If you are a fan of Chinese cuisine, then living in Singapore will bring you much happiness as Chinese dishes are found in abundance here. You can easily find Chinese restaurants serving up dishes from the different regions of China, ranging from traditional Dim Sum to the popular Chinese favourite, Kung Po chicken. In this article, we will be bringing to you the top five Chinese restaurants that will satisfy your cravings for Chinese food!
Getting a place to eat here may not be so easy as it is always so crowded. But the crowd is warranted considering they serve up Cantonese delicacies such as the Double-Boiled Shark’s Bone Cartilage Soup and Roast Pork Cubes. Currently, there are seven outlets around Singapore that you can get your Cantonese fix on and the restaurant also offers catering and banquet services.
2) Din Tai Fung
This restaurant is a must visit for Chinese food in Singapore. Awarded a Michelin star, Din Tai Fung is ranked as one of the top ten best restaurants in the world by the New York Times. This restaurant is internationally known as it has outlets in various countries, including of course its hometown, Taiwan. People queue for hours just to get their hands on the famous ‘xiao long baos’ (steamed pork buns). The restaurant, which serves a variety of steamed buns, also offers guests soups, noodles and rice – all with a Taiwanese touch to it.
If your craving calls for seafood with a Chinese twist to it, then Jumbo Seafood is your answer. Jumbo Seafood is iconic in Singapore for its Chinese-styled Chilli Crabs that is sure to leave you wanting more. The restaurant serves local Singaporean style Chinese cuisine, such as Salted Egg Golden Prawn and Bamboo Clams with Minced Garlic, and also Hong Kong style dishes such as dumplings. Jumbo Seafood currently has five outlets, all located in areas with beautiful views, making it an ideal restaurant for dates and to entertain guests.
If you are prepared to splurge for your Chinese fix, then we would suggest a visit to Cherry Garden at the Mandarin Oriental Singapore. Specializing in Cantonese cuisines, Cherry Garden offers dishes such as Cantonese Styled Roasted Pork Belly and Cherry-Wood Charcoal Roasted Duck, amongst many other special selections. The restaurant is also well liked for its well-designed interior, which is spacious and airy, despite the use of dark wood paneling and beams. You can even request to dine in the private dining rooms if you require privacy with your family or clients.
5) Wing Seong Fatty’s
The name of the restaurant may raise some foreigner’s eyebrows but in Singapore, it is the place to go for good Chinese cuisine. Having been around for over 20 years, Singaporeans and foreigners have been making their way to this restaurant, located at Bencoolen Street, for its Cantonese style cuisines, which includes signature dishes such as the Har Cheong Kai (chicken cooked in prawn paste) and the Cereal Prawns. The restaurant is also known for its extremely generous portions, so you can be sure to have a hearty meal here!