Looking for places to eat in October 2020? Here are some interesting dining and restaurant deals October 2020 (including some 10.10 deals), new restaurant menus and other food news that have come to our attention.
Restaurant Deals October 2020, New Menus & Food News
Chinese restaurant Min Jiang Goodwood Park Hotel – new look and menu
Min Jiang has reopened after a period of renovations. On 8th October 2020, the refurbished Chinese restaurant at Goodwood Park Hotel debuts a revitalised dining experience, with a rejuvenated ambience of contemporary elegance and meticulously crafted menus.
During lunch, Min Jiang carries on the tradition of featuring a dim sum pushcart service – a classic offering seldom found in Chinese restaurants these days. A new range of hand-made dim sum has also been introduced.
Goodwood Park Hotel
22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221
Tel +65 6730 1704
Hai Tien Lo – refreshed menu of Cantonese classics
Hai Tien Lo (海天楼) has recently refreshed its menu repertoire. Helmed by Executive Chef Ben Zeng (曾泽彬), the menu ranges from exquisite classic specialities and delicious roasts, to wholesome soups and flavoursome dim sum.
Braised Pork Spare Ribs with Fermented Red Yeast Rice Sauce (红曲酱烧肉排) and Stewed Lobster with Thick Noodles in Signature Homemade XO Chilli Sauce (极品酱带子捞面卜) are on the menu.
Hai Tien Lo’s popular dim sum lunch buffet continues to please diners with its extensive repertoire of more than 50 delicate handmade dim sum and signature a la carte delicacies.
Hai Tien Lo
Pan Pacific Singapore, Level Three
7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square Singapore 039595
Tel: +65 6826 8240
Exciting Restaurant News: Japan’s No.1 Tendon Chain Restaurant to open in Singapore
Opening 15 October 2020
We think the most exciting entry in this list of Restaurant Deals October 2020 is the enws that Japan’s No.1 Tendon chain restaurant, Tempura Tendon Tenya is opening in SG. Popularly known as Tenya, it will launch in Singapore on 15 October 2020 with its first 68-seater store located at Orchard Central.
It is best known for its signature Tendon – a donburi bowl of lightly battered, crispy seafood, meat and/or vegetable tempura atop steaming Japanese Aomori rice with an umami tare glazing sauce drizzled over.
181 Orchard Road
#B1-01 Orchard Central
Opening hours: 11am to 10pm
BitzSizeFun – Homemade Cookies
BitzSizeFun is a new home-based business started by a passionate baker. The home-made cookies which come in 2 flavours – Classic Chocolate Chip and Double Chocolate Chip. BitzSizeFun’s Cookies are freshly baked upon order.
Small Packs – Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies (2pcs/pack) – $1.80; Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (2pcs/pack) – $2.60
Big Packs – Standard Packs Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies (10-12pcs/pack) – $6.50; Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (10-12pcs/pack) – $8
Tel: 81616406 / 81616506
The Garage’s new Picnic Buzz-kets – Children’s Day Promotion Extended
Bee’s Knees at The Garage has partnered with homegrown event services brand, Packdd Singapore, to create Picnic Buzz-kets, a fun new programme that makes it easy to thoroughly enjoy a picnic in the great outdoors of the Botanic Gardens – anytime.
Each Picnic Buzz-kets offers a fully equipped picnic set-up including decorative picnic mats, a foldable table, fluffy cushions and battery-operated candlelight! Guests can choose their preferred choice of fare to pack with them – be it a luxurious full meal, light snacks or charcuterie to pair with wine.
And this Children’s Day, build a beautiful memory with your family with the Buzz-kets! From 2 to 4 October (now EXTENDED to 11 OCTOBER), purchase one of the Picnic Buzz-kets for four or five from Bee’s Knees at The Garage and receive a complimentary Kid’s Basket filled with Truffle Tater Tots, a juice box and a kid’s toy or activity set.
