It’s very noble to refuse to eat meat in support of the environment and disenfranchised animals, but some of us just need a meat fix every now and then, preferably not at McDonald’s.
Unfortunately, a big juicy beef steak will always be more expensive than a few limp pieces of tofu or a salad that contains nothing but leaves.
But thanks to The Entertainer mobile app, which provides 1-for-1 offers on mains at a very long list of restaurants all over Singapore, you get to sink your canines into some very juicy deals. Purchase your subscription via MoneySmart and get a discount for a limited time only!
1. Fat Cow
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You can’t tell just from the name, but Fat Cow is actually a Japanese-style steakhouse that is decidedly posh. In fact, if you decide to go there dressed in a mouldy old t-shirt you got free from the army, you’ll be too intimidated to walk in when you see the stylish entrance. If you do make it inside, though, you’ll get to sink your teeth into their specialty, the to-die-for wagyu steak. A meal is going to cost at least $100 per person here, but just flashing the Entertainer is likely to shave at least $100 off your bill.
We recommend: The full cut 300g Grade A4 ribeye ohmi wagyu steak costs a whopping $310, but that also means you can save up to $310 if you use the Entertainer app.
Address: 1 Orchard Boulevard, Camden Medical Centre, #01-01/02
Phone: 6735 0308
2. Bedrock Bar and Grill
Bedrock Bar and Grill sources their meats and seafood from farms in the US, Australia and Japan, so you won’t have to worry about being served with a China-imported piece of meat that tastes just like the ones you find in NTUC’s bargain bin. With a dignified yet cosy interior and dishes made of quality ingredients, Bedrock isn’t a cheap place to dine at. A single main course can easily set you back $50 to $100 nett.
We recommend: The Bedrock Pepper Steak which is made of sumptuous wagyu beef. At $108 not including GST and service charge, it is not cheap, but with the Entertainer the price is halved.
Address: 96 Somerset Road, #01-05, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard
Phone: 6238 0054
3. High Steaks
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Not too far away from Sembawang MRT station is High Steaks that serve premium quality cuts of meat with signature sauces such as brown and red wine and black pepper. The setting is relaxed and casual and the selection of meat is varied. Even if you’re not into beef, they also have chicken cuts, pork belly, seafood dishes as well as spicy buffalo wings on the menu.
We recommend: Wagyu Ribeye, served with mashed potatoes, asparagus and vine tomatoes. 400g for $69.90, but you enjoy it at half price when you use the Entertainer.
Address: 1030 Sembawang Road
Phone: 6908 0866
4. Keyaki Japanese Restaurant
The marvellously atmospheric Keyaki will whisk you away to Japan. You can even opt to dine seated on tatami mats. But let’s talk about the menu. Other than the usual sushi dishes, they also have a variety of beef dishes (think sumptuous slabs of wagyu), teppanyaki meats and seafood, and a generous selection of grilled and meat dishes.
We recommend: The Entertainer gets you 1-for-1 grill, tempura or meat dishes, so go for the grilled gyuniku (grilled beef) with foie gras, which costs $40 but will be $20 thanks to the offer.
Address: 7 Raffles Boulevard Level 4 Pan Pacific Hotel
Phone: 6826 8240
5. Pool Grill
Now’s your chance to feel like a king, chewing on a juicy cut of steak as your gaze wanders over the pool at a fancy hotel. Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s Pool Grill is an award-winning restaurant that offers a generous selection of cuts of 400-day grain-fed Australian wagyu beef, served with roast bone marrow.
We recommend: The 280g wagyu ribeye steak costs $72, but with The Entertainer’s 1-for-1 offer, you and a friend can enjoy it at half price.
Address: 320 Orchard Road Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
Phone: 6831 4605
6. Stirling Steaks
Eastsiders in search of an affordable steak often head to Aston’s. Now you don’t have to, thanks to Stirling Steaks. It serves up straightforward, classic meat dishes like BB chicken wings, sausage platter, fish and chips and a selection of mouthwatering charcoal grilled steaks.
We recommend: Since you’re here for the meat, dive in and order a 250g wagyu sirloin MBS 8/9 grade steak. It ordinarily costs $61.90, which is why the Entertainer’s 1-on-1 offer will come in handy.
Address: 43 East Coast Road
Phone: 9788 2583
Any Singaporean who’s been a student in Australia knows that beef at local supermarkets is way cheaper there than it is here. Now you can sink your teeth into some fresh Aussie beef at Barossa, a restaurant and bar that’s been operating in Singapore for quite some time. Wash down your carnivorous meal with a red wine sourced from Australia’s Barossa Valley.
We recommend: Try the Barossa blue cheese steak, which contains roasted beef slices with blue cheese mayonnaise, arugula and caramelised onions, served with a side of deep-fried onion rings. At $28, this becomes just $14 if you order with a friend using the Entertainer’s 1-for-1 deal.
Address: 8 Raffles Avenue #01-11
Phone: 6534 5188
Photo credits: Fat Cow, Bedrock Bar & Grill, Meatsmith, Red Eye Smokehouse, La Petite Cuisine, Burger Joint New York, El Mero Mero, Pan Pacific Singapore, Mariott Singapore Tang Plaza, Stirling Steaks, Barossa
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