10 birthday deals in Singapore to spoil yourself silly on this special occasion

By Phyllis Leong February 15, 2023
10 birthday deals in Singapore to spoil yourself silly on this special occasion
Photos: (Clockwise from top left) Cajunonwheels.com, Rocku Yakiniku/Instagram, Tanukiraw.com and Koi The/Facebook

If there’s one thing Singaporeans can agree on, it’s this indisputable fact: We’re obsessed with free things, and we’re not afraid to own it. 

Promotions, discounts, deals and freebies we love them all. However, receiving free perks on your birthday truly takes the cake. 

To mark a year older on this special day, you’ll want to go all out in pampering yourself with the finest luxuries possible. While indulging in towering birthday cakes and lavish dinners is a sweet-enough celebration as it is, we think you deserve more than that. 

This year, why not feast like royalty with an array of scrumptious birthday deals in Singapore? Imagine free bubble tea drinks, complimentary lunch buffets and free beer all night long!

For a noteworthy affair you’ll remember, keep scrolling to read our compilation of tasty birthday offers.

1. Cajun on Wheels 

Plaza Singapura, 03-92, 68 Orchard Road
Open: Monday to Sunday (11am to 10pm)

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An irresistible seafood spread. Photo: Cajunonwheels.com

We can never say no to seafood, especially when a tantalising seafood spread is laid before us. There’s that inexplicable joy of getting down and dirty with our hands while we indulge in juicy lobsters and succulent crabs, complete with a mouthwatering range of sauces. 

If you’re on a “see-food diet”, then Cajun on Wheels is the perfect venue to hit up for a smashin’ birthday bash. 

The halal-certified, Cajun-themed diner is reputed for its signature seafood buckets, which bear flavours synonymous with Cajun cuisine. Not only are the prices affordable, but the eatery also serves dishes in huge platters that are meant for sharing. This is a bonus for those looking to partake in a celebratory meal with their loved ones.

Your birthday is extra special this year, for you’re entitled to a free lobster (S$62) with a purchase of the Olympian bucket (S$230). Simply book a table online, flash your ID and you can claim this deal anytime during your birthday month. Do note that the offer is limited to one redemption per birthday celebrant. The lobsters are also while stocks last, so head to the outlet fast!

2. Tanuki Raw 

Multiple stores islandwide
Open: Operating hours vary across stores

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Fresh salmon sashimi slices. Photo: Tanukiraw.com

When we think about Japanese dining, Tanuki Raw springs to mind. Inspired by Japanese and American flavours, this swanky establishment is esteemed for its raw delicacies and hearty donburi bowls. One might also be familiar with its weekly deals, namely its Happy Hour cocktails and freshly shucked oysters. 

But if alcoholic beverages and shellfish aren’t your thing, then Tanuki Raw’s exclusive salmon sashimi promotion may be right up your alley. The deal is available for redemption on your birthday, in which you’re rewarded complimentary salmon sashimi pieces according to your age! This means if you’re turning 35, you’re entitled to 35 salmon sashimi slices. The maximum number of slices that you can enjoy is 40, though. 

The birthday offer is applicable only with a purchase of a bottle of wine or 720ml bottle of sake. It is only available at the Jewel Changi Airport (valid Monday to Thursday) or Cross Street Exchange (valid Saturday to Thursday, after 5pm) outlet. 

You’ll also need to make a reservation 24 hours in advance. Remember to indicate “birthday sashimi promo” and your age in the reservation notes, so that the staff at Tanuki Raw can prepare your table early.

3. Shin Minori Japanese Restaurant 

UE Square, 03-15/16, 81 Clemenceau Avenue
Open: Monday to Saturday (12pm to 2.30pm, 6.15pm to 10.15pm), Sunday (12.15pm to 2.45pm, 6.15pm to 10.15pm)

Katong Square, 02-08, 88 East Coast Road
Open: Monday to Saturday (12pm to 2.30pm, 6.15pm to 10.15pm), Sunday (12.15pm to 2.45pm, 6.15pm to 10.15pm)

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Signature Omizu buffet at Shin Minori. Photo: Shin Minori Japanese Restaurant/Instagram

Sushi truly makes the world go round, and nothing beats stuffing our mouths full of unlimited sashimi. If you’re craving authentic Japanese fare, then Shin Minori Japanese Restaurant is the place to be. 

