Going back to the office or perhaps, still working or studying from home? No time on your hands?
You’ll probably benefit from a bento.
Ever since the recent Circuit Breaker, restaurants and catering companies have been rolling out bento sets for your fuss-free enjoyment at home. Even as the nation is slowly relaxing on distancing measures, we can be certain that bentos are getting bigger, better, and more elaborate.
If you’re spoilt for choice, we’ve searched high and low for some Bento Box Deliveries in Singapore you can count on.
The famed dim sum house is often associated with value-for-money treats, the signature mee suah kueh and not forgetting the comfort it assures many as a go-to supper spot. But bentos? This was definitely something new.
You know those days where you’re just craving a little bit of everything but then you realise we’re kinda stuck in the middle of a pandemic? Well, the Dim Sum Bento (from S$8.90) checks all the boxes. Whether you’re ordering in for the office or having that long-awaited gathering with friends, indulge in the best of Swee Choon, all while being socially responsible.
2. Keng Eng Kee Seafood
Westies, Keng Eng Kee Seafoodis definitely no stranger. Known for their Moonlight Horfun, Coffee Pork Ribs and other wok-derful dishes , the family-run zi char put together some well-loved Bento classics for more to enjoy during this time.
Now, this is one I’m really excited to share about. With 6 different options to choose from, the KEK Bento (from S$12.80) comes with fragrant egg fried rice as the staple and is balanced off with a portion of veg of the day.
Jio your colleagues and have a go at the Marmite Chicken Bentoor Salted Egg Prawns Bentofor the ultimate work lunch. Remember to get one box each because you’re not going to want to share this! Well, it’s not like you can anyway…
3. White Restaurant
Don’t play play… White Restaurantis the OG White Beehoon in Singapore and you can be sure they do it best. Even before the world went into lockdown, the team served up bento boxes, catering sets and party meals for family, friends and loyal customers.
In a time like this, I’d like to think bento boxes are the safest meal options as we slowly go out to meet friends and reunite with colleagues. From S$13.07, choose from the Original White Beehoonor Seafood Fried Rice, complete with familiar sides such as Hei Zhou (prawn roll), Signature Fried Wings and more.
4. Penang Culture
A familiar face in malls, Penang Culturelong joined the bento box bandwagon with fuss-free favourites. The Halal-certified restaurant is popular amongst families, whipping up delicious Penang delights for families and friends alike.
The Premium Bento (S$9.90) would be a safe option, with a choice of Lemon Chicken or Thai Apple Chicken, complete with Sambal prawns, vegetables and rice.
Located in PARKROYAL is Si Chuan Dou Hua, one of Singapore’s finest Sichuan restaurants. Touted for its authentic Sichuan and Cantonese cuisines, expect a wide array of delicacies such as roast suckling pig, nutritious double boiled soups, and signature mouth-numbing Sichuan delights.
You can replicate the hotel dining experience at home with their specially curated Set Menus for 4 (from S$220). Dishes like Stir-fried Diced Beef with Preserved Chilli and Boiled Sliced Fish in Si Chuan Pepper Sauce are bound to keep you on your toes, with the signature Sichuan touch that perfectly combines sour, spicy and savoury flavours.
For something simpler that doesn’t compromise on quality, a gourmet Bento Box (from S$15) or Bento Set (from S$12) ought to do the trick.
6. Mum’s Kitchen Catering
Mum’s Kitchen Catering is an established catering company specialising in halal catering for events and occasions of any scale.
With close to 25 years in the catering business, we daresay that Mum’s Kitchen has perfected their craft over time. Their extensive menu features a wide selection of cuisine to satisfy every palate, from Nyonya and Thai to Western and Japanese. Expect a slew of local and international delights, like Mum’s Signature Mee Siam,Mum’s Signature Laksa, andMushroom Spaghetti Aglio Olio.
If you’re looking to get bang for your buck, we would definitely recommend their Meal In A Box (from S$40 for 5 pax), which comes up to $6 per person, and their Bento Box (from S$80 for 10 pax), which comes up to $8 per person.
For those that want to up the ante on their catering game, Marche’s homemade dishes will surely impress, not only in terms of presentation but also in taste. Made with utmost care using seasonal and local ingredients, their Sharing Bundles (from S$42.90) are packed with family favourites like Pizza, Crispy Pork Knuckle, and the iconic Swiss Rösti.
I’d go for a German Platter(S$49.90) or a Breakfast Crepe (from S$11.90) any day, but they also deliver Breakfast, Fresh Bakes, Desserts, and Sandwiches. Whatever the occasion, you’re all set.
8. The Catering Concerto by TCC
As always, The Catering Concerto By TCCaims to deliver memorable gourmet experiences. Their Bentos by The Catering Concerto arm specialises in Western, Peranakan, and Chinese bento sets.
Fans of Japanese casual restaurant Ichiban Boshi now have an alternative, Ichiban Bento. Conceptualised as a convenient food kiosk, Ichiban Bento promises to be your go-to spot for an impressive selection of takeaway bento at affordable prices.
You’re guaranteed to find something within the extensive selection of classic Bento (from S$8.80), which comes complete with a rice, a side salad, gyoza, and your choice of meat. We would recommend the bestselling Chicken Steak Teriyaki Bento (S$9.35), Salmon Mentai Bento (S$14.85), Chicken Karaage Curry Bento (S$9.35) that are packed with flavour and definitely value-for-money. There’s also something for the vegetarians, with special meat-free Bentos made with Quorn products available.
Choose from heartier options like Curries (from S$9.90), Pita Pockets (from S$9.90), and Rice Boxes (from S$9.90) for an even greater energy boost. If you’re in a rush or on-the-go, this makes the perfect roll.
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Nothing beats the ease and accessibility of bento boxes. If you haven’t already ventured out into the wondrous world of the bento, it’s high time you did. These bento box delivery options will give you a head start, so what are you waiting for?