800 Bowls has affordable noodles and dumplings in City Hall
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The next time you find yourself in town, make a pit stop at 800 Bowls, located in the basement of Capitol Singapore, just two minutes by foot from City Hall MRT Station.
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The under-the-radar eatery offers affordable la mian and dumplings in a casual, no-frills setting. The cheapest mains on the menu are Sichuan Ramen with Peppery Sauce AKA dan dan mian and Ramen with Minced Meat AKA zha jiang mian, which go for $6.50 each. Prices are nett too, so you won’t break the bank here!
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Most of the items are under $10, including the popular Ramen with Prawn Dumpling in Hot Chilli Sauce and Vinegar ($9.80). This hearty main stars springy noodles tossed in a tangy and spicy sauce, topped with four prawn dumplings.
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Those who want something soupy on a rainy day can opt for the Ramen with Shanghai Wanton ($8) instead. The broth is said to be rich and comforting, without being overly salty.
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Otherwise, if you’re visiting in a group, share the Pork Dumpling in Hot Chilli and Vinegar ($7.50) AKA 红油抄手, which comes with six pieces of handmade wonton.
800 Bowls boasts a 4.6-star rating from close to 200 Google reviews, so you know they’re legit. The eatery is also centrally located, which makes it a popular weekday lunch spot among office workers in the area. We recommend visiting during off-peak hours to avoid the crowd.
For more noteworthy food in the area, read out Paik’s Noodle review. The famous Korean noodle eatery, which boasts over 270 outlets across the globe, is now at Suntec City! Alternatively, check out our latest guide to new restaurants in January 2024 if you’re up for trying a new dining spot this month.
Address: 11 Stamford Road, B1-32A, Capitol Singapore, Singapore 178884
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 8:30pm
Tel: 9796 1669
800 Bowls is not a halal-certified eatery.
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