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22 Punggol Food Places Including Salted Egg Yolk Zi Char And Korean Smashed Burgers

20th May 2021

Eat at these Punggol food spots


Born and bred in Bedok, I was surrounded by a bunch of great eats for close to 25 years. Seriously, my house was directly opposite Fengshan Bedok 85 Market, while my school was just two bus stops away from Simpang Bedok and all these Tanah Merah food places. So when I moved to Punggol, I was ready to eat home-cooked food daily. That was until I found out about these 22 Punggol food places that made me think my new hood isn’t so bad after all.

Update: Georges By The Bay is closed till further notice.


1. Izakaya 95



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Hidden at the second storey of Punggol Settlement is Izakaya 95. The no-frills izakaya allows you to bask in the gorgeous sunset, while savouring on yakitori and other Japanese grub.  Their Japanese BBQ is a must, and highly recommended are the Chicken Meat Skewer ($3+) and the Chicken Skin Skewer ($3+). For revellers, they have a selection of sake and Japanese whiskies to go with your meal.

You can order their skewers to your house if you WhatsApp 8161 3229 or visit the Izakaya95 order website.

Address: 3 Punggol Point Road, #02-05, The Punggol Settlement, Singapore 828694
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 5pm to 10pm, Sat-Sun 1pm to 10pm
Tel: 6384 1132
Website


2. Xian Dan Chao Ren


xian dan chao ren new restaurants april 2021

Diehard members of the salted egg yolk bandwagon will enjoy the fare at Xian Dan Chao Ren, as the whole takeaway stall is dedicated to all things salted egg yolk.

Choose from five main items on their menu: Chicken ($5.90)Fish ($5.90)Lotus Root ($4.90), Pumpkin ($4.90), and Man Tou ($4.90), individually, or in a set. These are named Dynamic Duo ($7.90) if you mix two items, Terrific Trio ($9.90), for three items, and the Ultimate Team-Up ($15.90) for a platter of all five.

Top up $2 to also make your choice into a meal, complete with rice and a sunny-side-up-egg.

Check out our Xian Dan Chao Ren review.

Address: 83 Punggol Central, #B1-K4, Waterway Point, Singapore 828761
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 9618 9069
Website

Xian Dan Chao Ren Review: Salted Egg Mantou, Lotus Root, Chicken, And Platters From $4.90 At Waterway Point


3. White Restaurant


White Restaurant
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White Restaurant has come a long way since starting out as The Original Sembawang White Bee Hoon in Sembawang. The former zi char eatery has since rebranded themselves as a slightly more upscale restaurant, but still serves up delicious plates of their famous white bee hoon.

Apart from takeaway, White Restaurant also does islandwide delivery if you order from their website. Delivery is free with a minimum spend of $50.

Address: 83 Punggol Central, #B1-12 Waterway Point, Singapore 828761
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 9:30pm
Tel: 6702 2002
Website


4. Georges by the Bay


Punggol Food Georges by the Bay
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Inspired by Balinese bistros, Georges by the Bay is a casual bistro pub that serves up hearty fare at reasonable prices. It offers a breathtaking view of the Punggol waterfront, making it a nice place to chill out with your family and friends over the weekend. For food options, make sure to include a portion of the Guinness Beef Stew ($22.90++). This British classic features slow-cooked beef cubes that are tenderly braised together with a potent brew of Guinness stout. 

Address: 500 New Punggol Road, #02-12, Singapore 828617
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 10:30pm
Website
Menu


5. Trunk 95 at Bay Seaside Thai Cuisine


Punggol Food Trunk 95 at Bay Seaside Thai Cuisine
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Trunk 95 at Bay Seaside Thai Cuisine serves up Thai food in a lush and comfortable setting. It’s also awarded the “Thai Select” award, a prestigious seal of approval by the Thai Government after their representatives have anonymously dined at the restaurant. The Red Base Tom Yum Soup ($16++) lets diners choose from prawn, seafood, or chicken and comes with a tangy and spicy kick that’s oh-so-addictive.

They also have delivery available, between 5pm to 11pm on weekdays, and 12pm to 11pm on weekends. Order via WhatsApp at 8161 3229 or their website, or on GrabFood if you’re within proximity. Delivery is $5 for orders below $60 if you use their in-house service, or free if you spend above $60.

