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(Closed) Tung Lok Classics (Chinese Swimming Club)

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Tung Lok Classics, part of the Tung Lok Group, offers a tantalising range of Shanghainese, Sichuan, Hubei and Cantonese dishes. It is located at Amber Road.

Mon - Sat: 11:30 - 15:00

Mon - Sat: 18:00 - 22:30

Sun & PH: 10:00 - 15:00

Sun & PH: 18:00 - 22:30

+65 63450111
$51 based on 24 submissions
Dinner (7 votes), Children/Family (5 votes), Large Groups/Gathering (4 votes)
Damien Chiang Kwok Wai

Dinner

We have ordered the $98 set dinner using Amex one - for - one promotion. It is value for money. We had braised shark fin with crab meat soup, soon hock fish fillet, baby lobster noodles and chilled mango with ice cream in a coconut among other food items. We also ordered the mee sua with fish puff for our toddler son. He prefers the food we are having. 

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02 Jun 2014 • 1 review • 0 follower

Dinner

We have ordered the $98 set dinner using Amex one - for - one promotion. It is value for money. We had braised shark fin with crab meat soup, soon hock fish fillet, baby lobster noodles and chilled mango with ice cream in a coconut among other food items. We also ordered the mee sua with fish puff for our toddler son. He prefers the food we are having. 
06 Apr 2014 • 4 reviews • 0 follower

The service makes this branch of TungLok a standout. Exceptionally good service and good quality food. Very good value for AMEX promotion ca

Exceptionally good service and good quality food. Very good value for AMEX promotion card holders. Service quality is very good even during busy weekend peak periods.
07 Jan 2011 • 54 reviews • 0 follower

Delicious but Expensive Classics

Great food though the bill burned a whole in my pocket. Probably because we were dining there for the first time, we took the advice of our server and ordered what she recommended which apparently were all highly priced. That said, they do offer classics some of which are not to be missed,
27 Sep 2010 • 48 reviews • 2 followers

Awesome Stuff.

I came here on 2 occasions for some massive meals. A bit outdated so I can't really relate many details.

Ambience: Very cramped, but otherwise pleasant.

Service: High up there!

Sio Bak (Roasted Pork chunks): 8/10, awesome goodness roasted to perfection

Suckling Pig Skin: 9/10, heavenly

Fishmore soup (w/ duck eggyolk, mushrooms and white fungus): 8/10

Crocodile paw (Outlet speciality!!): 9/10, tastes like beef marrow. Awesome stuff. really really awesome. Not in the menu.

Garoupa mushroom with fishmore: 7/10, standard-tasting, but otherwise fresh, quite savoury.

Frog legs (sweet and sour): 5/10, average, nothing worth noting.

Cereal Prawn: 4/10, too eggy and a bit.. stale?

har chiong kai: 7/10, how can this go wrong?

glutinous rice: 3/10, Plain, uninteresting.

Crystal Bao: 8/10

Deep fried tofu: 6/10

Siew mai: 8/10

Char siew bao: 7/10

Peking duck skin: 7/10, was not crispy enough :S

Xiaolongbao: 4/10, average and a disappointment

Prawn dumping: 6/10, fresh

man tou: 5/10

Long beans: 7/10

Tofu seaweed with sharksfin: 9/10, surprise of the 2nd meal!

lettuce wrap pork mushroom celery: 8/10

mango pomelo sago 2/10, what is this??? sucks!

Food was 7/10 in general. Good stuff!

22 Sep 2010 • 55 reviews • 8 followers

Keep an eye on standards!



This was the first of a trio of Tung Lok restaurants I've been to in the past week! Serene and I had brought our friends here for dim sum almost exactly a year ago when it was newly opened, and found that the quality here was really quite impressive (although i failed to write that review). Hence it was about time we made a return visit, this time with 3 of our other Precious friends.

This being Sunday lunch, the place was packed and there was a queue of hungry people waiting for tables outside. Good thing I'd made reservations! However, our table was in the middle of the room and you get caught up in the bustle of the place there... try to ask for one of the tables with a pool view instead, it's much more relaxing.

We were going to have another big meal that evening, and had planned to restrain ourselves when making orders. Unfortunately some of the other Precious friends are inherently greedy and aren't known to pass up the chance to call for more food!

The century egg congee (2 bowls at $4.80 each) arrvied first, and it looked really yellow. We soon found out why - there had been A LOT of regular egg yolk stirred into it. It isn't stated on the menu; I didn't like it much. Too rich and cloying. The abundance of yolk masks many of the other flavours normally present in this type of congee.

The beancurd skin rolls (5 for $7) were all right but didn't stand out; I recall they were crisper and sharper in taste last year. The steamed chicken claws ($3.60) were rather good - nice sauce and not too salty. One of the best items had to be the carrot cake in XO sauce ($7), which was aromatic and deeply satisfying!

Since Mei Jiu was present, we inevitably had har kow and siew mai (both $1.10 each). In my opinion these are too common and I'd never order them of my own accord. But I eat them if they are placed in front of me... Hmmm, pas mal, je suppose? The prawns were firm and fresh, while the siew mai didn’t exude the yucky fatty taste that they sometimes do.

The prawn cheong fun ($7 each) was smooth and tasted decent, though priced higher than it should be. I quite liked the xiao long bao ($1.40 each), but then many places do them very well these days and the ones here aren't particularly noteworthy.

What I didn't like were the deep-fried yam balls (5 for $7). I found them too starchy and didn't think much of the outer crust. The vegetarian dumplings (5 for $6) were somewhat better, with vegetable bits retaining some of their crunch on the inside, and a not-too-stodgy skin.

There were 3 non-dim sum dishes too: chilled bamboo clams ($35.20 for 4), mian xian with fish ($7) and crab meat mian xian (2 for $16). The bamboo clams were a letdown: the texture was all right, but the sauce (mix of lime and chilli) was boring and there was a distinct lack of flavour to the dish overall. I didn't have the fish mian xian, but liked the crab meat one, which was in a clear broth - a refreshing palate cleanser! The stock could have been richer, though.

We finished with egg tarts and pan-fried custard buns (both 3 for $3.60). I skipped the former, but the latter were great! My first time having them pan-fried, so we weren't sure how they'd turn out, but these were very well done indeed. The bun is certainly firmer and a little more chewy than steamed, but it was filled to bursting with gooey custard and egg yolk that packed a salty-sweet punch. I know this will eventually be my downfall, but it was delicious!

Overall, I felt that while passable, the quality of the food didn’t match up to our experience last year. Has their dim sum chef moved to another branch in the group, or have I been jaded by too much dim sum recently? In any case, you won’t really go wrong here – just don’t expect an outstanding meal.