It is every travelers dream to be able to explore a destination without spending that much. This is the reason why budgeting is important, and with proper research you can save a lot of money. For a traveler’s perspective, getting to try their dishes is a must as well. Singapore is one of Asia’s great destinations for food and commercial hubs, although it is also said to be of costly lifestyle. Aside from checking different Singapore food blog, you might also want to check food places in Singapore that could only spare you ten dollars or less. Here are four examples:
1) Food For Thought
Food For Thought at the Singapore Botanic Gardens is a great place for a casual brunch and coffee with family and friends. The location, which is in a beautiful garden, is also great for your kids. It can occupy around 200 people and have a self-service system where you pay right after ordering at the cashier which the staff will serve at your table shortly after.
UNDER 10 DOLLARS: You can enjoy their basic breakfast set of scrambled eggs, bacon and butter toast for eight dollars ($8). Their pancakes and burgers start at nine dollars ($9).
2) Cedele All-Day Dining Restaurants
What started out as a bakery in 1997, Cedele is now a go to place for nutritious yet delicious food finds in Singapore and also now in Hong Kong. There are currently fourteen Cedele café, two standalone bakeries and four Cedele all day dining restaurants in Singapore alone. They serve from pasta, sandwiches to seafood risotto.
UNDER 10 DOLLARS: Have a sip of the lentil and carrot or apple pumpkin for eight dollars ($8). For dessert, you can enjoy an afternoon of cappuccino for five dollars and eighty cents ($5.80) together with their chocolate cake for only eight dollars ($8).
3) Charlie and Co.
Grab a bite of burger for less! This Australian gourmet burger restaurant at ION Orchard’s fourth basement is a slide to Australian Wagyu beef. The place holds a sleek and modern interior from the stone accents and natural wood. Aside from the Australian Wagyu beef, Charlie and Co. also prepares their sandwiches with their freshly baked buns (including the gluten-free options).
UNDER 10 DOLLARS: Munch on the Classic Charlie Burger or Charlie Hot Dog for ten dollars ($10) or choose among their add-ons of sea salt fries, onion rings or seasonal salad for seven dollars ($7) and Parmesan and truffle fries for eight dollars ($8).
4) NamNam Noodle Bar
The NamNam Noodle Bar at Raffles City is a Vietnamese dining concept by the Les Amis Group. With the constant long queue of line, you could tell that this place is a must visit! Enjoy the Vietnamese favorite Pho, from the Pho Beef Steak and Pho Chicken set. Of course there is also Vietnam’s famous spring rolls with shrimps, fresh herbs and egg.
UNDER 10 DOLLARS: Enjoy NamNam’s bowl of pho for ten dollars ($10). Their Pho and Banh Mi toasted baguette sets are only for nine dollars and ninety cents ($9.90) complete with spring rolls and drinks.