10 places in S'pore giving out food & drinks to healthcare workers

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Melanie Lim | February 28, 2020, 11:31 AM

Healthcare workers in Singapore have been going above and beyond their call of duty amidst the Covid-19 outbreak.

To show their appreciation for these everyday heroes, more than a few F&B outlets have stepped up to offer free food and drinks.

If you're a healthcare worker, here are 10 places where you can get enjoy these perks.

1) Old Chang Kee

Old Chang Kee is offering free curry puffs to medical staff for a limited time, although the period was not specified.

All healthcare workers will be able to redeem a curry puff till 5pm daily, when they show their hospital staff pass at selected Old Chang Kee outlets.

Curry puff flavours they are entitled to are Curry’O, Chicken Mushroom’ O or Sardine’ O.

The selected Old Chang Kee outlets are:

  • Rex
  • Changi Airport T3
  • Northpoint City
  • Novena Square (first floor only)
  • JEM
  • IMM
  • Simei MRT
  • Waterway Point
  • Compass One

    2) Curry Times

    Curry Times, which is under Old Chang Kee, is offering a free bowl of Chicken Vegetable Soup (U.P. S$10.90) for medical staff. 

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    WE HEAR YOU! . Salute to all healthcare staff, for keeping both Singapore and our loved ones safe during this essential moment. As a small appreciation gift of thank you to all your effort, we are giving our FREE Chicken Vegetables Soup (worth $10.90). Simply present your medical ID staff pass upon redemption. Available at all Curry Times outlets exclude T4. Valid from limited time period only from 11am to 5pm daily, otherwise while stocks last.

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    All one has to do is to present their medical ID pass at selected Curry Times outlets from 11am to 5pm daily, while stocks last.

    This deal is available for a limited time only, although the period was not specified.

    The selected Curry Times outlets are:

    • Novena Square (Velocity)
    • Westgate
    • Changi Airport Terminal Three
    • Northpoint City

      Opening Hours: 11am - 10pm, daily

      3) PappaRich at Suntec City

      From now till May 31, PappaRich will be offering free dinners to nurses and ambulance drivers every Tuesday from 6pm to 9:30pm.

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      You take care of us so well, let us take care of you. Nurses and Ambulance Drivers... We know it hasn't been easy for you lately with all that's going on and we just wanted to give you a small token of our appreciation for all that you are and all that you do for us. Please come and have dinner for free at *PappaRich Suntec City #02-386* every Tuesday from 6.00 to 9.30pm. We want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making this happen! 🙏 See the comments section for more details. #papparichsg #cometogether #wewillovercome #sgunited #singapore #sgfood #sgeats #sgfoodie #sgfoodies #sginsiders #thankful

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      Each dinner set includes a fixed main course, a drink, and a dessert for dine-in only, while stocks last.


      All one has to do is present their work identification pass at point of redemption.

      Address: 3 Temasek Boulevard, #02-386, Suntec City, Singapore 038983

      Opening Hours:

      • Mon - Thurs, 11am - 10pm
      • Fri - Sun, 10am - 10pm

      4) Milksha at Novena

      From now till March 14, Milksha's Novena outlet will be giving away 50 cups of matcha beverages daily to hospital personnel.

      Hospital personnel (doctors, nurses, cleaners, paramedics and pharmaceutical staff) will have to present their staff pass at the Novena outlet to redeem their cup.

      Address: 238 Thomson Road Velocity @ Novena Square, #02-51/52, Singapore 307683

      Opening Hours: 11am - 10pm, daily

      5) Kitchen Kumars

      Indian fusion bar Kitchen Kumars is offering free Chicken Briyani to all healthcare staff and medical students.

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      We thank you for your hard work! In appreciation of your tireless efforts during this difficult period, we invite healthcare staff and medical students on the frontline to enjoy a well earned complimentary biriyani on us Let’s spread love and gratitude not fear See you at Kitchen Kumars! *Please show us your staff pass or student affiliation to redeem *Limited to one redemption per person *Valid for dine in only . . . #kitchenkumars #duxton #duxtonhill #sgfood #sgig #sgeats #singaporefood #tanjongpagar #singapore #singaporehealthcare #singaporemedical #sharethelove #givethanks

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      All one has to do is to present their staff pass or student affiliation to redeem this offer, limited to one redemption per person.

      Kitchen Kumars has not specified when this promotion will end.

      Address: 37 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089615

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun, 12pm - 2:30pm, 5pm - 12am

      6) The Mix Bar

      The Mix Bar will be giving away a free Signature Taco or Burrito with a drink to all medical staff from 11am to 6pm, daily.

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      It is time for us to do our part in this bad times of panic & fear. Thank you all health care industry workers for standing on the frontline fighting the corona virus daily to keep us safe. Reading the daily news we are disappointed to read that even healthcare workers are being rejected to buy food with their own money. Thus, do pop by our bistro located in Funan, rest assure your next meal will be on us. 🙏🤗#Funanmall #coronavirus #bistro #mexican #tapas #stayunited #singaporetostandstrong

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      All one has to do is to present their medical related workforce pass at point of redemption.

      The Mix Bar has not specified when the promotion will end.

      Address: 107 North Bridge Road, #01-20, Singapore 179105

      Opening Hours:

      • Sun - Thurs, 10am - 1am
      • Fri - Sat, 10am - 2am

      7) Hi Tea

      Hi Tea at Far East Plaza will be giving out one free Pure/Fusion Tea to all healthcare staff.

      Flavours available include Lychee Red (U.P. S$3.80), Rose Pu'Er (U.P. S$3.80), Jasmine Tea (U.P. S$3.20) and Oolong Tea (U.P. S$3.20).


      All one has to do is to flash their healthcare ID and choose their drink flavour at point of redemption.

      Address: 14 Scotts Road, Far East Plaza, #01-14B (Beside Taxi Stand)

      Opening Hours:

      • Weekdays, 11:30am - 10:30pm
      • Fri to Sun, 11:30am - 11pm

      8) 99 Old Trees

      From now till March 15, 99 Old Trees will be giving away a free bowl of durian mousse to medical staff from 1pm to 10pm, daily.

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      Hey folks, Moulmein Cairnhill Constituency has launched an initiative called MoCa cares. Participating merchants around the Pek Kio Food Centre will either give priority queue or discounts or free stuff to front line healthcare workers. 99 Old Trees will also do our small part as a gesture of appreciation. A free small cup of durian mousse for every healthcare worker. It's the least we could do.... If you guys have friends who work in the hospitals, do share this with them. #mocacare #moulmeincairnhill #99oldtreescare #healthcareworkers #healthcareworkerappreciation #pekkiomarket #covid19fuckoff

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      Show your staff pass to redeem this deal, limited to one bowl per staff.

      Address: 46 Owen Road, #01-277, Singapore 210046

      Opening Hours: 12pm - 10pm, daily

      9) Pek Kio Market & Food Centre

      From now till March 21, nurses are eligible for a free daily lunch set sponsored by the Pek Kio Merchant’s Association.

      Nurses will also be eligible for the local Five Loaves programme from now till March 31, where one can redeem a loaf of bread each week from two bakeries located near the food centre.

      Address: 41 Cambridge Rd, Singapore 210041

      Opening Hours: 6am - 7pm, daily

      10) McDonald's

      McDonald's Singapore is giving away free cups of tea and any coffee of their choice to healthcare workers.

      All one has to do is show their hospital pass or wear their hospital uniform.

      The beverages will be available for redemption at any time of the day and no minimum spend is required.

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