.
Served with house-made sambal chili for that extra spicy kick and “shiok-ness”.
Tsukiji Fish Market Restaurant
181 Orchard Road #12-02 Orchard Central Singapore 238896
Opening Hours: 12pm – 2:30pm, 6-10:30pm (Sun – Thurs, Sat), 12pm – 2:30pm, 6pm – 11:30pm (Fri)
Make your reservation and buy Vouchers via Chope: Tsukiji Fish Market
Tsukiji Fish Market Restaurant located at Level 12 of Orchard Central, combines six unique Japanese dining concepts under one roof.
Expect a selection of fresh seasonal fish and sashimi air-flown from Japan’s famous Tsukiji Fish Market.
The one signature dish is Tsukiji Special Bara Chirashi Sushi Don ($19.80), which includes salmon, sword fish, tuna, salmon roe, and uni sashimi.
You can also head over to Ebi-Zo Tempura which specialises in tempura and uses fresh items (opposed to frozen meats) as base ingredients for its various dishes. My favourite dish of the lot was the Ebizo Signature Tempura Don ($18.80) which was generously piled with tempura seafood, egg and mushroom.
Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurant
18 Marina Gardens Drive #01-10 (Below Flower Dome, Gardens By The Bay) Singapore 018953
Opening Hours: 11:30am – 3:00pm, 6pm – 9:00pm (Mon – Sun, PH)
Make your reservation and buy Vouchers via Chope: Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurant
Dining within Gardens By The Bay is always a good idea.
Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurant is a seafood-focused Chinese restaurant, with a menu that showcases Singaporean classics like the Chilli Crab, Black Pepper Crab, Steamed Fish, and other creations by renowned Chef Yong Bing Ngen.
Other than the Chilli Crab and Black Pepper Crab, one special item is the Bay’s signature ‘Kopi’ Crab, an unusual dish cooked with a special sauce made from a blend of 3 different varieties of coffee beans.
Plus it is flambéed tableside. Some tourists came over to take a photo of the dish when my table ordered it – the kopi crab is truly a star on its own.
8 Stanley Street Singapore 068727
Opening Hours: 11:30am – 2pm, 5:30pm -11:30pm (Mon – Fri), 6pm – 11:30pm (Sat), Closed Sun
Make your reservation and buy Vouchers via Chope: Shukuu Izakaya
Shukuu Izakaya is an open-secret among CBD workers, an intimate restaurant known for its chic vibes, reasonably-priced sake, and Japanese fare especially its seafood dishes.
The place to let your hair down after work.
Ingredients are sourced from leading Japanese suppliers and air-flown in fresh from Japan. The popular seafood dishes include the Kani Gratin ($8) – crab gratin with mentaiko; Aburi Shimesba – torched vinegared mackerel ($14); and Maguro Yukke ($13) – bluefin tuna sashimi tossed in sesame oil ($13) served with a quail egg.
The highlight is the Hokkaido Scallops with Mentaiko and Cheese ($17) – seared juicy Hokkaido scallops at the bottom, contrasted with creamy mix of mentaiko and cheese topped with ikura.
Ryu’s Japanese Traditional Cuisine
15 Stamford Road #01-87 Capitol Piazza, Singapore 178906
Opening Hours: 12pm – 2:30pm, 5pm – 12am (Mon – Sun)
Make your reservation and buy Vouchers via Chope: Ryu’s Japanese Traditional Cuisine
The first venture out of Japan, Ryu’s specialise in traditional Japanese cuisine and omakase meals at reasonable prices.
Some of the popular selections include Okamochi Bara Chirashi-Sushi Set, Stewed Iberian Pork set, Beef Stew Set, Nizakana Set, Japanese Grilled Chicken Set, Special Tendon Set and Vegetables Tendon Set.
Ryu’s Okamochi Barachirashi Set ($45) is served in a traditional 3-drawer wooden ‘Okamochi’ box, hardly seen around in Singapore.
The sashimi slices of tuna, scallop, greater amberjack and shrimp were fresh-tasting, imported from Tsukiji Market, matched with sweet sticky sushi rice lined with roe, egg and marinated mushrooms.
The other two drawers contained grilled chicken with salad, and appetizers. So while the set seemed slightly expensive, the number of items they offered made it value for its money.
The Market Grill
208 Telok Ayer Street Singapore 068642
Opening Hours: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 6pm – 10pm (Mon – Sat), Closed Sun
Make your reservation and buy Vouchers via Chope: The Market Grill
While The Market Grill is inspired by traditional old-style butcheries and diners and is best known for its burgers and steak, celebrated dishes include its signature flown-in live Boston Lobsters and other fresh seafood offerings.
You can observe live Atlantic lobsters, specially flown in from Maine and Boston, in the 1.5 meter long live lobster tank.
Enjoy your lobsters Whole ($52) served with garlic infused butter, with a hint of lemon, mesclun salad and mashed potatoes.
The other must-try seafood dish is the Lobster Roll ($52) which includes whole lobster deshelled with herbed pommery mayo mounted on a toasted brioche roll. Served with salad and fries.
Uncle Leong Signatures (Waterway Point)
83 Punggol Central #B1-21 Waterway Point East Wing Singapore 828761
Opening Hours 11am – 10:30pm (Mon – Sun)
Make your reservation and buy Vouchers via Chope: Uncle Leong Signatures (Waterway Point)
First founded in a neighbourhood coffeeshop in Ang Mo Kio, Uncle Leong Seafood has expanded and that includes a full-fledged seafood restaurant at Punggol’s Waterway Point.
The family-style concept is known for its Shimmering Sand Crab, Salted Egg Crab, Hong Kong Style Typhoon Shelter Crab, Claypot Crab Bee Hoon Soup, Golden Pumpkin Prawns, and Salted Egg Prawns.
Its Claypot Crab Bee Hoon Soup (seasonal price) contains broth which is simmered for hours, flavourful and sweet with natural goodness from the crustaceans.
Other restaurants featured in the Flash Sale include:
– Salt grill & Sky Bar
– Mitzo Restaurant & Bar
– Sawadee Thai
– Wan He Lou
– Long Chim
– My Little Spanish Place (Boat Quay)
– Grub Bishan
– Hinata >
– Beast & Butterflies
– The LoKal
– Clinton Street Baking Company & more
Don’t miss out on other specials deals such as 1-for-1 buffets at Four Points Eatery and Atrium Restaurant, as well as up to 50% off vouchers on selected timings at hot spots including Dancing Crab and Sabio Tapas Bar.
Some buffet restaurants offering 1-for-1 include:
– Four Points Eatery (1-for-1 Oceania Seafood Buffet, prices start at $49.80++ for 2 pax)
– Atrium Restaurant (1-for-1 Daily Buffet, prices start at $68++ for 2 pax)
– Seasonal Tastes (1-for-1 Daily Dinner Buffet, prices start at $88++ for 2 pax)
– Plate (1-for-1 Lunch Buffet, prices start at $56.50 for 2 pax)
– Shin Minori (Katong Square) (1-for-1 Lunch Buffet, $41.90++ for 2 pax)
* This entry is brought to you in partnership with Chope. The views expressed here are of DFD and do not represent views of Visa and associated companies.