Get the latest updates about the F&B scene for families in Singapore for October 2023 - new items, menus, openings and more!
Every month, we put together a list of F&B news that is suitable for kids, family gatherings and for date nights! These include details of newly opened restaurants, revamped menus and festive experiences! Let's take a look at what's new in the F&B scene in October 2023!
Need more meal ideas? Here's a few more articles to help you out!
- Haidilao Limited-Edition Kids Meal
- Restaurants and Cafes with Play Areas
- Themed Cafes and Restaurants
1. Restaurant Espoir Introduces Family Weekends
Restaurant Espoir – a beloved Muslim-owned restaurant that is now offering family friendly dining on weekends! Be prepared for gourmet cuisine mixed with a kids-centric environment for the best family weekend meal EVER!
Every weekend, families a specially set-up indoor play area where kids can be
entertained with activities such as colouring, watching a movie, or pretending to be a chef, while parents get to dine in peace. There will also be periodic kids-centric activities, from trial classes to storytelling sessions, to keep the kids entertained too!
That's not all! Every weekend, families can also enjoy a kids eat free promotion too! Available the whole day, kids eat for free with every mains purchased! So come fill up your tummies and hearts while keeping your wallets intact too!
2. Enjoy a Limited Edition Xiao Hai Kids Meal with Miffy at Haidilao Singapore
Venue: Selected Haidilao Restaurants
Dates: From 20 September 2023, while stocks last
From 20th September 2023, families dining at Haidilao Singapore can get a cute Xiao Hai Kids Meal with Limited Edition Miffy merchandise for only $6.80! With a wide range of flavours and balanced nutrition, Xiao Hai Kids Meal has been optimised to give children a healthier and more fun dining option!
This is not just for the kids! Adults can also purchase it too!
Clarification: we note in Haidilao Singapore's Facebook post comments that the existing free kids meal is still available.
3. Try the All New Kids Meal at Dian Xiao Er
Venue: Dian Xiao Er restaurants island-wide
Dates: From 6 Oct 2023 onwards
Fees: $9.90 per set
Dian Xiao Er launches its Rainbow Kids' Meal for 12 year old kids and below. Little ones can choose from 3 different sets with flavours to cater to their taste buds and promising a splash of colour to keep them entertained!
Each serving is made from fresh ingredients to achieve nutritional balance and cooked up from a medley of colours, tastes and textures to keep things fun for robust palates. Also launched at the same time is the Dian Xiao Er Kid's Membership.
To celebrate the launch, for three days only from 6 - 8 October 2023, every child who orders a Dian Xiao Er Rainbow Kids’ Meal and finishes their meal will be rewarded with a Dian Xiao Er DD.Duck too!
4. Sunday King’s Brunch at Copthorne King’s Hotel Singapore
Throughout September and October, join Copthorne King’s Hotel Singapore for a Penang-Peranakan journey, celebrating the culinary heritage of these communities. Highlights include the captivating Boston Lobster Hokkien Mee, a harmonious blend of flavours that will leave you craving for more. Indulge in the rich and succulent medley of Cold Seafood, featuring Tiger Prawns, Mussels, and Scallops.
Elevate your brunch with the Bubble Tea Station to craft your own bubble tea or go for the free-flow house wine and beer for only $35++, adding extra enjoyment to your Sunday indulgence!
Available exclusively on Sundays in September and October, this epicurean delight is priced at $88++ per adult and $44++ per child. Not to mention, little ones aged 5 and under dine for FREE.
5. Gelato Artisan - Tom's Palette Reopens
From its humble beginnings at Shaw Tower on Beach Road in 2005 to its present home on Middle Road, Tom's Palette has been serving unique gelato flavours to many of its fans.
Located at Middle Road, the cosy rejuvenated space of Tom’s Palette draws inspiration from a vibrant artist studio, and is decked in teak elements as well as eye-catching artwork by local artists. The inviting space seats up to 40 customers and features both sofa seats for cosy gatherings and an organically contoured table that doubles up as a showcase area for gelato-making workshops.
The new space offers a cool environment for families to try the over 200 unique gelato flavours in its library. But you may have to visit several times as there will "only" be 36 flavours at each time!
6. Towards better heart health with F&N NutriSoy
F&N NutriSoy, Singapore’s No. 1 Fresh Soya Milk, rallies towards the universal call for better heart health in conjunction with the upcoming World Heart Day. The day is specially celebrated on 29 September every year and is dedicated by the World Heart Federation (WHF) to raise global awareness about the important actions everyone can take to prevent and control cardiovascular diseases.
To drive home the message of heart health, F&N NutriSoy is proud to partner with the Singapore Heart Foundation (SHF), a member of WHF, in a concerted effort to raise awareness on the importance of good heart health among Singaporeans.
