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Wee Nam Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice

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Marina square | Raffles avenue, Singapore, Singapore
+65 6255 6396
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our first meal when we just arrived in Singapore. I love chicken so much. Therefore I chose this one without any second wondering. Chicken was so fresh and tender which combine perfectly with soya sauce. The soup was great with nice broth. Strongly recommend this place. Very clean, nice staff, excellent services.

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Thank whitney C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I are from New York City and came here to sample what we were told was great Hainanese chicken. We both loved the roasted and soy sauce versions it the chicken and the dark sauce was amazing. The restaurant is simple, clean, bright and bustling and the food was great and a great value. I wish we... More 

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Thank Jason T
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is conveniently located on the 4th level of the Marina Square It is always very crowded during lunch and I always make it a point to be there early. The Chicken rice is consistently very good. They have a very reasonable set for lunch which is comparable to food court prices. Very good value for money and service... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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166 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

One of my highlights to Singapore was to eat the Hainanese chicken rice. My wife loved it tremendously. The boiled white or dark soy sauce chicken meat is so tender and juicy. The rice is cooked in its juices and so fragrant. The ginger and chili paste is to die for if you care for the hot stuff. We ordered... More 

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Thank Bernard P
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Visited the United Square branch in November 2016 to try out this infamous chicken rice. I did not find the white chicken to be anything fantastic. The ones I had in Boon Tong Kee and a restaurant next to Raffles Hotel were more exciting to eat. Soup was not bad. Service was a little slow, with incoming patrons hardly noticeable... More 

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Thank Aki Leng Sim T
Singapore River, Singapore
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244 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Alas, the kitchen has declined and they've become lazy enough to use MSG for the chicken soup. Simply unacceptable. The chicken is tender but the accompanying sauce has lost its aroma, being overwhelmed by saltiness.

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Thank HansiZhai
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Wee Nam Kee has been around since 1989, and is currently situated in an air-conditioned eatery at United Square. Their specialty is chicken rice. The white chicken which we ordered was flavourful but a little fat. The rice was a little too moist. We also ordered several other dishes like fish head curry, baby kailan (a green leafy veg), hot... More 

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Thank Jude T
Singapore, Singapore
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115 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Been to this place a few times and the chicken rice is nice with a variety of chicken - steamed, roasted or braised in soya sauce. The curry fish head is pretty good too. Come for the food but the service is pretty bad. Not sure where they find the waitresses from but there's this one who shows her bad... More 

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Macau
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

A thumbs up to their hainanese chicken rice. My daughter loves it and my son love their rice. He only ate the rice and almost finished two order of it. The stir fried beef is also good. The assorted veggies is also good. You can also order fresh coconut juice. The overall experience is thumbs up.

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Thank Bethchabay
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Tender chicken with light tasty sauce, it goes super well with fragrant chicken rice. Whether you order white chicken or roasted chicken, even once I ordered all chicken breasts, they still taste very delicious! Most people go for their rice, some people will order noodle it also serve with the famous chicken. I like their wanton type noodle too. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina square | Raffles avenue, Singapore, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6255 6396

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?