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Tiong Bahru Lee Hong Kee Cantonese Roasted

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Tiong Bahru Lee Hong Kee Cantonese Roasted has been in the business for more than 50 years and remains a popular place for roasted meat lovers in the area.

Mon - Wed: 09:00 - 20:00

Fri - Sun: 09:00 - 20:00

The Hungry Bunny

Only if you're at Tiong Bahru Market

Read more reviews at http://thehungrybunnie.blogspot.com

We like the Cantonese roasts at this stall, usually marked by a substantial queue as well. While we wouldn't brave the queue for the food here, we will get a 2-person portion if there isn't a queue.
 
 We had:

1) Roasted Duck ($12): fairly fresh, very flavoursome, succulent and with just the right amount of fat to make this extra tasty without that much of the guilt

2) Roasted Pork ($8): commendable, with a crisp golden skin, tender salty meat and nice thin layer of fat

3) BBQ Pork ($8): though not the best around, is moist and well-caramelized with a smoky charred crust, and slathered in a complementary stickily sweet sauce

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25 Dec 2012 • 579 reviews • 21 followers

Only if you're at Tiong Bahru Market

Read more reviews at http://thehungrybunnie.blogspot.com

We like the Cantonese roasts at this stall, usually marked by a substantial queue as well. While we wouldn't brave the queue for the food here, we will get a 2-person portion if there isn't a queue.
 
 We had:

1) Roasted Duck ($12): fairly fresh, very flavoursome, succulent and with just the right amount of fat to make this extra tasty without that much of the guilt

2) Roasted Pork ($8): commendable, with a crisp golden skin, tender salty meat and nice thin layer of fat

3) BBQ Pork ($8): though not the best around, is moist and well-caramelized with a smoky charred crust, and slathered in a complementary stickily sweet sauce
06 Aug 2012 • 151 reviews • 1 follower

Not worth its hype

Please go to http://rollingwrites.blogspot.sg/2012/07/tiong-bahru-lee-hong-kee.html for pictures!

I opted for the Char Siew and Sio Bak ($3). It's not that it's not nice, just that I think it's overhyped. It's my fault that the roasted pork's skin is no longer crispy because I asked for the sauce. But the char siew was not as sweet as I liked it to be, and perhaps was too fatless. For some people, you may like this combination of char siew- fatless and not so sweet.

The abundance of gravy went well with the rice and the roasted pork was quite lean as well. They also serve a special concoction of chilli sauce (not your normal chicken rice chilli sauce).

While the portion and taste is worth $3, there's this stall in Tanjong Katong, Nan Xiang Chicken Rice, where I really like the char siew- slightly charred, slightly fatty, and coated with sweet char siew sauce.

09 Feb 2012 • 73 reviews • 5 followers

Customer for eons

Am a long-time customer…..since old Tiong Bahru market days.

Roast pork has crispy skin, char siew and roast duck are good as well. They serve rice and noodles.

22 Apr 2009 • 436 reviews • 32 followers

Tiong Bahru Lee Hong Kee Cantonese Roasted

The Lee Hong Kee business has been around for more than 45 years. As history (and the undying long queues) would show, the roasted meats here are a crowd favorite. Meat lovers would have their fill with the large range consisting of roasted duck, chicken, pork, and char siew. The meat is char-roasted, lending extra crispness.

The most popular item here is the char siew rice with roasted pork ($3). Not only is the price reasonable, you get a hefty amount of meat. The tender char siew is cut thickly, offering a very satisfying bite. Those worried about the high calorie content need not suffer pangs of guilt from indulging in this dish the pork is lean, and has a fragrant roasted taste to boot.

The roasted chicken rice ($2.50) is served with the same sweet braised sauce used in the other dishes, and may taste a little odd to some.