Paradise Teochew VivoCity – dim sum at new Teochew restaurant


Paradise Teochew VivoCity is the latest new restaurant by the Paradise restaurant group. It is located in a quiet corner of level 1 of Vivo City (it is the last unit along the side facing Sentosa and furthest away from Harbourfront). Yet it was a full house when we were there. I think the opening promotion which is on till 7 Dec 2018 might have contributed to it.  Please see photo below for details.

Paradise Teochew Vivo City
Paradise Teochew Vivo City

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Di Wei Botanic Gardens Teochew Restaurant (帝威)


Did you know that there is a Teochew restaurant at the Singapore Botanic Gardens? Neither did we, until recently.  Di Wei Botanic Gardens Teochew Restaurant (帝威) is located at a remote part of the Botanic Gardens. It is in the Cluny Food Hall (formerly known as Canopy Food Court) next to the Raffles Building near the Nassim Gate of the Gardens.  The entire food court was closed for renovations and reopened in August 2018.

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SHAO 烧 – Casual Teochew Dining in the East

Shao at Frankel

SHAO 烧 is a casual Teochew restaurant at Frankel Avenue. Located in the hip suburban enclave where there are a number of popular cafes and restaurants,  SHAO 烧 serves contemporary Chinese dishes centered on roast and barbeque.

SHAO - 烧

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Tiong Bahru Teochew Kueh at Tiong Bahru Market


Tiong Bahru Teochew Kueh is another one of the many food choices available at the Tiong Bahru Market and Food Centre, Singapore.   It is sandwiched between a famous prawn mee stall (which is a story for another day) and a drink stall that calls itself the Kopi Museum.

Tiong Bahru Teochew Kueh
Tiong Bahru Teochew Kueh

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Best Teochew Restaurants in Singapore that we have tried


Whether you are a Teochew ‘ka ki nung'(自己人) or not, many of us enjoy Teochew food for its simplicity and clarity of flavours.  Among the Chinese dialect cuisines widely available in Singapore, it seems that the Cantonese and Teochew restaurants are the most popular in Singapore, judging by the restaurants available.  Here is TOP’s list of the best Teochew restaurants in Singapore that we have tried.   We are fortunate that the quality of Teochew food in Singapore is generally high.  For a look at Teochew dishes at the place of origin, you may read our post Eating Teochew Food in Chaozhou and Shantou, China. We have provided links to our review of each restaurant where you can find more pictures of the place, food and menu.

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