Affordable fresh oysters in Singapore
An oyster feast is one we’ll always welcome, as oysters are low in calories and fat, while being a good source of protein. Plus, oysters don’t need to come with a hefty price tag. We’ve found 11 places offering fresh oysters from $1 so you can devour these treasures of the sea without worrying about going broke.
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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 $3++ during their happy hour, which runs all day on Monday, and from opening to 6pm from Wednesday to Sunday.
Coupled with cheap oysters, there’s also happy hour for wines, where you get 20% off all bottles at the same time.
Address: 20 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089834
Opening hours: Mon, Wed-Fri 4pm to 10:30pm, Sat 12pm to 10:30pm, Sun 12pm to 9pm
Tel: 9772 9896
2. The Oyster Bank
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Nestled along a foodie alley in Funan Mall is The Oyster Bank, an oyster bar that has a simple goal of offering quality oysters without breaking the bank. Oysters start at $2 apiece during happy hour from 5pm to 8pm on weekdays, and 3pm to 6pm on weekends.
The one condition to get this deal is that you must order one alcoholic drink per half dozen oysters, but that should be no difficult feat. Outside of happy hour, prices start at $3.90 apiece and get cheaper the more you order, be it six or 12 pieces. There are also flavours to pick from, including the Bloody Mary (from $4.25/piece), and baked Mentaiko (from $4.50/piece) oysters.
Address: 107 North Bridge Road, #03-32, Funan, Singapore 179105
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 11:30am to 3pm, 4:30pm to 9:30pm, Fri 11:30am to 3pm, 4:30pm to 10pm, Sat 11:30am to 10pm, Sun 11:30am to 9:30pm
Tel: 6970 0487
3. Oyster Co
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$1.99 oysters all day, every day, is the name of the game at Oyster Co. The seafood restaurant has affordable eats that include these seriously wallet-friendly oysters on the menu, but be sure to reserve or call in advance to check for availability, as stocks do run out daily.
Address: 1 Magazine Road, #01-06, Central Mall, Singapore 059567
Opening hours: Wed-Mon 11am to 10:30pm
Tel: 9025 2524
4. Greenwood Fish Market
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Tuesdays are Fresh Oysters Day at Greenwood Fish Market, which offers oysters at $1.95++ each (U.P. from $4.50) with every main course ordered. This place is a great option for large groups with its variety of platters such as Cold Seafood Platter ($99.95++), Smoked Platter ($59.95++) and Sashimi Platter ($46.95++). 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.
5. Angie’s Oyster Bar And Grill
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Angie’s Oyster Bar And Grill is one of the OG places in Singapore to get your fresh oyster fix. From Monday to Thursday, the restaurant runs a Happy Shucking Hour promotion, where you can get oysters for just $1.50++ apiece. Enjoy this alongside their 1-for-1 Pimm’s Cup promo (U.P. $17++ each), and chase away your after-work blues with an oyster in one hand, cocktail in another. Do note the promotion doesn’t apply on eve of or on public holidays.
Address: 313A Outram Road, Level 2, Tan Boon Liat Building, Singapore 169073
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 12pm to 2:15pm, 5pm to 10pm, Fri 12pm to 2:15pm, 5:30pm to 11pm, Sat 10:30am to 3:45pm, 5:30pm to 11pm, Sun 10:30am to 3:45pm, 5:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 6221 9555
6. Tanuki Raw
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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 six oysters per drink.
Other promotions during happy hour at their Orchard Central brunch include $7 for 5 slices of salmon sashimi and $10 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. You can also get this promotion at their Jewel Changi and National Design Centre outlets, albeit at different timings. More details here.
Address: 181 Orchard Road, #04-01, Orchard Central, Singapore 238896
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 9:30pm
Tel: 6636 5949
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Happy hour at Southbridge sees rooftop views meet affordable oysters, going at $20 for a platter of six. Choose from flavours such as Umami, where oysters are dressed with yuzu and ponzu, or Natural, served with just lemon and a drizzle of Tabasco. This promotion runs on Monday to Thursday from 4pm to 8pm, and all day on Sunday.
Address: 80 Boat Quay, Level 5, Rooftop 049868
Opening hours: Mon-Tue 5pm to 10:30pm, Wed-Sun 4pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6877 6965
8. The Other Roof
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The Other Roof is a rooftop cocktail bar in Chinatown’s Ann Siang House. Starring an extensive menu of cocktails inspired by, and infused with teas, your experience at the bar gets better as they have oysters priced at $1.50++ each all day, every day.
Address: 28 Ann Siang Road, Ann Siang House, Singapore 069708
Opening hours: Wed-Fri 4:30pm to 10:30pm, Sat-Sun 2:30pm to 10:30pm
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Ginett, a French bistro at Hotel G, is offering 1-for-1 French oysters on Thursdays from 6pm, which means you can get two for $2++! The restaurant is also known for their two-hour free-flow mimosa deal ($15++ per person) on the weekend, from 11:30am to 4pm. Be sure to make a reservation here!
Address: 200 Middle Road, Hotel G, Singapore 188980
Opening hours: Tue-Thurs, Sun 11:30am to 10:30pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am to 12am
Tel: 6809 7989
10. db Bistro And Oyster Bar
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Enjoy affordable oysters at Marina Bay Sands with db Bistro’s Oyster Hour, where diners get 50% off all oysters, and 1-for-1 on draft beers. Typically, a half dozen of seasonal oysters here will set you back $40++, but that goes down to just around $3++ apiece with the discount. Promotions run from Monday to Thursday, between 2pm to 4pm.
Address: 2 Bayfront Avenue, #B1-48 Galleria Level, The Shoppes At Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018956
Tel: 6688 8525
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Get a selection of half-dozen oysters for just $18++ when you dine at French-Asian restaurant, Beurre. This works out to just $3++ apiece! Tucked away in a Chinatown shophouse, the restaurant is great for date nights, or to simply jio your oyster lovin’ pals along for a feast. Look out for their monthly champagne and oyster promotions, where dining in a group of five and buying a bottle of bubbly entitles you to free half-dozen oysters.
Address: 23 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089837
Opening hours: Mon 5pm to 10:30pm, Tue-Sat 12pm to 3pm, 5:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 9660 0597
Fresh oysters for cheap
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 if you know of any other places with cheap and fresh oysters!
This article was originally published on 18 October 2016.
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