It has been a month since Marina Bay Sands’ award-winning restaurants progressively fired up their kitchens to welcome you back. Many of the integrated resort’s celebrity chef and signature restaurants have resumed dine-in operations, with RISE, Renku, Spago by Wolfgang Puck and SweetSpot at ArtScience Museum being the latest to join the roster of re-openings. Come August, celebrate Singapore’s 55th birthday over MBS National Day 2020 limited-time offerings, which include the return of Black Tap’s Singapore-exclusive The Straits Shake and CUT by Wolfgang Puck’s elevated local delights.
Dining in the ‘New Normal’ at Marina Bay Sands will be synonymous with exceptional food and service, albeit in a new environment with safe dining measures in place. In addition to redesigned and digitalised experiences in restaurants, you can look forward to attractive Dine & Earn rewards, and a repertoire of special menus, from half price off oysters at db Bistro & Oyster Bar and a brand new lunch menu at KOMA, to Mott 32’s summer menu and Yardbird Southern Table & Bar’s third-anniversary beverage special.
Black Tap’s locally-inspired The Straits Shake (S$24++) will make a return over this National Day weekend (7-10 August). Paying homage to the nostalgic treat of yesteryears, The Straits Shake delights with dashes of gula melaka and coconut cream in a vanilla-based milkshake, topped with a tropical pineapple popsicle, and adorned with old-school confectionaries such as pineapple jam biscuits, coconut butter biscuits and chocolate gems.
For reservations, call 6688 9957 or visit www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/black-tap.html.
On 8 and 9 August, celebrate National Day by the glistening Marina Bay over Bread Street Kitchen‘s three-course set menu (S$55++). Whet your appetite with a choice of two starters, which include the smoky duck confit tostada with avocado puree, charred jalapeño sauce, pickled shallots, as well as the innovative apple cured trout green apple gel with compressed celery & marinated cucumber.
For mains, savour the chermoula rubbed lamb chops, served with cashew hummus, tomato Provençale and olives, or opt for a classic British fare of roasted beef sirloin, roasted potatoes, gravy, horseradish cream, yorkshire pudding. End the meal on a sweet note with the refreshing honey and lemon semifreddo, chocolate, pistachios, dulce de leche, and pump up the celebrations with free-flow Mimosa (S$40++ for two hours).
For reservations, call 6688 5665 or visit https://www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/bread-street-kitchen.html.
On National Day, one-Michelin starred CUT by Wolfgang Puck will be offering an exclusive three-course lunch menu (S$45++ per pax; available from 11.30am to 2.30pm). Guests can select two of their favourite dishes from the a la carte menu, featuring elevated renditions of local dishes such as the beef hor fun featuring U.S.D.A prime beef, silken mapo tofu with minced beef and szechuan peppercorn, as well as the appetizing ikan bakar, coated in sambal belacan with calamansi. For desserts, enjoy the Nyonya bubur cha-cha, a nostalgic treat of sweet potato and taro steeped in coconut milk with mellow pandan fragrance. Round up the local tasting experience with a bucket of three Tiger beers (S$18++), or any beverage of your choice.
All diners will also receive a complimentary recipe book featuring original recipes of dishes from CUT’s exclusive National Day lunch menu. For reservations, call 6688 8517 or visit www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/cut.html.
This National Day, Chinese restaurant Mott 32 curates a list of its crowd favourites in a special set lunch menu (S$55++; minimum 2 pax), exclusively available over the first two weekends in August. Embark on a gastronomic journey with the restaurant’s signature barbecue pluma Iberico pork with yellow mountain honey, glazed in two coats of honey.
Other highlights include the flavourful south Australian scallop, prawn, hot & sour Shanghainese soup dumpling, as well as the tantalizing poached garoupa fish fillet, Szechuan pepper broth, featuring thick slices of garoupa fillets infused in mouth-watering broth. Draw the meal to a close with the sweetened guava soup, sago, pomelo – a creative make-over of the classic Cantonese mango dessert with crunchy guava dices and pomelo pulps for contrasting textures.
For reservations, call 6688 9922 or visit www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/mott32.html.
