Still can’t travel to Hong Kong? We have the next best fare


Hong Kong fare at home
Dim sum and brunch: • Social PlaceMui Kee CongeeTsui WahTai Cheong BakeryTim Ho WanLegendary Hong Kong. • So Good Char Chan TangCanton Paradise
Authentic HK roasts: • Kam’s Roast
Local interpretations: • Guan Chee Hong Kong Roasted Duck

News about the new air travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong (Travel! For leisure! No quarantine!) probably had many clicking frantically over to SIA and Cathay Pacific to attempt flight bookings. But… whether the last-minute call-off or sky-high airfares popped your wanderlusting bubble, take comfort.

While travel makes its slow comeback, Oddle Eats brings the flavours of Hong Kong to you. From dim sum and unpretentious cha chaan teng staples, to best bites worth their Michelin stars, here are 10 authentic Hong Kong favourites to get your tastebuds raring to go.

1. Social Place

Social Place specialises in Chinese cuisine, but with a unique and modern twist. The renowned Hong Kong chain set up their very first overseas outlet here in Singapore in 2014.

Their signature dish, the Wagyu Char Siu ($30.89 for 2 pax) is a one-of-a-kind dish. Premium and indulgent, it certainly lives up to its name. 

A plate of Wagyu Char Siu from Social Place, delivered islandwide in Singapore powered by Oddle.
Wagyu Char Siu ($30.89 for 2 pax)

The beef is seasoned with a soy-base marinade before it’s given a good searing on the grill. The end-product? A unique, modern and elevated take on the traditional pork char siew. 

2. Kam’s Roast

You can’t say you’ve ever been to Hong Kong without trying or even hearing about Kam’s Roast. This place absolutely tops my must-do list for when I finally can visit Hong Kong again. 

A plate of roast duck on a table. Whole Roast Duck from Kam's Roast, delivered islandwide in Singapore powered by Oddle
Whole Roast Duck ($63.25)

Their signature Whole Roast Duck ($63.25) is perfect for any special occasion. Thin and juicy, the duck skin complements the ultra-tender meat perfectly to give an all-rounded bite. 

I exaggerate not—I have not looked at roast duck in the same way since my life-changing experience at Kam’s Roast in Hong Kong. It’s simply a blessing that they have outlets here in Singapore and deliver island-wide.

3. Mui Kee Congee

Sometimes when you’re feeling down (like when a one-way SQ flight to Hong Kong costs $586.50) and in need of something comforting, a bowl of congee is all you need. 

Congee with Parrot Fish Belly from Mui Kee, delivered islandwide in Singapore powered by Oddle.
生滚青衣鱼腩 Congee with Parrot Fish Belly ($13.89)

I had the fortune of dining at the original Mui Kee Congee during my travels in Hong Kong. The congees they serve up are from a three-generational recipe by the current owner’s grandmother.

With an outlet here in Singapore, I can enjoy a bowl of their signature congee with Parrot Fish Belly ($13.89).

Thick and luscious is the way I like my congee, it comes with an abundance of ingredients. Their fish is super fresh too, which takes the congee up another level.

4. Tsui Wah

Famous for their classic cha chaan teng fare, Tsui Wah‘s Crispy Bun with Condensed Milk ($4.70) is the Hong Kong equivalent of the all-day breakfast. 

Tsui Wah's Crispy Bun with Condensed Milk, delivered islandwide in Singapore powered by Oddle
Crispy Bun with Condensed Milk ($4.70)

Having toasted the buttered bun to golden-brown perfection, they finish it off by drenching it with decadent condensed milk. The ultimate cheat meal it is, but trust me, it’s worth the calories.

5. Tai Cheong Bakery

Any egg tart-loving Singaporean would have a sweet spot for Tai Cheong Bakery

Baked pastries and brunch items, such as Scrambled Eggs with Chicken Chop, Egg Tarts and Pandan Egg Tarts from Tai Cheong Bakery. Delivered islandwide in Singapore powered by Oddle. || Hong Kong Food Delivery in Singapore
Scrambled Eggs with Chicken Chop ($11.90), Egg Tarts and Pandan Egg Tarts ($2 per pc) and more by Tai Cheong Bakery

Their famous Egg Tart ($8 for 4 pcs) boasts a delightfully buttery cookie crust that isn’t too surfeiting. To balance out the textures and flavours, they’ve perfected the egg custard to the right smoothness and sweetness level.