The reputed establishment boasts a mouthwatering a la carte buffet with more than 200 dishes for you to choose from. It features the likes of thickly sliced sashimi, hand rolls, nigiri and more. 

The best time to visit Shin Minori is undoubtedly during your birthday month, as you qualify for a complimentary a la carte Omizu lunch buffet with a minimum of two paying adults. All you have to do is sign up for its free membership programme and enjoy the lunch treat with two of your best pals! The lunch buffet is valid on weekdays from Monday to Friday.

If you desire something lighter, you can also take your pick from a free sushi cake or a pint of Asahi Super Dry beer. This option is available from Monday to Thursday during dinner time, with a minimum of two paying adults.

4. Brotzeit

VivoCity, 01-149/151, 1 Harbourfront Walk
Open: Monday to Sunday (11am to 11pm)

Raffles City Shopping Centre, 01-17, 252 North Bridge Road
Open: Monday to Friday (11am to 11pm), Saturday and Sunday (11am to 12am)

126 East Coast Road
Open: Monday to Sunday (11am to 11pm)

Westgate, 01-04, 3 Gateway Drive
Open: Monday to Sunday (11am to 11pm)

Free beer all night long on your birthday. Photo: Brotzeit/Facebook

Celebrate your birthday by sipping a cold one with your pals at Brotzeit a popular German bar and restaurant in Singapore. The bistro has been serving premium beers since 2006, and each concoction is thoughtfully crafted to perfection. Birthday babies can expect chill vibes, good music and amazing booze here, which makes Brotzeit a wonderful place for gatherings.

If you love your beer as much as we do, then you mustn’t miss out on Brotzeit’s enticing birthday offer. Celebrants enjoy free-flow beer all night long! Register for its free membership programme, make a reservation for four pax a day in advance and indicate “Bottomless Birthday” in the reservation notes to be entitled to the promotion. 

You’re then rewarded with a complimentary birthday beer stein, where the tap never stops running throughout the night. To sweeten the deal, there’s even a free gift voucher that earns you a luscious birthday dessert. 

5. Koi The  

Multiple stores islandwide
Open: Operating hours vary across stores

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Two free drinks are better than one. Photo: Koi The/Facebook

Bubble tea lovers, this one’s for you. When one cup isn’t enough to satisfy your bubble tea cravings, Koi The is here to save the day. The crowd-favourite boba tea franchise has doled out a special birthday promotion just for KoiThelicious members. Birthday babies can claim two free medium-sized drinks from any Koi The outlet, flavours courtesy of your choice. 

If you’re not a KoiThelicious member yet, fret not. You can sign up as a member online for free! You’ll also need to purchase a Koi card at any of its outlets with at least S$12 stored value to redeem the complimentary drinks. 

Note that the redemption must be made in a single transaction. You can use the stored value in the card to offset other beverages later on.

6. Suki-Ya 

Multiple stores islandwide
Open: Operating hours vary across stores

Photo: Suki-ya/Facebook

Suki-ya needs no introduction. This acclaimed shabu shabu and sukiyaki restaurant has opened multiple outlets across Singapore and is beloved among diners here, thanks to its authentic hotpot experience coupled with budget-friendly prices. 

On your birthday, you can spoil yourself with a complimentary regular buffet at Suki-ya. The Japanese hotpot buffet sees flavourful dashi and an assortment of fresh ingredients, such as leafy greens, delectable seafood and premium cuts of meat. 

Simply rope in three paying friends and you get to enjoy a luxurious free meal at the restaurant. Whoever said there’s no such thing as a free lunch?

7. Rocku Yakiniku  

Bugis+, 04-06, 201 Victoria Street
Open: Monday to Sunday (11.30am to 10pm)

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Photo: Rocku Yakiniku/Instagram

Yakiniku has been all the rage since the food trend took our sunny island by storm in 2022. If you aren’t over that fad yet, then you’ll be pleased to know that Rocku Yakiniku is offering a free regular buffet meal for birthday celebrants. 

