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The Chinese Feast

The Chinese Feast - Chong Qing Hot Pot is one of the pioneers for steamboats here in Singapore, with choices of 2 soup bases as well as 4 different sauces to go with their food.

Daily: 12:00 - 15:00

Daily: 18:00 - 22:30

$33 based on 21 submissions
Large Groups/Gathering (10 votes), Dinner (9 votes), Lunch (9 votes)

The Pioneer Steamboat in Singapore

Steamboats are everywhere now – Geylang, Chinatown, Tan Quee Lan, Kitchener Road. Hotpots are associated with winter season, but yet springing up in perpetual HOT summer Singapore.

Options are plenty, but quality (and hygience) may be otherwise. But Chong Qing Hotpot, a renowned pioneer in Singapore since 1993, still remains one of the most popular.

The buffet dinner is priced at $30.90++ during weekends. It’s almost double the price of those offered at nearby Bugis, but the added service and consistent quality makes the eating affair more worthwhile.

5 Ways to Enjoy Your Chong Qing Hotpot @ Suntec

1) Select 2 choices of soup: Ma-La, Faithful Chicken, or Preserved Sour Vegetable. My recommended are the first two.  To prevent my buds from getting too numb, I go for a 80% chicken broth/20% spicy combination.

2) Dip your thin sliced meat into the four different sauces: sesame seed base, sesame oil, sweet chilli and chilli with garlic for that additional kick.

3) To ease that buffet guilt, add lots of vegetables and mushroom (especially yummy soft Golden Mushroom) to balance that oily intake.

4) Save space for the complimentary one standard serving of Sliced Salmon, Fu Zhou Fish Balls, New Zealand Mussels, Sliced Squid with Abalone Sauce and Chicken Sausage (well, maybe you can leave this out.) The dishes came quite late after we are almost done eating!

5) Save MORE space for some fried items such as Meat & Chives Dumpling, Fried Buns and Cripsy Spring Roll which came at the end of the meal. Eat it before you call Surrender. You can give the Xiao Long Bao a miss if you mind the thick skin.

The meal came up close to $40 per person (pricey for a poor person like me). I did enjoy the experience though – an opportunity for good friends to gather and friendly service from aunties who can’t wait to stack up your table with plates of meat.

The Verdict

Hot pot, Hot soup, Hot food… but High price.

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Based on 21 votes
18 Feb 2012 • 1 review • 0 follower

If you like your stoved turned off or rushed out even if you have ordered food

*Edit* Note that instead of apologizing for their mistakes, the management has instead chosen to get this negative review removed. One would wonder how many negative reviews this restaurant has received and removed! Readers beware!


I have eaten at Chong Qing Hot Pot @ Suntec
The management of The Chinese Feast responded to this review:
21 Feb 2012
Dear Mr. Tan

We Apologise for the inconvience you encountered during your meal, we are looking into the matter seriously and are presently looking the matter at hand.
04 Feb 2012 • 1 review • 0 follower

If you like to be rushed or have your stove turned off even if you have ordered food

I came here to give a treat to my brothers before my wedding. We started eating at 6:15. The waitress kept turning off our stove and we had to keep telling them that we have meat orders incoming. Finally at about 7:45pm, one of the managers grumbled to us, telling us that there are people waiting
02 May 2011 • 1 review • 0 follower

Totall not worth to go there

I went there with my hubby and baby as a walk in diners on 1st May.

After the long explanation from one of the attendance , we tried the soup, the

chicken soup is very bad, taste nothing like chicken at all.

Not much variety to choose from( no fish fillet , no crab ) and we need to wait long time
18 Jan 2011 • 26 reviews • 0 follower

Good value for money

I'm a regular customer of this outlet and its probably one of the places that I'd think of first when it comes to steamboat.

The selection of food is awesome and there's even a free dessert at the end of the meal.

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27 Dec 2010 • 13 reviews • 0 follower

Hotpot rush!

I have been here once for a set lunch steamboat and I love it! I'm a huge fan of their mala soup! It really numbs your tongue! Their set lunch includes lots of veggies, meat, prawns, etc. But it is more than enough for me! They also serve some dim sum and sweet pastries as part of the buffet. It