Address: 500 New Punggol Road, #02-06, Singapore 828617
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 5pm to 11pm, Sat-Sun 1pm to 11pm
Website


6. Huang Hong Ji Porridge


punggol food - huang hong ji porridge
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Food in Punggol does not have to be gimmicky, there are still a couple of value-for-money places that offer the same no-frills experience. Huang Hong Ji Porridge is one of them and their Signature Porridge ($4) is pretty special, thanks to the addition of crispy deep-fried pork intestines. They also have an economical bee hoon section that promises a filling breakfast or lunch. 

Address: Blk 269A Punggol Field, #01-197, Singapore 822269
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7am to 3pm, 5pm to 8pm, Sat-Sun 7am to 3pm
Tel: 9006 1071


7. BBBurger


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A hidden gem behind Punggol Plaza is BBBurger, which makes Korean smashed burgers to order. Choose from flavours like their Gochujang Chikin’ Burger ($10.80) if you’d like to enjoy a fried chicken sandwich with a spicy-sweet Korean twist. Another favourite is the BB-BUL-GO-GI ($10.50), where marinated Korean beef and caramelised onions are sandwiched between brioche buns.

You can take away from their kiosk, or alternatively, find them on food delivery platforms like GrabFood, FoodPanda, and Deliveroo. If you’re out of range on those platforms, then BBBurgers also does islandwide delivery via their website.

Address: 168 Punggol Field, #B1-05 Punggol Plaza, Singapore 820168
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Website


8. Tampopo


Punggol Food Tampopo
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Tampopo is an established Japanese restaurant with four outlets that are all conveniently located in the center of Singapore. However, they also have a branch that’s housed inside the modern Oasis Terraces. Their Hokkaido Spicy Ramen ($17.90++) is a must-order and is a well-balanced meal that comes with a thick slab of pork tonkatsu.

You can order online for home delivery via their website too.

Address: 681 Punggol Drive, #02-24, Oasis Terraces, Singapore 820681
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10:30am to 9pm
Tel: 6909 7850
Website


9. Rise & Grind Coffee Co.


Punggol Food Rise & Grind Coffee Co
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Those looking for a cuppa coffee or a spot to chill out over the entire afternoon should put Rise & Grind Coffee Co. on their list. This cosy cafe serves up locally roasted coffee and a variety of Western fare such as burgers and pizzas. Their mains such as Mushroom Chicken Chop ($10.80+) come in large portions, and features a side of fries and salad to go with the juicy piece of boneless chicken thigh. 

You can also order their dishes for home delivery on their website.

Address: 681 Punggol Drive, #01-06, Oasis Terraces, Singapore 820681
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10:30am to 9pm, Sat-Sun 9:30am to 9pm
Tel: 9866 2020
Website


10. Lao Jiang Superior Soup


Punggol Food Lao Jiang Superior Soup
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Those who visit Malaysia often might be familiar with the comforting seafood soups that the locals enjoy. Lao Jiang Superior Soup offers the same experience and pushes out bowls of their seafood-based soup at Oasis Terraces. The Superior Ipoh Horfun ($9.50) might sound a little pricey, but comprises seven different ingredients that include the likes of grouper slices, fish maw, and even abalone.

If you choose to get takeaway, pick up at any of their outlets and enjoy 10% off your total bill with a minimum spend of $30.

Address: 681 Punggol Drive, #01-42/43, Singapore 821669
Opening hours: Daily 9am to 9:30pm
Tel: 6244 0219
Website


11. Seoul Good


Punggol Food Seoul Good

Punggol East’s container park is a gem for good food. And one store to look out for is Seoul Good. The Korean eatery comes with scrummy K-dishes such as Beef Spicy Bulgogi Fries ($7.90+) and Myeongdong Chicken Balls with Rice ($9.90+).  For dessert, cool down with their Oreo With Ice Cream Milk Nase Bingsu ($17.90+), where a mountain of milky shavings come crowned with Oreo crumbs, banana slices, a scoop of chocolate ice cream and an Oreo biscuit.

