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Red Star Restaurant Pte Ltd

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Blk 54 Chin Swee Road #07-23, Singapore 160054, Singapore
65-65325103
Today
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 47
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice display but food is Bad

I'm a dim sum lover.After read mixing reviews about this place in different websites I decided to try it out. All staff were very friendly, variety of foods and desserts BUT all of them were bad.. Did not pass my lowest expectation at all... Oh well once time visit is more than enough

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I'm a dim sum lover.After read mixing reviews about this place in different websites I decided to try it out. All staff were very friendly, variety of foods and desserts BUT all of them were bad.. Did not pass my lowest expectation at all... Oh well once time visit is more than enough

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This restaurant is located on the 7th floor! Best to go during the weekdays as it can get really busy on the weekends and there are no reservations! I love my dim sum and just can't get enough of them! The phoenix claws are so soft and tender!

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Red Star Restaurant is probably the most authentic, classic looking Chinese restaurant left in Singapore. It practically looks like you’ve stepped back in time to the 1970s. Masterchefs Sin Leong, and Hooi Kok Wai, two of the remaining members of the multi-award winning Four Heavenly Kings of Cantonese Cuisine and disciples of Chef Luo Chen at The Cathay Restaurant in... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is the second time in last one year we visited this restaurant. It was a novel experience to see how hundreds of customers are being served with close to 100 different type of dishes on constantly moving trollies. Every dish was nicely prepared. We had about a dozen different types of cuisine namely, Bananas with Prawn, Paper raped Chicken... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This place was introduced in "Surprising Singapore" book, so we purposely went for a try. We would say there's nothing significant comparing to our local famous Dim Sum restaurant but if this your first try of Dim Sum then can give a shot. We didn't order much as we are having lunch soon but what surprised us was the way... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

if you first open up you should have a full menu not a paragraph. Also price is totally different online than on the menu.food is very little on your paint.

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is a nice place for people born in the 70s to reminisce the days when I was just about 10 years old. They still have the push carts serving the different varities of dim sum. I've tasted better dim sum so for me is really the atmosphere and ambience that I enjoy. Plus, the servers are mainly older folks... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Each time when I am in Singapore I go to the Red star restaurant with my Singaporean friends This time I went there for an early breakfast. As it is still busy and no reservation can be made go early. By years the quality became lesser. We ordered a number of classic dim sum dishes, the amount of expected stuffing... More 

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Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Red Star is an institution started by the 4 heavenly kings (4 top chefs) Their early claim to fame was the invention of yu sheng and yam ring. The restaurant is one of the last few Chinese restaurants that is located in an housing estate with old school decor and service. Think of a big hall with tables, a small... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Tried going to this restaurant but was overcrowded and decided to go on weekday instead. Steam pork rib is tasty, siew mai is meaty and gd. Liu sa pau is piping hot but I find the salty not rich enough but is better than many restaurant. Oh yes, I find the steam chicken tasted like those kampong chicken steam to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Blk 54 Chin Swee Road #07-23, Singapore 160054, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > The Quays
  • Neighborhood: The Quays
  • Phone Number: 65-65325103

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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The Quays
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