#01-317, 47 Tanglin Halt, 141047
Asian, Cantonese, Chinese
+65 68846884
+65 64744547

Mon: 18:00 - 01:00

Wed - Sun: 18:00 - 01:00

(Closed on alt Fri)

Closed: Tue

$42 based on 4 submissions
Dinner (4 votes), Ala Carte (3 votes), Hidden Find (3 votes) ...

Sek Tong Gai is hearty authentic Cantonese food at its best. Made by veteran Cantonese cooks, this family owned business has been around for more than 20 years. Specialties include Crab Bee Hoon, seafood roll, minced meat and eggplant claypot, and a large variety of dishes.

What others are eating here

Har Cheong Kai (Prawn paste chicken)
Har Cheong Kai (Prawn paste chicken)
Bee Hoon with sliced bittergourd and ‘Sang Yu’ (snakehead) fish
Bee Hoon with sliced bittergourd and ‘Sang Yu’ (snakehead) fish
Bee Hoon with sliced bittergourd and ‘Sang Yu’ (snakehead) fish
Bee Hoon with sliced bittergourd and ‘Sang Yu’ (snakehead) fish
Bee Hoon
Bee Hoon
Steamed Bamboo clams with Fried Garlic and Premium Soy sauce
Steamed Bamboo clams with Fried Garlic and Premium Soy sauce
Kai Lan done two ways
Kai Lan done two ways

Latest Review for Sek Tong Gai

Overall RatingBased on 6 reviews
Most helpful review:

Good Zi Char @ Commonwealth!

Food/Drink 5| Value 5| Ambience 4| Service 5
Total Reviews: 687

After dinner at home one weekday evening, I was still feeling hungry and I had a craving for some zi char. I popped over to Commonwealth where I knew a Zi Char that closes late, which is Sek Tong Gai. At close to 10pm, there were 3 tables, ranging from 4 to 10 pax having their dinner.


As I waited for my order, I saw their order of crab bee hoon being served, and it whet my appetite more. Must come back another day for that.


I ordered the following to go:

- Har Cheong Kai (Prawn paste chicken): What I like about their chicken is the prawn paste is mild in taste and not strong flavour like most stalls. There’s hardly any batter coating the chicken. They also use the whole chicken for this, so you get breast meat,  chicken wings, drum sticks unlike other places who only use chicken wings. The breast meat were nice and tender and not dry at all. Chilli sauce has a unique ginger flavour and mildly spicy, which I finished by the end of my meal. Recommended!


- Bee Hoon with sliced bittergourd and ‘Sang Yu’ (snakehead) fish: My first choice of hor fun is sold out, so I went for Bee Hoon instead. Wanting to eat healthy, I went for sliced bittergourd and ‘Sang Yu’ (snakehead) fish in a black bean sauce. Fish is fresh and firm. The bittergourd complemented the black bean sauce well. Good ‘wok hei’ for the bee hoon. Try it!


A good and satisfying meal for me.


A great restaurant for easy takeaways or dining in, and I have not been disappointed.


Try it!


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Food was very good but the lady boss is rude and unaccommodating

Food/Drink 4| Value 4| Ambience 3| Service 1
Total Review: 1

Very good food in a quaint neighborhood, the pork and shark's fin was great.

just wanted to move our table back by a few inches to allow my friends more space but got into an argument with her

Based on this, I will not be returning no matter how good the food was.

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Another great dinner at Sek Tong Gai!

Food/Drink 4| Value 4| Ambience 3| Service 3
Total Reviews: 687

I have been recommending this hidden-find restaurant to my friends when they ask me for a new place to dine. They come back to tell me that they love the food here.

I heard from the lady boss that she has some shioment of oysters and I asked her to reserve some for me, and I came by for a meal.

The highlights of my dinner were:
- Steamed Bamboo clams with Fried Garlic and Premium Soy sauce: The bamboo clam is fresh and if you love your shell fish, you wil like this.
- Kai Lan done two ways: I always recommend this dish to my friends, and I always order this when I dine here. Try it.
- Stewed Ee Mian with Fish Slices: The usual Ee Mian is plain. I requested for some fish slices to be added. the fish slices gave the dish a new flavour. But the fresh fish slices addition do not come cheap. 
- Baked Cheese Fresh Oyster: Fresh Oysters, topped with cheese and baked. I wished I had the oysters done in different preparation, so that I can have a different taste. But there's always a next time.
- Salted Fish Seafood Bee Hoon: This was the first time I had seafood bee hoon with salted fish and the salted fish sliced gave a nice flavour to the dish and I loved it. Recommended!

I will come to try out  their different prepartions for oyster when they have the next shipment, which I hope is soon. 

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Traditional and authentic Cantonese fare

Food/Drink 4| Value 4| Ambience 3| Service 4
Total Reviews: 609

Providing a casual, relaxed ambience for families and friends alike to enjoy a good meal in a non-fussy environment, this clean-cut Chinese restaurant serves everything from soup to seafood, basically a wide range of zichar dishes, and the "menu" comes in the form of an electronic tablet.

The first dish that was served was the Chinese Spinach with mini dried scallops and cellophane noodles (more commonly known as "tang hoon"), at SGD$21.00. This seemingly simple dish was immersed in the most tasty broth, the fresh spinach was finely soft, and the cellophane noodles were silky smooth, so this dish passed on all counts - taste, texture and outlook.

Next, we had the Claypot chicken with salted fish (SGD$18.00) - the chicken was not ultra-tender, but the taste was superb in savoury's element. Imagine tiny bits of salted fish and the overture of spring onion orchestrating flavors on top of the saltish gravy the chicken was infused with.

Following this, we had the Soon Hock Fish (SGD$97.00) - cooked in traditional Cantonese style alongside cubes of beancurd, white mushrooms and brinjal. The fish was fresh and saccharine in its sea-worthy manner, and the brinjal was meltingly soft. This was a dish with everything - meat and vegetables tossed into one.

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