10 Affordable Restaurants In Marina Square With Mains Under S$20

Marina Square Food Guide

Centrally located in the heart of the bustling Marina Centre, Marina Square is one shopping destination where you can find everything under one roof. Easily accessible from City Hall, Esplanade and Promenade MRT Stations, Marina Square is home to more than 200 exciting retail, lifestyle and F&B outlets.

Dining choices are almost endless—ranging from mid-scale cafes and restaurants located within ‘The Dining Edition’ to authentic Japanese eats at Emporium Shokuhin, Singapore’s first integrated Japanese Emporium.

If you think that it is impossible to find meals below S$20 in town, this is where we come into place. Here are 10 Affordable Restaurants At Marina Square With Mains Under S$20.

Collin's Marina Square

COLLIN’S®

If you plan on dropping by Collin’s® for a meal over the weekend, do not be daunted by the long queues snaking outside the restaurant because a little waiting is worth it for their menu of affordably-priced dishes.

An inviting restaurant with a warm and intimate ambience, Collin’s® is a great place for families, couples, and friends to share a meal.

Order the Collin’s® Special (S$19.80), Collin’s® signature 12″ Wood Fired Oven Pizza—a meaty option that includes sausages, bacon and salami. By the way, any order of pizza entitles you to a small tub of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream!

Collin's Steak Frites

The 120g Mishima Wagyu Steak-Frites (S$19.90)—a new addition to the menu—is one affordable steak to try. Wagyu steak seasoned with salt and black pepper is served with sweet potato fries and truffle sauce.

Collin’s®
6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #01-204/205
Singapore 039594
Tel: +65 6264 6228
Sun to Thu: 10am – 12am
Fri, Sat & Eve of PH: 10am – 2am
Nearest Station: City Hall / Esplanade / Promenade

Kai Garden

KAI GARDEN

Cantonese cuisine is the ultimate comfort food because it will always remind us of homecooked goodness. At Kai Garden, expect favourites such as Pan-Fried Pork Dumpling “Siew Mai” (S$8.80), Crackling Pork Belly (S$14.80) and Wok-Fried XO Carrot Cake (S$9.80).

Kai Garden Food

Oh yes, the Crackling Pork Belly was so sinfully yummy. The skin was in a gorgeous shade of brown, crispy and fragrant; the meat was succulent and juicy.

The posh Chinese restaurant resembles an emperor’s courtyard and is an elegant space for family dinners, company luncheons and birthday celebrations for your older folks.

Kai Garden
6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #03-128A/128B
Singapore 039594
Tel: +65 +65 6250 4826
Mon to Fri: 11.30am – 3.30pm, 6pm – 11pm
Sat, Sun & PH: 11am – 4pm, 6pm – 11pm
Nearest Station: City Hall / Esplanade / Promenade

Kith Cafe Marina Square

KITH CAFE

A long-time favourite in Singapore’s cafe scene, Kith Cafe is recognised for their hearty Australian eats and distinctive blend of signature coffees. Nestled away on the second level of Marina Square, Kith Cafe radiates a lovely quaint charm.

The Poached Eggs and Avocado (S$16) is a light breakfast item to love; otherwise, there is the Kung Pao Pizza (S$12) which is a fusion pizza that combines Italian and Chinese flavourfully.

Kith Cafe Food

We also particularly enjoyed the rich and flavourful Kith Black Curry (S$19), a dish that features contrasting flavours of spices.

As always, your meal will not be complete without Kith Cafe’s fragrant specialty Black Coffee (S$4.50). The underlying tones of dark fruits and cocoa in the coffee is best enjoyed with some Sea Salt Chocolate Cookies (S$4 for a pack of seven and S$2.80 for a pack of three).

Kith Café
6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #02-49
Singapore 039594
Tel: +65 6352 4393
Daily: 10am – 10pm
Nearest Station: City Hall / Esplanade / Promenade

Mei Heong Yuan Dessert - Marina Square

MEI HEONG YUEN DESSERT

Although cafes and western desserts are all the rage, traditional Chinese desserts will always have a permanent home in our hearts. A wave of nostalgia will hit you no matter what your dessert choice at Mei Heong Yuen Dessert is.

Mei Heong Yuan Dessert

As Mei Heong Yuen Dessert is famous for their various pastes, we were delighted to tuck into the Sesame Paste (S$3.50) which was smooth and nutty, without too much sugar. The Red Bean Lotus (S$3) was another favourite.

Cold, refreshing desserts such as the Mango with Pomelo & Sago (S$5), Mango Strawberry Snow Ice (S$6.50) and Chendol Snow Ice (S$6.50) are crowd pleasers at Mei Heong Yuen Dessert too.

Mei Heong Yuen Dessert
6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #03-207
Singapore 039594
Tel: +65 6252 1661
Daily: 11am – 10pm
Nearest Station: City Hall / Esplanade / Promenade

Mouth Restaurant Dim Sum

MOUTH RESTAURANT

Mouth Restaurant has been known for serving dim sum since 1988.

And over the years, the culinary team has evolved with trends and creativity. Today, look forward to Steamed Squid Ink BBQ Pork Bun (S$5 for 3 pieces) and Deep Fried Banana Roll (S$3.90 for 2 pieces). Unconventional? Yes, they are.

