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Guan Hoe Soon

#3,741 of 9,588 Restaurants in Singapore}
$$ - $$$Asian, Chinese,
38 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore 427762, Singapore
+65 6344 2761
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“assam fish” (9 reviews)
“chap chye” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Chinese, Singaporean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
38 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore 427762, Singapore
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best Nonya Restaurant That I ever patronised. It has numerous delicious Nonya dishes that you can order. Especially great for you if you love spicy food. We had a hearty meal and everyone were commenting how authentic the dishes were...More

Thank Peggy T
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Friend raved about this place and we decide to have a gathering for party of 10 when a mutual friend came back from UK for a short vacation. The place was not crowded when we went there for dinner on a thu evening. We ordered...More

Thank HarvardCatCat
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We ordered the signature dish - Assam Fish and expected to experience what others have told me about this place. The fish looked great when it was served but the first bite already told me that this fish was not fresh. I told the waiter...More

Thank Tikbal
Reviewed 26 March 2017

~Christine was having her farewell at the oldest Peranakan restaurant in Singapore, getting there for lunch wasn't the problem, it was the single lane parking in those streets off Joo Chiat Road that will test your driving patience at noon! ~lunch was fabulous with so...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Guan Hoe Soon restaurant This restaurant is located at Joo Chiat lane and it is definitely the oldest Peranakan Restaurant in Singapore this place has been serving good and authentic Peranakan food since the 1950s. Although the restaurant's location was out of the way, it...More

Thank MVI888
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Signature dishes include: - Ayam bush keluak - Assam fish - Sayur lodeh - Nonya chap chay Chendol to end off the meal too.

Thank bennyvectra
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest and better restaurants for genuine and delicious nonya food. Must try their signature dishes like Ayam buah keluak, Assam fish, chap Chye, Bak Wan kepeting and many more. Ambience is good and staff are friendly. Weekday lunches are the best as...More

Thank Kathleenlim
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Guan Hoe Soon is a restaurant in the Joo Choit Quarter of Singapore City, which is home to the Peranakan Chinese community. These were among the earliest Chinese settlers in Singapore, and over the centuries have developed their own fusion food, which is a cross...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Lee Kuan Yew's favourite Peranakan Restaurant, this place has been serving good and authentic Peranakan food since the 1950s. The dishes you should have are the off menu babi pangang, the Chendol or Sago Gula Melaka, the babi pontay, the zup chai and the ayam...More

Thank mingguang_han
Reviewed 30 July 2016

After reading the reviews here, I tend to agree with most that the service of the staff needs to improve. For our case, we were served twice food which we did not order. Fortunately we were alert and told the staff who brought back the...More

Thank kwoong
Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of
Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group
descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay
families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is
packed with colourful shops, local characters, and
quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners
enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy
noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore 427762, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Joo Chiat
  • Neighbourhood: Joo Chiat
  • Phone Number: +65 6344 2761
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