The COVID-19 heightened alert is not going to stop anyone from having good food and drinks around the clock. Aside from the main delivery options available to us, here is a compilation of gastronomical delights for every occasion.

BRUNCH IN COMFORT

We consider comfort food a perfect fit for brunch. With these selections, we no longer have to forego our luxurious weekends.

1.Catfish

catfish deliveryCatfish is a good place to start for comfort food. Crisp Fish and Chips (S$16.05 for a small and S$23.54 for a large) with tartar sauce and mushy peas is available for pickups. Their locally inspired Chilli Crab Mac and Cheese (S$23.54) is also a great sharing addition.

For added luxury, try their Salmon Wellington Set for two that is available for pickup on Sundays only. The star of the set is accompanied with potato puree, roasted heirloom carrots, salad, and finished off with a fragrant yuzu kosher beurre blanc.

Delivery is available and their fees range from S$7 to S$15 nett. Free delivery island-wide is available for orders above $100.

View the delivery menu and place your orders here

 

2.Park Bench Deli

Recently renovated Park Bench Deli has shifted to takeaway and delivery for the entire period of this no dine-in restriction. Their popular menu items are available every single day via their takeaway hatch, from 11am to 8pm.

In addition to crowd favourites such as their Lemon Ricotta Hotcakes (S$20) made with lemon curd, homemade ricotta and doused in pure maple syrup, as well as my personal favourite, their Crème Brûlée Bombolini (S$8), they’ve also launched a new takeaway menu.

A glass of their Cuvée des Galets 2 Côtes du Rhône could also never hurt anyone.

View the delivery menu and place your orders here

 

3. Regent Singapore

What more could you ask for then a Boozy Brunch Package (S$290 for 2, S$568 for 4) from Regent Singapore? A perfect supplement to any weekend, this package is similar to the hotel’s Adults-only cocktail brunch experience that happens on Sundays.

Order 48 hours in advance and you can look forward to a selection of assorted bagels with cream cheese, cold cuts, seafood and a selection of roasts. Pair this with bottomless Bloody Marys at home, complete with all the garnishes. Delivery is only available on weekends. A great start to the weekend, or a good time before the coming week catches up with you!

View the delivery menu and place your orders here

 

SOME LUNCHTIME COMPANY

 

4. The Halia Restaurant

The Halia is offering 1-for-1 side dishes, two mains and a free dessert for only S$20 from Monday to Sunday, 12 to 3pm. Enjoy a Mixed Tomato Salad (S$5) flavoured with chilli, herbs and feta cheese, Braised Wagyu ‘Nasi Lemak’ (S$18) with masala beef and coconut rice, and choose from a selection of three desserts—Die Die Must Have Chocolate, a milk chocolate mousse with raspberries and passionfruit sauce, Honeydew Sago with vanilla ice cream or an Organic Chia Seed Porridge accompanied by strawberry jelly, mango and pomelo.

Island-wide delivery is available from S$7.49, with no minimum order required. However, do note that delivery times are expected to be between 60 to 90 minutes.

View the delivery menu and place your orders here or call (65) 8798 0180.

 

5. The Masses

Franco-Asian establishment, The Masses, is known to whip up “happy food” and aims to bring cheer to your home.

Some lunchtime solace can be found in the umami combo of Carabinero and Crab Ochazuke, made with crabmeat air-flown from Australia, Spanish Carabinero prawns, ikura, and tobiko. Their newest addition of Kurobuta ‘Sweet and Sour’ is something for all pork lovers to look forward to. It consists of supreme Japanese pork seasoned with piquillo pepper that is both sweet and spicy, and is served with seasonal petit legumes over fragrant olive rice.

Comfort yourselves with their no-brainer signatures of Duck Confit, paired with memorably smoky and savoury kway teow, fork-tender Claypot Angus Beef Cheek ‘Bourguignon’, and Purple Cabbage that will make even meat lovers swoon. Leaving the celebrations for the weekend? Opt for their value for money options with the 2- and 3-course lunch menus.

Delivery fees start from just S$5, depending on the distance. Enjoy free delivery for orders above S$150, with a minimum spend of S$30.

Place your orders here

 

6. Xian Dan Chao Ren

food deliveryXian Dan Chao Ren, translated to ‘Your Salted Egg Hero’, aims to bring a gastronomical salted egg experience to every customer. Their signature sauce is freshly grinded from whole salted eggs. Select from dry or wet salted egg dishes available in ala carte, a delicious platter for sharing, or as a rice combo.

They offer islandwide delivery at S$12 nett with a minimum order of S$40. Place your orders two days in advance to enjoy a quick snack, or an affordable lunch during your work-from-home stint.

View the delivery menu here; Place your orders via their Instagram

 

7. Freehouse

Expect a lineup of comfort foods done well from Freehouse as they offer hearty eats to diners from their own home. Freehouse Takeout seek to deliver the same quality and moreishness that people have come to expect, but in ready-to-eat, takeaway-friendly formats.

