Nothing brings family and friends together like the aroma of soup brewing in the centre of the dining table, pot bubbling with a spread of fresh ingredients. It’s no wonder that hotpots are the unparalleled nom of choice for gatherings, but with Phase 2’s small group dining limitations, securing a table for your family and friends can be tough.
Thankfully, you can now deliver the hotpot experience to your own home (and even rent a pot and induction cooker!) Ranging across affordable to premium prices, these 8 hotpot delivery bundles cater to both small and big group gatherings, and offer a vast variety of ingredients ranging from meat, seafood, exotic ingredients and even all-vegan options. Feast away!
Originating from Bangkok, Thai-Cantonese restaurant Coca serves up a tangy twist to the typical Chinese steamboat. With sets starting at S$78, treat your tastebuds to rich flavours like Double Boiled Treasure, whereby chicken broth is boiled for six hours and enriched with Chinese herbs like red dates, wolfberries and dang gui, and Tantalising Tom Yum, the perfect sour and spicy accompaniment to a seafood spread.
Pair the broths with Coca’s signature fish paste and suki-style meats for a match made in hotpot heaven. For Set A ($78) that caters to 3-4 pax, you’ll get a generous spread of ingredients such as pork collar, prawns, shrimp wantons, fish balls with roe, and even the crowd favourite Coca Chilli Sauce.
Price range: S$78 to S$138
Have it delivered: Free delivery for orders above S$100, Island-wide delivery from S$12.
2. Hai Xian Lao
Famous for their wide variety of seafood and luxury meats, Hai Xian Lao is undoubtedly the seafood lovers’ go-to for hotpot. Their Premium Set (S$128) caters to 4-6 pax and boasts a wide selection of fresh ingredients ranging from white sea prawns, clams and sea urchin balls, just to flex a few. Spice lovers will find it hard to choose between their eight decadent broths, but the Signature Prawn Broth and Szechuan Mala comes highly raved about.
For the truly authentic hotpot feel, you can also rent a pot and induction cooker, making your stay-home hotpot almost identical to the dine-in experience.
Price range: Ala carte soup starts from S$12+
Have it delivered: Delivery from $5 with a minimum spend of $30
Think of hotpot and Beauty In The Pot will surely come to mind — who hasn’t heard of their famous collagen broth? Starting from S$68 for Set A that feeds 3-4 pax, dig into a twin soup combo comprising the classic beauty collagen broth and spicy nourishing pork bone broth, complete with a spread of all the hotpot must-haves: pork belly, beancurd skin, fish paste and more. If you’re in the mood to feast, add on luxurious platters ranging from high quality meat and seafood to the restaurant’s raved-about assorted dumplings.
Price range: S$68 to $168 for sets feeding 3-4 pax and 5-7 pax respectively.
Have it delivered: Island-wide free delivery at minimum spend of S$100, Delivery at S$5 with a minimum spend of S$70, 15% off self pick-up
4. Tong Xin Ru Yi
You may have heard of Tong Xin Ru Yi for its wild broth selections, ranging across the exotic flavours of Golden Chicken, Golden Frog and even Spicy Mala Catfish soup. Famed for their slow-cook methods and flavourful broths, the restaurant delivers a pretty exciting menu alongside their hotpot bundles: think Frog Pot (S$68) and Spicy Rabbit Pot (S$48)! As if having Kurobuta (Japanese black pork) and tiger prawns in a hotpot bundle wasn’t tantalising enough (drools). Brown Sugar Boba (S$5) is also on the menu — a treat that us Singaporeans would find hard to pass up.
With six years of hotpot delivery under its belt, the restaurant has one of the sleekest delivery packages on the market. Expect minimal and well-designed packaging, and even an add-on for a single-use pot(S$13) as pictured above. Definitely a bang for your buck!
Price range: S$88 to S$138
Have it delivered: Delivery charges apply as per location. Use the promo code XXBundle for $10 off a minimum spend of $80, valid until 30 Sep 2020. (XX is the first 2 digits of your Mastercard. Limited redemptions available.)
