Tze char takeaway in Singapore provided us with delicious and affordable food during the COVID lockdown. For those of us with no cooking talent, having access to tze char or zhi char (煮炒) food delivery or takeaway is a relief. Here are five of the best tze char takeaway in Singapore that we like.
Tze char or zi char food is a category of Singapore comfort food that is hard to define. It is a repertoire of cooked food items that can be customised (within limits) by the customer. A zi char meal can range from a simple $5 meal to an extravagant $500 meal where crabs and seafood involved.
Maddies: Zi Char at Orchard Road
Maddies is a simple restaurant in Far East Plaza, Scotts Road. It is a convenient place to find reasonably priced zhi char in the Orchard / Scotts Road area. You can find more information and photos of the shop at our review here.
Joo Heng Restaurant: Tze Char Takeaway in Joo Chiat
Joo Heng Restaurant is an old family restaurant now run by the son of its founder. The old school zhi char restaurant in Joo Chiat serves a good range of homey dishes. Residents in the neighborhood had been buying food from Joo Heng for takeaway for ages. It is thus not surprising that it is now one of the popular go to places for zhi char takeaway in Joo Chiat. Read more.
Joo Heng Restaurant
360 Joo Chiat Road
Tel: +65 6345 1503
New Ubin : Zhi Char at City Hall
New Ubin CHIJMES is one of three outlets of New Ubin Seafood. The other two are in Zhongshan Park and Tampines. It serves a combination of classic zhi char dishes and Western meat dishes. Read more.
New Ubin Seafood CHIJMES
30 Victoria Street #02-01B/01C, CHIJMES
Keng Eng Kee : Tze Char at Bukit Merah
We used the online Keng Eng Kee delivery website to order some tze char comfort food. This popular tze char restaurant at Alexandra Village is famous for their seafood items and signature coffee pork ribs. Read more.
Keng Eng Kee Seafood 瓊榮記海鲜
Blk 124 Bukit Merah Lane 1
#01-136, Singapore 150124
Westlake : Zhi Char at Holland / Bukit Timah
Westlake at Farrer Court is a popular place for tze char takeaway for residents staying in the Holland / Bukit Timah area. Claypot Hokkien noodles and their braised pork bun, 西湖扣肉包 are our favourites. Read more.
Blk 4 #02-139 Queen’s Road
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