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The ''Gardens by the Bay'' is a huge park close to the ''Marina Bay Sands'' hotel. At night there are not many people and you can find a somewhat hidden place to sleep. You'll usually see some local crashing somewhere in the grass as well.
At the south end, there is a building with a meadow on the roof. Downstairs, there are very clean public toilets with showers and drinking water fountains, open 24 hours.
== Food ==
'''Singapore Buddhist Lodge.''' The Kim Yan Road temple serves free vegetarian breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7am to 7pm. All are welcome regardless of their race or religion. In the queue one can find all sorts of people, from the homeless, unemployed, foreign students, foreign construction workers and of course some freeloaders who work nearby.
'''The Central Sikh Temple.''' The temple in Jalan Bukit Merah provides free vegetarian Indian lunches every day.
'''Nativity Church.''' This Catholic church at the end of Upper Serangoon Road provides free breakfast and lunch every day.
'''The Lutheran King of Glory Church''' in Norris Road, serves free meals every Sunday to ndian workers dring its Taml service.
'''Buddha Tooth Relic Temple.''' This Buddhist temple at South Bridge Road provides free meal from 12.30pm to 6.30pm every day.
'''Tian Tao Temple''' at Sengkang invites foreign workes to its Sunday breakfast buffet.
'''Thye Hua Kwan Moral Society.''' They have meal centres in Toa Payoh (Blk 31 #01-663 Lor 5), Telok Blangah (Blk 3, #01-504, Telok Blangah Crescent) and MacPherson (Blk 90, #01-103, Pipit Road).
'''Sri Krisna Mandir.''' The Hindu religious group at No 9, Lor 29, Geylang. serves free vegetarian food from 11am to 10 pm daily. All are welcome.
'''Care Corner Seniors Activities Centre.''' The Centre at Toa Payoh, Lor 7 Blk 5 #01-131 serves free breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea for senior citizens. (
'''Free Hawker Meal Program.''' If you are a needy resident living in Tanglin-Cairnhill area, you can apply for help at the Tanjong Pagar GRC. The GRC, under the free Hawker meal Program provides $36 worth of meal vouchers every month to needy recipients for a year. You can exchange the $3 voucher for a free meal at selected food staff at some of the coffee shops in Bukit Merah View and Henderson Road.
'''Sutha Restaurant.''' This restaurant at Cuff Road provides free breakfast (from 7am to 9am) and dinner on weekdays only and lunch on Sundays. This is for stranded Indian workers in Singapore whose beds are the concrete walkways along Cuff Road. These distressed migrants are abandoned by their employees after their work injury or they are duped by the agents. To qualify for the free food, participants are asked to show a Special Pass (a govt-issued document, which means they do not have a work permit) or evidence that they are injured / have a case pending (a letter from a doctor/lawyer plus a work permit). It is funded by the Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) together with One Singapore.
'''Lamea Restaurant.''' The TWC2 provides free dinner for Bangladeshi at Lamea restaurant at Desker Road. (
'''ACMI.''' A Catholic humanitarian group called the Archdiocesan Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People or ACMI, feeds migrant workers three times a week at its premise in No 2, Highland Road. The site is beside the Church of the Immaculate heart of Mary (
'''The Migrant Workers Centre''' in Rangoon road provides free lunches once a month in parntership wth neigbouring restaurants. The center is a joint effort betweeen the NUTC and the Singapore national Employers Federation.
'''YWCA.''' Their meals-on-wheels for Elderly distributes free lunches to needy, frail and homebound senior citizens in Banda Street, Bukit Merah View, Cantonment Road, Holland Road, Lengkok Bahru, and Mei Ling Street.
Their Meals-on-wheels for Children program provides free dinner for children from Low-income families who are schooling in Zhangde Primary School, New Town Primary School, Queenstown Primary School, Gan Eng Seng Primary School and Beyong Social Services. For more information on the meals-on-wheels program, please contact Ms Celest Ling at 6223 1227.
'''The Willing Hearts,''' a secular group, distributes free food in 10 areas, among them Ang o Kio, Bukit merah and Hougang. Call 9690-2086 for more information.
=== From Competitions ===
'''The Terminator ($58)''' is a towering burger of 6 Wagyu Beef patties, layered with cheese, pieces of bacon and caramelised onions; with coleslaw and fries. Wolf it down in less than 20 minutes and the burger will be on the house.
''Address:'' 13 Dempsey Road Singapore 249674
'''The Beast Burger Challenge''' is wolfing down a whopping 7-pound burger consisting of slaw, pork, and fried chicken atop a generous, juicy beef patty, in between two buttery hot buns and sweet potato fries.
''Address:'' 17 Jalan Klapa Singapore 199329
'''TODAI Spicy Roll Eating Contest''' in the month of July and August.
''Address:'' The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands #B2-01
'''Little Hiro''' burger challenge. The $25 meal of 8 patties and 500g fries will be on the house if you win the Superhiro Challenge by beating the fastest timing. Which makes this pretty hard to beat since the timing keeps improving.
''Address:'' 559 Bukit Timah Road, #01-01 King's Arcade, S269695
'''Sunset Grill and Pub''' (along Jalan Kayu shophouses) Level 35 Spicy Wings
''Address:'' 259 Jalan Kayu Singapore 799488
'''Southwest Tavern''' - complete Suicide Wings Challenge in 15 minutes.
''Address:'' 8 Boon Lay West Singapore 609964
'''The BWB Knockout Challenge''' is where you conquer either the wings or burgers faster than your opponent. You don't eat for free but you get 50% of your bill.
''Address:'' 181 Orchard Road #11-03/04 Orchard Central
'''Lau Pa Sat Stall 8''' Satay Challenge. Beat the highest number of Satay sticks eaten within 20 minutes and your satay feast will be free.
''Address:'' 18 Raffles Quay Singapore 048582
'''Lagnaa Barefoot Dining''' Lagnaa Spicy Challenge. Qualify for Level 6 before proceeding through the Gates of Spices. Complete Level 7 and beyond, and your meal will be on the house.
''Address:'' 6 Upper Dickson Road Singapore 207466
'''The Chupitos Bar's''' What Dozen Kill You Makes You Stronger Challenge will satisfy the alcoholic in you. Finish 12 shooters in 30 minutes.
''Address:'' 3B River Valley Road #01-05 Singapore 179021
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