Affordable business lunch sets in the CBD
Say goodbye to the days of fretting over your company’s lunch expenses when entertaining clients or colleagues, because we’ve got you covered with these 10 restaurants with affordable business lunch sets in the CBD. The next time you’re planning a power lunch, let our guide be your go-to for a dining experience that promises a winning combination of quality and affordability.
1. Quay House
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Located at the mouth of Circular Road, Quay House is a heritage restaurant specialising in local cuisine with a modern twist. Expect Asian fusion dishes created using wood-fire cooking and ageing techniques, with the restaurant’s highlight being their Two-Course Lunch ($38++ per person), which gets you one main and one side. We recommend the Duck Confit, featuring curried duck, and Grilled Indian White Prawns, which are grilled over an oakwood fire and drenched in a laksa-style turmeric gravy.
If you’re up for afternoon tipples, house wine is also available by the glass for an additional $10++.
Address: 51 Circular Road, Singapore 049406
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 12pm to 3pm, 5:30pm to 11pm, Sat 5:30pm to 11pm
Quay House is not a halal-certified eatery.
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If you really want to impress your guests, bring them to SKAI, a swanky rooftop restaurant with jaw-dropping views of the CBD––70 floors up Swissôtel the Stamford. While the restaurant looks rather expensive, their executive lunches are relatively affordable, starting from the Two-Course Lunch Set at $50++ per person. You’ll get a slew of seafood plates with Japanese cooking influences, along with a selection of red meats and poultry, including BBQ Barramundi and Corn-Fed Chicken. If you’re celebrating, head to the adjoining bar for cocktails and wine by the glass at just $15++!
Address: 2 Stamford Road, #70-02, Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore 178882
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 2:30pm, 3pm to 5pm, 6pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6431 6156
SKAI is not a halal-certified eatery.
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BOCHINCHE is an Argentinian steakhouse along Club Street serving up mouthwatering charcoal-grilled steaks. Go straight for their two and three-course Set Lunch ($45++ per person/$55++ per person), where you can pick from three starters, before moving on to mains such as “Black Label” Ribeye, Tiger Prawn with Israeli couscous, and Risotto Milanese, served with mushrooms, spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes.
End your meal on a sweet note with the Dulche de leche Crepe, Mahon Cheese with spiced cranberry chutney, or go for their Mix Nuts Crumble Ice Cream if you’re looking for something to beat the heat.
Address: 27 Club Street, Singapore 069413
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 11:30pm, Fri 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 11:30pm, Sat 11:30pm to 3pm, 6pm to 11:30pm
Tel: 6235 4990
BOCHINCHE is not a halal-certified eatery.
4. Fat Prince
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Fat Prince offers the most affordable lunch set on this list, priced at just $29++ per person. You’ll be treated to one dip, one mezze, and two kebabs of your choice, along with a dessert of the day. In the mezze department, we recommend the Pit Smoked Aubergine with tomatoes, yoghurt and tahini, and the Fried Cauliflower, served with lemon and black olives. If you’re into hearty kebabs, try the Pit Smoked Pork Rib or Truffle Falafel; the latter features pickled peppers and dukkah, a traditional Middle-Eastern spice with a nutty flavour.
Address: 48 Peck Seah Street, Singapore 079317
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 12am
Tel: 3129 7547
Fat Prince is not a halal-certified restaurant.
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Perched on the 51st floor of CapitaSpring, Oumi is a Japanese restaurant with a scrumptious three-course set menu ($65++ per person). You and your guests will be treated to a visual display of kappo, where the chef will whip up your dishes from behind the counter.
Lunch kicks off with the first course, Kabocha Tofu, before moving on to your main course, picked from a selection of six dishes, including Kuro Buta, Teppanyaki Chicken, and Wagyu Teppanyaki. The meal ends with a delectable dessert of your choice—Daizu, a Japanese soya pudding, Melon with castella sponge, or Matcha Panna Cotta with azuki red bean.
Address: 88 Market Street, #51-01, Singapore 048948
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm to 2pm, 6pm to 11pm, Sat-Sun 11:30am to 2:30pm, 6pm to 11pm
Tel: 9837 8248
Oumi is not a halal-certified eatery.
