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SingapoRediscovers Vouchers: Food Tours That Cost $100 And Below

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Most Singaporeans would spend their SingapoRediscovers Vouchers (SRV) on hotel staycations and popular local attractions like Universal Studios Singapore and the Singapore Flyer. But have you considered going on a food tour instead? 

If you need a reason to go on a foodie excursion, here it is: such tours not only fill your brain with educational information, but also your tummy. It’s a win-win for us! 

To save you from all that research, we’ve compiled eight activities and tours that you and your friends or family can sign up for. What’s more, these food tours include a full meal or at least some snacks in the itinerary — all for $100 and below so that you don’t have to fork out a single cent.

You can thank us later. 

Last updated on 3 March 2021. Prices and activities subject to change. Prices listed for youth and children are before deduction of $10 SRV subsidy. 

Food Tours 

Activity Price per person What’s included
My Heart Beads for Peranakan: A Joo Chiat Experience Adult and youth: $70
Children (5 to 12): $50

English-speaking guide

Lunch

Audio guide system

Headsets

Hands-on popiah and kueh pie tee making lesson

Curry puffs and nonya kueh

A gift packet of Nanyang Tea

Discover Russia in SG Adult and youth: $80
Children (3 to 12): $64

Tour with STB licensed guide

Air-conditioned transportation

Light Russian Lunch (contains beef & pork) with one glass of Russian beverage

Portable audio tour guide system

Seafood Dinner and Singapore River Cruise by Night Adult: $100
Children (2 to 11): $80

Seafood dinner at Clarke Quay

Singapore River Cruise

Singapore Musical Box Museum

Museum tour with Peranakan Lunch for two people: $44

Museum tour with Peranakan Sweet Set for two people: $32

Museum tour with Peranakan Sweet Set for four people: $64

Museum tour with Special Afternoon Tea Set for four people: $68

Museum Tour with Gateau Chocolate for two people: $37

Museum entrance ticketsAfternoon tea set OR

Peranakan sweet set OR

Nyonya lunch set

Singapore Nyonya Bird Nest Tour $100

English/Mandarin-speaking guide

One set of Nyonya kueh at True Blue Space + Coffee/tea or ginger tea

One Nyonya Bird’s nest soup, 100ml

Nyonya Peranakan tiles drawing and coloring workshop

$10 Shopping gift voucher (with minimum spend of $100)

$20 bird’s nest gift vouchers (with minimum spend of $100)

One return ferry ticket to Batam (exclude tax of $30)

Free Batam half-day bird’s nest tour

VIP immigration

One piece silk birdnest

Slow Food; From Kitchen to Private Dining with Mrs C Lim

Adult: $99
Children (5 to 12): $89

English-speaking guide

Slow Food cooking experience

Heritage ingredients lesson

Private dinner with Chinese tea

Recipe booklet

Ultimate Food Journey

Adult: $95
Senior (65+): $80.75
Youth (13 to 17): $80.75
Children (7 to 12): $57

English-speaking guide

Transportation

Food sampling

Popiah making session

Chinatown Hawker Food Tour $100

English-speaking guide

Food and non-alcoholic beverage

My Heart Beads for Peranakan: A Joo Chiat Experience

Meeting point: Joo Chiat Complex, Lobby Information Counter
Price: From $50 per person
Duration: 3 hours

Get an insider view of the Straits Chinese heritage with this interactive Joo Chiat walking and eating tour. 

In the morning, find hidden architectural gems, try your hand at making popiah and kueh pie tee before having lunch.

After that, visit craftsmen and fusion temples, discover the intricate Nonya beadwork, smell the Rempah spice blends, enjoy famous crispy curry puffs and indulge in some afternoon tea before heading home!

Not only is this tour perfect for foodies and history buffs, it’s also great for families of all sizes and ages! Check out SingapoRediscovers Vouchers: Family Activities For Every Budget for similar activities. 

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Discover Russia in SG

Meeting point: TBC
Price: From $64 per person
Duration: 4 hours

Do you dream about visiting Russia? Well, you don’t have to wait until COVID-19 is over to discover more about the country. There is a mini Russia in Singapore where you can find authentic Russian products, food and culture. 