5. Little Sheep Hot Pot
Hailing from Inner Mongolia, Little Sheep Hot Pot boasts strong flavoured broths that showcase Chinese herbs and spices to warm you up from the inside. If you’re looking for a hearty hotpot with medicinal benefits, their signature white soup contains a whopping blend of 36 herbs and spices that aid in blood circulation and digestion, perfect for a wholesome meal with family.
If you’re digging in alone, an economical option would be the Pre-cooked Set Meal (S$13.80). It comes with one soup base and meat respectively, and 15 other fixed ingredients ranging from mushrooms to luncheon meat, and even comes with lime juice to quench your thirst. Don’t let the affordable price fool you — the choice of meat ranges from luxurious lamb rolls, Kurobuta (Japanese black pork), USA fatty beef and chicken breast.
Price range: S$13.80 to S$350.96
Have it delivered: $8 with a minimum spend of $50 Use the promo code XXBundle for $10 off a minimum spend of $80, valid until 30 Sep 2020. (XX is the first 2 digits of your Mastercard. Limited redemptions available.)
6. Le Le Pot
Best known for its affordable single pot sets starting from S$10, Le Le Potoffers a variety of eight soup flavours comprising herbal chicken, vegetarian, and even a unique coconut chrysanthemum soup.
There’s something for everyone, and it’s fuss free — true to its brand as the Singapore-style hotpot. Satisfy your hotpot cravings with the Seafood set (S$12) and choose a soup base and main staple (rice, ee mee, glass noodles or instant noodles etc.), or splurge on the US Angus Prime Short Ribs (S$25) and treat yourself to luxurious cuts of tender, juicy meat.
Price range: S$10 to S$25
Have it delivered: $10 delivery fee with a minimum spend of $50.
7. Nature Vegetarian Delights
Vegans and vegetarians rejoice! Popular local flavours like laksa and curry that usually contain milk and animal products are now made vegan-friendly by Nature Vegetarian Delights, which offers a plant-based alternative to the hotpot experience. Starting from S$38.90 for aDIY Steamboat set that feeds 3-4 pax, construct your perfect hotpot by choosing your soups, ingredient varieties, and add-ons from a wide variety of seasonal vegetables, mushrooms, and vegan mock meats and fish. With Nature Vegetarian Delights’ myriad of vegan dishes, you’ll never feel left out of a communal hotpot experience ever again!
Price range: From S$36.90 to S$56.90+
Have it delivered: 10% off with promo code “STAYHOME”, Delivery from S$3 with a minimum spend of $35
8. Tsukada Nojo
The hour-long wait at Tsukada Nojo’s branches says it all: Singaporeans can’t get enough of the Japanese restaurant’s “Bijin Nabe” (Beauty Hotpot). Chock full of creamy collagen, their signature chicken broth is made from stewing rare “Jitokko” chicken bones for over eight hours until the collagen solidifies into a smooth, silky pudding-like texture — similar to tau huay.
Skip the queue and deliver this creamy hotpot straight to your doorstep. Set A (S$72.76) comes with 1kg of silky collagen soup, a variety of chicken, chicken meatballs, prawns, vegetables, noodles and chili. Watch the pudding-like collagen melt into broth and slurp it up at home in bliss — you’ll get what the hype is all about!
Price range: S$72.76 – S$107
Turn Up the Heat with Hotpot Deliveries
Spice up your family dinners with hotpot delivery and save yourself the hassle of prepping and cleaning up. With Phase 2’s social distancing here to stay, it’ll probably be a long wait before eating out with the whole fam bam is possible again. Until then, what’s stopping you from bringing the communal experience back home with Oddle’s fuss-free hotpot deliveries?
Pro Tip: Mastercard holders can check out with the promo code “XXBundle” for $10 off a minimum spend of $80 for selected merchants, valid until 30 Sep 2020. (XX is the first 2 digits of your Mastercard. Limited redemptions available.)