Tai Cheong’s egg tarts are as fresh as they get since new batches always sell out quickly. Hence, you can bet your egg tarts will still be warm when they reach you at home!

6. Tim Ho Wan

Tim Ho Wan's Baked BBQ Pork Buns and Hong Kong Style Egg Tarts, delivered islandwide in Singapore powered by Oddle.
Savour Tim Ho Wan’s Baked BBQ Pork Buns ($8 for 3pcs) and Hong Kong Style Egg Tarts ($5.50 for 3pcs)

We Singaporeans love all things affordable and high-quality, and Tim Ho Wan ticks all the boxes. As the world’s second-cheapest Michelin-starred eatery, it offers sumptuous dim sum while giving you a bang for your buck.

One of my all-time favourite items here are the Baked BBQ Pork Buns ($8 for 3pcs). 

Sensationally crispy on the outside, the buns carry within them juicy and decadent barbecued pork fillings. Every bite thus encompasses different textures and flavours, making them a simply satisfying snack.

7. Legendary Hong Kong

If you’ve ever been to Jurong Point, chances are you’ve heard of Singapore’s very own “Mongkok” district. One of the plethora of Hong Kong eateries there is none other than Legendary Hong Kong

Custard Crust Bun with Butter ($3.88)

The restaurant serves up a wide range of traditional char chaan teng fare. One of their most popular items is the Custard Crust Bun with Butter ($3.88).

To me, a sign of a good pineapple bun is the soft crunch of the bun’s top crust. Satisfyingly, this has it. Not only that, but they also include in it a knob of butter, giving it a heavenly touch of savouriness.

8. So Good Char Chan Tang

So Good Char Chan Teng's Roast Duck Rice,  delivered islandwide in Singapore powered by Oddle.
Roast Duck Rice ($8.40)

So Good Char Chan Tang offers old-school Hong Kong char chaan teng dishes, and they also pride themselves in serving up a variety of quality roast meats.

A plate of So Good Char Chan Teng's Roast Duck Rice, delivered islandwide in Singapore powered by Oddle.
Roast Duck Rice ($8.40)

Their Roast Duck Rice ($8.40) is an explosion of flavours in every bite. Seriously, this puts the So Good in their name.

9. Canton Paradise

Canton Paradise does Cantonese fare so well, it’s right up there with our Hong Kong favourites. It offers a good variety of dim sum delights too.

A basket of steamed salted egg yolk custard buns. Steamed Molten Salted Egg Yolk Custard Piggy Buns by Canton Paradise,  delivered islandwide in Singapore powered by Oddle.
Steamed Molten Salted Egg Yolk Custard Piggy Buns ($6.70)

You might recognise the adorable Steamed Molten Salted Egg Yolk Custard Piggy Buns ($6.70) from your Instagram feed.

With oozy salted egg custard in them, not only are they delicious, but they’re also perfect for the ‘gram so have your phone cameras ready.

10. Guan Chee Hong Kong Roasted Duck

Okay, Guan Chee Hong Kong Roasted Duck isn’t exactly a franchise from Hong Kong either, but they deserve a special shoutout nonetheless. 

Since 1983, they’ve been perfecting the Hong Kong delicacy that roast ducks are, but first as a hawker stall.

A plate of Charcoal Roasted Duck by Guan Chee Hong Kong Roasted Duck, delivered islandwide in Singapore powered by Oddle. || Hong Kong Food Delivery
Charcoal Roasted Duck (from $15)

The distinct smokey notes of their signature Charcoal Roasted Duck (from $15) is what keeps customers returning. Some say it’s thanks to the secret sauce that the owner and resident duck connoisseur himself, Mr Chi, created. 


If your ATB flight search has come up short, click over to Oddle Eats for Cantonese offerings and more as we eat global, stay local just a little longer!

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