1-for-1 Burpple Beyond Deals: Tanjong Pagar

When it comes to lunch in the bustling CBD area of Tanjong Pagar, what are the perfect spots for a well-deserved midday boost? Here are some of the top places that will leave you going spoilt for choice with myriad food options in Cherki, Angel & Devil, City Hot Pot, Makai Poké, BAFO, Hororok, Nanami Izakaya, and many more!

Cherki: 1-for-1 Main Dish (save ~$26)

Photo by Burppler I Makan SG | *Deal Expiry Date: 30 Jun 2022

For Traditional Peranakan Cuisine
Housed within Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, this restaurant serves usual traditional Peranakan cuisine with a modern twist! Try their Foie Gras Duck Confit Fried Rice ($22) for fragrant rice fried with duck fat served with foie gras and succulent duck leg, and Coconut Prawn Linguine ($23) for al-dente linguine and fresh prawns simmered in an aromatic blend of nonya herbs and coconut milk. Burppler I makan Sg especially enjoyed the Braised Ponteh Lamb Shank ($27), which was "indeed tender and fall-off-the-bone. The Ponteh sauce went well with the lamb shank and wasn’t salty as I initially worried about."

Angel & Devil: 1-for-1 Main Dish (save ~$22)

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For Delicious Asian-fusion Food
The streets of Keong Saik are littered with rows of good food and this bistro bar is no exception! Specialising in Asian-fusion and modern European dishes, head to this dual-concept restaurant for their Angel's Open Face Taco ($16) and Chicken Bolognese ‘Thai Style” ($16), which sees al dente spaghetti tossed with spicy minced chicken and Thai basil topped with 63-degree egg. Don't miss out on their Guinness Braised Baby Pork Back Ribs ($32) served with potato fondant and coated in a 5 pepper crust.

City Hot Pot: 1-for-1 Wagyu Ribeye Set (save ~$49.99)

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For Generous Hotpot Servings
Find comfort on rainy days at this hotpot restaurant in Tanjong Pagar. Order the generous Wagyu Ribeye Set ($49.99) and choose a carb — Burppler Louisa Goh recommends getting the tang hoon to accompany the veggies, mushroom and beancurd. On soup bases, there's spicy mala, peppery bak kut teh and a delightfully appetising tom yum option.

Makai Poké: 1-for-1 Burpple Set (save ~$13.90)

Photo by Burppler Moo kenn | *Deal Expiry Date: 30 Jun 2022

For Healthy Rice Bowls
Craving for a healthy rice bowl for lunch? Head to this kiosk located at B1 of Guoco Tower for poke bowls of fresh fish and hearty rice. With the Burpple Set ($13.90), enjoy a choice of base topped with generous servings of poke, with Makai Original Shoyu Salmon and Yuzu Soy Ahi Tuna being the popular choice. Complete the set with add-ons of avocado or pomegranate and choice of drink, choosing from Coconut Water, 100plus Zero or Homemade Yuzu Tea.

BAFO: 1-For-1 Main Dish + Drink (save ~$15)

Photo by Burppler Stephine Tan | *Deal Expiry Date: 31 Dec 2022

For Premium Chirashi Dons
Be on the lookout for this Japanese restaurant known for their popular Chirashi Dons where you can mix and match, as well as choose your own base, fish, sauce and toppings! Located at International Plaza, do give a taste of their amazing Donburis such as Unagi Don ($12.80), Beef Cubes Donburi ($20.80), Scallop Carpaccio ($16.80), Whole Flamed Unagi ($18.80), Tuna Tartare with Crisps ($14.80), and Oyster Trio ($14.80)!

Hororok: 1-for-1 Set Meal (save ~$16.40)

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For Korean Soups & Stews
Craving for Korean stew? Head over to this eatery at International Plaza for a warm bowl of soothing soups and stews. Slurp on their homemade stews ($8.90 for regular, $10.90 for large), ranging from the Gochujang Jjigae, Kimchi Jjigae, Budae Jjigae (Army Stew), to the Doenjang Jjigae, all at an affordable price. Get their set meal to enjoy your stew with a drink and a Melona ice cream!

Nanami Izakaya: 1-for-1 Meal (save ~$14)

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For Affordable Japanese Cuisine
Hit up this spot for affordable Japanese cuisine in the heart of Tanjong Pagar. If you're looking for a light lunch option, try their Onigiri Set ($8) of salmon, mentaiko and ume, served with a side of miso soup and pickles. Dig into their Mini Chirashi Don ($15) and Beef Niku Udon ($12) for a satisfying lunch with colleagues. Use the other Beyond deals for their Negima ($3) and Tebasaki ($4) yakitori to complete the meal!

Hinode Sake Bar & Grill: 1-for-1 5 Kind of Yakitori (save ~$20)

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For Signature Japanese Yakitori
When it comes to finding the purest taste of grilled chicken, there is no better version to try other than Japanese Yakitori. Here at Hinode Sake Bar & Grill, their classic Yakitori dishes mean serious business. Handmade and grilled to perfection, you can go with their great-tasting skewers known for their unique texture and flavours, including Tsukune Meatballs ($7), Hokkaido Hotate ($8.90), Wagyu Ponzu ($12.90) and many more!

Straits Chinese Nonya Restaurant (Cecil Street): 1-for-1 Main Dish (save ~$20)

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For Authentic Peranakan Cuisine
Craving for authentic Peranakan food? Look no further than this eatery filled with heritage in Esplanade! Opened by the founders of Guan Hoe Soon, the oldest Nonya restaurant in Singapore, expect classics such as Ayam Buah Keluak ($18.80), Nonya Chap Chye ($12.80), Udang Assam Goreng ($20.80), Babi Pong Tay ($12.80) and more! Don't miss out on their signature Nonya Otah Otah ($8) and Nyonya Ngoh Hiang ($8.80).

DOCO: 1-for-1 $16.90 Donburi Set (save ~$16.90)

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For Rice Bowls & Coconut Softserve
Set in International Plaza, this new kid on the CBD circuit is the place to go for hearty rice bowls and coconut soft serve. Of the two rice bowl options available, the Burpple community highly recommends the Sh-nack Don ($8.90). Expect umami beef slices, a runny onsen tamago and crispy Cajun-spiced fish skin served atop a bed of warm Japanese rice — great for lunch! Wash that down with their Coconut Shake ($4.90) made with a blend of Thai coconut water and bits of coconut flesh, or treat yourself to the dairy and nut-free Coconut Soft Serve ($4.90), drizzled with gula Melaka sauce and powdered gula Melaka. It's refreshing and light enough, and makes for an icy finish to a tasty meal.