Dining Ideas for August 2021 – New Restaurants, Promotions & Deals

We can dine in restaurants and cafes again. We may head to our favourite eateries or we can check out the many recently opened cafes and new restaurants in August 2021. August is also a time when summer ingredients are available and that means new and exciting seasonal menus.

Buona Terra - Charcoal Grilled Dry-Aged Kinmedai, Fish Nduja Broth
Buona Terra – Charcoal Grilled Dry-Aged Kinmedai, Fish Nduja Broth

New Restaurants in August 2021

Blu Kouzina Siglap – new Greek restaurant

Blu Kouzina Siglap - new Greek restaurant

The Greek restaurant, Blu Kouzina, is one of the most popular restaurants in Demsey. It has just opened a new outlet in Siglap.

New Blu Kouzina Siglap
Menu of Blu Kouzina Siglap

Blu Kouzina Siglap
907 E Coast Road, #01-01, Singapore 459107

Tel: +65 9101 0681/ +65 9101 0682

Opening Hours: 8.30 am to 10 pm
Closed on Tuesdays


Little Rogue Coffee in Tanjong Katong

Little Rogue Coffee - new cafe in Tanjong Katong

The new cafe in Tanjong Katong has all the elements of a contemporary cafe – trendy interior design, green plants, quirky corners, good brunch food and artisanal coffee. Unlike most new cafes, Little Rogue Coffee in Tanjong Katong is big and spacious.

Little Rogue Coffee Menu

Little Rogue Coffee
336 & 338 Tanjong Katong Road, Singapore 437109

Opening Hours: 9 am to 6 pm
Closed on Tuesdays


Raffles Hotel’s BBR Begins a New Chapter as Italian Concept OSTERIA BBR by Alain Ducasse

Lamb Rack - OSTERIA BBR by Alain Ducasse
(Photo: Raffles Hotel Singapore)

The iconic Bar & Billiard Room (BBR) at Raffles Hotel Singapore celebrates a new chapter in its storied history, remaking itself as the vibrant OSTERIA BBR by Alain Ducasse. A modern and energetic Italian concept, it expresses the passion the highly-acclaimed Michelin-starred chef has cultivated for the Italian Riviera for over 25 years.

Lunch Thursday to Monday: 12:00pm to 2:30pm
Dinner Thursday to Monday: 6:00pm to 9:45pm
Bar Thursday to Monday: 12:00pm to 10:00pm (Happy Hour from 3:00pm to 8:00pm)
Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Lunch Menu (available daily except on Sundays once Brunch is served):
2-course menu – S$36++ per guest
3-course menu – S$42++ per guest
Menu Tentazioni: S$108++ per guest (an experience to be enjoyed by the entire table)


OSTERIA BBR by Alain Ducasse
Raffles Hotel Singapore, 1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673

Tel: +65 6412 1816


Windowsill Pies Open in Joo Chiat

Windowsill Pies - new in Joo Chiat

Windowsill Pies in Joo Chiat offers their signature tarts, pastries and cold brew coffee. It is a delightful place to just sit around and eat delicious pies; and a place where you can buy a little slice of happiness to take home. Read more.


Windowsill Pies
290D Joo Chiat Road Singapore 427542

Opening Hours:
Tues – Sun : 11am – 6pm | Takeaways Only | (Extended Timing To 8pm From 27th July To 18th August)
Closed on Mondays

Tel :+65 9772 5629


Shake Shack Singapore opens at Gardens by the Bay with LTO menu

Shake Shack Gardens by the Bay New Restaurants August 2021

The 7th Shack in Singapore, Shake Shack Gardens by the Bay, opens with the launch of a new Limited Time Offer menu.