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Here at Shikar, your guests will experience what lunch was like for Indian royals back in the day—at just $55++ per person. Their lavish Lunch Thali Sets are available from Tuesday to Friday, starring dishes such as curried black tiger prawns and tandoor-roasted chicken. If you’re hosting vegetarian guests, consider their plant-based menu instead, where meat dishes are substituted with creamy cheese kofte and tandoori paneer.
Address: 2 Cook Street, Maxwell Reserve, Singapore 078857
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 12pm to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10pm
Tel: 8866 0823
Shikar is not a halal-certified eatery.
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For a culinary blend of European and Australian flavours, head over to Cenzo on Club Street for comforting dishes put together in an affordable three-course lunch, priced at just $35++. Choose your starter from a selection of Italian appetisers, then pick your main course from four options: Capellini, Chicken Leg Saltimbocca, Porchetta Sandwich, and Grass Fed Rib Eye. Dessert is also available for an additional $5++, with the Pineapple Granita and Chocolate & Amaretti Bunet being two tantalising picks.
Address: 81 Club Street, Singapore 069449
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 12pm to 2:30pm, 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 9155 8374
Cenzo is not a halal-certified eatery.
8. Yàn Cantonese Restaurant
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Perched on the fifth-floor rooftop of National Gallery Singapore, Yàn Cantonese Restaurant is the place to go if your guests have a preference for Asian flavours. Their Five-Course Set Lunch ($45++ per person) stars a Dim Sum Trio Platter of bite-sized delights, along with a serving of Braised Assorted Seafood Broth with diced beancurd.
Next, come the proteins—your pick of Honey-Glazed Kurobuta Pork accompanied by roasted duck, or the Steamed Cod Fillet With Light Soya Sauce, which requires an additional fee of $5++ per person. Before you get the cheque, conclude the meal with their locally inspired desserts such as Chilled Peach Resin or Hot Red Bean Cream with lotus seed.
Address: 1 St Andrew’s Road, #05-02, National Gallery, Singapore 178957
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10pm
Tel: 6384 5585
Yàn Cantonese Restaurant is not a halal-certified eatery.
9. Sol & Luna
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This Latin-European restaurant in Raffles Place offers ethereal views of the CBD, the Singapore River, and even the Padang. Sol & Luna is another prime spot for casual business meetings, with lunch sets priced from $42++ per person for a two-course meal, and $48++ per person for a three-course meal. Diners will get to savour the restaurant’s yummy mains, including their popular House-Made Raviolini. You can also top up $14++ for the Wood-Fired Wagyu Steak ‘Bavette’ (200gms), accompanied by roasted potatoes, arugula, parmigiano, and Chimichurri Sauce.
Address: 88 Market Street, #17-01, CapitaSpring, Singapore 048948
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am to 11pm, Sat-Sun 10am to 11pm
Tel: 8031 4316
Sol & Luna is not a halal-certified eatery.
10. Wooloomooloo Steakhouse
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It’s all about steak here at Wooloomooloo Steakhouse. Indulge in their enticing three-course Weekday Set Lunch ($38++), offering a variety of mouthwatering mains that showcase their signature steaks and delectable pasta dishes. We recommend topping up $20++ for their Antonius Oscietra Cavia Pasta with crab meat, or the Nebraska 250 Day Grain Fed USDA Prime Ribeye, a premium cut served with garlic mash and charred broccoli.
Address: 2 Stamford Road, Level 3, Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore 178882
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs 12pm to 3pm, 6:30pm to 11pm, Fri-Sat 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 11pm
Wooloomooloo Steakhouse is not a halal-certified eatery.
Best restaurants with affordable business lunch sets
There’s no need to burst the budget the next time your boss sends you on a business lunch. With these 10 restaurants offering affordable and delectable executive lunch sets, you can confidently wine and dine your clients without worrying about the expense. If you’re been arrowed to plan your next company dinner, read our list of restaurants with private dining rooms. Otherwise, read our Let’s Kinn THAI review for XL seafood mama pots and affordable oysters in the CBD.
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