Within the range of products F&N NutriSoy offers, the F&N NutriSoy Fresh Soya Milk High Calcium Omega contains Omega 3 fatty acids and is available in No Sugar Added variety. Omega-3 fatty acids help reduce blood clotting in the arteries, protect arteries from hardening, and reduce the level of triglycerides in the blood. Omega 3 fatty acids help to reduce LDL cholesterol (the ‘bad’ cholesterol) concentrations in the blood. This in turn lowers the risk of heart disease.
F&N NutriSoy is available in major supermarkets, hypermarkets and selected convenience stores
7. Collect Cute Hello Kitty Pouches When You Drink F&B Magnolia
From now to 31 October 2023, bring home the cute and lovable Hello Kitty collectible pouches by Sanrio when you purchase F&N Magnolia pasteurised milk products!
The pouches are available in four totally adorbs designs with Hello Kitty spotting a pink blush and lovely poses, bringing endless charm and joy to all. Collect all four designs while stocks last.
8. Introducing Ben & Jerry's New Desserts Series With An Exclusive Collaboration With AndSoForth
Take your sweet tooth on an adventure with the new Ben & Jerry’s Desserts series – Churray for Churros!, Mousse Pie and Oatmeal Dream Pie. To give families a great adventure, Ben & Jerry’s has also collaborated with Singapore’s first immersive dining company, ANDSOFORTH, to take you on a sensorial journey at The Gentle Club.
At The Gentle Club, diners will go on a journey from the comfort of your dining chair to discover interactive desserts reimagined by the all-new Ben & Jerry’s Desserts series of ice creams, Churray for Churros!, Mousse Pie and Oatmeal Dream Pie.
9. Redeem Free F&B Vouchers to use on Sentosa
Sentosa is celebrating reaching 500,000 Islander Members since its relaunch last year and celebrating its 51st birthday with a trio of exciting combo deals, packed with free vouchers that promise you a fantastic time on the island!
There are 3 different voucher combos available for redemption, and for those seeking heartwarming moments and culinary delights, the Cheer for the Feels combo is meant for you. Here's what you can get
- 10% discount on the Breakfast Buffet, Sunset & City Lights Dinner Cruise at Royal Albatross
- 15% discount on the ala-carte menu at Chi, The Spa
- 10% off food and beverages at Tanjong Beach Club
- 1-for-1 $39 food credits at Hidden Joy
To redeem these vouchers, simply download the MySentosa app to unlock the vouchers. These are many other vouchers available, including stays and attractions, for families to enjoy their next visit to Sentosa!
10. Celebrate 25 Years with PastaMania with Vouchers for Great Savings
This year, local homegrown Italian chain PastaMania commemorates 25 years in operations! From a humble kiosk at Scotts Food Court to 17 dine-in outlets in Singapore and its presence in seven other countries, PastaMania has filled many bellies with delicious and affordable pasta and pizza selections. To celebrate 25 years, PastaMania is thrilled to offer special 25-Year Feasting Vouchers to celebrate its anniversary!
Available from 1 - 30 Oct 2023, TriplePlus members can enjoy greater savings with the following vouchers.
- 1 x $25 Off with min. $100 spend (Valid for 6 months)
- 1 x $2.50 carafe drink with min. purchase of 1 main (valid in Oct only)
- 1 x $2.50 off any pasta (valid in Oct only)
- 1 x $2.50 off any pizza (valid in Oct only)
If you are not yet a TriplePlus member, you can simply sign-up for the free membership to enjoy this special promotion!
But that's not all! On 6 Oct 2023, PastaMania celebrates Children's Day where kids (10 years old and below) can enjoy a free kids meal with every adult main ordered. This is available at for dine-in at all PastaMania outlets except Pioneer Mall.
11. Get A Free Ice Cream at National Museum of Singapore
Venue: National Museum of Singapore, Level 2 Glass Atrium
Dates: 7 & 8 Oct 2023, while stocks last
It might not be a Children's Day event, but families should visit the National Museum of Singapore between 7 and 8 October to celebrate its 136th birthday with a scoop of ‘mystery flavour’ NMS sorbet!
Inspired by the food and beverage section in its ongoing exhibition, Now Boarding: Experiencing Singapore through Travel, 1800s – 2000s, the National Museum worked with Kind Kones to bring you a refreshing vegan treat featuring a flavour derived from one of the plants in its prized William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings. Five lucky visitors who can guess the correct flavour of the sorbet will also receive a $20 gift card courtesy of Kind Kones!
On top of trying out free ice-cream samples and guessing the flavour, visitors can also immerse themselves in a captivating journey through 1980s Singapore with travel-themed pop-up rooms and an immersive audio tour that provides deeper insights into Singapore's iconic tourist attractions and rich history.
Don’t forget to visit Now Boarding: Experiencing Singapore through Travel,1800s-2000s and rediscover the evolution of Singapore as a travel destination!