Opt for their Everything Bagel (S$14) for a quick lunch. The comforting go-to option of a sesame and sea salt bagel made in-house, with smoked ocean trout and cream cheese or the Beef with Ngan (S$20), a loaded charred pita, packed with smoked spice beef cheek, house pickled onions and chilli already sound like great pick-me-ups in the midst of a work day.

Satisfying mains also come in the likes of their Smoked Eel ‘Carbonara’ (S$32) made with long fusilli, and the Cinco Jotas Iberico Collar (S$35) rice bowl with egg confit. Familiar Freehouse favourites such as the Stracciatella (S$22) with shellfish oil as well as the Padron Peppers (S$16) served with sesame and furikake are also available.

Orders can be made directly via Freehouse’s website or WhatsApp at (65) 8800 3103. Islandwide delivery is free for orders above S$100, and there is 10% off for self pick-up.

View the delivery menu here

 

ALWAYS A CELEBRATION

The more time we’re at home, the more we’re closer to family. Celebrations and quality time are bound to continue with this cuisine range. Yes, that includes birthday celebrations for May and June babies as well!

 

8. Tapas,24

Tapas,24 launched a takeaway and delivery menu which includes a selection of the restaurant’s best sellers. Enjoy traditional tapas with a twist as their food highlights bold flavours and brings you an authentic slice of Barcelona.

Their signature starters include the Toasted “Tapas 24” Bikini Sandwich (S$16) with black truffles, Iberico ham and buffalo mozzarella, as well as their Barceloneta’s Bomba (S$6), a deep fried and breaded potato ball with pork and beef filling, topped with a Bravas sauce.

Consider their large plates for a full feast: Barbecued Ribs en Bosam (S$40) created with Josper grilled ribs, prepared in a Korean Bossam style and wrapped in lettuce, or their Cantalonian Roasted Canelón (S$24), a meat stuffed cannelloni gratin in homemade béchamel sauce.

Add on some Spanish wines and CAVA to complete the meal. Between 19 May to 13 June, these bottles are 45% off for pickup and 30% off for deliveries.

Free islandwide delivery is available with over S$150 spent and orders within a 2km radius. Otherwise, a S$10 delivery fee applies. If you’re nearby, enjoy 15% off all orders with self-pickup!

View their delivery menu here; place your orders here

 

9. Heart of Darkness

heart of darkness delivery

We could never curate a list of dining options without including Heart of Darkness. This dining and drinking mecca has pivoted to offer takeaway and delivery of their most popular items—including a variety of dishes, drinks, platters, and set meals.

Known for blending regional Asian cuisine with American soul food, Heart of Darkness is the ideal place to turn to for a good feast. Indulge in the Nachos Platter complete with house-made guacamole, sour cream, jalepenos, and a choice of pulled pork or smoked brisket, or the Meat Platter with sausage, beef brisket, char siew beef short rib and pork belly.

Pair their platters with the award-winning brewery’s popular beers such as the Dream Alone Pale Ale, Futile Purpose Cucumber Pilsner, and Kurtz Insane IPA, or mix-and-match with a bundled price for a pack of 6 bottles. Not a beer fan? Choose from their selection of white, red, orange and rosé wines, or bubbles, sake, spirits and cocktail bundles.

View their delivery menu here

 

10. Miss Fitz

It’s time for an at-home-fiesta with Miss Fitz! Enjoy their taco platters for 2 and for 4 pax, and cocktail pitchers of Paloma and Margaritas starting from S$70. Delivery for their sharing sets begin from 3pm onwards.

Save your cooking qualms with their Stay Home Sunday Series that offers a delicious traditional Sunday roast delivered right to your door between 12 to 6pm. Miss Fitz also keeps things interesting by featuring a different main dish each week: from fried chicken to roast beef, with a specially curated wine section to pair with the food.

View their takeaway menu here and their special lockdown menu here. Place your orders via WhatsApp at (65) 81294617.

 

TIME FOR A TREAT

The best ending to a meal could be dessert, or a late night supper, or both! Let these choices make the decision for you.

 

11. ATLAS Bar

atlas afternoon tea deliveryAtlas is no stranger to the community of food and drink. With one of the most aesthetically pleasing bars in town, they thought it best to not deprive you of their elegance much longer. The Atlas Afternoon Tea is an introduction of delectable European style selections in both sweet and savoury. With each component of the spread being prepared daily, you’ll know to expect nothing less than quality.

Consisting of savouries such as Lobster Crostini, Truffled Egg Brioche among others, and sweets of Banana Cream Pie, Dark Chocolate and Grappa Truffle, it is the perfect option for anyone who can’t decide.

Granted it does say afternoon tea. But who’s to say you aren’t allowed afternoon teas late at night?

