Chinatown Food Street reopens 1 December after being closed for several months. Their new reopening brings six new steamboat and BBQ ala carte buffet concepts, offering free-flow dishes and a limited-time-only ‘Always 99’ promotion.
Located at Smith Street, in the heart of Singapore’s Chinatown, Chinatown Food Street typically caters to locals, curious tourists and skilled chefs who share a deep appreciation for good food. Many of the stalls today offer dishes that were once staple foods for the locals that saw Singapore through its formative years, such as ngor hiang and bak chor mee, with recipes passed down through the years.
Six new ala carte buffet concepts to look out for at Chinatown Food Street
The six new ala carte buffet concepts feature Singaporeans’ most loved steamboats and BBQ cuisines, namely 老东北烧烤 Chinese BBQ, 牛车水叻沙火锅 Chinatown Laksa Steamboat, 舌尖上麻辣火锅 Mala Steamboat, Hongdae Korean BBQ, Nabemono Shabu Shabu and S88 Mookata Steamboat.
These buffet concepts are priced from $19.90 to $23.90 nett per adult and $12.90 nett per child (aged 3 to 12), for a minimum of 2 diners each time. Each concept offers signature soup bases and marinated meats, seafood, a wide selection of fresh vegetables, and various sauces and condiments.
Diners can choose a variety of soup bases inspired by local flavours such as laksa, a peppery pork stomach soup or herbal chicken soup at 牛车水叻沙火锅 Chinatown Laksa Steamboat. For those who dare, dive into one at 舌尖上麻辣火锅 Mala Steamboat for a numbing-spicy experience made from Sichuan peppercorn and chilli pepper.
If you’re looking for a burst of flavours, try the sizzling meats and sides from 老东北烧烤 Chinese BBQ. You can also try Hongdae Korean BBQ’s signature marinated meats like black pepper beef short rib, original garlic pork belly and spicy bulgogi chicken. Add on a bowl of gooey cheese for dipping at just $2!
At Nabemono Shabu Shabu, instead of the usual sukiyaki or miso, try their soya milk soup base at and a selection of Japanese oden, udon, leafy produce, dipping sauces and thinly sliced quality meats.
If you want the best of both worlds of BBQ and steamboat, head over to S88 Mookata Steamboat and choose your favourite meat from a box of proteins to share and grill meats such as prawns, pork, scallops and more!
Customers dining at these steamboat and BBQ stalls can also look forward to mouth-watering, free flow dishes such as garlic fried rice with braised pork belly, poached chicken, Sichuan wontons, Korean tteokbokki (spicy rice cake), and much more!
Chinatown Food Street’s ‘Always 99’ promotion
Chinatown Food Street’s new ‘Always 99’ is a thematic promotion for ala carte style items, going at $0.99, $1.99, $9.90 or similar price points across all of its reopened stalls between December 2020 and January 2021.
Diners can look out for attractive promotions, such as the limited-time-only $9.90 deal for the first 30 customers at each of the new steamboat and BBQ concept during dinner times from 1 to 6 December 2020 and char siew rice from Tiong Bahru Meng Kee Roast Duck at just $1.99 (U.P. $5.00)! Check out the Chinatown Food Street website for more information.
Chinatown Food Street
“As an iconic heritage food street in the heart of Chinatown, we want to offer our best local and Asian favourite food experience at an affordable price to Singaporeans as part of the reopening celebration of Chinatown Food Street. Good food always brings people together and with the unique, nostalgic ambience of the street, we aim to bring joy, community spirit and normalcy back into the Chinatown precinct,” says Ms Rae Ng, Senior Head of Marketing for Select Group, the company that manages Chinatown Food Street.
Chinatown Food Streat opens from 11 am to 11 pm daily. The Steamboat and BBQ Concepts open from 5 pm to 11 pm daily.