If you’re working in the CBD area around Raffles Place and Tanjong Pagar, you’d better hope you’re getting paid a lot. Because it’s not cheap to exist in the land of the suits, especially if your own suit came from the bargain bin at Giordano. You might be working hard to build up your cash reserves, but the expensive lunch options in the area will bleed you dry just as fast.
63 Robinson Road #01-02
Despite the rather strange sounding names, Coffee Hive is unlikely to give you any strange itchy skin conditions. In fact, their classic curry chicken is genuinely delicious, and at $5.80 very affordable. If you’re sneaking out of the office for an impromptu coffee break, kick back with a kopi, which will cost you $1.30 and comes in a traditional cup. A nice little joint with more personality than Ya Kun.
Cost of lunch: $6