The eatery also has a promotion for takeaway, wherein if you spend $38.80, you get $20 worth of food for free. Items include kimchi soup, fried enoki mushrooms, and jeju water. This promotion runs until 13 June 2021.

Check out our full review of Seoul Good!

Seoul Good Review: Korean Fried Chicken And Bingsu Cafe At A Container Park In Punggol

Address: 50 Punggol East, #01-K36, Singapore 828826
Opening hours: Daily 3pm to 10pm


12. Big Fish Small Fish


Punggol Food Big Fish Small Fish

Even on weekday nights, Big Fish Small Fish is always teeming with customers. When you’re here, order their Dory ($8.80+), which comes with a huge, chunky fish fillet and a paper cone overflowing with thinly cut potato crisps. If you are a fan of crispy calamari rings, the Fried Calamari ($8.80+) might interest you. Be sure to help yourself to the free-flowing sauces available, including cheese and salted egg!

They also offer delivery via FoodPanda and GrabFood!

Check out our full review of Big Fish Small Fish!

Big Fish Small Fish Review: Fish And Chips With A Variety Of Sauces At $6.90 Nett At Punggol

Address: 50 Punggol East, #01-K36, Singapore 828826
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Website


13. Whisk & Paddle


Punggol Food Whisk & Paddle

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Overlooking Punggol Reservoir is Whisk & Paddle. An established joint for Punggol food, whether it’s brunch or dinner, this space is a hot spot among those living in the North-East thanks to its gorgeous view and delicious food. From their all-day breakfast menu are items such as Eggs Benedict ($14.80++) and Waffle With Sea Salt Butter And Syrup ($10.80++).

From now till further notice, you can place your orders via DM with the Whisk & Paddle Facebook page for self-pickup at their outlet and get 20% off your total bill.

Address: 10 Tebing Lane, Singapore 828836
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am to 8pm, Sat-Sun 9am to 8pm
Tel: 6242 4617
Website


14. Uncle Leong Seafood


Punggol Food Uncle Leong Seafood
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There are several seafood zi char stores in Punggol, but Uncle Leong Seafood at Tebing Lane is widely recognised as one of the better ones. Prices here are reasonable, and they are particularly known for whipping up a tasty serving of Chilli Crab (seasonal price). There’s also another fancier outlet at Waterway Point called Uncle Leong Signatures, but the one at Tebing Lane is more affordable and offers the same dishes.

They’re also offering free islandwide delivery if you order off the Uncle Leong Seafood online store. Self-pickup is also available!

Address: 6 Tebing Lane, #01-03, Singapore 828835
Opening hours: Daily 4:30pm to 11:30pm
Tel: 6441 1848
Website


15. Jollibee


Punggol Food Jolibee
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The fried chicken scene in Singapore hasn’t been the same since the Philippines’ largest fried chicken chain, Jollibee, entered in 2003. Since then, they have expanded across the island and Punggol is the only outlet that’s on the North-East line. Their juicy and amazingly crispy fried chicken are a hit among all ages, and popular sets for single diners include the 2-pc Chickenjoy w/Rice set ($6.95) and 1-pc Chickenjoy w/Jolly Spaghetti set ($6.95)

They are also available for delivery on GrabFood and Deliveroo.

Address: 83 Punggol Central, #B2-06, Waterway Point, Singapore 828761
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm


16. Buddy Hoagies Cafe & Grill


Punggol Food Buddy Hoagies Cafe & Grill

Located on the top floor of Punggol Waterway Point, next to the mall’s playground that has both a wet and dry zone, Buddy Hoagies Cafe & Grill offers a simple and uncomplicated Western dining experience. Hearty meaty mains are the name of the game here, and dishes such as Mushroom Steak ($15.50++ for 180g, $18.50++ for 250g) and Ribeye Steak ($16.50++ for 180g, $20.50++ for 250g) are hot favourites. The latter is a value-for-money option that lets you choose two free sides from a decent selection of coleslaw, onion rings, fries, baked potato, and vegetables. 

During P2HA, they’re running a 30% discount on all takeaway orders, as well as GrabFood orders.

