Top 10 Best Char Kway Teow in Singapore
Char kway teow is made of a mix of flat rice noodles and yellow wheat noodles, stir-fried over high heat with light and dark soy sauce, garlic, chilli, lup cheong (Chinese waxed sausage), egg, fishcake and beansprouts. The most sinful (but satisfying part)—char kway teow is stir-fried in lard, giving it fragrance and texture. Fresh prawns and blood cockles are then added to the mix. Local and regional variants of the dish also incorporate belacan (dried shrimp paste) [source]. Tropika Club aggregated rankings or “ranking of rankings” compared from the following sources to further ascertain the final rankings. This is further refined using the TripAdvisor rankings to decide between the position in case there is a tie. Read on to find out where are the Top 10 Best Char Kway Teow in Singapore.
- 1. Outram Park Fried Kway Teow Mee 欧南园炒粿條面
- 2. No. 18 Zion Road Fried Kway Teow
- 3. 91 Fried Kway Teow Mee
- 4. Hill Street Fried Kway Teow 禧街炒粿條
- 5. Meng Kee Fried Kway Teow
- 6. Dong Ji Fried Kway Teow
- 7. Heng Huat Fried Kway Teow
- 8. Apollo Fresh Cockle Fried Kway Teow
- 9. Lai Heng Fried Kuay Teow & Cooked Food
- 10. Green Sky Fried Kway Teow
- 11. Hai Kee Teochew Char Kuay Teow
- 12. Lao Fu Zi Fried Kway Teow 老夫子炒粿条
- 13. Tiong Bahru Fried Kway Teow
- 14. Circuit Road Char Kway Teow
- 15. Katong (Peter) Fried Kway Teow Mee
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1. Outram Park Fried Kway Teow Mee 欧南园炒粿條面
Introduction: The stall was first started by Mr Ng’s father at Metropole Cinema in Tanjong Pagar in the 50s. The stall, however, is named after their tenure at the second outlet in Outram Park. Mr Ng became to help his father since the beginning and officially took over about 10 years ago.
Offerings: What’s so special about this stall’s char kway teow? The plate of kuey teow has cockles, beansprouts and fried pork lard to complement the tasty egg. The noodles are smooth, thoroughly coated with special black sauce and packs with a wallop of wok hei. Every other bite comes with the crunchy deep-fried lard.
Location: 531A Upper Cross St, #02-17, Singapore 051531
2. No. 18 Zion Road Fried Kway Teow
Introduction: No. 18 Zion Road Fried Kway Teow, ranked as one of the best char kway teows in Singapore. This stall is hidden within the Zion Riverside Food Centre which selling $4 char kway teow. The stall owner, Mr Ho, got invited to the Istana to witness the swearing-in of the Singapore Prime Minister and his Cabinet Ministers on August 2004.
Offerings: This char Kway teow was cooked with a good amount of fishcake, beansprouts, Chinese sausage, pork lard and fresh cockles. The portion is generous. ‘The taste is yummy’ commented by the stall supporters. It has a right balance of sweet and savoury filled with a strong wok hei flavour.
Location: 70 Zion Rd, #01-17 Zion Riverside Food Centre, Singapore 247792
Contact: +65 9868 5507
3. 91 Fried Kway Teow Mee
Introduction: Named after the stall’s number at the Golden Mile Food Centre, 91 Fried Kway Teow Mee is known for its healthier version of Char Kway Teow with no pork, no lard but added with toppings of chye sim and fried whitebait. It also has a “Michelin Plate” which recommended by Michelin Guide 2019.
Offerings: Do you ever tried a ‘healthy’ plate of Char Kway Teow? Come visit 91 Fried Kway Teow Mee! Their rendition of Fried Kway Teow Mee caters to health-conscious diners watching their calories and fat intake which costs $3.00 (S), $4.00(M), $5.00(L) per plate. This kway teow mee with a special broth that takes about 10 hours to prepare and their chye sim are not oily as they are not stir-fried, blanched and topped only before serving. They also will add a nice, crunchy texture of some fried whitebait on top of the noodles.
Location: 505 Beach Rd, #01-91, Singapore 199583