Mouth Restaurant Har Gao

Mouth Restaurant’s 6 Flavour Shrimp Dumpling With X.O. Sauce (S$9.80 for 6 pieces) comes in 6 different flavours—squid ink, spinach, sweet potato, pumpkin, carrot and original.

You can never go wrong with the Baked Cream Of Salted Egg Yolk Bun (S$5.80 for 3 pieces). When opened, flowy salted egg yolk sauce bursts out of the crispy crackly bun; what a splendid thing to watch!

Mouth Restaurant
6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #02-200
Singapore 039594
Tel: +65 6337 7446
Mon to Fri: 11.30am – 3pm, 5.30pm – 10pm
Sat, Sun & PH: 10am – 4.30pm, 5.30pm – 10pm
Nearest Station: City Hall / Esplanade / Promenade

redpan

REDPAN

Located on level 2 of Marina Square, redpan is a fun yet stylish dining establishment with a menu that focuses on bringing local ingredients and familiar flavours with a twist.

redpan food

The Truffle Floss Fries (S$9) or the Truffle Duck Confit Taco (S$16) will kick your meal off to a great start. Next, dive into the main event with the Bak Chor Foie Gras Pasta (S$19) or the Prawn & Hae Bi Hiam Pasta (S$19). Delighted with how well local flavours fused together with Western fare, we would definitely return to have these again.

For a sweet ending, the Durian Baked Alaska (S$9) is a star dessert that will enthral all durian lovers. Durian ice-cream is encased with meringue and blow-torched in a manner that had the dessert resemble a durian!

Reserve a table at www.redpan.sg/reservations

redpan
6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #02-03/04 (new wing)
Singapore 039594
Tel: +65 6255 5850
Daily: 12pm – 10pm (extended to 11pm on Fridays)
Kitchen is closed from 3pm – 5:30pm on weekdays.

Nearest Station: City Hall / Esplanade / Promenade

Rong Hua Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Wings

RONG HUA BAK KUT TEH

We are guilty of diving straight into the Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Wings (S$10.90) at Rong Hua Bak Kut Teh because we could not resist its aromatic salted egg yolk sauce. Trust us when we say that this dish is a must-order!

Rong Hua

That being said, we still enjoyed the rich and peppery Signature Pork Ribs Soup (Regular – S$7.50, Large – S$9.50). Other sides dishes worth mentioning are the Braised Pig Trotters (Regular – S$7.50, Large – S$9.50), Handmade Fried Prawn Roll (S$7.90) and Spinach With Top Shell Abalone Sauce (S$12).

There are also a range of Chinese tea and flower tea selections.

Rong Hua Bak Kut Teh
6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #02-201
Singapore 039594
Tel: +65 6469 3536
Daily: 11am – 10pm
Nearest Station: City Hall / Esplanade / Promenade


Senmi Sushi Singapore

SENMI SUSHI

Everything at Senmi Sushi hits the right spot—from the soft ambient lighting where you can unwind from work to the sumptuous Japanese sashimi spread, sushi and donburis prepared painstakingly by hand.

This is one Japanese restaurant you have to drop by when you are at Marina Square.

Senmi Sushi Marina Square

Gourmet Japanese dishes to order are the Chirashi Don, (S$19), Salmon Lovers Platter (S$17.80) and the all-time favourite Dynamite Maki (S$16.80).

The Dynamite Maki is the restaurant’s signature creation that features maki with torched beef slices and tempura batter bits. Every bite was a delightful crunch of flavours.

Senmi Sushi
6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #01-18
Singapore 039594
Tel: +65 6812 2179
Daily: 11.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: City Hall / Esplanade / Promenade

Shio & Pepe

SHIO & PEPE JAPANESE-ITALIAN KITCHEN

Featuring Japanese and Italian fusion dishes, Shio & Pepe Japanese-Italian Kitchen is a new dining establishment you will find at Emporium Shokuhin in Marina Square. Long tables can be arranged together for communal dining to cater to big groups.

Shio & Pepe Restaurant

Dishes to look out for include the Spicy Seafood Arrabbiata (S$17.50), Hamburg Steak with Oroshi Ponzu (S$19.80) and Mentaiko Fries (S$7.90).

If you are dining in big groups, try the Parma Ham Arugula Pizza (S$19.90). There are several other Japanese-flavoured pizzas on the menu too.

Shio & Pepe Japanese-Italian Kitchen
6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #01-18
Singapore 039594
Tel: +65 6812 2174
Daily: 11.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: City Hall / Esplanade / Promenade

Suki-ya

SUKI-YA

Oh glorious, glorious meat! An all-you-can-eat sukiyaki and shabu shabu buffet at a wallet-friendly price is a dream come true for all meat lovers.

The lunch buffet is going at S$18.90++ (Mon to Thu) and you get to choose from five different soup bases with free-flow meat and vegetables.

Suki-ya hotpot

Craft your own dipping sauce or go for special sauces such as Ponzu, Spicy Peanut Sauce and Fresh Egg.

Diners can also complement their meal with mushrooms, eggs, tofu, cheese balls and more.

Suki-Ya
6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #02-183B/183C
Singapore 039594
Tel: +65 6337 9969
Mon to Thu: 11.30am – 3pm, 6pm – 10pm
Fri to Sun, Eve of PH & PH: 11.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: City Hall / Esplanade / Promenade

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