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Guan Hoe Soon

214 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427482, Singapore
+65 6344 2761
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English first
Singapore, Singapore
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is our go to place when we had foreign guests who want to try out Peranakan food. Dishes to try are Ayam Buah Keluak, Ngoh Hiang(non spicy) and the assam fish. Prices are not to bad and the service is friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Visited with a family friend and enjoyed a delicious Peranakan meal. All the dishes were authentic and tasted just the way my grandmother used to make. The otak was very good. I'll be back for another round next year.

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Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Tried out Guan Hoe Soon as was craving for some Perankan food , ordered a Ayam Buak keluak it tasted good but didn't find the babi pong the any good as the pork was tough and dry and didn't really enjoy that dish. Other than that , the pickles with chilli was quite a nice appetizer. If you are around... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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137 reviews 137 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

They have moved to 38/40 Joo Chiat Place, with a dinning area for more than a hundred diners. Interior decoration looks temporary and zen. The kitchen and dinning areas are separated by a curtain instead of wall. We sit next to the curtain and was amused by the sound and action from the kitchen! The Ayam Buah Keluak is delicious... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Great Singaporean (Peranakan) food. Some dishes are really great, and some are just okay. I would recommend their fish (ikan chuan chuan) and seafood dishes (crab foo yong), as they way they taste better than other Perannakan foods. You can tell that they really put their effort and love into their food. All dishes are nicely arranged, and service is... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

After they moved to Joo Chiat Place, tried them again. A cozy little place with a down-to-earth, family feeling. Great food, good service

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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85 reviews 85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Not being a Singaporean, I have to rely on my memory of many years ago to compare the food here. I enjoyed the Crab Foo Yung, certainly not a simple omelet. The dish my wife chose however, Ginger Fish, was very mediocre. Beer I thought expensive even for Singapore at over SGD7 a glass (incl GST), and I wasn't impressed... More

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Singapore
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160 reviews 160 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

To me, this is way better than the chilli Padi restaurant opposite ..My mom is Peranakan and having grown up on authentic cuisine, this is as good as it gets as a commercial establishment .. Maybe a miss in one or teo dishes, but I'd put that down to preferences in taste. Save some space for desert - the chendol... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2008

Good Peranakan Food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2008

yummy otak! the ngo hiang is good too!

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