For the uninitiated, the charcoal grill restaurant is famed for its mouthwatering cuts of meat that are specially flown in from the USA, Japan and Australia. The establishment is a meat lover’s paradise; one can indulge in quality cuts such as Wagyu beef brisket, Australian sirloin and short ribs

Your birthday will certainly be a feast to remember if you dine here. Simply get three other paying adults to join you to enjoy the offer. The promotion is valid for dine-in from Sunday to Thursday.

8. Mr Coconut

Multiple stores islandwide
Open: Operating hours vary across stores

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Bestselling coconut shake. Photo: Mr Coconut/Facebook

Hands up if you love Mr Coconut’s signature coconut shakes! Since its launch in 2016, the beloved beverage joint has introduced a vibrant selection of affordable coconut drinks that are oh-so-irresistible. The homegrown brand now sees long queues on hot days, for it serves the best thirst quenchers. 

To make things even sweeter, did you know that you’re entitled to a free coconut drink or ice cream during your birthday month? Simply register for Mr Coconut’s free membership programme and you’re automatically entitled to this exclusive birthday promotion!

You can redeem this offer at any of its outlets.

9. Suki-Suki Thai Hotpot

SAFRA Toa Payoh, 01-04, 293 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh
Open: Monday to Thursday (11.30am to 3pm, 6pm to 10.30pm), Friday to Sunday (11.30am to 10.30pm)

HomeTeamNS Khatib, 01-01, 2 Yishun Walk
Open: Monday to Thursday (11.30am to 3pm, 6pm to 10.30pm), Friday to Sunday (11.30am to 10.30pm)

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An indulgent buffet meal. Photo: Suki-sukithai.com.sg

Nothing screams birthday celebration like hotpot buffets do, so what better way to honour this noteworthy affair than at Suki-Suki Thai Hot Pot? Not only is the restaurant halal-certified, but it also features an extensive selection of dishes and six Thai soup bases. 

Think: A spicy red tom yum and sweet basil chicken. For an additional fee, you can elevate your dining experience by upgrading to premium ingredients, such as Wagyu beef, dory fish and black mussels

If you’ve got some serious hotpot cravings, then you’ll definitely enjoy Suki-Suki Thai Hot Pot’s birthday promotion. Birthday babies enjoy a free regular buffet meal, as long as you come with one paying adult. The offer is valid on weekdays from Monday to Thursday.

10. Coca 

Takashimaya Shopping Centre, 04-23, 391 Orchard Road
Open: Monday to Thursday (11.30am to 3pm, 6pm to 10.30pm), Friday to Sunday (11.15am to 10.30pm)

Suntec City, 02-440, 3 Temasek Boulevard
Open: Monday to Friday (11.15am to 3pm, 6pm to 10.30pm), Saturday and Sunday (11.15am to 10.30pm)

Leisure Park Kallang, 02-01, 5 Stadium Walk
Open: Monday to Friday (11.15am to 3pm, 6pm to 10.30pm), Saturday and Sunday (11.15am to 10.30pm

Coca’s regular hotpot. Photo: Coca.com.sg

While it originated in Bangkok, Coca Restaurant has been in Singapore since 1987. The Thai-Chinese establishment is particularly interesting because it marries authentic Thai cuisine with traditional elements of Cantonese home-style cooking, which make for a one-of-a-kind steamboat experience. 

The hotpot restaurant offers a myriad of specialty ingredients, such as fish glue, handmade dumplings and fortune fish paste. Look forward to savouring flavourful soup bases, such as the Double Boiled Treasure (chicken broth) and Hua Diao Phoenix (Chinese rice wine soup). 

Birthdays are memorable affairs, and there’s no better way to commemorate them than with Coca’s droolworthy buffets. Luckily for us, the popular hotpot chain is offering a free regular buffet meal to Coca members on their birthday! You can register online for free as a member and bring three other paying adults to be eligible for the deal.

For more ideas on what to eat, check out our articles on restaurants absorbing the GST increase or hawker stalls at Newton Food Centre

All restaurants except Suki-Suki Thai Hot Pot are on the GrabFood delivery service and offering free delivery (up to S$3 off) with GrabUnlimited.

You can also book a ride to their stores.

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Phyllis Leong


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