12. Feast on savings of 50% with foodpanda’s ‘Dine-in Fiesta’ this October
This October, foodpanda invites local foodies to eat out and enjoy 50% off their entire bill when they dine at hundreds of restaurants. Whether you’re spending quality time with loved ones or just looking to treat yourself, discover a fiesta of beloved brunch spots, top lunch-time picks, wishlist dinner destinations and more at your fingertips on foodpanda dine-in.
From now until 31 October, pay through the foodpanda app and enjoy instant savings on your meal at participating restaurants. pandapro subscribers can relish 50% off their entire bill, whilst regular users get 40% off. What’s more, you can savour the discounts at any time of the day, with no minimum order value and unlimited redemptions!
To redeem these deals, simply open the foodpanda app, tap “dine-in” and pay through the app.
13. Old Seng Choong launches brand new Bake-Off Concept stores
Venue: Paragon Shopping Centre and Changi Airport
Homegrown confectionary brand, Old Seng Choong has launched its brand new Bake-Off Concept stores in the heart of Singapore at Paragon Shopping Centre and at the world's best airport, Changi Airport. The stores will greet locals and travellers alike with an array of delectable fresh bakes every day, featuring over 15 traditional fresh bakes with a modern twist.
Retaining the layer of flaky and crispy skin as the key component of the bakes, flavours like Truffle Char Siew, Royal Sweet Potato with Mochi & Ginger, and Classic Yam with Iberico Ham varieties are some of the mouth-watering creations that are exclusive to the Bake-Off Concept stores, not forgetting the melt-in-your-mouth Crème Brulee Tart - one of the best-sellers, and the newest addition, the Charcoal Egg Tart.
14. KFC Brings Back Chicken Tuesday Promotions!
KFC is excited to announce the return of its highly-anticipated Chicken Tuesday promotion! Happening from now till 24 October 223, families can enjoy five pieces of KFC’s mouthwatering chicken for only $9.90!
Families can look forward to enjoy KFC’s signature Original Recipe chicken prepared with a secret blend of 11 herbs and spices then pressure-cooked to crispy perfection for a tantalizingly crispy exterior that gives way to a tender and flavourful interior, delivering the satisfying KFC experience that customers adore.
For those who crave a little extra kick, the KFC Hot & Crispy chicken is the perfect choice. The fried chicken is marinated with KFC’s signature spicy sauce blend and double-coated for an extra layer of crispiness before it is timed-fried to golden perfection, ensuring that every bite is an explosion of flavour and texture.
So is your little ones a original or crispy fan?
15. Swensen's Launches New Ultra Burgers
Swensen’s new Ultra Burger Series has landed and is set to deliver a symphony of delightful textures and irresistible flavours - the expertly crafted burgers are available in two extraordinary variations: the OG Ultra Burger and the Classic Ultra Burger. Each of the burgers are made primarily with premium U.S. beef, slathered with a secret sauce made in-house and served with a side of coleslaw and golden fries!
16. KFC Singapore Comfort-A-Bowl series
Venue: All KFC outlets islandwide and via KFC Delivery, Grab, Foodpanda or Deliveroo
Dates: 27 Sep - 24 Oct 2023
Scrumptious and fuss free, the three bowls pair all KFC signature items such as whipped potato, popcorn chicken, cheese sauce, Original Recipe gravy and crispy fries! Available from only $4.65 each, the bowls are satisfying to the palate, convenient and also easy on the pocket! KFC’s Comfort-A-Bowl is the perfect comforting treat to enjoy while taking a well-deserved break between caring for the little ones!
This bowl series features the popular favourites, Mac N Cheese Bowl and Famous Bowl, plus a new irresistible creation – the Loaded Fries Bowl, avaialble from 27 Sep to 24 Oct 2023.
Back for its 5th time, the KFC Mac N Cheese Bowl consist of al dente macaroni coated in KFC Cheese Sauce and further topped with KFC Popcorn Chicken while the KFC Famous Bowl comprises creamy Whipped Potato and crispy KFC Popcorn Chicken with a blend of KFC Cheese Sauce and Original Recipe gravy with mushroom. Finally the new KFC Loaded Fries Bowl is not just topped with KFC’s crispy golden fries but also appetising Popcorn Chicken for extra bite.
17. Dian Xiao Er MasterChef Competition is Back
Dian Xiao Er is back with its MasterChef Competition, pitching its culinary masters from across 15 different outlets islandwide to cook up a storm. 16 Dian Xiao Er chefs will cook up 16 exclusive dishes respectively and adventurous foodies who make it to try all 16 dishes and collect a stamp for each of them also stand to win up to $360 in dining vouchers for more indulgence at Dian Xiao Er.
