Birthday Deals So You Won’t Go Broke While Celebrating Your Special Day

Dreading the arrival of your birthday ‘cos it also means spending loads of your hard-earned cash?

We feel your pain, but you need not worry about that any more.

Here are 9 birthday deals so you won’t break your bank while celebrating your birthday:

1. Singapore Zoo (Only for Resident and PR)

What better way to start your birthday off than to pay a visit to our world-class zoo?

With over 2,800 animals from more than 300 species, it really shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Singapore Zoo was crowned the 4th best zoo in the world last year.

Main attractions in the zoo include the highly endangered white tiger. But newer attractions like the Rainforest Lumina‘s pretty engaging too.

Using multimedia elements to showcase the beauty of the rainforest, this new exhibit is sure to provide you with a highly interactive experience.

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Best of all, you can visit these and more for FREE during your birthday!

Simply visit the Zoo within 7 days of your birthday, and bring along another paying guest.

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Time to embark on that uniquely wild adventure with your bae, like Tarzan and Jane in Congo.

Do note that promotion’s only for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents (PR).

Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
Opening hours: Opens everyday, 8.30am – 6.00pm (last entry: 5.30pm)
Website: Singapore Zoo

2. KOI Cafe

In case you haven’t heard, recent research showed the typical Singaporean body consists of 60% milk tea, and 40% pearl.

Because of that, if there’s one thing that bonds us all, it’s that sweet, frothy cup of bubble tea.

As a birthday gift, KOI’s offering not one, but TWO cups of free bubble tea to its members.

Redeeming these cups of bliss really doesn’t get any easier. Sign up as a member at any KOI outlets, and verify your account online. Afterwards, head back to any of its 49 outlets islandwide, and present your membership to redeem your complimentary cups of milk tea.

On a diet, you say? Come on la, there’s no point resisting. Our love for bubble tea is as primal as our need for to be kiasu.

Address: Numerous Outlets
Opening hours: 10am-10pm
Website: Koi

3. Sumo Bar Happy

While birthday are joyous occasions for most of us, those who are hell bent on remaining young dread the fact that they are another year older.

But at Sumo Bar Happy, birthday celebrations are ALWAYS worthy of celebration.

Located just a stone’s throw away from Bugis MRT, this ramen bar and izakaya offers free slices of salmon sashimi for birthday patrons, corresponding to their age.

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For example, a 25-year-old celebrating his birthday will get 25 slices of salmon sashimi on-the-house.

That said, terms and conditions do apply. So do give it a read before heading down!

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Address: 261 Waterloo Street, #01-24 Waterloo Centre, Singapore 180261
Opening hours: Closed on Mondays.
Tues-Wed: 5.30-10.30pm
Thurs-Fri: 12.00-2.30pm, 5.30-10.30pm
Sat: 12.00-10.30pm
Sun: 12.00-10.00pm
Website: Sumo Bar Happy

4. Shin Minori

If variety’s important when it comes to your sashimi, Shin Minori — a Japanese buffet restaurant is offering a steal promotion for you boys and gals during your birthday month.

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Simply fill in your details here, bring along at least one paying adult on the day and you’ll get an ala-carte lunch buffet FOC.

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With 6 different types of sashimi, including tuna, swordfish, and yellowtail, “sian” will never be a word that’ll cross you mind.

As if that’s not enough, Shin Minori also offers sushi, handrolls, and grilled food. Needless to say, even the pickiest of eaters will find something suitable for their palette.

Address:
Shin Minori (UE Square): 81 Clemenceau Ave, #03-15/16, Singapore 239917
Shin Minori (Katong Square): 88 East Coast Road, #02-08, Singapore 423371
Opening hours:
Mon-Sat, Eve of Public Holidays: 11.30am-2.30pm, 6-10.30pm
Sun, Public Holiday: 12-3pm, 6-10.30pm
Website: Shin Minori

5. Hakata Ikkousha Ramen

If you have a weak stomach that forbids you from going anywhere near raw food, Hakata Ikkousha Ramen has got you covered.

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Similar to Sumo Bar Happy’s concept, Hakata Ikkousha offers customers free gyozas that corresponds to their age.

Renowned for its tonkatsu ramen, Hakata Ikkousha also allows customers to customise their bowl of ramen, from the texture of noodles to the “heaviness” of the broth, you’re sure to get a bowl of ramen that’s perfect for you.

