Date night restaurant dining deals
Say you want to wow your date, and you’re furiously Googling, “romantic restaurants in Singapore”. You see a gorgeous destination with jaw-dropping fare that’s bound to put a big smile on your date’s face, until you see an equally large price tag. Don’t sweat it: in comes UnionPay to save the day.
Four banks in Singapore issue a range of UnionPay debit and credit cards, including Bank of China (BOC), DBS Bank, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), and UOB. These cards come with perks and deals that span entertainment, retail, and dining, including helping you save on dates while still being able to impress.
Here are some of the top date night restaurant deals you can expect with UnionPay.
1. TungLok Group
Treat your date to a seafood feast at selected TungLok Group restaurants, and get 15% off ala carte menu items with a minimum $120 spend. If you want something casual but theatrical, go for Lokkee, with its striking Awesome Flaming Pineapple Beef ($34++), where meat comes served to your table on a literal pineapple on fire.
If you want to go big, get discounts on seafood and Chilli Crab ($7.80/100g) at TungLok Seafood, or enjoy a whole roasted Irish Duck ($58++) at Duckland, and many more. With a lengthy list of TungLok Group restaurants available for discounts with UnionPay, you can eat your way through them with your date, and save big.
2. Wooloomooloo Steakhouse
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Steak restaurants are a classic date night option, so make Wooloomooloo Steakhouse your choice. With a UnionPay card, you get to live your best atas life with dining privileges such as complimentary amuse-bouche and an after-dinner drink from the VIP tray. If you prefer to Netflix and chill, but you still want to start off the evening with a good, indulgent meal, UnionPay cardholders also get 20% off food takeaways at Wooloomooloo Steakhouse till 31 January 2021.
Address: 2 Stamford Road, Level 3, Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore 178882
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 11:30pm
Tel: 6338 0261
3. Basque Kitchen By Aitor
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One Michelin-starred Basque Kitchen By Aitor is one of Singapore’s only restaurants to highlight Basque-inspired cuisine, standing apart from the usual Spanish restaurants in Singapore. Their degustation menus for lunch start from $98++ for three courses, or $148++ for six courses.
Each is headlined by dishes like fresh oysters from Sakoshi Bay with a gazpacho to start, and Cod “Club Ranero”, where grilled cod meets a spicy Basque tomato sauce known as piperade. With a UnionPay card, treat your date to a lunchtime perk-me-up, as a minimum spend of $100 entitles you to a free welcome drink, from now till 31 January 2021.
Address: 97 Amoy Street, Singapore 0069917
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 12pm to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10pm
Tel: 6224 2232
4. Restaurant Zén
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If you really want to make it rain, a meal at Restaurant Zén is right up that alley. As the local offshoot of three Michelin-starred Frantzen in Sweden, their degustation menu clocks in at $450++, making dinner here an event to remember forever. A UnionPay card sweetens the evening with dining privileges such as priority bookings, as well as complimentary aperitifs to enjoy before the start of the courses.
As you segue into the meal, both you and your stomach will be treated like VIPs, with intricate dishes served in a cosy dining area. Bookmark this also if you’re looking for a place to end a simple date with the big question, and walk out beaming together.
Address: 41 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089855
Opening hours: Tues-Fri 7pm to 10:30pm, Sat 12pm to 5pm, 7pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6534 8880
5. Salted & Hung
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Contemporary Australian restaurant Salted & Hung has been in Singapore for five years now. Yet, they still manage to keep their offerings fresh with intrigue, thanks to options like a ten-course dinner degustation known as FEED ME (from $128).
Great to enjoy on dates with a foodie, the menu takes you through nibbles like a one-bite cheeseburger to start, before introducing dishes like housemade charcuterie, King Island tenderloin with bone marrow, and an umami chocolate dessert. With a UnionPay card, you get to round off your meal with a free welcome drink too, when you order the FEED ME menu from now till 31 January 2021.
Address: 12 Purvis Street Singapore 188591
Opening hours: Tues- Thurs 5pm to 10:30pm, Fri-Sun 11:30am to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6358 3130
6.Tanjong Beach Club
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Tanjong Beach Club, better known as TBC, is a weekend destination for most. But, if you’re clearing leave with your date this end of year, have a beach day and head to TBC for lunch. Get a complimentary glass of sparkling wine with any weekday lunch booking when you use your UnionPay card, and enjoy bubbly alongside dishes like the wagyu Tanjong Burger ($30), or spicy Crab Linguine ($34). Enjoy beachfront views as you finish off the meal too.
Address: 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Singapore 098942
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am to 8pm, Sat-Sun 9am to 8pm
Tel: 6270 1355
Date night restaurant deals in Singapore
If you really want to make date night a special affair or celebrate a special milestone in your relationship, these UnionPay date night restaurant deals are here to help soften the blow to your wallet.
UnionPay cards’ perks are not limited to dining discounts and privileges only, but various cashback benefits too. If you’re not a UnionPay cardholder just yet, do note that there are signup benefits to be enjoyed. For example, get a $30 Zalora e-gift card when you apply for a DBS UnionPay credit card here, or $150 cash credit when you apply for a UOB UnionPay card here.
Also, UOB UnionPay cardholders get to enjoy a one-night stay at W Singapore Sentosa Cove worth over $700. Simply register and charge a minimum of $2,500 to the card between now till 31 December 2020 to redeem this deal, limited to the first 100 cardmembers. Terms and conditions apply, so check the details here.
We’re just on the tip of the iceberg—check out more benefits of owning a UnionPay card with the link below.
Photos taken by Hay Thi, Beatrice Bowers, and Maverick Chua.
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