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Wing Seong Fatty’s Restaurant @ Bencoolen Street

Accordingly to CNN, the supposedly ‘original’ Fatty Weng Cantonese Restaurant – Wing Seong Fatty’s Restaurant  – is one of the 5 best Chinese restaurants in Singapore. I heard so much about it but never tried so we decided to bring my parents one weekday night after work.

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Typical traditional Chinese Tzechar restaurant in Singapore

This is good value for families; we had many dishes paid $77 for 4 people. However, the food reviews even among 4 of us were mixed. N liked the food, while my mum and I personally found the food generally bland. Nonetheless, this is good try for families at least once. If you prefer sublter (and i assume healthier) tastes for some of the dishes, this will be a good repeat. Personally though, only a few dishes stood out. Am going to rank the dishes by my preference!

1) Favourite – Home Made Tofu ($8) drizzled with Enoki, regular mushrooms and starchy brown sauce. I like the strong egg flavour in this crispy tofu, and the sauce was a good blend with the tofu without being overly salty.

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2) Black Pepper Venison ($14) –   The venison is not too spicy and very, very tender, prepared with spices and sliced onion. Good cooking as venison usually ends up tough and try in tze char stores.

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3) Chilli Kang Kong ($8)

Crunchy fresh vegetables with fried chili and spices. Spicy and nice!

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4) Meat Rolls aka Ngoh Hiang($8)

*Unhealthy alert* Tasty rich flavours! Homemade and unique dish, the taste of the flavorful ingredients are enhanced by the frying.

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5) Fried Cereal Prawns with Dates ($17).

This was a weird cereal prawn dish for me. It was not the usual sweet nor salty. It was really like… normal cereal. But prawns were fresh.

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6) Fried Rice with Shrimps ($6)

Another bland dish.. but I guess healthy for older folks who can’t take too much sodium. I will pass on this if I head back.

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7) Singapore Fried Bee Hoon ($5)

Not quite the usual xingzhou beehoon one would expect.. also bland.

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If you do visit, suggest the first 4 dishes and also many other tables had crab dishes on them, so might be good try too!
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Address: 01-31 Burlington Square, 175 Bencoolen Street
Tel: +65 6338 1087
Operating hours: Daily noon–2:30 p.m, 5:15 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

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