The weather is turning cooler these days. What better time is there than now to turn up the heat, fire up the grill and gather up for a hearty meal of barbecue (BBQ) and grilled delights.
Unlike most Western homes with a barbecue grill stationed conveniently at the backyard, some of our humble HDB abodes may come with a balcony, but hosting a BBQ party at the comfort of your home will be sure to get you an earful of complaints from our loving neighbours.
Better be safe than sorry. HSBC’s Eazy Gourmet has rounded up 5 of the best BBQ restaurants in town with some of the most tender, juicy and saliva-inducing meats to satisfy your steak craving. HSBC credit cardholders can enjoy up to 18% off à la carte bill.
Wait no more, stock up on these protein-rich dishes that will satisfy your inner beast and keep you warm and fuzzy.
Hmm..Fancy some tantalizing meats that are barbecued on the spot? This little gem hidden beneath an unassuming industrial building has all that hipster vibes going strong.
Situated just beside the Kallang River, your night will be spent at a camp-like setting, lit with strings of fairy lights, gusty graffiti walls, and whiffs of sweet, smoky aromas from the kitchen. A getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city, transporting you into another oasis, quite unlike other eating joints in Singapore.
Get your hands on the Whole Roasted Hog ($12 per 100g), which is only served from 6pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and wipe up all that juice from the meat with a side of Corn bread with Honey Butter ($5).
Make your way down in the early evening to avoid disappointment, as dishes are subjected to availability. Once it’s sold out, it’ll be off the menu for the night.
HSBC credit cardholders enjoy 15% off à la carte food bill at Camp Kilo.
This four-story restaurant occupies an entire heritage building in the vibrant area of Chinatown, with various dining areas around the building that guests can choose from. The deco and theme in each room will recreate an atmosphere you’d get while dining in Italy.
OSO Grillery is where you will find slabs of properly grilled cuts of beef, pork, lamb and duck that are barbecued over an oakwood fire grill, lending the meats a robust smoky flavour.
You could get a 100 days grain-fed Tomahawk that has been dry-aged for two weeks weighing 1.2 KG at $188, which can be shared between two to three guests, or a Wagyu Cote de Boeuf, Grade 4+, 400 days Grain-fed (1 KG) at $148, to share amongst two to three friends.
HSBC credit cardholders enjoy 18% off à la carte food bill at Oso.
Oso Grillery: 46 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089858 | Tel: 6327 8378 | Website | Opening Hours: Lunch: 12pm – 2:30pm (Mon – Fri), Dinner: 6pm – till late (Mon – Sat)
Tenkaichi prides itself in offering affordable Wagyu Beef in Singapore. Each table comes with a grill ready to be fired up – you’ll get to play chef and barbecue meats to your preference.
However, be careful with the heat – too low a fire and your meats will become soggy, too high the heat and they may be burnt. You could choose from a variety of meats, including Wagyu Rosu, marbling score 7+(Aus) ($19.90), Wagyu Karubi, marbling score 7+(Hokkaido, Aus) ($19.90), and more.
HSBC credit cardholders enjoy 15% off à la carte food bill at Tenkaichi.
Tenkaichi Japanese Restaurant: 6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square Shopping mall, #03-129, Singapore, 039594 | Tel: 6250 8918 | Opening Hours: Daily, Lunch: 11:30am – 2.30pm (last order 2.00pm), Dinner: 6pm – 10.30pm (last order 10.00pm) | Website
Using century-old stone cooking methods, LavaStone Steakhouse uses hot ‘lava rocks’ to cook up good steaks. Boasting itself to be the healthier alternative to BBQ, no oil, fire, charcoal nor gas is used to sear up a neat piece of pinkish, medium-rare meat.
Located within Adstragold Microbrewery at East Coast road, you could have a pint of craft beer or specially brewed ciders along with your dishes as you while the evenings away in a cosily furnished place.
HSBC credit cardholders enjoy 15% off à la carte food bill at LavaStone.
LavaStone Steakhouse: 417/419 East Coast Rd, Singapore 429004 | Tel: 9380 8280
Wakanui Grill Dining offers premium quality BBQ meats that are aged in its very own ageing chiller. Offering a view of the process within the glass covered room, it will whet your appetite for what’s in stored on the restaurant’s menu.
Using only Binchotan charcoals that are imported from Kishu, Japan, the charcoals are said to be packed with a slew of health benefits that brings out the full natural flavours of the meats. This difference is what makes Wakanui’s New Zealand beef and lamb a cut above the others.
Its lamb, more renowned than its beef in many parts of the world, is char-grilled till succulent, moist and scrumptious. You’d be gnawing on the bones long after you’re done with the meat.
Selections of wines are aplenty, from imported New Zealand wines to wines from boutique wineries that will complement and complete your dining experience.
HSBC credit cardholders enjoy 15% off à la carte food bill Wakanui.
Wakanui Grill Dining: 70 Boat Quay, Singapore 049858 | Tel: 6438 6321 | Website | Opening Hours: Lunch: 12pm – 2:30pm (Mon – Sat) (last order 2:30pm), Dinner: 6pm – 11pm (Mon – Sat) (last order 10:30pm)
The offers mentioned above are valid from 1 November to 30 December 2016. Go on and get your hands dirty while you chow down on these delectable cuts of meats.
To view more deals, head over to the HSBC dining website that has a list of go-to places you can indulge at, so you can loosen your belts while keeping your bank account fat.
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