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Five Star Hainanese Chicken Rice

Chinese, Asian,
191 East Coast Road | East Coast, Singapore 428897, Singapore
+65 6235 6760
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Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
191 East Coast Road | East Coast, Singapore 428897, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken here as part of a local food tour with guide. We had chicken rice with accompaniments. We’re told how it was prepared and that this establishment was one of the best for this dish. Did not disappoint

Thank Trisha M
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We had the curry fish head ..which was quite tasty although not the best we have ever had But it's quite a popular fish during that night

Thank Julian F
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Miss Jee was a lovely help in organising our meal. Great fun and friendly. Busy place with all the locals as well.

Thank Ewa J
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

I had take away dinner from them. The famous dish is the chicken, but other dishes are also good. I ate their tofu dish and it was really tasty. For chicken rice, chicken was tender and the sauce is very tasty. The price is quite...More

Thank ManngaDua
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Arch rivals for a long time, I prefer the roasted chicken here, rice not as fragrant as Boon Tong but still delicious. Chilli and close fight between the two hard to decide

Thank SVRBlackBookAsia
Reviewed 30 January 2018

It seems that the chicken cooked here is to the authentic recipe and very popular. In the evenings the tables are full and the queue for the takeaway service is long. The menu offers plenty of options other than their famous chicken. We ate there...More

Thank tink58Roma
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Visited this place for dinner after a hectic evening at Gardens by the bay. It's a street-side cafe with tables laid out on the pavement under awnings. Seems quite popular with the locals. This place is famous for Hainanese food. So the hainanes chicken rice...More

Thank DrSin13
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We ordered some for take away and the order was well managed. Saw that they do serve other dishes apart from chicken rice and will definitely like to come back to try them out. The roasted chicken is good and the rice fluffy and aromatic.

Thank Mei T
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Great service and food at unbelievably low prices. Always reliable and tasty. If full pop next door Sin Hoi Sai Eating house.

Thank Warren D
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The menu is not that different than most restaurants around. The difference is the quality of the ingredients (above average) and the lower prices, since most clients are locals. A huge chili crab for 70$ was almost 50% less than the most popular downtown restaurants....More

Thank Diogo C
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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I will be there again next month {February}. order a cold "tiger" beer without ice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 East Coast Road | East Coast, Singapore 428897, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Joo Chiat
  • Neighbourhood: Joo Chiat
  • Phone Number: +65 6235 6760
With a multitude of chicken rice stalls in Singapore, you might have difficulty finding just one place with authentic and mouth-watering chicken rice. Yet, one established and reliable chain to try is Five Star Hainanese Chicken Rice, with outlets in East Coast and River Valley and Upper Bukit Timah.
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