Hungry But Can’t Stop Catching Them All?
Find out all the spots that are giving away free food or drinks and having promotions for those who play Pokémon Go. Catching them all is hard work, especially if you're trying to hatch an egg. iCHEF compiled a list of stores that have discounts for Pokémon trainers so you can quench your thirst or get your sugar fix. Don't forget to check on the validity of all promotions with the staff first!
Richmond Station (Bugis)
PokéStops? The nearest is 50m away and there are a total of 3 in the vicinity of this British-themed café. Free wifi and charging stations? Check. Sounds like you've got your Pokémon-hunting lunch date sorted! Oh, and this café is Halal-certified too.
Promotion: Show the staff a screenshot of a Staryu you've caught and get a complimentary truffle fries or cake with every spending of $50 and above.
17 Bali Lane, Singapore 189853. Tel: 6291 4170
Open Mon-Fri:11:00 am - 10:00 pm, Sat-Sun: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Kitchen by Food Rebel (Telok Ayer)
Bringing guilt-free food to the CBD, Kitchen by Food Rebel specialises in organic healthy food. Eat clean while catching some Pokémon.
Promotion: After 3pm, get 20% off your total bill if you catch a Pokémon inside or in front of the café. Just take a screenshot and upload it to Instagram or Facebook with the hashtags #eatfoodfeelgood #foodrebel #kitchenbyfoodrebel.
28 Stanley Street, Telok Ayer, 068737. Tel: 6224 7088
Open Mon-Fri, 8:00am – 6:00pm.
Avoid the crowds at hotspots like Orchard Road and Hougang Blk 401 – one of the best deals to be found is at Cheng San Community Club's Bliss Restaurant. Serving up Western food in a social enterprise, Bliss offers employment opportunities to all without discrimination.
Promotion: Buy 1 and get 1 free pasta from 6pm and buy 1 and get 1 free cocktail from 10pm. At all other timings, Pokémon trainers are entitled to a 10% discount. Simply show staff a screenshot of a Pokémon caught nearby! Valid for dine-in only.
CHENG SAN COMMUNITY CLUB, 6 Ang Mo Kio Street 53, S 569205
Open Sun-Thur: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Fri-Sat: 5:00pm - 1:00am
Takeaway food is the best food when you're out Pokémon hunting. Get pizza at a discount at one of Pezzo's many outlets when you show them your Metapod or Butterfreeon your Pokemon Go mobile app!
Promotion: Show a Metapod, get 3 slices of pizza at $10.90. Show a Butterfree, get 6 slices at $19.90. Valid on Weekdays 2pm-5pm, until 31 August 2016. Available for 1 redemption per customer. Promotion applies to all Pezzo outlets except Takashimaya and Sentosa.
Mellben Signature (Tanjong Pagar)
Have an excuse to play Pokémon at family dinners... Do it for discount on your favourite crab! There are 2 PokéStops within reach of their shop and 5 more within 5 minutes' walk.
Promotion: Ends 30th September 2016. Only valid at the Tanjong Pagar outlet. Don't forget to call ahead for a reservation to avoid disappointment. Just change your Kingler's name to one of their signature dishes. If your Kingler has a CP of more than 1000, get 15% off your crab dish.
These are the names of the Signature Dishes:
螃蟹米粉汤 牛油螃蟹 辣椒螃蟹 咸蛋螃蟹
Blk 7 Tanjong Pagar Plaza #01-15, S 081007. Tel: 62205512/81112823
Open Mon - Sat: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 5:00pm – 10:15pm. Sun: 5:00pm – 10:15pm.
Dian Xiao Er
Refill, Refresh, and Recharge at Dian Xiao Er after a day of pokemon hunting! Doesn't matter what Pokémon you have or what level you are, if you've worked hard you get a discount :)
Promotion: 1. Show your jogger distance (under your profile) to the Pokemaster Xiao Ers 2. Enjoy 10% off your Herbal Roast Duck (any flavour) 3. Refill, refresh, and recharge yourself for your next pokehunting journey!
Promotion ends on 28 August 2016, Sunday.
Fish & Co.
Amidst all that running & hunting during your Pokemon quest, don’t neglect your growling tummy! Re-charge with Fish & Co. before you get going again. Their Glass House & Paragon outlets are PokéStops.
Promotion: Get 10% off if you have more than 100 Water-type Pokémon. Valid at all outlets, from 18 to 31 Aug, between 2pm – 6pm
Eighteen Chefs (Orchard Central)
According to Eighteen Chefs, "WE RECOGNISE YOUR EFFORT TO CATCH POKEMON". Always awesome to get recognition for being an earnest Pokémon trainer.
Promotion: Get a FREE ice lemon tea for every main course ordered at their Orchard Central outlet with a screenshot of a Pokémon caught at Eighteen Chefs Orchard Central. Share it on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #eighteenchefs. Promo ends 15 September.
Happy eating! If you see any more promos that should be included in our list, drop us a message in the comments or on iCHEF's Facebook page!
Captain Hook Food Shack (Clementi)
Good and cheap food, cold beer… All the ingredients needed for waiting for Pokémon to spawn! They also place lures at the PokéStop next door (you can follow their Instagram @captainhooksg to find out when).
Promotion: Show them your phone and identify yourself as a fellow Pokemon trainer to get 10% off all food and beer purchases.
Blk 420A Clementi Avenue 1 #01-09, Singapore 120420.
Open: Daily from 12:00pm - 11:00pm, closed every Wednesday
Taste Better (Vivocity)
Love durian as much as you love Pokémon? Now you can get yummy durian puffs on discount while you catch Pokémon at Vivocity!
Promotion: Show a screenshot of your Pokémon and get 4 durian puffs at $5.
CRAVE Nasi Lemak & Teh Tarik (Central/ East)
Now you can use your Pidgeys for more than just gaining XP – evolving them also means cheaper chicken wings at CRAVE!
Promotion: Flash either a Pidgeot or Pidgeotto at any of our CRAVE outlets and get 10 chicken wings at $11.90 or $9.90 respectively.. Valid Weekdays 2pm to 5pm. Promotion ends 31 August!
Outlets at Hougang Mall, ION Orchard, Plaza Singapura, Bedok Mall, Junction 8, Vivocity, Punggol Waterway Point, City Square Mall.
Cheryl Tay is the editor and marketer at iCHEF Singapore. She also manages iCHEF Club, a growing community of F&B owners in Singapore – organising events, an online newsletter and the F&B Entrepreneur Bootcamp, the only regular workshop on opening a new restaurant in the country. In her spare time, she attempts to read every book that’s ever won a literary prize and watches cat videos. Like any proper Singaporean, her love for food runs deep – especially spicy food. Chili is life.
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