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Hong Lim Complex

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Cnr South Bridge Rd & Upper Cross St | Chinatown, Singapore, Singapore
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Foodies' delight.

- two storeys of local delicacies connected by walkways to Chinatown Point and China Square - chicken rice / braised duck rice are popular here - a good alternative to Maxwell Food Centre

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not far from Chinatown, we can also find Hong Lim Complex. Maybe it is not as famous as Chintown for tourist, but the food option is also vary with competitive price. Please be patient and pick your option slowly as you will find so many food kiosk in 1st level and 2nd level as well. Taste wise is not the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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186 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

- two storeys of local delicacies connected by walkways to Chinatown Point and China Square - chicken rice / braised duck rice are popular here - a good alternative to Maxwell Food Centre

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Thank stpnfz_fay
Singapore
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

The Hong Lim Complex has a famous food centre which is near to the Park Royal on Pickering Hotel . This famous food centre serves Chinese, Malay and Indian food. The stalls have been operating for more than 20 years and the quality of the food is excellent. I like the fish ball noodle and the Chinese pancake which has... More 

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Thank CowSense
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This is possibly I daresay the best hawker centre in Singapore. Fantastic array of local food to choose from. Must trys include: Curry Chicken Noodles Both stalls on ground and second floor are good. I usually request to have mine without beansprouts which I felt alters the taste of the curry. Outram Char Kway Teow If Hillstreet Char Kway Teow... More 

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Thank Webbywabbit
Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Very near and convenience from center of Chinatown. There's many various food you can choose. I bought the promotion tickets of Univelsal Studio and other interested place/ activities here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This was my first taste of a Singaporean Hawkers market, and when I walked out of the shopping centre into this alleyway I must admit that I was instantly hooked. These places are nothing short of awesome. The juice stalls are particularly enticing, offering fruit drinks that you could never even dream of elsewhere (such as mango and dragon fruit,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

It's a massive complex and completely packed out during lunchtime. Get there early to avoid the big queues. I ordered the fish balls and meat balls from hong xing and waited approximately 15 mins in line. Well worth it though, fish balls were bouncy and the soup broth had a lot of flavour and seasoned well. The dish came with... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

A beautiful place to find good eats and enjoy the piece of the local culture. Never fail me each time I go to the place to enjoy a nice lunch or dinner

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

This is one of 2 main food centres in Chinatown area for local food at reasonable prices. There are few nice good food stalls here; though limited & not as many as Chinatown complex food centre. And this place is so much smaller than Chinatown complex. The Curry chicken noodle on ground floor always have long queues. So is the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

This food center is popular for its curry chicken mee but there are number of cheap and delicious food to try if that is your first time visiting Singapore. You will be spoilt for choice on what to eat!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cnr South Bridge Rd & Upper Cross St | Chinatown, Singapore, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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Chinatown
Chinatown is a classic combination of colorful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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