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Address:
Tanjong Pagar: Apt/Blk 7 Tanjong Pagar Plaza #01-104B, Singapore 081007
CHIJMES: 30 Victoria Street, #F1-07, Singapore 187996
Opening hours:
Mon-Sat: 11.30am-10.00pm
Sunday: 11.30am-9pm
Website: Hakata Ikkousha Ramen

6. The Boiler Seafood Bar & Beer

If you’re a Seafood lovers like 99.9% of the world is, you’re in for a treat!

Visit The Boiler, a restaurant that specialises in Louisianan-style seafood during your birthday month, and get a lobster free-of-charge.

You heard that right, a.whole.freaking.lobster.

All you have to do is order the Boiler’s Bombdiggity Bag ($149++), which contains crabs, prawns, mussels, clams, sausages, corn and buns.

Don’t be intimated by the price tag tho, for this monstrous bag of seafood can easily feed 4 hungry seafood lovers. Pretty good value eh?

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Also, remember to reserve your spot through this website, and indicate that you’re redeeming a “birthday month lobster”

Promotion ends 31 Dec, so head down fast!

Address:
8 Raffles Ave, #01-13A Esplanade Mall, Singapore 039802
18 Howard Road #01-06, Novelty Bizcentre, Singapore 369585
Opening hours:
Howard Road:
Mon-Sun: 11.30am-2.30pm (Lunch) , 5pm-10.30pm (Dinner)
Esplanade Mall:
Tue-Sun: 12pm-2.30pm (Lunch), Mon: Closed
Sun-Thu: 5.30pm – 11pm (Dinner)
Fri & Sat: 5.30pm – 12am (Dinner)
Website: The Boiler Seafood Bar & Beer

7. Cold Stone Creamery

Feeling bothered by the sweltering heat of late?

Don’t worry, our friends at Cold Stone Creamery (CSC) have got us covered.

You see, CSC’s offering customers a free scoop of ice cream on their birthday, with ANY purchase. CSC is also famed for their ice-cream throwing theatrics.

Here’s a glimpse at what to expect.

Customers can also request to participate in the stunt. Just remember to put them catching skills to good use. Otherwise, that scoop of ice-cream’s just going to waste.

With 4 outlets islandwide, you can now get a taste of that icy goodness wherever you are on the island

Address:
Waterway Point: 83 Punggol Central, #B1-K13 (East Wing), Singapore 828761
Orchard Central: 181 Orchard Road, #01-17, Singapore 238896
VivoCity: 1 Harbourfront Walk, #02-K1, Singapore 098585
HILLV2: 4 Hillview Rise, #01-01, Singapore 667979
Opening hours:
Waterway Point: 11am-10pm (Sun to Thurs), 11am-11pm (Fri & Sat)
Orchard Central: 11am-11pm daily
VivoCity: 11am-10pm (Sun to Thurs), 11am-11pm (Fri & Sat)
HILLV2: 10am-10pm daily
Website: Cold Stone Creamery

8. Imperial Treasure Group

If you have parents that die-die need to eat Asian food, then Imperial Treasure’s birthday deal is the perfect one for you.

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All you have to do is sign up as an Imperial Treasure member here, and you’ll receive a $100 birthday e-voucher every year.

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Do note that the voucher’s only valid in your birthday month, with a minimum spend of $280.

With 14 restaurants under its umbrella, each with their own specialty cuisine, you’re sure to find one that’ll suit your family’s taste.

For more details, head on over to their website here.

9. Coca Restaurant

Let’s be honest here, — nothing beats having a steamboat with your family, where conversations take place over bubbling broths.

If that’s not reason enough, Coca’s offering customers a complimentary Thai steamboat buffet during their birthday month, with every 3 paying adults.

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Note: Promotion not valid on the eve of and on Public Holidays, as well as ‘special occasions’.

Unlike Chinese mala steamboat that has gained popularity of late, ‘suki-styled’ steamboats are lighter, mostly consisting of a clear chicken broth and a relatively spicy tom-yum soup.

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Must-trys at Coca include its fish glue, meat balls, and its signature dipping sauce — a 50-year-old family recipe that comprises coriander, Thai sweet chilli and fish sauce.

Address:
Ngee Ann City: 391 Orchard Road, #04-23, Singapore 238872
Kallang Leisure Park: 5 Stadium Walk, #02-01, Singapore 397693
Opening hours: 11.15am-10.30pm, Daily
Website: Coca Restaurant

Faster jio your friends now

With all these birthday lobangs in store for you bargain hunters, how can you possibly say no to your friends who are eager to celebrate your birthday with you?

Do you know of any friends who’s celebrating their birthday soon?

Hurry and tag them below in the section to jio them!

Featured image from EsplanadeShin MinoriPhnom Penh Post, and Klook.