Light Bites: 8AM – 10PM
Brunch/Dinner: 8AM – 3PM / 6PM – 9PM
One day advance reservation required BASKET ITEMS Picnic Mats Foldable Table Battery Operated Candle Light Cushions Choice of Food & Beverages
PRICE Light Bites: from $60+ (for two) Brunch/ Dinner: from $70+ (for two)
CHILDREN’S DAY PROMOTION A complimentary Kid’s Buzz-ket with every purchase of a Picnic Buzz-ket for 4 or 5 persons Availability: 2 to 4 October (now EXTENDED to 11 OCTOBER), Light Bites: $110nett (8am to 10pm) Brunch/ Dinner: $135nett (8am to 3pm; 6pm to 9pm) Vineyard Picnic: from $160nett (8am to 3pm; 6pm to 9pm)
The complimentary Kid’s Buzz-ket will include Truffle Tater Tots, a juice box and a kid’s activity set or toy.
Bee’s Knees at The Garage
50 Cluny Park Road, Level 1, Singapore Botanic Gardens
Marriott Tang Plaza Launches “LOVESG” Flavours of Singapore
From 7 October 2020
Paying homage to Singaporean’s love for local food, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel is inviting foodies to rediscover our nation’s rich culinary heritage with a symphony of high-quality local creations.
From 7 October 2020
Crossroads’ LOVESG Wednesday showcases a menu of local delicacies that changes monthly. October specials to look forward to include Lobster Linguini with Singapore Chilli Crab Sauce ($28++); Crispy Chicken with Salted Egg Sauce ($18++); Spiced Pork Ribs ($18++) and Crispy Prawn Paste Chicken Wings ($18++).
LOVESG Sweet Treats
Bite into slices of happiness with Java+’s unique cakes, which incorporate traditional local flavours with innovative twists.
Ondeh Ondeh Surprise Gateau $80nett (1kg)
Chendol Durian Delight Gateau $80nett (1kg)
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865
Tel: +65 6735 5800
Staycation and Restaurant Deal October 2020 – 10.10 Epicurean Escapade Vouchers at Mandarin Oriental
10 to 24 October 2020
Revel in a mix of luxury and gastronomy at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore as the hotel launches its 10.10 sale with Epicurean Escapade vouchers, exclusively available for purchase from The Mandarin Oriental Shop Singapore. From 10 to 24 October 2020, purchase these vouchers from the hotel’s online shop to enjoy up to 40% savings on its luxurious accommodations, complete with a host of privileges during the stay including a one-time three-course set dinner at the hotel, daily breakfast, 25% discount on Food and Beverage and late check-out at 6pm.
Epicurean Escapade offers:
- 40% off WeekdayBest Available Rate from SGD 299 in a Deluxe room or SGD 401 in a City Suite with daily breakfast, three-course set dinner (once per stay), 25% discount on Food and Beverage and late check-out at 6pm
- 40% off WeekendBest Available Rate from SGD 359 in a Deluxe room or from SGD 467 in a City Suite with daily breakfast, three-course set dinner (once per stay), 25% discount on Food and Beverage and late check-out at 6pm
Refreshed Chef’s Menu at Zafferano
Zafferano has introduced a refreshed Chef’s Menu that narrates the personal journey and culinary philosophy of Head Chef Andrea De Paola.
The five-course Chef’s Menu is available for lunch and dinner at $168++ per person, inclusive of amuse bouche, petit fours, and coffee or tea. Diners may wish to complement their meal with a wine pairing of six glasses (100ml per glass) at $128++ per person.
Pratunam by Soi Thai Soi Nice @ Westgate
2 October 2020
Delicious and affordable Thai street foods joint – Pratunam by Soi Thai Soi Nice! – opens in Westgate on 2 October 2020.
The Signature Dry Porridge is the star of the show, but delicious mains include Tom Yum Kway Tiao Moo, Fragrant Pork Belly Rice, Braised Pork Belly Noodle, and not to forget, the ever-popular Thai Wonton Noodle. The menu is crafted by the same native Bangkok chefs team behind the much-raved Thai-Teochew restaurant Soi Thai Soi Nice by SIMYEE Holdings.
