How To Save Money In Orchard/ Town| Cheap Eats In Orchard/ Town

Love to shop/ eat in Town but afraid of bursting your wallet? Well, here are some budget friendly restaurants and eateries you can visit for good food at affordable process!

Caffe Beviamo

163 Tanglin Road
#02-K1 Tanglin Mall
Tel: +65 6738 7906
Daily: 9am – 9pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

Caffe Beviamo is a popular haunt with locals and expats alike and its often packed. It offers affordable and well-prepared Australian-inspired food. A simple Scrambled Eggs with Toast is only S$8. If you want something more substantial, go for Pasta (S$12-18) or Pizza (S$12-14). It also has a range of tempting desserts (S$3.50-7.50), including cupcakes, carrot cake, and sticky date pudding.

Charlie & Co

#B4-56, Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn
Tel: +65 6509 9511
Daily: 10am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

This burger specialist from serves decent burgers at reasonable prices. The Classic Charlie Burger – made with 100% pure Australian wagyu – is S$10, while you can also find other options like the Roadside Chicken Burger (S$10), and Charlie Hot Dog (S$10) on the menu. Student set comes with sea salt fries and a drink for S$10.

Hob Nob Cafe Bar

#03-18/19, Far East Shopping Centre
545 Orchard Road
Tel: +65 6734 0474
Mon to Sat: 11.30am – 9pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

Hob Nob is located on level three of Far East Shopping Mall. The place is small, with only 8 tables that accommodate 25 people.

The food is simple but if you want a decent meal in town without breaking the bank, Hob Nob might just become your new favourite place. Prices start from S$9.80 for a Fried Egg & Bacon Sandwich, to S$16.80 for Spaghetti Tom Yum Seafood. The Hob Nob Fish & Chips (S$11.80) is also worth a try.

Jane Thai

400 Orchard Road
#04-30 Orchard Towers
Tel: +65 6887 5677
Mon: 3pm – 1am
Tue to Sun: 6pm – 3am
Nearest Station: Orchard

Orchard Towers might not exactly be the place you have in mind for a gathering with friends, but if you dare to venture inside, you will be rewarded with affordable and good Thai dishes at Jane Thai. This Thai eatery dishes out authentic Thai food in a ghetto surrounding. Prices range from S$7 for Pineapple Fried Rice, to S$10 for Papaya Salad, and S$12 for Tom Yum Soup. Jane Thai has also recently added Mookata to the menu.

Nakajima Suisan Grilled Fish

391A Orchard Road Basement 2
Takashimaya Food Hall Ngee Ann City
Nearest Station: Orchard/Somerset

Located at Takashimaya’s food court, Nakajima Suisan Grilled Fish  is one of the places that has a variety of set meals with prices starting from  below $10! Choose from Salmon Teriyaki ($12.50), Gindara Teriyaki ($14.50), and Shio Saba ($7.50) — are pocket-friendly, and the food never fails to please.

NamNam Noodle Bar

501 Orchard Road #B2-02
Wheelock Place
Tel: +65 6735 1488
Nearest Station: Orchard

The pho and banh mi at NamNam Noodle Bar are not only delicious, but also very value-for-money. A bowl of pho is less than S$10, while the Banh Mi is only S$5.90. They also have extremely value-for-money lunch sets.

Steeple’s Deli

#02-24/25 Tanglin Shopping Centre
19 Tanglin Road
Tel: +65 6737 0701
Mon to Sat: 9.30am – 6.30pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

Tucked away at Tanglin Shopping Centre, is Steeple’s Deli!  It is unknown to any but what keep regulars coming back again and again are the Reuben Sandwich (S$13.90), Beef Burger (S$12.90), and the super thick and rich Milkshakes (S$5.90).

Tsuru Koshi Udon

391 Orchard Road
Takashimaya Shopping Centre Food Hall
Nearest Station: Orchard/Somerset

Come here for an Udon treat! The menu ranges from the basic Kake Udon (S$6.5) to the popular Curry Udon (S$9). Add S$5 to get a set meal with Mini Soboro Don or Mini Kakiage Don.


Unit 02-11 Ngee Ann City
391 Orchard Road
Tel: +65 6733 8489
Mon to Fri: 8am – 7pm
Sat: 9am – 7pm
Sun: 10am – 6pm
Nearest Station: Orchard/Somerset

Toast by Marmalade Pantry offers simple cafe food like sandwiches and salads at decent prices, and that explains our patronage. They also have a range of delicious desserts; go for the Chocolate Truffle Cake, Carrot Cake and the amazing Lemon Cupcake.

Toss & Turn

#B4-55, ION Orchard
2 Orchard Turn
Tel: +65 6636 5835
Daily: 11am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

While there are plenty of salad shops in town but what makes Toss & Turn stand out is the generous portions of fresh salads and sandwiches. Expect a huge serving of greens with your favourite sides for just S$10. It has done remarkably well since opening, so don’t be surprised to see more branches around Singapore soon.

Eating in town can be affordable if you know where to look! For more good eats in Singapore, click here!


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