5 Good Places to Makan, Chill and Watch Football
By Alexius Chua
May 25, 2015
As the saying goes – football and food goes hand-in-hand. There’s nothing more satisfying than enjoying football weekends with great friends, savoury snacks and a crisp, cold beer in hand. Here’s the lowdown on 5 local eating spots that has great food, people and more importantly, a piece of the football action!
Double joy for SAFRA members with members only discounts at these five makan places!
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Besides being our favourite fast food restaurant, some McDonald’s outlets do screen both local and international football events, including the 2014 World Cup last year. The McDonald’s at SAFRA Yishun Country Club is also one of the many outlets that hosts ‘live’ screening of the Barclays Premier League, so Liverpool or Chelsea fans could cheer for their favourite team with a Happy Meal!
For SAFRA Members: Free Hot Fudge/Strawberry Sundae or Apple Pie with every extra value meal purchased. Check out SAFRA’s McDonald’s promo for more details!
Die Die Must Try Snacks: Chicken McNuggets, McWings or, Create your own burger! (Yes, really!)
TV screen: Approximately 50-inch TV, adjacent to the entrance
Operating Hours: Sun to Thu (7am – 1am), Fri, Sat & PH Eves (24 hours)
Address: SAFRA Yishun Country Club, 60 Yishun Ave 4, #01-08, Singapore 768027
BLooiE’s Roadhouse Bar & Grill
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Despite its whimsical logo, BLooiE’s signature burgers and chicken packs a tantalizing punch. BLooiE's has a laid-back vibe and is a favourite hangout place amongst sports lovers. This is a dog friendly restaurant (BLooiE is the name of the owner’s pet dog!), so if you want to bring your dog along, there’s an outdoor dining area where you can chill with your dog.
For SAFRA Members: 10% off food items. Check out SAFRA’s BLooiE promo for more details!
Die Die Must Try Snacks: Bourbon Pork Sandwich, Bacon Mushroom Cheese Burger, BBQ Chicken Wings
TV screen: Approximately 80-inch HD projector screen, at the center of the restaurant
Operating Hours: Mon – Thurs (11am – 12am), Fri (11am – 1am), Sat (12pm – 1am), Sun (12pm – 12am)
Reservation: Call 6775 0446 for reservation
Address: 21 Science Park Road #01-01, The Aquarius (Science Park II), Singapore 117628
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If you’re someone who prefers to catch a live football match over al fresco dining and draft beer then you will definitely enjoy Amber Nectar. Occupying a spacious corner tucked in the bustling Robertson Quay area, the bar serves old world brews with labels from Germany and Belgium and – you guessed it – jolly great carbo-loaded snacks.
For SAFRA Members: 10% off total bills. Check out SAFRA’s Amber Nectar promo for more details!
Die Die Must Try Snacks: Spiced Pork Knuckles, Bangers and Mash, Fried Shrimps
TV screen: Approximately 80-inch HD projector screen, outside the entrance
Operating Hours: Mon – Sun (5pm – 2am)
Reservation: Call 6737 3774 for reservation
Address: 11 Unity Street, Roberson Walk, #01-10/11, Singapore 237995
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Popular for its friendly staff and playful atmosphere, Brussel Sprouts could well be the next quintessential haunt for football fans. With its regular live telecasts of Barclays Premier League and over 120 delicious Belgian beers to boot, this riverfront bistro is mostly packed with party-goers and young corporate workers alike. Famed for its Moules Frites and Palourde Frites, these two Brussel Sprouts signature Mussel dishes come with free flow of fries too!
For SAFRA Members: 10% off à la carte food bill. Check out SAFRA’s Brussels Sprouts promo for more details!
Die Die Must Try Snacks: Moules Frites, Palourde Frites, Belgian Beers
TV screen: Approximately 42 inch TV, atop the bar area
Operating Hours: Mon - Closed, Tue - Fri (5pm – 11pm), Sat - Sun (12pm – 11pm)
Reservation: Call 6887 4144 for reservation
Address: 80 Mohamed Sultan Road, The Pier @ Robertson #01-12, Singapore 239013
Bedok Market Place
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Situated at the heart of Simpang Bedok, this brand new hawker centre could be your next go-to destination for late night football match screening over a bucket of beer. With a grand vision to invigorate traditional hawker scene into a swanky hip dining experience, Bedok Market Place curates a great selection of local and international cuisine in a setup that resembles a mini-version of the modern Clarke Quay. If you’re a big supporter of local food scenes, you’ll like the food options from The Burning Oak and Spies and All Things Nice which serve delectable local gems only found at Bedok Market Place!
For SAFRA Members: 10% discount at all applicable Food and Beverage stalls. Check out SAFRA’s Bedok Market Place promo for more details!
Die Die Must Try Snacks: Mini Platter tarts (Chicken Laksa, Beef Rendang, Pisang Goreng and Almond Jelly), Yakitori, Thai Mookata
Watching Football match from a: 100-inch HD projector screen right at the end
Address: 348 Bedok Road, Singapore 469560
Be the 12th man! Show your support for the Young Lions at the highly anticipated 28th SEA Games 2015! SAFRA Members enjoy 40% off tickets to selected football matches (U.P. $20)!
Are you an adrenaline junkie? Come on down to SAFRA Yishun’s Open House, home to our Adventure Sports Centre, on 27 & 28 June 2015 and have a go at Rock Climbing, Tree Top challenge and many more for FREE!
Love your food, don’t you? Sink your teeth into great discounts at your favourite F&B outlets with the SAFRA Bitez Card!