Address: 83 Punggol Central, #02-22, Waterway Point, Singapore 828761
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 10pm, Sat-Sun 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6385 8328
Website


17. Genki Sushi


Punggol Food Genki Sushi

Genki Sushi is by far, the most popular eatery at Waterway Point. Its affordable sushi tends to draw a long line at any time of the day, and they’re especially popular among the younger crowd. My go-to dish here is the Dai Man Zoku range of sushi. They’re approximately 1.5 times bigger than the regular ones, making it a fun experience to pop everything in one bite. Each piece is priced at $1.90++, and some of my favourites in this range include the Jumbo Ebi Fry and Maguro Tataki.

Islandwide delivery is available with charges from $5, with a minimum spend of $35 when you order off their website. Alternatively, opt for self-pick-up, or by ordering from Foodpanda or Grabfood.

Address: 83 Punggol Central, #02-23, Waterway Point, Singapore 828761
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 10pm, Sat 11am to 10pm, Sun 11:30am to 10pm
Website
Menu


18. Dai Lou


Punggol Food Dai Lou
Image credit: Dai Lou’s Facebook page

Food in Punggol can also be found in Marina Country Club. You’ll need to drop off at Samudera LRT Station to get to Dai Lou. This Cantonese-style zi char restaurant is known for their signature Dai Lou’s Money Bag ($53.90). It’s an Asian-spin on the Cajun seafood dish, with prawns, mussels, clams, crab meat and corn doused in black pepper, salted egg yolk or tomato sauce. They also have an al fresco area facing the sea serving up Lok Lok ($0.50 per stick) and booze.

You can also order their fare to your house via their website.

Address: 11 Northshore Drive, #01-0R, Marina Country Club, Singapore 828670
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 2am
Tel: 6920 7494
Website


19. Maruhachi Donburi & Curry


maruhachi punggol food

Run by a chef with decades of experience working in a popular tonkatsu restaurant, Maruhachi has recently opened in Punggol with the aim to offer restaurant-quality katsu to the masses.

Their signature item is the Iberico Pork Katsu ($14.80), served with a side of Japanese rice and miso soup, but there are also slightly more affordable options in the form of their Una Tama Don ($11.80), where unagi cubes meet dashi-laced eggs and Japanese rice.

Apart from takeaway, the store also has delivery, and you can place orders on their website.

Address: 671 Edgefield Plains, Happy Hawkers, Singapore 821673
Opening hours: Wed-Mon 10:30am to 9pm
Tel: 9176 5750
Website


20. Sumang Pancake


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Get min jiang kueh from $1, available in a whole variety of flavours at Sumang Pancake. All pancakes are made fresh to order, and are filled with your usual peanut, coconut, and red bean. Otherwise, spend a little extra and enjoy a choice of unique fillings like durian and hae bee hiam, both of which cost $1.50. The min jiang kueh here lean towards the crispy end, rather than the soft and fluffy pillows one normally associates as min jiang kueh.

Address: 312A Sumang Link, Singapore 821312


21. Sushiro


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Sushiro is one of Japan’s most popular kaiten sushi restaurants, and they have opened in Waterway Point late last year. With a huge variety of sushi starting from just $2.20, the menu will leave you and your loved ones spoiled for choice. The outlets remain open for takeaway, but you can also get their sushi and other items delivered to your house via GrabFood and FoodPanda.

Address: 83 Punggol Central, #01-31/32 Waterway Point, Singapore 828761
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6970 6885
Website


22. Fat Po


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Fat Po serves local favourites with a fusion twist, with influences from local, and Southeast Asian cuisines. Expect to find dishes such as Thai Basil Pork Pasta ($17.90), Prawn Soba Aglio Olio ($18.80), and more on the menu. A popular item is their Angus Beef Rice Bowl ($21.80), where succulent wagyu beef is served alongside chargrilled mushrooms, leeks, and fried garlic chips.

Their menu is available for takeaway, to which you can enjoy 20% off your meal if you order in advance via their Facebook page.

Address: 10 Tebing Lane, #01-05/06, Singapore 828836
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am to 8pm, Sat-Sun 9am to 8pm
Tel: 6244 4505
Website


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This article was originally written by Katie Boon and published on 4 December 2018.

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