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“Not authentic”
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Cuisines: Chinese
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“Not authentic”
Reviewed March 12, 2012

Visited this place on a Sunday after reading that this place was generally good on this website. The place is quite a small bistro/cafe style establishment with about six or seven tables and we think the place is run by singaporeans as the food was prepared in a similar manner to places in Singapore. We ordered wet ho fun, char kway teow and sambal prawns. The ho fun and sambal prawns were good but the char kway teow was the worst we have ever eaten, it's not authentic at all, even though on their sign outside, they claim to be authentic. Our char kway teow was too sweet and had yellow noodles mixed in with the ho fun! Maybe the owner was being cheap with the White flat rice noodles because there wasn't much of it in this dish, and there was very little meat, very disappointing! Char kway teow NEVER contains yellow noodles, it should be cooked in a similar style to dry beef ho fun. Apart from that the portions were very small and the service was extremely slow even though there wasn't many customers in the shop, there was only one chef but we have been to one chef establishments who could get out the food to us much quicker. It's a shame really but this place is between poor and average compared to other Asian eateries and it's not good value for money compared to other places.

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