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Hong Lim Complex

#432 of 8,765 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
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Cnr South Bridge Rd & Upper Cross St | Chinatown, Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whoa, this is must have visit spot every time I go to Singapore. A Heng Chicken Curry @ 2nd floor is a must. At the corner on the 1'st floor, there is Barcook Bakery. You need to try this one. The bread is very good. I love the ham and egg bread, the mixed berry bread, the Hawaiian Pizza Bread.... More 

Thank Christine H
Hong Kong
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32 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I tried 1) Ah Kow Bak Chor Mee (BCM) Pok which is operated by TeoChew people and 2) Ah Heng Curry Laksa with Hainanese Chicken and 3) fresh jackfruits. 1 & 2 are both recommended in the Singapore Michelin guide. I am a fan of BCM but since I don't live in Singapore and you cannot get it elsewhere outside... More 

Thank Ong A
Belmont, California
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134 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Hong Lim is right outside the Chinatown Point Complex and quite convenient to the MRT (Downtown and NorthEast lines). The stalls that I like are for Kuew Teow (I believe it's called Outram) and a Sungei Road outlet ( not the same as the Sungei Road Laksa near Jalan Besar) that specializes in laksa. But I think the mee Siam... More 

Thank snelson0929
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We made the trip to try the prawn Noddle (Owner called Ah Hui) located at the second floor next to a coffee drink stall. Recommended by a friend. 3rd generation family own. Definitely outstanding. Worth going

1 Thank NN289
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Curry chicken noodles on 2nd flr is good. Fish soup bee hoon on ground floor is better. Fish ball (handmake) on ground floor second lane is best!

Thank Don C
Singapore, Singapore
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227 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I had made this trip just to try out Curry Chicken Noodles, Heng Kee and Ah Heng. I tried both the stalls' curry noodles and each had their own flavors. Heng Kee's chilli and curry has a heavier tone while Ah Heng is lighter on the taste buds. Both stalls are catered for different taste preference and there is no... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a hot favourite place for most locals. Plenty of local and cheap eats. Have tried the bak chor noole and curry noodle & kway chup on 2nd level, are all great, My favourite is still the chicken curry noodle. See lots of people q-ing for the char kway teow, shall try that out when am there next time.

1 Thank Josephine T
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is one of my favourite food courts. I go there for lunch almost every week. You can try a good variety of very delicious local dishes such as Outram Park Fried Kway Teow, Crayfish and Prawn Hor Fun, Curry Chicken Noodles, Prawn Mee, Bak Chor Mee, Wanton Mee, Sungei Road Laksa, Roasted Meats with rice or noodles, Rice Dumplings,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

There are numerous stalls selling authentic hawker food as well as a wet market in Hong Lim Complex. The nearest MRT station is Chinatown, accessible via the NEL and the Downtown lines.

Thank quekkg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

It seems weird for a local to leave a review but this is definitely one of the best place to get nice local foods. Duck rice, curry noodles, bak chor mee, fried kway teow. There is a fishsoup stall which alot of guys have missed out. Its called jin hua and its between the bak chor mee and the stall... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr South Bridge Rd & Upper Cross St | Chinatown, Singapore, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chinatown

Neighbourhood Profile
Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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