Here are 10 zi char places in Singapore delivering islandwide from $3.50


Wok hei-infused goodness
Delivers from $3.50: • Keng Eng Kee SeafoodKok Sen RestaurantSum KeeUncle Leong SeafoodWan He LouYu Cun Curry Fish Head
Delivers from $6: • Ban Leong Wah Hoe Tan Ser Seng Herbs Restaurant
Delivers from $10: • Fisher’s Tavern SeafoodMing Kitchen Seafood Restaurant

Zi char is one of those things that never fails to warm the hearts of Singaporeans. We can order delivery from the same restaurant countless times and yet never get bored of it, simply because there are just so many dishes to choose from!

It’s no wonder, therefore, some of us have a go-to zi char place that we always order from for a delicious, comforting meal. We’ve done the search for you and found 10 zi char restaurants with islandwide delivery fees as low as $3.50 that you can satiate your zi char cravings with.

1. Ban Leong Wah Hoe: old-school favourites

Ban Leong Wah Hoe - Zi Char Delivery
Get hit by a gastronomical wave of nostalgia with Ban Leong Wah Hoe Seafood Restaurant’s Prawn Paste Chicken 虾酱鸡 (from $9.60).

With origins dating back to 1986, Ban Leong Wah Hoe is a long-established yet relatively hidden gem in Upper Thomson. Most customers usually return here for their irresistible Prawn Paste Chicken 虾酱鸡 (from $9.60) and Chilli Crab 辣椒螃蟹 (from $84). Meanwhile, seafood lovers will enjoy their Stir-Fried La La 啦啦 (from $18). A must-try is also their wok hei-infused Birthday Noodle 寿面 (from $12). Take note, it doesn’t necessarily have to be someone’s birthday to try it! With delivery fees starting from $8, you can feast on your zi char favourites from here.

2. Fisher’s Tavern Seafood: halal-certified zi char delights

Fisher's Tavern Seafood - Zi Char Delivery
If you love salted egg-anything, this scrumptious Salted Egg Yolk Crab from Fisher’s Tavern Seafood is a must-try.

A family-friendly restaurant, Fisher’s Tavern Seafood is well-known for its seafood dishes. With delivery fees from $10 onwards, you can savour on signatures such as their Salted Egg Yolk Crab ($68). Set the table with a generous slathering of luscious and creamy salted egg yolk sauce atop the fresh crustacean. Other local favourites include their Honey Chicken (from $15), Deep-Fried Baby Squids (from $15) and Hor Fun (from $6.50), so there’s definitely something for everyone!

3. Keng Eng Kee Seafood: nostalgic flavours & classic zi char dishes

Keng Eng Kee Seafood’s iconic Coffee Pork Ribs 咖啡排骨 (from $18) is a good way to get non-coffee drinkers acquainted with coffee.

Now, Keng Eng Kee Seafood is another one of those zi char big names which need no introduction. Even if you haven’t tried their dishes, chances are you have heard about their unique creation — the savoury and aromatic Coffee Pork Ribs (from $18). Their Moonlight Horfun (from $7.20) also takes the spotlight for its aesthetic plating. Other must-haves include their highly-raved Chilli Crab ($86.40), Black Pepper Crab ($86.40) and Mingzhu Roll (from $14.40). All of which you can enjoy with delivery fees from $5.

Enjoy Cantonese classics such as Black Bean Sauce with Fish Meat | 豉汁炒鱼鸡/鱼头 (from $17.55) at Kok Sen Restaurant.

Now into its third generation, Kok Sen has been around for almost 50 years. The restaurant specialises in Cantonese classics such as Black Bean Sauce with Fish Meat (from $17.55) and Big Prawns Hor Fun (from $21). Their Curry Fish Tail/Fish Head (from $35.50) and Prawn Paste Chicken (from $15.25) are crowd-pleasers too, which you can have delivered with a fee of $5 onwards.

5. Ming Kitchen Seafood Restaurant

Now, this zi char delivery from Ming Kitchen Seafood is one of higher SES… With delivery fees from $10 onwards, you can indulge in an array of premium yet affordable seafood cuisine.