Pratunam by Soi Thai Soi Nice at Westgate opened its doors on 2 October for dine-in and takeaway. On Thirsty Tuesdays, enjoy the Red and Green Thai Milk Tea at only $1.
Pratunam by Soi Thai Soi Nice at Westgate
3 Gateway Drive #B2-K12 Westgate
Tel : +65 6259 3626
Opening hours: 10:30am to 9:30pm
Joy Luck Teahouse Opens 2nd Outlet at Bugis Junction
2 October 2020
Joy Luck Teahouse Opens 2nd Outlet at Bugis Junction on 2 October After its Successful Flagship Opening at ION Orchard. The popular egg tarts, pineapple buns and Hong Kong-style milk tea are now available in Bugis. The New Outlet will launch another well-loved Hong Kong Snack – Chee Cheong Fun.
- Sign up as a member and get 10% off regular items with $10 minimum spending until end of October 2020.
- 10% off Chee Cheong Fun for all walk-in customers on the first 3 days of opening, 2 – 4 October 2020.
Bugis Junction Outlet Address:
#B1-K25 Bugis Junction, 200 Victoria Street, Singapore 188021
Opening Hours: 9am to 10pm
foodpanda x Pizza Hut introduces the Panzza
1 to 31 October 2020
foodpanda is coupling with Pizza Hut to launch the adorably delectable Panzza, which will be available for orders exclusively on foodpanda.
The 12-inch panda-shaped pizza, perfect for sharing with two to three, comes in two topping selections, the new Trio Cheese and Pizza Hut’s top-selling Meat Galore.
Launching on 1st October, the limited-edition Panzza will only be available on foodpanda till 31st October. Those intending to indulge in some Panzzas at upcoming gatherings can also enjoy specially available bundles:
- Single Panzza bundle at $43.88 (U.P $63.60): 1 Panzza (12-inch) and 4 sides including 4 pieces Honey Roasted Wings, 4 pieces Sweet N Spicy Drumlets, 2 Garlic Bread and 4 pieces Chicken Tenders
- Double Panzza bundle at $56.72 (U.P $82.20): 2 Panzzas (12-inch) and 2 sides including 8 pieces Honey Roasted Wings and 8 pieces Sweet N Spicy Drumlets
More Plant-based Options at Blue Jasmine
10 October 2020
Blue Jasmine has recently expanded their selection of plant-based dishes – many of them vegan.
The recently introduced Vegetarian Fried Rice with Quorn Nuggets bento has both vegetarian and vegan options. It flaunts crispy deep-fried Quorn nuggets and fragrant fried rice along with stir-fried vegetables and mini mango sticky rice. There’s also the vegan Heura Red Curry and OMN! Basil Kaprao bento.
For those who crave a nourishing bowl of warm soup, Blue Jasmine introduces two soups that will do just that. The harmony of sweet, sour and spicy flavours of the vegan and gluten-free Quorn Meatball Tom Kha Gai and Quorn Meatball Nam Sai boast a rich housemade vegan tom yum stock; with coconut milk in the former and onions and dried birds eye chilli in the latter, accompanied with tender deep-fried Quorn meatballs, mushroom and tomatoes.
A 10/10 exclusive on 10 October, Blue Jasmine offers all ten of their bento boxes at $10nett!
With three brand new bento boxes introduced – Beef Curry, Seafood Glass Noodles and Vegetarian Fried Rice with Quorn Nuggets bento, this is a great chance for you and your family, friends and colleagues to taste more than one of Blue Jasmine’s bento boxes.
Blue Jasmine 10/10 Promotion
Date: 10 October 2020
Time: 11am to 9pm
Blue Jasmine Online Promotion
30% off all dishes when you order via their e-store
$15 flat delivery fee for islandwide delivery (except Jurong Island)
No minimum order
Guests will be contacted on pick up arrangements
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