Hainanese chicken rice is one of few local dishes served in the menu of Singapore Airlines. It is also listed at number 45 on the World’s 50 most delicious foods complied by CNN Go in 2011.
Chicken rice can be found anywhere in Singapore, from hawker stalls, franchised outlets to restaurants. This tasty and reasonably priced food is one of the daily meal choices of locals and travelers. Herein the 5 best Chicken Rice in Singapore you should check out.
1. TIAN TIAN HAINANESE CHICKEN RICE AT MAXWELL
1 Kadayanallur Street, #01-10/11 Maxwell Food Centre
Phone(65) 9691 4852
Tue to Sun: 11:00 – 20:00 (or earlier if sold out)
Tian Tian has been voted as the best chicken rice hawker stall in Singapore by local foodies. Anthony Bourdain, an American celebrity chef, host of Travel Channel’s culinary, has reported that “Chicken rice is so fragrant and delicious that it can be eaten on its own”.
2. BOON TONG KEE CHICKEN RICE AT BALESTIER
399 /401 /403 Balestier Road, Singapore 329801
Phone(65) 6254 3937
Mon – Sat: 11:00 – 16:45, 17:30 – 04:30
Sun: 11:00 – 16:45, 17:30 – 03:00
With 8 outlets, Boon Tong Kee has been a popular chicken rice food chain in Singapore. Rich in history and consistent in quality, this restaurant chain has established a loyal following for its high quality chicken rice concept. Among its outlets, Boon Tong Kee at Balestier road is voted the best one.
3. WEE NAM KEE HAINANESE CHICKEN RICE
101 Thomson Road, #01-08 United Square, Singapore 307591
Phone(65) 6255 6396
Daily 10:30 – 22:00
Wee Nam Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice is a food chain with four outlets in Singapore. The outlet at United Square has recently been set up to replace the original one at Novena Ville. The new outlet covers itself with a brighter look while still remains the same food quality. Wee Nam Kee has been crowned as Top Hawker at AsiaOne People’s Choice Award 2010.
4. LOY KEE BEST CHICKEN RICE
342 Balestier Road, Singapore 329774
Phone(65) 6252 2318
Daily 09:30 – 22:30
Established since 1953, Loy Kee Best Chicken Rice has been considered as an icon of Hainanese chicken rice in Singapore. Started from a small stall at Raymond Market, Loy Kee now has two outlets. One is located on Balestier road and the other one stands on Woodlands Ave.
Level 5 Mandarin Orchard Hotel, 333 Orchard Road
Phone(65) 6831 6291
Sun – Thu: 11.00 – 01:00
Fri, Sat & PH: 10:00 – 02:00
Being an award-winning restaurant for Hainanese chicken rice, Chatterbox has proudly called itself “Home of the Legendary Mandarin Chicken Rice”. When Mandarin Orchard Singapore started its operation in 1971, Chatterbox has been opened to serve this traditional dish in modern atmosphere.