On National Day (9 August), RISE takes its popular buffet up a notch with a magnificent spread of over 40 local dishes. Local highlights include wok-fried slipper lobster with black pepper, traditional beef rendang, aromatic saffron-infused mutton biryani, and Singapore chilli crab. The exclusive National Day dinner (S$98++ per adult; S$38++ per child) will also feature premium selections of meat and seafood, such as beef prime rib roast, Alaskan king crabs, and fresh raw oysters on ice. You can also enjoy wok-fried oyster omelette and carrot cake from the live stations. RISE’s National Day dinner buffet will be available in two seatings, from 5.30pm to 8pm, and from 8.30pm to 11pm.
From 1 to 8 August, RISE will also be offering a diverse array of multi-cultural cuisines during dinner, in addition to its regular buffet line-up. You can look forward to chicken biryani, mattar paneer, ikan assam pedas and prawn lemak, and tuck into unlimited servings of hearty local delights such as prawn laksa, whole steamed barramundi with sambal, wok fried prawn with salted egg yolk cream sauce, freshly grilled chicken and beef satays, and more. A bountiful selection of desserts round up the feast, with sweets such as the all-time favourite chendol, pulut hitam, as well as an assortment of delicate Nyonya kuehs.
For reservations, call 6688 5525 or visit www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/rise.html.
Recreate the great American luncheonette experience at home with Black Tap’s brand new takeaway bundles. Perfect for a stay-in date night, Black Tap’s Dinner for Two (S$55+), consists of two mains (i.e. select from gourmet burgers, sandwiches or salads), with a choice of snack or crispy wings. For a mini get-together, opt for The Roommate Deal (S$80+; for 3 pax), or the scrumptious Family Meal (S$128+; for 4 pax), featuring four mains with either a snack or wings, and two classic milkshakes. The selection of over 25 mains include the classic all-American burger and award-winning Greg Norman burger, as well as vegetarian options such as the falafel burger and vegan spinach salad.
These takeaway bundles will be available on Black Tap’s Gourmet Takeaway platform starting 1 August. For enquiries, call 6688 9957 or visit www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/black-tap.html.
Celebrity chef restaurant db Bistro & Oyster Bar has re-opened with a series of seafood and beverage specials. Come August, celebrate National Day and beyond with indulgent whole Boston lobsters (S$50++ each) at db Bistro’s month-long Lobster Fest. You can enjoy the fresh crustacean prepared in their preferred styles – from the locally-inspired black pepper lobster to the rich and creamy lobster thermidor and aromatic garlic & herb butter lobster. Pair the sweet and chunky lobsters with a 1-for-1 Singapore Sling (S$28++) available in the month of August only. The gin-based cocktail featuring Cointreau and Benedictine is laced with tropical flavours of lime and pineapple, and a hint of tartness from cherry brandy.
From 3pm to 6pm daily, indulge in succulent fresh oysters at half price (S$20++ for half dozen; S$40++ for a dozen) during Oyster Hour. Pair the oysters with 1-for-1 draft beers, or a glass of McGuigan Chardonnay 2017 (S$14++). Other delectable snacks on the menu include lobster sliders (S$25++), spicy tuna tartare lettuce cups (S$15++), and housemade charcuterie (S$18++).
Usher in the week with db Bistro’s Raid the Cellar, available from 5.30pm to 10pm on Monday evenings. Wine lovers can select any bottle priced between S$150 to S$1,500 from db Bistro’s spectacular wine list and enjoy the bottle at half-price. On Tuesdays (5pm to 10pm), get relief from the sweltering summer heat with db Bistro’s Tiki Tuesdays and enjoy 50 per cent off all tropical Tiki cocktails, including the iconic rum-based Mai Tai, Conga Punch, and Zombie.
For reservations, call 6688 8525 or visit www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/db-bistro-and-oyster-bar.html.
Revel in a gastronomic experience at KOMA Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar as it officially opens for lunch service this July with new set menus to tantalise the tastebuds. The two-course lunch set (S$39++ per pax) will feature a selection of mains such as the bincho sakura chicken served with cherry tomatoes, crispy shallots and steamed rice and the unmissable wild mushroom fried rice with shiitake, shimeji and maitake mushrooms with koshihikari rice. Supplement S$140++ to elevate the experience with the Hobayaki snow aged Niigata wagyu beef, a well-marbled rib-eye steak brimming with umami flavour, or supplement S$90++ to opt for the tender bone in prime sirloin steak, seared and caramelized in onion butter.