At the moment, their online shop only has their CNY offerings available, such as the Joyous Set (from $220.80) which comes with their signature zi char dishes. From Herbal Prawns to Teochew Style Steamed Red Grouper, Fragrant Chinese Preserved Meat Rice and more, make the most of the 15 days in the lunar new year to get both your zi char and CNY essentials fix in!

6. Sum Kee: Salted egg goodness & crab galore

Craving for a good plate of salted egg chicken? Don’t worry, Sum Kee’s Ultraman Chicken 咸蛋超人鸡 (from $15) is here to save the day.

Delivering islandwide from just $5, Sum Kee prides itself as one of the best traditional zi char restaurants in Singapore. Savour on unique dishes such as their famous Ultraman Chicken (from $15), Pumpkin Tofu (from $16), and Spanish Pork Ribs (from $32). Popular staples include their XO Sum Lor Horfun XO (from $12) and Hokkien Mee from $6), amongst others.

7. Tan Ser Seng Herbs Restaurant: the perfect nourishment soups

Step out of your comfort zone and try Tan Ser Seng Herbs Restaurant’s signature Claypot Turtle Soup 砂煲山瑞汤 (from $24.20).

With delivery fees starting from $6, Tan Ser Seng Herbs Restaurant is where you should go for nourishing herbal soups. Their signature Claypot Turtle Soup (from $24.20) is certainly an acquired taste, but they also have your usual herbals soups such as Ginseng Black Chicken Soup ($13.20) and Cordyceps Chicken ($13.20). As an add-on, you can also get the Cucumber In Vinaigrette ($5) or Aged Preserved Raddish Omelette ($8).

8. Uncle Leong Seafood: affordable seafood & zi char

Uncle Leong Seafood - Zi Char Delivery
Dazzle your guests with Uncle Leong Seafood’s Shimmering Sand Crab | 金沙螃蟹 ($86).

Uncle Leong Seafood claims itself to be the best place to go to for crabs. The big name in seafood cuisine is most popular for their Shimmering Sand Crab ($86) as well as Chilli Crab ($86). The Claypot Crab Bee Hoon Soup ($86) is a recommended option for those who enjoy thick vermicelli noodles in a milky broth. For those of you who are slightly more adventurous, try their Wasabi Mayonnaise Prawn (from $25) or Wok-fried Prawn in Pineapple Sauce (from $25). Delivery fees start from $5.

9. Wan He Lou: famed lobster porrridge

Wan He Lou - Zi Char Delivery
Treat yourself to an exquisite yet comforting bowl of Wan He Lou’s Signature Lobster Porridge 招牌龍虾粥 ($39.90).

Offering the best of Chinese cuisine, Wan He Lou is the culinary brainchild of Chef Lau Siaw Dee. Their most popular dish is none other than the Signature Lobster Porridge ($39.90), which features fresh lobster and an umami-rich broth. Or if you aren’t a fan of porridge, then try the Lobster Bee Hoon Soup ($39.90) instead. Expect an equally flavourful and satisfying broth. Other popular dishes include the hearty Pan Fried Kurobuta Pork (from $14.90) as well as the plant-based Sweet & Sour Phuture Meat ($15.80). Get your zi char delivery sent to your doorstep from just $3.50.

10. Yu Cun Curry Fish Head: Food King good!

Yu Cun Curry Fish Head - Zi Char Delivery
Warm the cockles of your heart with a Claypot Curry Fish Head 砂煲咖喱鱼头 ($34.70) from Yu Cun Curry Fish Head.

If you’re ever craving for something warm and comforting, Yu Cun Curry Fish Head is the place to go. Their signature Claypot Curry Fish Head ($34.70) never fails to hit the spot with its spicy notes and generous portion. Seafood fans can also look forward to their Seafood with Chili Sauce($30.10) which features crayfish, lala and prawns with luscious chilli crab sauce. Meanwhile, there’s the Red Beancurd Fried Pork(from $12.20) and Honey Garlic Chicken (from $13.30) for meat lovers too. Get these irresistible dishes delivered to you from just $5!

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