Shake Shack Gardens by the Bay
18 Marina Gardens Drive #03-02/03, Singapore 018953


Swee Choon Tim Sum in Century Square

Swee Choon Tim Sum in Century Square

One of the exciting new restaurants in August 2021 is Swee Choon Century Square. For over 50 years, Swee Choon Tim Sum has been a haven for old school dim sum lovers. It has opened its first branch in Tampines in Century Square. For now only Takeaway / Delivery is available. Dine-in services will be announced soon.

Swee Choon Century Square
2 Tampines Central 5, #01-01
Singapore 529509

Tel: +65 8952 5848

Opening Hours: 9am – 9:30pm

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Prairie by Craftsmen – new cafe in Joo Chiat

Prairie by Craftsmen – new outlet in Joo Chiat

Those in Katong and Joo Chiat will see the opening of quite a few new restaurants in August 2021. The popular Prairie by Craftsmen at Cluny has a new outlet in Joo Chiat. It has a soft launch menu with a storewide 15% discount.

Prairie by Craftsmen – new cafe in Joo Chiat


PRAIRIE by Craftsmen Joo Chiat
462 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427674

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New Kiwami Ramen & Gyoza Bar outlet in Suntec City

Going to Suntec City to check out new restaurants in August 2021? The third Kiwami Ramen & Gyoza Bar has opened there.

New Kiwami Ramen & Gyoza Bar outlet in Suntec City
Gyoza – New Kiwami Ramen & Gyoza Bar

The new outlet has a new menu which includes more ramen flavours, such as the Tomato Ramen ($14.8), Mala Ramen ($15.8) and Yuzu Ramen ($14.8). There are also premium ramen options served withToriniku Cha Shu, which is the tender roast pork cheek in tonkotsu broth. The tonkotsu broth is made using 100% pork bone, simmered over the stove for more than 10 hours. The noodles are made using 100% Hokkaido wheat, giving it a perfect texture. These noodles are made exclusively for Kiwami, and cannot be found anywhere else.

A must-try include the Aburi Miyazaki Wagyu Tonkotsu Ramen ($19.9). The pork bone broth ramen is topped with torched award-winning Japan No.1 Miyazaki Wagyu and fresh ramen egg from Okinawa. New flavours of gyozas have been included in the menu as well. Other than the ever-popular Tomato Cheese Gyoza ($8.2) and the Cheese Teppan Fondue Gyoza ($8.8), the Smoked Duck Gyoza with nacho cheese ($8.8) and the Okonomiyaki Gyoza ($6.8) topped with bonito flakes and okonomiyaki sauce and mayonnaise have been included in the menu as well.

Kiwani Ramen & Gyoza Bar Suntec City
3 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec City, North Wing #02-458
Singapore 038983

Tel: +65 6970 8031 

Operating Hours: 11am to 10pm daily


New Menus & Promotions in August 2021

Nurses Get 50% Off Lunch Buffet in Carousel

Singapore celebrates Nurses’ Day in August, marking the beginning of the development of nursing here. In celebration of the special occasion and profession, award-winning buffet restaurant, Carousel.

Nurses can look forward to the full staff-served buffet spread at Carousel, with over 100 dishes to enjoy. Signatures such as fresh sashimi, seafood on ice, Mediterranean delights and Carousel’s roving candy cart are bound to please. 

Dining in Carousel starts from 13 August 2021.

Ice Cream Counter, Carousel, Royal Plaza on Scotts

Carousel Buffet Restaurant
25 Scotts Road, Royal Plaza on Scotts, Singapore 228220

Tel: +65 6219 3780


Summer Arrives at Buona Terra

Buona Terra - Peaches, Almond Milk Skin, Crunchy Amaretto Cake
Buona Terra – Peaches, Almond Milk Skin, Crunchy Amaretto Cake

Spring gives way to summer, a season of long days by the lake and lighter, satiating meals etched in Buona Terra’s Resident Chef Denis Lucchi’s memories of home in Lombardy, Italy. The flavours of summer are translated into Buona Terra’s new menu of innovative contemporary Italian creations that pays tribute to the season’s finest produce.