Head into any Dian Xiao Er outlets and order any Chef Showdown dish with a min spend of $40. Diners without a Dian Xiao Er Stamp Card will be given one and
receive one stamp from the outlet.
- collect all four stamps of the specific area – North, South, East and West to collect a $15 voucher
- collect all 16 stamps of all the outlets to redeem $300 voucher
18. LeVeL33 offers house-brewed Festbier and Oktoberfest-inspired weekend brunch
Celebrate Oktoberfest at LeVeL33, the world’s highest urban microbrewery. In honour of this world-renowned festival originating from Munich, Germany, LeVeL33 is offering a special Oktoberfest-inspired weekend brunch menu and house-brewed Festbier from 30 September to 29 October 2023.
In tribute to the German-style of Märzen beer that has been served at the festival since the 19th century, LeVeL33 brews their house-brewed Festbier. Crafted in the time- honoured Munich Oktoberfest beer style, enjoy this Märzen Lager with the Oktoberfest-inspired menu.
19. Goodwood Park Hotel Introduce 2 New Dining Experiences in October
This October, Goodwood Park Hotel invites guests to mark their calendars and partake in two distinct experiences at L’Espresso where culinary delights meet meaningful connections.
A resplendent month-long English Afternoon Tea Buffet dedicated to raising awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, showcasing a dainty array of rosy-hued delights complete with local favourites from 1-31 October, as well as a lively one-night (1 October) sake event, Oishii Kanpai! celebrating the vibrant World Sake Day, awaits.
20. The Singapore EDITION and Josh Niland
EDITION Hotels has partnered with one of the leading sustainable chefs in the world, acclaimed Australian restaurateur and multi-award-winning chef and author Josh Niland, to helm the signature restaurant at The Singapore EDITION. The ethically sourced seafood concept will be Niland’s first restaurant outside of Australia, an elegant home for what a sustainable, modern-age, seafood-focused steakhouse is today, with the edition of sensational meat and vegetable dishes.
With nods to stylish Old-World elegance and tradition, The Singapore EDITION’s signature restaurant will reflect Chef Niland’s globally recognised passion for seafood and focus on creating a circular economy within the restaurant and lobby bar to mitigate waste while heightening the guest experience.
21. Embrace the season’s authentic flavours with Yàn’s Autumn Menu
From now to 31 October 2023, savour the essence of the autumn season at Yàn. From indulgent a la carte selections (from $12++) to a 6-course set menu ($138++ per diner, minimum 2 diners), each dish is thoughtfully curated to provide a wholesome and nourishing dining experience.
Embracing the spirit of the changing season, the menus present a delectable repertoire of dishes, crafted to complement Singapore's tropical climate while celebrating the authentic flavours of Cantonese cuisine. The Autumn fare is a culinary ode to the traditional concept of fortifying the body for cooler months with nourishing, delicacies rooted in classic recipes.
22. Feast on OISHII goodness with 7-Eleven’s delectable delights
7-Eleven introduces a series of premium onigiri and packed meals, each meticulously crafted with Hitomebore rice, and other mouthwatering treats to fuel your day.
What's so special about Hitomebore rice? It's glossy, slightly sticky in texture, and boasts a delightful hint of sweetness, making it the ultimate partner for an array of Japanese-inspired dishes. Not in the mood for rice? No worries – 7-Eleven has you covered with a selection of irresistible dishes and Japanese-inspired snacks perfect for your on-the-go cravings.
Check out our selection of all-new and exclusive treats made using authentic premium Hitomebore rice. The well-balanced softness, stickiness, and sweetness of the rice elevate the flavours of each bite to new heights!
23. No Tricks, Just Treats with GODIVA this Halloween
This Halloween, prepare to be enchanted as GODIVA unveils a wickedly indulgent line up of treats and special ‘gift-with-purchase’ that will leave chocolate enthusiasts spellbound.
Elevate the Halloween gifting experience with GODIVA's enchanting, thoughtfully designed options that promise to be the gift that keeps on giving. These captivating selections are not only a treat for the tastebuds but are also crafted with sustainability in mind, making them perfect for reusing and gifting beyond Halloween.
Step into a whimsical world of Halloween wonders; cats, pumpkins, and ghosts befitting of the spooky season as one unfolds the NEW Halloween Box ($32) that features GODIVA's beloved Milk Chocolate Pearls and five indulgent G Cube Dark Chocolates. Back by popular demand, the adorable Halloween Pumpkin G Cube 18pcs ($49) is packed with a delightful medley of six spellbinding flavours – Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, Matcha, Strawberry, Hazelnut, and Vanilla.
The Halloween 2023 specials will be available while stocks last from 25 September 2023 at all five boutiques – Bugis Junction, Jewel Changi Airport, Raffles City, Suntec City and Takashimaya S.C; as well as online via https://godiva.com.sg/.