Order before midnight to enjoy next-day delivery. All afternoon tea sets are delivered between 2 to 4pm daily. Place your orders here

 

12. Pantler

This patisserie has been known for its delicate Japanese-style cakes. Since its move to River Valley, they offer a larger variety of cakes and pastries among other baked goods such as cookies, as well as packaged items of jam and chocolate.

Celebrate a special occasion with their Yatsura (from S$34) with hazelnut dacquoise, dark chocolate ganache and a crunchy hazelnut feuilletine, or indulge in the flavours of French strawberries and raspberries with their Figaro (from S$34). Individual baked goods such as the Gianduja (S$9.50), or stunning violet-tinged Russa (S$9.50) are available on their menu as well. Remember to keep your pantries stocked with Pantler’s range of cookies as well!

Deliveries are S$15 island-wide. Do note that they are closed on Mondays.

View their delivery menu here

 

13. Pipes by Hattendo

The star of Pipes by Hattendo has to be their Classic Cream Buns (S$12.50 per box). Available in flavours of custard, whipped cream, matcha, chocolate and Azuki beans, it pays homage to its Japanese roots.

Try adding on their Pipes by Hattendo House Blend specialty coffee, a mix of beans from Guatemala, Colombia and Brazil to set you up for the week. Their specialty coffee menu offers an in-depth explanation to their coffee selection, only showing that they truly care about what you’re drinking.

View their delivery menu here

 

THE ACCOMPANIMENTS

No meal or celebration is complete without a round of drinks or two. Then again, no one needs a reason to drink! Don’t worry, we included coffee. It’s just as important to start your day right, as it is to end it.

 

14. MO Bar

cocktail deliveryWe can’t wait to dine-in and enjoy the fabulous service from Mandarin Oriental’s MO Bar. Although latest regulations may have put a halt on their dine-in services, MO Bar is now bringing their cocktail experience to your doorstep.

Available on both the takeaway and delivery menu, the range of signature crafted cocktails curated by their team of talented mixologists are perfect for cosy nights, gift sets, or just because. Pair your tipples with a selection of gourmet specials such as fresh oysters and seafood platters for a good (yet safe) time.

View their delivery menu here

 

15.Beats Bites & Cocktails (BBC)

This Ladies & Gentlemen concept allows anyone to enjoy delicious cocktails, bites, and cocktail tasting flights. Delivered right to your doorstep from 12 to 8pm daily, Caroline Teo and Douglas Williams present their uniquely crafted hand waxed bottles to you. Their Bottled Cocktail Flights offer tipplers different variations of the team’s favourite cocktail family—Bitter, Old Fashioned, Highball, and Sours.

Each cocktail is served in 100ml portions and comes with large ice cubes ideally suited to chill and provide proper dilution.

BBC will also be retailing Gift Cards ranging from S$100 to S$1000. Serious drinkers can also opt to join the BBC Cocktail Enthusiast Club Member, which guarantees a lifetime membership for a one-time fee of S$588. Members will have access to tastings and events with some of the most distinguished spirit producers in the world, educational talks, and food tastings with guest chefs, as well as free participation in cocktail or spirit tasting events organised by them.

All orders received by 4pm will be delivered on the same day and are subjected to a delivery fee, depending on order size and delivery distance.

View their delivery menu here

 

16. Equate Coffee


Equate Coffee’s reasonably priced coffee could very well be your new go-to. Their coffee menu includes double origin Solid Gold house blends and curated filter roasts to cater to coffee drinkers of every breed.

Pick from their simple yet effective menu: from cold brews available in white or black, to 8-ounce pour-overs from Brazil and Colombia. Their in-house baked pastries are great for coffee dunks too, ranging from croissants to canelés.

Equate Coffee has a standard delivery fee of S$8 island-wide. Deliveries are also free for orders over S$50. The best part? Their delivery will reach you within 1 to 2 business hours, subject to availability.

View their menu here

 

17. Ballad of Anna May

coffee deliveryThe Ballad of Anna May is a concept born from Melbourne, Australia’s coffee scene. They offer Proud Mary coffee-a specialty coffee roaster, café, coffee educator and retailer who takes pride in supporting and representing coffee producers and communities-as well as a simple and tasty menu.

Using only packaging made from sustainable materials, and a firm believer in supporting young female artists and designers through their ‘Know Her Name’ project, Anna May is a place that makes your soul feel good.

Their simplistic menu offers everything that you need. From lattes to espressos and long black coffees, it promises something for everyone. The packaging on their fresh beans also makes it an ideal gift for your fellow caffeine fiend.

Ballad of Anna May offers island-wide delivery for their Proud Mary coffee beans via their site. Their full menu is also available to order via GrabFood.

 

Although this all-encompassing list of delivery suggestions might tide you over this heightened alert period, remember to support the local hawkers around the heartlands as well.

written by.
Alfieyah Abdullah
Alfieyah Abdullah has two vices. Her 30 bottle (and counting) collection of fragrances and an intense view on desserts.

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