Some of the highlights include a summer rendition of Buona Terra’s signature Mozambique Langoustine accompanied by a tartare of Carmello tomatoes and Italian strawberries as well as sea urchin sauce; Bincho-grilled Kinmedaiin a flavoursome fish Nduja broth; Fusillipresented with French Bouchot mussels, heirloom tomato confit, and a potato and extra virgin olive oil emulsion; and Peach, a take on Chef’s favourite Peach Melba dessert that he enjoyed as a child in the summer – various forms of peaches are complemented with a house-made almond milk jelly, crunchy amaretto cake, fresh Sicilian green almonds, and vanilla ice cream.

Lunch: Carta Bianca Menu
3 Course – $88 per person; 4 Course – $108 per person; 5 Course – $128 per person
Wine pairing at $58 per person for 2 glasses & $88 per person for 3 glasses

Lunch & Dinner: Buona Terra Experience
5 Course onwards – From $178 per person
Wine pairing from $158 per person

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Buona Terra
29 Scotts Road, Singapore 228224

Tel: +65 6733 0209 | SMS/WhatsApp +65 9456 3147


Sofitel Singapore City Centre – Da Dong Prawn Noodles Pop-up

Sofitel Singapore City Centre Collaboration with Da Dong Prawn Noodles
Sofitel Singapore City Centre – Collaboration with Da Dong Prawn Noodles

As part of Sofitel Singapore City Centre’s Culinary Masters Series featuring a diverse lineup of high profile chefs and home cooks, gourmands can also look forward to delighting their palates with a special collaboration with Da Dong Prawn Noodles. From 23 to 29 August 2021, the hotel’s Executive Chinese Chef Andrew Chong joins hands with the popular noodle stall’s second-generation owner Watson Lim in celebration of local hawker culture with a delicious set lunch menu of Singaporean favourites.


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Sofitel Singapore City Centre 
9 Wallich Street, Singapore 078885


Indulge in a taste of sunshine with Marks & Spencer’s new food launch

Marks & Spencer’s Sriracha King Prawns & Roquito Peppers
Marks & Spencer’s Sriracha King Prawns & Roquito Peppers

Marks & Spencer launches seasonal offerings deliciously designed for barbecues, picnics, easy dinners, and drinks in the sun.

Developed by M&S’s expert chefs, the new range includes a multitude of delectable stunners, from the Instagram-worthy Cherry Blossom Gin Liqueur Glitter Globe to the indulgent and innovative Battered Fishless Goujons which is part of M&S’s popular and ever-growing Plant Kitchen vegan selection. The British retailer is also expanding its frozen dessert offerings with decadent new ice cream flavours to indulge on.

The new M&S seasonal food & drink range is now available at selected stores and via the M&S app.

Marks & Spencer Singapore | Facebook Page

TiNDLE Brings Back the Boogie with All New Bar Bites & Booze Menus

TXA GastroBar - TBB&B
TXA GastroBar – TBB&B

Fresh off an explosive launch in Hong Kong and Macau, TiNDLE — chicken, made from plants — brings the party back to its homeground in Singapore this August! TiNDLE challenged chefs and bartenders from 10 awesome bars and restaurants to create the ultimate pre- or post-dinner pairing, upping the ante with their own takes on a TiNDLE Bar Bites & Booze (TBB&B) menu.

Throughout the month of August, consumers can also indulge in exclusive TiNDLE bar bites and booze pairings at amazing establishments such as Moonstone, Levant, Laut, ADDA, Señor Taco, The Peranakan, Three Buns, TXA Gastrobar, selected Harry’s outlets and via delivery from Planty of Love.


There is also a myriad of National Day Deals & Specials which will run for the whole month of August 2021. See National Day 2021 Promotions – Dining Deals & Celebratory Meals

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National Day Special rendition of Where I Belong performed by members of Singapore Airlines’ Cabin Crew Music Society and Performing Arts Circle

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