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2015-02-08 254 views
Opening its 5th branch at the Chinatown Point, Song Fa Bak Kut Teh had made their cuisine easily access to the locals and even tourists. Public transport such as MRT and bus are just nearby and this location also draw office crowds too since CBD is just nearby. I had to rush to queue during my lunch break to avoid lunch crowd. Luck is on my side indeed as i manage to have my table within 5 mins. Well, Song Fa Bak Kut Teh had been around for such a long time, they even managed to attract tourists
Opening its 5th branch at the Chinatown Point, Song Fa Bak Kut Teh had made their cuisine easily access to the locals and even tourists. Public transport such as MRT and bus are just nearby and this location also draw office crowds too since CBD is just nearby. I had to rush to queue during my lunch break to avoid lunch crowd. Luck is on my side indeed as i manage to have my table within 5 mins. Well, Song Fa Bak Kut Teh had been around for such a long time, they even managed to attract tourists to visit their shops. Since I did not have a chance to try their food, so I decided to drop by and decide for myself if it is good. The place is flooded with customers during lunch time, i guess it will be much worse during dinner time!! Have a look at the menu From main dishes to braised dishes to side dishes and drinks, you will be able to see what they have to offer at a glance Lots of waiters and waitresses can be seen, hence it is easy to catch their attention Homemade Barley ($1.80) - Sweetness is just right. The barley are nearly mashed up, hence it is much more easier to drink with the straw Chili, dark soy sauce are provided Braised Pig's Intestines ($6.50) - At a glance, it does not really look delicious, but after I took a bite, my mind really blew off. I am bewildered by how clean the intestines are washed, absolutely no funky smell at all. The intestines are well marinated and braised, the sauce can be tasted when you chew at the intestine. Braised sauce is savoury but not overwhelming. Highly recommended to order! Premium Loin Ribs ($9.50) - Wow, this is really an expensive premium dish. The meat is very tender, easily to separate the meat from the bones. Well marinated and tasty too. The soup is very peppery and taste of garlic and peppers. However, the broth lack of the sweetness from the meat which is what I am looking for. I am really disappointed with it. This is just a dish which the ribs and the soup are prepared separately. Totally no fusion at all. Remember to return the wet tissue if you do not require it, it will be deducted off your bill There are 2 queues which are operating simultaneously, one is located at the front door while the other queue are located in the shopping mall itself. I will suggest to queue inside the shopping mall since there are air con compare to the front door queue. (Inside shopping mall queue)
Verdict: 3.5 /5
The taste of the food are fairly usual, I don not feel that there are any "wow" factor. Although the Pig's intestines and the loin ribs are are good, it somehow lack the flavour that I am looking for.
Service provided by the staff are prompt and courteous, i am surprised since they appeared to be so busy and chaotic at times. Good job there!!
Considering the price of the food sold here, I find it abit steep. Overall, I may not come back here again. Recommend for 1st timer only.
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