Those after a sweet ending to their meal can also opt for the three-course lunch set (S$49++ per pax), which includes a choice from three different desserts ranging from the refreshing lemon yuzu, to rich molten dark chocolate bonsai, and the classic Japanese cheesecake complete with a scoop of strawberry sorbet. Guests will also be able to enjoy KOMA’s signature dishes such as the wafu carbonara with uni (S$38++) and spicy tuna roll (S$22++), topped with mango, scallion and crispy rice, as these favourites will be available on the a la carte menu. KOMA’s lunch menu is available from Monday to Friday from 11.30am to 3pm (last order at 2.30pm).
With the launch of a new takeaway menu this month, you will also be able to enjoy KOMA’s contemporary Japanese cuisine in the comfort of their homes. The menu offers 21 dishes, including favourites such as the scallion fried rice (S$32+) with chicken, shrimp, scallops and mushrooms, and miso-marinated black cod (S$58+) drizzled with burnt jalapeno vinaigrette sauce. KOMA’s takeaway menu is available daily from 5.30pm to 11.30pm (last order at 11.30pm) via the Marina Bay Sands Gourmet Takeaway Platform.
For reservations, call 6688 8690 or e-mail [email protected].
Marina Bay Sands’ signature international buffet restaurant RISE has re-opened with a modified buffet experience that retains the value, variety and quality of its offerings amid safe dining measures. You get to enjoy unlimited servings in a la carte style, served right to their table.
To welcome diners back, RISE has refreshed its series of special themed nights, offering iconic dishes from various cuisines around the world. On Mondays, satisfy cravings for Japanese cuisine with RISE’s Taste of Japan, featuring a spread of delicate sushi, assorted tempura, slow-cooked miso salmon, and a medley of matcha desserts. Seafood lovers will delight in Friday night’s Crabs Galore, featuring over 10 different crab dishes such as housemade crab cakes with herb remoulade and the iconic Singapore chilli crab with mantou. On Sunday evenings, embrace local culinary culture with RISE’s Perfectly Peranakan, and savour time-honoured recipes such as babi pongteh and a Nyonya dinner set of assam pedas fish with delicious achar and fragrant rice.
Contemporary Chinese restaurant Mott 32 is set to take you on an epicurean journey with its brand new summer menu. Available from 20 July till 31 August, the menu features fresh seasonal produce, skillfully prepared using authentic Chinese culinary techniques. Not to be missed is the luxurious braised crab casserole and fresh clam with winter melon and luffa (S$150++) – a fresh whole crab is braised with seasonal winter melon and fresh clams, accompanied with coix seeds and luffa which absorb the natural flavours of the rich broth. Other highlights include the crispy egg noodle with stir-fried egg white, prawns, scallops and conpoy (S$32++), as well as the wok-fried Boston lobster with crispy olive vegetables (S$90++).
For reservations, call 6688 9922 or visit www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/mott32.html.
Join in the festivities at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, as the classic American restaurant celebrates its third anniversary with a beverage special. From 29 to 31 July (5pm to 10pm), all diners who purchase a signature cocktail (S$22++) will receive a complimentary serving of crispy chicken wings. Keep the glasses flowing with Yardbird’s extensive list of signature cocktails, ranging from the all-time favourite Blackberry Bourbon Lemonade, to the bacon-infused whiskey-based Yardbird Old Fashioned and the refreshing Watermelon Sling.
Yardbird’s Burger and Brew (S$40++) special also makes a return in August with one of the best burger and beer pairings in town. You can enjoy a pint of refreshing Pabst Blue Ribbon beer and choose from The Impossible Burger, featuring a plant-based patty topped with tarragon aioli, rich brie cheese and shallot confit with a side of crispy vinegar chips, or The Great American Burger – a satisfying double patty stacked with house-smoked pork belly and American cheese, complete with house fries. Burger and Brew is available for lunch and dinner, for the whole month of August.
More recently, Yardbird completes its line-up of daily beverage specials with the launch of Mint Mondays. Kick start the week with a glass (or two) of thirst-quenching Mojito and refreshing bourbon-based Mint Julep, available at only S$8++ each at The Loft at Yardbird, from 11am to 10pm on Mondays.
For a full list of Yardbird’s daily beverage specials, call 6688 9959 or visit www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants/yardbird-southern-table-and-bar.html
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