This tour will bring you to various Russian sites that you’ve probably never heard of. One of the highlights of this tour is that you’ll get to visit a Russian supermarket and indulge in an authentic three-course Russian lunch at a homey vintage Russian restaurant. 

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Seafood Dinner and Singapore River Cruise by Night

Meeting point: Clarke Quay
Price: From $80 per person
Duration: 3 hours

Enjoy a waterfront alfresco dining at House of Seafood, a restaurant at Clarke Quay that’s known for their chilli crabs. After that, take a relaxing cruise down the Singapore River where you’ll be passing by the Parliament House, Supreme Court, Fullerton Hotel, Esplanade, Singapore Flyer and other iconic spots on our island. 

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Singapore Musical Box Museum

Meeting point: 68 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068619
Price: From $32 for two people
Duration: Not stated

If you have exhausted your options with popular museums such as the National Museum and ArtScience Museum, why not visit a less-known one like the Singapore Musical Box Museum?

In this hidden museum housed inside a temple, learn about the historical background of the rise and fall of musical boxes, and how it made its way to Singapore in the 19th century.

After gaining knowledge from viewing over 40 antique musical boxes, reward yourself by enjoying delicious Peranakan snacks, gateau chocolate or lunch at the museum’s cafe.

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Singapore Nyonya Bird Nest Tour

Meeting point: Fort Canning
Price: $100 per person
Duration: 4.5 hours

This package, in our opinion, is one of the most value-for-money tours we’ve ever come across so far. Not only does it come with a bird nest tour, you’ll also get to enjoy a myriad of food and activities.

Fill your tummy with a nyonya set lunch, dessert and afternoon tea while visiting the Nyonya Gallery and get to enjoy bird’s nest soup at Hong Lim food centre. The fun doesn’t stop there. Get hands-on by drawing and colouring Peranakan tiles, which you can take home.

As if all that isn’t enough, the tour operator is even throwing attractive freebies such as free return ferry tickets to Batam (after COVID-19 dies down!) and a half-day bird nest tour on the island that includes transportation and a guide. 

Source: Klook

Slow Food; From Kitchen to Private Dining with Mrs C Lim

Meeting point: Katong Private Residence
Price: $99 per person
Duration: 3.5 hours

This private dining sesh is the ultimate experience for foodies who want to rediscover forgotten heritage produce and vanishing cooking techniques. Find out how to use an old-school charcoal burner and its modern counterparts, and try your hand at traditional slow cooking taught by Mrs C Lim. Finally, sit down and enjoy a delicious meal at her private Katong home.

Source: Klook

Ultimate Food Journey

Meeting point: TBC
Price: From $57 per person
Duration: 3 hours

Besides getting your fair share of food to eat, you’ll get to learn about the origins of Singapore’s famous and local cuisines and make your own dessert!

The first stop in the morning is a trip to the hawker center, where you can sample the best of Singapore’s delicacies. Next up, you’ll be taken to a wet market, where you’ll learn about local ingredients and how to use them (perfect for cooking dummies!). 

Then, you’ll be taken to two family-run shops, where you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the local food industry topped off with a hands-on popiah rolling lunch session before tasting your creations.

Finally, round it off with the famous putu piring rice cakes from Geylang Serai. So come with an empty stomach and leave with both your thirst for knowledge and hunger completely satisfied!

Source: Klook

Chinatown Hawker Food Tour

Meeting point: Chinatown
Price: $100 per person
Duration: 4 hours

Did you know that Chinatown Complex is the largest hawker centre in Singapore, with some 226 stalls? With so many stores to choose from, there’s no doubt that even Singaporeans get confused about what to eat! 

Join this tour and a guide will help you pick out some of the most delicious food in the area. Learn about how they are prepared, and how they came about. Come face to face with exotic live produce such as frogs, eels and even turtles, which are all part of the Chinese delicacy for sale at the market.

After that, burn those calories as you stroll past religious sites dotted along the same street!

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By Kendra Tan
Avid promo code hunter and haggler. Kendra doesn’t like paying full price for anything. She’s the best person to bring along if you’re travelling on a budget. Have an interesting story to tell? E-mail me at kendra.tan@singsaver.com.sg