Don’t break the bank for oysters
Low in calories and fat, as well as being a good source of protein, an oyster feast is one we’ll always welcome. Plus, oysters don’t need to come with a hefty price tag. We’ve found 10 places offering fresh oysters for $2 or less so you can devour these treasures of the sea without worrying about going broke.
1. Angie’s Oyster Bar
With a stunning view from the 45th storey, $1++ oysters from 6pm-8pm daily and a choice of enjoying everything at a breezy deck, Angie’s Oyster Bar is great for date nights! Seasonal oysters are flown in from Australia, Ireland and New Zealand, so quality is guaranteed here. Besides serving different varieties of seafood, the drinks menu is also pretty sizeable. It offers 8 seasonal craft beers on tap including Norwegian Lervig craft beers. The indulgence doesn’t stop with cheap oysters, but also a Lervig Happy Hour with White Dog Brew on tap for $10++.
Address: 50 Raffles Place, #45-01, Singapore 048623
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12 to 2:30pm, 5pm to 10pm, Sat 6pm to 10pm
Tel: 6221 9555
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After returning from a vacation to Hama Hama Oyster Saloon in the States, the founders of Humpback started this Seattle-style restaurant that offers Hama Hama’s oysters for $7++. They’ve also got oysters from other regions, and you can enjoy all their oysters for $2++ to $3++ from 5pm to 8pm daily. Coupled with cheap oysters, there is also happy hour for cocktails ($14++), wines ($13++/glass) and draught beer ($13++/pint).
Address: 18-20 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089834
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 5pm to 11:30pm, Sun 11am to 3pm
Tel: 9772 9896
3. The Black Swan
Inspired by art and 1930s architecture, The Black Swan is a romantic and quiet bistro to bring bae to. There’s a new alfresco garden that lets you chill under the stars, and Happy Hour here comes with $2++ oysters and $9++ house pours, house wines and draught beets on weekdays from 5pm-8pm.
Address: 19 Cecil Street, Singapore 049704
Opening hours: Mon 11:30am to 11pm, Tues-Thurs 11:30am to 12am, Fri 11:30am to 1am, Sat 5pm to 1am
Tel: 6438 3757
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4. Seafood Paradise
Many of us are familiar with Paradise Dynasty for their colourful XLBs, but few have heard of Seafood Paradise, which is another brand under Paradise Group. They serve classic Chinese dishes like Teochew Prawn Rolls ($10.90++) and Signature Creamy Butter Crab (seasonal price). Head down on Wednesday nights to enjoy fresh oysters at $1.20++ instead of the usual $4!
Address: 10 Bayfront Avenue, #02-03, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018956
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 3pm, 6 to 11pm, Sat-Sun 11:30am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 11pm
Tel: 6336 5101
5. Greenwood Fish Market & Bistro
Tuesdays are Fresh Oysters Day at Greenwood Fish Market & Bistro, which offers oysters at $1.50++ each with every main course ordered. This place is a great option for large groups with its variety of platters such as Cold Seafood Platter ($99++), Smoked Platter ($49++) and Sashimi Platter ($39++). Coupled with a substantial food menu and a whole host of drinks that include beers and liquors, keep this on your list of places to go for your next gathering.
Address: 34 & 38 Greenwood Avenue, Singapore 289236
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 11am to 10:30pm
Tel: 6467 4950
6. The Pelican Seafood Bar & Grill
The Pelican Seafood Bar & Grill stands out amongst other seafood restaurants with its gorgeous waterfront view from One Fullerton. Fresh oysters are offered at $2++ every Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm to 9pm, along with 1-for-1 house pours. Mojito fans are also in for a treat as this bar serves 10 varieties of the classic drink, which will definitely make your weekday nights a lot more exciting!
Address: 1 Fullerton Road, One Fullerton, #01-01, 049213
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12 to 3pm, 6 to 11pm, Sat-Sun 11am to 11pm
Tel: 6438 0400
7. Oyster Bar & Grill Wharf
At $2++ a shuck with a minimum spending of $35 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Oyster Bar & Grill Wharf is totally worth a visit. Other promotions include a Mix and Match bucket of 5 beers at $38.50++ that’ll go really well with your oysters. Given its popularity, we recommend making a reservation before heading down.
Address: 60 Robertson Quay, #01-01, The Quayside, Singapore 238252
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 5pm to 2am
Tel: 6235 2466
8. The Beacon
Kick-start your weekend at The Beacon with 5 for $5++ oysters on Fridays! Available with any drink order, together with a 1-for-1 draught beer and house pours, this Happy Hour deal will soon be your go-to after the end of a long week. Offering an interesting selection of cocktails and wines, you’ll be tempted to stay here the entire night.
Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, #01-01,02,03 Marina Square, Singapore 039594
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 5pm-1am
Tel: 6883 1155
9. Tanuki Raw
Happy Hours are our favourite when it comes to drinks, and Tanuki Raw offers a $2 deal for freshly shucked oysters with every drink ordered, with a limit of 6 oysters per drink. Other promotions during happy hour at their Orchard Central brunch include $7 for 5 slices for salmon sashimi and $12 pints of beer. This promotion is valid daily from 5pm to 8pm, which makes this a perfect spot for after-work relaxation or a light dinner.
Address: 181 Orchard Road, #04-01, Orchard Central, Singapore 238896
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 11:30am to 10:30pm
Tel: 6636 5949
10. Teru Sushi
Start your meal at Teru Sushi with Salmon Sashimi ($12++ for 5 slices), then slurp up some Hiroshima Oysters ($1++) and end of your experience with the carb loaded Shiok Maki ($25++). If budget is an issue, head to the nearby Tiong Bahru Market for cheap and good food before going to Teru Sushi for oysters.
Address: 50 Tiong Bahru Road, Singapore 168733
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 12pm to 2:30pm, 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6438 5394
Stay classy, always
Oyster lovers, you can now cast away your guilt of dishing out dollar bills for these babies. With booze deals to go along at most of these places, you’ll definitely find Happy Hour literally a much happier time for you. Let us know down below if you know of any other places with cheap and fresh oysters!