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Kay Lee Roast Meat Joint (Upper Paya Lebar)

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Address: 125 Upper Paya Lebar Road, 534838

Kay Lee Roast Meat Joint offers a variety of roast meat including their famous "Char Siew" & "Sio Bak".

Daily: 10:30 - 20:00

+65 65942205
+65 67438778
$9 based on 53 submissions
Lunch (11 votes), Take Away (7 votes), Children/Family (4 votes)

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Best char siew in Singapore

While not one to extol food outlets, I felt compelled to write a bit about Kay Lee's char siew.  It is sinfully good.  If you happen to like the type of char siew they serve (I do), that is well roasted, sweetish and marbled with fat.  The combination is simply scrumptious.  I do not particularly enjoy eating meat with too much fat, but will make the exception for the char siew as the meat is so juicy, tenderly and delightfully tasty. Downside?  It's probably not the most healthy meal.  So far, the best char siew I have tasted in Singapore.

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• 19 Jul 2015 • 16 reviews • 0 follower

Poor value for money

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I was unimpressed with the establishment which claims an illustrious history dating back to the 1940s. The serving size was so small that even my 6 year old asked for more 'meat'. To top things off, my helper mentioned that the 'other place' was better. Nothing else need be said and needless to say, I will not be going back. 
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• 13 Jul 2014 • 1 review • 0 follower

Over-Rated, Over-Priced, Over-Roasted

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Perhaps it was due to the many positive reviews that set our expectation high on this place.  We finally tried it and found it to be disappointing.  As I saw the lady chopping the lean and rather dry char siew, I decided to opt for the fatty ones.  It was still dry and nothing like a good tasting char siew should taste.  Same for the roast duck and roast pork.  Way too dry.  Peeps, there are way better roast meat around for lesser price than here.

We ordered just roast duck and char siew but was given 3 roast, for 3 person and charged for S$37.90.  Way too much for the not too generous portion never mind the quality.
With this price, enjoy a succulent, moist and delicious char siew at Char.  Think the price would come up lower but in a restaurant setting.


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• 04 Jul 2014 • 1 review • 0 follower

Best char siew in Singapore

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While not one to extol food outlets, I felt compelled to write a bit about Kay Lee's char siew.  It is sinfully good.  If you happen to like the type of char siew they serve (I do), that is well roasted, sweetish and marbled with fat.  The combination is simply scrumptious.  I do not particularly enjoy eating meat with too much fat, but will make the exception for the char siew as the meat is so juicy, tenderly and delightfully tasty. Downside?  It's probably not the most healthy meal.  So far, the best char siew I have tasted in Singapore.
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